Occupational Therapy Class of 2003 Newsletter

Leah Beard Bistor

Update 7-23-14: Leah is now employed at in the Winton Woods School District. : Leah has one daughter, Haley, who was born on Mother's Day, May 11, 2008 and Brady Michael Bistor born Jan 1, 2010.

 

Sean Bryan

Update from 3-17-11: Just sending a line to say Hi, and see how things are going. I have been traveling a lot with work and working on my MSM (Masters of Science in Management) degree (Graduation December 2011), so my free time is limited. Iâ??m close to transitioning to a Regional job within my company to an RDO (Regional Director of Operations) position, which will afford me the opportunity to travel all over the country. Iâ??m really excited about the opportunities ahead. I love to travel. In fact, Iâ??m headed to Lima, Peru in a few weeks and will continue on to Machu Picchu! Iâ??ll forward some pictures when I get back. Itâ??s great to see the Musketeers doing so well in basketball this season, men and women."

 

Dana German Babani

12-1-13: Update: Our family moved back to the Delphos, OH area this fall to be closer to family. I am taking some time to be a stay at home mommy to our children Dylan who is three, and Paige who is one. I was previously working for Cincinnati Children's Hospital. My husband Keno is working at a hospital here as a nurse anesthetist. We closed on our first house last week and hope to move in after the holidays, we're all very excited for all our new changes! Hope everyone is doing well!

Jill Hampton Bakker Jill and Rob were married on Sept. 19th 2003. Jill is working for Cincinnati Children's Hospital in the inpatient oncology unit. Update 3-25-08Rob and I are so proud to introduce you to our beautiful little girl, Isabel Agnes Bakker, born on Wednesday March 19th at 12.25am. She was 7 pounds even and 19 inches.We're all healthy and are having lots of fun as a family.
Kristen Hanzel Laporte update on 6-26-08: "I've been working at Metro Health for about 3 1/2 years now. We have a 19 month old daughter and I'm expecting our second child in October. And just to make things more exciting we just moved from Akron to Cleveland last weekend."
Heather Heeman Kisser is working at Jewish Hospital in Kenwood. This is a picture of her daughter, Alyssa Marie, who was born August 6, 2006 weighing 5 pounds 13 oz. Heather and her husband live in Harrison Ohio.
Krista Hortsman HORSTEN

update on 4-18-12: "Madison, 6, is in Kindergarten and growing up faster than I ever imagined, and Morgan, 5, just finished registration for Kindergarten next year. She is excited to join her big sister in "the big school". Bryce is 2 and hopefully his rambunctious behavior won't leave permanent damage! In the past week he has nearly escaped daycare over the chain linked fence, squirted water across the kitchen with the sprayer at the sink, and climbed up a rung ladder nearly to the hay mow at my parent's house! He keeps us all on our toes!!" Krista is working at Van Wert County Hospital, primarily in Outpatient and "I love it. In summer 2005, I became a "certified specialist in functional assessment" and received my Certificate in Upper Quarter Rehab".

Krista Keller Andriacco

Update on 3-26-13: These are the Adriacco kids. "Ashley Lucille was born on Mother's Day, 5/13/2012.  Eleanor "Ellie" was born on Easter Sunday, 2010. Nolan Joseph Andriacco was born on 4/20/2008. Krista is working for Hamilton County Schools.

Vicki Krabacher

update 2-8-11: This pix is of Vicki, Jim, and their two "boys", Champ and Boomer. Vicki is working at CCHMC -Liberty Township. Vicki is working on a doctoral degree at Nova Southeastern. Vicki is serving as a clinical tutor for a research group of the Xavier masters students in the Class of 2012.

Stephanie Krafft lives in Charlotte NC, and works for the Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation (CIR) through Carolinas Healthcare System. UPDATE 11-9-10 Hi Everyone! As many of you may already know, we began the adoption process in March of this year. We finally got the call we had been waiting for on Friday Oct. 27th, and we were on a flight to Utah 19 hours later!! Please welcome the newest addition to our family Malcolm Christophan Krafft. Malcolm was born Friday 27th at 2:02 pm. He weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz and was 18 inches long. He became an official member of the Krafft family on Monday, Oct 30th. After living in a hotel room for a week, we finally received the state permission to fly home from Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 4th.
Andrea Meyer Hickey (pictured left) IS married. She lives in Florida and has a job with a home health agency. (Much better choice for winters than Minnesota!) This picture is of Andrea and her then fiance at Jill Hampton's wedding.
Alexis Miller

 

Update on 2-12-10: "I am no longer a traveler (as of today!) and I am working full time in a Long Term Acute Care facility in Denver. It is called Colorado Acute Hospital."

David Neises is back in Cincinnati to work with the kids at Children's Hospital. David was married in July 2004. He now has a son, Nolan.
Anne Ovenshire Klene update 11-30-06: Ed and I had a little girl, Mary Anne Klene, on November 7th, 2006. She was a bit of a surprise coming a month early! Luckily she was a healthy 6 lbs 6 oz and 19 inches long. WE also have a crazy jack russell named Molly. Ed works at Sunny Delight Beverage Co. in Cincinnati and I still work at the Miami Valley SERRC in Dayton. We have a house directly in the middle in Monroe. I am a therapist for the Northridge School District and really enjoy working in the schools..the kids are fun and the hours are great! "
Tresa Thelen

update on 3-30-11: "I have been living in Denver, CO for the past two years and work at a SNF here and loving it! I attached a picture of me snowmobiling at Rabbit Ears. I love all the snow and outdoor activities here. Life is good :)"

Rebecca Tull Caudill Update 1-19-08
Becky is working at Mercy Hospital in Western Hills. This picture shows Patrick and Jack, who was born in July 2007.

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