Rocky Mountain

March 14 – White Fence Farm – Lakewood, Colo.
Attendees included Hugh ’53 and Ann Blevins; Dave Bufalo ’66; Ray ’59 and Beverly Chico; Dave ’68 and Adrienne Debner; Mike ’84 and Tina ’83, ’88 Dierks; Dick ’71 and Pamela Dout; Tom ’71 and Cynthia Durham; Brian ’07 and Melanie ’07 Ewert; Rob ’83, ’86, Patty Hampel and son; Kurt Haslag ’07; Jerry Henderson ’61, ’63 and wife; Rick ’74 and Maggie ’73 Jones; Bill ’64, ’68 and Bobbie Koechlein; Jack Lutz ’59; Paul ’72 and Carol Moots; Cynthia Powers; Sanford Simons ’44; Josh ’05 and Erin ’05 Sneller and baby; Jim and Christy ’79 Swoll; Mike ’73 and Brandy Steffens; Ray Stewart ’55; and Keith ’07 and April ’06 Wire.

Springfield

March 14 – Trolley’s Bar and Grille and Springfield St. Pat’s Parade – Springfield, Mo.
Attendees included Earl ’70 and Karen Burk; Harold “Bud” Burke ’62, ’73; Doug ’95 and Teresa ’97 Davison; Daniel and Tina Fisher; Brent ’94 and Nicole Fullerton; Ken Heithaus ’71; Dustin Mitchell ’07; John ’68 and Alice Munns; Roger ’74 and Ginger Phillips; Mark ’94, Jace and Elana Rollins; Gary Schevers ’60; Steve ’98 and Amie ’98 Squibb; and Ralph Tate ’72.

St. Louis

March 4 – Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill – St. Charles, Mo.
Attendees included Brian Booth ’97, ’05; Mike Brenner ’83; Stephanie Buffa ’03, ’05; Larry Campbell ’71; Dustin Conrad ’99; Tom Costello ’06, ’07; Jennifer Delancey ’98, ’00; Randy Dreiling ’81; John Eash ’79, ’90; Christina Els; Lynn Feagan ’96; Amanda Gilbertson ’99, ’02, ’06; Mark Heintzelman ’04; Craig Hilke; Jeremiah King ’06; Ed Jantosik ’79; Herb Jones; Neil Kostelecky ’05; Sarah Kurian; Leonard Lammert ’82; L. G. Loos ’77, ’82; Richard Louis ’07; Paula Mihalcik ’06; Danielle Miller ’04; Joe Molinaro ’01, ’03; Milt Murry ’64, ’80; Daniel Poertner ’86; Tim Riechers ’04; David Rudden ’08; Tom Schneider ’75; Tina Steck ’96; Kevin ’02 and Christine ’03 Stevenson; Rob Sutton ’98, ’00; Steve Tattitch ’73; Michael Wilkins ’95, ’97; Jack Witte ’75; and Tony Witte. Missouri S&T representative: Stacy Jones.

Twin Cities

March 16 – Claddagh Irish Pub – Maple Grove, Minn.
Attendees included Daniel ’00 and Michelle Goldak; Mark ’94, Mellanie, Samantha, Rachel and David Goldsmith; Carol Henderson-Kuhn ’62; Mike ’84 and Ellen ’85 Hoerle; Chris Hudson ’96; Bill ’65 and Bettye ’65, ’68 Munson; and Tom ’72 and Stephanie Scheibel.

Corps family values

The Battle of Cassino Pass, the first large-scale battle of World War II between the U.S. Army and the German Army, began on a miserably cold, rain-soaked Friday in February 1943.
As Germans advanced, Lt. Jerry Berry, a platoon leader in the 19th Engineer Regiment Combat, and his men – armed with dump trucks and engineering equipment – faced the daunting task of holding back the German forces, led by Gen. Erwin Rommel.

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The final countdown

It’s T-minus zero, and as the main engine ignites, Lt. Col. Scott Peel’s mind begins to race. As commander of the range operations team at Vandenberg Air Force Base, he knows that now there’s no turning back.

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Keith Wedge: From Boy Scout to brigadier general

What began as a casual hobby picking up rocks while visiting the western United States took retired Gen. Keith Wedge, GGph‘70, MS GGph‘71, PhD GGph‘73, from the Boy Scouts to the U.S. Army. In between, his fascination with rocks led him to Missouri S&T’s geology and geophysics program.

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Meet the new Miner Alumni Association president: Perrin Roller

This fall, Perrin Roller, GeoE’80, became president of the Miner Alumni Association. Missouri S&T Magazine staff sat down with the vice president of well engineering for Devon Energy to get his perspective about the job.

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A uniform look for athletics

athleticmark.jpgThis fall, Miner athletics is sporting a different image. The design highlights the university name and gives it an athletic feel, while paying tribute to our roots as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy.

Designed with a prominent miner’s pickaxe, it features a stylized shadow to illustrate action, as if it is in motion.

Be assured our mascot, Joe Miner, isn’t going anywhere. Joe remains a strong image for athletics, as well as student life and alumni, at Missouri S&T.

Anheuser-Busch Foundation, students and alumni join forces to renovate recreation center

Plans to extensively renovate the Student Recreation Center at Missouri S&T have been bolstered by a $1 million gift from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, a $250,000 gift from Roger Dorf, ME’65, and his wife, Sandy, and student fees.

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