Michael Bishop, Esq. and Meghan Spirk Bishop '11 welcomed a son, Luke Aiden, on April 4, 2020. He is the grandson of Ray Bishop, Jr. '81 and Teri McCandless Bishop '81.
Kaitlyn Boyer received the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms award in 2018. Through her Fulbright scholarship, she took a course in global education, attended a symposium on global education in Washington, D.C., and traveled to Colombia to work with teachers and study the education system.
Andrew Cohen was involved as the technical transfer lead at Roche Molecular for the first large scale FDA approved test for rapid patient testing of coronavirus. As part of a global team, he worked with research, development, and operations on the large-scale process development and testing of the diagnostic testing kit to make it available for customers during the critical time.
Jonathan Ritter has joined Valley National Financial Advisors (VNFA) as a financial planning associate. Ritter is a certified financial planner professional and a certified public accountant with more than 10 years of experience. He will work out of Valley National’s Bethlehem headquarters as part of a service team supporting clients of ExecutiveEdge financial advisers.
Amy Putlock ’10, MEd ’17 was chosen as a quarterfinalist for the Music Educator Award, which will be presented at the Grammy Awards in February. Putlock is a general and vocal music teacher at Broughal Middle School in Bethlehem. Putlock is among 189 quarterfinalists from 179 cities.
The Presbyterian Church of Madison (Madison, New Jersey) has selected Anna D’Achille ’10 as its new director of musical arts for her versatility in traditional and contemporary music. D’Achille earned her bachelor’s in music education from Moravian College with a concentration in classical piano. She has served as organist and music director at the Church of the Saviour in Denville, NJ, and First Memorial Presbyterian Church in Dover, NJ.
Sarah Thomas Sofka and Benjamin Sofka, Ph.D. welcomed their daughter Audrey Rose Sofka on May 15, 2018.
Rev. Mark Newman '10, S'16, P'14, P'16 works as a pastor at Newfoundland Moravian Church as well as at Moravian College. In 2016, he graduated from the Moravian Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity.