’74 Jim Booras (LS), of Oshkosh, painted a mural on the Sliced Pizza building in Scandinavia which reflects Scandanavian folklore and highlights the bridge across the Little Wolf River. Booras is a retired graphic artist and illustrator.
’76 Denise (Zanto) O’Neil (N), of Appleton, retired from nursing after a 42-year career as a medical/surgical RN. O’Neil enjoyed participating in Sinfonia through the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra in June.
’86 Mark Kinderman (LS), of Oshkosh, is the director of food safety/food defense at Galloway. Kinderman and his wife ’94 Kathleen (Tassoul) Kinderman (LS) have a daughter studying criminal justice student at UWO.
’89 Tony Klaubauf (MSE) of Denmark, is the interim superintendent for the Southern Door County School District. Klaubauf served for 11 years as the Denmark School District’s superintendent and retired in 2018.
’94 Amy Fricke-Weigel (LS), of Manitowoc, is the CEO of Fricke Printing Service Inc. Fricke-Weigel joined the Shady Lane Inc. board of directors and has been involved in the Manitowoc community for 30 years.
’94 Matt Smith (EHS) and ’99 (MSE), of Kaukauna, is the principal at Pulaski High School. Smith has been the director of secondary education in the Kaukauna Area School District for the past 10 years.
’99 Bridget (Andrews) DeMartino (EHS), of Clarendon Hills, Illinois, received the Illinois State Board of Education’s Those Who Excel Award of Maritorious Service Award as a Community Volunteer.
’99 Jessica (Ball) Miller (LS), of Menomonee Falls, celebrated her 20th wedding anniversary with her husband ’98 Jason Miller (LS). The Millers met at UW Oshkosh, where their son will study in fall.
’02 Stephan Wucherer (LS), of Waupaca, is the orchestra director for SPASH High School in Stevens Point. Wucherer is the Central Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra director.
’07 Luke Leitner (EHS), of Ripon, is the assistant director of financial aid and student employment manager at Ripon College. Leitner was nominated for the Ripon College President’s Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the campus and community.
’08 Mark Gutknecht (LS), of Beaver Dam, is the technology coordinator at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Gutknecht has 27 years of experience in the information technology field, most recently as executive director for technology solutions and technical manager for web solutions at CESA 6 in Oshkosh.
’15 Dan Brosman (B) and ’21 (MBA), of Oshkosh, was honored with the 40 Under 40 Award by the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network for his efforts to launch the statewide Digital Marketing Clinic and his outreach efforts. Brosman is the director of the UW Oshkosh SBDC.
’15 Briana Hetherington-Swenson (EHS), of Tomah, is a homeless-resource navigator with Children’s Wisconsin in Black River Falls. Hetherington-Swenson is married with a 3-year-old daughter.
’16 Matthew Nielsen (LS), of Chicago, Illinois, is an actor and comedian who has performed standup in clubs all over the Midwest, including the Comedy Bar and Milwaukee Improv. Nielsen is a graduate of the conservatory at Second City.
’17 Alia Carroll (B), of Appleton, was honored with the 40 Under 40 Award by the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network for her exceptional commitment to assisting small businesses get the resources they need. Carroll is a financial consultant with the UW-Eau Claire SBDC.
’18 Jennifer Gauthier (MPA), of Shawano, is the director of the Sustainable Development Institute at the College of Menominee Nation. Gauthier is chairperson of the Menominee Language and Culture Commission and an inaugural board member of the Kaehkenawapahtaeq Charter School.
’18 Peter Kotarba (LS), of Rhinelander, is the director of the Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes.
’19 Elizabeth (Turner) Ahnert (LS), of Appleton, and her husband ’19 Nathan Ahnert (LS), bought a home where they live with their two dogs. Elizabeth works for the Oshkosh Community Pantry and Nathan is employed by Navitus Health Solutions.
’21 Jelissa Burns (LS), of Oshkosh, is transitioning from finance reporting to food and drink reporting for the The Post-Crescent in Appleton. Burns formerly worked as a reporter for the Sheboygan Press.
’21 Steve Diehl (B), of Oshkosh, is a business banking representative with Bank First.
’22 Dayne Volz (LS), of Freedom, is an officer with the Ripon Police Department.