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Ellie J. Windle

Class of '07, College of Arts and Sciences

Ellie J. Windle ’07, New York, N.Y., and Will Heins welcomed a daughter, Lina JoAnn Windle Heins on June 26, 2019.

Jessica A. Votipka

Class of '07, College of Arts and Sciences

Jessica A. Votipka ’07, York, is the Features Editor at the York News Times. Jessica’s personal column received third place at the 2019 Nebraska Press Association’s Better Newspaper Competition. The Great Plains Associated Press also recently recognized Jessica Votipka with a third place features article award. The Great Plains Region is comprised of Associated Press member papers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska, and divided into three judging divisions by circulation. The York News Times as a whole was also named overall General Excellence among all Division 1 papers.

Daniel S. Bartels

Class of '07, College of Arts and Sciences

Daniel S. Bartels ’07, Milford, holds the position of junior high football coach and elementary staff member at Milford Public Schools.

Wesley D. Jensen

Class of '08, College of Arts and Sciences

Wesley D. Jensen ’08, Omaha, recently moved from Minneapolis, Minn. and is a middle school social studies teacher for Omaha Public Schools.

Dr. Joshua A. McDowell

Class of '03, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '08, Master of Education

Dr. Joshua A. McDowell ’03, ’08E, Crete, is Superintendent at Crete Public Schools.

Christopher F. Johnson

Class of '08, College of Arts and Sciences

Christopher F. Johnson ’08, South Sioux City, is head coach for the boys baseball team at South Sioux City High School.

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.

Elizabeth A. Miller

Class of '08, Master of Education

Elizabeth A. Miller ’08E, Lincoln, is principal of Dawes Middle School with Lincoln Public Schools.

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.

Ashley M. Spitsnogle

Class of '08, College of Arts and Sciences

Ashley M. Spitsnogle ’08, Omaha, was featured in an article in the Beatrice Daily Sun discussing her Husker artwork and upcoming projects.

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