After 63 years, Barbara Cramer Crouse (C ’66) has retired from giving private piano lessons in her home music studio. Barbara also retired from her position as Lebanon (OH) Symphony Orchestra & Chorus rehearsal accompanist, organist and/or principal harpist. In June 2020, she received a certificate from the National Federation of Music Clubs recognizing her 63 years of service in church music.
On July 5, Candice Perkins (AS ’02, ’03) started her position as the Frederick-Winchester Service Authority’s Executive Director.
In 2021, Judith Culleton Stambaugh (HP ’05, ’09, ’10) received the Advanced Practice Provider of the Year award from Carroll Hospital in Maryland. She also received The Daily Record’s Health Care Heroes Award for COVID-19 in 2021 and the Care Bravely Award for Clinical Impact COVID-19 Response in 2022. (Pictured to the right.)
Dharti Patel (AS ‘07) is a research and development associate for Lycra.
Nikki Bigiarelli (HP ’08) was promoted to chief clinical officer at Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville, West Virginia, where she previously served as the clinical director and earlier nursing home team manager.
On July 1, Jody Coffey (EL ’09) became the principal of Rockfish River Elementary School in Afton, Virginia, where she previously served as the assistant principal.
On July 1, Ryan MacRae (AS ’09) started his position as daytime custodian at James Wood High School in Winchester, Virginia.
Steven Murray (C ’11) debuted with the Detroit Opera in the production, “X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X.”
Kara Rhodes Wolfe (EL ’11) is a literacy coach at Frederick County Public Schools in Winchester, Virginia.
On July 31, 2021, Cat Lander (HP ’12) married Ashley Ashley.
Othalene Collins Bowland (B ’13) is a senior sourcing buyer for Busch Manufacturing in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Anna Knight Cooney (C ’13) is a development office in MaineGeneral Health’s Office of Philanthropy in Augusta, Maine.
On April 14, Rachel Shows Rickenbaker (AS ’13) welcomed her daughter, Abigail Ruth Rickenbaker, into the world. (Pictured to the left.)
Najja Salmon (AS ’14) is a health information technology specialist for Blu Omega. (Pictured to the right.)
Julia Duke (B ’15) is the director of business development for the Association of Proposal Management Professionals.
On April 28, Sara Ingold Goehring (N ’16) welcomed her son, Conner Goehring, into the world. (Pictured to the left.)
On May 29, Renee Sogueco (AS ’16) and Christopher Ciszek (HP ’16) eloped in Big Sur, California. Megan Battaglia (B ’16) and Paola Soto-Hernandez (AS ’16) attended the elopement then later CJ Cornell (AS ’15), Tessa Climer (AS ’16), Kiara Rubin (C ’16) and Sydney Vonada Von Wilson (C ’16) attended the reception. (Pictured to the right.)
On July 23, 2021, Kendra Kesecker Bowers (AS ’17) welcomed her daughter, Lorelei Kay Bowers, into the world. (Pictured to the left.)
On June 26, 2021, Mary Severin (AS ’17, HP ’17) got married to Michael Epps at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple in Apex, North Carolina. (Pictured to the right.)
On May 23, 2021, Kelsey Dekart (HP ’18) married Thomas Cathell. (Pictured to the left.)
On Oct. 10, 2020, Andy Herring (C ’18, ’19) married Marinda Reames (N ’18).
On May 24, Mandi Shillingburg Stump (N ’18) started her position as a registered nurse at Valley Health’s Infusion Center in Winchester, Virginia. On July 12, 2021, Mandi welcomed her twins, Adalynn Rose and Brantley Samuel Stump, into the world. (Pictured to the right with their older brother, Levi.)
Jamie Washington (C ’19) is the head of rehearsal operations for Spark Cooperative in Orlando, Florida.
On June 22, McKenzie Garrett (C ’20) and Samuel Durgin (C ’20) were married by Chair of Conservatory Academics Division and Professor of Music Education David Zerull, Ph.D., at Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida. Their reception took place in the American Adventure Rotunda at Epcot. (Pictured to the left. Photo Credit: Hannah Keller Photography)
On June 28, Caryn Cozzolino (N ’21) started her position as a registered nurse at Stone Springs Hospital’s Emergency Department in Sterling, Virginia.
Emily Michaelis (HP ’22) is an athletic trainer for Medstar in Towson, Maryland. In this position, Emily works at Towson University covering gymnastics and cheer.
Anne Hughes Hill (C ’54) of Dayton, Virginia, passed away on Jun 13, 2022.
Pamela Bayne Woodward (AS ’02) of Catlett, Virginia, passed away on Jun 15, 2022.