Keep up-to-date with friends, classmates and other alumni through our Class Notes.
Alumni Class Notes updated through Feb.10, 2021.
Robert Longo shares that he is semiretired after two careers. He continues to work in the mental health field specializing in neurofeedback (brainwave training). He has published three books in this field, one of which is now being finalized in a revised edition and another new one ready to go to press. Robert continues to serve on the advisory board to the International Society of Neuromodulation Research. He writes: “It is especially rewarding to be able to help others with mental/brain health problems during the COVID-19 pandemic. I know being a graduate of Wilbraham made a difference in my life, and have enjoyed reconnecting with Wilbraham and classmates.”
Renee Sprinthall writes that she transitioned to female in 2019 and said, “I hope to see classmates this June at our reunion!”
Chris Costello is the founder of spoke with students in Ms. Hsaio’s Social Entrepreneurship class in January 2021. Chris is the founder of Toe2Toe, a foundation based in Montreal that collects and distributes socks to the homeless population. Following Chris’s Zoom visit, Ms. Hsaio’s class unanimously decided to help his efforts and has begun a school-wide collection for local people living with homelessness.
Gerrard Evans has been living in China for the last six years, working as the Center Principal of the AP Program at Suzhou Experiment High School. Gerrard writes, “I hope everyone is safe and sound back in the states!”
Alex Tuohey (Alex2e) released his latest single “Lonely” on January 15, 2021 on all major streaming platforms. Alex and his work were featured in The Repulican/MassLive.com, and as of Jan. 26 the single passed 5,000 streams in 10 days on Spotify. In other good news, Alex and Lindsey Goodman were engaged in November 2020. Lindsey is also the creator of the single artwork for “Lonely.”
Dennis Conway and his bride Yukako were married on January 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas. The couple met in Japan, where Dennis was teaching English (with fellow WMA alumna Wakasa Ito ’10). Dennis writes, “We applied for Yukako’s visa right before the pandemic hit in March and weren’t able to see each other for a whole year while waiting for the Visa and COVID to settle. We were lucky to be approved during this time and were happy to finally be reunited after this tough year.” The couple resides in Houston.
Caitlin Mitchell was recently recognized as one of North Carolina’s “Legal Elite.” This recognition is based solely on peer nominations amongst North Carolina’s legal community and is annually granted to less than 4 percent of all attorneys in the state. Caitlin is working in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she primarily litigates complex commercial and employment matters and appeals. For more information and the complete listing of the 2021 Legal Elite, see here: https://businessnc.com/special-sections/legal-elite/