Christian Carroll
While at Jefferson High School Chris was active with Radio/TV becoming president of Broncho Broadcasters, as well as the Television Production Manager. He was in the final Radio and Television class taught by the department founder Bill Fraser. He was a disc jockey on WJEF-FM, which was not on the air 24 hours a day at the time. He talked Mr. Brist into letting him sign on the station at 7:15am, to allow him and other students the opportunity to have more air-time. The on-air practice gave Chris the confidence and experience to become the “Voice of the Home Hospital Fair” for four years, and later to make a living at his craft by being a professional DJ at WLZR-FM and later WKHY-FM.
While at Jeff he coordinated the 15th anniversary celebration of WJEF. He was a freelance videographer for Jeff football, volleyball, swimming and diving, and boys and girls basketball events. He attended the State Broadcasting Competition in Indianapolis, where he was named state champion for Television Broadcast News. Chris also represented Jefferson High School at Hoosier Boys State. 
Chris attended Indiana University, where he double-majored and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications and Political Science. He joined the Indiana Memorial Union Board of Directors, where he would become its president his senior year.
Upon graduation, Chris went to Los Angeles, where he got his start in booking celebrities for special events and later entertainment merchandising. His merchandising career started while working at MGM Studios and Universal Studios. He became involved in online buying and retail, joining as their senior buyer for DVD, Video Music and Software. He moved to Virginia where he joined Circuit City as a buyer and later Manager of Web Merchandising for Circuit, then to Seattle where he became the senior buyer for Computer Peripherals. Chris is currently a Senior Global Sourcing Manger, helping to create new products under the Amazon Basics brand of products and market them thru all of the Amazon global websites.
Chris has been the Team Captain five years running for the Seattle AIDS Walk, helping to raise over $30,000 for the cause.

Phillip W. Hurt
While at Jefferson High School, Phil participated in basketball, football, cross country and track. During his senior year he was the Most Valuable runner in cross country. He was also a member of Hi-Y, Student Council and J-Club.
Upon graduation from Jeff, he accepted a full athletic scholarship for track and field at McNeese State College in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He lettered all four years in Track and Cross Country. Phil graduated in 1963 with a Bachelors degree, and received his Masters degree from Ball State University in 1969.
Phil was hired by the Lafayette School Corporation in 1963 to teach US History and to be head cross country coach and assistant track coach. He taught US History for nine years while the remainder of his years he taught Health.
During his 40 years of coaching boys cross country and 22 years of coaching girls cross country his teams won the North Central Conference nine times and he was selected Coach of the Year ten times. During his tenure his teams won 125 Invitational events, 35 Sectionals, and 31 Regionals and qualified for the State meet nine times.
He started the Hershey Track & Field program in Lafayette. He was a Track and Field starter for 27 years.
In 2003 he was inducted into the Indiana High School Hall of Fame and was also awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash from Governor Frank O’Bannon.
Phil retired from coaching in 2002 and in 2005 he retired from teaching Health, Social Studies and Drivers Education. Since retiring he has served as an assistant coach for the Broncho Cross Country team for the past five years.

Andrew N. Strausbaugh
While at Jeff Andrew was on the Varsity Tennis team for four years serving as captain. At various times he was chosen as All-State, All-Conference, Tippecanoe County Athlete of the Week,  and Most Valuable Player. He was also involved in J-Club and Spanish Club.
Andrew graduated from Hanover College in 1992 with a BA in Business Administration. He played 4 years of varsity tennis where he was All-District and All Conference three times. He played in the NAIA National Tennis Championships three times. While at Hanover he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and served for a year on the Inter fraternity Council. Andrew was also a Residence Hall Counselor for two years. In 1995 Andrew received his master’s degree in Health Administration from Indiana University in Indianapolis.
Andrew is Vice President of Finance and Operations at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. He is president of the Kentucky Chapter of The Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is District Chairman of the Daniel Boone District of Boy Scouts of America; Board member of the Oldham County, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana volunteer and Oldham County YMCA Youth Sports Coach and Volunteer.

Ann Stock
While at Jefferson High School Ann was involved in Future Nurses, Block Section and Sunshine Society.
Upon graduation Ann attended Purdue University earning a BA in 1968. She was an elementary school teacher prior to her career in politics and business. Ann was an Executive Trainer from 1970-1976 for Pan American World Airways. Ann was Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Relations for Bloomingdale’s Department Stores from 1982-1992. She was also Deputy Press Secretary to Vice President Walter F. Mondale during the 1980 and 1984 Presidential election campaigns.
From 1993-1997 Ann served as Deputy Assistant to President William J. Clinton and as Social Secretary at the White House. From September 1997 to June 2010 she was Vice President of Institutional Affairs at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts where she oversaw the Center’s expanded efforts to increase its national and international profile. She also managed the Center’s International Arts Management Programs, and oversaw its Government Relations Office, Press Office, and Office of Institutional Affairs.
In June 2010 Ann was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs. She leads the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational Cultural Affairs, which promotes international mutual understanding through a wide range of academic, cultural, private sector, professional, youth and sports exchange programs. ECA exchange programs engage youth, students, educators, artists, athletes, and emerging leaders in many fields in the United States and in more than 160 countries, Alumni of ECA exchange programs comprise over one million people around the world, including more than 50 Nobel Laureates and more than 340 current or former heads of state and government.

Roberta Watkins
While at Jefferson High School Roberta majored in art. She was in Future Teachers of America, Forensics, Block Section, Sunshine Society, Girls’ Athletic Association, Tri-Hi-Y, Red and Black Revue, Red Cross and Junior Variety Show.
Roberta graduated from Purdue University where she earned a BS degree and from Columbia University in New York, earning an MA degree. She also studied Art History and French at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. Over the years she held two separate fellowship grants to study at
Skidmore College in NY and a residency grant to study at Watershed Ceramic Art Center in Edgecomb, ME.
Roberta began her teaching career in Warrenton, VA, where she set up the first art program in Fauquier County, and taught all areas of art. She then moved to White Plains, NY, where she taught at all levels from elementary school on up for 28 years, finishing her career by developing the Ceramics Department at the high school. Since retirement at the age of 55, she has continued to teach on a private basis.
In 1999 she taught at the Brookfield Craft Center in CT and was a discussion leader with Kiki Smith, Dai Ichie Arts, Ltd., on The Creative Process in Ceramic Art. From 1992 to the present she has given talks and held workshops for educators, docents, adults and students at the Yale Art Gallery in New Haven, CT. She has also taught at the Washington Art Association, Washington, CT; Canton Clay Works, Canton, CT; and the Guilford Art Center.
Roberta is a ceramic artist who has participated in numerous groups and solo shows, receiving some “Best in Show” awards. Her published works include 2 books and several magazine articles.