Woods Briefs: Fall 2018

William Woods Students, Faculty, and Staff

Ashley Angle, a current Education Specialist graduate student, won a $500 grant from the Missouri Retired Teachers Association. The grant will go towards purchasing literacy activities for Angle’s kindergarten class at Pioneer Trail Elementary School in Jefferson City, Mo. to help her students move towards the district’s goal of having all students read at or above grade level. Angle has been teaching for 18 years and was recognized last year by the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award contest.

Emily Barker ’19 (a Business Administration and Equine General Studies double major from Chino Hills, Calif.) recently published an article on Horse Nation about how to sell a horse on social media


William Woods Alumni

Stacy Johnson ’89 has joined Lake Media in Camdenton, Mo as their new multi-media sales executive. Johnson attended William Woods on a softball scholarship and earned a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Communications. Johnson has more than two decades of experience in sales and news.

Paul Joyner MEd ’13 is the new Forest Service Eastern Regional Patrol Commander in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After earning a masters in education from William Woods and serving in the Missouri Army National Guard, he was a police officer with the city of Cape Girardeau and was a Missouri State Trooper in Willow Springs and Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

Mariah McKee ’12 has been hired as the new North Callaway Ladybird’s varsity softball coach. McKee has been a part of North Callaway’s athletic program for six years now and played softball at William Woods for two years.

Susan Hayes MBA ’11 has been promoted to director of accounting for Sunset Home. She has over 12 years of experience in health care and long-term care and served as the senior billing analyst before coming into her new position.