5th reunion, June 5-7, 2015
Erica Royer recently graduated from Saint Joseph’s Univ. with a master’s degree in experimental psychology focusing on animal behavior and cognition. Her thesis research on dominance hierarchies in Caribbean flamingos was published in Behavioural Processes in Spring 2014. Currently, she works as an animal keeper with rare and endangered birds at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va. Her primary areas include Guam rails and Micronesian kingfishers, both of which are extinct in the wild. Emily Heflin is still working at The Summit School and will start the 2014-2015 school year as the social studies coordinator; she was also promoted to school coordinator assistant! In December 2013 she got engaged to Arslan Khan. They had a traditional Pakistani religious ceremony and in summer 2014 she planned to have a traditional American wedding. She recently moved to Alexandria, Va. Ali Kelley started a new position as the assistant director of annual giving at Hood. She is also in her third year of coaching cheerleading at Maryland Allstars. Alyssa Moore recently accepted a new position at J. Spargo & Associates as a registration account manager and started in June 2014.