CLASS NOTESJanuary 1967
Hope all 66's, wherever we are, enjoyed a pleasant holiday season. As the months pass we are moving farther away from Hanover, and the ties, stretched thin, become more important.
The Peace Corps continues to attract sixty-sixes. Paul Rosendahl is in Micronesia teaching English in the Pacific. Rosey spent the summer at the New York State Museum in Albany studying the Iroquois elm-bark industry (honest). Bill Parkerton, after intensive courses in the Punjabi language, chicken farming and soil conservation, was sent to Samrala, India, with a Peace Corps food production team.
Chris Langley is currently stationed in Khash, Iran with the PC. But Langs received more than his share of excitement during his training period in Austin, Texas, when he was pinned down by sniper Charles Whitman firing from the University of Texas library tower. Chris describes the scene in forthcoming class newsletter.
Joff Keane completed Peace Corps training in Bogota, Colombia and has moved to the mountain village of Cartago to organize community development projects.
Al Ryan reports from New Orleans that preparations are underway for the Mardi Gras, the "Dixiedome" is being built, and beverages are overpriced on Bourbon Street. He is teaching government in high school, and taking graduate courses at Tulane in education. Jim Legler is studying Political Science at Tulane.
From Stanford comes word from Neil Danberg that he and Eric Treisman, both at the law school, are just now growing accustomed to the new climate. Pete Van Den Steenhoven, back near the big surf, is enjoying his city planning course at Berkeley.
Our European colony is settling into their digs. Dick Dellamora, studying English at Queens College of Cambridge, sees Bill Heckman and roommates Tony Yezer and Ken Sharpe, all students at the London School of Economics, in his rambles around the "in" city. Across the Channel Lance Tapley is teaching at the Lycee School in Montauban on a French government grant.
On the marriage front: Roger Brett and Korki Bennett, engaged at graduation, were married in Toledo, Ohio, on August 20. Roger is now a traffic staff assistant for the Pacific Bell Telephone Company in Oakland, Calif., following a summer in their Management Advancement Program.
Rick and Rita Rehberg, married on August 28, are living in State College, Pa., where Rick is studying mathematics and teaching at Penn. State.
On September 17, Jim Lenfestey and Susan Coleman Williams, a Skidmore student, were married in Winnetka, Ill., with Dean Anderson serving as usher, and then embarked on a two-month tour of Europe.
Doug Greenwood and Laura Van Aken Crawford (Colby Junior) exchanged vows in Webster, Mass., on October 6. Perley Grimes was an usher. They are living at Florida's St. Andrew's School, where Doug is teaching English and coaching tennis.
Bill Sprole and Susan Irwin, a junior at the University of Massachusetts, were married on October 29 at Hudson, Ohio, with Ed Kuriansky serving as best man, Pete Prichard as usher and Charlie Wilmot as morale builder. Bill, a lieutenant in the Air Force, and Sue are at Goodfellow AFB in San Angelo, Texas, where Bill is training for special intelligence.
From a newsletter published by the Dartmouth Anthropology Department we have learned that Steve Kemper is pursuing his major at the University of Chicago specializing in South Asia. Also Pete Sterling, after a summer as playground director in New York City, has accepted a teaching assistantship for the fall term at the University of Pittsburgh in Anthro.
Ned Northrup, last year's crew captain, was one of 36 men who represented the United States at the World Championships of rowing in Bled, Yugoslavia in early September. ... Bruce McKissock, and other 1966 lacrosse All-Americans, were honored at the 84th annual dinner of the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association .... Charlie Stuart, former hockey captain, scored a goal for the Eastern Olympics as they beat Boston University 4-3 in Boston in early December. ... Ex-Lacrosse leader Chuck Vernon is now managing "Your Father's Moustache" on 10th St. in New York City.
In academia: Robin Williams is teaching at the Dublin School, Dublin, N. H .... John Aley is an English teacher at Garland Country Day School, Denver, Colo .... At Deerfield Academy, Bill Duval is assisting in the chemistry department and on the athletic fields .... Ken Berger is a research assistant in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of California.
– Larry Geiger
93 Greenridge Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605