Lycoming College Class of 1972

50 CELEBRATION ALISON MARIA (SEMINERIO) RUPERT 23 Alison Maria (Seminerio) Rupert 568 South Frymire Hollow Road Hughesville, PA 17737 (570) 584-2653 Employment Working Employer Self - Green Valley Recording (audio studio) Position Partner / Voiceover Actress / Session Singer Spouse Richard Rupert ’69 Community Involvement Lycoming County Democratic Committee (Secretary) Democratic Committeewoman for Penn Township precinct Lycoming Memories David Rife - English Emily Jensen - English Robert Maples - French John Whelan - Philosophy Walter McIver - Vocal Instructor, Tour Choir Director Lycoming Involvement College Tour Choir Performing at the Ragged Edge Coffeehouse Senior Student Instructor for Freshman English Lycoming Escapades Protests on The Quad Sneaking out of the dorm (when women had curfews) Sneaking Richard Rupert into the dorm (when men weren’t allowed) Avoiding the Rich Hall PA announcements “Alison Seminerio, you have a visitor!” (by Richard tossing pebbles at my third-floor window) Lyco Friends Roommates Diane Webster, Nancy Lordeman, and Linda Archard Suitemates Linda Snyder and Marrianne Waddeck Jeff Halpern, Verne Wandell, and Greg Hockman Stay in Touch Francis Shinko Linda (Snyder) Koons, Jeff Halpern, Kathy (Mothershed) Marcello Patti Valentine, Janie (Hertzler) Sutton, Kathy (Kammerer) Grazecki, Betty Hebblewaite Mohr, and Shirley Abernathy Interests Music performance, politics, organic vegetable gardening, literacy volunteering, cat rescues Difference Lycoming Made I met my husband, Richard Rupert ’69, at the end of our freshman year. From 1974-2002, Richard and I were full-time touring musicians; I became the lead singer in our band, The Alison Wonderband. We are still happily married! Post-Lycoming Experiences Working for HUD after the 1972 Agnes flood disaster Traveling with our band in the U.S.; visits to England, France, St. Lucia Teaching guitar and vocals Volunteering with the Literacy Project and as a first- grade classroom aide Singing on a Busch Beer commercial Voicing “Nepthys” in the animated film “Xombie-Dead on Arrival” (2003) Greatest Accomplishment Outstanding Achievement Award from George Romney (HUD 1974) Recording five albums of original music Songwriting awards from the Billboard Song Contest Opening for Ernest Tubb, Richard Marx, Neal McCoy, Gene Watson, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, etc. Performing at Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe and on the “Be a Star” TV show Reunion? Yes