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Class Notes 1991-2001
Edward E. “Ned” and Nancy Jeske Conway ’92, Cincinnati, OH, announce the birth of Sarah Anne, Aug. 24, 2001.
Patrick A. and Kathleen Gilliam Knox ’92 live in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. Patrick is a vice-president with IPCS Inc. Kathleen is the director of educational programs with the Heart “E” Group International.
Alina K. Larson, Oakland, CA,
is a features editor with the San
Mateo County Times.
Anthony M. Lloyd, Lower Gwynedd, PA, and his wife, Jennifer, announce the birth of Brooke Elizabeth, Oct. 4, 2001.
Cynthia Gray McDermott, Natick, MA, and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of Connor Joseph, April 12, 2001. Cindy is an executive director with the Y.M.C.A. of Greater Boston.
Cathy L. Pederson, Springfield, OH, is an associate professor of biology at Wittenberg.
Margaret “Peggy” Heyd Reimann, Wayne, IL, and her husband, Roger, announce the birth of Maxwell Halsted, Jan. 22, 2001.
Michael D. Schaefer, Ashland, OH, married Erin Fischer, Oct. 9, 1999. He has been promoted to master sergeant and is currently the retention office manager for the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield (OH).
Joianne Shortz Smith is an assistant director of university residential life at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
Katherine Coy Smith, West Chester, OH, and her husband, Charles, announce the birth of Noah Patrick, Aug. 20, 2001. Katherine is a part-time art instructor at Miami University, Oxford, OH.
John B. Strait, Farmville, VA, received his Ph.D. in geography from the University of Georgia, Athens, GA. He has published a citation titled “The Disparate Impact of Metropolitan Economic Change: The Growth of Extreme Poverty Neighborhoods, 1970-1990,” in Economic Geography.
Kimberly C. Warner, San Francisco, CA, married David T. Bottoms, Sept. 9, 2001.
David H. Blosser, Highlands
Ranch, CO, is a regional sales
manager with The J.M. Smucker
Company, Orrville, OH.
Elizabeth Stickney Devecchi, East Providence, RI, and her husband, Fausto, announce the birth of Alessia Helen, May 25, 2001.
John H. Evans, Chicago, IL, married Cristin J. Monti, Aug. 18, 2001.
Mark D. Gustafson, Appleton, WI, is an attorney with DiRenzo & Bomier, Fox River Valley, WI.
Amy Powell Hahn, Cincinnati, OH, and her husband, Philip, announce the birth of David A. Russell, Aug. 31, 2001.
Christian P. and Karen Sanderson Hill ’91, Columbus, OH, announce the birth of Mia Taylor, July 12, 2001.
Laura Hill Hipp, Columbus, OH, and her husband, Thom, announce the birth of Mary Kathleen, May 29, 2001. Laura teaches reading and math intervention with the Jonathan Alder Schools, Plain City, OH. She received her master’s degree in reading education from the University of Dayton (OH).
Deanna Eshler Somers, Canal Winchester, OH, and her husband, Randy, announce the birth of Corinne Elizabeth, May 5, 2001. Deanna received her master’s degree in education from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Aug. 30, 2001.
Mark H. III, and Jane Steeves Wainwright ’91, Seattle, WA, announce the birth of Hayden Shaw, July 6, 2001. Mark is a project manager with The Garrigan Lyman Group. Jane is a program coordinator with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of King County (WA).
Wee L. Cheah, Puchong, Malaysia, married Sien Peng Yoo. He is a management consultant with Accenture. Tamara Vantroyen Cheung is a freelance journalist in Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong.
Lichelle Heilman Chirakos, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, and her husband, Renold, announce the birth of Isabella, Sept. 13, 2001. Lichelle is an assistant vice president of property facultative with CNA RE.
Laura J. Hartquist, Encino, CA, is a deputy attorney general with the California Attorney General’s Office. She received her J.D. from the American University, Washington, D.C. in May 1999.
Nancy Hare Hartung, Orchard
Park, NY, and her husband,
Matthew, announce the birth of
Bryce Matthew, Jan. 17, 2001.
Carolyn A. Iantuono, New York, NY, married Robert F. Komminsk ’92, April 21, 2001. Carolyn is a product manager with Kate Spade New York. Robert is with Bank of America.
Dori Darsow Juskalian, Berwyn, PA, and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of Mikaela Ann, May 30, 2001.
Jennifer Ross Miller, Syracuse, NY, and her husband, Russ, announce the birth of Caroline, Sept. 14, 2000. Jennifer received her master of science degree in special education at the University of Syracuse. She is a teacher.
Jennifer L. Nash is an assistant controller and vice president with Korte Paper, Fort Wayne, IN.
Heather B. Stout married Randall B. Knutson, April 21, 2001. She is a pediatrician with ECIM Pediatrics, New Bern, NC.
Ethan Y. and Jocelyn Young Ding live in Boston, MA. Ethan is vice president of business development with The 8th Network Corp., Framingham, MA. Jocelyn is a research manager with International Data Corp.Debra Kern Gaskill, Enon, OH, has been elected president of the Ohio Newspaper Women’s Association. She is working as a freelance writer for the Associated Press, the Dayton Daily News and other newspapers.
Trisha Kale Jordan, Gahanna, OH, received her master’s degree in health system administration from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, in 2001. She is an assistant director of pharmacy with The Ohio State University Medical Center.
Deborah E. Bloom, Streamwood, IL, received her master’s degree in library and information science from Dominican University, River Forest, IL, in January 2001. She is an information specialist at the Addison (IL) Public Library.
Jessica E. Feinberg received her master’s degree in social work from Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., in May 2001. She is currently doing a post-graduate clinical fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center at Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Jade Spicer Gianakopoulos,
Springfield, OH, and her husband,
Anastasios, announce the
birth of Isabella, July 22, 2001.
Scott A. Hughes, Cincinnati, OH, married Lisa Naumann, Dec. 16, 2000.
Kristen E. Michelson is a studyabroad coordinator at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. David J. Oh is a CRM strategic consultant with SK Corp., Seoul, Korea.
Peter and Kathy Tober Samijlenko, Columbus, OH, announce the birth of Maggie Lynn, Aug. 22, 2001. Kathy received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in August 2001.
Joanna Sears received her M.A.
in education administration from
Miami University, Oxford, OH,
in May 2000. She is a principal
and varsity girls’ basketball coach
with the North College Hill City
Schools, Cincinnati, OH.
Melissa L. Brocksmith, Columbus, OH, married Michael A. Lacher, April 28, 2001. Melissa is a senior investment representative with Banc One Securities. Michael is an environmental geologist with Geotechnical Consultants Inc.
Santiago Cardenas is a national sales manager with Cinemas Multicines Corp., Quito, Ecuador.
Erin M. Fast, Powell, OH, married John B. Kopf III, Aug. 18, 2001. She is a business analyst with Check Free Corp., Dublin, OH.
Sarah L. Hanley, Cincinnati, OH, married David Moss, Sept. 22, 2001. Sarah received her M.Ed. and post-baccalaureate certificate in occupational therapy from Xavier University in December 2000. She is an occupational therapist with Carington Health Systems.
Gretchen E. Henning, Roanoke, VA, teaches sixth and seventh grade science at William Byrd Middle School.
Ellen J. Lucas, Arlington, VA, married Josh Bickford, Oct. 6, 2001. Ellen, who teaches English and special education with the Fairfax Co. Public Schools, is pursuing her master’s degree in technology education at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.
Kent C. Miller, Newtown Square, PA, married Megan G. MacRorie, July 7, 2001. He is an inside sales manager with Verizon.
Tiffany Deimling O’Neill, Cincinnati, OH, and her husband, Paul, announce the birth of Michaela Sage, Oct. 27, 2001. Tiffany received her M.S.W. degree from the University of Cincinnati in June 2001.
Natalie Waddell Rutter, Erie, PA, received her master’s degree in fisheries from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. She is a substitute teacher.
Susan B. Sklar is a production manager with True Entertainment, New York, NY.
Rebecca J. Wulff married Kenneth W. Lucas, June 30, 2001. Rebecca is a teacher with the Arlington (VA) Public Schools.
Bethany K. Young is a press secretary with the Partnership for Public Service, Washington, D.C.
David H. Hann married Elizabeth M. Harris, Feb. 2, 2000. David is a teacher and coach with the Springfield (OH) City Schools. He appeared on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” in December 2001.
Eugene Hardin II, Boca Raton, FL, is a product manager with the Sunbeam Corp.
Kara M. Krueger, Chicago, IL, is a resource coordinator with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.
Rebecca C. Mitchell, Columbus, OH, married Gregory M. Murphy, Dec. 30, 2000. Becky teaches sixth grade with the Pickerington (OH) Schools. Greg is a civil engineer with the Ohio Department of Transportation.
Anne M. Paulaitis, Burlingame, CA, teaches first and second grade at Arundel School, San Carlos, CA.
Sarah E. Schmidt, Englewood, CO, is an account executive with Mile High United Way, Denver, CO.
Kathleen Atkins Woodry is a recruiting assistant in human resources with Compass Bank, Birmingham, AL.
Elizabeth J. Bidwell, Eagan, MN, married James M. Hansen, Sept. 15, 2001. Elizabeth received her J.D. from the University of Dayton (OH) in May 2001.
Courtney C. Foster is pursuing her J.D. at Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.
Gail J. Heath, Columbus, OH, is a marketing director with Heartland of Urbana (OH).
D. Christal Morehouse is pursuing her master’s degree at the Free University, Berlin, Germany. She is a project manager for international relations and conferences for federal parliamentarian Rita Suessmuth.
Matthew F. Myers married Cara
G. Rector, Sept. 9, 2000.
Matthew is a billing premium
consultant with Aetna, Newark,
Michiel P. van Wijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, received his doctorate degree from the medical school of the University of Amsterdam in 2001.
Sarah T. Hamman is pursuing her master’s degree in biogeochemistry at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
Rebecca A. Hofmeister married Joshua P. Grunda, June 9, 2001. They live in Pelican, AK, where they work with the Pelican City Schools. Rebecca teaches at the kindergarten through sixth grade level and special education at the kindergarten through 12th grade level. Joshua teaches high school English and history.
Jennifer A. Ivory, Westerville, OH, married Eric J. Secrest, June 16, 2001. Jennifer teaches special needs pre-kindergarten students with the Columbus (OH) Public Schools. She is pursuing her master’s degree at The Ohio State University.
Julie M. Kahl, Perrysburg, OH, married Daniel E. Kunos, Nov. 3, 2001.
Summer L. Kenny, Loughborough, England, married Allister Scott, Aug. 3, 2001.
Laura A. Lewellyn married James A. Kelhoffer, July 6, 2001. Laura received her M.A. in religious studies at the University of Chicago (IL) in 2001 and is a senior prospect researcher at Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
Jo-El R. Miller is with ID Society, New York, NY.
Margaret “Meg” C. Pedersen, Cincinnati, OH, teaches eighth grade science at Amelia Middle School.
Marc M. Clodfelter is pursuing his M.B.A. at George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and is a budget analyst with the U.S. Air Force at Andrews Air Force Base, MD.
Heather A. Connor, Hoboken, NJ, is an assistant publicist with Penguin Putnam Inc., New York, NY.
Rachel L. Edmunds, Bradford, England, married Tommy Hughes, Oct. 20, 2001.
Trish E. Harper, Huber Heights, OH, married Michael R. McAtee, May 5, 2001.
Leigh A. Houston, Brighton, MA, is a title one teacher at Wellington School, Belmont, MA.
Lea D. Kepich, Parma, OH, is a parent supervisor/community liaison with Pressley Ridge PRYDE, Rocky River, OH, working in the area of foster care for children with behavioral problems.
Jessica S. Schantz is an English teacher and dorm proctor at St. Johnsbury (VT) Academy.
Scott A. Gelo, Kenner, LA, is a mail room manager with Pel Hughes Printing Inc., New Orleans, LA. He exhibited his art work at the Allen Gallery, Beree OH, and was published in Scene Magazine.
Kathryn D. Grossman, Alexandria, VA, is a congressional aid staff assistant to the Honorable Gene Greene, Washington, D.C.
Jennifer L. Hughes is an application support specialist with Geographic Technologies Group, Augusta, GA.
Jennifer M. Johnson is pursuing her J.D. at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Julia M. Kregenow is pursuing her Ph.D. in astrophysics at the University of California at Berkeley.
Jane D. Lettieri received her certificate of completion from the London (England) College of Fashion, where she studied fashion journalism and public relations, in December 2001. She is currently a freelance fashion journalist with WGSN.com and public relations representative with Halpern PR.
Phillip D. Mielke, Banning, CA, was named head GIS analyst for the National Institute of Justice COMPASS analysis of San Bernadino County, Redlands, CA.
Meghan J. Poth is a staff auditor with Wilson, Shannon, and Snow Inc., Newark, OH.
Melissa A. Schwandt is a research assistant in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati (OH).
Victor V. and Carmen Jurado Soca, Springfield, OH, announce the birth of Victor Jr., Nov. 5, 1999. Victor is an assistant manager with Elder- Beerman Inc. Carmen is an assistant manager with Dots. They are pursuing M.B.A. degrees at Wright State University, Dayton, OH.
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