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  1. 1. C l A S S NOt E S his contributions to the area 1949 ClASS as chairman of the Roanoke and last names of all individuals Chapter of Service Corps of noted. Readers may view an Class Agent: Clarence J. Knight 2179 Hermitage Dr. Retired Executives (SCORE) and NOtES online version of the magazine in Davison, MI 48423 as director of the area business PDF form when you click on www. e-mail: cjknight@chartermi.net incubator. He is also an associate Please send your class notes kettering.edu/forms/pdf/news/ Class Secretary: member of the Roanoke chapter Armen G. Oumedian and class agent information perspective.pdf or the interactive of the Eighth Air Force Veterans 3638 Charlevoix Dr. S.E. to mtriplet@kettering.edu, to edition at www.kettering.edu/ Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Association and won election for your class secretary, or visit alumni/perspective/index.jsp. If email: aoumedian@aol.com 2008. the website at www.kettering. edu/alumni/ and use the class you are interested in becoming a class agent or secretary, please 1950 1954 notes submission form listed contact Bonnie McArthur, director Class Agent: Carl Pearson Class Agent: 794 Castlebar Dr. Stephen N. McEwen in the menu. The “Kettering of Annual Giving, at (800) 955- Rochester Hills, MI 48309 1053 Pinewood Ct. Perspective” encourages alumni 4464, ext. 9519, or via email at email:cdmp26@aol.com Bowling Green, OH 43402 to include photographs with class bmcarthu@kettering.edu. And Class Secretary: email: snmcewen@wcnet.org Frank C. Strubler No Class Secretary notes. Class notes may be edited to learn more about new events 2183 Palmer Dr. to fit space allocations, must be and upcoming activities, click on Davison, MI 48423 email: strubl7@aol.com 1955 written legibly and include first www.kettering.edu/alumni/. Class Agent: Joseph B. Griffo 1951 2403 Calmo Ct. Sante Fe, NM 87505 No Class Agent email: griffellent@yahoo.com 1938 Class Secretary: Fred G. Heiderer Class Secretary: Edwin H. Goodridge Jr. Class Secretary: John E. Mahoney No Class Agent 2504 Madrid St. 6836 East Dorado Ct. 826 Edgemont Run Class Secretary: Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 Tucson, AZ 85715 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 Donald C. Ludwig e-mail: LNT95@cox.net email: jemahoney@comcast.net 18064 Barlow St. 1944 Detroit, MI 48205 Class Agent: 1952 1956 1939 Warren J. McEleney 1015 Melody Hills Class Agent and Secretary: Karl E. Gierman Class Agent: John H. Dodge 133 S. Walnut Ct. Class Agent: Paul E. Hitch Fulton, IL 61252 8090 Virginia Ln. Mason, MI 48854 5 Tomochichi Ln. No Class Secretary Northville, MI 48168 email: luludodge@juno.com Savannah, GA 31411 email: sacon8080@aol.com Class Secretary: email: paulhitch@bellsouth.net 1945 Wayne Turton writes, “We (Mary Clayton “Bud” Little Jr. 719 Ashbrook Dr. No Class Secretary No Class Agent or Secretary and I) attended the president’s Hixson, TN 37343 1940 Albert Sobey’s wife, Barbara, brunch during Alumni Reunion email: cjlittle@bellsouth.net Weekend 2007 for all those out No Class Agent or Secretary passed away Nov. 10, 2007. of school for more than 50 years. 1957 1941 1946 There were several there from our Class Agent: Richard W. Mink 2520 Glenside Blvd. class year and it was enjoyable. Class Agent: Class Agent: It is a good thing that they give Muskegon, MI 49441 William J. Richards William “Doug” Doty email: richmink@aol.com 409 Boutell Ct. us name tags so that we can 30489 Bonnydale St. No Class Secretary Livonia, MI 48154 Grand Blanc, MI 48439 recognize each other. I haven’t No Class Secretary changed in all of these years, but Eric Mittelstadt is now the No Class Secretary others have really gotten older!!!” CEO of the National Council for 1942 1947 Advanced Manufacturing. Class Agent: Harry D. Hall Class Agent: Walter V. Skupny Jr. 1953 1958 99 Meadow Brook Rd. 28605 Gratiot Ave. Roseville, MI 48066 Class Agent: Robert E. Meshew New London, NH 03257 Class Agent: No Class Secretary 12654 Buttonbush Pl. email: harryhall@tds.net J. Ward Woodruff Jr. Bonita Springs, FL 34135 No Class Secretary 21814 N. Veterans Dr. 1948 email: mrmeshew@comcast.net No Class Secretary Sun City, AZ 85375 1943 Class Agent: S. Wayne Edwards email: ward@amath.com No Class Secretary Roger Scott was recently named Class Agent: William D. Route 4276 Knollwood Dr. Grand Blanc, MI 48439 “Small Business Advocate of the 39467 Village Run Dr. Northville, MI 48168 email: swamare@aol.com Year” by the Roanoke, Virginia, No Class Secretary Chamber of Commerce for K e t t e r i n g P e r s P e c t i v e
  2. 2. C l A S S NOt E S 1959 Class Secretary: Robert P Werenski . 1966 Terry Van Ballegooijen is headed to Washington, D.C., to Class Agent: John J. Goodrich 404 Barclay Rd. Class Agent: work on establishing the King 6360 Emerald Lake Dr. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236 James R. Robinson email: bobwerenski@ Abdullah University of Science Troy, MI 48085 9880 2 Mile Rd. email: jaksoon@hotmail.com comcast.net Lowell, MI 49331 and Technology by the fall of Class Secretary: John R. Lutz email: barnus@earthlink.net 2009. The web site is www.kaust. 127 Crauns Beach Dr. 1962 Class Secretary: edu.sa. Quincy, MI 49082 Ronald W. Clement Class Agent: Francis J. Petro 503 Villa Dr. 1971 1960 2308 Executive Dr. Kokomo, IN 46902 Pittsburg, KS 66762 email: pclement4@cox.net Class Agent: Gordon F. Weller Class Agent: Norman R. Sherbert email: fpetro@haynesintl.com 10949 Cypress Creek Dr. 34403 Upper Bear Creek Rd. Evergreen, CO 80439 No Class Secretary 1967 Evansville, IN 47725 email: gordon.weller@bms.com email: sherbnorm@aol.com 1963/1964 Class Agent: Dean W. Bell No Class Secretary Class Secretary: 33 Snow Ct. Marvin D. Engelmann 2610 N. US 23 Class Agent: John D. Braun 280 Forge Hill Rd. Dearborn, MI 48124 email: deanmel@sbcglobal.net 1972 Oscoda, MI 48750 Wrightsville, PA 17368 No Class Secretary Class Agent: William E. Calvin email: mdelae@aol.com yonder@netzero.net 922 Eagle Ln. Class Secretary: Thomas Snyder is now a Apollo Beach, FL 33572 Stan Harris retired from Lawrence Richard W. Brescoll member of the Ener1, Inc. Board email: wecalvin@tampabay. Tech and is enjoying the freedom 319 Millington Blvd. of Directors. rr.com that retirement brings, which Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 No Class Secretary includes an extended visit to email: rbrescoll@comcast.net 1968 Florida. 1973 1965 Class Agent: Donald G. Kowalke 1961 Class Agent: R. Kenneth Ledford 1003 Breckenridge Dr. Class Agent: Douglas M. Bahun 8085 S. Palmer Rd. 4613 Island Park Drive Richmond, IN 47374 New Carlisle, OH 45344 Class Agent: Gerald T. Meier Waterford, MI 48329 email: dgkowalk@msn.com email: dbahunfire@aol. com 23821 Addison Place Ct. email: rledfor1@peoplepc.com Class Secretary: No Class Secretary Bonita Springs, FL 34134 No Class Secretary Greg W. Caulton email: bgmeier@aol.com Tony Hyde recently retired from 9255 Waterfall Glen Blvd. Darien, IL 60561 GM-Holden after 39 years of email: gregcault@aol.com service. Stan Arabis, esq., won a judgment from a large developer 1974 Al Arens writes that to pay $3 million into a Riparian Class Agent: David J. Hogan following his graduation Restoration and Preservation 3756 Oak Meadow Ln. in 1962 with a degree in Lowell, MI 49331 Electrical Engineering and Fund for building on steep-sloped email: hoganfrm@aol.com as he moved forward in his woodlands. No Class Secretary career, he developed an interest in human potential. 1969 James McCaslin recently won “I used my education the Shien-Ming Wu Foundation’s background to help develop Class Agent: Manufacturing Leadership Award. and train sales people in Joseph A. Psenka Jr. the electrical wholesales 4797 Stoneleigh Rd. Samuel Torrence, current industry at Medler Electric Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 president and COO of Just Born, Company,” he said. Ten email: joe@psenka.com will retire in June 2008. He will years ago he started his Class Secretary: Lee F. Houde retain the position of president training and consulting 4605 S. Frank Smith Rd. Chase, MI 49623 until his retirement. company called Life Enhancing Programs and e-mail: houdel@carrinter.net recently published a book Lee Houde’s wife, Denise, 1975 titled “Integrity—Balancing passed away in September 2007. Class Agent: John G. Rahie Body, Mind and Spirit.” He 15182 Merion Ct. also writes that the training he received at Kettering/ 1970 Northville, MI 48167 email:john.rahie@gm.com GMI “certainly laid a solid Class Agent: Gerald J. Brooks No Class Secretary foundation for all I have experienced.” 3482 Huron View Ct. John Nechiporchik is now Dexter, MI 48130 email: jerrybrooks219@ North American COO for Noble yahoo.com International in Troy, Mich. No Class Secretary W i n t e r 0 0 8
  3. 3. C l A S S NOt E S 1978 Class Agent: Michael L. Sliwa, Sr. NEW WEBSitE – 7713 W. 60th Pl. Tinley Park, IL 60477 WWW.KEttgiFt.Org email: mljplum@aol.com Class Secretary: Ever wondered what this “planned giving” is all about? Nancy L. Brown-Johnston 405 Port Ln. Want to see how Kettering University might fit into your Counce, TN 38326 “estate” plan—in the privacy of your own home? Kettering has email: nbrownjohnston@aol.com launched a new website (www.kettgift.org) to answer all your Carlton Burford is the author of questions. Visit to learn of the many giving options. “Run the “He Died on Wednesday.” The numbers” on various financial vehicles with your own age and book is available through www. amounts. See how you or a parent can receive income for Xlibris.com. Chrysler LLC named life as well as learn about tax benefits. Then call Sue Weiss Philip Murtaugh as CEO – Asia at (800) 955-4464, extension 9768, for details, an in-depth Operations. Dennis Aman passed evaluation, or to set up the account. You can also visit www. Ken Kayser ’73 was on away in October 2007 in an automobile accident. He was an kettering.edu. Check it out! campus recently displaying his new book, “The History of exceptional member and leader at GM’s Ramjet Fuel Injection the GM Spring Hill Manufacturing on the Chevrolet V-8.” A team. Nancy Brown-Johnston portion of the proceeds from retired in 2006 from General book sales will benefit the Motors as the director of Global Zora Arkus-Duntov Endowed Change Management. She lives NEW NAME – SAME FUNd Scholarship at Kettering. in Tennessee with her husband, Kayser is employed at GM Dean, and is the president and Current, unrestricted donations are put into the Kettering and active in a variety of Kettering alumni and campus managing partner of TripleWin Gift Fund. Previously called the President’s Strategic Fund, the activities. Consulting LLC, a global new name was instituted at the beginning of this fiscal year consulting and training company. to better reflect the general nature of these donations. “There was often confusion that the President’s Strategic Fund was a 1979 discretionary fund of the President of the University. That was Class Agent: Carol V. Goodman never its intent or use. We felt a name change to Kettering Gift 1976 206 Tunbridge Rd. Fund might better reflect the current, general nature of these Baltimore, MD 21212 Class Agent: email: goodman110@aol.com donations and stop any confusion,” said Bonnie McArthur, Michael G. Scarlatelli No Class Secretary director of Annual Giving. At this time all tax receipts reflect 780 Brookwood Ct. both the Kettering Gift Fund/President’s Strategic Fund Rochester Hills, MI 48309 email: michael.scarlatelli@ 1980 names. Questions and comments regarding the change are gm.com Class Agent: Darlene E. Adams welcome. Contact McArthur at (800) 955-4464, extension No Class Secretary 11240 74th St. 9519, or email bmcarthu@kettering.edu. Burr Ridge, IL 60527 1977 email: dar11240@aol.com No Class Secretary Class Agent: Steven G. Collins 18118 Buckingham Ave. Peter D’Errico is now vice Beverly Hills, MI 48025 president of Sales and Marketing 1982 1983 email: sgcollins@mail.com for Elemé Medical in Merrimack, Class Agent and Secretary: Class Agent: No Class Secretary N.H. Larry Graham is now Thomas J. Golen Jana Groom-Waters Walter Rosebrough, Jr. is now a Manufacturing Engineering 5460 Azure Way 9350 Hills Cove Dr. president and CEO of the Steris manager at Goodman Manu- Sarasota, FL 34242 Goodrich, MI 48438 Corporation Mentor Sterilization email: thomas.golen@lehman. email: jana.g.waters@gm.com facturing in Houston, Texas. He Class Secretary: com Products Company in Cleveland, and his family live in Katy, Texas. Charlotte J. Hubbard Ohio. Crain’s Detroit Business recently 11046 Higley Cir. W. 1981 featured Diana Tremblay, vice Schoolcraft, MI 49087 president of Labor Relations at email: primahub@aol.com Class Agent: Clark P Bailo . General Motors, in their “Most 21388 Winding Creek Dr. South Lyon, MI 48178 Influential Women” series. email: clarkbailo@yahoo.com No Class Secretary K e t t e r i n g P e r s P e c t i v e
  4. 4. C l A S S NOt E S 1984 Class Agent: Mark A. Johnson C/O Adam Opel-IPC:R2-08 PO Box 9022 FirSt PriMA PrizE AWArdEd Warren, MI 48090 email: mark.a.johnson@email. Three students won Kettering University’s first Prima Prize for Best Research Paper in sae.org Leadership and Ethics. They received awards from the Department of Liberal Studies and Class Secretary: through the sponsorship of Prima Communications Inc., (www.primacommunications.com) Juliann Leonard GM Asia Pacific of Schoolcraft, Mich. Winning papers were selected from all research papers submitted to 11/17f Jinmao Tower the Senior Seminar in Leadership, Ethics, and Contemporary Issues in the 2006-07 academic 88 Century Ave. Pudong year, and were chosen by a panel of eight judges, consisting of Senior Seminar instructors and Shanghai 200121, China email: juliann.leonard@gm.com Charlotte Hubbard ‘83, president and CEO of Prima Communications. The Prima Prize program is Greg Tyus is the new engineering chief for Holden, based in coordinated by Dr. Benjamin Melbourne, Australia. Redekop, Thompson Chair of Leadership Studies and associate 1985 professor of Liberal Studies. Brian Class Agent: Karla J. Berger Heath ‘06 won first place for his C/O GMPT-Europe paper, “An Investigation into the PO Box 9022 Causes of Unethical Behavior in Warren, MI 48090 email:karla.berger@it.gm.com Consultants.” Heath, originally No Class Secretary of Oakdale, Penn., graduated in Barry Kohler is now vice 2006 with a degree in Industrial president of Commercial Engineering. He is now a graduate Production Programs for Bell student at Wright State University in Helicopter in Fort Worth, Texas. Ohio. He received $300 for his first Jeff Strong, Charlotte Hubbard ’83 and Sean Hirtle place paper. 1986 Two honorable mention awards Class Agent: were conferred: one to Sean Hirtle Marian McCormick Graham for his paper “The FDA’s Decision to Deny Plan B Over-the-Counter Marketing Status,” and 10360 Magnolia Ln. Parkville, MO 64152 the other to Jeffrey Strong for his paper “Complex Ethics: An examination into the ethics and email: marian@grahamnet.net morality of the 1981 air traffic controller strike.” Hirtle is a senior Mechanical Engineering major No Class Secretary from Roseburg, Ore., and Strong is a senior dual Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering Jacqueline El-Sayed earned major from Hartland, Mich. They each received $100 for honorable mention papers. reappointment to the Michigan The Prima Prize was established by Charlotte Hubbard ‘83. Prima Communications is the Truck Safety Commission to first corporate sponsor of a program focused on leadership and ethics in the Liberal Studies represent four-year colleges or program at Kettering. universities for a term expiring “Kettering University greatly appreciates the establishment of the Prima Prize. Ms. Hubbard’s Aug. 4, 2009. Henio Arcangeli interest in and commitment to Kettering and our students is wonderful,” said Vida Fisher, is now president of Yamaha director of Corporate and Foundation Gifts. “We hope it will encourage more alumni to Motorsports Group. recognize excellence in our students,” she added. 1987 Class Agents: Geoffrey T. Mince 95 Woodside Ct. Lexington, OH 44904 Thomas A. Westling 30672 Via Conquista 1988 Class Secretary: Laura U. Lukas (Brunner) Class Secretary: Jodi K. Padilla 1011 W. Maple Rd. San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 Class Agents: 11705 W. Waterford Ave. Milford, MI 48381 Class Secretary: James H. Parshall Greenfield, WI 53228 email: padillas@flash.net Richard L. Matson 14817 Deerwood Dr. email: lulukas@wi.rr.com 2366 Liberty St. S. Carmel, IN 46033 Canton, MI 48188 email: jparshall@lilly.com Kimberly S. Schmitz 1989 email: richard.matson@alumni. kettering.edu 549 Quail Ridge Dr. Class Agent: S. Wade Lukianow, Traverse City, MI 49686 27036 Boulder Canyon Dr. email: spoongt@voyager.net Nederland, CO 80466 email:wade@mad.scientist.com W i n t e r 0 0 8
  5. 5. C l A S S NOt E S 1990 1992 and worked in manufacturing and portal technologies for Ford and Class Agents: Tracy L. Coleman Class Agent and Secretary: several Tier-I suppliers. 7618 Fieldstone Ct. Paul R. Cloutier save tHe Greenfield, IN 46140 email: tracy.coleman@cummins. 6835 Oakhurst Ridge Rd. Clarkston, MI 48348 1996 date com email: paul.cloutier@alumni. Class Agent: Jamie T. Prescott Charlene L. Vig kettering.edu 190 Cameron Ave. 1406 Museum Rd. Toronto, Ontario, Mt. Vernon, IA 52314 Canada M2N1E5 email: gerkevig@yahoo.com email: jprescot@celestica.com Class Secretary: Julie K. Foddrill Class Secretaries: 1400 Lacosta Dr. Charity M. Lynn-Charney Dewitt, MI 48820 460 Timber Lakes Dr. e-mail: bjbnfodd@comcast.net Powderly, TX 75473 email: clynncha@kcc.com Kirsten M. St. Croix 9214 Knoll Crest Loop Austin, TX 78759 email: kstcroix@mba2001.hbs. edu Eugene Jung and his wife 1997 welcomed their first child, Class Agent: Tamanna K. Lam Benjamin S. Jung, to their family in 2495 Dover Dr. September 2007. Rochester Hills, MI 48309 Janet (Phipps) Moquin and her email: tamanna.lam@gm.com    husband, Alan, welcomed their 1993 Class Secretary: The Major Sobey first child, Henry Alan, to their family in June 2007. Janet works Class Agent and Secretary: Julie C. Roberts (Hinzmann)  Memorial Golf Outing 45625 W. Nine Mile Rd. as a senior management engineer Lori A. Flees C/O Bain Co. Novi, MI 48374 email: jrobert5@visteon.com  in support of Kettering University students is consultant for Hurley Medical 1901 Ave. of the Stars   Center in Flint, Mich., but says that Friday, May 30, 2008, at being a mom is her best job ever! Ste. 2000 Los Angeles, CA 90067 1998  Twin Lakes Golf Club in  Mike Schlater works in Mexico email: lori.flees@bain.com Class Agent: Oakland Township, Mich. with Delphi ES as a regional Jody L. Stidman (Sautter) To reserve your foursome manufacturing project engineer. 1994 1376 Harvard and to learn about Grosse Pointe, MI 48230 He and his wife, Lupita, have Class Agent: email: jody.stidman@yahoo.com sponsorship opportunities, been married for 14 years and Wendi R. Gentry-Stuenkel No Class Secretary 11799 Big Lake Rd. contact Nathalie Dronchat, have two sons, Michael (11), and Davisburg, MI 48350 director of Special Events, David (9). Schlater continues to run, recently earned All-American email: stuwandazan@aol.com Class Secretary: 1999 at (810) 762-9770, or email status for running a 4:43 mile Matthew P Cheng . Class Agent: Sabin D. Blake ndroncha@kettering.edu. and is ranked within the top 20 1657 Covington Woods Ln. 222 West 135th Street 1B Lake Orion, MI 48360 New York, NY 10030 masters-level runners in the U.S. email: matthew.cheng@ email: sabin.blake@alumni. He has logged over 53,000 miles atkearney.com kettering.edu in the last 26 years. Class Secretary: 1995 Catherine L. Glowicki 2000 1991 Class Agent: 620 Kent Ln. White Lake, MI 48386 Class Agents: Class Agent and Secretary: Douglas J. Turanchick email: catherine.glowicki@ Bradford C. Grems Sheri L. Campeau P Box 1351 .O. gm.com 4297 Crystal St. 902 Laurelwood Dr. Greenwood, IN 46142 West Bloomfield, MI 48323 Lansing, MI 48917 No Class Secretary Chad Whitt is now an industrial email: grimey16@comcast.net email: michaelandsheri@ engineer of the Manufacturing Sheri E. Hickok comcast.net Bryan Bateman is now a Engineering Chassis Group at 2526 Yasmin Dr. #47 Software Development manager Commerce Township, MI 48382 David DeBoer is now president Daimler Trucks North America for OnStar at the Detroit e-mail: sheri.hickok@gm.com of Burke E. Porter Machinery Co. LLC (formally Freightliner LLC) in Class Secretary: Renaissance Center. He began Portland, Ore. located in Grand Rapids, Mich. Jason M. Davison his career at GM in Manufacturing 858 Harvest Dr., Apt. A Engineering from 1990-1996 Kokomo, IN 46901 and left the company to pursue email: jason_davison@ yahoo.com interests in IT. Since then, he has traveled the world as a consultant K e t t e r i n g P e r s P e c t i v e
  6. 6. C l A S S NOt E S 2001 2004 It has also allowed me to truly 2006 understand a global market.” Class Agent: No Class Agent or Secretary Class Agent: Ryan and his fiancée, Jaime Sueann M. Wickstrom Amy Marie Sanborn Schutz, are expecting their first email: sueann.wickstrom@ 11478 Bancroft Ct. Fenton, MI 48430 2005 child in March. Joe Scandy gmail.com email: amy.s.shortt@gm.com is now working at CVG Inc., a Class Secretaries: Class Agent: Erin Spinner James M. Frissora Class Secretaries: satellite communications solutions 1660 Peachtree St. NW 823 Humboldt Dr. W. Michelle A. McKinney company in Virginia. Ashely Apt. 1105 Gahanna, OH 43230 335 Kingslyn Farm Ct. Atlanta, GA 30309 Branhut-Shields completed email: jfrissora@gmail.com Oxford, MI 48371 email: espinner2@yahoo.com the Marine Corps Marathon Jon D. Kowalski email: mckinnem@gdls.com Class Secretary: 3472 Car Dr. Angela M. Bateman in the Washington, DC, last Suzanne L. Kayser Commerce Twp., MI 48382 19772 St. Louis St. October. Suzanne Kayser is now 2630 Parkside Dr. email: jon@jonkowalski.com Brownstown, MI 48173 Flint, MI 48503 studying for her master’s degree email: angela.bateman@gm.com Jon Kowalski joined the email: suzanne.kayser@alumni. in Biomedical Engineering. Ian Angela R. Yurk kettering.edu Department of Engineering and 304 Beverly Ave. Burgess and his wife, Tiffany, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Matt Michalak and his wife, welcomed son, Israel Michael, Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon Sarah, are expecting their first to their family last September. University as a Ph.D. student last Kelly (Berish) Link received child in February. Ryan Hervey Burgess accepted a new position August. Brian Kulling, along with an MBA from the University is a sales engineer for Aisin as a quality engineer at Renosol Jacob Hirschman ’07 and Justin of Michigan Ross School Of World Corp.–America, where he Seating. Nick Clute and his wife Keiffer ’07, received the SAE Business. Nikki (Dominowski) manages the North American welcomed their second child, International’s Heinz C. Prechter and Stephan Osterbur ’00 sunroof and outside handle sales Alex Boyd, to their family last Award for Automotive Excellence. welcomed their first child, Owen Matthew, to their family in to Toyota. This unit generates September. Nick writes, “big sister November. about $130 million in annual Zora has enjoyed having a new sales. He writes, “working for a doll around the house, but does 2002 Japanese company has been a not approve of the lack of an ‘off’ great experience and has allowed switch.” No Class Agent me to travel all over the world Class Secretary: Jamie M. Buckley researching different markets. 1000 Lincoln Dr. Brighton, MI 48116 email: jamie_m_buckley@ yahoo.com 2003 lEAdErS No Class Agent Class Secretary: Cristina K. Ike This past fall, student members of Kettering’s LEADERS program participated in a week-long 386 W. Saratoga St. leadership training session at the University of Illinois called LeaderShape, which brings student Ferndale, MI 48220 email: cristina.ike@alumni. leaders from universities throughout kettering.edu the U.S. together. The assignment for Kettering students is to create a vision for the school and develop a program on campus that helps implement this vision. The LEADERS program is an endeavor in which alumni sponsors select student leaders and mentor them in developing leadership skills. The members of the Kettering LEADERS program express their Gayle (Ridenour) ’03 and Derek sincere thanks to alumni for supporting Frisbie ’03 welcomed their the program and for serving as mentors. second son, Andrew David, June Pictured here during a weekend get 24, 2007. His older brother, David, together with alumni mentors and current LEADERS members are (left to right) student and grandmother, Maggie (who Samantha Slattery, Ken Kayser ’07, Lu Chen, Suzanne Kayser ’05, who is also a benefactor, works for Kettering University) are and student Kristen Winter. For more information, contact Suzanne Kayser at Suzanne.kayser@ thrilled with the new addition to gmail.com. the family. W i n t e r 0 0 8
  7. 7. C l A S S NOt E S 2007 engagements anniversaries in Memoriam Class Agent: Becky J Lukens Ejner Gotberg ’34 Sarah Barber ’04 and Stanley ’49 and Betty Zbiciak 149 Hockman Dr. Stefan Chlapecka ’04 – 60th Serge Gratch, Wentzville, MO 63385 former faculty member email: beckylukens@aol.com Ryan Hervey ’05 and Jack ’60 and Jackie Clolinger No Class Secretary Jamie Schutz – 50th Joseph Payne ’39 Michael Laeder ’05 and Jeff ’99 and Katie Tobey – 5th Edward Bogue ’40 Jacob “ Jake” Hirschman was Noella Priebe Kelly ’01 and Jason Eighmey ’00 Ernest Johnson ’42 featured in an article titled “10 Katey Uhl ’05 and Mike Petrilli – 5th questions with Jake Hirschman,” Gilbert Lahr ’44 which appeared in the “Morning Patricia Stehlin ’06 and Angela ’01 and Neil Bateman ’01 Stanley Baston ’50 Eric Uram ‘06 – 5th Sun” last October. Robert Gatzke ’50 weddings James Whitehead ’53 Duane Woods ’64 Benjamin Lang ’04 and Miranda Smith Ernie Brooks ’66 Jonathan Lakin ’05 and Theodore “Ted” Cross ’66 Michelle Stadler William Pedersen ’66 Matt Michalak ’05 and Sarah Roggow Christopher Armbruster ’06 and Shawn Leighton Elizabeth Rogal ’06 and Ryan Hart PrOFESSOr gAry HAMMONd rEtirES Mechanical Engineering Professor Gary Hammond recently retired from Kettering after 43 years of honorable and successful service. In these images, Hammond works with a student on a design project and is also shown with Dr. Hank Kowalski of ME with a plaque that will hang in the Hougen Design Studio of the C.S. Mott Engineering and Science Center honoring Hammond’s years of service to the institution. 8 K e t t e r i n g P e r s P e c t i v e

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