Sarah McLaughlin ‘05 recently moved back to the United States after having spent three years living in Lima, Peru working with autistic children. Sarah currently is a graduate student at Columbia University Teachers College in New York City where she is a candidate for a masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis.
Courtney Cesarano ‘06 spent a year teaching English in Taichung, Taiwan and now lives in Shanghai, China. She has contracted for another year of teaching English in a school operated by the Disney Corporation. Courtney graduated cum laude from York College of Pennsylvania and caught the travel bug when she spent her junior year studying at Huron University in London.
Chelsea Azzari ‘08 finds her Yankee accent amusing to the folks in Memphis, Tennessee where she is part of the LANCE Program at Christian Brothers University. LANCE (Lasallian Association of New Catholic Educators) is a two year service program for recent college grads who serve underprivileged and at-risk youth through teaching in Catholic schools. Chelsea is one of only seven students selected for this graduate level teaching/service program at the university. She teaches middle school and coaches volleyball and basketball in Memphis.
Chelsea graduated in May from Saint Joseph’s University where she double majored in elementary and special education, with a minor in Spanish. She is currently on track to receive a masters degree in education, with certification as a reading specialist, from Christian Brothers’ University.
Jessica Marks ‘10 has spent a semester studying at SACI, the Studio Arts Center International in Florence, Italy. Jess is an art major with a focus on painting at Marywood University in Scranton. She was honored as the 2012-13 Pacer Scholar Athlete at the university and is a member of Marywood’s chapter of the Kappa Pi International Art Fraternity. A consistent Dean’s List student, Jess also found time to organize a campus swim club.
Nina ‘10 and Richard Raspa ‘12 will travel together to Granada, Spain for the University of Delaware’s five week “Winter Session” during January and February.The University of Granada, founded in the 16th century, will host this Spanish language immersion program. Nina and Rich will live in a private Spanish home and take classes and daily trips throughout the Andalusia region of Southern Spain.
Nina, a junior majoring in Mass Communication at the University of Delaware, is currently working as an intern with the Philadelphia Flyers. She has been inducted into the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society as well as the National Society of Leadership and Success. She is the Social Media Chairperson for the StudentTelevision Network at UD,a reporter/ contributor to Hens Sports Night (the Student Television Network’s sport talk show) and works for the UD Athletics Multimedia Department.
Rich, a freshman majoring in Mass Communication, is the Hens’ Sports Night Social Media Chairperson and reporter/contributor. He is also a photography contributor for "The Review", the weekly UD newspaper, and recently was honored with the "Photo of the Week". Rich is a member of the Blue Hen Leadership Program, UD’s multi-tiered leadership certification program.
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