|KEENE STATE TODAY SPRING 2009|
Rachel Thibault is entering her second year in the Communication Ph.D. program at UMass-Amherst. Her areas of interest include independent film and documentary as well as digital media and film programming. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christopher Allen writes: "Greetings all! I am still in warm and dry southern California. I am now a director at Amgen, working in the biotechnology field. I hang out with Larry Wilberton '91 periodically. I still enjoy the sunshine and get to learn about molecular engineering at work!"
Tracey (Schlaefer) Brumlik got married on July 12, 2003. She and her husband, Richard adopted their first child.
From Sharon Snider-Muller: "Hello KSC alums! I have a new position in child and family services in a healthy families program. I work with expecting moms through mothers of 1-year-olds and teach them child development, how to find resources, and other skills. I just finished teaching an early childhood development class at Southern N.H. University. I now appreciate my KSC mentors Dottie Bauer and Mary Mayshark even more than I did before; it's a lot of work to teach college classes! I have missed being in touch with Julie Stockwell. So if you are reading this, get in touch with me, OK Julie?"
IN MEMORIAM: Andrew M. Payne '91
Chris Kulbe writes: "I married Lorie Robbins '95. We have three kids: Jesse, 8, Jordan, 5, and Drew, 1. I'm a professional firefighter/paramedic for Bangor, Maine. Lorie and I also own and operate Ridge Top Chimney Sweep, a small chimney sweeping and service company."
From Roger Wilkins: "I will be one of the last individuals on this planet to design and organize a Facebook page. I invite any and all friends of the past to look me up and tell all that you've been up to."
From Megan FitzGerald: "My husband and I just got back from a long weekend trip to London, where we got to spend time with a good friend whom I met studying abroad in York, England, during the spring 1997 semester. I'm very thankful for that enriching KSC experience. All the best to everyone. Please keep in touch."
Michelle Carlson writes: "After two years in Boston, I've moved back to the mountains. I live in Cornish Flat, N.H., and teach fifth grade at Plainfield Elementary School. I also teach dance at Creative Movement School of Dance in Lebanon, N.H. My boyfriend, Todd, and I also recently bought Stone Arch Bakery in Claremont, N.H. If you're in the area, stop by!"
From Susane (Lamontagne) Gilbert: "My husband and I welcomed the arrival of our third son on May 9, 2008. He was 5 pounds, 14 ounces, and 19 inches long. His name is Roland Michel Gilbert, and he joins our other two sons: Reece (4) and Buddy (7)."
Paul Silverfarb writes: "My wife, Elizabeth (Hornsberger) Silverfarb '01, and I are pleased to announce the birth of our twins! They were born Oct. 22, 2008, at 1:33 and 1:34 p.m. and both boys are healthy. Their names are Connor Francis and Luke George. Connor was born 5 pounds, 5 ounces, and Luke was 5 pounds, 12 ounces. They were born at Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, Conn.