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Class Notes (1957-1979)

1957 reunion 2007

John Busher ’57 (GAP) is a design supervisor for Eurokera North American, Inc., Fountain Inn, S.C.

1964 reunion 2004

Sidney Wicks ’64 (GAP) is vice president of sales for John D. Lucas Printing Co., New York City.

1966 reunion 2006

Eugene Behage ’66 (COB) announces that after working for some of the nation’s top direct marketing organizations, he has opened his own direct marketing consulting business in Beverly Shores, Ind. He specializes in turning creativity into cash catalogs, package inserts, media advertising, direct mail and copywriting for direct marketing organizations across the U.S. and Europe.

1967 reunion 2007

John Schmader ’67 (GAP) is president of The Tool-Die Engineering Co., Solon, Ohio.

1968 35th Reunion

Thomas Casperson ’68 (COB) is president of Casperson & Associates, West Carrollton, Ohio.

Ronald Gray ’68 (COB) is president of RRM Inc. He is also on the board of directors and executive vice president of Express-One International Airlines Inc., Altamonte Springs, Fla.

1969 reunion 2004

Robert Fickes ’69 (GAP) is president of the California Oil Producers Electrical Cooperative, Long Beach, Calif.

Kenneth Hoelperl ’69 (GAP) is a sales representative for St. Vincent Press, Rochester.

Thomas Ransburg ’69 (GAP) is a commercial photographer and owner of Ransburg Studion, Indianapolis, Ind.

Raymond Stachowiak ’69 (GAP) is director of international operations for XyEnterprise Inc., Arlington Heights, Ill.

1971 reunion 2006

Ellen Wallace Douglas ’71 (CCE) published a book, The Laughing Christ, in 2002.

Daniel Edwards ’71 (GAP) is a solution manager for Donaldson Co., Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.

Robert Kiss ’71 (GAP) has exhibited his recent work “Heritage in Platinum: The Chattel House” at the Zemicon Gallery, Barbados.

Alfred Manfredonio ’71 (COS) is an information technology specialist for Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.

Kevin Nolan ’71 (COB) received the LCCF Laurent Clerc Award, presented to a deaf person for outstanding social contributions, on April 5, 2003.

Susan Wolf Wolf-Downes ’71 (NTID) is executive director of the Northeast Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, N.H. She was a member of NTID’s first class in 1968.

1972 reunion 2007

Richard Gabelman ’72 (GAP) is a sales representative for IPC Mail-Well, Toledo, Ohio.

Bonnie Meyer Hall ’72 (FAA) is owner of The Design Element Inc., Lawrence, Kan.

John Rawlins ’72 (GAP) is a production manager for Tathwell Printing Co., Charlotte, N.C.

Thomas Vigna ’72 (KGCOE) and Cyrstal Daemon were married on Feb. 22, 2002. They reside in West Henrietta, N.Y.

1973 30th Reunion

Carl Betcher ’73 (KGCOE) is a hardware engineering manager for Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y.

Martin Drexhage ’73 (COS) is a physics and photonics teacher for Tantasqua High School, Fiskdale, Mass.

Sandra Sharoff Fontana ’73 (COS) is an instructor of ASL/foreign languages for Riverside Community College, Riverside, Calif.

Michael James ’73 (FAA) has been named the Ardis James Professor of Textiles, Clothing and Design for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Kwok Kwong ’73 (KGCOE) is vice president of marketing for Kontactx International Corp., Festerville, Pa.

Robert Stolk ’73 (GAP) is a graphic artist for TJX Companies Inc., Framingham, Mass.

1974 reunion 2004

Alan McWaters ’74 (FAA) is an exhibit and Web designer for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

1976 reunion 2006

James McCarthy ’76 (FAA) is president of Walter Drake Inc., Holyoke, Mass.

Joseph Miller ’76 (CAST) is an engineering manager for Minnesota Power & Light Co., Duluth, Minn.

Robert Rowe ’76 (CCE) has retired from Kodak’s Motion Picture Division and recently relocated to Toano (Williamsburg), Va.

1977 reunion 2007

Jeanne Bellacera-Kreiner SVP ’74, ’77 (NTID) is a group secretary in the estate tax department of the IRS, West Palm Beach, Fla., where she has worked for 22 years.

Kathleen Ernst Hirschler ’77 (COS) is an engineering manager for Phototronics Inc., Allen, Texas.

Richard Malone ’77 (GAP) has been named senior vice president and general manager for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago.

Thomas Powers ’77 (KGCOE) accepted a position as a project engineer at Utica Metal Products, Utica, N.Y.

1978 25th Reunion

Donald Brumbaugh ’78 (COS) is a software engineer for Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, Va.

Dirk Hiney’78, (GAP) is an estimator for Automated Graphic Systems, Macedonia, Ohio.

Jeffrey Howard SVP ’74, ’78 (NTID) is a counselor for Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Ore.

Dudley Killam ’78 (CCE), ’78 (GAP) is an operations manager for Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasedena, Calif.

Loretta Villareale Lamb ’78 (CCE) is a project manager for EDS, Rochester.

Martha Memolo ’77, ’78 (GAP) is a computer specialist for Laminations, Scranton, Pa.

Joseph Mierzwa ’78 (CAST) is a configuration management lead for Computer Sciences Corp., Newark, Del.

Stephen Nosek ’78 (COB) is first vice president of Merrill Lynch, Williamsville, N.Y.

Kenneth Nykiel ’78 (COB) is manager of supply management for the Fossil Power Division of Babcock & Wilcox Co., Barberton, Ohio.

Shepard Siegel ’78 (KGCOE) is a consulting firmware engineer for Mercury Computer Systems Inc., Chelmsford, Mass.

Wade Winter ’78 (COB) is an assistant vice president and site leader for the Dayton (Ohio) Customer Response Center. He is married with three children.

William Youmans ’77, ’78 (KGCOE) is working for the U.S. Army in Orlando, Fla., in the Program Office for Stimulation Training and Instrumentation. He is also the director for command analysis and planning. He is a colonel in the Army Reserve, promoted in May 2001, and commands the 375th Transportation Group in Mobile, Al.

1979 reunion 2004

Mary Barovian ’79 (NTID) is an information technologist for the U. S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Alexandria, Va.

Barbara Binion ’79 (CAST) is a systems specialist for Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth, Texas.

Mark Conrad ’77 (FAA), ’79 (FAA) is owner of Conrad Associates Design, Clarks Summit, Pa.

Donald Forsythe ’79 (FAA) has been named Distinguished Professor of Art at Messiah College, Grantham, Pa.

Kathy Fraychineaud SVP ’75, ’79 (NTID) is an ASL instructional faculty for Pima Community College and director of the Southwest Center of ASL Studies, Tucson, Ariz.

Deborah Kranich Riel ’77, ’79 (FAA) participated in the Biennial Adult School Student Show at the Worester Center for Crafts, Worcester, Mass. Her pieces included a lamp with a wheel-formed, hand-built, soda-fired ceramic base, and a stained glass shade. The show opened Jan. 9, 2003.

Mark Spennacchio ’79 (COB) is a fiscal advisor for Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., Victor, N.Y.

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