March 9, 2012
Contact: Kate Dixon, Wisconsin Alumni Association, (608) 265-8769, firstname.lastname@example.org
MADISON, Wis. — Don Fraynd PhD’04 is positively transforming Chicago’s public schools.
As principal of Jones College Prep in Chicago, he led the school to achieve a Top 100 ranking from U.S. News & World Report and earned the first Blue Ribbon Schools designation that the U.S. Department of Education awarded to a Chicago public high school. Today, Fraynd is leading innovation across the district as chief school improvement officer for Chicago Public Schools.
As founder of the Guatemala-based Range of Motion Project (ROMP), Eric Neufeld ’98 has worked to provide more than 1,500 custom-made prosthetic limbs to people in developing countries since 2005—people who, without Neufeld’s help, might have never regained mobility.