It’s been just over a year since the Class of 2017 graduated and this is just a snippet of what so many of us are up to!
Jackie Bealer completed the Management Development Program with M&T Bank in May and was promoted to a Management Associate. She bought her first house in Frederick in early June.
Angela Carpenter is a 3rd grade teacher at New Midway Elementary School. She will be going into her second year of teaching there this August.
Logan Samuels is a 2L Juris Doctor candidate and member of the Law and Technology Institute as a certification candidate for Intellectual Property Law at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. This past summer, Logan worked as a Legal Intern at the Federal Communications Commission in the Enforcement Bureau’s Investigations and Hearings Division.
Kahembi Mukuwa is currently working for PwC in Zambia (Pricewaterhouse Coopers Limited) as an Associate in the Assurance Line of Service.
Shannon Welch was granted a full-ride scholarship and is currently a Masters Candidate at Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security. She was selected to be a part of the Security Scholars Program by NATO and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and will be spending part of the summer in Prague studying Hybrid Warfare. She also will be starting a new job as Defense Analysis Research Assistant for Informa in Washington DC.
Reem Zietoon will be going to University of Maryland Pharmacy School this fall.
Meaghan Donahue is currently teaching in Providence RI while getting her Master’s in Literacy at Providence College.
Jennifer Forester recently started a full-time job as a Communications Assistant at a Bethesda nonprofit: The Children’s Inn at NIH. She started as an intern in November and transitioned to full-time in March.
Jillian Heymann will be attending Regent University School of Law this fall.
Kaylene Wright completed an eight-month position working with the National Park Service at Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona.
Caroline Kinna completed her Masters in Social Work in July. She hopes to get a job with Frederick County Public Schools as a school therapist or counselor.
Maiella Brown started working at Genesis healthcare Glade Valley Center in Walkersville Maryland in November, as the social service specialist a.k.a. social worker. Her roles include supporting older adults and helping them to process their emotions, testing their memory, and assessing their mood. She will be taking my listen in examination to become an LBSW. Looking ahead to Fall of 2019 Maiella looks forward to pursuing her Masters in social work part time.
CJ Blickenstaff bought a great log cabin just south of Buffalo with her family. She has been enrolled in Loyola’s Emerging Media MA program where she has maintained a 4.0 GPA for 2 semesters. CJ took on a marketing internship at Ten Thousand Vines Winery in Hamburg, NY (Feb 2018) and in three months time was promoted to Marketing Coordinator.
Samantha Baldwin started a job as a reference librarian at the Fletchet branch of the Washington County Free Library.
Mary Milligan moved to Frederick after graduation and continues to work in Rockville expanding her freelance portfolio with non-profits and online clients.
Samantha Frizzell moved to Virginia and has been living there for a year now. She successfully completed my NASM Group Fitness Instructor certification. She has also begun working at the College of William and Mary as an Administrative and Fiscal Coordinator.
John Curran will be attending Chicago Theological Seminary in the fall. He will be studying for his Master’s of Divinity.