Bob and Laurie Gountis of New Berlin are the parents of Helena Grace Gountis, born July 5, 2012 at Aurora West Allis Medical Center. She was 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and 21.5 inches long. She joins sisters Anastasia, 6, and Demitria, 3. Grandparents are Mathew and Gallia Gountis of West Allis and George and Ruth Breitbach of South Milwaukee.
Daniel Dombrowski of Greenfield earned a bachelor's degree in sport and fitness management from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha in May.
The following graduates earned bachelor's degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in May: from Greenfield, Erik Schmeling, radio, TV and film; and from West Allis, Angela Gence, psychology, Sara McAdams, criminal justice, and Jill Stuske-Morris, liberal studies in leadership development.
The following students made the spring semester dean's list at Concordia University Wisconsin in Mequon: from Greenfield, Bryan Donaldson, Lisa Donaldson, Michael Fazzari, Jenna Peterman and Tabitha Weber; and from West Allis, Jacob Burkee, Samantha Hubmann, Mathew Letizia, Sean Malone and Heather Solorio.
Daniel Dombrowski of Greenfield made the spring semester dean's list at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
The following students made the spring semester dean's list at Carroll University in Waukesha: from Greenfield, Justin Almquist, Joseph Kitten, Allison Levra, Connor Lewandowski, Rachel Niles, Amy Szukalski and Jennifer Voit; and from West Allis, Priscilla Bort, Melissa Gall, Steve Hammerer, Justin Jasniewski, Courtney Kagy, Kate Miller, Kaitlyn Miszewski, Jordan Pollard, Daniel Slattery, Kelsey Tenaglia and Barbara Wankowski.
Jared Gscheidmeier of West Allis, a graduate student in the doctor of audiology program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, has earned a $450 Avada Audiology and Hearing Care Scholarship. He is a member of the Student Academy of Audiology.
Danny Slattery of West Allis, a senior theater arts major at Carroll University in Waukesha and a 2009 graduate of Nathan Hale High School, recently performed as Lee in the Carroll Players concert reading of "True West." Slattery has performed in "The Imaginary Invalid" (as Thomas Lillicrap), "The Laramie Project" (various roles) and "A Chorus Line" (Bobby Mills). He was recently cast as the Rev. Crisparkle in "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," which opens in November, and he will be the stage manager for "The Shape of Things" in October. In spring 2013, Slattery will direct Disney's "High School Musical" as his senior capstone project.
West Allis Nathan Hale High School student Nicholas Yan was named a semifinalist in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program based on his scores on the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael S. Sherman graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Sherman, the son of Marivic Wishard of Henderson, Nev., is a 2011 graduate of Greenfield High School.
Air Force Airman Charleen S. Kosanke graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Kosanke, the daughter of Sabine Kosanke of Milwaukee, is a 2011 graduate of Nathan Hale High School in West Allis.
Army National Guard Pvt. Corey J. Rodriguez has graduated from the fire support specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. The field artillery specialists serve in intelligence activities, including target processing in field artillery, cannon battalions, division artillery, artillery and maneuver brigade and headquarters and fire support elements. Rodriguez, the son of Cherie Salsbury of West Allis and Julio Rodriguez of Milwaukee, is a 2011 graduate of Nathan Hale High School in West Allis.
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