1987: Summer 2014

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Greetings Class of 1987!  Thanks for everyone who sent news.  It is so great to hear from everyone!  Doug White has been busy at work and celebrated 25 years working at NIST.  The project he runs was recently honored with a National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Award.  Check it out here:  http://www.nist.gov/forensics/nsrl-award.cfm and congrats to Doug.

Lots of classmates had kids graduating this past spring.  Lisa Pfuhl‘s son, Christian, graduated from Queens University of Charlotte in May.  Her daughter, Jacklyn, will be a sophomore there this fall and plays on the tennis team. Lisa and her husband, Fred, are checking off a bucket list item and moving to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  Pamela Barres Fusco just returned from San Diego where her son, Robby, graduated from the University of California San Diego with a degree in Chemical Engineering.   He will be heading back to New Hampshire to live.  She had all of her children in one place for the first time in many years!  Her daughter, Stephanie (24), is from Indiana and works in the banking field; her daughter, Molly (20), is attending the American University in Washington, D.C. and is a political science major.  Her daughter, Emily (19), attends the University of New Hampshire and she is a economics major.  And, her son , Sam (8) is going into 3rd grade this fall.  Annie Wakimoto Patterson’s daughter, Ali Sue, graduated from the University of Virginia in May with two BS degrees, Biology and Environmental Science.  Her son, Nate, graduated, from T.C. Williams high school (Remember the Titans!) in June with an Advanced Diploma.  Ali Sue recently spent two weeks in Europe and both kids went on a church mission trip to Harlan, KY where they will help refurbish homes with Appalachia Service Project.  Annie recently started a new job with the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance and is working from her home in Alexandria, VA.

Lynn Herzog Parker celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary with husband, Bob!  Their son, Grant, will be attending the University of Virginia in the fall.

So excited to hear from first-time news provider, Julie Ann Christman, now Julie A. Cook!  She is currently a financial and legal administrator for Guardian Properties, LLC.  Her job responsibilities include appearing at District Court proceedings and keeping updated on landlord tenant laws and overseeing clients’ financial accounting.  She uses all of her Hood eduction especially political negotiation skills with all of the various personalities she encounters.  Julie lives in Rohrersville, MD with her husband, Gordon, and spends her time training and showing Arabian horses!  They recently championed in western horsemanship and western trial at the Region 15 show in Lexington.

Jill Kramer Hermes celebrated her one year anniversary on July 1 as the Career Center and Office of Service Learning Director at Hood College.  She loves working with Hood students in all academic disciplines and guiding them in career development.  She lives in Ijamsville, MD with her husband, son, and beloved Golden Retriever.

Congratulations go to Stacy Lund Levy for competing in the Ironman Ceour d’Alene!  While there, she also vacationed and visited Idaho, Montana and Washington with her family.  On the homefront in Baltimore, she is growing her art business at Lund Art Studios.  She also keeps in touch with Anna Leventis and encourages everyone to go to her restaurant, Sobo Cafe (http://sobocafe.net/).  The food is outstanding!!

Teresa Rivera Bean is running for the office of State’s Attorney for Frederick County, Maryland.  In a recent interview she credited Hood College for preparing her for the position. “I attended Hood as an all women’s college and my education at Hood provided me with mentors, networking, leadership, sisterhood, knowledge, experience, and confidence to run for this office.”  Teresa wrote that she recently ran into Dixie Miller on the day of the primary election and she told me “Dr. Lewis would be so proud of you.”  Thank you Dr. Virginia Emerson Lewis for your inspiration.  Guide me on to victory on November 4, 2014!  Teresa would love to have some additional campaign volunteers so please email her if you can help at teresabeanforstatesattorney@gmail.com.
Good luck Teresa and keep us posted!!
Thanks to everyone for providing updates and if you have anything to report in the meantime, please send me an email and I can post it on the blog!  Send pictures too of any summer adventures you may be having with our classmates or your family!  Until next time…


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