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The career of Annie Taylor Mecca ’99 has run the gamut in media and television production. She has worked as a voiceover actor, on-camera actor, program producer, director, commercial and promotional copywriter, journalist, photographer and educator. Annie, who received a cable-TV ACE Award, has developed college-level curriculum for voiceover technique and authored a book, The Art of the Voiceover. She also developed plans for seminars on communication skills in business presentations and sales. Her newest role is creator, executive producer, and host of a syndicated radio show devoted to jazz.

In Vermont Lucy Allen Tenenbaum ’99 teaches voice at Green Mountain College, tunes pianos, and runs a home-based music studio. Lucy has had a few lessons with the up-and-coming opera singer Suzanne Kantorski. She also notes that one of the singers in her vocal group, Ladies’ Night Out, is a Skidmore graduate. Lucy has been recovering from a car accident and is doing well. She reminds us that “life is precious and sweet” and adds, “I hope you all wear your seatbelts every time you travel, and live life to the fullest each and every day!”

Kate Donovan ’99, a government alumna, has been accepted into the graduate program in international relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Lynne Frost Deutch ’04, a community leader and philanthropist in Los Angeles, is married to Irwin Deutch and has three sons. She holds several board positions in the arts and mental health. Originally a Skidmore student in the ’60s, she was formerly the owner of a retail gift business and has traveled extensively in China.