Adam Hall ’08

Adam Hall ’08 is the boys basketball coach at Strasburg High School.  Hall spent two seasons as an assistant coach under Tyrone Miller at Tuscarawas Central Catholic after coaching the Garaway girls varsity squad for a season.  Hall was a basketball standout at Dover High School under Coach Bob Von Kaenel.  Hall graduated from the Intervention Specialist Education program and was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the education honor society. He is the special education coordinator at Buckeye Career Center in New Philadelphia.



Emily Mills ’14

Emily Mills ’14 was notified that a manuscript from her junior project in Psychology and her Honors Thesis  has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Recreation Therapy. The article features Emily’s cutting edge, trans-disciplinary, multi-method project and will be titled, “Arts-Based Reminiscence Through Visual Art and Narrative Analysis: An Intergenerational Exploration”.

Under the  joint supervision of Malone faculty Clare Murray Adams, MFA, and Lauren S. Seifert, Ph.D., Emily worked with elders to explore memories of life events and document a chosen event through the creation of a Keepsake Box.  Emily provided visual analysis by creating artwork in response to each elders’ Keepsake Box artwork.


June Bethany Snyder

A daughter, June Bethany, was born on August 1, 2014 to Gretchen (Schnee) ’02 and Matt Snyder ’06 MBA. She joins big sister Gwen, age 4.

Matt is a Product Sales Manager at Parker Hannifin where he is in his 12th year. Gretchen earned her master’s in Education,  Rehabilitation Counseling from Kent State University in 2009 and worked as a counselor at Vocare Services, Inc. until 2013 when she left to stay at home with their daughters. The family lives in Kent, Ohio.


Dr. Earl H. Bailey ’66

Dr. Earl Bailey spoke to pastors at the Evangelical Friends Church -Eastern Region Pastor’s Mini-Conference on December 9, 2014, on the topic of Mentoring the Mentors. A pastor and evangelist with over 50 years experience in ministry, Bailey is more than qualified to mentor leaders. His own ministry reaches into every nation of the world through his radio program, Word for the World and he is still preaching and teaching, and active in the Word For the World International Radio Ministry.

Bailey received his B.A. from Malone University, an M.Div. from Ashland Seminary and his D.Min. from Trinity Theological Seminary. He was named Alumnus of the Year in 1990 and has served on the Malone University Board of Trustees.

In 2011, the Executive Board of the Malone University Alumni Association established The Earl H. Bailey Lifetime Achievement Award to recognize extraordinary accomplishments by members of the Malone family. This is the highest honor bestowed by the Malone University Alumni Association and Bailey received the inaugural award in October of 2011.

Earl and his wife, Judy (Ferguson) ’66 have three sons and daughters-in-law and seven grandchildren.

Sara Elizabeth Hawkins ’10, ’12

Sara Elizabeth Hawkins is co-owner of Atomic Dice Studio Arts, a company specializing in pinstriping, illustrations, logo design, garage art and fine arts. This unique company has been featured on the Discovery Channel’s  Fat N’ Furious show and in automotive and motorcycle magazines. Sara, known as “SaraBelle”, became co-owner in December 2014, to manage the business needs through marketing, digital imaging for apparel, website design, customer service, photography, and financial oversight.

Atomic Dice can be spotted at local car shows and events in their unique full fashion 1950’s style. This dynamic team’s home base is a warehouse in Salem, Ohio, where they host family friendly car shows each spring and fall. SaraBelle’s partner Robert McElroy, aka  “Atomic”, paints on location at car shows throughout the United States while SaraBelle runs their art booth selling items and apparel.

Sarabelle holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Management, Concentration in Project Management from Malone University.

As Christians, SaraBelle and Atomic firmly believe in their corporate social responsibility to the community. They donate art and time at events such as the World of Wheels High Scrollers to raise awareness and financial support for the Autism Society of Pittsburgh.  To learn more about Atomic Dice and classes they offer, visit

Sherri Lyons ’92 and Jeff Bartolet

Jeff Bartolet and Sherri Lyons ’92 on November 22, 2014 at First Nazarene Church of South Charleston, WV. The couple writes, “What a remarkable work our Father has done in us, bringing us together in such a miraculous way! We praise His name!”

Colt Nathaniel Shepard

A son, Colt Nathaniel, born to Sgt. Dusty and Kristina (Foucher) Shepard ’98 on July 22, 2014. Kristina is the Director of Human Resources at San Diego Jewish Academy. The family lives in San Diego, CA. Kristina shared that Colt attended his first football game in October at Homecoming 2014.



Chris Watson ’01

Chris Watson, Malone University’s Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer, was appointed to the USA Track & Field medical staff for the 2015 Edinburgh International Cross Country Challenge in Edinburgh, Scotland on January 10th. The event marks Watson’s fifth USATF international appointment as he also served on the American medical staff at the 2007 Junior Pan Am Games in Brazil, the 2008 Chiba Ekiden in Japan, the 2009 Pan American Junior Championships in Trinidad and Tobago and the 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Spain.

Watson is Malone’s Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer. He also completed a M.A. in Education degree from Ashland University in 2003. Chris, his wife Angela (Lockhart) ’00, and their three children live in Green.