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The 2010 WWF cohort

Woodrow Wilson Cohort 2011-2012


Mellondie Benson

Mellondie Benson
Candidate for M.S. Ed (Math)

Undergraduate: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis `11, psychology/mathematics minor
Licensed pharmacy technician; math tutor, Boys & Girls Club; organizer, multicultural club; high school mathematics tutor; former grader for IUPUI math professors; Ameri-Corps member.



David Byron

David Byron
Candidate for M.S. Ed (Biology)

Undergraduate: : Clemson University `82, biology
Graduate: Clemson University `84, entomology (M.S.); Virginia Polytechnic Institute `87, urban entomology (Ph.D.)
Entomologist in urban pest control with major argoscience firm for over a decade; corporate research director; longtime training facilitator; motivational speaker and youth/executive coach and consultant with team building interests.



Ryan Cox

Ryan Cox
Candidate for M.S. Engineering Technology Education (Technology)

Undergraduate: Ball State University `09, industrial technology/business minor
Communications technician; former intern, construction management; Habitat for Humanity volunteer; interested in gearing students toward success by engendering creativity in the classroom.



Jamar Crutchfield

Jamar Crutchfield
Candidate for M.S. Engineering Technology Education (Technology)

Undergraduate: John Carroll University `07, computer information systems
Software programmer, computer technician, network administrator, web developer, and business analyst; church youth instructor and assistant, assistant basketball coach, treasurer for college gospel choir and president, college software group.



Christopher Dalrymple

Christopher Dalrymple
Candidate for M.S. Ed (Chemistry)

Undergraduate: Texas A&M University `05, chemistry/mathematics minor
Published research associate and "outstanding chemistry major," organic chemistry; teaching assistant, freshman chemistry, and T.A. trainer; honors graduate; member of the American Chemical Society; do-it-yourselfer who makes own demonstration materials.



Kimberly Gordon

Kimberly Gordon
Candidate for M.S. Ed (Biology)

Undergraduate: Indiana University, Bloomington `95, biochemistry/Spanish minor
Graduate: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis `99, biology (M.S.)
Biologist with Eli Lilly and Company, 10 years; teaching assistant, physiology labs; nephrology research technician; published researcher; substitute teacher; youth group facilitator with personal experience in urban youth challenges.



Kara Griffin

Kara Griffin
Candidate for M.S. Education (Physics)

Undergraduate: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis `11, mechanical engineering
Substitute teacher and personal tutor in math, science, Spanish, special education, other fields; engineering and project management intern; Latino youth ambassador, strong Spanish skills; dean's list student with multiple academic achievement awards and professional affiliations.



Harold Hermanson

Harold Hermanson
Candidate for M.S. Engineering Technology Education (Technology)

Undergraduate: Kalamazoo College `11, computer science
Teaching assistant/guest lecturer, computer science; senior departmental student advisor; co-teacher, computer camp for middle-school students; volunteer tutor, high school; varsity basketball and soccer player; senior project, teaching techniques for technical students.



Ashley Lynn

Ashley Lynn
Candidate for M.S. Education (Biology)

Undergraduate: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis `11, biology
College proctor/grader; former high school tutor and high school teacher's assistant; volunteer/spokesperson with retired racing greyhound adoption; graduate of a high-need urban school.



Randee Owens

Randee Owens
Candidate for M.S. Education (Biology)

Undergraduate: Indiana University- Purdue University, Indianapolis `92, anthropology/religious studies [double major]
Freshman biology mentor; substitute teacher/instructional assistant; business owner, investments; former ironworker; former nursing assistant/technician and hospital research assistant; Sunday school teacher and congregation's service co-chair; Girl Scout and PTO volunteer.



Eric Sprague

Eric Sprague
Candidate for M.S. Education (Chemistry & Mathematics)

Undergraduate: Purdue University `06, biochemistry
Lab technician and analytical chemist in corporate and clinical settings; tutor with Indianapolis Boys & Girls Club; college chemistry tutor; leader/trainer for 2010 U.S. Census crew; awarding winning research presenter.