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

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'00   Currently residing in our nation's capital, Marisa Cox is a graduate student at George Washington University, where she is pursuing a master's degree in philosophy and social policy with a concentration on healthcare ethics and policy. She is also an intern with the nonprofit organization WomenWork! Heather Dreby and fiancé Brian Dunlap plan to tie the knot on June 22, 2002 in Riverton, N.J. In the Fall of 2000, Michael Ebert became the founder/president of New York City-based Kid Antrim Music, an organization created for the discovery and recognition of emerging and developing songwriting talent. Plus, Michael's own songwriting talent was recognized last year during the Mets' playoff run when he created a song called "The Mets 2000 Rhyme" which was aired on three local radio stations, including a live performance by Michael himself on WNEW-FM (102.7). MBNA senior account manager Cristina Genna has been on the fast track since joining the Wilmington, Del. company, having been awarded five promotions in seven months. Marci J. Kaufman is employed by the Eliran Murphy Group, where she writes copy for theatrical advertisements for Broadway and off-Broadway shows, the New York City Opera, dance companies and music performances. Deirdre Macrino is a production assistant for E! Entertainment Television and currently lives in Los Angeles, Calif. Joseph D. Melograna, currently a graduate student studying mechanical engineering at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., recently became engaged to Kiernan Brady. The couple will exchange vows on October 12, 2002. Stacy Mullen recently accepted a position as dean of admissions and financial aid at St. Mary's Hall Doane Academy, a small independent school in southern New Jersey. She also leads St. Mary's marketing and public relations efforts. After working as an editor with Schreiber Publishing in Rockville, Md., Christine Murphy has returned to Muhlenberg and is now the director of college communications. She is engaged to Michael Peterson '99 and they plan to be married in June 2002. Currently living in Orlando, Fla., Milena Negrao works for Sawtek, Inc., a wireless telecommunications high-tech company as a human resources representative. Graduate student Kate Richmond reports that she just finished her first year in the Ph.D. program in clinical psychology at Nova Southeastern University. She is living with classmates Erica Kaufman and Jay Mitsch in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Erica just completed her first year in the Psy.D. program in clinical psychology and Jay is teaching ninth-grade algebra at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton. Congratulations to Sharon Saferstein on her acceptance into the New York Film Academy. After completing the one-year program, which begins in September 2001, Sharon plans to move to Los Angeles to pursue a film career.
Janna Schuster lives in Rockville, Md., where she works for a Jewish non-profit organization planning programs for children in grades 6 though 12. Having recently completed her first year of law school at Syracuse University College of Law, Dana L. Yannuzzi is spending the summer working with an administrative judge for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in New York City. When Dana begins her second year at Syracuse in the fall, she will begin work at the county attorney's office.

'01   Residing in Eagleville, Pa., Nicholas Bianco is a lab technician with Fox Chase Cancer Center. Joanna Buckley is a sales representative with Bloomberg in Princeton, N.J. Kate Caldwell is a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. Matt Carucci is attending Widener Law. He and his wife Juliane live in Wilmington, Del. A sales rep with Cintas, Michael Cirillo lives in Trenton, N.J. Cristin DeFrancesco is a staff accountant with Ernst & Young LLP in New York. Adam Evans is attending Thomas Jefferson Medical College. Lori Haynes is a graduate student at the Univesity of Pennsylvania. Melanie Laputka is working for Ernst & Young in McLean, Va. Kate Lederman is a law student at Duquesne University in Pittshburgh. An analytical lab technician, Donna S. Miliano works for Fuji Hunt Photographic Chemicals Inc. in Allendale, N.J. Another legal eagle in the making, Brandon Minde is attending George Washington Law School. Steven Paul Moore is a project manager with Information Resources Inc. in Fairfield, N.J. Janet Ober is studying genetic counseling as a graduate student at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa. Joining Lockheed Martin in Philadelphia, Jacqueline P. Overturf will work as a commercial systems software engineer. New York City-native Garret Pachtinger is attending the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. Teacher Ashley Perlman is living in Baltimore, Md. Larissa Rose Poveromo is a corporate legal assistant with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City and shares an apartment with Jennifer Benedict '00 and Carolyn Nurnberg '00. Stephanie Powers is a foreign exchange trader with the Global Exchange Group in Philadelphia. Tara Ritter is attending the School of Visual Arts in New York. Law school student Melissa Schlachter resides in Lincoln Park, N.J Melissa Terroni is working as an analyst with Barra Rogers Cally in Darien, Conn. Stephanie Thorpe is a graduate student at Binghamton University.

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