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90 Co-Class Secretaries: Margaret R. Judge, 21 Lessard Ave., Biddeford, ME 04005-2907; Marjorie Patterson Cochran, 36 Green St., 2, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 e-mailmarnie_patterson@hmgate.hmco.comClass PresidentKaren M. LaConte, 10 Brewster Terr., Swampscott, MA 01907-2012Next Reunion in 2000. Jessica Adler Clay and Jeff often seeArnold ’87 and Molly Snow Robinson with their son, Owen…. Lara Asmundson works at Portsmouth (N.H.) Regional Hospital now that she has her master’s…. Greg Bartholomew and his wife Jane Goodell Bartholomew ’89 had a baby boy, Christopher Paul, in August. Greg continues to work in the sales and leasing of commercial real estate. They also report that they have room for visitors in their new house in Santa Barbara…. Along with grad work, Mary Ellen Bilafer also sings in “The Pourboys,” a Boston area band. She often sees Christy PorterKristin MurrayJane Murrayand Brian Holdrige…. Living in Boston, Jeff Bochenekworks for Genzyme Tissue Repair, a leading developer of biological products for the treatment of cartilage damage, severe burns, chronic skin ulcers, and neurodegenerative diseases…. Cathy Boosales no longer works for Polo Ralph Lauren and is living in Tampa Bay, Fla. She would welcome Batesie vacationers to come for a visit…. Emily Brown is a children’s mental health counselor on the North Shore….Ismael Carreras and Andrea Snoware moving to Lexington Center, Mass. She has taken time off from her third year at Tufts Medical School to spend time with new daughter, Caroline. Dad Mel helps out while he works on his Ph.D…. While she studies for a dual master’s program, Robin Cohenworks at a kindergarten in Rye, N.Y…. Jane Simpson andCindy Cumming ’89 (who teaches English at Stoneham, Mass., High School) were bridesmaids at the wedding of Amy Dykstra ’89…. Bob Davidson teaches social studies at Whitman-Hanson High School. He and Janet are excited about moving with Caitlin to their new house in Kingston on the South Shore…. Bob Deininger is associate media director at Arnold Communications in Boston. He and Andrea(Floyd) recently heard from Naomi and Mark Kennedy, who are in Japan…. Splitting his time between Washington, D.C., and Cambridge, Mass., Thomas Denenberg works in the Curatorial Department at the National Museum of American Art and teaches summer school at Harvard in the Department of Fine Arts…. Having finished law school, Maggie Eastonreports “studying like mad for the bar.”… Living in Groton, Mass., J.P. Fingado is the manager of corporate business development at Dynamic Healthcare Technologies. His wife, Julie, manages medical interface and integration development at Hewlett Packard…. In Chicago, Matthew Hays is an attorney with Coregis Insurance Co. He earned his J.D. from Univ. of Denver in 1994. Wife Mary is an attorney also, a CPA in the tax department of a Chicago law firm…. Leslie andDavid Hazlett recently bought a house in Marblehead, Mass…. In Connecticut, Chris Huck is now at Michelson, Kane, Royster & Berger, a Hartford firm specializing in construction law…. Last winter and spring Anne Jamiesoncrewed on a 53-foot sailboat for a tour of the Caribbean, doing every task on board from navigating to provisioning to fishing…. Peggy Judge is manager of compensation and benefits at Cole-Haan and has bought a house in Biddeford…. Until recently, Kathryn King Byrn was a leader of a support group for families new to the Army. She has left for Texas with husband John, an Army captain…. Karen LaConte Roberts recently was promoted at Fleet Bank as a senior account manager for the Retirement Plan Services Group, and also coaches soccer in Swampscott. She and Andrew ’92 live in Lynn…. In Camden, Susan McBride is an associate producer for a small documentary film company…. At LTV Steel, Marc McCaffery has been promoted to sales and marketing manager…. Laurie McDonnell works in Portland for the Maine Women’s Fund…. In Chicago, Kristi Morgan Provasnik is an elementary school social worker. While he works on his Ph.D.in American history, husband Stephen also teaches freshman English at DePaul Univ. near where they live in Lincoln Park. She keeps in touch with Alexandra Delpand with Jen Parmelee ’91 and Matthew Huddleston, who live in San Francisco with daughter Clarity…. Stephen Muggeo is a psychotherapist for adolescents, adults, and families at Scarsdale (N.Y.) Family Counseling Service. Living in Connecticut, he continues mountain biking, climbing, and hiking and runs an adventure-based counseling program for adolescents for their increased self-esteem and leadership skills…. Jennie Munoz-Lewis reports visits withJessica (Jeong) and Chris Wright ’89 and with Yoon Johwho is working hard on her dissertation in New York…. Living in Alexandria, Va., Andrew Nicely is an associate with the D.C. office of the Chicago company, Mayer, Brown & Platt…. During the winter, Spencer Ordway attends Camp Fairs up and down the East Coast. An assistant camp director for Winona Camps, he is responsible for staff training and camper recruitment. He and wife Jennifer live in Portland….Craig Palmer, who wants to teach German, has a bookkeeping job at the Univ. of Vermont in their graphics and printing office. He and partner Sam Abel live in Burlington, where Sam is a visiting assistant professor in the theater department at the university…. Mark ’93 and Kristin Parr Duethorn live in Bath with sons Colin (4) and Kyle (2). At the Hyde School, she teaches English and he teaches German and government…. Marjie Patterson Cochran is an editor in Houghton Mifflin Company’s trade and reference division in Boston. She and Monny have bought a condo in Jamaica Plain…. Homeowner Chris Poulin teaches French and coaches cross country at Buker Middle School in Augusta…. In Crestwood, N.Y., John ’91 and Suzi Power-Morris have been renovating the house they bought last year. She keeps in touch with Rich ’89 and Lisa Ehrhardt Travis who bought a house in Colorado Springs after spending a year in Korea. She also reports that Leslie Spencer-Wellott has returned from a seven-month trip around the world…. Dan Record loves his job as fourth- and sixth-grade counselor in Berlin, N.H. He also coaches intramural soccer and basketball and varsity high school tennis. He and Ann Elise (Rodrigues) enjoy the beauty of the White Mountains. She is an at-home mom, gives piano lessons, and has organized a play group…. Living in Ohio,Samantha Riley Sherman is with production operations for The Limited in Columbus…. Suffolk Law student Alisia St. Florian works as a victim advocate in the district attorney’s child abuse section…. Bill Savage has opened the law firm of William R. Savage in Portland…. Lisa and Michael Searlehave joined homeowner classmates with the purchase of their home in Virginia…. Valerie and Rob St. Jean have their hands full with twin boys born in September. Visiting classmates include the SearlesMacNevins and Theriaults….Bethany Spitzer Prunier has taken a year off from teaching at Souhegan High School in Amherst, N.H., to be at home with their children. Ro
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works for Gilbane Building Co. as a business development manager in Nashua…. Having received his registered representative designation, David W.B. Smith is now a group benefits sales rep with Met Life…. Heather Stanley Clarrage is in the special education department at Somersworth (N.H.) Middle School She and Gerald, who live in Wells, keep in touch with Andrea Snow and Katy Carpenter Tokarewich ’89…. Stephanie Stergiou Ferroworks hard at the law firm of Craig, Wenners, Craig & Casinghino. She and Jim bought a house in Manchester and spend most weekends remodeling. Communicating often with the San Francisco gang, she includes her e-mail:ssferro@aol.com…. At Lesley College School of Education,Kristin Stockmayer is a program advisor, involved in academic advising for students enrolled in the teaching certification programs. Several Batesies are among her students…. Dan Swartz celebrates his seventh year in Budapest. His foundation, The ZHABA Collective, is in the second year of successful facilitator trainings, and organization and management workshops for environmental groups in Ukraine, Lithuania, Croatia, Macedonia, Poland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Germany…. Having completed his Ph.D., Peter Trask has begun a postdoctoral fellowship in behavior medicine at the Univ. of Michigan, after completing his Ph.D. in clinical psychology and an internship in London, Ont. “I am excited about my fellowship, because it allows for a combination of research and clinical work. My long-term goals are to go East at some point. I have become very attached to Christine Swartz. She is a wonderful person and we are finding that remembering the Bates years served as a good springboard and made getting to know each other easier.”… Ted Walls is hard at work “rehabing” his house…. Bob Whitley works for Synthes Orthopedic and sings part time in “Boston’s hottest country revival band, `The Tunes.’”…. Alums in the New York City area may have caught up with Ida Young’s performance in “The Majesty of Romantic Songs” at the cabaret nightclub called “Don’t Tell Mama” on Nov. 29 at 343 W. 46th St.Classmates in graduate school: Ismael Carreras, Ph.D., education, Boston College; Alexandra Delp, M.F.A., furniture design, Chicago Art Institute; Matthew Huddleston, M.D., San Francisco; Alicia St. Florian, J.D. , Suffolk Law School; Kristin Stockmayer, M.S., management, Lesley College; Ted Walls, Ph.D., developmental psychology, Boston College; Leith Warlick, M.S., speech/language pathology, Boston University. Graduate degrees: Jessica Adler Clay, M.Ed., Notre Dame; Lara Asmundson, M.A., physical therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions; Emily Brown, M.Ed., psychology, Lesley College; Cindy Cumming, library science/arts in teaching, Simmons College;Maggie Easton, J.D.; Andrea Floyd Deininger, M.A., clinical mental health counseling, 1996; Marc McCafferty, M.B.A., Michigan State, Dec. 1997; Kristi Morgan Provasnik, M.S.W., Loyola Univ.; Stephen Muggeo, M.S.W., clinical social work, Fordham Univ. 1995; Andrew Nicely, J.D., U.Penn Law School, May 1997; Craig Palmer, Ph.D., German, Washington Univ./St. Louis, May 1997.
91 Class Secretary: Pamela M. Batchelder, 350 W. 85th St., Apt. 64, New York, NY 10024Class PresidentA. Tracy Talbot Spencer, 1900 S St., SW 104, Washington, DC 20009Next Reunion in 2001. Pam Batchelder Johnson married Rob Johnson in New Hampshire this past August. This merry event was attended by Anne Gambrill JamesKristin Johnson BogueSharon Hartnett HallMary Kelly Brown,Karen Peterson, and Matt and Tracy Talbot Spencer….Dave Baker has left D.C and moved to New Haven where he is attending Yale School of Management. He enjoys the program and is happy to be back in New England…. Steve Becker spent time last year as an adjunct faculty member at DePaul University where he taught public speaking. He andErin (Lydon ’92) live in Evanston, Ill. He continues to work on his dissertation and she attends Northwestern/Kellogg for her M.B.A. Look for an album by Steve’s band, Post Office, which was due out last October on a local independent label….Megan Black is busy in Crested Butte, Colo., where she works as a ski instructor and Little League coach. She visitedJen Parmelee Huddleston and Matthew ’90 and their baby last fall, and last spring she made a trip east to see Jen MacKenzie in New York City…. In Calif., Ian Bleakney, who is beginning his fourth year as a teacher in an Oakland public school, says that he’s learning far more than he’s teaching…. Andrea Brennan Ayres moved to Connecticut to begin suburban life as a commuter to NYC…. John Caronheaded back to Poland for a year to teach English in a teachers’ training college. He hopes to return to the United States in the fall of ’98 to pursue graduate studies in foreign service/diplomacy…. Tom Caron has accepted a position at the law firm of Eaton, Peabody, Bradford & Veague in Bangor…. Jon Child is a hydrogeologist at Fuss & O’Neil. He and wife Liz Rosenberg live in Hadley, Mass., and love the greater Amherst-Northampton area…. Tricia Close Gardneris in her fifth year at Cony High School in Augusta as a resource room teacher, working with learning disabled and mentally retarded children. Her work and being a mom keep her busy…. Dan and Kim Peard Coccoluto’s great baby, Lauren, has a bib that says, “I’m on my way to Bates College.”… Since graduation, Vicky Coombs has been clerking for Chief Justice Michael Zimmerman of the Utah Supreme Court. She occasionally sees a Bates bumper sticker, but has not had any face-to-face encounters with local Batesies…. Ted Curcio is an E.R. doctor at Boston City Hospital, where he works with Peter Weimersheimer ’79. In his spare time Ted hangs out with Steve Katz and occasionally sees Sheri Pizzi… Gordon Dean lives in San Francisco, where he works on children’s software and does some free-lance illustration. Since January 1997, he’s been a volunteer in the bird department of the San Francisco Zoo….Charles Dinklage is a financial advisor with Karr Barth Associates, and in her new job Kendra Sowers writes training and documentation materials for Smith Kline Beecham Clinical Laboratories. They enjoyed seeing fellow Batesies at the Philly Bates Club, as well as classmates Dave Nitchman,Mary Marshall, and Eric Knight ’90…. Kristyne Edwards Stiteler has decided to continue studying, this time in a pediatrics/binocular vision residency/M.S. program. She enjoys Ohio State Buckeye games…. Mike and Ellen RhodesEvans bought their first home this summer in the Boston suburbs…. Jim ’89 and Megan Falk Pickette moved to New Jersey last September. Megan is now a business analyst for Ortho Biotech there…. Since graduation, Victoria Gifford Templeton has passed the California bar and currently is an attorney for the technology finance division of Hewlett-Packard in Silicon Valley. She and native Californian husband Alan bought their first house this past May and live in Sunnyvale…. Liz Gillis, with one more year of school in a PNP program, is busy writing her thesis and planning a wedding…. Caspar and Kathleen Robbins Green live in Bowdoin. Cap is the pastor at the West Bowdoin Baptist Church and Kathleen works part-time as a C.N.A. and also takes seminary classes. Last summer they traveled south and saw Katherine (Wise ’92) and Bill Pinches ’93 and Andrew. Contact the Greens if you’re interested in hiking nearby trails of Maine…. Living in Lewiston, Cynthia Gutmann is in her second year as a social worker in the Auburn school system. During the summer of ’97 she made her fourth trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon and then spent a week on the Salmon River in Idaho. She also hiked in Arizona, Idaho, Utah and Maine!… Sharon Higgins hopes to finish her dissertation by next spring…. Busy with children two and “new,” Terri Lynn Hockman Byerly would love to hear from Batesies she’s lost track of…. Aaron Humphrey lives in Portland, Ore., where he does lighting design and coaches a children’s ski team on Mount Hood. He recently won an International Illumination Design Award for one of his projects, and was voted instructor of the year by the ski team…. Trina Janes has a new position at the Rotary Foundation…. Sarah and Paul Johnson left Washington, D.C., last summer and moved to St. Paul, Minn. He hopes to work in government relations due to his experience working for Senator Patrick Leahy, and plans to pursue his M.B.A. at the Carlson School of Management at the Univ.of Minn. Paul stays in touch with classmates Mike ClarkeGreg Ehret,Steve OleksiakDavid Strupp, all of whom are married now, and with Rich ’90 and Heather Falk Noland ’92 He also says that Rick Crawford’s band, Slycee Jenkins, has released its first CD…. Jeff Kubick lives in Littleton, Mass., where he is a software trainer and installer for Geac Computers, a hotel software company. His job takes him on the road for several weeks at a time, and while in the Los Angeles area, he caught up with John Lanza. Jeff and fellow JB friends Jamie Maloney ’90, Mark Peabody ’90, Mike GoldenTim Shaw, and Sean Carnegie spent Labor Day weekend together in Tucson, Ariz. Sue Arnold Carnegie joined them…. Jacques and Amy Kuemmerle Mazeran moved to England in July….Estelle Lebeau defended her dissertation in August and started a new job at Johns Hopkins as a research associate in the fall. She recently saw Nancy Heim whose job brought her to the area. She stays in touch with Kendra SowersCharles Dinklage, their baby Hannah, and with Sasha and Corrine Coburn Nikolenko who took a trip to Russia to see his family…. In her second year at the Univ. of South Carolina, Mary Lehman says she misses the snow!… Robin Levin Marshall lives in Seattle and has run into Suzanne Giles ’93, Tom and Lisa Beck Rogers ’89 and their two children. Robin works at a private high school in charge of the $9.5 million capital campaign. She enjoys married life and invites Batesies to call her for an underground tour of the area…. Adam Lynnsays that married life is treating him well. He looks forward to rece
iving his doctorate in clinical psychology from Yeshiva University in June 1998…. Living in Chelsea, Kathleen McCarthy works in New York City as director of special events and director of Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation at the Archdiocese of New York. Classmate Imogen “Bevin” Howard threw her a fantastic birthday party at a bar in TriBeCa attended by Beth Walsh and Khairah Kain, among others…. Abby McLaughlin is working on her dissertation and will be doing research in Italy from February through May 1998. She welcomes visitors…. For the past year in London,Fiorella Marchitelli Massey has been working hard doing OTC bond options sales/marketing to Italian and French investor clients. She attended a Bates event in London, but there were no other Bates alums there so she hung out with Williams and Bowdoin alumni. She welcomes a visit from Batesies in London…. In her second year as an eighth-grade English teacher in Northern Virginia, Mary Marshallparticipated in the Northern Virginia Writing Project and has lots of great ideas to take back to the classroom. While in Cape Cod, last August she caught up with Caroline Smalley,Andres Bermudez ’88, Kendra Sowers, and Charles Dinklage…. Celeste Morin Moody had a son, Adam Edward Moody, born on March 12. He’s doing well and she is still working at Pioneer Plastics in Auburn as a research and development chemist…. Christina Nelson Cook has enrolled in the English literature M.A. program at the Univ.of Cincinnati…. Dave Nitchman is now the associate director of media and public relations at the National Association of Manufacturers in Washington, D.C. He deals mostly with environmental and small business issues in areas of economic policy and studies. Life in Alexandria, Va., is nice but he is seeking employment in Portland to be nearer family and friends. He and his wife Jean spent time with Dave and Nancy Flynn Bass ’92 this past spring in Colorado, and in Bar Harbor over the Fourth of July…. Stacia Oakes Johnsonworked at Medfield State Hospital this summer. At the 10th annual Deep River (Conn.) Reunion of ’92 and ’93 classes last summer, she and husband Kurt ’94 caught up with classmates and spouses Mike and Katie Tibbets Morello, Amy Respet, Inga and John RussellMatt ’92 and Patty Stevens Langley,Don BeardwoodKristin Johnson Bogue and other Batesies including her sister, Alison ’92 and cousin, Kate Oakes ’93….Michael O’Brien, in his fifth year working for AT&T, was promoted to territory sales manager last January…. Matthew’90 and Jen Parmelee Huddleston live in San Francisco with young daughter Clarity…. Deborah Parrott works full time as a senior account manager at a public relations firm that specializes in high-tech companies; she also goes to Babson College part time for an M.B.A…. Since May 1996, Kristin Presley Radford has been a social worker in a day treatment center in Manchester, N.H…. On his return from France earlier this year, Dean Putnam teaches French at a middle school in Randolph, Mass…. Lisa Rosene left the advertising business for full-time graduate work…. Living in Berkeley with husband Steve Knowlton, Liz Rynecki loves it there. She is a writer for Ridge Associates, a company that teaches interpersonal communication skills to corporate America….Tim Shaw is halfway through Columbia Univ. Business School. He spent the summer with the IBM Consulting Group doing business transformation and information technology strategy work. He also serves on the board of Minds Matter, an organization that mentors underprivileged students and steers them toward academic summer programs, and ultimately to college…. Scott and Katie Shuttleworth Baruch have moved from Georgia to Florida, where he is campus architect at Florida Atlantic Univ…. Did anyone catch the “Fox on Business Trends” 15-minute segment when Roger Sion was spokesman for Andersen Consulting in its use of a corporate concierge service and seen on The Fox News Channel, the network’s nationwide cable affiliate? Lisa (Comer ’92) is a senior media planner at Arnold Advertising. She handles the account of HONOR, an ATM card company. When HONOR sought a dog to appear on the cover of their direct-mail piece, the Sions volunteered their golden retriever, Riggo (named for Hall of Fame Redskin John Riggins), who is the “adorable little pup” on the cover of the monthly statement. On a recent trip to Boston they saw Dan and Kim Peard Coccoluto and new baby, Lauren. They also saw Mike Oberst and Matt Smith at the wedding of 1992 classmates Fawn Johnson andGuy Stevens…. Kim Small produces the morning show at Newschannel 8, the local ABC affiliate, in Connecticut. She spends lots of time in Boston and visits with Mike and Ellen Rhodes Evans, Beth Doran, Dean PutnamDavid andMaria Fasciano Walsh…. Amanda Smith now works at St. John’s School in Houston as the director of community service…. Scott Smith lives, works, and plays in the 10,000-foot mountains south of Breckenridge, Colo. He and dog Bodhi welcome any Batesies from the Class of ’91 to come and visit…. Matt and Tracy Talbot Spencer, still living in D.C., enjoyed visits from Sean and Kristin Johnson Bogueand Josh Macht last fall…. Chris Taylor’s company, A to Zoo, sells wildlife jewelry and keepsakes to retail stores, zoos, aquariums, and museums around the country…. Classmates send their loving sympathy to Meredith Tewhey Bernardwhose husband, Tim, died in October 1996 after a three-year battle with a brain tumor. Throughout his illness Tim maintained his spirit and sense of humor. His memory is an inspiration to Meredith…. Stuart Titus is the associate director of admissions at Pingree School in South Hamilton, Mass., where he also teaches two sections of English and coaches lacrosse…. Living on Nantucket, Martina Todd works for a surgeon. She enjoys life there and says that it’s a lot like Bates — there’s not much you can get away with without the whole island knowing. She recently saw Andy and Paula Shea Stabnick, and year-old Cole, on Martha’s Vineyard…. After working at Seeds of Peace International Camp — a program that brings Arab and Israeli children together and teaches them coexistence in an American summer camp setting — in AugustBetsy Tomlinson began a new job at Loomis Chaffee School in the admissions office, where she directs the community service program and heads a girls’ dorm. She’s curious to know who else lives in the Hartford area…. In July 1996, Doug and Sharon Williams Schultz moved to the Albany (N.Y.) area. Sharon is an at-home mom with baby Mallory and sister Carolyn who is 3…. Kristin Wolcott recently moved to Ithaca, N.Y., to join her boyfriend, Jim. She is a therapist at a community mental health agency…. Mike andSuzi Ziegenhagen King still live in Montrose, Colo. Suzi does some computer consulting and volunteers for Habitat for Humanity in her spare time…. Stacia Zukroff lives in Washington state, where she is a study abroad advis
or for Central Washington Univ. This past year, she traveled to England, Scotland, Spain, Hungary, Israel, Jordan, Vancouver, and Alaska. Classmates in graduate school: Krystyne Edwards Stiteler, M.S., pediatrics/binocular vision residency, Ohio State Univ.; Abby McLaughlin, Ph.D., art history, Italy. Graduate degrees: Daniel Blum, J.D., Case Western Reserve, 1997; Tom Caron, J.D., Boston College, 1997; Tricia Close Gardner, M.S. special education, May 1996; Vicky Coombs, J.D., Univ. of Utah, May 1996;Krystyne Edwards Stiteler, Ohio State Univ. College of Optometry, June 1996; Mike Evans, M.S., finance, Boston College 1997; Megan Falk Pickette, M.B.A., Boston College, May 1997; Victoria Gifford Templeton, J.D., Santa Clara Univ.; Sharon Higgins, Ph.D., French language and literature, UMass/Amherst; Teri Lynn Hockman Byerly, M.Ed., Lesley College, May 1997; Kristin Presley Radford, M.S.W., Boston College, May 1996; Lisa Rosene, M.S.W., New York Univ.; Kim Small, M.A., broadcast journalism, radio, TV, film, Syracuse Univ.; Amanda Smith, M.Div., Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, May 1997; Kristin Wolcott, M.S.W., Univ of Calif./Berkeley, May 1997.
92 Co-Class SecretariesClaudia W. Goldstein, 504 W. 110th St., Apt. 8A, New York, NY 10025, e-mailceg17@columbia.edu; Jessica P. Timmons, 136 S. Lawn, Kansas City, MO 64123Class PresidentJennifer M. Otis, 15 Blueberry Ln., Wells, ME 04090-4460Next Reunion in 2002. While husband Chris Plante ’93 was finishing his pilot training for NATO, Diane “DeDe” Alexander taught kindergarten in Texas. She planned to teach Spanish at Midwestern State Univ. in Wichita Falls over the winter…. In San Francisco, Heather Ames is a chef at Hawthorne Lane…. In Florida, Chris Donovan sells Krackle candy bars door-to-door with high school students…. Lori Haskins reports that the wedding of Emily Romero and Francois Meucci in Avignon, France, was “absolutely gorgeous.” Everyone made merry until the sun came up including Julie Gaviria and Shahana Koslofsky ’93 there for the overseas reunion….. In Massachusetts, Gwyneth Jones Spangler is a hydrogeologist in environmental consulting. She and husband Chris enjoy working on their 1870s house in Rutland…. Congratulations to John MacDougall who has received a Fulbright Fellowship to do field research on the island of Lombok, Indonesia, to understand how Buddhism was established on the island. A religion major, John spent his junior year in Malang and Bali. He was co-director of a study program for American college students in Bali. Later with Professor Kemper he organized a study program in Bali for Bates students. He is a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at Princeton…. Now in Atlanta, Colin Marquis is a meteorologist for The Weather Channel. If we look closely we may be able to see the back of his head!… In fall 1996, David Merrill was finishing his M.A. in math at Colorado Univ./Boulder, and planned to return to Maine with his wife and “best friend,” Emma Holder (McGill ’92) to “start his job search.”… Colleen O’Brien is a master’s candidate in environmental education through Lesley College and the National Audubon Society…. In Boston, Bill Salie is a technical recruiter at Contact Solutions…. Continuing to audition and act in the Allentown and Philadelphia area,Richard Sautter appeared in a production of At the Black Pig’s Dyke at the Theatre Outlet in Allentown. He and Caroline honeymooned in Scotland a year ago in August….Jesseca Timmons is a second-grade bilingual teacher in Denver while husband Bob Abar is in his third year of medical school…. Now in business school at Washington Univ. in St. Louis, Jonathan Wall and John Oest spent the summer road tripping around the U.S…. Larissa Vigue works at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. On the side, she is building a free-lance writing and consulting business with a variety of projects around the state. She continues to attend Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English during the summer, working toward a master’s degree in English literature…. Beth Widmann has earned her master’s in geology at Colorado School of Mines, Golden..
93 Class SecretaryJodi Sturgis Coppeta, 8 Willard Ave, 3rd floor, Medford, MA 02155Class PresidentAlexandra C. Messore, 7441 Wayne Av., 2A, Miami, FL 33141Next Reunion in 1999.Batesies are spanning the globe hundreds of miles from little Lewiston. To prove the point, while on vacation after graduating from law school,Jacqueline Bussiere ran into a fellow Batesie on top of 6,000-foot Mount Rainier – John Palmer ’49! “We enjoyed the spectacular spring view from the Pacific Northwest giant (fifth largest in North America) and talked about Bates.”… Beth Singer Pols teaches at Bowdoin Central School SAD 75. Her husband, Benet, a Middlebury graduate, is an attorney in Bath…. In Chicago, Elizabeth Smith Hocking is an attorney with Sonnenschein North & Rosenthal. She earned her J.D. from Univ. of Nebraska College of Law in May 1997…. Currently a geology graduate student at MIT, Noah Snyderdoes research on erosion of bedrock by rivers in Northern California, Alaska, and New York
94 Class SecretaryMark G. Doctoroff, 360 W. 34th St., Apt. 9H, New York, NY 10001Class PresidentSheela T. Agarwal, 135 Morrisey Blvd., Boston, MA 02107-2378Next Reunion in 1999. Living in Worcester on the 9-to-5 shift,Sheela Agarwal says “life is never boring. Not now and not ever.”… In the Army since 1995, Patrick Andrews is in Hawaii for the next one to three years, “presumably in the Chinese section after having learned Chinese for 63 weeks.”…Kristin Baker works in domestic violence education, does free-lance writing. In her free time she is trying to get a theater company, Rough and Tumble, off the ground with interesting and provocative original works seldom seen. She bartends at the Cambridge Brewing Co. on Friday nights. Kristin lives in Somerville with Matt Sullivan, who tests software, works on an M.A. at Boston Univ. along with classmates Peter Demling and Brian Posner. And Matt ran into Aaron Belinfante on the overnight train to Cleveland!… Matthew Orr works for a CPA and management firm in Needham and wife Amanda Barney ’96 is an admissions assistant with Heller Graduate School at Brandeis….. Having taken both Maine and N.H. bar exams last July, Laura Beardsley is clerking for the New Hampshire Superior Court in Dover and loves her job though missing Portland…. “I am so happy out in Denver,” says Heidi Bishop who is in her second year as assistant director of media relations at Denver University. “My door is open if anyone is in the Denver area.”… After job hunting and teaching at her old high school, Sheila Brennanlanded an internship at the Smithsonian’s Natural Museum of American History where she is an education specialist at the Navy Museum. “On my second day of work I literally ran intoMichael “Mac” Mclean who had just started working in the building next to mine.”… Also in Washington, Patrick Callahan is running a research team at the National Republican Senatorial Committee. He and wife Jennifer recently purchased a home in D.C…. Mei Lun Chau writes from Hong Kong: “Got a permanent position with Caribiner Asia where we just finished producing the handover ceremony and the British farewell ceremony. So much fun, but hard work! I loved every minute of it.”… Laurie Leigh Clarkteaches English at Hebron Academy…. In Philadelphia, Ernie Cloutier began to practice corporate law at Dechert, Price & Rhoads…. In Washington, D.C., Jill Cotroneo Weise is a senior economist at Ernst & Young. Husband Peter, a graduate student at Georgetown Univ., holds an M.A. in cultural studies from Humboldt Univ. in Berlin and was a TA at Bates in 1993-94…. Last July, Michael Cowhig took the bar exam, and in September began work at the Boston firm of Sullivan & Worcester, LLP…. Still living in Atlanta, but a New Englander at heart, Keri Dailey is a bankruptcy paralegal for a real estate law firm…. In her third year of dental school, Meredith Davisis finally starting to treat patients. Jonathon Bowden ’95 andMark Medaugh ’79 also are in her class…. After attending two summer institutes in biotechnology, Christy Dudley Lajoie has returned to teaching science at Thornton Academy in Saco…. Jacquie Epsimos is still in Boston, working as marketing director for the Northside Mall. She is having a lot of fun doing PR, advertising, event planning and special promotion for a mall with 125 stores — “It gives me a chance to be creative,” she says…. Living and working in Jackson, Wyo., Alyssa Faber enjoys mountain life in the Tetons. She is skiing, biking, hiking and camping a lot…. Conor Fennessyhas relocated to Princeton from Boston. He has a new job at the State House in Trenton with the Assembly Republican majority office…. After graduation, Vanessa Flaherty worked for a year at a non-profit environmental group in Boulder, Colo., then decided to move to Breckenridge to ski. For the past two years she has skied about 80 days a year, was managing innkeeper of a 10-room bed and breakfast. Last summer she learned how to row an oar raft on white water and has been running local 10k and longer trail races…. In her second year of grad school, Courtney Fleisher says she is “exhausted and impoverished” but finally seeing clients (in clinical psych) at Kent State…. Last summer, Jason Fraserworked in New York as an associate at Donovan, Cersive Newton & Irvine. He “can’t wait to take the bar.”… In Seattle, grad student Katherine Frank teaches undergraduate English at the Univ. of Washington. Husband Dave Beers is a national coordinator at Microsoft Sidewalk project…. In Bethel,Jordan Ginsberg says he is “skiing in the winter, recreating in the mountains of Maine in the summer.”… After doing field work in Bolivia last May, Matthew Grove took a three-month break from his dissertation at Duke. He has been an intern for Anadark Petroleum Corp. in Houston, Texas — a great change of pace, but “I’m ready to get back to my research.”… Linton Harrington has moved to Puntarenas, Costa Rica, to teach science and math for a year at a bilingual school…. Toby Haug loves being in Boston and would enjoy hearing from other Batesies in the area…. Heather Heimuli says, “I am burning the midnight oil in Philadelphia as a recruiter for Coopers & Lybrand…. Living in Charlestown with classmateErica FrewElizabeth Holland works for State Street Bank & Trust in mutual funds. This past year she completed the Boston and New York marathons as well as the Escape from Alcatraz triathlon…. Before starting a doctoral program in history, Margaret Homberger worked in Leeds, England, for a computer games company. Last summer she had a holiday in the south of France…. In Hartford, Conn., Rebecca Hunsicker is an associate director of admissions at the Watkinson School, and this year she is a volunteer advisor to the ninth-grade class. She takes a management class at the Univ. of Hartford and ballet at the School of the Hartford Ballet “to keep my mind and body alert.” She is excited about her new adopted 7-year-old sister, Yu-Li, whom she with her mother and sister brought back from an orphanage near Beijing, China…. In Belfast, Denis Howard works for Harborside Graphics Sportswear, and notes that one of the company’s T-shirts is worn by Michelle Pfeiffer in One Fine Day. He also says his car appears in Stephen King’s Thinner. “Watch the parking garage scene as the hero drives in — the white car parked behind the hero is mine. You can almost see the Bates sticker!”… In Waldoboro, Emily Jackson Sanbornteaches a multi-age fifth and sixth grade. Husband James is an administrator for a home counseling agency. “We are incredibly happy,” and find Mid-coast Maine fun with lots of swimming, hiking, biking and company…. Amy King began a new job in June at MIT doing research in comparative medicine in hopes that it will help get her into veterinary school…. Jenna-Marie Maconochie McClintock began teaching eighth-grade earth science in Bernards Township, actually a beautiful part of New Jersey!…. Chiara Mecagni is doing research that correlates ankle flexibility and balance in elderly, community dwelling women. She lives in the community with six other students: “stimulating, practical, interesting.”… John Morrissey is in the Development Office at Brown. Previously he had been assistant director of annual giving at Bates….Since graduation, Laura Mytels has been working with Girl Scouts in Washington, D.C. She say
s she’s learned lots about nonprofits, and “spent lots of time writing perky stories about girls today.” She also has done literacy tutoring with the same student for nearly three years “and it is wonderful to see his progress.” Laura and roommate Margot Hostie see lots of Bates friends in their spare time…. Staci Nisbett works full time as an office manager while working on an M.A. at Johns Hopkins…. In Frankfurt, Germany,Katherina Osmers has been doing an internship at Deutsche Bank. Her project is on the Euros (prospective European currency from 1999 on) implication for Eastern European countries. “Quite an interesting topic,” she says. She now is faced with a semester full of written and oral exams for her German diploma in economics…. Class Agent Allyn Pazienzamoved to Van Nuys, Calif., last June to look for a job in education. She says the state is crazy but beautiful…. Living and working in Brookline, Mass., Arlen Percival and Wesley Shim ’93 travel back to Bates occasionally to see Wesley’s “little brother and Deansman John ’97.” Last summer they had a relaxing and fun trip to Acadia National Park…. Elizabeth Polizzi still works at Merck & Co. as a research biochemist. She began part-time grad school at Lehigh last fall…. In Los Gatos at the foot of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Lauren Popellworks at a start-up Internet company, creating a marketing plan from scratch. She plays roller hockey in a coed league, goes mountain biking and skiboarding, and went skydiving in July!… In 1995-96, Melissa Prodis was a volunteer in the eastern rainforest region of Guatemala. An education promoter for rural villages, she helped teachers make classrooms more interesting for kids and raised money for supplies. Back in Connecticut, Melissa took a course in home-birth practice and taught at a preschool. Last February she returned to Guatemala, apprenticed with some traditional birth attendants. Now she is back home in Guilford, Conn., committed to three years of grad school in nursing…. Derek Reed works for Baystate Financial Services in Boston and Karen (Tagliaferro) teaches Spanish at Danvers High School…. Ayr Robinson and Duncan White ’95 live in Venice, Calif., right off the famed boardwalk. First working on low-budget feature film sets, Ayr now produces documentaries. She and a business partner have distributed their first title on breast cancer, with a second in production on the legendary cabaret singers of New York City. Duncan has finished directing his first feature film and works in feature films as assistant director and production manager…. Last September Scott Roseworked in the litigation department at Willkie, Farr and Gallagher until January ’98 when he was to begin a clerkship for a federal judge in Brooklyn…. In Minneapolis, Mike Silverson still works as proofreader and editor with Imation and 3M. He also is learning to play the guitar…. After she worked as a consultant for Limited Inc.’s Bath and Body Works last year, Susan Spano planned to move to Virginia Beach in November since her boyfriend, Chad, starts Naval Intelligence School. She visited Maureen Gwinn in Orlando, drove to New Orleans to see friends, and attended a Navy ball…. Isaiah Stackhouse and Frith Ann Breitzer ’96 enjoy living in the Bay Area of California, where she is studying journalism…. Sherry Stadig will be Dr. Stadig on her June 6 graduation from New England College of Osteopathic Medicine…. Waiting for medical school replies, Bill Surkislives with Heather Emerson `93 while she finishes graduate nursing school. Bill continues to work as an EMT…. After she spent two years following graduation in Boston, Sally Theranmoved to East Lansing, Mich., with her boyfriend. She worked at the state Department of Community Health as the data quality analyst on the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program. She also worked part time as an interviewer on a project that examined the effects of domestic violence on women’s health. During the summer she saw several Batesies in her travels…. Last summer, Jacques “Bunky” Vroom did strategic planning for the Southland Corp. (corporate offices for 7-Eleven). At the wedding of former classmate Eric “Homer” Weston in Colorado Springs last August, he said “the wedding and scenery were beautiful.”… Last summerJamie Wallerstein worked at Children’s Legal Services in Boston and loved it. He is now certified as a guardian ad litem by the Boston Juvenile Court and he continues his trek to become a child advocate ultimately…. Good luck to Amy Ward, who now owns a store, The Cottage, in Williamstown, Mass. She and a partner, Amy Bryan Merselis (sister of John Bryan ’95), sell women’s clothing, gifts and accessories at the popular shop near Williams College. Batesies: come and shop!… Lt.j.g. D. Randy West is now with the Office of Naval Intelligence at Virginia Beach. He looks forward to meeting Batesies in that area…. Sarah Whitney says, “After something like 12 jobs in two years, I headed to Yale’s School of Forestry. The program is a mix of classes, applied projects and much field work.” Sarah hopes to work in forest management and land conservation…. Gwen Williams is in her third year as a research analyst at the Associates for International Research in Cambridge, Mass…. In Albuquerque, N.M., Greg Youngblood teaches high school math and coaches football and baseball. “Anyone in the area, look me up.” Classmates in graduate school: Michelle Angelone, J.D.; Heidi Bishop Miller, Univ. of Denver; Emily Daughters, Northeastern Univ.; Courtney Landau Fleisher, clinical psychology, Kent State Univ.; Katherine Frank, Ph.D., English, Washington Univ., Seattle; Jason Fraser, Columbia Univ. Law School; Mike Giandrea, Ph.D., economics, Boston College; Ian Harper,culinary school, Toronto; Margaret Homberger, Ph.D., history, Univ. of London; Jonathan Lewis, J.D./M.B.A. Univ. of Conn.;Brian Manning, neuroscience, Univ. Vermont; Staci Nisbett, M.A., teaching, Johns Hopkins; Craig Nussbaum, J.D., Southern Methodist Univ.; Alexa Pinard, M.A., historic preservation, Columbia Univ.; Garrett Politis, D.C., Iowa;Elizabeth Polizzi, M.S., molecular biology, Lehigh Univ.;Melissa Prodis, M.S.N., midwifery, Yale; Isaiah Stackhouse, M.A., architecture, Berkeley; Sally Theran, Ph.D., clinical psychology, Michigan State Univ.; Jamie Wallerstein, J.D., Boston Univ. School of Law; Sarah Whitney, M.S. forestry, Yale. Graduate degrees: Laura Beardsley, J.D., Univ. of Maine School of Law, May 1997;Sheila Brennan, M.A., American studies, Notre Dame Univ., May 1994; Laurie Leigh Clark, M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 1997; Ernie Cloutier, J.D., American Univ. Law School, spring 1997; Jill Cotroneo Weise, M.A., economics, Univ. of Chicago, 1997; Michael Cowhig, J.D., Boston Univ. School of Law; Heather Heimuli, M.A., Temple Univ.;Margaret Homberger, M.S., English; Jenna-Marie Maconochie McClintock, M.A., secondary school ed., Columbia Univ., 1997; Arlen Percival, J.D., Boston Univ. School of Law, May 1997; Sco
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95 Class SecretaryMarjorie C. Northrop, 334 Turnpike Rd., Norwich, VT 05055Class PresidentRebecca J. Wolfe, 27 Durham St., Apt. 3, Somerville, MA 02143Next Reunion in 1999. Kitty Northrop Friedman is a student at Vermont Law School, South Royalton.
96 Class SecretaryFaham M. Rashid, 99 Brattle St., Lawrence 308, Cambridge, MA 02138Class PresidentNatasha G. Heath, PO Box 775827, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477-5828Next Reunion in 2002. Greg Arata is an actor in Minneapolis and recently finished an apprenticeship with the local Children’s Theatre…. Devens Hamlin is in Boulder, Colo, where he works for an Internet company that specializes in digital cameras. He and classmate Jordan Kober enjoy racing bikes there “in the training mecca of the world.”… Last March Todd Kozikowski recorded Shadows of the Moon, an original solo piano composition released by Turner Pond Publishing. A physics major with special studies in music theory and composition, Todd recorded Shadows at the Blue Jay Recording Studio in Carlisle, Mass., where artists Billy Joel, Genesis, and Carly Simon also have recorded…. Enjoying her new job and “learning a lot,” Phyllis Paparazzo now works at First Data Corp. in Boston as a financial analyst…. Living in Sarasota, Fla., Jeffrey Poleshek is director of operations at Facilities Resource Management Co…. In September, Dan Wright began work in AmeriCorps in Idaho. He is excited about his new job and says, “My primary purpose at the school [in Horseshoe Bend] is to assist students with school-to-work or school-to-college. It involves mentoring, tutoring, in-class assistance, and community service.” He continues, “A few years back, while at Bates, I never dreamed I would be working in rural Idaho. A long way from my life at Bates, and even further from life in New Orleans.” Thanks to Professor Doug Hodgkins for the news…. Steven Young is in an advanced engineering/theoretical physics degree program at Univ. of Minn. Last spring at NASA he pioneered the idea of a spare tire for the Mars probe.
97 Class SecretarySharleen J. Davis., PO Box 1327, Burlington, MA 01803Class PresidentLawrence L. Ackerman, 27 Country Way, Taunton, MA 02780Next Reunion in 2002. Eric Oberg is a computer programmer at Liberty Mutual Ins. Group in Portsmouth, N.H. In his entry-level job, most of his work is done in the UNIX environment

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