Halle St. John ’13 is engaged to Chris Kyger ’15. Halle is a communication arts, public relations graduate and Chris is a senior exercise science major at Malone. The couple is planning a September 5, 2015 wedding.
Lin McDowell ’96 is the weekend morning news anchor and weeknight traffic reporter at Charlotte, North Carolina’s powerhouse AM radio station, News/Talk 1110 WBT. Pioneer fans will remember Lin as a guest announcer for Malone athletic teams. He produced and hosted three different radio talk shows including a one hour classic Christian music program called “The Flashback Show” that aired on a Canton station and can be heard via the station’s web site around the world. Lin also served as a member-at-large of the Malone University Alumni Executive Board.
Linda Parsons has written “A Symphony for Douglas” in honor of her husband, Doug ’67, and as a fundraiser for AFTD and the Alzheimer’s Associaton. Premier concert on November 2, 2014 at Westbrook Park United Methodist Church with Dr. Robert Morrison on the carillon, Mark Thewes on the organ and the Concert of Hope Choir.
Logan Cole and Evan Ferwerda on June 21, 2014 in Akron. Logan is a third grade teacher at Foster Elementary School in the Ludington Area School District and a youth competitive cheerleading coach and dance instructor at Letha Fulton School of Dance. Evan is a manager and part owner of a Best Western Hotel and a CrossFit Instructor. The couple lives in Ludington, Michigan.
Shauna (Kemp) Barham ’09 is working in the intensive care unit at Unity Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. She has completed and passed the Certification for Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Nurses (CCRN) exam, a national certification for critical care recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). Shauna and her husband, Benjamin, live in Brockport, with their daughter, Sophia.
Eric Wilson ’13 is the Owner and Head Coach at Cuyahoga Falls CrossFit. Eric is a CrossFit L-1 Trainer, CrossFit Football Trainer, and CrossFit Strongman Trainer. He is Co-Owner and Offensive Coordinator for the Summit County Storm Minor League Football Team in Akron. Eric majored in exercise science and played football all 4 years at Malone. Learn more at www.cuyahogafallscrossfit.com
Michael Medure ’95 has been the principal at Franklin Elementary school in the Massillon City School District for the past six years and was a finalist for the 2014 Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators Distinguished Principal Award. Medure was honored to be nominated by his staff members who consider him to be an excellent role model and appreciate his commitment and dedication to students and families. Read more here:
In summer 2014, Alex McMahan ’07 studied traditional ecological knowledge of the Makushi and the potential of local wisdom to guide conservation initiatives in the South American country of Guyana. Alex, a teacher at Stow-Munroe Falls High School in Stow took the graduate course in pursuit of his master’s degree from Miami University’s Global Field Program.