|Adam Lewis, Class of 1993, promoted to Lt. Colonel in the US Army|
Recent Alumni Updates...
Ernest Scheyder · TCCA Class of 2002
Ernest Scheyder, a member of the graduated Class of 2002, has recently received the "Spirit of Maine Achievement Award" from the University of Maine. Here is what they recently published on their website regarding this prestigious honor:
The Spirit of Maine Achievement Award winner is Ernest Scheyder ’06, a journalist at Reuters. Scheyder’s work focuses on transportation and the energy industry. He has also covered national stories, including the the 2020 Presidential campaign, Dakota Access Pipeline, Sandy Hook massacre, and Penn State abuse scandal. He began his career with the Maine Campus and the Bangor Daily News before earning a master’s at Columbia Journalism School and working for the Associated Press.
SOURCE: University of Maine Alumni Association. (2021). Meet Our 2021 Alumni Achievement Award Winners. https://www.umainealumni.com/category-alumni/meet-our-2021-alumni-achievement-award-winners/?fbclid=IwAR2EyiNboNoqC45i5KcjL8EFnVEWhNH481Cm41Mw6fpmravVq4WWySmHq6
Britney Kimball, Class of 2017,
will be graduating from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy with a Certificate in Dance Theatre at the end of May. Furthermore, Britney was recently accepted into the Academy’s LA based program where she will continue her education in pursuit of her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts degree. If that wasn’t sufficiently encouraging, Britney learned she was accepted to participate in the Rockette Summer Intensive program this summer in NYC with the Radio City Rockettes! The program is designed for advanced dancers who want to train in the Rockettes style, a world renown distinctive style which transcends a multitude of dance disciplines, including jazz, tap, musical theater, lyrical, and legendary kick line.
CONGRATULATIONS, Ms. Kimball! Echoing Womackian verse , “… when you get the choice to sit it out or dance, [we] hope you dance, [we] hope you dance!”
CA Alumnus slated to graduate from Bob Jones University this June
William Meroff, Class of 2014, has recently earned his Bachelor of Health Sciences degree from BJU where he has been advancing his undergraduate studies since his graduation from TCCA in the summer of 2014. William will be furthering his education at Clemson University in the fall on his way to a career as a nurse practitioner. Meroff is a current resident of Greenville, SC. He is pictured below with his family.
Ms. Karen Mandagi, Class of 2017
Karen is currently working towards a degree of Bachelor of Science at Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH. She plans to graduate a semester or two early, hoping to complete her undergraduate studies at the age of 20.
Since graduating from TCCA, Karen has started hiking the NH48, has traveled to some interesting places, helps with music video productions at Plymouth State, and has secured her First Aid certification as well as other injury prevention certifications.
Karen intends to pursue an advanced degree in physical therapy. Additionally, she wants to secure Sport Specialist and Strength and Conditioning certifications.
Ernest Scheyder, TCCA Class of 2002, is a NYC correspondent for Reuters has been nominated as a finalist for the the 2016 Reuters Journalists of the Year awards as a candidate in the Text Reporter of the Year category for coverage of the oil bust of North Dakota as well as the skirmishing over a controversial pipeline, changing economics of the shale industry, the evolving strategy of major oil and industry deal making!
Faith, work and Hollywood - learn more about TCCA alumnus, Dustin McLean, Class of 2001 - http://theechonews.com/journeying-taylor-l/
Adam Lewis, Class of 1993, was recently promoted to Lt. Colonel in the United States Army. Adam is currently working in the U.S. Pentagon for the Undersecretary of the Army. He, his wife Carra, and their four children currently live in Virginia. In 2016, Lt. Colonel Lewis and his family will be moving to Ft. Jackson, South Carolina where he will take a Battalion Command.
Daniel Powers, class of 2013, recently left for boot camp for the Marines and will be going into the Marine reserves. He will be pursuing a degree from Regent University in hopes of someday becoming a lawyer.
Michael Maryak and Angela (Hatch) Maryak, both class of 2011), were married on August 24, 2013. Several weeks following, Michael applied for a training course at Turbocam and was one of the eleven people chosen out of 190+ applicants. He now is a happy Full Time worker at Turbocam. Angela works part time at Aroma Joes, until the time comes for them to have children. The couple hopes to be a part of the school again and bring our children back to receive Gods teaching.
Brian Mathers, class of 2002, is currently working as a Field Engineer in Fall River, MA and plans on completing his bachelor degree in the Spring of 2014. He recently obtained his CCNA Routing and Switching certification.
Stephanie Habrial, class of 2011, is now a published author! Her book, Heralds of Courage: A Holy Worlds Anthology, is available from Amazon.com. Congratulations, Stephanie!
Lindsey (Sylvester) McMullen, class of 2010, recently had her second child. He was born on January 15, 2013 at 10:54 am. 7lb.4oz. Patrick (her husband) class of 2008 is currently working with NH honor guard and is an MP with the NH National Guard. Lindsey works at the Rochester manor as an LNA.
Amy Brokus and Billy Walsworth were married on August 31, 2013. He proposed February 5, 2013 inside Image Arts Etc. in the Fox Run Mall (where she works). Amy graduated TCCA 2004.
Courtney Noddin and Joel Habriel were married on August 10th 2012 and are currently expecting their first child. She graduated TCCA in 2010 and Joel from Good Shepherd School in 2009. He graduated from Gordon College.
Joshua Kalar, class of 2011, graduated from Clarkson University in New York in May 2015.
Adryan Guptill, class of 2012, received the prestigious Masters of Dominion Award at TCCA.
Julia West was married to Michael Walsworth on March 17, 2013, Julia is currently working as an RN at Frisbie Memorial Hospital and Mike works at Portsmouth Navel Shipyard. They are currently expecting their second child. Julia graduated from TCCA in 2005 and Mike graduated in 1995.
Alex Gillikin, class of 2008, graduated from UNH in 2015 with his B.A. in English Teaching Alex is currently teaching.
Alumnus earns prestigious MacArthur Leadership Award
The MacArthur Leadership Award recognizes 28 company grade officers across the Army, National Guard, and Army Reserves each year. TCCA graduate 1st. Lt. Daniel M. Meegan (class of 2003), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion 4th Infantry Regiment, earned that honor for 2010. Read more!
Alumnus in the News
Ernest Scheyder, TCCA Class of 2002, is a NYC correspondent for Reuters currently on assignment in the Gulf covering the oil leak.
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