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John Signoretti ’00

John Signoretti ’00 has joined Goodwill NCW, a human services not-for-profit based in Menasha, Wisconsin. He is working as part of the information technology team as a database engineer, responsible for designing, documenting and implanting strategies using SQL components.

Diana Rowe ’99

Diana Rowe ’99 has written a novel, Born to Die in My Place: A Timeless Story. This story will warm your heart and remind you that Christmas is so much more than decorations and extravagance. The deeper meaning of Christmas is worth celebrating, knowing that the greatest gift has been given to you, whether you’re rich or poor.

Joan Kurtze Mitchell ’69

Joan Kurtze Mitchell ’69 teaches at St. John’s Academy in Hillsdale, New Jersey, and tries to see her five grandchildren as often as possible, though none live close. Her son Mark teaches at the Naval Academy; if anyone has relatives attending, let her know.

Margaret Morrow Becht ’65

Margaret Morrow Becht ’65 is looking for fellow 1965 alumnae not yet found by her classmate Kay Murphy Goldman.

Christina Contessa Farago ’09

Christina Contessa Farago ’09 had baby boy on July 14, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. His name is William James, and he was 9 pounds, 2 ounces and 21 inches long at birth.

Brittany Lahti ’12

Brittany Lahti ’12 was named Teacher of the Week for the week for Dec. 17 by NBC affiliate WITN in North Carolina. She is a third-grade teacher at J.T. Barber Elementary School in New Bern, North Carolina.