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Ted M. Jastal
Ted M. Jastal ’79 of Findlay, Ohio, has retired as Corporate Product Quality Manager for Marathon Petroleum Company in Findlay.
Christopher Hepler and Nicole Maher
Christopher Hepler ’13 and Nicole Maher ’13 of Denver, Colorado: June 2, 2017.
Alisha Campbell and Alex Stilwell
Alisha Campbell ’10 and Alex Stilwell ’11, ’12 MS of Portland, Oregon: July 2, 2017.
Nicolaus C. Gruesen and Emmalee K. Kearney
Nicolaus C. Gruesen ’05 and Emmalee K. Kearney of Washington, D.C.: June 15, 2017.
Sarah Cortell Vandersypen and Ryan Vandersypen
To Sarah Cortell Vandersypen ’11 MA and Ryan Vandersypen of Zachary, Louisiana: a girl, Rory Marie, June 25, 2017.
Matthew Bartsch and Kelly Bartsch
To Matthew Bartsch ’08 and Kelly Bartsch ’09, ’11 DRP (LM) of Pickerington, Ohio: a girl, Eleanor Grace, June 8, 2017.
Angela Sparks Stuller and Nathan Stuller
To Angela Sparks Stuller ’05 and Nathan Stuller ’03 of West Chester, Ohio: a boy, Barrett Alden, May 24, 2017.
Emily Yantis-Minto and Nick Minto
To Emily Yantis-Minto ’04 (LM) and Nick Minto of Pickerington, Ohio: a boy, Noah Minto, May 22, 2017.
Michael Kelley ’14 MBA of Columbus received the 2017 Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under from the Ohio State Bar Foundation. Kelley is an attorney in the Columbus law office of Donald W. Kelley and Associates.
Chelsea Hendrix Bobulski
Chelsea Hendrix Bobulski ’10 of Perrysburg, Ohio, is the author of “The Wood,” published by Macmillan.
Erica Vargo Minnich
Erica Vargo Minnich ’09 of Flower Mound, Texas, received the Young Buckeye Leader Award from the Dallas/Fort Worth OSU Alumni Club.
Sarah Sanderson ’08 MA of Holland, Michigan, received an English language fellowship from the United States Department of State for a 10-month fellowship teaching English in Uganda at Mbarara University of Science and Technology.
Chad Gruen ’05 (LM) of Glencoe, Illinois, was named to the Double Chai in the Chi: 36 Under 36 list of young Jewish movers and shakers in Chicago. The award was presented by the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago’s Young Leadership Division and Oy!Chicago.
Yuri Bortz ’05 DMA of Columbus signed an agreement with Seesaw Music, a division of Subito Music Corp. in Verona, New Jersey, to publish three compositions.
Benjamin Vogt ’03 MEng of Lincoln, Nebraska, is the author of “A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future.” He is owner of Monarch Gardens, a prairie garden design firm in Nebraska.
Megan Burnside ’03 of Dayton is co-founder of the Dayton Writers Movement and is executive producer of the Unwritten Audio Drama.
Susan E. Toth
Susan E. Toth ’95, ’95 of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, is an English language fellow with the United States Department of State. She will participate in a 10-month fellowship teaching English in Sri Lanka at the Mahaweli National College of Education.
Lisa Gates ’93 (LM) of Grandview, Ohio, is vice president of communications with The Buckeye Institute in Columbus.