HARLAND’S HAVEN Photo by Robert R. Cummins
TRUSTEES OF ROLLINS COLLEGE Francis H. (Frank) Barker ’52, Chairman of the Board Allan E. Keen ’70 ’71MBA, Vice Chairman of the Board F. Duane Ackerman ’64 ’70MBA ’00H Theodore B. (Ted) Alfond ’68 William H. Bieberbach ’70 ’71MBA William K. Caler, Jr. ’67 Andrew J. Czekaj Lewis M. Duncan, Ph.D. Jon W. Fuller, Ph.D. Ronald G. Gelbman ’69 ’70MBA Alan H. Ginsburg Rick Goings Warren C. Hume ’39 ’70H The Hon. Toni Jennings Thomas G. Kuntz ’78 Gerald F. Ladner ’81 David H. Lord ’69 ’71MBA John C. (Jack) Myers III ’69 ’70MBA Blair D. Neller ’74 Charles E. Rice ’64MBA ’98H Joanne Byrd Rogers ’50 ’05H Phillip G. St. Louis, M.D. R. Michael Strickland ’72 ’73MBA ’04H Christabel Kelly Vartanian ’68 Kathleen M. Waltz Harold A. Ward III ’86H Winifred Martin Warden ’45 Victor A. Zollo, Jr. ’73
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FEATURES High Expectations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Rollins College Upward Bound Program By Warren Miller ’90MBA
The Journey Begins . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Photo Essay by Judy Watson Tracy
Honorary Trustees : Barbara Lawrence Alfond ’68 Betty Duda ’93H The Hon. W. D. (Bill) Frederick, Jr. ’99H Joseph S. Guernsey
Florida Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Contributing Writers: Jeni Flynn Hatter, Leigh Brown Perkins, Kelly Russ, Nancy Shelton, and Ann Marie Varga ’82 Page 15
2004-05 Honor Roll of Donors . . 45
OFFICERS OF ROLLINS COLLEGE Lewis M. Duncan, Ph.D., President George H. Herbst, Vice President for Business and Finance and Treasurer Patricia A. Lancaster,, Ph.D. Vice President for Academic Affairs Cynthia R. Wood, Vice President for Institutional Advancement Richard F. Trismen ’57, Secretary
DEPARTMENTS Campus News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Then & Now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Faculty Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Alumni of Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Alumni Association News . . . . . . 28
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS Michael G. Peterson ’74, President Barbara Doolittle Auger ’89, Vice President Sandra Hill Smith ’73 ’74MBA, Treasurer Peter E. Powell ’77 ’78MBA, Member at Large Raymond M. Fannon ’82, Member at Large Elizabeth A. Ashwell ’99 Laurin Matthews Baldwin ’86 ’89MAT Peter S. Bok ’92 James E. Chanin ’87 Robiaun Rogers Charles ’94 Kristin Marcin Conlan ’89 Brendan J. Contant ’89 Andrea Scudder Evans ’68 Jose I. Fernandez, Jr. ’92 Asunta D'Urso Fleming ’81 Charles R. Gallagher III ’95 Teresa Greenlees Gelston ’97 Tamara Watkins Green ’81 Cyrus W. Grandy ’69 Dyer S. Moss ’61 ’66MAT Robert B. Ourisman ’78 Thomas R. Powell ’85 Linn Terry Spalding ’74 Kurt M. Wells ’95 Anthony L. Wilner ’82 De Anne P. Wingate ’96
Class News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Spotlight on Young Alumni . . . . . 36 Alumni Perspectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Regional Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Reader Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 EDITOR: Mary Wetzel Wismar-Davis ’76 ’80MBA CLASS NEWS EDITOR: Robin Cusimano CONTRIBUTORS: Bobby Davis ’82, Jed Dunstan, Ilyse Gerber ’00HH, Maureen Harmon, Jeni Flynn Hatter, Warren Miller ’90MBA, Leigh Brown Perkins, Vickie Pleus, Lorrie Kyle Ramey ’70, Zaida Rios, Kelly Russ, Nancy Shelton ’00 ’04MLS, Russ J. Stacey, Ann Marie Varga ’82, Nate Weyant, Elaine Worth DESIGN: Design Studio Orlando, Inc. MISSION STATEMENT: The Rollins Alumni Record serves to maintain and enhance the relationship between Rollins College and its alumni and other constituencies by building pride in the institution through effective communication of news of alumni and the College. It aims to keep readers of varying ages and interests connected to current developments, programs, and achievements at Rollins, and to keep alumni connected to each other. The magazine is the College’s primary vehicle for communicating to alumni Rollins’ mission of commitment to educational excellence, educating students for active citizenship in a global society, innovation in pedagogy and student services, and maintaining the close community ties that have always been a hallmark of the Rollins experience. All ideas expressed in the Rollins Alumni Record are those of the authors or the editors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Alumni Association or the College. Letters to the editor are welcome and will be considered for publication in the magazine. The Rollins Alumni Record is published three times a year by Rollins College for alumni and friends of the College. Please send your comments or suggestions to: Rollins Alumni Record, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave. - 2747, Winter Park, FL 32789-4499, or e-mail the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Member, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and Florida Magazine Association. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Rollins College, 1000 Holt Avenue - 2747, Winter Park, FL 32789-4499.
BASKING IN RECOGNITION
KUDOS—Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Nancy Decker received the 2005 Award for Outstanding Achievement in furthering the teaching of German in U.S. schools. This award has been presented annually since 1978 by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) and the Goethe-Institute New York to a select group of educators in the field of German. POETIC JUSTICE—Associate Professor of English Philip Deaver’s poems “The Worrier’s Guild” and “Flying,” from his book How Men Pray, were read by Garrison Keillor on his radio show The Writer's Almanac in August. To listen to the reading, visit Phil's Web site at www.philipfdeaver.com. IN PRINT—Ilan Alon, associate professor of international business in the Crummer School, served as managing editor of The New Global Society, a series of books on the principles of economics and business. Published by Chelsea House, the new series introduces the key aspects of globalization, including potentials and risks. Philip Deaver
ON CANVAS—Symbiosis: Recent Works on Paper, an exhibition of works by Assistant Professor of Art Rachel Simmons ’97, will travel to Italy in December for the Florence Biennale. The works were on display at Valencia Community College last summer. Assistant Professor of Art Dana Hargrove’s exhibition Survey, a collection of works in various media “Irukandji,” by Rachel Simmons ’97 that deal with landscape, was on display this fall at the University of Montevallo, located near Birmingham, Alabama.
NOTABLE quote “Ignore structure. Structure in higher education is the biggest impediment to getting anything done. Do everything you can to smash down the walls and ignore the rules. Then, whatever it is you've set out to do will probably have a good result.” —Roger Casey, Dean of the Faculty
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U.S. News Ranks Rollins First in South ROLLINS COLLEGE was recently ranked number one among regional universities in the South in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges.” In the category of “Best Universities - Master’s” (schools that provide a full range of undergraduate and master’s-level programs), Rollins ranked first, while James Madison University in Virginia ranked second and Samford University in Alabama ranked third. For 10 consecutive years prior, Rollins had been ranked second among regional universities in the South and first in Florida. Rollins was also ranked first in the South in the “Great Schools, Great Prices” category for offering the best value, which relates academic quality with the net cost of attendance for a student who receives the average level of financial aid. “This recognition is a testament to our committed faculty, dedicated staff, and talented students,” said Rollins President Lewis Duncan. “The great value of a Rollins education is confirmed by the success of our graduates.” Rollins has been included among the top regional universities since the influential ranking of the nation’s top schools began in 1987. The “best college” rankings are based on surveys of college officials, combined with data provided by institutions, including student selectivity, faculty resources, financial resources, graduation rates, and alumni satisfaction. In addition, the MBA program at the Crummer Graduate School of Business was ranked number one overall in Florida by Forbes magazine. Crummer’s part-time program was ranked 14th in the nation and its full-time program ranked 47th in the nation for return on investment. In further recognition, Rollins was included in The Princeton Review’s and Campus Compact’s Colleges with a Conscience. The publication cited Rollins for its service and outreach projects in the local community, noting that the College had partnered and collaborated with over 30 different community nonprofits and organizations since 2002. To commemorate the U.S. News ranking and these other significant achievements, the City of Winter Park officially proclaimed Friday, September 23 as “Rollins College Day.”
BY the numbers Interesting facts about this year’s new students:
Scouting for Top-Notch Physics Students
UCH LIKE SCOUTS travel to high schools
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is especially impressive since Rollins has only a hoping to discover future star athletes, couple of physics graduates each year.” Professor of Physics Thomas Moore is The physics program at Rollins is unique searching for star science students. In what’s because it offers undergraduate students extenalready proven to be a successful relationship, sive, hands-on research and laboratory experience Moore has teamed typically offered only up with Lake Howell at the graduate level. High School physics Soos, a high school teacher Troy Soos teacher for seven to help Rollins years, said, “It’s thrive as a destinaimportant for stution for students dents interested in interested in studypursuing the field of ing physics. “Before physics to know that 2002, we never had the laboratory at a student come to Rollins is a state-ofProfessor Thom Moore (l) and high school teacher Troy Rollins for physics the-art facility. And Soos are working together to build Rollins’ physics program from Lake Howell,” the best part is, it’s Moore said. “Since then, five physics students located right in their own backyard.” have been recruited from Lake Howell—and this —Jeni Flynn Hatter
There’s No Place Like Home LEE KAUFMMANN
President Lewis Duncan and his family are now comfortably settled in Barker House, the new College residence for presidents and their families. A gift of Daryl Stamm ’53 and Francis H. “Frank” ’52 Barker, the residence was designed to complement other campus buildings and to provide a comfortable family home as well as gracious and functional areas for entertaining. The first floor features a guest area with an inviting living room enhanced by a large stone fireplace, a dining room for small dinners, a spacious kitchen, and a comfortable guest suite. Antiques and paintings representative of the College collection enhance the charm and carry the Rollins tradition into these areas. The second floor is devoted to private space for presidential families. Located at the east end of campus, Barker House is beautifully appointed with lawns, flower gardens, a loggia and courtyard, a lap pool, and a parking area. The construction was planned carefully for minimal environmental impact, with existing cypress trees preserved and new trees planted on the grounds.
• New students include 465 freshmen and 55 transfer students • First-year students are 41 percent male and 59 percent female • Freshmen came from a pool of 2,970 applicants (the largest number in school history) • Acceptance rate was 53 percent (representing the highest selectivity in more than 25 years) • Average SAT score for admission was 1,190 (the highest in school history) • Freshmen represent 344 high schools in 32 states and more than 10 countries around the world (44 percent are from Florida)
FEARLESS GOLF By Gio Valiante Golf greats like Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have observed that fear can turn even the most excellent athlete and professional golfer into jelly and dominate the games of most amateurs. Assistant Professor of Education Gio Valiante, considered a pioneer in sports psychology, explores ways to overcome this obstacle in his new book, Fearless Golf: Conquering the Mental Game, published by DoubleDay and Golf Digest. The result of a five-year study of the minds of PGA Tour players, Fearless Golf examines the sources of an athlete’s fear, explaining the physiological and neurological impact of fear on performance. The book presents a groundbreaking program for conquering fear and its effects on performance. Valiante profiles champions such as Nicklaus, Woods, Tom Kit, Nick Faldo, Ernie Els, Ben Curtis, Davis Love III, Payne Stewart, and David Duval, documenting instances in which they were overcome by fear and the tricks they used to overcome it. These anecdotes show over and over how conquering the mental game allows players to push fear aside to become a better athlete. Valiante has consulted numerous PGA Tour players, including Chad Campbell, Heath Slocum, Justin Leonard, Davis Love III, David Duval, Matt Kuchar, and Chris DiMarco. He is the mental game consultant to Golf Digest, The Golf Channel, and the University of Florida.
SINCE last time
NOTABLE quote “The Class of 2009 is the most highly qualified ever admitted to the College. We have many reasons to be proud.” —President Lewis Duncan
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Rollins Alumni Make National TV PHOTOS BY ANN MARIE VARGA ’82
Rita Bornstein, President Emerita and George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Professor of Philanthropy and Leadership Development, was elected to a two-year term as board chair by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) … The Winter Park City Commission unanimously approved a resolution nominating Vice President and Treasurer George Herbst for the “City Citizen of the Year Award,” given annually by the Florida League of Cities for commitment, support, skills, leadership, outreach to other citizens, and the desire to make a positive impact on the city. Herbst, who serves as chairman of Winter Park’s George Herbst Central Park Committee, was also recognized in the League’s magazine, Quality Cities, for his part in furthering the unique and collaborative relationship between the College and the City of Winter Park … Members of the Claudio Milman family made a generous gift to establish the Professor Claudio Milman Memorial Scholarship at the Crummer Graduate School of Business in memory of Milman, a highly regarded international business professor and researcher who was fatally injured while leading students on an internaEric Alexander tional marketing project in Cuba in 2001 … Rollins hosted notable speakers Eric Alexander, an avid skier, mountaineer, and teacher of disabled skiers, who, in 2001, defied the odds by helping to guide his blind friend Erik Weihenmayer to the lofty 29,035-foot summit of Mt. Everest; and Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Artist Lola Haskins, who has published seven collections of poetry, including Extranjera, The Rim Benders, Desire Lines: New and Selected Poems, and Hunger, which won the Iowa Poetry Prize in 1992.
TWENTY-ONE ROLLINS ALUMNI who were among a group attending the Alumni Association’s recent “Arts Exploration” and alumni reception in New York City were willing to “rise and shine” to appear live outside the Plaza on CBS’ The Ira Joe Fisher and Saturday Early Show. Alumni Mary Martin Hayes ’55 spokesperson Asunta D’Urso Fleming ’81, a current member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, told weather reporter Ira Joe Fisher: “Rollins is the number one regional university in the South! We were here to meet with 150 New York alumni…New York is one of our biggest alumni groups.” Rollins hats, shirts, and banners filled the television screen as the group cheered during appearances, which aired Saturday, October 1.
S P O RT S scene INTERIM AD APPOINTED—Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Women’s Administrator Pennie Parker was appointed interim athletic director in July. She took over for Phil Roach, who retired after 13 years as director of physical education and athletics. “I’m very excited for the opportunity to lead the department while we search for a new athletic director,” Parker said. “Phil has built one of the strongest departments in the nation and I Parker look forward to maintaining the current level of excellence in this time of transition.” Parker has been at Rollins since May 2002, having served previously in the athletic departments at Florida State University, Jacksonville University, and the University of Georgia. PAR FOR THE COURSE—The NCAA-champion women’s golf team was featured in the “Golf-first ranking” in the September 2005 issue of Golf Digest for its excellent performance. The article cites the team as “the dominant school in Division II, winners of three straight NCAA titles by an average margin of 47 shots.” To follow the Tars’ exciting 2005-06 season and for the latest information on Rollins Athletics, visit www.rollins.edu/athletics.
Rollins Rolls out Welcome Mat for 18 Students Displaced by Hurricane Katrina
Reasons for choosing Rollins, according to a survey of the Class of 2009 1. Location/aesthetics 2. Financial aid 3. Small class size/ student-to-faculty ratio 4. Academics 5. Prestige
ATTHEW DAVIS hadn’t finished to help them in this tough transition time.” unpacking in his new dorm The Rollins administration quickly room at Tulane University learned as much as it could about the curwhen the call came to evacuate. ricula of Tulane and Loyola in order to best The first-year student, a native of New advise the displaced students on course Orleans, was settling into his room with his selection, and just as quickly, put together parents’ help on Saturday, August 27. That an orientation for its guests. The College evening, the three of them caught a flight also is offering grief counseling to these Tulane campus and was hanging pictures from Louis Armstrong International Airport students. “Even though we were almost two with her mother when the evacuation order for Florida, where Davis’s grandparents own weeks into classes when the first call about was given. They returned to Orlando that a condo. The following week, Davis—whose enrolling came in from a displaced local evening. “I left everything I have in New sister is a junior at Rollins—was admitted to student, the entire Rollins community comOrleans,” she said. Rollins College with “special student status.” mitted itself to helping wherever possible,” Gold expects to return to Tulane for the Davis is one of 18 students (as of commented Dean of Admission David spring term. An accounting major, she would September 15) enrolled at Tulane or Loyola Erdmann. “The staff worked diligently to be unable to complete her program at Rollins Universities who are taking classes at Rollins arrange courses and living accommodations, as the College does not offer College this fall. Rollins an undergraduate degree in joined a number of instituRollins Rallies to Assist Hurricane Victims accounting. tions of higher education that Both Tulane and Loyola have rolled out the welcome are located in an area of the city mat to ensure that students that was not inundated; the who were displaced by campuses suffered little damage Hurricane Katrina and its from the storm and were aftermath will not lose valuable secured in the days following. time in their college education. Both have temporarily relocated Students from Tulane or their headquarters to Houston Loyola fit in well at Rollins: (Tulane to Rice and Loyola to both New Orleans schools the University of Houston) and are private institutions with expect not only their campuses programs and student profiles to be ready for the spring, but similar—though not identitheir city, as well. cal—to those of the College. Matthew Davis enrolled Most of the displaced stuin humanities courses at dents are in their first year; a Rollins. A business major, smaller number are sophoMatthew’s career plans include mores, one is a senior, and joining his grandfather’s real one is a graduate student estate development company attending classes at the SGA president Cat McConnell ’07 and President Duncan present a check in New Orleans after graduaCrummer Graduate School to American Red Cross representative Carmen Cardoza tion. “This school is practically of Business. The majority of the same as Tulane—a small, students are from Florida, private school where everyone but others are from New knows each other,” he said. “It’s a nice Orleans and one is an international student and faculty raised enrollment caps to community. Everyone is so supportive.” from Austria. accommodate new students.” Davis’s family lives near Lake The displaced students are considered by “The registrar handpicked my classes, Pontchartrain and one of the levees that was Rollins as non-degree-seeking students. Latin-American Studies and Jewish Life and breached. His home was flooded. “I do want According to Dean of Student Affairs Steve Thought,” said Lisa Gold, a sophomore at to return to New Orleans, because it’s my Neilson, “Our view is that as far we know, Tulane who is from Longwood. “I love my home, and see what’s what. But at the same they all are intending to return to their institeachers, and everyone has welcomed me.” time, I like Rollins a lot.”—Warren Miller tutions. We’re trying to do as much as we can Gold lives in an apartment near the
and N O W —By Jed Dunstan
Take a walk down memory lane and catch up on the current whereabouts and activities of your favotite Rollins professors.
Hoyt L. Edge
Robert S. Lemon, Jr.
Associate Dean of the Faculty and Hugh F. and Jeannette G. McKean Professor of Philosophy
Professor Emeritus of Art History
Hoyt Edge, who received his Ph.D. in philosophy at Vanderbilt University in 1970, has taught philosophy courses at Rollins for 35 years. In 2002, he made the switch from faculty to administrator when he accepted the position of associate dean of the faculty—“an ideal faculty position that gives me the best of both worlds,” he said. Edge now has a hand in developing programs while being an advocate for the faculty and maintaining his faculty status. He still conducts research, still has the opportunity to teach, and has more time to pursue other interests. Edge, who has taken several student groups to Bali to conduct research, continues to travel to the Indonesian island two to three weeks each year to conduct experiments on meditation. Back on campus, he finds special satisfaction in developing programs for Explorations, the umbrella program aimed at helping first-year students acclimate to college life. He is especially involved in Nexus, a program of “living-learning communities” in which students live and take classes together, and the Rollins Cornell Scholars program, a new mentoring and scholarship program designed to build students into future leaders.
When Bob Lemon accepted a position at Rollins College as an instructor of art in 1973, he had never even been to Winter Park. Lemon grew up in Kansas City and earned a master’s degree in creative writing and a Ph.D. in comparative arts from Ohio University in 1969 and 1975, respectively. He found a permanent home at Rollins. Lemon served as chair of the art department for more than half of his 32 years of teaching at the College. An advocate of experiential teaching and service learning, Lemon led more than 14 student trips to Italy and Latin America. He found these trips affected his life as deeply as the lives of the students he was instructing. More often than not, Lemon would see students make more personal development in just a few weeks abroad than during the rest of the school year. During his tenure at Rollins, Lemon was very involved in numerous exhibitions at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum and the University of Florida’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville, helping to curate and catalog the works of various local artists. Today, Lemon still enjoys teaching and mentoring students working on their master’s theses, but on a part-time basis as he eases into retirement and works to perfect his tennis game. In 2005, as he retired from full-time teaching, Lemon was honored with the title of professor emeritus of art history.
“Rollins to a great degree has been my passion. It has never been just a job for me. This has been my life’s work and I have been blessed to be here. During the past 35 years, I have seen Rollins change and progress in very positive ways. I have always found Rollins to be a supportive environment; a small liberal arts community that has given me an outlet for teaching in the broadest sense, not just in the classroom, but through participating in every aspect of campus life. I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else.” —Hoyt Edge
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“I have always enjoyed the ease of communication between student and teacher that occurs in the small-college atmosphere. It is the informality of the student/teacher relationship that gives Rollins its strength. In developing these relationships over the years, I have always gained much joy from teaching and have embraced and appreciated my role as a teacher. Some of my most gratifying memories are the letters I received from students whom I had motivated from settling for a C to graduating as A students.”—Bob Lemon
BY WARREN MILLER ’90MBA ■ PHOTOS BY JEFF SCOTT
The Upward Bound program at Rollins College has given more than 1,000 low-income students whose parents didn’t go to college a running start toward higher education. Now the future of the 1960s “War on Poverty” program is threatened. Upward Bound student Roehm Hebert
n the night before she entered a college dormitory for the first time in the summer of 1995, Sheena Spencer was both excited and nervous. The rising freshman at Orlando’s Edgewater High School wore her best dress to the first day of Upward Bound at Rollins College. “I was so nervous I couldn’t sleep the night before. It was a Saturday. I wanted to look so cute for the first day. As soon as I got to Rollins, students who’d been there before gave me a tour of the campus. One person, my best friend’s brother, said, ‘I’m the head honcho. If you want anything, come to me.’” Spencer and 64 other Upward Bound participants would spend the next six weeks at Rollins, living in residence halls, attending classes and academic counseling sessions, receiving four hours
of individual tutoring per week, and doing lots of homework. “It’s a pretty relaxed atmosphere,” Spencer said. “There’s time for recreation around campus, but there’s a lot of work, too. You have to learn time management. It helped transition me into college and dorm life.” Upward Bound is considered—by participants, staff, and independent observers—to be one of the most successful educational-opportunity programs of the last half century, in no small part because of its focus. The federal law that funds Upward Bound requires that two-thirds of the participants must be from families deemed lowincome by the government and have parents who did not graduate from college; one-third may meet one of those criteria. Once selected (usually after eighth
grade and no later than 10th grade), participants attend a six-week summer session designed to “get them on track” for college. The students are introduced to a college atmosphere, attend six classes a day modeled after college-level classes, work with counselors on SAT and scholarship applications, and work on their communication and leadership skills. During the school year, they attend Saturday tutoring sessions. A “bridge program” offered during the summer between high school and college gives program graduates the opportunity to take two college-level classes, tuitionfree, at the Hamilton Holt School. Dave Plotkin, who has taught English classes at Rollins, has worked with Upward Bound for three years—first as an English tutor, then as a counselor, and now as program coordinator. “I spend a good
deal of time explaining to people what it’s not,” said Plotkin. “Parents of prospective participants ask me if the program is for students who are academically challenged or specifically for minority students, neither of which is true. Students need to understand that it’s a program meant to introduce academic rigor, not a fun or social program. But we’ve been around for long enough that many students know about us from siblings and friends. We get more applicants each year than the 65 openings, and we lose only about six or seven students each year.” More than 1,000 students have participated in Rollins’ Upward Bound program since it was founded in 1980. There have been few dropouts, and not only have more than 80 percent gone on to college, but every one of the 2005 graduates will attend a fouryear college. The Upward Bound experience can be life transforming. Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett attended one of the state’s earliest programs, the Upward
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Bound program at the University of South Florida in Tampa, launched in 1966. Raised by a single mother in St. Petersburg, Bassett traveled with Upward Bound to Washington, where she saw James Earl Jones perform on stage in Of Mice and Men, and, “fell in love with acting on the spot,” as Media General News Service correspondent Gil Klein ’72 has written. Bassett went to Yale University on a full scholarship, earning a bachelor’s degree in AfricanAmerican studies and going on for a master’s degree in drama. “I don’t think she would have gone to college without Upward Bound,” her mother, Betty Bassett, told Klein. “She came back from Washington very excited. Because of that program, her interests and education were elevated.” Katie Brinson also had her interests elevated. A shy Edgewater High School freshman when she was selected for Rollins’ Upward Bound program, Brinson discovered a new passion during the summer program: student government. “I was always academically inclined, but I
“It’s not really that hard to get into college if you have ability. But a lot of minority students slip through the cracks just from negligence. If you don’t know the rules of the game, you won’t win. Well, we’re making sure that kids with ability learn the rules.” —Sheena Spencer
was too docile,” Brinson recalls. “That started to change when I began to speak up for the group, volunteer for some assignments, lead and delegate others, plan extracurricular activities. By the time I was through Upward Bound, I was a totally different person.” Brinson became involved in school government at Edgewater, went on to Florida State University to earn a degree in industrial engineering, and will graduate from the University of Florida School of Law in December. She is interning at a law firm in Tampa where she hopes to work after passing the bar exam. “Katie and I met in Upward Bound,” Sheena Spencer said, “and now we’re going to be friends for life. Most of the participants make friendships like that here.”
ould Katie Brinson, Sheena Spencer, and the others have successfully made the transition from high school to college to professional careers without Upward Bound? That question is at the center of a political fight over Upward Bound’s continued existence. Upward Bound was authorized in 1964 as part of Lyndon Johnson’s “war on poverty.” Within a couple of years, that campaign included other programs (the first three have been known ever since as TRIO) designed to help disadvantaged students go to college. There are now 770 Upward Bound projects with some 68,000 participants throughout the U.S., the Caribbean, and the Pacific Islands. Upward Bound is funded under the Higher Education Act of 1965, which will expire this year unless renewed by Congress. The Bush administration wants to eliminate the program and use its $313-million budget to expand the No Child Left Behind program into high schools. Although Upward Bound has been restored in the College Access and Opportunity Act (HR 609) now in committee, the new law contains a “Novice Provision” that would permit as much as 10 percent of each year’s funding to be awarded to new programs, reducing funding to existing programs. Ironically, the program’s focus on students who are disadvantaged but likely to succeed is one reason that the program was rated “deficient” by the White House Office of Management and Budget. Upward Bound was faulted for its atten-
tion to students whose college prospects are good. U.S. department of Education budget director Thomas Skelly cited the Department’s opinion that there are better uses for the (l-r) Kiana Sharp, Alangé Foster, and biology teacher Lourdes Hilson funds. Rollins College President Lewis Duncan, like festation of that,” President Duncan most observers, thinks that Congress said. “If funding were entirely eliminated, will pass and the President will sign a though, we would have to take a hard reauthorization of the program, even if look at what’s the best allocation of the the name changes and it’s folded into limited resources that a private school some part of No Child Left Behind. has.” If the Novice Provision remains, The best advocates for the program Rollins’ Upward Bound still has advanmay be graduates like Spencer who tages that make it unlikely it will be return to tell students what Upward dropped. The program is efficient, Bound really means. Spencer went on to Duncan and Plotkin graduate from Converse College in 2003 explain: By conwith a bachelor’s degree in English. She tributing resources, now teaches second grade at Ventura the College provides Elementary School and works for a high-quality Upward Bound as a residential leader program at a low during the summer and a weekend tutor cost per student. during the school year. “I feel I can The upshot is really help the students because I’ve that although both been in their shoes and can show them the national program what Upward Bound did for me. Now, and Rollins’ proI’m the head honcho.” gram seem relatively “You know,” Spencer said, “it’s not secure, their future really that hard to get into college if rests in the hands of you have ability. But a lot of minority politicians with students slip through the cracks, just diverse agendas. from negligence, just from no one Absent the federal showing them what they have to do to funds, it would be hard for a small get in, when you have to register for institution like Rollins, which depends SATs, and all that. If you don’t know on tuition and endowment income, to the rules of the game, you won’t win. maintain a program like Upward Well, we’re making sure that kids with Bound. “Rollins has a long history of ability learn the rules. That’s what community engagement, and programs makes me so fulfilled working with like Upward Bound are a natural maniUpward Bound.” ■
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It’s not often one attaches the word “popular” to the words “dying” and “death.” But Rollins’ bioethics course Death and Dying is the most popular class on campus, with a waiting list 40 students deep. BY LEIGH BROWN PERKINS
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t’s standard at registration for Professor of Communication Marvin Newman to receive at least one tearful appeal by a senior desperate to enroll in his course Death and Dying before graduation. There are supposed to be 17 students on the roster; usually it’s closer to 25. For many, the course is the intellectual highlight of the Rollins experience. So how does a class about the end of life strike such a chord with 21-year-olds? “I have taken almost every course Dr. Newman teaches at Rollins,” said Yvette Ashley McKibbin ’05. “I would have taken them all but I ran out of time. Death and Dying was my favorite because it deals with a subject that is often dreaded and feared, but we must all deal with one day in our lives. It should be a required course.” Stephanie Cohen Lyons ’95 says it is the teacher, not just the topic, that elevates the class. “Dr. Newman has a presence about him,” she said. “He communicates directly with his students on a level that allows them to take theory, philosophy, and opinions and make them something tangible. He takes it from the realm of intellectual into reality.”
Newman, who created and has been teaching the class for more than 30 years, says the name of the course is really just good marketing. “I tell the kids on the first day that the title of the class is wrong because what I want them to come out with is living a good and ethical life. It’s really all about life and living, not death and dying.” At its core, though, the course is about examining such complex issues as the treatment of the terminally ill, euthanasia, suicide, and capital punishment. Newman says he is a facilitator, not a lecturer. Discussion is the lifeblood of the class. There are no right or wrong answers, but plenty of questions. Students sit face to face at a long table. No one raises a hand; blurting out is the preferred method of joining in. There is never a multiple-choice test. Mid-terms and finals are two-hour essay exams on a sensitive ethical subject. “Their grade is never dependent on the answer,” Newman said. “Their grade is based on whether they’ve asked all of the questions they could ask about the topic, including ideas opposed to their own. They have to reason through the decision in a deep, thoughtful way.”
Asking probing questions about dying seems like a tough sell. And when Newman proposed the idea of the course in the late ’60s, the administration wasn’t buying. “Who would want to attend such a class?” he was asked. But Newman knew students had an interest. They had already been discussing questions like “When is life over?” and “Who gets to decide?” as a classmate who had recently been in an auto accident was being kept alive on a respirator. This was brand-new, cutting-edge equipment then, and Newman, whose lifelong interest has been the ethical issues that arise from technology, was fascinated by it. “All the medical people were excited about the fact that his heart was beating, even though his brain was dead,” said Newman, noting that the young man did pass on when his parents had the respirator removed. “Here was technology that could keep you alive, but to what end? Not a medical school in the country was asking this question. After a long uphill battle, Rollins decided to let me teach it as a topics course for one term. It became so popular that it’s been taught every year since then.” Over the decades, medical advances like gene therapy and media events like the Terri Schiavo case have breathed new life into the topics covered by Death and Dying. Cloning, stem-cell research, surrogacy, suicide terrorism, organ transplants, and the role of government, religion, and the individual in such matters are central to the discussion today. Newman said it’s tough to cover such a broad, shifting subject in a single semester. Students read law cases and a variety of other source material, such as texts about grieving by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, essays by the Holocaust philosopher Elie Wiesel and passages from Plato, Socrates, and the Bible. They also read fiction like The Elephant Man, which explores the ideas of human suffering and the will to live. Lyons, who is assistant general counsel for Memorial Healthcare System, credits Death and Dying with giving her a road map to her career. The daughter of a physician, Lyons knew she did not want to be a doctor herself, but she was challenged by the ethical dilemmas presented in Newman’s class. “It was an excellent avenue to combine my interest in medicine with the laws concerning life-and-death decisions. The course material and the views I developed laid the groundwork for the decisions I make for real people on a daily basis in my present position.” It is real people, not just case studies, that enlivens today’s Death and Dying experience.
It has become a service-learning course, requiring students to work with patients who are actually living through the very topics Newman introduces. Many students work with the terminally ill at Hospice or take sick kids to meet their sports heroes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Others visit patients and their families in local cancer centers. Students must devote a minimum of 20 hours a semester to working with patients—no clerical jobs allowed. McKibbin completed her service requirement with Give Kids The World, which funds Walt Disney World vacations for families with terminally ill children. It changed her life. She met a boy there named Lucas. Three years prior, Lucas’s doctors had told him that he would die within months. But Lucas had two life goals: one, to graduate high school (which he did), and two, to make it to
with little kids battling stage-IV cancer, quietly chatting with distraught parents or comforting bereaved siblings. Newman, who has four daughters and 10 grandchildren, will take a sabbatical next year to complete a book about how children react to their own terminal illness. It appears that they are much more accepting and calm than adults in the same situation, he said. The book’s goal is to improve communication with dying patients. Another book in the works is on the ethics of suicide. A graduate of Northwestern University Law School, Newman has written three previous books and dozens of papers on legal ethics. He serves on the ethics committees of several hospitals, including Orlando Regional Medical Center, the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children & Women, and MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando. His
“I tell the kids the first day that the title of the class is wrong because what I want them to come out with is living a good and ethical life. It’s really all about life and living, not death and dying.”—Marvin Newman Disney World (which he also did, thanks to Give Kids The World). “It was not intellect, charisma, or luck that postponed his death,” said McKibbin, who is a first-year law student at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville. “It was his perseverance and motivation. His story has given me the inspiration and confidence that I need to enter law school and complete my ambitions of upholding justice and affecting lives.” Lucas died two weeks after visiting the Magic Kingdom. “I quote Elie Wiesel: ‘To save one person is to save the world,’” Newman said. “I want students to realize that having a fulfilled life is caring about others, helping others, and you can’t teach that in a classroom. They have to go out and experience it.” And once they have, many are reluctant to let it go. Newman has compiled the stats: 65 percent of Death and Dying students continue volunteering even after their obligation to the course has been fulfilled. Some students have given up luxurious European vacations to stay on with their organizations, or have passed on a paying summer job to continue serving ice cream at a camp for kids with leukemia. Newman knows firsthand why looking into the faces of terminal patients is so profound. Like his students, he is often bedside in local hospitals, becoming pals
commendations at Rollins include the Decoration of Honor (the College’s highest award), the Arthur Vining Davis Fellowship, the Hugh and Jeannette McKean Grant, and the Crummer School’s Outstanding Professor Award (14 times). Newman is perhaps best known outside of the Rollins community for his passionate advocacy of legalizing euthanasia in the United States. He has traveled to the Netherlands, where euthanasia is legal, to witness physician-assisted suicides and has testified in Dutch court on behalf of a clinically depressed woman who was seeking the court’s approval for medically administered suicide. He has written dozens of briefs on the topic, but is careful never to use his own materials in class. “My students will never know how I feel about physician-assisted suicide unless they go out of their way to find out,” he said. Despite his popularity, posts, and publications, Newman says his highest achievement is helping his students think beyond their own beliefs. “The greatest compliment I can ever have is when a student tells me, ‘I’m hopelessly confused and I don’t know what I believe any more.’ If you’re sure about everything, then I’m not doing my job. When they’re through with the course, they shouldn’t have all the answers, but they should know how to ask a lot of questions.” ■ FALL 2005 11
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President Duncan shares the excitement of a new experience with members of the Class of 2009 as they pose for a class photo in front of the Cornell Campus Center.
Photographer Judy Watson Tracy captured some of the activities that help Rollins’ first-year students feel comfortable and connected in their new home. The “Rollins Explorations” orientation program includes events
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Students shield their flames on a windy evening at the Candlewish ceremony at the Alfond Pool.
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A talent show showcases some of the amazing abilities of new students. Above, third-place winner Ariel Bui (inset) wows the audience with a Bob Dylan song while Ana Eligio and Michael Mastry swing dance their way into first place.
Under the spell of hypnotist Tom DeLuca, student do some pretty strange things.....like funky dancing and swapping shoes.
Julia McKee shares a story and Clarissa Stabile shares a hug with youngsters at the Coalition for the Homesless during â€œReach Out,â€? a daylong program that takes firstyear students into the Central Florida community to volunteer their time to various causes.
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Their sphere of influence runs from the lofty halls of Tallahassee to glittering downtown movie marquees to the vivid coral reefs of the Florida Keys. Fifteen Rollins College alumni and professors share with us their passion for politics, the environment, and the artsâ€”and their optimistic vision for our slice of paradise.
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The arts community at Rollins has a storied past, with a cast of characters ranging from author Rex Beach to actress Annie Russell to television's Fred Rogers. Today’s players in literature, theater, and film are writing the next scene for Florida as a state of the arts.
the anthologist When his “Florida Sweet” project required definitive source material on the state’s literature, composer Daniel Flick turned to the expert, Rollins’ Kenneth Curry Professor of Literature, Maurice “Socky” O’Sullivan. The Orlando Philharmonic violinist and composer found just what he needed in O'Sullivan’s Florida in Poetry: A History of the Imagination and The Florida Reader: Visions of Paradise from 1530 to the Present. O’Sullivan edited the first with Jane Anderson Jones, Manatee Community College professor of English and humanities, and the second with Jack Lane, his teaching colleague and Rollins professor emeritus. Only a few of the titles in the long list of O’Sullivan’s publications, these books contribute to his national reputation as the foremost authority on Florida literature. Co-director of both the Florida Center for Shakespeare Studies and the Drey Summer
Shakespeare Institute, O’Sullivan serves as chair of Rollins’ English department and 2006-07 president-elect of the national College English Association. He has published extensively on literature, Florida, popular culture, Shakespeare, religion, education, and current events. Among the varied honors he’s received are the Florida College English Association’s 2003 Colleague of the Year Award and the 2005 Bornstein Award for Faculty Scholarship at Rollins. “Whether Socky is facilitating a panel of authors discussing Florida literature, authoring a book on the subject, or leading a teachers’ seminar that examines the concept of the ‘Florida Dream,’ he brings passion for his subject, refreshing insights, a wealth of information, and a spirit of joy to the inquiry,” said Susan Lockwood, director of grants for the Florida Humanities Council (FHC), the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. “His scholarship has informed and expanded the field of Florida literary studies.”
Twenty-five years ago, FHC approached O’Sullivan and Lane to work in the field of Florida literature and help provide new residents with a cultural identity. The invitation resulted in The Florida Reader (Pineapple Press, 1991). Winner of the 1992 Charlton Tebeau Book Award for worthy literature documenting the state’s history, the book is recognized for initiating the Florida Studies movement. “At the time, there was a profound ambivalence about Florida. FHC realized that if it could help people to identify with their adopted state, they’d be more able to solve its problems,” O’Sullivan said. “When I grew up in Jersey City, my teachers routinely passed on stories that drew on our town’s history. Since half of Florida’s teachers weren’t born here, that sort of anecdotal information, so critical to students’ socialization, is unavailable for them to impart in the classroom. Part of what Jack and I did was to provide teachers with source material that defined Florida literature culturally and historically. As a result, more people began to take it seriously.” O’Sullivan also lectures widely on topics far removed from Florida, such as Shakespeare, British art, and Irish culture. An expert on film and mystery novels, his Crime Fiction and Film in the Sunshine State: Florida Noir, co-edited with Steve Glassman, was selected as an Edgar finalist by the Mystery Writers of America in 1998. His fascination with mysteries came about FALL 2005 15
as an outgrowth of Florida Studies. “Through invitations to workshops, I noticed how many of the Florida authors were mystery writers,” he said. “The most interesting of these were transforming the genre. They shifted the heart of darkness in America from the ‘City of Angels’ to Miami.” However multidisciplinary and influential his pursuits may be, O’Sullivan remains first and foremost an educator. “The role of teachers is to open doors,” he said simply, regarding his vocation. His former student and advisee Renee Stone ’85 won both a Rhodes Scholarship and a Truman Scholarship under his tutelage. “Dr. O’Sullivan took it upon himself to help me prepare the applications and to prepare for the inter-views,” Stone said. “I always did very well in school, but as a first-generation college student, I also always felt a little like I was stumbling around in the dark. It meant the world to me to have someone help me navigate all that, with wit, with an open door, with high expectations. I am quite certain I would not have taken those first steps on my own. I did not know those doors existed. I did not know I could open them and walk through. I did not know that I wanted to.”—Nancy Shelton ’00 ’04MLS
the leading lady Peg O’Keef ’81 has directed, acted and produced in virtually every theatrical venue in Central Florida. A founder of Orlando’s Theatre Downtown, she has recently enjoyed a triumphant season starring in productions of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night, Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood, Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, and Thornton Wilder’s Our Town. Her performances have received uniformly superlative reviews, both critical and popular. O’Keef was recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as “A Person to Watch” in its annual arts supplement, was profiled in Florida Magazine’s “A Few Minutes With…” column, and was twice selected as Orlando’s best actor in Orlando Weekly reader polls (1996 and 2001). Her film experience includes soundstage 16 ROLLINS ALUMNI RECORD
management at Chapman/Leonard’s East Coast facility, on-screen projects with experimental filmmaker Tag Purvis, specialized work with Hazan Films, and an extensive history with both Enzian Theatrer and the Florida Film Festival in various roles. “I credit my Rollins education as the most important source of what keeps me creative,” O’Keef said. “In fact, it is the bedrock of my world view. I learned to study deeply in my discipline but, perhaps more importantly, to look outside my discipline for the authentic material of creation. I learned to take risks and to actively engage my subject matter. I was encouraged to be bold and to dig deeply—to appreciate both the subtle and the powerful.” In July, O’Keef stepped down from her position as Enzian Theater’s executive director to pursue some of her other passions. Having taught previously at Valencia Community College and for five years at Rollins as a visiting assistant professor of theatre arts, she was “chomping at the bit” to return to teaching. She is back at her alma mater this fall, team teaching Introduction to Liberal Studies: Identity in Art & Literature for the Hamilton Holt School. When asked to choose between acting and teaching, O’Keef answered that her favorite endeavor exists in the area where the two intersect. “There’s this phenomenon that happens in both,” she said. “A light comes on in people’s faces when an outside stimulus allows them to encounter their sweet and gentle spirits.” She describes the experience by explaining her custom of taking neighborhood walks during winter to peek at the holiday decorations in strangers' homes. “What happens in my relationship with the theater audience is the same with the students in my classroom. In each safe haven, I am privileged to witness their holiday hearts, their best selves, their humanity. In the midst of all that is my opportunity to make a positive contribution.” —Nancy Shelton ’00 ’04MLS
the producer Jody Kielbasa ’80 made the journey from Rollins to Sarasota by way of Los Angeles. The native Floridian’s exposure to theater at the College had altered his career plans. The history major acted in a play every year, starting as a freshman with a small part in Romeo and Juliet and as a senior landing the lead in The Merchant of Venice. “My Rollins education shaped so much of who I am, how I communicate, and how I interact with people,” said Kielbasa, whose family includes his wife, Helen, 3-yearold daughter, Camille, and infant son, Luke. “I use it every day.” After earning a BA in history at Rollins, a BFA in theater at Florida State University, and an MFA in acting at the FSU Aslo Center for Actors Training in Sarasota, Kielbasa promptly traveled to Los Angeles, where he landed a small part on the soap opera Santa Barbara, in addition to roles in commercials and films. He spent several years struggling as an actor, and then founded the Florida Theatre Connection, an organization of actors, writers, and theater students who had relocated from Florida to Los Angeles, and opened the Tamarind Theatre in the shadow of the famous Hollywood sign. The Tamarind attracted Rollins graduates, who had the opportunity to mingle with such celebrities as former President Ronald Reagan and actors Warren Beatt and Annette Bening. Inadvertently, Kielbasa, who had hoped to invigorate his acting career with the Tamarind, instead became a theatrical producer. His small business earned a reputation as one of the bestknown intimate theaters in L.A. In 1995, Kielbasa returned to Sarasota,
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where he worked first as director of development for the FSU/Asolo Conservatory and then for two years as producing artistic director of American Stage in St. Petersburg, where he often worked with Bill Leavengood ’82. Then, in 1998, he was hired to start the Sarasota Film Festival (SFF). Kielbasa’s experience as a producer, coupled with the close friends and industry ties he had made on the West Coast, helped him tremendously in his new role. He founded the SFF as a balanced festival of foreign, domestic, independent, and studio films. What began in January of 1999 as a “mini-festival” composed of eight feature films has grown into a prestigious, 10-day event featuring some 150 narrative, documentary, and short films in programs such as Women’s Voices, World Cinema, Family Films, Industry Spotlight, and Independent Visions. The 2005 Festival drew more than 38,000 guests and involved a host of celebrities, including Peter Falk, Paul Reiser, Rutger Hauer, Leslie Caron, and Senator George McGovern. In May, SFF promoted “Yes You Cannes,” a privately chartered fundraising cruise to the Cannes Film Festival aboard the Seabourn Legend. The wildly successful event combined an educational voyage with an opportunity for organizers to become better acquainted with SFF Board members. “It was great fun,” Kielbasa said of the dream trip that had stops in Cannes, Monte Carlo, Portofino, Florence, and Rome. But the SFF is more than just glamor and fun. “The festival makes a significant economic and artistic impact,” Kielbasa said. “We introduce people to films they’d never see otherwise. So many people often think of movies as just entertainment. They don’t recognize that film is an art form—and art is the fabric of our society. It defines who we are.” —Nancy Shelton ’00 ’04MLS
Rollins College’s environmental studies program now has two decades of graduates. But the College’s tradition of inspiring students to protect, promote, and preserve Florida’s natural state has an even longer history. Here, a visit with a professor and some alumni who make an environmental impact every day.
the visionary Mention an unspoiled paradise with lush tropical vegetation where peacocks roam freely, and most Rollins alumni will instantly think of the old Genius property across Lake Virginia. Most of the peacocks are gone now, and this once-pristine land is threatened increasingly by surrounding development. Enter Bruce Stephenson, professor of environmental studies. He has made the study and rejuvenation of this parcel his mission. A 45-acre reserve on Lake Virginia in Winter Park, the Genius property has become not only the focus of Stephenson's research, but also a classroom for Rollins students. Already, students in environmental studies and growth management have mapped the property, identified nine areas to work with, and begun
clearing exotic foliage. More than 30 dumpsters full of non-native species have been cleared so that native plants and trees can grow again. Students planted more than $15,000 worth of plants to replace the non-native species they removed. An old orange grove on the property will soon be harvested for the first time in years. While the immediate results of this work are evident, the long-term products are students with a deeper understanding of environmental restoration and conservation. The work they are doing now will provide for years of natural laboratories, outdoor classrooms, and natural Florida habitats. According to Stephenson, the property eventually may be used to teach local elementary school children about architecture, landscaping, and citrus. The Genius Reserve project is just one of FALL 2005 17
several ways in which Stephenson is working to protect Florida’s natural environment. Much of the focus of his research in recent years has been on “New Urbanism,” a concept in urban planning that strives for more efficient use of space and pedestrianfriendly environments in an effort to limit road-ridden urban sprawl. Florida has become home to more New Urbanist projects than any other state in the country, and Stephenson has had input in a number of these, including the cities of Winter Park, Winter Springs, and St. Petersburg. “For Orlando and Florida to prosper, we must divorce ourselves from a 1950s approach to transportation,” Stephenson commented. “Existential road rage does not attract investors; quality of life does. Road building must proceed, but it must be integrated into a system of light rail, commuter trains, buses, bicycle paths, and sidewalks to ensure pedestrian safety and activity.” Stephenson, who is active with the 1,400member Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), explained that the compact communities developed under the ideals of New Urbanism, with safe access to parks, schools, and shopping, will benefit not only residents, but also developers. “Allowing citizens between the ages of 7 and 87 to navigate their communities will reduce auto trips and lessen our dependence on foreign oil,” he said. “This will require getting out of the car, but in return we can embrace a safer, healthier, and more prosperous future.” Stephenson practices what he preaches. While he owns a Honda Civic, it’s 10 years old—with only 65,000 miles on the odometer. He rides his bicycle everywhere possible. “Citizenship is not measured by the goods we possess, but the good we do,” he said. “And citizenship requires sacrifice.” More information on the CNU can be found at www.cnu.org.—Kelly Russ
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the writer Peggy Sias Lantz ’55, a nature writer for more than 40 years, could hardly help but become an environmentalist. Every view from her grandparents’ home was a lesson in Florida’s natural beauty. It’s a view that has stayed with her—literally. For more than two decades, she and husband James have lived on that same picturesque piece of land in Woodsmere, Florida. So, she not only remembers where, as a little girl, she spotted her first scarlet tanager, she can actually step out into her yard and stand next to the very tree. She not only remembers learning to swim in Lake Lucy as a 4-year-old, she can walk to the edge of her property and dive into the lake. She not only has wonderful memories of visiting her grandparents at the property, she is creating similar memories for her own grandchildren, who visit her there each year. “It’s a gorgeous place, wooded and secluded and surrounded by what I love. It’s enveloped with native plants, plus a few exotics I’ll spend the rest of my life pulling out,” Sias Lantz said. Her family’s connection to this woodland paradise dates back to 1914, when her grandfather moved to Central Florida from Sioux City, Iowa, and built the first house on Lake Lucy. Sias Lantz, who was born in Miami and raised in Massachusetts, often visited her grandparents there. Her parents built a new house on the family's property in 1970. Sias Lantz and her husband, who have four grown children and five grandchildren, returned to Woodsmere in 1979, and when her parents passed on, the family home became theirs. “I don’t plan to leave, ever,” she said. Her deep sense of place inspires her passion for Florida nature writing. In the ’80s and early ’90s she was editor of The Florida Naturalist, published by the Florida Audubon Society, and The Palmetto, published by the Florida Native Plant Society. She has edited and co-authored several books, including Florida’s Incredible Wild Edibles. Sias Lantz was a confident writer even as a child, but she credits her Rollins composition professor, Dr. Starr, with fine-turning her style.
As a music education major, she was an avid concert goer, but found herself overwhelmed by the number of musical offerings on campus. So, she took it upon herself to publish The Sounding Board, a listing of all the live shows in Winter Park. Today, she is best known for her children’s books, The Young Naturalist’s Guide to Florida and The Florida Water Story, essential reading for grade-school nature lovers, scouts, and eco-minded visitors to the state. Though they’re written in a friendly, smart, let’s-see-whatwe-find tone, they pack a powerful message. “There will never be any more water than there is right now and we’re poisoning it at a prodigious rate,” Sias Lantz said. “We’ve got to start paying attention to what we do as individuals.” Sias Lantz lives by her words. She drives a hybrid car. She has a solar water heater. She does not water or fertilize her yard. She carries reusable canvas bags to the grocery store. She serves on conservation boards. She believes new water parks should be outlawed, that phosphorous in fertilizers should be banned, and that developers should be required to limit the size of lawns to no more than 10 percent of what’s left beyond a new home’s footprint. “I can’t force people to do what I think is right for the environment,” she said. “But I do what I can. My practicing is my best preaching.”—Leigh Brown Perkins
the fixer Amy Massey ’91 gets the prize for having the coolest jobs ever. Her first post after graduation from Rollins was SCUBA divemaster in the Florida Keys. Now she is a coral reef biologist, still out on a boat and in the water almost daily. To add insult to those of us stuck behind desks, after receiving her degree she spent a year hanging out in Costa Rica to surf and dive. How did a girl from York, Pennsylvania carve out such an enviable seaside career? “The ocean has always been my passion,” she said. “I took my first SCUBA open-water course at Rollins and I was immediately turned on by it. Everything just took off from there.”
Massey learned to snorkel at the age of 3 on a family vacation in John Pennekamp State Park, on the same reef where she would pilot dive boats after college. She learned to surf at 6. Even so, she never imagined she would one day make her living on those very waters. “I was floundering at Rollins—having a great time, but with no direction,” she said. “Somehow, I ended up in Barry Allen’s basic environmental studies class and it all just kind of clicked.” Her environmental studies degree helped her land her present position as damage assessment and restoration biologist for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary in Key Largo, which is a shared operation for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. She oversees almost 2,800 square miles of coral reef and is the go-to person when any part of it is damaged. Boat groundings are her primary concern. Up to 600 groundings are reported in the Keys each year. Some are catastrophic, such as the three freighter groundings that killed acres of coral in the late ’80s (which prompted the U.S. government to finally declare the entire Florida Keys a protected marine sanctuary). Massey is usually second on the scene after law enforcement. She assesses the level of damage (often in mask and snorkel), measures the physical impact of the wound to the coral, and files a report so that suits in Washington can fine the responsible parties, who must then pay contractors to repair the damage. But in smaller cases—say when a guy from Ohio in a 20-foot Mako drops anchor where he’s not supposed to—she is actually the one who goes into the water to fix the broken coral. “Coral does respond well to our repair techniques,” she said. “There are grounding sites that we’ve put back together and you can’t even tell where the damage was.” Massey once received the ultimate validation for her efforts from Jean-Michel Cousteau, world-renowned ocean explorer (and son of the legend Jacques Cousteau, Massey’s childhood hero). Cousteau happened
to be in Key Largo and Massey was giving him a tour of the reef under her care. She showed Cousteau a section of coral badly damaged in a ship grounding, which she had personally repaired. The coral was once again thriving. “He was almost in tears,” she said. “He said he was so moved to see young people doing this kind of work to protect coral reefs. It was an amazing moment in my life to know that someone like him thinks the work I’m doing is important.”—Leigh Brown Perkins
the negotiator Elizabeth Johnson Arnold ’86 says protecting Florida’s environment is a game of trade-offs. Her job is to make sure that wetlands and wildlife are never on the losing end of that game. “Development is not going to slow down in Florida because there is just too much money to be made,” said Johnson Arnold, who is supervisor of natural resources for the Orange County Environmental Protection Division. “I have to make sure that development is carefully planned. People either value the intangible, intrinsic value of the environment or they don’t. Not all land owners and developers are careless, of course, but I make sure that even those who don’t value the environment at least take care of it.” Avalon Park is the perfect example of Johnson Arnold’s negotiating skills on behalf of nature. In the early 1990s, it was a 6,000acre undeveloped tract in Central Florida, thriving with wildlife and sparkling tributaries. Now part of it is a subdivision. But before the developer could break ground on even one house, it was up to Johnson Arnold and her staff to go into the field, establish where wetlands existed, which lands were too sensitive to be touched, where the wildlife could go. The fact that a 2,800-acre portion of the original 6,000 acres of untouched land is now a subdivision is bittersweet for Johnson Arnold, but she’s realistic about the process.
“Landowners got to develop this piece of property but they were required to set aside about half of it. Now, that doesn’t make everything a wash, but it’s a fair trade-off—it met the rules and has some benefit for the envirinment,” she said. “You can’t be Green Peace about everything. You can’t look at it as all development is bad, that bulldozers are evil. You can be passionate about the environment and still work in the real world.” The real world for Johnson Arnold, who was among the first Rollins grads to major in environmental studies, means overseeing all bodies of water in Orange County and having a detailed understanding of the laws that protect them. One day she may be taking aerial photos to forensically resurrect where wetlands used to be prior to development or donning waders to take water samples. Another day may find her suited up for a meeting to hash out the fate of budget items or gopher tortoises—or that of a prospective intern (often from Rollins). Johnson Arnold, who spent 16 years as a regulatory scientist with the St. Johns River Water Management District, works under the pressure of knowing that she could be called to defend any case in court. But she’s never considered working on the other side of the bargaining table. “I know I could easily make six figures in the private sector, but I don’t want to work that hard for something I don’t believe in. When I wake up in the morning, I can’t wait to get to work. I have a lot of pride in knowing I have been able to make a difference in Central Florida. And I like to think it will be a lasting difference.” —Leigh Brown Perkins
the optimist Steffenie Widows ’03 is a young scientist with the optimism only a 20-something college graduate can radiate. “Instead of thinking that I can’t, as one person, do anything,” she said, “I decided that I was going to help solve the world’s environmental crisis.” A series of steps—some through the dirt of hiking trails, others up the ivory tower of FALL 2005 19
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academe—are leading her closer to her purpose. Her first move was to major in environmental studies at Rollins, grabbing all of the opportunities afforded by that program, most notably trips to developing countries to witness the global environmental problem up close. She traveled to the rain forests of Costa Rica, to Dominica in the Caribbean, to the Peruvian Amazon, and to the Dominican Republic. Her senior year, she interned at Wekiwa Springs State Park. While there, she learned that AmeriCorps—the national service organization—was looking for college grads in Central Florida, so she went to work at Lake Louisa State Park, getting firsthand experience with resource management and habitat restoration. Last year, Widows was hired as an environmental scientist for the engineering firm VHB in Orlando. She delineates wetlands so that developers are in compliance with government regulations. The career switch has created an obvious conflict of interest: Most developers are concerned with saving only the legal bare minimum of wetlands, a hard reality for a save-the-world optimist. But working in the field has been valuable experience and, hopefully, it will fund the next stage of her journey: pursuing her master’s and doctor degrees to become an environmental studies professor. Widows, who grew up in Winter Park, plans to apply to graduate school after completing additional coursework in conservation biology at the University of Central Florida. “Rollins professor Lee Lines has been such a wonderful mentor to me,” she said. “I know the kind of impact one great teacher can have on the future.” —Leigh Brown Perkins
Politics makes strange bedfellows sometimes, but also interesting careers. Legislators and law enforcers, lobbyists and lawyers, the following individuals have found their place in Florida’s political scene.
the commentator When Professor Rick Foglesong’s book Married to the Mouse, about the relationship between Walt Disney World and Orlando, was released in 2001, it quickly became a hot media topic. The facts in this widely acclaimed, wellresearched book about the corporate giant whose name brings warm fuzzies to the hearts of people worldwide didn’t necessarily paint a fairyland picture. But it did enlighten people about the political complexities of this unique relationship between city and corporation. Now, Foglesong is writing another book that is sure to create another
media blitz: a biography of Mel Martinez, the former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in President George W. Bush’s cabinet, who last year became the first Cuban American ever elected to the United States Senate. Martinez came to the U.S. from Cuba at the age of 15 as part of “Operation Peter Pan,” a humanitarian program led by the Catholic Church that helped more than 14,000 children escape Cuba. “I received Senator Martinez’s full cooperation to write this biography,” Foglesong said. “It is going to reach a large audience on a local, national, and international level and I can’t wait to share his incredible story.”
The book is scheduled for release in 2006. Foglesong’s passion for politics was sparked during his senior year in college, when he spent a semester in Washington, D.C. through the Washington Semester Program at American University. It was a life-changing experience that forever steered his career path. “I knew after that program, which involved seminars with senators, Supreme Court justices, lobbyists, and more, that I had a love for politics,” Foglesong said. More than 35 years later, as George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Professor of Politics at Rollins, Foglesong still has that same love for politics and is passing that passion on to his political science students—some of whom he’s been able to send to Washington to take part in the same program that so inspired him years ago. Over the past 21 years at Rollins, Foglesong has had the opportunity to teach more than 1,000 students and watch many of them pursue careers in politics. “As a political scientist, I hope to educate students for responsible citizenship,” he shared. “Educating students for citizenship is not about promoting your political point of view. Rather, it is about trying to help them acquire the trilogy of knowledge, attitude, and skills that are necessary for them to become good and productive citizens. I always want to look back and know that I made important contributions to the lives of students.” Foglesong hopes students go into the real world understanding that politics should be less about using the platform to present partisan views and more about appreciating politics as way in which society makes choices for itself. Equal to Foglesong’s love for teaching is his love for writing. His first book, Planning the Capitalist City, a history of American urban planning published by Princeton University Press, appeared in 1986, and he has published a second book on the politics of economic policy, in addition to numerous articles and opinion editorials. He particularly enjoys writing for a larger audience about local people and topics and sees his biography of Senator Martinez as a continuation
of the Florida focus that began with Married to the Mouse. A trusted expert to whom media outlets turn when they need a credible quote or interview, Foglesong averages a request a week from print publications and TV and radio stations to talk on a variety of political topics. Even while in Hong Kong teaching as a Fulbright Scholar in 2002-03, he was asked by the media to comment on how Hong Kong Disneyland, which opened in September 2005, might affect the Chinese city-state. “I feel an obligation as a scholar and a political scientist to educate beyond the classroom. If you have perspective on a subject, you should share it,” said Foglesong, who also spends time each month talking to various civic organizations, Chambers of Commerce, and retirement communities. So, does this political scientist have any political aspirations of his own? “I can speak to a crowd of 1,000 people with no problem, but the one time I ran for office, I realized I was uncomfortable with door-to-door campaigning,” Foglesong said. “I believe I’m happier educating about the political arena than I would be working in it.” —Jeni Flynn Hatter
the commish Few people who meet Barbara Doolittle Auger ’89, a big-time Tallahassee attorney and mother of two, would ever guess that she knows her way around a boxing ring. But she is, in fact, the state of Florida’s only female boxing commissioner. “Some of my friends think it’s hysterical,” said Auger, who was appointed by Governor
Jeb Bush to the fivemember commission two years ago, “but I take it very seriously. We are there to protect the health and safety of the fighters and also to protect the integrity of the sport. I am very interested in those kinds of policies.” Auger’s career has included private legal practice and top leadership positions with two state agencies—the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Florida Department of Management Services. After leaving her last government post, she returned to private practice. One of her clients happened to be the Florida State Boxing Commission. She learned the rules and regulations of the sport and, of course, the right people. With those credentials, it’s not surprising at all that she would sit on the Boxing Commission. In addition to that role, she is an attorney with Bryant, Miller & Olive, P.A., working in their newly formed governmental regulations department. She represents private companies wanting to do business with government, helping with contract negations, licensing, and regulatory issues. Auger’s penchant for leadership started early. At Rollins, she was presented with the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for character and service (also awarded to her father and her husband—“A family tradition, I guess!”). After graduating from Rollins with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and communications, Auger, who grew up in Lighthouse Point in Florida’s Broward County, completed her juris doctor degree with honors at Florida State University. Attending Rollins, she said, was predestined. “Both of my parents went to Rollins and I wanted to attend a small liberal arts college in a warm climate.” It didn’t hurt that her
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high school sweetheart, Stephen Auger ’88, was also going to Rollins. Steve, who was recently appointed Executive Director of Florida Housing by Governor Bush, and Barbara are now married with two sons, Jack (11) and Jeff (9), who keep their parents busy cheering on football fields, basketball courts, and baseball diamonds in Tallahassee. The busy Auger, a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee, somehow manages to also find the time to serve on the Rollins College Alumni Association Board of Directors. “I can say that I am very proud of my children, my marriage, and the balance I have created with my professional life and my family life,” Auger said. “I am very proud to have worked for Gov. Jeb Bush during his first term and to have played a role in his legacy.”—Leigh Brown Perkins and Ann Marie Varga ’82
the lobbyist For Robert “Bob” Boyd ’85, life seems to have come full circle. Born in Milwaukee, Boyd is the son of a lawyer and lobbyist and an active mom who served as a campaign manager in countless local elections. The family moved to Tallahassee when Boyd was 3 years old, and he watched his dad make a significant difference in Florida, particularly in education. In fact, the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) was renamed the William L. Boyd Florida Resident Access Grant in honor of his late father. The elder Boyd had worked with the Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida (ICUF) in the 1970s to help establish the grant, which has helped make education a reality for countless students over the years. A shareholder in Florida’s largest law
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firm, Akerman Senterfitt, Boyd’s practice is primarily in the area of education law and lobbying. Among his clients is the Association of American Publishers, for whom Boyd handles Florida legislative and legal work including Florida funding for K-12 textbooks and issues such as the statewide adoption process for instructional materials, statewide standards, and statewide testing through the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Other clients include the Florida Council of Independent Schools, an association of Florida’s K-12 college preparatory schools, and the Professional Educators Network. And, in keeping with family tradition, his largest client is ICUF. Rollins is a member of ICUF, so Boyd also represents Rollins’ interests in front of the Legislature each year. “I really enjoy my practice and graduating from Rollins helped me start out in Florida,” Boyd said. “I was president of the student body at Rollins in 1985, and the people I met and the experience I gained helped me tremendously in my political and legal career. I love what I do.” After graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history and political science, Boyd received his juris doctor degree with honors from Florida State University College of Law. In 1990, at just 26, Boyd ran for the U.S. House of Representatives. He was the youngest congressional candidate in the nation that year. Despite winning seven of the 24 counties in the Florida Panhandle, he lost that race. He ran for office again in 1992, this time for the Florida Senate in an 18-county district in the Panhandle. “I lost by less than 1 percent—or about 800 votes,” Boyd recalled. “That was a heartbreaker. After that race, my son, Will, was born and later my daughter, Emmy. I may run again, but certainly not until my kids are out of high school…and hopefully enrolled at Rollins College.” —Ann Marie Varga ’82
the prosecutor Jason Emilios Dimitris ’92 could be a character in a real-life episode of Law & Order. He serves as Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Middle District of Florida, prosecuting a wide variety of federal criminal cases in the Miami office of the Major Crimes Unit. Born in New York City and raised on Long Island, Dimitris found his way to Rollins because he was looking for a “small, great, beautiful liberal arts school. And seeing the palm trees made me feel like I was on eternal vacation,” said Dimitris, who has spent the last seven years in South Florida. After graduating from Rollins with a bachelor’s degree in politics, Dimitris worked as a high school teacher for the Outward Bound School for three years and volunteered as a firefighter and emergency medical technician for Bradenton’s West Side Fire Department. He later attended Stetson University College of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Stetson Law Review. To date, that experience ranks as one of his proudest achievements. After graduating from Stetson with his juris doctor degree, Dimitris became an Assistant State Attorney with the MiamiDade County State Attorney’s Office. After prosecuting in many areas of the State Attorney’s Office, Dimitris became a member of the Economic Crime Unit, where he handled a variety of white-collar cases and focused on technology crimes and identity theft. He later left the State Attorney’s Office to join the Florida Attorney General’s Office as an assistant statewide prosecutor. He was quickly promoted to the position of Special Counsel for Technology Crimes and Identity Theft at the Florida Office of Statewide Prosecution. His duties include overseeing all investigations and prosecutions of technology crimes and identity theft for the Florida
Attorney General. In his career as a prosecutor, he has tried more than 40 jury trials and prosecuted a wide array of crimes including racketeering, electronic auction fraud, child pornography, drug trafficking, armed robbery, attempted murder, kidnapping, home invasion robbery, DUI and more. His primary interest in prosecution continues to be high-technology crimes. When he’s not involved with Law & Order-type dramatics, Dimitris is hard at work giving back to the community. He is a founding member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for whom he volunteers as an emergency medical technician for a disaster medical assistance team. This team deploys around the country to offer medical assistance to those affected by disasters when their local resources are insufficient. Dimitris is equally high energy in his downtime, too. Last year, he completed the 2005 Coeur d’Alene Ironman race in Idaho, which includes a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike race, and a 26.2-mile run. “I am grateful to Rollins for helping me learn how to balance work and play in my life. At Rollins I learned that I can maintain this balance and also be a positive force in my community.”—Ann Marie Varga ’82
the leader José I. Fernández, Jr. ’92 is recognized as one of Central Florida’s leading economic development experts. An integral part of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s leadership team since 2003, Fernández today serves as the City’s Senior Advisor for Public Policy and Business Development. In this role, he provides senior-level guidance to the Mayor on a variety of public policy matters and also serves as the voice for commerce on the Mayor’s Cabinet. “It was so rewarding to be a part of the leadership team that helped our great city recover in 2004 from three devastating hurricanes within a six-week period,” Fernández said. As demanding as that was, Fernández says his greatest challenge is making tough
decisions that in many cases affect thousands of people. “I try to make these decisions in the most fair and responsible manner.” Prior to joining the City of Orlando, Fernández served as the first president of the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Greater Orlando (HBIF), which was established in 1995. Charged with assisting in the development and expansion of Hispanic businesses in Central Florida, the organization was recognized by the Downtown Orlando Partnership for its business and managementdevelopment programs. In addition, former Orlando Mayor Glenda Hood bestowed Fernández and the HBIF with the prestigious Vision Award for Small Business Development. Born in Managua, Nicaragua, Fernández was raised in Orlando. He was drawn to Rollins by its reputation and earned a bachelor of arts in Latin American and Caribbean affairs. He later earned a master’s degree in public administration at the University of Central Florida and graduated from the Kennedy School of Government’s Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government at Harvard University. Fernández and his family have made Central Florida their home for more than 25 years. Fernández’s commitment to the long-term and sustainable development of the region is evident through his leadership in the community. He has served on a number of community boards and organizations, including the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, the Orange County Superintendent’s Hispanic Council, the Rollins College Alumni Association Board of Directors, Harbor House, and Florida Citrus Sports. In addition, he has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Central Florida, teaching economic development. Recognizing his community involvement and success in business, in 1998 the Orlando Business Journal named Fernández one of the 40 top Central Florida business executives under 40 years of age, and in 1999 Orlando magazine named him one of Central Florida’s 20 leaders for the
21st century. The Orlando Business Journal has also listed Fernández as one of the most influential Central Floridians. —Ann Marie Varga ’82
the activist Being involved in the community is a way of life for Stacy Ritter ’82. She was a community activist with the National Council of Jewish Women and other organizations for years before taking her activism to a new level in 1996 when she ran for and won a seat in the State House of Representatives. She served the residents of District 96 (in Broward County) from 1996 to 2004, when term limits ended her tenure. Elected chair of the Broward County Legislative Delegation by her colleagues, Ritter routinely fought to improve Florida’s economy while holding the line on tax increases. Currently, she chairs Broward County’s Management and Efficiency Study Committee, practices law, and is co-host of the weekly radio show Inside the Donkey, on WINZ 940 AM Saturday mornings with State Representative Ken Gottlieb. “As a member of the Florida House for eight years, there are several issues that I focused on—and still focus on today,” Ritter said. “The issue of access to affordable property insurance must be one continued page 24
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of our top priorities. The unprecedented hurricane season of 2004, and the two hurricanes that have hit Florida this year, show that current insurers are either leaving the state in record numbers or raising premiums upwards of 50 percent. This increase will make the already skyrocketing cost of affordable housing even more unreachable. Growth has been Florida’s largest industry over the last 30 years. We must take steps to spread the risk and stop the sticker shock of rising property insurance premiums.” Ritter plans to continue her efforts to broaden Florida’s economy. “We cannot rely on tourism alone. Most corporate recruiters point to a mediocre Florida higher-education system as the biggest reason that corporations don’t locate here. We must invest in superior public and private colleges and universities to allow a more competent and diversified group of graduates.” Although born in Washington, D.C., Ritter considers herself a Floridian, having spent more than 30 years here. After receiving her bachelor of arts degree in history from Rollins, she graduated from Nova University College of Law (now Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center). “My children were born and raised in Broward County and my parents still live in the same house they purchased 30 years ago,” Ritter said. “My life is here.” She says her proudest achievement is the raising of her two children, Matt (17), a senior in high school, and Stephanie (14), a high school freshman. “I believe I have instilled in them the understanding that when you are as fortunate we are, we must give back to our community.” Professionally, it is her service in the State House of Representatives that has meant the most to her. “I am most proud of the fact that I don’t back down in the face of a fight—that I continued to advocate for the residents of my district despite being
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outnumbered in the Florida legislature. I don’t believe in sitting silently by while bad things happen; I have been and always will be an outspoken critic of certain policies with which I disagree. By the same token, I will be an equally strident and vocal ally for a cause in which I believe.” —Ann Marie Varga ’82
the multitasker Sam Stark ’91 has always been a builder—not using bricks and mortar, but rather using ideas, resources, and people power to get things done. A campus leader from the start, Stark served as president of student government and played varsity tennis and soccer. He also managed to find the time to found the Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) fraternity. Stark’s ability to manage multiple projects has contributed to his rapid professional rise. He began his career while he was still at Rollins, working as a Florida Citrus Sports intern. Upon graduation, he served Florida Citrus Sports full time as an event coordinator before rapidly advancing to director of events and operations. In 1996, Stark moved to Chicago, where he worked with True Value Hardware, Service Merchandise, and CompUSA as an account supervisor for Sports Partners. He also worked as business development director of IEG, Inc., an agency specializing in sponsorship valuation, consulting, and research. In 1999, he made his way back south to Orlando, where he teamed up with longtime friend and colleague Chris Cantwell to form SC Marketing & Events. The agency specialized in marketing, event management, sponsorship, and promotions, and represented such clients as the Butkus Award, the National Police Athletic League, the Rollins College Department of Physical Education and Athletics, and Proctor & Gamble (Iams).
Stark was named president/CEO of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce in 2002 and, as such, leads the fourth-largest Chamber in Central Florida, with more than 1,800 members. Under his leadership, the organization has rebranded itself with a new Web site and membership collateral, and events and sponsorships have become more progressive and profitable. “We try to be an informational resource to business owners and residents by hosting community forums, luncheons, and programs that update and educate the voting public,” Stark explained. “We take groups to Tallahassee and Washington, D.C., each year to introduce them to our legislative delegation and key legislators. Additionally, we have the broader focus: business development and education, quality of life, economic development, and more.” Stark volunteers on several community boards, including the Rollins College Tar Booster Executive Committee, the Rollins Sports Hall of Fame, and the Foundation for Winter Park Tech. In addition, he serves on the Board of the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals. Most recently, Stark was named by the Orlando Business Journal as one of the 40 top Central Florida business executives under 40 years of age. He is a Rotarian and a Paul Harris Fellow. Despite all this business success, Stark says his proudest achievement is “a work in progress”—being a dad to 1-year-old son Ben. “My wife, Heather, and I knew that parenting would be fun, rewarding, and special. But we had no idea it would be this fantastic!”—Ann Marie Varga ’82 ■
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Tina Osceola ’89 Not Horsing Around ■ Ambassadors often seem born to the job, and that may be particularly true for Tina Osceola, who has shared her Seminole tribe’s culture with the wider world since she was a little girl. Her grandparents owned a Seminole village attraction in Naples, and Osceola was there daily, chatting with tourists as her grandmother cooked over an open fire, or chiming in as her grandpa explained to visitors how their chickee hut was constructed. Later, she and her family traveled the country, selling Seminole crafts and performing tribal dances (which helped pay for 12 years of private school). As a teenager, she represented her tribe as Miss Seminole in the Miss Florida pageant. And she may have the distinction of being the only Native American Rollins student ever to bring an authentic powwow to campus. “We had alligator wrestlers, dancers, and Seminole food,” she said. “Some of the guys from the X-Club came out on the lawn and stayed up all night trying to learn to sing with the drummer. Everyone was really into it. It was great.” Today, Osceola’s role as diplomat for her tribe has landed her in the middle of a national controversy: the use of Native Americans as team mascots. She has appeared on ESPN and National Public Radio in defense of Florida State University’s Chief Osceola. Thanks in part to the Seminole tribe’s support of the mascot, the NCAA has dropped its opposition, much to the relief of fans who are Seminoles by birth and, as Osceola puts it jokingly, “Seminoles by tuition.” “When you go to an FSU football game, you’re standing among thousands of people who are proud to call themselves Seminoles,” said Osceola, who holds a political science degree from Rollins and a master’s in public administration from Nova Southeastern University. “What other venue is going to provide such an opportunity to share our culture? It also helps brand us as an enterprise. You can’t buy that kind of goodwill.” Osceola does agree with protestors that other mascots, like the Washington Redskins, are offensive and do not honor a tribe, but rather perpetuate the “savage” stereotype. In fact, the FSU mascot has had to change to meet with the tribe’s approval. Originally called
Sammy the Seminole (and wearing all the wrong clothes), FSU’s mascot has been made culturally accurate with the tribe’s help. “Chief Osceola tells a story, shares a piece of our proud history. We are glad to share that with FSU,” she said. Osceola has her finger on the pulse of Seminole culture not merely by virtue of her ancestry. She is executive director of the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Museum Department, overseeing two museums on South Florida reservations. Their artifacts, such as patchwork clothing, dugout canoes, and bandolier bags, tell the story of the Seminole people. In the early 1800s, the real Chief Osceola led the Seminoles against the U.S. government in the Second Seminole War, fighting forcible relocation to the Oklahoma territories. After he and his warriors were victorious in several battles, Osceola met with U.S. troops under a flag of truce to discuss peace. Instead, he was captured—deceived—by General Thomas Jesup, who imprisoned him. Chief Osceola died a short time later, imprisoned near Charleston. Widely respected by both Native and non-Native Americans, Chief Osceola has several towns and a county named for him—as well as, of course, Tina Osceola. Today, there are 3,000 members in the Seminole Tribe of Florida, about half living on reservations. Osceola, who was a public affairs supervisor for the Collier County Sheriff’s Department for almost a decade, lives in Naples (not on a reservation) with her husband, Arlo Hagen—a “Norwegian from Minnesota!” she laughed—and their children, Dakota (11) and Brody (6). Now with an official position in the tribe, Osceola plans to continue her life’s work of sharing Seminole culture. She would like to bring tribal programs to the Rollins campus in the anthropology or history departments. “I loved my time at Rollins,” she said. “President Thad Seymour made me feel so welcome. He even put a rock down on the Walk of Fame with my name and Osceola’s name on it. It was such an important, happy time in my life.” —Leigh Brown Perkins FALL 2005 25
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Bill Wood ’86 Rx for Success ■ The night before Bill Wood was scheduled to go on his first surgical rotation, he couldn’t sleep. He had never had a role in an operating room before and he was feeling anxious. After all, he planned to go into family practice, not surgery. He got up the next morning, headed to the hospital, and in the operating room, he was handed a scalpel. That was the end of his family practice ambition—he was hooked. When he got home that evening, his wife asked how it went. “I got to cut,” he said. Wood took the long route to becoming a doctor. At Rollins he was active in social justice causes, spending his time working in areas like divestment in South Africa. He graduated summa cum laude with a degree in philosophy under his arm and then turned his attention to scholars programs so he could continue his education. He was awarded a Fulbright to head to Jordan and learn Arabic, and later interned for the United Nations in Vienna. After returning to the U.S., Wood landed a job with Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG), a grassroots organization started by Ralph Nader in the ’70s (it is now independent of Nader) to keep folks aware of political and environmental issues in their states. With PIRG, Wood worked as a canvass director and campus organizer in Florida and Massachusetts, among other states. Later, he became consumer education director and campaign finance reform advocate— just a long way of saying he was a lobbyist. Wood had planned to stay with PIRG for a year or two then move on to med school. He resigned in 1995, when he was recruited by the
National Democratic Institute to go to Slovakia as a field representative for a year. Since he had spent such a long time in grassroots projects, he began to think about altering his med school plans. Maybe, since he was older and had just started a family, he should work to become a physician’s assistant instead. The hours would be shorter and schooling wouldn’t be as lengthy or as expensive. But Wood’s parents knew him better than that. “You’ll be really unhappy,” his father told him, “if you’re not in charge.” True enough. So off Wood went to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine to start the long road toward earning his MD. Now, after five years of med school, Wood is in the second year of his five-year residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he’s pursuing a specialty as an ear, nose, and throat doctor. He’s trudging his way through 15-hour work days, sometimes working 30-hour on-call shifts. Then he gets to come home and relieve his wife, a clinical psychologist and, according to Wood, a “single mom” to their 2-year-old daughter and 9-month-old son. It won’t always be like this, though. In a few more years, Wood will be able to practice on his own and, once his schedule calms down a bit, his wife will get some relief. too. Then, Wood says, she gets to do whatever she wants.—Maureen Harmon
Jan Zelenka ’69 Uncommon Achiever ■ It was the spring of 1968, and just months before, Fred W. Hicks III ’79 ’80H, then Rollins dean of student affairs, was visiting with a group of undergraduates from schools throughout Prague. He was quite impressed with one young man from Charles University. His name was Jan Zelenka and his maturity and great grasp of American literature struck Hicks, so he offered him a free year at Rollins. There was just one problem: Zelenka had to make it out of Czechoslovakia in the heat of political strife and violence. On August 21 of that year, the Warsaw Pact armies, led by the Soviets, invaded the country. Zelenka managed to squeeze into Frankfurt, Germany, just before the Soviets sealed the border. His initiative in getting across that border to study in America confirmed for Hicks that Zelenka was a promising student. “It was an indication that Jan Zelenka would make his mark in uncommon accomplishments,” Hicks said. “I have not been disappointed.” How could he be? After Zelenka’s graduation from Rollins in 1969, he headed back to Prague to earn a degree from Charles University (he later earned his Ph.D. in American literature there, as well). He landed a job at Odeon Publishing House editing Czech translations of classic and modern American fiction and poetry, including the works of William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Updike, Kurt Vonnegut, and Robert Lowell, among others. But life for Zelenka, and for those living in Czechoslovakia, was about to change. On November 17, 1989, Zelenka had a bird’s-eye view of history in 26 ROLLINS ALUMNI RECORD
the making. He lived (and still does) in an apartment overlooking Národní Street, the scene of a peaceful student march in Prague in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Nazi repressions against Czech students. When the riot police arrived, the scene turned violent, and Zelenka welcomed 30 protestors into his home to protect them. From the windows of Zelenka’s apartment, they watched the beginnings of the Velvet Revolution—an event that eventually brought down the Communist rule of Czechoslovakia. The revolution brought about huge changes in the Czechoslovakia, now split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. “People could do whatever they wanted,” Zelenka said. “They could travel everywhere—say, write, and print what they wished. They could read what they liked.” The change was wonderful for the people of Prague, but Odeon Publishing House struggled under the new social climate and so, in 1993, Zelenka took that as a sign to move on. He joined the Foreign Service and became the cultural attaché—or counselor for cultural affairs, to the U.S. It was his job to stay in contact with Czechs living in the U.S. as well as to mediate Czech culture to Washingtonians, through concerts, art exhibitions, and readings. Two years later, Zelenka was back in the world of books. He left the Foreign Service and became an editor for General Books, a Czech division of Reader’s Digest. He still works there today and occasionally does some free-lance work, like editing a volume of President Václav Havel’s speeches. Looks like Fred Hicks made the right decision back in 1968—both for Rollins and Zelenka. “I am convinced that Rollins played a crucial part in my future professional career, and what English I learned there has been with me since.”—Maureen Harmon
Mark Tiedje ’60 Cinema Buff ■ You’ve got to be really smitten with the movies to actually have a movie theater in your home. And no, we’re not talking about the ubiquitous big screen TV. Mark Tiedje’s in-residence theater, which seats seven, is the real thing—a true home theater with actual seats that were plucked straight out of an old Charleston movie house. Although he began his career at Orlando’s WFTV Channel 6, where he gained expertise as various as boom operator, director, and cameraman, it was a position with the local NBC affiliate that landed him in Charleston. His vast media experience ultimately parlayed into the position of promotion director for the College of Charleston School of Performing Arts. “The college had a very vital performing arts program and we hosted many guest celebrities such as Donald O’Connor, Tony Bennett, and Reba McIntyre, so it was great fun for me to be involved and to meet so many talented people,” Tiedje said. Tapping into the rhythm of a hectic schedule of concerts, special performances, and more kept the former technical theater major extremely busy, often times juggling several projects and artists at once. “You name it, I did it—from creating posters, playbills, and press mail-outs to scheduling interviews with local TV stations to coordinating radio interviews with artists like violinist Lee Chen,” Tiedje said. “And although dealing with the artists was a pleasure, it was secondary to being able to mentor student interns in the field of arts management.” Tiedje recently retired from the College of Charleston. It’s important to note that this has in no way curbed his passion for the next big project out there. In fact, it doesn’t take much to summon Tiedje’s enthusiasm for his latest endeavor: a collaborative effort with his partner, John Coles. “We’re very excited about a book we’re working on that’s a
wonderful compilation of South Carolina movie-going experiences,” Tiedje explained. “John and I have traveled to various small towns and interviewed all kinds of folks. At first people seem a bit reticent to chat, then before we know it, we’re listening to some of the most amazing and clever stories.” Already heavy into the interview process, Tiedje has met with a 90-year-old woman who was a child extra in a silent movie filmed in South Carolina. One of his favorite interviews thus far was with a man who recalled his first movie experience, with his best friend, when he was just 8 years old. “The two had never seen a movie before, and there’s a pivotal scene in the movie where two young women are about to take their clothes off by a railroad track. Just as the women are about to disrobe, a train comes screeching by and blocks the view,” Tiedje chuckled. “Well, the man made me laugh so hard when he told me that he and his friend went back to the same movie two more times since they both knew that trains never run at the same time twice!” It’s those kinds of stories and more that Tiedje and Coles plan to capture in their book. After all, going to the movies is so much more than purchasing the ticket, standing in line for Milk Duds, and watching the captivating previews. It’s the first date, the laugh-aloud moments, and the whole story-within-a-story that makes movie-going such an amazing American pastime. Luckily for South Carolinians, Tiedje plans to preserve this slice of American life for them.—Zaida Rios
Hal George ’76 One-in-a-Million Builder ■ William “Hal” George claims that his own home in Winter Park is “not that great.” Seems he saves his energy for the houses he designs and sells rather than the ones he lives in. As president of Parkland International Realty and Parkland Homes, he’s got the world of housing —buying, tearing down, building, and selling— covered. For more than 20 years now, George has sold custom-built homes of his own design, worth up to $6 million. Not only the wealthy are living in George’s homes, though. Dozens of Florida families are living in Habitat for Humanity homes that George had a hand in building. After graduating from Rollins with an English degree, George opened Potter’s Porridge, a fondue restaurant, in Winter Park. The restaurant thrived under George, who was voted one of Central Florida’s finest chefs. But George is quick to point out that the award was a total scam. “It’s a fondue restaurant,” he says. “You cook your own food!” Regardless, he kept at it for four years before learning the ins and outs of real estate and opening Parkland International Realty. He began buying homes himself, fixing them up, and then selling them for profit. But trying to juggle both businesses was just too hectic, so George decided to sell the restaurant. He had to. “Otherwise,” he said, “I’d turn 90 before I turned 30.”
Five years after opening the real estate office, he moved from buying and selling “used” homes to building brand-new, customdesigned homes through his new company, Parkland Homes. All of Parkland’s homes are in Winter Park, but right now, George and his staff are concentrating on a section of town once owned by former Rollins president Hugh McKean. Three-quarters of of his 200 acres of orange groves—located across Lake Virginia from campus—were sold in 1999, and they soon became the site of a development called Windsong, where Mediterranean-style houses start in the $1-million range. But George also makes time for those who may not be able to afford such elaborate homes. In the early ’90s, he co-founded Winter Park’s Habitat for Humanity program. The people who move into Habitat homes are required to pitch in at least 500 hours of work toward constructing their new house, so that gives George plenty of time to get to know the new residents, and he loves building those relationships—that’s what keeps him and nearly 100 student volunteers from Rollins working every Saturday. He broke ground for his 40th Habitat house in September. George has gone from Rollins to restaurants to real estate, and he said he’s probably through building businesses, he’ll stick to the ones he’s got. Yet on second thought, he said, “You never know.” One thing’s for sure: he’s not giving up on Habitat for Humanity. He hopes to reach the 50-house mark before retiring.—Maureen Harmon FALL 2005 27
Connected for Life! AMAZON VOYAGE Alumni Association Travel Program Makes its Debut in Peru
PHOTOS BY ILYSE GERBER
Chrissy Auger ’04 with a white caiman
Dick and Kathy McNabb Redding '69 at a school in the village of Las Palmas
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I don’t know where to begin or how to describe the Amazon Voyage trip in Peru. As a debut for Rollins’ travel program, I think you made a mistake—I can’t imagine how you are going to top this! My daughter, Dian, and I have taken to listening to Peruvian music and driving our friends crazy with stories about La Turquesa, the river, the jungle, and most of all, the people. My grandson Jake will probably become an environThree-toed sloth mentalist or a photographer because of this trip. This was truly the trip of a lifetime!—Dian Rausch Demmer ’54 My favorite memories are of the Amazon River’s constantly churning muddy water, size, beauty, natural cycles, mystery, and romance; of the two villages we visited, filled with happy people; of our crew’s Peruvian music at night; and of our wonderful guide George, who was the “Crocodile Dundee” of the Amazon. Thank you, Rollins, for this very special experience…and for the memories.—Bill Clark ’82 Canopy walk
The entire trip was grand, but two moments are most pleasantly registered in my memories. First, the surprise celebration that the crew gave me on the evening of my birthday. I was thrilled and flattered when the musicians marched out with the birthday cake and our bartender serenaded me with an English/Spanish rendition of “Eternal Love.” Second, fishing for piranha in the long boat. I was pleasantly startled when I got a bite and managed to pull out the first fish. It was also fun to share a photo opportunity with a “proud Bill Clark” who caught the largest piranha and carried it back to Lima for mounting! —Saundra Sands Hester ’59
My son Robby and I adored our Amazon adventure. We enjoyed meeting new friends, the crew, and our daily excursions into the rainforest and villages. Listening to the sounds of the rainforest symphony was an experience we will cherish forever.—Linn Terry Spalding ’74
Seventeen Rollins alumni, family, and friends explored the headwaters of the Amazon River and the area’s diverse rainforest in August on the inaugural journey of the Alumni Association’s new travel program. Accompanied by Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Barry Allen, the group embarked on their journey in Iquitos, Peru, where they boarded a 19thcentury-style expedition ship and left modern civilization behind. They traveled upriver to the confluence of the Río Ucayali and Río Marañón, and for the next week became familiar with the ecosystem and many inhabitants of the Amazon region. Days were spent hiking through the lush rainforests and discovering quiet tributaries on a small excursion boat. They visited a few remote villages, where they got a glimpse of the river way of life and had the opportunity to interact with native school children. Piranha fishing and canoeing provided a hands-on experience of the daily routines of village life. Local naturalist guides helped the explorers identify nearly 100 different species of birds and other native wildlife, like red howler monkeys, three-toed sloths, white caimans, and capybaras. After a final stop in Lima for a tour of the colonial center, the group returned home with exciting memories of an enchanting region and culture. —Elaine Worth
Class News Editor: Robin Cusimano
I 1947 Ruth Brooks Muir writes, “My fivecolor relief print ‘Japanese Dancer’ was chosen to be in an exhibition of the President’s Best, a display from 50 of Iowa’s finest artists. The reception was held August 5, 2005, at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Museum in West Branch, Iowa.”
I 1948 After 40 years of teaching – 32 of them at Florida Atlantic University – and having 10 books published, Boris Arnov is now retired and summering in Maine. He writes, “I stay busy being husband to Veni, playing tennis every day, fishing whenever I can, and caring for a German Shepherd I plan to enroll at Rollins.” Don and Alice Voorhis Hansen have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Alice was named Outstanding Watercolor Artist by the Florida Watercolor Society. She participates in shows and instructs elementary, high school, and college-level students. Don writes, “I paint a little as an amateur; Alice is a pro. In my freshman year, coached by Joe Justice, we beat Miami 28-0 in the Orange Bowl. My father-in-law was the keynote speaker at our graduation.”
Chapters” for Florida Gamma Chapter. Both Mary and Alison regret that Pi Beta Phi is no longer represented at Rollins.
I 1952 Pat Roberts Grulke was selected as an Overall Winner in the Edison Festival of Light’s 55th Annual Strolling Flower Show for her arrangement “What do you Hear, Mr. Edison?” Phyllis Brettell Kaiser and her husband of 51 years, Ron, continue to lead physically active lives — biking, playing tennis, and walking the beaches in Florida, Lake Michigan, and around the world. They have enjoyed biking trips with
at Rollins in 1952 and then again in 1984. P. Arnold Howell Sr. was named a 50-year honorary member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In June, Mary Martin Hayes ’55 and Alison Hennig Moore represented their chapter at the Pi Beta Phi fraternity’s 65th Biennial Convention in Tampa, FL. Alison carried the Rollins College banner at the “Parade of
Mary Voor Tarr Crouch lived in Chicago, South Bend, IN, and Lathrup Village, MI, before moving to Indialantic, FL, where she and her late husband, Jack Tarr, raised their children, Jacqui and John. Mary taught school at Indialantic Elementary for almost 20 years. Jack died in 1987, and in 1991, Mary married Robert Crouch, who died last November. Retired since 1989, she now lives in a townhouse in Indian Harbour Beach.
ROLLINS HOMECOMING 2006 Watch for news and photos of this fall’s Homecoming 2005 in the Spring 2006 issue of the Rollins Alumni Record. And mark your calendars and begin making plans for for a full week of fun and festivities at Homecoming 2006, which will take place October 23 through October 29. The following classes will be celebrating special anniversaries: ’36, ’46, ’56, ’66, ’76, ’81, ’86, ’96, and ’01
Elderhostel in Denmark, along the Danube, in the Loire Valley, and along the Po River in Italy. Phyllis and her Alpha Phi sorority sister Dallas Williams Cole ’51 enjoyed reminiscing about their Lakeside days at Dallas’ home in Lake Oswego, OR. Robert Yoder is a 2004 honor graduate of the Citizens Police Academy in Frederick, MD and is president of the Associate Division, Francis Scott Key Lodge No. 91, Fraternal Order of Police.
I 1953 Natalie Merritt Sundberg has opened her own business, Tutoring 911. She writes, “I am having a ball and working harder than when I was teaching, but I am my own boss. I would love to hear from alums in the San Francisco Bay Area.”
feed the hungry through her church’s emergency food cupboard.
I 1960 Mark Tiedje (see story p. 27) is retired and working with his partner, John Coles, on a book titled Movie Theatres of South Carolina, which he hopes to print next year. He and John (r) recently visited Asbury Park, NJ, where they surveyed the movie theaters that still exist there. Pat Stevens Bianco has moved from Pittsburgh to Marina Bay in North Quincy, MA. She will sail for her fourth time in the spring of 2006, teaching theater on Semester at Sea. She is the proud grandmother of a new grandson named Jake. Fred Wolking was recently elected commander of VFW Post 2163, Chesterfield Co., VA. He also was re-elected as adjutant/quartermaster, Fourth District, VFW, Department of Virginia.
Nancylee Wilson Malm and her husband, Lawrence, have two adult children and two grandsons. They are selling their house in Rocky River, OH and moving to the Bahamas. Nancylee hopes to remain active in Rotary after her move and would like to know if anyone from Rollins lives in the Abacos, Bahamas.
Gerald “Josh” Kein operates the most recognized hypnosis training center in the country, where he has trained thousands of medical and psychological professionals in the use of hypnosis in their practice. He has won the Hypnosis Instructor of the Year Award presented by the National Guild of Hypnotists several times. John Reese sold his highway and airfield construction business in 2001 and now has interests in commercial real estate property, modular home sales, and various other investments. He spends his winters in Scottsdale, AZ.
Relive your Rollins memories and create new ones with fellow alumni, students, faculty, and staff during this grand community-wide celebration.
I 1950 Art “Dudley” Durgin shared this picture collage of him and his wife, Norma,
Hugh Mitchell and his wife, Barbara, will soon celebrate their 39th wedding anniversary. They are retired from teaching and social work, but they keep busy with church work and environmental advocacy. Hugh is currently the conservation chairperson for the New York Chapter of Sierra Club. Barbara helps
Roly Lamontagne and his wife, Beverly, will soon celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. Their daughter, Michelle, is married and lives in Southern California. Roly works in the financial services business, and Beverly is a prominent realtor. Roly still enjoys golf and has written a book, Golf and Me, Playing for Knee, available at Amazon FALL 2005 29
Ed ’47 and Dot Wolking ’48 Campbell ■ A ROLLINS ROMANCE The year was 1944 and World War II was in full swing when Dorothy “Dot” Wolking accepted a scholarship to Rollins College. For Dot, the scholarship presented an opportunity to attend college that otherwise would not have been possible. Rollins would prove to be a place that offered her much more than an education—it was where she would meet the man who would become her husband, Jeptha “Ed” Campbell. During the early 1940s, Ed cut short his college education at Emory University to enlist in the Army Air Force. Upon returning home from the war, he transferred to Rollins, where his mother, Angela Palomo-Campbell, had been recruited to head the department of romance languages by then Rollins president Hamilton Holt. “Mom loved Rollins, and she was especially fond of Hamilton Holt,” Ed shared. “He looked to Mom to play a big part in fundraising for the school: she was great at entertaining and making high-profile guests and potential donors feel welcome. In those days, she helped host many famous people, like Salvador Dali and the president of the Philippines.” When asked how she met Ed, Dot reminisced, “It was in German class. There were only about 12 of us and we all knew each other pretty well, and often after class everyone would collect in the Student Center to play bridge.” The two became good friends that fall, and Ed finally asked Dot out on a date in February. “The reason I originally asked her out was because the girl I wanted to ask out already had a date,” Ed chuckled. Whatever the reason for that first date, it was the beginning of a courtship that led to the couple’s engagement by the end of the school year. After graduating, Ed and Dot married and attended graduate school at the University of Wisconsin, where Dot received a master’s degree in mathematics and Ed, a master’s and doctorate in biochemistry. After graduate school, the couple headed to Ohio. Dot taught at the University of Dayton, then at The College Preparatory School (now part of Seven Hills School) in Cincinnati. Ed worked for a radiation biology lab in Dayton before spending the majority of his career with the United States Food and Drug Administration
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and Borders. He recently re-established contact with John Hughes and planned to visit him in Cape Cod during the summer.
I 1963 Dana Ivey has received her fourth Tony nomination. She was nominated in the Supporting Actress category for playing Mrs. Malaprop in The Rivals at Lincoln Center. She writes, “It was a terrific production, and I had a marvelous time.” During the summer, she was scheduled to make an independent film in New York.
I 1964 Cary Fuller ’65, Linda Peterson Warren, and John Dean ’66 met for an (USFDA), serving in numerous capacities including Associate Director for Nutrition and Consumer Services and Director of the USFDA’s research lab in Cincinnati. During their long and happy marriage, they’ve welcomed three children— Angela, Philip, and Martha—and many grandchildren into their family. Although they moved away from Rollins, the College would continue to play an important role in the Campbells’ lives. Throughout the years, they came to Winter Park regularly to visit Ed’s mom, who lived on campus and continued to work for the College for many years. Not a summer would pass without the Campbell children visiting grandma at the campus and taking swimming lessons at Dinky Dock. After retiring from full-time teaching, Palomo-Campbell volunteered her time at the College archives, and she continued to live on the Rollins campus until the age of 91. Today, her Rollins legacy lives on in Casa Iberia, the campus building she established and furnished with Spanish antiques acquired during her numerous trips to Spain. These days, Ed and Dot Campbell call Cincinnati home and they continue to be advocates of Rollins and a liberal arts education. After 56 years of marriage, they still think back on their college dayswith great fondness, quickly crediting Rollins with giving them a foundation of skills and experiences that has helped them through life. And they are proud to pass on the Campbell family’s rich Rollins heritage and tradition to their granddaughter, Julia Sullivan, who is a freshman at Rollins this fall.—Jed Dunstan
ad hoc reunion and dinner at La Petite Auberge in New York. Cary, Linda, and John have remained close friends since first meeting at Rollins in the Sixties.
I 1965 David Roberts IV has retired from teaching philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He writes, “Currently, I am pursuing a studio arts degree at the same institution, something I have always wanted to do since taking sculpture class from, I believe, Ms. Fromeyer at Rollins. There is a halfbaked philosophy text I wrote on the Web for students who want an ‘easy’ introduction to philosophy.” George Morgan reports that he and his wife, Marilyn, became grandparents of twin grandsons on June 2, 2005. Matthew Remsen Morgan and Benjamin Baker Morgan are sons of George’s son Scott and daughter-in-law Vicky, who were married in August 2002. James C. Treadway retired as an executive vice president at Paine-Webber in 1993. Despite back surgeries, he plays in some tennis doubles tournaments, and he enjoys bird hunting and photography. His wife, Susan, is chairman of the Henry Foundation for Botanical Research and the International Magnolia Society. Their daughter Betsy works for National Outdoor Leadership School, and their daughter Caroline plans to go to veterinary school. Jan
Farnsworth hosted this “motley group” of ’60s alums at a party at her home on May 31. Pictured (l-r) are: Morna
Rudd Robbins ’67, Kathy Acker (standing in front of husband Ron Acker ’64), Steve Combs ’66, Sally Shinkle Combs ’67, Mike Stone ’67, Jan, Sheri Bickley Dean ’66, Ed Maxcy ’66, Gerry Langford Liff ’66, and Andy Scudder Evans ’68.
I 1967 Lynn Hutner Colwell recently moved to Renton, WA to be near four grandchildren. She writes, “I’m continuing my international life coaching business, Bloom ‘n’ Grow (www.bloomngrow.net), and loving it.”
I 1969 David Lord ’71MBA joined the Griffis Group of Companies in July as director of development. David has a 20-year history of investing with the principals of the company and will now be formally supporting the company’s expanding real estate development, investment, and financial activities. For the last 18 years, David has served as the director of business and auxiliary services at Colorado College. Cyrus Grandy reports that his son Wiley is about to start his second year at UVA, and his daughter Catherine is married to a law student and finishing her master’s degree in occupational therapy at Towson University in Baltimore. Cyrus has been with Bank of America (and its predecessors) in Norfolk, VA for 33 years. His wife, Edith, has her own family office business.
I 1973 Liz Cheney McClancy (see Weddings) and her husband, George, honey-
mooned in New York and Italy. Liz just received a major grant to do a pilot study in communication with at-risk students at the Wilmington, NC Juvenile Day Treatment Center, which is not far from their home at the beach. George, who recently retired from SUNY, is a philosopher and artist, whose work can be seen at www.portraiture.org. Dylan and Dana Schneider Thomas ’76 have both changed jobs. Dylan is director of community relations for Orange County Public Schools, and Dana is back at Rollins as membership coordinator for the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, which is undergoing a major expansion and is soon to re-open. Their son Trevor, 21, completed a tour of duty in Iraq and entered the West Point Class of 2009 in June. Their son Cole, 17, is looking at colleges and is considering attending Rollins.
I 1976 Sue Fortuna Dressler and Lisa Schneider Peele enjoy a hug with Sue’s daughter Jessica Merrill Tuohey following her high school graduation ceremony. Sue reports that “Jessica is following in Mom’s and Aunt Boo’s footsteps as a Rollins College freshman this fall.”
I 1977 Jane Devine Pilkington reports that her son Geoff graduated from Elon University and is currently acting in Los Angeles. Her son Scott is a freshman at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and her daughter, Alex, is in the eighth grade. Alec Scribner recently completed
WELCOME ABOARD The Rollins College Alumni Association Board of Directors would like to welcome the following new members: Elizabeth Ashwell ’99 St. Louis, MO
Cyrus W. Grandy ’69 Norfolk, VA
Peter S. Bok ’92 Atlanta, GA
Dyer S. Moss ’61 ’66MAT Abingdon, VA
James E. Chanin ’87 Boulder, CO
De Anne Wingate ’96 Chicago, IL
Charles R. Gallagher ’95 St. Petersburg, FL
Mike Perry writes that his son, Matt, completed his junior year at Penn State. He spent half the year abroad in Seville, Spain, and was able to travel extensively throughout Europe, even spending St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ireland.
I 1975 Jean Reisinger Peters has earned the designation of Florida Certified Horticulture Professional from the Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association after passing four extensive written exams. Jean has had a design business for three years and provides services ranging from landscape design to full installation. She sang the alto solo in Mozart’s Coronation Mass last spring with the Palm Beach Choral Society and Palm Beach Opera Orchestra.
I 1982 The world premier of Little Mary, a play by William “Bill” Leavengood, took place at the Sanford Meisner Theater in New York City in June. Mamie Goebel Hale enjoys her work in business development with Vision Title. She writes, “Anytime I run into a fellow Rollins alum in the real estate or banking industry, they are so friendly when I mention Rollins. Several have sent my company business. Please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.” Carolyn Crichton (see Weddings) graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1993 and continues to practice law at Lewis & Crichton in Winter Park.
William K. Caler ’67 was recently named an Alumni Trustee on the Rollins College Board of Trustees, joining Blair D. Neller ’74 and Victor A. Zollo ’73. Congratulations!
managing their new Ocala office. Bowyer-Singleton is a full-service land development consulting firm, providing engineering, planning, environmental, and survey services to both the private and public sectors. Sandra Bird was awarded a grant for a tour of Turkey in July 2005, where she researched the country’s arts and culture. The research will support a partnership project with a local elementary school, focusing on the arts and culture of Turkey, with particular attention to Karagoz, the traditional shadow puppet venue of Turkey.
a weeklong cruise aboard the Disney Magic, where he gave two “Behind the Scenes at Walt Disney Imagineering” presentations. He celebrated 25 years at Disney in July. He writes, “It’s been a long road since I started here building models for EPCOT!” Lynn Burnstein Wasserman is excited for her daughter, Allison, who is a senior at Rollins and will graduate in May 2006. Lynn has enjoyed her frequent visits back to Winter Park the past few years. Cary Boyd Criss (see Weddings) and her husband, Karl, live in Dublin, OH, where they enjoy the community and nearby woods. She still travels to Dayton to work with inner city children in music and theater. She is pleased that she is able to get together with Jody Matusoff Zitsman, who lives nearby.
I 1981 William Ray has joined BowyerSingleton & Associates and will be
Zachary Dunbar’s new play, Delphi, Texas, previewed in May at the Pleasance Theatre in London to full houses. He will be developing the work further before the official world premiere. In addition, he is finishing his Ph.D. at the University of London. Zachary has written and produced several musicals and plays. His last play, Out of Character, was staged at the Edinburgh Fringe and the Bloomsbury Theatre, London.
I 1985 After completing a doctorate in history of science/American history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996, Mark Solovey taught at Arizona State University and was a visiting scholar at Harvard University. Currently, he is completing his first book and writing screenplays. Sherri Betros Seligson recently completed writing a high school level textbook, Exploring Creation with Marine Biology, and lab course. Sherri worked for six years at Walt Disney World’s Living Seas at EPCOT Center, where she was a marine biologist in charge of predator care. While there, she published FALL 2005 31
THAD COAKLEY ’91 ■ MAN ON A MISSION This September, ism brigade, a host of Rollins Coakley trained graduates turned Marines on how 37 years old. Many to lawfully act have successfully and respond to followed their noble terrorist activities. ambitions to The following rewarding and profyear, he was itable careers in the sent to Africa, business world. where he helped Few have served build schools two tours in Iraq for and medical Coakley (2nd from l) and the Civil Affairs team after Operation Iraqi camps. returning from a mission Freedom. And, most Then, in March likely, only one has served as a lawyer 2003, came his first tour in Iraq and a for the Marine Corps with responsibilities dangerous trek to Baghdad with 80,000 for training Marines on rules of engageMarines. Coakley was responsible for ment and disposition of terrorists, storming drafting procedures and instructing the insurgent hideaways, and helping rebuild Marines. After Baghdad fell, he worked to a torn country by delivering materials to establish legal advisors for military schools and hospitals. commanders acting as interim provincial Meet Major Thad Coakley, Rollins governors. Class of 1991. Coakley left Iraq in June 2003 and Upon graduating from Rollins with a returned home to the wife and daughter degree in political science, Coakley he had seen for only 10 days in the focused his sights on becoming a military preceding 18 months. In the fall of 2004, pilot. When military recruitment was he was deployed to Iraq for a second reduced after the Gulf War and his aviation time, to act as a legal advisor overseeing contract wasn’t renewed, he decided to detainee operations, creating prosecution enroll in law school at St. Mary’s packages for Iraqi criminal courts, and University (San Antonio, Texas). The capturing insurgents. Marine Corps soon offered Coakley a Coakley solemnly recalls such diffcult law contract and he was placed in the images as walking through a 30,000Reserves while he completed law school. body Iraqi mass grave site. However, his In 1995, he reported to active duty. stories of triumph in Iraq outnumber Coakley served first as an administrathose of despair. “Iraq is a huge place. tive law attorney and criminal prosecutor What you see on the news is death and at Camp Pendleton, California, where he destruction; it’s not representative of the tried an estimated 300 courts-martial, entire country,” he said. “They don’t including the first contested anthrax report all the good things—how a dam is, vaccine refusal trial in the Department of for the first time, providing 30 percent of Defense. In 1999, he was designated a power to Iraq; the success of the recent special assistant U.S. attorney and legal elections; or how a school has been advisor to the Third Marine Aircraft Wing refurbished.” and was transferred to Miramar, This summer, Coakley returned to San California. The birth of daughter Madyn Antonio and Gendry & Sprague, P.C., prompted him to rethink his career, and where he works side by side with 11 in 2001 he made the difficult decision to lawyers. He doesn’t plan to return to active resign from the Marine Corps and accept duty in the Marine Corps. “I think I’ve done an associate position with Gendry & everything I wanted to do or could have Sprague, P.C., a San Antonio-based firm done in that environment,” he said. specializing in aviation law. “People may call serving in war a sacrifice, The terrorist attacks on September 11, but in a lot of ways it was very rewarding. I 2001, caused Coakley to have a change had little kids kiss my hands and give me of heart, however, and he returned to a ‘thumbs up’ after eight weeks of not active duty just four months after his showering or changing my clothes. And the resignation. As deputy staff judge Iraqis have hope that things will be better advocate for the Marines’ new anti-terrorfor them.”—Vickie Pleus
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research on shark behavior in captivity. She and her husband, David Seligson ’86, have four children and live in Orlando.
I 1987 After 17 years of living on Chicago’s North Shore, Melissa Miracle Mocogni and her family have moved to Jupiter, FL. Her husband, Ron, has relocated his home automation company, Miracle Technologies, Inc., and Melissa continues to offer private piano instruction. Emily, 10, and Tyler, 7, are enjoying having their own swimming pool. Melissa asks friends to contact her at ron@Miracletechinc.com. Meghan Malchow Pierce (see Family Additions) completed her student teaching internship for Virginia teaching licensure in April just two days before her second child was born.
I 1989 Scott Maselli, his wife, Kim, and daughter, Kaela Sofia, live in Mountainside, NJ in the Watchung Mountain Reservation. Scott is a senior consultant at Prudential in New York City. Kim’s acupuncture practice, Health in Motion, is in its fourth year of operation. Scott writes, “Kaela recently celebrated her first birthday and hopes to join Rollins in 2022.” Sarah Miller, Professor Bob Lemon, and Diego Veitia
(a former chair at the Crummer School) traveled to Montepulciano, Italy, to study art and celebrate Bob’s long service to Rollins.
I 1990 Campbell Brown has been appointed regional territory director for Charmer-Sunbelt Markets by BrownForman Beverages. Campbell has served in many positions since joining Brown-Forman in 1994, most recently serving as the national brand manager for Jack Daniel’s in the United States. Allison Strohaker McQueen (see Family Additions) has moved from Japan to the United States, where she is marketing director and public affairs officer for Travis Air Force Base, located near San Francisco. She and her husband, Bill, have two children: Keegan, 2, and Logan, 5 months. Sally Mautner Rosenberg writes, “We’ve
moved from the city to the country and love the slower pace, the fresh produce, and the views. Who knew New Jersey was so beautiful? I would love to hear from old friends.”
I 1992 Mary Cullen Rosato Lombardi (see Weddings) and her husband, Peter, live in San Francisco, where Mary Cullen is a senior merchandiser for Gap Inc. Dr. Amber Werny Luke teaches students with mental and physical disabilities in a functional unit in North Port, FL. She and her husband, David, recently celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary. Since graduation, Kristen Humann Quigley (see Weddings) has been living in Washington, DC, where she earned a master’s degree in social work at Catholic University. She is a psychotherapist in private practice in Georgetown, and she and her husband, James, are enjoying their lives together with their two dogs, Lily and Stormy.
I 1993 Cindi Fox Kemp and her husband, William, recently relocated from Florida to Raleigh, NC, where Cindi has established her acupuncture practice. William is a small-business consultant and timber owner. She writes, “Pure desire is what brought us to North Carolina, and we love it.”
I 1994 Darci Bailey O’Brien writes, “I am temporarily living in Aix-en-Provence, attempting to make Rollins proud by writing my first novel. At a minimum, I will be able to recommend a good bottle of wine after this exile. I will be resuming my real life as a New York attorney in September.”
I 1995 David Shpiz recently graduated from the MBA program at Pepperdine University and is currently working in San Francisco. He writes, “I keep in contact with many people from Rollins, including Kirk Nalley ’93, Ricky Briggs ’94, Sol Siegel ’94, and Ryan Saniuk ’94. I also spent some time with Stacy Moss Mager on a recent visit to Florida. We always have fun together.” Jolie Patricia Sester was hired as executive director of Variety - The Children’s Charity of Orlando in January 2005. Variety is part of an international
volunteer-driven organization founded in 1928. Through its members and friends who generously give of their time, talent, energy and financial resources, Variety makes a difference in the lives of thousands of children in Central Florida. Erica Bader Sorrell ’05MBA graduated from the Crummer Graduate School of Business in April 2005 and was hired by the school as the executive director of executive education. Michelle Harrington (see Family Additions) recently moved to Santiago, Chile, with her husband, Randy Fernandez. Randy is a McDonald’s franchisee owner. Michelle writes, “Can’t get enough of the Big Mac. Hope everyone is doing well.” Nancy Riviere has moved back to her hometown of Houston, TX after living in Washington, DC and San Francisco. She works for her parents’ company, handling special events, as well as selling real estate in Texas. She writes, “I hope everyone makes it back for Homecoming 2005.” Jeremy Lanier
pets. Jennifer Candee started a new position in January 2005 as director of corporate recruiting for Quiznos Subs at the company headquarters in Denver. Her team recruits for all corporate and field management positions. Visit the Quiznos Web site for openings. She writes, “Suzanne Coelingh and I have visited each other twice during the past 18 months, and we always pick up where we left off.”
I 1996 Vail Duggan started her own event marketing and consulting company, Vailventures, LLC, and currently divides her time between Charleston, SC and New York City, where she works with clients in the entertainment and fashion industries. When not working, she is surfing in Costa Rica and on the East Coast.
SHARE YOUR ARTS NEWS! The Spring 2006 issue of the Rollins Alumni Record will be dedicated to the arts. Share your news about theater, film, television, publishing, CD release, exhibitions, or any other arts activities by filling out the enclosed update form or the online Class News submission form located at http://www.rollins.edu/alumni/updates/ classnews.shtml. Please limit news items to 50 words. If you wish to include a photo with your news, e-mail a 300dpi jpg image to email@example.com or mail a print to: Rollins College, Office of Alumni Relations, Alumni in the Arts Class News, 1000 Holt Ave. - 2736, Winter Park, FL 32789 (prints will not be returned). In response to alumni interest, we have created a Web page for the posting of arts-related news. Information will be updated regularly. Visit http://www.rollins.edu/alumni/events/artsalumni.shtml to share news of your recent projects.
continues to run his family’s antiques business, which is celebrating its 10th year in its current location in historic downtown Kissimmee. Heavily involved in historic preservation, he is president of the Kissimmee Main Street Program, a nationally recognized and supported organization, and recently traveled to Baltimore for the organization’s national conference. He is celebrating six years with his partner and enjoying life in a new home full of
beginning of his fellowship in gynecologic oncology. He and his wife, Rebecca, have two children, John Michael, 2, and Mary Halina, nine months. Melissa Person Davenport and her husband, Jamie, moved from Boston to Vancouver, British Columbia. Melissa has a new job in financial services, and Jamie is attending film school. They intend to stay in Canada long term and are in the process of obtaining permanent residency. Julie Godwin Segura (see Weddings and Family Additions) and her husband, Carlos, live in Miami, where they are enjoying raising their son. Zaiba Malik recently completed her ophthalmology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI and is going into private practice. Her husband, Mukarram Khan, finished an anesthesiology residency and is now doing a pain fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. They have two sons: Jihad, 3, and Saad, 1. Jeanmarie Esposito was introduced to her boyfriend, David Eck, a UCF graduate, by Marcos Stafne ’99 in New York. She writes, “All those years going to colleges so nearby each other, and we didn’t meet until we moved to New York!”
I 1998 Christopher Crain (see Weddings) has been named associate publisher of Detroit’s premier business publication, Crain’s Detroit Business. Christopher has worked in various roles in Crain publications for the past seven years, including marketing and production, and most recently was interactive sales manager for Business Insurance, a sister publication of Crain’s Detroit Business in New York City. Shannon Barry recently landed her first feature film role in a movie called Driggers, which stars Paul Rudd, Maura Tierney, Josh Hamilton, Ron Eldard, Sarah Paulson, and Lauren Ambrose. Written by Ken Marino and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, the movie is about fishermen on Long
Paul Nowicki finished his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and moved to Iowa City, IA in June for the
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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD PROFILE ROLLINS IS A FAMILY AFFAIR FOR RAY FANNON ’82 Staying connected to Rollins has been easy for Ray Fannon ’82, even though he now lives in the Atlanta suburb of Dunwoody. The College seems to run through his bloodline. The Rollins family tree includes his wife, his older brother, his brother’s wife, and his wife’s parents. Born and raised in DeLand, Florida, Fannon did not start out following in his older sibling’s footsteps to Rollins, though. “I went to Florida Tech [now UCF] for my first year. But after visiting my brother a couple of times, I decided that I wanted a change to get a broader education,” he said. And, he added, “I liked the campus a lot.” Brother Mike Fannon graduated in 1979 with a degree in physics. The move paid off—in more ways than one. “I started in a very technical career after getting a degree in mathematics and computer science at Rollins,” Fannon said. “After a while, I switched gears and moved up into management.” He is currently a software quality assurance manager for Cingular Wireless. His academic experience has helped Fannon to deal with shifting tides throughout his career, as well. “Although I’m in a technical field, my liberal-arts background prepared me well to work in a field that constantly changes,” Fannon said. He never gets bored because the work situation and the technology are constantly evolving, “and thankfully, Rollins taught me to be flexible.” That flexibility has proved invaluable to Fannon as a Rollins Alumni Association
Island in the 1970s. Shannon plays “Lisa,” one of the many girlfriends of the character played by Ron Eldard. Julie Ream Rooth (see Family Additions) and her husband, Terry, live in Winter Park. Julie is currently staying at home with her new son. Alexis Bohrnstedt Rapp (see Weddings) and her husband, Mark, live in Maitland, FL. Emilia Rivera Odife (see Family Additions) and her family have recent34 ROLLINS ALUMNI RECORD
Board member. After chairing the Communications Committee, Fannon now serves on the Executive Committee. “And one thing that I do is try to help them understand the latest trends in technology and how we can use those trends to reach out and engage alumni.” And how does this techie, whose days are filled with numbers and codes, unwind? “I love to travel. And I like wine tasting.” As for altruistic endeavors, Fannon has volunteered for various organizations in the past, including the Atlanta Humane Society. His main focus these days is serving on the Rollins Alumni Board. He has also participated in fundraising efforts for the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, thanks in part to his alma mater. He learned that one of his Rollins friends, Carol Graham Beck ’79, worked for the museum. Fannon’s interest was stirred and he took some art appreciation classes from her, which in turn led him to getting involved with the volunteer work. It seems that Ray Fannon can hardly turn a corner without being reminded of his association with Rollins College. In 2002, he attended his 20th reunion and made a connection. “I reunited with one of my classmates,” he said almost matter-of-factly. Fannon and Heidi Tauscher, a fellow 1982 graduate who majored in international relations, soon tied the knot. Seems like it was meant to be. In a definite understatement, Fannon said, “For us, Rollins is a tradition.”—Russ J. Stacey
ly relocated from Memphis, TN to Providence, RI. Shannon Barry ’98, Celia Finkelstein ’01, Brandy Mitchell, and Michelle Franklin ’97 threw a baby shower for Lynn Burke Bogner on August 20—just three days before Lynn and her husband, Jamie, welcomed their first child, William Davidson Bogner (see Family Additions). Pictured (l-r) are Celia, Stephanie Float ’97, Brandy,
Shannon, Marcos Stafne ’99, Lynn, Michelle, and Barton Bishop ’00.
I 1999 Donna Ford Gober (see Weddings) and her husband, Geoff, live in Atlanta, where Donna works in attorney recruiting at a large Atlanta law firm. Nathan DeJong (see Weddings) and his wife, Joyce, live in Dubuque, IA, where Nathan started a job in June as a web developer for the local newspaper. Joyce works part time as a file clerk for a large medical clinic.
I 2000 Sara Davda moved to San Francisco in October 2004 after accepting a position with Gap Inc. as an associate production manager. Brian Kilpatrick recently moved to New York City, where he works for Bank of New York on their fixed income trading desk. Barry Janay will be running in the Walt Disney World Marathon in January 2006 to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and he is seeking support. Donations can be made through his fund-raiser Web site: www.active.com/ donations/fundraise_public.cfm?key=tn tnycBJanay, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions. After spending three years as a producer at WFTV Channel 9 in Orlando, Debbie Levy has accepted a position as an executive producer at KPRC Channel 2 (NBC) in Houston, Texas.
I 2001 Richard A. Farrer has been serving in the United States Marine Corps as a machine gunner fighting insurgents in Iraq since January 2005. He reports that he is doing well and looks forward to visiting Rollins upon his return to the states. He can be reached through his Web site: www.andrewfarrer.com. Tiffany Scott lives in her hometown of Atlanta in the Buckhead Community. She writes, “I would like to connect and re-connect with Rollins Alumni. If you’re ever in town, look me up.” Sara Litchult Spring earned her master’s degree in environmental studies from the College of Charleston in May, and she and her husband, Chris, recently moved into their first home. Sara has accepted a teaching position at Trident Academy in Mt. Pleasant, SC, where she will head the middle school science department and will teach life and earth science. Jennifer Winters is a
student at Argosy University - Tampa and is beginning her practicum on MacDill Air Force Base in the life skills department. In addition, she has been inducted into Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International.
I 2002 After graduating from Rollins, Mary Carol Fitzgerald moved back to Naples, FL, where she became a realtor working with her dad and brother at The Fitzgerald Group of Southwest Florida. She bought a house, picked up a past passion for photography, and started her own photographic greeting card company, William Carroll Designs, with her mother and sister. She also sells fine quality prints and stock photography. For more information, visit www.marycaroldesigns.com. Scott Filter was named assistant director of financial aid at George Washington University in January 2004. He earned a master’s degree in higher education administration from the school in May and began the doctoral program in higher education this fall. Steve Castino ’05MBA has joined Lecesse Development in Altamonte Springs, FL as a real estate analyst. Ashley Hay Dehner graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in May and will be practicing law in Louisville, KY with the firm of Fulton and Devlin. She writes, “Life here is really taking off, and I hope to make it down to see everyone at Homecoming.”
I 2004 Carissa Maguire lives in the Washington, D.C. area, where she is active with the alumnae chapter of Chi Omega. She also has been traveling the East Coast, working at art shows, visiting old friends, and looking into more education. Amber Carlson lives in Huizhou, China, where she teaches English to children and adults. She will stay in Huizhou, which is located in the Guangdong province of Southern China about four hours north of Hong Kong, until January 2006. Noah Feldman is in his second year of medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) in Bradenton, FL. He fulfills his musical interests by performing locally.
I 2005 Christopher Richards was awarded a full-tuition fellowship to attend Arizona State University, where he is working toward a master’s degree in museum anthropology.
FAMILY ADDITIONS ’87 Meghan Malchow Pierce and husband Rob, daughter Keenan Jane, who joins sister Erin, 6. ’90 Allison Strohaker McQueen and husband Bill, son Logan.
I 2003 Michelle Terrero Medina is attending Florida A&M University, College of Law, in downtown Orlando and is a juris doctoral candidate for 2007. She plans to continue living in Florida after graduation, working as a trial attorney. She welcomes e-mails from former classmates, teachers, and friends. Rachel Tyner moved back to the Washington, D.C. area in December. She works for the U.S. Navy at the Carderock Warfare Center and has just begun the discernment process in hopes of attending seminary school next year. Lisa Goldman is attending Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, VA. Kristin Collinson recently earned a master’s degree in elementary education from the University of Mississippi. She currently lives in Memphis, TN.
’91 Hollister Harrell Tindall and husband Ryan, daughter Lauren Riley. ’94 Tara H i v e l y Burch and husband Jim, son Dylan Tr e v o r , 4/26/05. ’95 Jessica Zimmerman Day and husband Tommy, son Maslin, who joins sister Elsa, 2.
M i c h e l l e Harrington and husband Randy Fernandez, daughter Ashley Marie Fernandez Harrington; Seana Staley Peck and husband Stephen, son Stephen Clark Peck III, 4/1/05.
’87 Hilary Baker Ward to Joe Thomas, 7/10/04 in Knowles Memorial Chapel; attendees: Brooke Duffy Liss, Anne Jureller Alexander ’88, Janice Hirschfeld Epaillard ’86, Dave Zarou ’86, Todd ’85 and Beth Long Pittenger, Ricus ’84 and Pamela Weiss van der Lee ’85, David ’83 and Caroll Hanley Goggin ’85, Dene Hillinger ’84, Paul Hueber ’84, Paul ’91 and
’96 Ted Holt and wife Shannon, son Edward “Ward” Morris Holt, Jr. , 12/13/04; Tom and Shelby Shaffer Peck, daughter Tessa Christine, 5/26/05. ’97 Nancy Fazio Kenney and husband Brian, daughter Megan Elizabeth, 12/22/04; Molly duPont and husband Trevor Schaffer, son Theodore “Teddy” Reynolds Schaffer, 2/25/05; Brandy DeMil and partner Stephanie Smith, daughter Caylee Morgan DeMil Smith, 6/9/05; Julie Godwin Segura and husband Carlos, son Carlos Antonio, 3/11/04. ’98 Julie Ream Rooth and husband Terry, son Jack, 5/04; Emilia Rivera Odife and husband Dr. Amechi Odife, daughter Elizabeth Adaku, 7/31/05. Lynn Burke Bogner and husband Jamie, son William Davidson, 8/23/05.
April Walters Hughes ’93, John ’90 and Betsy Barksdale Pokorny ’93, and Eric Marshall ’91. Pictured with Hilary from left to right are Kappa Alpha Theta sisters Dene Hillinger ’84, Janice Hirschfeld Epaillard ’86, and Pamela Weiss van der Lee ’85. ’90 Stephanie L. Hinds to Steve Miskew, 5/15/04 at Brazilian Court in Palm Beach, FL; maid of honor: Jennifer Hinds Connolly ’96; bridesmaids: Sydney Brumbelow Frasca ’89 and Allison Hug Schuringa ’92; attendees: Lee DeRham and Elizabeth “Lisa” Dyer ’89. ’92 Mary Cullen Rosato to Peter N. Lombardi, 10/15/04 at Borgo San Felice in Tuscany, Italy; bridal party: Kathy Kalin ’94; attendees: Peter Rosato ’96 and his wife, Curry, and John Powell and his wife, Sarah. The couple honeymooned in the Maldives. ’92 Kristen Humann to James Quigley, Spring 2004, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard.
WEDDINGS ’73 Liz Cheney to George Martin McClancy Jr., 12/4/04. ’77 Cary Boyd to Karl Criss, 8/05. ’82 Carolyn Crichton to Richard Cafarella, 7/14/05 at All Saints Church in Winter Park.
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S P O T L I G H T O N YO U N G A L U M N I —By Vickie Pleus
Allison Mella ’97 email@example.com PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT—On the outskirts of the hustle and bustle of sprawling Los Angeles, the Law Offices of Allison Mella hold a Santa Monica, California, address, but are grounded in a Winter Park experience. Originally from Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, Allison Mella ’97 moved to Boca Raton during her high school years and put Rollins on her radar almost immediately. During her time at the College, she devoted most of her energy to her studies as a psychology major and her sorority, NCM (Non Compis Mentis). “My psychology classes were truly enjoyable. Many professors had a big impact on me,” Mella said. “I also have fond memories of living on campus. Rollins was a wonderful environment in which to enter my adult years. I hope today’s students are getting as much out of the experience as I did. My advice to them is to enjoy as many aspects of the Rollins life as possible while keeping their goals in sight.” She’s speaking from experience: In 2001, Mella achieved one of her greatest goals when she graduated with a law degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Shortly thereafter, she accomplished another admirable feat when she became a sole practitioner of law just two short years out of law school. Now in her fourth year as an attorney, Mella practices entertainment law in Santa Monica, representing film and television writers, producers, and directors in contract disputes. “I have the privilege of working with very artistic and creative people and I really enjoy that about them,” she said. Her cases have involved such popular shows as Entertainment Tonight, The Insider (Paramount), and NEXT (MTV). Mella attributes much of her success to an important lesson learned at Rollins: the skills of time management. “Time management is knowing when to work and when to play, and how to balance those aspects of your life,” she said. “It’s crucial in my profession because you have a lot of deadlines and you have to be on top of them. People want their projects to move forward in a timely fashion, and you need to be cognizant of that. I want to give my clients the best possible service.”
Lisa Olen Tobin ’98
’94 Heather Kerst to Maximiliano Menna ’94HH, 5/29/04 at Grace Episcopal Church in Washington, DC; attendee: Paige “Alex” Frederick-Pape. ’95 Elisha Contner to Philip Putnam, 5/22/04 at Knowles Memorial Chapel; bridesmaids: Melissa Dent Curry, Sarah Wiley McKee ’94, and Elizabeth Folger Conover. ’97 Julie Godwin to Carlos Alberto Segura, 9/5/03. ’98 Alexis Bohrnstedt to Mark Rapp, 1/1/05, during a small ceremony at the home of her grandfather Garrett F. Connell ’85HH ’91MA in Heathrow, FL; bridesmaid: Kristin Dearth ’04HH; attendees: Joda Connell ’74HH and Mike ’99 and Kristen McCabe Welker ’99. Alexis is the daughter of Tars Men’s Tennis Coach Ron Bohrnstedt and his wife, Cheri.
firstname.lastname@example.org A LIFE IN BALANCE—Having been homeschooled all her life, Lisa Olen Tobin ’98 knew exactly what she wanted when she set about choosing a college: an intimate environment where teachers were accessible and students were more than their Social Security Numbers. She found what she was looking for at Rollins College. “I've always been an independent learner who had a solid relationship with my teachers and tutors,” Tobin said. “Rollins had a great reputation—that was obviously an important factor. But what sold the deal was the bond between student and professor, as well as the interactive classes, which simply appealed to my type of lifestyle.” While her educational background was unique, Tobin had no trouble fitting in and finding a home at Rollins. “Even if you didn't belong to a sorority, you could find your niche and be accepted by different social groups,” she said. Tobin, who admits to having been a “sheltered and shy bookworm” during her youth, blossomed at Rollins. After graduating, she married her longtime sweetheart, Michael, and together they launched into cyberspace with an online magazine, www.FiveStarReviews.com, featuring original, affordable products and services that are recommended by consumers. The business venture suits the couple’s ambitions well. “Michael and I wanted personal freedom to create a business that had integrity and make a living doing something we truly love to do together,” she said. “But we also believe that success involves being healthy and living a lifestyle that includes an abundant life outside of work to enjoy the money you make.” The Tobins credit their decision to live by this philosophy to the experiences of a mutual friend, Daniel, who introduced them at age 13. Daniel was trapped in one of the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001. The attack and subsequent frantic search for their friend greatly affected Lisa and Michael. “Michael and I realized then that we were each other's best friend, and we both decided that now was the time to stop fearing the world, to go out there and live the life we've always wanted to,” Tobin said. “This shocking experience brought us together and caused us to evaluate how we live our lives.” The couple wed September 12, 2004, with Daniel giving away the bride. 36 ROLLINS ALUMNI RECORD
’98 Christopher Crain to Carina Bradshaw-Mack, 4/23/05 at the Windsor Club, a resort in Vero Beach, FL. ’98 Pippa Till to Alex Klumb, 6/18/05 in Aspen, CO; maid of honor: Lauren Till ’02; groomsman: Adam Till ’01;
attendees: Jimmy Ritman, Bart Jennings ’00, Nicholas Wilhelm ’02, and Patrick Wilhelm ’99.
’99 Donna Ford to Geoff Gober, 8/04 in Atlanta; attendees: Sasha Nordback, Virginia Oatley, Maureen Stachowski ’01, Katie Roberts, and Joanna Block. ’99 Nathan DeJong to Joyce Scott,
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1/8/05 in Helena, MT; best man: Tim Bowden. ’99 Andrea Henderson ’02MBA to Adrian Ehresman, 7/9/05 in Tallahassee, FL; wedding party: Lillian Rodriguez Scott and Kelly Grant; attendees: Christine Forkois, Pat Kirchner ’98, Grant ’00 and Jenny Colinger Rowe, and Laura McClelland ’02.
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’00 Jessica Walker ’03MED to Frank Fischer, 10/9/04 in Detroit, MI; wedding party: Christine Forkois ’99, Jennifer Colinger Rowe ’99, and Josh Walker ’05HH; reader: Laurie Skrenta; attendees: Grant Rowe, Eric Strauss ’04MBA, Tyler ’01 and Adair Butt Smith, and Pat Kirchner ’98. ’01 Ryan Carroll to Marissa Mooar, 7/30/05 in Cincinnati, OH; groomsmen: Jeff Cyr, Sean O’Leary, and Chris Davis. ’01 Jill A. Razor to Bryan Wells, 5/7/05 in Athens, GA; bridesmaids: Erin Cleveland Roberts, Maggie Jones Shelton ’00, Holly
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Chinnery Pohlig, Adrienne Forkois, and Candace Hensley Kegerreis ’03; attendees: Shannon Pranger ’03, Kenya Storr ’02, Paul Jones ’02, Happi Montgomery, and Tarniesha Nichols ’02.
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Q&A alumni perspectives
“If you could design a new class to be taught at Rollins, what would the topic be and why?”
Sean Kinane ’90
Shelley Deane Gould Alexander ’76
Ever since my first year of graduate school, I’ve dreamed of teaching a course at Rollins called Natural History of Florida. While an undergrad at Rollins, I learned much about Florida natural history through lectures and field trips in classes such as Ecology and Vertebrate Zoology but I still didn’t feel that I had been able to find out as much about Florida’s unique organisms. After finishing at Rollins, I got my master’s degree at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In my second semester there, I took a course called Natural History of the Hawaiian Islands. It was incredible. We learned about the geology and ecology of Hawaii, and it was during that class that I started thinking about how important a class on the natural history of Florida would be to students, especially at a school like Rollins. They could learn about the Everglades, the reefs of the Florida Keys, spring-fed rivers, and red tides, among other subjects. One day I hope to design and teach such a course.
If I could design a new class at Rollins, it would be a multidisciplinary course called The Functioning Brain. The biological section of the class would be a study of brain structure. It would include a study of what we know of which parts control different functions. The psychology department could pick up with a study of the relationship of what we know of emotion and development of different brain areas. The Department of Education could follow up with looking at developing teaching techniques that would be matched to learning styles that might be deduced from brain function. The English department might jump in with a study of brain-themed literature. The arts could throw in brain-oriented art and possibly music. If you needed to throw in P.E., languages, and religion, you could go back to what part of the brain is involved in athletics, label it for foreign language, and do multi-religious beliefs.
Lisa Steinfeld '01
email@example.com It would be incredibly valuable to include a How to Make a Living in the Art World class in the fine arts program. As a graduate of the studio arts program who has now spent four years in the “real” world, I think it would be great to have taken a class dedicated to teaching the business side of art, such as what to include and look out for in gallery contracts, how to market yourself, creating a Web site and portfolio, real-world versions of your concentration, and the importance of getting to know your local art community. My class would include lectures from local artists, discussions of alternative exhibition spaces, and demonstrations of taking slides and digital images of your work, and would conclude with a complete package, including an artist’s philosophy, a portfolio of at least one body of work in both slide and digital form, a résumé, and a marketing plan. Experience teaches us many of these details, but it would be so helpful to have a running start!
To view other responses to this issue’s question, visit www.rollins.edu/alumni/perspectives.
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P. Arnold Howell, Sr. ’50 firstname.lastname@example.org
If I could design a new course of study at Rollins College, I would name it Successful Human Interaction. In over 50 years of practice as a certified public accountant, I never heard anyone say, “My accounting education prepared me for success.” In my own career, my modest success is purely the result of the Dale Carnegie Course and membership in Toastmasters International and the application of principles learned in those activities. The ability to relate to other human beings and to communicate effectively is paramount to success. Any college or university that originates a course in Successful Interaction with competent instructors and authoritative textbooks would make history, and its students would rise up and call it blessed.
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’04 Ashley Rowe to Gunnar Brainerd, 7/9/05 in Harbor Springs, MI; attendants: Hannah Ames,
In Memory PARTING SHOT:
Robert Hartley ’91’01MBA
Natalie Hernandez, Dave Pitt, and Dan Fletcher ’05; attendees: Carissa Maguire, Katie Fried, Ben Munson, and Ilsley Colton ’05. Pictured left to right are Hannah Ames, Ben Munson, Katie Fried, Dan Fletcher, Ashley Rowe, Gunnar Brainerd, Dave Pitt, Carissa Maguire, Ilsley Colton, and Natalie Hernandez ’05 Aubrey Wysocki to Brandon Thompson ’03, 6/18/05 in Knowles Memorial Chapel; wedding party: Megan Rolfs, Laura Deaver ’04, and Brian Waterfield ’04.
IN MEMORY ’32 Dr. Russell B. Carson, Broward (FL) County’s first urologist, died July 12, 2005. Recognized for helping establish Broward General Medical Center and for helping shape the national Medicare system, Russell was also an associate professor at the University of Miami Medical School for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor, and a daughter. ’34 Dorothea Yust Smith, who retired in 1974 after 15 years as a preschool teacher with the Hitchcock School, Scarsdale, NY, died April 20, 2005, in Orange City, FL. Dorothea earned a master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education, New York City. She is survived by two sons. ’34 Victoria Bedford Betts, a resident of Yardley, PA, died May 7, 2005, from complications of a hip fracture. continued page 42
Robert Heinsohn Hartley II ’91 ’01MBA was deeply religious, demonstrating his faith in ways that touched the lives of countless people in his hometown of Sewickley, Pennsylvania and his adopted home of Winter Park, Florida. The Eagle Scout who made friends with the poor and humble also received a get-well card from President Bush and a hospital phone call from White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove. Hartley packed a century’s worth of public service into his 35 years before he succumbed to recurrent brain cancer on June 8, 2005. More than 600 people attended his funeral. Hartley chose Rollins over Vanderbilt and William & Mary when he was offered one of the first two Philip and Peggy Crosby Scholarships for leadership. A 1986 winner of the Congressional Medal for Young Americans, he made his mark at Rollins as a political science major and in student activities, including student government and the College newspaper. At the end of his junior year, he was one of 25 students nationwide chosen to participate in the prestigious Leadership America summer program. But he was perhaps best known as the campus shutterbug. Hartley, who experienced the disappointment of not being invited to join a fraternity, ironically found his social and business niche when he spontaneously grabbed his camera to take photos at an open fraternity party. “Photography allowed me to work and party with a lot of diverse groups. Now, I feel like a member of every fraternity and sorority on campus,” he wrote in an article for Princeton University’s Business Today magazine. That theme of inclusion was key for Hartley. Even as a boy, he made it a point to make friends with the kids who were “left out.” For his Eagle Scout project, he persuaded merchants to donate food, clothes, and toys to the town’s poor via the Community Center so none of the recipients knew the source of such beneficence. At All Saints Episcopal Church in Winter Park, he delivered altar flowers to hospitalized parishioners. He was a commissioner for the Winter Park Housing Authority and served on the board of the Walt Disney Memorial Cancer Institute at Florida Hospital Orlando. “In a world of self-absorption, Robert Hartley taught us what it means to live for others,” said Des Cummings, Jr., president of the Florida Hospital Foundation. Following graduation from Rollins, Hartley went to work for General Mills at the Olive
Barbara and Robert Hartley
Garden (later bought out by Darden Restaurants). After doing some government relations work with Darden, he decided to pursue marketing and entered Rollins’ Crummer Graduate School of Business, where he earned his MBA and acquired the skills to turn his photography business into a full-time operation. Hartley remained an active Rollins alumnus and took special pleasure in photographing reunions and other College events. He was invited to give the baccalaureate address to the Class of 1999. “Rollins was very dear to him,” said Barbara, his beloved wife of eight years. “He was so appreciative of getting the Crosby Scholarship that he gave back to the College by helping to raise money and serving on various committees. He was very loyal—to institutions, values, and people.” Hartley’s political activities were also of central importance to him. He worked on several campaigns and served on the board of the Orange County Young Republicans. “Robert never made a person feel bad for having ideas; he enjoyed the give-and-take of debate,” said friend and Rollins classmate Sam Stark ’91. Both Hartley’s mother, Nell, and Barbara cite his wit as the quality they remember most. “Robert loved to laugh and had a great sense of humor,” Barbara said. “I don’t know if everyone saw that in him because of his passion for getting things done.” Hartley’s thoughtfulness and concern for the people he loved survive. Perhaps the greatest symbol of this is the ring he bought and left for Barbara to find on her birthday—two months after his death. In March, Rick Walsh, Hartley’s first employer and mentor at Darden Restaurants, wrote to Robert: “In spite of all the bad and challenging things…what a life it is. Thinking about you recently, after bemoaning this most recent episode, I was reminded—you have an extraordinary life filled with wonderful parts: Barbara, your business, your parents, your politics, Rollins, your friends. There are so many in the world who would give most anything for just a moment of your life.”—Bobby Davis ’82
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In Memory Farewell, “Mrs. Rollins”
College community mourns Peggy Gordon ’84HAL (1924-2005) Countless Rollins alumni who returned to their alma mater in the decade spanning the mid-1970s and mid-1980s were welcomed by Alumni Association executive director William R. Blackman Medal recipients Bill and Peggy Gordon “Bill” Gordon ’51 with President Rita Bornstein, Reunion 2004 and his wife, Peggy. The Gordons had a special knack for making every guest feel like family. Together, with their spirit and gracious hospitality, they came to epitomize Rollins College for students, graduates, and members of the Central Florida community. They were frequently called “Mr. and Mrs. Rollins.” Bill Gordon left the alumni office in 1984 to serve as associate vice president for development for the College, retiring in 1989, but the Gordons’ seemingly ubiquitous participation in College events, often with their friends George D. ’35 ’85H and Harriet W. ’35HAL ’90H Cornell, continued uninterrupted. They demonstrated the same loyalty at St. Richard’s Episcopal Church, where Peggy was the first woman to hold the position of senior warden in the Diocese of Central Florida, and at Winter Park High School, where Bill had taught, coached, and served as dean of students. Accompanied by their three children, they were known as “Team Gordon.” Born in Webster City, Iowa, Marcelyn “Peggy” Gordon never lost her Midwestern friendliness, or resolve. She was a graduate of Stephens College and the University of Iowa, but she adopted Rollins as her own, and Rollins adopted her. In 1984, coincident with the Rollins graduation of the Gordons’ son William II, she was named an honorary Rollins alumna. Admirers described her as charming, poised, sensitive, energetic, and always smiling. They marveled at her ability to listen intently to stories about “the good old days” at Rollins, repeated dozens of times by dozens of alumni. In 2004, the Board of Trustees honored the Gordons for their contributions to the College, presenting them William Fremont Blackman Medals. Named for Rollins’ fourth president, the Blackman Medal is awarded in recognition of distinguished achievement which advances the ideals of “quality, high standards, and fineness of results” which President Blackman maintained should distinguish Rollins among its peers. Peggy Gordon will indeed be remembered for her quality, high standards, and fineness, and for her unselfish devotion to her family, unflagging good humor and limitless goodwill, and unreserved affection for all things Rollins. We will miss you, Mrs. Rollins, but we will never forget your welcoming smile.—Lorrie Kyle Ramey ’70
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Joe Justice ’40: A Legend in Rollins Athletics Joe Justice ’40, one of Rollins College’s all-time great athletic figures, died on July 25, 2005. As star player, coach, and athletic director, for more than 40 years Justice made an enormous contribution to the world of sports at Rollins. A native of Asheville, North Carolina, Justice, who participated in nearly every major sport as a Rollins student, apparently came by his athletic prowess naturally. His brother, Charlie “Choo Choo” Justice, was a legendary, All-American running back at the University of North Carolina and played professionally with the Washington Redskins, and brothers Jack ’39, Bill ’43, and Neil ’50 all played football at Rollins. A star quarterback, Justice played under another Rollins sports legend, Coach Jack McDowall, at a time when Rollins took on larger schools such as the University of Florida and University of Miami. For many years, Justice held the NCAA record for highest punt-return average for a game. He made the All-Southern and All-State teams in football, won AllAmerican honors in baseball as a second baseman, and won All-State honors in both baseball and basketball. In 1939, he was selected to the All-American team that played in Havana, Cuba and was honored at the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Somehow, he found time to excel as a student, and was named to both the O.O.O.O. and ODK honorary organizations. After graduation, Justice spurned offers to play pro football and instead played three years with the Florida State League. In the off season, he coached as an assistant in football at Winter Haven High School. He joined the Rollins staff as freshman football coach in September 1941, just three months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Justice was set to take over as head football coach at the University of Tampa when the United States entered World War II. Instead, he joined the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater from 1942 to 1946 and earning the rank of lieutenant. Justice returned to Rollins in February 1946 and served the College continuously until his retirement on December 31, 1981. He resumed the post of assistant football coach and served as head coach in 1949, the sport’s last season at Rollins. He became the College’s head baseball coach in the spring of 1947 and went on to build dominant teams, garnering a 479-282 record with only three losing seasons in 25 years. He held the Rollins coaching record for career victories in baseball until Boyd Coffie ’59 ’64MAT broke it in 1988. Rollins won eight Florida intercollegiate titles in a span of 12 years under Justice’s tutelage, and his teams made nine
“Rollins taught me to love learning” NCAA and two NAIA postseason appearances. Justice’s 1954 team went to the championship game of the College World Series, the first Florida school and the smallest college to do so, losing to the University of Missouri. This was the only team to reach the finals of the NCAA and NAIA national tournaments. Justice also organized the annual Baseball Week Tournament, and was named College Division Coach of the Year by the American Association of College Coaches in 1966. He remains the only man ever named Coach of the Year in two different sports—in 1954 for baseball and in 1970 for golf. Justice also coached basketball (1950-52), soccer (1957-67), and golf (1970-81) at Rollins, with his 1970 golf team winning the national championship. He coached seven golf AllAmericans, including 1976 NCAA title winner Mike Nicolette ’78. After serving a stint as dean of men from 1951 to 1957, he assumed the post of athletic director in 1957, and despite strict budgets, Tars athletic teams in every area succeeded at the highest level until his retirement. He has been honored in multiple Halls of Fame, including the American Association of College Baseball Coaches, Rollins Sports, Florida Sports, Western North Carolina Sports, Central Florida Sports, and Sunshine State Conference, which he helped found. Justice’s connection to Rollins lasted long after he retired, and his contribution to the College will never be forgotten. In 1996, in Justice’s honor, Rollins established the Joe Justice Scholarship Fund, which has greatly increased the College’s support for studentathletes. Winter Park Mayor Joe Terranova proclaimed January 31, 1998 “Joe Justice Day” in recognition of the many achievements and contributions of this Rollins sports legend. —Bobby Davis ’82
Dian Rausch Demmer ’54 (r) and daughter Dian on the recent alumni Amazon Voyage
Dian Rausch Demmer’s devotion to learning and keen interest in exploring other cultures led her to embark on the recent alumni Amazon Voyage with her daughter, Dian, and grandson, Jake. For each of them, the Peruvian trip was a lifechanging experience, epitomized by Jake‘s enthusiasm for his Spanish class upon his return home. Demmer was raised on Long Island, New York and grew up with a fondness for the outdoors. As a Rollins student, she enjoyed participating in waterskiing and synchronized swimming. After graduating, her lifelong love of horseback riding took her first to Connecticut and then to South Carolina, where she could ride at her leisure. Most significantly, it was her exposure to education at Rollins that shaped her life following graduation. Her fascination with accounting led her to a successful career in business and human relations. Demmer was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority and has fond memories of partying with her Alpha Phi sisters. “When I came to Rollins, I loved to party; but when I left, I loved to learn,” she said. No longer able to ride due to an unfortunate riding accident, Demmer today enjoys traveling the world. In formulating her estate plan recently, Demmer decided that Rollins College could better use her estate’s assets, and she felt comfortable in having the College manage a significant portion of her estate. “Rollins was a very good experience for me,” she said. “My estate provision is not just a way to benefit the College; it is a way to give something back to the institution that had such a transformative effect on my life.”
For information about planned giving at Rollins, please contact Robert R. Cummins, Director of Planned Giving, at 407-646-2606.
’39 Robert M. Hayes Jr. died March 16, 2005, in Neenah, WI. Over a 30year career with Sta-Rite Industries, he served in various executive roles, including vice president of marketing and sales and vice president of corporate relations. He was a past president of the Rollins College Alumni Association. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, and three sons. ’40 Gayner Davis Williams died August 26, 2004. ’42 Robert C. Langlotz died April 18, 2005. An Army veteran, he was a retired, self-employed civil engineer. He is survived by his wife, Grace Raymond Langlotz ’43, and three sons. ’43 Vice Admiral William B. Terhune Jr. died September 10, 2004.
’53 Ronald E. Trumbull died August 24, 2005. A member of Sigma Nu, Ronald attended Stetson Law School, served in the U.S. Army and the Marines, and was a state trooper in Alaska. He is survived by his wife, Gayle, a son, and a sister, Patricia Trumbull Howell-Copp ’61. ’55 William R. Cadenhead died June 16, 2005. A veteran and Purple Heart recipient, he served in the Normandy and Northern France campaigns of World War II, achieving the rank of staff sergeant. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1981. He is survived by three daughters. ’63 William Edward Shirah, who attended Rollins on a baseball scholarship, died March 28, 2004.
’46 Helen Cobb Wise died August 11, 2005. She was a homemaker and former teacher, who founded a Little League baseball program, the Seminole High School Boosters, and the original Seminole Volunteer Fire Department. She is survived by her husband, John, a son, and a daughter.
’63 David K. Steffens died April 18, 2005, in Altamonte Springs, FL. David was a middle school and high school teacher for more than 30 years. He earned a master’s degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City and pursued a lifelong interest in religion. He is survived by two sons and two daughters.
’49 Alice Peel Worman died January 27, 2005. A member of Phi Mu sorority, Alice traveled throughout the United States and overseas as a military wife. She held several offices in the Retired Officers Wives Club and was a strong supporter of the shut-in ministry at her church. She is survived by her husband, Wallace, and a daughter.
’63 Martha “Marti” Sample Wise died April 24, 2005. She enjoyed a long career as a psychotherapist in private practice. While at Rollins, Marti was a fashion and print model and starred in stage productions. She was an avid sports enthusiast and a skier at Cypress Gardens. She is survived by her husband, Neal, and two sons.
’50 Julian R. Arnold died July 15, 2005.
’68 Brewster T. “Bruce” Gillies ’69MBA of Old Brookville, NY, died July 26, 2005. He was a charter member of the North Shore Rotary Club. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Stauffacher Gillies ’68, and a son.
’50 Peggy Drinkwater Self died June 7, 2005. See memorial tribute this page. ’51 George S. Munson, a resident of Orlando, died this past spring. ’53 George H. Lymburn died April 7, 2005. A World War II bomber pilot, George later became an actor, appearing in television shows, including The Fugitive and Bewitched, and movies such as Marty and The Natural. He also worked as an actor, director, and producer in community theaters. After retiring, he worked as a movie extra and was a double for Sean Connery in The Rock. He is survived by his son, Bruce.
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’96 Jordan Carr Pouzzner died May 12, 2005, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. An accomplished guitarist and vocalist whose band Virgin Wool opened for Hootie and the Blowfish in Columbia, SC in 2000, Jordan was finishing his internship as a mental-health counselor at The House Next Door in Deland, FL. He is survived by his parents, John and Jeanine, and a brother. Walter M. Hundley, a fund-raiser for Rollins and former director of alumni affairs, died May 21, 2005.
My Memories of a Rollins Friend Elaine Rounds “Rusty” Budd ’51 pays tribute to her longtime Rollins friend Penelope Drinkwater Self ’50 They were marking the anniversary of the end of World War II around the time Penny Drinkwater Self left this life on June 7, 2005. Events had come full circle for me, for it was right after the end of that conflict that I had first met Penny, a music major at Rollins who lived in the Gamma Phi house and was sponsored in this country by her “Uncle” Hamilton Holt, Rollins’ own “Prexy.” Since then, Penny has remained one of my dearest friends. She was born into an artistic family: her father was John Drinkwater, a noted poet and dramatist in England; her mother was a violinist with the London Symphony. In 1940, when Britain stood alone against the might of Nazi Germany, the Royal government hoped that sending the children of high-profile Brits to safety in the USA would raise awareness of the cause and result in other British children being welcomed to America. Penny was selected for this first excursion along with two other youngsters who would go on to make a name for themselves in their new home: Liz Taylor and Roddy McDowell. Penny lived for a while at the home of the governor of Connecticut, John Lodge. But she didn’t get along well with Lodge’s daughter and eventually came under the care of their neighbor, Hamilton Holt, who summered in Woodstock, Connecticut and was Rollins’ president the rest of the year. Penny was my “big sister” in Gamma Phi Beta and we had a great time at Rollins. After graduating, we made our way to New York. I was going to write, and Penny brought her distinctive looks to the models’ runway. She soon retuned to England, where she married a tall handsome criminal lawyer, Michael Self, who later earned Royal ascent with the title of Queen’s Counsel. Their home in the charming London quarter of Hampstead hosted many a Rollins alum, among them Ben Aycrigg ’49 and Nancy Neide Johnson ’50, who had gone to Winter Park High School with Penny before the three went on to Rollins. Penny’s life in London was rather hectic. She was the secretary of the Wine Writers Guild and wrote extensively on the subject. She went on numerous trips to the European vineyards, even treading grapes one late summer in Italy. In Hampstead she gave Thanksgiving dinners, hosted American-style cocktail parties, and single-handedly produced photographs and copy for the food pages of The Field, the upmarket magazine of Britain’s hunting, fishing, and shooting community. For relaxation, Penny and Mike would retire to their cottage in rural Sussex, a county of rolling hills bordering the English Channel. continued next page
(l-r) Legacy Elizabeth Van Arsdale ’09 and father Stuart Van Arsdale ’75
LEGACIES Class of 2009 Pictured here are some of the 35 legacies (students whose grandparents, parents, or siblings attended or are attending Rollins) in the Class of 2009.
▼ (l-r) Mother Fay Atkinson Langsenkamp ’80, legacy Kelly ’09, and father James Langsenkamp ’81
(l-r) Brother Derek Betts ’05, father Ray, mother Caldonia, and legacy Tyler Betts ’09
(l-r) Mother Sharda Mehta Spahr ’78, legacy Fiona ’09, and father Stephen Spahr ’75
(l-r) Father Jim Hoffman ’77, legacy Robert ’09, and mother Debbie Hadaway Hoffman ’78
(l-r) Mother Karen Thrun Heyden ’75, legacy Brendan ’09, sister Tyler, and father Dick Hildreth ’75
Through the years, my husband, John, and I made many a visit to Britain to visit with Penny and Mike and their daughters, Susie and Melanie, of whom they were very proud. Everything was a celebration—lots of good conversation and good food emanating from a small kitchen. We were instructed in all things British: Mike made us maps and filled us with Arthurian tales guaranteed to bring us to the true Camelot. I have so many happy memories to console me. A few years back when Penny visited our house in Sanibel, I invited neighbors in to meet her—among them a couple from across the beach path, Deanne and Gil, whose marriage was being shaken by Gil’s Alzheimer’s. Gil didn’t talk much, but occasionally he would break into song spontaneously. At one point, he started singing. We stopped talking, and Penny joined Gil in song as if it were the most natural thing in the world. It was a show of that spirit of Penny’s that anything goes if it is done with the proper accent and grace. Penny has gone off to join her Mike now. I treasure her last note to me with an enclosed photo of her latest pride and joy, her granddaughter Poppy. I am so, so happy for Penny and Poppy that they got to see a bit of each other before Penny’s last journey. —Elaine Rounds Budd ’51
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CLASS NEWS POLICIES: While we attempt to include as many submissions as possible in the Class News section, news items are limited to 50 words due to space restraints. Please provide all digital photos as high-resolution (300 dpi) jpg images. We accept prints, but they will not be returned. Since the magazine is published only three times a year, news items may not appear for six to nine months from the date of submission. To ensure accuracy, personal news will be printed in the magazine only if it is received directly from the person who is the subject of the news, or if it is received in the form of a news clipping or press release. News of a deceased alumnus must be accompanied by an obituary. Rollins reserves all editorial rights and final decisions for inclusion of Class News items.
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Washington, DC Young Alumni enjoyed an after hours gathering at The Third Edition Tiki Bar in Georgetown on May 19, 2005. Many thanks to the host committee members: Greg Goldman ’00, Samantha Haber ’02, Laura Ochs ’02, PJ O’Donnell ’94, Alan O’Neil ’98, Catherine Parsons ’96, and Sally Smith ’03.
Current students traveling with career services joined New York Young Alumni at the Newgate Bar and Grill to enjoy an after hours gathering on June 2, 2005. Many thanks extended to the host committee: Darrell Alfieri ’93, Paige Bradbury ’04, Ashley Burr ’98, April Grunow ’02, Tori Hodges ’00, Jim Kelly ’93, and Ryan Saniuk ’94.
(l-r) Scott Filter ’02, Laura Woods ’03, Lisa Goldman ’03, and Greg Goldman ’00
(l-r) Jayme Agee ’04, Allison Cook ’04, and Alanna Woonteiler ’04
(l-r) Matt Godoff ’05, Harry Pool ’05, Shaun Porter ’04, and Brandon Siler ’05
(l-r) Colin Mueller ’01, Olivia Malloy ’05, Matt Jung ’03, and Carissa Maguire ’04
(l-r) Matt Santini ’04, Nikki Hill ’04, Lauren Borek ’02, April Grunow ’02, and Joe Fernandez
(l-r) Tammy Simmers Gale ’01, Leslie Fromm ’98, Sasha Nordback ’99, and Alex Bullock ’00
(l-r) Chris Foster ’89, PJ O’Donnell ’94, and Brandon Rippeon ’94
(l-r) Samantha Welch ’98, Derek Olsen ’99, and Lauren MacDonald ’98
BOSTON In September, Ted ’68 and Barbara Lawrence ’68 Alfond hosted a reception at the beautiful Belmont Country Club, giving area alumni and parents the opportunity to visit with President Lewis Duncan.
(l-r) Kerry Emmons ’00MBA and Mary Wetzel WismarDavis ’76 ’80MBA (l-r) Heather Foss ’05, Maura McCarthy ’05, Ryan Parsons ’05, and Craig Malatesta ’02 (l-r) Katrina Heffernan Reniska ’76, Ted Alfond ’68, and Kim Reniska ’75
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(l-r) Cynthia Anderson Brierly ’80 and husband Robert (center) with Nancy and Richard Brickly, parents of Parker ’07
To view more regional event photos, visit www.rollins.edu/alumni/events.
2004-2005 HONOR ROLL OF DONORS The 2004-2005 Honor Roll of Donors is a way of recognizing your generous contributions to Rollins College. These pages celebrate the extraordinary generosity of alumni, parents, friends, corporations, and foundations that have stepped forward with unprecedented support for Rollinsâ€™ mission. The students, faculty, and staff thank you for your support at an important time in the Collegeâ€™s history. Compiling this alphabetical list involved careful review of electronic records maintained by the College; however, the possibility of error or omission does exist. We deeply regret any omission or oversight. + This symbol indicates the donor is deceased.
$1000+ DONORS FOR THE 2004-2005 FISCAL YEAR
The students, faculty, and staff of Rollins College express heartfelt appreciation to the donors listed below for leadership contributions of $1000 or more received during the 2004-2005 fiscal year. The transformational impact of each of these gifts is reflected in the academic experiences of our students and quality of the educational programs throughout the College.
Grey Squires-Binford ’85
Karen E. Casey ’86MBA
Nancy Siebens Binz ’55
Mr. & Mrs. Kevin P. Cassidy
Mr. & Mrs. Richard A. Bishop ’61 (Sandy Logan ’60)
John A. Castino ’86
John A. Bistline, Jr. ’44
Peter L. Chamberlain ’84MBA
Mr. & Mrs. John F. Black ’78
James E. Chanin ’87
Mr. & Mrs. William H. Black, Jr. ’79 (Kathleen Schumann ’79)
Robiaun Rogers Charles ’94
Dr. & Mrs. John O. Blackburn Jean Astrup Faubel Blanche ’36 Claiborne R. Blevins ’00 ’01MBA Ms. Joy Bochner & Ms. Rebecca Myers Dr. & Mrs. James L. Bolen Richard K. Bommelje ’74 ’76MSM ’78EDS
Archer Daniels Midland Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Paul A. Archibald
Kathleen Kersten Assaf ’70
Nissim Astrouck ’78
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Atkinson
John T. Attwell ’80
Joseph L. Augeri ’53
Mr. & Mrs. Randolph V. Aversano
Bach Festival Society
Kathleen Andrews Baeuerlin ’68
Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Bailes III (Kimberly Beer ’82)
Baldwin Park Development Company
Mr. & Mrs. Robert N. Baldwin ’85 (Laurin Matthews ’86 ’89MAT)
Mr. & Mrs. Reid J. Boren ’94 (Susanna Dwinell ’93) Dr. Rita Bornstein ’04H ’04HAL Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Bosserman Anne Woodward Boucher ’81 A. Severin Bourne, Jr. ’34 + Mr. & Mrs. David Bowser ’87 (Melissa Cross ’88) Mr. & Mrs. James W. Bowyer
Matthew W. Certo ’98
Chastang, Ferrell, Sims & Eiserman LLC Mr. & Mrs. John R. Cheadle, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Roger P. Cheever Julianne Wallens Childs ’82 Christopher A. Choka ’81 Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Jon B. Christian ’95MBA Neil N. Christie ’74 Mr. & Mrs. David J. Ciambella ’91 (Jill Mills ’91) Michelle A. Cicak ’98 City of Winter Park Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Clanton ’68 ’69MBA (Janet Carter ’69) Janann Sholley Clanton ’43
Alice A. Boynton
Mr. & Mrs. Gregory A. Clendenin ’98MBA (Dorothy Hughes ’98MBA)
Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Braun
Mary Gordon Clerk
Mr. & Mrs. Richard L. Brickley, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph R. Cleveland
Mildred C. Briggs
Robert G. Cleveland ’32
M. Elizabeth Brothers ’89HAL
Winifred Johnson Clive +
Ann Moulton Brown ’83 ’02MLS
Mary K. Coffin
Douglas A. Brown ’73
Dana L. Ballinger ’84
Pamela Clark Brown ’76
Bank of America
Sandra Brown ’64
Dr. Edward H. Cohen & Mrs. Donna K. Cohen ’73MED
Wiley T. Buchanan III ’69 ’71MCS
Scott A. Coleman ’78 ’79MBA
Christine L. Barensfeld ’81
John T. Buckley & Emily J. Rosenthal Mr. & Mrs. August R. Buenz
Mr. & Mrs. David S. Collis ’90 (Gena Farrington ’88)
Mr. & Mrs. Francis H. “Frank” Barker ’52 (Daryl Stamm ’53)
Mr. & Mrs. William L. Burns
Charlotte B. Colman ’95MLS
Mr. & Mrs. Richard A. Ahl, Jr. ’94MBA (Wendy Weller ’92 ’94MBA)
Mr. & Mrs. John W. Beck
Mr. & Mrs. Douglas C. Bush
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas W. Colman
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas R. Becnel
Sharon A. Bylenga ’81
Community Foundation of Central Florida
J. Carter Beese, Jr. ’78
John D. Byrnes
Faith Emeny Conger ’54
Mr. & Mrs. Herbert E. Behrens, Jr. ’51 (Peggy Randol ’51)
John F. Byrnes, Jr. ’76
Dana R. Consler ’72
Peter G. Alfond ’75
Peter S. Cahall ’71
Brendan J. Contant ’89
Peggy Kirk Bell ’43
Mr. & Mrs. Theodore B. Alfond ’68 (Barbara Lawrence ’68)
BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc.
Rosa Seward Caler ’68
Mr. & Mrs. Michael F. Cooper ’98 (Paige Dreyfuss ’97)
ABC Fine Wine and Spirits Larry J. Abraham ’64 Bruce C. Acker ’68 Ronald L. Acker, Sr. ’64 F. Duane Ackerman ’64 ’70MCS ’00H
Mr. & Mrs. David S. Albertson Sally K. Albrecht ’76
William K. Caler, Jr. ’67
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Steven M. Bence ’94 ’96MBA (Ruth T. Mlecko ’94)
G. Ryan Alkire ’96
Mr. & Mrs. Randy Benderson
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph E. Campo
Andrew D. Allen ’93
Ronald E. Benderson ’65
Mr. & Mrs. Radames Caner
Herbert L. Allen ’97MLS
Todd J. Benderson ’98
Mr. & Mrs. John S. Canzio
Susan K. Allen ’59
Peter B. Benedict ’59
Mr. & Mrs. Frank T. Capaldi
Peter D. Allport ’87
Karen L. Benson ’75
Mr. & Mrs. Geoffrey S. Caraboolad
Mr. & Mrs. Earle S. Altman
J. Roger Bentley ’54
Kathy A. Cardwell ’92MLS
The Hon. Ann L. Alton & Mr. Gerald R. Freeman +
Mr. & Mrs. David R. Beran
Jane Smith Bertelkamp ’54
Mr. & Mrs. John J. Carelli
Mr. & Mrs. C. Richard Beyda
Philip A. Carlin ’77 ’79MSM
Nora S. Beyrent ’00
Mr. & Mrs. James H. Carney II ’65 (Laurie Gordon ’66)
Dr. & Mrs. Roy M. Ambinder American Automobile Association American Coach Lines, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. H. Kemp Anderson III ’92 ’94MBA (J. Kym James ’96MBA)
Clay M. & Diane M. Biddinger ’77 William H. Bieberbach ’70 ’71MBA
Mr. & Mrs. Timothy H. Anderson
Mr. & Mrs. G. Gordon Biggar, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Matthew N. Apter
Jeanne Bellamy Bills ’33 +
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Edmund B. Campbell III ’83
Charlotte Probasco Corddry ’61 Estate of George D. Cornell ’35 ’85H Estate of Harriet Wilkes Cornell ’35HAL ’90H Pamela Chase Coutant ’86 Mr. & Mrs. John A. Cox Nancy Huntley Cox Mr. & Mrs. Philip K. Crawford ’77 M. Craig Crimmings ’81 Dr. & Mrs. Jack B. Critchfield ’78H Mary Gilbert Crofton ’75 Irene Cross Nancy Rogers Crozier ’61
George W. Carroll
Ann Palmer Crumpton ’55
Martha McKinley Carvell ’67
Anthony F. Cummings ’02
Mr. & Mrs. Dennis J. Casey ’63 (Virginia Sands ’64)
Mr. & Mrs. Peter D. Cummings Susan M. Curran ’76
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher R. Curtis ’95 (Abigale Brown ’96)
Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. T. B. Garcia
Bernhard D. Hauser ’36
Mr. & Mrs. Frederick J. Egan
A. Cope Garrett ’61 ’62
Mr. & Mrs. David A. Hawker
Drs. Roy Curtiss III & Josephine Clark-Curtiss
Mr. & Mrs. Buddy Eidel
Charline Gauthier ’03MBA
Mary Martin Hayes ’55
Jane Swicegood Elins ’55
Ronald G. Gelbman ’69 ’70MBA
Mr. Chris D. Heckscher ’90
Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation, Inc.
Gencor Industries, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Jorge Heemsen
Eleanor Kibler Ellison ’73
Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Heintzen
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Dallas II
Mr. & Mrs. Stuart N. Emanuel
Mr. & Mrs. William H. George ’76 (Teresa Taylor ’77)
Robert S. Dallas ’04
Mr. & Mrs. Sidney D. Eskenazi
Mr. & Mrs. Alan Gerry ’01H
George H. Herbst
Mr. & Mrs. Peter V. D’Angelo ’93 (Heather Smiley ’94)
Andrea Scudder Evans ’68
Zelda Sheketoff Gersten ’49
Gregory W. Hickey ’91
L. Diane Evans ’53 ’70MAT
Erin Sweeney Geshwiler ’91
Fred W. Hicks III ’79 ’80H
Mr. & Mrs. Robert F. Dann
Fairwinds Credit Union
Charlotte Hellman Geyer ’67 ’69MAT
Mr. & Mrs. William M. Higgins
Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan D. Darrah ’64
Mr. & Mrs. Michael R. Fannon ’79 (Michelle Patnode ’80)
Peter C. Giacalone
Michael O. Hilton ’84
Marie Rogers Gilbert ’45
Samuel M. Hocking, Jr. ’87
Heidi M. Tauscher ’82 & Raymond M. Fannon ’82
Gray W. Gillio
Erin C. Hodge
Mr. & Mrs. Gene A. Faubel ’64 (Marion Justice ’64)
John J. Hooker ’99MBA
Glatting Jackson Kercher Anglin Lopez Rinehart
Carl Good Hoover ’40
Peter T. Fay ’51 ’71H
Godbold, Downing, Sheahan & Bill, P.A.
Michael J. Federline ’66
Mr. & Mrs. Stan M. Godoff
Kenneth I. Feldman ’85 Caroline Fentress-O’Donnell ’95
Mr. & Mrs. David B. Goggin ’83 (Carroll Hanley ’85)
Randolph H. Fields
Harry L. Goldsmith
Frank M. Hubbard ’41 ’81H
John L. Finch ’76
Gordon J. Barnett Memorial Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. James A. Hug
Robert D. Finfrock, Jr. ’71MCS
Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Gordon ’68 (Lucy Cook ’72)
Jay M. Hughes
Mr. & Mrs. David R. Finkel Mr. & Mrs. J. Brent Finnegan
Mr. & Mrs. George R. Gordon
First Congregational Church of Winter Park
Mr. & Mrs. Chauncey P. Goss II ’88
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen A. Fischer, Sr.
R. Mason Goss ’89
Mr. & Mrs. John D. Fitzpatrick
Robert J. Grabowski ’63
Thomas J. Flagg ’67 ’70
Mr. Timothy Grady & Mrs. Catherine Allan
Evelyn Fidao Fleischhacker ’70
Kenneth S. Graff ’64
Wilson H. Flohr, Jr. ’69 ’71MBA
Mr. & Mrs. Leslie C. Grammer
Florida Citrus Sports
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Graves ’57 (Marion Crislip ’57)
Pamela Frost Cutrone ’94 Mr. & Mrs. Andrew J. Czekaj, Sr. (Margaret Banks ’77)
A. John Davidson IV ’89 Margarita Ausley Davis ’68 ’69MBA Mr. & Mrs. Stephen A. Davis Mr. & Mrs. Miguel H. de Arcos ’00 (Brittany A. Sonderstrom ’01) Donna Hunt de Armas ’01MLS Kimberly Stowers De Gennaro ’98 Sandra Christian Deagman ’68 Laura Sherman Decker ’88 Todd C. Deibel ’93 Michael C. Del Colliano ’72 Astrid Delafield ’64 Mr. & Mrs. Howard C. DeLongy Mr. & Mrs. Barry C. DeNicola Gregory M. DePrince Gregory S. Derderian ’80 Mr. & Mrs. James W. Devaney Lloyd B. DeVaux ’89MBA Susan B. Dollinger ’71 Mr. & Mrs. Kevin F. Donohoe Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Dooley Mr. & Mrs. Thomas F. Doolittle ’64 (Virginia Petrin ’64)
Florida Coca-Cola Bottling Company Florida Executive Women, Inc.
Barbara Clements Heller ’73 ’75MED
Nancy Hopwood ’68 Stanley C. Horton ’77MSM Mary Ruth Houston Richard A. Howell
Mr. & Mrs. Paul R. Hughes ’90 ’98MBA (April Walters ’93) Mr. & Mrs. Warren C. Hume ’39 ’70H (Augusta Yust ’39) Tracy B. Huntington Felicia A. Hutnick ’79 Royce G. Imhoff II ’80 Interlachen Country Club David B. Ireland III ’64 ’66MBA Seymour D. Israel ’54
William M. Graves, Jr. ’77 ’78MBA
J. A. M. Anonymous Foundation, Inc.
Florida Hospital Medical Center
Mr. & Mrs. William J. Green ’95 (Tamara Watkins ’81)
Daniel R. Jaworski
Jeffrey R. Doster Mr. & Mrs. Daniel F. Dougherty ’52 (Paula Wrenn ’52)
Florida Independent College Fund
Jessie Ball duPont Fund
Michael J. Fogle ’77
Katherine Crapps Greene ’90
Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Douglas
Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic, P.A.
Foley & Lardner
Charles W. Gregg ’92MBA
Christopher Douglas ’78
Christian J. Johannsen ’69 ’70MBA
Dennis N. Folken ’56
Mr. & Mrs. William A. Grimm
Janet Sharp Doyle
John Hauck Foundation
Follett College Stores Corporation
M. J. Grindstaff
Charles B. Draper ’70
James H. Johnson
Mr. & Mrs. Gavin A. Ford
Steven B. Grune ’87MBA
Susan L. Drazen
James M. Johnson ’66
Cynthia Neskow Ford ’72
Lisa Krabbe Grunow ’71
Mr. & Mrs. Willis H. du Pont
The Johnson Family Foundation
Elizabeth Skinner Guenzel ’39
M. Ann Bowers Dubsky ’57
Nancy Locke Johnson ’41
Ruth Ward Gurtler ’29 +
Mr. & Mrs. John L. Duda, Jr.
Todd L. Johnson
Sandra E. Foster ’69 ’85MBA
Margaret Ann O’Neill Hadlick ’84
Dr. Paula N. Hammer & Dr. Lewis M. Duncan III
Wilbur E. “Bud” Johnson, Jr. ’51
Florida Public Relations Association
Mr. & Mrs. Louis B. Hager
Richard W. Johnston ’60
Randy W. Frey
Gordon S. Hahn ’57
Mr. & Mrs. Frederick Macy Jones
David B. Freygang ’77 ’88MBA
Michael S. Hahn ’87MBA
Mr. & Mrs. Jon E. Kane
Mr. & Mrs. Henri P. Freyss
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Halbert
Mr. & Mrs. John S. Karansky
Douglas S. Dvorak ’90
Joseph A. Friedman ’49
Andrew L. Kaskel ’86
Richard J. Dvorak ’84
The Honorable Lynn Hamlin & Mr. Clay Hamlin
Estate of Justine V. Dyer
Dr. & Mrs. Jon W. Fuller
Mary Fuller Hargrove ’70
Mr. & Mrs. Stanley C. Gale ’72 ’73MBA (Pamela Benjamin ’76)
Mr. & Mrs. John M. Harris ’44 (Margaret Parsons ’45)
Charles R. Gallagher III ’95
Pamela Dixon Harris ’68
Coley M. Gallagher ’94
Paul H. Harris, Jr.
Sarah B. Galloway +
Harry P. Leu Foundation
Dr. & Mrs. Larry Dunford Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. duPont ’70 (Ruth Lawrence ’70)
Dustin W. Eberts ’00 Steven E. Eckna ’90 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Edgar ’65 ’67MBA Martha F. Edwards ’69
The Honorable Toni Jennings
Mr. & Mrs. Howard Kaskel Robert G. Kaveny III ’83 Mr. & Mrs. John C. Kean III ’80 (Susan Jacobsen ’81) Allan E. Keen ’70 ’71MBA Mr. & Mrs. Bruce M. Keir ’75 ’77MBA (Patricia Wittbold ’77)
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Lee I. Kellogg ’93
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel H. Lunny
Matthew J. Moles ’05
Mr. & Mrs. Andrew W. Parker
Mr. & Mrs. Peter R. Kellogg
Philip E. Lutz ’79
Dr. & Mrs. Stanley S. Moles
Dr. & Mrs. Bruce W. Parker
Edward F. Kelly, Jr. ’78
Mr. & Mrs. James P. Lyden ’60 (Kristin Allen ’60)
Gary A. Monetti ’91MBA
Mr. & Mrs. Richard C. Parker
Dale E. Montgomery ’60
Elizabeth Tigett Parks ’93
Judge John Marshall Kest ’70 & Sally D. M. Kest
Janet Rozier MacDonald ’54
Daniel E. Montplaisir
Bradley E. Parlee ’92MBA
William B. MacLean ’76
Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A.
J. David Parrish ’93MBA
David M. Kidd ’74
Gloria Steudel MacPhee ’56
Mr. & Mrs. George H. Moore
Barbara J. Parsky ’69
Dean B. Kilbourne ’84
Dr. & Mrs. George B. Magruder
Mr. & Mrs. Paul P. Moran, Sr.
Mr. & Mrs. Laurence I. Passer
Mr. & Mrs. John D. Kilmartin
Paula J. Mahan
Morgan Stanley Distributors, Inc.
Paul Bateman Foundation Trust
The Knapp Foundation, Inc.
Michael C. Maher ’63
Jeffrey S. Morgan ’77
Edwin W. Pautler, Jr. ’54
Diana Knott Bridwell ’72
Beryl M. Makemson
Michael B. Morgan ’85
Meredith A. Paxton ’95
Robert A. Koch
John J. Mann
Linda Hicklin Morgens ’63
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth H. Kraft, Jr.
Michael L. Marlowe ’65
George W. Morosani ’64 ’65MBA
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Peck ’96 (Shelby L. Shaffer ’96)
Mr. & Mrs. H. Cary Kresge, Jr. ’66 ’67MBA (Susan Camp ’64)
Homer H. Marshman, Jr. ’77 ’78MBA
Bayard H. Morrison III ’53
Dr. & Mrs. Enrico Pelitti
John E. Marszalek ’72
James A. Krisher ’53
Jeannine Romer Morrison ’51
Bertram T. Martin, Jr. ’72 ’73MBA
Mr. & Mrs. David J. Kronman
Eleanor Reese Morse ’35 ’77H
Mr. & Mrs. Ralph L. Pernice ’52 (Rebecca Strickland ’54)
Samuel A. Martin ’67 ’73MSM
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas G. Kuntz ’78 (Carol Schubert ’78)
Mr. & Mrs. Harvey L. Massey
Mr. & Mrs. Randall M. Perry ’87 (Elizabeth Hauske ’86)
Mr. Cantwell Muckenfuss & Ms. A. Angela Lancaster
Mr. & Mrs. Michael G. Peterson ’74 (Linda Marshall ’74)
Mr. & Mrs. John P. Z. Kent
Allen H. Kupetz
Rev. Dr. & Ms. Daniel P. Matthews ’55 ’86H (Diane Vigeant ’52)
Gerald F. Ladner ’81
Nancy B. Mulheren
Dr. & Mrs. Craig M. McAllaster
Leslie Anderson Petrick ’82
Harriett Tuck Lake ’67MAT
Diane B. Murphy
Robert G. McCabe ’73 ’78
Thomas J. Petters
Emmett M. Murphy
Janet Jones McCall ’42
Lee Saufley Phillips ’87
Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Lancaster
William D. Murphy, Jr. ’74
Jeanne Lovett McCall ’81MSM
Mr. & Mrs. John D. Pitney
Patricia A. Lancaster
Dr. & Mrs. Jay McClelland
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth F. Murrah (Ann Hicks ’68MAT)
R. Clark Podmore ’50 +
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence L. Landry
Mr. & Mrs. Paul J. McConnell
Bradley W. Lang ’82
Thomas J. McEvoy ’80 ’85MBA
Dr. & Mrs. Bernard S. Myers ’70 (Cheryl Loudd ’81)
Jeremy P. Lang ’68
Randall C. McFall ’74 ’75MBA
John C. Myers IV ’94 ’96MBA
Bryan B. Lavine ’74
Paul J. McGarigal
John C. Myers III ’69 ’70MBA
Susan H. Lawrence ’93MBA
John W. McIntosh ’67 ’69MBA
June Reinhold Myers ’41
Bruce Lee ’54 & Janetta M. Lee
James M. McNamara ’76
Robinson Leech, Jr. ’70 Elizabeth D. Leedy
Mr. & Mrs. Rex V. McPherson II ’93MBA (Jan McCall ’75 ’78)
Mr. & Mrs. William R. Myers ’69 ’70MBA (Pamela Hodges ’69)
Mr. & Mrs. R. Emmett McTigue
John T. Lehr
S. Budge Mead ’90
Mr. & Mrs. James L. Lehrer
Mears Motor Leasing
Harry T. Lester ’67
Robert M. Meckley ’74
Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc.
Arthur S. Pohl ’70 Mr. & Mrs. John M. Pokorny III ’90 (Betsy Barksdale ’93) Dr. & Mrs. Steven A. Pollack Gretchen J. Pollom ’93 Richard D. Pope, Jr. ’52 Peter E. Powell ’77 ’78MBA
Mr. & Mrs. Ian T. Nathanson
William H. Powell ’67MBA
National Association of Women Business Owners
The Presser Foundation
Dr. & Mrs. Francis J. Natolis ’51 (Virginia Butler ’50)
Mr. & Mrs. Richard F. Price, Jr.
Cornelia Meiklejohn +
Mr. & Mrs. Blair D. Neller ’74 (Elizabeth Potter ’75)
Richard H. Proctor, Jr.
Anthony J. LeVecchio ’68 ’69MBA
Mr. & Mrs. Kendrick B. Melrose
Mr. & Mrs. Jack E. Nelson
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel E. Levine
Marina C. Nice ’83
Leslie Aufzien Levine ’78
Mr. & Mrs. Tibor Menyhart ’62 (Barbara A. Menyhart ’62)
James L. Levy ’61
Northern Trust Company
Henry R. Lewis
Marion Galbraith Merrill ’38
Pamela L. Lewis ’67
Taylor B. Metcalfe ’72
Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. O’Donnell ’78 (Deane Jonas ’78)
James C. Liakos, Jr. ’76
John E. Metzger ’98MBA
Robin Merrill Ogilvie ’52
Garrison D. Lickle ’76 ’77MBA
Dr. & Mrs. William L. Meyerhoff
Robert R. Rans ’68
Marie Perkins Lloyd ’54
MGP Management Company, PL.
Mr. & Mrs. Edmund R. Okoniewski ’51 (Helen Fines ’51)
Mr. & Mrs. Peter LoBello
James R. Millar, Jr. ’87MBA
James K. Oppenheim ’68
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph J. Raymond, Jr. ’84 (Victoria Szabo ’85)
E. Paul Loch
Mr. & Mrs. Robert M. Miller
Orange County Supervisor of Elections
Mark M. Miller ’70
Mr. & Mrs. John G. Ordway III
RBC Dain Rausher
Emil P. Loch III
Stanton G. Reed ’93MBA
James L. Long ’64 ’66MBA
Matthew M. Miller ’87
Orlando Sentinel Communications
John B. Reese ’61
Mr. & Mrs. John S. Lord (Carolyn Tucker ’98)
Estate of T. William Miller, Jr. ’33
Mr. & Mrs. James H. Ottaway, Jr. Ruth Hart Ottaway ’33
Robert W. Reich ’77
David H. Lord ’69 ’71MBA
Lowell A. Mintz ’59
Robert B. Ourisman ’78
Marjorie Reese Reid ’49
John F. Lowman ’73 ’74MBA
Katherine L. Miracle ’03
William C. Paley ’71
Jane L. Reimers
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Louise M. Miracle
Beulah Kahler College Trust
Jean L. Reinhardt ’50
Mr. & Mrs. Paul A. Palma
Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. Reynolds ’98MBA (Nancy Reynolds ’98MBA)
Mr. & Mrs. H. David Lunger ’66 ’67MBA
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Winifred Gallagher Miller-Eis ’85
Mr. & Mrs. Ted E. Mischuck ’47 (Eleanor Seavey ’47)
J. Michael Norris ’69 ’71MSM
Park Plaza Hotel
Price Waterhouse Coopers Raanan Y. Pritzker ’95 ’98MBA Publix Super Markets Charities Mr. & Mrs. Simon Raab Mr. & Mrs. John D. Race, Sr. ’77 ’84MBA (Sandra Smith ’78) Dr. Lorraine M. Kyle ’70 & Daniel D. Ramey ’70 Mr. & Mrs. M. Elliott Randolph, Jr. ’65 (Nancy Abelt ’66) Vincent A. Rapetti
Mr. & Mrs. Ted W. Reynolds ’00 (Patricia O’Steen ’82)
Raleigh F. Seay, Jr. ’96MLS
Eugene C. Sullivan II ’65
Stephen R. Walsh, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. James M. Seneff, Jr.
D. Tracy Summers ’01
Walt Disney World Company
Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Rice ’64MBA ’98H (Dianne Tauscher ’61)
Cecil W. Sewell ’71MSM
SunTrust Bank of Central Florida
J. Richard Sewell ’44
Surdna Foundation, Inc.
Mrs. Kathleen M. Waltz & Mr. William Raffel
Dr. & Mrs. Thaddeus Seymour ’82HAL ’90H (Polly Gnagy ’85 ’90H)
A. James Tagg, Jr. ’89
Mr. & Mrs. Harold A. Ward III ’86H
Philip W. Rich ’78 ’86MBA
Dr. & Mrs. Sergio Tavares
Stephen W. Ward ’66
Robert J. Richardson ’68 ’72MBA
Teresa Frances Taylor ’97
Winifred Martin Warden ’45
Jolie Wheeler Riggs ’50
Lucy Hufstader Sharp ’63
Douglas T. Terreson ’89MBA
Diana Mathes Waring ’78
Mr. & Mrs. John N. Rigsby
Estate of Nancy D. Shields
Mr. & Mrs. John A. Riley ’83 (Laura Coltrane ’83 ’91MBA)
The Alfred Harcourt Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Peter B. Sholley ’50 (Nancy Fry ’50)
The Chatlos Foundation, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Pitt A. Warner ’80 (Elinor Lynn ’80)
Rodney A. Riley
Steve A. Shookus ’76
Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation, Inc.
Arlyne Wilson Showalter ’49 Mr. & Mrs. Ronald M. Shreves
The English-Speaking Union Central Florida Branch
Mr. & Mrs. William H. Weeks
Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Foundation, Inc.
Janis Hirsch Shulman ’72
The J. Paul Getty Trust
Andrea M. Weiss
Mr. & Mrs. Barry W. Siegel
The Reeves Foundation
Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation
The Title Company, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Michael F. Welker ’99 ’01MBA (Kristen McCabe ’99)
Robert O. Sivitilli ’94
The University Club of Winter Park, Inc.
Jeffrey E. Wenham ’71 ’72MBA
Cynthia M. Thomas ’71
Mr. & Mrs. James W. Weyhrauch
B. Scott Smith ’91
Pierre D. Thompson ’50
Eileen Mullady Smith ’65
Thomas M. Thompson, Jr. ’68
Malcolm H. Whitelaw ’38
Sandra Hill Smith ’73 ’74MBA
John M. Tiedtke ’75H +
Dr. Mark Whitten & Dr. Mary Craddock
Dr. Robert D. Smither & Dr. Janan A. Smither
Mr. & Mrs. Philip Tiedtke
The Honorable & Mrs. Anders Wiberg
Steve E. Todd ’81
Carol Blackman Smithwick ’63
Carl Tolf, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Cabell Williams III ’77 (Katherine Mitchell ’79)
Jane A. Roeder ’72
Mr. & Mrs. Elton R. Smolik
James K. Toomey ’88 ’90MBA
James B. Rogers ’81
Dr. & Mrs. William R. Smythe, Jr. ’50 (Jacqueline Biggerstaff ’51)
Mr. & Mrs. Burton G. Tremaine ’70 (Barbara Staley ’70)
Burton T. Tremaine ’04MBA
Mr. & Mrs. Gary L. Sorensen
Richard F. Trismen ’57
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen J. Spahr ’75 (Sharda Mehta ’78)
Vincent E. Trunzo ’82MSM
Daniel J. Rice
James H. Ritman ’98 Mr. & Mrs. Sidney H. Ritman Kyle D. Riva ’79MSM Mr. & Mrs. Forrest C. Rivinius Karen Serumgard Rizika ’58 John G. Roberts ’64 Don A. Robins ’69 Mr. & Mrs. E. Allen Robinson Richard H. Rockenberger in memory of Dorothy Hugli Rockenberger ’41 +
Joanne Byrd Rogers ’50 Mr. & Mrs. Richard Rosenthal Rotary Club of Winter Park Mr. & Mrs. Jerry S. Roth Juliet van Pelt Roth ’60
Linn Terry Spalding ’74
Richard L. Rothschild ’72
Mr. & Mrs. John Spang
Roy E. Crummer Foundation
Specialized Personnel Locators, LLC.
Joan Dial Ruffier ’82MBA
Richard V. Spencer ’76
Mr. & Mrs. James E. Russell
Frank Michael Spitzmiller III ’94
Christopher M. Russo ’82
Mr. & Mrs. Daryl Sakol
Mr. & Mrs. John G. Squires
Victoriano Salinas Kenneth L. Salmon ’63
Dr. & Mrs. Phillip G. St. Louis (Debra Aguillard ’97MA)
Mr. & Mrs. Romano Salvatori
St. Joe Commercial Development
Mr. & Mrs. Don A. Salyer ’59 (Gwynva Ogilvie ’60)
John F. Steele, Jr. ’75
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher S. Sargent
The Edward & Stella Van Houten Memorial Fund
Tupperware Corporation Michael C. Tyson ’85
Estate of William Webb, Jr. ’39 Mrs. Merritt W. Weber ’91 Allen R. Weiss ’81MBA
Gregory C. Williams ’04MBA John C. Williams ’89 Larry E. Williams Mr. & Mrs. Richard R. Williams ’57 (Lamar Harper ’56) Anthony L. Wilner ’82 Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A.
United Space Alliance
Titian Compton Austin ’80 & Robert M. Winslow ’71 ’73MBA
Universal City Development Partners
Winter Park Construction
University Club Foundation, Inc.
Winter Park Health Foundation
Hugh B. Vanderbilt, Jr. ’78
Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Witherell ’51 (Winder Andrews ’53)
Richard P. Vanneck ’90 Mr. & Mrs. Paul D. Vartanian ’68 (Christabel Kelly ’68)
David D. Wolf ’93 ’95MBA Hattie F. Wolfe
Mr. & Mrs. Gary D. Vasquez
John K. Wolforth ’91
Diego J. Veitia
Cynthia & Philip Wood
Mr. & Mrs. Marshall E. Vermillion
J. Trevor Woodhams ’73
Patricia L. Stern ’80
Mr. & Mrs. Jay M. Woodruff
Douglas B. Satzman ’96
Mr. & Mrs. Paul A. Vlasic ’93 (Adriana Valdes ’94)
Mr. & Mrs. Frank T. Steuart
Christopher R. Scala ’84
Dax Vlassis ’94
Cassandra D. Stiles ’75
Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence M. Yalich
Thomas D. Scala ’84
Mr. & Mrs. John P. Vodenicker, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Donald Stone
Mr. & Mrs. Robert N. Yarmuth
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Scearce
Mr. & Mrs. H. J. von Weller
Stephanie A. Strass
L. Virgil Schenck IV ’96MBA
Wachovia National Bank
Laurie L. Strehl ’75
Thomas H. Yochum ’74
Bailey Johnson Scheurer ’78
Elizabeth J. Zanarini ’87
Mr. & Mrs. John W. Schmidlin
Mr. & Mrs. R. Michael Strickland ’72 ’73MBA ’04H (Sue Allison ’74)
Mr. & Mrs. John L. Wacker, Jr. ’91 (Jill Slavens ’91)
Diane M. Schneider
David B. Stromquist ’80
Allan C. Schwartz
Margaret Caldwell Strong ’43
Patricia A. Schwartz
Structural Waterproofing Company of Florida, Inc.
Frederick D. Schick ’72
Jane Ruble Scocca ’63 Carl A. Sconnely Constance Morton Seay ’74
Virginia M. Stelle ’30 +
George M. Waddell ’38 Peter S. Wadsworth ’76
Michael T. Wright ’93MBA
Zenith Travel Consultants, Inc. Zimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A.
Mr. & Mrs. R. Lance Walker
Mr. & Mrs. Victor A. Zollo, Jr. ’73 (Jacquelynn Shuttleworth ’73)
Walker & Company Construction, Inc.
Gregg I. Zuckerman ’83
Webster U. Walker, Jr. ’57
Mr. & Mrs. Steven C. Stryker
Erin J. Wallace ’93MBA
Robert E. Stufflebeam ’34
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence H. Walsh ’93 (Sara Hill ’92) FALL 2005 49
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Betty Carson Wales Janie Stokely Weinberg
CLASS OF 1943
ALUMNI HONOR ROLL OF DONORS FOR THE 2004-2005 FISCAL YEAR
Arts and Sciences alumni who gave to the College during the 2004-2005 fiscal year are listed according to their classes. Every gift, no matter the amount, has an immediate and meaningful impact on the Rollins community. Alumni participation is key to maintaining the quality of a Rollins education and helping ensure the outstanding caliber of all students.
* Asterisks are used to recognize leadership gifts to the College.
Benjamin L. Abberger, Jr. Freeland V. Babcock Peggy Kirk Bell * Jane Balch Boulton Frank A. Bowes Janann Sholley Clanton * James M. Conklin, Jr. Dee Kohl Dalrymple Richard B. Forbes Laura Phillips Gosnay Floyd R. Jaggears Edward F. W. Jones Philippa Herman Jones Henry H. Minor Marjorie Frankel Pariser Margaret Caldwell Strong * Flora Harris Twachtman Dean M. Waddell
CLASS OF 1944 CLASS OF 1932
Frances Daniel Divine Elizabeth Skinner Guenzel * Augusta Yust Hume * Warren C. Hume * E. Jarratt Smith Maughs Ruth Hill Stone Geraldine Wachtell Virginia Staples Comfort Joyce Powers Diehl Matthew G. Ely Caroline Sandlin Fullerton Carl Good Hoover * Margaret Chindahl Kennedy Frances Perrottet Kresler Charlotte Gregg Ogilvie Hortense Ford Wilson
Walter C. Beard, Jr. John A. Bistline, Jr. * Alberta Little Bower Barbara R. Cheney Lucille G. David Elizabeth Adams Foster Mary Jane Hughes Harper John M. Harris * Louise Ryan Hopkins Naomi Ferguson MacCaughelty J. Richard Sewell * Mary Anthony Smith Tryntje Van Duzer Stephen Nancy Thurman Trimble Margaret J. Welsh Ann Pattishall White Marjorie Hansen Wilder
CLASS OF 1941
CLASS OF 1945
Jean Astrup Faubel Blanche * Martha Newby Brewer Bernhard D. Hauser * Leah Bartlett Lasbury Annette Twitchell Whiting
Francis F. Barber Norine Farr Bills John H. Buckwalter III Barbara Brock Daugherty Pollyanna Young Giantonio Charlotte Stout Hooker Frank M. Hubbard * Nancy Locke Johnson * Frederick C. Kasten June Reinhold Myers *
Virginia Trovillion Compton Faith M. Cornwall Nancy Corbett Dillon Marie Rogers Gilbert * Margaret Parsons Harris * Leila Kroll Kaycoff Dorothy Siegle Oâ€™Mara Ann E. Rogers Winifred Martin Warden *
CLASS OF 1937
CLASS OF 1942
Margaret Mandis Caraberis Marian Brown Carson Hallijeanne Chalker Elisabeth Trotter Chapman Eileen Harte Derham Emily Cobb Duffy Mary Sloan Eckhardt Molly Rugg Giles Marjorie Wunder Green Shirley Winther Griffin Dorothy Churchill Hay Gerald B. Knight, Jr. Nettie Evans Murdock John B. Powell Betty McCauslin Soubricas Elizabeth Semmes Strouse Hope Salisbury Thompson
Robert G. Cleveland * Theodore B. Turner, Jr. Richard Wilkinson
CLASS OF 1933 Polly Dudley Beischer Ruth Hart Ottaway * Dorothy Shephard Smith Bruna Bergonzi Stevens
CLASS OF 1934 Vivien Skinner Grant Sloat F. Hodgson Herma J. Jefferys Thomas W. Lawton, Jr. Robert E. Stufflebeam *
CLASS OF 1935 Olcott H. Deming Blanche Fishback Galey-Alexander Julia Large McCoy Eleanor Reese Morse * Kathleen Shepherd Pifer
CLASS OF 1936
Grace Terry Marshall Nelson Marshall Frances Hyer Reynolds Jane Smith Tuverson
CLASS OF 1938 Davitt A. Felder Bernice Gardner Healy Marion Galbraith Merrill * John O. Rich Robert L. Vogel George M. Waddell * Malcolm H. Whitelaw *
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Alice Henry Acree Erika Heyder Boyd Shirley Bassett Ely Sylvia Haimowitz Hecht Mary Trendle Johnston Frances Smith Junk Philip R. Kelly John L. Liberman Janet Jones McCall * Daphne Takach Powell Rachel Harris Reed Helen Fluno Rodriguez-Torrent Peter H. Schoonmaker Irma Achenbach Scudder Louise Windham Stanley A. Carrow Tolson
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Barbara Brauer Tierney Edwyna R. von Gal Carlton Wilder Ruth Smith Yadley
CLASS OF 1947 Ann Reiner Bien Becky Hill Buckley Patricia McGehee Bush Jeptha E. Campbell Jane Williams Casselberry Rosemary Buck Donnelly Kathryn Furen Eubank D. Gordon Evans Ruth G. Harrington Mary Phillips Hyde Martha Proud Karis Anne C. Le Duc Mary Hill Lesperance Lois Adams Miller Eleanor Seavey Mischuck * Theodore E. Mischuck * Margaret Shaw Moon Ruth Brooks Muir Margy Mitchell Patterson Elizabeth Rosenquest Pratt Mary Belle Randall Rawlings Mary White Sample Betty Lee Kenagy Voegtlen Margaret Estes Woodbery
CLASS OF 1948 Muriel Fox Aronson Joyce Jungclas Attee Jenelle Gregg Bailey Bickley Hillyard Bayer Norma Depperman Boyle Juanita Ault Burkhardt Dorothy Wolking Campbell Jack H. Cooper William R. Custer Weston L. Emery Frances Bradley Fanger Gerald E. Farrens Herman Goodwin, Jr. Philip D. Greene Ivor D. Groves, Jr. Alice Voorhis Hansen Donald R. Hansen Diane Raymond Harriman Lee Bongart Hilkene Carlyle Seymour Hodges Jane Gorman Mayer Ottis A. Mooney C. Anthony Ransdell Nancy Tusler Redfearn Barbara Coith Ricker Nancy Morgan Robertson Virginia Giguere Roose Bert E. Roper Milbrey Jenkins Rushworth Dulcie Whitley Sloane Mary Whitley Wheeler
CLASS OF 1949 J. Richard Andrews Calvin L. Beard Josette Stanciu Boggeln Elizabeth Adams Chinnock Claudia Hutchison Clark Arlene Holub Dames
Carleton C. Emery Jean Cartwright Farrens Robert N. Fitzwater Joseph A. Friedman * Robert A. Garbutt Zelda Sheketoff Gersten * Phyllis Starobin Gosfield Charles C. Harra Marilyn Hoffman Harra Richard A. Hill Bettye Kerckhoff Howard Shirley Fry Irvin Paul F. Klinefelter Rosann Shaffer Klinefelter Maria Cook Matis Ann Garner McBryde Suzette Brauer McKearney Beverly Burkhart Ogilvie Nancy Morrison Orthwein Marjorie Reese Reid * Marshall E. Rinker, Jr. * Jean Allen Scherer Robert D. Setzer Arlyne Wilson Showalter * Beverly Cotter Sinclair Patricia Meyer Spacks Sylvia Verdin Tarabochia Eleanore Cain Thomas Jane Freeman Vogel Martha Barksdale Wright
CLASS OF 1950 L. Rex Anderson Martha Rowsey Anthis James B. Bartlett Jack W. Belt Barbara Cavicchi Betzold Robert W. Boyle Virginia Estes Broadway Donald H. Burkhardt Vincent J. Covello Joel L. Dames Daniel H. Drake Joyce Yeomans Dreier Arthur D. Durgin, Jr. Allis Ferguson Edelman Kendrick E. Fenderson, Jr. John E. Fitzgerald Thomas F. Godfrey Edwin P. Granberry Lorraine Warmington Griesel Thomas A. Hagood John K. Henderson Paul A. Howell, Sr. Nancy Neide Johnson Richard F. Knott James R. Kuykendall Herbert P. LeFevre Patricia Van Sickle Magestro Marcia Mulholland Meader Richard J. Meifert George W. Mooney Alison Hennig Moore Thomas E. Mullen Gerald R. Murphy Virginia Butler Natolis * Gus Peeples Joseph Popeck Jean L. Reinhardt * Jolie Wheeler Riggs *
Bartow T. Robbins Harris A. Rodenbaugh Joanne Byrd Rogers * Yarda Carlson Rusterholz Nancy Fry Sholley * Peter B. Sholley * Everts S. Sibbernsen H. Eugene Simmons Gail Hastings Slicer William R. Smythe * George M. Spencer Patricia Warren Swindle Pierre D. Thompson * Marjorie Sommer Tucker Virginia Cheney White E. Robert Wilson Margaret Bell Zurbrick
CLASS OF 1951 Mary Jo Wagner Alexander Anne Garretson Barnhill William J. Bazley, Sr. Herbert E. Behrens * Peggy Randol Behrens * Joanne Endriss Behrer Sandra Reinsmith Berry Joanne Dunn Blyde Liston D. Bochette Joan Champion Phyllis Portong Cobb Dallas Williams Cole Peter T. Fay * Gretchen Herpel Franklin William R. Gordon Kenneth N. Horton James E. Imand, Sr. Joan C. Joerns Alice Smith Johnson Richard L. Johnson Wilbur E. “Bud” Johnson, Jr. * James A. Kelly Ann Greene Key Lois Paxton Kling Lois Johnston Larson Gale Smith Mayfield Virginia Brooks Menke Jeannine Romer Morrison * Edwin R. Motch Francis J. Natolis * Edmund R. Okoniewski * Helen Fines Okoniewski * Betty Rowland Probasco Charles K. Robinson Margy Mountcastle Robinson Robert L. Robinson Walter R. Roose Virginia Fischbeck Ruckert Stanley R. Rudd Wallace O. Sellers Mary Aycrigg Setzer Elsie B. Shaw Peter J. Sheridan Barbara Roth Smith Jacqueline Biggerstaff Smythe * Martin R. Swift Norma J. Thaggard Lucy Bright Thatcher Cornelia Hall Tiller Ann Turley Warinner Robert S. Witherell *
CLASS OF 1952 Anonymous * Doris Campbell Annibale Joan Strahle Arnold Ardath Norcross Aucoin Mary Skook Bailey Richard H. Baldwin Francis H. Barker * Paul R. Binner William L. Carmel Hester A. Davis Daniel F. Dougherty * Paula Wrenn Dougherty * Jean Wiselogel Elliott-D’Addio Anne Boyle Fain Eleanor Smith Friedman Harold V. Gourley Patricia Roberts Grulke Robert C. Heath Carlton C. High, Jr. James W. Key Carol Rede Knott Diane Vigeant Matthews * Barbara Coleman McClanahan Rosemary Robinson McDaniel Gloria Burns Motch Robin Merrill Ogilvie * Ralph L. Pernice * Thomas M. Pickens Richard D. Pope, Jr. * Saretta Hill Prescott Liane Seim Putnam Sarah Newton Ronemus Catherine Johnson Rutledge Edward T. Whitney, Jr. Jane Crosbie Wittbold Donald R. Work
CLASS OF 1953 Joseph L. Augeri * Daryl Stamm Barker * Lucy Curtin Baxter Charles L. Belew Ivy Camp Bitzer Marilyn Smith Born Raymond J. Burchett Ernest W. Eickelberg Frank D. S. Evans L. Diane Evans * J. C. “Bud” Felix Katherine Shackelford Fletcher Dorothea Manning Fox Kathleen McDonnell Griffith Margaret Bogner Hagaman Lois Langellier Handley Gordon L. Hathaway Nancy Huff Hathaway Georgeanna McGaw Irwin James A. Krisher * Walter E. Lockwood Nancy Calvin Loyd Carol McKechnie Matchett Betty Huntsman Millard Bayard H. Morrison III * Thomas C. Nelson Beverly Vickerstaff Porte R. Kathryn Horton Powell William Ross Henry D. Shannon J. Paul Shelton, Jr.
James H. Spurgeon Carl A. Stover Peter A. Sturtevant Sally Ferney Sutton Winder Andrews Witherell * Louise Mullin Yergey Averill Goodrich Young
CLASS OF 1954 J. Roger Bentley * Jane Smith Bertelkamp * Robert M. Buck Norma Faust Burkhardt Thomas M. Chilton Faith Emeny Conger * Jacqueline Chiappari Costello John M. de Carville Ethel Deikman Dunn Louis V. Fusaro Gail King Gardner Mary Tullock Gunderson Joanne Moseley Hammond Varnum B. Irvine Seymour D. Israel * John R. Joy Sidney L. Katz Charles R. Leader Bruce Lee * Richard P. Lesneski Marie Perkins Lloyd * Janet Rozier MacDonald * Jane Hunsicker Marcum Patricia L. McCamey Edwin W. Pautler, Jr. * Rebecca Strickland Pernice * Merrill D. Reich Patricia Joern Schloot Rayna Kasover Starrels Pierre L. Steward Dorothy Campbell Thompson Barbara Bremerman Timberman Jeryl Faulkner Townsend Donald R. Vassar Donald B. Weber Iris Frye Work
CLASS OF 1955 A. N. Abramowitz Jeanne Throckmorton Bartlett Nancy Siebens Binz * James F. Bocook Carmen Lampe Boland H. William Cost Mary Voor Crouch Ann Palmer Crumpton * Walter Dittmer, Jr. Jane Swicegood Elins * Bert E. Emerson Betsey Youngs Fales Ross A. Fleischmann Eduardo S. Garcia Louis F. Glaser Judy A. Hall Mary Martin Hayes * Jane Laverty Henry Franklin D. Hutsell Raymond W. Ihndris David S. Jaffray, Jr. Jeni Szuch Kaye-Martin Peggy Sias Lantz FALL 2005 51
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Stewart M. Ledbetter Daniel P. Matthews * Richard C. McFarlain Joan Curtis McKeithen Philip W. Murray Jo Ann Lucas Nancy Corse Reed John H. Rhodes, Jr. Carol Farquharson Ruff Laurene Smith Schumacher Rachel Willmarth Senne Edwina Jordan Stewart Donald W. Tauscher Diane Cadle Trudell Barbara Neal Ziems
CLASS OF 1956 Earlene Roberts Altee H. Dewey Anderson Anthony Antoville Franklin R. Banks Suzanne LeClere Barley Jeanne Newton Beem Richard P. Bernard David F. Berto Katherine Delany Booher James E. Browne, Jr. Walter R. Crawford William F. Fathauer, Jr. Virginia Carroll Fawcett Dennis N. Folken * Shirley Miller Grob Thomas N. Grubbs Anthony L. Haarstick Edward R. Hotaling, Jr. Barbara Cox Hurlbut Barbara Feidt Kelly Adele Fort Kirkpatrick Joan P. Mack Gloria Steudel MacPhee * Fred S. Mauk Miles C. McDonnell Seth F. Mendell Joseph F. Mulson Jacquelyn Kenney Quarles Sallie Rubinstein Dorothy Wright Swain Jeanne Rogers Tauscher Patricia Feise Watson Lamar Harper Williams *
CLASS OF 1957 Peter W. Adams Melissa Hudgins Barnes Robert K. Bell, Jr. Shirley Leech Briggs Claire Chassagne Burgess Irene Drake Callaway Joan Bennett Clayton Ann Todd Coffee Edward M. Dinga Josephine Cayll Dittmer M. Ann Bowers Dubsky * Brigitte Lemaire Emery Carol Beardsley Finnigan Ronald L. Fishbaugh Joan Bucher Gowell Marion Crislip Graves * Thomas D. Graves * Gordon S. Hahn * 52 ROLLINS ALUMNI RECORD
Richard H. Haldeman Joel G. D. Hutzler, Jr. Sandra Taylor Kaupe Sally Sowers Kessler Dorothy Stevenback Kistler Alice Kuhn La Follette Jane Moody Leader Warren F. Lewis Nancylee W. Malm Delle Davies Muller Kenneth R. Pahel George P. Ponte, Jr. Louise Vick Riley Richard E. Schmid Katherine S. Schwarz Patrick E. Tahaney Richard F. Trismen * Webster U. Walker, Jr. * Frances Swicegood Williams Richard R. Williams *
CLASS OF 1958 Anne Clark Bass Edwin E. Borders, Jr. Nancy Swift Brannan Jarrett E. Brock Barbara Howell Calhoun Thomas O. Calhoun Judith Strite Campbell Virginia H. Carpenter Joan Staab Casper William P. Cooke Beverly Stein Kievman Copen Lois Barney Davidson Harold J. Durant Martha Leavitt Ellis Edward G. Gray Joanne Anthony Griffith-Burleigh Camille Chapman Gross Janice Hamilton Haldeman Lee F. Jerane Carol Stroll Larsen Bruce E. Long Cornelia Ladd McIntosh Charlene Haupt Mitchell Roberta Marling Morris Thomas E. Morris Richard P. Oâ€™Loughlin Todd B. Persons Leslie L. Priester Dennis E. Richard Karen Serumgard Rizika * Judith Adams Schmeling Susan York Steward Winfield Taylor, Jr. John H. Troy Meredith Folger Troy Leona Beeker Turner Benjamin M. Waite Nicholas R. Waln David J. Williams
CLASS OF 1959 Lorraine Abbott Donald W. Allen Susan K. Allen * J. Richard Anderson, Jr. Peter B. Benedict * Leon I. Brauner Judith Hoffman Brock
Howard B. Coffie Rosalie Lazzara Cooper Robert L. Craig, Jr. Richard W. Dâ€™Alemberte Charles B. Doyle II Karin Williams Edgell Betty Tyler Erhart Gary R. Gabbard Judith Earle Gillow Garry E. Goldfarb Jean Palmer Harmon Saundra Sands Hester Sara Hills Mary Lee Sands Jabri Lawrence L. Lavalle, Jr. Dorothy Englehardt Leffingwell Anita Stedronsky Linkous Lowell A. Mintz * Wendy Hirshon Morse Joanne Murphy Cordelia Row Nau Charles E. Racine Donna Vincent Richard Robert E. Ross, Jr. Don A. Salyer * Daniel A. Smith III Shirley G. Smuckler G. Thomas Wells Ann Taylor Wilson
CLASS OF 1960 Beverly Millikan Allen Sandy Logan Bishop * Valerie Baumrind Bonatis Vallorie G. Burnette Marilyn Dupres Correa George W. Crook Carol Pflug Dawson C. Barth Engert Sydney Burt Goodwin Mary Beth Weir Haselwood Mary Whitman Heisel Karen Nordberg Hendrex Dale E. Ingmanson K. Gilmore Jennings Richard W. Johnston * Carol Sitton Kehm Eleanor Shaw Kenyon John C. Leffingwell Robert D. Lerner Valerie Green Lundy James P. Lyden * Kristin Allen Lyden * Robert W. MacCuspie Stephen D. Mandel Dale E. Montgomery * Charles W. Morley, Jr. Franklin B. Morse Ann Robinson Musgrave Margaret Carmichael Paull Carol Egry Pena Wellington J. Ramsey Juliet van Pelt Roth * Gwynva Ogilvie Salyer * Joan Brand Snider Patricia Chambers Spearman Carol Muir Stewart Robert B. Stewart Scott E. Strahan II
Gordon L. Struble Lucille Harvey Taff Mark C. Tiedje Robert T. Todd Warren F. Wallace Mary Fairchild Webster Sandra L. Whittington Fred L. Wolking Phyllis J. Zatlin
CLASS OF 1961 Charles H. Anderson Jay C. Banker Carol Schlichenmaier Benston William W. Bentley Charles R. Berger Richard A. Bishop * James S. Browder Charlotte Probasco Corddry * Nancy Rogers Crozier * Mildred Searles Dunlap Jane Goodnow Duvall Richard D. Einhorn Ann Berry Fitzgerald Robert W. Fleming Sara Hunt Forthun Jerry C. Freeman Judith Hill Galeana A. Cope Garrett * John E. Harkness Patricia Trumbull Howell-Copp William F. Kintzing Mary Goodall Lancey Ann Ragsdale Lesman James L. Levy * Nicholas R. Longo James L. MaGirl W. Mabrey Manderson Susan Harris Manos J. Jay Mautner C. James McDermott III June Worthington Mendell Dyer S. Moss, Jr. John N. Muszynski Nancy Nystrom Railton Valerie Hamlin Ramsey John B. Reese * Dianne Tauscher Rice * Sylvia Peters Rogers William Schoener, Jr. John W. Spaeth III Johanna Bilbo Staton Katherine Mann Todd Sandra Wyatt Todd Barbara Jones Towne Helen Valentine Waite Jane Kroschwitz Williams Jane Feise Young
CLASS OF 1962 J. Michael Bailey Matthew L. Carr Linda Qualls Coffie Richard A. Cole Stephen Cutter Kristen Bracewell Deming Timothy R. Dewart Susan Hazard Douglass Joan Watzek Hargadon Frank H. Hogan
Sally Zuengler Ingmanson Erik G. Kroll Barbara Hess Menyhart * Tibor Menyhart * Cornelia Thompson Northrop Ruth Whittaker Phillips Stephen E. Powers IV Roger D. Ray Ida Mary Conklyn Stringer John H. Sutcliffe David H. Talley Ralph S. Tanchuk Elias L. Taylor Ann Puddington Wechsler Robert H. White Walter W. Wirth Mary Gadois Yenik
CLASS OF 1963 Kathy Franck Baker Laurence B. Breckenridge Isabel MacLeod Burggraaff Paula Horowitz Carr Dennis J. Casey * Catherine Ondovchak Corbin Catherine P. Cornelius Sandra Krumbiegel Cornell E. Conrad Cowart Susan Deasy JoAnn McDonald DiBiase Thomas R. Donnelly Ruthan Wirman Eliades Edward A. Flory Joan Norvell Focht Joanne Kennedy Frazer Patricia L. Ganson Judith Messeroll Geffers Robert J. Grabowski * Suzanne Curtis Gray David A. Hines Miles Eric Hisiger Katherine Willis Janes Lawrence H. Katz Jane Graff Kucks Barry M. Lasser Michael C. Maher * Judith Williams Moen Linda Hicklin Morgens * Michael J. Pohlman Kenneth L. Salmon * Jane Ruble Scocca * Lucy Hufstader Sharp * Meredith Mead Sitek Carol Blackman Smithwick * Sandra Rainey Toledo Marilyn Fisher Turner Rosemary Wilson Twinam Michael Watson Judy J. Wells
CLASS OF 1964 Anonymous * Larry J. Abraham * Ronald L. Acker, Sr. * F. Duane Ackerman * Lana Templin Agnew Gerry T. Appleton A. Alexander Arnold III Robert C. Balink Richard E. Boschen, Jr.
Susan Todd Breckenridge Evelyn Vaughn Brinson Sandra Brown * Virginia Sands Casey * Carol Zoe Cleveland Nancy Athalia Honeycutt Cope Penny Moore Corcoran H. Arthur Cornell Marjorie Knight Crane Jonathan D. Darrah * Astrid Delafield * Rust M. Deming Carol Hess Dixon Ruth Petrin Doolittle * Thomas F. Doolittle * Gene A. Faubel * Marion Justice Faubel * Russell P. Friedman B. Jean George Kenneth S. Graff * Ralph P. Grieco Donald C. Griffin Lincoln E. Hall Ralph M. Hall David B. Ireland III * Elaine Lawrence Kerr Starr T. Klein Susan Camp Kresge * Richard W. Lees Catherine Wilson Lloyd Albert N. Long E. Alison Ullman Long James L. Long * Lynne Johnson Long John H. McIlvaine, Jr. Michael E. Miller Ann Parsons Moore George W. Morosani * Ronald D. Morrisseau Margaret White Mulvey Ada Horton Prill John A. Richter John G. Roberts * John H. Roth III Marjorie Rubin Linda Shelhart Charles B. Shepard Cornelia Kelley Stoner Kenneth D. Strickler, Jr. Ann Breathwit Talley Betty Durgom von Bergen Susan Dix Watson Susan Altman Werbin Lee Matherly Wilkinson D. Patrick Zimmerman W. Frank Zimmerman, Jr.
CLASS OF 1965 Patricia Lacroix Appleton Susan Cochrane Aspinwall Leland H. Baggett Jon C. Bednerik Ronald E. Benderson * Barbara A. Bissell James H. Carney * Gail Buettner Choate Thomas A. Choate Frieda Clifford Coleman Priscilla Zeigler Croft
Peggy Adams Douglas Douglas J. Draper Thomas A. Edgar * Robert W. Ennis Janice C. Farnsworth George H. Fisher, Jr. Nancy Campbell Fletcher Cary C. Fuller Sara Brown Gerbracht William J. Godsey Isabella Bakierowska Goerss Karen Kaltenborn Goertzel Heather Marwick Griffin Peter Haigis Merry Gladding Highby Teri Varley Holt T. Christopher Jenkins Ellen Barefield Johnston Jerome J. Joondeph Lynn Rode Kalweit Stillman R. Kelley Sue Slanker Kiebler Barbara Butler Kramer Suzanne Stonewater Lawrence Ronald T. Maffia Michael L. Marlowe * Emily Klamer McCutchan Maria E. McKenna Cooper Oliver John C. Polasek Middleton E. Randolph * William R. Rapoport Susan Carter Ricks David H. Roberts David R. Schechter Virginia Walker Shelor Eileen Mullady Smith * Charlotte Smith Staton Robert M. Stockman Sally Charles Stockman Eugene C. Sullivan II * John I. Turner Karl F. Weickhardt Ann Spaulding Wilberding
CLASS OF 1966 Joseph F. Aebischer Linda Harris Baggett Robert H. Bruorton Lawson P. Calhoun, Jr. Laurie Gordon Carney * David Michael Cobb Richard M. Cohen Mildred Trapkin Creager Constance Kirby Cross Julia Fix Cwikla Jean Britt Daves Nancy T. Davis Martin A. De Rita John L. Dean Sheri Bickley Dean Diane Davidson Dioguardi Michael J. Dioguardi Robert D. Doerr Michael J. Federline * Jeffrey P. Fisher Stephen E. Forsythe Harry F. Giles Diane Brown Halloran
James W. Halloran Sheila Stacy Handrahan Robert B. Heinemann Marie Rackensperger Hernandez Jeffrey D. Hicks Buell Hollister Stephanie Brewer Iglehart Harold W. Jacobsen Carl M. Jenter James M. Johnson * Martha Brouse Joondeph Peter W. Kauffman Charles D. Kerr Howard C. Kresge * Virginia Sprinkle LaBrant C. Edward Lawson H. David Lunger * Elizabeth English English Theodore U. Martin Edward E. Maxcy Charlotte Abbott McKelvey Robert W. McMillan George B. Miller Thomas Miller Patricia Blackburn Oâ€™Neill Jan Lunde Osborne Margaret Henry Pancake Charles S. Pearce John A. Pistor, Jr. Prudence May Plusch Nancy Abelt Randolph * Beebe Bromeyer Roberts Benjamin G. Robertson III Victoria Klingel Sewell Sandra Willard Sheridan James M. Sunshine Stephen W. Ward * G. Greeley Wells, Jr. Richard C. Woltmann Sally Dembitz Zarnowiec
CLASS OF 1967 Anonymous Gregory J. Albertson Dorman L. Barron, Jr. Charles M. Beeghly, Jr. B. Jane Blalock Timothy Brown William K. Caler, Jr. * Martha McKinley Carvell * Colin M. Cunningham, Jr. Margaret Fifer Davenport Barbara Liverett Draper Dallas Kay Bower Evans Thomas J. Flagg * Ira Gordon Carol Bagnell Haglund Patricia L. Hall Betsey Ellis Howle Ann Beckman Hymes William E. Jackson John A. Jaeger Ingo Kozak Harry T. Lester * Elizabeth Bodenheimer Lewis Pamela L. Lewis * Sylvia Kuta Lyerly Richard P. Maltby Kathryn Ten Eyck Marshall
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Samuel A. Martin * Pedro A. Martinez-Fonts Gloria Giles McCain Linda Grisham McFarland John W. McIntosh * Foree Dennis Milner Roger L. Moyer, Jr. April MacDonald Newbold Deborah Wood Nuckols Penelope C. Odell G. Tim Orwick Nan Kirby Payne-Parker Karen Whitley Perez Ann Ondrey Ranney Barbara Warthan Rapoport Sarah Belden Ravndal Morna Ruud Robbins Randel A. Rogers Sheryl Eagle Rose Gale Fitzwater McBrien Thomas G. Sacha Ferdinand L. Starbuck, Jr. Michael F. Stone Priscilla Smith Terry Heidi Slaughter Turner John R. Ursone Leslie White Williams Linda Reischl Winrow
CLASS OF 1968 Anonymous * William S. Acheson IV Bruce C. Acker * Leslie Johnson Alexander Barbara Lawrence Alfond * Theodore B. Alfond * Kathleen Andrews Baeuerlin * David C. Beckingham Marcus K. Billson III P. Jeffrey Birtch William H. Blackburn Nancy Biller Bowen Becky Brawley Bowles Terry A. Bunde Rosa Seward Caler * Lindley Willson Chapin-Sawyer Christopher Clanton * Sharon Rozewicz Clover Susan Hall Conrad Allan G. Curtis Margarita Ausley Davis * Sandra Christian Deagman * Andrea Scudder Evans * Margaret Socey Fallon Dana Cooper Fitzgerald Nona Gandelman Lillian Stauffacher Gillies Anne McCall Ginsberg Charles E. Gordon * J. Scott Green Laurinda Reger Griffith Susan V. Haddock Pamela Dixon Harris * Jane Edwards Havill Kenneth J. Hill Robert M. Hochschild Nancy Hopwood * William L. Howard II Jane Thompson Hughes Vida J. Hull 54 ROLLINS ALUMNI RECORD
Michele Tharp Jacobsen Virginia Nelson Jeronimus Jane Kibler Keyes David N. King Rebecca Klamer Jeremy P. Lang * Victor J. LaPorte, Jr. William V. Lawrence Carole Conklin Leher Ronald B. Lehr Anthony J. LeVecchio * Richard M. Loghry Dianne Kaighin Martin Ruth Makemson McCullough William A. Mellan, Jr. Lynn Labisky Meyer Patrick H. Molloy William J. Older James K. Oppenheim * Billy K. Osburn Frederick M. Page II Charles E. Pancake Wood W. Phares John H. Pinder Lawrence L. Pound Phyllis Mann Raley Robert R. Rans * Lynne Stirling Reynolds Robert J. Richardson * George V. Sanzero Patricia Marks Schabes Robert J. Schabes Peter J. Schenk, Jr. E. Joan Schiemer Evelyn Oakes Schultz Nancy J. Sharpless Karen F. Shaud Peter M. Shaw Ruby Cantwell Sherrill Carolyn Dunn Simon David L. Stuart Carolyn Haas Swiney Bruce E. Talgo Charles H. Thomas Thomas M. Thompson, Jr. * Sanda Dalzell Ursone Christabel Kelly Vartanian * Paul D. Vartanian * William H. Vogel Carl P. Weidling III J. Christopher Wilder Susan Redding Wilson
CLASS OF 1969 Gene H. Albrecht Charles J. Bauernschmidt Joe H. Beard Ann Elmore Berlam Constance Griffin Blackburn Gail Pattison Blackmer Susan Gregory Blakely Jane Carrison Bockel John T. Bottomley Pati-Fran McCrary Brummett Wiley T. Buchanan III * Russell H. Calamia Claude A. Chevalier Janet Carter Clanton * H. Lawrence Clark Gale F. Coleman
Lucy Ray Crane Preston Alexius Crow Beth Sherrerd Curtis Nancy Wayman Deutsch Maria-Elena Dubourt Dunn Martha F. Edwards * Mary Ann Foniri Ernwein E. Charles Fehner Wilson H. Flohr * Sandra E. Foster * Mark L. Frydenborg Ronald G. Gelbman * Karen L. Girard Cyrus W. Grandy V Mary Scott Pugh Hamilton Charles B. Hawley Mary Allen Hernandez Dan W. Holbrook Christian J. Johannsen * Anabel J. Johns Carter Reser Johnson Hugh H. Johnson Daniel M. Keil Peter W. Keyes Leanne Merlet Knowles George S. Lamb John A. Latimer Terence M. Law David H. Lord * Martha Gaither Martin John F. McDermid Angus M. McKinnon William H. McMunn Gary E. Mercer Linda Buck Meyer Linda Lee Minor John C. Myers III * Pamela Hodges Myers * William R. Myers * G. Paul Neitzel John S. Newbold J. Michael Norris * Barbara J. Parsky * Gerald R. Peaden Sue Ellen Bissell Peck Lawrence D. Phillipps Gail Green Pinder Patricia Leslie Katherine McNabb Redding Robin Roberts Don A. Robins * Cheryl Dehner Rost Frederick W. Schert Robert H. Showalter John R. Snider Tedd A. Stephens Robert F. Stonerock, Jr. John B. Thayer Jill Stirling Thomas Carol Skodje Westervelt Marion Brewer White Carol Welch Whitehead James F. Whitehead John F. Wood Carol Conyers Young Stefan H. Young
CLASS OF 1970 Kathleen Kersten Assaf * Max W. Babb III Linda Hamilton Bennett William H. Bieberbach * Marcia Wilson Blasier Joan E. Britten Tristram C. Colket IV Laurene Hopson Cooney Ethel L. Crawford Jack T. Dillon Charles B. Draper * Ruth Lawrence duPont * Thomas L. duPont * Seth L. Feigenbaum Evelyn Fidao Fleischhacker * Suzanne Vanderbeck Fletcher Clyde W. Fritz, Sr. Mary Fuller Hargrove * Phoebe R. Howard Judith Ives Johannsen Gregory R. Johnson Robert P. Jonap Allan E. Keen * Dale Kane Keenan John L. Kennedy John Marshall Kest * Lucia Turnbull King Cyrus L. Kitto III David W. Knutson Alan H. Landay Robinson Leech, Jr. * Karen Bachman Loghry Ellen Deery Lynch Jacob C. Martin Martin L. Mathews John B. Maxwell John A. McKallagat Christine Colmore McKimmey Laurence Mercier Mark M. Miller * Bernard S. Myers * Linda J. Palm Sandra Jetton Picker Arthur S. Pohl * Jane Booth Pomykala Johnna Brand Pound Daniel D. Ramey * Marian Hooker Stewart Jane Butts Susack Camille Dempsey Taylor Robert R. Taylor Frederick C. Tone Barbara Staley Tremaine * Burton G. Tremaine * John M. Tremaine Frank V. Valenti Richard E. Westfal Warren E. Weston II Steven W. Wilson
CLASS OF 1971 Margaret S. Anteblian Stephanie M. Barnhill Amy Ingersoll Beauchamp J. Lee Berger James R. Bird, Jr. Sally Coith Boice Charles D. Bueker
Peter S. Cahall * Katherine Overstreet Calder Francesca J. Caruso Robert E. Christie Gretchen Rounsavall Clark Jennifer Weller Clements S. Christopher Costa Karen Larsen D’Ambrosio Susan Tullis Dane Caroline Lee Dea Susan B. Dollinger * Henry B. Drexler Suanne Stiner Ellis Susan Deutsch Endicott Kathryn Crowell Frydenborg Katherine C. Ginkel Margot Trafford Gould Lisa Krabbe Grunow * R. Anne Schallau Guerrant John H. Hanson, Jr. Deborah Barrett Hatic Bev Classon Herring David E. Hobart Nathan P. Laffoon Dale Buckeley List Nicholas C. Mascari Kay Bailey McKallagat Earl W. Milbrath, Jr. Stuart B. Miller William H. Miner, Jr. Julie McNiff Myers William C. Paley * Robert Pistor Christopher A. Poth Cynthia Kent Rogers Deborah C. Ryan Robert W. Sams Cecelia Saunders Mary Lou Gilbert Scott Pamela Lippoldt Selton-Ingram Olive Consuelo Shover Kim Springate Showalter Carolyn Mercer Sipe Gardner P. Sisk Joye Davidson Starkey Veronica Kruk Stein Bonnie L. Stenson Lisa Taffinder Stubbs Candace Naden Surkin Cynthia M. Thomas * Connie Folkerth Thomson Howard M. Tuttle Paul A. Valant Marcia C. Taffy Warner Jeffrey E. Wenham * Frederick S. Whitlock Robert M. Winslow *
CLASS OF 1972 Douglas K. Allen Samuel Bell III Kenneth D. Bleakly Judith Bornstein Martha Phillips Brown Nancy M. Carman Charlene M. Carres Barbara Bowen Cauble Walton Childs Russell E. Cleary
Maris D. Clement Dana R. Consler * Michael C. Del Colliano * Peter L. Derby Nancy Lafferty Elisha John F. Esterline Margaret Chapin Flick Cynthia Neskow Ford * Christopher L. Fusco Stanley C. Gale * Lawrence P. Goode Lucy Cook Gordon * Sara L. Hamilton Carolina Garcia-Aguilera Hamshaw Alice Thompson Hanson Jeremy R. Hartley Elizabeth Parker Hollister Lee Jameson Charles Janvier Cynthia Whitmore Jones Diana Knott Bridwell * Wendy Schaetzel Lesko Michael D. Madonick John E. Marszalek * Bertram T. Martin, Jr. * Joanne Rink Martin Melissa Martin McKinley Taylor B. Metcalfe * Dale Price Miller Robert J. Milnamow Cheryl Thomas Morgan Gary L. Novak Bertram L. O’Neill, Jr. John S. Pearson III R. John Pellaton Hugh G. Petersen III Elizabeth Lindley Putnam Frank A. Ritti Jane A. Roeder * Holly Rogers Richard L. Rothschild * James E. Rudy Frederick D. Schick * Janis Hirsch Shulman * Evelyn Stewart Simensen Bonnie Kleinberg Singer Margaret G. Small Richard A. Soeldner James M. Stanton R. Michael Strickland * R. Jeffrey Stull Christiansen von Wormer James B. Warner J. Douglas Welsh Marlene Gavel West Cynthia R. White Jeff P. Wilder Martha Herndon Williamson Lenni Yesner Wilson L. Steven Winchester Kenneth Wynne III George A. Yarnall
CLASS OF 1973 Anonymous * Joyce Leitch Allen Thomas V. Austin Patricia Rossetter Barto Barbara Henning Bleakly
Timothy K. Boyle Anne B. Briggs Patiste G. Bronos Jeanelle Glover Bronson Theotis Bronson Douglas A. Brown * E. Matthew Brown Marilyn M. Burton Alexander D. Calder S. Lynn Dick Chase Kenneth W. Collins Ellen Drake Corradini Samuel G. Crosby Mary J. Davis Carol Pitt Eggleston Eleanor Kibler Ellison * Caroline Kelley Ely Mary Carr Gale Elaine Pauly Grever John F. Hegarty Barbara Clements Heller * Steven L. Kiernan Frank A. Kissel Edward F. Krehl Patricia Gleason Kubik John F. Lowman * Robert G. McCabe * Gregory S. Mercer Deborah Darrah Morrison Christopher C. Murray Nancy E. Nicholson Charles H. Perlo Henry Pfingstag Peter G. Phillips Linda Abramson Raff Caroline Holmes Randall William E. Russell Claudia Wray Sanders Karen Rathje Shaw Sandra Hill Smith * Ronald M. Soldo Donna A. Stein Peter J. Stephens Linda Buttrey Stewart Judith Grieder Tamburro Peter A. Thomas, Jr. Philip D. Thomas James P. Trocchi Randall F. Tuttle Jefferson L. Vann Katherine Ivey Ward Sara Rice Williams Rand E. Wilson J. Trevor Woodhams * James S. Worthing Jacquelynn Shuttleworth Zollo * Victor A. Zollo *
CLASS OF 1974 Anonymous * Gary A. Anderson Elizabeth Fritz Bachman Dorothy L. Bain John M. Bandy Lee Morris Birdsong Diane E. Bissett Charles T. Brown Carl I. Carlson Emily Dockery Carlson
G. Keith Carpenter Neil N. Christie * John E. Clark Arthur P. Cohen Christine Bantivoglio Czech Michael J. Ebner Bruce G. Ely Susan Carson Farmer Laurie J. Fornabai Katherine D. Garlington Joel D. Greenspan Scott A. Hall Catherine A. Hammett-Stabler Ivan T. Harlow Melissa Marsh Heaver Ann Weltmer Hoff Steven G. Horneffer Douglas W. Jacobs Jane Kuntz Kellersman David M. Kidd * John E. Kippax Daniel R. Kirkwood Sylvia Talmadge Kissel Bryan B. Lavine * Andrea Thompson McCall Randall C. McFall * Robert M. Meckley * Katharine A. Morrisey Robert B. Morrison William D. Murphy, Jr. * Blair D. Neller * Roy P. Newman Theodore S. Nye Alice Gleason O’Donnell Cynthia Cotton Parker Linda Marshall Peterson * Michael G. Peterson * Lynne Henshaw Pope Shirin K. Posner Andrew C. Prather II Loane J. Randall Constance Morton Seay * Barbara Krussman Shea Herbert B. Sheppard William E. Sheppard Patricia Kenney Simmermacher R. Snowden Smith MaryAnn Geiger Soldo Linn Terry Spalding * Deborah Anderson Stephens Marianne McNulty Stoupnitzky Sue Allison Strickland * Robert F. Strohmeier Caroline Smith Taylor Darcy Olesen Thompson Sarah E. Tinsley Christopher D. Tully Margaret Kinnaird Tuttle Mary Bucher Warren C. David Watson, Jr. Robert W. Watson Richard F. Wattles Caryn Rodman Wheeler George A. Whipple III Richard W. Whitley Andrew W. Williams Susy D. Wolf Jeremy A. Wood Gordon C. Yaney FALL 2005 55
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CLASS OF 1975 Kenneth J. Agronin Peter G. Alfond * Robert S. Armstrong Melvin C. Arnold, Jr. Christina L. Bates Susan Martin Beauchamp Terry Savoca Beckett Karen L. Benson * Robert B. Birdsong Amado J. Bobadilla David W. Boone J. Alan Boone Sharon Bazley Brenneman Beverly K. Buckley Edward F. Conner Suzanne Caruso Crawford Anne Crichton Crews Mary Gilbert Crofton * Edward F. Danowitz, Jr. Daniel C. de Menocal, Jr. Leonard H. Eaton, Jr. Terry Truscott Ebner Katherine McFeely Fazio Lucy Pulling Finch Elizabeth Rauld Ford Timothy B. Galvin E. Allison Biggers Gardner Cynthia Purcell Garrett Fulton R. Gordon III Kathleen Lamb Grimmett Stephen J. Hall Patricia Brunner Harlow Karen Thrun Heyden Richard S. Hildreth, Jr. Rdell Austin Hudgins William B. Hudgins Nancy Davis Johnson Susan Whealler Johnston Ruth Kay Jones Bruce M. Keir * Karen E. Kronauer-Ganner Lise Woodbury Leano Lucia Garcia-Iniguez Marshall Christelle Harrod McDonald Jan McCall McPherson * Natalie Carney Moore Steven C. Mutschler Elizabeth Potter Neller * Darby A. Neptune Wells B. Newell Theodore H. Northrup Janet L. Noth Leslie Tarbox Novak Jean Reisinger Peters Judith Wommack Pfingstag Nancy S. Platzer Kim Reniska Stanley L. Rubini Eileen Craddock Schneegas Donald L. Schuck, Jr. Stanley H. Shepard Margarita Delgado Sheppard Nona Saphirstein Solowitz Stephen J. Spahr * Daryl F. Spangenberg John F. Steele, Jr. * Frederick M. Steiwer Deborah L. Stevens 56 ROLLINS ALUMNI RECORD
Cassandra D. Stiles * Diane Spalding Streeter Laurie L. Strehl * Brian C. Tamoney Katherine Miller Thomas Alison Hurd Tompkins Peter A. Turnbull Peirce C. Ward Robin Wunderlich Williams Terrie Eaton Wood Carol Agresti Zimmerman
CLASS OF 1976 Sally K. Albrecht * Shelley Gould Alexander Louise Peters Arnold Wendy Clark Bartlett Jack E. Beal, Jr. Robert S. Bennett James M. Blalock John M. Brennan Elizabeth A. Broughton Pamela Clark Brown * John F. Byrnes, Jr. * William C. Caldwell III Jane Hutcheson Chace Henry A. Cooper Susan Greer Craig Susan M. Curran * Kathryn H. Dix Andrea R. Dowlen Clorinda Duarte John L. Finch * David R. Ford Susan Fortuna-Dressler Jonathan W. Fox Dana L. Fredebaugh Mark S. Freeman Nancy Mann Freeman Pamela Benjamin Gale * William H. George * Jeffrey H. Hadley Catherine Cochrane Harrison Clementine K. Harrison Ellen M. Hayes Stephen D. Heis Mark H. Hoover Martin E. Horn Bruce E. Howland Constance S. Jones Margaret Hughes Kelly Patti Marx Kirchgassner Barbara B. Wavell James C. Liakos, Jr. * Garrison D. Lickle * Angela L. Lloyd Nancy Haas MacKintosh William B. MacLean * Mark Maier Lawrence K. Marsh III Donald R. McCallum James M. McNamara * William M. Miller III Katherine Noyes Milligan Patricia Williams Milton Melissa Morris Mishoe Denise Duquette Moore Frances Blake Mutschler Daniel F. O’Brien
Carmen Wetmore O’Connor Leslie Hilton Ogilvie John P. Owens Elizabeth Schneider Peele Gregory W. Peele Ward W. Pendleton R. Lee Plumb Jill Johnson Plummer Katrina Heffernan Reniska Sally M. Ruttger Sharon V. Ruvane Joan Hunt Sabol Richard L. Sansone Richard B. Savid Steven G. Schott Elliot S. Sheftel Steve A. Shookus * Claude C. Sloan Richard V. Spencer * Barbara Lovejoy Spring John W. Stephens, Jr. Jill D. Stevenson Charles A. Sullivan, Jr. Austin R. Taylor Dana Schneider Thomas Scott C. Trethaway Antoinette Farrow Tyre Peter S. Wadsworth * William T. Wegner Janet M. Wells David P. Welsh, Jr. Anne Whitney Yarnall
CLASS OF 1977 Melinda McDonald Alexander Hope Silliphant Anderson Henry J. Battagliola Clay M. & Diane M. Biddinger * Rayni Fox Borinsky Robert L. Bradley, Jr. William Breda, Jr. Manuel Cachan Eugene J. Carr, Jr. R. Bruce Cay, Jr. Philip K. Crawford * Mark A. Crone Patrick C. Crowell Margaret Banks Czekaj* Kathleen J. Daniel Robert B. Daniel Michael T. Davino Annette Caruso Dowell Gordon R. Eadon Theodore E. Fajen III David S. Finch Roxanne Mougenel Fleming Heidi M. McNaney-Flint Michael J. Fogle * Elizabeth Taylor Fox Fran L. Freeman David B. Freygang * Nancy Yeargin Furman Teresa Taylor George * Tina A. Gibbons Melissa A. Gooding William M. Graves, Jr. * S. Christopher Gross Linda Wernau Hacker John J. Hanlon, Jr.
Scott C. Harvard Ephraim W. Helton R. Jesse Henson David H. Hodges III James R. Hoffman Patricia Wittbold Keir * Suzanne Golden Kinzie Robert J. Korsan Lewis S. Lerman Richard D. Lloyd Anne Gulick MacCurdy Deidre David Mahler Charles F. Maier Nancy Hubsmith Malan Bonnie D. Manjura Homer H. Marshman, Jr. * Marcia B. McCabe Robert H. Medsger Brian S. Moore Jeffrey S. Morgan * Alison Flesh Morrow Jane Dinsmore O’Keeffe David V. Patrick Timothy W. Patterson Joseph C. Pilley Douglas Julius Pollard, Jr. Peter E. Powell * Sheree Crew Pyfrom John D. Race * Robert W. Reich * Martha E. Mejia Sanmiguel Barbara Johnson Schneider Cameron E. Shackelford Denise Coppenhaver Sheehan Martha Weatherhead Shiverick William M. Spann Tyler Richards Strawinski Katharine MacLean Swan Dora Carrion Thomas Anna Reppucci Vergados John Webbert Leslie Klein Westlake Renee Noell Wettlaufer George C. Williams * Shelley A. Wilson Thomas W. Wilson Vickie Walker Wipperman Marchetta Tate Wood Theresa Pugliese Wytrwal Charlene Austerberry Yetter James W. Yetter
CLASS OF 1978 Peter Arnold, Jr. Nissim Astrouck * Susan Johnson Barry Katherine Maloney Bechtel J. Carter Beese, Jr. * Mark N. Binford John F. Black * Elizabeth Frye Blossey Susan Coffin Brennan Carolyn Pecka Brooks Dottie Dyess Burns Jeremy C. Caldwell Laura Lecker Carson Bryan A. Chace Diane Greene Chestnut Scott A. Coleman *
Jay S. Colling Claudio Colmignoli Elizabeth K. Connelly John G. Davis Patricia Loret de Mola Christopher Douglas * Cynthia Keeffe Dunne Terri Thoreson Frohnmayer C. Wayne Gibbs Barbara Bennett Gilbert Alvin T. Griffith D. Holly Griffith Gwendolyn Griffith David S. Hall Karen J. Harris Katherine McFarland Harvard Debbie Hadaway Hoffman Andrew P. Holland Sara Vaughan Husebo Julie Carey Jackson Michael G. Johnson E. John Joyeusaz Peter D. Juan Edward F. Kelly, Jr. * Robert L. Klusman Lynn Bacigalupi Korsan Carol Schubert Kuntz * Thomas G. Kuntz * Joseph M. Leeker Gerald R. Leo Leslie Aufzien Levine * Adelaide Kline Liedtke Polly Miller Lindsay Arlene Strazza Linke John N. Matson Donna Seals Maye Bruce A. Mills Pamela Stauble Moths Laura Gramas Oakes Deane Jonas O’Donnell * Michael P. O’Donnell * Robert B. Ourisman * Kathleen Ginder Paczosa Susan M. Paterson Barbara Vitaliano Perez Bradley S. Perkins Martha Glover Perry Norman J. Petredean Gaye Bounty Pistel Victoria Glendinning Pough David G. Powers Richard L. Pyfrom Sandra Smith Race * R. Lawrence Robinson Emily Walton Rogers Federico L. Ruiz Bailey Johnson Scheurer * Kenneth J. Scott John M. Shubert Karen Carow Slaggert Hugo Sonnenschein III Sharda Mehta Spahr * Linda Brown Stephens Nancy A. Tomasso Richard B. Troutman Katherine Thomas Tyra Lance M. van der Mandele Hugh B. Vanderbilt, Jr. * Niels P. Vernegaard
Shawne Wickham Waldman Robert S. Walker Diana Mathes Waring * Marjorie Lynn Wilson Patricia Koren Witt Joan O’Sullivan Wright
CLASS OF 1979 Bonnie Nash Bawel Carol Graham Beck Catherine Evans Berger J. Theodore Biesanz, Jr. Elizabeth Dautrich Black William H. Black * Jose R. Blanco Mark A. Bolton Cindy Connery Boone Martha Makarius Burgess Rick J. Burgess Ann Boyle Calve Robert Calve Thomas M. Carey Cassandra M. Carter Kimberly Whitaker Cocalis Thomas R. Cook T. Drew Devan James J. Dodderidge John F. Durkee, Jr. Thomas V. Durkee Michael R. Fannon * Ian J. Forbes, Jr. Mardi Gradolf Diane Bronstein Halperin Robert E. Hartmann, Jr. Mary Anne Stefik Henderson John E. Hill Felicia A. Hutnick * Catherine Parks Juan Sherri Liftman Kadish Craig S. Kammien Susan Gordon Kern Michelle Orians Kirk Kelly Peters Kirkland Sarah Kleinsteuber Lairson Andrew S. Leeker Kimberly Paul Leeker Anthony J. Lembeck Maria Penton Lemus Diamond R. Litty G. Hunter Logan, Jr. Philip E. Lutz * Peggy Mahaffy Dunn Michael A. Mansfield Karen Camelo Marks Michael F. Masterson Thomas A. Mazzei R. David McDowell Michael R. McGowan Gretchen Wight McKenzie Heidi Daniel Meany Michael L. Mitchell John W. Nick, Jr. Molly Tryloff Niespodziewanski Sheila Peck Pettee Sarah Barley Pietsch Joseph D. Portoghese Jeanann Glassford Power M. Susan Branton Raines Frank Ricci
Meg Bowermaster Roen Barbara Dale Rogers Christopher A. Saeli Thomas S. Stewart Christopher R. Sullivan Edward J. Sullivan Tracy L. Tabor Debra Rowe Vandling Dennis M. Varel Leslie J. Waltke Katherine Mitchell Williams * Sybil Best Williamson W. Preston Willingham Ellen Holtzman Zeph Paul T. Zeph
CLASS OF 1980 Anonymous * Kathy Kohl Andrew John T. Attwell * David W. Babcock Nancy Neviaser Baker William M. Bateman Mayda Belleau de Alvarez Cynthia Anderson Brierley Stephanie Bruns Bronzo Mark M. Buehler Christopher S. Campbell Kathy Morrison Carnow Ralph R. Carson Deborah Barksdale Case Richard D. Colvin Catherine Casselberry Cox Phylis B. Crosby-Wright Larry L. Crouch, Jr. Valerie Nifosi Daniel Robin Maples Davis Gregory S. Derderian * Judith Bantivoglio Dwornik Stephen A. Emery Martha S. Falconer Michelle Patnode Fannon * Susanne Wechsler Fieger Daniel M. Flynn Laurine Lay Gladieux Joel E. Gonsalves Bonne Brooks Gurzenda Isabel Pearce Habibi Arthur J. Hammond, Jr. Christy Thomas Henns David E. Herbster Kathryn H. Hickman Marjorie Couch Holland Royce G. Imhoff II * Kathryn Williams Jones John C. Kean * Judith Bissell Keane Timothy P. Keane Jody K. Kielbasa Fay Atkinson Langsenkamp Stephen M. Larsen Jane Somberg Lawless Audrey J. Layden Antonio Lemus Kimberly Mulcahy Lindenfeld Scott A. Lyden Barbara Lennon Madigan Terrell C. Madigan Jennifer Held Matthaei
Mary Koontz McCallum Mary M. McCurdy Thomas J. McEvoy * Clark J. Murray Marcia D. Murray Phillip D. Muse John M. Neusaenger Mark B. Nicolle David S. Pepe Susan Kehres Peterson Christopher J. Ramsay Valerie Wieand Ramzi Leslie Lloyd Renz Jana Slavens Ricci Randolph E. Rogers Stephen E. Schmidt Eric R. Schwarz Julie Spake Scott Nancy A. Shaw Noel Hardwick Siebert James M. Spanogle Patricia L. Stern * David B. Stromquist * Jeanne Barr Sullivan Pamela A. Tabor David T. Thiele Paul M. Wallach Elinor Lynn Warner * Pitt A. Warner * Timothy W. Webber David V. Weinstein Kendrick W. White Robert J. Zyburt
CLASS OF 1981 Nanci J. Adler Jan Phillips Alman Thomas J. Baird Christine L. Barensfeld * Robert E. Benjamin William R. Billings Angela L. Bond Anne Woodward Boucher * Suzanne Scott Braznell Nathalia B. Brodie Renee Cook Buchbinder Richard C. Burrus Sharon A. Bylenga * Robin Weiss Carey David J. Carnow Lisa Parker Carpenter Samuel G. Carpenter Gaye R. Castell Katherine Robbins Cathcart Virginia Cawley-Berland Christopher A. Choka * M. Craig Crimmings * Sally Asimus David Dan D. Davison Jeffrey W. Deane Paul J. Deatrick Daniel R. DeKay Lori Kinsley DeLone Kelly R. Denehy Anthony DiStefano, Jr. Tracey E. Dorfmann Mary A. Dowling Jean Thompson Fantarella Asunta D’Urso Fleming
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Bock V. Folken Kathleen Irvine Folken Tamara Watkins Green H. Crawford Griffith, Jr. Gordon B. Hall Paula Louser Hendrick Lois Sawtelle Hochhauser Laurie Conant Holl Patricia Turner Johnston Susan Jacobsen Kean * Gerald F. Ladner * James H. Langsenkamp Gene M. Lasater, Jr. Sharon Goff Lucas David A. MacBurnie Erin Fitzpatrick Maciejewski Jane Bowie Mattson David L. McClure Susan Nester McCotter Michael C. McDonald Barbara Corzo McMann Rhonda Jenks Molesphini Sandra Moon Stumpff Gregory R. Moran Kelley Kruk Moran Marejane Moses Muse Cheryl Loudd Myers * Kimberly Gotschall Nordstrom Daniel J. O’Dowd Margaret M. O’Keef Carla R. Pepperman Dawn Smith Polack Lisa A. Porthouse Susan L. Price Audrey Johnson Redding Susan Alter Reinstein Jeffrey L. Ritacco James B. Rogers * Randi R. Russell Jonathan I. Sahn Janet Gramas Schaefer Scott A. Shugart Suzanne Roycroft Soderberg Theodore N. Stapleton Craig D. Starkey H. Rick Taylor David M. Tennenbaum Steve E. Todd * Edward E. Trunfio, Jr. Pamela Boring Verlander Valerie La Polla Villucci Susan Carr Weed George P. Wolfe Teresa L. Young
CLASS OF 1982 J. Scott Ashby Kimberly Beer Bailes * Christina Cahoon Birkentall John T. Brown James C. Buffum Carolyn Crichton Cafarella Julianne Wallens Childs * Elaine Berry Clark William B. Clark Debra Ortiz Concepcion Thomas N. Cooper Austin L. D’Alton, Jr. Amanda Miner Davison
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Peter L. Delone Margaret L. deSaussure Jane C. Duffy Viola Fazio Emery Orlando L. Evora Erling T. Falk, Jr. Raymond M. Fannon * Carolyn P. Feltus-Atkinson Krista Schmidt Fisher Cindy Fusel Fitzpatrick Jennifer Franklin Susan Kaufmann Freedman Jeffrey J. Giguere Lisa R. Gonzalez Cynthia Rice Grissom Lisa Tumarkin Haile Laura Weyher Hall Cynthia Harper-Plunkett Karen Kluesener Hauser Karie Aldrich Hayes Michael E. Healy Kim Prine Hines Walter G. Hochhauser Catherine Popp Hoffman Catherine Stover Hood Kurt C. Kleinschmidt Andrew J. Kowalsky Kevin C. Kynoch Allen S. Landsberger Bradley W. Lang * Spencer K. Lemons Lisa Long Long-Troutman James R. Lynch III Michael S. Lyster Nancy C. McInnis Kathy Hart McLain Robert E. McMann Kevin M. Meisel Monica Callan Michael Susan Busch Mirandi Dawn Buxton Monsport Julie Wildman Pepe Leslie Anderson Petrick * H. Scott Phillips Carolyn Sproat Pitt Patricia O’Steen Reynolds * Michelle Zook Richards George F. Reigel III Kathi Smith Roy Christopher M. Russo * Petronella van der Lee Saichin F. Tod Sawtelle Martin C. Schappell Laura Salyer Shackelford Clare Deeks Sharp Lisa A. Siewers Gerard Spring Mark A. St. Jean Christopher K. Swindle Raina Cassady Thomas John J. Tierney Craig D. Timmins Ann Marie Portoghese Varga Rhonda S. Viveney Thomas H. Ward Donna Hostnick Whelchel Elissa Sauer Whelchel Sally Diffendal Williams
Anthony L. Wilner * R. Christopher Young William B. Young
CLASS OF 1983 Ana R. Abad-Jorge Robert L. Affelder Matthew W. Aldredge Stephen R. Altier Gerard L. A. Apodaca Lisa R. Armour Fredrica Welles Ash Kristin L. Averell Elisa Portilla Azarian Susan Diggans Barbey Marc D. Bertrand V. Kyle Axt Bloom Heather Hallowell Bodiford Laurel Stalder Bookhardt Leslie A. Cain Edmund B. Campbell III * Stephen S. Coon Elizabeth Arena DeFalco Thomas W. Dickson Carol A. Henderson Tara MacTaggart Fashek Anne Kelley Fray Thomas R. Freeman David B. Goggin * Helen Raynolds Griffith Cindy Hahamovitch Susan Santilli Hall Kenneth H. Harrigan Janice Moore Herbster Peg Poulin Robert B. Jackson Gregory D. Jaffray Paula J. Johnson Melanie L. Jones Robert G. Kaveny III * Miriam Baker King Carson W. Kirk Gary T. Koetters Mary Beth Wickley Kohberger Diana Chrissis Landsberger Karen Willcox Larson Kimberly Roman Logan Ronald J. MacMillan George H. McLean Susan Hagood McLean Wendy Bass Merritt Rafael A. Montalvo Marina C. Nice * Bradley C. Norford Edward G. O’Connor Karen Goldfus O’Connor Gail Mansolillo Otero Andrew H. Owens Susan L. Padian Bradford K. Partridge Amy Baribault Powell Ann Archerd Puldy Vanessa Shaw Rachmaninoff Cynthia Jennings Reeves Barney J. Rickman John A. Riley * Laura Coltrane Riley * Becky Distad Rossi Douglas M. Roth
Paula Smith Roth Carolyn VanBergen-Rylander Christopher Gasti Brenda S. Salyer J. Allen Schaffner Laura Palko Schendel David J. Shaskey Nancy Donlan Shaskey Elizabeth Pecht Sherlock Glenn P. Sherlock Caroline Hogan Shugart Jeffrey M. Smith Steven F. Sparaco Terry Saxton Spring Douglas R. Storer Donald R. Taylor Abigail Andrews Tierney Valerie Wroblewski Vaughn Roger F. Vierra Paul F. VonderHeide Steven G. Waibel Eric Waldman John M. Wargo Karen Partridge Weatherford Cynthia Ogden Wettstein Jeffrey C. Wiley Douglas R. Witchey Jacqueline Branson Young Michael Zangwill Gregg I. Zuckerman *
CLASS OF 1984 David E. Ball Dana L. Ballinger * Carinne Meyn Barker Albert Basse III Theresa M. Bender Kim Bistrian-Slater L. Douglas Brockington Theodore B. Brovitz Lisa Mrlik Brush Edward A. Bugniazet III Peter F. Carleton Daniel F. Castino Brian K. Cody Evelyn L. Cranford Teri Arnold Craven Emily Whalen DeMello Carolyn Cornell Donohue Lisa A. Dunner Richard J. Dvorak * John S. Eggert Catherine Crouch Field Marci Tex Formato Charles J. Fredrick Jonathan W. Furash Margaret M. Genovese Pamela Aiello Graziose Scott W. Grew Gregory S. Hahn David C. Hannah Joan Holzschuh Hannah Denise L. Hillinger Michael O. Hilton * Elizabeth M. Hosford Robert W. Hughes Karen McColloch Hunter Avery Nickerson Johnson Pamela Kendrick Johnson
Dean B. Kilbourne * Thomas J. Killam Abigail Ober Laible Kathleen LaChance Lange Adam G. Leifer Krista Silar Leinenkugel Darryl A. Hunter-Lenz Iris Lopez O’Neill Jacqueline Peebles MacDonald Michael P. Malone Deborah P. Matthews Kimberly J. McDowell Kyle N. McGinnis Nanette French Mitchell John R. Morgan Nancy Gotschalk Nash Joan Petruzelli Naylor Susan Raffo Nicolle David B. Perlmutter Georgiana Overall Platt Harold C. Poverman Kathleen McKay Powell Joy Y. Ramsaran W. James Ramsey IV Joseph J. Raymond * John D. Reed Laurie Galbraith Reinwald Pamela McDonald Rickman Kimberley Gill Rimsza Scott W. Roth Elisabeth Bloch Salisbury Katherine Smith Santacana Diane M. Sawyer Johanna Mccarthy Schaffner Carol E. Schultze Lisa A. Sealock Joseph E. Shorin III Karin Devenuta Siciliano Maria Smith Dupuis Lisa Rodriguez Snyder Eddie E. Sultan Christine Dutter West Kathreen Zuanich Williams Ellen Russell Wolfson John M. Wright
CLASS OF 1985 Judith McEvoy Altier Robert N. Baldwin * Grey Squires-Binford * Brenda M. Blasingame Robert J. Boyd Todd Broseghini Paul J. Butler John J. Campione Franklin W. Chase III Mary McDaniel Cira Elizabeth Bleke Clark J. Ashlie Coffie John A. Cohenour Sharon Busch Coleman James W. Cooper Judith Jones Creel Donna A. Edelen Kenneth I. Feldman * James A. Ferro Sara Kettler Friend Carroll Hanley Goggin * Debbie Packer Goodall
Christina Berry Green Barbara Hewitt-Christy Kimberley A. Hill Peggy L. Hines Jill D. Hollingsworth Nancy Prant Hooker Terzah M. Horton Cheryl V. Smith-Khan Kristin L. Klebacha Debra M. Knorowski Kerri Brown Laney Ingrid Olson Lopp Mary C. Lopuszynski Susan Bremer Lowrey Timothy H. McCoy Gretchen Conover McMillan Michael A. Menyhart Shirley Allen Menyhart Gretchen E. Mitchell Sarah Shannon Moncho David T. Morgan Michael B. Morgan * Michele Krebs Moscovitz Jeffrey J. Murray Patrick W. Norris Thomas T. Pittenger Craig E. Polejes Thomas R. Powell Ronald G. Presswood, Jr. Kori Rae Victoria Szabo Raymond * Alexandra Hurwitz Robinson James M. Schoeck David B. Seeman, Jr. Pippa Boyd Seichrist Sherri Betros Seligson Kimberly J. Shelpman Mark Solovey R. Renee Stone Ashley E. Tarr Teresa Gawel Deal Alice Powell Thigpen Janice Clampitt Trantham Suzanne Babos Trudeau Michael C. Tyson * Maryann Moriarty Vierra Donald J. Vintilla Kathleen Sullivan Wagener Robert F. Walsh Brian P. Waterhouse Ted S. Williams, Jr.
CLASS OF 1986 Alison Coles Aldredge Thomas P. Augspurger R. Bain Ayres, Jr. Robert J. Baker Laurin Matthews Baldwin * James B. Barker Michael S. Baust Wendy L. Beerbower Kristine Springer Blake Elizabeth Scott R. Blanchard Julie M. Blanchard Kim Richards Boras Blakeslee H. Botsford Randall G. Cannon John A. Castino * Robert C. Champion
Terri Parker Cody Pamela Chase Coutant * Carolyn Cray Steven L. Creel David C. Cross Melinda Blankenburg Dawley Dorothy Seay DeYonker Thomas M. DiGiacomo Cecelia M. Dumont Susan Williams Edgell Ryan J. Flanigan Sandra Brown Fleming Alberto J. Fontova Michael P. Gallagher Patricia Coomes Gallagher Randall B. Gerber Stephanie B. Glance Jennifer Speer Glennon Eleanor Cornell Gottwald Susan Goss Goz Alison Fenwick Graham Quentin L. Green II Margaret Edginton Griffel Mary Beth Remsburg Guernier Lynn Warmack Hagan Tracey Testerman Harrigan Deborah K. Harrison Patricia Hamilton Hartmann Rebecca Bradner Havel Kenneth R. Jacobs Deneen Zulli Karch Andrew L. Kaskel * Glen T. Kurtz Danielle Daoud Lares Jeffrey A. Lockett Charlene Turner Matteson W. Traylor McClellan Carolyn Bondurant McCoy Daniel C. McDyer Todd R. Morrison Laura Wasowicz Murphy Thomas M. Narut Scott R. Nelson Dana Peterson Niles Patricia Rodesch Novo Peter K. Ormsby Elizabeth Hauske Perry * Allison Standish Plimpton Cynthia Viapiano Pontecorvo Samuel F. Pulitzer Marc S. Reicher David S. Sarney Sandra Davis Scharf David H. Seligson Richard D. Sherman Jenifer Silar Mills Daniele Silvestri Kevin B. Smith Gregory N. Stake James G. Stelzenmuller IV Andrew D. Sullivan Evelyn Corriere Tanner Christopher J. Thorpe Peggy O’Neill Waller Lauren Cravens Wert George H. Whitney III Edward D. Wirth III William A. Wood Mary Hartzell Wrede
CLASS OF 1987 Peter D. Allport * David K. Andrew Elizabeth Angelone John D. Baker Eleanor Brooke Banfield Ross G. Banfield Mark A. Beckwith David F. Beltrami Steven D. Black Shannon L. Bower David R. Bowser * Amy Grieve Brady Ann Conigliari Burbank Stephanie Mauceri Butler Mary E. Carr Cynthia Lindbloom Carrino James E. Chanin * Alexandra Munnelly Chrostowski John K. Clark Christine Rieger Conklin Holly Witherell Dempsey Kathleen K. Dodds Scott T. du Pont Edward B. Dunn Thomas B. Elias Laura Thompson Evangelista Janet Bessmer Ewell Robert V. Fish II Alison Riker Friedel S. Talley Herbster Fulghum C. Larry Garner W. Gordon Geer Jennifer Goldberg Hackley Karen Korn Hanley Samuel M. Hocking, Jr. * Paul D. Jureller III Tim M. Kinskey Nancy Mullins Kuhn Anthony D. Lathbury Laura Stewart Lease Randall E. Lightbody Angele Unger Lizek Thomas R. McDonnell Barbara Ward Meyer Matthew M. Miller * Rebecca Dunbar Miller Allene Martin Myers Margaret O’Sullivan Parker Randall M. Perry * Lee Saufley Phillips * Sarah Abplanalp Phillips Elizabeth Long Pittenger Sharon Wcislo Porter Elizabeth Case Quigley Julie Carroll Ramoutar Denise M. Sandberg Anthony B. Sasso Elizabeth B. Schaaf Elizabeth Jones Sisca Michael H. Slotkin Elizabeth Karslake Smith Elizabeth Johnson Snow Cynthia L. Stewart Laura Williams Storer Julia Hampton Thibodeau Olga M. Viso Dean R. Whitehead Susan Fry Whritenour FALL 2005 59
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Peter D. Wilk Beth Rapp Young Elizabeth J. Zanarini * Richard A. Zupan
CLASS OF 1988 Stephen P. Auger Heidi Rath Black Evan S. Boorstyn John H. Bowden Melissa Cross Bowser * Kelly Westerfield Brandon Virginia Booher Bratti Julie Ashby Citrin Karin Hartzell Collins Eugenia Farrington Collis * Gregory M. Conley Nancy Timmins Conley Laura Sherman Decker * Laura A. Doll David P. Dusseault Bonnie Pastor Emerson Nicole Munsie Engler Stephen B. Estes M. Elaine Kersting Folkesson Stephen C. Franzen Julia Gallaudet-Angelis David A. Gilbert Catherine Frazier Gordon Chauncey P. Goss II * Robert A. Green Ingrid W. Grenci Robert H. Haines, IV Sandra Tananbaum Hart Tracey Herman Hartman Todd A. Hayes Robert A. Helmick, Jr. John T. Henry Jeanne Desrosiers Hill Tracey N. Johnson David B. Karch Charlotte N. Lenssen Leah C. Mason Christina Russell McDonald Camilla Corballis McFadden Jacqueline Gallagher McMahon Aimee Skinner Megill Tamara Weaver Mingus Lisa Sigman Notari Laura Politi Owens Jon P. Paschetto Lauren Nagel Richardson Dominique Dâ€™Anna Stanley Christian M. Swann Patricia Etscorn Tezel James K. Toomey * Beth Fulmer Waterhouse Timothy H. Watkins Elissa Long White Kurt A. Wilbur Nadine Chandler Wilburn Jennifer A. Wyckoff
CLASS OF 1989 Stephen C. Appel Scott R. Archacki Roderick B. Armstrong Barbara Doolittle Auger Robert G. Beall Kendall DeMatteo Berkey 60 ROLLINS ALUMNI RECORD
Anna N. Billings Brian D. Boone Michael B. Borton Julie Sloan Brannon Sara Carpenter Brown Mark S. Carlin Kristin Marcin Conlan Cathleen Craft Consoli Brendan J. Contant * A. John Davidson IV * Kelli Smith Davidson Shampa Saha Davie Kristin Kendrick Dobies Daegen D. Duvall Renee Porter Duvall Krista Menyhart Espinosa Miranda Stanfield Ewoldt Christine M. Faas Ronald W. Falconer, Jr. Daniel W. Frank Jill E. Gable Melissa Holgate Garner Amy S. Gordon R. Mason Goss * Tamara Rivera Gross Woodrow W. Hicks III Beth Needham Huffman William L. Hyde Jane Isaacs Jayes David E. Katz G. Paul Keeley, Jr. Scott R. Lamoureaux Sylvia Backus Larrance Victoria Wochna Loerzel Stephanie Nelson Loomis Gregory J. Mann Kristina S. Mayfield Bonnie Bickum McClelland Edward H. Miller III Lisa Vincent Olshove Manuel Papir Bryan F. Powers Whitney Tuthill Presutti Steven C. Ramsey Heather Handrigan Ross Kristen P. Schilo Eva Davis Seals Peter M. Siedem Stephanie Houghton Sinclair Dierdre Eller Smith Jean-Marie Tucker Steele Mel T. Stockwell William J. Stone Donna M. Stram Cheri Clapsaddle Sullivan A. James Tagg, Jr. * Eileen M. Tobin Anthony Tyler Melissa Powell Watkins Karen Rutledge Wayman John C. Williams * Daniel D. Wolf Jillian Leckey Wolf
CLASS OF 1990 Julie Hernandez Addison Gretchen Miller Asher Michael W. Beares James W. Berger
Robert R. Berry Stephen W. Berry II Denise McKeown Burfield Melissa A. Burnside Judith L. Chisdes Jennifer Luckett Clark David S. Collis * Thomas P. Coughlin Peter T. Crowe Jessica Rucker Dann Lara Gutsch Dario Lee L. deRham Elisabeth Curb DeVore Mark J. Dobies Michele Mattia Dominguez Scott G. Doughty Kimberly Lankarge Driggers Douglas S. Dvorak * James J. Dymkowski Steven E. Eckna * Warren C. Edson Guy M. Famiglietti Chadwick M. Fleming Ellen Beckham Ruff Gazzo Douglas M. Gradek Katherine Crapps Greene * Chris D. Heckscher * Seth D. Heine Pamela Finley Henry Jennifer Levitz Hodges Tiffany L Hogan Andrew P. Holman Hilary A. Jackson Herbert G. Jahncke III Lauren Hays Jennings Kellee M. Johnson Justin K. Kellogg Sean W. Kinane William J. Kinney, Jr. Helena Kjellander Valentin Kathleen G. Kornbrust Janine Jensen Krueger Lisa Solomita Landau Jonathan C. Lee Jane Ellen Byrne Lennon Lawrence L. Levinson Declan J. Link Michael P. Lynch Kathleene Grant Mac Alpine Anthony T. Marino S. Budge Mead * Justin Moore Brenden S. Moriarty Alison Hicks Mosley John A. Moss Nicole Parriott Murphy Nicole Nordling Padgett Bridget Brady Pattee Kelly Brian Paull Jolee Johnson Pointer John M. Pokorny * G. Booker Pruitt II DeWitt F. Purcell Jacqueline Colross Ramsey S. Todd Renner Douglas A. Richard Patrick L. Rivers Matthew M. Rose Sally Mautner Rosenberg
Elizabeth Gateley Sabry Drew E. Samelson Melanie Biggar Scalley Paul A. Scofield Andrew K. Slabaugh Jennifer J. Smith Tamara Cook Smolchek Richard E. Southwick Jennifer S. Staiger Paul D. Stein Elizabeth Hill Storm Carolyn Pomeroy Thompson Joline Furman Tonra Peter S. Upson Richard P. Vanneck * Andrea Minuti Wakefield Russell P. Weidle Richard J. Weiler George W. White Jacquelyn Wozniak White G. Philip J. Zies
CLASS OF 1991 Larissa Hampton Allison John E. Amos III Michelle Joyce Balmer Lynn Koletic Bankston Anne Lloyd Becker David W. Begrman Julia A. Benton William D. Blass Helen Habernickel Bonzulak Robert T. Boyle Christine Look Brandt Karen Silverstein Capell Susana Gonzalez Cetta Karla C. Chandler Nicole Escudero Christenson David J. Ciambella * Jill Mills Ciambella * Samantha Warrick Corrigan Anastasia-Marie Thede Cosgriff William V. Cowart Jennifer Moss Crowley Bradford C. Emmet Brandon R. Eyerly Jennifer Mazo Famiglietti Lauren M. Foss Kathleen C. Gannon A. Bowen Garrett IV Susan Sanford Amy C. Geiger Erin Sweeney Geshwiler * Kathleen Kraebel Gregory Karri Kleeman Haffner Thomas J. Haynes David L. Helmers Gregory W. Hickey * Danyal McLeod Holler Beverly French Hoyt Paul R. Hughes * Sarah V. Johnson Mason C. Jones Sybil Hudson Jones Clifford M. Kenwood Edward V. Lahey III Wendy Stewart Leary William B. LeBlanc Merle DeMott Lynch
Sarah Castle MacLeod Eric K. Marshall Scott A. Martin Robert C. Mason Beth Blakely Meyer Crystal Erwin Mullet Jonathan S. Oaks Kevin P. O’Barr Robert F. Ober III Susan DeFranco O’Callaghan Monique de Boer O’Connell Erin Higgins O’Donnell Stephen B. O’Donnell Katherine Clark Olive Kimberly Kemper Parrish Babita Persaud Laura Rasco Reeves Michael G. Reeves Tina Jusino Rivera Mimi Herrington Rodgers B. Scott Smith * Lisa Spurlock-Brouwer Samuel A. Stark Lawrence J. Sutton Marnie Wochna Sweeney Sean P. Sweeney Gwendolyn J. Turnbull Anne S. Vanderzee Richard A. Varan Kristen Salvage Vitale Jill Slavens Wacker * John L. Wacker * Page H. Waller Pamela Petry Ward Merritt W. Weber * John K. Wolforth * Lisa Gilbertson Wolski Claire M. Zang
CLASS OF 1992 Andres L. Abril Meredith Ezrine Ade Wendy Weller Ahl * Harry K. Anderson * Jonathon S. Asher Brenda Nichols Baldwin Kimberly Schorer Bertele Peter S. Bok Matthew B. Brand Jennifer F. Brinkley Cecilia Green Browne Kristen Burnam Burkholder Lara Nesmith Clark Michael B. Cole Allison Y. Conner Kristin Preble Crandall Lorrie Roy Crawford Michael D. Cushing Francisco S. Dayao Jason E. Dimitris Ralph H. Doering III Jennifer B. Drubner Kristin F. Ecklund David L. Edgell Georgia Collimore Edson Stephen R. Farrelly Jose I. Fernandez Jr. Emily Finegold Fine Erin V. Foley
Gerrit J. Goss John M. Gregory Jared T. Greisman Morgen Cesarano Hardin Anne Billingsley Helmers Nicole Byrd Henderson James S. Hurley, Jr. William M. Jacobs Allyson Turner Jannotta Scott T. Jansen Pamela Orthwein Jensen Jennifer Hosford Johannesmeyer Susan Stewart Johnson Alexander T. Johnston Steven J. Kalman Erin E. Tierney Serena Schwarz Larson Suzanne Green Lemons Tamara L. Lewis Amber Werny Luke Christopher S. Mader Todd A. Magargee Carlos A. Menacho Danielle Farese Milburn Jeffrey R. Moffet Clifton O. Moran II Tiffany Beurle O’Connor Lance E. Ouellette Kari Larsen Pedone Stacey Reed Polito Tracie S. Pough Sally Stevens Powell David C. Preaus James W. Ramsdell Adrian W. Reed Felix J. Riera, Jr. Christopher Rizzolo Steven D. Rotz Robert G. Sherrill Lauren J. Shipley Christina Bradley Smallhorn Mary L. Springstead-Fermin Janel H. Stover Elizabeth Warthen Svatek Lauren Payne Thrift Amy Chinnery Valmassei Giles D. Van Praagh Sara Hill Walsh * Brian D. White Suzanne Williams Leigh Sigman Zehnder Tracy Stetson Zejer
CLASS OF 1993 Anonymous Elizabeth King Alden Darrell R. Alfieri Andrew D. Allen * Denise M. Anaskevich Mark J. Armesto, Jr. Nancy A. Aufhammer Rebecca Kovac Bequette Todd B. Bequette Susanna Dwinell Boren * Christopher M. Brown Matthew J. Bunting Leigh Zanowski Callander Richard L. Charpentier Katherine Forster Cole
Peter V. D’Angelo * Todd C. Deibel * Lorna Salomon Dimitris Gail Lewis Douthat Katrina L. Ernst Cheryl Carter Flagler Cindi Fox Kemp Catherine Rowe Freeman Andrew J. Frey Paget L. Graham Thomas M. Hage, Jr. Marlene O’Brien Hayes Rebecca Nannen Hearn Derek S. Huey April Walters Hughes * Christopher C. Jensen Emily E. Johnson Michael J. Karger Lee I. Kellogg * Christina Renes Krall Glenn D. Kroll Lee Manwaring Lowry Anthony S. Lynch Lisa K. Malo Christian M. Mande Matthew A. McGowan M. Elayna Mosley Kirk M. Nalley Wendy Moore Oglesby Carolyn Quetel Olive Elizabeth Tigett Parks * Karen P. Peirce Marshall E. Phillips Dennis L. Plane Betsy Barksdale Pokorny * Gretchen J. Pollom * Christy Miller Putt James G. Robilotti Paul B. Saenz Bryan S. Schaffner Andrew J. Schwartz Richard J. Scobee Virginia R. Seidler Danielle Blalock Sherrill Stacey K. Sotirhos Mitchell W. Stringer Caroline Bone Templeton Wendy Yonfa Thomson Christopher B. Tonra Stacy Sharp Van Praagh Derek R. Van Vliet Joshua J. Vandernoot Paul A. Vlasic * Lawrence H. Walsh * Patricia Jo Wellman Carter H. Willson Louis J. Woessner David D. Wolf * Lambros D. Xethalis
CLASS OF 1994 K. Scott Andrews Ruth Mlecko Bence * Steven M. Bence * Gregory B. Binney Russell M. Blackmer III Reid J. Boren * Lachlan K. Brown Mark A. Brown
Vanessa M. Carroll Nicole Berg Carter Robiaun Rogers Charles * Robbianne Mackin Cole Holly Haworth Collins Rocky A. Contreras Abby Drosdzal Crocker Peter B. Crocker Lisa Meehan Crosby John O. Curtis Pamela Frost Cutrone * Heather Smiley D’Angelo * Carlos S. Dayao Josette de Courten Batsenikos Ruth Thompson Deveau Donald E. D’Orto, Jr. Amy Reynolds Duffy Heather J. Geyser Katherine T. Gillett Jennifer M. Janette Melissa Lanes Greenberg D. Elizabeth Bolling Hahn Diane E. Hathaway H. William Hawkins IV Jonathan M. Heckscher Noelle Bither Heckscher David G. Hughes Shannon E. Hunt Suzanne N. Jarrett Carolyn Hodges Jordan Candice McCoy Keating Marc D. Klein Carina M. Leeson Miguel A. Lewis Fae LaChance Lit Erik R. Metzdorf Jeffrey H. Morris John C. Myers IV * W. Lawrence Niebling IV Hiram T. Norman Chang H. Oh Rachel V. Omo Kerri A. O’Neill Kristina Wegman Onorato Heather Klinger Peters Nancy Hollingsworth Phillips Kirk A. Putt Kimberly Glisker Robilotti Jeannie Infante Sager Robert W. Selton III Robert O. Sivitilli * Michael J. Smith Wayne A. Sorrell Frank Michael Spitzmiller III * Kellie Gardner Strange Felix G. Tejada Suzanne Nicolosi Tejada Douglas O. Thompson Eleana Bravo Valencia Julia Cuddihy Van Nice Meghan Jordan Van Vliet Jennifer Wamhoff Varner Adriana Valdez Vlasic * Dax Vlassis * Donna Smathers Walker Carol Picton Wells M. Cabot Williams Todd S. Wills Meredith Tuttle Wood Prince FALL 2005 61
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Jon C. Wood Rodney A. Woodstock Dexter S. Zaring, Jr. David W. Zeller Lynda Ehle Zierer
Tenaya N. Tynes Jonathan V. Weiss Kurt M. Wells Elizabeth Lee Williamson Kimberly A. Wooten
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Anonymous * Katharine Rasmussen Ange Christopher D. Arden H. Kyle Barr IV Janet E. Birsch Kenney Derek T. Boorn Terra Wright Buckley John P. Carr Karen E. Chapman Elizabeth Folger Conover Monica Hunsader Contreras Melissa Dent Curry Christopher R. Curtis * Beth Janke DerMovsesian Travis C. Dickson Nicole Dose Caroline Fentress-O’Donnell * Elizabeth Shattuck Finberg Elizabeth Ross Fitzgerald Kenneth C. Foraste Jesse R. Fortner Mary C. Fournier Charles R. Gallagher III * Robert B. Gilmore Andrew D. Godley William J. Green * Kimberly A. Kaiser Melissa Arnold Kontaridis Kristina B. Krapf David A. Lairson Roland K. Lewis Michael A. Lowe Stacy Moss Mager Jennifer McBrair Mast Lacey O’Donnell Matan Matthew D. McLean Luke D. Miller Lynley Lovett Moye Heather Kaye Nussbaum Daniel S. O’Callaghan Margie Rivera Olivos Sally Fleischmann Oyler Christine Neuenschwander Parker Meredith A. Paxton * Seana Staley Peck Shawn M. Pistor Robert L. Piziali, Jr. Margaret D. Plane Michael Porco Raanan Y. Pritzker * Ixchelle D. Queeley Gregory D. Sager Karen L. Schatz Nicole Cirrito Schwenker Jolie P. Sester Heidi Morton Sherrill David M. Shpiz Linda G. Sitek Gillian C. Smith Erica Bader Sorrell Julie C. Soule Tara A. Stadelmann
G. Ryan Alkire * Maria Lao Beard Daniela de Abreu Bellatin Robin J. Bennett Carrie Oliver Boxer John T. Boxer Kathleen Ronzi Boyle T. Scott Campbell William E. Chen Melanie A. Chiles Amy Percy Connolly Sean P. Connolly Christopher J. Crowley Abigale Brown Curtis * Jeffrey D. Davison Vail Duggan Thomas O. Evinrude Jason E. Gall Leslie Poole Gallagher Dee Whiting Gilmore David A. Hancock Nancy Stegmiller Henein Jennifer Garcia Hewett Holly McCannon Hineman Edward M. Holt Theresa Stockdreher Johnson Daniel F. Kempinger Anthony J. Konkol III Beppy L. Landrum Laurie Levy Shelley Boyer Luck Amber Parsell Lynch Erin A. McCormack Ellen M. McCoy Shannon Zwick Melnick Lauren Alpert Morris Ognen Nikolovski Erin Thomas Pavao Shelby Shaffer Peck * Thomas D. Peck * Heather Garrett Pelletier James L. Robertson Gina Romero Peter Rosato IV Douglas B. Satzman * Mary Cruse Shreves Kristen Bergquist Smethurst Andrea Gregg Soper Kimberly R. Stanbro De Anne P. Wingate Simon L. Wiseman Jennifer A. Young
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CLASS OF 1997 Allison Scott Bonidy Gary P. Bosses Karen P. Carlsen Elizabeth Scheid Coatoam Kristen Schneeberger Colombo Paige Dreyfuss Cooper * Carrie Jetchick Dilmore Jeanmarie Esposito Samuel H. R. Farmer
Laura L. Gazzoli Teresa Greenlees Gelston Tessa Rowan Goss Lua Rudolph Hancock James G. Hanning Jordan D. Harris Jena Donofrio Hudson Jason C. Ivey Allyson Lipman Jaffe Nancy Fazio Kenney Hamilton R. Krans III Amelia Hougland Long Zaiba Malik Jennifer Maloney Marshall Angela L. McAllister Drew E. McGuire Edwin T. Melendez Jason R. Muehlhauser Rhonda S. Neuhaus Kimberly Graves Perez Felipe Pinzon Shiella Macauley Puddephatt Meggin McCloskey Robbins Gregory G. Romagnoli Matthew W. Schmidt Mary Newcomb Stark Catherine M. Stone Tara L. Stone Mary Ann Canzano Sullivan Elisa Hill Summers Melli Collada Szucs Scott D. VanSelow Daniel R. Westcott Patrick L. White
CLASS OF 1998 Anonymous Joyce M. Ahlering James M. Alverson II Paige Krul Araujo Lesley Whitten Armstrong John E. Baldwin Todd J. Benderson * Lynn Burke Bogner Monica Cox Boucek Ashley Stearns Burr Edward A. Bustos Tracy A. Carmany Matthew W. Certo * Michelle A. Cicak * Robyn Jones Cohen Michael F. Cooper * Ronald D. Dager, Jr. Kimberly Stowers De Gennaro * Nathaniel Eberle Eric P. Frantzen Matthew T. Gabriel Elizabeth P. Glaize Donald J. Golden Krista Easom Goodin Lisa W. Goodwin Holly E. Hammond Amber Manderson Hermanson James S. Jackson Kelly Rhodes Klody Lindsay J. Koch Joshua M. Kreusser Nicole L. White Lazzaretto Wendy S. Leavenworth
Adam H. Loewy Jessica J. Marulli Catherine Allibone Meyer Anne O’Brien Michaelis Janet L. Mitchell Patrick A. Muller Emilia Rivera Odife Christine Kelly Oliver Alan M. O’Neil Iara D. Peng Valerie Meis Remhoff Douglas I. Richards Meredith Eden Ring James H. Ritman * Jennifer Battista Roach Nicole D. Roessle Michelle Segarra Rovira-Daly Tara Bathgate Rowan Wendy C. Spano Josie Miles Stewart McHenry C. Stewart L. David Thomas, Jr. Jacob J. Voigt III Jonathan P. Weitz Robert T. Wilkens
CLASS OF 1999 Charles E. Amyx III Elizabeth A. Ashwell Ashlee J. Branan Melissa B. Brantz Amy Will Brumfield Kelly M. Clement Jennifer Condren Nathan D. DeJong Peter V. Dietrich Andrea H. Ehresman Maria E. Figureroa Christine L. Forkois Kelly C. Grant David J. Hardrick Nichole Adams Jackson Melanie Crawford Kiem Daniel B. Levy Danielle LaFalce Loewy Owen M. Maginn Jody Horton Moore Nathan S. Morris Kevin C. Murphy Virginia L. Oatley Thomas G. O’Loughlin David P. Plummer Jeffrey B. Pohlig Joy I. Robinson Natasha M. Rossi Albert F. Saville Rainer W. Schael Benjamin A. Setzer Gregory S. Seyler Kyle A. Shephard Matthew C. Shreves Katie Signor Gentry Rebecca S. Smith Tia E. Smith Andrew F. Snow Jessica Wollaston Stanton Jason A. Tisdell Tracy V. Tolpin John G. Vietmeyer
Ralph C. Voight, Jr. Kristen McCabe Welker * Michael F. Welker * Margaret E. Williams Robert P. Williams
CLASS OF 2000 Michael R. Acton Megan Fusco Ames Luna M. Anico Alison Roach Banchiere Ashley Halpert Barish Christopher J. Beneke Nora S. Beyrent * Marc G. Bianchi Claiborne R. Blevins * Peter K. Blomquist Alexandra K. Bullock Charles J. Catanese Miguel H. de Arcos * Michael B. Drepanos Joanna Grover Easton Dustin W. Eberts * Grant H. Epling Christopher D. Forrest Gregory M. Goldman Victoria L. Hodges Barry E. Janay Eva W. Kotylak Eleanor M. Lackman Gardner R. Lloyd III Jay A. Newberry Josue D. Nieves-Santiago Christina M. H. Orshak Natasha Ramnauth Darren C. Seaman Maggie Jones Shelton Jeanne Butt Smith Robert M. Stanton Eric D. Strauss Kelly M. Taylor Stephanie L. Tolander Nancy Tran Charles W. Van Allen
CLASS OF 2001 Kenneth Au Yeung Nathaniel Banchiere M. Scott Beaton Sarah C. Benson Daniel B. O. Blair Emily White Blomquist Trevor B. Capon Callie M. Cosentino Brittany Soderstrom de Arcos * William C. Dickinson III Rachel Bornhauser Durrum Melinda M. Eisnaugle Ashley M. Gasi Andrea Siegel Glassmeyer Natalie D. Hundley Shawne Holcomb Keevan Andrea Lozano Alexandra C. Marks Kristin M. Mease Maureen V. Milch Jennifer M. Mount Daniel S. Nicholson Kirsten Fabico Palacios Holly Chinnery Pohlig
Catherine J. Ritman Kristan M. Sanchez Laura E. Shiver Tyler C. Smith D. Tracy Summers * Cara Taylor Terreri Megan L. Torbett Luisa A. Valdes Terrence M. Veith Laura Carlin Wilber Annissa M. Yost Catherine D. Zavos
CLASS OF 2002 Nicholas E. Bazo Alice H. Beaver Hillarie L. Brown Brian J. Casey Anthony F. Cummings * J. Tyler Finnegan Andrea J. Frederic Michelle Fuentes Xiomara Galdon Morgan G. Gaskin Eric S. Godoy Crystal S. Grant Samantha A. Haber Leah K. Halsey Kelly M. Johnson Michael S. Kessinger Stephanie LaFalce Paige E. Linkins William A. Lombardi Noel A. Mack Laura L. McClelland Chelsea K. Menzies Marisa K. Meyer Briana M. Minor Maruxa Faustmann Murphy Jessica A. Niebauer Matthew J. Preston Joanna G. Ramirez Rachel A. Rice David J. Rivero Daniel P. Schuck Erika C. Shoemaker James A. Singler Robert G. Sitz Kenya N. Storr Lisa M. Stronski David J. Taylor Christoph S. Teves John P. Toppino Brian D. Wegener Meghan A. White Ramey C. Wood Emily Mann Woodling
CLASS OF 2003 Melissa M. Bailey Graham H. Barrett Erica J. Basora Peter J. Belleville Adelia J. Birdsong Maria J. Blanchet Jessica Coe Bonanno Kari D. Boston Melissa Brooker Veith Allison D. Brough Amber R. Carslon
Leslie C. Carney Caroline D. Chope Christopher Cimafranca Haylee A. Dean Christopher M. Dubos Eduardo J. Fernandez Timothy J. F. Gallagher Meredith L. Hariton Sophie K. Hewson Diana C. House Renee A. Johnson Jessica M. Karansky Amanda J. Lane Lindsay E. Lathrop Katrina L. Lee Jody A. Magras Bertram T. Martin III Katherine L. Miracle * Kevin M. Miraglia Heather L. Newberg Dori A. Parker Chet Ramnauth Alexis L. Sklar Amanda L. Smith Noel C. Smith Kyle D. Stedman Brandon A. Thompson Laura L. Woods Oliver J. Yao Jeremy S. Zinn
CLASS OF 2004 Jane E. Ahlering Christine A. Auger Lance R. Barrett Adrianne M. Benson Rachel E. Berk Morgan G. Bourdat Margaret M. Breed Elizabeth A. Bundy Sarah E. Burnett William P. Campbell, Jr. Robert S. Dallas * Brooke L. Dalrymple William T. Doggett Joseph W. Fay Dakota M. Fiori Elizabeth C. Fitzgerald Alison E. Flick Amanda J. Freeman David M. Friedman Elizabeth T. Garr Leigh T. George David E. Goldner Jacob M. Hara William F. Henneberry Nicole M. Hill Tara Hongsranont Sarah E. Kessinger Spencer M. Lasky Carissa A. Maguire Benjamin J. Mayer Jesse McKallagat John P. Morgan Jaclyn R. Mullavey Julie E. Myers Stephen J. Polachek Charise E. Rechnitz Jennifer L. Roth
Marc S. Sabatino Daniel S. Sanborn Ryan T. Slauter Angela D. Sloniger Laura M. Subrizi Erik K. Swenk Elizabeth M. Tanzer John T. Tessier Ian A. Thomas Jason L. Vargas Jesse S. Willis Amanda J. Wright Natalie A. Young
CLASS OF 2005 Arthur F. Ahr Jillian J. Boand Thierry A. Boveri Daniel L. Childs Lauren D. Daniel Starr B. Densford Lauren A. Engelmann Alexandra H. Foss Manuela A. Maculet Allison Milkosky Matthew J. Moles * Amanda L. Ritchardson Michelle A. Roberts Margo de Guehery Stedman Jonathan C. Strout Aubrey Wysocki Thompson Bethany R. Turk Aidalyn J. Walsh Jodi K. Wellman Meredith M. Woods Sally M. Woods
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READER RESPONSE REFLECTIONS ON THE TSUNAMI ■ BY JAY WERBA ’86 I read with great interest your articles in the Summer 2005 Alumni Record dealing with the tsunami disaster. It caused me to reflect on my own experiences. I live in Thailand with my Thai wife, but during the tsunami, we were at my parents’ house in Orlando celebrating the Christmas holidays. The day after Christmas, we learned of the tsunami disaster. My wife has family in Bangkok and in northeastern Thailand and, fortunately for her, no one in her family was directly affected. A few days later, as we hurried through a store in San Francisco preparing to make our way back to Thailand, a very chirpy, cheerful recorded voice announced, “Attention Safeway shoppers, you can do your part to help the tsunami victims by donating right here at Safeway!” With the glaring florescent lights, candy and snacks everywhere, and people (including us) shuffling up and down the aisles, the message had a rather surreal quality. Then we flew into Bangkok. Our first night back, we went to visit a friend who lives near Khao San Road, which is filled with inexpensive guesthouses where many backpackers stay when they come to Bangkok. On the wall of a police station at the end of the road were hundreds and hundreds of photographs of Western tourists with signs saying, “Have you seen…” The juxtaposition from Safeway to Khao San was stark—this was real. The following day, I called the school where I teach in order to check in. I was told we had lost a 4-year-old student, August. He had been down at Khao Lak with his family during the Christmas holidays. While his parents were in the hotel room, he was on the beach with his nanny and two brothers. All three children were killed in the tsunami. The parents lost three of their four children in the blink of an eye. And, of course, stories just like this can be told again and again, thousands of times. Administration and faculty from several Bangkok schools gathered to discuss how we would deal with the tsunami with our young students. One school had lost twins who were firstgraders, and the question arose as to what to do with their desks. Should they remain in place or be removed straight away? These were the kinds of issues that, as educators, we had never before grappled with. The day after the tsunami, a good friend of mine went to an AA meeting at a hospital in Phuket, the resort island in southern Thailand that was partly devastated by the tsunami. When he opened the door to the meeting room, he found the room filled with corpses. There were so many dead bodies, the hospital had to store them in any available space. Thailand itself started going through a sort of mass hysteria. There were stories among the Thais about ghosts in Phuket. One such story, which quickly spread throughout Thailand, had a tuk tuk driver (a tuk tuk is a three-wheeled motorcycle that acts as a taxi) unwittingly driving around the ghosts of some deceased tsunami victims. He picked up some tourists and was
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taking them to their hotel. As he was driving, he looked in his rearview mirror, and they were gone. Thais, who generally believe in ghosts, readily believed this story and as a result, a huge number of them abandoned Phuket as a holiday destination. Some months after the tsunami, I had some holiday time in honor of the Thai New Year. I wanted to go to Phuket for our holiday and spend some money there. My wife at first refused to go, saying she was afraid of the ghosts down there. It’s rather easy for me to laugh at this and say something less than profound, such as, “Don’t be ridiculous,” and so on. But then I learned a bit more about Thai culture. Many Thais believe that if a person is killed and they weren’t expecting to die, then the body must be recovered and cremated at the wat (temple) with the Buddhist monks reciting the appropriate prayers. Only then can the person’s spirit be released into the next world. If the bodies are not recovered (and thousands of bodies were not recovered), many Thais believe that these victims do not know they are dead. They continue walking the earth, trying to find their friends and family. I was able to witness many of the changes Thais were going through by seeing the changes in my wife, Pum. She was profoundly affected by the tsunami. Soon after the disaster, her naval ring came out, she stopped dying her hair (she calls her new gray streaks “highlights”), and she gave up her nightly glass of wine. She no longer killed the odd roach we spotted in our house. Next, the Buddhist altar in our house grew in size. Buddhist texts began appearing, and before long, Pum was disappearing on weeklong meditation jaunts upcountry. I told her that she was turning into a “born-again Buddhist” and I asked her what was going on. She explained that she knew so many people who had lost friends and family that she was sick to her stomach. She felt helpless that there wasn’t anything she could do. On one visit to the temple to meditate, Pum came to realize that “When you are born, you will get old. You will get sick. You will lose everything you love. Everything will be lost—diamonds, houses, friends, family—everything. Nothing is permanent.” Upon returning to Bangkok, she learned her mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer. It suddenly became clear to her, she said: “When you are born, you die. Most people don’t realize this and that is why they live selfish lives.” She said that the tsunami made her realize very clearly that her life is short, something she had never thought about before. With that in mind, she thinks about what she can do positively with her life— not just drinking, eating, sleeping, and satisfying other base instincts. She tells me that she doesn’t want to simply live life like an animal. For every action, she says, there is a karmic reaction. “More than anything else,” she says, “I try to remember that with each breath in and out, I am dying.” ■
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