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The 2012 WWF cohort

Woodrow Wilson Cohort 2012-2013


James R. Brown

James R. Brown | Roseville, MI


Undergraduate college, class and major: University of Phoenix '04, business administration
Graduate institution and degree: Keller Graduate School of Management '11, MBA
Air Force veteran; owner of small businesses in the construction industry with nearly 25 years' experience; professional carpenter and cabinetmaker; facilities manager and registered code inspector; graduate of a high-need urban high school.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, Arsenal Technical High School



Rhondée Caldwell

Rhondée Caldwell | Suffolk, VA


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Norfolk State University '12, chemistry
Undergraduate researcher in neuroscience; scholarship winner and dean's list/honor roll student; volunteer campus mentor, study group leader, and tutor; volunteer tutor with high-need grade-school children at community organization; science volunteer with Girl Scouts.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, Arsenal Technical High School



Domingo David, Jr.

Domingo David, Jr. | Ann Arbor, MI


Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor '11, computer science/computer engineering (double major)
Campus computing consultant and study group leader; designer of various devices, including a robot and a controller for a steering wheel simulator; native of the Philippines and graduate of a high-need school; student cultural group volunteer.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Wayne Township 9th Grade Center, Ben Davis HS



Roger Edington

Roger Edington | Berrien Springs, MI


Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Southern Maine '95, industrial technology/industrial engineering (double major); Ferris State University '12, accounting
Substitute teacher; armed forces veteran with total of 23+ years' service, including Navy weapons maintenance, Navy Reserve fire control, and Air Force medical logistics; substitute teacher; peer/community educator on traumatic brain injury.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Decatur Central, New Tech High School



Daniel Gess

Daniel Gess | Indianapolis, IN


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis '10, mechanical engineering technology
Construction and building systems engineer; Air National Guard veteran, specialist in electrical power production/mechanic and trainer on generation operation and hazards; dog lover and fundraiser for local chapter of national animal advocacy organization.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Decatur Central, New Tech High School



John Hoffman

John Hoffman | Indianapolis, IN


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University '86, history/economics (double major w/calculus minor); Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis '10, nursing
Graduate coursework: University of Indianapolis, business administration
Nurse on medical/surgical ward; former adjunct faculty, IUPUI, anatomy/physiology; 10 years' experience as manager, medical school research labs; college physics, chemistry, and calculus tutor; mentor for at-risk teenager; adult literacy volunteer; former assistant Boy Scout Troop leader.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, Arsenal Technical High School



Gabrielle Ingram

Gabrielle Ingram | Indianapolis, IN


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Kent State University '12, biology
Dean's list student, President's Scholar, multiple scholarship recipient; observer and teacher's assistant at Ohio high school; summer teacher's assistant in Indianapolis; volunteer at various soccer camps; senior co-captain and scholar-athlete on Kent State soccer team.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet School , Arsenal Technical High School



Blake Nathan

Blake Nathan | Stone Mountain, GA


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Tennessee State University '12, aeronautics/transportation
Caregiver/teacher for grade-school children at childcare center; active volunteer with peer mentoring organizations on campus; event coordinator; campus promoter/brand manager for national product line.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Walker Career Center, Warren Central High School



Kate Schlarman

Kate Schlarman | Saint Louis, MO


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Missouri University of Science & Technology '12, geology
Undergraduate researcher, organic microfossils; teaching assistant; multiple scholarship recipient, dean's list student; intern, science museum; campus tutor; workshop leader, science careers for women; archaeological field assistant; former camp counselor; Boy Scout Merit Badge counselor; lifetime member, Girl Scouts.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, George Washington Community School



John Skomp

John Skomp | Indianapolis, IN


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis '12, chemistry
Leader/peer mentor, chemistry team; teaching assistant, chemistry; researcher/presenter, chemistry labs; lesson preparer/presenter, local church.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, Arsenal Technical High School



Jordan Skomp

Jordan Skomp | Indianapolis, IN


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis '11, chemistry
Undergraduate education researcher, tools for learning organic chemistry; teaching assistant and peer mentor/tutor, chemistry; dean's list/honors student; part-time pharmacy technician; student athletes' tutor and elementary after-school tutor; avid cross country runner.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, Arsenal Technical High School



Marie-Therese Smith

Marie-Therese Smith | Portland, OR


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Kettering University '89, mechanical engineering
Purdue University '96, M.S. (engineering) Computer architect/designer, 15+ years' experience with major international computer manufacturer; former manufacturing engineer, automotive electronics industry; co-founder, local school robotics program; reading tutor; church youth teacher; volunteer with numerous community organizations.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, Arsenal Technical High School



Sandra Smith

Sandra Smith | Rolla, MO


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Missouri University of Science & Technology '11, geology/geochemistry
Participant in field camp hands-on research; campus mentor; camp counselor, high school teacher's aide, volunteer with high-school-age youth; president, campus chapter of earth science honor society; event organizer for geology club; volunteer presenter on geology for middle-school girls.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, George Washington Community School



Krysty-An Spartz

Krysty-An Spartz | Noblesville, IN


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis '12, biology
Farmer and expert in wetland mitigation; parent of four homeschooled children with considerable academic successes; ESL tutor; Sunday school teacher and church event organizer; missions team co-leader in Ukraine; musician (violin, banjo).
Student Teaching 2012-2013: Harshman Middle School, Arsenal Technical High School



Stephen Spyker

Stephen Spyker | Knightsville, IN


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Grantham University '95, engineering/electronics
Graduate institution and degree: Earlham College '95, M.Div.; Ball State University '04, Ed.D. (adult education/information science)
Former electrical engineer and broadcast engineer; graduate school administrator; computer/IT director; cabinetmaker; youth pastor; published author on technology and spirituality; member of board for nonprofit focused on community health; avid cyclist.
Student Teaching 2012-2013: McKenzie Career Center, Lawrence Township



Adam Trebel

Adam Trebel | Laurium, MI


Undergraduate college, class, and major: Northern Michigan University '10, industrial design
Dean's list student; after-school tutor; volunteer with organization working with high school dropouts; volunteer elementary math tutor; woodworker, machinist, and fabricator; digital designer; member/president, campus chapter, industrial design society
Student Teaching 2012-2013: McKenzie Career Center, Lawrence Township