Columbia College Affinity Magazine: Spring 2021

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Sara Hurst Watson ’08 is a history teacher at Paris High School in Paris, Missouri.

Christian Lewis ’09 has been promoted to regional community president for Southwest Missouri at Simmons Bank and was awarded a 2020 Filbert Five Award by the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame for his contributions to Columbia College men’s basketball. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Ozark Regional YMCA.

Israel Gonzalez ’12 completed a certificate in conflict resolution from Washington University School of Law. Elizabeth Cotten ’13 is a fourth grade teacher at Tipton Elementary in mid-Missouri. “What better way to instill hope, acceptance and strength of character into our society than by inspiring children?” she says.

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Mike Campbell ’08 is a personal injury lawyer. He joined his private practice with Thomas Law Offices in 2020 and heads the firm’s Columbia, Missouri, office. He also cofounded Gavl Video and LawyerMinds, two businesses geared toward lawyers’ marketing and networking needs. He and his wife, Caitlin Jenkins Campbell ’10, live in nearby Centralia.

Kirk Cohoon ’09 is vice president of Logo Promo Gift, LLC. He lives in Florida.

director of Welcome Home, a non-profit transitional housing and support center for Veterans in Columbia, Missouri. She has a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing and served as the program’s development director since 2017.

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Megan Sievers ’10 has been named executive

Adrienne Hamlin ’14 & ’19 married Elias Black on Nov. 7, 2020, in Jefferson City,

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director of Athletics at Columbia College after serving in an associate director role since 2011. Potter is in her 19th year with the college, first as a student-athlete (softball) before moving into an administrator role in 2007.