Class News - General Updates

Edited by Amanda D'Assaro


’43 | The Cabin John Indoor Tennis facility in Maryland was re-named for Potomac resident and legendary tennis player Pauline Betz Addie. County officials and community members gathered to see the facility re-named the Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center at Cabin John Regional Park. Pauline was one of the three founders of the facility in 1972 and managed the tennis center before it was taken over by Montgomery County Department of Parks. She has a long list of tennis accomplishments that includes six Grand Slam titles, including a Wimbledon win in 1946. Pauline was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, RI, in 1965.

Peggy Caldwell Strong was among four women honored at the Winter Park Historical Association’s second annual Peacock Ball fundraiser. This year’s theme was “The Grand Ladies of Winter Park—A Celebration of Four Remarkable Women.” Peggy was instrumental in establishing the Winter Park Historical Association in 1974 and has supported many of Winter Park’s benefactors and leaders, including her husband, the late Winter Park Mayor Hope Strong, Sr., and her son and current Winter Park Mayor David Strong.

’46 | Peggy Mee Davis has worked in motion pictures, radio, advertising, journalism, teaching, and play production. She writes, “I have been married for 53 years, have three wonderful children, and a grandson interested in theater who may apply to Rollins upon graduation next year.”


’50 | Golf course architect Pete Dye was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in the lifetime achievement category. Pete is a member of the advisory council of The Environmental Institute of Golf and was recipient of GCSAA’s Old Tom Morris Award in 2003. One of the most influential golf course architects of the modern era, he has designed more than 120 courses, several of which have hosted major championships, a Ryder Cup, and PGA and LPGA tour events.

Mary Flanders Cook sends news that the eldest of her 12 grandchildren was married recently in Pennsylvania. She writes, “It was a fun and happy family reunion!”

’51 | In November, L. D. Bochette held an informal reunion at his home with classmates Ed Motch, Marty Swift, and Ray Thaggard ’54.

’53 | After 24 years in North Carolina, Mae Wallace Bryson has moved to Dunedin, FL. Her husband, Jim Bryson ’51, passed away in 2002. Next year, she will be celebrating her 60th high school reunion in St. Petersburg, FL. Mae writes, “I enjoyed my 50th reunion in 2003 at Rollins, and I hope to see Buddy Felix ’53 and others who graduated from St. Pete and Rollins.”

’55 | Nancy Siebens Binz has endowed the Siebens/Binz Tahoe Forum. This year’s speaker is her friend and well-known archeologist Zahi Hawass, and next year will hopefully be Jane Goodall. Nancy writes, “I’m still kicking! And traveling, fishing, swimming, kayaking, golfing, and enjoying life. I spend six months at my home in Lake Tahoe and six months on the resident ship The World.”

’56 | Betty Brook Davis writes, “How many are left from the class of ’56? All’s well in Harbor Springs, Michigan. Come visit!”

’57 | Clark Warren writes, “My heartfelt 50th reunion ‘thank yous’ to all those who enjoyed my ’08 NYC show reunion encore, prompting the Summer 2008 issue of the magazine to report it ‘delighted a packed house.’ Also my abiding appreciation to development officer Nan Castino, Dewey Anderson ’56, Ann Bowers Dubsky, and my accompanist, the brilliant Frank Underwood.”

’59 | Due to failing health, Wade Provo and his wife, Nesta, have moved to Boise, Idaho to be near their daughters and grandchildren. Wade writes, “At the 50th anniversary of TKE’s Zeta Phi chapter at Rollins, I fondly reflect upon several of my classmates’ efforts in founding our fraternity in an attempt to make fraternity life at Rollins an experience to build character and serve others. I was number three of the founding brothers.”


’60 | In July, Phyllis Zatlin and family members received a warm welcome to Chicago from Susan Harris Manos ’61. Phyllis is retiring from her position as professor of Spanish at Rutgers University, and she and her husband, George, will be spending more time at their lakeshore house in Wisconsin, where Phyllis will continue translating Spanish plays.

’62 | Robert White, who has taught French since 1966, now teaches German, as well. He writes, “I wonder what professor Fischer would think of that?”

’63 | Our apologies to Richard Rhodes for incorrectly listing him as deceased in the “In Memory” listing of June Mosher Rhodes ’28 in the Summer 2008 issue of the magazine.

’64 | Craig Usas wrapped up a 25-year career as a radiation oncologist in Westchester County, NY. He is now a locum tenens physician working throughout the U.S. and living full time in Bucerias, Mexico (adjacent to
Puerto Vallarta).

’65 | In March, Al Arbury attended the Rollins crew team’s regatta on Lake Maitland with Dennis Kamrad ’62 ’72MAT and Bob Carlson ’63. Following a six-week trip in 2006, he discovered his left knee had become infected. After his fifth total knee replacement, Al had his left leg amputated. He writes, “I’m walking again with a prosthetic leg due to Nancy Mulkey Arbury ’64’s TLC. Thanks for everyone’s prayers and wishes. I hope to be dancing with Nancy at my 45th in 2010.”

After a long career in nursing, Susan Goddard Heron (see Weddings) has retired to volunteer and travel.

After 30 years as director of emergency services at Halifax Health, Bill Meek has retired. He received his MD from Loma Linda University in 1971. He and his wife, Neva, live in The Springs and plan to travel and spend lots of time with their grandchildren.

James C. C. Treadway, who says he regrets transferring after freshman year from Rollins to a large state university, has enjoyed a varied career in Washington, D.C. and on Wall Street. He was nominated by Ronald Reagan as commissioner for U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, a title he held from 1982 through 1985. He also worked as an attorney in a large multi-city law firm and as chief negotiator of mergers and acquisitions for PaineWebber. James is now retired, but he still serves on numerous boards of directors and is an author, lecturer, and speaker in the fields of finance and law.

Sixties alumni celebrated the holidays at a "Boxing Day" party hosted by Cary Fuller at the home of Janice Farnsworth; (l-r, kneeling) Fred Chappell ’64 and Steve Combs ’66; (l-r, standing) Cary Fuller, Sally Dembitz Zarnowiec ’66, Ed Maxcy ’66, Gerry Langford Liff ’66, Dan Carr ’64, Janice Farnsworth, Assistant Director of Development Leslie Carney ’03, and Sally Shinkle Combs ’67.


’72 | Russell Cleary writes, “I miss seeing and hearing from many old Rollins friends and acquaintances. I do still occasionally get together with classmate Ed Christie and his wife Joanne.”

In response to the profile of Michael Madonick in the Summer 2008 issue of the magazine, Spencer Wiedemann wrote, “What I remember and will never forget, what Maureen didn’t mention and I expect doesn’t know about, is your private recital of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata in the lobby of New Hall.”

’73 | Liz Cheney McClancy has published the book Democratic Principles, which pairs 19 paintings she did of contemporary progressive leaders with an essay by the subject on a cherished principle of democracy as applied to a 21st-century issue. Senator John Kerry wrote the foreword. Democratic Principles is one of three components of The Democratic Principles Project, the others being a touring exhibition of the paintings and a full-length documentary.

’74 | In June, Gregory Morris finished two years of service as first secretary at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala City. After spending his home leave in Florida, he left in mid-August to begin a one-year assignment in Baghdad.

’75 | Women’s Head Tennis Coach Bev Buckley was named the 2008 Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year for the Southeast Region. Bev’s team went 23-3 overall and 7-1 in a tough Sunshine State Conference.

Lucy Garcia-Iniguez Marshall (see profile) is president and CEO of Trans America Product Technology, Inc., a technical consulting firm, and acting president of Biosorb, Inc., a manufacturing company that provides natural-based products for aquatic, environmental, agricultural, and horticultural industries.

’78 | In August, Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc. named Michael O’Donnell its president and CEO. Michael was previously CEO, president, and chairman of Champps Entertainment, Inc., which was sold to the Fox and Hound Restaurant Group in late 2007. He also has held executive positions with Sbarro, Inc.; Outback Steakhouse, Inc.; and Roy’s restaurants.

’79 | Julie Nardone and her husband, Jimmy Tsakirgis, biked across Italy. Julie writes, “We started with our back tires in the Adriatic and finished with our front tires in the Mediterranean. We are talking serious hills and a physical and mental challenge that made it all the more memorable.” Ginger Ross Moore lives in her hometown of Hillsdale, MI, where she is a flight instructor and sales person for the new Flight Design Light Sport Aircraft. Ginger also has started an a-cappella trio, The Unforgettables, which sings great songs from the past.


’80 | Our apologies to John Attwell for incorrectly listing his name and class year in the retirement tribute to Pedro Pequeño in the Summer 2008 issue of the magazine. John, a good friend and former student of Pequeño, was referenced for his friendship with actor Clint Eastwood, who sent Pequeño a congratulatory message via John’s cell phone.

In July, Mike Vonder Heide turned 50 and his son, Brendan, turned 18. In addition to enjoying a traditional birthday cake, the two went sky diving. Mike writes, “Thank you Rollins for a great liberal arts education!”

Susanne Wechsler Spear (see Weddings) and her husband, Charles, have three children between them: Susanne’s daughter Carolyn, who is 16 and a basketball player; her son John, who is 12 and is interested in computers; and Charles’ daughter Heather, who works in Philadelphia and is engaged. Susanne writes, “We are doing great! My daughter is interested in looking at Rollins and I can’t wait to visit the campus.”

’81 | Asunta D’Urso Fleming has been keeping busy in her acting/ singing career. She opened for Lorna Luft, Judy Garland’s daughter, in concert and played the role of Miss Havisham in Great Expectations, a critically acclaimed new musical at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. In addition, she has the lead in Bat Boy, will play Kate in Kiss Me Kate, and auditioned for Pippin.

’82 | Heidi Tauscher is a visiting lecturer in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She holds a JD from Wake Forest, a Ph.D. in ethics & society from Emory University, and is a certified mediator, having been trained at Harvard Law School’s School of Mediation. Prior to her doctoral work, Heidi practiced law for 14 years as both a civil litigator and, for a time, acting civil attorney for Winter Park, FL.

Scott Underhill left Rollins after his sophomore year and transferred to Johnson State College in Johnson, VT, where he graduated with a bachelor’s in environmental studies in 1983. He is currently working for the state of California’s air resources board after spending the last 14 years with the county of San Diego air pollution control district.

’83 | Gregg Jaffray works at the Securities and Exchange Commission in the division of investment management, which regulates mutual funds.

’84 | Zachary Dunbar has been short-listed for the Oxford Samuel Becket Theatre Trust award on a dance/multimedia theater transposition of Antigone. The winning play will be produced in the Barbican. Zachary was offered a permanent lectureship at Central School of Speech and Drama (London) in music theater. He writes, “It’s a dream job combining piano performance, academic research, teaching the master’s of music theatre programme, and being involved in creative multidisciplinary projects.”

Tom Hagood and wife Jill are adopting a baby girl from China. She should be joining her brother and three sisters in early 2009.

John Wright stays busy working in the family business and traveling internationally doing marketing and strategic planning. In January, his company started producing biodiesel. John writes, “I was blessed to celebrate my 24th wedding anniversary with my high school sweetheart, Kathy. I have five beautiful children and two grandsons. I would like to hear from fellow classmates.”

’85 | In June, Susan Bridges Nies ran her first marathon, which took place in Estes Park, CO, and came in fourth in her age group. Susan and her family continue to live in Littleton, CO. She writes, “I am still trying to figure out how to balance the use of my JD and master’s in counseling degrees with the realities of being a mom to a visually artistic ninth grader and extrovert- galore fifth grader. I send my best to all.”

Todd Pittenger was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2009, a publication which chooses the attorneys and areas of practice based on recommendations from clients and other attorneys. Todd works in the areas of commercial litigation and intellectual property law at the firm of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

’86 | Randy Gerber celebrated his 11th anniversary with Walt Disney Company. As director of military sales, Randy has been a frequent visitor aboard Air Force One, trained with the Navy Seals in Coronado, CA, and was a guest aboard the nuclear submarine USS Hartford in October.

Elizabeth Kearney Kica writes, “Cynthia Kearney Miller ’77 and I would like to announce that our niece, Victoria Pinello, will be attending Rollins in the fall of 2008. She will be in the class of 2012.

’89 | For the sixth year in a row, Ron Falconer has gotten together with Sig Ep brothers Bill Culhane ’90, Scott Liebel ’91, Dave DiGiacomo ’92, and Frank Hernandez ’92 for a week of fishing and socializing in Key West.

In November 2006, Kurt and Bonnie Walters- Koehler ’88 and their children Ashley, 13, and Christopher, 10, moved to Southern California. Kurt’s company, North Pacific, which is a wholesale distributor of building materials, transferred him to expand the sales department. He writes, “We are loving Southern California.”


’90 | Betsy Hill Samuel and her husband, Joe, moved to the Denver area. She writes, “We’d love to hear from any Denver-area alumni.”

’91 | Brytton Baker Eldredge and her family have moved back to Lafayette, LA. She and her husband Mark are enjoying their busy practices and three children. She writes, “It is so good to be home! I am in practice with a close friend. My family and I still go to the Tahoe basin a lot and would love to see Rollins friends here or there.”

Thad Coakley was promoted to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Reserves. He and his family have moved to Santa Clarita, CA, where Thad has taken a new position as an in-house counsel at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works facility. He is also an adjunct professor for Texas A&M’s Bush School of Government, where he will develop, then teach, a Law of War course for the school’s distance education master’s degree programs.

’92 | In January 2007, Martha Cannon Adams assumed the role of Orange County Judge after being elected to the position the previous November.

For the second year in a row, Jose Fernandez participated in the Fireball Run, a transcontinental race that benefits the Child Rescue Network to help locate America’s missing children. Jose came in first place for non-track teams. He writes, “The best news is that one of the children assigned to this year’s rally has been found and reunited with her family. That brings the total to 24 children reunited with their loved ones as a result of the Fireball Run.”

Kalee Kreider (see Weddings and Profile) and her husband, Jack, were married by their pastor in a small ceremony that was held near their peach orchard, with close friends and family in attendance. Jack is a local elected official in Wilson County, Tennessee.

Melinda Medlin took a leave of absence from her consulting firm to work full-time for the Obama for America Campaign. She was responsible for the event production and planning for Michelle Obama’s events, including the Democratic National Convention.

’93 | Wendy Yonfa Thomson (see Family Additions) is taking a break from work to manage her family and a new house. Her husband, Rob, is in the wealth management department of Winter Park-based Commerce National Bank and Trust.

’94 | Rahul Gandhi was featured in the July 23 issue of the The Wall Street Journal. The article, “Parliament’s Gandhi Makes Populist Play,” discusses his attempts to introduce himself to the ordinary people of India through high-profile speeches and tours of the country’s most impoverished regions and his attempts to boost party membership. Rahul is the great-grandson of India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, and the grandson of its first female prime minister, Indira Gandhi, who was assassinated by her bodyguards in 1984. He is the son of Rajiv Gandhi, who also served as prime minister and who was also assassinated in 1991.

Nichole White Gainey writes, “Since Rollins, I have been blessed with a wonderful husband, Dru, and two sons, Dalton and Jackson.”

Becky Wilson-Shore and her family have moved back to the Orlando area, where they built a house in Sorrento. Becky attends grad school at UCF and works part time at the local library and full time as a mom to Bregan, 7, and twins Evan and Gavin, 5. She and her husband, Tim, who works with Mitsubishi Power Systems, celebrated their 14th anniversary this winter.

Jon Wood was featured in the Summer 2008 issue of CEO Orlando. Jon is a division partner for The Morgan Group, Inc., where he oversees site selection, market analysis, due diligence, financial analysis, procurement of entitlements/permits, product design, and project financing. He helped open Morgan Group’s Winter Park office and is now working on The Village at Lake Lily, a multiuse project in Maitland.

’95 | In May, Margaret Plane received the “Young Lawyer Award” for 2008 in Utah. Margaret is an assistant Salt Lake City attorney. Her responsibilities include human resources consulting and litigation, in state and federal court proceedings, contracts, opinions, memorandum, general civil litigation, and review and drafting ordinances and policies.

Jolie Patricia Sester has returned to Variety the Children’s Charity of Orlando, an international charity dedicated to helping children, as chief executive officer.

’96 | Scottie Campbell accepted the position of marketing and press coordinator for Blue Man Group in Orlando.

Jami Jennings Rhodes accepted a position with Boston Scientific as a field clinical representative in cardiac rhythm management in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Julie Sauers Ringenberg (see Weddings) met her husband on the internet and has moved to his area, Fort Wayne, IN. She is working on a master’s degree in public health.

Greg Selkoe earned a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and went on to create Karmaloop, an online urban boutique that sells clothing, accessories, and footwear by scores of established labels and underground designers. In 2002, he teamed up with Puma to collaborate on a limited edition sneaker design.

’98 | Lance Cashion and his wife, Kathryn, were featured in the cover story of the July 2008 issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine.

Suzanne Rehak writes, “I am so proud to be a part of the Rollins family. I still have my closest friends from my time spent there!”

Timothy Sheehan (see Weddings) works in television on CBS’ Numb3rs and his wife, Alexa Motley Sheehan ’94, works in film and television, most recently on a film entitled The Job, starring Ron Perlman, Joe Pantoliano, Taryn Manning, and Patrick Flueger. Alexa writes, “Though Tim and I never met at Rollins, we did meet many years later on a film set in Malibu, California.”

Sarah Sutton Watkins (see Family Additions) stays connected with Rollins alumni in the Memphis area, including Jenn Crawford Mohead ’96, McLean Schaeffer Doughtie ’97, and Monica Cox Boucek.

’99 | Melissa Brantz Borden is one of the chiropractors for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Andrea Henderson Ehresman ’02MBA spent Alumni Fox Day 2008 at a Colorado Rockies game with Lauren Shrensky ’97 and Kristen Russel.


’00 | Courtney Jacobs graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with an MFA in painting. In September, she showed her body of work, “Speaking in Tongues,” at the 79 New Montgomery Gallery in San Francisco. View her artwork at courtneyjanejacobs. com.

After leaving Rollins, Jennifer Jamrog graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2004 and spent four years practicing massage therapy at the Grand Hyatt in Kauai. She recently moved to West Virginia to attend osteopathic medical school. Jenny writes, “I have many great memories of Rollins and the people there. Aloha!”

Eleanor “Nellie” Lackman (see Weddings) is a copyright and trademark litigation attorney at Arnold & Porter LLP, and her husband, David, is director of digital services at Pace Advertising. The couple lives in Brooklyn, NY.

After practicing human rights law for four years at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, DC, Dominique Mila Alfonsin is pursuing a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University. She writes, “The master’s program is offered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which means I have returned to my country of origin.”

’01 | Since giving birth to twins, Rachel Bornhauser Durrum (see Family Additions) is a stay-at-home mom. Her husband, Tony ’00HH, works as a purchasing agent for the city of Winter Park.

Luisa Valdes ’04MBA was engaged to Steven Cortese of Melbourne, Florida, on June 1, 2008 by the lake at Kraft Azalea Gardens in Winter Park. The two met in Orlando, have been dating, and are planning an April 18, 2009 wedding.

’02 | Nick Bazo is finishing an MFA in theatre for young audiences from UCF and has moved to Boston to work on his graduate thesis.

In May, Lindsay Berman (see Weddings) graduated with distinction from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, DE. She is working as a law clerk for Burlington County Superior Court in New Jersey.

In May, Anna DeMers received a master of fine arts degree in theatre from Sarah Lawrence College.

Chandra Leigh worked in casting for Fox Network’s Emmy-Award Winning TV show American Idol.

Carolyn Marcotte received her law degree from Suffolk University in 2005 and recently accepted a position with Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, a fullservice, 200-attorney law firm, at their new downtown Boston office. Carolyn focuses her practice in the area of commercial litigation. She represents businesses and individuals in a variety of contexts, including business-contract disputes, employment discrimination, real-estate transactions, and securities litigation.

In May, Katie Marzullo co-produced and directed a commercial, which will be airing in Burbank and Glendale, as part of her film school’s local TV advertising campaign. She is now working on her thesis film and has won a scholarship from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Katie writes, “It’s my first ‘Academy Award!’”

After spending 10 years in the U.S., Robert Ninic relocated to London to work. He writes, “Sweden is my home country, so now I can easily fly over from the UK and visit my family on the weekends.”

’03 | Matt Chatham (see Weddings) and his wife, Sam, live in San Francisco, where Matt is vice president for Jones Lang Lasalle.

J. Brentley Childs is engaged to Elizabeth Chandler of Hopkinton, NH. They met in the mountains of Breckenridge and plan to wed on June 6, 2009 in York Harbor, ME. He writes, “It is a wonderful time in our lives and we look forward to our beautiful future together!”

Andy Merkin is moving to France to attend business school for an MBA from HEC. He writes, “I’m glad I took 21 credits of Spanish at Rollins.”

Crystal Watson completed her master’s degree in anthropology at the University of Colorado-Boulder. This summer, she traveled back to Bangladesh to study on a grant at the American Institute of Bangladesh Studies before continuing her Ph.D. in Boulder and France. She writes, “Mr. Scrappy Dushto Dog will be the only Bangladeshi dog to live on 3 continents.”

’04 | Rachel Friedman Rambach (see Weddings) and her husband, Zach, live in Springfield, IL, where Rachel is a board-certified music therapist and Zach is an insurance agent with AAA insurance.

Since graduating from Columbia University and UCF, Jenna Hubner Wimmer (see Weddings) has been practicing as a family nurse practitioner.

This fall, Whitney Morse started an MFA in acting at Columbia University. She is engaged and plans to marry next August. Whitney writes, “I can’t believe I have finally found the one, and he is a farm boy from Iowa—two worlds unite!”

In May, Elizabeth Stollings received a JD degree from the New England School of Law.

Ian Thomas ran as a candidate for State House in Harrisburg, PA.

Michael Thorstad has been promoted from a realtor associate to a broker associate with the New York-based real-estate firm The Corcoran Group Real Estate, Inc. He works in their Palm Beach office.

Kathryn Valdez Zatta (see Weddings) and her husband, Steven, are currently living in London but are hoping to move home to New Jersey in the next few years.

Angelo Villagomez works for the Pew Charitable Trust in the Northern Mariana Islands. He is the point person there and is building local community support for the establishment of a marine sanctuary in the three northernmost islands of the Mariana Islands.

’05 | Katie Barker sailed the yacht Alerion, an Alerion Express 33, to a podium finish in Jamestown, RI.

After graduating from fire school in 2007, Keri Dye was hired by Cape Coral Fire Rescue. Keri is currently in her last semester of paramedic school at Edison College. She writes, “I’m living in sunny Cape Coral enjoying the greatest career ever—helping people!”

Annika Sundell ’08MBA was hired by the Orlando agency Fry Hammond Barr as public relations account coordinator. In her new role, she will help to develop and implement effective public relations programs and ensure optimal management for client accounts.

’06 | Emy Cardoza is in her second year in the master of divinity program at the University of Chicago.

Andre Dohlen changed jobs to become a consultant for a German company in the IT field. He writes, “My wife, Melissa, and I are expecting a baby and are looking forward to adding a little person to our family.”

Sean Graham was accepted by Taiwan’s National Qinghua University into the master’s degree program in anthropology. He also published a Chinese news article in the Taiwan newspaper, Liberty Times.

Celia Merendi was cast in the national touring company of Chicago.

Allison Wasserman ’08MBA and Elizabeth Rothbeind ’08MBA are turning the gold- and diamond-lace remnants of failed relationships into profits. The idea for the online enterprise was born two years ago after the pair decided to clean out Allison’s closet. In April, they launched their Web site, excessories. com, with the tag line “Don’t Get Mad … Break Even.” Allison is back home in New Orleans, where she works for an advertising firm and collects the jewelry sent for appraisal and sale in her spare time. Elizabeth works on the Web site from Orlando.

’07 | Katherine Bakker is working for the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins.

Sarah Morris Perez (see Weddings) is a music teacher at Clarcona Elementary School, and her husband, Socrates Perez ’08, is a full-time worship leader at First Baptist Church of Orlando.

In September, Tara Nelson participated in University of Florida’s moot-court competition, which was argued before U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

In September, Jennifer Trollinger Knox was hired as director of children and family ministries at First United Methodist Church of Melbourne.

’08 | Sara Patrick works as administrative assistant in the Alumni Relations office at Rollins.