'90 William J. O'Hearn Jr.
Eton, United Kingdom
Jenny Ross Thurber
John Thurber
East Lansing, Michigan

Jon R. Babylon, Kingstowne, Virginia, is a sports broker, specifically in the world of professional soccer. Jon connects professional and elite amateur players with agents, clubs, and coaches worldwide. Julia Griner has been living in Paris, France, since late 2007. She works in the photo industry as a photographer and curator of events and projects. Brendan P. Keefe, Cincinnati, Ohio, has been named "Best Large Market TV Reporter" by the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters. Frederick S. Richardson married Jessica Walbridge (Lehigh '94) in May 2010. Fred and Jessica live in Arlington, Virginia, and Fred works for Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, D.C., consulting for the National Park Service. Over the past year he has met Joseph Rukshan Rodriguez, Dylan B. Knewstub, and Kara S. Stiles, all Class of 2009, thanks to an inquiry that Rukshan made about extern opportunities with Booz Allen. Rukshan found a great job at the World Bank, but the connection led to Booz Allen's hiring of Kara, who joined Fred's team on the National Park Service project. Before Kara started, one of Fred's colleagues mistakenly thought she was coming from Kenya, Africa, which earned him a "Kenyon is not near Uganda" tee-shirt. Christopher E. Wasson has moved to Van Wert, Ohio, with his wife, Christine, and children, Jake (nine) and Anna (seven), having accepted a general counsel position with Central Mutual Insurance Company. The move from Columbus to a small town in rural Ohio has been an interesting one. Chris says it is a great place to raise the children, but he and Christine do miss all the things they used to take for granted in the city, like having a Target close by, microbrews on tap, and multiple movie theaters! Elizabeth Wright Wempe and Kenneth A. Wempe, Franklin, Tennessee, write that Ken is head of middle school at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, and Elizabeth is making house calls throughout middle Tennessee. They are loving Nashville. Joe E. Wyse, Palo Cedro, California, began his new position as superintendent/president at Shasta College, Redding, California, this August. Joe has been with the college since 2007.

'91 Maureen Carr
Unionville, Pennsylvania

Cornelia "Nellie" Kurtzman lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is the director of digital and trade marketing for Disney Book Group. Megan Lewis-Schurter, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is thrilled to report that after many years as a visiting professor, she has accepted a tenure-track position in theater history and dramaturgy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This summer, Megan, her husband, Michael, and their son, Tristan (seven), left the lakes of Minnesota for the valley of western Massachusetts. Megan can be reached at megan.lewis@theater.umass.edu. Jennifer Vanderburgh Sullivan, Annandale, Virginia, is the architecture and design editor for a magazine covering the home-building industry, working in Washington, D.C. Jenny is still playing soccer after all these years and writes, "My knees hate me!"

'92 Alise Shuart
Maplewood, New Jersey

'93 Kevin Kropf
Baldwin City, Kansas

Ann Rittenbaum Allain, Barrington, Rhode Island, has just finished her sixth year at St. Andrew's School, and all the family loves life on the East Coast. Ann's husband, Steve, released a CD of his original music, Thirteen, which she says is amazing. Their daughter, Indigo (six), and son, Jude (three), are a lot of fun. Nancy E. Alspach, Versailles, Kentucky, writes that after seven summers of international travel, she stayed home this summer, allowing her to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and Ichthus, a three-day Christian music festival. Nancy also participated in Loveland's Amazing Race in Loveland, Ohio, involving three miles of running, six miles of biking, three quarters of a mile of river rafting, and twenty random tasks along the way! Emily Black Bremer and her husband, Derek, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lorna Elizabeth Bremer, in July 2010. Between running her own insurance brokerage firm and being a new mom, Emily has certainly been busy. The Bremer family lives in St. Louis, Missouri. Emily Skala Hull has ventured back into the performing world after focusing on raising her two daughters, Sophia (seven) and Talia (five). Emily danced in The Nutcracker in December and in June performed in A Chorus Line. She continues to teach ballet in Norwalk, Connecticut, where the Hull family lives. Suzanne Dale Kirkland and her husband, Bryan, are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Catherine Kirkland, on July 9, 2010. Claire joins big sisters Ellie (six) and Lucy (four). Suzy says they are enjoying life as a family of five in Chicago, Illinois. Kevin C. Kropf, Baldwin City, Kansas, became director of enrollment management at Baker University in Baldwin City in October 2010. This meant a January move from Jackson, Michigan, for Kevin, his wife, Meredith, and their children, Maggie (five), Christian (three), and Beckett (one). Koren L. Kuna, Clermont, Florida, is still working with TYR Sport as the southeast regional sales manager in its swim and triathlon divisions. Koren says, "It was exciting this year to help the alumnae Lady swimmers get geared up in some fun TYR swimsuits and caps for the Steen Years Weekend." Melissa A. Lord and her husband, Mathias Holzhacker, announce the birth of Emmeline Paula Holzhacker on March 5, 2011. Emmeline's older brother, Atticus (two), is totally enamored with her. Melissa and her family live in Rochester, New York, where Melissa is an account supervisor at Dixon Schwabl, a marketing communications firm which was recently named the number one best small company to work for in America. Elisabeth Houston McCaleb is a realtor and lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband, Bill, a flight engineer in the Air Force, and their two children, Stone (two) and Sophia, who will be one year old in December. Thomas B. McCreery, Bay Shore, New York, is still flying as a corporate pilot. He and his wife, Deana (Cornell '92), keep busy with their son, Thomas (three), and daughter, Keira (one). They had a wonderful cruise on the Disney Magic earlier this year and highly recommend it to anyone with young children. Peter Meilaender, Houghton, New York, has been promoted to full professor of political science at Houghton College. Tamara V. Parson accepted a position with Rolls-Royce in Mount Vernon, Ohio, as a certification document manager in its energy division. Tami lives in Mount Vernon with her two children, Kiana (ten) and Roberto (eight), who both attend Wiggin Street Elementary in Gambier. Kristin L. Weaver, Hinsdale, Illinois, attended a gathering of at least twelve classmates in New Orleans this May.

'94 Sarah E. Hall
Somerville, Massachusetts
Paul M. Penick III
San Francisco, California

Patricia Vriesendorp Hutzli, Biel, Switzerland, reports that her boys, Niels (five) and Theo (two), are settling in well to their bilingual life in Switzerland. Trish's private counseling practice for English speakers is up and running and doing well (info: www.englishtherapy.ch). Eric D. Lehman, Hamden, Connecticut, writes that his third book, A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in your Backyard, co-authored by his wife, Amy Nawrocki (Sarah Lawrence College), has been released by The History Press. Featured in the book section (page 49), it delves into the unusual and often lost history of winemaking in Connecticut, as well as highlighting the accomplishments of today's expanding trail of wineries and vineyards. Tasha Y. Willis, Los Angeles, California, is working on her doctorate in higher education leadership with a focus on increasing access to study abroad for under-represented students.

'95 Colleen R. Canning
New York, New York

Jennifer Johnson Austin and Spencer B. Austin welcomed Graham Nels Austin on October 26, 2010. His big sister, Gracyn (four), has been thrilled with her new playmate. The Austin family lives in Fair Haven, New Jersey. Michelle Cokrlic Denk, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, has launched her American dream, PrizeBite.com, an online speciality-food gift business. Its mission is to be "a gift that keeps on giving" through the delicious experience of sharing the best of the best American-made foods. Learn more about Michelle's company at www.prizebite.com. A portion of PrizeBite's proceeds is donated to domestic hunger relief. Since September 2010, Katharine Rucker Sears, her husband, Daniel, and their son, Joseph (three), have been living on Whidbey Island, Washington, about two hours north of Seattle. In June 2011 she stated, "We have just started to see sun again and temperatures breaking sixty degrees, so it must be summer! We will be here another year before we move again to parts unknown."

'96 Delia A. Kloh
Charlottesville, Virginia
Sarah Michael
Long Beach, California
Christopher Ellsworth
Mount Vernon, Ohio

Justin D. G. Brennan and his wife, Elena, announce the birth of their first child, Abigail Blair Brennan, who they say is an absolute joy, on August 28, 2010. The Brennan family lives in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. Jason T. Bundy lives in Reading, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Emily, and two great kids, William and Sarah. He is an anesthesiologist/pain management physician at the Center for Pain Control (www.centerforpaincontrol.net) in Wyomissing. R. Brownlee Currey became president of Currey and Company on January 1, 2011, and is busy learning how to do the job. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Gretchen, and their dog and is still traveling about a third of the year. Molly M. Dunham, Alexandria, Virginia, has left law firm life in New York City to work at a Washington, D.C., nonprofit, where she is editing the American Planning Association's Planning and Environmental Law journal. The new job allows her to do more fun things, such as visiting "planning's holy city of Portland [Oregon]" and catching up with classmate Jessica McLaren, who lives there. Christopher C. Ellsworth and Anne Higby Ellsworth '04 live in Mount Vernon, Ohio, where Chris is in his ninth year as the technical director for the Department of Dance, Drama, and Film at Kenyon. Chris and Annie are enjoying their daughter, Abby, who will be two years old on January 18, 2012. Chris writes, "We call her The Widge and think she's pretty groovy. We honestly couldn't be happier." Samie Kim Falvey, Los Angeles, California, is excited about Kenyon's new film program and will be working with Los Angeles people to do what she can to support it. Lesley Garofalo Gibbs and her husband, Donald, have enjoyed getting together with Kenyon alumni and letting the Gibbs children, Maya (eleven) and Jeffrey (eight), get to know their children. They have had a wonderful time with Scott B. Scrivner and Katie Warwick Scrivner and their daughter, Paige, in Philadelphia, and the Gibbs children have also enjoyed spending time with Kyle Baumholtz, the son of Michael A. Baumholtz '94 and his wife, Melissa. Lesley, who lives in Woodbridge, Connecticut, writes, "It is a fun feeling when our children play with each other while the parents catch up." Geoffrey A. Green and his wife, Jennifer, live in Miami Beach, Florida, with their two sons, Geoffrey (four) and Hudson (two). In December Geoff received his M.B.A. from Barry University's Andreas School of Business in Miami Shores. Erin Hatton, Buffalo, New York, recently published a book entitled The Temp Economy and is now moving on to exciting new projects. She has been named a commissioner on the City of Buffalo Living Wage Commission, allowing her to put her academic work into action. Gerald Kelly reports, "I've lived in Gambier since graduating from Kenyon, mixing in travels to Spain, Ireland, Iceland, France, and elsewhere while keeping an eye on Middle Path and an ear tuned to hell's bells." Jerry is the communications director for a growing solar energy systems firm in Athens, Ohio, and he also co-owns the Village Inn, "which has become a lively stop for all worldly souls detouring through Gambier." John A. Koepke continues to live in Vernon Hills, Illinois, with his wife, Olivia, and their three children, Matthew (nine), Grace (six), and Josh (two). Emily D. Kunze, Barcelona, Spain, writes that after twelve years living in Europe, she is thrilled to be moving back to the United States with her family, if only for a few years. Patrick J. Moorhead is still living in and loving Chicago, Illinois. He and his wife, Piper-Lori Parker, who ironically spent a good deal of her childhood and teen years in Gambier but did not attend Kenyon, celebrated their first wedding anniversary in February 2011. Patrick is in his second year as senior vice president, group managing director, with the Chicago advertising firm Draftfcb, managing an ever-growing team focused on online and mobile marketing. You can see their latest project at www.hearttrackerapp.com. Gregory S. Nock married Christine Doyle on April 9, 2011, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Greg and Christine live in Cincinnati, where both work at F+W Media, Inc. Christine edits crafting publications and Greg gets them printed. Over the last several years "Nockers" has also illustrated a couple of humor books, one repurposing out-of-copyright sex-ed information from the 1950s and one with advice for surviving the 2012 Apocalypse. Edward D. Occhialino, Boston, Massachusetts, opened his own law firm in Boston in March 2011, focusing on indigent criminal defense. Ted's wife, Amy, works for Intel in Hudson, Massachusetts. Jane Ballard Roth and her husband, Boaz, welcomed their third daughter, Orli Penina Roth, on February 3, 2011. She joins two big sisters, Liat (eleven) and Sela (eight). The Roth family lives in St. Louis, Missouri. Kristen H. Sensenig and her partner, Mike Thompson, have left New York City for a modest Shingle Victorian house in Nutley, New Jersey. Kristen has happily left her job behind to research and restore the hundred-year-old house. After thirteen years in cube farms and boardrooms, she is excited to be challenged by her work again. Jamie Lyn Smith, Centerburg, Ohio, has left her position as DELTA project coordinator in Knox County, where she led domestic-violence prevention programming for the past two years, to join Columbus State Community College as the program coordinator for academic enrichment in the transitional workforce department. Jamie writes, "I thoroughly enjoy being back home. I live on a one-lane gravel road that dead ends, and I have a well-appointed but drafty farmhouse, a flock of chickens, a humongous garden, a rowdy dog, and a crew of five extraordinarily talented, gorgeous nieces and nephews." Robin Smith-Martin, Key West, Florida, writes, "Life is a breeze in the Florida Keys ..." Delia J. Topping, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is currently teaching German and Spanish to seventh- through tenth-graders, who keep her on her toes. During the off-season she travels quite a bit, and last year visited Germany, Istanbul, Iceland, the Czech Republic, Austria, and Italy. However, what she finds truly exciting is working with local college students and helping them grow in their relationship with Christ. She hopes all her Kenyon friends are doing well and enjoys hearing about new developments in their lives.

'97 Ed O'Malley
Mantoloking, New Jersey

Benares Finan Angeley, New Bedford, Massachusetts, is a teacher at an arts- and nature-based primary grade school and also a studio artist specializing in textile arts and hand-bound books. Benares also performs locally on the guitar, banjo, and accordion. Colette Pichon Battle is currently working with Moving Forward Gulf Coast, Inc., a nonprofit she helped to found after hurricane Katrina. Coco's current projects include a statewide campaign for economic security in Mississippi and providing legal and advocacy service to Native American, immigrant, and African-American communities impacted by the BP oil crisis. She maintains her private law practice specializing in immigration law. Coco lives with her partner, Trupania Bonner, in her hometown of Slidell, Louisiana. L. Elliott Holt tells us that after her short story "Fem Care" was published by the Kenyon Review in 2009, it won a Pushcart Prize and was reprinted in the 2011 Pushcart Prize anthology. Elliott lives in Brooklyn, New York. Barbara L. Kakiris, Cleveland, Ohio, was recently honored with an ATHENA award nomination by Inside Business Magazine, Northeast Ohio's business enthusiast publication. Barbara is the conference and event manager for NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and was nominated for her professional excellence and dedication to serving her community. Barbara gave a radio interview that aired on June 15, 2011, which resulted in a lot of media interest (www.wjcu.org/media/audio/shows/making-the-case). R. Seth Webb has moved to Woodstock, Vermont, where he runs economic development and tourism for the town of Killington.

'98 Jonny Nicholson
Andover, Massachusetts

MacAdam J. Glinn, Miami Shores, Florida, has rejoined Skanska USA Inc. in its Fort Lauderdale office and will support the company's Aviation Center of Excellence as vice president for business development. Frank L. Scalambrino, New Philadelphia, Ohio, completed his Ph.D. in philosophy at Duquesne University this year. Hebron L. Simckes-Joffe, Los Angeles, California, was selected to screen his film 6Gun, followed by a question-and-answer session about the making of it, at Comic-con International in San Diego, in July 2011. Another of Hebron's films, Run Edward, Run!, received a Silver Ace Award from the Las Vegas Film Festival, also in July, and received honorable mention from the LA New Wave International Festival. Jascha I. Smilack graduated in May 2011 from Harvard University, with a Ph.D. in East Asian Studies. Jascha and his wife, Lindsey Maurer Smilack '99, live in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Jason E. Summers and Stephanie Maier Summers are again living in Washington, D.C., having returned from their short-term move to the Florida Gulf Coast in late 2009. Jason founded a research and development firm, Applied Research in Acoustics LLC (ARiA), in 2010, and Steph is still serving as the COO of the Center for Public Justice, a think tank. Amy K. Teitelman, Cincinnati, Ohio, is working for a Service Employees International Union (SEIU) local as a union organizer, specifically organizing security officers and generally doing what she can to protect working-class families' eroding share of wealth in our country. Amy plans to marry her partner, Mike Cerullo, in May 2012.

'99 Hilary A. Lowbridge
Hanson, Kentucky

Lindsay M. Irvin, Atlanta, Georgia, is still working on her Ph.D. through the University of Toronto while teaching full-time at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Lindsay participated in the Chamber Singers reunion at Kenyon in May. Zachary B. Nowak has been named a professor of food history at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy. Zach will be the coordinator of the new food studies program, while also teaching courses on food and sustainability. Erica L. Vogelei married Thor Kendall, whom she met while getting her M.B.A at the MIT Sloan School of Management. The wedding ceremony was held on May 14, 2011, in the Santa Cruz mountains. Kenyon classmates in attendance included Molly M. Harsh, Sarah A. Horstmann, and Mauricio Cortes. Erica and Thor live in Boston, Massachusetts. Steven M. Zelinger, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has celebrated his two-year anniversary at Rabil, Kingett and Stewart, LLC, where he specializes in estate planning and taxation. Steve has developed a niche market drafting wills and trusts for young families.

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