Academic Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees for 2014
William Brandt, Ph. D: Class of 1999
in Biomedical Engineering at University of Toledo, Ph. D. in Cell &
Molecular Biology from University of Michigan, Postdoctoral Fellow in
Dept. of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University.
Works for Johns
Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, as a Research Fellow. Has authored 11
peer-reviewed scientific articles and presented to his peers from San
Diego to Italy. Will is a past author and editor of the Cellular &
Molecular Biology Dept. Newsletter and the Corresponding Secretary of
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society. He has mentored many
undergraduate students and has received several grants including the
current Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant.
Will also donates time and money to the health and welfare of
underserved Baltimore youth.
Dr. Jessica Canary Herzog: Class of 1999
in Zoology from Miami University, B.S. of Biological Sciences from
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Doctor of
Podiatric Medicine from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, North
Owner and operator of Castle Rock Foot & Ankle
Care, Castle Rock, CO. Performs foot & ankle surgery 1-2 days per
week in addition to seeing patients in her office the rest of the week.
She is board qualified in her profession and volunteers as the Director
of the Medical Journal Club for the Highlands/Presbyterian St. Luke’s
Residency. Dr. Herzog has authored 3 different publications in her
profession along with presenting numerous seminars to her colleagues.
She is also active in teaching residents from her previous residency and
she is a member of the local Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Robert (Rob) Kraner: Class of 1991
The Ohio State University and Atlas Sales School. Owner and operator of
Celina Moving and Storage, Inc, Celina, OH, for over 15 years; with a
branch office in Bellville, TX, owner and operator of Yankee Run
Hauling, and a small farming operation. Celina Moving & Storage has
received the Milton M. Hill Quality Award for 7 years in a row, Atlas’
highest honor. Rob served two years as vice-president and two years as
president on the Ohio Association of Movers board of directors. He
presented to peers at the Atlas Forum in Chicago, and has trained and
employed over 30 professional van operators to provide the highest
standard of quality in the industry.
Rob has sponsored local
baseball teams the past seven years, brought an Atlas truck and
explained the moving industry to the Parkway Elementary Career Vehicle
Day, made and served homemade ice cream for the Relay for Life
Fundraiser, presented at Rotary and Lion’s Club meetings, donated and
delivered boxes for the Kiwanis coat drive, participated in food drives,
scholarship fundraisers, and donated to numerous local auctions as well
as truck and manpower for collecting gifts towards the Angel Tree