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Trisha Fanning Lind

Class of '05, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '09E, Master of Education

Class of '11, Master of Education

Lincoln, Trisha  will be serving as vice principal for Lincoln Public Schools at Park Middle School effective July 1st.  Trisha is married to Dustin A. Lind  ’08.  Dustin is an investigator for Lincoln Police Department serving in the gangs unit.  Lind is a member of Safe Streets Task Force (SSTF) and is serving in his 12th year of employment with the department.

Aaron P. Ideus and Kimberly Pierce Ideus

Class of '10, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Hillsborough, N.C. Aaron and Kimberly welcomed their son, Charlie Emmet Ideus on May 13, 2020.  Also welcoming Charlie is his big brother, Henry.

Lucas J. Fahrer

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Lincoln,  Lucas accepted a position with The Clark Enersen Partners Architectural Firm as a marketing writer.

Tanner N. Penrod

Class of '11, Master of Education

Tanner is the principal at Southeast High School in Lincoln, replacing Brent Toalson, who is retiring.  Penrod has served as the principal at the Bryan Community Focus Program since 2016.  Prior to that appointment, he was an associate principal at Lincoln High School and has been an instructional coordinator at Bryan and a coordinator for the summer school program at North Star High School. Penrod is currently pursing his educational specialist certification from Doane.

 

  

Jacob E. Leuenberger

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '16, Master of Education

Jacob E. Leuenberger ’11, ’16E, Syracuse, is a science teacher at Nebraska City High School.

Tyler J. Swanson

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Tyler J. Swanson ’11, Lakewood, Colo. is a contract agent, siting and land rights at Xcel Energy.

Melisa M. Ventre

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '14, Master of Education

Class of '17, Master of Education

Melisa M. Ventre ’11, ’14E, ’17E, Beatrice, is a special education teacher for Beatrice Public Schools, Paddock Lane.

Sarah Evans Kort

Class of '08, College of Professional Studies

Class of '11, Master of Administrative Arts and Management

Sarah Evans Kort ’08GI, ’11A, Hastings, is the associate dean of instruction for the Health Sciences Department at Central Community College.

Otieno Paulvince Obuon

Class of '08, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '11, Master of Education

Class of '19, Doctorate of Education

Otieno Paulvince Obuon  ’08, ’11E, ’19DE, Crete, was the recipient of the Young Alumni Award at the 2019 Doane Homecoming Alumni Banquet. Paulvince has demonstrated outstanding service inside and outside of the classroom. His selflessness is seen at every turn, playing a large role in shaping the man he is today.

Jennifer R. Borer

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '12, Master of Education

Jennifer R. Borer ’11, ’12E, Elkhorn, married Andrew Podraza on June 29, 2019.

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