Dec 032021

Becca Lamon ’93 is one of three finalists to become superintendent of Bloomington District 87 schools. Fellow alum David Deets ’02 is also a finalist. Read the full article here.

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Nov 062021

Dr. Christopher Udovich ’93 was named Best Doctor in NWI The Times Southland’s Best Healthcare Series. He works at Silver Cross Hospital as vice president and chief medical officer, where he is responsible for aligning the efforts of the hospital and the medical staff and driving excellence in quality, safety and health outcomes.

After IWU, Chris attended Loyola University for Medical School and has been at Silver Crosss since 2001. Congratulations on this award.

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Aug 022021

Bruce Bennett ’93 recently joined Benson Hill’s Executive Leadership Team as President of its Ingredients business segment. Benson Hill, based in St. Louis, MO, is a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine. In this newly created role, Bennett will oversee global operations and adoption of Benson Hill’s ingredients portfolio for the growing plant-based protein market to enable more nutrient-dense, better-tasting, and sustainable food.

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Jun 252021

Mark Gibson ’93 of Madison, Wisconsin, died June 4, 2021. He was 49. Mark majored in chemistry at Illinois Wesleyan and later attended graduate school at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He worked as a software engineer for Forte Research Systems (now Advarra, Inc.) for more than 15 years. His hobbies included playing the piano and classical guitar, learning and speaking foreign languages, ballroom dancing, and participating in charity runs. A devoted husband and father, his family was his priority. He is survived by his wife, two children and a sister. More information can be found here.

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