|KEENE STATE TODAY||VOLUME XX NUMBER 2 Winter 2005|
Colleen Kaiser Hartman of Chesterfield, N.H., writes, "Our second child, Connor Frederick, was born Sept. 22. I am continuing to work part-time teaching general music at Guilford Central School, in Guilford, Vt."
Donna Goyette writes, "Would love to know how Lorenzo Mastrangelo, Demetri Pellidis, Sand Hughey, Liz Acerno and Jake, and Hope Hennessey are all doing. Be in touch. Deeleeace@aol.com.
Juanita Suarez-Espino is looking for Cindy Grime Allen. "Please contact me, Cindy! We're all wondering where you are!"
From Maureen Cicchese Musseau: David Wenhold writes, "Over the past four years I have been able to get over $11 million for colleges to train people to do closed captioning for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. I drafted a bill to get Congress to appropriate $100 million for schools. The great thing is that this legislation will help over 28 million deaf and hard-of-hearing Americans get access to television.
Alison Ledden Langer writes, "I am a service consultant for Hartford Life Insurance Company and my husband, Michael Langer '93, works for Cadbury Adams. We have three children: Troy, 5, Kaylie, 4, and Austin, 2."
Alison Foley tallied her 100th win as women's soccer head coach for Boston College in October. Allison began her career as assistant coach of the James Madison University squad from 1992-1995. She got her first head coaching job at Angelo State University in Texas. After one year there, she arrived at BC for the 1997 season and is now in her eighth year at BC.
From Shelli Bienvenue Cook: Hey, everyone. It has been a while since I have written so I thought I would just send a hello, hoping that all is going well with my fellow KSC grads. I am still living with my husband, Capt. John Cook USMC, and two kids, Colin, 3, and Owen, 2, in Quantico, Va. Living on a military base in these times can be a little challenging, but I am thankful that John is here and not in Iraq. Please keep all those who fight for this country and their families in your thoughts.
From Julie Mikla: "Hello, everyone! It has been a long time since I have been in contact with anyone from KSC. I now work as a recruiter for Goldman Sachs in downtown Manhattan and have lived here for almost eight years. Time flies! I would love to hear from old friends. E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org."
Susanna Hallenbeck Hargreaves is teaching English at Pembroke Academy. She earned her bachelor's degree in journalism and public affairs with a minor in English, and a master's degree in English from Rivier College. She previously worked at the Regional Service Education Center Academy in Amherst and the Greater Lowell Technical High School in Massachusetts.
Kathleen Martin was named executive assistant to the president and assistant secretary to the board of trustees at Bucknell University. Kathy says she is the principal liaison to the president for internal and external constituents, provides administrative support to the president and the trustees, and works on special projects. She also competes in triathlons.
Phyllis L. Walder of Old Town, Maine, is principal of Swan's Island School. She writes: "Last April, I enjoyed taking my grandson Brandon to South Africa. We visited a school on the outskirts of Johannesburg and have now committed ourselves to sending three students to high school there. Visiting Robbins Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for so many years, was a humbling experience for both of us."
Carmen P. Trafton writes, "William Trafton and I were married in Hyannis on Sept. 8, 2001. Lisa Tomilson was a bridesmaid and John Brehm was a groomsman. In 2003, we returned to Keene and celebrated the birth of our precious daughter, Hallie Catherine, on June 19."
David Jaquith passed away June 4, 2004, after a five-week battle with a brain tumor. He was married October 18, 2003, to Rebecca Lynn Butler and they lived in Nashua, N.H.
Jeffrey Paquin '96 married Dotty Grace McIntyre on Sept. 3, 2004, at Saint Dorothy's in Wilmington, Mass. The reception was held at the Tewksbury Country Club. Fellow KSC alumni were: Paul and Ella Weber, Andrew Mackey, and Gary and Bridget Christie. Writes Jeff: "We honeymooned in Aruba and enjoyed the 'once-every-60-years' hurricane (Ivan). Actually, despite all the water, every day was very sunny with good beach time. I look forward to seeing more of my fellow alumni soon as our 10-year approaches. Take care, all."
Keene Staters from around the globe traveled over the river and through the woods to Mendocino, Calif., where a riotous and radical time was reported amidst the vineyards and untamed ocean views for the wedding of Jared Baker and Katryna Neira on October 1, 2004. Among travelers from France, Florida, New York, Seattle, New England, and sunny southern California were Jeremy Bedor '99, Bernie Hrubala '97, Michael Lafluer '98, Heather Christensen Lafluer '97, Kristine Trahan Miale '95, Stephen Chartier '97, Kevin Ledoux '95, Matthew Miale '98, Saul Stenbak '95, Karl Bender '95, Rob Ferragina, and Brendan Guyotte '97. The bride and groom now live in San Deigo.
From Melissa Haggett Greenwood: "Hi everyone. I hope this fall finds everyone doing their best. I'm living back in Vermont. I'm teaching music at Johnson Elementary School in Johnson, Vt. I was married on July 5, 2003."
Lisa Carvill writes, "Hello, everyone! I recently moved from Portland, Maine, to Concord, New Hampshire. I'd love to catch up with anyone in the area. email@example.com."
From Kelly Lamontagne Wood: "I recently completed my doctorate in clinical psychology and now work as a school psychologist at HDES. Thanks to Larry Welkowitz for his continued support."
Jennifer Pouliot of Dover, N.H., is community relations director for The Inn at Spruce Wood, a senior living community offering independent and assisted living, respite care, and an Alzheimer's/memory-care program. Jennifer will act as a liaison to professional referral sources and advocacy groups to promote The Inn at Spruce Wood in the Seacoast area. A board-certified orthopedic technologist, she was previously admissions and marketing coordinator at the Dover Rehabilitation and Living Center, where she was named 2003 Employee of the Year.
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