ALUMNI BRIEFS

K im Kowal Sommers '84 - graduated from Elmhurst College with a BS in Early Childhood Education and a Masters in Curriculum from National Lewis University.  For  the past twenty-four years  she has taught either  kin dergarten or first grade in Wheaton School District 200.  She lives in Geneva with her husband, Doug, and has two stepsons, Connor a senior at Naperville North and, Cameron, an eighth grader at Jefferson Jr. High.

Ryan Landek '94 - a graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago from where he holds a B. A. degree in Computer Engineering.  He also holds an M.A. in Computer Engineering from the University of Chicago.  He works in the IT department for the University of Chicago and lives in Naperville with his wife, Molly, and their children Ellie (10), Finn (8), and Holden (4).

Kara Landek Chlebek '96 - holds both a B.A. and M.A. in Public Administration from the University of Illinois Chicago.    She is currently employed with the Association of Nurse Anesthetists in Park Ridge.  She and her husband, Tom, make Naperville their home along with their children Ben (6), Evan (5), and Gemma (18mos.).  All three children were rescued from China and adopted via the Chinese Children's International Adoption Agency.

  Alex M. Rechenmacher '98 - is the Executive Assistant to Bishop R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of Joliet. He is also a licensed attorney, practicing in bankruptcy, real estate, business and estate planning for over seven years. Alex is a graduate of the University of Illi nois at Urbana-Champaign where he received his bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Business Administration. After undergraduate education, he obtained his Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2009. He joined the Office of the Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet in April 2013 after four years with the Law Offices of Edward P. Graham, Ltd. in Naperville. He and his wife, Amy, live in Naperville and have one child, Margaret (4).  He is also a member of the St. Francis High School (Wheaton) Board of Directors.

Matt Landek '98 - a resident of Western Springs, he and his wife, Ashley, have one child, Reagan (6). A graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago with a B.A. degree in Finance, he is the senior vice president in accounting management for Jones Lange LaSalle, a property management firm in Chicago.

Anthony Landek '03 - holds a Political Science degree from the University of Illinois Chicago and a M.A. in Education Technology from Harvard.  He is devoted to working with at-risk students and has spent the past two years teaching at Corliss High School on the far south side of Chicago in the Pullman neighborhood. He and his wife, Samantha, live in Chicago.

Danny Landek '06 - was awarded a B.A. degree in Economic and Criminal Justice from the University of Illinois Chicago.  Previously he was employed by NIKE and was responsible for security at their store in downtown Chicago.  Danny lives in Uptown and is studying to be a Physician's Assistant at DePaul University.

Brittany Pullen '07 - matriculated from Benet Academy to the University of Illinois in Champaign where she graduated Magna Cum Laude while earning a B.A. majoring in Communications along with a Business minor.   She lives in Manhattan and is employed by G. E. Health Care as a region modality leader for MRI's in the New York and New England area.

Brendan Pullen '09 - like his parents and sister he, too, is a Fighting Illini having earned a B.S. in Bio-Engineering and minors in both Chemistry and Technology Management.  While attending the Champaign school, he also took part in the Hoeft Technology and Management Program which offers a unique curriculum to a select group of highly qualified undergraduates drawn from the Colleges of Engineering and Business.  He works for Abbott Laboratories in their Professional Development Program in their Columbus, Ohio office.

    Volume 5, No. 12     
December 7, 2017

Congratulations to Jack Hill '14 and his sister, Claire '15, as they both won their second consecutive state title at Naperville North.
Jack is a a member of Naperville North's boys' soccer team which captured the 3 A state championship by defeating Libertyville 1-0.
Claire helped the Huskies girls' Cross Country team successfully defend its 3A championship.

Don't miss out on the biggest party of the year at our 25th Annual Auction.
Saturday, March 3  

We are anxious to find out what's new in your life and share it with your fellow alums in an upcoming edition of the e'Blue and Gold.  While it may not seem like much to you, it sure is news to us.
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SSPP Trivia
When our school was founded in 1853......
......students didn't worry about being caught chewing bubble gum in school because it wasn't until 1928 when Walter Diemer, a Fleer employee, devised a successful formula for the first commercial bubble gum, dubbed Dubble Bubble.