Class Notes - Spring 2014 Ivy Leaf Magazine

Ivy Leaf - Spring 2014

Class Notes


’63

Jim ’63 and Betty Carrieri celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on November 9, 2013.

'79

Don Skinner ’79, of Madison, Alabama, has accepted a position as Jacobs Technology’s skills provisioning and business development manager at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. He previously was employed at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in south Mississippi.

’82

Paul W. Conrad ’82, ’90 has been promoted from associate professor to professor of mining engineering at Montana Tech of the University of Montana.

’83

Keith R. Crownover ’83 and his wife Lori ’05 celebrated the birth of their first grandchild, Caleb Standish Alden, October 29, 2013. The Crownovers’ daughter Rachel and her husband Ryan are the proud parents. Keith is chair of Penn State Altoona’s Campaign Council.

’88

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Michael Giorgione ’88, of Coronado, California, returned to Penn State’s University Park campus October 7-11, 2013, for the fourth consecutive semester, to guest lecture in the College of Engineering, Smeal College of Business, and Presidential Leadership Academy.

’99

Ben Lichtenwalner ’99 recently released his book Paradigm Flip: Leading People, Teams, and Organizations Beyond the Social Media Revolution. Ben resides with his family in southwest Michigan where he runs ModernServantLeader.com and is the senior manager of Internet and eCommerce for Whirlpool Corporation.

’01

Elizabeth (Moyer) Ebersole ’01 and husband Thaddeus ’01 welcomed their third child, a daughter, Abbey Elizabeth, on April 16, 2012. She joins brothers Zachary and Nathan.

’02

Kristin Marie Peterman ’03 and Mark Andrew Hazlett ’02 were wed June 7, 2013. They reside in Altoona.

Chad ’02 and Amber (Folmar) Shimel ’03, of Apopka, Florida, celebrated the birth of their daughter, Lila Margaret, August 2, 2013.

’03

Justin Smith ’03 and his wife Julie ’03 celebrated the birth of son Collin Murray, September 19, 2013.

Kristin Marie Peterman ’03 and Mark Andrew Hazlett ’02 were wed June 7, 2013. They reside in Altoona.

’04

Brooke Ingram ’04 and Aaron Schemeck, both of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emerites, are engaged to be married.

Jason Russo ’04 and his wife Faith welcomed their son, Bryden, June 26, 2013.

’05

Elizabeth Lutton ’05 and Timothy Knappenberger were wed May 4, 2013. They reside in Dahlgren, Virginia.

Shauna Roscia ’05 and Ryan Baranik ’07, both of Altoona, are engaged to be married. A July 2014 wedding is being planned.

Anne Stoltz ’05, and Scott Sutton, both of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are engaged to be married. A February 2014 wedding was planned.

’06

Nicholas Bender ’06, of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Damaris Pierce, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, are engaged to be married. A January 2014 wedding was planned.

’07

Jenna Muccitelli ’07 and James Moschella III, both of Altoona, are engaged to be married. A June 2014 wedding is being planned.

Dana Rettig ’07 and Christopher Stover were wed on July 6, 2013. They reside in State College, Pennsylvania.

’08

Amy (Dodson) ’08 and Josh Turiano celebrated the birth of their son on July 30, 2012. The parents announced that William Robert Turiano will be a future Lion!

Kristen Holland ’08 and Donald Dunkle ’08, both of State College, Pennsylvania, are engaged to be married. A May 2014 wedding is being planned.

Jennifer (Hassen) Zernick ’08 and husband Adam celebrated the birth of daughter Violet Louann on November 23, 2013.

’09

Holly Tracey ’09 and RJ Sottile were wed June 22, 2013. They reside in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania.

Samuel Wagner ’09, of Cresson, Pennsylvania, was promoted to assistant director of communications at Mount Aloysius College. He has been employed at the college since 2010.

’10

Nathan Barber ’10 and his wife Lindsey ’10 celebrated the birth of their daughter Eliza Jane Kathryne Barber on December 18, 2013.

Emily Fether ’10 and Daniel Chverchko ’10 were wed on September 21, 2013. They reside in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.

'11

Samantha Brumbaugh ’11 and Nicholas Davis were wed June 15, 2013. They reside in Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania.

Katee Budzinski ’11 and Ethan Hullihen were wed on July 27, 2013. They reside in Blandburg, Pennsylvania.

Brian Scott Fresh ’11 and Jesse Nichole Baker, both of Altoona, are engaged to be married. A July 2014 wedding is being planned.

’12

Kristen Kos ’12, of Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, and Vincent Finochio ’10, of Altoona, are engaged to be married. A May 2014 wedding is being planned.

’13

Cody Yingling ’13 and Brittany Closson were wed June 9, 2013. They reside in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.