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Mike Lorber

Helicopter reporter

NBC 5 Chicago

Chelsea Norton

Director of marketing, communications

Champaign Park District

Darren Guccione

Distinguished alumni award

CEO, Keeper Security, Inc.

Deborah Briggs

FAA Distinguished Legacy Award

VP, Betsy Hotel of South Beach

Dan Naiman

Professor of applied math, statistics

Johns Hopkins

Aaron Kaplan

Orchestra director

Glenbrook North/South HS

Orazio Buzza


Fooda, Inc.

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Marilyn Joy Coles

Professor emerita

Eastern Illinois University

Claire Friday

Founder, executive producer

Done By Friday

Jennifer Dillavou

UIAA president

UI associate vice chancellor

Cheryl Lentz

Award-winning author

Dissertation coach

Rachel Scott

Librarian, associate professor

University of Memphis

Brooke Atlas

Drum major, 2010-12

Marching Illini

Lynn (Bogen) Sanders

Founder, president

Difference Makers Media

Cynthia Pietrucha

Managing attorney

Pietrucha Law Firm

Sharon Marshall Hoerr

Emeritus professor

Michigan State University

Dylan Hall

CEO, co-founder

Safe Rate

Jesse Rathgeber

Assistant professor of music

James Madison University

Scott Slimmer

Laboratory manager

Harvard University

John ‘JJ’ Harris

Founder, creative director

Techboogie Media

Tyler Zimmerman

Systems engineer

UTC Aerospace Systems

Tom Ludwig

General counsel

National Loan Exchange

Pat McAtee

Dept. of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

Kenneth David Jackson

Professor of Portuguese


Lucia Lin


Boston Symphony Orchestra