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Kenneth Muckenhaupt (1976)
filed for his first patent in
October 2013 for an inven-
tion titled: Predictive Cloud
Provisioning Based on Human
Behaviors and Heuristics. He is
an Executive IT Specialist with
IBM Corporation.
Kathleen Pinto Rudolph
(1979)
is the associate educa-
tion director for the Raleigh
Little Theater in Raleigh, NC.
She has been working at the
RLT for 18 years teaching
classes and directing shows.
1970s
1990s
1980s
Lisa Layport Bosworth (1981)
is a third degree black belt
in Parker’s American Kenpo
Karate. She traveled to Italy
in October to compete with
WKC (World Karate/Kick-
boxing Council)/ Team USA.
She took home gold and a
world championship in creative
weapons, a silver in tradi-
tional weapons and a bronze in
traditional kata. This was her
second year competing with
WKC/Team USA.
Michael Iantosca (1981)
mar-
ried Ellen Smith on October
5, 2013 in a beachfront sunset
ceremony held on the Outer
Banks of North Carolina. Mi-
chael and Ellen reside in Wake
Forest, NC.
Sharon Stevens Biscardi
(1981)
is an English teacher
with Holy Trinity Episcopal
Academy in Melbourne, FL.
Christopher Barnes (1983)
is
currently working two great
jobs in the field for which
Marist prepared him (“oh so
long ago,” he says). His princi-
pal employer is CBS Radio for
which he is a fulltime anchor
at WNEW All News 99-1
in Washington D.C. He also an-
chors newscasts nightly for the
Blaze Radio Network – avail-
able both online at TheBlaze.
com and on SiriusXM’s Patriot
Channel 125.
Gregory Hart (1985)
is the
owner and CEO of The Big
Wind, LLC. His company
recently installed the first wind
turbine on a private school in
New York City, the prestigious
Town School, and was the first
renewable energy company to
install a wind turbine and solar
energy on a public New York
City school, IS-285 Highbridge
Gardens, Bronx, NY, the
first totally “green” school in
New York City. Gregory was
appointed to the Equestrian
Order of the Holy Sepulcher
Board of Directors, as the
New Jersey representative,
and was appointed to the NY
Archdiocese Catholic Guardian
Society Board of Directors by
Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
Patricia Prashaw Wilson (1985)
was elected to her second
term as a Village Trustee and
appointed as Deputy Mayor
of Massena, NY —the first
woman to hold the position.
In addition to the reward-
ing work she does under the
Department of Commerce’s
Manufacturing Extension Part-
nership (which she has done
for the past 15 years) providing
marketing for both her form
(CITEC Business Solutions)
and as a consultant to small
manufacturers, Patricia began
serving as a volunteer Board
Member and Chair of the
Publicity Committee working
to open a Boys & Girls Club
of Massena in May 2014. She
would love anyone from the
Marist community who wants
to help open the doors to
visit BGCMassena.org to learn
more
.
Kevin Reilly (1986) i
s embark-
ing on an adventure in the
world of the Helping Profes-
sions as a behavior therapist
for children, adolescents and
adults.
Lauren Chielli (1987)
is the
assistant manager for network
administration for Paul Weiss,
where she has worked for the
past 11 years. She has been
married for 16 years, and re-
cently won an award from Pet’s
Alive Westchester.
Linda Smith Jager (1987)
is
heading to Sochi, Russia, in
February 2014 with the US
Olympic Committee to handle
media relations for the U.S. Bi-
athlon team at the Sochi 2014
Olympic Winter Games.
Virginia Waite-Hosley (1987)
is a personal insurance account
representative for Pinckney
Carter Co. in North Charles-
ton, SC.
Dan Pietrafesa (1988)
is a play-
ers coordinator/sports reporter
for the Poughkeepsie Journal.
He was a 2013 inductee into
the NYS High School Softball
Hall of Fame, and part of
three 2013 Best of Gannett
awards.
Ken Foye (1989)
is an English
teacher in Hokkaido, Japan.
Patricia DePaolo Munk (1990)
accepted the position as medi-
cal reserve corps coordinator
for Dutchess County in De-
cember 2012, and works both
for the County’s Department
of Emergency Response and
Department of Health.
Lauren Perutti Zalucky (1992)
i
s a first grade teacher at West
Sand Lake Elementary School
in West Sand Lake, NY. She
has three children: Abigail (14),
Nicholas (12), and Louis (9).
Kraig DeMatteis (1993)
writes
that after 7 years of work-
ing with 7-12 educators in
public, non-public, and charter
schools to integrate technology
into their classrooms, he has
spent the last year guiding the
development of Fordham Uni-
versity’s Graduate School of
Social Services’s Online MSW
Program. His roles include
discussing with faculty and
administrators at the University
about what online learning
looks like, what are the similari-
ties and differences between
the synchronous and asyn-
chronous classroom, how to
design learning objectives and
activities, and what methodolo-
gies could be utilized to deliver
an online course.
Aaron Ward (1993)
has, for
the past 12 years, performed
stand-up comedy profession-
ally throughout the Northeast
and Midwest, appeared in the
Boston Comedy Festival, and
Plymouth Rock Festival. In
the summer of 2013, he took
second place out of nearly 100
comedians in the Cape May
Comedy Festival Competition.
He also appeared in a movie,
Aftermath, and appears regu-
larly on the Glenn Slingerland
Situation TV show now on
YouTube GSSTV.
Rose Caiazzo (1995)
was
selected as “the voice” of
the Grand Teton National
Park route for a smartphone
app called TravelStoriesGPS
(located at travelstorygps.com).
She has been exploring a career
as a voice artist for the last
5 years, working with clients
to complete radio and televi-
sion commercials, voicemail
systems, video games and
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