Central Ozarks

March 14 – Pre-Parade Party, Miner Alumni Association Lounge – Rolla, Mo.
Attendees included Ed ’78 and Sue Albee; John ’42, ’47 and Chili Allen; Kim Allison; Bill Anderson ’67, ’70; Kermit Applegate ’08; Jim Aslakson ’86; Dan Babcock; John Bade ’85, ’87, ’98; Ed ’78 and Jeanne ’77 Banovic; Dave Bartley; Michael ’97, ’04 and Lisa Baxter; Alice Beechner ’83, ’94, ’98; Deb Bene ’79; Steve Blakley ’04; Brandon Boies; Don and Nancy Brackhahn; Glenn Brand ’83; Julie Buckley ’93; Bob Burkhart ’75; Eric Bussen ’89; Brian ’97, ’99, Jen, and Mackenzie Call; Steven Calvin ’73, ’77; Charles Carder ’08; Sherri Clark ’78; Matt ’66 and Kathy Coco; Charles Culp ’03; Brian Donius ’08; Kimberly Earl; John Eash ’79, ’90; Bill Eggert; Betty Eyberg; Al Faenger ’68; Gene Faenger ’65, ’71; Isaac Ferguson; Deb Ferner ’79; Dixie Finley ’68; Lister Florence Jr. ’95, ’06, ’07; John Frank ’06; Rhonda Galaske ’79; Lisa Gallagher ’81, ’83; Steven Garrett ’83, ’90, ’95; Art Giesler ’77; Jackie Gilliam ’79; Denis Gladbach ’94; Rusty Goldammer ’78, ’79; Monica Goth; Tom Grass ’07; Rich Green ’71; Al Havelka ’08; Charlie Hell; Curt Hertel ’70, ’71; Dan ’73 and Dee ’75 Hinkle; Andy Hoffee ’66; Don ’81, Rita and Mike Hunt; Lisa Hurley ’87; Ekerete Ibanga; Steve Jackson ’07; Ed ’79, Laura and Liz Jenke; Savannah Johnson; Allison Jones; Doli Jones ’81; Robert Jordan ’03, ’05; George Karr ’92; Steve Kienstra ’77; Robert Klein ’72; Sue Kramp ’84; Brad Lewis; Carol Lietz ’82; D.C. and Pat ’76 Look; L.G. Loos ’77, ’82; Gail Lueck ’02, ’03; Justin Matlock; Gene ’70 and Linda McFarland; Mac McGinnis ’79; Harlen Meyer ’79; Mike Meyer ’75; Mitzi Midkiff; Cynthia Millangue ’91; Susan Mills ’95; Tom Mills ’73, ’75; Jerry ’74 and Lynn ’70 Mirgain; Don ’58, ’66 and Linda Modesitt; Jeff Murphy ’99, ’06; Milt Murry ’64, ’80; Sharon Panian; Alan Parkinson ’77; Marc Ramsey ’72; Marva Ramsey; Chuck Remington ’49, ’50; John ’81 and Yvonne ’81 Renz; Dwayne ’67 and Karen Rex; Andrew Ronchetto; Gene Ronchetto ’80; Ben Roodman ’07; Loree Rowe ’84, ’90; Gerald Rupert ’64; Chris Sample; James Schneider ’70, ’73, ’95; Greg Sedrick ’82, ’90; Kammie Settle ’84; Ellis Smith ’55; William Strasser ’00; Mike Suda ’80, ’83; Brian ’93 and Theresa ’92, ’03 Swift; Steve Tattitch ’73; Norman Tucker ’40; Jay Tyra; Tom ’62, ’63, ’69 and Lana VanDoren; Randy Verkamp ’72; Keith Wedge ’70, ’71, ’73; Marty ’74 and Mimi White; Cathy Williams; and Michael Wuest ’07. Missouri S&T representatives: Gretchen Brockfeld ’90; Andrew Careaga; Justin Drake; Connie Eggert; Cecilia Elmore ’86; Greg Harris; Wayne Huebner ’82, ’87; Kimberly Johnson; Stacy Jones; Stephanie Martensen; Joni Matlock; Paula McBurnett; Don Myers ’61, ’64; John Park; Darlene Ramsay ’84; Angie Rolufs ’84; Lynn Stichnote; Renee Stone; and Marianne Ward.
March 14 – Post-Parade Party, Miner Alumni Association Patio – Rolla, Mo.
Attendees included Nathan Averett ’06; Chrystal Ballew ’08; Tegan Brand; Jason Bridges ’00, ’03; Ethan ’96, ’06 and Frances ’96, ’00, ’08 Bryant; John ’66 and Frieda Carstens; Nathan Doubledee ’08; Mark Downer ’82; Isaac Eckert ’07; Tom Evers ’94; John Gabbert ’82; William Gillis ’99; Lance Groseclose ’80, ’81; Mike Gross ’88, ’94; Brian ’04, ’06 and Angie ’06 Heckman; Andrew Huebner ’08; Dave ’08 and Amy ’07 Hunt; Joe Jaegers ’82; Savannah Johnson; Herb Jones; Lisa Kean; David Kramp ’82; Matt Lehmann ’04; Gene ’70 and Linda McFarland; Danny McMurphy ’71, ’73; John Miller ’69; Kim Morgan ’03; Kristen Munoz ’03; Zach Nelson ’08; John Nevibery; Lauren Oswald ’08; Barb Patterson ’61, ’65, ’85; Gary ’60 ’66 and Barb ’61, ’65, ’85 Patterson; Tim Pierce ’91; Scott Preston ’97, ’02; Everett Probasco ’08; Nick Quartier ’80; Scott Race ’08; Austin Reed; Fred Reineke; Robert Roach ’74; Jared Schoen; Kevin Schwalje ’96; Brian Seley ’80; Jacob Shaw; Mark Sicking ’72; Mark Simecek ’94; J.C. Sowers; Don Sparlin; Sam Spencer; Steve Spencer ’79; Emma and Sydney Stoltz; Jessica Ward; Mike Webb ’89; Jordan Weber; Micah Weber; Amanda Weimer ’07; Andrew Zehner ’04; Chris Zerr ’08; and William ’98 and Emily ’98 Zung. Missouri S&T representatives: Lisa Alderson; Tony ’99 and Kimberly ’98 Arnold; Meg Brady ’83, ’89; Judy Cavender; Connie Eggert; Kristy Giacomelli; Christy Higgins; Kimberly Johnson; Stacy Jones; Melpo Kardon; Mindy Limback; Joni Matlock; Megan Kean-O’Brien; Jeff Schramm ’92; Sandy Simmons; Trish Sowers; Joanne Stirtz; Mary Helen Stoltz ’95; Renee Stone; Nancy Uri; and Marianne Ward.

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