Five QU Alumni Selected to "20 Under 40"

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The Quincy Herald-Whig announced its annual “20 Under 40” list featuring 20 men and women under the age of 40 from Quincy and the surrounding areas who make standout contributions to their local communities.  Among the 20 selected to receive the honor are five alumni of Quincy University.  Those alumni are listed below:

Fray '06, Gooding '96, Peters '97, Redd '05, and Widmer '00

Michaela Fray ‘06
K-8 Principal at Western Elementary and Western Junior High
Barry, Illinois and Kinderhook, Illinois

Brad Gooding ‘96
Principal at Illini West High School
Carthage, Illinois

Jessica Peters ‘97
Director of developmental disability services at Transitions of Western Illinois
Quincy, Illinois

Darin Redd ‘05
President and market manager for Hannibal Region of Commerce Bank
Hannibal, Missouri

Trudy Widmer ‘00
Outpatient substance abuse counselor and co-owner of Hopewell Clinical
Quincy, Illinois

Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University ( is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. The university has 15 intercollegiate sports and is a member of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women.