Dawn Weltzien, Elgin High School 1982 graduate, is now a Special Education Teacher at Ellis Middle School. Her favorite memory as a U-46 employee is finding her Ellis family and making lifelong friendships.
Larkin High School 1989 graduate, Amy Stewart, is currently teaching the fifth grade at Fox Meadow Elementary School. Her favorite thing about working in the District is creating lifelong relationships with her students.
Six years ago, Jacob Yarwood was an academic high achiever in Bartlett High School’s Science, Engineering and Technology Academy program. Now he literally reaches for the sky as an officer and pilot in the U.S. Air Force.
Pat Sutphin has been scuba diving and skydiving. He’s investigated paranormal activity, and he crawled through a cave trying to solve a decades-old missing person case. His passport for all that adventure has been a camera.
Kathryn Balk graduated from South Elgin High School in 2015 and is now an orchestra teacher in U-46. She has been with the District for two years. Her favorite teacher was Ms. Dicker, who taught English.
The bright lights have gone on for “Living Local,” an hourlong lifestyles program on Fox affiliate KXRM in Colorado Springs, Colorado. And there at the anchor desk, right in the middle of things, is Mia Atkins.