Felicitations! to Christopher Matthew Martin ’11. He was selected by School Year Abroad (SYA) to spend his junior year in Rennes, France. During his stay, he will explore the Loire Valley chateaux, discover the architecture and museums of Paris, visit charming villages in Provence and contemplate the historical significance of Normandy. He will learn about French history and society, and become a member of a French family.
James Seaberg is having a “great” experience at The Kiski School, near Pittsburgh, PA. Jimi bounced back from spine surgery last year with high honors. No longer playing football, he is now the “voice” of the Kiski Cougars football team on the school’s radio station. He lives with his family in Lewisburg, PA.
Alexandra Smith writes that she capped her Choate Rosemary Hall years performing Eponine in “Les Miserable” in Choate’s 2009 spring musical. During the summer she worked as an Administrative Assistant in the school’s International Summer Program. Then it was off to study business at Georgetown University where she continues her music and theatre pursuits, performing in the fall 2009 musical “Caroline or Change” and as a member of the co-ed A cappella group, The Saxatones.
Nick Darin, a senior at Xavier High School, reports that he is busy completing college applications and said he and his parents still miss Mooreland.
Thomas Hoyt Pease is a senior at Gordon College, Wenham, MA, where he is an English major. Thomas’ classmates may remember his affinity for Halloween and costume design. Remember the Monopoly Man costume? He is still at it, making Where’s Waldo and Green Lantern costumes for Halloween at Gordon. Thomas works at Camp Brookwoods in New Hampshire during the summers. He is engaged to be married to the “love of his life”, Abigail Linnell, in June 2012.