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2014 Triton Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

Jacob Johnson

  • A.S. in Criminal Justice, Iowa Central Community College
  • B.A. in Government, Regent University
  • Eagle Scout
  • Legislative Page, Iowa House of Representatives
  • Summer teacher, English and Western Cultural Studies, Russia
  • Operations Manager/New Director Iowa New-Talk Radio, Des Moines
  • Intern: Office of Tom Latham – U.S. House of Representatives
  • State Coordinator – Brenna Findly
  • Field Director – Steve King
  • 2013 Boards & Commission Assistant – Governor Terry E. Branstad
  • Field Director, District 4 – The Governor Branstad Committee, 2013-Present
  • Army Ranger, U.S. Army Ranger Training Brigade (January 2012 – Present)
  • Officer, U.S. Army National Guard, 34th Infantry (March 2011 – Present)
  • Distinguished Military Graduate

Catherine Langstaff

  • A.A. from Iowa Central Community College
  • B.A. from Buena Vista
  • Creative concepts after school/summer music and theatre program
  • Teacher at Manson-Northwest Webster Schools

Paul Stevens

  • A.A. from Iowa Central Community College
  • B.A. Journalism, University of Iowa
  • M.S. Journalism, University of Kansas
  • U.S. Air Force (4 years)
  • The Associated Press (Albany, New York)
  • AP Bureau Chief (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
  • Bureau Chief (Indianapolis and Kansas City)
  • Vice President, Central Region of the Associated Press
  • William Allen White Foundation Board
  • Inland Press Association
  • National Newspaper Association
  • Inducted to the Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame
  • Inducted to the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame
  • Co-author of the 150-year history of the Fort Dodge Messenger