Alumni Spotlight

Miles Hadley, Class of ’21

Miles Hadley, Class of ’21

I’m at Ohio University for Music Production, and I spend my free time working with independent artists from all across the country. I recently executively produced, mixed, and mastered an entire collaborative record with my close friend, Isaiah True Weaver. Feel free to check it out! New Album: https://linktr.ee/isaiahtrueweaver
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Leann Starlin, Class of ’99

Leann Starlin, Class of ’99

What I’m Doing Now: I currently serve as the Assistant Dean in the College of the Arts at Kent State University. I work directly with faculty and students in fashion, music, theatre and dance, and art. Most of my role centers around helping students get to college but I also focus on helping them be successful while they’re here. I teach study skills, time management, goal setting, and much more. Prior to this, I spent about 8 years working in student activities, providing student leadership training to student and planning events – lots and lots of events. These ranged from…
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Heather Linscott-Hillard, Class of ’00

Heather Linscott-Hillard, Class of ’00

I'm married with 3 boys ages 14-10-6, and I am a stay at home mom. My husband is in the United States Coast Guard. and we live in New York right now, but we will be moving next summer to our new station. Being in the military is fun; you get to go to places that you would never think of going and you meet so many new people.
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Celeste Baker, Class of ’17

Celeste Baker, Class of ’17

I am a full time body piercer at Skin Hooked Tattoos and Piercing. I went through a thorough apprenticeship to become a body piercer. It took a while to find an apprenticeship, but it’s so rewarding when you find the right shop to take you on. You definitely have to have a passion for body modification and be willing to learn as much about it as possible.
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Kris Butcher, Class of ’02

Kris Butcher, Class of ’02

After high school,  I got a bachelor’s degree in political science from Ohio University.  Currently I work for the National Park Service.  I am the Superintendent of two of the newer units of the National Park Service. (Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument and Freedom Riders National Monument)  Right now, I'm on a temporary assignment to Flagstaff, Arizona as the Superintendent of three parks. (Walnut Canyon National Monument, Wupatki National Monument, and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument). For students interested in this kind of work, education is certainly important. But probably more important is finding a way to get into federal…
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Brandy Russell, Class of ’99

Brandy Russell, Class of ’99

I am a Microbiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention working with vector-borne diseases. My primary responsibility is managing a historical arbovirus repository. I've had the opportunity to travel internationally and work with government institutions and NGOs to promote public health. As a Federal employee I've been able to volunteer to deploy for disease outbreaks in various settings; performing diagnostic testing during an Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, screening international travelers for COVID-19 at LAX, and working in HHS to support two separate administrations on a Testing and Diagnostics Working Group in Washington DC.
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