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Name:
Lisa Beamer '91
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Author

Career:
After losing her husband, Todd Beamer '91, on 9/11, economics major Lisa Beamer '91 displayed great grace and courage in the midst of  tragedy. She has been interviewed on the Today Show, Larry King Live and dozens of other media outlets, and has published an account of her experiences titled, “Let's Roll: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage.” In addition to raising her three children, Ms. Beamer now works with low-income families struggling with housing stability and other financial issues.

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Name:
Dave Brewer '96
Major:
Communication
Occupation:
Radio host

Career:
Dave Brewer '96, a Communications major, is co‐host of a morning radio show in Tulsa, OK, and is the public address announcer for the WNBA's Tulsa Shock. He produces and hosts the morning show at 100.9 KXOJ a top rated Christian music station in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He also tracks the 3-7pm afternoon show on 94.1 The Breeze part of the same company. He produces and voices from his home studio national Christian movie commercials for films like Facing the Giants, When the Game Stands Tall, God's Not Dead, Do You Believe, Courageous, and Fireproof among many others for companies like Samuel Goldwyn Films, Pure Flix and Sony Pictures.  Because of the foundation he received at Wheaton, he am living out his dream. God placed within him of being exactly where He needs him to be in the midst of a world that is seeking something more.

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Name:
Caroline Shuster Fournier '78
Major:
Music
Occupation:
Musician

Career:
Carolyn Shuster Fournier '78 studied music at Wheaton and is an internationally renowned organist. She has garnered accolades on both sides of the Atlantic for her published work, CD recordings, and performances throughout the world.

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Name:
David Hamilton '86
Major:
Music Performance and Piano
Occupation:
Musician

Career:
David Hamilton '86, a music major, is an accomplished musician who has earned a reputation as a premiere orchestral arranger and has a growing list of credits from producing artist recordings, writing songs, playing keyboards and conducting. He has created music for the screen as film composer, arranger and orchestrator and arrangements for the Walt Disney Company, Macy’s, and the Nashville Symphony. He has also written and arranged an extensive body of choral music sung by churches across America as part of their weekly and seasonal expression of worship.

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Name:
Will Liverman '10
Major:
Music Performance
Occupation:
Opera Singer

Career:
Will Liverman '10 is the winner of a 2013 Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation. In the 2012-13 season, he joined the Lyric Opera of Chicago as a member of the prestigious Ryan Opera Center.

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Name:
Douglas Yeo '76
Major:
Trombone and Music
Occupation:
Trombonist

Career:
Douglas Yeo '76 studied Trombone at Wheaton. He served for 27 seasons as Bass Trombonist for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He now is professor of trombone at Arizona State University.

 
Name:
Steve Morscheck '81
Major:
Music and Voice
Occupation:
Opera Singer

Career:
Steve Morscheck '81, a Voice and Music major, is a widely respected bass-baritone. He has sung in numerous operas and teaches voice at the University of North Texas.

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Name:
John Nelson '63
Major:
Music
Occupation:
Conductor

Career:
John Nelson '63 has had an illustrious career as a conductor, featuring ten years as the Music Director of the Chamber Orchestra of Paris, ten years as Music Director of the Opera Theater of St Louis, eleven years as Music Director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and appearances with many of the major orchestras around the world. He received a Grammy Award as conductor for a recording of Handel: Semele in 1994.

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Name:
Marty O'Donnell '77
Major:
Music
Occupation:
Composer

Career:
Marty O'Donnell '77 is a Conservatory graduate. Although planning to teach, he found himself working on music for the film and TV industries. Next, he moved on to computer game soundtracks, eventually creating the award‐winning soundtrack for the Halo series which is now considered one of the best known video game themes.

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Name:
Wendy White Aftab '75
Major:
Music
Occupation:
Opera singer

Career:
Renowned opera singer Wendy White has appeared on operatic stages and concert halls internationally since graduating from Wheaton College in 1975. She debuted with the Metropolitan Opera in 1989 and has sung over 500 performances, including recordings and DVDs, one of which included Madame Butterfly with her daughter, Alyssa Aftab, a 2012 graduate of Wheaton College.  Her collaborations over the years have included Grammy nominated “A Quiet Place” with Leonard Bernstein, and numerous concerts and performances with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Symphony, San Francisco Opera, New York City Opera, the New York Philharmonic, under the direction of conductors such as James Levine, Zubin Mehta, John Williams, and Leonard Slatkin.  Miss White credits her early training as a voice major in Wheaton College’s Conservatory program with giving her the foundation to establish a remarkable thirty five year career.

 
Name:
Todd Komarnicki '87
Major:
Communication
Occupation:
Writer, Producer

Career:
Todd Komarnicki '87, a Communication major while at Wheaton, is a writer and producer. He is best known for being one of the producers of the much-loved classic, Elf.

Name:
Keiko Kawate '08
Major:
Art History, French
Occupation:
Curatorial services

Career:
Keiko Kawate '08 graduated with a double major in Art History and French. She now works in curatorial services at Nixon Art Associates. 

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Name:
Andrew Follett '06
Major:
Business
Occupation:
Graphic Design

Career:
Andrew Follett '06 studied Business and Economics during his time at Wheaton. He is founder and CEO at Demo Duck, Video Brewery, and Healthy Films where he builds handcrafted explainer videos.

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Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

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Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

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Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

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Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

Grid Variant
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

Grid Variant
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.

 
Name:
Dr. Enoch Hill '05
Major:
Economics
Occupation:
Assistant Professor

Course: Comparative Economic Systems
Funds support the development of a course designed to both introduce students to the different economic systems of the world and to to encourage them to develop their own thinking about the issues involved in comparing these systems.