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Daniela Kelley Sicuranza

James Mirabello and wife Erica’s son, Jacob, turned 1 in September. They write from their Northern Virginia home. James works at Spark Media, a documentary film company that creates socially conscious media. Their next project is No Evidence of Disease, about a rock ’n’ roll band of six gynecological surgeons who take the stage to raise awareness of women’s cancers.

Newlywed Sarah Crown Benbouzid of San Francisco has worked with Omni Hotels since returning from Honduras in 2007.

Jay Montepare married Elizabeth, an actress and writer, in 2011. Brad Poole, a groomsman, was among alumni who attended. The Montepares live in California with Maggie Smith, their rescued blue nose pit bull. Jay, a stand-up comedian and actor in Los Angeles since 2004, has headlined clubs and colleges nationwide, including Mary Washington; appeared in more than 30 national commercials and on NESN’s Comedy All-Stars with Tommy Davidson and NUVOtv’s Stand Up & Deliver; toured Japan performing for the troops; been a guest star on ABC’s Body of Proof, VH1’s Stevie TV, and NBC’s Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas special. Jay has a one-hour online stand-up special, The Sound That Jokes Make.

In March, Stacey Ladd Mulholland, a fifth-grade teacher, and husband Matt of Chelmsford, Mass., welcomed daughter Charlotte Faye, who joined brother Jacob, 3, and family dog Gilligan. Jill Ellis Frank welcomed second baby Katie in September 2012.

Alison Martin Simpson is a real estate agent with Prudential in St. Augustine, Fla. Kristine Reid Milne works at a Maryland fertility clinic. Annette Hibbert Nelson published her second book, Big6, Large and in Charge: Project-Based Information Literacy Lessons for Grades 3-6, and welcomed her first baby in September.

My old roomie, Ellen Perry Clark, husband Josh, and daughter Bonnie moved from Northern Virginia back to Virginia Beach, where they bought a home.

This past spring my husband, Chris Sicuranza ’98, and I took our 3-year-old daughter, Gaby, to her first lacrosse game. Ryan Wellner, assistant coach for the U.S. Naval Academy men’s lacrosse team, and girlfriend Kate hosted Mary Washington alumni, including Stu Sears, Bryan Eckle ’96, Kurt Feldman, Gerrit Visscher ’99, and Mickey Hughes, for the game versus Army.

I hope everyone is doing well. I’d love to hear from more of you!