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Kneeling: James Plummer. Front row, L-R: Sam Fradin, McKayla Blanch, KJ Davis, Lorig Purutyan, Jillian Thero, Inez Bouzon, Katherine Melvin, Maddie Groves, Chris Bernhardt, and Sarah Carlson. Back row, L-R: Marcus Backlin, Victoria Hanson, Blake Whitehouse, Nick Day, Meghan Joumas, Christal Tyson, Connor Spotts, and Robbie Barsamian.

2009 Nisreen Dahod ’09 and her husband welcomed their first bundle of joy, a son, in November 2017.

in Great Lakes, Ill. Graduating with 545 classmates on March 9, 2018, he received the Academic Excellence Award, given to the graduate with the highest academic average. Airman McDonald is now stationed at the Pensacola, Fla., Naval Air Station.

2014 Franchesca Kiesling ’14 and classmate Sean Collins have announced their engagement. A July 2019 wedding is planned.

2010 Grady McDonald ’10 completed basic training at the Great Lakes Naval Station

Isaiah Bellamy ’13 had a remarkable senior year for Wesleyan University (Conn.) wrestling. Earning a First Team All-New England Wrestling Association selection, as well as the NEWA Most Dominant Award, Bellamy, a 285-pound heavyweight, placed third overall at the NCAA Division III Championships. An All-American, Bellamy earned the National Wrestling Coaches Association award for “Most Falls” with 24 – the most in the nation (in any division) – and took the Northeast Regional and finished the year with a 38-3 record. Photo courtesy of University of Rhode Island

Congratulations to Abbigail Streeter ’17, who was named Rhode Island Women’s Basketball’s “Rookie of the Year.

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Academy Journal, Fall 2018  

Lawrence Academy's annual alumni magazine.

Academy Journal, Fall 2018  

Lawrence Academy's annual alumni magazine.