2009 Stories
John Matlock Coming of Age in Big Rapids
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Embarking on a new adventure to parts unknown, John Matlock got on a bus and headed to Ferris State in the spring of 1968. It proved to be the beginning of a remarkable journey. . .
Mahogany Reynolds-Clarke Alumnae Scores with Movie Roles
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In making the successful transition from modeling to acting, Mahogany Reynolds-Clarke typifies the kind of dedication to craft that so many careers in the creative arts require.
Ron Mahoney Heart of Gold
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Growing up in the small Michigan town of Standish, Dr. Ronald P. Mahoney (P'59) didn't know what path his life would take. But recently, he received Ferris' inaugural Humanitarian Award.
Jim Suth Thunder Road
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Jim Suth (T '04), quality engineering manager for Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines, helps keep NASCAR racers' wheels turning.
Joy Trute The Beat Goes On
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A lot of high school and college students watch anime cartoons or read manga comic books, but how many take that interest beyond the TV screen or the page? . . . Joy Trute (B'08), for one.
Russ Miller Resorting to Perfection
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For Russ Miller (B'87), director of golf at The Broadmoor, all is right with the world. . ."I owe a lot of my success to Ferris and the PGM and Marketing Programs. If it weren't for all that, I know I wouldn't be here."
Kay and Ted Lunt Pirates of the Miniature Golf Industry
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After 22 years of self-described bean counting" as a certified public accountant, Edward (Ted) Lunt realized that he had reached one of life's crossroads.