Among 14,000 Knox College alumni worldwide, more than 400 Knox alumni have majored or double-majored in French. About a dozen live or work in France. The following selection illustrates the wide variety of careers that Knox French majors have achieved.
Attorney, Abraham & Paul, LLP, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Sabey Abraham '01. French and International Relations major. (Photo, right.)
HR Manager, Market Decisions Corporation, Portland, Oregon. Eve Rachelle Daugherty '97.
Senior Consultant, DMG-Maximus, Northbrook, Illinois. Jeff Gossrow '88.
Pediatrician, Center for Pediatric Medicine, Danbury, Connecticut. Claire Bailey Roehl '84.
Associate General Counsel, Don King Productions, Inc., Oakland Park, Florida. John Wirt '85.
Graduate Student, Educational Administration, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Yuko Sorano '06. Political Science and French major.
Assistant Editor and Copywriter, Imaginis.com, Durham, North Carolina. Alissa Wells Czyz '99.
Attorney. Isabel Martinez '01.
Internal Auditor, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome, Italy. Adwoa Atta-Krah '06. Anthropology and Sociology and French major.
Clinical Project Manager, Abbott Laboratories, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Holli Herbert Carlson '91.
Medical Student, Palmer College of Chiropractic and Assistant Pre-School Teacher, Raintree Montessori School, Lawrence, Kansas. Sarah Look '07.
Design Engineer, Michelin Tire Corporation, Greenville, South Carolina. Sandra Gilbert English '86.
Assistant Professor of French. Rob St. Clair '03.
Attorney, Georgia Legal Services, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia. Wingo Smith '02. French and Integrated International Relations major.
French Teacher, Plainfield South High School, Plainfield, Illinois. Emily Todd '96.
Physician, Madison, Wisconsin. Beth Potter '89.
Senior Analyst, Cubic Applications, Inc., Hampton, Virginia. Brian Allen '71.
Senior Attorney, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas. Nancy Anderson '70.
First Secretary, Embassy of Botswana and Mission to the European Community in Brussels, Belgium. Benetia Chingapane '95.
Segment Producer, ARTIS, Inc., Santa Barbara, California. Chereka Keaton '91.
Graduate Student, Master of Arts in Interpretation and Translation, University of Bradford, England. Jacintha Akuetey '07. International Relations minor.
Foreign Service Officer. Joseph Whitmore '99.
Exchange students spend a day on the Knox campus, learning about the College's history and interacting -- often in German -- with Knox students.
Knox College has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, in recognition of community service, service learning and civic engagement.
Enrolled in the Arts in Context program, she is living in London, England, and Florence, Italy, while learning about Renaissance art and medieval literature and 'experiencing what the artists might have experienced.'