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Alumni News, Notes, and Updates for 2018-2019
If you are an alumni of Judge Memorial Catholic High School and have great news to share please email: communication@judgememorial.com
 

Norman Allred ’76 received the ministry of Acolyte on March 14. He will be ordained to the Diaconte in June.

 

Valerie Wallace ‘86 published House of McQueen, winner of the Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry. She is Associate Director of Communications for the project Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life at the University of Chicago. Valerie and Chris Green ‘83 held a reading of their books at the King’s English Bookshop in Salt Lake City last April.

 

John Kirsling ’90 has been appointed the Interim CEO at Holy Cross Ministries where he previously served as Director of Finance.

 

Jeff Baird ‘92, former Judge Faculty and Coach, has been named the new Head Boys Basketball Coach at Summit Academy High School in Bluffdale, Utah.

 

Chae Zabriskie Wakefield ‘92 lost her class ring soon after her 1992 graduation. This last February, Judge received an email from store employee, Glenda Haberstroh in Minot, North Dakota who said she found a class ring in her store’s lost & found. After researching the ring’s inscription to determine the owner, Judge was able to contact Chae about her new found ring. She was very excited to have her ring back after 25 years although she noted that she had never been to North Dakota.

Mike Dailey ‘95 is the Director of Music at Our Lord Christ the King Parish in Cincinnati, Ohio. Previously, he was Director of Music at St. John the Evangelist Church in West Chester, Ohio.

 

  

Anne Hawkins ’01 plays soccer for the Real Salt Lake Women’s semipro team and is also a practice player for the Utah Royals professional team.

 

Rick Kladis ‘01 and Dr. Kristin Kladis-Judge faculty, welcomed Zoe Lee to their family on February 24.

 

Eli “Joe” Sasich ‘03 wrote, directed and produced a web series called Atropa. It was chosen along with three other USA digital web series at the Canneseries Digital Competition at the Cannes Festival which took place in April in Cannes, France.

Jeanette Moses ’06 is a photographer and videographer based in New York City who founded Blood Sweat and Beers, a photo website dedicated to documenting New York City’s vibrant DIY music scene. One of her photos was also recently featured in a “best of” recap in Rolling Stone magazine.

Claire Lordon ‘08 illustrated the picture book Over at the Construction Site that came out mid-April. It was written by Bill Wise and published by Sterling Children’s Publishing.

Chris Voss ‘08 was an actor in Eli “Joe” Sasich’s ‘03 Atropa web series in addition to the movie Five Grand.

 

Xochitl Juarez ‘10 was featured in the Salt Lake Tribune with her “Commentary: Without the Dream Act, I could lose everything.” Xochitl works for CTA Community Supports as a coordinator for children with autism and other disabilities.

Louie Francoise ‘13 was received into the Saint Anslem Abbey as a postulant where he will begin his monastic life.

Dustin Freeman ‘14 directed the short film CAMEL sponsored by the University of Utah. It premiered on May 5 and was entered into film festivals nationwide.

Taylor Gustafson ‘14 is the new Judge Memorial Varsity Volleyball Coach. She recently graduated from Westminster College where she played for the Women’s Volleyball Team for the last four years.

 

Elizabeth Lewis ‘14 has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2018-2019 school year. She will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Belarus.

Kendrick Nafus ‘14 graduated and was commissioned from the U.S. Naval Academy on May 25. He will start flight school in Pensacola, Florida this September.

Kailie Quinn ‘14 broke the Weber State University Women’s Basketball record for all time career 3-pointers with a total of 267. She has also hit 1,000 career points and finished at No. 13 in school history with 1,233 total points.

Connor Morgan ‘15 has been elected President of the Associated Students of the University of Utah for 2018-2019.

Mikaela Schmiett ‘15 completed a three-month internship through the Hinkley Institute at the University of Utah working for Syed Kamall, member of the European Parliament representing the London constituency and chairman of the ECR political party. Based in Brussels Belgium, Mikaela’s work focused on issues pertaining to Brexit, implementation and growth of blockchain, and social media and event management.