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Kate Nedelman

kate@theherbstfamily.com

Elizabeth Westin married Jeremy Vose ’00 in 2005 and welcomed baby boy Kaj in November 2006. They live in Erie, PA.

Kristina Fennelly (krf2@lehigh.edu) earned a master’s degree in English in 2004. She is writing her doctoral dissertation with a concentration on ethics in rhetoric and composition.

Matt Sherring works at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. He is responsible for selling exhibit space to consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical companies.
NYC attorney Adam Stein volunteered this fall teaching a class about the Tyrannosaurus rex as it existed in its natural habitat.

Kristin Quirin married Robert Kernan on May 26 in Ballston Spa, NY. Michelle Blocklin was a bridesmaid; also on hand to celebrate were Krista Reichert, Melissa Marsh, Stephanie Mahon ’03, Sarah Lusardi, and Stephanie Whitehorn ’03, who danced the night away with the new bride, friends, and family.

Jonathan Evan married Daniela Silver in September 2006 in Boston. Jon is completing his third year at Harvard Law School, and Daniela is an onsite coordinator at State Street Corporation.

Aaron Dembe and fiancée Libby Cox have moved to Amherst, MA, after five years in Austin, TX. Libby started a master’s program in art education at UMass.

Kareen Thorpe was sworn into the U.S. Foreign Service in November 2006 by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. She spent last summer at the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. She witnessed the first democratic elections in the DRC in 45 years. However, war broke out on the evening before the results were announced. Kareen spent three nights sleeping in the panic room of her apartment. The fighting stopped just as she ran out of food rations. She says that the U.S. has made great efforts to encourage peace between the warring parties. She is learning the Kiswahili language in preparation for a posting in Nairobi.

After several years as a teacher, John Keyes is completing an MBA at Rice University with concentrations in marketing and strategy. He spent the summer in Houston doing event marketing and event planning for a summer concert series. The fun part of his job was working with ’80s rockers Poison, Quiet Riot, Vince Neil, and Slaughter, alternative groups Blue October and Dilanato, and country and alt-country bands Charlie Daniels and Cross Canadian Ragweed. “It’s pretty different from teaching Of Mice and Men to eighth-graders,” he says.