Archives: Alumni Spotlights


Kelly Parham '05

Now the Junior Account Executive for Erin Fetherston, an up-and-coming fashion designer known well on the streets of New York City, Kelly Parham '05 credits Drury for making her confident and fearless in a cutthroat business. 


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Miranda Noland '06

As the senior digital photo editor for Latina Media Ventures, 2006 Drury graduate Miranda Noland works with photos that are posted on and The Latin Kitchen websites.
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Dr. Heather Johnson '94

1994 graduate Dr. Heather Johnson splits her time between teaching philosophy at universities such as Stevens Technical Institute in Hoboken, New Jersey, Rutgers University and working with company clients such as the Robin Hood Foundation.
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Derek Patterson '93

As a member of the Missouri Institute of Natural Science Board of Directors, Patterson hopes to spread the word about the importance of the Ozarks natural features in the field of scientific discovery- such as the Riverbluff Cave.


J.D. Rohrer '73

J.D. Rohrer, a 1973 graduate, says he considers Drury the lifejacket for himself and his family, because without Drury, he does not think he would be a successful lawyer today. By attending an institution that values each student personally, Rohrer gained the skills he needed to reach his goals and excel.


Jen Carlson '03

Jen Carlson '03 is a consulting trainer for the Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault. It is her job to arm law enforcement, rape crisis centers, and the general public with knowledge about sexual violence in order to curtail its occurrences and properly handle each case when violence does occur.


Sam McCahon '83

From the streets of Chicago to Drury Lane, Sam McCahon gained the confidence and skills to get him to the top of Capitol Hill and fight to end injustice. Now splitting his time between offices in India and Washington DC, McCahon plans to continue his crusade to end labor trafficking on government contracts until it is completely eradicated.


Will McPherson '09

A self-proclaimed adventurer, 2009 graduate Will McPherson not only experiences the thrill of the outdoors; he records these incredible life experiences through his photography. After graduating from Drury with a Visual Communications and Fine Arts double major, McPherson created his own photography business in New Mexico.