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'00 Julia Beyer has moved to Boston since graduation and is working as a human resources assistant. In her spare time, she volunteers, in addition to enjoying all the activities that Boston and the surrounding areas have to offer. ""Casha Caponegro is the head reporter for the Cranbury Press, a small weekly newspaper in New Jersey. She recently won several prestigious awards from the New Jersey Press Association, including first place for the NJ Press Association's 2001 Robert P. Kelly Award for weekly writing. Casha writes, "The award is a 'rookie-of-the-year' recognition of new journalists throughout the state. I also placed third in Special Subject Writing for a package I wrote and researched on a historic schoolhouse in Cranbury, and placed second in Business and Economic Writing for a package on the failing economy that I contributed one story to." Casha lives in Edison, N.J. "" Shannon Crawley sends the following update: "I am currently trying to survive a hectic year of teaching in the Central Bucks School District, which is located in a suburb of Philadelphia. I am teaching four English courses in two schools in this district, Tamanend Middle School and Central Bucks East High School. To add more stress in my life, I've just taken on one of the two head coaching positions of the first-year, middle school soccer program for girls at Tamanend. In short, I'm controlling the masses. Advice to education majors at Muhlenberg: If you think student teaching is difficult, you need to just wait! The fun has only begun." "" Joseph Fiore, who is an accountant with Smolin Lupin & Co. LLC in West Long Branch, N.J., sends the following news: "I became a volunteer fireman for the Port-Au-Peck Company, in Oceanport, N.J., February 3. I (along with the other 20 firemen) put out a house fire." "" Steve Kessler was the guest speaker at the Phi Alpha Theta History National Honor Society inductions held April 7. He spoke about "My Journey Since Muhlenberg: The Law School Experience." "" Sarah Ashley Kistler is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Florida State University, where she is studying linguistic anthropology. She has been working with migrant Chol-speaking communities in Campeche, Mexico, and anticipates working in this region through the Spring of 2003. She is interested in bilingualism and language interference. "" Darren Michael Melchiorre, who is a development associate with The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival, writes in to say that he is involved with two Public Theater shows that are heading to Broadway, Elaine Stritch at Liberty and Topdog/Underdog. He lives in Astoria, N.Y. "" Tom Murray received his master's degree in technology from Wilkes University in December 2001. He is currently pursuing an informational technology certificate at DeSales University. Tom, who is a fourth-grade teacher in the Quakertown Community School District, was also recently nominated as Disney Teacher of the Year. Tom's wife, Tammy (Rismiller), is a special education teacher at the Centennial School in Allentown. They reside in Allentown. ""Elizabeth M. Pomento is teaching fifth grade and art at the Wyoming Seminary Lower School in Kingston, Pa. She is also attending King's College for a master's degree in education with a specialty in reading. Elizabeth resides in Wilkes Barre, Pa. "" Karin Schroeder is currently teaching junior high English in Wakefield, N.H., and living with Betsy Anderson '99, who also teaches at her school. "" Todd Stecker is working as a research analyst in New York City, conducting television research for a variety of T.V. stations across the country. Todd resides in New City, N.Y.

Photo of 1987.



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