Class Notes

Jan (Evenson) Henrickson ‘59

Jan (Evenson) Henrickson

Jan (Evenson) Henrickson, owner of Northern Exposure gift shop in Walker, celebrated the store’s 25th anniversary in December. She lives in Walker.

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Rich Morris ‘72

Rich Morris

Rich Morris is enjoying retirement in Las Vegas, Nev., after serving as an Air Force historian for 42 years. He spent 30 years on active duty retiring as a chief master sergeant in 2002. After his military service, he spent 12 years working in civil service before retiring for a second time in 2015. He…

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Ann (Dobie) Cassidy ‘74

Ann (Dobie) Cassidy

Ann (Dobie) Cassidy works as a paraprofessional at Belgrade-Brooten-Elerosa Elementary School. She is married to Robert and has two kids. The couple lives in Belgrade.

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Paul Cyr ‘89

Paul Cyr

Paul Cyr was inducted into the Minnesota chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in recognition for his successful coaching and officiating career. Cyr retired from the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Public Schools in 2013 after 27 years of coaching, teaching and serving as middle and high school principal. He lives in Oklee.

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Rhonda (Flinck) Peña ‘90

Rhonda (Flinck) Peña

Rhonda (Flinck) Peña was selected as the 2019 Elementary Teacher of the Year for the state of Texas. Pena has taught at Bryan Elementary in Mission, Texas for the past 25 years. She lives in Mission with her husband and son.

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Jessica (Jaeger) Johnson ‘02

Jessica (Jaeger) Johnson

Jessica (Jaeger) Johnson will serve as principal at Dodgeland Middle and High School School in Juneau, Wis. for the 2019-20 school year, following an 11-year stint as principal at Dodgeland Elementary School. The former 2014 Wisconsin Elementary School Principal of the Year is also a published author and keynote speaker, and offers workshop sessions for…

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Andre Bell '08

André Bell

André Bell was hired as an assistant coach for the Tennessee Technological University men’s basketball program. Bell, a former BSU men’s basketball player, was previously an assistant coach at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas, and Moberly Area Community College in Moberly, Mo. He lives in Moberly with his two sons.

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Jake Grages ‘11

Jake Grages

Jake Grages joined the Quality Deer Management Association as a wildlife management cooperative specialist based in southern Missouri. He previously worked as a hunting operations manager for a hunting outfitter in South Dakota. He lives in Missouri.

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Tamara (Benson) Lowney '15

Tamara (Benson) Lowney

Tamara (Benson) Lowney began a new role as president of the Itasca Economic Development Corporation, where she oversees the promotion of business and economic development in Itasca County. She lives in Hill City with her husband, Merrill, and their daughter.

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Eli Dotts '16

Eli Dotts

Eli Dotts, a special education teacher and coach at West Central Area school in Barrett, was the 2019 commencement speaker at Vermillion Community College in Ely. Dotts earned his associate’s degree at Vermillion Community College before graduating from BSU with his elementary education degree. He is engaged to Megan McDonald ’16, a sixth grade teacher…

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