Class of 1988 reunion 2008

Class Secretary: Adrienne Terry D’Olimpio, PO Box 202, Lyndon Center VT 05850,

Class President: Laura Young Connelly, 11 Wilton Ln., Cape Elizabeth ME 04107,

Chris Briggs Hale, who earned his M.Ed. at Lesley Univ., was honored by the school for his exemplary professional leadership. A senior consultant at McREL (Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning), Chris is the former principal of Cresson Elementary School in Cripple Creek, Colo. There, he earned wide respect for building a community-wide character-education program; he was subsequently appointed to the national board of directors of Community of Caring by Eunice Kennedy Shriver…. Jennifer Guckel’s company, Sentient Jet, was featured in an article in the The Boston Globe in May. Her company offers jet membership cards, which work like a debit card and can be used for time on private jets that are accessible at any time, from anywhere, through contracts with jet charter companies across the country…. Darin Pope joined Wachovia Securities as senior vice president of investments in Colchester, Vt…. ICOA Inc., a Warwick, R.I.-based provider of neutral-host broadband wireless Internet solutions in high traffic public locations (airports, marinas, restaurants) appointed Rick Schiffmann as executive vice president…. The benefits administration company Conexis appointed Thomas Trautwein a regional vice president. He will manage the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.