Archive for Erin Wilken


Ian Burch ’00

Ian Burch ’00 was ordained a priest in the Episcopal Church on January 5th, 2014. He is beginning his tenure as the Associate Rector of St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church in downtown Chicago. Ian has been serving as a hospital chaplain for 9 years, and is excited to try something new and begin his parish ministry.

Adam and Michelle Horrigan Roberts ’03 ’06

Marianna Rose Roberts was born to Adam Roberts ’03 and Michelle (Horrigan) Roberts ’06 on November 13, 2013.

Kirsten Engel ’11

In December, Kirsten Engel ’11 recieved her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Dakota. She will continue on in their Ph.D. program.

Craig and Beth Hadland Karnitz ’97 ’99

Craig Karnitz ’97, along with his wife Beth Hadland Karnitz ’99, they had their first child Franklin Michael Karnitz on September 17. After 7 years working at the American School in Japan in Tokyo they will be moving to Doha, Qatar to teach at the American School of Doha.


Class of 2012 Brunch

The class of 2012 met for brunch at the Uptown Cafeteria & Support Group on Saturday, January 11, 2014! It was sort of like Brunch on Beck, but as alumni! Class officers were excited to see so many classmates there and hope to see more at the next event! Check out these fun photos from […]


Brandon Dahlquist ’02

Brandon Dahlquist ’02 will be making his Broadway debut this winter in BRONX BOMBERS, Eric Simonson’s new play about the New York Yankees. Dahlquist will understudy five roles including ‘Lou Gehrig’, ‘Mickey Mantle’ and ‘Thurman Munson’ with performances beginning January 10th at Circle in the Square Theatre. Since graduating Dahlquist has been active at the […]

Elizabeth Grinsteinner Grzechowiak ’01

Elizabeth Grinsteinner Grzechowiak ’01 is now the Assistant Director of Concessions and Business Development with the Metropolitan Airports Comission.


Carol Jean Swenson ’50

Carol Jean Becker Swenson ’50 Carol passed away peacefully on December 14, 2013. She was 85. She was born to Lyle and Linnea Becker in Welcome, MN on March 11, 1928. Carol received her BA in English & Teaching from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. She taught elementary school briefly in Baltimore, MD. […]

Jane Simonsen ’93

Jane Simonsen ’93 received a Fulbright senior lecturer grant for 2014 and will be traveling with her family to Regensburg, Germany to teach in the Amerikanistik (American Studies) department.

Amy Noer ’88

Amy Noer ’88 received a diploma from Stratford College in Parapsychology/Astrology in 2011.