Columbia College Affinity Magazine: Summer 2020

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CLASS NOTES

Taylor Emery ’17 infuses her love of pop art, celebrity and her hometown of St. Louis in her custom pottery collection. She completed an apprenticeship in 2018 and sells her work in stores locally and through her Etsy store, ClayByTayStudio. Gregory Haug ’17 retired as a Police Corporal with the Shrewsbury Police Department and started new job as a client services manager for GardaWorld in St. Louis.

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Breanna Troesser ’17 has been promoted to a program analyst at the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Leah Dixon ’18 is a staffing specialist at Hughes Resources in Freeport, Illinois. She serves on the board of Davis Town and Country and is a member of the Northwest Illinois Audubon Society. Jeannie Lahman ’18 joined the Missouri Department of Economic Development as a disaster recovery compliance specialist. Lahman is a member of the CCAA Advisory Board.

Taylor Lantz ’18 is a financial advisor at Northwestern Mutual in Elgin, Illinois. Rachael Fehl ’19 is a senior human resources manager for Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. A former U.S. Army captain, Fehl was chosen to provide the commencement address at Columbia College’s December 2019 ceremony, where she received a master’s degree in Business Administration. “At the heart of the Columbia College mission statement, it’s about unlocking true potential,” she says. “And the key method is at this pivotal moment of graduation it’s our continued commitment to being open to learn, it’s how we can keep turning that key to unlock our true potential.” Nolan Rattai ‘19, a former Columbia College Cougar infielder, was named Canadian Baseball Network’s Second Team All-Canadian. After just three months on the team, the 23-year-old has taken over as head coach of the Medicine Hat Mavericks in Alberta, Canada. –CP Did you know you can search Alumni Class Notes online by name or class year? Find out what your fellow classmates have shared with us over the years, or submit an update of your own: my.ccis.edu/alumniclassnotes