1986: Winter 2017

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Hood1986 Winter 2017


Margaret Bushwaller Powers is a manager of communications at ADP and is working toward a certificate in Digital Media Marketing from Assumption College. She gets to see Ann Barry Mitchell, Eleanor Chisholm Landauer and Jacquie Hollands Ignacio frequently.

Shantih Clemens lives in Brooklyn, NY with her partner Julie Shapiro and their 2 daughters (Hazel, 10 and Chloe,8).  She is on faculty at SUNY Empire State College and is Director of the Center for Mentoring, Learning, and Academic Innovation. She keeps up with Nina Banks ’85 and they talk regularly about academia and Shriner Hall.

Debbie Daly Louis writes: The greatest gift I received from Hood College is the friendship of Audrey MacDonald Wilcox, Lisa O’Brien, Gretchen Miller Anderson, Lisa Edwards, and Robin Samuelman Kalfaian.  I remember hanging out at the Coffee House and singing James Taylor’s song, “You’ve Got a Friend”.  I didn’t know then how the lyrics, “You just call out my name, and you know wherever I am I’ll come running,” would ring true to our friendship.  All these girls were present at my April 2017 wedding to my best friend Richard Louis.

It is with deepest sorrow, Liz Falken Washburn reported the death of her elder son, Jonathan Thomas Washburn, age 20. Jonathan passed away on September 30, 2017. He is survived by his parents, Liz and Dennis, and his younger brother James.  Please keep them in your prayers.

Paige Flory lives in Ephrata PA and works for Laser Lab, Inc.  She is single mom to her five-year-old adopted son and is proud of her two adult children who live in Chicago and Philadelphia.

Kellye Greenwald loves her role as Guest Research Manager at Walt Disney World and is still selling real estate with her mother’s company.  She’s excited to see her daughter, Bird, over the holidays and wishes everyone an abundance of Health and Contentment in 2018!

Joanne Kaldes Konastis and her husband Kosta have 2 daughters. Older daughter Alissa is finishing her last year of law school at Drexel University. Younger daughter Hanna is a junior nursing major at Eastern University. They live in Lancaster, PA and their home is filled with pets and friends.

Margaret (Maggie) Kellogg Hogan lives in Madison, WI with her 9-year-old daughter and her husband Kevin.  Congrats on your 20th wedding anniversary, Maggie!

Anne Lamoureux, her husband Brian, and son Jack live in MD. Jack is a senior at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School and spends his waking hours with his crew team while waiting on college early decisions. She and Brian spend of their free time racing their sailboat in Annapolis.  Anne sees Marcia Menihan Kodlick often and they spend Thanksgiving together each year.  She and Marcia are the proud “Faunties” of Sooz and Cat Edmiston’s adorable son Brooks.

Jennifer Lee Matts has finished requirements to be a licensed United States Equestrian Federation horse show Steward and is preparing to become a licensed schooling supervisor for the USEF, combining her love of horses and knowledge of rules. She and Bob spent a weekend with Betsy Reed Ringel, Jane Brophy Martinez, and their husbands, attending the Navy/SMU football game.

Lisa O’Brien shared that she is engaged to Bill Baio!  They are now planning a June 2018 wedding while also helping plan the Fall 2019 wedding of Lisa’s daughter Elisabeth to her partner Victoria… so much happiness!

Maureen Rohan Socha is the AVP of Administration and Facilities at Springfield Technical Community College and lives in Ludlow, MA.  If you’re in the area, she’d love to visit!

Howard Spiegal and his wife Janice Peacock ’85 have 2 kids with new stories. Their daughter, Sarah (25), is a Travel Abroad Program Director at Penn State/State College and their son, Jason (22), completed his Poly Sci degree at Gettysburg and plans to begin law school in 2018.

Michael and I are still in MD and are looking forward to the July 2018 wedding of our son, Drew Althouse ’12, to his fiancé Kristen, with his brother Evan as his best man.  Join me on Facebook for more updates as the year unfolds!




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