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Ashley Cole Long ’10

Ashley Cole Long ’10 is in her first year as a kindergarten and first-grade teacher at Locust School in Garden City. She previously worked as a special education teacher at Grundy Avenue Elementary School in Holbrook.

Kara Parker ’02 and Keith Houghtaling ’10

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

Thomas Kelly ’13

04-16-14 Thomas KellyThomas Kelly ’13 received the Psi Chi Eastern Regional Research Award, presented by Eastern Psychological Association, for his thesis “Understanding Success: The Relationship Between Grit and Subjective Well-Being.”

Mary Buckingham ’12

Mary Buckingham ’12 is a co-author of two peer reviewed articles: “Important Non-parental Adults and Positive Youth Development Across Mid- to Late-Adolescence: The Moderating Effect of Parenting Profiles,” and “Hope in Context: Developmental Profiles of Trust, Hopeful Future Expectations, and Civic Engagement Across Adolescence.”

John Attard ’10 and Elizabeth Flack ’10, M.A. ’12

01-27-14 John Attard and Elizabeth FlackJohn Attard ’10 and Elizabeth Flack ’10, M.A. ’12, were engaged on January 24, 2014.

Ralph J. Carter ’10

Ralph J. Carter ’10 earned first place in the Perspectives on Justice Writing Competition in October, for his presentation titled “Too Much Information!: The Need for Stronger Privacy Protection for the Online Activities of Employees and Applicants.” The writing competition was presented by the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development and the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development at St. john’s University School of Law, which Ralph is currently attending on a full academic scholarship.