Updated: Aug 29
CrimsonAti Proud is a Facebook hashtag and a term we use to give a shout-out to alumni, students, prospective students and members. We are extremely proud of these exceptional individuals. They are affiliated in some way with The University of Alabama and CrimsonAti. As you scroll down you'll see some outstanding people making significant contributions to The University of Alabama and Greater Cincinnati.
Congratulations Max Craft, a graduate of Milford! He's Bama Bound to the place #WhereLegendsAreMade and we are CrimsonAti Proud of him!
We are CrimsonAti Proud of Rep. Adam Bird, (R-New Richmond), 66th Ohio House District. Representative Bird sponsored H.B. 291 authorizing the Ohio BMV to create an Alabama branded Ohio license plate. Governor DeWine signed the bill into law in April, 2022. His father, Ron, played football for the Crimson Tide under legendary coach Paul Bear Bryant.
We are CrimsonAti Proud of Lee House, UA grad who is a graduate of the Wright State University School of Medicine. He's been matched at Emergency Medicine at UT Chattanooga. We wish him well. Katie House (wife) said she will NOT be seen in that gaudy orange!
We are CrimsonAti Proud of Laura Waltman and Nick Ramos! These two graduates of Alabama are engaged and will be living in Cincinnati. Laura, a graduate of Indian Hill, recently received her degree in accounting and is finishing up her master's at UA. She plans to become a CPA and will return to Cincinnati to work at PwC. Laura is a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Nick, a Madeira graduate, recently graduated from Alabama and is currently President of the Culverhouse Investment Management Group. While at Alabama, Nick was named UA’s ‘Freshman of the Year’ his first year at the Capstone. He is an active member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. Nick is employed at 84.51 as a data analyst and just purchased his first home in Cincinnati!
Look at that smile on her face! We are CrimsonAti Proud of Kelsey Weber, Troy, OH. We remember her Bama Bound Send-Off. She drove the farthest and showed up early. She excelled on the UA Rowing Team. Kelsey is a public health graduate from WhereLegendsAreMade! Row Tide Row!
A leader of men. We are CrimsonAti Proud of Spencer Murtha, President of Chi Phi fraternity at The University of Alabama, WhereLegendsAreMade. Spencer will be working at Regions Bank in Atlanta.
We are CrimsonAti Proud of Elijah Brown from Wayne High School. Elijah is a tight end playing for the Crimson Tide football team! More information about Elijah: https://rolltide.com/sports/football/roster/elijah-brown/8144.
We are #CrimsonAti Proud of our President, Lou Mays! He was named the 2022 Volunteer of the Year by the National Alumni Association at The University of Alabama. Lou has been president of CrimsonAti since 2015. He is a 1978 graduate of UA, a Master Gardener, and resides at Lake Waynoka, OH. If you attend our tailgate, you'll find him at the tent. His Skyline/goetta dip and yellow hammers are known far and wide! Congratulations Lou!
Carlisle High grad Ryland Scott is heading to Porto, Portugal to participate in the European Innovation Academy, which has students from 80 different countries attending. Key speakers from the Silicon Valley and other large companies will be present. He will be in groups related to a certain sector of the economy where they must come up with a startup idea and pitch it to investors that can actually purchase the idea. More information about the European Innovation Academy at UA can be found here: https://innovationabroad.ua.edu/portugal.html. It's no wonder we are #CrimsonAti Proud of Ryland, who is attending the place #WhereLegendsAreMade.
We are #CrimsonAtiProud of 2021 Springboro High grad Megan Blitz! Megan is a counselor with Camp 1831 at The University of Alabama. She is currently a sophomore at UA. Camp 1831 is a 3-day, 2-night program, the ULTIMATE first year experience that includes a schedule packed with activities centered on the Camp 1831 Pillars: adventure, leadership, service, and history & tradition. More information about Camp 1831: https://fye.sa.ua.edu/programs/camp1831/.
Welcome to The University of Alabama Ethan Otten! This Graduate of Beavercreek spent his club swimming career under longtime Dayton Raiders Swim Club head coach Kevin Weldon. When asked about his decision to swim for Alabama; “I am super excited to announce my commitment to the University of Alabama to continue my academic and athletic swim career. I want to thank my parents, friends, coaches, and teammates who have supported me throughout this process. I am super excited to swim under an amazing coaching staff along with my future teammates. May the next chapter begin, Roll Tide!" We are CrimsonAti Proud of Ethan for choosing to attend UA, #WhereLegendsAreMade!