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Kara Parker ’02 and Keith Houghtaling ’10

Kara Parker ’02 and Keith Houghtaling ’10 were married on July 2, 2014.

John O’Keefe ’07, E.M.B.A. ’08

John O’Keefe ’07, E.M.B.A. ’08, was appointed as assistant superintendent for business and operations in the West Hempstead Union Free School District, effective July 17, 2014. He was previously the school business administrator for the Sag Harbor UFSD. O’Keefe also holds an Master of Education and an advanced certificate in school district business leadership from LIU Post.

Michael Hughes ’99

class notes michael hughes 99 spring 2015Michael Hughes ’99, Esq., was admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court at a swearing-in ceremony held on June 16, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Barbara Lediger Carroll ’58

Barbara Lediger Carroll ’58 held a one-woman exhibit of her handmade quilts in March in the board room gallery on the College’s Long Island Campus. The exhibit, “Sew Beautiful: Art Quilts by Barbara Carroll,” was part of the College’s Council for the Arts program.

Alison Raffetto ’07

Alison Raffetto ’07 was promoted to sales and service manager of the Williston Park, New York, branch of TD Bank. She is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the branch.

Zana Bailey Russell ’79

Zana Bailey Russell ’79 has retired and lives in New York, but spends winter months in Florida. Her daughter, Heather, is a lawyer married and has two children, Nyah and Christian Loux. Zana’s son, Wayne, works for Delta and has a wonderful son, Osiris Russell-Delano.