50 Alumni Noted at Homecoming

 PBA alumni celebrate PBA 50 anniversary
Nostalgic moment: [L - R] Alumni Kate Wentzel ’99, Christopher Pranckun ‘99 and

Casey Pranckun ‘99 step back in time as they wear their Sailfish sailor hats. 

Business, science, ministry and academia represent the occupations of the 50 notable alumni who were recognized at the Homecoming 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday at the Harriet Himmel Theater in West Palm Beach. 

More than 250 alumni were nominated by faculty, staff and fellow alumni. Those recognized symbolically represent more than 17,000 Palm Beach Atlantic graduates produced since 1968.

The 50 notable alumni are:

Kristen Alyce ’09,  School of Music & Fine Arts, owner, VIVRE Couture

Regina Bedoya '92, School of Business, president, RB Financial Advisors

April Bernal-Cleek ’01, School of Communication & Media, founder, Illuminative and president, EHR Concepts

Denise Bober ’01 M.S., School of Leadership, vice president of Human Resources, The Breakers Palm Beach

Kristin Braddock ’06, School of Communication & Media, founder, Sewing New Futures

Gregory Bromley ’12, School of Arts & Sciences, attorney, Guardian ad Litem Program 

Mark Campbell ‘00, School of Business, M&A adviser & CFO consultant

Kate Capato ’10, School of Music & Fine Arts, artist, Visual Grace

Dr. Alexandra Carpenter Cook, CPA ‘93, ‘94 MBA, School of Business, CPA consultant, Tamarind Partners

Lauren Cotton ’06, School of Communication & Media, founder, Cotton Crews

Stephen Cury ‘15 MBA, School of Business, founder and president, Steve Cury Construction

Bonnie Jo Daniels ‘17 M.S., School of Education & Behavioral Studies, project director, Christ Fellowship Church Hope for Freedom

Michael Dixon ’96, School of Arts & Sciences, executive director, The Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation

Dr. Stephan Esser ‘00, School of Arts & Sciences, sports and spine physician, Southeast Orthopedic Specialists

Beth Everett ’95, School of Music & Fine Arts, visiting assistant professor of Music, Southwestern University

Michael Fernicola ’14, School of Education & Behavioral Studies, physical education teacher, The Learning Academy at The Els Center of Excellence

Justin & Mandy Girard ‘01 and ’02, School of Business and School of Education & Behavioral Studies, senior vice president, Merrill Lynch & alumni committee member and stay-at-home mother

James Green ‘10 M.S., School of Leadership, director, Palm Beach County Community Services Department

Jason & Dabney Hedegard ’96, School of Arts & Sciences and School of Communication & Media, program manager, NextEra Energy & author with Tyndale House Publishers

Rick Heers ’90, School of Arts & Sciences, broker/owner, Sailfish Group Realty

Philip Henry ’79, School of Arts & Sciences, professor of counseling, Palm Beach Atlantic University

Kevin L. Jones ’07, School of Ministry, assistant pastor, Tabernacle Baptist Church & coordinator of Community Initiatives, City of West Palm Beach

Cecilia Krahforst ’05, School of Arts & Sciences, marine biologist, Coastal Carolina University

Ryan Kruse ’01, School of Arts & Sciences, national sales director, Garden of Life

Yumi Kyo Kuscher ’05, School of Education & Behavioral Studies, head athletic trainer for football & associate director of sports medicine, Harvard University

Janell Leatherman ’01, School of Education & Behavioral Studies, school counselor, Emerald Cove Middle School

Dale Locke ’84, School of Music & Fine Arts, pastor, Community of Hope

Jean Marseille ’05, School of Arts & Sciences, broker/owner, Legacy Realty & Development

Patrick & Laura Mize ’05, School of Communication & Media, managing partner, Mize & Fincher & independent journalist and author  

Mary Victoria Moreno ’07, School of Communication & Media, Constellation Media Group

Sean Murray ’12, School of Pharmacy, director of pharmacy, St. Lucie Medical Center

Jacob Peterson ’14, School of Nursing, firefighter and trauma nurse, Delray Medical Center

Sarah Prince  ’02, School of Ministry, pastor, Hillsong Church Cape Town and Missionary, Ubuntu Football Academy

Jennifer Raymond ‘09, ‘13 M.S., School of Leadership, School of Education & Behavioral Studies, executive director, Family Promise South Palm Beach County

Peter D. Reed ’89, School of Business, managing principal, Commercial Florida Realty Services

Scott & Kelli Roads ’96, School of Business and School of Education and Behavioral Studies, founder, Spectra Investment Management & adjunct professor and stay-at-home mother

Wesley Michael Rohn ’05, School of Pharmacy, healthcare supervisor, Walgreens

Halena Sautman Marcelin ’13, School of Pharmacy, director of pharmacy business, Baptist Health of South Florida

Sean Scott ’03, School of Arts & Sciences, co-founder, Subculture Coffee

Katherine Shenaman ’97, School of Arts & Sciences, principal, Katherine Shenaman Interiors

Johanna Sjöberg ’02, School of Arts & Sciences, founder, Beautyfool Hair Care

Thomas J. St. Antoine ’93, School of Communication & Media, associate professor of Communication & director of the Frederick M. Supper Honors Program, Palm Beach Atlantic University

Jared Stresen-Reuter ’12, School of Business, founder, Divine Digital Agency

Jacki Stuckert ’14, School of Ministry, community programs coordinator, Chicago Bears

Ken & Janda Taylor ’88, School of Music & Fine Arts, director of Choral Studies, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts & musical director for PBA's Theatre Department

Christina Unkel ’08, School of Arts & Sciences, attorney, Maglio, Christopher & Toale, PA

Matthew Von Herbulis ’09, School of Ministry, director, Sowers of Hope AgriFaith Association, Rwanda

Candice Whitely ’06, School of Ministry, director of operations, Sewing New Futures

Nick & Tiffany Wimmer ’01, School of Ministry, CEO, illuminative and founders, Camp Canaan

John Workman ’00, School of Communication & Media, Yacht and Aircraft Management


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