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’90

Tammy Blake
TammyEBlake@aol.com

Susan Aho married Ghislain Decelles in August in her hometown of Chatham, NJ. The couple lives in Ottawa, Ontario. Susan is pursuing a nursing degree at the University of Ottawa; her husband is an engineer at Nortel Networks.

Robert Adams, vice president of Safeguard Scientifics Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of eMerge Interactive Inc., a technology company providing tracking, data-management, and procurement services to the beef production industry. Prior to joining Safeguard, he worked in the entrepreneurial services unit of Ernst & Young. Rob, who earned an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan Business School, is also a board member of ThinAirApps, NexTone Communications, and RealTIME Media.

Lisa Hollenberg Rowan and husband Robert welcomed son Matthew Cole on August 15. They live in Brooklyn Heights, NY.

Katie Riker Sternberg, husband Erich, and 4-year-old son Jake welcomed baby Hallie Baker on May 29, 2001. The family lives in Baton Rouge, LA, where Katie is a marketing consultant for large nonprofit organizations.

Ben Kauffman wed Abby Luthin on October 6 in Boston. Ben’s brother Jon Kauffman ’96 was the best man. Other Skiddies in attendance were Jon’s fiancée, Kim Hoffman ’97, Ken Fermaglich ’90, Brett Levine ’90, Keith Michel, Faith Exconde Michel, Sanjuro Jogdeo, Stu Danforth ’89, Julie Alhart Danforth ’92, Brian Rousso ’91, Jim Kramer ’92, and Keely Zahn Osment ’91.

Jonathan Goose and wife Barbara announce the birth of their first child, Geoffrey William, on December 19.

Caroline Blace was born September 26, 2000, to Hilary Johnston Halstead and husband Jeff in Boston, MA.

Persio Logos works for PBS flagship station Channel 13 in the on-air/interactive marketing department, which produces pledge-drive programming and other membership marketing efforts. He loves the job because it offers “a perfect combination of community service, fundraising, and media arts.” Persio and partner David Kirby celebrated eight years together in February. As president of the Fort Tryon Dog Owners Group, Persio was on hand for the grand opening of Sir William’s Canine Common in Fort Tryon Park, the first unenclosed dog park in the region and the largest in NYC. In his spare time, Persio sings with the Gay Gotham Chorus and serves as the group’s president. The chorus released its holiday CD in December. Persio has observed a number of vehicles parked in his Hudson Heights neighborhood bearing Skidmore car stickers. He would like to hear from owners and can be reached at palinnyc@hotmail.com.

Rebecca Metzler Smith lives in West Sussex, England with husband Mark and children James, 6, and Miranda, 5. Mark is a director at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, a global investment bank. Prior to the birth of James, Rebecca was a specialist in decorative arts at Bonhams Auctioneers in London. Close friend Jennifer Landers, who lives in NYC, joins Rebecca and her family in Vero Beach, FL, for an annual spring vacation.

Lisa Hollenberg Rowan and husband Robert welcomed son Matthew Cole on August 15. Lisa and her family live in Brooklyn Heights, NY.

’91

Kimberly Robertson Tsimbinos
tsimbinos@rcn.com

Jeff Treuhaft and Cynthia Jenkel Treuhaft welcomed their fourth child, Ainsley Morris, on November 15. Jeff notes that Conner, 8, Alexandra, 5, and Cooper, 3, “are happy to have a new little sister.”

Jeffrey and Christine Lynch Berg announce the birth of daughter Jonatha Saratoga on July 5. “Yes, we owe the middle name to meeting at Skidmore!”

Gary Swalsky has a dental practice in Clifton Park, NY, where he lives with wife Summer and their two children, Mia, 4, and Zander, 2.

Amy Sears married Matthew Diehl last August. Sara McEldowney Kwon, husband Chris, and son C.J. attended the wedding. The newlyweds moved to Radnor, PA. Amy is a senior product manager with Wyeth Oncology.

Todd Pantezzi married Laurie Johnson in Sewickley, PA, on October 27. Kevin Mattson was an usher. Skidmore guests were Michael “Mac” McNamara, Pete Bizzozero, Vandana Bali, Shane Diekman ’93, Chris MacAuliffe, and Mike O’Conner ’89. Todd and Laurie live in Washington, DC; Todd is director of corporate development for SRA International in Fairfax, VA.

Jason and Lisa Goldberg Ricker announce the birth of son Austin James, known as “AJ,” on February 16, 2001.

Jennifer Spungin Kehoe is a full-time professor at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY, where she lives with daughter Kelsey, 4, and son Conley, 3. Jennifer, who will be attending a conference in Finland this year, is interested in getting sight-seeing tips from classmates in the know; you can reach her at kehoe@sjfc.edu.

Jessica Levine DeHaemer and husband Eric welcomed their second child, Leah Nicole, on July 20. Leah joins big sister Rachel, 2. They live in Massachusetts.

David Driscoll and wife Patty Boulware welcomed second child Catherine Edith in July. “Dede” joins brother Will, 3.

’92

Reunion ’02!

Amity Lenahan Fowler
MityFowler@hotmail.com

I will be moving to Charlotte, NC sometime this spring. Please forward future Scope updates to MityFowler@hotmail.com. My husband has been transferred to Charlotte with Bank of America Securities. While we will miss our hometown of Chicago, we look forward to the warmer climate. See you at Reunion 2002!

Erica Anderson writes that her company OTX, a division of Ifilm.com, is moving her back to NYC, where she will open an office for the firm. OTX provides market research services online, with a 48-hour turn around. She is very excited to be moving back to NYC after several years in Los Angeles.

Michelle Miller Anderson and husband Jeff ’93 announce the birth of Abigail Katherine on January 29. Although she came into the world three weeks early, Abigail weighed in at a healthy 6 lbs. 11 oz.

Will and Katherine Kingsbury Campbell announce the birth of second daughter Kaelin Elizabeth on October 5. They are still enjoying life in San Francisco. Will is a network engineer for Walmart.com; Katherine is a domestic engineer whose projects include Kaelin and Anna, 2.

Dan Barsness and wife Ava have moved to Minneapolis and “are searching for the perfect five-bedroom igloo.” Dan works for BOC Edwards as a product marketing manager. Ava is seeking employment as an adoption case manager. Daughter Jenna celebrated her first birthday in December. States the proud father, “She has taken her first steps and uttered a few words, but she doesn’t have much to say about Minnesota.”

Lisa Dawson started a law practice and took a 10-day vacation to the Bahamas with Sydney Traphagen. She is teaching at St. David’s School in Manhattan and had drinks with Chris Gerber, who also teaches in NYC.

Jon Ryan’s band, Ball in the House, released a new album late last year and can be heard in Cool Whip radio commercials. (A feature will appear in a future issue of Scope.)

Kelly Heitz and husband Steve Crawford welcomed their first child, Samuel James, on October 24.

Ingrid Whitaker and Jill Richardson went to see Gaby Gold in The Canarsie Line, an off-Broadway production written by Marla Mase and performed at the Bank Street Theater. Jill comments, “As expected, Gaby was hysterical and really stole the show!” In addition to her stage career, Gaby wants to be an RN with an emphasis on holistic nursing.

Brooks Hundley and wife Courtney announce the birth of their first child, James Franklin, on November 7. The Hundleys make their home in Washington, DC.

Hillary Kalman married Jørgen Jensen in Vancouver on July 22. Skiddies in attendance included maid of honor Danika Sandoz, Nicole Smith, Heather Krent, and Abbie Guard Buck. Hillary adds, “Niki and Heather managed, in true Skidmore style, to celebrate into the wee hours with some of Jørgen’s Norwegian contingent! Hillary and Jørgen moved to Oslo, Norway, in August.

Niki Smith relocated from Chicago to Boston, where she teaches creative movement and dance at the Boston Renaissance Charter School and directs creative arts summer programs for children.

Amy O’Leary was accepted into the Children’s Defense Fund’s Fellowship in Public Policy for Emerging Leaders. Only 30 people nationwide are selected for this program. Amy is pursuing a master’s in public administration, “two classes at a time.”

After living in San Francisco and working in marketing management in Silicon Valley for several years, Laura Oppenheimer decided to apply her knowledge and skills in a different way. In August she moved to the Russian Federation to become a business volunteer for the Peace Corps. After months of intensive language training, she was assigned to Nizhny Novgorod, a technology, education, and business center seven hours east of Moscow by train. Laura, who can be contacted at Laura@nnov.cityline.ru or LauraOppen @yahoo.com, welcomes visitors and promises to be a good tour guide!

Laura Polin planned to marry Army reservist Michael Farkas in April, but when he was assigned to Cuba to help with prisoner-of-war camps, they quickly pushed the wedding ahead. Michael, an assistant district attorney, and Laura, a high-school English teacher, gathered a few loved ones and took their vows on the Brooklyn Bridge in January.

Tammy Rabideau married John Turner in Saratoga Springs on October 6. Other Skidmore alumni present included Jon Singer, Brad Small, Rachel Malinow Bergman, and Lydia Mickunas. After a reception at Longfellow’s Inn, a traditional Skidmore bash was held at Gaffney’s.

Skidmore’s alumni board of directors nominated Jill Richardson to the position of chair for young alumni giving. Jill will assume the post for the next two years, succeeding Spencer Goldin ’93. An art history major, Jill is currently pursuing an M.B.A. at Fordham and is the director of annual giving at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, NY. A class secretary for seven years, she continues to volunteer as a class fund chair.

Jenny Rose Savino was married September 22 in Newton, MA. Skiddies present were bridesmaid Jennifer Howson Lee, Andrew Lee, Andy Hughes and wife Gina, bridesmaid Carey Buckley Sullivan and husband Bill, bridesmaid Joanna Flynn ’93, Jennifer Laviano Swan and husband Chris, Abbie Guard Buck and husband Ken, Ingrid Whitaker, Niki Smith, Heather Krent, Sue Rush Johnson and husband Jack, Michelle Miller Anderson (who read during the ceremony), Jeff Anderson ’93, Tom Genneralli, Raf Murdocca ’93, Rich Murphy (who also read), Elizabeth Koller Wolfe and husband Ed, Jonathan Goose and wife Barb, Stephanie Librot ’91, Amy O’Leary, and Jill Richardson. The newlyweds honeymooned in Hawaii and Tahiti.

Richard Bamberger moved to NYC, where he is managing editor of news for WCBS-TV. He welcomes e-mail from classmates at rbakqu@aol.com or rbamberger@ CBS.com.

Danielle DeVita Cerva and husband John announce the birth of their first child, Jack, on September 10.

Deborah Rentz married John Moore on September 29 at Hancock Shaker Village in Massachusetts. In attendance were Mark and Nancy Williams Chaffee ’93, Kimberly Quasius Cilio, Laura Polin, and Tamara Zaroff. Debbie is a mezzo-soprano with the Boston Camerata, New York Collegium, and Handel & Haydn Society.

Louise Herlihy Tower gave birth to her second child, Samuel Joseph, on June 1. Husband Bill, who was in the middle of a six-month deployment in the Persian Gulf, met his new son on September 14. The family resides in Slidell, LA, where Bill is stationed for the next two years.

’93

Joanna Flynn
joanna_flynn@yahoo.com

Dayna Safran-Muller is manager of marketing operations for software systems developer Red Hat, located in Durham, NC, where Dayna’s husband, Chip, is a television news reporter.

Jeff and Michelle Miller Anderson ’92 announce the birth of Abigail Katherine on January 29. Although she came into the world three weeks early, Abigail weighed in at a healthy 6 lbs. 11 oz.

Jenny Herdman Lando is learning Mandarin in preparation for an upcoming trip to Taipei, where she will be teaching local children about paleontology and biodiversity.

Peter Herrick married Sharon Cohen on July 14 in Maine. Alumni in attendance included Chad Schaedler, Anna Nelson Peterson ’94, Jordan ’94 and Danielle Charney Dourmashkin ’94, and Kristen Palma ’94. The Herricks’ around-the-worldhoneymoon led them to the Himalayas, India, and the Australian outback. The trip, says Peter, “gave us the chance to live up to our wedding promises of loyalty, love, and attention to each other for life.”

’94

Chanel Greene
ChanelGreene@aol.com

Kirstin O’Rielly married Darren Drabek on July 6 in Saratoga Springs, NY. The wedding party included Marianne Cook and Meredith Eastman. Rachel Mann Rosan designed the wedding programs; Seth Rosan ’93 played bagpipes after the ceremony. Other alumni in attendance were Kevin Gannon, Juliet Glassroth, Anne Yedvabny Grieves, Matt Miczek, Tabitha LeClair Orthwein ’91, Will Orthwein ’92, Jill Richardson ’92, Tom O’Brien ’89, Frank Sieper, and Emily Wood. Members of the Skidmore admissions staff were on hand to congratulate Darren, who is assistant director of admissions. Present were admissions and student aid director Mary Lou Bates, director of admissions John Young and staff members Judi Merchant, Di Murphy and Johanna Fausto, Roselyn Estrada, and Martha Smiles. Kirstin, who is senior assistant director of alumni affairs at Skidmore, welcomes e-mail at kdrabek@skidmore.edu.

Michele Badeau wed Brian Smith on July 28. Skiddies in attendance included matron of honor Beth NeJaime Casavant, Amy Pollack Hall, Jennifer LanFranco, Jennifer Case Callahan, Melissa Raff Goldberg, and Kate Poirot Harnish. Michele is a K–12 technology curriculum integration specialist in the Littleton, MA, public school system.

Kristen Palma married Boston attorney Paul Poth on November 10 on Martha’s Vineyard. Skidmore alumni in attendance included Fletch Kent, Salima Mathews ’95, Rachel Braude ’95, Dave Viscomi ’95, Chad Schaedler ’93, and Paul’s sister Clare Poth ’85.

An assistant district attorney in Nassau County, NY, Matthew Straus is also founder of Persuasion Sailing Inc., a company that charters a 37-foot sailboat from the Port of Sag Harbor, NY. He can be contacted at captainstraus@aol.com.

Matthew Kavet is founder and president of Boston America Corp., a firm that makes retro-themed gifts, snacks, and novelties that are often top-sellers at stores like Newbury Comics and Spencer Gifts. A sampling of Kavet’s wares might include a bag of Cookie Monster cookies, Powerpuff Girls Power Sours, South Park condoms, Three Stooges hair tonic, Scooby Snacks, My Little Pony candies, and a book titled the MTV Style Guide.

’95

Keirnan Conroy Klosek
kcklosek@aol.com

Phoebe Smith
and husband John Lettow welcomed their first son, Ely Sterling, on December 1.

Amy Allen teaches two English classes at Castleton State College in Rutland, VT, and a full-time load at Killington Mountain School. She is in the dissertation stage of a Ph.D. in English literature. Amy lives in a renovated 1800s schoolhouse—“perfect for a teacher.”

Jennifer Mancuso Trinkle is a buyer for TJX Companies in Framingham, MA; husband Peter Trinkle ’94 works for World Insurance in Boston.

Emilie Schreiner and Jamie Wilkinson were married September 2, 2000, on Catalina Island, CA. Skiddies on hand included Kristine Larsen, Saroya Friedman, Miranda Bailey, David Workman, Josh Geisler, and John Bartleson.

’96

Allison Lacorazza

Sean Pollack works for the Environmental Leadership Program, a nonprofit organization that seeks to transform public understanding of environmental issues by training leaders. In rural Florence, MA, Sean claims to “love milking cows every morning.”

Kristin Garcia attended Jennifer Schauder ’97 and Matthew Smith’s wedding in September in Stamford, CT. Also in attendance were Aaron and Kathryn Merrill Sloboda, Kristin Lelewer, and Amber Glaros ’97.

Eric Mast lives in Portland, OR, making art and music. His record label, Audio Dregs, has released nearly 50 albums to date, including The Grace Period by Chris Ott ’97.

Andrea Boosalis married Greg Pfleider on October 28, 2000. Jennifer Dackert served as bridesmaid, while Mike Boosalis was groomsman. Britt Nelson ’97 and Stan Maragos ’99 were there to celebrate. Andrea and Greg reside in Minneapolis, MN.

Benj Gleeksman returned from a tour of Brazil, where he was masquerading as a professional skateboarder.

Robin Busch received her master’s degree and continues to work with inmates at Ossining prison.

Francesca Arcaro married Justin Ricker in July in Philadelphia. The wedding party included Gina Scudiery, Alison Raymond, Cori Boss, Jessica Deyesso, Courtney Shaw ’97, Jason Ricker ’91, Evan Ricker ’97, and Todd Lady ’97. The newlyweds live in Boston, MA.

Ian Levenson lives in Jackson Hole, WY, where he skis and hikes the back-country mountains by day and works for a bio-tech company by night. Last summer Ian spent a month as part of a five-person film crew (including a full-time body guard!) traveling throughout the cities and jungles of Colombia for National Geographic.

Sandra Kochman moved back to NYC, where she works for Insignia Douglas Elliman, the largest real estate firm in Manhattan. She resides in a property she purchased in Brooklyn and welcomes e-mail at skochman@ elliman.com.

Scott Bronstein is CEO of websportscoach.com, an online resource for kids, parents, and coaches that provides sports instruction and camp listings, including specialized resource information for the physically challenged.

Bill Fletcher and Jonathan Hills ’97 started their own graphic design company, Domani Studios, based in NYC.

Lauren Roth married Casper Hargreaves ’95 on October 13 in downtown Manhattan. Chiara Alberetti ’95, Abigail Murray, Creston Lea ’94, Daniel Heimbinder ’95, Eric Mast, John Hutcheson ’95, and Cassandra Barry were members of the wedding party.

’97

Reunion ’02!

Allison Gray Costa
allisonwgray@hotmail.com

Jennifer Toran Sergent
and husband John bought a house in Fairfax, VA. Jennifer is attending graduate school at Georgetown University.

Henrik Westin and Emily Westin ’96 were married in December 2000. Emily is pursuing her Ph.D. in epidemiology at Columbia University. Henrik is an analyst in the asset-based structured finance group at a bank called Société Générale. They reside in Brooklyn, NY.

Mimi Refici moved to Kenosha, WI, to work for Abbott Laboratories in Libertyville, IL. She is an associate pharmacologist in the pharmaceutical products research and development division, focusing on cancer therapeutics.

Kelley Wilhelmy works for Velocity Sports and Entertainment, a sports marketing company in Westport, CT. Velocity frequently partners with iZi Creative, a design firm owned by Grant Copeland in Prospect, CT.

Alexei Erchak is pursuing a Ph.D. at M.I.T. and performing improvisational comedy in Boston.

Suzanne Lipton married Jonathan Jacoby on October 6 in West Hartford, CT. Skidmore alumni present included: Irene Psaras Rietze, Erika Schwarz Lakoff, David Lakoff, and Richard Jakub.

Kate Koons is an instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School, leading wilderness and climbing programs in Utah and Wyoming. She hopes to move into backcountry skiing courses next year.

Jamie Kennard married high-school sweetheart Tracy Rowitz on September 15 in NYC.

Michelle “Steve” McCauley and John Rodzvilla tied the knot on October 13. The wedding party included best women Craige Moore and Ren Knopf; Will Green ’98 presided over the ceremony as Lord of the Rings. Also attending were Clay Kane ’98, Step Schwarz, Steve Goodman, Warren Wein ’95, Gregg Emmel ’96, and Rosemary Rath. John and Steve have given up driving big rigs and now live in Boston.

Jennifer SanFilippo married Michael Zifchak in Livingston, NJ, on January 5. Maria Klink and Greta Feinberg were bridesmaids; Keith Kreeger and Charlene Caprio ’96 also attended. Jennifer and Michael live in Monmouth Beach, NJ; she is manager of meetings and incentives for Air France in NYC.

Margo Loeffler lives on Sugarbush Mountain in Warren, VT, where she is a full-time massage therapist. When not working, she snowboards, hikes, and enjoys the view.

Justin and Sarah Puffer McCarthy welcomed daughter Ryan Marshall into the world in November.

Sonya Facey is manager of media sales and research for Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

Megan Moshontz was married to Steven Udelson on September 15 in Cleveland, OH. Courtney Phibbs, Rob Boyd, Vanessa Mann, and Peter Master were on hand to celebrate. Megan is vice president of sales at BlueMagic, Inc. and a professional horse trainer; Steven is president of Udelson Brothers Equipment.

Schuyler Stoddard is associate director of admissions at the Bement School in Deerfield, MA.

Ian Johnson married Ali Trotta on September 22 in Sharon, CT. Ian is a graphic designer for the Lakeville Journal; Ali is a veterinarian in West Hartford. Jamie Burnes, Jesse Hill, and Ben Diamond attended the wedding.

Megan Brannon gave birth to her first child, Liam Alexander, on September 2.

Elizabeth Byrne married law school classmate John Feeney on November 4, 2000. Bridesmaids included Marcy Paisley, Lizzy Ashley, and Katie Guba. Guests included Nate Green, Billy Cunningham, Niko Shakos, Pat Green, Josh Clifford, and Chris McMahon.

Jesus Navarro is a full-time pro trainer working for New York Sports Clubs in West Caldwell, NJ. He also works at the Graphics Connection, a graphics design company in Verona, NJ.

’98

Michele Rothstein
shell212@aol.com

Melissa Stine married Benjamin Edwards on September 8, 2001, in Newport, RI. A host of Skidmore friends and family members helped celebrate the nuptials, including mother of the bride, Nancy Tessein Stine ’64; bridesmaids Jennifer Gomberg, Ingrid Jordan, Hae Jung Yang, Catherine Stewart ’99, Zoe Kaczmarek ’99, and Dana VanWoerden ’99; groomsmen Alexander Adell and Nigel Sifantus; and guests Christina Ruhaak, Preston Smead, Andrea Knox Kuehn ’66, Linda Carroll Brawn ’64, and Lynn Ryerson Barnard ’65. Melissa and Ben met during freshman orientation at Skidmore. After a honeymoon in Hawaii, the newlyweds returned to New York City, where Ben is an associate at Credit Suisse Asset Management and Melissa, who earned a master’s at Columbia, is a pediatric social worker at Montefiore Medical Center.

Dimitri Willert and Bridgette Ashmore ’99 were married at St. Clements Castle in Portland, CT, last June. Rebecca Levine, Ann Lyon, Benjamin Russell, and Jeff Solomon ’97 helped celebrate.

In October Rena Strober made her Broadway debut in Les Miserables in NYC. She says, “It’s been amazing working on the Broadway stage six days a week—a dream come true!” Rena was featured in a November issue of Hadassah Magazine, which noted, “A successful actress, Rena sees her stage career as a stepping stone to her goal of becoming a cantor.”

Debbie Rosario Tunison moved to Rhode Island with husband John Tunison, a Navy seaman. Debbie is a classroom behavior specialist.

Marc Tagliento is an ad contract coordinator for Hanley-Wood LLC, a publishing firm in Washington, DC. He lives in Alexandria, VA.

Rachel Erlich is working toward a master’s degree at the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT in Newark. Although challenging, it’s the most exciting work she’s ever done.

Barb Crockett attends culinary school in Manhattan.

Rosie Coleman will be spending the year racing with Terry Precision’s Women’s Cycling Team. The team will be racing throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. She will connect with Rebecca Smith in Monterey, CA; Alyson Falwell will provide team support during several races.

In September Corey Brown went to Mainz, Germany, for a four-month assignment with Schott Corporation as a marketing analyst.

After graduating from Dickinson School of Law last May, Matthew Esworthy passed the Maryland Bar Exam in July, was sworn in as an attorney in December, and is completing a clerkship for Chief Judge Joseph Murphy of the Court of Special Appeals in Annapolis, MD.

Micah Alperin lives in Pittsburgh, PA, where he is pursuing a master’s in human-computer interaction at Carnegie Mellon University.

Alyssa Moss is at Albany Law School. She visits Christine Nipper, who teaches in NYC, as often as she can.

Matt Vanek is in his second year of teaching middle-school and high-school art at Gilmour Academy, a Catholic school in Gates Mills, OH.

Sarah “Maggie” Mudama Huber and husband Bruce announce the birth of daughter Emilie Grace on March 20, 2001.

Richard Thomas is a full-time music producer at Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment. In addition to the corporate gig, he maintains his position as senior editor at Lotus Magazine, freelances for various music magazines, and spins breakbeat tunes at a few LA clubs. He doesn’t sleep much.

Amanda Cremona Conlan gave birth to Joseph Robert on September 18.

Kristin DeCou and husband Keith welcomed son Mathias Sebastien O’Neil on March 21, 2001.

Mary Riechart Heim welcomed Alex Lindlie on November 2. Although delighted, Mary admits that she misses crew.

Susan Sanger married Daniel Nicholson in the mountains of Nederland, CO, where they share a home with “a menagerie of creatures.”

Lisa Bastoni is in Boston, supporting herself as a musician full-time and releasing her first album, which is available through www.lisabastoni.com.

’99

Nancy Carew Magnus
magnusnancy@hotmail.com

After finishing her master’s in environmental studies, Becky Pollock landed a position at the Hawaii State Coastal Zone Management Program as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration federal assistant. She lives in Honolulu.

Eve Elektra Cohen works at Boston University Medical Center while studying to receive her certification in Web design from Northeastern University. Eve continues to play music and performs frequently. She lives with Lindsey Carroll and her dog Tundra in Winthrop, MA.

Elisa Freeman lives in Burlington, VT, and works for Fuse Sports Marketing. She enjoyed the holidays in NY, visiting family and friends.

Rich Greeney teaches high-school social studies and coaches baseball and basketball in Long Island. He earned a master’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania.

Kara Sanborn Murphy received a master’s degree in elementary education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Kara teaches 4th- and 5th-graders in a bilingual, special-education inclusion classroom in a public Montessori school in downtown Springfield, MA.

Suzanne Obuck is an archivist at Salander-O’Reilly Galleries in NYC. Suzanne, who lives in Brooklyn, has completed a third season as a soprano with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Chorus.

Cheryl Leonardis graduated from NYU with a master’s degree in French and teaching English as a Second Language. She teaches French at Hommocks Middle School in Mamaroneck, NY.

After spending the past year in Texas, Kim Sweet has moved back to the Northeast. She works as an exercise physiologist in cardiac rehabilitation and lives in Mt. Kisco, NY.

The fall issue of Scope reported that James Moore owns “Mums the Word,” a flower shop in Boston. He wrote in to set the record straight: “Although I do live in Boston, I actually work for CB Richard Ellis, a commercial real estate firm.”

 


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