Nine SRU alumni honored as Mercer County 40 Under Forty

May 2, 2018

Nine Slippery Rock University alumni were among the 40 honorees recognized by a collaboration of chambers of commerce in Mercer County for the 2018 Mercer County 40 Under Forty awards for service to the community and professional fields.

Kelly Bailey, SRU director of alumni engagement and a 40 Under Forty honoree from 2017, was the guest speaker at the April 18 awards ceremony at the Park Inn by Radisson in West Middlesex.

The following SRU alumni were recognized:

-Heather Balas, a 2003 graduate with a master's degree in student personnel, employed by Hiram College.

-Aaron Burnworth, a 2014 graduate with a degree in resort recreation management and tourism, employed by A&B Signature Properties.

-Erin Marks, a 2012 graduate with a degree in elementary education, employed by St. John Paul II, Thiel College and Marks Music.

-Paul McMahon, a 2015 graduate with a degree in secondary education-mathematics and science, employed by Kennedy Catholic High School.

-Maggie McQuiston, a 2013 graduate with a degree in communication, employed by Prescript-Ease and Medicine Shoppe.

-Michael Muha, a 2006 graduate with a degree in political science, employed by Law Office of Michael T. Muha, Esquire.

-Megan Snyder, a 2016 graduate with degree in health science, employed IXL Rehab & Fitness Center.

-Dave Tomko, a 2004 graduate with a degree in special education and elementary education, employed by Sharon City School District.

-Matthew Vannoy, a 2009 graduate with a degree in secondary education: social students and history, employed by Sharon City School District.