Camille Moody McCue, ’11 PhD Curriculum and Instruction, is director of technology innovations for the Adelson Educational Campus. She recently wrote and received funding for a multimillion dollar grant to implement a new technology innovation and integration initiative featuring a 5,000-square-foot coding, maker, and digital media space; one-to-world mobile devices for all students and teachers; and extensive teacher professional development. She recently published her seventh book, a “Dummies Junior” book, Getting Started with Coding. Her hobbies are fitness, cooking, writing, and watching basketball. She and her husband, Michael, have two sons, Carson and Ian.
June 24, 2016
Steve Thornock, ’87 BA Elementary Education, has been a tax lien investor since 1995. Classic arcade games are his hobby. He and his wife, Joanna Gleason Thornock, ’85, have four children, including son Terry Thornock, ’14 BA Philosophy; daughter Julianna; son Jesse Thornock, currently a UNLV sophomore majoring in graphic design; and son Cody, a high school senior who is considering attending UNLV in the fall.
December 8, 2015
Amber Geremia, ’08 BA Elementary Education, ’11 Master of Education, has taught elementary school for seven years and now is a technology specialist. She also is head coach of the cross-country team at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy. She says that running taught her life skills such as goal setting, work ethic, and teamwork, and that she tries to instill these in the athletes with whom she works. Her hobbies include painting, drawing, crafting, watching comedies, and taking her dogs (including one named Reb) to the park. She and her husband, Didier Lino, ’09 BS Business Administration, attend UNLV football and basketball games. They live in Henderson.
December 8, 2015
Brian Ballentine, ’06 BS Secondary Education, is a former teacher for the Clark County School District who founded the Sunset Activist Collective. Ballentine spends time helping people and the planet.
Charles “Mike” Prince
December 7, 2015
Charles “Mike” Prince, ’99 BA Elementary Education, is the recipient of the Will Rogers Medallion for best Western novel for young adults in 2014 for his latest book, Flint Pierce, the Adventures of a Young Nevada Cowboy. This is his second Will Rogers Medallion. He currently is working on a book about Flint Pierce and the Arizona Strip outlaws. He retired this year from teaching science and math at Pahranagat Valley Middle School. Raising cattle is one of his hobbies. He and his wife, Jean, live in Alamo.