Class Notes | Obituaries
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Thai-Huy "Peter" Nguyen ’05, upon graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a Ph.D. in education in May, will be joining the faculty of Seattle University's College of Education as an assistant professor of Student Development Administration in fall 2015. He and his partner will be moving to Seattle this summer.
Greg Mohrman '05 is now engaged to Tracy Flecky '07. They are happily living together in their hometown of Denver, CO. The wedding will not be until fall 2013.
Jocelyn Stauffer ’05 married Stephen McGuire on February 16, 2013 at Mission Santa Clara de Asis with a reception following at The Sainte Claire Hotel. Becky (Bignell) Reuter ’05 and Katie Bignell ’05 were among the members of the wedding party. Bobby Reuter ’05 and Matt Hendricks ’06 provided the ceremony music. The Reverend Paul Fitzgerald, S.J. ’80 witnessed the marriage. Among the guests were Tessa Carter ’05, Tim Gill J.D. ’84, Mike Lysaght ’05, and Aaron Uchikura ’05, M.A. ’11. The couple resides in Nashville, Tenn.
Michelle Stewart '99, M.A. '05 was married on July 16, 2011 to Ryan McGovern at the Mission. Family and friends, among whom were several alumnae spanning graduations years from 1974 to 2009, celebrated after the ceremony at a reception in Mission Gardens and Adobe Lodge. The couple reside in San Jose, where Michelle is a high school counselor.
Patrick McCarthy ’05, MBA ’13 and Jennifer Oddo ’05 were married on May 24, 2014 at St. Dominic's Church in San Francisco. Patrick works for a real estate developer in San Francisco, and Jennifer is a registered dental hygienist in Marin county. The couple lives in San Francisco. Many broncos were in attendance including the bride's parents Claire (Tolin) Oddo ’75 and Joe Oddo ’76, M.A. ’78, Shawn French ’76, John McCarthy ’79, Jim McCarthy ’80, Kit (DiJulio) Soldato ’05, Anthony Soldato ’05, J.D. ’08, Chrissie (Moreno) Smith ’05, Gina (Scalise) Halow ’05, Kaitlin (Kardong) Mallon ’05, Andrew Whiteman ’05, Tony Vieceli ’05, Jim Miller ’05, Greg Mohrman ’05 and many others!
Ned Matthews '05, Kristin Matthews '06, and their son Connor (2 years old) welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Sophia Claire, on April 10, 2013. The family lives in Santa Clara.
Beth Simas '05, daughter of Ted '70 and Rita Simas, married Matthew Marcinek on February 16, 2013 in Sacramento, California. In attendance were over 20 Broncos from the classes of '70, '04, and '05. The couple currently resides in Houston, Texas.
Beth (Simas) Marcinek '05 and her husband, Matthew, welcomed Evan Lee on May 12, 2015. It is the first child for the couple and third grandson for Ted Simas '70 and Rita Simas.
Sergio Mairena MBA ’05 writes, "Bridging Silicon Valley and Napa Valley with the launch of an intelligent wine-blending platform, Mezcla!"
Mike Lysaght '05 earned his Masters in Counseling Psychology from USF in 2007. Since then, he has served in a variety counseling positions around the Bay Area. Currently he is earning the necessary 3,000 hours to become a licensed therapist in California. He and husband Colin recently celebrated five years together, and they live in Campbell, Calif.
Greg Lynn MBA '05 is heading up Software Quality at Xobni in San Francisco, delivering smart search for Outlook and mobile devices.
Gregory Lynn MBA ’05 writes; “Now working at PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) on the Meshin Project, which seeks to bring order to electronic communications chaos!”
Michelle Luis '05 and Ryan Wilson were wed on August 14, 2010 at Mission Santa Clara. The bridal party included Yolanda Puga '05 and other Broncos in attendance Victoria Gregory '05. The couple now resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
Stephanie Lam ’05, MBA ’11 received top honors for her oil painting African Child III at Salon at the Triton: A 2D Art Competition and Exhibition. This distinction also won her a solo show at the museum in 2016.
Ryan Kunkel '05 and wife Eleanor welcomed their daughter, Audrey June, on December 23, 2014. They currently live in Walnut Creek, CA.
Ellen Kozarek '05, DDS, is engaged to Troy Follmar, DDS. Ellie, a graduate of the MIHS class of 2001 and Santa Clara University, met Troy, a graduate of Cornell University, at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, where they both graduated in 2009. Ellie is currently a practicing dentist in the Los Angeles area, while Troy completes a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at USC. A September wedding is planned in California. They plan to make their future home in the South Bay area of San Francisco, where Troy will join his father’s oral surgery practice.
Matthew Klenz '05 was married to Caitlin Klenz (Stephens) on July 5th, 2010 in Portland, OR. The Groomsmen included Chris DeMartini '05, Jonathan Edwards '06, and Blake Lugar '07. In attendance were Michael Nicoletti '06, Eric Lillibridge '07, Megan DeMartini (Koppes) '05, Jennifer Heim (Magnusson) '05, and Beth Simas '05.
Matthew Klenz ’05 and his wife, Caitlin, welcomed a baby girl, Sophia Louise Klenz, on Dec. 6, 2011.
Nick Johnson '05 married Amy Lake on May 15, 2010 in Napa, Calif. Nick recently graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and is now a resident physician in Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Amy is a graduate student in the Physician Assistant program at Arcadia University in Glenside, Penn. They reside in Philadelphia.
Nick Johnson '05 married Amy Lake on May 15, 2010 in Napa, Calif. Nick recently graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and is now a resident physician in Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Amy is a graduate student in the Physician Assistant program at Arcadia University in Glenside, Penn.
Francisco Lobato '04, M.S. '06 and Elsa Jacobo '05 welcomed their second daughter, Andrea, on November 16, 2011. Big sister Monica is thrilled!
Brian Hurd '05 graduated from Colorado State University this year with a P.hD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. He is enjoying his job as a Training Account Manager at Intel in Folsom, CA.