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Class Notes | 2022

LA VERNE HYMAN ’56, Lititz, retired on 8/18/20, ending her career in substitute teaching. She taught 3rd grade at James Buchanan School in Lancaster Township, became a stay-at-home mom and a substitute teacher for 50 plus years.

N.A. THOMAS KLINGER ’61, Wheat Ridge, CO, along with his wife released their 5th book, “C&Sng Railroaders’ Photos, Memories and Then Some,” in July 2021.

WILLIAM GORDON ’69, New Cumberland, earned his Doctor of Business Administration, from American Meridian University.

ROBERT BALDINO ’71, Reading, was inducted into the High School Sports Hall of Fame. He coached wrestling for 15 years and just completed his 18th year coaching high school girls soccer.

RAYMOND JANIFER, ’71, Chambersburg, retired on 5/10/20 after 30 years as a professor of English and six years as director of the Ethnic Studies Program.

THOMAS KESTLER ’73, Ashburn, VA, retired on 12/31/2021 from Advisor Group, where he worked as a production group leader. He spent 43 years in the financial services industry.

LAWRENCE JONES ’74, Camp Hill, retired after 38 years on 4/11/16 as a programmer analyst in the IT field.

THOMAS WISNIESKI ’74, Gainesville, FL, retired after a rewarding 40 year career in the health industry with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

NANCY ZIMMERMAN ’75, New Providence, was awarded the 2021 Frank Mulhern Leadership Award from the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association.

ROBERT (MIKE) BUTLER ’77, Parker, CO, competed in the 2021 Ironman Triathlon 70.3 World Championship, this past September in St. George, Utah. This was his 26th triathlon.

WALTER STRAITON ’77, Williamsport, accepted a position as Director of Sales at MusicFirst. He is excited to be advancing the global cause of music education.

KATHLEEN ACHUFF ’80, Royersford, retired on 1/2/2022 after 40 years in the food service industry. She also taught 5th and 6th grades in the Catholic school system for 13 years.

KEVIN DIXON ’81, Columbus, OH, upon retirement from the Franklin County Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board created the Dr. Kevin L. Dixon Champion of Diversity and Inclusion Award in his name.

DONNA HURLEY ’81, Lancaster, was part of the first FACE Principle Approach Master Teacher certification graduation class. She has been an educator at Dayspring Christian Academy since 1994, earned her M.Ed. from Regent University in 2008 and has served as Director of Curriculum and Instruction since 2017.

KAREN SANTUCCI SCHEUER ’82, Newtown, recently had her second children’s book published, “I Know Something You Don’t Know.” Her first book, “A Bug and a Wish,” has sold over 13,000 copies.

ERIC STALLWORTH ’83, San Antonio, FL, retired as an adjunct professor of education at the University of South Florida and Saint Leo University in Tampa, Florida.

RICHARD MUSSELMAN ’84, Thompsontown, retired on 07/01/2021 after a diverse career at Midd-West School District. He has started his own custom woodworking business named Musselman Woodworking located in East Salem, PA.

RICHARD CARNS ’85, Carlisle, retired from Carlisle Construction Materials after 36 years in the commercial roofing industry.

ARMENTA WASHINGTON ’85, Philadelphia, won the Philly Magazine 2021 Health Hero award. She was recognized for her work to address cancer health disparities in the African American community during the global pandemic.

DAVID HENRIQUES ’88, Millersville, was awarded the Millersville University Athletics Faculty Mentor Award for 2020-2021. Henriques also accepted the position as Chair, Department of Academic Advisement & Student Development at Millersville University.

KAY GILLESPIE ’89, Draper, UT, started a new position as Chief Human Resources Officer at WorkCare, Inc. she is also a mentor with the Women Unlimited Leadership Development Program.

AMANDA PHILY ’90, Ardmore, was promoted to Principal of Assistant District Counsel of Civil Works and Regulatory at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. Amanda joined the Corps in August 2014.

SHANE MAYOR ’90, Chico, CA, was recognized with the California State University Chico 2021-22 Outstanding Mentor Award.

AMY GABRIELE ’91, Harrisburg, received the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association Advocacy Award. This award is given annually to a non-music therapist who has exhibited exemplary effort in advocating for the advancement of Music Therapy in areas such as program development, advocacy at a local, state, or regional level, financial support, or other various means.

AMY SARA FASANO ’92, Lancaster, received a Doctorate of Philosophy PhD in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania on 12/11/21.

COLLEEN MEYERS ’92, Old Bridge, NJ, recently stepped down from coaching varsity cheerleading after 28 years at Spotswood High School, where she continues to love teaching her social studies students. Meyers is a breast cancer survivor and thriver.

MATTHEW RITTER ’92, Arlington, VA, assumed a new role as Digital Content Producer for the National Weather Desk, Sinclair Broadcasting Group.

CROIX KRING ’98, Collegeville, promoted to Director, Global Medical Process and Technology Optimization within Global Medical Operations, Governance and Community at Pfizer.

MIKE CHICK JR ’00, Arlington, VA, was appointed by the Virginia legislature on March 10, 2022, to serve as Judge of the Arlington County Juvenile & Domestics Relations District Court.

MARDA CLAY ’01, Lancaster, was presented with a Commencement Certificate signed by Governor Tom Wolf, Penn State Dean of Agricultural Science Rick Rosch, and Director of Extension Brent Hales. She is one of 30 Commonwealth residents to complete the two-year RULE Program. Through a series of in-person study institutes, 38 webinars as well as hybrid study institutes, RULE scholars had an inaugural experience of learning models during their two-year leadership challenge immersion.

STEPHANIE ZEGERS ’03, Mount Joy, accepted a position as assistant director of engineering/STEM relationship development for the School of Engineering, Math and Computer Science at Elizabethtown College.

PATRICE MORRIS-ROSEBOROUGH ’05, Philadelphia, transitioned into administration as a new high school assistant principal in the Philadelphia School District where she has taught since 2008.

TIMOTHY HOILAND ’05, Tempe, AZ, released a short film called “Dreams,” which he wrote, directed, and edited.

ELONA DEPREZ ’05, East Windsor, NJ, was appointed as the chief development and communication officer for the Henry J Austin Health Center.

MICHAEL ISKRIC JR. ’07, Harrisburg, recently was appointed superintendent of the Steelton-Highspire School District.

CHAD VARGO ’07, Naperville, IL, was promoted to Senior EHS Program Manager at Microsoft.

ANDREW MOLLOY ’07, Lititz, opened a clothing store in Landisville, PA, with his wife, after selling online for many years. The store is called The Connection Landisville.

CHRISTIE CHACON ’08, Mount Gretna, promoted to Senior Sales Director for Barry Callebaut.

DEBORAH BOYD ’09, Willow Street, accepted a position as business analyst for Peraton, where she will be training to be an informatician, and working with the DCD COVID-19 immunization data lake team.

SARAH HALL-BAGDONAS ’10, Lake Ariel, promoted to Senior Forestry Manager of Family Forest Carbon Program in Central Appalachia in February 2022.

SARAH RASMUSSEN ’11, Pottstown, accepted a position as director of communications for Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.

PHILIP VONADA ’11, South Williamsport, accepted a position as communications director for the National Grange in Washington, DC. The National Grange is a community based organization with more than 1500 chapters nationwide, focused on protecting the interests of rural America.

SARA STEVENS ’13, Littleton, CO, was featured in a Washington Post article titled “The Race to Rescue Florida’s Diseased Corals.”

DANIEL BERNDT ’13, Laredo, TX, accepted a position as environmental health & safety coordinator II for Texas A&M International University.

RACHEL CICIONI ’13, Lancaster, started her own private teaching practice; her business start-up is MyFrenchU.

TYRA BROWN ’14, Exeter, NH, was promoted to associate dean, science, where she will focus on supporting foundational math and science students, faculty and programs at Southern New Hampshire University.

CHARLES STANBERY ’15, Camp Hill, retired on 8/31/2021 from Susquenita School District after teaching Mathematics for the past 28 years.

JOSEPH RECEVEUR ’16, Garnet Valley, earned his Doctor of Philosophy Entomology & Ecology degree from Michigan State University on 5/1/2021. He is currently employed at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.

AMBER LIGGETT ’18, ’20M, Camp Hill, started a new job this spring as a communications analyst, with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Program Office. In her new role, she focuses on internal strategic communications to highlight and promote climate science research.

GABRIELLA LICATA ’19, Hummelstown, was promoted to senior staff accountant at Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz, a regional premier accounting and advisory firm.

JACKSON HOUSTON ’19, Lancaster, will be moving to South Bend, IN, to attend the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame in pursuit of a master’s degree in nonprofit administration.

TERIANNE RINEER ’21, Lancaster, was promoted to Nurse Practitioner for Lancaster Emergency Associates.

EMMA SCALESE ’21, Seoul, South Korea, started working in March 2022 to teach kindergarten and elementary school-aged children about various aspects of the English language in Seoul, South Korea. She also helps in their development through classes such as, literacy, cooking and math.

SAMANTHA SITES ’21, Leesport, accepted a position for a third grade long term substitute at Schuylkill Valley Elementary School.

ELIZABETH CARROLL ’95, Pinellas Park, FL, married Sandra Mallett on 8/8/2021, and have relocated to the Tampa area to be closer to family.

JAMES LAMB ’03, Carlisle, married Samantha Pomroy on 10/17/21.

LORI HESS ’07, Pequea, married Neal Lefever on 12/11/2021.

COLLEEN MOORE COBLE ‘16, Lancaster, married Trever Coble ’16, on 10/23/20. They credit Millersville for bringing them together.

JAMES BOYER ’11, and his wife, Chambersburg, welcomed a daughter, Sadie Grace, 8/9/20.

SIGOURNEY PORTNER ’12, and husband Shae Portner ’13, Quakertown, welcomed a baby boy, Darcy Portner, on 7/18/2021.

JORDAN EVANGELISTA ’15 welcomed a daughter, Venice Evangelista, 5/29/21.

KEN STONER ’53, Wrightsville, died on 1/2/2021 at the age of 89.

ROBERT LUTZ ’59, Mechanicsburg, died on 3/19/2022. He was a member of the honors fraternity, Phi Sigma Pi. He sang in the choir and performed in several musicals. He is survived by his wife, Anne ’60.

EDWIN RESSER, ’64, York, died on 2/7/22 at the age of 80. He was a long-time employee of West York Area School District, as a teacher, principal, and various other positions in the administration building. In 1979, he was hired as the Personnel Director for the West Shore School District, and subsequently held numerous principal and administration positions within the district, before retiring in 1998.

S. RICHARD ZOOK ’66, Lititz, died on 10/11/2021.

EILEEN HALDEMAN ’70, Lancaster, died on 3/2/2022 at the age of 73. She always dreamed of being a teacher. She taught kindergarten and pre-first in the Penn Manor School District, retiring in 1999.

KATHY MCNAMARA DIGREGORY ’82, Brookhaven, died on 12/23/21 at the age of 60 years old.

LESLIE TRAUTMAN ’82, York, died on 1/12/22 at the age of 61.

BROOKE KEYSER ’01, Skippack, died on 12/8/2021 at the age of 42.

MATTHEW SPENCE HELLMANN ’13, Hershey, died on 2/24/2022. He is survived by his father, mother and twin brother.

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