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Sameer Vaswani

Matt and Tricia Piccinino Kapuscinski and big sister Olivia welcomed Reese Lynn in July. Matt is an associate at the law firm of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman in Reston and Tricia is in her 10th year of teaching ESOL at Annandale High School.

Michael Hagan is in the J.D. evening program at the University of Baltimore.  Michael belongs to the class of 2020.

In 2016, Carly Woods accepted a new position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Maryland in College Park. Previously, she was on the faculty at the University of Nebraska. Woods now lives in Maryland with her spouse and child.

Alena Callaghan married Jim Davis in October 2016 with Melissa Glennie Holt (’04) and Janet Moriarity Cartwright-Smith (’04) serving as bridesmaids. They live in Arlington, VA with two very overweight cats.

Kristen “Kiki” Skove King and her husband celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary in September and their twins’ 5th birthday in December. She started back to school for her MBA in December at UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Business online. Kiki and her family are planning a move from Florida to Colorado in June 2017.

LoriAnn Maresca Solano and her husband Brendan welcomed their second child, Brayden, to the world in October.  LoriAnn continues to work as a Licensed Behavior Analyst, fitness coach, and oil enthusiast.

Katie Valentine married Mike Charnoff ’95 on Memorial Day Weekend 2016. Katie’s bridesmaids included Bevin Reinen and Katie Fry Charnoff ’00. Mike’s Best Man was Steve Charnoff ’99. The groomsmen included Jason Chipman ’95, Jim Murray ’95, and Tim Landis ’93. Mary Washington alumni wedding guests included Donna Sheehan Gladis ’68, Patti Kemp ’69, Gayle Petro ’79, Jenifer Blair ’82, Dan Hudson ’82, Colette Crabill Chipman ’94, Mark McClure ’96, Travis Russell ’96, Lee Ann Reaser ’98, Mark Thaden ’02, and Jay Sinha ’07. Mike and Katie reside in Arlington, Virginia where Katie teaches 4th grade and Mike practices civil litigation with Perry Charnoff PLLC. Mike became Immediate Past President of the Alumni Association on July 1, 2016.

Sameer Vaswani travelled to Spain with Rob Bowen ’05 this past fall, visiting Barcelona, Malaga, Seville, Granada, and the Canary islands.