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Condolences Meghan Bower 7/26/2017  
Doris Bower, mother-in-law of Meghan O'Callaghan Bower '14
Condolences Paula Murdoch 7/26/2017  
Julia Sabosik, mother of Paula Sabosik Murdoch '83
In Memoriam Mary Arthur Beal 7/25/2017  
Mary Arthur Beal, RSM, Ph.D., '55, former dean of the GCU Graduate School, sister of the late Mary Lucy Beal, RSM, '63; and aunt of Barbara Beal '77, Janet Beal Ralston ;80, and Michelle Beal '93
In Memoriam Eileen Russell 7/24/2017  
Eileen Townsend Russell, RN, '70, sister-in-law of Margaret Russell, RSM, '70, '78
Condolences Donna R. Cetroni 7/23/2017  
Josephine Percoco, mother of Donna Percoco Cetroni, RNC, AHN-BC, M.A., 05
In Memoriam Gloria J. Garcia 7/23/2017  
Gloria Garcia, Ed.D., '61
Condolences Marjorie A. Mangold 7/23/2017  
Doris Taylor, grandmother of Marjorie Patnaude Mangold '91
Condolences Dominick J. Petronico 7/23/2017  
Justin Petronico, brother of Dominick Petronico, GCU student
Condolences Beth E. Tormey 7/23/2017  
Lawrence R. Tormey Sr., former GCU director of corporate and foundation relations., father of Beth Tormey '95
Condolences Patricia Jacukiewicz 7/19/2017  
Lillian Figlar, mother of Pat Jacukiewicz, GCU Staff Assistant in Student Development
Condolences Shea E. Murray 7/19/2017  
Nancy Murray, mother of Shea Murray '98
Condolences Maria Pittala 7/19/2017  
Joseph Pittala, father of Maria Pittala '84 and Barbara Pittala '88
Class Notes Jennifer L. Dellett 7/18/2017  
Ms. Dellett Named RFH Educator of the Year
May 31st, 2017

Jen Dellett is RFH “Educator of the Year”

Rumson – Special Education teacher Jen Dellett has been selected as RFH Educator of the Year. The announcement was made by RFH Principal Dr. Tracy Handerhan and French Teacher Christine Berg – last year’s RFH Educator of the Year – on May 12th .
Dellett has been teaching at RFH for ten years, where she started as an Inclusion teacher and then taught Resource English prior to her current assignment in the Multiply Disabled Program.
“During the past two years, I have had the pleasure of teaching the Multiply Disabled Program,” said Dellett. “In this program our students have made great strides socially and academically, and have also gained much independence. I would be remiss in speaking about the Multiply Disabled Program without mentioning my incredible instructional aides Victoria Vaughan, Debbie Bauers, and Anna Appleman — each day they play a critical role in all successes.”
Noteworthy activities and aspects of the Multiply Disabled program at RFH include –

•The addition in May 2016 of Violet, an adorable golden-doodle Therapy Dog who is housed within the Multiply Disabled Program (with Victoria Vaughn serving as her handler); Violet is a daily presence in the classroom, where students work with their teachers to help care for her and take ownership, promoting independence and life skills

• Weekly visits by RFH Multiply Disabled students to the nearby Deane Porter grammar school to read with “buddies,” helping both sets of students gain confidence and reading skills as well as build friendships – with Violet included in the visits to offer her support as well

• Student participation in the creation and care of the RFH Community Garden – this includes the germination of seeds, the planting and tending of 15 beds of crops, and the use of the resulting produce in Life Skills Recipes as well as in school lunches by RFH cafeteria staff

• The Trout Project, during which trout is harvested from eggs and released to the wild near the end of the school year

• Service Learning Projects including a Coat Drive for “Jersey Cares,” as well as participation in the Blessing Bag Brigade project providing daily essentials to the homeless in New York City

Dellett also started a community-based Special Olympics Track and Field team this year. “I very much appreciate this honor as RFH Educator of the Year,” said Dellett. “I am very fortunate to work with the students, families, and all members of the RFH staff.”

Dellett has been a Special Education teacher for 15 years. She earned her undergraduate degree in Varying Exceptionalities from the University of Southern Florida and a Masters in Educational Administration and Leadership from Georgian Court University.
Condolences Mary Geis 7/18/2017  
William Geis, brother of Mary Geis, RSM, '54 and the late M. Christina Geis, RSM, '49
In Memoriam Marylin Gray 7/18/2017  
Marylin Ponton Gray '79
Condolences Dawn M. Blumensteel 7/17/2017  
Annamarie Blumensteel, mother-in-law of Dawn Carroll Blumensteel '93
In Memoriam Kathleen M. Leather 7/17/2017  
Kathleen Kennedy Leather '93
Class Notes Nikima S. Muller 7/17/2017  
Nikima S. Muller, MPA, RMC, MMC, CMR, QPA, RPPS , '01 recently obtained the designation of Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and the designation of Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA) from the State of New Jersey. Nikima continues to serve as the Municipal Clerk and Registrar of Mount Holly Township.
Condolences Brittany L. Narsavage 7/17/2017  
Robert Narsavage, grandfather of Brittany Narsavage, GCU student
Condolences Brooke A. Pena 7/15/2017  
Mary Moore, grandmother of Brooke DeLorme Pena '90
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