2015; Winter 2018

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Sarah Tapscott

Here’s what we’ve been up to: Heidi Marino continues to work for Sodexo, a Fortune 500 company.  She specializes in crisis communications.  Tara Biser and her boyfriend, Devon, recently moved to a new apartment.  Khyle Ball is now in El Paso and finishes nursing school in February 2018. Then he’s, “off to where ever the Army sends him.”  Keesha Fields will be attending Shippensburg University in spring 2018.  She will be going for an MS in Counseling.  Cecelia Lee is the Senior Graphic Designer at Kalico Design where she continues to work on local and regional design projects including Sass Magazine. Jesus Pellot became a Nationally Certified Interscholastic Field Hockey Coach and NFHS (National Federation of High Schools) Coaches Association Member. He is now the Varsity Field Hockey Coach at his Alma Mater, Damascus High School.  Sally Johnston has fulfilled her passion as a Maryland Public Schools Pre-K teacher and is teaching the next generation to, “throw kindness like confetti.”  Sara Azoulay Murphy is expecting her first child with her husband, Patrick, in December 2017.  Maya Jackson started working at Broadmead and is now HR Services Administrator. She is applying to graduate school and upon acceptance (fingers crossed), will start at the UMD School of Social Work in January 2018.  Julianne Berg moved back to Maryland in August after two years serving with AmeriCorps in Charleston, SC. She recently got a job with the Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capitol as a Membership Specialist in Germantown.  Brigid Ayer started a new job this past fall and continues coaching for several local lacrosse programs. She has one semester left in her MBA!  Caroline Schuetz and her boyfriend, Alexander Jarnot ’17 moved to Irvine, California.  Caroline has recently started her job as a Project Manager at a Telecommunications Consulting firm and Alex has started graduate school at UCI.  Rhiannon Sneeringer recently celebrated her second work anniversary at the Bureau of Labor Statistics as an Economist.  Justin Cifuentes recently moved into a new apartment with his girlfriend. He is in his second year of teaching eighth grade English in Fair Lawn, NJ.  Amanda Shaffery received her MA in Egyptology from the University of Memphis in May of 2017, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Egyptology in the History Department at the University of Memphis.  Kerri Sheehan graduated with a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from UMD in May of 2017. She is now the Digital Curator for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Library.  Jordan Fridenmaker completed his Masters in Nursing at Johns Hopkins University and started an ICU nurse residency program in Denver, CO.  Kristen Geatz was recently promoted to Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President at the Institute of International Education, where she has worked since her senior year at Hood.  Prettany Overman is working for Ecotone, Inc., an ecological restoration company located in Harford County, MD, as the Marketing and Communications specialist. On the side, she house and pet-sits, and tutors high school students in various subjects.  I, Sarah Tapscott, have begun working for L1Enterprises, a government contractor based in Downtown Frederick that works closely with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  I do freelance floral design for events, cook a lot, and recently rescued an Aussie Shepherd/Lab mix named Sophie.

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