1970s

Updated 12/10/2014 -

Simon Paquette ’72 has been practicing Social Work as a private practitioner since 2004. He manages persons with cognitive loss, disability from head injury, complex chronic disease management and mental health behavioral issues. He has enjoyed it a lot and am amazed that this work is perfect for someone to work in at a later age in life.

Updated 10/31/2014 -

Paul Taylor ’76 retired from Keolis Commuter Services after 38 years in the railroad industry, 35 years as a locomotive engineer. He also had worked in track maintenance, as a brakeman, and in safety.

Updated 4/23/2014 -

Claire (Castonguay) Sleeper ’70 is retired after a 30-year career teaching business at Kingswood Regional High School and Spaulding High School in NH. She is living in Newark, DE, where she’s enjoying spending time with her daughter and three grandchildren, and is only two hours away from her son in DC. She works part-time for an accountant and enjoys attending lifelong learning classes at the University of Delaware.

Patricia Cameron ’76 serves as president of Gulf Coast Volunteers for the Long Haul, an all-volunteer non-profit whose mission is to provide relief work in the Gulf region following Hurricane Katrina. To date, Patty has organized and facilitated 40 trips to New Orleans and the surrounding area with more than 600 volunteers (ages 16-84).

Mike Gittleson ’77 authored an article about mild traumatic brain injury and the importance of training the head and neck for NCAA.com.

Megan Roberts ’78 is the co-manager of Titcomb Mountain in West Farmington, ME.

Updated 3/31/2014 -

Mark DeNies ’70 retired in 2014 after 42 years as a physical therapist. Mark spends most of his free time in the summers yacht racing on the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and in Marblehead, MA. In the winter he looks forward to an annual skiing weekend with his old roommate, Bob Widger ’72.

Patty (Davis) Lambert ’71 plays wooden flute, silver flute, whistle, and concertina in Callanish, a traditional Irish band. In March 2013, the band released their fourth CD, “The Hare’s Paw,” which was funded via a Kickstarter campaign and can be previewed at callanishband.com.

Brenda (Baines) Grady ’73 was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives. She represents the town of Merrimack.

Cheryl (Hutchins) McComish ’74 began her teaching career in 1974 in North Woodstock, NH. Cheryl has taught hundreds of children to read, and currently works as a reading specialist in the Wake County Public Schools of Raleigh, NC. She has been married for 37 years to her husband, Dave, and has two daughters and five grandchildren.

Mark Phelan ’74 celebrated 20 years of ownership of the Hungry Horse Café in Rye, NH. Retirement is getting closer and Mark is looking forward to fewer 70 hour work weeks and more hiking and skiing.

Jane (Bryant) Provencher ’74, ’82G retired in 2013 and is currently working part-time as a Title 1 consultant for the NH Department of Education in the North Country. She also tutors two days a week at the Community Bible Academy in Berlin.

Barbara (Page) Stone ’74 retired after many years as a director in several child care programs. She and her husband of 33 years, Jim, have two sons and two grandchildren.

Shirley Burns ’75 retired in 2013 from teaching and administration in the special education field. She relocated to Buffalo, NY, to be near her in-laws and a short drive away from family in NH and MA.

Keri-Ann Black-Deegan ’79, ’99G is the principal of Keri-Ann Black-Deegan, CPA, which she founded in 1984 in Montpelier, VT. She is married to Ed Deegan and has four sons.

Updated 8/14/2013 -

David Barry ’71 has been elected into the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association Hall of Fame.

Lee (Richman) Nelson ’72 is retiring after thirty-five years of teaching various grades K-3 in NH, VT, and VA.

Brenda (Baines) Grady ’73 has been elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives. She represents the town of Merrimack.

Bill Bunker ’76 is director of northeast operations for Genji, Inc. and Mai Cuisine, where he oversees sixty locations from Maine to New Jersey. He manages a team of seven district managers and is responsible for retail food and restaurant venues.

Melanie (Hayes) Devoid ’76 received her Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction in Technology in May 2013 from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona with superior honors. She is recently retired from over thirty years of teaching, ten of them in Vermont.

Larry Kontos ’77 is looking forward to hosting the 37th gathering of PSC musicians, friends, and family in Campton NH later this year.

Kevin LaFond ’77 is the vice president – finance, chief accounting officer and treasurer and principal financial officer at ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc.

Paul Hogan ’79 ’88G was presented with the 2012-2013 Garth Pleasant Honorary USCAA Athletic Director of the Year Award.

Suzanne (Bradley) Lull ’79 is the principal of the Rye (NH) Elementary School.

Updated – 4/2/2013 -

Susan (Monica) Mollohan ’75 was married in 2011 to Steven Mollohan, between them they have seven children. Four years ago she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, each year, her husband and her ride in the New England Parkinson’s ride in Old Orchard Beach Maine. The ride’s proceeds go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

 

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