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KEENE STATE TODAY VOLUME XXI NUMBER 3 Spring 2006
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From Shelly Brodeur Masson:
"Scott '92
and I welcomed our second child, Logan Scott Masson on Nov. 25, 2005. Logan joins his big brother, Riley, who was born Dec. 25, 2002. We've got Christmas and occasionally Thanksgiving covered with birthdays. I'm still working in organizational development and learning at Women and Infants Hospital in Providence, R.I. Scott is working for a company called ITeam in Littleton, Mass., that provides IT solutions for small businesses. Please note that we have a new email address - smasson6@comcast.net. I would love to hear from some of my former staff members and friends that I haven't heard from in a while. Please drop a line."

Annmarie Holloran writes:
"After five great years at Campbell High School as dean of students and varsity volleyball coach, I have rented my house in Nashua, N.H., and moved to Bristol, N.H., where I am principal of Danbury Elementary School and Alexandria Village School. Having a great time, working with great people, and the students are so funny! In my free time I enjoy playing golf and spending time with family and friends."

Claudette Carignan Barker writes: "Hello KSC alums! Mark, Alycia, Tyler, and I recently moved to Round Rock, Texas, which is 10 miles north of Austin. It's wonderful here! I would love to hear from my fellow music majors and HRX sisters. Take care!"

IN MEMORIAM: Robert E. Catudal '90 died Feb. 10, 2006, in Manchester, N.H. He was a member of Phi Kappa Theta fraternity and worked in security at KSC. He then became head of security at Notre Dame College in Manchester. He worked at PC Connection in Merrimack and for the past 5 years had been employed in corporate sales at Hewlett-Packard in Littleton, Mass.


1991

From Karen: "Happy Spring everyone! I've run into a couple of former KSCers lately, including Jamie Hasenfus '95 , who's a successful real estate agent on the seacoast; heard from John Shore, who works on the seacoast and is part of the band Tone Salad; and spent a festive New Year's Eve with my dear old roomie, Robin Jones Steward '92 , who's a teacher in Tamworth and lives with her husband, Mike, and daughter, Riley, near the Kancamagus.

"Paula Mitchell Demers wrote to encourage folks to come back to Keene for Reunion. Can you believe it's our 15th already? She let me know that the following people are planning to be there, and hopefully that'll encourage even more to join in the reunion festivities: Paula Mitchell Demers, Christine Hagewood, Linda Bakus Gary, Diane Croteau Langlois, Jennifer Welch Kusnarowis and Steve Kusnarowis.

"As for me, I spent a delightful week aboard the schooner Stephen Taber in downeast Maine in late September 2005. What a dream come true! And of course, now I'm hooked on sailing.

"I also wanted to congratulate Scott and Kelly O'Connell McPherson '92 on the arrival of twins, William and Alexander. Arriving earlier than expected, they made their grand entrance on Christmas Eve morning 2005. Welcome!!

"Hope to see y'all at Reunion!"


1992

Eastern Bank announced the appointment of Christopher Hanson of Southborough, Mass., as a senior mortgage officer. Christopher will oversee business development in MetroWest for the Boston-based bank. He was previously employed as a Xerox sales agent in Boston.


1993

Brian J. Donovan writes: "I've just started my fifth semester teaching elementary French at KSC. While I've only been teaching one section of 101 so far each semester, I'll be teaching both a 101 and a 102 section in the fall. The department has been very supportive." bdonovan1@keene.edu.

From Michelle Doherty McCrae: "Married to Shad McCrae for 11 years. We live in Hopkinton, R.I., with our two-year-old twins, Molly and Grace. Shad works as a lighting designer for Foxwoods and I work as associate director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy. We live on a tranquil, quiet lake - except for a few weeks in the summer when a thousand Boy Scouts take up residence the next pond over! What more can I say? Our life is like a party that never ends and time really is fleeting. We wish our fellow alums from the theater department all the best."

Scott P. Dunn and his wife, Stephanie, welcomed their daughter, Ava Susan, into the world on Jan. 30, 2006. The godparents are Jim Wright and his wife, Sharon. Ava joins her brother, Jack, born in 2003. Scott is a department chairperson of world languages in Simsbury, Conn., and Stephanie is an elementary school teacher in Litchfield. The Dunn family resides in Harwinton, Conn.


1994

Bill Baker lives in Kennesaw, Ga., with his wife Dierdre and two children, Maya, 3, and Sarah, 2. He writes: "Looking to say hello to some old friends. I'm still in ATL, but no longer with the Braves. Moved on to bigger and better things with TBS. The Katrina family has moved out and on their own now. Tough ordeal for them. E-mail when you get a chance." bakerbill99@comcast.net

Pete Smith is marketing coordinator at N.H. Ball Bearings in Peterborough, N.H. He worked previously at the Colonial Theatre in Keene and at Florentine Films in Walpole, N.H. He and his wife, Heather, have two children, Alexandra and Jack, and live in Keene.

Jodi Lyddon Stewart writes: "Just writing a quick hi. My husband and I are living in Fairport, N.Y. We live in a newly built house to fit our three boys, ages 2, 6, and 9. Would like to hear from epy sisters and others." Jstew121@Rochester.rr.com

Dawn Henry writes: "I'm still living near Seattle, Wash., and am employed at The Rockwell Institute as a writer and editor for real estate textbooks and online course material. I love what I do, as it pulls together my English degree, my law school experience, and my real estate license. I have two daughters: Abby, 10, and Maggie, 6. I would dearly love to hear from Karen Friend '95 and Catharine Allardice '95 ." dawnh@rockwellinstitute.com


1995

Elizabeth Morrone Hill of Boynton Beach, Fla., writes: "Tim and I have lived in our home for six years and have two beautiful children - Preston, 5, and Madelynne, 1. Tim has run a very successful business, All Keyed Up, Inc., for eight years and I have worked for the school board for six years."

Adam Cadan writes: "First and foremost, hello to all IKO brothers! I've been REAL bust these last couple of years and just wanted to send a friendly note while I have some down time. This June I graduate from PA school. Plan on specializing in orthopedic surgery. Been a long road but it's almost over. Would love to hear from some old friends!" surfsnow@optonline.net


1996

Chris Kelley of Concord, N.H., writes: "I have been married to Terri for eight years and we have twin daughters, Caitlyn and Ashley, 5. For the last nine years, I taught instrumental music in the Concord School District. Six of those years I was director of bands at Concord High School. I have recently become the assistant principal at Hopkinton High School in Hopkinton, N.H. I am completing my master of education degree at Antioch New England Graduate School in Keene."

In November, Cheryl Buck celebrated her marriage to Derek Bootle with a reception at Narragansett, R.I. Alumni in attendance included Michelle Gibeault Traub, Kate Fuller, and Jolene Newell Price.

Sarah Alden Jeror writes: "I am married to Jay Jeror and living in Lebanon, N.H. Our daughter Josie was one in March. I recently started at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College as their web content developer. I'd love to hear from classmates or former KSC students (CS 101, etc.)." sarah.jeror@dartmouth.edu

Robyn Shumer was awarded the 2006 New Jersey Public Health Association President's Award at the group's annual meeting in October. Robyn has been an active member of NJPHA for the last several years, co-chairing the membership committee and helping to automate membership communications.


1997

Danielle Dearborn Gagne earned her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of New Hampshire in September 2004, and officially received her degree during the graduation ceremonies in May 2005. She is currently in her second year as assistant professor of psychology at Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y.

Sheila Fournier Littlefield and her husband, Todd Littlefield, celebrated their son's first birthday on Jan. 7, 2006. Sheila, Todd, and Cameron Robert Littlefield are happy and healthy and living in Concord, N.H. Sheila is working as lead teacher at Early Head Start in Manchester, and Todd is working at Bedford Pool and Patio in Bedford.

Christine Austin Ochsner of South Clifton Park, N.Y., writes: "If you're out there, I miss ya, Lori O."

Jennifer Berman MacMillan writes: "My husband, Paul MacMillan, and I celebrated the birth of our daughter, Chloe, on Oct. 22, 2005. We live in Acton, Mass., now. I work part-time at a public library while I am pursuing my master's in library science at Simmons College. Paul is working for a company in Boston as a safety specialist."

Susan Lucier moved to Asheville, N.C., in 2001 and then to Burnsville to work with glassblowers William and Katherine Bernstein. She continues to apprentice for them and is in her first year at of the MFA program at Western Carolina University. Recently she was a recipient of the Toe River Arts Council's Scholarship for the Arts. Susan works in oil paint, glass, and other media.

IN MEMORIAM: Paul Sternfels '97 died in December 2005 in an accident at his home in Westminster, Vt. He was a beloved and respected math teacher in Pioneer Valley school district in Massachusetts. Prior to his teaching career, he worked at Green Mountain Orchards in Putney, Vt.


1998

Jessica Charpentier and husband, Scott Vespia, welcomed their first child, Vanessa Lyn Vespia, on March 30, 2005.



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