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Alumni News & Notes

NOTE: If you have news or notes about alums, please email Brad Stone '03, CBC High School's Director of Alumni Relations, at [email protected]
Mike Shannon '57 announced that he will retire from the St. Louis Cardinals broadcast booth after this season, his 50th in that role. Shannon spent nine years as a player for the Cardinals and one year in the front office before joining the radio team in 1972. The Cardinals created a special website ( to celebrate his incredible career.
Congratulations to author Michael Leonard '59, who recently completed work on a book "chronicling my life. Included in the book is my time at CBC (1955-1959) and growing up in the St. Louis area. The book follows me through my time at Benedictine College in Kansas, 20 years as a pilot in the USAF, and then my international business career. The book is titled “An American Combat Birddog Pilot: the Vietnam Battlefield and Beyond."
Jim Healey '65 was one of 15 former Rockhurst University men's basketball players to be selected to the school's All-Century Team, an honor that commemorates Rockhurst's 100th season of intercollegiate men's basketball. A first-team All-American in 1967-68, when he averaged 23 points per game, Healey ranks in the top 10 in scoring and rebounding at Rockhurst.
From the Ste Genevieve Herald:

A lifetime of preserving historic Missouri homes has been honored.


Tim Conley '65, one of Ste. Genevieve’s leading historic preservationists, has been lionized with the 2020 Missouri Preservation Elizabeth and George Rozier Award for lifetime achievement.


Conley’s most recent project was the salvation and restoration of the circa 1812 Auguste Aubuchon House at Washington and N. Fifth. He had previously saved the 1808 Louisiana Academy from impending collapse and also restored the 1794 Jean Baptiste Valle House.


When not in Ste. Genevieve, Conley restored historic homes in St. Louis and Louisiana, Missouri.



Congratulations, Father James Michler '67, on 45 years of priesthood.
Father Michler represented the St. Louis Archdiocese at the Parish of Maria Reina in La Paz, Bolivia.
Congratulations to Rob Levy '87, who celebrated the 25th anniversary of his radio show "Juxtaposition" on KDHX on August 25th. For more information about the show, visit:
In November 2020, alumnus Scott Millikan '87 was retained for another six-year term in the 22nd Circuit Court, State of Missouri in the city of St. Louis.
Michael Burton '00 was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives to represent the 92nd District, which represents Affton, Marlborough, Lakeshire and Concord Plaza.
Tim Eagan '00 purchased the iconic Eat-Rite Diner just south of downtown St. Louis with plans to reopen it as a restaurant called Fleur STL at Eat-Rite as early as May.
Gregg Favre '00 has been credentialed as a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) through the national Center for Public Safety Excellence, an honor bestowed on just more than 1,500 of the more than 1 million firefighters in the United States. Favre serves as the Executive Director of the St. Louis Area Regional Response System.
The School District of Clayton announced last month the appointment of Cameron Poole '05 as Director of Equity and Inclusion beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. This new position will allow the District grow its work and further its commitment becoming an equitable and anti-racist community.
Cameron Poole '05
“Equity has always been the cornerstone of why I came into education,” Poole said. “I am ready to start building systems that will stand the test of time. It’s a process, but I am committed - to the students, community, staff - to bringing true equity to Clayton. I’ve done a lot of this type of work from a grassroots level and I will work diligently to put the correct systems and measures in place.”
Poole served as Assistant Principal at Rockwood Summit High School for the past two years where he helped lead orientation and transitioning programs as well as student equity groups. Poole spent the first six years of his career in education as a high school History teacher in both the Wright City R-II and Parkway School Districts. He is working towards his Doctorate in Educational Leadership and holds a Master of Educational Administration, a Master of Arts in Teaching and Education and a Bachelor of Science in History.
“Cameron is a leader who has the knowledge, passion and insight to truly move the District in developing the goals, strategies and metrics needed to become an anti-racist and diverse, equitable and inclusive learning community,” noted Superintendent Sean Doherty. “He will strengthen the collective efficacy of this important work. I am looking forward to working and learning together and having Cameron as part of our leadership team.”
Congratulations to Seth Jackson '11, who was hired as the Director of Scouting and Analytics for the George Washington University basketball program.
Jackson was a three-year starter on the Cadets basketball team and then played at Truman State, where he finished his career as the school's third all-time leading scorer. He then played a few seasons of professional basketball overseas.
Jackson joins GW after having been the lead assistant coach at McKendree University. He previously serving as the video coordinator for the Detroit Pistons' G-League affiliate in Grand Rapids, Mich.
"Seth comes to us highly recommended by some of the most respected people in our business," said GW head coach Jamion Christian. "He's a coach who has made an impact everywhere he's been, and he's destined to do so here. Seth sees the world through data and he will fit nicely into our scouting and analytics efforts, but he's also a former player at the college and professional levels who will connect deeply with our student-athletes to help them improve on all aspects of their performance."
Adam Brassel '16 was recently hired as a Social Media Community Manager at Anheuser-Busch. Brassel earned his Bachelor of Science in Journalism, with a focus on Strategic Communications, from the University of Kansas in 2020.