By day, John L. Campbell is known for his work as an attorney in Cincinnati. At night, he transforms himself into Ledyard Campbell, a songwriter and ‘60s-style entertainer. John was featured in an article on NKT.com, which tells about his life as a performer. He has just released an album of original songs, “It’s All in the Music,” on the Echo Mountain Record label. The producer was John’s son, Nick, 29, a musician based in North Carolina.


40th Reunion: October 14–16, 2011!


John Massopust of Santa Fe, N.M., has been named to the board of trustees of the Nature Conservancy in New Mexico. A partner with the Minneapolis-based national litigation law firm of Zelle, Hofmann, Voelbel, and Mason, John moved to New Mexico in 2006. John has extensive litigation experience and his practice areas include antitrust, insurance, landowner rights, and appellate advocacy. He recently concluded a decade-long commitment to an international client that required representation in a range of matters arising from the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City.


Kile A. Powers has been named chairman of the board of directors of the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, which honors those who have achieved excellence in sports and which promotes youth participation in sports. Kile lives in Lakewood, Colo., with his wife, Toni.


A national spine industry newsletter has named Kenneth A. Pettine as one of the Top 100 Spine Surgeons in the U.S. for the second year in a row. Through The Spine Institute, Kenneth serves patients on a national basis with offices in Loveland and Fort Collins, Colo., and Cheyenne, Wyo. He has an extensive background in spinal surgery, research and rehabilitation, and is co-inventor and co-designer of the Maverick Artificial Disc, a disc replacement device for the low back. He is the principal investigator for 12 FDA studies involving non-fusion spine technology. He received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver. He completed his residency and master’s degree in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and completed a fellowship at the Institute for Low Back Care in Minneapolis.


Mark Norris, special counsel for Adams and Reese and Tennessee Senate majority leader, has been named to serve as one of 12 members of the Communications, Policy, and Economic Development Council of the U.S. Department of Energy. The program has the task of modeling and simulation of nuclear reactors, and it includes Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee Valley Authority, and leading research universities in Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, Florida, and other locations. Mark has practiced law at Adams and Reese since 1980, and is special counsel with the firm in the Memphis and Nashville offices. As a senator, he represents the counties of Shelby, Tipton, Lauderdale, and Dyer. • Rose Harvey has been named commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation. She is known for establishing parks, playgrounds, and gardens in urban areas, and is an advocate for open space. She is currently a senior fellow at the Jonathan Rose Companies, where she serves as an advisor and researcher on parks and open space issues.

CC alumni gathered for a ski reunion at Snowbird; from left, Judd Brown ’06, Gary Peterson ’75, Dick Shulte ’75, Arja Adair ’74, and Dominic Visconsi ’81. Gary reports that Tony Visconsi ’74, who attended CC from 1971-73, is missing from the photo because he was getting a massage. This was the 40th anniversary of Gary, Dick, Arja, and Tony skiing together.

Eric Minuth ’75 who recently relocated from Hawaii to Caalifornia, visited his freshman roommate Mark Johnstone ’75 in Hailey, Idaho, in January, 2011. Mark lives two doors away from Jennifer Hoffman Hawley ’80. From left: Andrew Hawley, Jennifer Hawley, Deb Gelet, Mark Johnstone, and Eric Minuth.

Kathryn Gibbs Davis ’76 appeared at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library for Family Festival Day in February. Other presenters included Abe Lincoln (Fritz Klein), Teddy Roosevelt (Gib Young), and Abigal Adams impersonators. Kathryn posed with Abe and Teddy. “Who knew my CC education would prepare me for the company of dead presidents!” she says.

Ann Kambara ’77 and U.S. Rep. Diana Degette ’79 met at a dinner in February 2011, in Tokyo. Ann is a U.S. foreign service officer serving in the U.S. embassy in Tokyo. The dinner was given by Ann and her husband, deputy chief of mission, James Zumwalt, in honor of a U.S. Congressional delegation visiting Japan.

Rodger Gurrentz ’78 and his daughter Jessica, an incoming first-year student at CC, skied Highland Bowl in Aspen, Colo.

Three CC friends gathered for a mini-reunion; from left, Beth Brooks ’80, Margaret Moulton ’78, and Maureen McPhillips Allen ’78. The group met when Margaret brought her daughter, Brent, to visit CC.

Three alumni gathered for a week of fishing during the spring steelhead run in southeast Alaska. From left, Blair Erb ’79, K.C. Walsh ’79, and David Florsheim ’78; the three “stayed warm and dry field-testing some great Simms fishing gear,” Blair said.

CC alumni gathered on the banks of the Rio Grande in South Fork, Colo. Front row R-L: Priscilla Engeln ’73, Carolyn Perna ’70, Jay Engeln ’74, Jeanie Beckman ’69. Back row R-L: Melissa Walker ’72, Les Goss ’72, Ray Petros ’72, Alan Harris ’72.

(Right to left) CC alumni in Petersburg, Alaska. Winston Walker ’71, Marian Whitacre ’94, Susan Hardin ’79, and Jay Engeln ’74.

CC alumni gathered at a Theatre in the Mountains event in Creede, Colo., in June. Front row R-L: Elizabeth Zurn, Jeanie Beckman ’69, Ray Petros ’72, Catherine Petros, Baily, Melissa Walker ’72, Priscilla Engeln ’73, Jay Engeln ’74. Back row R-L: Jonathon Allsup, Mike Hannigan ’75, Deb Hannigan ’79, Brad Turk ’74, Rob Jenkins ’72, Jo Ann Evans P’12, Mike Evans P’12, Carolyn Perna ’70, Alan Harris ’77, Gail Stuart P’13, Dan Stuart P’13, Avery Augur ’97, Cat Lynch, Mo La Mee, Les Goss ’72.