Updated 3/31/2014 -

Charles Duke ’62 has retired after 51 years in public education, with the last 18 years spent as dean of the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Charles remains in Boone and is an active volunteer with the local human society, as well as being responsible for maintenance of four overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Robert Koson ’65 retired in 2006, and moved to Tennessee in February 2007. Robert is now traveling, fly fishing, woodworking, and enjoying life.

Wesley Colby ’66, ’71G and his wife, Gayle, celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary in August 2013.

Warren Tomkiewicz ’66 retired as professor of Natural Science after teaching for more than 25 years at Plymouth State. He taught courses in Earth system science, environmental science, ocean studies, science education, and action research; was the science advisor for PSU’s Center for the Environment and meteorology graduate programs; and was former chair in the Environmental Science and Policy Department.

Lorilee Fish ’68 retired from the post of recreation and parks director in Mansfield, MA, after a 26-year career. She is credited with starting many traditions in the department, including the town’s annual Great Duck Race.

James Hamilton ’69 retired in October 2013 after finishing a business process improvement and technology selection engagement at Nova Southeastern University. James had been self-employed as an independent management consultant.

Updated 8/14/2013 -

Claira Monier ’62 is a recipient of the 2013 Granite State Legacy Award.

Wesley Colby ’66 ’71G retired from the state of NH in May 2012. He then moved to Hendersonville, NC in June 2012, and is loving the location and making lots of new friends. He and his wife Gayle will celebrate their 34th anniversary in August of 2013.


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