2012: Summer 2014

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Ashley Nokes

Laura Saad

Hello from the class of 2012! It was another exciting year for the members of our class and we are excited to share it with you. Carley Altenburger graduated from the Univ. of Pittsburgh with a master of library and information science degree in archives, preservation and records management and has started a second master’s degree program in the history of decorative arts at Smithsonian-George Mason Univ. Jamal Bell is now a licensed realtor and is starting his career in realty. Jarred Braxton is halfway finished with his graduate program at Tisch School of the Arts in New York City aiming for his master’s degree in cinema studies. Adrienne Gladden started a new job as a student adviser for StraighterLine, Inc., an online education program located in Baltimore. Janet Gainesearned a certified supervised counselor alcohol and drug certification and is in the master of social work program at the Univ. of Southern California. She is working as a lead counselor at Gale Recovery, Inc. Claire Gogan will be entering a master’s degree program in history at Virginia Tech in the fall on a full scholarship. Kelly Harris married Matthew and they welcomed a baby girl Sofia Grace in October 2013. They moved back to New Jersey to be closer to family. Hilary Lawch planned to enroll at McDaniel College in the fall to pursue her master’s degree in Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. She plans on using her master’s degree to work for a nongovernmental organization that helps immigrants adjust to their new lives in the United States. Lauren Miller married Galen McGrane April 12, 2014, in Frederick. Carter Reitman is currently in his second year of service with the Peace Corps in Morocco. Kenneth Rupert published a book in December 2013 and two more in the first quarter of 2014. He is writing one book that will be published this summer and two more in the fall. Kasey Smith will be leaving Frederick County Public Schools after two years of teaching special education for a new teaching job on a Native American reservation in Mandaree, N.D. She will  teach special education for a year. Maria Smith will be starting a new job in the fall as a middle and upper school French teacher at Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills, Md. Mollie Widdowson is working for the Washington County Department of Social Services in foster care and has been there since September 2013. Emily Wilson planned to attend Arcadia Univ. doctor of physical therapy program in August. What a year it has been for our incredibly accomplished class! Please keep your class reporters updated so we can inform you of the amazing things our class continues to accomplish every day.

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