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2008 Alumni Honor Roll

  • Michael P. Bautista, Ph.D., Washington High School Class of 1970, associate vice president of learning and academic affairs and dean of the center for arts and sciences at Community College of Denver
  • Kim Bland, Ph.D., Sumner Academy of Arts and Science Class of 1990, senior director of research and development at Proteon Therapeutics
  • Melissa A. Bynum, Sumner Academy of Arts and Science Class of 1981, director of resource development for the American Red Cross, Wyandotte County Chapter
  • Earl P. Cole, Sumner Academy of Arts and Science Class of 1989, entrepreneur/business owner/composer and winner of CBS' Survivor Fiji
  • Major Burnell E. Davis, Sumner High School Class of 1966, director of campus officers for the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools
  • Gordon Docking, Washington High School Class of 1973, broadcaster and healthcare CEO
  • Susan Docking, Washington High School Class of 1973, teacher at Olathe East High School
  • Fernando J. Gaitan, Jr., Sumner High School Class of 1966, U.S. Chief Judge for the Western District of Missouri
  • Randall P. Kancel, Wyandotte High School Class of 1971, Community Bank President for UMB Bank
  • Wendell E. Maddox, Jr., Sumner High School Class of 1965, President/CEO of United Way of Wyandotte County
  • John J. Mendez, Argentine High School Class of 1961, adjunct professor at Donnelly College
  • Carmen Ramirez Mott, Wyandotte High School Class of 1955, tutor/deaf interpreter/paraprofessional

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Role models who give us Reasons to Believe in the power of education