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Succeeding against all odds
Class Notes Form, In Memoriam, Special Notices


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'96   Stuart I. Grossman was recently named a partner in the Miami law firm of Burd, Lozano & Zacherl, L.L.P. Stuart practices in the areas of commercial litigation and transactions, construction litigation and aviation litigation. Lana J. Heckman graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Ill. in May of 2000. She has spent the last year working as an optometrist in both the Reading and Allentown, Pa. areas. Sean Libbey graduated from the University of Maine's Forestry School in November 2000 with a master's of science in forest management. Sean currently works as a forester for Wadsworth Woodlands Inc., a private consulting firm in southern Maine. On November 11, 2000, Lacey Lockward married Mark Tortoriello in St. Peter's Church in Essex Fells, N.J. The reception was held at the Madison Hotel in Morristown, N.J. Alumni in attendance included: Eileen Shannon-Saunders, Heather Huestis, Kaitlin Small, D.M.D., Molly Newman, Nina Federoff, Melissa Beblavy, Carrianne Uszenski-Kaplan, Hanna Foster, Kristin Sanneman, Kristina Shafer-Gonser, Jennifer Hannig '95, Jennifer Perry '95, Debra Delano-Brenner, Randy Brenner '95, Scott Smolensky, Cardie Saunders, Bret Kaplan, Michael O'Dowd and Michael Schaffer '98.


Lacey Lockward '96 married Mark Tortoriello and celebrated with fellow alums.

After leaving Bobbi Brown Cosmetics (a division of Estee Lauder), Jennifer Richman accepted a position as fragrance marketing manager with Chanel, Inc. in New York where she will be responsible for brand image and marketing strategies for the Bulgari, Dolce & Gabana, Moschino, Ferragamo and Ungaro brands. Back in the United States after living in Turkey for three years, Erin Rehill-Seker is now an associate editor in the language arts department of Pearson Education, a publisher of educational materials located in Saddle River, N.J. She and her husband Kadir Seker have a 1-year-old daughter. These days Dana (Glaser) Werner is an enthusiastic third-grade teacher. "I teach fabulous 8- and 9-year-old children at this amazing private school in Meadowbrook, Pa. I love my job!!" writes Dana, who manages to keep in touch with many of her Muhlenberg friends. Dana says that she and Kris Patterson traveled to Boston together last April, and that she and Pilar Bauta often meet up in New York City. In July, Dana will be a bridesmaid in Rachel Weiss' wedding. Plus, Dana reports that Cathy (Hakim) and Adam Brodsky '95 have an adorable baby girl. Kris Young has been granted tenure and the title assistant professor of chemistry at Parkland College in Champaign, Ill. She is a founding member of the East Central Illinois Chapter of the Pink Alligator Society.

'97   Teaching second grade at the T. Baldwin Demarest School in Old Tappan, N.J., since graduation, Amy Elizabeth Brown is finishing up a master's degree in reading at Long Island University and will graduate this fall. She became engaged to Kevin M. Gamarello on September 23, 2000 and the couple is planning a July 13, 2002 wedding.


Amy Elizabeth Brown '97 and fiancé Kevin M. Gamarello

Doreen Cicchetti is planning a September 2002 wedding. Residing in Middletown, Conn., Doreen is a human resources generalist for Danaher Corporation. Her fiancé is a self-employed contractor in Middletown. Suzanne Fabel reports that classmate Lorraine Davis is engaged to Brian Fanning '99 and that the pair is planning a wedding for November 10, 2001. Lori is working for McKinsey & Co. and Brian works for Arthur Andersen. Scott Faulkingham and Stephanie Kaliner '99 will be getting married on September 29, 2001. Caren Gurmankin is a floor administrator with the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York City. On January 6, 2001 Anne (Holben) and Mark Helpinstill were married in Egner Memorial Chapel. Alison Kenny was one of the bridesmaids and Mary Miles and Heather Von Roth were also in attendance. Following a honeymoon in Cozumel, the couple returned to their home in Bedminster, N.J. Anne is a corporate accountant with Formica Corporation, while Mark is a mechanical engineer with Foster Wheeler and also pursuing and MBA at New York University. Podiatrist Thomas Lembo Jr. is resident physician at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J. Paige Morris is the Pacific sales division coordinator for The Boston Beer Company, brewer of Sam Adams, and supports the company's sales force on the West coast, which has resulted in the opportunity to do a great deal of traveling throughout the western United States. Paige writes, "It's definitely a great learning experience and always A LOT of fun! I can truly say I love my job!" Newlywed Dennis Williams is a social studies teacher in the Cheltenham (Pa.) School District, where he teaches grades 9 and 12, and serves as assistant varsity football coach and head throwing coach for the track team. In June, Dennis married Bermuda native Keisha Lightbourne, an intensive care nurse at Jefferson Hospital. In May, Brian Wilner graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. In June, he began his internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital, also known as Cornell Medical Center.

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