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Roger Wattsis a Chemical Dependency Counselor for Hazelden in their St. Paul, Minnesota, facility. Prior to entering the field of chemical dependency treatment in 1989 at one of the nation’s first alcohol and drug treatment programs, he held various positions in Boston, Washington, DC, and the Miami, Florida area. Those positions included public relations and photojournalism assignments as well as an 18 month stint as a sous-chef.
Nancy Paradis Morin and her husband Erick have retired to Conover, North Carolina where they’re keeping busy working on their house, boating and volunteering. Nancy volunteers at the local VA hospital.
Elyse Parmentierand her husband Douglas have published their second e-book under the pen name Elyse Douglas. “Wanting Rita” is a novel about high school sweethearts who are reunited 15 years later. It contains a football victory party scene that Elyse says will evoke memories for many Feehan alumni!
Marie Miller Lusk recently retired after 40 years teaching high school math and serving as an assistant principal. She is now working part time at Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as an adjunct math professor.
Blanche Gravel Marriotthas authored and published five books since 2002. She and her husband Walter live in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Visit her website at www.blanchemarriott.com.
Barbara Barrows Ezyk was appointed to serve as the Director of the Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program, created to ensure that Colorado’s attorneys maintain their high professional standards and have access to the resources necessary to do so. During her 16 years as a Colorado Attorney and 28 years as a registered nurse, she has served as the Substance Use Education Director of a peer assistance services program, managed the Colorado Drug Abuse Task Force, served on the Colorado Lawyers Helping Lawyers Board of Directors and participated in the ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs.
Fred Rojee has been named to the board of directors of the Homeland Security Foundation of America, a non-profit, non-Federal public agency for Public Safety, Energy Security and Health and Human Services. He is retired from a distinguished career in federal service and is a recognized expert in security, law enforcement, and operational intelligence.
Deborah LoDico recently graduated from Drew University with a Doctorate in Medical Humanities. She is the Director of Operations at Zufall Health Center in Dover, New Jersey.
Timothy Tanner keeps himself busy doing some social networking and IT channel sales consulting. He founded the Semper Paratus group on LinkedIn for active, reserve and retired US Coast Guard supporters to network professionally; as of June 2012, there were over 600 members.
Jason Adler is a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia. He has served in the military for more than 15 years and was deployed to Afghanistan in August.
Colleen Sheehan Tucker and her husband Matthew reside in Franklin with their son Ryan. Colleen has been working as the Director of Human Resources at Momenta Pharmaceuticals for five years.
Ray Marteland his wife Kristen welcomed son Tyler Raymond on May 11th; they reside in West Hempstead, New York. Ray continues to work at sports radio 66, WFAN, New York, as a producer, celebrating the 25th year of the station in July.
Sean Newth recently graduated from MIT with a Master’s in Business Administration. He is a Senior Vice President in Finance at State Street Corporation in Boston. He and his wife Kate and their two daughters, Lauren, 5, and Caroline, 3, live in Hingham.
Matthew Stahl recently received a Comcast NBC Universal Leadership Award from City Year, an education focused non-profit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to keep students in school and on track for graduation, for his entrepreneurial leadership and more than a decade of public service as an educator in Boston and Lowell public schools. After serving as the Principal of three public schools simultaneously in 2010-11, he currently serves as Principal of the Pawtucketville Elementary School in Lowell. He has also published a children’s lyrical book called Fuzzy Winkerbane, The Boy Who Would Never Change. Matt and his wife Amy live in Lowell with their daughters Lorelei, Josephine and Charlotte.
Justin Allen and his wife Erica welcomed son James Elliott on January 24th. He joined big sister Emily Jane, 3 years old. Justin is employed by the North Attleboro School Department in the Technology Department.
Hillary Swenson Cornerand her husband Russell welcomed daughter Riley Elizabeth on April 11th. Hillary is a real estate agent at Century 21 Commonwealth, and she and Russell live in Norfolk.
Jessica Pellerin Gravelboxed in Haymakers for Hope, an event to raise funds for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Jimmy Fund, at the House of Blues in Boston. She trained at Striking Beauties, a boxing gym for women in North Attleboro.
Mike Michel organized a 24-hour golf marathon at Locust Valley in June. Funds were raised to support the AAGA Scholarship Fund and the MGA Links junior golf program in Norton.
Abbey Davis is engaged to marry Marine Staff Sergeant Dan Pare, a 2001 graduate of Bishop Stang High School, in April 2013. Abbey is an Administrative Product manager at Mass Movement, Inc.
Jonathan Gibbs is engaged to marry Caitlin Hurley on October 7th at St. Lucy’s Church in Middletown, Rhode Island, followed by a reception at the Hyatt Regency, Newport. Jonathan is a wellness teacher at Foxboro High School.
Michael Morin welcomed Meredith Katherine into the world on February 5, 2012. Michael is the General Manager of Fine Catering by Russell Morin.
Melissa Burnsmarried Cameron Roller on November 5, 2011. Melissa is the President of Turn It Up Dance Challenge in Quincy, and she and Cameron reside in Scituate.
Mick Hogan was recently hired as the Director of Business Development for Peregrine Group, LLC, a Rhode Island based real estate development and project management firm. He resides in Rumford, Rhode Island.
Melissa Smith-Macdonald Patricio works for Roger Williams University where she leads the news and publications team. She lives with her husband Cesar and their son Liam in Bristol, Rhode Island.
Ryan Davis is currently stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, with the U.S. Marines. He recently served a tour in Afghanistan, returning home in April.
Jenna Russell is engaged to marry Jay McLaughlin on Friday, July 5, 2013 at St. Lucy’s Church, Middletown, Rhode Island, with a reception to follow at Belle Mer, Goat Island, Newport. Jenna works as a Guidance Counselor here at Feehan.
Ashley Spillane is one of 30 “Rising Stars” recognized in the May/June 2012 issue of Campaigns & Elections as an up-and-coming political professional who has made a mark on the campaign world. She began her political career in 2002 on the campaign team for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s race for Governor of Maryland. Since then, she has worked on several Democratic campaigns, held a position in the AFL-CIO’s political department and currently works as a consultant for the Atlas Project.
Michael Benz is engaged to marry Alexandra Sanseverino on April 20, 2013, at the Branford House Mansion in Groton, Connecticut. Michael works as a Six Sigma Black Belt at Rogers Corporation in Woodstock, Connecticut and is pursuing an MBA from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Chris Hassanand Caline Rizzo were married on October 22, 2011, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The wedding party included Mark McBrine, Justin Brunell, Steve Bernardo, Nick Myers, Kevin McGowan, Tyler Linehan, Will Sherry and Julie Rojee ’05. Chris is in charge of marketing for Espetaculosa, a Rio based retail store, and also founded TheEnglishHelper.com, a web-based learning tool for people learning English. He and Caline reside in Petropolis
Brian Hodgeand Bethany Bohlin were married on October 9, 2011 at Our Lady of the Cape Church followed by a reception at Ocean Edge Resort, Brewster. Brian, communications and social media manager at the Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau in Providence, was recognized as an industry leader in the July/August issue of Connect magazine’s “40 Under 40” feature. He was nominated for this recognition by his peers in the professional and specialty association meetings world and chosen based on references, industry involvement and other industry resources. Photo caption: from left, Paul Hodge '72, James Costello '03, Brian Loew '03, Edward Ross '99, Will Sherry '03, Brendan Hodge '00, Brian Hodge '03, Christopher Casey '99, Brenda Donovan Jenks '77, Liesse Duffany Slemon '67, and Lois Hodge Bartolini '78
Bryan Bigdaand Kristin Collette were married on October 8, 2011, at Christ the King Parish in Mashpee with a reception following at the Sea View, Dennisport. The wedding party included Cory Bigda ‘09, Ashley Bigda ’03 and Danyelle Bigda ’11. Bryan is employed as an engineer for Draper Laboratory at M.I.T., and he and Kristin reside in Norfolk.
Adam Davis works as Product Development Manager for Ferguson Company in Newport News, Virginia. He married Erin Carl in May 2011, and they live in Williamsburg, Virginia, with their lab Macie.
Christine Doherty is engaged to marry Daniel Ehlers at a November wedding in Lexington. Christine is employed as a pediatric nurse at Morton Hospital in Taunton and a triage nurse at Pediatric Associates of Wellesley in Weston.
Derek Witherell graduated from the municipal police academy in Reading on August 7th in preparation for his assignment as an officer on the Nantucket Police Department .
Kaitlin McEnaneyis engaged to marry Matthew Costa. Their wedding will take place in 2014. Kaitlin works at Village at Willow Crossing in Mansfield.
Alicia Tirrell and Vova Harlov were married on June 28th at the South Congregational Church in Peabody with a reception following at Smith Barn, also in Peabody. Alicia teaches music at Amesbury Elementary School, and she and Vova live in Beverly.
Alyssa Caruso is continuing her efforts to start a suicide awareness and prevention group in North Attleboro. For two years, she organized the Walk for Hope; this year’s event was a 20-20-20, in partnership with Striking Beauties gym--20 minutes of boxing lessons with 20 friends for a $20 donation. The goal for the Walk for Hope is to increase awareness of suicide and depression.
Meghan Looney, Senior Captain of the Harvard Track & Field team, won the 800 meter championship race at the 2012 Ivy League Indoor Championships this spring. She ran the fastest time in the preliminaries (2:09.62) and won the finals in 2:10.Senior Captain of the Harvard Track & Field team, won the 800 meter championship race at the 2012 Ivy League Indoor Championships this spring. She ran the fastest time in the preliminaries (2:09.62) and won the finals in 2:10.35, earning an All-Ivy First Team Selection.
Sunny Masisonhas accepted a spot in the PACE (Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education) graduate program in Portland, Oregon. This program provides training for dedicated graduate teachers who are committed to service, professional development and a simple lifestyle in a supportive, spiritually-nourishing community.
Michael McGowan graduated from Bryant University in May and is working as a Sales Representative for Liberty Mutual in Franklin where he had interned for the past year.
Christina Perez graduated from Davidson College in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree; she was a political science major with an additional concentration in communications. She began working in June for United Parcel Service in its Legislative Affairs office in Washington, DC.
Amy Wilcox graduated summa cum laude, majoring in psychology with a minor in art, from Commonwealth Honors College of the University of Massachusetts. She is currently completing an internship in art therapy for the elderly with special needs.
Taylor Fote, a junior at Westfield State College, served as her Class President, organized and produced the “Mr. Westfield” pageant, raising over $3,500 for Make A Wish, and was awarded the Westfield State Student Government Excellence Award.