FACETIME FEBRUARY 2013 - 2010S
Cuppy, ’11 BS, is in his first year of teaching at Anasazi Elementary
School, located in Scottsdale, AZ. The second grade teacher is having a blast,
and his favorite part of teaching is watching his students develop and grow.
Zach wants to thank all the parents and community for strongly supporting their
Stayson Isobe, ’11 BS (pictured above), is a
graduate assistant handling media relations for the NAU Athletics Department.
He writes press releases, coordinates program activities, and manages external
relationships on behalf of women’s soccer and men’s and women’s tennis. Stayson says his experience writing sports
articles for The Lumberjack student
newspaper as an undergrad helped prepare him for his GA role. He is currently pursuing
a masters degree in educational leadership.
Lee, ’11 MA (pictured at left), was appointed as a judge for the Achievement Awards Program
for the National Council of Teachers of English, a competition which will honor
11th grade students for excellence in writing in the US and abroad.
Jennifer is coordinator of writing in the Student Success Center at Misericordia
University, where she works with faculty, students and staff through tutorial
services and workshops. She also instructs English courses at the university.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Powering America recently interviewed Marilla Lamb, ’11
BSE, about her experience as an environmental engineer in the wind energy
industry. Now working for Westwind Solar Electric Inc. in Flagstaff, Marilla
performs visits with clients and puts together site plans and electrical
diagrams. Also working for EN3, an environmental and civil engineering firm,
she connects clients with utility companies and contractors. During her time at
NAU, Marilla collaborated with more than 100 teachers in Arizona to lead
discussions and activities amongst more than 1,000 K-12 students as part of the
Arizona Wind for Schools Project. She also built her project management
experience through assisting with five wind project installations in the state.
Radmilla Cody, '12 BS
(pictured at left),
was nominated for a Grammy Award
for her album Shi Keyah – Songs for the People.
She describes it as “an album that honors
Mother Earth and all that we coexist with on Mother Earth such as the horses,
the plants, the land, the people and the various [Navajo] agencies.”
Radmilla, a traditional Navajo recording artist, has
received numerous awards for her five albums.
Kristen Ramirez, ’12 BS, a recent HRM
graduate, is pursuing an internship with the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.
On average 10 students from NAU participate in the Disneyland
Professional Internship program each semester. As a student, Kristen was active
in the Peer Jacks for three years, where she mentored and advised freshmen Lumberjacks.