Partners in Education 2015-2016

The OEF is grateful to the following donors who contributed in support of Okemos students between July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016.

Premium Partners ($2,500 - up)

Diamond Partners ($10,000 – up)
Rod Ellis, Okemos Class of 1965


Emerald Partners ($5,000 – $9,999)
Joel C. Peterson

Platinum Partners ($2,500 – $4,999)
Courtesy Ford
Horizon Bank
Okemos Class of 1965

Gold Partners ($1,000-$2,499)

Catherine J. Ash
Chris Buck and Martha Hentz
Chuck and Karen Canestraight
Lisa Crites
Dr.s Laurie and Tomas Hult
Scott and Toni Klus
Dr. Dan McCole & Dr. Jill Stephenson-McCole
Mid-Michigan Oral Surgery, Drs. Mark Beckman and Vince Benivegna

Okemos High School ACTION (community service student organization)
Mary Rhodes
Dr. Hina Shah, DDS
JoAnne Sorlie and Subhash Gupta
Patricia Trelstad
Mark Voit and Megan Donahue
Howard J. Weyers

Silver Partners ($500-$999)

Asian Buffet
Jim and Kathy Ault
Deb and Mick Baughman
Dean Bolton and Helen Taylor
Chris Hogan Brynn
Mark and Kim Burzych
Cedar River Insurance
Josh Coty and Laura Holden
Steve and Gina Delp
Doctor’s Approach Dermatology
Joel C. Eddy
Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC
Suzanne and Jerry Gieszer
Jim and Tina Grant

Great Lakes Hand Surgery

Center, Dr. William Truluck
Sue Hallman
Heat ‘n Sweep
Barbara Hoevel
Holiday Inn Express of Okemos
John and Kristen Hood
Xuefei Huang
Independent BankMark and Gwynne Kadrofske
Dr. Cuneyt Kalfa
Kia of Lansing, Skip and Rachael Young
Irem and Tunga Kiyak
Pamela Kliewer
Lansing Community College
Dr. John S. and Kathryn H. Lanzetta
Carol and Rick Laub

Hui Li and Yitian Zhuang

Paul F. Mantica
Mark and Debbie Mashburn
Punya Mishra and Smita Sawai
Minesh and Hina Mody
MSU Federal Credit Union
Physicians Health Plan
Therese and Rod Poland
Kris and Steve Schoen
Christine and Dan Sermak
Jane and Gordon Spink
Thrun Law Firm, P.C.
Tomie Raines, Inc.
Peter and Sherry Trezise
Asja and Bill Wilcox
Steve and Marna Wilson

Bronze Partners ($250-$499)

Sabine Blaxton
CASE Credit Union
Peter Cooke and Barbara Fretwell
Mary Davidson/Jazzercise
Wanda Derochowski
Dr. Ellen Dohr, Optometrist / DeltaVision Optical
Careena Eggleston
Jerome and Jill Fine
Floer-Martinez Family
Fluid Salon
Tara Fry
Lee and Linda Gerard
Dr. Amit Ghose
Granger Construction
Gupta Allergy and Asthma / Dr. Dave Gupta
Andrea and Chris Hallead
David Hallman, DDS

R. Hammerschmidt

Laurie and Jack Harkema
Health Care Legal Group P.C.
Tom and Sue Hopper
Lee and Martha Kliebert
Jeffrey and Michelle Korb
Jessica and Jeff Kovan
David and Sally Langley
Susan and Peter Long
Chris and Krista Loose
Maner Costerisan
The Matusz Family
Plummer and Jeri Mifflin
John and Michelle Mitchell
Aanand Mody
Okemos Auto Collection
Okemos Music Academy
Okemos Optometry, P.C.

Noelle Palasty

Drs. Samir and Smruti Parikh
Bridget and Joe Potchen
Jerry Sambaer
Richard Schwendeman
David Shorter
Sparrow Health System
Sulabh and Deepika Srivastava
Amy and Michael Stephenson
Georgia and Ron Styka
Jeff and Kathy Tavormina
Antoinette and Stuart Tessmer
Jeff Theuer and Sally Sproat
Diana Thrush
White Schneider P.C.
Yimin Xiao and Yin Zhang
Matthew S.M. Yun, DDS

Friends ($50-$249)

1 World Realty
Katie Alexander
Rich and Sarah Allen
Paula M. Audas
Ric and Bridget Balesky
Susan Bathke and Stuart Landay
The Beardslee Family
The Beegle Family
The Beland Family
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Betterly
Biggby Coffee
Dr. and Mrs. Charles H. Bill
Steven and Wendy Bloembergen
Lance and Angela Boldrey
Joseph and Beth Bonsall
Karen Brown
Murray and Elaine Brown
Marianne Bubolz
David Bueche
Martin J. Bukovac
Scott and Eleni Butzin
Capital Strategies
Amy Cavanaugh
Jiquan Chen
Simon Chow and Martha Marcero
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark
Gary and Terri Climes
Kathleen Tamara-Luchini Colbry
Patrick and Jody Corbett
Doug and Anne Cruce

Yuehua Cui

Brett and Marisa DeGroff

Dr. and Mrs. Nikolay Dimitrov
Joseph Dunn Okemos Allstate Agency
Dr. Melissa Eades
Jason and Tracy Fleming
The Fritzsche Schwartz Family
Bin Gao and Zhenmei Zhang
David Gift
Graff Chevrolet – Okemos
Kay and Andy Granskog
Tom and Christine Hammond
Sunnan Hargy
Harkness Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
Margaret E. Haynes
Larry and Mary Hennessy
John and Kathleen Herrick
Todd Hickox and Carmen Ventocilla
June and Scott Hicks
Charles and Nadean Hillary
The Hirchert-Walton Family
Rudy and Mary Jo Hirt
David and Iris Horner
Josh and Kristin Hundt
Tyler and Christie Hursey
Dante Ianni
The Igel Family
Barbara G. and Daniel R. Ilgen
Richard and Deborah Irrer

John and Meg Janssens
James and Susan Jensen
Jingshi and Zhao Family
Keller Williams-Federau Real Estate

Ben and Marsha Kilpela

Ann and Paul Kinzer
Manooch and Laurie Koochesfahani
Donald J. Kulhanek
Joey Latterman
Cindy LeVine
Julie and John MacKenzie
The Mayes Family
Jill Mazzola
Robert and Marilyn McCarthy
Barry McGuire
Meridian Eye Care, P.C.
Chuck and Terry Miller
Teresa Tickle Miller
William J. Mireles, III
Sunil Nityanand and Sandhya Payankaulam
Eleanor Omoto
Bob and Gail Peterson
The Pinella Family
The Poltavets Family
Eric and Heather Pricco
Monte Aaron Pride
Yu Qiu and Xudong Fan
Anthony M. Recca
The Richards Family
The Rigg Family
Karen M. Salmon
Ethan and Miho Segal

Michelle Selby
Kathy Sheufelt

Irene Shutt

Lenny Silverman and Ruth Egnater
George and Nancy Smith

Patricia D. Smith
Rich and Amy Suhrheinrich
Heather Swain
Dennis and Kathleen Swan
Dr. Shereen Tabrizi
Dr. Christine A. Tenaglia, DDS
Geneva Titsworth
Liz Troldahl
Justin Turner
Steve and Darlene Vagnozzi
Pankaj and Garima Vij
Frederick W. Vogt
Jack and Carol Voss
Cheryl and Joe Wald
Mrs. JoAnn Warren
Cyndi Webster
Richard and Annette Weiser
Dan and Linda Wertz
Carin Whybrew, Coldwell Banker Hubbell Briarwood
Wieber / Mahoney
Pamela Williams
Sarah Wohlford and Justus Nieland
Yanping Wu and Zhongxiao Chen
Ping Xing and Weimin Wu
Steve Zepf and Christina Schwarz
Jingshi and Zhao Family
Zhenmei Zhang

In-Kind Donors / In Memory of / In Honor of

In-Kind Donations From:
A.J. Boggs & Company
Allegra of Lansing
Dusty’s Cellar
Holiday Inn Express-Okemos
Larry Cushion Trophies and Engraving
Lifetouch National School Studios
Scott Rosenfeld Photography
Sudar Photography

In Memory Of:
Brian Cavanaugh
William and Corinne Clarkson
Connie Osborn Deits
Emmett Till
Benjamin and Marion Kinzer
Matthew Kolstoe
Roger S. Omoto
Alex Powell
Petra Sambaer
Mr. Gunwant Sawai
Ms. Lois Vagnozzi
E. Kathleen (Kay) Weyers

In Honor Of:
Deb Borton-McDonough
Yasha Parikh
Celene Tabrizi
2015 OHS Graduates

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