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SPR-SUM 2018

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RAVENINGS AWARD WINNER A manda Horrocks '17 graduated with a B.A. in U.S. Hi story and Secondary Education last year. "I always knew I wanted to be a history teacher," she sa id . "Franklin Pierce University off ered a double major and I knew that would be the best fi t for me, plus the fi rst time I toured the campus it just felt like home." Her senior year she won the prestigious 2017 Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History award for history scholars. She also choreographed a b allet about women's suff rage for the Winter Dance Showcase at the U niversity. U niversity. U "I've been dancing since I was 4 ," sa id Horrocks, "and women's history is something else I've always been passionate about." She's thinking dance skills might be something she can work into her current job as art education assistant at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, N.H. "I've been going to the Currier since I was a child, so when this position opened I jumped at it," although Horrocks add ed that she wants to also attend graduate school for a Master's in History and Museum Studies. As for Franklin Pierce University , University , University she attributes her success to history professors Melinda Marie Jetté, Mary C. Kelly and Doug Ley. "If you want a school where you can develop yourself and fi nd what you truly value in life," she sa id , "then I would say, come here." — Marene Gustin Amanda Horrocks '17 Graduated With Awards and a Sense of Home T he newest members of the Board of Trustees bring expertise, wisdom and knowledge from their respective fi elds to the Franklin Pierce University community. A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Joseph Michael Delancy '82 is a trained accountant and fi nancial professional with over 30 years of experience in the fi eld. Currently, he serves as a partner with the fi rm McDonald Delancy in the Bahamas. Along with career success, he brings his background as an alumnus . As a student-athlete at Pierce, he excelled in the classroom and on the basketball court. Teresa Rosenberger, of Concord, N.H, worked as a speechwriter for Presidents Nixon, Ford and Reagan. More recently in her career , eer , she has held positions as president of both FairPoint Communications and Devine Strategies , while serving as the director of government relations at McLane Middleton law fi rm. She was named one of New Hampshire's most infl uential Women in Business and Citizen of the Year by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce in 2016. Attorney Naomi Butterfi eld of Concord, N.H., currently serves as legal counsel for Merrimack County. Her expertise is in higher education and workplace investigations stem from her training at the law fi rm Bernstein Shur Sawyer and Nelson. Butterfi eld received her J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law and her B.S. from the University of Michigan. She began her early career practicing law in Colorado and held positions in the Colorado Offi ce of the Attorney General. President and CEO of Pierce Education Properties, LP, Frederick Pierce IV brings with him extensive training in real estate investment, fi nance, consulting, education and development. Currently he is the operator and developer of Pierce Education Properties, a student housing and education-based real estate company. Before this, he was in fi nance in the appraisal divisions for KPMG/Goodkin Group. Franklin Pierce University is excited to welcome all of these highly accomplished Trustees into the campus community. LEADING THE WAY FPU Welcomes New Board of Trustees Members 10 PIERCE SPRING / SUMMER 2018

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