With an away victory in California at the Whittier Purple and Gold Poet Classic, the women's basketball team gave Coach Mia Smith her 400th career win.
Aurora Beacon News
Linnea (Erickson) Windel ’85 is the president and chief executive officer of VNA Health Care, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018. Formerly known as the Visiting Nurse Association, VNA Health Care serves 75,000 patients in suburban Chicago.
Williamson (Tenn.) Source
Trinity Elementary Principal Chris Schwartz '92 has been selected to lead a new elementary school in Franklin, Tennessee.
Faculty member Eva Ferguson shared holiday traditions from her native Slovakia.
Distinguished Alumnus Steve Doran ’79, who died unexpectedly on Dec. 3, was remembered by family, friends and co-workers for his passion to serve.
Canton Daily Ledger
Former Spoon River Valley High School head boys’ basketball coach Hendry “Hank” Bennett ’49 will be posthumously inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2019.
The Press of Atlantic City (N.J.)
Radio host and former mayor Bob Burns ’70, who died Dec. 10, was remembered as a mainstay of area airwaves and Egg Harbor Township (N.J.) life.
Ed Moore ’78 was selected for induction into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
The Hawk Chicago
Elizabeth Laidlaw ’93 will direct Girl in the Red Corner at The Den Theatre in Chicago, running Feb. 1 through March 2, 2019.
Pontiac Daily Leader
Art Leach '42, who flew for the U.S. Navy during World War II, shared memories of the infamous impact of Dec. 7, 1941.