Tuesday June 30, 2015

2014 Woodrow Wilson Fellows Bios

On June 30, 2014, Ohio Chancellor John Carey announced the 2014 cohort of Woodrow Wilson Fellows.

On June 30, 2014, Ohio Chancellor John Carey announced the 2014 cohort of Woodrow Wilson Fellows. The 13 fellows who make up the University of Dayton's cohort are:

Mark Brockman; Centerville, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Notre Dame ‘85, aerospace engineering
  • Graduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ‘86, M.S. (aeronautical/astronautical engineering); Purdue University ‘97, Ph.D. (aeronautical/astronautical engineering)

Adjunct faculty member, community college; mathematics instructor and teaching assistant, university level; tutor, calculus; coach, Science Olympiad; volunteer, high school youth program; United States Air Force Officer, space division; author of multiple peer-reviewed articles; senior principal engineer, aerospace and electronic systems.

Aimee Ginnever; Centerville, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Wright State University ‘11, earth and environmental science

Park ranger, assisting with environmental education programs and research; volunteer, leading fifth graders and eighth graders on watershed hikes in West Virginia; volunteer, assisting field trips through preserve land to conduct experiments; administrative coordinator and data processor, 20+ years.

Preston Godbold, Kettering, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Cedarville University ‘11, molecular and cellular biology

Research assistant, genetic and clinical research; substitute teacher, middle and high school students; instructor and route-setter, rock climbing center; biology teacher, special needs students; peer tutor, biology and chemistry; member, men’s college soccer team; recipient, multiple academic scholarships.

Jean Goettemoeller: Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Wright State University ‘14, mathematics

Lab assistant, calculus; president and student worker, campus ministry; intern, enrichment program for at-risk youth; tutor, elementary and middle school level; Dean’s List student; volunteer, mission trip to boys’ home in Jamaica.

Brian Haley; Dayton, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Wright State University ‘05, mathematics

Recruiter and manager, transport company, overseeing all aspects of company’s inbound and outbound freight; owner, trucking company; coach, youth sports programs.

Nathaniel Hatton; Dayton, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Wright State University ‘12, biological sciences

Laboratory technician, school of medicine; published author, peer-refereed journal; tutor, 10+ years; Dean’s List student; honors student; volunteer, coaching and announcing pee wee football games.

Christine Jonard; Worthington, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: The Ohio State University ‘98 English/zoology (dual degree); The Ohio State University ‘01, psychology

Co-teacher, preschool; test preparation tutor, learning center; surgical aide, veterinary office; teacher and faculty specialist, science center; teacher and scout educator, zoo and aquarium; laboratory technician, pathology; camp counselor and troop leader, Girl Scouts.

Gregory Koth; West Alexandria, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Wright State University ‘14, mathematics education

Statistical analyst; public school tutor; former assistant scoutmaster; Eagle Scout; Dean’s List student, high honors; agricultural crew leader; son of a teacher in local high-need schools; mission volunteer with orphans in a boys’ home in Jamaica; ministry service coordinator.

Markeata Lee, Cedarville, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Central State University ‘11, chemistry
  • Graduate institution and degree: Wright State University ‘14, M.S. (chemistry)

Research assistant and chemistry lab instructor; campus chemistry tutor; intern, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; member, campus STEM and chemistry clubs, and chemistry club secretary; Dean’s List student and recipient of multiple academic awards; graduate of high-need schools.

Adam Millikan; New Castle, Indiana

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Anderson University ‘13, biology

Graduate student/graduate assistant in physiology and basic anatomy; former undergraduate researcher, vitamin supplements; participant, medical mission trip to Honduras; college tennis player; tennis volunteer, local high school; volunteer, various faith-based and community organizations.

Cody Rudduck; Xenia, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Central State University ‘14, biology/chemistry

College biology tutor in campus STEM center; camp counselor; compliance officer, interstate freight carrier; church youth leader; Dean’s List student; treasurer, campus chapter of national biology honorary; magna cum laude graduate; volunteer, community service organizations.

Dustin Sams; Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Miami University ‘12, biology

Tutor in biology and calculus; research assistant, endometrial cancer project, children’s hospital; customer service associate, national retailer; part-time guitarist/musician.

Matthew Williams; Xenia, Ohio

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major: Cedarville University ‘14, physics/math, Greek, and Bible

Physics intern, nanomaterials lab; high school tutor; Dean’s List student and recipient of academic excellence award; intern, private school for high-need students in India.

For more information, contact Meagan Pant, assistant director of media relations, at 937-229-3256 or mpant1@udayton.edu.