Alumni Class Notes, May 2023

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Tom Miller, Ph.D. G’67, Lexington, Kentucky, an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky and the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention & Policy at the University of Connecticut, just saw his 15th book, School Violence and Primary Prevention (2023), published by Springer International Publications. Chapters range from the conceptual to the practical, detailing the many forms of violence, prevention, assessment and treatment. Issues related to key figures involved in addressing violence in our schools—school superintendents, law enforcement, educators, and health care professionals - are discussed.

Nick Camera ’71, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has been appointed as Community Service chairman of the Veterans of Foreign Wars for the state of South Carolina. A 1971 ARMY ROTC graduate, he retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel and is still serving veterans as a Past Post Commander and a state officer.

Dennis Size ’76, Port Washington, New York, executive vice-president of the Lighting Design Group in NYC, recently received the 2022 Sports EMMY Award for his Lighting Design of NBC's Broadcast Coverage of Super Bowl LVI at the SOFI Stadium in Los Angeles.

Melinda Ghilardi, Esq. ’80, Dunmore, participated in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Fourth Annual Federal Practice Institute. Ghilardi moderated a panel of lawyers and a district court judge who analyzed the criminal implications of the hypothetical fact pattern "The Criminal Conundrum."

Hon. Terrence R. Nealon ’81, Scranton, was presented with the Civil Litigation Professional Excellence Award by The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Civil Litigation Section.

Mike Cosgrove ’82, Dunmore, recently served as the 2022 President of the Lackawanna Bar Association, as well as the 2022 President of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Lackawanna County. He is a partner in the law firm of Haggerty, Hinton and Cosgrove, LLP.

Lisa M. Weckbacher, Ph.D. ’91, Thousand Oaks, California, published her first children's picture storybook, "What Is the Shape of My Egg?" the first in a series of books dedicated to nurturing spatial reasoning and the development of basic geometric concepts.

Michael A. Malia ’97, Manasquan, New Jersey, was elevated to name partner in the law firm Peri Stewart Malia, which has offices in Fairfield and Sea Girt, New Jersey, as well as New York.

COL Cristin Kiley Mount ’99, M.D., Lakewood, Washington, is retiring from the U.S. Army after 24 years of service. She will stay in Tacoma, Washington, continuing her practice as an intensivist, and will serve as an ultrasound instructor for the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Timothy Donahue ’00, Bridgewater, New Jersey, earned his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Donahue’s dissertation examined how high school assistant principals conceptualize and implement disciplinary practices, and how these practices change over time.


A daughter, Gal Helena McCann, to Zach and Kerry Madden McCann ’12, Bethlehem  

A daughter, Collins Christie, to Jonathan ’14 and Shannon O’Gorman Grueter, Nutley, New Jersey

A daughter, Heidi Lynn, to Sarah Jencarelli ’20 and Ty Frankhouser, Plymouth Meeting


Wallace E. Fletcher ’60, Westport, Massachusetts
William J. Davis ’63, Clarks Green
Michael J. DeVergilius ’65, Old Forge
Joseph J. Barrette, D.M.D. ’66, Dunmore
Fred Sunderman ’67, El Paso, Texas
Mildred M. Petcavage G’71, Wilkes-Barre
John J. Bannon ’74, Waldorf, Maryland
John F. Boland ’77, G’79, Scranton
Janet Colman Brehm G’96, McDonough, Georgia
Joseph P. Voyt ’98,


Victor L'Eplattenier, father of Renee L'Eplattenier '95

Tom Tennant, father of Elizabeth Tennant Klein '92 and grandfather of Bridget Klein '23 and Kelly Klein '25

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