2011 News!

Class of 2011

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SAMANTHA ENGSTLER Wilson has successfully completed her first year teaching at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Alexandria, VA, where she is teaching Advanced Academics and is in charge of pep rallies and end of the year celebrations. She says it is all thanks to her education degree, her professors, and her time with STARS. She recently vacationed in Pensacola, FL to visit her husband, Ryan, who is station in Florida for Naval Aviation Electrician Training. LARAE JOHNSON Thomas is  currently serving the country as a Missileer with Morgan Pack and Ariana Wensel, also 2011 Mary Baldwin graduates. She recently traveled to Bermuda with her husband, Carlos, a United States Air Force Security Forces Missile Cop, for their belated honeymoon.KATHY STROOP is currently teaching kindergarten at Bessie Weller Elementary School.LAURA KLEINER is a News Anchor/Reporter for WCHV Charlottesville and co-Director of Young Democrats of America Faith and Values Initiative. MELISSA ELSEY is working in the auto claims department at GEICO and has been working there for over a year and a half.BARBARA MAY is getting some real world experience with my new job at the Hamilton Vein Center down here in Houston, Texas, where they work on spider veins, cosmetic and non-cosmetic. She is working and continuing my training as a patient associate, learning everything from basic registration to the joys of a convoluted insurance system. She is working on getting her MHA/MBA and is beating the Houston heat by scuba diving. MICHAEL ALLEN HOLLINGER has been living in Los Angeles working in the film and entertainment industries. He is currently serving as a production and personal assistant/driver for Saif Ali Khan; famed Bollywood actor, current Nawab of Patuadi, and son of the late Tiger Pataudi. He has served as an editor and assistant for Hollywood Bubble, Inc., notably during the 2012 MTV Music Awards, 2013 People’s Choice Awards, and 2013 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, and has also served as a music video artistic director for musical artists Escoe and Kwanza Jones. In his spare time, he participates at the Los Angeles Fight Academy to continue training in the arts of stage combat and film stunts. CARRIE DILL Zeigler was married in May to former Mary Baldwin staff member Chris Zeigler. She was also a bridesmaid in Meghan Cummins Nelson ‘10 wedding. NICOLE BUTLER spent Christmas and New Year’s with RUTH WALLEN. She was also able to spend time with Ruth’s son Vladimir for his third birthday. In May they took a vacation to Chicago.

Morgan Alberts Smith '99 is the web producer and social media manager for Mary Baldwin's Office of Communication, Marketing, and Public Affairs.

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