Shelly Urey completed her Masters in Education for Clinical Counseling in December, 2013. She writes, “I was blessed to secure a position with Coleman Behavioral Health as an Outpatient Therapist in March of 2014. I am truly blessed to serve the clients at this agency and am inspired by them everyday.”
Dave graduated with a degree in Middle Childhood Education and has been hired by the Plain Local School District as an 8th Grade Science teacher at Oakwood Middle School in Canton.
Naomi Bosler is now working at First Christian Day Services in Canton as direct care staff. “I’m really excited to be working in such a positive environment and to have the opportunity to work with adults with developmental disabilities. They are wonderful!” writes Naomi, “Hope all is well at Malone! I can’t believe my time there is already over and new freshmen are about to come. I hope they experience the same amazing spiritual and personal growth that I did.”
Elizabeth Reynolds is a nurse with Grand Valley Local Schools in Orwell, Ohio. She received the 2014 Susan Kramer Excellence in School Nursing Award for her outstanding work with children dealing with diabetes. Elizabeth is also a nurse during the summer at Camp Ho Mita Koda, the nation’s oldest ongoing camp for children with diabetes and a program of Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland.
The annual award recognizes the contributions of a school nurse who demonstrates compassion, initiative and leadership in the care and management of diabetes in an elementary, middle or high school setting.
“I’m extremely honored to have been selected for this wonderful award,” said Reynolds. “I am blessed to enjoy my work as I do and to have the opportunity to work with all of the students at Grand Valley Local Schools and the campers at Camp Ho Mita Koda.”
Andrew Griffin has been promoted to Supervisor at Hall, Kistler & Company LLP. Griffin joined the company in 2004 after receiving his bachelor of science in Accounting and Business. He practices in the areas of accounting, audit and tax for clients in the oil and gas, manufacturing and distribution and wholesale industries as well as other closely held companies. He serves on several firm committees including the oil and gas and audit and accounting committees.
Griffin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), and the Council of Petroleum Accountants Society (COPAS) – Appalachia. He is a graduate of the 2007 Spotlight Stark County program and is a member of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Canton Preservation Society.
Jared Messer ’14 is a pitcher with the Kansas City T-Bones. Messer is a 6-foot, 180-pound right-hander originally from Massillon. After the Washington Nationals picked Messer in the 38th round of the 2012 June Amateur Draft, he did not sign, but opted to finish his collegiate career and earned a bachelor of arts in Exercise Science. A Pioneer starter in his last season, Messer went 6-4 with a 2.70 ERA, four complete games, two shutouts, 66 strikeouts and 18 walks in 76 2/3 innings.
Millwood, Inc. announced its title sponsorship of professional golfer Tyler Light on August 5, 2014. Light is currently participating in the National Golf Associations NGA Professional Golf Tour. Overall, he is in the 32nd position for the Pro Series 2014 and averaging 70.69 to par.
Light began golfing at the age of three and participated in his first tournament by the age of five. He learned his love of the game from his father and grandfather – both of whom introduced him to golf.
Light earned a bachelor of arts in Business Administration at Malone and was a stand out on the Pioneer golf team. In the University’s first season of full NCAA Division II eligibility, Light helped Malone to a national semifinalist finish. at the NCAA national championship competition. In addition, Light was named GLIAC Co-Player of the Year (along with teammate Nate Tarter), earned NCAA Division II Ping All-America Third Team accolades and was named as a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for NCAA Division II as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
Tyler lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to be close to courses he will play in the next year of the NGA Pro Golf Tour.