Holly Blankenship graduated from Western Kentucky University in December 2018 with an Environmental/OSHA degree. She is working for NAPA Auto Corporation.
Alexis Cook graduated from Vanderbilt University in May 2018. After graduating from JPII in 2013, Alexis entered a gap year program which sent her to internships at five different nonprofits in five different countries. During her junior year of college, she co-founded a social enterprise "Unlocked" whose mission is to create opportunities for people transitioning out of homelessness. Employees make handmade jewelry and proceeds go directly to create wages that help them transition back into full-time employment and a home of their own.
Robert Davis is attending the University of Central Florida on an Air Force ROTC Scholarship. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and a Minor in Aerospace Studies, he will receive his commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. His goals include entering flight training and being assigned to a jet fighter wing.
Andy Druffel is studying engineering at the University of Dayton on a tennis scholarship.
Kate Fox will graduate from the University of Tennessee Dental School in Memphis in May 2021. She has been invited to join Smile Solutions in Hendersonville.
Greg Mills graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Master's degree in Health Care Policy and Management. He lives in Boston and works as a Life Science Consultant for Guidehouse, a management consulting firm.
Mitchell Nelson is a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and an Armor Officer. He is the Battalion Maintenance Officer for his Battalion in Hohenfelds, Germany. Mitchell is expecting to return stateside in 2021 for his next tour of duty.
Zach Pelka graduated from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. Soon after graduation, he started a financial technology student loan company, Paytronage. Zach sold the business in 2018 to Lumni, Inc. but stayed on as the Head of Capital Markets & Investor Relations. In addition, he continued his entrepreneurial spirit by launching Une Femme Wines along with his sister Jen. Une Femme Wines partners with women in the wine industry, including female winemakers, investors, distributors, designers, and wine retailers. A portion of the proceeds benefits the non-profit Dress for Success.
Wes Rausch earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Automotive Engineering Technology at Austin Peay State University. He is employed by Plymouth Tube Co. in Hopkinsville, KY as a quality engineer.
Gabe Tiamson graduated from Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and works at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital as a mental health specialist. He has plans to pursue his master's degree in psychology.
Andrew Smith completed the Flagstaff Fearsome 4 challenge, which covers 34 miles and 10,400 feet of vertical gain. The four mountains he peaked are Humphreys, Kendrick, Elden, and O'Leary.
Taylor Tieche graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a degree in geography. She works for Collier Engineering in Brentwood, TN and enjoys traveling to exciting destinations such as Thailand, Turks and Caicos, Virgin Gorda, and Mexico City.
Krystal Tran graduated from University of Tennessee Knoxville and works as an operations service specialist at Servicesource in Nashville, TN. Krystal enjoys traveling and spent the summer after college graduation touring Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Hong Kong.