CELEBRATION PHOTOS FROM FALL 2012 IWU MAGAZINE

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maalik

Alumni gathered to celebrate the wedding of Muneerah Maalik-Rodgers ’00 (third from left) to Ken Rodgers (not pictured) on June 23, 2012, at the Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park, Ill. From left are Haneef Omar ’01, Harold Gauthier ’00, the bride, Denise (Short) Mayes ’00, Mona (Williams) Hornsby ’00, and Deon Hornsby ’97.

 
obie

Stephanie Andriola ’08 and Daniel Obie ’08 were married on July 21, 2012, at Cuneo Mansion in Vernon Hills, Ill. Several alumni classmates attended the wedding.


gilliam

Ryan Gilliam ’07 married Mary (Karson) Gilliam ’06 on May 29, 2012. Many alumni friends were in attendance.


szymusiak

Heather (Lingenfelter) Szymusiak ’04 married Joe Szymusiak in Peoria, Ill., on May 5, 2012. Alumni guests in attendance included Rich Berthold ’04, Sarah (Vales) Florentine ’04, Anthony Florentine, Marilyn Caldwell ’04, Blair Silliman ’04, Lisa (Diersen) Kociolek ’02, Carrie (VonHuben) Gornik ’03, Shane Gornik ’04, Emily (Hilgers) Achtstatter ’03, Bob Achtstatter ’06, Mialy Ramaroson ’04, Erin (George) Hankins ’04, Caitlin VonHuben ’06 and Lori (Keeven) Schlonat ’04.


mcgee

Jessica (Pryor) McGee ’08 and Connor McGee ’08 were married on June 9, 2012, in Bettendorf, Iowa. Alumni who attended included (back row): Mary Ellen Barron ’08, Danny Elwood ’09, Greg Van Zuiden ’09, Danny Burke ’09, Ted Nichols ’08, Nate Erickson ’08, Wally Farris ’10, Mary Kate Polzin ’09, Lane Coonrod ’08, Meghan Gembara ’08, Kristi (Katz) Cercone ’08, Mike Conti ’09, Russ Flinchum ’08 and Jay Pandya ’09. Front row: Kirsten Pufahl ’10, Lauren Romano ’09, Al Krebs ’08, Henry Szott ’08, the groom, the bride, Kate Wojcicki ’08, Matt Sheehan ’08, Sarah Albarran ’08, Julie Krause ’08, Mike McQuillan ’08 and Carrie Bragg ’08.


duffy

Katie (Windsor) Duffy ’09 and Joe Duffy ’09 were married in Midlothian, Ill., on June 2, 2012. Several alumni classmates were in attendance: Sean Johnson ’11, Andrew Harrington-Gilmore ’09, Colleen Caplice ’09, Claire Sheehan ’09, Liz Diubek ’09, Tom Almanzo ’09, Dan Souder ’09, Erin Murray ’09, Lauren Giannini ’08, Erin O’Shea ’09, Jenny Brosius ’09, Gabrielle Stern ’08, Michele Malinowski ’09, Corey (Hills) Burgess ’09, Jessica Nardulli ’09, Ridhi Mehta ’10, Kerri Bandurski ’09, Jackie Hill ’09, Brian Tiefenbruck ’09, Martin Ceisel ’09, Rick Podkowa ’09, Tim Marzec ’09, John Kratzmeyer ’09, Brandon Clark ’09, Alex Holmberg ’09 and Joe Burgess ’08.


szymusiak 

Heather (Lingenfelter) Szymusiak ’04  married Joe Szymusiak in Peoria, Ill., on May 5, 2012. Alumni guests in attendance included Rich Berthold ’04 Sarah (Vales) Florentine ’04 , Anthony Florentine, Marilyn Caldwell ’04 Blair Silliman ’04 Lisa (Diersen) Kociolek ’02 Carrie (VonHuben) Gornik  ’03 Shane Gornik ’04 Emily (Hilgers) Achtstatter ’03 Bob  Achtstatter ’06 Mialy Ramaroson ’04 Erin (George) Hankins ’04 Caitlin VonHuben ’06  and Lori (Keeven) Schlonat ’04 .


gebhardt

Several IWU alumni attended the June 9, 2012, wedding of Mackenzie Gebhardt, ’08, and Brandon Fleming in Atlanta, Ga. From left to right: Jessica Seils, ‘08, Jennifer (Lange) Filippo, ’08, Bob Houghton, ’69, Andrea Blank, ’08, the groom and bride, Guy Gebhardt, ’69, Jackie Granados, ’08, Veronica (Luporini) Fisher, ’08.


myers

Minor Myers III, son of the late IWU president, and his wife Eliza met alumni at recent New York City connection, including Tariq Kahn ’93 (far left) and Todd Kumler ’07 (far right).


gernand

Julie (Tucker) Gernand ’11 married Ted Gernand on July 28, 2012, in Orland Park, Ill. Several alumni attended the wedding. Pictured are: Kristen Leigh Evensen ’11 (maid of honor), Angela Jos ’13, Michelle Milham ’11, Nicole Travis ’11, Ally Moravec ’11, Julie (Tucker) Gernand ’11, Michelle Ponschke ’11, Katie Dietrich ’11 (bridesmaid), Leah (Bauersfeld) Megli ’11, Amy Uden ’11 and Kelly Rosborough ’11.


howard

April (Naylor) Howard '05 married Joe Howard '06 on Aug. 7, 2010, in West Chicago. Many of the couple's classmates attended.


collander

Margaret (Kotche) Colliander '10 married Hans Colliander on June 2, 2012. Alumni and students who attended include (front row) Henry Hackney '10, Emily Giacomino '10, Jennifer Smothers '10, Katie Schlaffer '10, Amanda Pacholik '10, the bride, Gail Kramer '10, Brittany Christie '13, Amy Burns '09 and Vicki Beata '08. Back row: James Lam '11, D.J. Zenger '12, Whitney Thorpe-Klinsky '10, Lauren Relyea '10, Ewelina Wojnarowski '10, Nikki Salansky '12 and Jake Colliander '15.


omicron

Several IWU alumni attended the Triennial Conference of the Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity, held in Lexington, Ky., in July. From left are Brenda (Maurer) Dannewitz '77, who is Florida province president; Christopher Grills '14, collegiate representative from IWU's Sigma chapter; Jennifer Klafeta '88, international Delta Omicron president; and Judith (Turner) Eidson '67, who served for 20 years as chairperson for the composition competition.