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Dr. Jessica Schmidt Kellerman (’07) and husband Steve are the proud parents of Isla Joan born on September 16th

Dr. Andrea Peerson Horne (’14) and husband Kyle welcomed Quinn into the world on June 14th

Dr. Kimberly Folwarski Brown (’11) and husband Rob are the proud parents of Sadie Sue born on August 10th

Dr. Katie Volk (’13) and husband John welcomed Macie Jayne into the world on July 31st

Dr. Amanda Brenci (’09) and husband James are the proud parents of Brooks, born August 25th.

Parker Pratt (’18) and wife Kaitlin welcomed Cannon Sterling into the world on July 14th

Dr. Katie Mayberry (’08) and husband Matt are the proud parents of Sylvia Kathryn, born on July 8th.

Dr. Kathy Doan and husband Matthew welcomed Nicholas Doan Linsenbardt into the world on July 2nd.

Drs. Clay Bigham (’02) and Allyson Conn Bigham (’03) are the proud parents of Betty Mae, born on July 26th

Dr. Nathan Dieckow (’09) and his wife Debra welcomed Ethan into the world on August 25th.

Dr. Kristin Skredenske Fink (’10) and husband Gregory are the proud parents of Madeline Rose, born on July 30th


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