Mark “Andy” Princehorn ’10 was named head lacrosse coach at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia, PA, after successful stints at Souderton and Lansdale Catholic high schools. He guided Lansdale Catholic to consecutive District 12 2A championships in 2021 and 2022. (12/22)

Prat Agarwal ’11 is the cofounder and COO of New Incentives, a nongovernmental organization to increase demand for childhood vaccinations and cost-effectively save lives. In August, the NGO received its largest grants ever, $35.2 million from GiveWell and Open Philanthropy, enabling the organization to expand its work in northern Nigeria—an area with some of the lowest childhood vaccination rates in the world—reaching more than 3 million infants through 2024 at a cost of approximately $25.60 per additional infant. Working with government clinics and in conjunction with existing programs, New Incentives raises awareness about life-saving vaccines, supports vaccine supply efforts, and provides small cash incentives to caregivers after their infants have received the latest round of vaccinations. As of mid-2022, New Incentives had enrolled more than 730,000 infants in its program, disbursed over 2.5 million cash transfers, and saved thousands of lives. (12/22)

Kelly O’Donnell ’11 was appointed director of National Confectioners Association’s CandyPAC. She will support their political efforts and manage the confectionary industry’s political action committee. She previously served as the PAC director for the National Association of Realtors, TriNet, and the Farm Credit Council. (5/22)

Jessica Spafford ’11 and Joshua Boggs ’14 founded a new opera company, AppOpera. Their first performance, Amahl and the Night Visitors, occurred at Emory & Henry College in Emory, VA. Their mission is to champion opera in nontraditional spaces. (5/22)

Tim Carney ’12 and Kate Raulin Carney ’12 completed the Great Loop, a system of over 6,000 miles of waterways that loop the eastern U.S. and Canadian waterways. It includes the Atlantic and Gulf, the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River, and more. In 2020, the couple took a leap of faith, left their jobs, bought a boat (appropriately named “Sweet Day”), and embarked on the journey. They finished in January 2022, traveling 6,202 miles in the 8-month trip. Learn more on (12/22)

Lauren Figy Cadigan ’12, supervisor of science, technology, and engineering at Westfield (MA) Public Schools, was named a 40 Under Forty by BusinessWest, honoring young professionals in West Massachusetts. The publication praised her passion and encouragement of students interested in STEM fields. (12/21)

Hung Huynh ’13 accepted a job as an English teacher at Lycée Saint Joseph de Marvejols in France, helping French students explore the British-American language and culture and pass the French baccalaureate exam. She spent the past seven years living and working in France, exploring the French language and culture while working and living the life she loved to explore back in the days as a French major at Ohio Wesleyan. Hung recently completed a French law degree program and hopes to be on track to become a French-American bilingual lawyer. (5/22)

From left, Colleen Waickman ’13, MD, Brenda Gable ’15, MD, and Meghan Schulze ’16, DO, are completing their psychiatry residencies together at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. All three live in Columbus for their medical training and will graduate from residency as psychiatrists in 2024, 2025, and 2025, respectively. (5/22)

Challen Brown ’14 joined The Columbus Foundation in 2019 as creative manager, overseeing creative strategy and execution for marketing projects and campaigns and serving as lead photographer and videographer. In 2020, her communications and marketing team provided the campaign, including advertising and social media, for The Big Give, a 25-hour online giving event that raised $32,403,214 to provide critical financial support to area nonprofit organizations. In March 2021, her team was awarded the Pride of Columbus American Advertising Federation Local Award for their Spirit of Columbus campaign, created to reward and honor Dr. Amy Acton for her healthcare leadership throughout the COVID pandemic. (5/22)

Elizabeth Herder ’14 earned a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in molecular and cell biology with a concentration in microbiology in May. She started the program in 2016, earning a master’s in molecular and cell biology in 2018, then a graduate certificate in college instruction in 2020 during the Ph.D. program. (12/22)

Adrian Pekarcik ’14 is an incoming research entomologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, where he is exploring sustainable practices for managing insect pests in midwestern field crops. Adrian credited his OWU honors thesis on the influence of land use on ant communities with Laurie Anderson for his choice to pursue graduate school in entomology. (12/22)

Megan Pinto ’14 was named a finalist in the Poetry Society of America’s Chapbook Fellowship for her manuscript These Contusions. Megan lives in Brooklyn, and her poems can be found or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, Lit Hub, Plume, BOAAT, and elsewhere. (12/21)

Kerrigan Boyd ’15 and her brother, Ian Boyd, completed a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail on November 20, after 167 days on trail. She says, “There were too many highlights to pick just one— interacting with wildlife, experiencing peak fall in Virginia, the alpine zones and lakes of Maine, and the incredible kindness of the hiking community. My advice for anyone hiking a long trail is to plan it out, seek advice from others who hike, practice a bit, and jump in! You’re more capable than you think, and can fill in the gaps along the way.” (5/22)

Kevin Ford ’15 ran more than 120 miles in 24 hours to raise money for the Westerville Education Challenge Hope Squad, a suicide-prevention program in Westerville, OH. In a message to others who have faced a tragic loss, he says, “There is always hope.” (5/22)

Lidia Mowad ’15 joined McDonald Hopkins LLC in Cleveland, OH, as an associate in the Intellectual Property Department. She brings experience from the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, Federal Trade Commission, and NBCUniversal. (12/21)

Brianna Robinson ’15 performed in a livestream benefit concert, “Still Dreaming: A Musical Tribute to MLK.” The program featured a diverse group of composers and performers to benefit the Neponset Neighbors Together Fund through United Way. Brianna sang “Songs of Love and Justice” by Adolphus Hailstork, from the writings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (12/21)

Benjamin Anderson ’16 was selected as a “21 under 31” by Southwest Art Magazine, highlighting noteworthy young artists. This national competition is hosted annually by Southwest Art Magazine, devoted to featuring the best work of artists today. Benjamin was a state finalist for California Art Club’s Winter Solace competition in 2021, and was juried into their exhibition, Celebrating California, in 2022. Benjamin has his MFA in painting, receiving his BFA in painting and printmaking from OWU. He says, “OWU gave me the opportunity not only to learn artistic schools of thought, but how to discover my personal voice as an artist.” He lives in Monterey, CA, and teaches art courses at Hartnell College. He is represented by the Carmel Art Association gallery as a juried artist member. (12/22)

Zahki Davis ’16 joined the board of the Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation, which focuses on developing affordable and quality housing in Walnut Hills, OH. He currently is an associate at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, focusing on transactional matters, such as mergers and acquisitions, investments, and more. (12/22)

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