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CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOLE INDUCTEESBriggs, Clare(1888 grad): 1894 grad. U of M w/ degree in chemistry; active in BC Chapter of DAR, Ladies Library Assoc., &Women’s Club; holds a patent for a toothbrush; delegate of a health plan with physicians/dentists/ear, nose, throat specialist visiting city schools through the Calhoun Cnty. Med. Society along with Dr. J. H. Kellogg; volunteered with Red Cross, Local Liberty Drive, Calhoun Cnty. Equal Suffrage Assoc.& started the BC Branch of American Collegiate Alumnae (now called AAUW); 1925 was the first woman elected to BC City Commission (a position that wasn’t held by another woman until 1971); instrumental in registering women for war work & selling of WWI bonds; died in 1936 buried in Oak Hill Cemetery.Schils, Don G.(1979 grad): Grad. CMU & Marygrove College; employed Hastings Area Schools as elem. teacher, principal, & basketballcoach; developed committees/programs including “Professional Learning Culture” & “Anti-Bullying;” recipient of Detroit Free Press “Coach of the Year” in 1999, the Walmart “Teacher of the Year” in 2001, & “Excellence Honored Educator” from 2005-09; selected as 2013 keynote Hastings graduation speaker - only elem. teacher ever chosen for honor; organized team of walkers for American Cancer Soc. 2004-10, active participant in Regional Health Alliance’s Choose Health, Food Dir.’s Collaborative, & School Wellness Issues Action groups; completed/rec’d certif. for Leadership Blueprint course; now employed by BC Community Foundation as support manager for “Operation Fit” in partnership with BCPS.Cerva, John S.(1956 grad): Grad. BC Community College (now KCC) & WMU, teaching career with Howard Community Schools, Niles & BCPennfield Schools where he retired after a 35-year teaching career; member of Pennfield Educ. Assoc. & Club Italia; volunteers at W.K. Kellogg Manor House & Conf. Center in Hickory Corners (known for his portrayals of Kellogg & Post) giving docent tours and mentors new volunteers & at W. K. Kellogg Biological Station; presenter of living history tours at Oak Hill Cemetery by Heritage of BC; & BC Regional History Mus. where he serves on the board and is program presenter of C.W. Post & Marjorie Post.Slamer, Allen D.(staff 1980-2008): Grad. EMU & WMU; employed at BCPS & BCCHS as teacher & football (21 years) / track coach; directorof BC Area Summer Football & Bearcat Summer Football camps; employedHolt Public Schools as teacher/coach 2008-15; & currently football coach at Albion College; recipient of Detroit News Football “Coach of the Year” 1990; recipient of BCPS “Above & Beyond Award” for work with p.e. dept. & inducted in MHSFC Hall of Fame 2010; coordinated a coat drive for Charitable Union & can drive for Food Bank; volunteered for reading program at an elem. school & participated in “Career Day” presentations &“Spring Clean-Up” around BC/Linear Park; & assisted in selling ‘pizza cards’ to benefit adopta- family program; dir. of BCCHS Gridiron Booster Club from 1987-2007; & assisted in design of BCCHS Field House fitness center.Glass, Dr.Michael E. (1995 grad): Grad. MSU& doctor of dental surgery from U ofM; owns & operates Glass Family Dentistryin BC; recipient of Academic Excellence Award from Dental Assoc. of U of M; 2006 Randall Brock Memorial Award from BC Chamber of Commerce; 2012 rec’d award from Consumers’ Research Council of America as one of America’s Top Dentists; 2017 60th year recipient of “George Award” from BC Enquirer & News for supporting a community need at Parkway Manor and brought forthBC Pulse and New Harvest Church into the fold of involvement & use of their community center.St. John,Michael C. (staff 2005-09): Grad. KCC & rec’d “Outstanding Criminal Justice Grad” award; attended KVCC where he rec’d“Outstanding Performance in Physical Fitness & Police Tactics” award & also adjunct instructor; employed Kellogg’s 1967-79; City of BC Police Dept. from 1979-2005; & supervisor of Bearcat Watch(security unit) at BCCHS; recipient of: Certif. of Appreciation from Mayor Maude Bristol, congratulatory letter from Congressman Nick Smith, Certificates. of Apprec. from MI Spec. Olympics, BC Area Chamber of Commerce, American Legion Post 54, Above & Beyond Award BCPS in 2005, congratulatory letter from Wm E. LaMothe, Chairman Emeritus Kellogg’s, proclamation from Gov. Jennifer Granholm, city proclamation for “Mike St. JohnDay” from Mayor Brian Kirkham, Stateof MI Special Tribute from Senator Mark Schauer, badge # was retired from BCPD upon his retirement; won a “Toughman Contest” at BC Kellogg Arena & 20th Grand Marshal for the BC Holiday Parade.Hawkins, Irvin “Randy” (1992 grad): Grad. U.S. Military Academy @ West Point, NY; Webster Univ., MO; U.S. Army Command & Gen.Staff College, KS; & other academia/ gov’t. lead education/certification/ training; rec’d numerous military medals/ awards including Bronze Star & Defense Meritorious Serv. Medals; team leader in Operation Enduring Freedom & interdicted weapons, narcotics, captured suicide numbers & air defense war planner during Operation Iraqi Freedom; additional work with State Dept., Homeland Security& FEMA; retired in 2017; currently an instructor with U.S. Army Cyber School; volunteers with football camps, member of American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Air Defense Artillery Assoc. & Honorable Order of Saint Barbara.Tumpey, Abbigail Schultz (1994 grad): Grad. MSU’s Lyman Briggs School & Univ. of Southern FL & practicum studies at the Natn’l.Sch. of Public Health, Havana, Cuba; employed by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for more than 19 yrs. working on antibiotic resistance, emerging infectious disease threats, healthcare worker training, & risk/crisis communications; serves as spokesperson for the fed. gov’t. during public health events; rec’d many awards for public health impact & excellence in communications; launched the World Rabies Day initiative & U.S. Natn’l. Ebola Training & Educ. Center; speaker for CISD’s Girls Math/ Sci. Conf. at Olivet College; past president & secretary of the Clifton Sch.’s Brd. of Dir. (childcare/ educ. center for employees of CDC, Emory Univ., & Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta) w/ more than 500 children (2 locations & 2 summer camps); hosted MI students while getting summer internships at CDC.WOMEN IN BUSINESS I SCENE 4304 27M


































































































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