LZHS Band Alumni

Below is a list of all of the graduates of the band program. 
If you have an update-please contact Mr. Thompson.

Manit Amin, Northwestern University, Economics

Zach Baker, Marquette University, Computer Engineering

Mauricio Banuelos, College-TBD, Undecided

Paige Batchelor, Illinois State University, Biology

Haemee Chae, University of Iowa, Psychology

Josh Chick, Ohio State University

Evan Chung, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, computer engineering/mathematics double major, varsity baseball

Vaughn Chung-Mehdi, Depaul University, Economics

Samantha Cranston, Iowa State University, Interior Design

Andrew Czarnik, Bradley University, User Design Experience

Caroline Davison, Purdue University, Science Education

Andrew Dziubinski, Savannah College of Art & Design, Graphic design

Natalie Dziubinski, Drake University, Elementary Education/minor in psychology

Jack Dziubinski, Miami University (Ohio), Computer Science, Pep Band

Hugh Frampton, Montana State University, Computer Science, Marching Band

Sarah Frosch, Miami University, Studio Arts/Minor-Arts Entrepreneurship

Michaella Gregoire, Wake Forest University, Communications/Focus on Public relations

Delilah Herzog, University of Illinois, Psychology, Dance, Orchestra

Hunter Johnson, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Computer Science/Math, Jazz Band

Tarun Kandaswamy, Indiana University, Accounting

James Kasregis, DePaul University, Music Education, Jazz Concentration

Sydney Koch, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Undecided (Engineering, Business or International Affairs), Gymnastics

Hannah Kohlman, University of Iowa, Pharmacy, Club Softball

Joyce Lee, Denison University, Chemistry, Concert Band

Jake Mack, University of Southern Illinois-Carbondale, Aviation, Flying Team

Ryan Mark, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Jazz Ensemble

Dominic Mazzuca, University of Colorado Boulder, Political Science, Jazz Ensemble

Katie McGrath, Michigan State University, Neuroscience Major

Will Melvin, Savannah College of Art and Design, Animation

Caroline Molnar, Portland State University, Graphic Design, Concert Band

Sam Murray, University of Illinois, Music Education, Marching Band

Matthew Mytnik, Computer engineering, Marquette University, Pep Band

Ellie Oh, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Elementary Education

Colin Papierniak, University of Louisville, Jazz Bass Performance

Nicole Polites, Gap Year Program in Wisconsin

Rhea Prakash, University of Illinois, Chemical Engineering, studying abroad in Europe or Australia

Bobby Quesinberry, College of Lake County, Biomedical Science

Akshay Raju, Mechanical Engineering, TBD

Alexandra Rauchfuss, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, Undeclared

Sarah Richards, University of Colorado Boulder, Biochemistry (Pre-med track), Cross Country

Skyler Sanderson, University of Florida, Horticultural Science

Nathan Sass, Marquette University, Computer Engineering

Jacob Swiatek, Southern Illinois-Carbondale, Communication-emphasis in Cinematography, Marching band/Pep Band

Rudy Tabachnik, Loyola University, Computer Science

Kate Thompson, Olivet Nazarene University, Kinesiology/Physical Therapy concentration, Marching Band/Concert Band

Grace Trumbull, Olivet Nazarene University, Graphic Design, Choir/Band/Marching Band

Levi Vanegas, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Global Health

Karlee Walsh, University of Illinois, Finance and International Business, Pre-Law/minor in Spanish, Soccer walk-on, Business Fraternity

Grant Webster, University of Nebraska, Marketing, Hockey

Kayla Yelverton, Olivet Nazarene University, Computer Science

Amelia Young, Indiana University, Club Softball/Co-Ed Basketball

Victoria Zbierowski, University of Florida, Mathematics


2021 Graduates
Harshit Arora, CLC/UIUC, Computer engineering, I’m not sure yet

Ryan Belovicz, Harper College, General Education, Business

Emily Buchta, Rose-Holman Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Committed to playing Volleyball at Rose and might try and join pep band

Nate Clarke, Kansas University, Business, Jazz band and Volleyball

Dylan DeWitt, University of Illinois at Springfield, Accounting and Criminal Justice, Capital Scholars Honors Program and Christian Student Fellowship

Brad Dice, Drake University, Chemistry, I will be involved with the marching band, concert band, and jazz band.

Spencer Ejupi, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Digital marketing, Marching Illini, Cross country club, and hopefully student council

Liam Harper, CLC, Undecided

Liam Haynes, Augustana College, Music Education

Kaleigh Heisterkamp, Saint Louis University, Pre Law

Angela Jiang, University of Illinois, Biology

Jinju Kim, The Ohio State University, Biomedical Engineering, I am planning on auditioning for one of tOSU's concert bands

Rinna Kim, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, Communication & Media with a minor in business, business-related clubs & organizations; maybe I'll play in a smaller music ensemble but I'm definitely bringing my flute!

Rebecca Kraus, Taking a Gap year. Going to work on a ranch. Then college, Architecture, Will continue with music, but not sure what yet

Eddy Mett, Bradley University, Cyber security, Jazz band or combo and Greek Life

Kyle Morrison, Valparaiso University, Mechanical Engineering

Sean Oliver, Johns Hopkins or George Washington University, Law or Government, Concert Band

Rohan Rajagopalan, DePaul University, Health Sciences (Pre-Med)

Josh Ripoli, Illinois State, Computer Science, Joining the schools running club and joining the schools band

AJ Sanderson, Army National Guard, SIU-Carbondale, Criminal Justice

Alex Schafer, Harper College, Associates in Fine Arts, Music, Jazz band at Harper

Spencer Steeves, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Industrial Design, Member of Illini Cycling and will play trombone as a hobby

Nicholas Trufanov, WP Carey School of Business at ASU, Business: Finance and Supply Chain Logistics

Elizabeth Yen, Virginia Tech, Computational Modeling and Data Analytics

Anna Yoon, University of California- Irvine, Biomedical Engineering

Michael Zaucha, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chemistry, First Semester in Spain

Nikola Zizich, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Soccer, Volleyball, pep/jazz band

Madelyn Zolnierek, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Elementary Education, Hopefully be in a concert band

Katie Zolnierek, University of Minnesota, Biochemistry, I plan on being in a concert band


2020 Graduates

Cassidy Cwiertnia / Flute, Goshen College: American Sign Language Interpretation, Band and Flute Choir
Chase Larsen/trumpet, Aerospace Engineering at Purdue University,
Chloe Enk/Trumpet & Euphonium, Butler University majoring in Secondary Mathematics Education, marching band,  pep band,  concert band
Haley Cranstoun- Flute, Ball State- Stage Management/Directing with a Minor in Marketing, Pep band and MUSICALS!!
Annie Gross/Trombone, Western Michigan University with a special education major, Choir & Band
Patrick Thornton/Percussion, Harvard,  math/computer science, Percussion Ensemble "THUD"
Alyson Niermeyer/Alto Saxophone, West Virginia University/Forensic Chemistry,
Makayla Burmeister/Tenor Saxophone, Bradley University/Nursing,
Logan Boehm/Trombone, Florida Institute of Technology,  Computer Engineering,
Gia Galasso/Flute, Illinois State University,  and I will be majoring in education ,
Daniel Davern/Saxophone, Marketing, Pep Band & Marching Band
Jerry Grady/Horn , Attending The Ohio State University,  majoring in finance and economics, concert band or jazz band
Ben Glatz - Drumline, University of Illinois (UIC) - Information & Decision Sciences, UIC Pep Band
Ella Gilbertson/Trombone, University of Minnesota Duluth— biology major,
Jared Lipsky/French Horn, The University of Oklahoma/major in meteorology, Concert Band
Lydia Elliott- Flute, Lipscomb university: Business Management,
Alex Cooper/Trumpet, Aerospace Engineering, Pep Band at Hockey Games
Matthew Miller/Alto Sax/Bari Sax, University of Iowa/Computer Science, Hawkeye Marching Band
Mark Wang/Snare, University of Southern California,  Jazz or pop studies/business, Jazz band,  any gigs I can find
Ethan Buti/Trombone, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,  undecided major, Marching Band
TJ Pinedo/Drum Major, University of Illinois Springfield majoring in Chemistry, Pep Band and Concert Band
JT Thompson/Trumpet, CLC/Illinois State for Technical Theater, Jazz Band and/or pep band
Katherine Czarnik/Clarinet, University of Northern Iowa,  double major Communication Sciences & Disorders and Music, UNI Marching Band and an ensemble
Daryn Flournoy/Flute, North Carolina A&T University/Biomedical Engineering,
Charlie Frampton, Purdue Polytechnic Institute as a Professional Flight Major., Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band. Leath Music Scholarship
Daniel Polites— Trumpet, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign: Actuarial Science, Concert Band/wind ensemble
Jawad Alam/Clarinet, University of Massachusetts Amherst/Computer Science, Concert band/wind ensemble
David Nolan/Saxophone, Xavier University studying Sports Management, Pep Band
Paige Orals/Oboe/Bells, Oregon State,  Environmental Science, Concert Band
Eric Hagen/Tuba, Xavier University - Business Management, Pep band at Xavier
Elizabeth Kalafut Tuba, Grand Valley State University,  Majoring in Criminal Justice and Natural Resource Management ,
Rachel Lee/Flute, Rice University,  Bioengineering, Non-Major Orchestra
Michael Baker/Clarinet, Northeastern Illinois to study Chemistry ,
Isabel Lee/Percussion, University of Southern California: Business,
Zach Richards/Tenor Saxophone, University of Michigan; Biomedical Engineering , Marching Band and/or Jazz Band
Bryan Slaughter/Clarinet, Colorado State University mechanical engineering
Jacob Berbeka/Alto Saxophone , Western Michigan University,  Professional Flight, Concert Band
Colin Leighton/Trumpet, University of Illinois,  School of Business &Finance
Tyler Gregoire, unknown
Samantha Creasy, unknown
Corey Brend, unknown
Jimmy Kedge,

2019 Graduates

Ranyar Bacardi, work and save money. then find a job in film production or go to film school
Tommy Braasch, Drake University, Pre-Pharmacy, Pep Band
Brooke Circo, Arizona State University, Nursing
Em Davison, Ball State University, Elementary Education, Special Education, Concert band
Benjamin Derleth, University of Alabama, Computer Science
Alex Freeburg, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Engineering technology’s, None, Undecided
Jillian Glasser, Western Michigan University, Anthropology, Double minoring in German and Japanese, Jazz band
Emily Groeller, Miami University (Ohio), Music Education and Performance, Concert band, Marching band Jazz band, Music Major
Zachary Kaminski, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign, Electrical engineering, Concert band, Clarinet Choir
John Kasregis, Bradley University, Mechanical Engineering, Concert band, Pep Band
Michael Malek, UW Madison, Mechanical Engineering, Undecided
Maddie Molnar, Arizona State University, Engineering, Concert band
Ryan Pearce, Colorado State University, Fermentation Science
Chris Peterson, Iowa State, Software Engineering, Cyber Security
Stephen Sandstedt, Montana State University, Mechanical Engineering
Nathan Smith, University of Michigan, Public Health
Nicolas Vollmer, University of Iowa, Chemical Engineering, German, Marching band, Pep Band
Daniel Walker, Michigan Tech, Software Engineering, Concert band, Pep Band
Jonathan Wu, University of Southern California , Music Production ,Music Major
Alyssa Alber, University of Iowa, BFA in dance and BS in physical therapy , Possibly Spanish, Concert band, Jazz band
Annie Heffernan, University of Missouri, Nursing
Annie Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Computer Science, Concert band, Marching band, Possibly switching to a music major???
Katie Pike, Northern Illinois University, Undecided/ interested in History, Art, Concert band, Marching band, Pep Band
Sean Fitzpatrick, CLC, Architectural engineering
Chad Oliver, Georgetown, Biology, Concert band
Linnea Petropoulos, Georgetown, Environmental Biology and Government, Environmental Policy, Marching band, Pep Band
Danny Meister, Nebraska, Organic Chemistry, Unsure, Concert band, Pep Band
David Zaccarine, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Aerospace Engineering or Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience or Planetary Science, piano lessons!
Allison Fackler, Kent State University
Anna Schelonka, South Dakota State University
Sydney Benson, Northern Michigan University
Megan Givens, CLC/University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Mickey Ilieva, Central Michigan University
Haley Lightfoot, University of Iowa
Karenna Savage, Miami University (Ohio)
Abby Smith, University of Dayton
Jenny Svanson, Lehigh University
Ala Pazderska, Illinois State University, Elementary Education

2018 Graduates

Adam Alexakis-Harkin, Queens University in Ontario, Psychology, Concert band, Marching band, Pep Band
Eric Antonoff, Ball State University, Sports Administration, Marching band
Kayli Antonoff, Western Michigan University, Occupational therapy, Marching band
Kaitlyn Astrahan, University of Missouri - Columbia, Business/economics, Concert band
Jake Baffa, Iowa State University, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Management or Nondestructive Evaluation, Jazz band and Marching Band
Andrea Bauerle, Loyola University-Chicago, Psychology, Neuroscience and pre-med, Concert band
Quinn Bujewski, University of Illinois, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Yeah right
Natalie Cartwright, Indiana Wesleyan University, Nursing, Concert band, Marching band, Pep Band
Anthony Chigirinsky, CLC. Mechatronics Technology, Music, Concert band, Pep Band
Amy Cooper, Grinnell College, French and Biology, Concert band
Nolan Foreman, University of South Carolina Honors College, Biomedical Engineering, Concert band, Marching band, Pep Band
Payton Gagliardi, Western Michigan, Anthropology, Marching band, Jazz band
Sean Ginn, Miami University, Chemistry, Undecided
Kyle Grenier, Bradley University, Computer science, Concert band, Pep Band
Alexis Halinski, Lake Forest College, Sociology/Anthropology and Music, Psychology and Philosophy, Concert band, Music Major
Drake Heisterkamp, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Undecided, Marching band, Jazz band
Ethan Hepler, University of Iowa, Psychology, Marching band
Nick Hervatin, The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Political Science, Pre-Law, Minor in French, Concert band, Marching band, Jazz band
Chris Herzog, University of Illinois, Engineering, Band
Nathan Holbrook, Brigham Young University, Mathematics, Music, Marching band
Jessie Houghton, University of Michigan, Computer Science,  
Liam Hurley, Northern Illinois University, Jazz Studies and Electrical Engineering, playing in the NIU Jazz Ensemble
Connor Kramer, Univerity Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Aerospace Engineering  
Elisa Krause, University of Illinois, Electrical Engineering
Cassie Kunschke, University of Arizona, Environmental Science/Studies
Paige Leighton, University of Kentucky, Neuroscience  
Will Madsen, University of Illinois, Chemical Engineering, Marching band
Joey Martin, Iowa State University, Software engineering, Playing keyboard at 2am in my dorm
Edward Mihok, Iowa State University, Aerospace Engineering, Concert band, Marching band, Pep Band
Nick, Miller, Iowa State University, Computer Engineering, Concert band
Kaiden Mortimer, University of Tampa, Marine Science - Biology
Tyler Papierniak, University of Louisville, Jazz Performance, Music Major
Andrew Pytlak, Marquette University, Business, Communications  
Bailey Recktenwald, Kingston university, Product and furniture design, Trying out for a symphony in the city
Tyler Sarvady, Purdue, Aerospace Engineering, Jazz band
Matthew Schwartz, Kansas State University, Computer science, Marching band
Evan Skelton, University of Kansas, Architecture and Design, Concert band
Eric Slaughter, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Chemical Engineering, Marching band, Pep Band
Heidi Smith, CLC for two years then transfer to a university, Early Childhood Education or Nursing, Color Guard, Outside of college with an independent group
Will Snyder, Ball State University, Urban Planning & Design, Construction Management, Concert band, Marching band
Amanda Stamer, Truman State University, Psychology, Women and Gender studies, Marching band
Luke Thurston, Purdue, Mechanical Engineering
Connor Trebac, Iowa State University, Aerospace Engineering, Concert band
Reese Vargo, Michigan State University, Neuroscience, Concert Band, Playing on my own.
DJ Young, Iowa State University, Electrical Engineering, Symphony Orchestra

Laura Zborovsky, University of Illinois, Actuarial science, Concert Band

2017 Graduates
Juan Ahumada, University of Kentucky , International Studies, Marching band, Pep Band
Derek Beck, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering
Kelsey Bobrowski, Ball State University , Visual Communication , Marching band
Hannah Dinse, CLC, Undecided
Kevin Godsey, Olivet Nazarene University, Pastoral Ministry, Biblical Languages, Marching band
Jacobo Hernandez, CLC then Trinity University, Psychology , Interpretation and Transating
Randi Hirschel, University of Illinois at Springfield, Undecided but something to do with the Liberal Arts/Sciences
Joe Lesus, DePaul University, Cybersecurity
Tyler Merchant, Harper college, Computer engineering , Criminal justice, Concert band, Jazz band
Loreta Nigro, Heartland Community College then ISU, Early Childhood education, Minor in Spanish
Shane Nolan, University of Wisconsin Platteville, Mechanical engineering
Christian Schumacher, Richmond The American International University of London, Business Management: Entrepreneurship
Harrison Smith, Purdue , Industrial Engineering
Camerin Stanley, College of Lake County (CLC), Criminology
Madyson Alber, Carroll University, Nursing, Spanish, Concert band
Brianna Brodeur, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Biology, Psychology, Pre-Med, Concert band, Steelband
C.J., Byrd, Iowa State, Chemical Engineering, Business, Concert band, Marching band
Collin Furlong, The University of Iowa, Mechanical Engineering , Marching band
Aaron Glave, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Applied math, Jazz band, Pep Band
Jacob Goldstein, Western Michigan University, Nursing, Jazz Studies, Concert band, Marching band, Jazz band, Pep Band
Libby Ihm, Bradley University, Animation, User Experience, Pit Orchestra
Anna Johnson, University of Illinois, Sociology , Spanish, Concert band
Chris Keramidas, DePaul University, Graphic Design
Jemma Kim, Saint Louis University , Physical therapy, Psychology,
Dan Kvist, University of Missouri, Engineering, Marching band, Jazz band
Allie Mitchell, Kansas State University, Animal Sciences/Pre-Vet, Marching band, Jazz band
Steven Mueller, Purdue University, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Marching band, Jazz band
Troy Mundschenk, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Game Simulation Arts and Sciences (video game design) Unassisted Human Aviation, Concert band, Pep Band
Jayme Polites, Wheaton College, Music Education, Pep Band, Music Major, Orchestra
Carmen Ramirez, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Concert band, Marching band
Sarah Schnecker, Saint Louis University, Nursing
Justin Turek, Michigan Tech, Computer Science, Undecided
Michael Walker, Michigan Technological University, Computer Science, John Nard ;), Concert band, Pep Band
Tara Wilkes, Saint Louis University , Nursing
Kevin Busscher, Northern Illinois, Undecided, ROTC
Julia Ketcham
Michael Leo, College of Lake County (CLC), Engineering, Concert Band
AJ Barrett, Bethel University, Business Marketing and Graphic Design
Zane Chung-Mehdi, Pomona College, Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Francesca Castro, Berkelee College of Music, Guitar Performance

2016 Graduates
Andrew Baumann, Loyola University-Chicago, Psychology
Collin Beaver, Illinois State University, Communications
Becky Bieber, Augustana College, Neuroscience, Pre-Med, Concert Band
Marina Bott, Illinois State University, Kinesiology
Keil Brady, Purdue University, Audio Engineering Technology, Jazz Band
Will Buchta, Butler University, Marketing
Jacob Carlson, Purdue University, Computer Information Technology
Jack Cooney, Miami University, Genetic Engineering, Concert Band
Nicole Del Favero-Herzog
Amanda Fiddler, University of Maryland
Andrew Gilbertson, Iowa State, Engineering
Caleb Harada, University of Maryland, Physics and Astronomy, Band of some sort
Josselin Juras, Miami University, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Karolyne Keena, Trinity International University, Pre-Med, Maybe band
Sarah Keppner, College of Lake County/ISU, Archeology and Art History
Cooper Kleinke, The Ohio State University, Marketing, Jazz Band
Paulinka Kroczak, University of Iowa
Sydney Laudeman, University of Kentucky
Dan Marshalla, University of Illinois, Physics and Global Studies, Marching/Concert Band
Lauren Mazurkiewicz, University of Illinois, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Concert Band
Shannon McCabe, Purdue University
Dylan Mercier, Michigan Technical University, Mechanical Engineering
Aaron Michael, Rose Holman College, Computer Science
Madiha Molani, Colby College, Environmental Studies, Jazz Band
Andrew Montonera, Trinity International University, Communications, Symphonic Band
Rachel Paul, Miami University, English & Professional Writing, Pre Law, Concert Band
Alex Pekala, University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc, Film
Nicholas Pesce, Shepherds College, General Studies
Mackenzie Poole, Illinois State University, Elementary Education
Sangami Pugazenthi, Vanderbilt University, Medicine Health & Society, Human Organization Development, Pre-Med
Rachel Rauchfuss, Northern Illinois University, Undecided, Marching Band
Ian Root, University of New Hampshier, Environmental Engineering
Emily Sandstedt, Hope College
Kayla Sarvady, Purdue University, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Event Planning minor, Marching, Concert & Pep Band
Melissa Sharapata, Grand Valley State University
Sam Soto, Illinois Weslyan University, Education, Jazz Band
Charles Strong, College of Lake County, General Education
Zoe Sun, Loyola University, BioChemistry, Something Musical

Nick Thurston, Purdue University, Mechanical Engineering, Jazz Band

2015 Graduates
Tyler Solarz, Cal Poly-Pomona, Computer Engineering
Grant Wallace, Truman State University , Psychology & Physics, saxophone in jazz band and at church
Donny Gross, University of Tulsa, Chemical Engineering & Bachelor of Music, Concert band, Jazz band, Golden Scholarship for music
Tommy Greco, University of Minnesota, Sport Management, Marching band; Jazz band
Nick Lopinski, University of Colorado-Boulder, Computer Science, Marching band, Pep Band
Christian Felleti, Illinois State University, Elementary Education, Marching band
Ryan Finley, University of Illinois, Conputer Engineering
Matt Antkowiak, U of Illinois, Mechanical Engineering, Concert band
Brian Finnen , Illinois State University, Education, Marching band
Zach Nading, University of Illinois, Biochemistry, Pep Band
Claire Van Der Bosch, Western Michigan University, Biomedical sciences and German, Concert band; Marching band
Logan Ejupi, Northwestern University, Integrated Science, Marching band & Pep Band
Sophie Zaccarine, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Engineering Physics, Flight Minor (a pilot!), Any musical group they have
Emily Krause, Purdue University, Dietetics/Nutrition, Fitness and Health
Claire Trumbull, Truman State University, Psychology, Justice Systems, Concert band
Laura Santi, Colorado College, Creative Writing and Psychology, Concert band; African drum ensemble
Alison Bennett, Saint Louis University, Occupational Therapy , Interprofessional Education
Marlisa Barrett, Augustana College, Business Management, Choir, $3,500 music scholarship
Emily Shaw, Lake Superior State University, Nursing
Emily Michael, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Animal Science, Pre-Vet Track
Connor Skelton, Marquette University, Environmental Engineering and Spanish, Concert band, Jazz band and Pep Band
Laura Hearst, University of Tampa, Marine Biology
Megan Holbrook, Brigham Young University, Exercise Science, Concert band
Dan Fraterrigo, Northern Illinois University, Accounting, Concert band; Jazz band
Amy Toczyski, University of South Carolina, Nursing, Spanish
Rachel Dawson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kinesiology-Exercise & Movement Science
Jared Bacardi, Truman State University, Biology (Pre-med) minor in music & economics, Concert band; Jazz band
Ian Murray, University of St. Andrews (Scotland), Economics/Biology, International Relations/Spanish, soccer & rugby
Shannon O'Hara, University of Iowa, Marketing, English
Joe McGrath, University of Notre Dame, Engineering
Mark Spatz, The Ohio State University, Electrical Engineering, Economics
Megan Hughes, Harper Community College, Massage Therapy
Greg Mclain, University of Illinois, Aerospace Engineer
Kevin Hurley, College of Lake County, Mechanical Engineering
Timmy Meyle, Bradley University, Construction Management, Businesses, Pep Band
Josh Woodfill, College of Lake County, Education or Psychology or Philosophy or Chemistry or Astronomy, Concert band
Hannah Spoerlein, Winona State University, Nursing
Kaylie Rosenkranz, North Central College, Music Education- Voice & Piano
Mike Ewan, University of Pittsburgh, Mechanical Engineering, Marching band, 2016 Assistant Drum Major-Pitt Marching band.
Katie Harbeck, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Neurobiology, Pre-med track, Concert band
Elly Rebeka, Ball State University, undecided
Julia Fraterrigo, Augustana, Anthropology, Psychology, Concert band, $3,500 music scholarship
Jonny Trudeau, University of Kansas, Music Education & maybe performance, Concert band; Marching band, Pep Band, Music Major, Midwest exchange
Kalyn Kunschke, University of Kansas, Strategic Communications/ International and Global Studies, minor in French
Cira Galloway, Viterbo University, Stage Management,
Kristin Clemens, The University of Alabama, Finance and Political Science, Spanish
Amanda Buckstaff, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Actuarial Science, Spanish 

2014 Graduates
Hayley Anderson, University of Illinois, Biology
Timmy Anger, Harper/University of Colorado-Boulder, Business
Michael Brenner, University of Illinois, Mechanical Engineering
Katie Brown, Indiana University, Flute Performance/Business, Music Major

Jacquelyn Brown, University of Pittsburgh, Rehabilitation Science in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Music, Concert band, Jazz band, Pep Band; African Drum Ensemble
Kevin Cihlar, Indiana University, Finance, Accounting
Katy Conlon, University of Pittsburgh, Communication Science and Disorders (speech pathologist)
David Crisler, St. Olaf, Math, Concert band; Orchestra
Casey Dahl, Depaul, Composition and Music ed, Concert band, Jazz band; Music Major
Claire Donahue, University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign, Elementary Education, Spanish
Matthew Dyer, South Harmon institute of technology, Undecided
Cassidy Fella, Saint Louis University, Occupational Therapy
Kelly Finnen, Illinois State University, Elementary Education, Spanish

Ryan FitzGerald, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Engineering, Marching band

Anthony Foglia, Bellmont University, Music business, Marching band; Music Major

Brian Glatz, University of Pittsburgh, Mechanical Engineering
Scott Godsey, Olivet Nazarene University, Youth Ministry
David Hoch, Bradley University
Rebecca Johlie, Kent State University, Psychology, choir

Amy Jurczak, University of Iowa, Nursing, Concert band, Marching band; Pep Band

Sean Kilbride, Viterbo university, Nursing
Billy Malak, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Aerospace Engineering, Undecided, Marching band
Sabina Maniak, Washington University in Saint Louis, Double Major: Computer Science and Cognitive Science-Linguistics, Pep Band
Timmy McCullough, Grand Valley State University, Athletic Training, Psychology, Jazz band

Zainab Molani, Dartmouth, Biology, Neuroscience, psychology
Morgan Mowbray, Augustana College, English Literature, Creative Writing 

Matt Mulka, Lake Forest College, Molecular biology, Chemistry, Concert band; Jazz band

Brendan Murphy, Calvin College, Medical Field, minor in meteorology, Creating music/Extracurricular band

Joseph Nolan, Spring Hill College, Marine Biology

Briana Noronha, Purdue University, Chemical Engineering, Concert band; Marching band

Alex Pontious, Northern Illinois University, jazz saxophone performance, Jazz band, Music Major

Rachael Repplinger, Illinois Wesleyan, Business Marketing, Concert band

Savannah Saunders, University of Iowa, Creative Writing, Business, Concert band

Alexa Schneider, American University, International Studies, Arabic or Russian 

Vaidehee Shah, Saint Louis University, Biomedical Engineering

Bradley Sharapata, Iowa State University, Engineering
Elisa Thode, University of Dubuque, Biology, Chemistry, Concert band; Jazz band

Eric Thurston, Purdue University, Aerospace Engineering, Jazz band
Jordan Vaughan, University of Richmond, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Jeremiah Whetstone, DePaul University, Music Performance/Jazz Studies, Concert band, Jazz band, Color Guard, Pep Band, Music Major

2013 Graduates
Marissa Antkowiak, Belmont University, Music Business, Band
Anthony Aprile, Harper College, Undecided
Hayley Banas, Central Michigan University, Education  
David Berton, Illinois State University, Criminal Justice
Nicole Bianchi, Illinois State University, Elementary Education, Marching Band/Concert Band
Michael Bliss, Harper College, Graphic Design
Sara Bonefas, University of Wisconsin, Industrial Engineering
Shaun Bonefas, Wooster Polytechnic Institute, Aerospace Engineering
Lexi Bonefas, St. Louis University, Exercise Science/Dr. of Physical Therapy
Brittany Bonefas, Oklahoma University, Dance
Veronica Brozyna, University of Wisconsin, Business/History
Christopher Buchta, University of Illinois, Mechanical Engineering
Mandi Burkley, University of Iowa, Education
David Cartolano, Taylor University, Engineering Physics/Jazz Band
Taylor Simon, Eastern or Northern Illinois, History
Emily Filson, University of Alabama, Marine Biology and Biology
Alec Fojtik, Wheaton College, Undecided, Band
Ryan Frew, Purdue University, Accounting
Alexander Galloway, Military or CLC, Undecided
Lauren Guilford, Purdue University, Accounting
Stephanie Henderson, Illinois State University, Physics Secondary Education
Rachel Holbrook, Brigham Young University, Music Education
Nate Ihm, University of Miami of Ohio, Business/Finance, Jazz Band
Troy Jaremus, University of Kansas, Mechanical Engineering
Nick Jordan, University of Missouri, Journalism
Mitch Keppner, North Central College, Art Education/Music Composition minor
Mark Kinney, Notre Dame University, Aerospace Engineering
Robin Knickerbocker, Lake Forest College, Music Media
Jeffrey Kornfeld, McNally Smith College of Music, Music Media Production
Alisa Kraft, Western Michigan University, Interdisciplinary Health Service
Kyle Lang, Butler University,  Finance
Haylie Larsen
Lauren Leopold, University of Iowa, Mechanical Engineering
Zoe Lynn, University of Wisconsin/River Falls, Preveterinary Science
Gilad Margalit, University of Iowa, Physics, Band
Lisa Marks, Harper College/Western Iowa Tech., Band Instrument Repair
Becca Marshalla, Butler University, English
Colby May
Melissa Miller, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Business
Shannon Mueller, University of Nebraska, Animal Science
Ryan Nelson, North Park University, Education, Band/Jazz Band
Christopher Orabutt, University of Iowa, History Education, Marching Band, Army ROTC
Vanessa Park, University of Illinois, Graphic Design
Olivia Pesce, Purdue University, Physical Therapy
Rajeev Rajagopalan, Illinois Wesleyan University, Biology
William Ranick, Dominican University, Pre-Pharmacy, Band (Concordia)
Kelli Rhodes, College of Lake County, Business
Shane Rigsby, College of Lake County, Music Education
Mike Schmitt, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Communications, Bowling
Adam Schulte, University of Kansas, Petroleum Engineering, Band/Marching Band
Caroline Soderquist, Chicago Art Institute, Studio Art
Rachel Spatz, Unversity of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Biomedical Engineering
Keith Sustich, Butler University, Pharmacy, Pep Band
Allyssa Suter, University of Dayton, Undecided
David Tian, University of Illinois-Chicago, Biology
Kelly Wacker, Grand Valley State University, Business
Michael Wormley, University of Wisconsin, Business
Sarah Zaccarine, Lawrence University, Enviormental Engineering, Soccer
Desirae Rowan, St. Louis University, Psychology/Forensic Science, Music Minor
Angela Ufheil, Drake University, Writing & Rhetoric, Orchestra

2012  Graduates  
Kayla Back, St Bonaventure Univer., Biology/Pre-med, Choir
Kyle Baum, University of Iowa, Civil engineering, Concert Band
Matt Baumann, Carroll University, Biology
Ryan  Bennett, Luther College, Computer Science/Business mgt
Mariaelana Brenner, University of Illinois , Molecular/Cellular bio-pre-med, Concert Band
Jared Cooney, University of Illinois, Material Sci. Eng, Concert Band
Alex Cooper, Elmhurst College, undecided, Concert Band
Chandler Croneigh, Colorado St University, Civil engineering/music, Jazz Band
Katie Dahlman, Bradley University, secondary ed:  chemisty
Megan Ewan , Bradley University, nursing
Miranda Flores, Butler University, undecided/minor Spanish
Sarah Griffin, Western IL University, Broadcasting, Pep Band/Concert Band
Amie Hansen, Eastern IL University, Double Spec. Ed & Elem. Ed, Color Guard
Bob Hopman, Ilinois State Univ., environmental engineering, Jazz Band
Patrick Juras, Mass. Institute of Tech, Architecture/Civil Eng
Krystyna Keena, Northwestern University, journalism, Marching Band
Allison Kleppinger, Hope College, undecided/music min, Concert Band
David LaVanne, Purdue University, Indust.technology/theatre design/production, Concert/Pep Band
Dana Lehmann, University of Iowa, nursing, University Band
Collin Lindgren, Northern IL University, technical theatre
Kerri Lustig, United States Army, Northern Illinois-nursing, University Band
Julia Makarieva, DePaul University, Accounting/Economics
Parker Matzinger, Northland College, Nat. resources/biology/music min., Concert/Pep/Jazz Band
Tara McKee, Iowa State, Engineering
Alexander Monzel, Michigan Tech. Univ., Computer Science, Pep Band
Scott Mosack, Harper College/CLC, Business, Concert Band
Erik Nelson, Harper College, psychology, Pep Band
Kirsten Noel, Arizona St. University, social work
Samantha Patriarca, University of Vermont, Anthropology
Kelly Poduch, Butler University, Political Sci/History
Shaun Repplinger, Michigan Tech Univ., wildlife ecology, Pep Band
David Sell, Northern IL University, marketing, Marching/Concert Band
Rebecca Sertic, Bowling Green State univ., undecided, Marching/Concert Band
Megan Snelten, Univ of Kansas, art education/graphic design
Luke Spoerlein, Iowa State Univ., Industrial design
Katie Steinberg, University of Illinois, Human development
Kenni Ther, Lawrence University, Music Education
Eric Villadsen, U of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Pep Band
Kimmie Volkman, University of Illinois, engineering/pre-med, Marching Illini and Concert Band
Lauren Whetstone, Iowa State Univ., graphic design, Marching and Jazz Band
Lindsey Wooster, Northern IL University, education, Marching/Jazz/Concert Band

2011  Graduates  
Dominic Aprile, Schaumburg Art Institute, Arts & Administration
Josie Bonefas, University of Wisconsin, Journalism - marching band
Katie Botwin, Colorado State University, undecided - concert band
Joe Bruno, College of Lake County,  
Nick Buchta, Rose-Hulmen Institute of Technology, Engineering - band
Alexandra Carlson, University of Iowa, Pre-pharmacy - Mband /$64,000 inschol.
Grace Cepla, North Park University, Nursing - choir
Kit Chapman, University of Kansas, International Studies
Michael Chiarelli, Illinois State University, Biology - band
Linnea Christ, Bradley University, Nursing
Tania Conrad, Illinois State University, Nursing  
Matt Crisler, Rose-Hulmen Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering - Band
Ian Dahl, Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Clowning
James Daleske, Milwaukee School of Engineering, undecided
Flora Duff, University of Iowa, Biomed. Eng
Alyssa Dunteman, University of Illinois, Psychology - Col. Guard
Evan Fojtik, Eastman School of Music, Music Performance-Howard Hanson Tuition Scholarship; Edna McLaughlin Scholarship
Ryan Ford, University of Illinois-Chicago, Biomed eng - concert band
Jaclyn Forst, Indiana University, undecided   
Sara Fraterrigo, Augustana College, Music Performance-Composition
Megan Frew, Purdue University, business -Color Guard
Monica Gasiorek, American University, Int'l relations
Joey Greco, University of Colorado - Boulder, Archit. Eng. - Chick Evans scholar - full ride
Kristyn Hanna, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Elementary Education
Dan Humbrecht, University of Illinois, Computer science
Frank Jucha, Navy, intelligence specialist
Kelsey Jurczak, University of Iowa, Chemistry  - marching band
Mitch Kleban, Vanderbilt University, Trumpet performance & mathematics
Matt Kinne, Concordia University, St Paul, Vocal/Instrumental Music Education
John Kozak, Marquette University, undecided
Julie Larsen, University of Missouri, Journalism
Rob Madsen, University of Illinois, Physics - band
Megan Marshalla, Notre Dame University, Bio/Premed
Matt McLain, Harper college/Illinois State Univ., Physics - Marching Band/Jazz Band
David Messerschmidt, Illinois State University, computer info systems  data security
Christopher Owens, Bradley University, Mechanical Engineering -  pep band
Patrick Nieto, Florida State University, Engineering - Marching Band
Katrina Peterson, Illinois State University, Middle school education
Christina Ranick, St Louis College Of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
David Ross, Wheaton College, Communications - Band
Ryan Schaeffer, University of Illinois, Engineering
Vidhee Shah, University of Illinois-Chicago, Pre-med
Bethany Staackmann, Florida St University, Marine biology
Akshay Verma, University of Illinois, Biology  
Melissa Tillander, DePaul University, computer graphics
Josie Willman, The Ohio State University, Marketing - concert band
Rachel Wojcicki, Elmhurst College, Music Business - concert band
Kaitlin Wood, Florida Institute of Technology, Marine biology
Tyler Zeman, Eastman School of Music, Tuba performance - 20,000 annual(Howard Hanson scholarship)

2010  Graduates  
Evan Barry, Indiana University, Music Education
Brian Bellville, University of Michigan, Engineering or Math/Marching Band
Amanda Blake, University of Illinois, Prevet/Biology
Andrew Borniak, Lousiana State University, Finance, Music Minor
KD Branski, Harper College, Undecided
Stephanie Burks, Harper College, Cosmetology
Jori Chambers, Ohio State, Biomedical Science and PreMed
Mayuri Chandran   
Michelle Clemens, University of Missouri, Radio/TV reporting and Anchoring, Choir
Jonnie Corral, College of Lake County, History
Rachel Cutts, College of Lake County, Undecided
Dominic DeJulio, Lousiana State University, Engineering, Music Minor
Alex Demma, Harper College, Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice
Jeff Edgington, Azusa Pacific, Computer Science
Kristen Elfering, Indiana University, Music Management
Michael Gabriel, Lewis University, Aviation Flight Management/Army Reserves
Dan Gaide, Marquette University, Predentistry
Paul Geimer, Colorado School of Mines, Geophysics
Megan Gilbert, University of Cincinatti, Graphic Design, Band?
Kevin Guilford, University of Illinois, PreMed
Jenny Hacker, University of Minnesota, Veterinatry Science
Samantha Hilt, Drake University, Pharmacy
Tom Hornacek, Illinois State University, Music Business
Chris Hurley, Marines, Marines
Kaitlin Jordan, University of Kentucky, Elementary Education
Stephanie Kinney, University of Missouri, Journalism, Marching Band
Andrew Kopplin, University of Illinois, Undecided/Business, Marching Band
Nicole Krasavage, University of Missouri, Broadcast Journalism, Color Guard
Annaliese Lengerich, Knox College, English, Band/Jazz Band
Kaitlin Leopold, University of Iowa, Biomedical Engineering, Band
Katie Leszczynski, College of Lake County, Art
Ryan Martin, Purdue University, Civil Engineering, Jazz Band
Chase Matzinger, Augustana College, Music Education
Hannah McPartlan, Harper College, Radiology
Katie Nolan , St. Louis University, Physical Therapy
Maggie O'Connor, University of Illinois, Global Studies/PreLaw
Christian Opacich, University of Minnesota/then Wisconsin, Agricultural Business Management, Marching band
Jenna Orabutt, Augustana College, Non Profit Business Management, Band
Tony Piecuch, Eastern Illinois University, History, Music Minor
Emily Rabe, St. Olaf College, Chemistry
Lydia Rill, University of Illinois, Engineering
Elliot Sepos, Purdue University, Chemical Engineering, Band?
Sarah Sirt, Illinois State University, Special Education
Katherine Smith, Bradley University,  
Joel Song, University of Illinois, Business
Nicole Strimel, Depaul University, Psychology/Premed
Eric Swinehart, Ball State University, Telecommunications, Business Minor
Cara Tangorra, Harrington College of Design, Interior Design
Michael Toczyski, Army-Univ. Wisconsin-Whitewater, Sociology, Criminal Justice
Victoria Walstrum, University of Iowa, Nursing
Austin Wells, Tulane University, Chemistry
Melanie Wolf, University of Illinois, Premed
Amy Wywialowski, Eastern Illinois University, Accounting
Demi Zaino, Western Michigan University, Musical Theater
Emily Zeman, Drake University, History

2009  Graduates  
Caitlin Beshoar, Purdue University, Nursing
Carolyn Bonk, Indiana University, Accounting
Liz Botwin, Indiana University, Business
Sylwia Cachro, University of Illinois, Biology, Band
Mindy Cartolano, Wheaton College, Physics, Band
Lane Chapman, Penn State University, Communication Disorders
Jennifer Cihlar, Notre Dame University, Pre-Med
Connor Corley, Hendrix College, Engineering, Choir, Lacrosse
Tony Cosgrove, Northern Illinois University, History
Brian Denten, Columbia College, Audio Design and Production
Karen Dionesotes, Marquette University, Biomedical Sciences
Caryn Ditsch, Columbia College, Interior Architecture
Sara Drury, Depauw University, Pre-Med
Tim Ewan, Univeristy of Illinois, Engineering, Marching Band
Megan Finn, Illinois State University, Biology, Education
Ryan Gale, Iowa State University, Chemical Engineering, Band
Andrew Gebhardt, Southern Illinois University, Forestry
Aaron Kornick, Depaul University, Sociology and Actuarial Sciences
Michael La Plume, Harper College, Undecided
Colleen Lakota, University of Illinois-Chicago, Nutrition
Kate Lancelot , University of Virginia, American Studies
John LaVanne, University of Illinois, Engineering
Erin Lentz, Illinois State University, Undecided
Jakub Luba, Augustana College, Music Education, $4,000 scholarship
Tyler Miller, Indiana University, International Business
Lesley Nagle, University of Illinois, Education, English
Jonathan Nard, Indiana University, Finance
Deirdre Nieto, Florida State University, Art Therapy
Andrew Nocom   
Lindsay Olson, University of Southern California, Cinematic Arts, Band
Ben Opsahl, Columbia College, Music Business
Krina Patel, Loyola University, Pre-Law
John Patitsas, US Army, Pharmacy
Jake Patriarca, University of Illinois, General Studies/Engineering
D.J. Placek, University of Illinois, Industrial Engineering
Brad Repplinger, University of Illinois, Music Education, Marching Band, Symphonic Band
Dan Rice, Western Illinois University, Criminal Justice
Kristen Rock, University of Iowa, Music Education, $2,000 scholarship
Kristen Roe, Indiana University, Informatics
Emily Rowland, Hope College, Education, Math
Amanda Scott, Marquette University, Secondary Education, History
Kevin Sebesta, University of Illinois, Engineering Physics
Ben Spoerlein, Ball State University, Social Studies, Pep Band
Mark Whiteman, Christopher Newport University, English, African American Studies
Anna Willman, Ohio State University, Marketing, Band
Breann Wilton, Bradley University, Nursing
Lucas Wood, Columbia College, Music Composition
Ashley Wright, Elmhurst College, Finance
Amanda Wright, Elmhurst College, Undecided

2008  Graduates  
Courtney Abeijon, University of Illinois, Psychology
Ming Chiu, University of Illinois, Business Marketing
Melissa Conrad, University of Illinois-Springfield, Communications/Photography
Andrew Epstein, University of Iowa, Pre-Med
Chloe Foronda, Northern Illinois University, Vocal Performance
Amanda Jones, University of Illinois, Undecided
Jon Kozlowski, Illinois State University, Criminal Justice
Chris Kramer, Undecided
Patrick Leszczynski, College of Lake County, Criminal Justice
Alex Nocom, Northern Illinois University, Business Marketing
Kelli Polk, University of Iowa, Undecided
Nick Solarz, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Robotics Engineering
Megan Sue, Indiana University, Accounting/Marketing
Kerri Sustich, University of Iowa, Elementary Education
Mike Swanston, College of Lake County, Criminal Justice
Elena Willmot, University of Wisconsin, Undecided
Heather Baum, Illinois State University, Elementary Education, Band
Andrew Bellville, Carthage College, Education
Dan Beshoar, The US Coast Guard Academy, Mechanical Engineering
Rusty Brown, University of Illinois, Pre-Law
Michael Burgess, CLC, Undecided
Stephanie Chiarelli, University of Illinois, Pre Law
Pat Clauser, Illinois State University, Political Science, Jazz Band
Lauren Coco   
Jacob Cutts, College of Lake County, English
Tomas Drury, Indiana University, Economics, Band/Jazz Band
Richie Ferolo, Illinois State University, Finance
Carolynn Fogel, American Academy of Art, Graphic Design
Hannah Ford, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Music Conservatory, Jazz Studies/$28,974 per year music scholarship
Cary Foxx, Lawrence University, Jazz Saxophone Performance/$7,000 per year Music Scholarship
Sami Harshaw, Trinity International University, Undecided
Austin Hughes, Harper College, Physical Education
Amanda Hughes, DePauw University, Psychology, Band/Color Guard
James Jasiek, Indiana University, Genetics, Marching Band
Jackie Kinney, Notre Dame, Business, Band
Martin Johnson, University of Arizona, Pre-Pharmacy
Heather Kipnis, University of Illinois, Music Education, Marching Band $6,400/year Music Scholarship
Marty Klus, University of Illinois-Chicago, Pre Law
Will Koukal, Elmhurst College, Undecided
Laura Lane, Wheaton College, Music Education/Bass Performance $2K/year Music scholarship
Jennifer Lang, University of Illinois, Architecture, Band
James Madsen, University of Wisconsin, Biomedical Engineering, Band
Andy McGuiness, University of Iowa, Chemical Engineering, Marching Band
Colleen McGuckin, University of Pittsburgh, Pre-Pharmacy
Chris Moehling, Illinois State University, Business
Darrell Montonera, Gordon College, Physics, Band?
Amanda Orabutt, Indiana University, Journalism, Marching Band
Cally Razes, University of Illinois, Biology
Rebecca Smith, University of Kansas, Clinical Lab Science, Marching Band
Jessica Thelander, University of Illinois, Engineering, Band/Marching Band
Ashlea Thomsen, University of Illinois, Communications
Nicola Trumbull, Augustana College, Liberal Arts Studies, Band $1500/yr. Gen. Music Scholarship
Andrew Wilkin, The Ohio State University, Percussion Performance $2k/year Music scholarship
JT Younis, Michigan State University, Psychology

2007  Graduates  
Christine Adams, Northwestern University, Pre-Law
Elizabeth Arnold, Bradley University, Nursing, Band
Ninos Badalpour, College of Lake County, Criminology
Caitlin Barry, University of Missouri, Journalism, Marching Band, Concert Band
Amy Drake-Drake University, Elementary Education Brueckman, Illinois State University, Undecided
Eric Bugardt
Jamie Cater, College of Lake County, Culinary Arts, Band
Jessica Chapman, Auburn University, Animal Sciences, Pre-Vet
Simoen Christ, University of Illinois, Undecided
Emma Degen, Winona State, Physical Education
Amy Drake, Drake University, Elementary Education
Christine Evans, University of Illinois, Undecided, Marching Band
Jen  Ewan, University of Missouri, Education
Matthew Gilbert, University of Illinois, Architecture, Band
John Gotsis, Indiana Wesleyan University, Percussion Performance, Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble
Steve Guilford, Illinois State University, Math
William Hurley, Marine Corps Reserves, Eastern Illinois, History
Eric Jaffe, University of Iowa, Actuarial Science, Marching Band
Sam Kasprowicz
Kim Kroes, Illinois State University, Education
Mike Lancelot, University of Illinois, Mechanical Engineering
Scott LaVanne, Purdue University, Auditioned into the top of 5 Jazz Bands.
Tom Mahoney, Harper College, Music or History, Jazz Ensemble-Bari Sax
Nick Miner, Winona State University, Business, Football
Libby Peterkort, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fashion Design, Marching Band
Sean Rhodes, Harper College, Undecided
Matt Sawyer
Jessica Schacht
Joel Sikes, Illinois Wesleyan University, Political Science/Pre-Law
Clare Stolarski, University of Illinois, Music Education
Karen Stopka, Emory Riddle University, Aeronautical Engineering
Aaron Sue, Indiana University, Pre-Med, Band, Jazz Band
Kiersten Thoma, Indiana University, Business Management, Color Guard
Dan Tribley, University of Iowa, Biological Science, Band
Kyle Vaughan, College of Lake County, Culinary Arts
Andrew  Wright, Harper College, Communications
Cathy Wu, University of Illinois or Purdue, Political Science

2006  Graduates  

Jordan Bloom, University of Illinois, Flute Performance
Danny Casady, Indiana University, Recording Arts
Phil Damian, Northern Illinois University, Business, Golf
Lisa DeCanio, University of Michigan, International Business
Kristi Ditsch   
Sean Dondanville, Purdue or Ioa, Chemical Engineering
John Dziewior, Illinois College, Environmental Science
Stephanie Esser, Purdue University, Athletic Training, Color Guard
Jamie Falkanger, University of Illinois, Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Jamie Fukami, Illinois State University, Undecided
Wes Gibbert, Washington University, Pre-Medical
Kim Harris, University of California, Pre-Medical
Zach House, University of Iowa, International Studies, Marching Band
Elizabeth Isenberg, Northwestern University, Flute Performance
Steve Jennings, Columbia College, Film Studies
Tera Krawczyk, Augustana College, Pre-Dental
Josh Kreft, University of Iowa, Pharmacy
Lindsey Kurek, University of Iowa, Nursing or Physical Therapy, Band
Karen LaGesse, Indiana State University, Health Information Management, Color Guard
Joe Larsen, Michigan State University, Political Science, Band
Meagan Leopold, University of Iowa, Nursing
Beth Littell, University of Illinois, Psychology/Secondary Ed., Illinette
Laura McCormack, Carroll College, International Relations
Michael Messenger, George Washington University, International Business
Matt Miedema, University of Illinois-Chicago, Electrical Engineering
Kyle Miller, Indiana University, Business Marketing
Ryan Nolan, University of Pittsburgh, Biomedical Engineering, Lacrosse
Cindy Padilla, Northern Illinois University, Business Administration
Ben Paul, University of Missouri,  Journalism, University Concert Band
Kristin Penney, University of Nebraska, Nursing, Marching Band
Tyler Peterson, Augustana College, Business, Band
Jenny Pratscher, University of Iowa, undecided
Kim Rafalowitz, College of Lake County, Music Ed., Band
Sarah Rafalowitz, College of Lake County, Illinois State University-Education
Michelle Rodriquez, University of Illinois-Chicago, Pharmacy
Tony Rosenberg, Northern Illinois University;Saxophone Performance;  U. of Iowa, Medicine
Kevin Ross, Benedictine University, Business, Baseball
Joe Scheck, Augustana College, Music Education
Emily Schetter   
Jim Schram, Northern Illinois University, Saxophone Performance
Jim Stay, Carroll College, Criminal Justice
Kyle Sustich, University of Iowa, Music Education, Marching Band, Now teaching 4th grade
Jackie Weinrauch, Indiana University, International Business
Andrew Werner, University of Illinois, Business
Meghan Winkler, Illinois State University, Psychology, Color Guard
Jack Zhou, Washington University, Pre-Medical

2005  Graduates  

Sieger Bayer, CLC, Kendall College, Culinary Arts/Personal Chef, Zagats 30 Chefs Under 30-2014
Jennifer Bellville, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Undecided, Marching Band
Chip Brewster, Illinois State University, Mass communication (business admin. minor) Marching band and pep band. Now playing lead alto in the 144th Army Band's Jazz Ensemble, also Bari Sax in the Show Band.
Jessica Degen, Drake University, Pre-Law
Dan J. Feerst, New York University, Percussion Performance transferred to Columbia College-Sound Engineering
Jackie Gridley, Augustana College, History Education, Track and Field
Dave Guilford, University of Illinois, Actuarial Sciences Marching Illini
Adam Halyckyj, Illinois State University, Undecided, Marching Band, Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble
Brook Henke, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Illustration/Drawing
Mandy Imai, Illinois State University, Nursing or Speech Pathology, maybe Color Guard:  Graduated in 3 years, now in Grad School at ISU for Speech Pathology (2008-2009)
Jessica Knebel, Western Illinois University, English Education/Library Sciences, University Choir
Susan Koukal, Illinois State University, Special Education, maybe Color Guard, now married to Chip Brewster (2005)
Jenny Kubacik, Illinois State University, Speech Pathology major, psychology minor, color guard
Matt Mader, Michigan Technological University, $11,000 Academic Scholarship, ROTC
Brian Mann   
Aleece Michalak, Aurora University, Political Science, Softball
Stephen Morrison, The Ohio State University, Pharmacy
Ken Perrone, eventually Southern Illinois University, Undecided Music Perf./Tech./Ed.
Margaret Pirie   
Michelle Pomerleau, Loyola Unversity, then Suffolk Univ., Master of Arts in Women's Health
Bill Schrack, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Commercial Real Estate Development
Brittany Smith, Iowa State University, Marching Band, Concert Band
Theresa Stafford, Northern Illinois University, Music Education, Band, Jazz, Marching
Will Surdynski, Bradley University, Will Surdynski-Bradley University, Music Business, Band and Music Scholarship
Matt Thode, University of Illinois, Matt Thode-University of Illinois, Political Science, Concert Band
Tiffany Woloshyn, Bradley University, Tiffany Woloshyn-Bradley University, Elementary Education
Alexandra Zajac, University of Illinois, Alexandra Zajac-University of Illinois, Advertising

2004  Graduates  

Brittany Abeijon, University of Illinois, Actuarial Sciences
Kevin Barry, University of Illinois, Engineering
Mark Baumhardt, Purdue University,  Aeronautical Engineering, Jazz Band, Music Minor
Heather Born, Michigan State University,  Biochemistry, Guard
Justin Chappelle, College of Lake County, Geography, Band, Buffalo Grove Community Band
Trevor Christ, Bradley University, Chemistry, Band
Andrew Chmieliski, Columbia College, Music Recording and Guitar, Presidential Scholarship.
Heather Davis, University of Illinois, Undecided
Joe Dolce, North Texas State University, North Texas State, Music
Lindsey Edstrand, University of Illinois, Business/Finance
Kelly Hayes, University of Illinois, Linguistics
Katie Heyduck, University of Illinois, Dietician and Food Nutrition, Band
Connie Hernandez, Sppon River College, Education
Liz Majewski, Augustana College, Bio/Pre-Phys. Therapy, $2000 Music Scholarship, Concert Band
Gina Pietsch, Eastern Illinois University, Special/Elementary Education, Concert Band
Rich Polhemus, Kendall College, Culinary Sciences
Ieva Putnins, Western Michigan University, Dance
Sajid Shahriar, Northwestern University, Undecided
Peter Stolarski, University of Illinois, Double Bass Performance
Laura Thrun, Illinois State University, Criminal Justice
Joe Torchedlo, Depaul University, Political Science, Orchestra
Elena Turner, University of Illinois, Speech and Hearing Sciences
Eden Vaughan, Harper College, Education
Katie Wahl, Central Michigan University, Business Management
Melissa Walter, Illinois State University, Undecided
Kevin Yoder, Columbia College, Acoustical or Recording Engineering

2003  Graduates  

Alena Abens, Illinois Wesleyan, Pre-Vet. Medicine.
Janet Boutilier, Indiana University, Double Major-Flute performance and Science
Kelly Boyle, University of Illinois, Band
Beth Cloud, Augustana University,  Band
Laurie White-Miami (Ohio) University  Davis, Purdue University, Marching Band-pushing Big Bass Drum
Chase Donaldson, Depauw University,  
Tony Dopke, Berklee College, Guitar Performance, Now in Seminary
Nate Favaro, CLC, Foreign Language
Heather Freshour, University of Northern Michigan, Criminal Justice, Music minor
Mike Gilhooly, Illinois Wesleyan
Brian Habecost   
Ted Heyduck, Illinois College, Engineering, Band Scholarship on Bass Clarinet, Now a Physics teacher
John Hooper, University of Cincinatti, Architecture
Michelle Huh, Purdue University
Andrew Hunssinger   
Andy Ivie, Brigham Young University, Pre-Med
Kristine Jennings, University of Illinois, Kristine Jennings-University of Illinois, Pre Phys. Therapy;  Orchestra, Color Guard
Becky Kitchen, Western Michigan, Elementary Education, music minor, Concert Band
Conrad Koczot, Michigan State University, Business
Lisa Kovarik, Butler University
Dana Kurek, University of Iowa  
Kim Lagesse, University of Illinois, Band-clarinet, Marching Illini
Matt Lemke, University of Illinois, Bass Trombone Performance
Allison Leopold, University of Illinois, mechanical engineering; Concert Band
Drew Littell, Roosevelt University,  Percussion Performance Played drums on the road for 10 years, now works at the School of Rock as an instructor.
Jeff Loehrke, Western Illinois University, Percussion Performance, percussion in the WIU Studio Jazz Ensemble (top group), their top Jazz Combo, and band called "Orchestrated Loons"
Jimmy Michael, CLC/Western Illinois University, engineering
Emily Nixon, Boston College
Samantha Polak, MIT, Samantha Polak-MIT, Bio-Chemical Engineering
Pat Scalzitti, Illinois State University, Criminal Justice;  ROTC
Scott Schaeffer, CLC/Columbia College, Music Business Management, starting new productiion company/dance record label called electrolabel.com
Ken Schmidt, Purdue University
Michele Smith, University of Minnesota, History
Emily Stolarski, University of Illinois, Music Education, Marching Band, Now Assistant Band Director-Bergenfield HS, New Jersey, married to Matt Lemke '03
David Tribley, University of Illinois, Music Education, Marching Band, Master's in Sax Performance at Univ. of Illinois, former Band Director Vernon Hills HS, Band director Warren HS
Josh Ugaste, Augustana University
Jamie Urban, Norther Michigan, Social Work, Marching Band, Concert Band
Dan Wagner, Park Ridge College of Radiology
Laurie White, Miami (Ohio) University
David Winkler, University of Illinois, Electrical Engineering
Mark Wojnarwoski, Illinois State University, Illinois State University, Business

2002  Graduates  

Anna Steltenpohl, Curtis Institute of Music, Oboe Performance, Now principal English Horn in the Rochester Philharmonic
John Ugaste, Cornell College, Full Scholarship for Jazz Tenor Sax

2001  Graduates  

Tim L'Heureux, Western Illinois University, Music Composition
Chris Arizmendi, DePaul University, Performing Arts Management. BA 2005. Plans to study copyright law in law school.
Chris Schetter, DePaul University, Music Education
Jason Miller, Columbia College, Music Composition,
Eric Born, Purdue University, Marching Band
Allison Whitney, Purdue University, Marching Band
Andrew  Penner, Purdue University, Marching Band
Keith Meicher, Northern Illinois University, Jazz Saxophone Performance

2000  Graduates  

Candace Edstrand  Candace Edstrand- University of Illinois, Music Education. Now Head Band Director, Grayslake North High School
Carl Swienton- Augustana University, Band
Lisa Rowe-Eastern Illinois, Journalism, Marching Band, Concert Band
Jim Boge-Western Illinois Uinversity, Construction Management, Marching Band Drumline
1999  Graduates  

Chris Tuazon  Chris Tuazon-Western Michigan University, Music Composition, now in Chicago performing and writing music for various bands.
Tony Corson  Tony Corson-Drake University, Music Performance;  University of Northern Colorado, Tuba Performance, now teaching low brass lessons in Texas

1998  Graduates  

Eddie Davis, Northwestern University, Music Composition, Now adjunct faculty at a Brooklyn College teaching "Music Appreciation"
Erwin Vreeman, Ilinois Wesleyan University, Double Bass Performance, International Business

1997  Graduates  

Laura Haering, University of Illinois, Laura Haering-University of Illinois, Music Education, University of Southern, Saxophone Performance, Now lives in Southern California and teaches Woodwinds privately Email: Laurichmusic@mac.com

1996  Graduates  

Jessica Kitchen, University of Kentucky, Jessica Kitchen, University of Kentucky, Percussion & Music Education, LZHS Percussion Instructor 2002-2005

1995  Graduates  

Beth Twenty (Musur), Indiana University, Beth Twenty (Musur), Indiana University, Marching Hundred, Big Red Pep Band, married and has one child, living in Crystal Lake, IL bmusur@alumni.indiana.edu
Julie Laystrom-Woodard, University of Illinois, Aerospace Engineering, Concert Band, now married and living in Champaign, IL julia.k.woodard@gmail.com

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