Timothy Baker – Rocky River, Ohio 

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: The Ohio State University ’08, microbiology, minor in life sciences

Developer of high school recycling program; dorm parent at boarding school; rock climbing instructor and coach of various sports; has taught honors biology and other STEM subjects.


Michael Dowell- Hudson, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Fordham University ’63, chemistry, minor in philosophy
  • Graduate college and degree: Pennsylvania State University ’67, Ph.D. chemistry

Research scientist and executive during 35 years in industrial research and development, with 35 publications and six U.S. patents; mentor, AP chemistry and biology students; former U.S. Army Captain.


Colin Grindall- Fairfax, Va.

  • Undergraduate colleges, classes, and majors: The College of Wooster ‘05, history; George Mason University ‘11 (expected), biology

Congressional legislative assistant; administrative program and curriculum instructor, Cuyahoga Valley National Park; certified Wilderness First Responder; Outward Bound intern and instructor; Eagle Scout.


MacKenzie Gross- Willowick, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: The Ohio State University ‘11 (expected), mathematics, minor in statistics

Student math instructional assistant; tutor for the math and statistics learning center; supervisor for Office of Information Technology-Student Computer Centers; 4-H camp counselor for five summers; dean’s list student; Environmental and Natural Resources scholar.


Lauren Heironimus- Worthington, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: The College of Wooster ’10, biology, minor in philosophy

Environmental education intern, teaching outdoor school for students 5th grade and up; grassland bird technician, state wildlife research unit; dean’s list student/honors graduate; community service and mission team member.


John Igrec- Cleveland, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: George Washington University ’01, mathematics

Consulting pension actuary with 10 years’ experience, including junior staff training; middle-school math and reading tutor; participant, Cleveland’s Civic Leadership Institute; volunteer, Cleveland Food Bank; child of a high-need background.


Kristen Kozak- Wexford, Pa.

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: The Ohio State University ‘11 (expected), mathematics, minor in dance

Math tutor for college student athletes; K-12 math tutor; teacher’s assistant, local high schools; volunteer with Ronald McDonald House, Animal Sanctuary, Franklin County Dog Shelter, Columbus Reads, and others.


Kevin Landis- Elyria, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Case Western Reserve ’90, systems and controls engineering

Systems analyst with over 20 years’ experience in engineering, information technology and computer programming; youth soccer coach and basketball coach; substitute teacher; National Merit Scholar.


Anna Levina- Chagrin Falls, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Kent State University ‘11 (expected), mathematics

Math tutor and tutoring coordinator; speaker at several math conferences; undergraduate researcher at Cornell University; dean’s list student, every semester; Phi Beta Kappa member; fluent in Russian.


Liuyi Liu- Cleveland, Ohio

 

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: John Carroll University ’08, mathematics
  • Graduate college and degree: John Carroll University ’10, M.S. mathematics

Undergraduate and graduate assistant, mathematics; SAT/ACT math tutor; mentor for elementary students; dean’s list student with membership in multiple academic honoraries; organizer, community anti-smoking/drinking project; fluent in Chinese, conversational in Japanese.


Janet Majka-Crow- Willoughby Hills, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Lake Erie College ’02, biology

Consumer advocate and house manager for 13 years with care agency for developmentally disabled individuals; substitute teacher; church youth teacher and assistant, summer sports camp and upward basketball program for children.


Ryan McNamara- Columbus, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: The Ohio State University ‘11 (expected), integrated sciences

Undergraduate researcher, focus on crude oil’s effect on biodiversity and the environment; church youth leader; leader for high school Young Life group.


Anne Rollick- Munroe Falls, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: John Carroll University ’08, mathematics/history, minor in German

Intern at commercial polymers lab; undergraduate researcher and presenter at various math conferences; high school tutor and substitute teacher at Indian school, Montana; sixth-grade math tutor; summa cum laude college graduate.


Timothy Roth- Huron, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Bowling Green State University ’10, biology, minor in chemistry

Substitute teacher, life sciences and chemistry; dean’s list student; recipient, National SMART (Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent) Grant.


Madeline Schultz- Concord, Mass.

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Oberlin College ’10, biochemistry and art history

Co-author, published chemistry article, Environmental Science & Technology journal; high school tutor and class assistant through the City Year Cleveland Corps; apprentice teacher, sixth grade math; counselor, summer camp.


Sarah Scott- North Ridgeville, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Akron ’07, biology
  • Graduate college and degree: University of Akron ’09, M.S. in biology

Research technologist; graduate teaching assistant; zoo volunteer and guest services facilitator; tutor and science teacher with after-school program; community service volunteer.


Julie Wemple- Chagrin Falls, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Columbia University ’83, mechanical engineering; St. Lawrence University ’83, mathematics
  • Graduate college and degree: University of Connecticut ’87, mechanical engineering (M.S.)

Founder/managing partner of consulting group on engineering process excellence, 13 years; program manager in manufacturing and technology with Fortune 500 manufacturer, 10 years; mentor/tutor, high-need elementary schools; SAT prep instructor.


Allison Wilson- Canfield, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Youngstown State University ’09, mathematics

Math instructor, private tutoring firm; math tutor at college and local high schools; prep coach for Ohio achievement tests; AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer/trainer, Cleveland Food Bank; magna cum laude college graduate.