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Margaret Kumpas DeRidder ’12

Margaret Kumpas DeRidder ’12 married Alex DeRidder ’13 on March 14.

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.

Carlene Williams ’10, M.S.N. ’13

Carlene Williams ’10, M.S.N. ’13, is currently assistant nurse manager at Huntington Hospital, and has just become an adjunct faculty member at Suffolk County Community College. Carlene is an alumni ambassador.

Maria Sanchez ’13

Maria Sanchez ’13 welcomed a baby boy in September. Maria is currently the director of human resources and PCMH coordinator at Beacon Health Partners, and is part of the Alumni Ambassador Program.

Marissa Lynne Micera ’11

Marissa Lynne Micera ’11 married Nicholas Joseph Miceli on August 16 at Infant Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Port Jefferson. She is a teacher at Madison Monroe School 16 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and lives in Westfield, New Jersey.

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.