Rachel Clarke Cole ’12 and husband Michael traveled to Iceland to
Kristin McDonald ’13 and William Milleville ’14 — July 28, 2018 FRONT ROW (LEFT TO RIGHT): Alex Nadolna ’14, Nadia Tapfumaneyi ’15, Jodi Marver ’15, William Milleville ’14, Kristin McDonald Milleville ’13, Marie Fourman ’13, Olivia Williams ’13, Cassandra Milleville Garbin ’10, Joe Garbin ’10. SECOND ROW: Neal Moon ’14, Anna Claypool ’13, Chantal Heckman ’14, Becky Duffy ’15, Jamie Blue ’16, Jamie Galante ’13, Jordan Raess ’10.
Natalia Binkowski ’14 and Andrew Kaplan — October 20, 2018 FROM LEFT: GraceAnne Roach ’14, Natalia Binkowski Kaplan ’14, Esther-Farler Westphal ’14, and Chantal Heckman ’14.
THIRD ROW: Stephen Bora ’14, Kate Moon Raess ’10, Nate Wilson ’14, Joe Kozak ’12. BACK ROW: Paul Brar ’14, Abby Owens Kozak ’12, Kelly Ricketts Sullivan ’12, Erin Navolio ’10, Jack Moore ’12, David Jones ’14, Chris McNichols ’14.
Valerie Gumpertz Gokhfeld and husband Boris welcomed daughter Amelia on March 2, 2018. They have loved getting to know this happy little soul over the past few months. ❯ Samantha Newport is in Western Wisconsin with a great wife and a great number of animals. Sam is currently a sausage maker for a small meat processor, a fascinating and valuable craft. She recommends you all befriend your local sausage maker. ❯ Kara Krewer recently ﬁnished up a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. She is
Meet Siggy, a dapper young pup who was recently adopted by Diana Preshad ’12 and her husband.
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now pursuing a Ph.D. in creative writing at the University of Georgia, where she’s a Presidential Graduate Fellow. Her poems have recently appeared in Best New Poets, West Branch, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. Her chapbook, BornAgain Anything, will be released in fall 2019 from Texas Review Press (Texas A&M Consortium). If you’re in Athens, Georgia, she’d love to see you. ❯ Margaret Spiegel has started her second year as the director of the Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum/Mahaska County Historical Society in Oskaloosa, Iowa. There are a lot of projects and programs in the works, and she looks forward to helping this organization grow. She has been settling into the community and building friendships. Here’s to a great 2019! ❯ Mary Purrazzo enjoys traveling the world as a ﬂight attendant. She married Timothy Tobitsch in October; Cheyenne Cortez was her maid of honor. ❯ Mike Orr found a way to turn his hobby of recycling in college into a career. As a TKE, he berated friends and visitors for not recycling. After college, he moved to Boston and found his way to being recycling director for the City of Cambridge, where he menaces a new population of people for not recycling or composting. ❯ Katherine Williams Booth moved halfway across the country to Atlanta in August and has gone back to school to ﬁnally pursue a Ph.D in math. ❯ Daniel and Laura Miller Dyrda purchased a condo in Chicago’s South Loop and are excited to raise their nearly 3-year-old son in a fun and diverse neighborhood. ❯ Sean Frohling and Sasha Murphy ’11 moved to Colorado in June 2018. Sean celebrated 30 by unpacking at his new place in Denver. They celebrated their third anniversary in November 2018. ❯ Marc and Erin Souza Dreyfuss are happy to share a lot of changes in their family. In April 2018, they had a beautiful baby girl named Martha Hope and got new jobs: Erin is the program coordinator at Congregation Olam Tikvah, and Marc is a
transportation planner for Fairfax County, Virginia. ❯ Chrissy Morse still lives in Seattle, teaching science and running Jet City Saber Guild. She married Darryl Parks in a Star Warsthemed wedding and graduated with a master’s degree in public health education in December. ❯ Karen Frost visited Rose Van Grinsven in Colombia. She also got engaged in Cuba and married Dennis Patel in May 2018. Karen also attended the Costa Rica wedding of Jaclyn Anderson ’09 and the Seattle wedding of Aparna Kumar Boehm ’12. ❯ Margaret (Meg) Allen did a bunch of stuff in 2018! She graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago in civil engineering in May, baby Freddie born in August, and she married Kevin Donnelly in October. ❯ Gaby Fox enjoys life based in Beirut, Lebanon. She continues to work for Mercy Corps, a humanitarian and development organization. Travel keeps her hustling but also allows her to meet extraordinary people, as well as catch up with old friends near and far (not frequently enough). Always a welcome door and a pitcher of arak on hand for any Knoxies who ﬁnd themselves in Lebanon. ❯ Allison Smith Hahn has begun work on a master’s degree in library and information science through the online program offered by the University of Illinois, which allows her to continue her job at a branch library in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago, designing creative projects and activities for all comers! ❯ Joe and Cassie Milleville Garbin were married April 1, 2017, at the Union League Club of Chicago. ❯ Carolyn Hill spent 2018 hanging out with Knox friends nationally and internationally, and got a dog (!!). On the professional front, she joined Wilson Sonsini, where she remains a securities litigator. ❯ McKinley Murphy bought a house in the Denver, Colorado, area and hikes a lot. ❯ Krystal Susmani Hunter has lived in Las Vegas, Nevada, for the last two-and-a-half years working as certiﬁed child life specialist in the city’s largest