Sally Biles Sprague ’57 is receiving well-wishes for her recent struggle with cancer. You can find Sally’s blog and photos at www.caringbridge.com/visit/sallysprague. We have missed her participation on the Alumni Board, but expect her back in fine form very soon.
Judith Dennard Lyman ’60 has been battling cancer through surgery, radiation and chemo treatments for the last two years. Her husband, Jerry, reports that her cancer is in remission, although she still has some physical challenges. She is very excited about the birth of her first grandchild last May, and friends can keep in touch with Judith through the website www.caringbridge.com/visit/judithlyman.
Anne Canfield ’63 edited Elmwood Cemetery: Stories of Kansas City, which was published in October by Kansas City Star Books. The 240-page book features the photography of Bruce Mathews, a cemetery trustee who spearheaded the project. For more information, visit www.thekansascitystore.com.
The Class of 1968 decided to have a reunion – not for a significant reunion year – but for their 60th birthdays! The gals had a weekend of activities, including fun at Lisa Jones Schellhorn’s home, as well as a tour of Barstow and a dinner at Aixois. Pictured here are Birgitta Weibull, Dr. Barbara Kahn, Elizabeth Sutton Benefiel, Linda Schooling Kekina, Dr. Patricia Germann Beattie, Henrietta Gates, and Gano Tschudy Haine.
Marvin Gates ’73 is exhibiting his artwork, “Barbara” in Chelsea, New York during the month of November.
Brian and Vicki Vrooman Petersen '79 adopted a 16-month-old baby girl from China on April 7, 2010. Her name is Sophie Li.
Kelly Calvert ’80; As the human resources director for The World Company, she is the recipient of the 2010 George Trombold Achievement Award, an honor given by the Kansas State Council of Society for Human Resource Management. The award, named for a highly respected former vice president of human resources at the Boeing Company, is given each year to a Kansas human resource professional who excels within the field of human resources and serves as a volunteer leader in the community. Calvert serves on two area school site councils, the Community Career Connection committee and Success by Six board. She is also active with Brownies and Girl Scouts, and she leads a Sunday school class.
Trasi Sharp ’81 has opened a new café in Sanibel Island called the Over Easy Café! So, if you’re in the area and looking for a delicious breakfast or lunch, look for Trasi’s newest foray into the culinary world.
Peter Vrooman ’88 and Kenyon Barker Vrooman are the proud parents of Emmett Parker Vrooman, born October 14, 2010, weighing in at 8 lbs 9 oz.
Ladies’ Lunch – classes of 1930 through 1969: A tradition of sorts has been resurrected! Ladies were invited to a luncheon, where they heard Shane Foster, Head of School, speak of Barstow’s successes; and they received packets of Annual Fund letters to sign and send to classmates.
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