2013: Summer 2017

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Hey, Class of 2013! Well, this year’s graduating class had red dinks. I’ll let that sink in for a minute…

Thankfully we have started enrollment for the class of…2039(?)! Elizabeth Garner Drummond and husband Scott welcomed a healthy baby girl, Isabel, on January 26; Megan Turcios and her husband Carlos welcomed their second child, Christian, on April 27; and Mikea Bowie Hawkins and her husband will be welcoming their first child in October. Casey Dunn welcomed baby girl, Reagan, on March 22nd and Amanda Blakeslee Darling and her husband welcomed a son, William Darling IV, on April 15.

Emalie Stroup was married in March; Gregory Eyler and Meghan Mannas ‘14 were married in May; and Jess Manuel is marrying Brandon Wilt in September. Breton Stailey got engaged to Cole Siler in February and is planning an April 2018 wedding; Darcey Heflin got engaged over the holiday season and is getting married in Fall 2018 in Mexico; and Christine (Teany) Meehan is engaged to Nathan Miller and looking forward to an October 2018 wedding.

Billy Lewis is HCM Support Analyst with Payroll Network Inc.; Meme Brown is certified as an assisted living manager and plan to start her own assisted living facility in the next two years; and Spencer Knoll has joined the office of Senator Chris Van Hollen as a Legislative Correspondent. Kris Fair is running for City Alderman; Nowreen Chowdhury is working for a multinational contract research organization as a Clinical Research Associate; and Trevor Shell is an Commercial Energy Consultant with Luminous Solar in New Jersey. Russel Holz works as a Full Stack JavaScript Engineer in Silicon Valley for a company called Dokkio; Dominick Baretta Fair is the  Chief Technology Officer of SADOS, LLC in downtown Frederick; and Alexander Smith is a lead sales consultant for Best Buy Mobile and is almost finished an MA in interdisciplinary studies in human behavior at Hood. Carly Oeller is working as a program support assistant for the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine in Rockville, MD. She is also attending graduate school at Hood, pursuing a certificate in the Organizational Management Program. Heidi Gunzelman started work at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia as a research specialist in the Betts Laboratory and I, Elaheh Eghbal, continue to enjoy working at Zerion and living in Bethesda.

MJ Swicegood graduated with her MBA from Hood College; Brett Shelley is pursuing a PhD from Virginia Tech in Translational Plant Sciences; and Kate Adams Anthony graduated with her masters in teaching and learning elementary education. Steven Davis will begin a PhD in French Studies at Brown University this fall; and Christine (Teany) Meehan will be starting Penn State’s MBA program Spring 2018.

Continue to rock on, Class of 2013. Cheers!


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