|KEENE STATE TODAY SPRING 2009|
Jennifer Ritchings Dutch writes: "I was accepted to the American Studies Ph.D. program at Penn State University. I will begin coursework in fall 2009. My primary interests are folklore/folklife, foodways, and popular culture."
Caitlin Furman Caserta married Christopher Caserta. They are living on a farm in Walpole, N.H., raising animals and two sons, Sam and Henry.
Michelle Scott Manno writes: "2008 was a busy year as I just got married! My husband, Nick, and I look forward to our first year as husband and wife. Would love to reconnect with folks out there, my new e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org."
IN MEMORIAM: Mark Bennett '01
Shaun Burdick is currently living in Savannah, Ga., where he is enrolled in the Sound Design MFA program at Savannah College of Art and Design. In addition to classes, Shaun is president of the Sound Design Club and recording secretary for the Inter Club Council at SCAD. He is also currently working with IATSE Local 320 as a union theatrical stagehand.
IN MEMORIAM: Joy Cole '04
Michael Ricci '05 married Lauren Tellier on August 8, 2008, in Nashua, N.H. A reception was held at Harris' Pelham Inn. They went on a trip to Aruba and now live in Merrimack.
Gina Graciano writes: "It's my second year working at New Hampton School as an academic assistant and assistant softball coach. Next year, I'm hoping to teach a journalism class."
Sara Shumway Garrett writes: "In April 2008, I moved to Sydney, Australia, where I now permanently reside. I also recently married the Australian love of my life, Paul Garrett, on February 27, 2009. We had a small wedding of 50 people.
Meghan McGovern writes: "I had a wonderful experience at KSC, and I miss it so much! I wish I could be a KSC student forever."
Elizabeth Comeau is studying for her master's degree in social work at Boston College's Graduate School of Social Work. She expects to graduate in 2010.
Wendy Daly Bellew writes: "My experience as a nontraditional student at KSC was richly satisfying. I made many friends among the students and faculty. Going back to school at 35 was one of the best decisions I have ever made."