Class Notes

Keep us informed of your life events and accomplishments by submitting a Class Note, and stay up to date on your fellow alums listed by graduation year.


Craig Hoeltgen
Teacher Licensure, Secondary Mathematics

I am a full-time math teacher at Centaurus High School in Lafayette, CO. I love the job, school, and city.

Abby Kelleher
Teacher Licensure, Music Education

Abby Kelleher is teaching Choir, Drama, and Piano at Erie Middle School. Since beginning teaching at EMS in 2010, the Choral program has nearly doubled. Abby lives in Northglenn with her husband Jeremiah Martinez (BA Psychology-CU-Boulder, 2009) and their dog, Hunter.

Mark Lewis
PhD, Literacy Studies

Mark Lewis is Assistant Professor of Literacy Education at Loyola University. He received the 2012 Early Career Reviewer’s Award from the Bilingual Research Journal.

Grace Boll
Teacher Licensure, CU Teach Secondary Science

Grace Boll is teaching Physics and Engineering at Hinkley High School in Aurora, CO. 

Sam Holloway
MA, C&I-Science

Sam Holloway is teaching science and technology classes at Lyons Middle/Senior High School in Lyons, CO. His environmental science students were recognized by the Longmont Times Call for their Earth Day documentary project.


Charles Stowell
Teacher Licensure, Secondary Social Studies

Charles Stowell was recently promoted to Senior Foreign Teacher with Disney English, in Shanghai, China.

Mallory Goetz
Teacher Licensure, Secondary English

Mallory Goetz (MA in School Library, UCD) is the middle and high school teacher librarian at the International School of Panama in Panama City, Panama.  She spent her first year as a librarian and international educator moving the entire library to a new space and creating a new comprehensive 6-12 library program. 


Shawna Morin
Teacher Licensure, Elementary Education

Shawna Morin is teaching a combined K/1st/2nd grade at an international school in Brasov, Romania.

Lindsey Gross
Teacher Licensure, Elementary Education

Lindsey Gross has been teaching in Eagle County since she graduated.

Michael J. Orosco

Michael J. Orosco is Assistant Professor in Bilingual Special Education at the University of California Riverside. He was the recipient of the Samuel A. Kirk Publication Award, “Effects of Cognitive Strategy Interventions and Cognitive Moderators on Word Problem Solving in Children at Risk for Problem Solving Difficulties,” awarded at the Council for Exceptional Children (2014).