Kneeling, L-R: Demi Samellas and Steve White, First row, L-R: Vicki Lamb, Clare Kelley, Tip Krairiksh, Rusty Parker, Peter Hartwell, Debbie Johnson, Nancy Moyer, Barbara Peacock, Jim Causey, Anna Koules, Sue Hammersley, Nancy Maynes, and Dave Woodin. Back row, L-R: Jeff Hoch, Sandy Woolard, Bill Tagerman, Bo Zimmerman, John Ricotta, Robb Bunnen, Gil Conant, Jon Ladd, Chuck Heingartner, Rob Russell, Phil Stetson, and Bruce Miller.
1964 Sandy Walcott ’64 writes: “2017 was a very significant year for me. I retired from my position as vice chairman of JP Morgan Chase Bank after 49 years in banking (10 at Citi and 39 at JP Morgan), and moved from western New York to be a resident of Vero Beach, Fla.”
1967 Steve Bianchi ’67 was recently elected to the board of trustees, as treasurer, at the Rockville Meadows Condominium Trust in Millis, Mass. He and his wife Michelle currently reside in this condominium
community. He writes: “My best to to all of the current LA community, past alumni, and especially to the rest of the class of 1967.”
1968 Jay Burke ’68 has retired after 35 years of teaching middle school English and drama. A second career as an actor-singer is “winding down.” He is currently the president and CEO of the New Bedford Festival Theatre, a regional professional summer theatre located at the Zeiterion Theatre in New Bedford, Mass. In July, the company presented West Side Story in honor of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday.
1970 Lou Curran ’70 has retired after a distinguished 30-year career in the Maryland Public Defender’s Office. Since 1995, he had worked in the Baltimore Felony Trial Division, handling criminal case for indigent clients that range in nature from drug offenses all the way up to murder. According to his colleague Todd Oppenheim, “It takes fortitude and dedication to make it 30 years here. Anyone who’s practiced criminal law in Baltimore in the 2000s knows Loui and his iconic ways…His goal in representing someone was to make that case the client’s last in the criminal justice system.” Shortly before his retirement, Lou was honored
FALL 2018 LAWRENCE ACADEMY 69
Lawrence Academy's annual alumni magazine.