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1992
Julie Makatche Collins
(610) 644-2892
Darrin Kenney
(
communications)
has been named an assistant coach
with the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena
Football League.
1993
Andrea (Ruble) Miller
(410) 353-5457
1994
Michele (Wawroski) Hogan
1995
Bob Martin
(908) 326-3044
Jeffrey Hollenbach
(
accounting) was
appointed vice president and senior loan
officer at West Milton State Bank. He is
a member of the finance committee of
the Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA
and is treasurer and an alumnus of
Leadership Susquehanna Valley. He lives
in Northumberland with his wife and
three children.
1996
Angela (Dakshaw) Sweeney
(919) 779-4787
Larry Allison
(
economics) was
named to
Pennsylvania Business
Central’s
Top 100 People of 2011.”
Larry is a Lycoming College trustee and
the owner of Allison Crane & Rigging.
Amy (Hippensteel) McGovern
(
psychology) was hired as a case manager
by Williamsport’s Salvation Army. She
earned a master’s in education from
Lehigh University.
1997
Lauren Kolaya
(908) 755-5710
or
(908) 962-0816
or
Kirsten (Schwalm) Miller
(570) 888-6486
1998
Brenda (Bowser) Soder
(301) 598-5526
1999
Heather Myers
(570) 244-8914
Martin Burke
(
sociology) was
recently elected as a member of the
Gulf Coast Area TE/GE Council, which
serves as a liaison to the Tax Exempt/
Government Entities division of the
Internal Revenue Service. He will focus
on employee benefit and retirement plan
issues. Martin is the vice president of
compliance for the Matthews Benefit
Group, Inc.
Heather Myers
(
music) has been
honored by President Barack Obama
with the Gold Level President’s
Volunteer Service Award, which
recognizes sustained volunteer service
by individuals. She performed 608 hours
of community service in 2011, primarily
with the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
of Central PA and the Melissa Augustine
Dance Academy in Williamsport. She is a
senior training manager with AT&T and
resides in Downingtown, Pa.
2000
Amanda (Peterman) Dalla Piazza
(570) 546-9440
Christopher Brown
(
accounting)
was promoted to a commercial loan
officer at Peoples State Bank, where he
most recently was the branch manager in
Wysox, Pa.
Robert Cosper
(
physics) has been
hired as a full-time physics teacher at
Smethport Area (Pa.) High School.
2001
Andrea (Duncan) Mitcheltree
(908) 859-4525
Geoff Smith
(
biology) spoke at the
College’s biology colloquium Feb. 16.
The Susquehanna
River biologist for
the Pennsylvania
Fish and Boat
Commission, he
earned a master’s in
biological sciences
from Marshall
University in 2007.
2002
Austin Duckett
(610) 213-7504
or
Sharon (Rogers) Rotundo
Erin Girio-Herrera
(
business
administration) earned a Ph.D. in clinical
child psychology from Ohio University
in 2010. She conducted her internship at
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical
Center, where she is on fellowship. After
its completion this June, she plans to
relocate to Miami, Fla.
Phil Zimmerman
(
communications)
was recognized as the 2011 Publicist of
the Year at the National Press Club in
Washington, D.C. by
PR News
.
Phil is
senior publicist
for the TV
quiz show
Jeopardy!” and
was recognized
for his work
developing
the campaign
for
Jeopardy!
The IBM
Challenge,”
which pitted
two human
contestants against IBM’s Watson
computer.
2003
Charlene (Bartolotta) Sterphone
Tom Coale
(
political science) was
recognized by the “Howard County
Times” and
Howard Magazine
when
his blog, HoCoRising, which seeks to
combat homelessness in Howard County,
Md., was named blog of the year. In
October, Tom was recognized with the
Columbia Foundation’s first Leadership
Council Philanthropic
Award for his service
as secretary on the
board of directors
for the Voices for
Children nonprofit
organization.
Julie Strouse
(
business
administration)
earned a master’s in
real estate from Johns
Hopkins University
in 2010. She recently
Geoff Smith ’01 with Professor Mel Zimmerman
Phil Zimmerman ’02
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