Senior Stories - Gone But Never Forgotten

The class of 2017 Wisconsin Evans Scholars are moving on to the next stage of their lives, post-graduation. The class of 2017 has had many great memories including winning the James E. Moore Trophy and being three-time champions for both the men and women in the inter-chapter basketball tournament. Here is a look at what the members of the class of 2017 have studied at UW-Madison and their plans for the upcoming summer and beyond.

Julius Zimmerman, from North Shore Country Club, will be attending law school in the fall of 2017 at either UW-Madison or Marquette University. Julius was very busy during his time in Madison, double majoring in political science and journalism, as well as working at a local radio station.

Mitchell Stedman, from Big Foot Country Club, is majoring in biology with a certificate in global health care and will be taking a year off before grad school. Mitch was also on the UW chapter's executive board as administrative vice president.

Aaron Stenz, former vice president of communications and president of the UW chapter, is triple-majoring in political science, history and communications. Aaron will be moving from Sheboygan, where he caddied at Pine Hills Country Club, to the twin cities, where he will attend law school in the fall of 2017 at the University of Minnesota.

Liz Curley, from Ozaukee Country Club, is double majoring in finance and real estate. Liz was the vice president of finance for the UW ES chapter for two years, which will surely help her as she begins work at U.S. Bank in Minneapolis this summer.

John Biemann, from Pine Hills Country Club, is majoring in biology, looking to go into the environmental field and spending the summer in Madison. In his semester studying abroad, John traveled a small distance to New Zealand.

Natalia Cheptowicz, from Bryn Mawr Country Club in Chicago, will be working in a hospital for a year as a medical assistant before she attends medical school. Natalia took a wide variety of courses at Madison on her way to her biology and Polish majors and certificate in European studies.

Drew Dretske will be graduating in 2018 with a bachelor's in pharmacy, and a doctorate in pharmacy in 2020. Drew has been working as a pharmacy technician at the UW-Hospital throughout the year and is planning on having an internship in 2018. Drew caddied at Mascoutin Golf Club in Berlin, Wisconsin.

Michael Falk, former vice president of New Scholars, will be returning to Madison in the fall to finish school with a major in kinesiology. Mike caddied at Mascoutin Golf Club in Berlin, Wisconsin, and has also caddied at Sand Valley the last few summers.

Ryan Fryjoff is majoring in computer science and has interviews set up after final exams are finished for potential full-time positions for the summer. Ryan was a caddie at Tuckaway Country Club in Franklin, Wisconsin.

Tyler Jessel, from Oneida Golf and Country Club, is majoring in pharmacology and toxicology. Tyler will be working as a certified nursing assistant at The American Center for a year before beginning physician assistant school in the summer of 2018.

Alexander Lindberg will be interning for Sustain Dane in the fall after he finishes his summer internship with American Family Insurance. Alexander is majoring in economics and finishing up his certificates in development economics and environmental studies this spring. Alexander spent his time caddying at North Shore Golf Club in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Hailee Makela, from North Shore Country Club, is double-majoring in human development and family studies (HDFS) and gender and women's studies (GWS). She is planning on going back to Milwaukee to compete a degree in nursing. Hailee hopes to use what she learned in HDFS and GWS in the medical field to assist in psychological areas that are often overlooked. Hailee also spent a year on the executive board as the administrative vice president in the house.

Cesar Martinez, from Ridgeway Country Club, is majoring in neurobiology with a certificate in French. Although there are no definitive plans yet for the summer, Cesar plans on working in a clinical setting doing research.

Ian Peck will be back in the Madison area next fall as he finishes up the final requirements for his economics major and will be graduating in December 2017. Ian was a caddie at Oshkosh Country Club.

Matt Tomczyk, from Tuckaway Country Club, will be continuing in the applied security analysis master's program in the fall here at UW-Madison. This summer, Matt is interning with Madison Investment Advisors as an equity research analyst.

Teddy Fitzpatrick will be returning to the UW Evans Scholarship House next fall, as he took a semester off. Teddy has been interning with Charter Steel over the last year and is majoring in material science and engineering. Teddy caddied at Milwaukee Country Club.