Pictured above: ’76 Lance Vechinski (EHS) and many of his fellow music majors from 1976 came together to celebrate their 45th class reunion.
’64 Braugeor Zeitler (LS) and ’73 (MST), of Pine River, is having Oshkosh West High School’s new tennis facilities named in his honor. Zeitler spent more than 30 years as coach of both the boys and girls tennis teams.
’76 Lance Vechinski (EHS), of Shelby Township, Michigan, organized a 45th class reunion with fellow music majors from the class of 1976. Vechinski enjoyed visiting the Culver Family Welcome Center, touring the campus and reconnecting with his former classmates.
’83, Eileen (Thomas) Leinweber (N) and ’87 (MSN), of Oshkosh, is retired. Leinweber’s daughter, Erin Coppernoll, is head coach of the Titan women’s soccer team.
’85 James R. Bodendorfer (B), of Mukwonago, is vice president of business lending at First Citizens State Bank in East Troy. Bodendorfer has over 30 years of banking experience.
’88 Judy (Resheski) Urben (LS), of Oshkosh, retired from Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac after 30 years in their marketing and communications department. Urben and her husband, ‘88 John Urben (LS), celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary in October.
’89 Lisa (Reilly) Spadoni (B), of Madison, is a certified financial planner at Goldstein Advisors. Spadoni’s son plays on the UWO football team.
’90 Pat (Zietlow) Miller (LS) and ’00 (MS), of Sun Prairie, released a book titled What Can You Do With a Rock? Miller is the author of the New York Times Bestseller Be Kind and several other picture books.
’94 Jolene (Brandl) Schneider (LS), of Oshkosh, was named in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America for both family law and family law mediation. Schneider has been representing clients in divorce, child custody, and related family law matters for 25 years. Schneider is married to ’94 Jeff Schneider (LS).
’94 Barry Writt (B), of Green Bay, is a certified public accountant.
’95 Shelly (Disch) Mogensen (MBA), of Marinette, is vice president and chief credit officer at The Stephenson National Bank and Trust (SNBT). Mogensen previously earned the SNBT Award of Excellence and has been with the company 16 years.
’95 Shawn Piotter (LS), of Watertown, Minnesota, is a biological sciences lab supervisor with HLT Medical, a company that builds an implantable heart valve. Piotter and his wife live in the community with their two children.
’97 Nicole (Kenas) Wiese (LS) and ’09 (MBA), of Fond du Lac, is senior vice president of operations for National Exchange Bank and Trust. Wiese completed the three-year Graduate School of Banking program at UW-Madison.
’03 Eric Cernjar (B) and ’07 (MBA), of Omro, is the head of marketing and communications for the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity.
’05 Sara (Ryan) Erickson (EHS), of Argyle, teaches second grade at Darlington Elementary and Middle School. Erickson previously worked in the Monroe School District.
’08 Kelsey Putman Hughes (LS), of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, is a recipient of the 2021 UW Plattville-Richland Campus Outstanding Alumni Award. Putnam is the chief executive officer and founding partner of Wind River Resources.
’09 Austin Heimann (LS), of Eau Claire, is an attorney at the Menards Corporate Office. Heimann serves in the Army National Guard and serves in the guard’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps.
’11 Rebecca (DuFour) Klindworth (EHS), of Ladysmith, is a fifth grade math and science teacher in the Flambeau School District.
’12 Melissa (Moehn) Kuhn (LS), of Stockbridge, is the digital marketing manager for Girbau North America, a commercial laundry equipment manufacturer. Kuhn previously worked for Optima Machinery Corporation and The Boldt Company.
’13 Shawnae (Schwoerer) Galien (EHS), of Saint Nazianz, is a second grade teacher at Valders Elementary School.
’13 Jacob Schreiber (B), of Milton, is a sales manager at Advia Credit Union where he will share the coaching and development responsibilities for front-line staff members in Advia’s 10 branches. Schreiber previously worked as an area manager for Schwan’s Home Service.
’14 Joseph Berenz (B), of Portland, Oregon, married Annamaria Grinis on July 10. Berenz is a senior marketing manager with Brandlive.
’15 Adam Menor (MBA), of Peshtigo, is the business management program instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Marinette. Menor has 15 years of engineering experience.
’15 Blair Necas (EHS), of Winneconne, is a high school English teacher in the Granton Area School District.
’16 Aubriana (Lefeber) Donahue (EHS), of Fond du Lac, is the organizational administrative assistant for Envision Greater Fond du Lac. Donahue previously worked as a Special Olympics and Healthy Lifestyles coordinator for The Arc Fond du Lac.
’16 Ignacio Enriquez (MSE), of Appleton, represented Hispanic entrepreneurs and professionals in a Junior Achievement speaker series panel for middle and high school students. Enriquez is the behavioral health officer for the Appleton Police Department, where he is trained in crisis interventions, safety planning, and assisting citizens who may need mental health services.
’16 Eric Hacker (OCE), of New London, is a fifth through eighth grade special education teacher and seventh grade boys basketball coach at Little Chute Middle School.
’16 Neil Hebert (LS), of San Luis Obispo, California, is a morning show anchor for KSBY, a local television news station covering California’s central coast. Hebert began his career in broadcasting at WEAU in his hometown of Eau Claire before moving to California in February 2020.
’17 Robyn Elliot (LS), of Waukesha, is the athletics marketing and ticketing coordinator for the UW-Parkside Athletic Department. Elliot was previously a graduate assistant in the department.
’18 Mary Chancellor (LS), of Eldorado, published her first non-fiction book, What’s the Twenty on the Fun? About life on the road.
’19 Cheyenne Moore (N), of Fond du Lac, was the top female finisher in the 2021 Fox Cities Half Marathon. Moore is a labor and delivery nurse at Oshkosh Mercy Hospital.
’21 Baylee Dallman (EHS), of Tomahawk, is a second grade teacher at Tomahawk Elementary School.