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Alumni Notes

Beth Frary Bojarski ’00
was recently appointed as executive director of Camp Stevens (Julian, California). Beth previously worked as the director of youth programs for the Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky. Camp Stevens offers year-round programs and camping experiences to both church and non-church groups. Beth is married to the Rev. Mitch Bojarski ’00.

 


John F. Cleary ’00 retired form federal service with the U.S. Army on April 30, 2013, after 35+ years.

 


Joseph Englebert ’02 was unanimously selected by the Warsaw Board of Education to be the next superintendent of the Warsaw Central School District (N.Y.). Prior to his selection, Joseph had served as principal of LeRoy High School. Visit www.roberts.edu/ RobertsToday for full story.

 


Leah J. Frazier ’04 passed the California Bar Examination in November 2012 and was sworn into practice before the United States Supreme Court in December 2012. She now has three licenses to practice law: Texas (2008), California (2012), Supreme Court (2012).

 


Matt Hill ’04, assistant professor of philosophy at Spring Arbor University (MI), was featured in their latest journal with the article “Great Minds Think Ahead: Emerging Faculty Inspire Excellence.”

 


page40-3 Nick Kahanic ’04-’07 set an open stone World Record. Kahanic, who went on to become an all-state performer in high school and an All-American at Roberts Wesleyan College. Competing at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Celtic Festival in August, Kahanic, an amateur, set the world record in the open stone, registering an astonishing throw of 63 feet, 3.75 inches, which shattered Oldfield’s professional record of 63-2, which was set 39 years ago.

 


Renee (Scott) Colon ’07 and her husband, Tony, co-own Fuego Coffee Roasters in Rochester, N.Y. They are focused on roasting and brewing fresh artisanal coffees from regions all over the world.

 


page42-1Faith (Dolvern) Amour ’09 The Toronto native has worked as a music teacher at Acequia Madre and Carlos Gilbert elementary schools for four years while pursuing a career as a singer. Late in May, the school district announced that Amour won the Best Vocal Performance Award for her original song “Ou Est-Tu?” (Where are you?) at the New Mexico Music Awards ceremony in Albuquerque that month. Amour self-produced her album. Visit her website at faithamour.wix.com/music.

 


Andrew J. ’09 and Jennifer A. ’08 (Strope) Whitt had their first child, Annali Faith, on June 7, 2012.

 


Dr. Jesse E. Brown, Jr. ’10 was appointed to the Black Church Studies Advisory Board of Directors at Colgate Rochester Divinity — Crozer Theological Seminary in Rochester, N.Y.

 


Laura K. Brown ’11 married Nathan Brown on March 16, 2013, and became a wife, a homeowner and a landlord all at the same time. Laura and Nathan enjoyed a wonderful honeymoon in Colorado and thank God each day for the gift of marriage.

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