Anitta Milloro/ Class of 2009

Anitta is in the business of comforting those in the midst of a medical crisis.

Learn how she does that here

Rich Decman / Class of 1989

This summer was like no other for school officials who had to prepare to reopen schools in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Rich Decman had to oversee that personally as the superintendent of Herscher School District near Kankakee, Illinois

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Stacey Vaughn / Class of 1968.

Stacey has survived both the big box and Amazon eras to keep Vaughn’s Home Furnishings in Rockford thriving

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Floyette Nelson Ancona / Class of 1961

Floyette has experienced the ups and downs of the Rockford area perhaps more than anyone. The 1961 senior class secretary has been a Realtor in the Rockford area for 36 years. - Read Floyette's story here

Samantha Disch / Class of 2020

Before Career Con I would have said no to talking to an Armed Forces recruiter, and now I’m about to start one of the biggest chapters of my life working as a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman.

Learn how Career-Con changed her vision of the future here

Dan Cantele / Class of 1977

Dan is nearing his second anniversary working with Lockheed Martin in Longmont, Colorado, as a computer system architect.

Read his story here

Scott Shearrow / Class of 1983

Scott is the senior facilities manager for BorgWarner Inc.’s plant in Dixon, Illinois. Workers at the 57-year-old plant make exhaust gas recirculation colliers, tubes and thermostats for cars and off-road commercial vehicles.

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Paige Dowdakin Najem / Alumni

Paige is a staff attorney for MercyHealth of Wisconsin and Illinois, which operates seven hospitals and 85 primary and specialty care locations in 50 cities in the two states.

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Emile Yanni / Class of 1990

Emile is celebrating both his 1-year anniversary at Bergstrom Inc. in Rockford and successfully earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration and business leadership.

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Kathi Peebles Bouland / Class of 1977

Kathi began working for SwedishAmerican as an oncology nurse in 2008. In her current role, she helps newly diagnosed breast cancer patients through their treatment journey, educating them on options and serving as much needed support.

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Pam Bratcher / Class of 1982

Pam is the executive director of the Martin Housing Authority, which serves four counties in Tennessee

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Kelly Kocal Plath / Class of 1996.

Kelly is the director of catering sales for the new Embassy Suites by Hilton Riverfront & Rockford, which finally opened at the beginning of July. The former Amerock manufacturing plant now is a 160-room hotel featuring the area’s first convention center.

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Harlem Alumni Newsletter Contributors:

Jason Blume | Alex Gary | Michael Stanley