Partners in Education 2016-2017

The OEF is grateful to the following donors who contributed in support of Okemos students between July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017.

Premium Partners ($2,500 - up)

Platinum Partners ($2,500 – $4,999)

The Chivukula/Simmons Family
Dart Foundation
DTN Management Co.
Horizon Bank

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

Catherine J. Ash
Chris Buck and Martha Hentz
Chuck and Karen Canestraight
Courtesy Ford
Lisa Crites
Elevation Okemos
Rod Ellis, Class of 1965
Grewal Law PLLC
Gupta Allergy & Asthma / Dr. Dave Gupta, MD

John Hood
Drs. Laurie and Tomas Hult
Paul F. Mantica
Mid-Michigan Oral Surgery
Scott and Alba Ried
Ms. Ritta Rosenberg
Dr. Hina Shah
JoAnne Sorlie and Subhash Gupta
Peter and Sherry Trezise
Howard J. Weyers

Silver Partners ($500-$999)

Jim and Kathy Ault
Deb and Mick Baughman
Ann Austin-Beck and John Beck
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Tomie Raines Realtors
Dean Bolton and Helen Taylor
Chris Hogan Brynn
Mark and Kim Burzych
Peter H. Cooke and Barbara A. Fretwell
Larry Cushion Trophies and Engraving
Steve and Gina Delp
Doctor’s Approach Dermatology
Joel C. Eddy

Erin Frisch and Andrew Hagman

Great Lakes Hand Surgery Center
Sue Hallman
Heat ‘n Sweep
Xuefei Huang
Mark and Gwynne Kadrofske
Radhika Kara
Irem and Tunga Kiyak
Lansing Community College
Dr. John S. and Kathryn H. Lanzetta
The Matusz Family
Dan McCole and Jill Stephenson-McCole
Cheri Meier

Punya Mishra and Smita Sawai
Aanand Mody
Minesh and Hina Mody
Physicians Health Plan
Therese and Rod Poland
Eric and Heather Pricco
Mark and Erissa Renfer
Mary Rhodes
Kris and Steve Schoen
Christine and Dan Sermak
Jane and Gordon Spink
Thrun Law Firm, P.C.
Asja and Bill Wilcox

Bronze Partners ($250-$499)

Dr. Bruce K. Alexander
Bridget and Ric Balesky
Allan Beegle and Suzi Yunker
Birchen & Dutcher @ BHHS Tomie Raines Realtors
Cedar River Insurance
Kimberly and Colin Cronin
Mary Davidson / Jazzercise
Wanda Derochowski
Dr. Ellen Dohr, Optometrist / DeltaVision Optical
Careena Eggleston
Jennifer Everhart and Joseph Thomas
Fluid Salon
Tara Fry
Graff Chevrolet Okemos
Jim and Tina Grant
Andrea and Chris Hallead
David Hallman, DDS
R. Hammerschmidt

Barbara Hoevel
Tom and Sue Hopper
Independent Bank
Lee and Martha Kliebert
Jeffrey and Michelle Korb
David and Sally Langley
The Lawton Group, Inc.
Hui Li and Tina Zhuang
Susan and Peter Long
Chris and Krista Loose
Maner Costerisan
John and Michelle Mitchell
MSU Federal Credit Union
Okemos Auto Collection
Okemos Optometry, P.C.
Noelle Palasty
Drs. Samir and Smruti Parikh
Alana and Jim Pignataro

Anthony M. Recca
Bidhan Redey and Prasanna Redey
Dr. Michael and Mrs. Melissa Samluk
Richard Schwendeman
Amy and Michael Stephenson
Jeff Stuckey and Mary Pat Jaracz
Georgia and Ron Styka
Rich and Amy Suhrheinrich
Ms. Cathrine Tan
Jeff and Kathy Tavormina
Antoinette and Stuart Tessmer
Mr. Philip R. Trosko
Angela and Jeremy Wilson
Sarah Wohlford and Justus Nieland
Yimin Xiao and Yin Zhang
Young Automotive / Kia of Lansing
Matthew S.M. Yun, DD

Friends ($50-$249)

1 World Realty
Rich and Sarah Allen
Asian Buffet/Henry’s Place
Paula M. Audas
Susan Bathke and Stuart Landay
Jack Behar
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Betterly
Lance and Angela Boldrey
The Bonemer Family
Joseph and Beth Bonsall
Karen Brown
Murray and Elaine Brown
Marianne Bubolz
David Bueche
Martin Bukovac
Amy Cavanaugh
Debra Chamberlain-Hamilton
Errin and Lilly Chapman
Jiquan Chen
Hyunkag Cho & Melinda Lee
Gary and Terri Climes
Kathleen Tamara and Luchini Colbry
Patrick and Jody Corbett
Yuehua Cui
Joseph Dunn Insurance Agency
Dr. Melissa Eades

Deb Federau @ Keller Williams
The Floer-Martinez Family
The Fritzsche Schwartz Family
Bin Gao and Zhenmei Zhang
Debra and David Gift
Jeff and Chandra Grabill
Kay and Andy Granskog
Thomas and Christine Hammond
Harkness Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
Lynna Hassenger
Mary and Larry Hennessey
John and Kathleen Herrick
Todd Hickox and Carmen Ventocilla
Scott and June Hicks
Charles and Nadean Hillary
Rudy and Mary Jo Hirt
David and Iris Horner
Joshua and Kristin Hundt
Tyler and Christie Hursey
Dante Ianni
The Igel Family
Dan and Barb Ilgen
John and Meg Janssens
The Kalfa Family
Ann and Paul Kinzer
Manooch and Laurie Koochesfahani

Jeff and Jessica Kovan
Donald J. Kulhanek
Joey Latterman
Elizabeth Lentz
Cindy LeVine
Melanie C. Lynn
Michael and Katherine MacKenzie
Martha Marcero and Simon Chow
Marilyn McCarthy
The McConnell Family
Barry McGuire
Meridian Eye Care, P.C.
Kim Midgley
Plummer and Jeri Mifflin
Chuck and Terry Miller
Teresa Tickle Miller
William J. Mireles, III
Mary Nowack
Eleanor Omoto
Amol and Kanchan Pavangadkar
Bob and Gail Peterson
Monte Aaron Pride
Lauree Cushion Roney
Karen M. Salmon
Stanley Samuel and Jisha Stanley
Ethan and Miho Segal

Michelle Selby
Ms. Irene Shutt
Patricia D. Smith
The Sowa Family
Steve and Kristyn Stierley
Heather Swain
Dennis and Kathleen Swan
Dr. Christine A. Tenaglia, DDS
Betty Tesner
Pratiksha and Pratin Trivedi
Liz Troldahl
Justin Turner
Steve and Darlene Vagnozzi
Lynne VanDeventer, Coldwell Banker
Pankaj Vij
Frederick W. Vogt
Jack and Carol Voss
Cheryl and Joe Wald
Frank and Shar Walsh
Mrs. JoAnn Warren
Cyndi Webster
Dan and Linda Wertz
Carin Whybrew, Broker
Pamela Williams
Steve Zepf and Christina Schwarz
Jingshi and Xianda Zhao

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

In-Kind Donations From:
A.J. Boggs & Company
Allegra of Lansing
Larry Cushion Trophies and Engraving
Lifetouch National School Studios

In Memory Of:
Brian Cavanaugh
William and Connie Clarkson
Bob Cooley
Kenneth Cosgrove
Connie Osborn Deits
Benjamin and Marion Kinzer
Matthew Kolstoe
Melinda Malchock
MaryAnne Masterson
Jefferey Patterson
Alex Powell
Susan Rhann
Gunvant K. Sawai
E. Kathleen (Kay) Weyers

In Honor Of:
Catherine Ash
Mrs. Bellamy
2017 OHS Graduate, Meghan Corbett
Sheryl Hudler
Sitakumari Kara
Karen Sanders
Pratin Trivedi
Jessica Warren


In honor of Christine Sermak, Joel Schut, Claire Bellamy, and Beth Josephson and all they have done in support of Anja Simmons Chivukula.

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APPLE Award Donors

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