1. 2011: Winter 2015


    Megan Dancause

    John Boasi has relocated to Kansas City where he works full time with the Social Security Administration. Chelsea Bosch Perry was married last spring. She is still currently employed by AACPS and is working on her master’s degree in education focusing on leadership in mathematics at UMBC. Dana Davenport is currently employed at the Maryland Catholic Conference where she works as the associate director of social concerns. Dana is a lobby on behalf of the Catholic Church in Maryland. Justin Everett is engaged to Meg DePanise ’15. Anne Marie Hantman and Patsy Davis finished their first half marathon in February at the Disney Princess Half Marathon! Amanda Jacobs received her masters of clinical social work from the Univ. of Maryland School of Social Work in 2012. Amanda is employed as a therapist for children at a school for students with emotional disabilities. She recently purchased her first home in Germantown, Md. Morgan Lyons is a special educator of kindergarteners with autism at The William S. Baer School in Baltimore city. Morgan is also enrolled in graduate school at Johns Hopkins where she is working on her masters of science degree in Special Education Severe Disabilities: Emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Morgan recently became engaged to Christopher Kelly and an October 2016 wedding is being planned. Dana Martindell accepted a position as a case manager for Meridian Hospice in Wall, NJ. Jessica Miller got engaged on Christmas Day 2014 to Garrett Kehler. A fall 2015 wedding is planned! Kayla Murphy recently earned her Master’s in Communication and Leadership Studies
    from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Her capstone project created a guide to help organizations communicate ethically and effectively on social media during a crisis.Angela Ridenour completed her master’s degree in healthcare administration and is working at Carroll Hospital Center as a development coordinator. Patrick Yoo is still employed by E3 Federal Solutions in Arlington, Va., as a business analyst where he manages financials for the company’s DHS portfolio. Patrick is coaching basketball and pursuing a PMP.

  2. 2011: Summer 2014


    As the years increase since the class of 2011 left Hood College, so do the achievements of its members.

    Shane Brady is now stationed in NAS Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA. Shane is flying F-18 Super Hornets for the Navy.

    Chelsea Bosch, now Chelsea Perry, was married on May 31, 2014. Chelsea is currently working on her masters in leadership in mathematics from UMBC.

    Megan Dancause is pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA and is set to graduate in December 2016.

    Justin Everett has been promoted to Office II with the Maryland Transportation Authority Police.

    Alexander and Leah Hallfors have welcomed a baby girl, named Scarlett, on July 11, 2013!

    Danielle Hamilton is an Account Executive with Comcast Spotlight in Frederick, MD. As of July 2014, Danielle will be on her second year acquiring her Real Estate Licenses. Danielle is an agent with Re/Max Results on the Trish Mills team.

    Kristen Harris received her MSW from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work on May 16th.

    Tiera Hawkes is entering her last year at the University Of Baltimore School Of Law and is set to graduate in May of 2015.

    Sarah Johnston earned her Master’s of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Human Resources from Hood College on May 17, 2014. During her graduate studies, she served as the graduate assistant to the Dean of the Chapel at Hood College. In April of this year, Sarah was inducted into the Hood College chapter of Delta Mu Delta, an international business honor society.

    Dana Martindell was recently engaged to boyfriend Gregory Perry and a summer of 2015 wedding is planned in Bay Head, NJ.

    Elizabeth McCoy, now Elizabeth Mathews, was married on June 22, 2013.

    David McDuffie has accepted a teaching position with Baltimore County Public Schools to teach World Languages and Math. David is also pursuing his Master’s in General Education from Grand Canyon University. In October of 2013, David was promoted to Director of Talent Development with DoubleE Entertainment, after four years with the company.

    Kayla Murphy has accepted a new position with Love & Company, a marketing firm in Frederick, MD. Kayla is now the Public Relations and Integrated Media Manager.

    Daniel Rocker has accepted a position at Hewlett-Packard in Alpharetta, GA as a Presales Solution Architect.

    Jamila Zaidi was recently married to Reco Siler on June 1, 2014. Jamila is currently working at Living social and Reco is employed by Micros Systems.


  3. 2011: Winter 2014


    John Boasi graduated in May with a master of science in global affairs. He is currently working at the National Field Network in Howell, NJ.

    Chelsea Bosch is recently engaged and a May 2014 wedding is set! Chelsea is currently in her third year of teaching in AACPS and is working on her masters in Leadership in Mathematics at UMBC.

    Nicholas Case is currently employed by AAI Corporation in Hunt Valley, MD as an Information Assurance Engineer.

    Emily Cucchi got engaged to Kyle Raines and a June 2014 wedding is set! Emily is an Assistant Account Executive at DPR Group.

    Travis Harrant received a promotion in May 2013 to 1LT. He is now the Maintenance Control Officer for a Field Artillery unit in Fort Stewart, GA.

    Briannica Harper, now Briannica Harper- Sampson, is an IT Programmer Technician at Cinetic Landis Corp. Since graduation Briannica has welcomed three children into the world; two daughters and one son.

    Kristen Harris is currently pursuing a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in clinical and a specialization in mental health specialization from the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work in Baltimore.

    Tyler Hislop is a Licensing Specialist with mortgage company, NewDay USA.

    April Hoffman is a first year medical student at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. April will graduate in 2017.

    Morgan Lyons is in her third year teaching with Baltimore City. Morgan is currently educating kindergarteners with autism at The William S. Baer School in Baltimore City.

    Kayla Murphy is recently engaged to Mathew Caw while in San Francisco. A fall 2015 wedding is planned!

    Ken Rupert received Board Certification as Mater Christian Life Coach and founded The Vita-Copia Group; which provides life coaching for care givers of children with special needs and disabled seniors; specifically including financial mentoring and estate and life management planning. Ken is also an author of four books; Planned Excellence: How to Achieve Greatness through Strategic Planning, Strategic Goals: The DNA of Personal Success, The Dynamics of Abundant Life: Living a Life of Purpose and Meaning, and 10 Ways to Improve Your Retirement Planning: Behavioral Changes that Make a Difference. Ken also has plans of writing five additional titles in 2014! He is currently blogging for The Frederick News Post and Carrol County Times. On top of those additional responsiblities, Ken writes a monthly column for the Hampstead Life magazine. Ken is a member of both the International Chritian Coach’s Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors.

    Melissa Wedlock married Nicholas Burdette ’10 on June 1, 2013.

    Phillip Yerby was recently promoted to Senior Account Executive at Weber Shandwick.

    Patrick Yoo is currently a Program/Project Control Analyst at STG, Inc. in Reston, VA. Patrick is also the assistant varsity basketball coach at JEB Stuart HS in Falls Church, VA.

  4. 2011: Summer 2013


    The class of 2011 continues to strive for greatness professionally and personally. As the time from Hood grows greater so do the accomplishments of the class. Ashley Brown is a lead paralegal for the Law Offices of William B. Parkhurt, P.C. in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She was married on May 18 to Curtis Mahnken. Rahnuma Choudhury is currecntly working as a Research Technician at the Frederick National Lab for Cancer Research.  Emily Cucchi was promoted recently at the DPR Group, Inc. to Assistant Account Executive. Emily got engaged this past year and a summer 2014 wedding is planned! Justin Everett is now a police officer with the Maryland Authority Police and assigned to the BWI/TM Airport Detachment.  Dylan Kelleher is now a business development manager for a health IT firm in Frederick, Maryland. After a strenuous capstone project on Greenway Medical Technologies, Dylan completed his MBA from Hood College. Dana Martindell graduated from the Seton Hall University Accelerated Nursing Program and obtained her BSN in December. In January Dana passed the NCLEX and is now working for the Meridian Healthcare System in New Jersey as a registered nurse. Monique Sledd is finishing up her service as an AmeriCorps *VISTA Coordinator in Hood College’s Career Center and Office of Service Learning in August. Monique will be attending The University of Denver’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology masters of Arts program in forensic psychology in the fall. Kristina Straub was recently promoted to Senior Accountant at The Carlyle Group. Kristina also received her MBA from The University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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