Leah Ebener

    Leah Ebener

    Class Year: ’16

    Majors: Elementary Education and Spanish

    Current Hometown: Oak Creek, Wisconsin


    Teacher for the Kenosha Unified School District, Roosevelt Elementary School

    “The faculty is so supportive and engage with students at such a personal level that those connections allowed me to continue growing outside of the classroom.”

    Amy Goldsmith

    Amy Goldsmith

    Class Year: ’19

    Majors: Spanish and Secondary Education

    Current Hometown: Kenosha, Wisconsin


    Spanish Teacher at Bradford High School, Kenosha Unified School District

    “Carthage’s mission of ‘Seeking Truth, Building Strength, Inspiring Service —Together’ is essentially the epitome of what I strive for every day as a teacher. I do my best to model these values for my students with the hopes that the future generation will carry them on as well.”

    Monica LaFaive

    Monica LaFaive

    Class Year: ’17

    Majors: International Political Economy and Spanish


    Underwriter at Jewelers Mutual 

    “Since the classes were so hands on with the professors, the quality of my education really prepared me for my career.”

    Dan Monfre

    Dan Monfre

    Class Year: ’09

    Majors: Mathematics, Spanish

    Current Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.


    Teacher at Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School in Milwaukee

    “Professors at Carthage played a big role in how I teach. You can feel their passion while they teach, and you could tell that they care not only about what they teach, but that they care about the students too. I try to do that as well by trying to relate to my students.”

    Alyssa Rodway ?22

    Alyssa Rodway

    Class Year: ’22

    Majors: Environmental Science and Psychology

    Current Hometown: West Chicago, Illinois


    Corporate Responsibility Assistant at ALDI

    “Many of my internships, as well as my current job, were offered to me in part because of my personal connections with my wonderful professors and the rich, extensive classroom opportunities I was able to have.”

    Katherine Schlinder

    Katherine Schlinder

    Class Year: ’15

    Majors: International Political Economy, Spanish, Economics

    Current Hometown: Geneva, Switzerland


    Consultant at International Trade Centre in Geneva, Switzerland

    “People with different opinions or backgrounds can be powerful teachers and give you a new perspectives on what constitutes normal or feasible. Pursue diverse experiences whenever possible because it helps you grow personally and academically.”

    Krystle Turner ?07

    Krystle Turner

    Class Year: ’07

    Majors: Spanish and Business Administration

    Current Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada


    MTSS Coordinator at Beacon Academy of Nevada

    “Joining clubs and a sorority allowed me to get out of my shell, learn more about others, work with diverse groups of people, build community, and have a voice.”

    Bailey Wellen ?21

    Bailey Wellen

    Class Year: ’21

    Majors: Data Science and Computer Science

    Current Hometown: Chicago, Illinois


    Sustainability, Climate, and Equity Analyst at Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory

    “My favorite Carthage memories are traveling for J-Term, going to the Shakespeare Festival in Canada, performing in the Carthage Philharmonic, studying at computer science BBQs, and growing in my faith through InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.”