roud parents across Kansas and across the country have sent their fledglings from the nest to perch on new branches of the KU family tree. In this edition of Jayhawk Generations, we feature nearly 250 new Jayhawks who have already seen athletic and academic successes at a young age, including several state champions, at least four class valedictorians and more than 20 Kansas Honor Scholars who received recognition from the Alumni Association for ranking in the top 10 percent of high school seniors throughout the state. Eager to spread their wings, these newcomers have big plans to become doctors, educators, movie directors and journalists, among countless other pursuits. Whether they’ve migrated from the East Coast or the Golden State, or they’re homegrown Kansans, parents rest assured— your ’Hawks will always be at home on the Hill.
BY KATIE MOYER
Jack Campbell will march to a familiar beat on the Hill after graduating from Blue Valley North High School, where he participated in the Marching Mustangs drum line and contributed his musical talents to the symphonic band. Along with his extensive volunteer work and leadership as an Eagle Scout, Jack excelled in the classroom as an honor roll student. He joins his sister, Patricia, on Mount Oread. Their parents are Donald, m’80, and Patty Robinson Campbell, n’76, of Leawood. Jack’s maternal Jayhawk lineage includes his Patty Robinson Campbell
An academically talented graduate of Olathe East High School, Andrew Benjamin Dickinson is eager to indulge in his true passion–KU basketball. Andrew spent study breaks on the soccer field and baseball diamond. He’ll practice for life in the business world at KU, where he plans to study accounting. He is the son of William Dickinson IV, j’76, whose parents are William
grandfather, John Robinson, e’49, and greatgrandparents, David Beach, c1906, and Aileen Weaver Robinson, c1906. His great-great grandparents were Henrietta Beach Robinson, 1870, and David H. Robinson, one of three faculty when KU opened in 1866. Another great-great grandmother, Gertrude Bullene Weaver, c1877, married Arthur Dunham Weaver, proprietor of Lawrence’s mainstay department store. Jack joins his second cousin, William Leach, in continuing the extensive Robinson legacy on the Hill. David Beach Robinson
Aileen Weaver Robinson
III, c’53, and Betty Landree Dickinson, c’68. His legacy continues through his great-grandparents, William Dickinson II, c’29, and Aileen Robinson Dickinson, ’29, and great-great grandparents, William Dickinson Sr., l1902, and Alice Hillman Dickinson, 1903.
William Dickinson IV Betty Landree and William Dickinson III
Britt August Gerwick salutes his true-blue heritage as a KU freshman after graduating from St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, Wis. He achieved the rank of staff sergeant, earned academic honors and spent four years honing his skills on the basketball court. Britt’s Jayhawk history begins with two sets of great-great grandparents: Robert Barnard, 1895, and Clara Butler Wheeler Wagstaff, 1892, Charles Gerwick
Carolyn Wagstaff Gerwick
William Robinson Leach claims at least 50 KU kinsmen, including second cousin and fellow freshman Jack Campbell. Will shined as captain of the swim and lacrosse teams at Shawnee Mission South High School while maintaining a 4.0 grade average. He hopes to attend medical school following his undergraduate years. Success is no stranger to this new ’Hawk, who has five uncles honored with the KU Distinguished Service Citation. Brother Benjamin Leach welcomes Will to
Michael John and Jane Robinson Leach
Aileen Weaver Robinson circa 1906
David Beach Robinson circa 1906
as well as KU Endowment Association cofounder Charles Sumner, c1880, and KU’s first music graduate, Mabel Gore Gleed, f1887. The KU line continues with great-grandparents, Richard, ’18, and Joanna Gleed Wagstaff, f’21. Britt’s grandparents are Richard Jr., b’50, and Carolyn Campbell Wagstaff, c’54, and his parents are Charles, c’80, m’84, and Carolyn Wagstaff Gerwick, d’82, of Fairway. Richard Wagstaff Jr.
Carolyn Campbell Wagstaff
the Hill. They follow their parents, Michael John, p’81, and Jane Robinson Leach, d’80, of Overland Park. Jane’s parents are Arthur, c’42, m’44, and Betty Hess Robinson, c’43. Will’s greatgrandparents include David Beach, c1906, and Aileen Weaver Robinson, c1906. His great-great grandparents were Henrietta Beach Robinson, 1870, and David H. Robinson, one of KU’s founding faculty members. Another great-great grandmother was Gertrude Bullene Weaver, c1877.
Betty Hess Robinson
Henrietta Beach Robinson
David H. Robinson
Iola High School track star Alisa Miller set the pace for a promising future when she chose to study business at KU. A four-year state track and cross country qualifier and 1,600-meter league champion, Alisa performed equally well in the classroom and on stage with the drama club. For academic advice, she can turn to her brother, Drew, a junior in the business school. Their parents are Jay and Karen Jones Miller, who both attended the University with the Class of 1981.
Karen Jones Miller
Lawrence native Kaitlin Elizabeth Morris brings an undeniable Jayhawk legacy that began with KU cornerstone coach Forrest “Phog” Allen. While she wasn’t cheering for the ’Hawks, Kaitlin cheered on the Free State High School Firebirds, participated in track and lent her analytical skills to the math team. Her maternal KU line includes her mother, Elizabeth Newsom Morris, b’82, and
Ken Morris Jr.
Elizabeth Newsom Morris
Karen’s father is Robert Jones, a’53. Alisa’s paternal KU ancestry includes grandfather, Edward Miller, b’55; great-grandparents, Horace, ’24, and Nannie Stover Miller, ’25; and Nannie’s parents, Luther and Madge Fisher Stover, who started the KU tradition as members of the classes of 1895 and 1897.
Horace and Nannie Stover Miller
grandmother, Faye Newsom, ’82. Kaitlin’s father, Ken Morris Jr., ’83, is the son of KU football player K. Duane, b’59, and Judith Allen Morris, c’60. Kaitlin’s great-grandparents were Isabel Perry Allen, c’36, and Milton Allen Sr., c’36, l’42, the son of coach Phog Allen, 1909, Kaitlin’s great-great-grandfather.
Judith Allen Morris
Milton Allen Sr. Forrest “Phog” Allen Isabel Perry Allen
K. Duane Morris
Kyle Quackenbush, a graduate of Olathe Northwest High School, brings his athletic and aesthetic talents to the Hill, where he plans to pursue a business degree. Kyle was recognized as an outstanding soccer player, but harmonized his leisure time between the sports field and the music room. A talented cellist, Kyle was named Kansas Ambassador of Music. He is the son of Daniel, a’75, and Loretta Hayne Quackenbush, d’76. Kyle’s KU kin also Loretta Hayne and Daniel Quackenbush
Allyson Shaw has high hopes to become a Jayhawk journalist after graduating from Blue Valley North High School with a host of academic honors, including the Presidential Award for Educational Excellence. The Kansas Designated Scholar became a wordsmith as staff writer, business manager and opinion editor for the newspa-
Stacy Fee Shaw Martha Johnson Fee
Fifth-generation Jayhawk Rabin Walters, of Boulder, Colo., carries on a KU legacy that dates back to 1902. While at Monarch High School, he volunteered as a youth soccer and basketball coach and earned the Monarch Teacher’s Award for Achievement. He also claimed a silver award in a DECA marketing association competition his junior
include grandparents, John, e’47, and Betty Gsell Hayne, d’44; great-grandparents, William Jr., b’40, and Mable Savage Gsell, c’40; and greatgreat grandparents, William, p’14, and Leonora Jarboe Gsell, ’17.
Betty Gsell and John Hayne William Gsell Jr.
per. She joins two cousins, Steven and Jeffrey Fee, at KU. Allyson’s maternal Jayhawk heritage includes her mother, Stacy Fee Shaw, b’80, of Overland Park; grandparents, James, c’54, and Martha Johnson Fee, c’55; great-grandparents, Oliver Kepler, e’26, and Josephine Allen Johnson, c’28; and great-great grandfather, Otis Allen, 1896.
Josephine Allen Johnson
Oliver Kepler Johnson
year. Rabin is the son of Stephanie Hearn, j’85; grandson of Donald, b’59, and Sandra Smith Hearn, d’59, who married at Danforth Chapel in 1958; great-grandson of Katherine Jackman Smith, ’23; and great-great grandson of Olivia Rees Jackman, 1902.
Donald and Sandra Smith Hearn
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Although Clayton Ashley follows three generations of doctors, he believes in the healing powers of music and drama. The Topeka High School graduate played with the marching band, drumline and jazz band four years, and got a glimpse of life on the Hill at the KU Jazz Music Camp in 2004. Clayton also wrote, edited and directed the winner of the Best Short Film at the 2007 Mandala Film Festival. His parents are Thomas, m’84, and Ann Nicholas Ashley, g’83. He follows a paternal KU line that includes his grandfather, B. John Ashley Jr., c’53, m’56, and great-grandfather, Byron J. Ashley, c’22, m’24.
d’80, g’87, of Overland Park. Her paternal line extends to her grandparents, Lewis, m’57, and Olive Selfridge Bloom, ’54. On her mother’s side are her grandparents, Dean, b’53, l’68, and Doris McConnell Owens, f’53, and her great-grandparents, Howard and Elma Hunzicker McConnell, who studied at KU with the classes of 1919 and 1918. Spencer John Boland has recently returned from a field of dreams after helping his Blue Valley Northwest High School baseball team earn third place at the 6A state tournament this year. His volunteer work has inspired him to pursue pre-med studies at KU. Spencer’s Jayhawk ancestry began with his maternal great-grandmother, Edith Popplewell Dunn, who attended with the Class of 1928. The line continues with his grandfather, Dallas Dunn, b’50, and his mother, Susan Dunn Boland, c’82, of Overland Park.
Hollie Elise Benson had her hands full with a variety of high school activities, but was always willing to lend one to those in need. The Houston native graduated from James E. Taylor High School, where she ran track and cross country and played piano four years. In addition to a long list of volunteer work, Hollie made time each year to bike 180 miles from Houston to Austin for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s annual charity event. She is the daughter of Matthew Benson, c’76, and the granddaughter of Page, l’47, and Neil Legler Benson, c’45. Her great-grandfather was George Benson, l 1906.
Chase Buford comes to the Hill from San Antonio’s Alamo Heights High School, where he played basketball for four years—not surprising, considering he is the son of a former KU assistant men’s basketball coach. Chase also enjoys time on the water and on the green as an avid wake boarder and golfer. Chase is the son of R.C., ’85, and Beth Boozer Buford, d’78; the grandson of Warren, ’66, and Nancy Moore Boozer, d’51; and the great-grandson of William Moore, c’12.
Scholastic standout Whitney Bloom comes to KU with a quartet of honors as a National Merit, Kansas Regent, Kansas Honor and Governor’s Scholar. Her eclectic mix of activities at Buhler High School included band, drama, debate and forensics, cross country and the Key Club. Whitney’s parents are James, j’80, g’83, and Susan Owens Bloom,
Andrew C. Burnside pictured himself on the Hill after graduating from Wichita High School Southeast. Along with his artistic talents as a yearbook photographer and photography editor, Andrew proved his academic talent as a Kansas Honor Scholar and his athletic prowess on the links, lettering in golf four years. His mother is Diane Anderson Burnside, c’81. Andrew’s KU line continues through his father, Bradley Burnside, b’79, g’80, grandparents, Clyde Jr., c’50, and Nancy Davis Burnside, ’51; and great-grandfather, Clyde Burnside Sr., ’23.
Brian Dunmire did his best to stay under par during his four years of golf in high school, but he soared far above his peers in academe. The Olathe East High School graduate will begin his life as a Jayhawk with a KU Freshman Honors Scholarship on top of 32 hours of college credit already accrued. Brian’s KU kin include his father, David Dunmire, c’83, of Overland Park; his grandparents, Fred, b’55, and Catherine Campbell Dunmire, c’55; his great-grandfather, Ray “Stuffy” Dunmire, c’15, and his great-grandparents, John Ross, c’13, m’15, and Laura Harkrader Campbell, c’22. Lauren E. Dunn’s decision to attend KU was music to her parents’ ears. An accomplished pianist and singer, Lauren has taken her melodic talents all the way to Ireland with the award-winning Shawnee Mission East High School Choraliers. Lauren’s artistic aptitude stems from her mother, Pamela Elliott Pendergast, f’74, as well as her great-grandmother, Edith Mildred Popplewell Dunn, ’28, a talented soprano singer. Her paternal KU line also includes her father, William Dunn, c’73, and his parents, William Jr., ’50, and Elizabeth Spratt Dunn, c’49.
Iowa native Jessica Lynn Christ might be hours from Mount Oread, but she’s close to her Rock Chalk roots. Jessica follows three generations of KU men, including her father, David Christ, c’76, m’79; grandfather, Vincent Christ, c’44, m’46; and great-grandfather, Aloysius Christ, ’15. The Spencer High School graduate comes prepared for college life after achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA and going to state competitions in both volleyball and track. After participating in choir and show choir throughout her high school years, Jessica will be a great addition to the student section in Allen Field House, where she’ll carry a KU tune.
Although Samuel Findlay was a varsity football captain at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, he found time off the gridiron to help others through involvement with Cougars Committed to the Community. Complementing his interest in radio and television, Sam plans to pursue film studies at KU. His parents are James, ’87, and Kay Roberts Findlay, h’81, of Shawnee. Sam’s maternal Jayhawk lineage includes his grandparents, Don, d’50, and Jean Proudfit Roberts, ’53; and great-grandfather, Clay Roberts, e’13.
Madison Moore Clay is sure to make a graceful transition from Shawnee Mission West High School to life at KU. She danced her way through high school on the dance team four years and as an instructor for girls across the country. After receiving honors from the National Dance Alliance, Madison will make the move from leotard to business suit with plans to study business administration. Her KU ancestry includes her parents, M. Scott, c’79, and Wendy Francis Clay, ’78, of Lenexa; maternal grandparents, George, ’50, and Carol Buhler Francis, j’50, g’71; and greatgrandfather, David Buhler, m1904.
Sara Aurin Finney dreams of the silver screen. A graduate of Washburn Rural High School, she is the recipient of the Patricia Joyce Ellis Scholarship and the Topeka Performing Arts Center’s Young Artist of the Year Award for Technical Theatre. Sara plans to pursue a theatre and film degree from KU in hopes of becoming a movie director. Her sister,
Anna Finney, welcomes her to the Hill. They follow a slew of engineering graduates, including their father, Keith Finney, e’73; grandfather, Richard Finney, e’48; and great-grandfather, Roy Finney, e’13, all of whom carried on another family tradition—the firm of Finney and Turnipseed, which has provided structural engineering services to KU for more than 85 years.
Gage, c’81, g’01. Travis’s paternal lineage includes grandparents, John, l’52, and Eleanor Peck Gage, c’47, and great-grandparents, John Bailey Gage, 1907, former Kansas City mayor, and Marjorie Hires Gage, ’17. Travis is a Lawrence High School graduate and a letterwinner in both track and football. He’ll be welcomed to the Hill just as he welcomed new students to his high school as a member of the LINK team.
Erin Deborah Fletcher has been practicing her pirouette and is ready for life as a Jayhawk. In addition to her volunteer work, Erin has studied ballet, performing in productions and camps, for nearly a decade. The Shawnee Mission East High School graduate is the daughter of Robert, c’74, and Carolyn Fee Fletcher, h’80, of Leawood. Erin’s maternal grandparents include Chester, c’51, g’52, m’56, and Ardyce Pearson Fee, n’54, and her great-grandfather was Charles Fee, c’17.
Kristin Kirk, a 10year veteran of equestrian competition, graduated from St. Teresa’s Academy. The Fairway resident also excels in art history and fine arts, as evidenced by her scholastic awards for drawing and apparel/design. In addition, she participated in drama and community service clubs. Her parents are Michael, c’69, and Julia Turtle Kirk, c’69. The legacy continues through her maternal family with her grandfather, Howard Turtle, c’34, and great-grandparents, Richard and Martha West Turtle, who attended KU with the classes of 1912 and 1911.
Lane Frizell comes to the Hill with a true appreciation for the KU community. Not only did she letter in both volleyball and basketball at Bishop Seabury Academy in Lawrence, but she also gave her time to community service organizations like the Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity. Lane joins her sister, Laura Frizell, at KU. Their parents are Edward “Trip” III, b’76, l’80, g’80, and Allison Miller Frizell, n’81. Lane’s paternal grandparents include Edward “Bud” II, ’51, and Barbara Varner Frizell, c’47, and her great-grandfather was Ralph Varner, ’11. Her maternal Jayhawk line includes her grandparents, Pleasant Jr., c’47, and Alice Shankland Miller, ’47, and her great-grandparents, James, g’35, and Cloris Swartz Shankland, c’29.
Brent Lemieux didn’t wrestle with a fear of making a college choice. He simply followed his enduring KU legacy after graduating from Blue Valley West High School, where he grappled for four years and ran cross country for two. Steven, c’82, and Cheri Hayman Lemieux, n’84, of Overland Park, are his parents. Brent’s maternal grandparents are Clarence Jr., c’57, and Lavon Brown Hayman, ’56. His KU lineage began with his great-grandparents, Francis Henry Brown, ’24, and Myrtle Webber Brown, p’24. John Culver McGuire made a splash at Shawnee Mission East High School, where he helped his school’s swim team earn the gold medal three of four years at the state tournament. While he wasn’t singing as lead vocalist for his band,
Travis Gage won’t have to look far for a familiar face as a Lawrence resident and the brother of Jacob Gage, a junior at KU. Their parents are David, b’86, and Mary Remboldt
The Case, Johnny also played golf and volunteered for community service projects. He joins his sister, Maggie, at KU. Their maternal Jayhawk line includes their mother, Nancy Alberg McGuire, d’81, and her mother, Joan Culver Alberg, ’53. Johnny’s father is Charles McGuire, j’76; his paternal grandparents are Thomas, c’53, m’56, and Geraldine Hesse McGuire Vaughan, c’53; and his two great-grandfathers were Clarence McGuire, c’28, and Charles Hesse, c’23.
Award and the Golden ‘K’ Award for academics this year, and hustled through high school with an impressive twominute 800-meter run. He follows in the footsteps of two sisters, Amy Mueller Knutzen, d’04, and Megan Mueller, d’07. They are the children of Michael and Monica Michener Mueller, h’79. KU grandparents are William Michener Jr., b’54, and the late Jane Henry Michener, n’55. Luke’s greatgrandparents included William Michener, m’10, and Ailee Decker Henry, ’26. Megan Murray already has made a name for herself at KU after graduating magna cum laude from Wichita Collegiate School. She has been admitted to the KU Honors Program, named a Watkins-Berger Scholar and received a Koch Foundation Scholarship. Along with her academic accomplishments, Megan lettered in volleyball throughout high school, and put her spirited attitude to use in the band and pep band. Her KU line extends from her father, Daniel Murray, b’80, g’81, to her grandparents, Max, b’54, and Carol Stockham Murray, c’57, and finally to her great-grandfather, Kansas Supreme Court Justice John Fontron, l’26.
Andrew Meyer follows a KU clan that dates back to his paternal great-grandfather, Gustoph Rau Jr., e’25. Gus’s daughter, Jappy Rau Meyer, c’52, had a son, Dan Meyer, who went on to earn architecture and engineering degrees from KU in 1983. Dan’s son, Andrew, comes to KU this fall as a fourth-generation Jayhawk, ready to enjoy life on the Hill after graduating from Shawnee Mission East High School. Andy participated in school and church organizations and earned the coveted rank of Eagle Scout. Emily Jane Moseley has the brains and the balance to prosper on the Hill. A competitive dancer for 12 years, Emily graduated from Lawrence High School with a flock of honors, including the Lawrence Breakfast Optimist Academic Scholarship, and recognition as a Kansas Honor Scholar and Freshman Honors Scholar. Emily was also involved in the Pom Squad and Student Council. She follows three generations of KU women, including her mother, Jane Ogden Moseley, j’79; grandmother, Joyce Bigham Ogden, c’55; and great-grandmother, Susan Brown Bigham, c’26.
Colby Nelson earned the title of Eastern Kansas League Scholar Athlete as a discus thrower for Blue Valley Northwest High School. He plans to study pre-law at KU. He and his brother, Chris, follow their parents, Jeffrey, b’77, l’80, and Lisa Snook Nelson, c’82, of Overland Park. Their paternal grandparents are Stanley, c’50, l’50, and Rosemary Gaines Nelson, c’49. Stanley is the son of Carl Nelson, a longtime professor and chair of biochemistry, and Hearty Brown Nelson, who taught English at KU during the World War I era. Colby’s maternal grandfather is William Snook Jr., e’50, son-in-law of Ray Gfeller, ’31.
St. Louis native Luke Mueller brings smarts and speed to the Hill from Kirkwood High School, where he participated in soccer and track. Luke won the Army Reserve Scholar Athlete
Courtney Newell served up a dose of KU pride when she decided to become
the next Jayhawk in her family. She was a four-year varsity tennis player and two-year varsity track team member at Shawnee Mission East High School, where she also qualified for a DECA international competition. Courtney’s father is Charles Newell, b’78, and her paternal grandfather is Paul Newell, ’42. Her KU line extends further back on her maternal side, which includes her mother, Elizabeth Newton Newell, b’80; grandparents, George, c’51, and Nancy Seaman Newton, c’52; and great-grandmother, Nelle Thomason Watkins, ’26.
Timothy Otte, j’86. Her mother is Lucy Herlocker Freeman, c’83, l’86, daughter of Thomas, c’60, l’63, and Judith Gildehaus Herlocker, d’61. Abby’s great-grandfather was John Herlocker, l’36. Littleton High School grad Lee Woodruff Panter takes a step down in elevation from the Mile High City to Mount Oread, but a big step up to make his family a fourth-generation KU clan. Lee was involved in a little bit of everything in Colorado, including speech and debate, scuba diving, skiing, lacrosse and roller hockey. An intended math major at KU, Lee has a maternal line that extends from his mother, Nancy Reber Panter, c’77, to her parents, John Alfred II, d’49, and Eleanor McHarg Reber, b’49, and back to where it all started with Lee’s great-grandparents, John Alfred, c’16, and Charlotte Martin Reber, c’17.
Lindsey Kay Nichols has an eye for design. While at Shawnee Mission West High School, she earned several awards for her work on the yearbook staff. The Lenexa native also participated in soccer. Her parents are Gregory, c’86, and Jill Ostenberg Nichols, j’85. Lindsey’s paternal grandfather is Miles Nichols, c’58, and on her maternal side are her grandparents, John, ’62, and Diane Coen Ostenberg, c’62, and great-grandfather, Wilbur Coen Jr., c’33.
Elizabeth Raynolds is one generous Jayhawk. At Shawnee Mission East High School her activities included singing in the choir, keeping up her good grades and devoting more than 150 hours of her time to local schools, Habitat for Humanity, retirement centers and her church. Liz is a KU Freshman Honors Scholar and a member of the KU Mount Oread Scholars Program. Her parents are Christopher, c’80, l’84, and Abigail Morris Raynolds, n’82, of Prairie Village. Her Jayhawk heritage continues on her father’s side with her grandparents, Richard, b’56, and Mary Dougherty Raynolds, n’57, and great-grandfather, Leroy Raynolds, c’26, l’31.
Scott Ollila is the 16th member of his extended family to attend KU, and if his high school activities are any indication, he will be an exciting, eclectic addition to the flock. The Lawrence High School graduate filled his time with football, track, marching and concert band, choir, Young Republicans and earning his way to Eagle Scout status. He gets his crimson and blue roots from his mom’s side of the family, which includes his mother, Lynn Harrison Ollila, ’83; grandparents, Sidney, a’61, and Raydell Hodson Harrison, ’59; and greatgrandfather, Claude Harrison, b’33.
Rebecca Sheldon-Sherman comes to KU straight from the top. The Kansas Honor Scholar graduated as valedictorian of her class at Lawrence Free State High School, where she also was involved in tennis, cheerleading, the Outdoors Club, Key Club, piano and dance. Becca’s maternal Jayhawk ancestry includes her mother, Jan Bowen Sheldon, c’71, PhD’74, l’77; grandmother, Louise Bowen Sheldon, c’40; and great-grandfather, Louis Herbert Bowen, 1902.
Abby Otte mixed intellect with athleticism at Winfield High School, where she was involved in student council, the spirit squad and the yearbook staff. She earned the Scholar Athlete Award, and was recognized as a Kansas Honor Scholar. Abby’s father is
Jeffrey Standing was an academic ace at Lawrence High School, where he also proved his athleticism with his performance in cross country and swimming. Jeffrey graduated as valedictorian of his class, and comes to the Hill with countless kudos that include distinction as a Kansas Board of Regents Scholar, Kansas Honor Scholar, National Merit Finalist and Kansas Governor’s Scholar. His paternal KU line includes his father, Jon Standing, c’66; and grandparents, John Standing, c’35, and Alyce Zook Standing, c’36. Jeffrey’s greatgrandparents, Arthur, l’13, and Ruth Cook Zook, ’14, started the KU family tradition.
Sara Catherine Summers is a leading lady in her family as a fourth-generation Jayhawk. The Blue Valley High School graduate performed in the Blue Valley Summer Repertory Theatre, earning the high school’s thespian award. She also lettered in track. Sara is the daughter of Mark Summers, ’84. Her KU line continues through her mother, Cathy Burke Rhodes, c’84, h’86, and stepfather, Richard Rhodes, ’85, of Leawood. Included on her maternal side are her grandparents, Paul “Bud” Burke Jr., b’56, and Patricia Pierson Dowers, d’56; great-grandparents, Paul Burke Sr., b’30, and Virginia Moling Burke, ’31; and great-grandfather, Ray Samuel Pierson, l’23.
Well-traveled Trevor Stevens decided to settle down at KU. He graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, where he ran cross country and track, and studied history and government. Outside the classroom, Trevor earned an upper brown belt in Tae Kwon Do and certification in scuba diving. He has a long history of ’Hawks on the both sides of the family, including his parents, James, c’79, g’83, l’83, and Susan Cox Stevens, c’80. His two sets of grandparents are Robert, c’44, m’47, and Mildred Julius Stevens, c’45, m’47, and Joseph, b’55, g’70, and Charlene Welsh Cox, ’70. Trevor’s paternal great-grandfather was D. M. Stevens, m’12.
Michael Tetwiler was a model student at Paola High School. The Kansas Honor Scholar was involved in the Model United Nations, Rat Pack Pep Club, Drama Club and Welding Club. He also played tennis and was captain of the football team that competed in the state championship game his senior year. Michael is the second fourth-generation student in the family, following his sister, Meghan, j’06. Their parents are Lee, c’74, l’77, and Mari Baird Tetwiler, ’77. His paternal line includes his grandmother, Josephine Lee Tetwiler, c’35, and her father, Hugh Lee, c’08. Sarah Moore Waugh adds another branch to the KU family tree. A Kansas Honor Scholar and graduate of Topeka West High School, Sarah participated in the Spirit Squad, soccer and volunteering for Meals on Wheels throughout school. She joins her sister, Katherine, at KU. They are the daughters of Charles “West” Jr., c’79, m’84, and Shirley Moore Waugh, n’81. Sarah’s paternal grandparents are Charles, c’55, l’56, and Jan Stone Waugh, d’55. Her KU ancestry began with her great-grandfather, John Young Waugh, l’22.
Bradley Stuckey’s crimson and blue roots began in the early 20th century, when his great-grandfather, George Stuckey, c’12, led the Jayhawks as captain of the basketball team and lettered on the KU track team. Bradley graduated summa cum laude from the Cypress-Fairbanks High School, where he followed family tradition and played varsity basketball. His paternal line also includes his father, Sam Stuckey, e’82, of Cypress, Texas, and his grandparents, Frank, e’47, and Norma Anderson Stuckey, c’45.
Laura Ann Wingate comes to KU from the Lone Star State, where she graduated from Kingwood High School. She played basketball four years, competed with a summer league swim team for more than a decade, and contributed to a long list of community service projects. Laura is the daughter of the late Thomas Wingate, c’83, and Brenda Hopper Wingate, s’86. Her paternal lineage includes her grandparents, Garold, e’59, and Diane Brooker Wingate, ’61, and greatgrandparents, Paul and Mildred Hoffman Brooker, who both received liberal arts degrees in 1931.
A trip to KU is just what the doctor ordered for Joseph D. Winters. Although he chose the alma mater of his neurosurgeon father, Dennis Winters, m’95, Joseph wants to pursue a pharmacy degree. He graduated from St. John’s Catholic Prep in Frederick, Md., where he lettered in cross country and track all four years. Also included in his Jayhawk heritage are his grandparents, Lawrence, g’59, and Ann Murphy Winters, f’58, and great-grandfather, John Murphy, who attended with the Class of 1919.
Stewart Alloway plans to study music education on the Hill, where his father, Gordon, j’72, is currently working on a master’s degree in journalism. Stewart graduated from Blue Valley North High School. As an athlete, he played football and advanced to the state track competition his senior year. His mother is Cyd Silvius Alloway, ’71, of Overland Park, and his paternal line includes Gordon’s parents, Curtis, b’42, and Betty Allen Alloway, c’42.
member, tennis player, thespian and dance devotee for 15 years. Her parents are Danny, c’85, and Merri Hedges Archibald, c’82, d’85. E. Emmett Hedges, g’69, was the first-generation Jayhawk. Stephanie Atwood comes to KU with impressive academic credentials. She was the valedictorian of her class and a Kansas Honor Scholar at Topeka High School, and she earned distinction as a National Merit Scholar. She participated in Young Democrats, debate and forensics. Her sister, Allison Atwood, welcomes her to the
Although Anna Archibald was involved in a mixture of activities at Neodesha High School, she has no mixed feelings about pursuing a journalism degree at KU. In addition to her high academic ranking as a Kansas Honor Scholar, Anna was a school magazine editor, forensics and band
Hill. They are the daughters of Michael, c’78, m’82, and Jennie Archer Atwood, h’78. Stephanie’s paternal grandfather is M. Dale Atwood, m’51.
was a member of the Parseghian Foundation, for which he established several fundraisers. His mother is Jennie Boedeker Bennett, c’77. John’s KU ancestry continues with his father, Paul Bennett, e’78, b’79, and his grandmother, Shirley Jarrett Bennett, d’53.
Megan Annette Auld will have a ball on Mount Oread. A soccer and basketball player since age 5, Megan graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School, where she was a marketing master in the DECA organization, earning accolades at a state competition. Megan has a ’Hawk history on both sides of the family, including her father, Stuart Auld, ’78, and his father, John Auld, ’51. Her maternal flock includes mother, Wendy Smith, d’81, and grandparents, Clyde Lewis Smith, b’39, and Martha duMoulin, c’41.
Andrew Billam helped boost KU’s average freshmen ACT score when he decided to attend the University after graduating from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. The National Merit Finalist and Kansas Honor Scholar lettered in cross country and track and plans to study mechanical engineering. Andrew’s parents are Thomas, j’75, l’85, and Maureen Ross Billam, d’76, g’77, of Overland Park. His maternal grandfather is James Ross, e’49. His great-great grandfather, Leon Herbert Spohn, earned a KU law degree in 1899.
Alison Aviles makes the move from the valley to the Hill this fall. A graduate of Valley Center High School in California, Alison aspires to become the third-generation Jayhawk in her family to earn a KU medical degree. In school, she participated in cheerleading, soccer and track, and was recognized as the Coca-Cola Leadership Student of the Year. Alison’s KU lineage includes her father, Douglas DeChairo, c’62, m’66, and her grandfather, Thomas DeChairo, c’34, m’36.
Rebecca Braun’s parents have a lot to brag about. Becca graduated as valedictorian of her class at Trinity Catholic High School with honors as a WatkinsBerger, Governor’s, Kansas Honor and Kansas Board of Regents Scholar. She was in band, drama and forensics, and played volleyball three years. Becca joins her sister, Kaleigh, on the Hill. They are the children of Steven, m’87, and Debra Bauman Braun, j’86, of Hutchinson, and the grandchildren of Wesley Braun, g’69.
Kathryn Patricia Beaver follows in the footsteps of siblings Sara Beaver York, c’02, and Tyler Matthew Beaver, c’06, j’06. She worked on the yearbook staff and played soccer at DeSoto High School. Kathryn’s 4.0 GPA earned her accolades as Freshman Honors Scholar, Kansas Honor Scholar and Kansas Board of Regents Scholar. Kathryn’s parents are David, c’76, l’79, and Cheryl Stelmach Beaver, a’77. Jack, m’53, and Patricia Scherrer Stelmach, c’45, started the KU family tree.
Lauren K. Busch launches her career at KU as an accomplished athlete from Shawnee Mission South High School. The Kansas Honor
John Harrison Bennett graduated from Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, Ariz., where he worked backstage in the theatre department. John was active in Boy Scouts and
Scholar was captain of the drill team and track and field team, placing first at state this year in javelin. She also played basketball and volleyball, and has danced for a decade. Her parents are Thomas, c’74, l’77, and Kathleen Wiedeman Busch, d’75, g’86. Her Jayhawk grandparents are John, j’50, and Sylvia Small Wiedeman, ’47.
third at state his senior year. Nicholas plans to study architecture at KU. His father is Marc Elster, b’76, l’80, and his maternal Jayhawk heritage includes his mother, Terri Pemberton Elster, b’77, and grandparents, Lee Jr. and Kay Scott Pemberton, who both attended KU with the Class of 1955.
Hilary Jane Clinkenbeard came from the East Coast to the land of the blue. She graduated from West Springfield High School in Springfield, Va., where she was yearbook photo editor, cheerleader and member of the step dance team. Hilary has a paternal KU lineage that includes her father, Kirk Clinkenbeard, c’83, and her grandparents, Charles Clinkenbeard, b’43, of Topeka, and Harriett Neill Clinkenbeard, ’45.
Adam Lawrence Engel’s deep KU roots drew him to the Hill after he graduated from Lake Highlands High School in Dallas and attended Oklahoma State University for one year. Adam’s KU connections include his father, Lawrence Engel, c’73, and his grandparents, Jack, b’42, and Doris Larson Engel, c’43. Jack’s brother, Alfred Vernon Engel, c’25, was a member of the 1923 national championship basketball team under Phog Allen. Jack and Alfred’s uncle, Elmer Engel, 1892, was a chairman of the German department at KU.
Jared Downard left the Hawkeye State to join the family ranks as a Jayhawk. As a swimmer for Ames High School, he lettered and qualified for state competition all four years. He also played soccer and earned academic honors at Ames. Jared’s brother, Kyle, welcomes him to Mount Oread. They are the children of James, c’83, h’84, m’88, and Kim Casper Downard, h’84, and the grandsons of Edward Jr., b’49, and Claire Grothusen Downard, c’50.
Alexandra Etherington, a Shawnee Mission East High School graduate, is an honor roll student who participated in volleyball and softball. Alex’s parents are Charles, l’85, and Joni Walk Etherington, ’84. Her grandfather, Richard Etherington, started the KU family legacy when he earned his engineering degree in 1952.
Megan Elliott is a KU J-school hopeful. She worked on the literary arts magazine and the yearbook at Blue Valley Northwest High School. She follows her sister, Alicia Billings, c’01, and her brother, Jordan Billings, ’04, as a third-generation ’Hawk. Megan’s parents are Timothy, b’82, l’85, and Stephanie Witt Elliott, d’78, of Overland Park. Her maternal grandparents, Cecil, b’55, and Barbara Glover Witt, c’55, started the KU tradition.
Katherine Elizabeth Flax, a Kansas Honor and Kansas Board of Regents Scholar, was second in her class at Ness City High School, and the first in her family to become a third-generation Jayhawk. Along with her salutatorian status, Katie was a member of her school’s volleyball, basketball and track teams, and the recipient of several scholarships. Her KU lineage in-
Overland Park resident Nicholas Elster graduated from Blue Valley Northwest High School, where he helped his soccer team take the state title and the baseball team earn
cludes her parents, Gregory, p’85, and Lisa Andrews Flax, p’85, and grandfather, David Andrews, e’49.
Great American Basketball League. Destined to become an IT buff, he spends his spare time tinkering with computers and programming stuff. Andrew is the son of John Hocker, b’81, g’83, and Connie Bushnell Kern, f’83, and the grandson of Elizabeth Hocker, MSW’66.
Hannah Gibson has the generous heart of a Jayhawk. She traveled on several mission trips, and her 150 hours of volunteer work earned her the Presidential Service Award. She graduated from Bishop Miege High School, where she ran cross country and led the Spirit Club as president. Hannah’s maternal KU family includes her mother, Claudia Munjak Gibson, b’81, of Prairie Village, and her grandfather, Joseph Munjak, ’88. On her father’s side are her grandmother, Harriet Darby Gibson, ’40, and great-grandmother, Edith Cubbison Darby, ’17.
Kristine Johnson is a graduate of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, where she participated in tennis, drill team and cross country. Her KU clan includes her parents, Steven, c’77, and Therese Masterson Johnson, d’77, of Overland Park, and her paternal grandparents, J. Lee, e’57, and Janet Johnson, ’57. Kristine’s maternal great-great grandmother, Anna K. Masterson, graduated with a KU medical degree in 1898.
Allison Golub is diving into college life at KU after graduating from Blue Valley West High School. The Kansas Honor Scholar was on the cheerleading squad as well as the varsity swim and dive team, qualifying for state competition in diving. Allison also received the Movers and Shakers Award from U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, c’67. Her parents are Craig, e’80, and Cathleen Amor Golub, g’90. Allison’s paternal grandfather, Alex Golub Jr., started the tradition when he attended KU with the Class of 1949.
Scott Johnston has his eye on the boardroom, planning to major in business and attend law school. A graduate of Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville, Ill., Scott was a distinguished baseball player, student ambassador and Illinois State Scholar, and received the KU Freshman Honors Scholarship. He has three sisters, Hilary Johnston Desmon, j’99; Laura Johnston, b’03; and Ellen Johnston, n’05, who have made the walk down the Hill. They are the children of John, j’76, and Becky Boulware Johnston, c’76. Scott’s maternal grandfather is Ronald Boulware, who attended with the Class of 1946.
Shelton Heilman made some noise at Lawrence Free State High School, where he was valedictorian of his class, a Kansas Honor Scholar, and a member of the marching band, chamber choir and symphonic band. He also had an aptitude for athletics, and was a member of his school’s cross country, wrestling and track teams. Shelton’s parents are Steve, a’79, and Sally Carter Heilman, p’81. His maternal grandfather is Jack Carter, e’51. Andrew Hocker of Lenexa enjoyed a sweet run at Shawnee Mission West High School, where he qualified for the Hershey semifinals in track and played basketball in the
Georganne Steiss Keller is a spirited graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She cheered for three years and participated in pep club. Georgie also is a 12-year
veteran of the Mo-Kan Swim League. Her brother, Jack, welcomes her to the Hill. Their parents are Gilbert, c’79, and Dianne Daugherty Keller, ’79, of Mission Hills. Her paternal grandparents are John, b’52, and Anne Jackson Keller, c’53. Her maternal grandfather is William Daugherty, who earned his liberal arts degree in 1948.
student council and competed on the cross country, track and soccer teams. Her mother is Cynthia Morgan Lafferty, j’76, l’81, of Fairway. Cynthia’s brother, Scott Morgan, j’79, l’83, is Kelly’s father. Kelly is a Lawrence High School graduate and Kansas Honor Scholar who played tennis, softball, basketball and soccer. She also was involved in Model United Nations and choir. Her KU heritage includes her mother, Kathleen O’Leary Morgan, j’83, g’95.
Andrew Kettner proved his laboratory prowess after placing in chemistry and physics at a state science competition. The Mill Valley High School graduate also played soccer and tennis, and competed on the track and field team. He joins his sister, Sarah Kettner, c’99, in the Jayhawk ranks. They are the children of Ronald, b’73, and Linda Hein Kettner, d’72, of Shawnee. Andrew’s paternal grandfather, Edward Kettner, c’42, m’44, was a Summerfield Scholar.
Chad Arthur Lupton hit the field for the Blue Valley North High School soccer team that won second place in Kansas his junior and senior years. Chad is a three-year East Kansas League Scholar Athlete, and his academic acclaim includes Kansas Honor Scholar, KU Freshman Honors Scholar and Kansas Board of Regents Scholar. He plans to major in business, and he joins his brother, Chris, on the Hill. Their sister is Kelly Lupton, c’04, j’04. They are the children of William, c’69, l’73, and Carol Lippitt Lupton, f’74, and the grandchildren of Arthur Lippitt, e’37.
Riley King, a California girl, is right at home in Jayhawk country. She graduated from Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, Calif. She participated in community service and volleyball and took her education abroad last year, studying in Grenada, Spain. She gets her penchant for the crimson and blue from her mother, Rebecca Mordy King, who graduated with a degree in fine arts in 1977. Becky’s father, James Mordy, earned his liberal arts degree in 1947.
Stephen Crain Maurer was in the limelight as an award-winning thespian at Andover High School. The Wichita native also played football, worked on the newspaper staff, and received the KU Freshman Honors Scholarship and the Christian C. Yegen Scholarship in journalism. His parents are John Jr., c’73, g’75, and Jan Crain Maurer, ’74. Stephen’s Jayhawk lineage also includes paternal grandmother, Betty Miller Maurer, c’41, and maternal grandparents, Robert, b’47, and Bonnie Holden Crain, c’48.
First cousins Frances Lafferty and Kelly Morgan come to KU with a shared Jayhawk lineage. With parents who are siblings, Frances and Kelly’s KU line started with their grandfather, Ray Morgan Jr., who attended with the Class of 1946. Frances graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School, where she was a Kansas Honor Scholar and a member of the newspaper staff and
Elizabeth Eileen Miller is a 15-year dancer and graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She was a member of the choir, as well as the varsity drill team that competed this spring in the National Dance
Competition in Orlando and finished sixth in the nation. She also earned notice as a Kansas Honor Scholar. She follows her brothers, Jeffrey, c’07, and Stuart, a current KU student. Their parents are Larry, b’78, and Corliss Chandler Miller, c’78, g’81, of Overland Park. Their maternal grandfather, Anderson Chandler, b’48, received the Alumni Association’s Fred Ellsworth Medallion for service to KU.
Huddleston Powell, j’76, and her grandparents, Lee, b’41, and Roberta Walker Huddleston, c’41. Beatrix Raemdonck has come to KU from Connecticut through old-fashioned family indoctrination, according to her mother, Leslie Riss Raemdonck, j’73. Bea graduated from Wilton High School, and her interests include skiing, mountain climbing, fly-fishing, kayaking and horseback riding. Bea is well traveled, but ready to settle down on the Hill. Her maternal grandfather was Robert Riss, b’49, former president of the KU Alumni Association and KU Distinguished Service Citation recipient. Her maternal grandmother is Georgina Stayton Goetz, ’49.
Bryan Patrick Nelson is a hardwood hero from Shawnee Mission East High School. His basketball achievements include the Sunflower League Player of the Year and first team all-metro and all-state honors. Bryan also was a pep club member. His brother, Jeffrey Scott Nelson, welcomes him to the Hill. Their parents are Donald, f’74, and Kay Pollart Nelson, n’77, of Prairie Village. Bryan’s paternal grandfather was H.K. L’Ecuyer, c’33, a former KU business professor. His widow is Mildred Schild Nelson L’Ecuyer, g’57.
Thomas Reddick took his talents and ran with them at Blue Valley West High School, where he played soccer and ran track and cross country. The Eagle Scout received computer and science department awards, along with the Kanakuk Leadership Award. Thomas also participated in the Technology Students Association. His KU kin include his father, Paul Reddick, e’84, of Overland Park, and grandparents, Willis Jr., e’57, and Melba Beers Reddick, d’56.
Mary Elizabeth Nulton will put her intellect to the test in the KU Honors Program after graduating from St. Teresa’s Academy. She ran cross country in high school, and earned a spot on the National Journalism Honor Roll. Mary Beth plans to study speech and hearing pathology. Her KU family includes her father, Carnie Nulton, c’81, m’85, of Kansas City, Mo., and her grandfather, William Nulton, c’53, l’58. Mary Beth’s paternal great-grandfather, Carnie Smith, d’33, played baseball and football for the ’Hawks.
Nicolas Roesler is a gridiron guru and published poet. The Littleton High School graduate was wide receiver for his school’s football team, and a top 10 finalist for a USA Today Sunday Magazine lyric-writing contest. Nico will pursue both passions at KU by studying English and creative writing while playing football for the Jayhawks. His father is John Roesler, c’66, l’71, of Denver. Nico’s grandfather, Bruce Roesler, c’37, m’41, started the KU family tree.
Mission Hills resident Melissa Ann Powell added creativity to her community service. She championed a citywide drive to collect formal dresses for young women who might not otherwise be able to afford them. Her effort won her the DECA marketing group’s second-place award in a state competition. At Shawnee Mission East High School, she edited the student literary magazine and earned a tennis letter in three consecutive years. Melissa plans to pursue a business and marketing degree. She follows her mother, Mary Ann
Julienne Marie Santaularia joins her brother, Joseph, and a bundle of aunts, uncles
and cousins in achieving Jayhawk status. Julie participated on the Highland Belles drill team four years at Highland Park High School in Dallas and contributed more than 100 community service hours. Her parents are Kevin, b’78, and Susan Witt Santaularia, j’78. She has two KU grandmothers, Natalie Santaularia, ’84, and Louise Schaub Witt, ’36.
1958. Lawrence native Patrick Spurgeon graduated from Free State High School, where he lettered in cross country and tennis. He joins his sister, Brenna Spurgeon, at KU. Their parents are John, b’79, g’84, and Karla Berkley Spurgeon, d’76, g’89. Patrick’s maternal grandfather is Hal Berkley, who graduated with a business degree in 1955.
Kelly Ann Schwartz, destined to be a Jayhawk, attended her first KU basketball game at 4 months of age. A graduate of Hayden High School, she worked on the yearbook staff and student council. Kelly is a Kansas Honor Scholar and Kansas Board of Regents Scholar. Her interest in equestrian sports earned her first place at the American Royal Horse Show. She has a paternal KU line that includes her father, Mark Schwartz, c’75, of Topeka, and her grandparents, Eugene, c’47, m’50, and Margaret Allen Schwartz, g’85.
Jessica Stack was a major musical influence at Olathe Northwest High School, where she was a Kansas Honor Scholar and participated in concert, marching, jazz and pep band. She also played basketball and soccer, and was involved in her church youth group. Jessica’s maternal KU clan includes her mother, Julie Daicoff, c’84, of Lenexa, and her grandparents, Darwin Daicoff, who was a professor emeritus at the University, and Margaret Smith Daicoff, c’74.
Hannah Shoup was a tennis enthusiast throughout her high school days. She graduated from Salina High School Central and was a four-year academic letter winner, but Hannah took time from tennis and studies to devote to Big Brothers Big Sisters and other volunteer organizations. Hannah’s father, Scot Shoup, earned his KU civil engineering degree in 1983. On her maternal side are Libby Simpson Shoup, b’84, and grandparents, John Simpson, b’56, l’66, and Diane Worthington Simpson, c’57, l’83.
Mark Svoboda won’t be bashful about broadcasting his crimson and blue loyalty. The Blue Valley West High School graduate produced Jagged Edge TV and received honors for his work in mass communications. He also played soccer, and he plans to pursue a broadcast degree at KU. His mother is Kathleen De Young Svoboda, d’74, g’76, of Bucyrus, and his grandparents include Leon, b’50, and Winifred Wilson DeYoung, c’50.
Joann Simon is an aspiring inventor and graduate of Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School in Wichita. She follows in the entrepreneurial footsteps of her namesake and great-aunt, Joan Raney Blachly, ’50, and is an award-winning member of the Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas. Her sister, Tracy Simon, welcomes her to the Hill. They are the daughters of WSU grad Laurie Raney Simon, ’83, and Chris Simon, c’84. Their grandfather, Clair Raney, earned his liberal arts degree in
Kevin Tietz joins the KU class of 2011 from Plano West Senior High School in Texas. He graduated with a Distinguished Achievement Diploma and lettered in basketball and baseball. His baseball team recently made the final 16 of 128 teams at the state tournament. Kevin’s Jayhawk legacy includes his father, Matthew Tietz, b’81, and his grandparents, Raymond, PhD’54, and Nancy Turk Tietz, c’54.
Fritz Baringer Waldorf is an East Kansas League Scholar Athlete from Blue Valley North High School, where he lettered in football four years. Fritz follows two Jayhawk siblings, his brother, Tyler, e’06, and his sister, Paige, a senior on the Hill. Their mother is Debra Baringer Waldorf, d’75, of Leawood. On his paternal side are his father, James Waldorf, c’74, m’77, and his grandfather, Melvin Waldorf Jr., m’47.
Todd Witt brings his work ethic to the Hill from Shawnee Mission East High School. While working nearly full time throughout high school, Todd remained an avid KU basketball fan. Also in the KU family are his sister, Suzanne Witt, ’06, and his brothers, Trey, d’07, and Taylor, a junior. They are the children of C.E., c’81, and Jody Muir Witt, d’81. Their paternal grandparents are Cecil E., b’55, and Barbara Glover Witt, c’55, and their maternal grandmother is Beverly Coates Muir, d’71.
Joseph Watson earned first-team honors at Brookfield East High School in Wisconsin. He played varsity soccer for three years and was named a top player both athletically and academically in the greatermetro Milwaukee conference. He also was a member of the Future Business Leaders of America. Joseph’s parents are David, b’84, and Shelly Stucky Watson, j’85, and his paternal grandparents are Donald, ’56, and Joan Buchman Watson, g’86.
David Zimmerman was an accomplished athlete at Greenhill School in Dallas. He was football captain his senior year, and earned letters in varsity soccer, lacrosse and track. David plans to study mechanical engineering at KU. He has a Jayhawk heritage that includes his mother, Margaret Smith Zimmerman, h’82, and his grandparents, George Jr., e’54, and Catherine Newman Smith, d’54.
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BY VANESSA VAN ETTEN Kevin Allegre graduated from Lebo High School. His father is Peter Allegre, p’80, g’81.
Jonathan Bowles graduated from Lawrence Free State High School. He is the son of Bob Bowles, c’70, g’79.
John Allred graduated from Salina High School Central. He is the son of Charles, m’78, and Janda Fearey Allred, ’78.
Jeffrey Brown of Overland Park graduated from Olathe East High School. His parents are William, b’77, and Barbara Gray Brown, c’80.
Kristen Anderson of Tulsa, Okla., graduated from Holland Hall School. Her parents are Robert, e’80, and Melanie Anderson, f’77.
Elliot Buck graduated from Topeka High School. His father is Mark Buck, j’74.
Ryan Anderson graduated from Wichita High School Northwest. He is the son of Robert Anderson, l’84, and Laura Anderson Yapp, ’84.
Rebecca Burwinkle of Overland Park graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School. She is the daughter of Joseph, p’87, g’89, and Cynthia Slonecker Burwinkle, j’86.
Kathryn August of Waukegan, Ill., graduated from Carmel High School. Her father is Peter August, c’83.
Bonnie Buss and Nathaniel Buss graduated from Wichita High School East. Their father is Gregory Buss, ’86. Their maternal grandfather is Larry Mitchel Hays, ’62.
Aubrey Bachand of Bradenton, Fla., graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School. She is the daughter of Charles, b’75, g’77, and Martha Fletcher Bachand, d’76, d’78.
Lindsey Cantrell graduated from Olathe Northwest High School. Her parents are Dennis, e’75, and Elizabeth Fleske Cantrell, c’76.
Carly Banks graduated from Wichita High School Southeast. Her father is Scott Banks, c’77.
Caitlin Carey of Olathe graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. Her mother is Renee AddingtonCarey, b’85.
Amanda Benson of Texas graduated from Plano West Senior High School. She is the daughter of James Benson, b’82.
Charles Cohen of Mundelein, Ill., graduated from Carmel High School. He is the son of Sanford Cohen, d’80.
Travis Bland of Eudora graduated from Lawrence High School. His father is Milton Bland, b’68.
David Cohen of Leawood graduated from Blue Valley North High School. He joins his sister, Elizabeth, on the Hill. Their father is Howard Cohen, b’79.
Topeka resident Nathan Boehr graduated from Washburn Rural High School, and joins his brother, Samuel, at KU. Their father is Douglas Boehr, c’76.
Leah Coon of Topeka graduated from Washburn Rural
High School. Her sister, Kelsey, is a senior at KU. They are the daughters of Stephen Coon, c’79, m’83.
g’07, and Jillian, a current KU student. Their parents are Thomas, e’76, g’82, DE’90, and Marianne Sevick Glavinich, d’75.
Elizabeth Cristiano graduated from Lansing High School. Her parents are Peter, m’83, and Christine Asperheim Cristiano, n’83.
Christopher Goodger of Lake Quivira graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. He is the son of Timothy, b’78, and Cathy Flatt Goodger, b’77.
Cathryn Curtis graduated from Hays High School. Her father is Jeffrey Curtis, m’81.
Breck Gordon of Dallas graduated from Highland Park High School. His parents are Randy, c’84, g’86, PhD’90, and Lori Shannon Gordon, c’86.
Cooper Daves graduated from Wichita Collegiate School and follows his sister, Cara, b’05. Their father is Kevin Daves, a’77.
Stephanie Graham of Wichita graduated from Andover High School. She is the daughter of Dale, d’75, g’80, and Suzanne Moore Graham, ’78.
Colin Patrick Davidson of Bucyrus graduated from Blue Valley Northwest High School. He is the son of Caroline Claymann Davidson, d’73.
Jared Hall graduated from Goodland High School. His parents are Fred, ’82, and Sharon Gannon Hall, d’75.
Wichita resident Sam Douthit graduated from Trinity Academy. His father is Douglas Douthit, m’84.
Chapman High School graduate Joanna Hamel follows her sister, Elizabeth, c’07. Their parents are Gregory, c’78, m’82, and Julie Chubbuck Hamel, c’78, d’79.
Juliana Elkouri graduated from Wichita Collegiate School and follows her sister, Jessica, d’07, and brother, Justin, b’05. They are the children of David Elkouri, b’75, l’78.
Chase Hamilton graduated from Topeka High School. His parents are Scott, c’80, and Mary Weiser Hamilton, c’84.
Trevor Elliot graduated from Pittsburg High School. He is the son of Jeffrey Elliot, b’85.
Monika Harper graduated from Wichita High School Southeast and joins her brother, Austin, at KU. Their father is Kurt Harper, c’76, l’79.
Sara Exon of Shawnee graduated from Mill Valley High School. She is the daughter of Rolland Exon, d’77.
Bradley Harrison of Overland Park graduated from Blue Valley North High School. His parents are Timothy, b’83, and Anne Kapsch Harrison, b’83.
Emily Ferguson of Overland Park graduated from Blue Valley Northwest High School. Her father is Craig Ferguson, c’78.
Michael Hauber graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. He is the son of David, j’77, l’83, and Catherine Simmons Hauber, c’76, d’78, l’83.
Elizabeth Filkins of Frederick, Md., graduated from Tuscarora High School. Her parents are David, c’81, and Denise Brinkmeyer Filkins, c’81.
Daniel Hawkins graduated from Wichita High School East. His parents are David, ’85, and Judy Shepherd Hawkins, p’82.
Overland Park resident Stephanie Finnerty graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School. She is the daughter of Jeffrey Finnerty, j’76. Erin Ford of Shawnee graduated from Mill Valley High School. Her father is Jeffrey Ford, j’86.
Kelsey Hays-Lenihan of Brooklyn, N.Y., graduated from Professional Performing Arts School. Her mother is Jean Hays, f’74.
Ryan Frazier of Texas graduated from Allen High School. He is the son of Carrie Burvee Frazier, c’87.
Emporia Senior High School graduate Samuel Heim is the son of John, d’81, and Sherry Jackson Heim, c’80.
Joseph Glavinich of Shawnee graduated from Bishop Miege High School and follows sisters, Anne, b’06, c’06,
Spencer Hildebrand of Shawnee Mission graduated from Bishop Miege High School. His father is John P.
Hildebrand, c’72, d’74, g’76.
Wichita High School East graduate Kristian Jones is the daughter of Jon Jones, c’78, m’83.
Hillary Hoffman of Overland Park graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School and follows her sister, Katie, c’00, and brother, Brad, b’04. Their parents are Kirk, p’76, m’79, g’85, and Mary Cornett Hoffman, b’88.
Rebecca Kirk of Illinois graduated from Waterloo High School. Her father is Michael Kirk, c’82, m’87. Jennifer Kirmer graduated from Topeka High School. She is the daughter of Kathleen Hickert Kirmer, ’83.
Grant Holcomb graduated from Hutchinson Senior High School. He is the son of Murray, c’82, m’86, and Colleen Grigsby Holcomb, ’83.
Brett Koehn of Topeka graduated from Hayden High School. His parents are Bradley, b’80, and Cheryl Hulsing Koehn, ’82.
Andrew Hornick graduated from Olathe North High School. His mother is Amy Hackler, c’76.
Drake Krause of Wichita graduated from Independent High School. He is the son of Gary Krause, c’70, g’73, l’73.
Robert House graduated from Salina High School Central and joins his brother, Richard, at KU. Their father is Ray House, c’76, m’81.
Shannon Lafferty of Overland Park graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School, and follows her two brothers, Patrick, b’01, c’03, g’06, and Kevin, current KU student. Their father is Thomas Lafferty, b’73.
Caroline Howard graduated from Pittsburg High School, and follows her sister, Margot, to the Hill. They are the daughters of Scott Howard, c’79.
Lake Quivira resident Rebecca Lake graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. Her parents are Robert, b’78, g’80, and Marilyn Nall Lake, d’80.
Rebecca Howlett of Kansas City, Kan., graduated from Piper High School. Her parents are Wayne II, b’74, and Rosemary Boose Howlett, n’75, n’82.
Kelsie Langley graduated from Kingman High School, and follows her brother, Kale, c’07. They are the children of Dean, c’76, and Linda Boese Langley, ’80.
Overland Park resident Alex Huebner graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School and joins his sister, Amanda, at KU. Their father is Larry Huebner, b’76, l’79.
Brian Larkin graduated from Garden City Senior High School and follows his brothers, Jeffrey, c’06, and Thomas, current KU student. Their parents are Grant, c’78, and Kathleen Korte Larkin, n’80.
Jeffrey Huggins of Kansas City, Mo., graduated from Rockhurst High School. His father is James Huggins, j’71. His paternal great-grandfather was Nathan Wallace Brown, e’15. Devin Hupp of Leavenworth graduated from Pleasant Ridge High School. He is the son of Daniaell Murphy, p’97.
Elizabeth Leek of Prairie Village graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School. She is the daughter of David, j’82, and Mary Brown Leek, d’82.
Samantha Ingram of Overland Park graduated from Olathe East High School. Her father is Thomas Ingram, e’84.
Cody Lewis graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. His father is James Lewis, e’74.
Erik Jefferis of Jericho, Vt., graduated from Mount Mansfield Union High School. He is the son of Charles III, b’74, and Sandra Carlson Jefferis, c’74.
Evan Lloyd graduated from Spring Hill High School. He is the son of Lewanna Bell-Lloyd, d’79, l’84. Meghan Lowry graduated from Topeka High School. Her father is Stuart Lowry, j’82.
Kristopher Johnson of Iowa graduated from Ames High School. His father is Jeffery Johnson, g’95.
Overland Park resident Sarah Lutz graduated from Blue Valley Northwest High School. She is the daughter of Randolph, p’81, and Krista Miller Lutz, p’83.
Caroline Jones of Mission Hills graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School. She is the daughter of Kevin, b’77, and Nancy Hansen Jones, ’77.
Casey Lytle of Phoenix graduated from Chaparral High School. His parents are Michael, c’79, m’84, and Sarah Jones Lytle, n’83.
Stephen Mockry graduated from Lawrence Free State High School. His parents are Lynn, e’76, l’84, and Kathy Rose-Mockry, d’78, g’85.
Zachary Maggiorotto of Wildwood, Mo., graduated from Desmet Jesuit High School. He is the son of Frank Maggiorotto, g’89.
Kate Moneymaker graduated from Emporia Senior High School. She is the daughter of Richard, c’81, d’82, and Cynthia Anderson Moneymaker, d’80.
Katherine Marples graduated from Dodge City Senior High School and joins her brother, Peter, at KU. Their parents are Douglas, c’77, m’80, and Jane Haigler Marples, n’77, h’84.
Ashley Montgomery graduated from Olathe East High School. Her mother is Melinda Raines Montgomery, c’02, g’06.
Lori Marshall of Topeka graduated from Washburn Rural High School. Her mother is Alice Campbell Marshall, d’77.
Laura Mosher of Texas graduated from The Woodlands High School. She is the daughter of Beth Hatesohl Mosher, d’80.
Michael Mattivi of Overland Park graduated from Blue Valley West High School. He is the son of Scott Mattivi, h’87.
Kristopher Nelson of Missouri graduated from Kirksville Senior High School. His father is Jeffrey Nelson, p’73.
Onaga High School graduate Alison McCourt follows in the footsteps of her sister, Kerry, c’06. Their father is William McCourt, p’77.
Peter Nigh of Glenview, Ill., graduated from Loyola Academy. He is the son of Stephen, c’83, m’87, and Mary Wadden Nigh, j’83.
Kelli McGlohon of Topeka graduated from Washburn Rural High School. She is the daughter of Patrick, p’81, and Debra Robinson McGlohon, b’86.
Oklahoma resident Lindie Northup graduated from Edmond Memorial High School, and joins her brother, Ryan, on the Hill. Their parents are John, b’82, and Jean Allison Northup, n’82.
Patrick McGowan of Southlake, Texas, graduated from Carroll High School. His parents are Joe, c’86, and Christine Parr McGowan, c’87.
Amy Nye of Falls Church, Va., graduated from McLean High School. Her father is William Nye, c’70.
Pace McKee of Germantown, Tenn., graduated from Houston High School, and joins his sister, Mandee, at KU. They are the children of Kent McKee, b’82.
Elizabeth Olson graduated from Wichita High School Southeast, and joins her brother, Stephan, on the Hill. Their father is Chuck Olson, c’79.
Kathryn McNerney of Leawood graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. Her father is J. Patrick McNerney, b’80.
Austin O’Neal graduated from Hutchinson Senior High School, and joins his sister, Haley, at KU. They are the children of Michael O’Neal, c’73, l’76, and Tammy Miller Dillon, ’79.
Alison Mesler graduated from Lawrence High School. She is the daughter of Melinda Beard Mesler, d’80. Her paternal grandparents are Russell, e’49, retired distinguished professor of chemical engineering at KU, and Jenny-Lea McGowan Mesler, f’51.
Tyler Parman of Overland Park graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School. He is the son of Julie Henry Parman, j’81. Michael Perry of Prairie Village graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School. His parents are M.W. Perry III, b’71, l’75, and Kathleen Rhoades, d’75.
Danielle Miller graduated from Great Bend High School. Her mother is Amy Janssen Miller, j’77. Wichita High School Southeast graduate Zachary Mitts is the son of Charles, b’78, and Patricia Hirschmann Mitts, b’80.
Courtney Pfortmiller graduated from Lawrence Free State High School. Her mother is Carla Pfortmiller, c’90.
Lenexa resident Lauren Pollmiller graduated from Olathe North High School. She is the daughter of Rebecca Hill Pollmiller, g’87.
Central High School. She is the daughter of Joseph Bradley Robertson, j’88, and Jennifer Jacobs, ’93. Leawood resident Steven Roepke graduated from Rockhurst High School. His father is Craig Roepke, b’73.
Kevin Potter of Benbrook, Texas, graduated from Western Hills High School. His father is Gilbert Potter, e’81.
Connar Rosebraugh of Ashton, Md., graduated from Sherwood High School, and joins his brother, Luke, at KU. Their parents are Curtis, p’81, m’86, and Donna Jo Griebel Rosebraugh, c’82, m’85.
Christopher Pyle of Leawood graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, and follows his sister, Kellie, c’05, and brother, Braden, c’07. Their parents are Brian, j’78, and Diane Scheuchl Pyle, c’97.
Alexander Salava graduated from Burlington High School. His father is Daniel Salava, PharmD’04.
Austin Quick of Shawnee graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, and joins his sister, Ashley, as a Jayhawk. Their parents are Thomas, ’86, and Michon Lickteig Quick, f’85.
Nathaniel Searle of Overland Park graduated from Rockhurst High School, and follows his brother, Joseph James, c’01. Their father is Joseph Searle, g’96.
Patrick Raasch graduated from Spring Hill High School, and joins his brother, Michael, on the Hill. Their mother is Shorey Mohn Berlin, c’79.
Natalie Sellers graduated from Council Grove High School, and joins her brother, Tyler, on Mount Oread. Their mother is Jody Bosch Sellers, p’81.
Alexander Rausch of Shawnee graduated from Mill Valley High School. He is the son of Walter, c’01, and Marilyn Rausch, f’02.
Ellen Sheftel of Marietta, Ga., graduated from Saint Francis High School. She is the daughter of Thomas Sheftel, c’76, m’79.
Katherine Reed of Lenexa graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School. Her parents are Steve, d’76, and Donna Lusco Reed, p’91.
Hutchinson resident Abby Smith graduated from Buhler High School. Her father is Rodney Smith, p’78.
Topeka resident Kimberly Remp graduated from Seaman High School. She is the daughter of Raymond Remp Jr., c’87.
Alyson Smith of Leawood graduated from Blue Valley High School. She is the daughter of Ronald Smith, e’74.
Brooke Rider graduated from Olathe East High School, and joins her mother, Sandra Rider, who is working on her own KU degree. Her father is Michael Rider, b’83.
Madeline Smith of Lenexa graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, and joins her sister, Valerie, at KU. They are the daughters of Thomas, ’74, and Vicki Grebowiec Smith, c’74, c’75.
T.J. Riedel of Overland Park graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School. He is the son of Jan Hartenbower-Riedel, n’77, g’82.
Scott Smith of Overland Park graduated from Rockhurst High School. He is the son of Steven, b’82, g’84, and Mary Beth Gill Smith, d’84.
Whitney Riker of Aurora, Ill., graduated from Saint Francis Preparatory High School, and follows her brother, Wally, c’04, and sister, Kelly, ’04. Their parents are Walter III, c’70, j’78, and Christine Davis Riker, c’72, d’73.
Coulter Somes of Vail, Colo., graduated from Cushing Academy. His parents are Scott, c’81, and Christie Coulter Somes, c’82. Bekkah Sperry of Lilburn, Ga., graduated from Parkview High School. She is the daughter of Kris Sperry, m’78, and Laurie Beardsley Sperry, h’77.
Kiel Roberts graduated from Olathe Northwest High School, and follows his brother, Nick. Their parents are Steven, ’76, and Karin Ogden Roberts, n’77, g’81, PhD’99.
Joseph Stilley of Bonner Springs graduated from Bishop Miege High School, and follows his sisters, Elizabeth, c’03,
Anne Robertson of Wichita graduated from Andover
and Katherine, c’01. Their parents are Curtis Brewer Jr., ’75, and Barbara McTigue Stilley, c’74.
Jessica Voorhees of Glendale, Mo., graduated from Kirkwood High School. She is the daughter of Reed, a’82, a’83, and Tammie Martin Voorhees, h’84.
Rebecca Sullivan of Lenexa graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, and follows her sister, Katherine, c’05. Their parents are Daniel, a’83, a’84, and Sarah Toevs Sullivan, j’79, l’84.
Carson Vrooman of Tulsa, Okla., graduated from Jenks High School. His parents are Dennis, e’74, and Carol Dirks Vrooman, j’73.
Wamego High School graduate Paul Tackett is the son of Robert Tackett, c’83, m’87.
Mary Jo Vyhanek of Overland Park graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, and follows her brother, Anthony, b’04. Their parents are Joseph, e’81, g’92, and Martha Ruhl Vyhanek, d’81, g’97.
Timothy Taylor of Illinois graduated from Libertyville High School. His father is Karl Taylor, b’75, g’76.
Stilwell resident Ann Wade graduated from Blue Valley High School. She is the daughter of Marshall Kent Wade, b’76.
Michael Telthorst of Auburn graduated from Washburn Rural High School. He is the son of Robert, c’83, and Margaret Kremers Telthorst, c’82. Micah Tempel of Colorado graduated from Loveland High School. His mother is Rebecca Hendee Tempel, d’77.
Elizabeth Wallace of Lenexa graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School. Her parents are Pat, b’76, g’80, and Joanna Patterson Wallace, b’76.
Ellen Thomas of Stilwell graduated from Blue Valley High School. She is the daughter of Michael, b’79, and Janet Humes Thomas, n’80.
Kathleen Watson of Overland Park graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. She is the daughter of Donald Watson, e’83, g’88.
Gregory Thompson of Leawood graduated from Blue Valley High School. His father is Robert Thompson, b’80.
Retta Webb of Wichita graduated from Trinity Academy. Her father is David Webb, m’78. Her paternal great-grandmother is Retta Womer, p1907.
Taylor Thompson of Garland, Texas, graduated from Bishop Lynch Catholic High School. She is the daughter of Monica Schmidt Thompson, d’72, l’76.
Brian Westberg graduated from Manhattan High School, and follows his sister, Lindsey, c’04. Their mother is Janet Kovanda Westberg, c’75, d’75.
Jordan Toyne of Cookson, Okla., graduated from Keyes High School. His father is Michael Toyne, b’71.
Samuel Whitaker of Lenexa graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School. He is the son of Charles Brian Whitaker, b’79.
Fairway resident Maegan Marie Tremonti graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School. She is the daughter of Marcia Robertson Tremonti, c’73.
Hunter Williams graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. His father is Roger Williams, p’74, g’89.
Robert Trowbridge graduated from Olathe South High School. His mother is Denise Russell Trowbridge, m’87. John W. Ulrey graduated from Emporia Senior High School. He is the son of John F. Ulrey, p’80.
Matthew Williams graduated from Wichita High School East. He is the son of Sandra Winters Williams, h’83.
Matthew Vance of Overland Park graduated from Blue Valley North High School. His parents are Mark, g’94, and Juli Marino Vance, b’79.
Van Etten, Olathe senior, is a KU journalism major.
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Index Fifth Generation 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 5
Campbell, Jack Dickinson, Andrew Gerwick, Britt Leach, William Miller, Alisa Morris, Kaitlin Quackenbush, Kyle Shaw, Allyson Walters, Rabin
Fourth Generation 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13
Ashley, Clayton Benson, Hollie Bloom, Whitney Boland, Spencer Buford, Chase Burnside, Andrew Christ, Jessica Lynn Clay, Madison Moore Dunmire, Brian Dunn, Lauren E. Findlay, Samuel Finney, Sara Aurin Fletcher, Erin Deborah Frizell, Lane Gage, Travis Kirk, Kristin Lemieux, Brent McGuire, John Culver Meyer, Andrew Moseley, Emily Jane Mueller, Luke Murray, Megan Nelson, Colby Newell, Courtney Nichols, Lindsey Kay Ollila, Scott Otte, Abby Panter, Lee Woodruff Raynolds, Elizabeth Sheldon-Sherman, Rebecca Standing, Jeffrey Stevens, Trevor Stuckey, Bradley Summers, Sara Catherine Tetwiler, Michael Waugh, Sarah Moore Wingate, Laura Ann Winters, Joseph D.
Third Generation 13 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
Alloway, Stewart Archibald, Anna Atwood, Stephanie Auld, Megan Annette Aviles, Alison Beaver, Kathryn Patricia Bennett, John Billam, Andrew Braun, Rebecca Busch, Lauren
15 15 15 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 20 20 20 20 20
Clinkenbeard, Hilary Jane Downard, Jared Elliott, Megan Elster, Nicholas Engel, Adam Lawrence Etherington, Alexandra Flax, Katherine Elizabeth Gibson, Hannah Golub, Allison Heilman, Shelton Hocker, Andrew Johnson, Kristine Johnston, Scott Keller, Georgeanne Steiss Kettner, Andrew King, Riley Lafferty, Frances Lupton, Chad Arthur Maurer, Stephen Crain Miller, Elizabeth Eileen Morgan, Kelly Nelson, Bryan Patrick Nulton, Mary Elizabeth Powell, Melissa Raemdonck, Beatrix Reddick, Thomas Roesler, Nicolas Santaularia, Julienne Schwartz, Kelly Ann Shoup, Hannah Simon, Joann Spurgeon, Patrick Stack, Jessica Svoboda, Mark Tietz, Kevin Waldorf, Fritz Watson, Joseph Winters, Jacob Witt, Todd Zimmerman, David
Second Generation 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 22 22
Allegre, Kevin Allred, John Anderson, Kristen Anderson, Ryan August, Kathryn Bachand, Aubrey Banks, Carly Benson, Amanda Bland, Travis Boehr, Nathan Bowles, Jonathan Brown, Jeffrey Buck, Elliot Burwinkle, Rebecca Buss, Bonnie Buss, Nathaniel Cantrell, Lindsey Carey, Caitlin Cohen, Charles Cohen, David Coon, Leah Cristiano, Elizabeth Curtis, Cathryn
22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
Daves, Cooper Davidson, Colin Douthit, Sam Elkouri, Juliana Elliot, Trevor Exon, Sara Ferguson, Emily Filkins, Elizabeth Finnerty, Stephanie Ford, Erin Frazier, Ryan Glavinich, Joseph Goodger, Christopher Gordon, Breck Graham, Stephanie Hall, Jared Hamel, Joanna Hamilton, Chase Harper, Monika Harrison, Bradley Hauber, Michael Hawkins, Daniel Hays-Lenihan, Kelsey Heim, Samuel Hildebrand, Spencer Hoffman, Hillary Holcomb, Grant Hornick, Andrew House, Robert Howard, Caroline Howlett, Rebecca Huebner, Alex Huggins, Jeffrey Hupp, Devin Ingram, Samantha Jefferis, Erik Johnson, Kristopher Jones, Caroline Jones, Kristian Kirk, Rebecca Kirmer, Jennifer Koehn, Brett Krause, Drake Lafferty, Shannon Lake, Rebecca Langley, Kelsie Larkin, Brian Leek, Elizabeth Lewis, Cody Lloyd, Evan Lowry, Meghan Lutz, Sarah Lytle, Casey Maggiorotto, Zachary Marples, Katherine Marshall, Lori Mattivi, Michael McCourt, Alison McGlohon, Kelli McGowan, Patrick McKee, Pace McNerney, Kathryn Mesler, Alison Miller, Danielle Mitts, Zachary
24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26
Mockry, Stephen Moneymaker, Kate Montgomery, Ashley Mosher, Laura Nelson, Kristopher Nigh, Peter Northup, Lindie Nye, Amy Olson, Elizabeth Oâ€™Neal, Austin Parman, Tyler Perry, Michael Pfortmiller, Courtney Pollmiller, Lauren Potter, Kevin Pyle, Christopher Quick, Austin Raasch, Patrick Rausch, Alexander Reed, Katherine Remp, Kimberly Rider, Brooke Riedel, T.J. Riker, Whitney Roberts, Kiel Robertson, Anne Roepke, Steven Rosebraugh, Connar Salava, Alexander Searle, Nathaniel Sellers, Natalie Sheftel, Ellen Smith, Abby Smith, Alyson Smith, Madeline Smith, Scott Somes, Coulter Sperry, Bekkah Stilley, Joseph Sullivan, Rebecca Tackett, Paul Taylor, Timothy Telthorst, Michael Tempel, Micah Thomas, Ellen Thompson, Gregory Thompson, Taylor Toyne, Jordan Tremonti, Maegan Marie Trowbridge, Robert Ulrey, John W. Vance, Matthew Voorhees, Jessica Vrooman, Carson Vyhanek, Mary Jo Wade, Ann Wallace, Elizabeth Watson, Kathleen Webb, Retta Westberg, Brian Whitaker, Samuel Williams, Hunter Williams, Matthew
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Each fall the Association recognizes legacy freshmen—students who follow in the footsteps of their distinguished Jayhawk forebears. This onl...