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Richard Taylor shares: “Just back from a Rhine River Cruise (so many castles!) and Adriatic Sea Cruise stopping at many places along the East shore/Balkan Peninsula. Visited Paris as well. The Louvre was incredible! Off to Antarctica in January.”



John Banas writes: “Happy Holidays to all! Kayaking in Alaska's fjords was stunningly majestic this summer with my wife, Margaret, daughter Katie (currently getting her master’s in Positive Psychology at ASU) and son Jack (currently a second-year medical student at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.). Gearing up for a celebration next year of our software company's 20th anniversary - (I) couldn't be prouder of all our amazing employees, many of whom have been with me since the founding of the company. Shout out to the Class of 1959 on behalf of my dad, John Banas Jr., M.D., who is currently retired and living in Monaco and Warsaw, Poland. He sends best wishes to all his classmates!”



alumnus standing in front yard

Josef Martin writes: “Celebrating my 60th birthday in our new house in Sanbornville, N.H.! Love it up here!”



Andrew Cook writes: “I live in Nashville (Tennessee) where I’m the drummer and band leader for Dan + Shay, a 3x Grammy-winning country duo. This January will be my 10-year anniversary with them. I’m co-owner of The Fox Bar & Cocktail Club (recently named the No. 1 bar in America by Food & Wine), as well as Elegy Coffee (we have three shops in Nashville and counting). During my days, I’m a full-time graphic designer for bands and artists, including but not limited to Coldplay, Elton John, All Time Low, Morgan Wallen, Kelsea Ballerini and many more. That’s about it!“


Female student smiling

Peter Jurgens and wife, Colleen, recently welcomed the newest member of their family Rita Jurgens. Rita joins her siblings Vinny, Mary and Grace.



baby photo of alumni parents
Alumni family

Margaret “Greta” Skinner welcomed her daughter Evie Claire Immermann into the world in July 2023. 


baby photo of alumni parents

Caitlin Mitchell and her wife, Sam Mitchell, welcomed their son Caden Jacob Mitchell on Nov. 18, 2023. Sam and Caitlin both work for the U.S. Army and are stationed at Fort Liberty in North Carolina. Sam is an active duty sergeant, and Caitlin is a civilian attorney working for the Department of Defense. 



Alumna posing with a group
Table filled with toys
Sign for alumna's business

Haley Godin officially launched her nonprofit foundation The Little Smiles Foundation, whose mission is to brighten the lives of children who are battling cancer and other life threatening illnesses, in September 2023. This past December, the foundation hosted its annual holiday toy drive. With the proceeds, Haley was able to deliver toys for the children and gift cards for the parents who spent the holidays at the Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatric Cancer Center. 



Isabella Gomes interned with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, in the Firearm Analysis Division of Tampa Bay. She worked alongside firearm crime analysts in firearm comparisons for the state of Florida.