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Parkway Alumni Association Names Hall of Fame Inductees

(St. Louis, Mo.) This November, fifty-one (51) Parkway School District alumni will be inducted into the Parkway Alumni Association’s first ever Hall of Fame. The dinner and induction ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 13 at the Sheraton Westport Plaza Hotel. Tickets are $50 each and are available through the Parkway Alumni Association at (314) 415-8074. The Parkway Alumni Association began the Hall of Fame this year, the district’s 50th, to recognize Parkway graduates who have brought honor to Parkway in the years since they graduated by distinguishing themselves through career achievements and outstanding community service. The inductees have achieved success in various fields - from sports and business to entertainment and philanthropy. For a complete biography on each inductee, please visit the Parkway Alumni web site at www.parkwayalumni.org. Following is a brief summary of the inductees: Keith Alper founder and pres. of Creative Producers Group, Young Entrepreneurs Org., Young Presidents Org. Jeff Altman partner in Westcal Mortgage, established Kurt Schoor fund at Alumni Association Robert Arnold, MD internist, faculty member at University of Pittsburgh, works with end of life issues, works with AIDS patients Gary Barnett football coach at University of Colorado, had success as coach at Northwestern University. Philip Jay Bierman, MD bone marrow transplant team, oncology, hematology, instructor and researcher Sarah (Werner) Bullock Secret Service agent - has worked with 9/11, DC sniper case, foreign dignitaries, president Teri Clemens volleyball coach at Washington University - has won numerous national titles - written books Dan Deschamp, Ph.D. Principal at West High, Marquette and Lafayette, area superintendent in Parkway and Maryville University faculty Gary Doss, DO orthopedic doctor, works with local high school teams as team doctor - started football camp Brad Edelman played football at University of Missouri and New Orleans Saints - now owns own photography studio Mark Fauser writer, actor and producer -wrote Waking up in Reno - starring Billy Bob Thornton Stuart Fraser vice chairman at Cantor Fitzgerald - president of their 9/11 relief fund Paul Glastris editor in chief of the Washington Monthly, was speechwriter for President Clinton William Glastris formed Prospect Partners, a leveraged buyout firm - does small business acquisitions Eric Greitens Ph.D. Rhodes Scholar, Navy SEAL, photographed worldwide war zones, author Susan Hamra attorney, was prosecuting attorney for city of Chesterfield, active in Mo. Bar Cordia Harrington owns a bun-distributing company - supplier to McDonald’s, self-made Kevin Hart VP of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, won many awards, very active in philanthropy Joel Higgins actor, was on Silver Spoons, Broadway, movies and other TV shows David Holtzman, MD chairman of neurology department at Washington University Shannon Knox area leader for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, very active in philanthropy Brian Krolicki treasurer of the state of Nevada Deanna Kuhlmann-Leavitt owner and president of design firm Brad Lander exec. director of institute in NY that helps low-income people and areas combat poverty Mark Lincoln founder of Thirdsigma Corp, founder of Parkway Alumni Assoc. Richard Lindroth, Ph.D. professor and researcher in ecology at University of Wisconsin John McCluggage Founder of theater company that works with homeless and underprivileged kids Nan McCurdy has spent entire adult life in Nicaragua - established many relief efforts Chuck McElroy senior VP with Charter Communications William Nelson, MD Ph.D. full professor in six academic depts. at Johns Hopkins - cancer researcher Mark O’Neill Brigadier General in Army, represented Army at embassy in China, honors Deborah Lynn Pasch chief nursing officer at hospital, recruits nurses worldwide and attracts others to field Pamela Patsley president of First Data International - card issuing and merchant services Stone Phillips anchor of Dateline NBC, fill in on NBC News and Meet the Press Susan Puhl, Ph.D. instructor and researcher in physiology and exercise science Bentley Rayburn major-general in Air Force, commandant of Air War College Jacob Reby attorney, instrumental in Clayton Chamber of Commerce, STL Art Fair, Laumeier sculpture park Steve Savard sports director at KMOV Channel 4, played for Dallas Cowboys Ken Schrader NASCAR driver, has won four races in NASCAR and owns his own racing team Rosa Serra, Ph.D. instructor and researcher in cancer and cell biology - University of Alabama, Birmingham David Silvestri won gold medal with 1988 Olympic baseball team, played in major leagues Jeffrey Spiegel, Ed.S. superintendent of Ferguson-Florissant school district, other leadership positions in Ferguson-Florissant Anne Steffens education reporter for KMOV Channel 4 Jyl Steinback author of 12 cookbooks, has appeared on national TV about nutrition, exercise Kyle Steinman resident in neurology at UCSF medical school, much work with children Bryan Tramont chief of staff for FCC commissioner Michael Powell Brad Warner professor of surgery at University of Cincinnati, attending surgeon in pediatrics Donald Whitney pres. and CEO of fitness company, founder of US 10K Classic and World Children’s Center John Winkler commanding officer of a naval reserve squadron that fights war on drugs Thomas Peter Wittman investor and advisor to Excel Communications, made largest donation ever to Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Ryan Young NFL football player - Jets, Texans, Cowboys, honored as Kansas State player # # #