Class Notes Lindsay Chitwood ’10 has been working as assistant product director-knee marketing for DePuy Orthopaedics since June 2015. [LinkedIn] Chelsea Easter-Rose ’10 was appointed assistant principal of Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School, where she was previously a middle school teacher, in July 2015. Chelsea received a Master of Arts degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 2011 and a Master of Teaching degree from Marian College in 2014. [LinkedIn] Gabriel Holdwick ’10 opened his own dental practice in Harbor Beach, Mich., in August of 2015. [LinkedIn] Sarah Muylle ’10 began working as a graphic designer and stationery manager in September 2015 at Emerald City Designs in Farmington Hills, Mich. [LinkedIn] Elysia Norris ’10 was hired in Feb. 2016 as a logistics process reporting analyst with Morton Salt in Chicago. [LinkedIn] Megan Boelstler ’11 wrote that former classmate Sydney Booth ’11 received an award from the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association in recognition of her pro bono efforts. Sydney is an attorney with Rushing Law in Detroit, Mich. Kate Moore ’11 graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in 2015, where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree. Kate is currently practicing in Yorba-Linda, Calif., with a focus on exotic animals. Kelly Lowe Swett ’11 and her husband, Joel, announce the birth of their son, Tucker Jackson, on July 5, 2015. They recently moved to their first home in Adrian. Caitlin Dickerson Young ’11 started a new job in Feb. 2016 as a foster care case manager with the Monroe County Health Department in Monroe, Mich. [LinkedIn] Emily Alt ’12 and Kyle Bliss were married May 30, 2015, in Emily’s childhood church in Conklin, Mich. Alumni attending included Elizabeth VanDussen ’11, Colleen Tekamp ’12 and Amanda Duquesnel ’12. Emily works as an interior designer with DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen. The couple lives in Coopersville, Mich.
Jamie Besier ’12 was featured by the Romney Institute at Adrian College as the Alum Attorney of the Month in its October 2015 newsletter. After graduating from the Michigan State University College of Law in May 2015, Jamie accepted a position with Stimpson & Associates P.C. in Tecumseh, Mich., where she now serves as associate attorney.
In December 2015, Chris Cook ’12 earned a Master of Science degree in organizational leadership and administration from Concordia University. Chris is employed as the transfer admissions counselor for Adrian College. Alex Gettys ’12 has been employed as a police officer since September 2014 with the city of Cincinnati. Emily Pilon ’12 and Zachary Cohen were married June 20, 2015, at Kings Court Castle in Lake Orion, Mich. Members of the bridal party included Mariah Sika ’13 and Madeline Yope Gomez ’12. Wedding guests included Anthony Fye ’12, James Gomez ’12 and Zachary Bentley ’12. The couple resides in Royal Oak, Mich., where Emily is the lead CRM analyst for Chevrolet. Colleen Tekamp ’12 began working as a dog trainer in July of 2015 at the Zoom Room in Denver, Colo. [LinkedIn] Aaron ’12 and Amy Schmidt Wielfaert ’12 are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Ava Elizabeth, on May 7, 2015. The Wielfaert family resides in Blissfield, Mich. Delaney Andrews ’13 joined the Adrian College Office of Development as assistant director of annual giving. She had been working with Fathead in Detroit since Sept. 2015 as a B2B account manager. Jacob Carlson ’13 has been with Wacker Chemical Corp. in Adrian as an intern and full time employee. He was promoted in October 2015 to marketing analyst with the engineering silicones division. [LinkedIn] Since June 2015, Justin Hemm ’13 has been working at the COSI Museum in the Columbus, Ohio, area as a camp and offsite programs teacher. [LinkedIn]