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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.cochran@awl.com

Class President: Karen LaConte Roberts, 1014 Humphrey Dr., Swampscott, MA 01907, e-mail karen_m_laconte-roberts@fleet.comNext Reunion in 2000. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu In Portland, Christine “C.J.” Johnsonhas joined the NL Partners firm as art director. The company is a full service marketing, advertising, and public relations firm in northern New England. C.J. earned a B.F.A. in graphic design from Rhode Island School of Design. Earlier she had been an instructor at Connecticut Institute of Art in Greenwich and also worked for Sunday River Ski Resort.
91 Class Secretary: Pamela Batchelder Johnson,1962 Sterling Rd., Charlotte, NC 28209, e-mail pamrob@mindspring.com Class President: A. Tracy Talbot Spencer,1903 Kalorama Pl. NW, 21, Washington, DC 20009,
e-mail TSpencer@nawd.org
Next Reunion in 2001. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu Stephen Cassell is now the director of business development for the Latin American/Caribbean division of American Express. While based in Miami, he will be doing a lot of traveling with projects in Mexico, Argentina and Brazil…. In New York city, Jeremy Chase works at Bear Stearns & Co. as an equity research analyst, following the medical device industry…. Dan and Kim Peard Coccolutowelcomed a baby brother for daughter Lauren in October….Aaron Humphrey just bought a house and is in training for a trip to Tibet this summer. If all goes well, he will climb and ski an unclimbed 6,500-meter peak, as well as a few smaller peaks en route…. David and Julie Ann Ott Shaw bought a house in Auburn, and spent the summer getting it ready for their new daughter, Savannah Rose. After finishing as an assistant teacher with autistic children in the summer, Julie Ann now works full time for her master’s in special education at the Univ. of Southern Maine…. Melanie Fleming Sachs loves being a full-time mom. Drew continues to work at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to pay for daughter Deidre’s tuition at Bates in 2016! They saw Nancy Collins True over the holidays when she was in D.C. visiting relatives…. Now a senior associate, Jennifer Shepard Pounders was recently promoted to team leader at Carter Ryley Thomas PR. Jennifer specializes in wireless telecommunications and travel/tourism clients…. In JanuaryJyotika Vazirani began work at the Washington (D.C.) Medical Center department of infectious diseases. Since she graduated from Howard Univ. School of Nursing in 1995, she has been a HIV/AIDS public health nurse in Alexandria, Va. In 1996 she ran and finished the Marine Corps marathon, says it is time to do it again and invites anyone to join her in training…. Last October Sue Vitters started a new job as senior account executive at Weber Public Relations Worldwide representing Marshalls. Sue lives in Central Square, Cambridge, spends a lot of time in Boston with Steve Moore and Dave Butterworth ’92, and is psyched thatMichael Edgar ’90 and Dave Owen have recently moved to Cambridge.
92 Co-Class Secretaries: Claudia E. Goldstein, 504 W. 110th St., Apt. 8A, New York, NY 10025, e-mailceg17@columbia.edu; Jesseca P. Timmons, 1710 S Madison St., Denver CO 80210, e-mail jptimmons@juno.com Class President: Jennifer M. Otis, 3426 Dover Rd., Durham, NC 27707-4520Next Reunion in 2002. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu Ashley deWaal-Lucas is an admissions representative at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind. Husband Cornelis is a postdoctorate fellow at Indiana Univ….
93 Class Secretary: Jodi Sturgis Coppeta, 8 Willard Ave., Apt. 3, Medford, MA 02155, e-mail jodi.coppeta@paraexel.com Class President: Alexandra C. Messore, Apt. 1B, 2378 Euclid Heights Blvd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44106, e-mailamessore@IMGWORLD.comNext Reunion in 2003. Got news? Tap out a message tomagazine@bates.edu At Suffolk Univ., Karyn Christy Benvenuto is education coordinator with the office of Career Services and Cooperative Education…. Kristin McGovernwrites that she and Matt Sonne are to be married June 26, 1999. “Matt is getting his M.B.A. at Michigan. I am in my second year of law school at George Washington Univ. in D.C. We will both be in Washington, D.C., this summer. I’ll be a summer associate at a D.C. firm, Fulbright & Jaworski, while Matt will be working at World Resources Institute. As for some of our Bates friends, Kate Miller is in her third year of medical school at Virginia Commonwealth Univ. Tanya Miksys was married and lives with her husband in Seattle where she builds Web sites for a company. Steve Concannon’92 and his wife live outside Boston.”… In Phoenix, Ariz.,Matthew Nicely is an attorney with Rose and Hildebrand PC. His wife, Sue, is a public defender and attorney with Maricosa County….
94 Class Secretary: Mark G. Doctoroff, Chase Manhattan Bank, 150 Beach Rd., 33rd floor, Gateway West 189720, Singapore, e-mail mdoctoroff@pacific.net.sg or “a href=”mailto:Mark.Doctoroff-Sg@chase.com”>Mark.Doctoroff-Sg@chase.com Class President: Sheela Agarwal Merrow, 18 Angela Ln., Watertown, MA 02172, e-mail s_agarwal@globe.comNext Reunion in 2004. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu In Hartford, Joy Andersen Bird is coordinator of kids and family programs at the Wadsworth Atheneum, the nation’s oldest continuously operating public art museum. Husband Ira ’93 is a fourth-year medical student at the Univ. of Connecticut…. Patrick Andrews looks forward to getting out of the Army in a year, although he says his training has been first rate. He takes time to run…. In New Orleans, Jane Armstrong is in the admissions office at Tulane Univ. While recruiting in Europe she ran into Dean Jacoby ’93 and Dan Blatt ’93 in Geneva and London…. Chip Balser says everything is going great with marriage, work, golf, and skiing in Denver…. Jennifer Berry is training to be an FBI agent at the Academy in Quantico, Va. She was assigned to the Boston division last January…. After two years in Denmark, Jeanette Braaw has moved back to Sweden, working with sales and marketing in the telecommunications industry…. Still living in D.C., Sheila Brennan is an education specialist at the Navy Museum…. Along with several other classmates, Kristy Browder lives in San Francisco, where she is a product manager at Oracle, a software company, also doing lots of climbing, hiking, and camping…. After a stint as an alpine race coach at Gould Academy/Sunday River, Monika Burk is back in grad school…. Mei Lun Chau spent six months studying Mandarin in Beijing, China, and managed to do some traveling in “this exciting and dynamic country.” Back in Manchester, N.H., she hopes to work in Boston…. Melissa Chickering is a senior systems engineer for a Massachusetts scientific instrument company specializing in energy dispersive spectrometry…. In Conn., Michelle Claffey has begun work at Pfizer in medicinal chemistry….At Hebron Academy, Laurie Leigh Clark teaches English. Last summer she participated in an National Endowment for the Humanities institute on literary manuscript culture with 22 other English teachers from across the nation, a work to be published…. Jill Controneo Weisehas been promoted to managing economist at Ernst & Young in Washington, D.C. She is building a new home in Silver Spring, Md…. Grace Coulombe teaches math and coaches soccer and basketball at Gould Academy…. In Boston,Michael Cowhig is an attorney in the corporate department at Sullivan & Worcester LLP…. Kimberly Crichton writes that she celebrated her 26th birthday by running a half marathon…. In Baltimore, Carrie Curtis is head of the customer service correspondence team at a publishing company. She spent two years working and studying in Paris…. Matthew Curtiss was gearing up for the ski season and digging himself out from the post-Frankfurt Book Fair mania…. In addition to law school,Emily Daughters works for a large Boston law firm…. Still in Edinburgh, Michael Davidson is recovering from a computer wipe-out of his dissertation, and is “engaged in the normal graduate student routine of teaching, marking, attending seminars, and ‘ahem’ avoiding Edinburgh pubs”… Hilary Davis Claiborne is an early childhood special educator in Carlisle (Mass.) public schools…. Meredith Davis is in the middle of applying to general practice residencies…. Class secretary Mark Doctoroff, still in Singapore, is “experiencing the economic crisis…first hand,” which means less travel…. In New York City, Eric Eckelman writes for MTV, still plays in two bands, and plays lots of Ultimate…. Elizabeth Edgecombworks in residence life at Union College…. At the State House in New Jersey, Conor Fennessy says “hours are long, stress can be high, but it’s all well worth it.”… In Athens, Alexis Galinos will finish his mandatory army service in May….Jason Grant is a church organist, sings in a local a capella chamber choir, and finds life good in Pittsburgh…. In his fifth year at Duke, Matt Grove looks forward to Reunion…. Hope Guardenier teaches outdoor education in the redwoods on the central coast of California…. Maureen Gwinn is in the research phase of her Ph.D., loves the work, and says “it must be all the cute dental students.” She has great travel opportunities also…. Rachel Hampe is in the civil litigation department at Rauleson & Middleton PA in New Hampshire…. Linton Harrington finished a year teaching high school in Costa Rica before traveling through Central America. Last fall he taught at an environmental school in the White Mountains…. Denis Howard is now customer relations specialist at Harborside Graphic Sportswear in Belfast…. In San Francisco, Rebecca Hunsicker is associate director of admissions at Nueva School for gifted children, K-8…. Back in Vermont, Sarah Kendall Ireland lives in a rustic cabin, makes stained glass windows and flower essences, and has begun a Reiki practice…. Emily Jackson Sanborn teaches fourth grade in Chapel Hill, N.C…. Another classmate in San Francisco, Randy Jones works in commercial real estate development in the area…. Now that she has decided to apply to medical school, Amy Laurence is taking a few classes in chemistry and biology in Alfred, N.Y…. Also in San Francisco, Carey Linder is an aquatic biologist at Steinhart Aquarium caring for penguins, harbor seals, and tropical sharks…. Polly Macgregor teaches art at an elementary shool in Austin, Texas – 600 kids – “it’s crazy, but I love it!”… In Denver, Anne Macomber works for McCalin Finlon Advertising, “skiing a ton.” She and John bought an old “fixer-upper” Victorian house….In Yarmouth, Rick Magnuson teaches fourth grade and loves living in the Portland area…. After four great years with Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., Brad Mascott has decided to go to grad school in Boston…. In Bernardsville, N.J., Jenna-Marie Maconochie McClintock teaches earth science and coaches girls high school soccer…. Brian McCook recently returned from Poland, where he spent last summer improving his Polish and doing research in Krakow…. In Washington, D.C.,Michael McLean Jr., is in his third year working for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service…. Wendelyn Moor Seiple has been in San Francisco for four years. During that time, she led a bike trip to Spain, did temp work, and for two years has been with Sony Development, working on a prototype for a new kind of urban entertainment center…. Along with nursing school, Staci Nisbett volunteers at the Univ. of Maryland Hospital’s shock trauma center…. In Columbia, Brian Nishiyama does systems support at South Carolina Electic & Gas. Wife Amanda Nickerson is in her third year of grad school…. At the Univ. of Massachusetts,Rob O’Donnell works in the president’s office in education and workforce development…. Katharina Osmers is sales and marketing assistant at Sanyo Europe Marketing Office near Frankfurt, Germany…. Raki K. Pai and Smith alumna Ajnya Kamath were married in India with a “fabulous honeymoon” in Thailand…. Allyn Pazienza runs the graduate student assistantship program at Pepperdine…. Paula Redes S
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writes of life changes in the last two years. “I quit my editing job in reference publishing and moved to rural Virginia. I received a fellowship to study at George Mason Univ. and am now one year into my M.F.A. in fiction writing. I also teach English composition at the university. I got married in the Caribbean March 1998 to my longtime high-school sweetheart, Steven Sidore. He is studying for his Ph.D. in German language at UVA. We rent a large farm in an area that makes Lewiston look downright metropolitan and are loving life with our view of the mountains from our porch and a puppy named Chaucer. Should anyone be visiting/living in the D.C./Charlottesville area we would love to see them.”… Living in Venice, Calif., with Duncan White ’95, Ayr Robinson completed her second documentary , this one calledCABARET: The Little Known New York Musical Venue. Duncan works on Roger Corman’s “Black Scorpions.”… In New York City, Scott Rose is a litigation associate at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher. Previously he was a clerk with Judge Frederic Block in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District…. After working at Science Applications International Corp. in Newport, R.I., last summer, Kurt Rosenberger now has a full-time job there…. Pratibah Singh Sampeur writes of her wedding. She and Richard ’95 had two separate “but equally wonderful” ceremonies honoring both Christian and Hindu faiths with plenty of Batesies in attendance…. Mike Silverson is a project manager of translation and interpreting assignments at the University Language Center in Minneapolis…. Last summer Carter Smith resigned from the U.S. State Department to attend grad school where “many times I feel like I am drinking from a fire hose.”… Last October, Karen Sternfeld and partner Nicky Henderson moved from London to Bristol where Nicky works as an orthodontist. Karen is looking for a job in an environmental agency to make use of her chemistry degree…. Katherine Templeton is an officer at Security State Bank & Trust Co. in Montana, where all of the remediation and testing for Y2K has fallen on her shoulders. She has two competition horses that are “a nice break from the brain work of my job.”… Living in Brooklyn, N.Y., Nicole Thompson is a librarian at a nonprofit foundation…. Jonah Tichy works in admissions at Boston Univ., covering New Jersey and shares the office withChristopher Holmes ’96 and Ellen Rhodes Evans ’91….Nathan Webb is a potter at Simon Pearce in Quechee, Vt. and Emily (Woodside) is director of marketing for the Countryman Press in Woodstock…. Christina Wellington Traister enjoys her work at Bates in the development office and keeps in touch with several classmates…. Barnaby Wickham still anchors the family business in Baltimore. Kate(Ganley) is a guidance counselor at an inner city all-girls magnet school, responsible for all of the seniors and their collegiate aspirations…. In Denver, Barrie Williams is an assistant at the Athletic Club doing personal training, teaching spinning and assisting in the masters swim program….Gwendolyn Williams continues work at AIRINC in Cambridge, Mass., and recently returned from a three-week business trip to Africa…. Last summer Monika Wirtz worked in a large Boston law firm. Classmates in graduate school:Michelle Angelone, Jus.D., Univ. of Florida Law School;Jane Armstrong, M.B.A., New Orleans; Amy Brunner, M.A., exercise and sports studies, Smith College; Monika Burk, M.P.T., athletic trainer certification, UNE; Michelle Claffey, Ph.D., chemistry, UC-Berkeley; Kimberly Chrichton, Jus.D., American Univ.; Emily Daughters, Jus.D., Northeastern Law School; Michael Davidson, Ph.D., Univ. of Edinburgh; Hilary Davis Claiborne, early childhood education, Simmons College; Meredith Davis, D.M.D., Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; Joseph Franzino, M.B.A., Fordham; Jason Grant, Ph.D., historical musicology, Univ. Pittsburgh; Matt Grove, Ph.D., geology, Duke; Maureen Gwinn, Ph.D., oral biology. SUNY-Buffalo;Heather Hall, Jus. D., Boston Univ. School of Law; Emily Jackson Sanborn, M.Ed., UNC-Chapel Hill; Laurie Mandel, M.S., occupational therapy, Seton Hall Univ; Brian Manning, Ph.D., anatomy and neuroradiology, UVM; Brad Mascott, M.B.A., Boston College School of Management;Tara Mattson, M.S., physical therapy, Columbia; Colleen McCafferty, D.V.M., Blacksburg; Brian McCook, history, UC-Berkeley; Laura Mytels, M.B.A., Haas School of Business, UC-Berkeley; Amanda Nickerson, Ph.D., psychology, South Carolina; Staci Nisbett, B.S., nursing, Johns Hopkins; Kurt Rosenberger, M.S., oceanography, Rhode Island; Jill Shahverdian, Ph.D., math, Northern Illinois Univ.; Carter Smith, M.B.A., Georgetown;Graduate degrees: Jason Grant, M.A., historical musicology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, April 1988; Anthony Ng, M.A., city planning, MIT, June 1988; Katharina Osmers, diploma in economics, Univ. of Gottingen, Germany; Raki K. Pai, M.D., New Mexico, 1998; Allyn Pazienza, M.A., anthropology, SUNY-Buffalo; Sherry Stadig Guardino, D.O., Univ. of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine;Karen Sternfeld, M.S., chemistry, Bristol, England, Sept. 1998; Alyssa VanDuizend, Jus.D., Univ. of Connecticut School of Law, May 1999; Monika Wirtz, Jus.D., Boston College, May 1999.
95 Class Secretary: Marjorie Northrop Friedman, 334 Turnpike Rd., Norwich, VT 05055, e-mail knorthrop@valley.net Class President: Rebecca J. Wolfe, 41 Dane St., Apt. 1, Somerville, MA 02143, e-mail rwolfe@wjh.harvard.edu

Next Reunion in 2005. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu In the Maine House of Representataives,Randy Bumps is one of three deputy whips and is the working Republican on the State and Local Government Committee. He facilitates regular communication of members in sub or regional groups to identify regional issues, coordinates the work of committee heads as they identify strategy on policy issues, and supports new members in their constituent work and press relations. He also helps coordinate floor debate, chairs caucus meetings as needed, and assists in opening lines of communication between members of the caucus, leadership, staff, and the public…. Sarah Dominick is a tutor at Carrabassett Valley Academy, where she also can enjoy skiing. In January she competed in the Chevy Truck U.S. Cross Country Championships at Black Mountain, Rumford. While at Bates, Sarah twice raced and competed in the NCAA championships…. Julia Flanagan writes: “After spending three years in Boston, I moved to Madison last August and started graduate school at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, working on a master’s (and eventually a Ph.D.) in French, as well as teaching French.” In Venice, Calif.,Duncan White is working on Roger Corman’s “Black Scorpions,” moving between production managing, directing, and first assistant directing.
96 Class Secretary: Faham Mamunr Rashid, 99 Brattle St., Lawrence 308, Cambridge, MA 02138, e-mailrashidf@ksg.harvard.edu Class President: Natasha G. Heath, PO Box 775827, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477-5827, e-mail raddad@cmn.netNext Reunion in 2001. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu Sarah Coulter lives in Madison, Wis., where she’s three years into a Ph.D. program in chemistry and her husband, Jeff Dormer, is working on a novel and composing music…. Vivian Schiebel is attending Duke Univ. Law School with plans for a 2001 J.D.
97 Class Secretary: Sharleen Joy Davis, 46 Hill Cir., Burlington, MA 01803, sharleendavis@hotmail.com Class President:Larry L. Ackerman, 23 Scudder St., 2d floor, Garfield, NJ 07026-2528, e-mail larryack@hotmail.comNext Reunion in 2002. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu Ilse Abusamra is assistant director of admission at Vassar College. She does lots of traveling for work and ran two marathons last fall…. In Manhattan, Larry Ackerman works for Keane Inc, a consulting firm. He plays basketball, does alumni interviews for Bates, and is a part-time M.B.A. student…. Living in Boston, Heather Alcock teaches high school English and coaches track…. Sefany Andreadis is a research associate for Pavonis Inc., a small biotech company, where she has helped to create and build an entire research laboratory in Cohasset, Mass. Next year she will work in the area of gene discovery with regards to non-disease traits such as balding, acne, and fat cells…. Moving to Arlington, Va.,Joy Ardizzonne has a new job as a production assistant at the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer…. In Seattle, Alison Brooksworks in college recruiting at Microsoft and “always looking for more Batesies to recruit.”… After a trip to New Zealand and an internship in Galveston, Texas, at a marine mammal research program, Kara Buckstaff worked on an organic herb and vegetable farm in Falmouth, and now is a research assistant in the dolphin biology department at Mote Marine Lab in Sarasota, Fla., with part-time work at a veterinary clinic…. Deborah Cantor works in the history department of Barnes & Noble in Manhattan and plays the bassoon in a trio…. In her last six months as a Peace Corps volunteer in St. Vincent, Becca Cheezum has developed a domestic violence crisis center and hotline for women, created a curriculum for schools about domestic violence, and trained counselors for the center and hotline…. Audrey Chen is still at Deutsche Bank Securities doing sell-side equity research. In March she went to Singapore with her mom, then on to Jamaica….Heather Chichester enjoys her classes and research on the Atlantic right whale at the New England Aquarium….Sharleen Davis has a teaching job in Harvard Square, is working on her Peace Corps application, and is heavily involved with a battered women’s shelter, where she does overnight shifts and leads a support group for survivors….Gretchen DeHart says that being at a large university has made her appreciate her Bates experience…. In East Providence, R.I., Maggie Doben teaches first grade at Gordon School…. Since last July, Zach Feldman has been with Clipper Cruise Line based in St. Louis, Mo. As cruise director, he also can sail to all sorts of exotic ports from Alaska to Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, and the Caribbean…. In the years since graduation, Kevin Finn has worked as a Congressional intern, lived in Japan for three months with the same family he had been with before, biked to many local nature sites, and continued his nature photography. Last spring he spent five hours every morning for a week in the D.C. area photographing a family of osprey and their nest…. Chris Gailey works for the Appalachian Mountain Club, and lives in the Boston area…. In Spring Green, Wis.,Annalee Gunlicks teaches eighth-grade civics and also coaches the eighth grade basketball team…. Liz Guntherteaches science, is the assistant marching band director, and coach of the high school’s Academic Decathlon team…. Dina Hanna is a liaison officer at the New York City Commission for the United Nations and is a liaison between Mayor Giuliani and the U.N. and consular corps community…. Richard Holley spent a year in Prague, the Czech Republic, as a senior project executive at a Czech-owned market research agency. “It was an amazing experience and, though difficult at first, I soon came to fall in love with Europe.” He encourages everyone to tour Europe, avoid the tourist traps and “go see where people really live and work.”… Karen Janke is a member of Carlson Marketing Group’s travel staff, about 120 people who travel the country and world, producing incentive travel trips, special events, and business meetings. This May, she’s planned a 30-day trip to Australia…. Deb Jones writes that she gave up her job with Coca-Cola and now works for a tiny little jewel of an ad agency on Beacon Hill…. In Washington, D.C., Sarah Kane works at AARP…. Abby Kranz is with an industrial psychology firm in Atlanta…. In New York City, Lydia Langford is at J. Walter Thompson working on the Lubriderm/Schick and J&B Scotch accounts. Previously she had been in the Reebok advertising department…. After working at UltraNew Communications Inc., John “Kurt” Loether now does network technical support for Vital Network Services Inc. (General DataCom Industries Inc.)…. Since October 1998, Jennifer Long has been a publicity assistant at Alfred A. Knopf…. WhitneyMacdonald has moved to Australia after a year as a medical research assistant at the Rockefeller Univ. in New York City…. In addition to grad school, Marney MacDougal has an internship doing outreach counseling with adolescents and families…. Living in Brighton, Mass., Sanna Makela works in the strategic service practice at Anderson Consulting in Wellesley…. Beth Mason enjoys her job at MEDITECH, a medical software company, and having ’97 Bates grads Sean Donahue and Jesse Strandberg there as well…. In Berlin, N.H., Colleen Matlen teaches physical science and biology at Berlin High School…. Lynn Maziarz is a development assistant at National Public Radio, writing proposals and reports to private foundations…. On a trip to Europe last summer, Kate McCann ended up in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where she teaches business English in various companies and government offices and is an editor in a translating agency. “Slovenia is an amazing country.”… In Burlington, Vt.,Kirsten McKeown is a technical writer for a healthcare software company…. In March, Gina McMahon was to act in a show for the Breakthrough Theater of Boston…. After doing biomedical research at various institutes, Tammy Deen Moscrip is at the National Institutes of Health training monkeys on complex behavioral/cognitive tasks. The monkeys are part of a longitudinal aging study to assess whether calorie restriction can reduce/slow the aging process both physiologically and cognitively…. Jared Nelson works for Spinergy, a bicycle wheel company…. Happily living in France, Lauren Newhart is marketing assistant for Atlas Telecom in Aix-en-Provence…. Melissa Niles is a telco analyst at GTE Internet working in Cambridge, Mass., putting her biology degree to good use…. In Japan, Catherine Noerteaches English in an English school with students from ages 4 to 70. She lives with a Japanese family about two hours north of Tokyo…. At The New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, Aileen Novick does editing work, even was the main editor of a book…. Jeff Parent works 16-hour shifts at a residential treatment center for boys…. Angela Pizzodoes clinical research studies in the rheumatology department at Boston Medical Center…. Mary Richter is fund raising for the English Royal Academy of the Arts in New York and heads their Junior Committee…. At Woods Hole, Mass.,Alexander Robinson is a lab technician at the U.S. Geological Survey…. John Rukenbrod wor
ks for a software company. “No it’s not Microsoft!”… Living in Boston, Corey Scrupps is an independent financial planner with New England Schooner Inc…. In New York City, Rebecca Shankman is a paralegal in the Wall Street law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell…. Breck Smith loves her job as an analyst for an investment banking firm in Boston…. Sarah Standford is a grassroots community organizer for reproductive healthcare issues in Portland…. In Anchorage, Alaska, Becky Steer sells drugs for Bristol-Myers Squibb and enjoys the many outdoor opportunities there. She also coaches a high school ski team…. Along with contacts with several Batesies in Washington, D.C., Erica Stewart has a great job with a non-profit that works to improve nutrition in developing countries…. Tom Tadros is on a 27-month mission with the Peace Corps in Turkmenistan. He is a healthcare provider, running programs to help locals in his tiny village to be more hygienic, eat properly and tend to their illnesses. He also helps the doctors and nurses. Living with a family there, he is learning to speak Turkmen and to play the piano…. At The Children’s School in Stamford, Conn., Jennifer Toppingteaches science, sign language, and Spanish from pre-kindergarten to first-grade classes…. Working in Boston, Jen Van Gelder is a senior project analyst for Putnam Investments, focusing on the administration of institutional retirement plan accounts…. Along with her graduate school work, Laura Ward has a first-year internship working with adolescents. Earlier she had worked with abused and neglected children in Maine…. Enjoying life in Brookline,Leah Wiedman is a production associate at First Night Boston…. Melissa Young works at a five-star resort, Twin Farms, in Barnard, Vt. In April she returned to work for the summer in Weekapaug, R.I. Classmates in graduate school:Heather Chichester, marine science, Boston Univ.;Gretchen Ann DeHart, M.A. sociology, Washington State Univ.; Kevin Finn, American Univ. School of International Service; Richard Holley III, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law; Karen Janke, library science, Univ. of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana, fall 1999; Deb Jones, Suffolk Law;Whitney Macdonald, M.A./Ph.D., microbiology and immunology, Univ. of Melbourne; Marney McDougal, M.S.W., Boston Univ.; Julie Mallon, M.S., medieval English history, Oxford; Katharine McQuilkin, M.D., UVM; Erica Monopoli, Jus.D., New Hampshire; Erica Nappi, M.S.W., UMaine-Orono; Peter J. Rossi, B.S./M.S., engineering management, Dartmouth; Meghan Sawyer, M.A., elementary education, Loyola; Becky Steer, M.B.A., Alaska; James Thaxton, Jus.D., UVM Law School; Bryan Turner, M.S., environmental engineering, UC-Berkeley; Shannon Walker, D.V.M., Tufts Veterinary School; Laura Ward, M.S.W., Smith College School of Social Work.
98 Class Secretary: Tyler W. Munoz, 45 St Paul St., 1A, Brookline, MA 02146, e-mail tyler.munoz@us.pwcglobal.com Class President: Robert Curtis, 32 Quincy St., Medford. MA 02155Next Reunion in 2003. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu
99 Class Secretary: Julintip Thirasilpa, 3152 Stuart Rd., Fostoria, OH 44830 Class President: Mathew F. Velluto, 52 Orne St., Marblehead, MA 01945-2614Next Reunion in 2004. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu

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