Class Notes

NEWS OF 1984

From Dianne Sciabica Mandry:

By the time you get this magazine, our 20-year reunion will have taken place over Homecoming Weekend. I'll look for lots of news, reminiscences, and catching up!

From the Alumni House:

In his recent book, Dear Daughter, I Forgot Some Things, David Salter discusses issues that fathers should discuss with their daughters: ethics, peer pressure, sex. David has three daughters and is director of public relations at York College of Pennsylvania. He also wrote Crashing the Old Boys Network: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Girls and Women in Sports.

NEWS OF 1983

From the Alumni House:

Judith Webster Hunsicker was listed in the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal as one of the 50 top businesswomen in the state. She is the chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of Embassy Bank of the Lehigh Valley.

NEWS OF 1982

From the Alumni House:

After doing her senior year abroad in Spain, the first semester in Valencia and the second in Granada, Mary Ellen Palumbo returned to Valencia on December 31, 1992, to stay. She and her husband, Joe Manuel, have two children, Amy, 18, and David, 10. She is manager of the import/export traffic/documents department of one of the largest companies in Valencia, which is in the log and veneer business.

Pat Murray Hanna, who works at Alumni House, took her family to visit her former roommate, Carol Sampson, in Alaska. Pat, her husband, Ken '81, and their kids went hiking and whitewater rafting and all those Alaska things. Carol and her husband, Dan Sweeney, who is in the Air Force, live with his son James in a beautiful home outside Anchorage.

Vanessa Schukis played Mrs. Anderssen in Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music at the Lyric Stage in Boston, September 10-October 16.

NEWS OF 1981

From Craig Kegger Bartlett:

Walt Wehof had his annual Memorial Day party at his new house in Glen Gardner, N.J. Guests included regulars Joe Kubrak '82, Crist "the Seal" Smith, Stephanie Delena Akers, Mike Castles, Margan Sztuk Mulvaney '82, Jay Weeks '82, and Lisa Calabrese Dodgen '83. The weather cooperated, for a change. Walt has a beautiful home next to Voorhees High School, Jay's alma mater.

The third annual Noel J. Foster '82 Classic was held July 23 at Fox Hollow Golf Club. Players were: David Dunn '80, Ed Ford '80, Doug Geiger '82, Andy Bender, David B. Shelley, David Wood, Greg Burchette '82, Gary McLean '82, Jim Bartow '83, Chris Oehrle '83, Stan Rugis '82, Peter Leffler, Ken Liss, Jeffrey Gumina, and me.

From the Alumni House:

The Connecticut Federal Executive Association recently named Penny L. Ford-Schuckers its 2004 Distinguished Federal Manager. Penny has worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs for 19 years and is now chief of the Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Center in West Haven.

NEWS OF 1980

From the Alumni House:

Rev. Samuel Gray has been appointed director of intercultural ministries and communication for the Board of World Mission, Moravian Church in North America. He graduated from Moravian Theological Seminary in 1996 with a Master of Divinity and was ordained a deacon. He has been assistant pastor of Emmaus Moravian Church, director of youth ministries for the Eastern District of the Northern Province, and most recently pastor of New Hope Moravian Church, Miami, Fla. He and his wife, Lorena, have three sons, Luke, Tim, and Christian David, and one granddaughter.

Scott Stanilious 89 and his daughter Sydney cheer the Greyhounds to their sixth straight football victory at Houndfest 2004.

Photo: Gregory M. Fota '69

The class of 1984 had a good turnout for Houndfest 2004. Shown left to right are Robin Martin-Petraglia, Mary Beth Sinnot Vatcher, Cindy Gessell Phillips, Leigh Newbaker Smith, Sally Brong, Teresa Hoadley Langston, Christon Heske Taunton 82, Diane Sciabica Mandry, Janet Gomes Feakes, and in back, Dave Reed, Rich Duda, LaurieAnn Yeisley Drogin, and Joe Luksa and his wife, Jennifer.
Photo: Joan Lardner Paul