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'79 - '87

'88 - '91

'92 - '93

Spread Your Wings and Fly
(by Dana Perillo '03)

Class Notes PAGE 26


'97 - 98'

'99 - '00


Class Notes Form, In Memoriam, Special Notices

'99Stacey Armo reports that on June 23, 2001 she married Michael Joseph Zatorski '97 in Reading, Pa. The following alumni were part of the wedding party: Tammy Buffton, Alison Hatola and Lanell Stang. Alumni in attendance included Jason Hartman, Jenny Hartman '01 and Karen (Swavely) Billger '93. Photo of Armo-Zatorski wedding party The couple honeymooned in Disney World and lives in Allentown, Pa. Steve Arora is working as a structured finance analyst for GE Capital in Stamford, Conn. He recently accepted a six-month assignment in Munich, Germany working for GE Frankona Re. Steve writes, "I am currently on my fifth rotation and will complete the GE Capital Financial Management Program in January 2002." A middle school Spanish teacher in Middletown, N.J., Alecia Becker is also a graduate student at Rutgers University, where she is pursuing a master's degree in educational administration and supervision. Charles "Chip" Buck is executive vice president in charge of all aspects of technical sales/sales engineering for MRK/Hostwindow of Allentown, Pa. He writes, "My company is actively seeking partnerships with software vendors and network integrators. Alumni are a preferred resource!!" Chip and his wife Sarah live in Wescosville, Pa. Victoria Burse is beginning her third year as a German teacher. The Whitehall, Pa., resident currently works at Northern Lehigh junior and senior high schools. Nicole Gali-Alfonso was recently accepted into the doctoral program of the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Taryn Gettle recently graduated from Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, Pa., where she earned a master's of health science. She currently lives in Wellsboro, Pa., and works as a certified physician assistant. Jennifer M. Hill reports that she and Andrew J. Goodman are engaged. Photo of Hill and Goodman Jennifer writes, "Andrew and I got engaged on June 23, 2001 in a beautiful vineyard in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. We went for what I thought was a picnic while en route to his sister's house. Even though I knew it was coming, it was still a very big and wonderful surprise. We are now very busy planning a summer 2002 wedding in the Lehigh Valley." Tracey M. McGee, PA-C, recently graduated from the physician assistant program at SVCMCNY-Bayley Seton in Staten Island, N.Y. She began working at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick, N.J., in October and before that she was working per diem in emergency medicine at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn. Stephanie Pittocco is a research analyst for Windhover Information Inc., an information services company that publishes medical information for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and health care industries. She is in charge of a monthly column that tracks executive changes within companies. Stephanie lives in Greenwich, Conn. Robert Schmidt proposed to Jessica Bartman on June 9. The wedding will be held at Egner Memorial Chapel on August 3, 2002. Rob currently resides in Hoboken, N.J. and is employed as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City. Jess, a resident of Allentown, is currently a fourth grade teacher in the Allentown School District. Robert Stevens recently completed a master's degree in environmental science at Rutgers University. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, attending the 18-week Signal Corps Officer Basic Course at Fort Gordon, Ga. Upon completion, Robert will be stationed overseas in Mannheim, Germany for his first assignment. He will be serving with the 5th Signal Command for a three-year tour.

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'00Amanda "Amy" Armbruster is living in Kernersville, N.C, and working for the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. She is editor of "Recycling Matters," a news publication of UNCG and is environmental educator for the university. Jessica Bodling works as a customer service representative for Consumer's Union, publisher of "Consumer Reports" magazine, located in Yonkers, N.Y. Debbie (Edmund) Colitas was married to Chris Colitas of Bethlehem, Pa., on March 24, 2001 in Haddonfield, N.J. Debbie is a fifth grade teacher in Bethlehem. Steven Grossman is currently living in Los Angeles, where he is pursuing a master's degree in entertainment management at the University of Southern California. Dawn Hanson is working at Integrated Health Services at Whitemarsh as director of admissions and marketing. IHS is a national company that provides subacute medical care and long-term care services to pediatric and elderly patients. She recently moved to the Roxbourough, Pa., area. George A. Lutz is currently a software engineer at Computer Associates International on Long Island. Wesley Miller, who lives in Hamden, Conn., writes that he is "working tediously as a financial services representative for MetLife Financial Group trying to start my practice." Stewart Solomon works for Malvern, Pa.-based Centocor/Johnson & Johnson as a biotech manufacturing associate. He writes, "I am currently working in the cell culture department of manufacturing, where my department and I are responsible for growing and maintaining the cells that produce the antibody product that we are marketing called Remicade, which to date is proven to fight rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease." Lyndsy Wright is a level II special education teacher with the New England Center for Children in Southborough, Mass. She lives in Milford, Mass.

LEFT: Sitting: Jennifer Hartman '01, Karen (Swavely) Bilger '93
Standing: Jason Hartman '99, Tammy Buffton '99, Michael Zatorski '97, Stacey (Armo) Zatorski '99, Alison Hatola '99, Lanell Stang '99
RIGHT: Jennifer M. Hill '99 and husband-to-be Andrew J. Goodman.

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