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SPR-SUM 2017

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88 PIERCE / SPRING 2017 CLASS NOTES 2014 Katharine Brigman (AKA Kt) '14 writes "I will be attending graduate school to receive my Master of Arts in Teaching with Credentials from University of Southern California (USC) in Spring 2017. According to US News, it was ranked #23 in 2017 in National Universities and the Education program is tied for #21 for the Best Education Schools. I have all of my professors at Franklin Pierce to thank for this huge achievement, including Robert Welsch, Bob Goodby, and Seamus Pender to name a few. They allowed me to ask the questions needed to understand the curriculum and have inspired me to be a great teacher, learning from their good examples. I also have my parents to thank for their ever lasting support. I am currently working at UCLA in the student accounts department managing the system, which bills and collects not only students but a wide array of people who work with UCLA. During our End of the Year event, we had a lip syncing challenge and I participated, singing 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?' from the movie Frozen. Who could pass that up?! I also took a few trips, one to Santa Rosa island and one to Catalina island. On Santa Rosa, my boyfriend and I hiked more than 30 miles and saw some ancient Chumash sites and on Catalina we saw the last horses to exist on the island. As well as slide down the glass slide on the outside of the US Bank called the Skyspace, that was thrilling! My boyfriend and I also attended a Brunchmas, which brought together a bunch of people we are only able to see once every few years. There is a new baby in our group named Mia as well as her younger sister who should be born in May. We were able to celebrate this holiday season with our good friends Brad and Caity as well as their dog Oscar. I saw Finding Dory, Rogue One, met Chuck Lidell, won an ugly sweater contest, lip syncing challenge, and saw Salt 'N Pepa in concert. It was a pretty good 2016. I'm wishing everyone a wonderful and safe 2017, please enjoy the snow for me!" Marhsall Fish '69 Daniel Leary '70 Steven Hermele '71 Cornelis Van Der Geest '77 Victor Hyman '83 Stanley Mounsey '85 Judy Pierce '95 Carol Marston '06 William Auclair Lisa Barden Reinee Breen Matthew Eaton Gwen Ifill "WE REMEMBER WELL" The names listed are those in the Pierce Community we lost from October 2016 – February 2017. The "We Remember Well" section is compiled from national listings and notices from family members and friends of alumni. It includes only the deaths reported to us since the previous Reunion Weekend. Please send information to: Alumni Office, Franklin Pierce University, 40 University Drive, Rindge, NH 03461 or BRUCE MARSHALL MEN'S HOCKEY COACH 1962 – 2017 Bruce Marshall passed away in his sleep from unknown causes on October 15, 2016. He was 54. The West Boylston, Mass. native graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1985, where he was a four-year letter winner on UConn's hockey team and served as team captain. Three years after his graduation, he became UConn's third hockey coach, where he took the Huskies' Division III team to Division I status over the next 25 years, and he was one of just 40 coaches in Division I history to record 350 career wins. Named the fourth head coach in the history of the Franklin Pierce men's ice hockey program on May 21, 2015, Coach Marshall had only just begun to build the same for us here at Franklin Pierce. Born July 23, 2962, Marshall attended Bancroft School and graduated from Noble and Greenough School, where he played hockey and basketball, before going on to UCONN. He is survived by his son Matthew, daughters Mollie, Marisa and Marikate, his parents and three siblings. Donations may be made in memory of Bruce for the Franklin Pierce University hockey program. Please note "in memory of Bruce Marshall" in the memo section and make checks payable to: Franklin Pierce University. Checks may be sent to: Office of Institutional Advancement, 40 University Drive, Rindge NH 03461. UCONN ATHLETICS (MARSHALL)

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