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and 3. watching reruns of the Lawrence Welk Show.”...Wanda Jones Corn was surprised and delighted to receive an honorary degree from Bates in 2017. “After all these years, I finally got a Bates degree! The award ceremony was a part of graduation and Joe (’60) and I thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful day.”...Cindy Kalber Nordstrom had TAVR (Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement) surgery. “I now feel like a new person! The procedure itself is fascinating but FDA controls allow it for just a small population.”...Emily Leadbetter Althausen and Alex are moving to Reno, Nev., to be near son Peter and family....Nick Maistrellis and Judy, in Annapolis, Md., are pleased daughter Emily ’08 has moved to NYC, bringing her much closer to them....Dave and Liz Metz McNab ’64 watched Doug ’18, their eldest grandson, graduate last May. “Needless to say we are rather pleased to see the fourth generation in the Metz line graduate from Bates.”... Cindy Merritt Fischer enjoyed a visit from Sara Ault Fasciano and Martha Lindholm Lentz ’64. Cindy has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s. “I try to stay active with an exercise class and with sharing about the experience in a local support group.”...Lorrie Otto Gloede was a delegate to the Delaware state GOP convention for the fourth year. She’s a Delaware contact for Pubius Huldah, a U.S. Constitution expert. “I’ve learned so much from her and others as we’ve opposed the Convention of States application bills to Congress. There are many groups educating state legislators on possible outcomes if this happens. So far in 2018, our record is 19-0.”...Pete Schuyler and Sonja have been teaching English to two Bhutanese refugees for the last few years. They helped them pass their citizenship tests and become citizens....Rob Scofield and Jane, who have been traveling widely, celebrated their 25th anniversary....Joy Scott Meyer and Allan enjoy retirement, read the latest books, attend school programs and plays their grands are involved in....Coralie Shaw got together with Merimander friend Mary Morton Cowan ’61 and Carl ’61, and enjoyed outings with roommate Karlene Belcher Smith and Fred Smith and Ricky Hanloser Kliem....Carol Smith spent a week in Newport Beach, Calif., with Sally Marshall Corngold. “My daughter, Kira, and her son Josh married in 2005 and so we share two grandchildren. Their family was there along with Sally Benson ’61 and husband Steve, their daughter Lauren ’00, and her family. Lauren and her husband, Nick ’01, are also Bates graduates, so there were five Batesies there.”...Sandy Smith Boynton continues teaching international women at MIT and traveling with her husband, most recently to Jamaica....Ken Snow received a Bates’ Best award last summer for “what he has accomplished for Bates and how he has gone about it,” his citation reads.


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“For nearly 30 years, Ken has been a class agent or lead class agent for the Class of 1962. In recognition for his service to the college, including 17 years as a career adviser for the BCDC, three years on the Alumni Council, and a year as recording secretary of the College Key, Bates wisely honored him with the Alumni Community Service Award. In the midst of all that, Ken also found time – 17 years to be exact – to serve the Office of Admission as an alumni interviewer. For helping encourage the best and brightest high school students to choose Bates, he received the college’s Alumni in Admission Award. Just as important is how Ken has conducted his service to Bates. The many alumni who nominated him said he leads with a genuine spirit that reflects a love of the college and Bates alumni. He cares deeply about everyone and takes a thoughtful approach to his outreach to classmates. He is a joy to work alongside, dedicated to the success of his class, and maintains a positive, grateful demeanor throughout any project.”...Allan Wulff and Ginger live in Reston, Va., and enjoy Washington’s many cultural amenities. He’s a longtime Realtor who focuses on Reston lake properties.... In Hilton Head Island, S.C., Linda Zeilstra Kellom’s favorite, most time-consuming volunteerism is being on the grants committee for a local nonprofit that awarded over $450,000 in one year.

1963 Reunion 2023, June 9–11 class secretary Natalie Shober Moir class president Bill Holt Dick Love attended Reunion. “We didn’t sing the alma mater. I understand (and confirmed) that the current students don’t even know it. Part of Bates’ strength is its tradition. What’s happening?”... Marion Schanz Ratcliff and Jim enjoy the Sun City lifestyle in Georgetown, Texas. They volunteer at church, take Senior University courses, and travel. They have six grandchildren and a great-grandson....C.J. Snow and daughter Andrea ’90 are a team in Barrett Sotheby’s International Realty in Lexington, Mass. “We enjoy working together serving the Greater Boston area.” Andrea’s daughter Caroline Carreras ’19 loves Bates and singing with the Crosstones, C.J. reports. Daughter Rachel ’93 and her family live in Connecticut....George and Dottie Selden Stone received Bates’ Best awards at Reunion. Described by classmates as the “heart and soul of Reunion planning,” they have “taken the initiative to send communications to classmates, and also educated your peers about retirement tax laws and the opportunities they present for giving to Bates,” their citation reads. “For Great Day to be a Bobcat you and another

classmate put forth a match which you generously opened to all classes of the 1960s, helping to boost participation and fundraising for this important decade. George, you also stepped into the co-chair role for your 55th Reunion, and have been a thoughtful, reliable leader for your class. You are both beloved by your peers and it is evident to all of us that many of them have stepped up for Bates because of the two of you.”...Arlene Wignall Nickerson enjoys living at The Highlands retirement community in Topsham and staying connected to longtime friends and family. She’s on the steering committee of the Assn. of Bowdoin Friends.

1964 Reunion 2019, June 7–9 class secretary-treasurer John Meyn class president Gretchen Ziegler Becky Beckwith Walsh really likes both her “official” residence on Bainbridge Island, Wash., and her second home in Bloomington, Ind., where she will be until her granddaughter goes off to college....Bill Braman and Ellen moved to Bath “and have fallen in love with our little city.” They bought a circa 1850 home near the Patten Free Library, easy walking distance to the city and access to Merrymeeting Bay, Popham Beach, and excellent kayaking.

1965 Reunion 2020, June 12–14 class secretary Evelyn “Evie” Horton class president Joyce Mantyla Emily Blowen Brown and roommate Evelyn Breck Morgen met for lunch last July near Worcester, Mass. “It was amazing to reconnect after so many years. Evelyn had been part of my wedding 52 years ago. And you know what? We haven’t changed a bit!”...Cindy Bagster-Collins Powers keeps busy as an elected assessor in her hometown as well as taking care of the town gardens. She travels a lot and enjoys her five grandchildren.... Newt and Pat Lord Clark ’67 sold their beloved 1850 home in West Hartford and moved to Thornton Oaks in Brunswick.... Bruce Cooper sang his way through Italy with his group, the Pittsburgh Concert Chorale. He’s heavily involved with Citizens’ Climate Lobby, which is pushing legislation that would place an escalating fee on carbon emissions, collect the money, and distribute it evenly as a monthly dividend check. “Most folks would come out ahead.”...Peter d’Errico is working on a book-length manuscript about “federal Indian law,” his field for 50 years. He’s still a

member of town government.... Bill Goodlatte retired and he and Linda moved to Vermont to be near kids Elizabeth and Suzanne ’04 and three grandkids. “On the Fourth of July, I joined the Vermont Republican Party which did not have enough members to march in the parade. Other than babysitting, we have spent most of our time working on our new house, reacquainting ourselves with Northern New England, and visiting Bates.”...Bill Gosling and Jean visited with Ned and Ginny White Brooks ’67 in North Carolina, their first face-to-face since graduation. Bill continues with USTA and other tennis matches.... Allen Harvie reports he, brother Keith ’67, and Bill LaVallee ’63 were interviewed for a Bates video. The three were all hurdlers from South Portland. “Bill’s dad, Hank ’33, our athletic director at SP, was very influential in my attending Bates. The interview lasted about 45 minutes with lots of Walt Slovenski stories as well as track and field and the Ali-Liston fight at which Keith and I both worked. We had lot of fun.” Allen is very proud that Keith received the Helen A. Papaioanou ’49 Distinguished Alumni Service Award this fall....Peter Heyel is “keeping somewhat busy, combination of work and fun.” He visited Jan and Ted Foster.... Richard Hillman published Finding Rafael, a sequel to his debut novel Tropical Liaison, winner of a Florida Authors and Publishers Assn. President’s Award for general fiction. He’s working on a third novel, The Condo....Nina Jewell Mendall works a day a week, teaching sewing and playing bridge. “Our delight is travel. Grandkids all grown up – sniff!”... Joyce Mantyla was off to St. Petersburg and Moscow last August. “No Putin plans!”...Karin Mueller McElvein’s best news: “I shot an 82 in golf!” She works two mornings a week for the Methodist church district office. She spent time with Judy Morris Edwards and talks to Jean Hager-Rich.... Sad news from Jeannette Smith Mead. She lost her husband, Russell P. Mead, on June 17, 2018. “He loved Bates College as much as I do.”...Carol Stone Beyna and Ronald celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2017. In August, they had a family get-together in Vermont including her brothers George ’63 and Tom ’70, spouses Dottie Seldon Stone ’63 and Ann Nagel Stone ’70, and niece Sarah Stone ’90. “How’s that for a Batesie gathering?”

1966 Reunion 2021, June 11–12 class president Alexander Wood Inside Higher Ed and other news media reported the findings of a major study of optional SAT policies co-authored by Bill Hiss and Valerie Franks ’98. One major conclusion is that SAT-optional policies can lead to an increase in underrepresented students in

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Bates Magazine, Fall 2018  

The issue's cover story looks at Bates alumni and their cool Antarctic doings. The photo, by Billy Collins ’14, shows an equipment operator...

Bates Magazine, Fall 2018  

The issue's cover story looks at Bates alumni and their cool Antarctic doings. The photo, by Billy Collins ’14, shows an equipment operator...