Class Captain Lisa Rosemary Craig Emily Jean Dawson “I have been living in London for three years, but I’m moving back to Boston to join Highland Capital Partners, where I will be working with my friend and classmate Andy Hunt,” reports Jeremiah Daly. Robertson Follansbee says, “My wife Katie and I had a baby boy on November 4. Daniel is growing like crazy, much to the chagrin of his mother who would like him to be a baby forever. My mom, Kathy Robertson, is doing a great job in the early stages of grandparenthood.” “Life and work continue to keep me busy and happy,” reports Amanda Herzberger. “Jeff and I are moving up to Northern Vermont in the coming months, which is exciting and a long time coming. Last year I had the pleasure of working with four Deerfield alums and photographing their weddings: Talley Burns ’01 and Zach Mayer ’01, Alice Brown ’98, and Amy Sodha ’99. Next year I’m working two—a fun connection and a great way to stay in touch!” Katie Fay Long reports, “Nick and I were married in October in Newport, RI. We were so lucky that many of our Deerfield friends were in attendance for the celebration and that we had our friend and classmate, Dennis Kwan, as the wedding photographer!” “I just started as a tenure-
track professor in the Earth and Oceanographic Science Department at Bowdoin College,” writes Emily Peterman. “I’m loving teaching and looking forward to bringing students along with me for field studies in Argentina and Death Valley this year.”
2001 Meghan-Michele German writes: “Hi Deerfield: Life is great. I completed my Master of Arts degree in American Studies from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in May 2011. I’m currently producer at HeartVault Productions in Fort Green, Brooklyn. I have a few projects on the horizon, including the soonto-be released film He’s Way More Famous Than You. I was producer and production coordinator on this independent film.” “Last May I accepted an associate position with Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LP in their Baltimore, MD, office,” says Laura Jacque. “My practice areas focus on medical malpractice and professional liability defense, although I also handle cases in other areas of insurance defense litigation. After almost three years practicing in New York and New Jersey, I am happy to be making Maryland my new home.” Katie Rutledge is in the midst of a credential program for Mild/Moderate Special Education at Notre Dame de Namur University. “I am also
about to start a job as a one-to-one student aide in a kindergarten class,” she says. “And I’m currently a reading and writing tutor for students with learning disabilities. If any Deerfield alums are in the Bay Area, I’d love to meet up!” Kevin Wei notes: “After a short time designing buildings, I now work from my solo-enterprise Kevin Wei New York, where I create jewelry and sculptural objects at the intersection of luxury, technology, and storytelling. Check out my ongoing work at: kevinwei. com. (See page 88.)
2002 Reunion Chairs William Malcolm Dorson Robert Agee Gibbons Terrence Paul O’Toole Dorothy Elizabeth Reifenheiser David Branson Smith Serena Stanfill Tufo When we last heard from James Canner, he said, “Just got back from playing in the US Pond Hockey Championships in Minnesota with my brother Chip ’00 and Wes Fox ’99. Tremendous annual event that features 250 teams from around the world with all games played on one lake.” On December 14, 2011, Ryan Hart was admitted as a member of the Bar for the State of Maryland. He is now serving as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Timothy J. McCrone of the Circuit Court for Howard County, Maryland.
“After five years at Penn, I finished my PhD in electrical engineering (robotics) this past October,” reports Goran Lynch. “I moved to Seattle a few weeks later and have been enjoying my job as a project manager at Synapse Product Development since then. Drop me a line if you’re in the Pacific Northwest, and if I can make it to the 10th Reunion this year (whoa!), I’ll see you there!” When we last heard from Graham Rosser, he was engaged to be married in Victoria, BC, on March 31. His fiancée, Genevieve Houdet-Cote, is a speech pathologist from Victoria, originally from Quebec. They met through mutual Seattle friends. They planned a small
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Katie Fay ’00 and Nick Long were married on October 15, 2011, in Newport, RI. In attendance were: Kady Tremaine Buchanan ’00, Kelley Drake ’99, Hilary Kallop ’00, Andrew Armstrong ’00, Will Kallop ’00, Molly Fay Urquhart ’02, Maggie Brown ’00, Katie Fay Long ’00, Nick Long, Jon Meachin ’00, Katie Hunt ’02, Megan Adams ’00, Mimi Krueger ’00, Ashley Hilton Kadakia ’00, Dennis Kwan ’00, Andy Hunt ’00, Karina Meckel Heffers ’00, and Mieke Baran’00. Daniel Follansbee, son of Robertson ’00 and Katie Follansbee, was born on November 4, 2011.
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