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Hollowell, Diane(1968 grad): Attended KCC, Diane moved to Chicago and began working for the Leo Burnett Advertising Agency for the Kellogg’s account. Dianeentered a nationwide search for approximately 12 female models to work for the “Ebony Fashion Fair”, the Fashion Fair was a division of Johnson Publishing Company, home of Ebony Magazine. She was chosen for the Fashion Fair and traveled to 70+ cities in the US to raise money for various local & national charities. At the completion of the 2nd tour, she began working in Chicago for leading department stores and fashion entities. In 1976, Diane was voted one of the Top Ten Models in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune. She appeared on Oprah Winfrey, Phil Donahue, AM Chicago Radio and GMA.Horton, Renay Montgomery(1972 grad): Grad of KCC, Spring Arbor College, WMU, current student at the Graduate Theological Foundation, ABDCounseling Psychology PhD Program. Master’s Degree Licensed Therapist in practice, former ad- junct instructor for KCC & Sienna Heights Univ., guest speaker at CATC for Professional Child Care program 2004, Who’s Who In American Colleges & Universities 1991, former columnist Scene Magazine “Teen Scene,” 1995-96, certifi- cation for psychological testing in several areas, certification for play therapy in several areas, currently volunteer counselor for Faith Assembly Church, former board member for several local community organizations and volunteer for Junior Achievement programs in 1998.Jackson, Angela O. Diggs(1971 grad); Grad of WMU and the MSU Law School – Law Review comment entitled “Em- ployment Based Immigration”; Sr Buyer for Kellogg Company;Advisor for BC Junior Achievement; PR Committee for the Assoc. of Retarded Citizens; The Hon. Ms. Jackson was the first African-American Woman City Council Member and Beautification Commis- sioner for Oak Park, MI – serving two terms; Legal counsel & Compliance Manager for the Detroit Housing Commission; Volunteer Mid-Counties Employment & Training, Detroit Meals on Wheels; Oakland County Literacy Council; Counsel and board member-Delray Nonprofit Housing, Black Women’s Lawyers Association and Detroit Read To A Child Org., Admitted as an Attorney & Counselor of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.Lowe, Berenice Bryant(staff 1920-21): English teacher at BCCHS from 1920-21 & Univ. of MI grad in 1918; involved in history of BC & MI by authoring a book, “Hello,MI”, for 4th graders in MI with a NY publisher; was a Sojourner Truth historian & authored “Tales of Battle Creek” in 1976 for BC Historical Society; honored as a BC historian by State Historical So- ciety; met granddaughter of Kimball family where she managed to get the present site, Kimball House, donated to the Historical Society & was instrumental in gathering furniture & artifacts from BC northside homes & carriage houses to furnish it; writer of “Looking Back” & “Kaleido- scope” for the BC Enquirer for about 10 years.Lucas, David P.(formerly David P. Uitvlugt)(1975 grad): Grad. Albion College (A.B., economics), University of Michigan Law School. In private practice oflaw, Detroit (1982-86), Grosse Pointe Woods (1986-89), Battle Creek (1989-present); legal counsel and board member of various non-profit and charitable organizations, including BCPS Education Foundation chair; Oak Hill Cemetery; Hands on Battle Creek (Volunteer Center); First Presbyterian Church elected elder; Calhoun County Estate Planners’ Council; United Way of BC/Kazoo co-chair; BC Community Fndt. chair; Vice-Chair, State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Section; Calhoun County Bar Association Shelton and Sadie Penn Community Service Award.Santana, Kennet D.(1993 grad & staff): U of M B.A. history with a minor in sociology; San Francisco State Univ.,M.A. Equity & Social Justice Education. Began teachingcareer 1997 at BCCHS and currently teachingat Hillsdale HS in San Mateo, CA; spokesperson/ representative at a Chicago conference in 2015 pertaining to public education welfare. While in Battle Creek, he not only was a teacher but also an entrepreneur, the executive director of a non-profit workforce development organization, in addition to serving as the youngest elected BC city commis- sioner for 1999-2002. Was recognized as a hero by the Order of Saint Michael, the City of San Mateo, CA, the California Legislature, as well as the U.S. House of Representatives for tackling and detaining an armed intruder who had detonated two explosive devices on his school’s campus.Stiles, Jim R. (Staff 1962-66): Served US Navy (USS Alameda County LST 32). Grad; CMU, WMU, MSU. Career; BCCHS (teacher, wrestling & cross-coun- try coach); Lansing, (counselor,teacher, coach at Everett, Hill, Sexton), retired as counselor & wrestling coach from Eaton Rapids H.S. 1994. Professional: State and Natn’l. President of American Sch. Counselor Assn.; developed career education programs for the State of MI; drug-alco- hol crisis community work; helped develop crisis center in Lansing; presented counseling workshops and keynotes in MI and throughout US. Awards: Ea- gle Scout, Mich. H.S. Counselor of the Year (1976 & 1994), Joan Snider Community Leadership Award, WILX-TV Ten People Who Care, twice nominated for Humanitarian Counselor in US, Who’s Who Among Teachers, Who’s Who Among Caring Professionals, Who’s Who in the Midwest.Warren, Tony D.(1987 grad): finished 4th in Mr. Basketball voting; Grad of Fair- leigh Dickinson and Spring Arbor Univ.; MI Certified K-12 School Counselor. Career includes:BCCHS Counselor & Women’s Varsity Basketball Coach, CACC School Counselor, Calhoun ISD Educ. Consultant, KCC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Coach, Tekonsha HS Women’s Varsity Basketball Coach & Ass’t. Women’s Basketball Coach at K-College. Leadership roles include: MI School Standards Association past President & MI Dept. of Educ. School Counselor Standards Committee, recipient of the 2017 Calhoun Area School Board Members’ Assoc. Professional Distinguished Service Award for outstand contributions in educa- tional leadership for school districts and students, invited to attend the 2017 ASCA Natn’l. School Counselor of the Year Gala at the White House.Williamson, Judith Cole(1965 grad): After graduating from Eastern Michigan Univer- sity, Judith began a 32-year career with BCPS as a teacher and counselor. Retiring in 2003she volunteers with organizations in the Battle Creek area. Since 2000 she has served the BC Community Fndt. in many capacities: Trustee and then Board Chair; Kool/Burnham Brook Community Center Title Holding Corp.; established, along with Brother LaVaughn Cole, the Clarence and Ruth Cole Memorial Scholarship Fund, and continues with many other committee positions. Other community service includes: Willard Public Library Trustee, Meals on Wheels Hopper, Board of Direc- tors Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E., and Director of Christian Education at Second Missionary Baptist Church.EDUCATION ISSUE I SCENE 4403 9


































































































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