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'99 Working for the East Windsor School District in Hightstown, N.J., Jolly Benitez enjoys teaching children who have just arrived in this country. Between two schools, she teaches English in a Port of Entry class with students from various nations, ranging from sixth through eighth grades. In addition, she teaches English to third, fourth and fifth graders. She writes that "patience and flexibility are her two most valuable qualities." Now employed by his alma mater, Andrew Buckwalter is the assistant director of the annual fund for Trinity-Pawling School, Pawling, N.Y. In addition, he is coaching varsity soccer. He plans to begin working toward his M.B.A. next year. Larry Carney has moved to Harrisburg, Pa., to work for WHP-TV, a CBS affiliate, where he produces the 11 p.m. newscast. He previously worked as producer of "The Morning Show" at WBNG-TV (CBS) in Binghamton, N.Y. Benjamin David recently published his first book, "So Is This Wilderness and Other Stories." Available at all major online booksellers, the book chronicles his experiences as a young American, turn-of-the-century Jew. Benjamin is currently studying at Hebrew Union College in New York City. While waiting to begin his graduate work in acting at the University of Texas, Aaron Kapner was an extra in the film, "Miss Congeniality" that was filmed in Austin, Texas, and performed in the Austin Shakespeare Festival's "Julius Ceasar" this summer. Having recently joined KidsPeace in Union, N.J., Laura Langan is a family consultant for the intensive treatment family branch where she works with children and finds therapeutic foster homes for them. She works with Muhlenberg alumna Abbey Lewis. Having recently passed the C.P.A. exam, Donald Pace is a semi-senior assurance and advisory professional with Deloitte & Touche, L.L.P., New York. He lives in Syosset, N.Y. Patrick Shelley has completed his first year with Deloitte & Touche, L.L.P., in Parsippany, N.J., working as an auditor of tri-state hospitals and other health-care agencies. He lives in Keyport, N.J.
The weekend of June 2-4, Molly Newman '96 (l) and Melissa Beblavy '96 walked 60 miles from Leominster to Boston in the Avon Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk. Together, they raised more than $4,000 in support of breast cancer research and awareness programs.
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'00 A recreational therapist for Elwyn Inc., Elwyn, Pa., Jennifer Abel lives in Drexel Hill, Pa. Ian Alderman is acting with the Milwaukee Repertory Theater. As an acting intern, he plays minor roles and is an understudy to the equity actors. He writes, "Come out and see me for some beer and cheese." Quakertown, Pa., resident Louis Alloro is a teacher with the Central Bucks School District, Doylestown, Pa. An account coordinator for Momentum, New York, Drew Bitterman worked on the Sept. 12 Best Buy and Sting Concert in Central Park and has worked for the White House and Gore 2000. Christopher DeLuna is an account representative for Yellow Book U.S.A., in Millburn, N.J. He lives in Fair Lawn, N.J. Erin Devaney, Rahway, N.J., is a first-grade teacher at St. Mary, Star of the Sea School in Bayonne, N.J. Training for a sales and management career with Barnes & Noble, Christopher DeWitt lives in King of Prussia, Pa. Aaron Dorfman is in his first year at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Christina Ebert is a client service representative for Rolex in New York City. She lives in Hoboken, N.J. In Bethlehem, Pa., Deborah Edmund is a fourth-grade teacher at Fountain Hill Elementary School. Blue Bell, Pa., resident Steven Grossman is an account executive with FCF Schmidt Public Relations, Plymouth Meeting, Pa. He is responsible for coordinating all public relations activities for his client, International Banking Technologies, the world's leading developer of comprehensive in-store banking programs. An English teacher with the Baltimore County Public Schools, Jeneane Jacobson lives in Glen Burnie, Md. As an e-res administrator for Alliance Consulting Group in Philadelphia, Annie Karl recruits for the Internet consulting company. Working at St. Michael's School on a Navajo reservation in Arizona, Patrick Loftus teaches math and coaches basketball. He is part of Mercy Corps, a volunteer group from Gwynedd-Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, Pa. Joseph Melograna is a graduate student at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Jennifer Mendelsohn attends Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Del. A graduate student in cardiac rehabilitation and exercise science, Rebecca Pierotti attends East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, Pa. Andrea Prosics attends Villanova Law School. A second-grade teacher at Bollman Bridge Elementary School, Ellicott City, Md., David Robb lives in Columbia, Md. At the University of Delaware, Nicki Sayre is pursuing a master's in school counseling. Allyson Schwab is attending Quinnipiac University School of Law. Pursuing a master's in social work, Allison Verduin attends Washington University in St. Louis. Mandy Vogt is an actuarial assistant at Selective Insurance, Branchville, N.J. She lives in Milford, Pa.