2011: Winter 2017

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Megan Dancause

The five years since the class of 2011 graduated Hood College have flown by, but we haven’t wasted any time in accomplishing many things! Kayla Murphy Caw and husband Mat welcomed a baby girl, Elizabeth Murphy Caw, on Nov. 2! Katelyn Horn accepted a biologist III positon with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at the Okaloacoochee Slough WMA. Kathleen Grombacher-Irwin married Daniel Jurek in a private ceremony near their home in Seattle on July 30. The couple plans to settle in the Pacific Northwest after living in four cities across the country over the past three years. Morgan Lyons Kelley is currently teaching art to students with profound, multiple disabilities within the Baltimore City school system. She is expected to graduate in the spring from Johns Hopkins School of Education with a Master of Science in Special Education with an emphasis on severe disabilities. Morgan is also the mother to two little boys and she and her husband recently celebrated their one-year anniversary! Alexander McDuffie is teaching fifth grade science at Mater Academy of Nevada. In his spare time, he is coaching fifth and sixth grade flag football, where his team made it to the championships this month. He is also an adviser for the student council where he oversaw a trip to Washington, DC, to speak with senators about funding. Over the summer, Alexander has plans to travel to Ndola, Zambia, where he will volunteer with Northrise University in their Impact Ndola program. Dana Martindell Perry and husband Gregory celebrated their first wedding anniversary in August. Dana also started a new job as an MDS coordinator at Meridian Nursing and Rehabilitation in Shrewsbury. Emily Cucchi Raines moved back to Frederick with her husband this past spring. Emily also started a new position as marketing manager for Cetrom; a local cloud solutions provider. Kelsey Blackwell Roberts, MBA’13 and her husband welcomed a son, John James “JJ” Roberts, on March 17. Kelsey was recently promoted to marketing and business development manager at A2LA where she has worked since 2012. In her spare time, Kelsey is volunteering on several committees with Celebrate Frederick! Meghan Tomlin celebrated five years at United Healthcare and recently bought a house with boyfriend Andrew Bush.

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