Photo above: ’73 Bishop Ronnie White (LS), of Chicago Heights, Illinois, is the Juvenile Officer and Director of Juvenile Services at the Chicago Heights Police Department and the assistant pastor of New Hope Baptist Church.
’71 Kathleen Paris (EHS), of Madison, co-edited the book Bending Granite, over 30 true stories of change managementa collection of first-person conversational stories about the changing world for anyone leading change at any level.
’73 Beard Borkovec (EHS), of Antigo, is very active in her church, St. John the Evangelist. Brokovec retired after 20 years as a second grade teacher at Crestwood Elementary School. She is married to ’83Harold Borkovec (MBA).
’73Tom Luljak (LS), of Milwaukee, retired in 2021 after more than 50 years in radio, journalism and education. Luljak is currently acting director of Wisconsin Public Radio.
’73 Bishop Ronnie White (LS), of Chicago Heights, Illinois, is the Juvenile Constable and Director of Juvenile Services for the Chicago Heights Police Department and the assistant pastor of New Hope Baptist Church. White is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Prairie State College, where he has served since 2015.
’85 Michel Horvath (EHS), of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, is a counselor in private practice and a member of the rock band SoulBeast. Horvath plays guitar, bass, keyboards and sings backing vocals.
’87 Rob Kleman (B), of Oshkosh, will serve as president and CEO of the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce effective Jan. 1, 2023. Kleman is currently senior vice president of economic development for the Chamber.
’87 Kathleen “Katie” (Schumacher) Pethan (EHS), of Manitowoc, retired after teaching for more than 30 years in the Valders community. Pethan plans to travel with her retired husband and fellow teacher, ’84 John Pethan (EHS).
’88 Brenda (Schulteis) Lastrilla (NOT), of Summit, is a registered nurse at Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital. Lastrilla is married to ’88 Martin Lastrilla (LS).
’97 Brian Shimon (MSE), from Sussex, is the principal of Burlington Catholic Central High School. Shimon has been Principal of St. John Vianney Catholic School in Brookfield for the past four years and has over 25 years of educational experience.
’97Jim Mielke (MPA), of Beaver Dam, is retiring after 14 years as a Dodge County administrator.
’97Steven Johnson (LS), of Milwaukee, was promoted to deputy chief of the Milwaukee Police Department where he has worked for more than 25 years.
’98 Gena (Schmidt) Frey (LS) and ’06 (MPA), of Oshkosh, is a recipient of the 2022 Shining Star Award from the Fox Cities Chamber’s Excellence in Student Services. Frey is the director of the Reading and Study Skills Center at UW Oshkosh.
’00 Garth Wicinski (MBA) of Winneconne, is the President and CEO of Secura Insurance. Wicinsky has been with Secura since 1996, most recently as senior vice president and chief administrative officer.
’05 Kevin Deering (EHS), of Grafton, is the executive director of educational services for the Mequon-Thiensville School District. Deering was the principal of John Long Middle School in the Grafton School District. He is married to ’05 Jennifer (Whealon) deer (EHS) and ’08 (MSE).
April 10 Zuberbier (MBA), of Appleton, is senior vice president of investments and insurance at Community First Credit Union. Zuberbier previously worked at Thrivent.
’13Holden Gerner (LS), of Waupun, is regional manager for Walmart Logistics.
’14 Chris Tarman (EHS), of Neenah, was selected to carry the torch for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run at the United States Special Olympics in Orlando. Tarmann is the acting police chief for UW Oshkosh and the founder of Run With the Cops, a UWO campus fundraiser.
’16 Jordan Schettle (LS), of Milwaukee, is the assistant attorney for the city of Milwaukee.
’17Ben Binner (LS), of Nashville, Tennessee, is the A&R director of Green Hill Music. Binner has worked with renowned artists such as Paul Anka, Frankie Valli, Jim Brickman, Lynda Carter and many more.
’19 Alex (Weiland) Mitchell (LS), of Kaukauna, is a data analyst at EatStreet. Mitchell and his wife, ’20Logan Mitchell (LS), recently purchased a home on the Fox River.