2010 Kim Siembieda
734 Arlington Road
Narberth, PA 19072
James Zegarelli ’09
and Teresa Daniele are engaged! During their time at Colgate,
James and Teresa were both members of the Colgate Resolutions a cappella
group. James is now a 1st lt in the US Marine Corps and is currently
deployed in Afghanistan as an infantry officer. Teresa is working as
a research fellow at the Natl Institute of Mental Health and plans to
pursue a grad degree in clinical psych.
Miraculously, Colgate has found a home in Seattle! Nick Franzen
’09, Lindsey Jacobson, Chris Maccini, Ali Gillespie,
Lexi Ross, Greg Bricca, Welles Wiley, and Dave
Worthen ’12, although still searching for Seattle’s version
of Slices, have temporarily found Jug/Bacon/Nichols substitutes as they
get together regularly in and around Seattle.
graduation, Sandy Li and boyfriend of 4 years Ray Swartz
moved to S CA. Despite occasionally missing the snow of Colgate and
the dreaded hill, they are loving CA thus far. Ray is pursuing his PhD
in chem at Stanford and joined a very interesting research group that
is working on solar cells and materials. Sandy is working with Morgan
Stanley Smith Barney as a client service assoc in wealth mgmt.
East, Mike Goltzman ’09, Adam Cornelius
’09, and Jonathon Miller-Meeks
are moving in together on the Upper East Side. Mike, Adam, and Jonathan
were roommates soph year at Colgate, and now they’re going to be roomies
in their soph year of life.
Colgate has also made its presence in an intramural soccer league. The
team is captained by Matt Kroll ’07 and Liz Polido.
Stephen Hansen, Spencer Cercone, Kim Siembieda,
Kellen Kroll, Meaghan Goodwin ’12, Carly Sousa ’08,
and Kiki Koroshetz ’11 round out the rest of the group. While
their female-dominated team is often underestimated, they continue to
dominate the playing field and are quickly gaining the attention of
the NYC intramural soccer community.
In August Stefanie Kovacic finished her internship at the Ctr
for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU Law School. She just started
her 2nd year at St John U School of Law.
Cameron Williams has landed an amazing job with Razorfish as
a business analyst. She is spending her free time roaming the streets
Tessa Drake is working at Horizon Media as an asst brand strategist.
Tessa is also performing improv at Upright Citizens Brigade with
Steve Naidu and Colin Klenk ’09.
Spencer Cercone is working as a legal asst at Scadden, Arps while
living in Brooklyn.
In May, John Williams joined the Peace Corps in Suriname and
is loving life in S America. In July he finished training and was sworn
in. Since then, he moved to Ligorio, a small Saramakan village on the
Gran Lio, where he will be living for the next 2 years. Everyone can
follow John’s blog at itsalwayssunnyinsuriname.wordpress.com!
Some of our classmates continued to create Colgate-related memories
by getting together over July 4 weekend. Sam Daly, Lindsey
Simpson, Emily Mason, Elizabeth Oblinger, Andrew
Wickerham, Kate Stichnoth, Ani Kavookjian, Alexandra
Yogman, Lauren Garfield, Courtney Kundtz, Sarah
Looney, Jenna Knoll, Jordan Turban, Sarah Mcgraw,
Sam Levine, Patrick McClellan, Jack Mengel, David
Sarfati, Ilya Weinstein, Max Melillo, Dave Ake,
and Vinnie Freccia all spent the weekend together in New Canaan,
Alex Jonas is attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
(SAIC) and is working toward getting her master’s of architecture.
The program is 3 years long and is part of the Art Institute of Chicago.
This scenic school is located on Grant Park in downtown Chicago.
Lauren Paverman recently returned from an amazing 7 months in
Santiago de Compostela, Spain, where she was working as a teaching asst.
At the end of Aug, Lauren began interning in DC as a research assoc
at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, an NGO that reports on US-Latin
American relations and current events in the hemisphere.
The Talener Group, a tech staffing firm with HQ in NY, has opened its
arms to 7 Colgate grads: Matt Kroll
’07, Rob Laughlin, Austin Douglas,
Kim Siembieda, Jonathan Zheng
’11, Doug Rosnick ’11, Arianne Smola
’11, and Nick Cvetic ’11. In recent news, Rob has moved from
NY to San Fran to manage his own team, a great opportunity for him having
been with Talener for 1 year!
McGowan is happily living and working at Nazareth Farm, a Catholic
community in WV. He currently leads groups of HS and college volunteers
in home repairs.
Ebrom finished his 1st year of med school at the Chicago C of Osteopathic
Medicine in Downers Grove, IL. For the summer, Pierson spent his time
back home working as a clinical research asst at St Mary’s Health
Care. In his 3rd year at med school, Pierson will be assigned to clinical
rotations in downtown Chicago.
May, Daniel Gledhill ’11 (who entered with our class) graduated
from a 5-year combined degree program offered by Colgate and the Columbia
U School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He graduated with a BS
in materials science and engineering, magna cum laude, from Columbia’s
Division of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics. He was one of only
3 undergraduates in his program honored with top academic awards, receiving
the Francis BF Rhodes Prize, which recognizes the member of the graduating
class who shows the “greatest proficiency” in the field of materials
science and metallurgical engineering. With his completion of the Columbia
program, Daniel also received a BA in physics from Colgate.
Helfer arrived in Toyohashi, Japan, on April 1, only 2 weeks after
the earthquake and tsunami. She is working as an English teacher at
Cloud 9 Preschool. She recently met up with Alex Sklyar while
he was on his way back from Nagasaki to Yokohama.
June, Morgan Krieger started a 15-month teaching fellowship in
DC with the Ctr for Inspired Teaching. She will be teaching a joint
3rd/4th grade class while working toward her master’s in the Art of
Golinkin successfully finished his 1st year of law school at the
U of TX. He worked as a summer assoc in DC over the summer and is back
in Austin for his 2L year. Jeb continues to work as an editor and reporter
for Frumforum.com and plans to run his 3rd marathon this fall.
homecoming and keep the updates coming!
Kim: 610-952-0491; firstname.lastname@example.org