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| ’99 | On April 17, 2004 David and Rosemary (Welsh) DeArros were married at St. Luke’s Church in Glenside, Pa. Alumni Susan (Kraaij) Day, Rachel Scheiner ’01, Patricia (Schuette) Ryan and Kristen Kedes were in attendance. After honeymooning in South Florida, the couple resides in Bensalem, Pa. Marc and JoAnne (Strug) Kanuk were married October 11, 2003, in center city Philadelphia. Muhlenberg alumni celebrating with JoAnne and Marc were Meredith (Cole) Southern, Jennifer (Morgan) Jackson, Kristen Conboy, Frank Gripp ’98, Carey (Hilton) and Steven Brady ’98, Marisa (Stevens) and Michael Dawson, Libbi (Pannone) ’98 and Jon Skivo ’00, Erika Abate, Seth Garrod and Khara (Pappadakis) and Barry Levy ’98. JoAnne and Marc live in Haverford, Pa. Aaron Kapner sends this update: “I have just completed my first grueling year at Circle in the Square Theater School in New York City and am preparing to start my second and final year in the fall. We performed a Musical Cabaret and Scene Night for first-year students at the Promenade Theater, my first time performing in New York!! Best wishes to everybody studying acting (past and present) at Muhlenberg!!” Lee J. and Andrea (Trosley) Kuhlberg were married December 19, 2003, at Notre Dame de Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Swarthmore, Pa., followed by a reception at Springfield Country Club. The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia, and currently resides in Cape May Courthouse, N.J. Andrea is a guidance counselor at Lower Cape May Regional High School, and her husband owns Avalon Carpet Care and Desmond Management Group. Alumni in attendance at the Kuhlbergs’ wedding were Holly Degnan, Ehrin Fitzpatrick and Mel Templeton-Duffy. Brendan Pilder is working as a freelance stagehand in the New York City area. Robert Stevens is a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and currently serving as a company executive officer while on a 12-month deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II. Angel Torres is the youth pastor at the Abundant Life Christian Center in Yonkers, N.Y. He is also a tenured social studies teacher at Sleepy Hollow High School. Meggan Warne teaches second grade at Thomas Sharp Elementary School in the Collingswood School District. “I have been teaching at this school for the past three years. This is my first year teaching second grade,” she says. “This summer I plan on working toward a master’s degree and certification in guidance counseling.”

| ’00 | Jean (Pivetz) and Pete Barry ’97 were married in Ridgewood, N.J., September 13, 2003. Many alumni celebrated the occasion, including wedding party members Heather (Painter) Scholtes, Lisa Weiss ’99, John Dowgin ’97, Adam Kaufmann ’96, Myke Scholtes ’97, Eric Werner ’97 and Justin Ziegler ’97. Jean is a senior research analyst with Thomson Financial in New York City and Pete is an editor with Quality Multimedia in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. The couple lives in Ridgewood. After working in human resources for three and a half years in the Boston area, Julia Beyer has enrolled full-time in a master’s of higher education program at UMass-Amherst. “My goal is to work with students at a college or university, possibly in admissions or career counseling,” she says. Drew Bitterman spent three months in Thailand teaching English to Buddhist monks and local children, and backpacking through Asia. He is now the assistant program director for Camp Laurel, a children’s camp based in New Jersey. In April, Erin Burke and David Boelker ’99 became engaged. They are planning a September 2005 wedding. In the meantime, they are hard at work on the 103-year-old home they recently purchased in Phoenixville, Pa. Matthew Hittinger, a graduate student at the University of Michigan, has won the Hopwood Award for Poetry in the Graduate Division and The Helen S. and John Wagner Prize, awarded to the top winner in the Graduate Poetry division. The national judges were poets Alice Fulton and Mark Halliday. Established in 1931, the Hopwood Award is given annually students of The University of Michigan who perform the best creative work in the fields of dramatic writing, fiction, poetry and the essay. Previous winners include Arthur Miller, Robert Hayden, Frank O’Hara, Marge Piercy, Laura Kasischke, X.J. Kennedy, Sven Birkets, Edmund White and Nancy Willard. Keith McDonald has joined the law firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., in Somerville, N.J. A cum laude graduate of Seton Hall University Law School, Keith will concentrate his practice on commercial litigation. Jen Mendelsohn is proud to announce that she received her Juris Doctor in May 2003 from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Del. She is currently working as a commercial litigator in Paramus, N.J. at the law firm of Gallo, Geffner & Fenster, P.C. Jen lives in an apartment in Hackensack, N.J., with her former college housemate, Lisa Glatzer. David Robb and Laura Green were married in Baltimore, Md., November 29, 2003. Muhlenberg alumni Kevin Murphy, George Lutz, Erin Devaney, Deborah Larkin and Steve Albrecht attended the celebration. The couple took a cruise through the Caribbean for their honeymoon and now reside in Baltimore. Joshua Schwartz is engaged to Caroline Faulkner of Wilmington, Del. Carey is working on her Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Wisconsin. Josh has completed his second year at Columbia Law School and is an articles editor on the Columbia Law Review, which in December 2004 will publish a piece he authored. Josh and Carey are planning their wedding for summer or fall 2005.

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