Andre L. Davis
Andre has been nominated and awarded as one of the Kansas City Independent's 2019 Class of the Rising Stars. These Rising Stars are passionate about philanthropic fundraising, volunteerism, and community awareness.
For more than a decade, Andre has been deeply connected to the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City and has been a leader in the community, specifically empowering youth regarding diversity, education, and opportunity.
Jill Ericksen McBride
Jill received the Sharon Shoulders Award. The award recognizes the great women of professional bull riding; those whose work, partnership and faith has been as integral to the sport as the athletes themselves.
Heather Nicholson Leader
Heather received the SHAPE NE (Society of Health & Physical Education) High School Teacher of the Year.
Scott M. Morris
Christopher L. “Howie” Howard ’04, Lawrence, Kan. and Scott M. Morris ’05, Syracuse, debuted their new album “V is for Voice” at the Brew House in Crete. The two have been playing music together as howie & scott.
Chuck J. Duchek
Chuck recently retired after 44 years in the sporting goods industry. He now enjoys spending more time with his family, which includes grandchildren Emma and Liam, and playing golf.
Jeffrey L. Hageman
Jeffrey received the Male Athlete of the Year Award at the Cornhusker State Games Banquet held in Lincoln on November 1st.
Dr. Amanda E. McKinney
Dr. Amanda E. McKinney ’98, Beatrice, was a featured speaker at the second annual Institute for Human and Planetary Health Symposium at the Crete campus of Doane University.
Richard G. Watson
Richard wrote to reminisce about his time at Doane, staying in the Men's Hall, seeing Merrill Hall before it burnt down and he noted the many changes on campus since his time at Doane. Mr. Watson spent his civilian life teaching a variety of high school courses.
Verna Valsin Grabowski
North Platte, Nebraska
Verna volunteers in the McDavid Catholic Grade School Library.