Chanda T. Gilmore
The Class of 2004 wishes the falling new mothers and their newborns many good years of health, love and happiness: Cara Overcash Orr and her husband welcomed Karson Levi February 14, 2016. He joins big brother Conner in their Philadelphia home. Michelle Donati-Grayman, along with her wife and twin sons, welcomed Silas Donati-Grayman on November 8, 2016. Essence Jones, M.A. ’07, C ’07 and her family welcomed son Brocke Harold Douglas Jones on March 18, 2017. Laurie Machovec Tomcanin and her husband welcomed twin boys, James Edward and John Daniel, on June 3, 2017. Congratulations to the following class members on their new positions: Chanda Gilmore accepted a position as assistant professor of communications at Immaculata University in August 2016. Sarah Cline was selected for a two-year fellowship with the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law’s in August 2016. Jaime Cacciola was appointed Director of Grants and Gift Planning at Hood College in January 2017. Wendy Cochran is the Food Program Manager at the Frederick County Health Department, with 2017 marking her 10-year anniversary working for the State of Maryland. She is engaged to Gregory MacMaster. Katherine Nash M.B.A. ’08 now works as Policy Director for Greenwill and Associates where she is serves as a Maryland lobbyist for clients ranging from large multinational energy corporations to small towns in Western Maryland. Best wishes to the following class members on their new accomplishments: Michelle Lindsey Richardson was named 2015-16 Teacher of the Year and is currently working on her M.A. with a concentration in literacy at Furman University and is a full-time Literacy Coach at a SC public school. She and her family moved to South Carolina in 2006. Maya Laws Barney and her family purchased their first home in October 2016. Sara Lewis and her family relocated back to the Baltimore area after 8 years in New Jersey in December 2016. Melanie Muscar M.B.A. ’07 married Christiana “Ana” Lang on December 23, 2016. They sold their home in downtown Frederick and are moving to Uppsala, Sweden in August while Ana serves as a Rotary International Peace Fellow for two years. They are, of course, taking their collie mix, Cooper, with them.