Among 14,000 Knox College alumni worldwide, more than 400 Knox alumni have 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.
Michael Cooke and Ritu Gyawali are chosen for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which awards up to $5,000 for costs related to studying abroad.
A Knox College graduate and vice president of development at the Greater Peoria Business Alliance, Jim Lynch is among the young leaders recognized by InterBusiness Issues magazine.
Known for his plain, direct translations of ancient works, the scholar meets with students and reads from his translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.