2009: Summer 2014

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Christie Fincham Flora


Lillian Dean Miller was married to Chris Miller in June 2013. She bought a house in Mount Airy, Md., in May 2014 and works as the regional wellness merchandiser for MOM’s Organic Market, an independently owned organic grocery store with 11 locations in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Rebecca Hunter earned a doctor of philosophy degree in analytical chemistry from the Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in July 2014. She is moving to Charleston, S.C., where she will be an assistant professor of chemistry at The Citadel. Danielle Lee Sgro is starting a new job as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice in the environmental tort litigation section on Sept. 8. She is currently a law clerk at the United States Court of Federal Claims. Andrea J. Raffauf lives in Denver, Colo., but got engaged on April 30, 2014, to J. Garrett McGinnis with a planned wedding for May 2015. She is working as a medicolegal death investigator for the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner in Colorado. Andrea is certified on a national level and a diplomat with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. Amanda “Mandy” Bunting, C’11 earned a master’s degree in applied sociology at the Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County and is enrolled at the Univ. of Kentucky’s sociology doctoral program for the fall. She lives in Lexington, Ky. Katelyn Vaughan has two children Romand, 4, and Hadrian, 1. She started working in the finance department for Legal and General America, America’s third largest and most successful life insurance company. She is raising her boys and finishing the final part of her master’s degree at Hood. Kinsley Wilde is engaged and was getting married on Sept. 27, 2014, to David Bowman and working as a child and youth program coordinator for the Maryland National Guard. Andrew C Weiss is working on special government projects for The Johns Hopkins Univ., Applied Physics Lab and he owns and operates REDRHINO, an epoxy flooring company providing floor coatings to five states. Kathryn Anne Thomas Yager graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2013 and graduated with a master’s degree in public health from Virginia Tech in December 2013. She married Cody Yager (a classmate from veterinary school) Jan. 4, 2014. She also bought a house in Ohio in April 2014 and has been working as an associate veterinarian in Ohio since October 2013. A year after graduating from Hood, Tracy McIntyre Leach married her wonderful husband and obtained her master’s degree in public health. Her second son Levi was born June 20, 2013. Her first born Quayden is already 5 years old! She works for the State of Maryland as a licensed environmental health specialist and with her husband owns a family business, Xtreme Liquid Designs, LLC. Samantha Henderson Lowery married Michael on April 12, 2014. After five years of teaching special education, she now teaches sixth grade language arts. Ilyse Kaplan celebrates five years with the Social Security Administration as a performance management specialist. She is certified in human resources through the USDA Graduate School. She bought a house on Rosemont Ave. in Frederick and is learning to grill and garden. She recently finished building a bamboo fence in the backyard.Christie Fincham Flora is the mid-Atlantic training store manager for Columbia Sportswear and is working on a master of business administration degree at Mount St. Mary’s Univ.

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