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Seventies

70 Class Secretary: Susan Gangemi Murphy, PO Box 34, West Minot, ME 04288Class President: C. Ellen Yeaton Perry, 6 Laura Ln., Barrington, NH 03825-3217

Next Reunion in 1999.

71 Class Secretary: Janet Face Glassman, 4 Whitman Dr., Granby, CT 06035-2709Class President: Christopher A. Eddings, 9 Windsor Dr., Conroe, TX 77304

Next Reunion in 1996.

72 Class Secretary: Christine Love Pac, 515 Hall Hill Rd., Somers, CT 06071-1056Class President: Gregory J. Pac, 515 Hall Hill Rd., Somers, CT 06071-1056

Next Reunion in 1997.

73 Class Secretary: Carol S. Lovejoy, 133 W. Shore Dr., Marblehead, MA 01945-1343Class President: Kaylee Masury, 1999 Alewive Rd., Kennebunk, ME 04043

Next Reunion in 1998.

74 Class Secretary: Julia Holmes Reuter, 822 Grover Hill Rd., Bethel, ME 04217Class President: Paul M. Burke, Jr., 9 Hanson Rd., Andover, MA 01810-4507

Next Reunion in 1999. Cindy Alemian has her own catering business, Dining in the Light, in Weymouth, Massachusetts. She recently started a new division called International Brownie which ships gourmet brownies anywhere. A single mom, she is raising three sons, ages fourteen, thirteen, and ten…. In Walpole, Massachusetts, Peter Connolly is a senior scientist with Chiron as supervisor of assay development. He plays volleyball and coaches soccer…. Sally Coole Connollyvolunteers in the public schools, organizing AA literary presentations for third and fourth graders…. Timothy Cummings is a lineman for Central Maine Power Co., and works out of Farmington. He has two children and keeps busy skiing and running in marathons…. In May 1994 Sue and Paul Erickson went fly fishing near Glacier National Park, and photographed the Burgess Shale fossil formations in Yoho National Park, British Columbia. In other endeavors he has been at the Red Sea, and in Eastport, Maine…. In Saugerties, New York, Marie Francello Bing humorously writes that she “avoided being carted off to the insane asylum while staying home with the children until they were both of school age. It was a close call!”…In Seattle, Anne Garland continues to teach chemically dependent youth in the inner city, and she presents alternative methods for helping ADD and ADHD students. Anne has published research on learning styles in theJournal of Correctional Education. Her daughter was married in June…. Steve Goetz is still manager of strategic procurement at Dell Computer in Austin, Texas. He enjoys local politics while serving on the executive committee of the Williamson County Democratic Party, and as a board member of Advocates for Public Schools…. Participating in the School Year Abroad Program at Phillips Exeter Academy, Lark Hammond will teach English to American high-school students in Barcelona, Spain, next year. She is learning Spanish fast!…Now that her marketing and public-relations consulting business is well established, Leslee Hardman Stewart has more flexibility in her schedule to spend time with her husband, son, and daughter. She also serves as a trustee of the Manchester (New Hampshire) YMCA and the local Institute of Arts and Sciences…. In Gorham, Maine,Heidi Harms Remy “enjoys life in the slow lane as a full-time homemaker, mom, and community volunteer.” She skis and is involved with the Maine Handicapped Ski Program at Sunday River…. Bern Heath keeps up a frenetic pace as executive director of family resources in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, due to the profound changes in the human service field occurring or looming. He looked forward to his vacation in Tennessee for a visit to family and friends. He and Deb revel in their young children…. Chien Hwa wishes his pastor’s salary would accommodate international air fares more easily so that he could come to Reunions. Obviously satisfied with his work in Sitiawan, Malaysia, he has completed a church building project. Also, he and his wife, Kim, are overseeing a major Christian education project that produces Sunday-school and training materials for all ages of students…. Ann Leeds sends an address in Boulogne, France…. Elizabeth Lemerise has earned an H. F. Guggenheim Foundation Grant to study emotion and social information processing in aggressive and nonaggressive children. She has finished her fourth year of teaching at Western Kentucky University, where she and her husband each received early promotions to associate professor…. In Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Paul Liscordcontinues to own and operate his building contracting firm.Barbara (McKusick) is still with Unum Corporation as a real-estate investment professional. She will chair the Unum Corporate United Way Campaign this year. Their two children keep them busy also. Paul and daughter Emmy have started a girls’ lacrosse team in their town…. From Portland, Maine,Don McDade reports enjoying Bates activities, specifically a lecture by Carl Straub. He urges local alumni to check out Bates more than every five years!…Dr. Ricardo McKenzienow works for American Health, Inc., as assistant director of medical utilization for both the Linwood, California, area and the St. Francis Medical Center. In December, he and Joan attended the first conference on racism and xenophobia in Montevideo, Uruguay, sponsored by the Mundo Afro organization of Uruguay…. Winding down her nanny job in Cumberland, Maine, Cindy Mildram Foster wonders what’s next. She is active with Boy Scouts and a service project making preemie gowns for the Neonatal ICU at Maine Medical Center. Cindy enjoys seeing Julia Holmes Reuter at Sugarloaf either at mountain bike races or cross-country skiing…. Last September David Nelson left the MBTA to spend more time with his family. Now he works in a small consulting practice in Andover, Massachusetts, shares his office with his wife, Kay, volunteers in his children’s classrooms, and has breakfast with them each morning. He plays squash weekly with Jim Hartrich ’75…. Living in Newton, Massachusetts, Joe Nevins is an intellectual property lawyer with Digital Equipment Corporation. After working in finance for seventeen years, Joan Pomarole Nevins is vice-president of marketing with PictureTel Corporation. They recently hired a nanny for their three children, having interviewed her by videoconferencing!…Tina Psalidas Lamson continues full time in her family supermarket business, while Steve does law-related work part time and Dad-related work full time. The Lamson family had a relaxing Marco Island, Florida, vacation after a busy winter in Ipswich, Massachusetts…. Deborah Radding Zawalich says “everything is great” in Hanover, Massachusetts. She works at home writing for local businesses. Rich ’75 works at Commercial Union Insurance as a securities analyst and portfolio manager. Both are active in PTA and headed for Bermuda for their twentieth wedding anniversary…. From Jaffrey, New Hampshire, Jane Sawyer says she’s raising Vanessa, her track and field hockey kid, a son, one cat, one dog, and flowers, and is also busy with business…. In Natal, Brazil, Luiz Torres completed his Letters’ course in English and Portuguese, finishing first of twenty-eight students. He is looking for a job as an English or Portuguese teacher, or professor, or as a simultaneous interpreter since he speaks four languages. Luiz hopes his classmates may be able to help him out with suggestions…. “Doing the same old thing — teaching English, Spanish, and German in Brazil.” John Walker also plays tennis and is beginning to feel old since his daughter began to teach at his school…. And speaking of feeling old,Linda Warrington Porter reports that her daughter is going to Bates this year!…Joel West continues as a juvenile probation officer in the Brockton District Court. In Cape Cod, he and Debbie started to teach boating to their two-year-old son. Many thanks to Joel and Linda for serving so faithfully as class officers for so many years.

75 Class Secretary: Carol Burgess Goetz, 8608 Tomah Dr., Austin, TX 78717-5426Class President: Deanna L. Grayton, 107 A Franklin St., Lynn, MA 01902-4135

Next Reunion in 2000.

76 Class Secretary: Marjorie Poznansky Getz, 33 Old Powerhouse Rd., Falmouth Foreside, ME 04105Class President: Lee S. MacPhee, 250 Summer St., Boston, MA 02210
77 Class Secretary: David L. Foster, 29 W. 35th St., 5th floor, New York, NY 10001-2299Co-Class Presidents: Molly H. Campbell and Nils Bonde-Henriksen, 659 Green St., Cambridge, MA 02139-3137

Next Reunion in 1997.

78 Class Secretaries: George E. Beckwith, 180 Cabrini Blvd., Apt. 62, New York, NY 10033-1148; Susan Peillet Yule, 207 Waltham St., Newton, MA 02165; Sarah B. Wardner, 40 Tahoma Rd., Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2314Class President: Ronald W. Monroe, 59 West St., Bloomfield, CT 06002

Next Reunion in 1997.

79 Class Secretary: Carlie R. Graves, Vassar College, Box 69, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601Class President: Ronald J. Hemenway, 18 Neillian Way, Bedford, MA 01730-2306

Next Reunion in 2000. Among alumni who enjoyed the Bates orchestra in April were Mark and Cathy Sutton Bennett and Cal and Stephanie More Vary who joined them for the reception afterwards. “The Fightin’ Bobcats” recently played at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C…. It was a busy winter for Ann Bushmiller with a new baby and a new house. She enjoys seeing roommate Brenda Garrand and her family during her trips to Bates…. Anyone with sharp eyes may have recognized Bill and Ann Wymore Dean and their children, Brian and Kimberly, on the cover of the spring alumni magazine. The Deans enjoyed the dedication ceremony of the new Underhill Ice Arena. After a quick tour of the campus, Brian and Kimberly are making plans to attend Bates!…In 1991, Kathryn Doran went to Romania to help out in an orphanage for a month after seeing ABC’s 20/20show about the treatment of thousands of forgotten children in that country. After her initial visit, she felt compelled to return, so she sold her condo and her car, studied the language, and returned as a volunteer in the summer of 1994. At the orphanage in Nicoresti she helps serve meals in the dining room or to children in cribs, and runs the art program. Kathryn is committed to this program for a year. On a visit to her grandmother in Fredericksburg, Virginia, during a brief visit last winter, she found that women in that town liked to crochet, knit, and sew, donating items to the Richmond chapter of the American Red Cross. When Kathryn suggested that the local knitters supply mittens, gloves, and caps, she received a supply of colorful items to take back to Romania. Better still, the Fredericksburg chapter of the Red Cross now takes part so the knitted items will continue to be made by local participants for needy children in Romania…. In Louisville, Kentucky, Jay Ferguson is director of curatorial services at the Kentucky Derby Museum, where he met his wife, Jenan…. One of two from Maine, Brenda Garrand was appointed by President Clinton to serve as a delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business in Washington, D.C., held last June 11-15. Brenda, husband David Pierson, and son Charles live in Auburn…. Amy Gordon still enjoys all that the greater New York City area has to offer. She is a national service director, loss prevention department, for Liberty Mutual Group. She is also a part-time student at the Columbia University School of Public Health. Amy still snaps photographs on the side; a highlight was the July ’94 sunrise wedding of Candace Perry and Christopher Spittle. A frequent traveler, she enjoys visits with 1978-ers Diane GeorgesonLaurette Chambers Duke, and Carolyn Genetti Menchel…. Rosemary Gray Cronin has gone back to work part time as regional manager of agency relations at United Way of Stamford, Connecticut. “Outside of my life as a mom, it is the most worthwhile job I could imagine — to give back to the community. It’s fun, challenging, and exhausting — especially juggling two kids ages three and eight.”…After being in Virginia for only six months, Dan ’77 and Donna Griffith Quinn are happy to be heading back to New England to build their dream house in Hopkinton, Massachusetts…. At Digital, Brian (BDHandspicker has been promoted, but continues to do the job he loves — managing a group of “fine, if somewhat crazy, advanced development software engineers.” He has started to talk with a few old “Free Lunch” veterans and might try for a multi-class Free Lunch reunion in 1996. “Anyone interested in horrifying a new administration, please give me a call at 508-456-6903.”…Margo Jennings Muench works part time as a tax preparer in Newburyport, Massachusetts. She and Erik are parents of a son, seven, and daughter, three. Margo is president of the PTA of her son’s school, and math-science enrichment chair at his former school. She is volunteer coordinator for Auction Go-Getters for the WGBH-Channel 2 Auction for the greater Haverhill area, and is a member of Groveland Finance Committee, of which Kathy Stien Kastrinelis ’81 is the chair…. A master’s-degree graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Elizabeth Anne Klein McKenna works at the U.S.-Asia Environmental Partnership in Washington, D.C…. At Weight Watchers, Robin Kufel Kinley works part time and leads meetings. Occasionally she tutors French students, but hopes to return to high-school teaching when sons (seven and four) are both in school. Robin looks forward to the coming Olympics, and would like to help by being a translator or guide for visiting French-speaking people…. J. Manning ’78 and Sandra Martin Herr still live in Sterling, Virginia, with their children, who range in age from fifteen to three and are home-schooled by their parents…. In the past two years, Elizabeth Morse Beane, her husband, and her daughter have lived in the Seattle, Washington, area. They enjoy the mountain views, but the wet weather takes some getting used to. Beth’s job as an occupational therapist with Hillhaven Corporation is going well…. Patrick Murphy‘s work as a structural engineer in Portland, Oregon, is “challenging and usually enjoyable.” A four-month work assignment in Dublin two years ago was a “grand” experience. His colleagues there said, “Paddy, you’ve got the right name but the wrong accent.”…For ten years, Jon Piper has been with the Land Institute, applying ecological principles to sustainable agriculture. He co-wrote a book, Farming in Nature’s Image, two years ago, which describes his work. Jon lives in Assaria, Kansas, with his wife, three children, dog, cat, chickens, and lots of wildlife…. Ed SparkowskiT.J. StamasDave Casey, and Greg Zabel got together to ski this past winter. Ed has been promoted to vice-president at Litchfield Insurance Group and greatly enjoys baby daughter Sarah…. Hunter Ten Broeck and his family have been in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for ten years. He and Barb have two daughters, fourteen and ten. Their ten-year-old business, Waterwise Landscapes, Inc., is “doing great.” They specialize in Xeriscape (high quality, low water use) design, installation, and maintenance…. Don Wason divides his time among family and teaching earth science to high-school freshmen by day and to continuing education for adults at night. “My days just aren’t long enough,” he says as he tries to fit in activities with his daughters, who are old enough to enjoy skating, hiking, swimming, and soccer…. Steve Yank is director of social concerns at St. John the Baptist Catholic Community in Silver Spring, Maryland. He received his M.A. degree in theology at Washington Theological Union in May 1995.


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