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Abigail Konicke ’07 and Garrett Kaske ’07

Abigail Konicke ’07 and Garrett Kaske ’07 were married on September 7 in a ceremony in Great River. Now residents of Queens, Abby and Garrett met during the study  abroad program in Alicante, Spain, and continued to work with the St. Joseph’s Project in Nicaragua for three years. Abby recently earned a master’s degree from the Lois V. and Samuel J. Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Garrett is a graduate of the City University of New York School of  Law, and the nephew of Candido Gonzalez, a senior lecturer in the Long Island Campus’ Department of Modern Languages. They are pictured with fellow SJC graduates Michael Karbowiak ’07, Ellen Clyne ’07 and Anthony Dohrenwend ’07, and Candido Gonzalez.

Denise Racioppo Banchitta ’02

Congratulations to Denise Racioppo Banchitta ’02 and her husband, Paul, on their birth of their son, Cristian Michael, on September 20.

John Zeman ’06

John Zeman ’06 is a senior property manager for Sinatra and Company Real Estate in Buffalo, N.Y.

Jennifer Ann Flynn ’07

Jennifer Ann Flynn ’07 married Matthew Gebbia on July 14 at Holy Child Church in Eltingville, Staten Island. They live in Great Kills.

Jaime Leston, M.A. ’08

Jaime Leston, M.A. ’08, is engaged to Michael John Magi. Jaime is a special education teacher at P.S. 373R in New Brighton, Staten Island. The couple are planning a November 2014 wedding.

Andrea Rosado ’08

Congratulations to Andrea Rosado ’08, who wed David Cepeda in August.