Newsmaker: David Andrew Strobel
Noteworthy: Co-winner of the North Hills School District's Distinguished Alumni Award
Family: Son, Gabriel, 10, and daughter, Paula, 8
Background: Strobel is regional American Red Cross representative in Bangkok. He has worked on five continents in major emergencies, as well as in conflict or post-conflict situations in Pakistan, Ecuador, Guatemala, Rwanda, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Colombia.
Education: North Hills Senior High School; bachelor's degree in international political economy, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio; master's degree, international affairs, Ohio University.
Quote: “I come from a long family tradition of service to others and proudly continue that tradition. I have had the privilege of working with some of the most vulnerable populations in the world. And, yes, I have a heavy dose of wanderlust.”
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