ALUMNI BOARD

Interested in joining the alumni board?

Applications due 5/1/19!

The SJA Alumni Board is comprised of St. James grads who love their alma mater and want to advise the Alumni Association in areas of event planning, marketing, spirituality & service, supporting SJA, and professional and personal connections.  If you have experience or interest in any of these areas, or simply want to help connect alumni to SJA, please consider joining the board for the 2019-2021 term!

Apply here!

PAIGE (JAMES) BROWN
(2012)

Chemistry and Physics teacher at SJA since 2016. JV Volleyball Coach.

Married to AJ James. Mom to daughters Faye and Josey.

Parishioner of Holy Spirit Parish.

Graduated from Appalachian State University with BS in Chemistry and a BA in Spanish (2016).

Favorite SJA Memory: Playing Papillion my senior year in volleyball. It was the midgets vs. the giants and we lost, but I have never had so much fun playing volleyball in my life.

JENNA BRUEGGER
(2010)

Occupational Therapist at St. Lukes East.

Graduated from Benedictine College in Psychology and Biology (2014).

Graduated from Rockhurst University with Masters of Occupational Therapy (2016).

Engaged to Zack Castilleja – wedding August 2019!

DEREK FEIST
(2010)

Physical Therapist at Performance Rehab in Overland Park.

Graduate of K-State (2014) in Kinesiology, DPT KU Medical Center (2017).

Parishioner of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Shawnee.

Husband of Kim, Dad of Levi and Nolan.

Favorite SJA Memory: Beating Piper on the senior night in 2007 for our first district win!

KIM FEIST
(2010)

Part time SJA Alumni Coordinator + Stay at Home Mom.

FertilityCare Practitioner – teaching Creighton Model System of Natural Family Planning since 2015.

Graduate of K-State (2014) in the Social Work program.

Parishioner of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Shawnee.

Wife of Derek, Mom of Levi and Nolan, and Baby coming in April. 🙂

Favorite SJA Memory: using a closet (now the Community Director’s office) as a locker for several of us when there weren’t enough real lockers our senior year.

AUDREY (AMOR) HIHN
(2011)

Exceptional Education • Guided Learning • SMILE (St. Michael Inclusive Learning Enhancement) Zone at St. Michael the Archangel High School in Lees Summit MO.

University of Central Missouri (2015) in Special Education, University of Kansas (2018) in Special Education.

Parishioner of Saint Thomas More Church in Kansas City MO.

Married to Sam Hihn. Soon to be mom!

Favorite SJA memory: Mud fight after field day.

MEGAN (MONTOLIO) JOHNSON
2009

Certified Child Life Specialist, working full-time at Children’s Mercy.

Graduated from Saint Louis University (2013).

Married to Ryan. Mom to Lena.

Parishioner of Holy Cross in Overland Park.

Favorite SJA memory: Being part of the first group to go on the St. James Rome trip.

ZACH KOHLRUS
(2011)

KPMG, LLP. Audit Staff.

Graduated from K-State (2016) with Masters of Accountancy

Parishioner of Holy Trinity in Lenexa.

Favorite SJA Memory: Being a member of the 2009 men’s soccer team and the first men’s state championship at SJA.

CHRIS LYONS
(2009)

Bodily Injury Claims Manager for Allstate Insurance.

Dedicated Fantasy Football Commissioner since 2011.

Married to fellow alum Christine. Dad to daughter Sophie and son Connor.

Parishioner of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Shawnee.

Graduate of the University of Kansas (2014) and the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Favorite St. James memory: Getting our first district win in football against Piper on their Senior Night in 2007, with no seniors on our team.

ERNIE RODRIGUEZ
(2009)

Support Analyst for Cerner Corporation.

Married to fellow alum Leslie Donahue (2009). Dad to daughter Reese.

Graduated from The University of Kansas (2014) in Applied Behavioral Science with a Minor in Leadership Studies

Favorite SJA Memory: I don’t really have one single great SJA memory because for me I had an all around excellent experience.  I have gained countless life long friends with fellow classmates as well as the teachers. There really is, “No Place Like Home”.

BRIDGET ROSZEL
(2011)

Emergency Nurse at University of Kansas Hospital.

Graduated from the University of Arkansas (2015).

Parishioner at Holy Trinity in Lenexa.

Engaged to John Ferrigan – wedding May 2019!

Favorite SJA memory: winning the first SJA Girl’s Basketball Tournament at Louisburg.

CLASS REPRESENTATIVES

Matt Straub

Erin Graham

Erin O’Brien Payne

Reid Smith

Max Grisnik

Maggie Kolich

Abby Dowell Lowther

Lauren Heim

Jenn Rose

Abigail Kaplan

Maddie Nearmyer Hamilton

Julia Reinhardt

Annalise Moffitt Tinker

Kathleen Baldwin

William Englander

Ben Maskus

Allie Rinner

Maddie Thornhill

Annie Jewell

Caroline Lipp

Anna Boucher

Amanda Burns

Ben Vanlerberg

Isabell Grisnik

Abby Abraham

Lindsay Fay

Luke Johnson

Trey Keith

Ryan Lobb

Vincent Lowry

Taylor Nill

Stephen Tujague

Mary Ascher

Kyle Dekraai

Andrew Lee

Lauren Melchior

Lauren Niesen

Meredith Bierbaum

Joe Frank

Billy Hess

Jillian Kubicki

Mary Lucy Tujague

Brooke Warlop

Ashley Wurtenburger

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