Posted by admin | | Monday 10 January 2011 8:28 pm

A little bit of this and that from our 1990′s alums.

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Darin Williams ’95 and his wife Melissa now have two boys, Jacob (8) and Brandon (6). Darin is serving as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, now in his 14th year. Darin is currently serving a year tour at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar where he is supporting operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Stay safe, Darin! (9/6/2010)

Michael Cattaneo ’93 is currently a Senior Director of Medical Affairs for Pfizer Global Biopharmaceuticals. He is living in Overland Park, KS, trying to recover from his third ankle surgery since January! (8/17/2010)

Sean Franklin ’90 joined the U.S. Marshalls a few years ago and is now living outside Kansas City.

David Slaby ’95 recently moved to St. Louis where he is now working for Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C.

Rob Pewtress ’94 recently began a new career with Greg Orscheln Transportation in KCK. He and his wife also welcomed their first child, Alexander Challen, in February of 2008.

Rob Maher ’94 and his wife Lisa (Smithmier, Baker Alpha Chi ’96) now have two children: Brady (5) and Allison (2). Brady has taken up tee-ball and Allie is a human tornado!! Lisa is selling advertising with KCWE Channel 29 in KC while Rob is a partner with the Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP law firm. They are a 630 attorney full-service law firm located in downtown Kansas City.

Kit Harris ’96 is now the assistant principal at nearby Baldwin High School where he has been working for 10 years. He is also a journalism teacher and acclaimed wrestling coach. He and his wife – Sarah, an elementary school teacher in Baldwin – have three children: Cael (8), Ty (6), and Malin (2).

Joe McDonald ’94 is currently in the middle of an internal medicine residency at KU Med School. Joe completed his MD/Ph.D. at KU Med as well. He and his wife Mary (Cutler, Baker Zeta) have two children: Will (9) just completed his second year of football and Katie (6) who is a promising young soccer player.

Chad Hansen ’95 and his wife Kate – an attorney at H&R Block – have two little girls: Abby (4) and Jane (2). Chad is now a partner in a business boutique law firm, Vincent Fontg & Hansen LLC, located on Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza.

Craig Hansen ’91 and his wife Jennifer Stone-Hansen – a physician – have two boys: Dane and Drew. Craig is now an orthopedic surgeon at Loess Hills Orthopedics in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Kit Harris ’95 recently received another great coaching honor – Kit was named the 2007 Midwest Sectional Coach of the Year for wrestling by the National Federation of State High School Associations. Congratulations, Kit! That is quite an honor! To read more, please click here.

Brad Scott ’91 is currently the head football coach at DeSoto High School where he is also teaching. This June will mark 15 years of marriage to his wife, Juli. The couple has two boys, Hayden (9) and Mason (6), and lives in Western Shawnee.

Donald Niemeyer ’91 recently completed a second masters degree, this one in IT Management. He and his wife, Rhonda, are celebrating the one year anniversary of becoming parents in Feb. 2007. They have a baby girl, Charliese Renee.

Jay Scott ’93 and his wife Amy welcomed the arrival of their second son, Colin, in May of 2007. His brother, Brogan (5), has really taken a liking to baby brother! Jay is currently in his first year as an assistant principal at Shawnee Heights High School in Tecumseh, Kansas near Topeka.

Jesse Bennett ’99 and his wife recently celebrated the birth of their second child, Brynn, born June 18, 2007. They are also getting comfortable in their new home at Prairie Highlands Golf Course in Kansas City.

Ron Holden ’95 was recently elected to the Minor League Football Hall of Fame. Ron, who also still serves DTD as the House Father, played several years as a linebacker. You can read more about him and the league by clicking here!

Mitch Bartley ’98 has started medical school at Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Knoxville, TN (I don’t have a clue what that is but it sounds really difficult!). He and his wife Shannon are working on getting accustomed to life in the south, but they’re getting there – slowly but surely.