2013 Alumna of the Year awarded
to Debby C. Oxley, 78GE
Growing the Cardinal Family
Christina Roesel, 11E, and A.J. DuPlessis were married in
Indianapolis on June 1, 2013. Roesel was a member of
the UofL Softball team. She now works as an assistant
property manager for NTS Development Company.
DuPlessis is a PGA assistant golf professional at
Highland Golf & Country Club in Indianapolis.
The UofL Alumni Association established the Alumnus/Alumna of the
Year Award and the Alumni Fellows program in 1983. Recipients of the
Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award and Alumni Fellows are UofL
graduates who have distinguished themselves in their chosen felds and
are exemplary ambassadors for the university and their college or school.
They refect the high standing and character of their alma mater.
This year's Alumni Fellows are:
College of Arts & Sciences:
School of Medicine:
David "Jelly" Vance Helm, 87A
Dorothy Eilers Mitchell-Leef,
College of Business:
Thomas R. Davidson, 62B
School of Dentistry:
School of Music:
John D. Rommel, 80MU
Monroe E. Harris, Jr., 84DMD
Jill Bussey-Harris, 87DMD
School of Nursing:
College of Education and
Raymond A. Kent School
of Social Work:
Ella Smith Simmons, 87GE
J.B. Speed School of Engineering:
Stephen T. Porter, 68L
Michael B. Biddle, 78S
Drs. Nere, 12MR, and Nnenna Onosode
welcomed their frst child, Norien
Tobenna on Dec. 15, 2012, at
Baptist Hospital. Nere Onosode
also completed his residency in
podiatric medicine and surgery
with reconstructive rearfoot/ankle
surgery from Jewish Hospital
and UofL Hospital in June 2012.
Maria C. Hernandez-Peck, 68GK
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law:
Haley Groves, 07A, 09GE, married Arthur Winston
in Louisville, Ky. Groves currently works at the
University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.
Elizabeth Partin, 85N
Recipients will be honored at the 2013 Alumni Awards celebration and
dinner on Thursday, Oct. 17. For more information, call the Alumni
Relations Offce at 502-852-6186, or visit UofLalumni.org/events.
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