As usual, the ladies of the Class of 2007 are busy doing lots of amazing things.
Ferrell Lyles Smith is back working in Kandahar, Afghanistan, until Jan. 2014. She still lives in Bluemont, VA, and writes, “When I get back, if anyone is still in the area, come out to go wine tasting!”
Heidi Trude just started her 6th yr. teaching French at Skyline High School. She writes, “In Nov., I will travel to France to work with Nicolas Houpert and his students at the Lycée Bazin (our sister school). In Dec., I will present at the VaASCD (Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Annual Conference in Williamsburg, VA. My presentation focuses on how teachers can extend learning opportunities for students through global connections.”
Megan Meighan built her 1st house this year in Charlotte, NC. She continues to work from home doing medical software sales and loves to visit NYC and NJ friends monthly. She enjoyed seeing everyone at SMS for her 10th high school reunion this year.
Maggie Saylor Patrick writes, “I had a great trip to D.C. in April for Rachel Reynolds’ wedding to Dean Baxtresser. We had an amazing time with Natalie Pye, Laura Schaefer, Jennifer Wolf and Margaret Loebe ’06.” The wedding photographer was Laura Spencer Bryan ’05. Meanwhile, Maggie has been working to finish her M.A. in political science at Miami U. and is very excited to graduate in Dec.!
Karen Summers was re-married to Marvin M. Stone from Atlanta, GA, in 8/11. She moved from Lynchburg to Atlanta in 12/12 and is now working at Emory U. in Atlanta as the program coordinator for the Division of Cardiology in the School of Medicine. Daughter Samantha married Texan Stephen Chase Dennis in 5/13. Son Matthew is now the proud father of Karen’s 1st grandchild, William Owen Summers.
Caroline Camp Harrison married William Gordon Harrison IV (HS-C ’07) on 10/22/11. There were lots of HS-C men and SBC alumnae in attendance, including Anne Harvard Smith ’09, Susan Lea ’06, Julie Sellers ’06, Brittney Berry Scgroi ’08, Maria Kitchen Moore ’05, Ginger Tripp McAdams ’05, Shelby Phillips Smith, Sally Old Kitchin ’76, Emily Langhorne Bell and Chic Grones ’79. She writes, “I am currently head of the Special Events and Wedding Division of Stage Right Lighting, where I do lighting design for special events, concerts and weddings in VA Beach.”
Brittany Lambert writes, “I am getting married on 10/11 to Alper Lökçü and over the weekend of 8/17, Jaclyn Fowler, Kristina Bloxom and I managed to get together in D.C. for a reunion/bachelorette party. It was a smashing time and good to be back together with the girls. Look forward to seeing them in Oct. for the wedding, and to Kristy’s wedding in 9/14!”
On 5/11, Morgan Roach Viña wed Stephen Rene Viña at All Souls Episcopal Church in D.C. They celebrated with a reception at Washington’s historic Eastern Market. Morgan and Stephen honeymooned in South Africa, traveling to Cape Town, Stellenbosch and ending with a safari near Kruger National Park. Morgan continues to work at the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee along with Carolyn Leddy ’98. In April, Morgan and Carolyn met SBC students accompanied by Prof. Bragaw.
I, Emily Olson, moved to the Portland, OR, area in Jun. to begin an M.A.T. program at Pacific U. I will graduate in Jun. with endorsements in middle school/high school drama and English. In Aug., I got to see Sarah Kindschuh when she came back to her hometown of Portland from NM for a brief visit. I’m really loving OR so far and have had a lot of fun exploring. If anyone wants to visit, my door is always open!