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Winter 2000

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Condolences to Marilyn Arison ’76, whose husband, Ted, died on Oct 1, 1999.

Tico Vogt ’77, a custom-furniture maker in Saratoga Springs, is lead guitarist and songwriter for the Peach Pie Jazz Band, a group that offers "the tasty menu of acoustic treats of Tin Pan Alley, string band, and ’60s classics."

After eight years coordinating afternoon enrichment programs at the Rahat Sharet community center in Jerusalem, Shoshana Klein ’89 has returned to special education and works with visually impaired children. The program is sponsored by the Israeli Ministry of Education.

Robert Neill ’89 is CEO and founder of, the new worldwide real-estate site that provides a marketplace to buy and sell real estate worldwide. also provides online applications for new home loans, refinancing, home equity loans, auto loans and leases (new and used), and commercial mortgages for retail, industrial, and commercial properties.

Jane Sanzen ’92 led the female faculty/staff runners at Skidmore’s sixth annual Oktoberfest 5k run. Jane is assistant director of the Annual Fund.

James Bruchac ’94 married Jean Hoins on Aug. 28, 1999, at Lake Placid, NY. Jim is a writer and professional storyteller, lecturer and director of the Ndakinna Wilderness Project, and an assistant instructor at Tenkara Karate in Saratoga Springs, with a second-degree black belt. Jean teaches fifth grade in Ballston Spa.

Cecilia Barnard ’97 moved to Brownsville, TX, where she is having fun writing food articles for the local paper and business articles for the Rio Grande Valley Business Journal.

Will Pfluger ’98 won second place for best editorial illustration at the New England Press Association’s annual newspaper contest held in January. The competition included illustrations from all weekly, class 2 (over 10,000 circulation) newspapers in New England.


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