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March 23, 2018

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15 minutes with Onalee Shepler

BHS grad, 863 series bowler, medical assistant, mother of two

Interviewed by Elizabeth Gordon- Hancock

Onalee Lehman Shepler graduated from Bluffton in 2002. She married fellow Bluffton alum Nick Shepler (who graduated in 2005). They have 2 children, Levi age 7 and Ivy 4. She received her Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education from The Ohio State University in 2004.

15 with 2005 BHS grad Autumn Steiner

She's development manager for Humane Society of Sarasota County, Florida

15 minutes with Autumn Steiner
Year you graduated from Bluffton HS: 2005

What is your current job and how did you obtain it?
Development Manager for the Humane Society of Sarasota County in Sarasota, Florida.

After graduating from Ohio Northern in 2009 and relocating to Florida in 2011, I worked in the for-profit sector, most recently for the American subsidiary of a French ventilation manufacturer.

15 minutes with Laura Bellman

2003 BHS grad is an RN at Blanchard Valley Dialysis in Findlay

15 minutes with Laura Bellman

Interviewed by Liz Gordon-Hancock

Laura (Green) Bellman graduated from Bluffton in 2003. She received her nursing degree from Rhodes State College in Lima. She is married to Bernard (Bernie) Bellman, who graduated from Bath in 2002, and they have two children, Henry, age 4, and Marie 2.

I've seen you around town in scrubs. What do you do and where do you work?
I am a registered nurse and I work at Blanchard Valley Dialysis in Findlay.

15 minutes with Jessica (Foltz) Pratt

Check out her handmade crafts on Facebook

15 minutes with Jessica (Foltz) Pratt
Interviewed by Liz Gordon-Hancock

Jessica married Jeremy Pratt from Findlay. She is a stay-at-home mom with three children: Noah, age 8; Ruby 4; and Ellis, 10 months.

Where did you grow up and go to school?
I grew up in Bluffton until I was in my fifth grade of school. I then moved to Arlington, and that is where I graduated high school. I then attended the University of Findlay. 

15 minutes with Ashley (aka Ashley Gratz-Collier)

BHS 2002 grad lives in New York City

15 minutes with Ashley Garland
aka Ashley Gratz-Collier

When did you graduate from Bluffton High School?
I understand you live in New York City. Tell us exactly where you live.

15 minutes with Eric Garmatter

"As a team you can achieve more playing together than as a group of individuals"

15 minutes with Eric Garmatter
Bluffton High School girls' basketball coach

Eric, when you aren't coaching basketball, what do you do?
I work very hard for Coca-Cola.

When you attended Bluffton High School what sports did you play?
I played football, basketball and baseball at Bluffton.

How many hours a week might you average in your coaching duties during the season?
25-30 hours.