CLASS OF 2003 | 2017 | ISSUE 3

Mayuran Tiruchelvam produced the documentary The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin—following the San Francisco author’s journey from a conservative son of the Old South to gay rights’ pioneer. Winner of the Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival, Untold Tales premiered theatrically in New York and San Francisco in September, and will broadcast nationally on PBS Independent Lens on January 1.

Alison Plenge and Colin Aitken have made the happy relocation from D.C. to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., where Colin is an assistant professor in the biology department at Vassar. Alison works remotely as an attorney in the international corporate group of Norton Rose Fulbright. They are happy to be closer to more Wes friends in the New York region and to have escaped the craziness of D.C. life with their two kids, Nora (3.5) and Lucas (15 months).

Caitlin Snow Clark is a program director for the Worthington Scholars program in Rockland, Maine. The program supports local students with scholarships, mentoring, and professional development opportunities as they pursue two- and four-year degrees in Maine.

Coe Will Hoeksema ended her 10-year stint at FXFOWLE Architects (where she briefly shared many high fives with Steve Scribner ’02) to become the marketing manager for WE Design, a small, woman-owned landscape architecture firm in Brooklyn with a focus on green infrastructure design. She lives south of Prospect Park with her husband and exceptionally charming 2-year-old son, Owen Calder.

In April, Arturo Vidich and wife Julia welcomed their second child, Juniper Auberon. Their son, Ryder Metteya, is almost 4 and is a great big brother. For the last three years, Arturo has been at work on his first novel, a Soviet-era sci-fi fantasy story which was awarded a project grant by Creative Capital. Last year he and his family took a road trip to northern New Mexico for a six-week artist residency. They now reside in BedStuy, Brooklyn.

Katie Nordine is the executive assistant to Leonard C. Goodman, an attorney and philanthropist in Chicago focused on issues related to social justice, reforming the criminal justice system, and supporting workers’ rights. She is enjoying living in Evanston with her two crazy kids, Nils and Valley, her husband, Dave, and their fluffy dog, Kashyyyk. She is thrilled that her longtime Wes buddy, Jacob Goldsmith and wife Rachel, son Ben, and pup Penny, are now just a few blocks away.

Three of the five former residents of 66 Home reunited over brunch in Boston with their families—Andrea Wilson McCoy, Julia Marcus, and Cara Herbitter. Cara completed her master’s in clinical psychology en route to pursuing her doctorate at UMass Boston. This fall, Andrea started a new position as the director of the theater program at Medfield High School.

Ricardo Watson and his family are expecting their second child, another boy, at the end of November. The Watson family spent a week in L.A. with Bobby Joe Clinkscales and his family.

Glen Lindeke was married to Jinwen Guo on February 7, and their daughter, Lotus, was born on June 6. They live in Medford, Mass., and both work as chemists in the pharmaceutical industry. They have enjoyed visits from friends and family including godfather Justin Conroy, Arnab Bhattasali, and Ku Yoo ’00.

Amy Tannenbaum |