1980s

Hastings College in Nebraska alumni and friends.
1980s

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1980
  • Vince Cook lives in Mission Viejo, California.  Vince (second from left) and fellow Hastings College alum, James Welton '78 of Stuttgart, Germany, (second from right) recently met to celebrate the graduation of their daughters, Alexandra Cook and Ellie Welton (pictured) from St. Andrews in Scotland.  Alexandra received degrees in Latin and Ancient History. (Submitted 6/28/16)
  • Kirby Hodges lives in Nowata, Oklahoma. Kirby has retired after more than 20 years as a vocational rehabilitation counselor for deaf individuals with the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. (Submitted 11/23/16)
1982
  • Mary (Larson) Diaz see Francisco "Paco" Diaz '93
1984
  • Dr. Eric and Cindy (Rouse) '85 Murphy live in Grand Forks, North Dakota.  The Murphys founded Krampade, L.L.C. in September 2015, where Eric serves as CEO/SCO, while son, Cameron Murphy '08, serves as Vice President of Product Development.  Based in Lincoln, NE, Krampade is a patent-pending drink mix formulated to help prevent cramps and mitigate cramps when they do occur. Krampade was used by the 2016 NCAA men's ice hockey champions; however, the product is widely used across a broad consumer base. (Submitted 10/13/16)
1985
  • Cindy (Rouse) '85 Murphy see Dr. Eric Murphy '84
1987
  • John and Sheila Fabela live in Powell, Wyoming.  John received his Master of Music Education degree from the University of Wyoming in 2015. (Submitted 9/25/16)
  • David and Susie Goldenstein of Ayr, Nebraska, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary December 6, 2016. (Submitted 11/30/16)
1988
  • Dr. Todd Pankratz of Hastings, Nebraska, was recently inaugurated as President of the Nebraska Medical Association.  The Nebraska Medical Association, founded in 1868, represents nearly 3,000 Nebraska physicians, students, and residents. (Submitted 9/20/16)
  • Carrie Mann has been selected to receive the Colorado Art Education Association's Elementary Art Educator of the Year Award for 2016. Carrie teaches K-12 art, K-6 music, and 9-12 drama for the Merino School District in Merino, Colorado. (Submitted 11/7/16)