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Northwest Missouri State University

St. Louis Chapter

St. Louis Alumni and Friends Chapter
Chartered on May 15, 2008

Aaron Bunch '04
Sue Johnson Hockensmith '72
Barbara Bosch Alexander '82, '86

Chapter Updates

Fall 2011


Members of the St. Louis Chapter celebrated the chapter's third anniversary. Those attending were (from left) Dana Hockensmith, Sue Johnson Hockensmith '72, Barbara Bosch Alexander '82, '86, Jane Alexander, Anne Alexander Gross, Mark Cromley '94, Cheri Skarin Jespersen '72 and Dave Jespersen '72.

Spring 2010

Members of the St. Louis Chapter donated their time by picking up recyclables at Busch Stadium and, when not collecting bottles and cans, were able to catch a little bit of the game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers. Chapter members also attended a River City Rascals baseball game and met at Montelle Winery where they enjoyed wine, cheese and crackers and listened to a local band. In December the chapter hosted a watch party for the national championship football game.

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Members of the St. Louis Chapter attended a River City Rascals game. Pictured are Bob Dencker '73, Linda Craven Dencker '73, Dave Jesperson '72, Cheri Skarin Jesperson '72, Amber Nelson, Chaddrick Nelson '90, Jonathan Nelson, Jan Nelson and Mark Cromley '94.

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Scott Rowe, Mark Cromley '94, Amanda Henneke '01, Lori Rowe, Scott Henneke, Sue Johnson Hockensmith '72, Dana Hockensmith and Rhonda Hoffman of the St. Louis Chapter enjoyed a relaxing afternoon at Montelle Winery.

Summer 2009

In February, the St. Louis Chapter hosted a watch party to cheer on the Bearcat men's basketball team in its game against the University of Central Missouri. The chapter also held a family bowling event, and, in May, celebrated its first anniversary with a social at Ozzie's Sports Bar. Northwest alumni and friends participated in an August happy hour at Fast Eddie's and are planning a holiday social in December.

St. Louis Chapter

Members of the St. Louis Chapter gathered for an afternoon of bowling.

Spring 2009

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Attending the St. Louis Chapter wine tasting event were (from left) David Jespersen '72, Cheri Skarin Jespersen '72, Marie Kozel, Kathy LeClair Randolph '92, Greg Bosch '98, Scott Henneke, Amanda Webb Henneke '01, Andy Luckner, Heather Herweck Luckner '97, Sue Johnson Hockensmith '72 and Dana Hockensmith.

Members of the St. Louis Chapter met in October at the new Chandler Hills Vineyard for a wine tasting and discussion about grape growing, wine making and the differences between area wineries. The chapter also met at Ozzie's Sport Bar and Grill in December to watch the Bearcat football team compete in the semifinal and national championship games. In addition, the chapter sponsored a holiday social and raised $270 for Little Wishes, a program that grants Christmas wishes for St. Louis children in foster care.

Spring 2008

The St. Louis Alumni & Friends Chapter was chartered on May 15, 2008. The charter event was held at Ozzie's Restaurant and Sports Bar. There were over 40 people in attendance for the kickoff event. For more information on the chapter, contact the Alumni Relations Office at Northwest by calling 660-562-1248 or by e-mail at

St. Louis Chapter Charter


The Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association is establishing alumni chapters worldwide. Organized by alumni volunteers and supported by the Office of Alumni Relations, these chapters sponsor a variety of activities for alumni to get together socially and stay abreast of news from Northwest Missouri State University.