Ann Marie Mancuso Gerhart '97
and her husband Lee Gerhart welcomed their second child, Luca Joseph, born May 24, 2016. Luca was 6 pounds, 10 ounces and 21 inches. He joins his big sister, Lia Marie. Abbot Richard Antonucci, O. Praem. baptized Luca on August 14, 2016 at Saints Simon and Jude Church, West Chester, PA. Among those present at the baptism were Anne Marie's sister and brother-in-law, Caroline Mancuso Hughes and Sean Hughes '94. Damian Andrisani '91
has been named a Top Doctor in Wilmington for Sports Medicine by Castle Connolly Medical.
Simon Jackson '94
and his wife Stacia welcomed their first child, Lachlan Brody Sweeting Jackson, born on September 29, 2016. Lachlan was 8 pounds, 14 ounces. Simon is a Senior Director for CCS Fundraising, a global strategic fundraising consulting firm; he is currently serving as interim Vice President for Howard University. Simon and his family live in Washington, DC.
Kara A. Briggs '94
has joined the staff of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office in Dover as an Architectural Historian. Her responsibilities include conducting cultural-resource reviews of federally funded or permitted projects for Section 106 compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act for historical and architectural properties; providing coordination services with state designated certified local governments; and oversight of division-held historic-preservation easements including monitoring and enforcement of easement provisions, technical assistance to property owners and negotiation and completion of new easements. She continues in her love of the arts by creating works on paper as well as acrylic on canvas. She recently had a painting accepted into the National Arts Program Competition.
Erika Biordi Knudsen ’94
recently welcomed a group of Archmere alums and their families to her home in Kennebunkport, Maine. Pictured with their families: Stephanie Iardella Powers ’94, Michael Rappucci ’94, Bridget McNichol ’94, Erika Biordi Knudsen ’94, Keely Bohner Barber ’94, David Bosacco ’92, Carrie Malone Bosacco ’94, Maria Cole Rappucci ’94, Chris Rappucci ’91.
Meghan Lee '97
is the proud recipient of Delaware Today’s 2016 Best of Delaware Award. Meghan restored an old Victorian home on the main drag of Lewes and converted it into a restaurant, Heirloom, which opened in December 2015. It has now been named The Best New Restaurant, Downstate.
Katy Walters '94
married Kelly Mitchel on February 27, 2016. Alumni attendees included Charlie Walters '17, Lauren Santoro Gentile '94, Kristen Walters '92, Lyndsey Walters '07, Abby Kushner '10, Ryan Walters '09, Grace Walters '19, Chris Witsel '09, and Danielle Kissel Ulmer '94.
Clinton Protack '99
welcomed their second child, Alison, born on August 25, 2015. Alison joins older brother, Andrew, who is almost 4. Clinton, a physician, lives with his wife Tricia and family in Branford, CT.
Nicholas Quercetti '98
and wife Danielle welcomed their second child, Giovanna Marie, born on September 3, 2015. Gia was 8 pounds, 6 ounces and 19 inches. Gia joins older brother, Nicholas, who is 4. Nick, a physician, lives with his family in Hockessin, DE.
Robert Yacyshyn '97
and wife Molly Baron welcomed their first child, Henry Joseph Richard, born on October 29, 2015 at 7:06pm. Henry was 5 pounds, 14 ounces and 19 inches. Father Joseph McLaughlin, O.Praem. baptized Henry on January 16, 2016 at the Church of Saint Paul the Apostle in New York City. Rob's sister, Kathryn '06
, was godmother. Rob, a free-lance television producer, lives with his family in The Bronx.
Amelia Julian Wyant '94
was recently elected to the 2015-16 Board of Trustees for The Independence School. The mother of three children, Mrs. Wyant currently serves as President of Eastern States Group, a Wilmington-based residential and commercial real estate company.
Joseph Angelini '94
and his wife Amanda welcomed their third child, Parker Ross, born on May 5, 2015. Parker was 8 pounds, 1 ounce and 21 inches. Parker was baptized on October 17, 2015 at Saint Joseph Church, Baltimore. Parker has two older sisters- Rory, 6 and Liv, 3. Joe is a senior account manager for Kelly Associates Insurance Group in Baltimore; he and his family live in Parkville, MD.
Timothy Nanni '92
and wife Maria welcomed their second child, Lucca Joseph, born on September 7, 2015 at 7:56am. Lucca was 6 pounds, 7 ounces and 19 inches. Lucca has an older brother, Timothy, who is 4. Tim is a CPA in West Chester, PA where he lives with his family.
Alison Newitt Hilley '95
debuted her newest music video, We Are Music
, at World Cafe Live. The song and video incorporated the talents of over 20 musicians and was filmed at 12 unique locations around Philadelphia.
To view the video, click here.
Maggie Arvedlund '97
and her husband, Adam Cassidy, are the parents of two children - Svend (2 1/2) and Jude (3 months).
Noelle Lauer-Paregian '94
is currently working as an oncology sales representative for Novantis Pharmaceuticals. She and her husband, Michael, welcomed a baby boy, Harrison William, on July 21, 2014. Harrison joins big sister Caitlyn (7) and big brother Brandon (7).
Jonathan Pieslak '92
, an Associate Professor at The City College of New York and Graduate Center, CUNY, published his second book, Radicalism and Music, with Wesleyan University Press. The book surveys the diverse musical cultures of al-Qa'ida, the racist skinheads, Christian-affiliated radicalism, and eco-animal rights militancy, with research supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2011. The introduction can be read on Jonathan's website, www.jonathanpieslak.com
. Presently, Jonathan is part of a team exploring the mobilizing influence of media in the jihadi-Salafist movement. A Minerva Grant from the Department of Defense funds this research.
Ryan Barbacane '99
and his wife, Courtney, welcomed the birth of Sienna Marie on February 13, 2015. She joins her big sister, Aubrey, who turned five on August 23rd. Father Joseph McLaughlin, O.Praem. baptized Sienna on May 31, 2015 at Saint Katharine of Siena Church in Wayne, PA where the Barbacanes are parishoners. Matthew Giunta '98 was godfather. Ryan is a commercial insurance broker in Philadelphia.
Bradley Thomas '96
and his wife, Tracey, marked the first birthday of their son, Charles Emmett, born in Guam on July 14, 2014. Father Joseph McLaughlin, O.Praem. baptized Charlie on July 11, 2015 at Saint Gabriel Church in Charlotte, NC. Brad is a trauma surgeon at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, near his home.
Steven T. Manley '98
married Aubryn Sidle on July 5, 2015 at Harper's Ferry Adventure Center in Purcellville , VA, overlooking the Potomac River. A reception followed at the site. Steven and Aubryn live in Washington, DC.
August 2015Gregory Tomb '96
lives in Santa Cruz CA, and is bringing his functional and decorative glass art designs for a number of Art Shows and fundraisers in the Northeast. Click here to see his artwork and a listing of the shows he will participate in this August and September. Sean A Hogan '94
and his wife, Anne, welcomed the birth of their second child, Quinn Wyeth, on May 14, 2015 in Brazil. Quinn joins older sister, Evie. Sean and his family relocated to New York this summer. Sean is Vice President, Brazil Equity Projects for JP Morgan.June 2015
Mary Kate Chrzanowski '98
married Bobby Mieczkowski on June 7, 2014 at St. Elizabeth's Church. Both Mary Kate and Bobby's fathers, John Chrzanowski
and Bob Mieczkowski
, are members of the Class of 1971. Lauren Chrzanowski Edgar '02
was Matron of Honor and Therese Winnington '98
was a bridesmaid. Mary Kate currently works at Sallie Mae as a Talent Acquisition Consultant in Human Resources. She and Bobby reside in Wilmington, DE and look forward to starting a family together.
Amanda Appleton Singleton '92
earned her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University, and is enjoying living in London with her two sons Zander and Nathaniel and her husband Bryan.
John David DeVido '94
lives in Churchville, MD, with wife Maureen and children Thomas (6) and Lizzy (4). He is currently the team leader for system engineering at Aberdeen Proving Grounds.
Jeffrey DeVido '96 lives with his wife, Catherine, in San Rafael, CA, along with their children: Jason (5), Netty (2), and Vivienne (1). Father Joseph McLaughlin, O.Praem. baptized Vivienne on June 7, 2015 at Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church in Wilmington where Jeff and Catherine were married. Jeff's brother, John David '94, was godfather. Jeff is a psychiatrist at the University of California San Francisco Medical School.
Kristin Gallagher Chambers '99
and her husband James recently celebrated their boys' 2nd birthday and baptism at St. Thomas the Apostle. Henry Gallagher '04
was in attendance as the proud godfather of both boys. The family lives in Wilmington, DE where Kristin works at Bank of America.
Timothy L. Browne, M.D. '98
was awarded a fellowship in micro-vascular surgery in Taipei, Taiwan.
Michael Iorii '90
has left his position as Associate Director of major construction projects at Columbia University to join The Metropolitan Museum of Art as General Manager for Construction. Michael is responsible for planning and executing all capital construction projects undertaken at the Museum and supervising the activity of the in-house construction project managers. Michael and his wife, Juliet, live in Ridgewood, NJ with their daughters, Isabella and Sophia.
Jay Kennedy' 94
and his wife Keri welcomed their first child, Richard John “Rye” Kennedy on December 12, 2014. Jay also formed the law firm of Grace & Kennedy, P.C. with his long time mentor Tom Grace.January 2015
Robert M. Spano, Jr. '96 was promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant III on January 18, 2014, and continues to serve with the Miami Gardens Police Department in Florida. Robert also graduated from the Coral Springs SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) School on August 1, 2014.
John Finley, M.D. '96 and his wife Jennifer welcomed their first child, Grace Margaret, born on August 22, 2014. Father Joseph McLaughlin, O.Praem. baptized Grace on December 28, 2014 at Saint Thomas of Villanova Church (university campus). John is a practicing interventional cardiologist in North Philadelphia. John and his family live in Villanova.
Susan Squire '93 was named a 2014 Five Star Realtor.
Jennifer McKee Hannon '94 and her husband Jay welcomed their second child, Francis Mark, born on June 13, 2014; Francis was 6 pounds, 11 ounces; he has an older sister, Lila Beatrix, who is five. Father Joseph McLaughlin, O.Praem. baptized Francis on October 12, 2014 at Saint Mary Magdalen Church in Media, PA. Jennifer's brother, Francis J. McKee Jr. '02 is the godfather. Also present were Francis J. McKee Sr. '68 and Katie McKee Black '97. Jennifer and her family live in Media.
Thomas Raymond '97 has authored several columns and reports on investment topics but his most recent accomplishment is his book titled The Eloquent Investor: Facts, Quotations, and Useful Sayings About Wall Street. Thomas has an undergraduate dregree from Penn State, University Park campus, along with graduate degrees from Drexel and Villanova.
Stephen Rattigan '94 married Sara John on August 9, 2014, at St. Elenor's Catholic Church in Collegeville, PA. The couple live in Collegeville, PA. Stephen is employed by PNC in retail banking.
William Mannella '97 is living in Reno, NV, and works for Ernest Packaging in Sales.
Erin Mannella '99
is a nurse practitioner at Crozer Chester Medical Center.
Evan Husted '99
and his wife, Natalia Nicastro, had their first child in August. Their daughter's name is Sonia.
Jonathan Daniel' 94
and Marion Lee Spangler will be married on September 27, 2014 in Washington, DC, where they also reside. Jonathan is teaching AP Calculus and Algebra I in Arlington, Virginia.
Christopher Butler '93
and his wife Christine welcomed their son Thomas Christopher Butler on October 1st, 2013. Chris, Christine and Thomas live in Shanghai, China where Chris is the VP/GM for Eaton's Circuit Protection and Controls Division in Asia Pacific.
was recently recognized as the winner of the 73rd Annual Outstanding Young Wilmingtonian award by the Wilmington Jaycees. The award honors a person who exemplifies all the Jaycees strive to be; a leader who goes above and beyond when giving back to their community. Having won this prestigious award, Bianca was nominated for national recognition through TOYA (Ten Outstanding Young Americans). Bianca is the 2014 recipient due to her overwhelming support through her whole life to organizations like Leadership Delaware (Board Member), Delaware Youth Leadership Network (Co-founder and Board Member), Delaware MS Society (top fundraiser of over $700,000 Dollars and former 10 year Board Member), LEAD for Women at Bank of America (Executive Council Member), she is also responsible for launching the Delaware arm of the BAC Community Volunteers program in 2006. She is currently a Senior Vice President with Bank of America.
Katie Collins '98
graduated as the Valedictorian from Fairfield University where she recently received her MBA in May 2014. Katie has also recently taken on a new role leading a marketing team with Pfizer in NYC.
Jacy Kline Briggs '97
and her husband, Michael, welcomed their fourth child, Connor Stuart in November 21, 2013. He joins big sisters Molly (5) and Lucy (20m) and big brother Adam (4). The family resides in Chester Springs, PA.
Barbara Smoyer Peterson '92
recently finished her second year as an Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, Missouri. She and her husband Michael also celebrated their son Nathaniel's 1st birthday! (picture to the left)
Erin Barbacane Marcellus '95
and her husband Jason welcomed a baby boy, Brogan Robert on April 10, 2014. Brogan is joined by his sister Delaney (9), and brother Nolan (3). Erin is a teacher in the Spring-Ford Area School District and the family resides in Pottstown, PA.
Stephanie Taylor '93
and her husband,Mark Ervin, welcomed a daughter,Tessa Longford, on March 9, 2014. Tessa joins big sisters Helena and Magdalen.
Onorina DeGrassa Michalasky '94
and her husband Jason just welcomed their sixth child, Giana Marie on February 19, 2014. Giana joins her four sisters and one brother. They currently own and operate a hotel in eastern Montana.
Michael Burns '95
and his wife, Jill, are proud to announce the birth of their second daughter, Maggie Ellasyn Burns (born May 19, 2013). Mike is a patent attorney at DLA Piper LLP (US) in Philadelphia. Jill is also an attorney in Philadelphia.Natalie Gadea Lewis '95
recently wrote a children's book called Everything Takes Practice. Signed copies are available for purchase in the Richmond-area at Tweed, The University of Richmond Bookstore, The Richmond Flying Squirrels Team Store, Disco Sports, Richmond Baseball Academy West, and Tiny Toes Children's Boutique in Bel Air, MD. The book is for boys & girls ages 4 - 8 yrs. old and is a baseball-themed story about staying positive and not giving up.
Christopher Boone '93
is a screenwriter and filmmaker living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He contributes to the blog No Film School (nofilmschool.com), where he shares lessons learned from professional screenwriters about the craft and business of screenwriting. After his 2008 Duke City Shootout short film PRESCHOOL’S A BITCH won the Audience Award and screened at festivals around the country, Christopher joined the board of the Digital Filmmaking Institute (DFI) to help organize the tenth anniversary and final edition of the Duke City Shootout in 2010. Recently, Christopher was a panel moderator at the Austin Film Festival & Conference. Along with his producing partner Ella Sitkin, Christopher is currently putting together his first feature film as writer/director, CENTS, from his 2012 Academy Nicholl Fellowship semifinalist screenplay. Click here to learn more about Chris' latest film project.
Alison Paige Newitt '95
sang the national anthem on January 18th at the University of Pennsylvania vs. St. Joseph's University sold out game at the Palestra!
Maggie Arvedlund '97
and her husband Adam Cassidy announce the birth of their first child Svend Joseph in June 2013. They live in NYC where Maggie works for the Fortress Investment Group. Everyone is doing well!
Carl Deirmengian, M.D.'92
is an orthopedic surgeon with the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. He was recently interviewed by AARP Magazine regarding knee replacement surgery. Brian Lee '94
married Holly Wolfe on June 15, 2013 in Kennett Square, PA. The couple live in the borough of Kennett Square. Many Archmere friends and classmates were in attendance. Brian is the son of Ron '61
and Rita (Archmere School Nurse 1995-2013), and brother of Michael '89
and Meghan '97.
Michael Matassino '92
and his wife Jaime welcomed their first child, Emily Ann Matassino on May 19th, 2013. She weighed 6 pound 11 ounces. She was baptized on August 4th at St Mary Magdalen Church. (picture to the left)
Maggie Arvedlund Cassidy '97
and her husband Adam welcomed their first child on June 12, 2013. Svend Joseph Cassidy was recently baptized at Saint Francis Xavier in NYC with Erin Arvedlund Beattie '88
in attendance as proud godmother.
Anne Marie Mancuso Gerhart '97
and her husband Lee welcomed baby Lia Marie Gerhart on May 28, 2013. Lia was baptized at Saints Simon & Jude Church in West Chester, PA by Abbot Richard Antonucci of Daylesford Abbey on September 1, 2013. Caroline Mancuso Hughes '94
is the godmother.
Jeffrey Devido '96
and wife Catherine welcomed daughter Annette Violet on June 10th 2013. Annette joins older brother Jason Jasper (3). After completing both psychiatry residency and addiction psychiatry fellowship at Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals, Jeffrey has taken a faculty position at the University of California, San Francisco. Catherine completed residency and fellowship in oculoplastic surgery at Tufts and is working at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland.
Angela Chien '95 has been working for Google for the past five years and has spent the last two years in Google [x], an experimental research group. Angela served as lead counsel for Google Glass and two other early stage projects. Angela and her boyfriend recently bought a house. They travel in their free time alternating between visiting friends in Europe and diving in Asia.
David Kubacki '92
currently serves as President of Nativity Prep School in Wilmington. David attended Archmere's graduation last June to celebrate the graduation of alum, Kenny Screven '13. Kenny is a member of the 2009 Nativity Class and will be attending DeSales University studying political science.
Crista Carrick Mahoney '98
and her husband, Michael, welcomed their daughter Anna into the world on July 11, 2011, three weeks after moving from downtown Boston to Sherborn, MA. Crista is also the Campus Minister for Education and Social Justice at Emmanuel College in Boston, MA.
Paul Badame, Esq. '91
opened his own law practice Rubin and Badame PC. They specialize in social security disability law and family law. His office is located in Norristown, PA.
James Wright '93
recently moved back to Delaware and currently works for DuPont Crop Protection as an associate investigator in the process chemistry department.
Kimberly Bolton Trincia '94
was selected as one of the national Top Women in Grocery for 2013 by Progressive Grocer magazine. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Kim currently manages the first green ACME store in Concordville, PA.
Litza Stark '96
was married on May 25, 2008 to Ari Gershon. She lives in NYC and is a freelance website builder. She has two sons- Eli lance born December 17, 2009 and Ezra Jack born December 8, 2011. David Kubacki '92
married Dr. Grace Kwon on March 16, 2013 in Auburn, Alabama. Julie Kubacki '96 was a bridesmaid. David currently serves as President of Nativity Prep in Wilmington, DE and was recently elected to the Archmere Academy Alumni Council. (Picture to the left).
Dan Hodapp '99
is performing in a
short comedy PARENT INTERVIEW by Justin Warner '89.
The comedy is competing in the final round of the NYC 15-Minute Play Competition. Over 300 short plays were submitted; 35 were selected for the semi-finals, and 10 advanced to the finals. The play will be performed in Series A on Friday, May 3 at 7 pm and Saturday, May 4 at 5 pm, at the American Globe Theatre in New York, NY, (145 W. 46th Street, 3rd floor) Tickets are $18 and are available online or via phone reservations at 212-869-9809. (Phone reservations pay cash at the door and must arrive 10 minutes before curtain to guarantee seating.)
Michael W. Phillips '97
, has a new son named Matthew born August 23, 2012.
Richard H. Rigney '92
has passed the Pennsylvania State Insurance Exam and is now a Pennsylvania State Licensed Insurance Agent. He has signed on with AFLAC Lehigh Valley Regional Office as an Independent Sales Agent and currently resides in Zionsville, PA with his fiancee and son.
Alison Paige Newitt '95
was recently named one of Philly’s rising top fiive female musical stars by CBS Philadelphia.
“Aly”, bassist and vocalist for AlyCat, has performed throughout the country with Alycat, David Bromberg, the Angel Band and BrotherSister. Her band, AlyCat, is a funk-rock-electro band that began performing in Philadelphia in 2011. The band’s first full-length CD release, “Cat Lady,” will be released on April 25th with a performance at the Blockley in Philadelphia. The Heavy Pets featuring Jamie Newitt '02
will also be performing. For ticket information, click here.
Jeffrey Hurlock '92 i
s living in New York and has spent 14 years as a website producer.
Alison Paige Newitt '95
will be singing the national anthem at the Palestra on March 12, 2013. The basketball game is between Penn and Princeton.
Kate Rodrigue '99
married Damian McIntyre in a beachside ceremony in Bicheno, Tasmania (Australia) on December 8th, 2012. Kate and Damian currently live in Launceston, Tasmania where Kate is practicing as a senior veterinarian. (Picture to the left.)Erin Wade Curry '94
and her husband, Will, welcomed their daughter, Fiona Kathleen, on September 22, 2012. She was baptised on December 9, 2012 at St. Ann's Parish. Michael Wade '86
is Fiona's godfather.
Ryan Barbacane '99
married Courtney Calabrese on May 12, 2012 at Saint Rita of Cascia Church, Philadelphia, PA. Ryan's sister, Erin Barbacane Marcellus '95
was a bridesmaid, and Rob Bonvetti '98
was one of the best men. Also in the wedding party were Matt Giunta '98, Brett Kennedy '99, Edsel Torres '99
and Tommy Ciccarone '99.
Ryan and Courtney currently reside in West Chester, PA
Bianca Shorteno Fraser-Johnson '98
and her husband, Michael, welcomed a baby girl, Vanessa Isabelle, on January 14th. Vanessa joins big brother Fraser. (picture to the left)
Christopher Butler ’93
married Christine Xu on Sept. 29th, 2012 in Huizhou China. Chris met Christine after relocating to Shanghai with Eaton Corporation in 2010, where he is Vice President of Marketing for their Asia Pacific Power Distribution Business. Todd Butler ’97 and Frank Pica ’97 participated in both the Chinese and Western ceremonies.
Stephanie Taylor '93
and her husband, Mark Ervin, welcomed a daughter, Magdalen Dear, on December 21, 2012. Maggie's godfather is Michael Taylor '91.
Erin (Dickens) Grace '95
and her husband Joseph welcomed a son, Colton James, on April 19, 2012. Colton joins big sister Cecilia (5) and big brother Ryan (3). The family resides in Chadds Ford.
Christopher Kestner '97
has joined an orthopedic practice in Charleston, SC, after graduating from Middlebury College and Jefferson Medical College and completing a residency at Temple University Hospital and a fellowship at Duke
Brigid (Coghlan) Johnson ’94
and her husband, Christian, welcomed their first child, Claire Rose, on September 30, 2012. Brigid's brother, Ray Coghlan ’90, is Claire Rose’s godfather. Brigid and her family reside in West Chester, Pa.October 2012
Jacy Kline Briggs '97
and her husband Michael welcomed a daughter Lucy Jane on March 15, 2012. Lucy was 9 pounds 5.3 ounces and was 21 inches long. She joins big sister Molly (4) and big brother Adam (2).
Julie Barbone McKinnon '94
and her husband Rich welcomed a son, Chase Richard, on February 27, 2012. Chase joins big sisters Kate (5 1/2) and Brynn (2).
Michael DiMuzio '98
married Candice MacFadyen on July 21, 2012. Adam DiMuzio '02
was best man for his brother. Kevin Rogers '98
was a groomsman. The ceremony took place at St. Anthony of Padua Church. John Matarese '98
, Sean Conway '98
, and Kate Santino '98
were in attendance.
Benjamin Hill '95
and wife Christina Hill celebrated the birth of their first child, Tyler Jonathan, on September 23, 2011.
William J. Mannella, III '97
has moved to Incline Village, NV, at Lake Tahoe.Erin M. Mannella '99
is a nurse practitioner working at Crozer Chester Medical Center as a hospitalist.
Jennifer Rodzvilla ’97 married Scott Brion ’96 in a ceremony at St. Agnes Church in West Chester. Their reception was held at The Patio. Kate Brion ’95, John Rodzvilla ’93, and Kevin Donohoe ’95 were all members of the wedding party. Fellow alumni Dominic Pileggi ’72, Brian Nagle ’93, and Gretchen Nagle ‘95 were also in attendance. Jennifer and Scott currently reside in West Chester. (Photo to the left.)
Biana Shorteno Fraser-Johnson '98 is currently a senior vice president at Bank of America in Associate Banking and Investments. She is a board member of Leadership Delaware and the Delaware MS Society and recently co-founded a new 501c3 - The "Delaware Youth Leadership Network" (dlyn.net). She lives in Hockessin with her husband, Michael,their three-year old son, Fraser, and are welcoming their next baby in January.
Brendan Reeves '94
and his wife, Allison, welcomed a son, Simon Learey Reeves on January 21, 2012. Simon joins his big sister Veronica. They all happily reside in Seattle and recently enjoyed a visit by Uncle Brian Reeves '91
and his wife Sarah who currently reside in Redondo Beach, CA.
Julie Wozniak Goodrick '97
and her husband Sean Goodrick '97
welcomed a daughter, Meredith Josephine on December 24th, 2011. She joins older sister, Evelyn (2)Laura Mielcarek DeRose '93
is pleased to announce the birth of their son, R. James DeRose IV on January 26, 2012. RJ joins big sisters Adelia (8) and Kay (4).May 2012Megan McNichol, 98
is living in Los Angeles and working as the Assistant to Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios. Marvel Studios recently shattered box office records with the release of "The Avengers" as the largest box office opening weekend in history. Megan has been living on the West Coast for several years and previously worked on films such as Secretariat, Tooth Fairy, the Game Plan, Invincible, and the Village.
Ryan Stidham, M.D. '97
is traveling the world speaking as a gastrointestinal physician specializing in Chron's Disease. Dr. Stidham recently completed his fellowship at the University of Michigan. Following his Archmere graduation, Ryan attended Saint Joe's University for undergraduate studies, the University of Virginia for medical shool, and completed his residency at Penn. April 2012Crista Carrick Mahoney '98
and Michael Mahoney welcomed daughter Anna Louise Mahoney on July 11, 2011. Melissa Carrick '92
married Zeke Phillips in July 2010 at St. Edmond's in Rehoboth Beach. She is a practicing chiropractic in Baltimore.
Maggie Arvedlund '97
married Adam Cassidy in a ceremony at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Erin Arvedlund Beattie '88
was the Matron of Honor and Jessica Curley Hankinson '97
was a bridesmaid. A few alums including Tom Raymond, Kristin Chambers and other Archmere families were in attendance. Adam and Maggie currently reside in New York. (see picture to the left)
Carrie (Malone) Bosacco '94 and David Bosacco '92 welcomed twin boys (pictured to the left) on December 19, 2011. Enzo Theron weighed 4 lbs 13 oz and was 18.5 in long. Carlo Eustatius weighed 6 lbs 3 oz and was 18 in long. The twins join older sister Isadora Luca. The Bosacco family resides at the Jersey Shore.
Michael Coleman '92 lives in Tallahassee, Florida. He has his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and was promoted to an associate applied research position at Florida State University. He is the father of a 13-year old daughter, and recently celebrated his father's 70th birthday with a family cruise to Alaska last June.
Stephanie Taylor '93
and her husband, Mark Ervin, welcomed a daughter, Helena Rose, on April 6, 2011.December 2011
Barbara Smoyer '92 was married on November 5, 2011, to Michael D. Peterson. The wedding was held at the historic St. Mary of Victories Church in Downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Janet Smoyer '94 was a bridesmaid, and Marialaina Scafidi '92 caught the bride's bouquet. After honeymooning in Cancun, Mexico, Barbara and Michael now live in St. Peters, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.
Christine Manubay Gardiner '91
welcomed son Logan Samuel Gardiner on December 16, 2011. He joins big brother Kyle (5 years old.)
Michele Irwin Cunningham '97
and her husband, Brian, welcomed son Brendan Irwin to their family on July 28, 2011. He joins older brother, Quinn Clark (birthday March 23, 2009) in their home in Philadelphia, PA.
Robert Yacyshyn '97
married Molly Baran on May 7, 2011, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Fr. McLaughlin presided over the wedding ceremony and several Archmereans were in attendance (pictured to the left). On June 17, 2011, along with his co-workers, Rob won a Daytime Emmy Award for the MTV series “MADE” in the Special Class Series category (pictured to the left.)Damian Andrisani, M.D. '91
is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, knees and shoulders. He practices in Wilmington, DE with Delaware Orthopaedic Specialties.
Chris Killian '95
and his wife, Anne, welcomed son Benjamin to their family in June, 2011. He joins older sister, Ava, in their home in Cronton on Hudson, NJ.
Susan Squire '93
was published in Delaware Today as a 2011 Five Star Real Estate Agent for the second year in a row for exceptional service and overall satisfaction. Matthew T. Kingston, DMD '92
and his wife Claire welcome their third son, Luke Thomas. Born on November 7, 2011. Luke was 11 lbs 4 oz and 23 inches! Dr. Kingston and his wife have two other sons, Gray (age 7) and Adam (age 4). Matthew and his family reside in Lititz, PA.
Christopher Rowe '99
is living in Boston, MA, enjoying a successful career in product design. He spends his free time sailing, skiing and brewing beer.Zachary Rowe '99
is living in Madrid, Spain. He met his wife, Paula, during a vacation in Spain in 2008. They were married in July, 2010 in Northern Spain. Zach has been teaching English and just completed work on his Master's degree in Environmental Biology.
William Mannella '93
is now living at Incline Village, NV on Lake Tahoe.
Josh M. Alcorn '99
was married to Brianna D'Amico on Saturday, October 8 at St. Thomas Villanova Church. The couple was married by Father Joseph McLaughlin, O.Praem. Josh works in Washington as the finance director for Friends for Harry Reid, the re-election campaign of Senator Harry Reid, Democrat of Nevada, who is the majority leader. He graduated from Villanova and has a master’s in political science from American University.
Matthew T. Kingston, DMD '92
opened a new dental practice in December 2010. Healthy Smiles Dental is located in Lancaster, PA. Matthew and his wife Claire reside just outside of Lancaster in Lititz, PA. They have two sons, Gray (age 7) and Adam (age 4) and are expecting their third child in late Fall 2011.July 2011
John David DeVido '94
and his wife Maureen welcomed their second child, Elizabeth Mary, on April 22, 2011. She is joined by big brother T.J. (Thomas).Jeffrey DeVido '96
and his wife Catherine welcomed a son, Jason, on September 18, 2010. Both have also recently started their fourth year residencies in Boston, MA.April 2011
Brian Nagle '93
was elected President of the Chester County Bar Foundation. A Director of the firm and member of the Land Use department with the law firm of MacElree Harvey, Brian (pictured) will lead the charitable arm of the organization which provides funding and programs to schools and individual students.March 2011
Mike Matassino '92 married Jaime Hall on December 11th in Wilmington, DE at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church. The reception was held at The Patio. Matt Kingston '92, Tom Esposito'92 and Mike Logothetis '89 were part of the wedding party. Fellow alumni Mike DeMaio '92 and Emily Leach '01 were also in attendance. The couple, with their dog Mango, reside in Wilmington, DE. (See picture).
Hugh Leahy '97 and his wife Iveline Dimitrova celebrated their recent marriage with a reception on New Year's Day at the University & Whilst Club in Wilmington. The event was attended by several Archmere families including the Penza, Julian, Bacon, Campbell, Matthews, Menlla, Falgowski, and Manlove families (see picture). Hugh has been working abroad for Citigroup since 2006. From 2006-2007 he worked in Lisbon, Portugal where he met Ivelina. From 2008-2009 he worked in Prague, Czech Republic. Starting in 2010, he has been working in Manila, Phillippines where he and his wife currently reside. Hugh recently completed his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, having taken classes in Czech, Brazil and Pittsburgh.
Jerry Ortner ’97 is teaching ESL in Shanghai, China during the year 2011 and into early 2012.
Erin Barbacane Marcellus ’95 and her husband Jason welcomed a baby boy, Nolan Joseph, on January 14, 2011. He weighed 7lbs, 9oz and was 20 1/4 inches long. Nolan (see picture) is joined by big sister Delaney (5), and resides with his family in Limerick, PA.
Alison Paige Newitt '95 and her band, the Angel Band, will be performing on Saturday, March 19 at the Keswick Theater in Glenside, Pa., as part of the David Bromberg Big Band.To learn more about the band and it’s tour, go to www.angelband.net
Mary Beth Rim '95 directed a film starring her father and former Archmere football coach John Rim titled A Turn of the Blinds. A Turn of the Blinds is a product of Hamme Productions, of which Rim is the co-founder. The film has already been accepted to the Inaugural Film Festival in Green Bay in the end of February.
Jennifer Doyle ’93 and husband Kevin welcomed their second child, Lindsey Marie, on June 16, 2010.
Marisa Facciolo ’93 recently took a new position as Vice President/Wealth Strategist for Northern Trust Company of Delaware working the New York to Washington, D.C. area. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board for Serviam Girls Academy and she is a Guild Member for the Ministry of Caring. Outside of her volunteer work, Marisa is training for her third triathlon which will be in the Summer of 2011. Marisa resides in Wilmington, DE
Chris Pieretti ’94 and his wife, Timi, had their first child, a boy, named Cassidy Lee in December 7, 2010. The new little happy family lives just outside of Philadelphia where Chris works for Fresh Paint, as a painting contractor, and Kitchen Harvest, as a residential organic farmer.
Elizabeth Winslow King ’95, her husband Matthew and their two children Grace and Jack, recently moved back to Delaware after spending time in North Carolina and Connecticut. Beth is trust counsel for The Northern Trust Company of Delaware in Wilmington, and Matt is a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. They are expecting their third child in June, 2011.
Gene Cichanowsky ’95 and his wife Mandy welcomed a son (EJ, III) in January 2009, and are expecting another child at the end of April.
Drs. Robert Schmidt ’97 and Melanie Bolling Schmidt became the proud parents of their first son, Charles Jackson Schmidt on December 20, 2010. The family lives in Richmond, VA where Rob is completing a fellowship in facial plastic surgery.
Erik Cichanowsky ’99 works in D.C. for the Department of Commerce.
Erin M. Mannella ’99 graduated from Thomas Jefferson University and is a nurse practitioner at Crozer Chester Medical Center.
Michael ’99 and Catherine (Dodds) ’99 DiSabatino had a baby girl, Amanda Patricia, on August 5, 2010. Mike and Cassie live in Wilmington.
Chris Voudouris ’99 married Melissa Nemeth on November 13, 2010. Ben Voudouris ’03 was Chris’ best man and Todd Penza ’99 was a groomsman.