Leslie Beck Hughan
Oh my, so much happened since our last class update. The common theme of this update seems to be new jobs/promotions with moves coming in a close second. In 2015, Angela Carideo Auldridge’s 3-year-old son Mark was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, SCN2a. Since then, she became a board member for the FamilieSCN2a Foundation, a licensed non-profit that seeks to advocate and raise funds for research for this rare genetic disorder. They organized a local Color Dash 5K in Middletown, Md., that raised $18,000 with more than 500 runners participating. On Dec. 1, Angie also started a new job as a Disability Support Services Advisor at Hagerstown Community College, where she has been employed for the last 10 years as an Academic Advisor. Pegah Bozorgnia received her loan origination license and became a mortgage banker. She creates a strategy designed to complement her customers’ short- and long-term financial goals, and make sure they have the best terms on their mortgages. She is licensed to originate loans in Maryland, Virginia, DC, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. She also received a Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS). Pegah understands the financing strategy her customers employ today will carry financial consequences that can impact their lives for years to come. For this reason, she patiently listens to her customers, acting as a partner in the home buying or refinancing process and helps to contextualize home financing decisions within a wide spectrum of tax planning, real estate investment, and financial planning considerations. Please let Pegah know if you, your family and friends need assistance to buy or refinance a residential property. Her business is fully based on referral so please keep her in mind. She currently lives in Gaithersburg, Md. If you would like to learn more about her, please visit apexhomeloans.com/pegah-bozorgnia. Lauren Anderson Cunningham and he husband bought a new house in Crownsville, Md. “Bye-bye townhouse and hello forever home,” said Lauren. They are super excited! On Oct. 30, 2016, Cassie Lauren Dukes was promoted to program analyst within the Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office Nuclear Physics, Facilities and Project Management Division. Rachel Collmus Ellick B.A. ’06 and her husband bought a house in Williamsburg, Vir., in July 2016. She also started a new job as a toxicology Health Assessor with the Virginia Department of Health, in Richmond, last December. Maggie Hasselbach will be licensed as a pastor in the United Methodist Church, starting summer 2017. Charlene Vestermark married CPT George L. Hauser, DDS in Jamaica on Nov. 26, with 43 of their family and friends. Leslie Beck Hughan and her husband Bryan welcomed twins into their family in October. The babies were born more than 15 weeks early. Celia Louise was born weighing 1 lb. 11 oz.; and Benjamin Charles was born weighing 1 lb. 15 oz. After very long and eventful hospital stays, she’s pleased to report both babies are home. Lauren Sebald Noll M.S.’12 will be teaching 6th grade at Sacred Heart of Glyndon in the fall. She is very excited. Georgette Sirak Prichard received a promotion at the University of Mount Olive. She’s now the Director of Online Support Services and Enrollment Information. In this role, she works as the director of online programs, as well as with student information system for Admissions. Sarah Robinson Rathbun and her family moved to and bought a house in Fort Collins, Colo. They love Colorado! Sara Levering Roa and husband Vince moved in May 2016. Victoria Tanguay started at Blue Sky Animal Clinic, in Loveland, Colo., as an associate veterinarian.