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Alumni in Action

We are proud of all the wonderful things our John Carroll alumni are doing in our Birmingham community and around the world! If you have any news you would like to share, please contact Mike Bouton at
Charles Pilleteri '69
Ed Ranelli, PhD '61
Hobby Presley '68
J. C. Ranelli '65
Karen Tokarz '66
Doug Miller '64
Dick Schmalz '67
Paul Albano '63
Mrs. Kay Gaudin Sullivan '69
President of SalPointe High School in Tucson, AZ - Honoring Kay at Catholic Community Services
Dr. John Schmidt '65
A veteran Marine and Troy University administrator, Dr. John W. Schmidt, has been tapped to take over as Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Administration 
Admiral Robert J. Natter, USN (Ret) '63
Distinguished Graduates of the USNA for 2019
Pat Sullivan '68
Jim Crandall '74 married to Cecelia Majerik Crandall '76; daughter, Laura Crandall Brown '02
Dr David Sullivan '79
Bobby Williams '71
Rick Ranelli '78
Archbishop Joseph Marino '71
Richard Cashio '75
Jim Crandall '74 and Cecilia Majerick Crandall '76
Thom Gossom '70
Dr. Herman Taylor '72
Jack Sacco '74 wrote the book, "Where the Birds Never Sing" and it is in the process of being made into a movie.
H. Lanier Brown, II '84
Dawn Brasher Bulgarella '82
Allison Black Cornelius '83
Dr. Maria Guevara '84
Dr. Helen Krontiras '85
Bettina Byrd-Giles '85
Bryan Holt '89
DePriest Waddy '80
Vikki Millender-Morrow '80, CEO & President of the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta
Vikki was named one of six new members in 2018 of the Atlanta Chapter of "Achievement Rewards for College Scientists in America (ARCS).
Dawn Brasher Bulgarella '82
Joan Ferretti Wright '84
Mollie Stiff Piccirilli '99 and Erin Dunavant Barrow '00
Ashby Pate '96
Dr. Erin Dunn Snyder '95
One of two winners of the highly coveted Brewer-Heslin Award. The award recognizes physicians at UAB who demonstrate extraordinary commitment to providing highly skilled and deeply compassionate medical care to their patients.
Eyrika Parker '92
Karmie Johnson '95
Dr. Nakela Cook '90
Carmesha Thedford '93
Andre Holland '97
Stan Huner '92
Regan Fisher Liggins '99
Regan was also recognized as one of 100 nationally-recognized "Rising Stars". Only 3 were chosen from Alabama.
Natalie Verciglio Simpson '98
Marc Hodulich '98
Linus Kim '93, BBQ restaurant in Seoul, South Korea
Andre Holland '97
"The Eddy" on Netflix
Karen Smaha '97
Rise Against Hunger
Stephen Zito '03
Kevin Cook '04
Kyle Knall '04
Laura Crandall Brown '02
Dr. Rebecca Boohaker '01 
DeMarre Carroll '04, Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
Kevin Leon '04, Drummer for St. Paul and the Broken Bones 
de Laurence Burnes '05
Ms. Galatia Ford '07 - Huntsville City Schools' Changemaker
Roderick Sewell '10
Clay Green '12
Gina Maiola '12
Ali Money '11
Anna Richardson '17
John Ruppert '15 and Nathan Ruppert '18
Although they are both majoring in Chemical Engineering, John decided to go into industry while Nathan is pursuing med school
Although they are both majoring in Chemical Engineering, John decided to go into industry while Nathan is pursuing medical school
Cameron Thedford '17
John Snoddy '17
Gabby Bernal '19
Marena Molay Messina '10
Kelsi Hobbs '16
Female Athlete of the Year at Samford - Senior Kelsi Hobbs was named this year's Best Female Athlete. Hobbs saved her best season for last as she was the leader of a team that went 24-6 overall and 15-1 in SoCon play, winning the SoCon regular season and tournament titles. She was named SoCon Player of the Year, SoCon Tournament Most Outstanding Player and AVCA All-Region. Kelsi's Acceptance Speech.  Kelsi also received the Undergraduate Excellence in Sport Administration Award.
Cici Howell '10
Justin Holt '15
Andrew McMahon '15
Chase Bader '11, Lead singer in Nashville based band, Waker
Trevor Brooks '12 Named All-American in Rugby
Kenny Fallon '13, Working with Auburn University's Rural Studio 
Henry Kendrick '16 named Mr. UAB