Alumni in the News

Alumni in the News

We love to see stories about our alumni in the news! We are currently updating this page and more stories will be added soon!

November 12, 2018
Allison Pokorny, '16, a former O’Neill graduate and State Golf Medalist has been named as the next head coach of the Midland University Women’s Golf team. Pokorny has served as an assistant coach for two seasons for the Midland University Women’s golf team before accepting her new position as head...Read more
November 9, 2018
Midland University announced Wednesday that Dr. Lawrence Chatters has been appointed as the new Vice President for Student Affairs, effective January 7, 2019. Dr. Chatters’ acceptance follows a national search and intensive vetting of an ample pool of well-qualified candidates. “Lawrence’s diverse...Read more
October 23, 2018
Roland Munro, '63 of British Guyana was one of the early champions of youth soccer in Omaha whose Burke teams twice were Class A state champions in boys soccer. In high school he participated in soccer, cricket and volleyball and was a British Guyana national volleyball team player. At Midland he...Read more
October 17, 2018
Crystal Hassenstab, '05 believes part of her job as an art teacher is to help her students find their passion and expand their creativity. Hassenstab has spent the last decade teaching art in Clay County with most of that time spent at Sandy Creek Junior/Senior High School. This fall, began...Read more
October 10, 2018
Many people dream of taking it easy after they retire. But Wanda Samson hasn’t slowed down. She’s just as busy as ever, working to give back to her community. The 68-year-old former Fremont High School business teacher is in charge of treasury and membership for both the Nebraska and Fremont Area...Read more
October 1, 2018
Jill (Hayden) Lamprecht '04 and Shannon Elwood '99 will be inducted into the 2018 DC West Athletic Hall of Fame on October 5th. Read more about Jill here: http://www.dcpostgazette.com/jill-hayden-lamprecht---valley-high-school-class-of/article_1c4bc018-c588-11e8-b242-038653c86f49.html Read more...Read more
October 1, 2018
Haley Hall is the new assistant men’s and women’s bowling coach and a housing coordinator at Iowa Central. Hall has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science with a minor in psychology from Midland University and has a coaching endorsement. Hall was a four-year varsity member of the Midland...Read more
October 1, 2018
Wayne State athletic director Mike Powicki announced that Megan Finn has been named Director for Athletics Development, a newly created position in the Wildcat Athletic/Foundation Department. Finn began her duties at the school on Monday, Sept. 17. Finn comes to Wayne State College after working...Read more
September 24, 2018
When you first walk into Amy Wattier’s office, there are two things you might notice. First, the Christian music softly playing from a stereo perched on a bookcase. And second, a desk full of papers — she calls it a “working desk,” smiling wryly. And Wattier, the new Norfolk Catholic High School...Read more
September 13, 2018
When it comes to quilting, Scott Flanagan has found his voice. Flanagan’s personality is reflected in his quilts much like a writer’s individuality appears in his work. This year, Flanagan found his voice in two ways — in producing quilts that won top honors at the Nebraska State Fair and in...Read more

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