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Daniela Kelley Sicuranza


Caroline Jarvis

Sarah Osborn and husband Jason live on a Charlottesville farm and expected their first child, a daughter, in August. David Liola and Katherine Liola welcomed first daughter Harper Avery in January. Sarah Schmoyer, an instructional technology resource teacher, and Justin Green, who’s in IT, married in March at Sarah’s parents’ Charlottesville home. They live in Richmond.

Jessica Bergner DaSilva of Arlington, Va., is a math coach. She planned a March trip to Brazil to introduce her 2-year-old son to the DaSilva side of the family.

Matt Selwyn and Ariel Hatfield Selwyn celebrated their 11-year anniversary. Matt works at NSWC and teaches part time at Strayer University. Ariel homeschools their four children and works for Norwex. She planned to start classes in March at Maryland’s St. John’s Academy of Natural Healing & Sciences, then go to esthetician school and to med school for dermatology.

Anna Blackwell Bruner lives in St. Augustine, Fla., with her husband and two children. She earned an MBA in 2008 and is an at-home mom. Marisa Horn lives in Louisville, Ky., with husband Philip. They planned to bring their adopted child home this year.

Caroline Jarvis of London planned a June trip to Norway with Annie Johnston and Madelyn Marino, and to run the Dublin Marathon in October. Abby Porter and Patrick Coyle of Salem, Mass., welcomed baby Jack Porter Coyle in January and planned a June wedding in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Kelsey Lynd studies at the Yale School of Nursing, planned to volunteer this summer at a Zimbabwean hospital, and aims to be a women’s health nurse practitioner.

Angela Mills, University of Tennessee senior director of alumni programs and outreach, was a speaker at this year’s Council for Advancement and Support of Education District III conference in Atlanta. Under her leadership, the UT alumni association’s chapters and clubs program team won a grand award at the 2012 Chapter Leadership Conference. Anjuli Sherin leads San Francisco Bay-area somatic healing groups, moved her private marriage and family therapy practice to a new space in Berkeley, Calif., and planned trips to Southern Italy and Bali.

Katie Laskey-Donovan and husband Ricky of Lakewood, Ohio, welcomed their first child, daughter Roisin Helen, in October. Laura Indzeris Johnson, who works in IT from home; husband Thomas Johnson ’97, a teacher and coach; and daughter Charlotte, 2, moved to the Harrisonburg, Va., area. Teresa Joerger Mannix is senior director of communications at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Jacqueline Frank Caswell and husband Rory were to celebrate their first anniversary in April and welcome their first baby in July.

Darren Carlson lives in Minneapolis with wife Amy and their four children. Ordained in the Evangelical Free Church, he is president of Training Leaders International. Steve Hinchliffe lived in Hawaii for a year and moved to Tucson, Ariz., to finish his MBA. He is project coordinator and assistant accounts manager for an HOA management company.


Travis Jones

Carolyn Murray Spencer


Jessica Brandes

Jeff Howard, a General Dynamics information technology engineer, married Laura Schabinger in April in Washington, D.C., where they live. Ryan Quinn, Nick Mancini, Bonnie Ryan Lefkowitz, Emily Ruesch, Kevin Dalmut, and Jess Brandes attended.

Sarah Hunt was able to get to mile 25.8 of the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon in April before the course was closed due to the tragic attacks at the finish line. She ran on the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Team and raised more than $6,000 toward research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she is a clinical research manager in pediatric oncology. She was not injured.

Kelli Zezulka, a theater and opera lighting designer who lives outside Leeds, England, is on the Association of Lighting Designers’ executive board. She recently designed for York Theatre Royal and the York Shakespeare Project’s Othello, Mooted Theatre Co.’s Macbeth, and Hidden Gems

Productions’ Somebody’s Son_. Clare Denk moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and earned a master’s degree in film preservation in 2006. An Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences special collections cataloger, she was working on Gregory Peck’s papers.

Meredith Camp and Jimmy Rhodes ’99 of Falls Church, Va., plan an October wedding on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Meredith earned a master’s degree in education from Old Dominion University and works for a Tysons Corner training development company.

Rebecca Baughman lives in Sumerduck, Va., with her husband and son. She taught family and consumer science in Prince William County and is a Louisa County Middle School librarian. Nick Mancini won his fantasy football league, taking down Ryan Quinn and Jeff Howard. Nick planned a July wedding to Anku Nath in Pittsburgh.

Amber Crafton was part of the onsite Alternative Missions staff in Cofradía, Honduras, from 2006 to 2010, then moved back to Richmond and took a second job as a full-time nanny to triplet boys. Last August, she moved to the St. Louis area, where she’s an Alternative Missions coordinator and nanny to preemie twins.

In February, Dan Dupras of Annapolis, Md., welcomed second son Jack, who joined Max, 18 months. In March, wife Christy celebrated the one-year anniversary of Annapolis Offices at Bestgate, her executive office space company. Dan worked in space systems at Northrop Grumman for nine years but recently joined a start-up salad dressing business with a neighbor. He’s now CFO for Tessemae’s, which sells natural, gluten- and sugar-free vegan salad dressings, dips, and marinades.

Annwyn Milnes Sharman and Andy Sharman welcomed their first child, daughter Miriam, in December. Mike Steele lives in Chesapeake, Va., with his wife and two children. He moved his legal practice to Williams Mullen’s Virginia Beach office, where he handles management-side labor and employment matters. Mike recently served as adjunct professor at the College of William and Mary Law School, joined the Chesapeake Humane Society board of directors, was asked to teach employment law at Tidewater Community College’s Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, and started a four-year term with the Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission.

Diana Daly and Jonathan Epstein of Alexandria, Va., married in May in Clifton. Jess Brandes officiated. Jill Davis, Sarah Sedaghatfar Little, Carrie Pencek ’02, Emily Ruesch, Caroline Otto Lemire, and Matt Lemire attended.

Garett Seeba graduated last June from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he plans to finish residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery in June 2015. Wife Tashia is a dental hygienist in Laplace, La. They have three dachshunds.


Sarah B. Smith

Sameer Vaswani

Jessica Hewitt married Patrick Dwyer last July. Jessica is enrolled in an Air Force-sponsored Ph.D. program for physics education research at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan.


Allyson V. Lee

Chris Rogers, a Los Angeles screenwriter, is creator and co-writer of the AMC pilot Halt & Catch Fire and has feature films coming this year from Indian Paintbrush, Paramount, and Sony Pictures Studios. He plans to marry Meghan Pochebit of Rhode Island in October.


Shana A. Muhammad

Carl Frank Puleo

Matt Johnston of Stamford, Conn., is a Conair assistant product manager. Rebecca Sklepovich is director of district and school partnerships for Teach for America’s D.C. office. She spent four years working for Teach for America in New York; a year volunteering at a school in Tanzania, where she met David Redman of Wellington, New Zealand, whom she married in September; and a year as an independent education consultant.

Nancy-Lauren Raia, Marion Bernstein, Caitie Eck, Ally Lee ’05, and Laura Taylor ’05 smoked the other divas in February’s Disney Princess Half Marathon at Walt Disney World. They hadn’t encountered so much body glitter since their first Houston’s party freshman year.


Corrie Anne Scheer of Fredericksburg, a kindergarten teacher in Spotsylvania County, was named teacher of the year at her school. Molly Sullivan and Sarah Rupert of Philadelphia plan to marry in August in Maryland. They have three dogs. Doreen Davis is pursuing a master’s degree with a focus on urban ecology at UNC Charlotte.

Alyssa Lee of Northern Virginia works for an education nonprofit in Washington, D.C., joined the DC Women’s Initiative board, and hopes to travel to Asia this year.


Elizabeth Jennings

Alexandra Meier

Katie Connor earned a master’s degree in social work at the University of Denver and plans to move to Burlington, Vt., in June. Andrea Nealon Misener married Brian in 2011, bought a house on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, and teaches English at her alma mater, Nandua High School.