2016 Wall of Pride

 

Stephanie Klein-Ahlbrandt

Robert Kriebel

Tobias J. Moskowitz

Michael J. Warren

W. Neil Eggleston

James Guy

 

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Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt

Stephanie, who graduated from Westside in 1988, has built a career all over the globe, mostly under the umbrella of the United Nations, dealing with human rights and humanitarian law. Currently she’s the Finance Expert for the United Nations Panel of Experts on North Korea for the UN security Council, which involves investigation and reporting on sanctions violations related to North Korea. A 1992 summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Indiana University, Stephanie completed her undergraduate studies with a double major in Political Science and French. She received her master’s degree with Highest Distinction in International Relations from the Graduate Institute. of International Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland in 1994 and a Certificate in Advanced Mandarin Chinese from the University of California-Berkeley Program for Chinese Language Studies with Tsinghua University while working in Beijing, China for the International Crisis Group ass Northeast Asia Director from 2008-2013. While at WLHS, Kleine-Ahlbrandt participated in diving, cross country and track, gymnastics, debate, cheerleading, yearbook, photography and Student Council.

Bob Kriebel

Robert Kriebel

Bob Kriebel, who graduated from Westside in 1950, was an award-winning journalist, historian, and author of thirteen books. Bob received a basketball scholarship to Tulane University where he received a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1954. Bob served two years in counterintelligence with the U.S. Army and in 1956, he returned to Tippecanoe County to work for the Lafayette Leader, and in 1957 began his 36-year career with the Journal & Courier where he served as a reporter and editor. After retiring in 1993, he continued to write a weekly column about local history called “old Lafayette,” which appeared in the paper until 2011. IN 1975, he was named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary Team, and in 2006 he was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Kriebel participated in basketball, baseball, football and track, served as Senior Class President, and was in the National Honor Society. While at WLHS, he scored 1,151 points in basketball, setting a school record that held for 66 years.

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Tobias J. Moskowitz

Toby Moskowitz graduated from Westside in 1989. He has won numerous awards for his academic research, including the prestigious Fischer Black Prize awarded biennially to the top scholar in Finance in the world under the age of 40. His work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Financial Times, US News and World Report, Money Magazine, and other print media. His television appearances include CNBC’s Closing Bell and Squawk Box, CNN, FOX, Bloomberg, and HBO’s Real Sports with Bryan Gumbel. His work was cited in a 2005 speech by former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. In 20011, he wrote the New York Times best-seller Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports are Played and Games are Won. He also co-authored a children’s book, The Rookie Bookie, in the Fall of 2015. Dr. Moskowitz received a B.S. in industrial management/industrial engineering from Purdue University in 1993, an M.S. from Purdue in 1994, and a Ph.D. in Finance from UCLA in 1998. While at WLHS, he was the captain of the tennis team and a member of National Honor Society.

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Michael J. Warren

Michael Warren, who graduated Westside in 1985, has built a career in financial services, international business, and government policy. He is the Chief Executive of the Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategic advisory firm. IN 2010 he was appointed by President Obama to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. During the first term of the Obama Administration, he served as Senior Advisor in the White House Presidential Personnel Office. He was also a member of the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition as co-lead for the Treasury and Federal Reserve agency review teams. During the Clinton Administration, Warren served in the White House as Executive Director of the National Economic Council and at the U.S. Department of Labor in the Office of the Secretary. While at WLHS, he was a member of student council, debate, National Honor Society, and was a member of basketball, track and cross country teams. He is the current record holder in the 400m at WLHS. Warren graduated from Yale University and from Balliol College, University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. 

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W. Neil Eggleston

Warren Neil Eggleston, who graduated from Westside in 1971, has represented some of the nation’s highest-profile public figures, including the former White House Chief of Staff in the prosecution of the former governor of Illinois and the Office of the President of the United States in the Whitewater/Lewinski investigation. On April 21, 2014, President Obama named him White House Counsel. While a WLHS student, Eggleston served as student council president, editor of Trident,, member of National Honor Society, Boys’ State Representative, listed in the Society of Outstanding American High School Students. and played basketball and golf. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from Duke University in 1975 followed by a Juris Doctor degree in 1978 from the Northwestern University School of Law. He was a law clerk to a federal appellate judge and then for Chief Justice Warren Burger of the U.S. Supreme Court. He later served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Manhattan and as Deputy Chief Counsel of the Congressional Iran/Contra investigation. He was in the Counsel’s Office in the President Clinton Administration. He has also been a lawyer in private practice in  Washington, DC.

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James Guy-Educator

Jim Guy is the first educator to be named to the Wall of Pride. Guy received his Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in 1957 where he was a member of Delta Rho Kappa and Phi Lambda Upsilon, the National Chemistry Honor Society. Upon obtaining his master’s degree in education from Purdue University in 1960, Guy began his teaching career of 39 years at West Lafayette High School. He retired in June, 1999.  During his tenure he taught a variety of levels of chemistry classes, from basic to advanced. Mr. Guy was awarded the Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching in 1988. Guy served WL schools in a variety of areas. The consummate educator, Mr. Guy relished the opportunity to interact with students in and out of the classroom. His non-curricular involvement included instituting the first student ID system, serving as junior class sponsor, Trident advisor, student council advisor, and the creation of BOSS, the Boys Organization of Student Services. After retirement he continues to serve the WL schools by serving on many committees and was a founding director of the West Lafayette Schools Education Foundation.

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