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Class of 1995

Co-Class Secretaries: Scott Marchildon, 31 Windy Hollow Ln., Bowdoinham ME 04008, smarchildon@une.edu; Philip Pettis, Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman and Scott, Portsmouth NH 03802, ppettis@nhlawfirm.com

Co-Class Presidents: Jason and Deborah Nowak Verner, 5 Wilson Ln., Acton MA 01720, theverners@juno.com

He’s been a giant grape, a large pink bunny, a masked marauder, and the French knight from the Holy Grail, but Michael Dudley Battle still shows his face at St. Francis High School in Mountain View, Calif., where he teaches French. The costumes were for pep rallies. He will recuperate with a summer in France and Italy…. Betsy Bennett enjoys her work as the curator/educator at the Nature Museum in Grafton, Vt…. Dean Bragonier, former owner/operator of the Amity Bistro in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard, is the executive director and founder of the Tranquility Project, dedicated to addressing the problem of land mines in Cambodia and Laos. He and Sally Taylor were married last September and live in Boulder…. Randy Bumps heads up the Bush-Cheney campaign in Maine. He previously managed six field offices for U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and served as her deputy campaign manager for the 2002 election…. Did you catch Bayne Gibby on Comedy Central in February? She was part of the special, Out on the Edge. She also appeared on Sex and the City in January and has a second CD of her songs out, entitled Live from the Cutting Room. She describes her work as “folk music on crack.”… Heather Josselyn-Cranson is finishing her doctoral degree at the BU School of Theology. She is writing her dissertation on the mass and office for the Feast of St. Gilbert, a 12th century monastic from Lincolnshire, England…. Abigail Rhoads and her family have moved to Sandwich on Cape Cod to be closer to her husband’s charter fishing business. “We’re having a great time taking walks on the beach and getting involved in the community,” she says…. Daniel Sachs found that he had more free time after finishing his M.B.A., so he got a dog. He is the vice president of operations at Partsearch Technologies in New York City…. Following the birth of her daughter in 2003, Katie Segal Frekko took leave of absence from her law practice to care for her… Kristin Souweine graduated from the UNE’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in June 2003. She’s a resident in pediatrics at Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y…. Bradford Camden Whipple plays golf almost every day in Key West, Fla. “Anyone is welcome to visit,” he says.

Next Reunion in 2005. Got news? Tap out a note to magazine@bates.edu!


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