November Celebration Announcements
Emily Barnett and Kit Doyle will marry on Jan. 4, 2014, in Cancun, Mexico. A send-off celebration will take place on New Year’s Eve at Memorial Union on the University of Missouri campus. Emily is the daughter of Tom and Paula Barnett of Mexico, Mo. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 2006 with a degree in business administration with an emphasis in management, and then earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from MU in 2008. She is currently studying for her master’s degree in nursing with a specialty as an adult/geriatric nurse practitioner at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Emily works as a clinical nurse coordinator at The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City. Kit is the son of Dennis and Judy Doyle of De Soto. He graduated from the University of Missouri with dual degrees in photojournalism and Spanish in 2006, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in secondary education through the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He works as a high school science teacher with Teach for America in the Kansas City School District.
Katie Chitwood and Ben Carrier will wed on Aug. 2, 2014, at Linn Memorial United Methodist Church in Fayette. A reception will follow in the Kimball Ballroom on the Stephens College campus in Columbia. On April 21, 2013, Ben proposed to Katie at the spot on the University of Missouri’s campus where they met four years earlier. Following their engagement, Ben extended his visit to Columbia by two days so he and Katie could celebrate with friends. Katie is the daughter of Joe and Diane Chitwood of New Franklin. She plans to graduate from the University of Missouri with a Master of Accountancy in December. She will begin work as an audit associate with KPMG LLP in Kansas City in the fall of 2014. Ben is the son of Bill and Mary Carrier of Parkville. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a Master of Accountancy in 2012 and currently works as an audit associate with KPMG LLP in Kansas City.
Kate L. Gunn and Scott A. Wilson will marry on New Year’s Eve at Firestone Baars Chapel on the Stephens College campus in Columbia. Kate is the daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth Gunn of Columbia. She graduated from the University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business with an emphasis in marketing, and earned a master’s degree in strategic leadership from Stephens College. Kate currently works as a regional advancement officer for the University of Missouri. Additionally, she is the executive director of Artrageous Fridays and volunteers with numerous arts-related initiatives and organizations within the community. Scott is the son of Janie Briggs and the late Jerry Wilson of Liberty. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri and the University of Missouri School of Law. Scott is a trial attorney and partner at the Hines Law Firm in Columbia. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys as well as the board of Kids’ Chance of Missouri, a charitable organization that provides scholarships for the children of injured workers.
Haley Montgomery and Tom Greenlee will marry on Dec. 30 at Tahaara Mountain Lodge in Estes Park, Colo. Haley is the daughter of Tom and Johnette Seibel of Columbia. She graduated from Rock Bridge High School in 1997 and currently works as a pharmacy technician at Interlock Pharmacy in Columbia. Tom is the son of John and Wilma Greenlee of Dixon. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. Tom earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa in 2005. He currently works as a pharmacy manager for Hy-Vee in Columbia.