Where are OHS grads now?


<strong>Talk around Town</strong> Claudine Carlton

Talk around Town Claudine Carlton


Talk around Town Claudine Carlton
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Bravo to the the Oberlin High School graduates who received their bachelor’s degrees recently.

Three earned theirs at Oberlin College. Erickson Andrews majored in chemistry and is now in medical school at the University of Cincinnati. His cousin, Michael Andrews, majored in history. He is now on a Contemporary History Institute fellowship in economics, history, and journalism at Ohio University. Patrick Gilfether majored in cinema studies. He is in Indonesia on a Shansi fellowship and is teaching English.

Victoria Hardnett received a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish and history from Xavier University in Lousiana this spring. She plans to work with AmeriCorps in Baltimore.

Geoff Andrews is now the CEO of the management council of the Ohio Education Computing Network, which runs 21 data centers across the state, each of which provides services to area school districts and other entities. Amy Dawson is a judge of the Minnesota Fourth Judicial District in Minneapolis.

Carol Henderson is an architect who has her own business in Brooklyn, N.Y. Her sister Lucy works in the development office of Otterbein College. Halle Morrison is teaching chemistry at the Malcolm X Community College in Chicago.

Karl Pillemer, who teaches at Cornell University, has a new book, “30 Lessons for Loving.” Natania Rosenfeld, Knox College, has a new book of poetry, “Wild Domestic.”

Lisa Walsh works for the state of Ohio in Columbus whereas her sister Sarah is employed by the federal government in Washington, D. C.

We had the opportunity to attend the 40th reunion of the OHS Class of 1975. Bruce Livingston, a federal public defender for death row inmates in Washington and Idaho, spearheaded this event. Here is some information I gleaned then.

Tony Ball is an educator in Bermuda. His wife, Cheryl Peek-Ball, is medical director for the island.

Cathy Bay is involved in the negotiations between Continental and United airlines. She lives in Guam. Her sister Susan works in social services in Hawaii. Their brother John works for a pizza company in Seattle.

Larry Bruno is an orthopedic surgeon in Middleburg Heights. His sister, Marybeth Bruno, is a press officer in the University of Michigan School of Nursing.

Danny Fields is a preacher in Corpus Christi, Texas. Chuck Flood, Eric Gaines, Mark Habecker, and Rick Twining have retired as controllers at the Federal Aviation Administration in Oberlin.

Peter Gilford is a professor of psychology at Hampshire College and also has a private practice. Judi Haynes Hill, a retired educator, is president of the Akron NAACP. Doug Long has retired in Ithaca, N.Y.

Rhonda Richardson is a professor of human development and family studies at Kent State University. Noel Shubert is semi-retired in Montana. Barbara Tolbert is in the dean of students office at Oberlin College.

Here is a report on the White sisters: Therese Bowen is an analyst with Georgia Power. Regina Muldrew is an executive assistant at Kaiser Permanente. Rosalind Lane is an entrepreneur. They live in Atlanta. Their sister, Denise Fields, is a collector of African-American artifacts in Brunswick, Ga.

David Zatz has retired from Microsoft in Seattle and is now living in Charlotte, N.C. His sister Rachel is in the Chicago area. Their parents live in Sarasota.

OHS grads, send me your news at claudinecarlton@oberlin.net.