Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Alumni Updates: Bits & Pieces

Retired teachers

Retired staff gather together

You may remember a few of these familiar faces! A group of Pius X retired teachers and spouses recently met at the Olive Garden Restaurant

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Paul Aylward ’06

Omaha, Neb. – Surgery Resident (University of Nebraska Medical Center) As a General Surgery resident, my story so far has been that of the old

Nicole Swolensky Bennett

Nicole Swolensky Bennett ’91

Colorado Springs, Colo. – RRT (UC Health) When my pulmonary rehabilitation clinic closed I opted to stay home and care for my disabled daughter so

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Lisa Smith Andersen ’88

Lincoln, Neb. – Occupational Therapist (Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital) Continuing to see outpatient clients for therapy. Pitching in at the hospital to ensure areas are clean

Jamie Bouwens Caines ’05

Lincoln, Neb. – Advanced Practice Respiratory Therapist (CHI Health St. Elizabeth) My husband and I are both respiratory therapists at CHI Health St. Elizabeth so

Megan McGahan

Megan McGahan ’13

Wayne, Neb. – Aerospace Medic (Nebraska Air National Guard) I was activated April 6th by the Nebraska Air National Guard to swab first responders in

Emily Giles Ahlstrand

Emily Giles Ahlstrand ’05

Pleasant Dale, Neb. – Director of Home Care (Nye Health Services) I enjoy taking on new roles of being a surrogate friend or caregiver when

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Kathy (Edwards) Thompson ‘87

Kathy (Edwards) Thompson ‘87 graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Nursing with the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree in May 2020. Dr. Thompson

Megan (Haney) Madison ’07

Megan (Haney) Madison ’07 is currently attending Veterinarian at Sinclair Research Center in Missouri.

Kim (Bringman) Kudron ’88

Kim (Bringman) Kudron ’88 spoke to one of Mrs. Steenson’s and one of Mrs. Schneider’s Anatomy classes regarding Physical Therapy. Kudron attended the University of

Jennifer (Moran) Dunavan

Jennie (Moran) Dunavan ’97

Jennifer (Moran) Dunavan ’97 who is a registered dietician spoke to two of Mrs. Schneider’s anatomy classes about Fodmap diets/foods. “I attended the University of

Clare Marsolek ’13

Clare Marsolek ’13 spoke to one of Mrs. Schneider’s Anatomy classes, and two of Mr. Scheffler’s PACE classes about surgical robotics! “I went to UNL

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Benes Schueth ’03

Ashley (Benes) Schueth ’03 has been promoted to Financial Advisor at Anderson Wealth Management Group.

Shipley Morgan

Shipley ’16

Morgan Shipley ’16 was announced as Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 2019 Homecoming Queen on October 4! Morgan is a biology major at NWU as well as

Gonser ’81 earns MSM diploma

Michael Gonser earned a Master of Science in Management (MSM) Diploma from Bellevue University in August 2019.

Goracke ’95 working in Hastings school

Michaela Goodwater Goracke (’95) was hired this year at Hastings Middle School as the Instructional Facilitator. I provide coaching and professional development opportunities for practicing

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Sister Colette Marie Jaros OSF ’11

Sister Colette Marie Jaros OSF made her first Temporary Profession of Vows on September 8 with the Sisters of St Francis of the Holy Eucharist

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Trevor Johnson ’10

Trevor Johnson ’10 has been named an assistant basketball coach at Johns Hopkins University. He previously had the same position at Nebraska Wesleyan University, and

emma Rashilla

Emma Rashilla ‘13

Emma Rashilla ‘13 graduated cum laude with her degree in Secondary Math Education and Business from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln last August.

ryan smith Raymond “Ryan” Smith ‘12 is a Sergeant with the Nebraska Army National Guard as a Black Hawk Helicopter Specialist

Raymond ‘Ryan’ Smith ‘12

Raymond “Ryan” Smith ‘12 is a Sergeant with the Nebraska Army National Guard as a Black Hawk Helicopter Specialist.

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Kate Moore ’09

Kate Moore ’09 has started a 52-week run as Fantine in Les Miserables in April of 2018.

Caroline Haug

Caroline Haug ’07

Caroline Haug ’07 graduated from UNL and is now deployed working as an Army Specialist on Fort Araf Jon in Kuwait.

Shannon Kelly ’12

Shannon Kelly ’12

Shannon Kelly ’12 was named one of the 50 “Best New British and Irish Poets” of 2018.

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Leo R. Berube ’66

Leo R. Berube ’66 is a commercial Pilot and certificated flight instructor,