Johnny Beehner, Bus Ad ’02, made his network television debut performing stand-up comedy on the Late Show with David Letterman on Jan. 16, 2015.
Emily Plagman, Arts ’02, is a public library association project manager for the American Library Association’s performance measurement initiative in Chicago, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She and her husband live in Chicago.
Sara M. Davis, Arts ’02, Law ’06, is a partner at Chicago’s Whiting Law Group.
Griselda Aldrete, Arts ’02, recipient of the 2015 Young Alumna of the Year Award from the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, graduated from the National Hispana Leadership Institute’s Executive Leadership Program. She hopes to complete studies for her law degree from Marquette in 2016.
Peter Manetakis, H Sci ’02, and Jacquelyn (Ranallo) Manetakis, Comm ’04, on Louis Joseph, July 13, 2014. He was 6 pounds, 12 ounces and 20.5 inches. He joins brother Vincent Anthony, 4.
Melissa (Frank) Skiffington, Eng ’02, and Nicholas Skiffington, Eng ’02, daughter Brynn Michaela, Feb. 3, 2014. She joins sister Hailey, 4.
Jenna Merten, Comm ’02, Law 05, and Nick Heiting, daughter Harper Isabella Christine, May 25, 2014.
Matthew McClean, Law ’02, was named a 2014 top attorney by Wisconsin Super Lawyers. He is chair of the Davis & Kuelthau S.C. litigation team.
Dillon Ambrose, Arts ’98, Law 02, is a shareholder at Milwaukee’s Davis & Kuelthau S.C. Previously, he was a U.S. Navy JAG officer for eight years and handled several trial-level court martials and represented more than 70 convicted sailors and Marines in appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court and other courts.
Paul Swiatek, Comm ’02, and his brother Mike won the They Might Be Giants Am I Awake? music video contest, judged by comedian John Hodgman. The video was featured on several different news sites, including USA Today, Buzzfeed and the WGN Morning News.