Tag Archive for 1996

CLASS OF 1996 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Greetings! Here’s the latest from our classmates: Kate Baker is living on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, where she runs a small B&B in the town of Punta Mita. In November, she gave birth to her first child, a girl. She’s enjoyed visits from Wes friends Koyalee Chanda, Alissa Pines, Jody Kuh ’95, and Jason…

CLASS OF 1996 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Dacque writes for this issue: Candace Nelson writes that her confectionery chain, Sprinkles Cupcakes, has found a spot in the new Disney Springs. Sprinkles began with its first location in 2005 and has since grown to a total of 14 locations across the U.S. In 2012, Sprinkles debuted its one-of-a-kind “Cupcake ATM” that dispenses several…

CLASS OF 1996 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

So great to see so many of you at Reunion! A huge thank you goes out to Reunion Committee Chairs Topher Bellavia, Koyalee Chanda, and Sam Effron, and the rest of the committee: Mark Davis, Kate Treveloni Fencl, Sam Fiske, Daphne Frydman, Tracey Gardner, Dana Holahan, Chung Ma, Ann Camp Mason, Pritha Mittal, and Camellia…

CLASS OF 1996 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Dara writes: Lots of news this time, so let’s get right to it: Ben Meyer recently traveled to Santa Cruz for Stuart Norton ’97 and Jeanne Hardebeck’s wedding. Also in attendance were Lauren Olsho and John Blake. Ben tells us that the feature film he wrote and directed, Fools, has been doing the festival circuit. It won the Audience Award for Best Competition Feature at Dances…

CLASS OF 1996 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Michael Roberts and Leslie Feldt Roberts ’97 celebrated the birth of their third son, Adrien Justis Roberts, last April. To accommodate their growing clan, they purchased an old VW van, which they use for beach adventures near their home in Marin County, Calif. They enjoy occasional multi-family hikes with Andrew Levine ’97, and his wife and two daughters. Colby Evans and Sara Kirchhoff ’96 have…

CLASS OF 1996 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

Greetings, fellow ’96ers! Can you believe our 20th Reunion is coming up in May? Hope to see many of you there! Let’s start with the Olatoye-Stroziers. Shola writes: “Matthew, big brothers Alexander and Rowan, and I were pleased to welcome Isabel to our family in May. We are managing the fun and chaos while I run the NYC…

CLASS OF 1996 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Hello, fellow ’96ers. I hope this finds you well. I know during winter months we all think back to the wonderful memories of our years at Wes! Nikki Lewis, living in Raleigh, is director of marketing at Epic Games, the makers of Gears of War, Unreal Engine, and the upcoming Fortnite. Chung Ma has moved…

CLASS OF 1996 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Check out Sarah Wildman’s new book, Paper Love: sarahwildman.com/books/. It’s the story of Sarah’s search for the woman her grandfather left behind when he fled Vienna during the Holocaust. Her interest was first kindled when she found pictures of an unknown woman with her grandfather. Her search took her to Vienna, the Czech Republic, Berlin,…

CLASS OF 1996 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

Koyalee Chanda writes in that she and Neal Brandenburg had their second baby girl, Noa Jayne Chanda Brandenburg, in August. Their older daughter, Ruby, is 5.5 years old and is very excited to have a real-life baby doll as a roommate. They are still living in Brooklyn (it will be 18 years this fall—yikes!) and…

Class of 1996 | 2014 | Issue 1

Let’s start with news from Julia Morrison, who wrote in for the first time! She produced, wrote, and edited her first narrative feature film, the indie romance Hank and Asha, which won the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival and will be released in spring 2014. Watch the trailer at www.hankandasha.com and follow at…