Marilen Jordas Crump
212 Rock Creek Court
Yorktown, VA 23693
Alison Cooper lives near Daytona Beach, FL, and is a self-employed personal trainer.
Kibby Jane B. Fergusson, along with husband Donnie and kids Iain (8) and Anna (6), is still in HI loving her job as a wedding planner for Oahu Wedding.
Kristen Lawlor Steege is in Palmyra, VA, and celebrated her and husband Brian’s 10th anniversary in Sept. Daughter Cordelia is in Kindergarten and Tilly (1) is a little whirlwind!
Lucy Brooks Thomas and husband Mike, who works for Wells Fargo, reside in Fort Mill, SC, with Norah (4) and Will (2) waiting for baby #3 to arrive in Jan. Sadly, Lucy’s grandmother passed away this summer.
Amelia Anne Scott in SC looked forward to seeing Allison LuAnn Davis at her 10/5/13 wedding to Jon Atkinson in New Orleans, LA. He proposed in Peru on a mountaintop overlooking Machu Picchu! Allison is a program director for Jacobs/CSRS, which manages a rebuilding project worth $1.2B. She is close to Germaine Gottsche, who opened up her own dental practice in Ocean Springs, MS, with husband Michael and daughter Addie (4).
Sarah Sunshine Cunningham moved to Asheville, NC, in 2012; loves being back in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is horse riding again.
Ardyce Gregor Lee is also in Asheville, where she runs her mother’s dance studio, Center Stage. She instructs and her students recently won 2 national championships in SC and New Orleans. Her new retail store at the studio is named “VIXEN.” She recently saw Susana Bobadilla ’01 and Amy Sherman ’01.
Elizabeth Davis Baker loves her new job as full-time college English prof. and still lives in Smithfield, NC, with husband Brian. They are also celebrating 10 yrs.
Kimberly Leach Burge welcomed baby girl Rebecca Lily 6/9/13 and made a tough decision not to go back to her job with NC Wildlife Resources Commission, but instead stay on as project leader for her Easter Box Turtle Project, teach horseback riding lessons, keep up her Environmental Ed. Cert., all while breeding/selling Green Tree Pythons. She says life is busy yet wonderful!
Our fellow Vixens overseas have gotten to see each other: Evangeline Easterly Taylor, Amy Hess Snawder, Kimberly Harden Fella and Susan Christine Bobb. Evangeline, Kim and Amy even did an SBC table at a college fair on base! Evangeline and husband Eric took a dream trip to Australia and New Zealand. She also traveled to Bangkok, Thailand, and Paris. The couple will leave Azerbaijan in 1/14. The other ladies are back in the U.S. Susan, husband Jamie and Ben (4) moved from Germany to the Chicago, IL, area. She has a new research position at Northwestern U. Amy is now in Columbia, MD, with Jared, who is working at Ft. Meade for the next 3 yrs. Kim and Chad are back from Germany, where Chad finished his 3-yr. tour with Spec. Ops. Command-Europe in Stuttgart. They are now stationed in Norfolk, VA, for 3 yrs. and Kim is seeking a school counseling job. She keeps her fingers crossed that something will come up soon. Lindsey Brooker Brooks is in Yorktown, VA, training for her 4th half-marathon in Richmond, VA, in Nov. She is active at her church Waters Edge and is living it up with husband Andy and their boys David (Kindergarten) and James (2nd grade).
Marilen Jordas Crump’s kids Sahara (9) and Mason (7) attend school in Lindsey’s neighborhood: “I’m on Facebook on the lookout when Lindsey is whipping up her delicious home cooking. My husband Ken and I own a couple of dance and wellness studios in Yorktown and Newport News called ArtInspired, and our baby Sophia is now 1. I get to see Sarah Kingsley ’99 for business and networking events.”
Lindsey Michelle Custer is in Richmond doing HR management and rescued and rehabbed an OTTB horse. She is planning a fall trip to see Kristy Lynn Chatham and her 2 sons.
In central VA, Sarah B. Ogden lives in Amherst with husband James and son James (16), who will be receive his Eagle Scout Rank this month. Son Will (12) is in 7th grade.
Brandy Cash Watts teaches 4th grade in Nelson County and celebrated 9 yrs. with hubby Les. Daughter Audrey (5) just started Kindergarten.
Alissa Joanne Harris, who lives in L.A. doing art department work in commercial production, was just in Woodbridge, VA, visiting with Alison Freya Stockdale, whose family includes 2 adorable daughters. Alissa also saw Elizabeth Lynn Rice-Kinnaman, who is busy teaching and being an amazing mom and frequently chats with Marlena Koper, who is pursuing her Ph.D. at U. NH.
Christine P. Bump was recognized in the Washington Post as a “Rising Star” in FDA law by SuperLawyers. She practices in the FDA group at Goodwin Procter LLP and serves on the editorial board of the Food and Drug Law Journal. Elias and Christine moved to a new home in Alexandria, VA, in Jan.
Nicole Jeannette Lamm also lives in Alexandria and is active with her professional singing group 7Sopranos.
Elizabeth Hamshaw Mitchell lives in NH with Evan (4) and Simon (2). With her husband she runs The Cheshire Horse (www.cheshirehorse.com), a growing family business.
Abby Bradford Anzalone still works for TJX and visits SBC twice annually. She teaches Pilates at MiT, is working on a Pilates podcast project and fixing up their barn in Sudbury, MA.
Amanda Atkinson moved from CA to Philly in the summer of ’02 and started a job as house dean at U. PA. She was expecting baby #3 in a few weeks. They will know then whether it’s a girl or boy!
Josie Erin Beets is in TN outside Ft. Campbell with Sonia (3) and Ellis (1) awaiting husband Sean’s return from Afghanistan in the spring. She works in Nashville at the TN Bar Assoc. on their legislative advocacy efforts and is involved in a military spouse attorney advocacy organization, supporting those trying to have a career while married to someone in the military.
Melissa Jean Bellan is proud to announce her bid for Justice of the Peace in Precinct 5 of Dallas County, TX. Primary election is in 3/14. Follow the campaign at fb.com/MelissaJBellan. Melissa also started Bellan Law, a solo practice, on 9/1/13. She recently saw Kibby in HI in May.
Emily McGregor Fenlaw and husband Jay are enjoying Dallas with their 4 kiddos. She stays busy with artwork commissions and freelance architectural design.
Laura Wessells Waisner still lives in CO Springs, CO, with boy/girl twins and baby Hope, born 12/2012. She stays home with her precious kids and it’s a joy!
Elissa Pugh-Arguello is in Nashville, TN, with husband Enil and kids Ziggy (5) and Goldie (2). Elissa is expecting baby #3 in Nov. She teaches ESL and blogs at greenmoonrising.blogspot.com. She visited Sarah Elkins Ince ’99 this past spring in WV.
Katie Wright Thomas and husband Spencer Thomas (HS-C ’00) announced the birth of Caroline Porter Thomas, 7/22/13. Big brothers Spence and Elliott are thrilled. They live in Newport, TN, and Katie volunteers with the American Cancer Society as a county chairperson and at the local hospice.
Jennifer Dronkers recently left her job as a multimedia producer to live in Budapest with fiancé Brian Blake-Collins, where he is pursuing his MBA.
Thank you to our wonderful group of SBC sisters for the updates. Feel free to contact me, Elizabeth Davis Baker ([email protected]), and our alumnae office to update your contact info.