Celeste Winslow Rustom got married, but hasn’t had the actual wedding ceremony yet. Celeste was deployed to Afghanistan and conducted deconstruction missions. She was also part of the main effort in the largest base closure in Afghanistan to date and returned home in Oct. Celeste and her husband moved into a rental house and got two heeler puppies.
Beginning in fall 2014 Anna Rij will start her master of education program through Virginia Tech’s Coll. of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Anna was hired on 10/23/13 by Virginia Tech as a field faculty member working in their outreach department called Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE). She works with the youth branch of VCE as a 4-H agent running the 4-H program in Caroline County, VA. Her job is to create experiential learning opportunities for youth ages 5-19 to develop leadership, citizenship and life skills.
Sarah Davis Fishback is the assistant director of hunter programs with the U.S. Hunter Jumper Assoc. She is responsible for the day-to-day organization and facilitation of the hunter programs in the USHJA. In addition she coordinates projects, manages and works with task forces and assists with the implementation of new programs.
Helen Ruth Phillips earned her master of the arts in teaching from Randolph Coll. in Dec. ’13 and is a licensed teacher in VA. She is in her second year of teaching biology at Brookville High School in Lynchburg, VA. Helen was awarded the MAT Research Award at Randolph Coll.
Catherine Gumpman Springer married 2LT Logan Springer (2012, Liberty U.) in Aug. ’13. Devra Schachter was a bridesmaid.
Rosalie Morgan graduated from Quinnipiac U. School of Law in May ’13. She is an associate attorney with Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante, PC, in New Haven, CT. She’s engaged to John Louis (H-SC ’09) who is completing his Ph.D. at Boston Coll. Rosie and John reside in Wallingford, CT.
Jami Kontkanen: Currently getting my masters in Roman archaeology at the U. of Leicester.
Allie Garrison Bridges is a medical claims representative for State Farm Insurance in Charlottesville. She and her husband bought a house in Lake Monticello, VA. Amanda Samford started working for Wisper ISP, a wireless high-speed Internet provider. She is working in their sales and marketing dept. as an associate. She handles graphic design, events (planning and marketing) as well as customer sales. Amanda got married while at SBC, so she’ll be celebrating her five-year wedding anniversary in Aug.