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Caleb '03 + Andriea = musISHan

Caleb Ishman ’03 and his wife, Andriea, are also known as ISH.

They are a husband and wife soul/R&B duo who will perform at the Indy Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis on March 27 from 8:00-10:30 p.m., must be 21+ to attend.  Married 3.5 years ago, ISH has been a singing duo for the last two years.  Click here to read more about ISH, and follow links to hear samples of their music.

No surprise — Caleb was active in Glee Club, Concert Band, and Wamidan World Music Ensemble as a student at Wabash, and he teaches music at a charter high school in Gary, IN this year.

 

 

Photo courtesy of
ISH Facebook

 

 

Adam Berry ’04 appointed to governor’s staff

In January, Adam H. Berry ‘04 was appointed as Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s Regulatory Policy Director & Special Counsel.

Prior to his appointment, Adam was an associate general counsel at the Indiana Department of Insurance. He is a Marion County (Ind.) ward chairman, a precinct committeeman, and a founder of the GOP Philanthropy in partnership with the Marion County Republican Central Committee. After Wabash, Adam graduated from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Congratulations, Adam!

Seamus Boyce '03 named Super Lawyer

For the second year in a row, Seamus was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, an exclusive, unbiased ratings service of lawyers from business and consumer practice areas.  Seamus is a partner with the law firm Church Church Hittle & Antrim in Noblesville, IN. He primarily represents clients in matters involving schools and other educational entities.  Seamus is on the Board of the Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men.

Congratulations, Seamus!

Dale Turner ’03 named Sr. VP at SDCCU

Dale Turner ’03 was recently named Senior Vice President of Real Estate at the San Diego County Credit Union.  Dale had been vice president of lending at Eli Lilly FCU in Indianapolis and prior to that head of retail lending for First National Bank in Bemidji, MN.  After graduating from Wabash, he earned a degree from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  To access the full press release, click here.

Congratulations, Dale!

Larry Landis '67 named NARUC co-chairman

Larry Landis ’67 has been named co-chairman of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ Washington Action Program.  “The Washington Action Program serves as NARUC’s heartbeat on the happenings in and throughout the nation’s capital. From its meetings three times per year, the Committee provides a framework for improving the credibility, visibility, and effectiveness of NARUC in Congress, the Executive Branch, the media, and other stakeholder organizations.”

“Larry was appointed Commissioner with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission in Indianapolis in 2002.  He serves on the NARUC Board of Directors and is State Chair of the Federal-State Joint Conference on Advanced Telecommunications Services. In addition, he has served two three-year terms on the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service.  Larry is also a member of the Federal-State Joint Board on Jurisdictional Separations.”

Congratulations, Larry!

 

Brandon Chuang ’03 nominated for Beard Award

Brandon Chuang ‘03 has been nominated for a James Beard Journalism Award for his profile of St. Louis chef Chris Bork. Brandon writes for Feast, the premiere food publication of St. Louis. The James Beard Awards are considered “the Oscars of food writing.”  Click here for a link to Brandon’s story for which he is nominated.

Congratulations and good luck, Brandon!

 

Thanks to classmate
 John Bramfeld ’03 for the news alert.

Michael Kessinger ‘00 named bishop of church ward

Michael Thor Kessinger ’00 is a new bishop for the Lewiston (Idaho) Third Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Michael is a native of Idaho.  He served his mission years in Milan, Italy. After Wabash he earned his JD at the University of Idaho College of Law, and is an attorney at Goicoechea Law Offices LLP in Lewiston, Idaho.

Congratulations, Michael!

Honor Scholarship Weekend Really Begins Today

Wabash Admissions Counselors Kevin Andrews ’10, left, and Matt Maher ’08, right,  greet one of the first groups of prospective students arriving at Indianapolis International Airport today for Honor Scholarship Weekend, which officially begins tomorrow.  They couldn’t miss the Wabash Table, which comes into view as the escalator moves travelers down to the baggage claim area.  These guys were eager to be on their way to campus!

Wabash is expecting over 300 students this weekend, and it is a big one — the 120th Honor Scholarship Weekend will end with more than $3 million in scholarships being awarded to attending students.

Good luck to all!