Leslie Beck Hughan
Greetings classmates! In this issue, five members of our class have great news to share with you about new degrees, promotions, engagements, a birth, and being a published author. Maggie Hasselbach graduated with a Master of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary this spring. Nilah Magruder has a picture book coming out in November! How To Find A Fox, about a little girl’s attempts to photograph a sneaky red fox, was written and illustrated by Nilah and will release from Feiwel & Friends on Nov. 15, 2016. Currently it’s available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It’ll also be available in most bookstores! Together with her husband, Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour welcomed a second son, Mason Erwin Balfour on April 7, 2016 in Portland, Maine. Big brother Liam and the rest of the family couldn’t be happier about the new addition to the family. Jenny also received tenure and was promoted to Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of New England in March 2016. Victoria Tanguay became engaged to Trevor Bromberg in September 2015. This spring she graduated from Colorado State University with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and earned certification in Medical Veterinary Acupuncture. Charlene Vestermark was promoted to Major in the US Army and is started her last year as a gastroenterology fellow at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on July 1, 2016. Additionally, Charlene and George Hauser, a dentist and a Captain in the Army, will be married in Jamaica come November 2016. They are really excited to begin this new chapter together. Congratulations, Maggie, Nilah, Jenny, Tori, and Charlene!