After graduation from NFA, Staton spent two years working at Foxwoods Casino.  Staton currently resides in San Diego, CA, and is a member of the United States Navy. He writes, "I discovered I'm stronger than I thought. Making it through Navy Basic Training is the biggest challenge of my life hands down!"

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Regan was appointed as the new Executive Director of the The Norwich Historical Society(NHS). She has been a Consultant for NHS since 2014 and under her direction, NHS was able to open the Norwich Heritage and Regional Visitors Center and complete the Walk Norwich, CT Trail System. Regan is a proud Norwich native and is passionate about Norwich's rich history. NHS is serious about taking Norwich's heritage tourism initiatives to the next level and officially naming Regan as their Executive Director was the first step.

Jared is a freshman at Winthrop University and as an intern, founded a virus, which he named The IAN virus after his brother, class of 2019 Ian Small. The virus is being tested to see how it affects current illnesses. Jared plans on pursuing his degree in Biology.

Stephanie is finishing her undergraduate degree in English at the University of London and working at a communications firm in the city.  While visiting New York and Connecticut this year she became engaged to her fiancé who is Greek-Australian. They will be married next year and are happy to call London their home! Stephanie never imaged her life to work out the way that it has. She attributes her success to NFA teachers Sarah Burchman and Aidan D’Elia because of their support and looking out for her best interest while she was a student.  She will forever be grateful to NFA for exposing her to diversity in every aspect of the student experience and especially to the English department for fostering an academic interest which eventually led her to decide upon her college major. 

Kyle is a first-generation born Chinese American poet who has recently published How to Build a House, a book of poetry. He is a multi-talented individual with past and present excellence in athletics, academics, and the arts. His poems tell stories about his family's journey from Taiwan to the US.

Cynthya recently had two pieces she wrote published in The New Hampshire, her university newspaper. She was thrilled that one of the pieces made it to the front page.

Taylor is a five-time All-American in Track & Field competing for UMass Boston. At the Division III Women's Track & Field National Championship on May 26, she and her teammates placed second and seventh in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays, respectively. She won her first National Championship in the Triple Jump, scoring a personal and program best at 12.56M, a foot over any other competitor. UMass Boston was named a co-champion.

Infant son, Bennett, on a white background swaddled in white clothKellie and her husband Zachary Semmelrock '10 welcomed their son, Bennett (NFA class of 2036) on March 2, 2018. Bennett will be fifth generation to go to NFA. Kellie’s parents, grandmother, and great great aunt are all alumni.

Rebecca Arpin Class of 2004 standing in front of a plantRebecca was hired in February 2017 by Nutmeg Technologies of South Windsor, CT. She had previously worked as an intern and is now their Marketing Coordinator. After leaving NFA, she attended UConn where she received a degree in Communications and General Studies. At Nutmeg, she will help manage their social media platforms, coordinate on-line marketing and advertising campaigns and assist with related PR items to maintain the company's high customer service standards. She currently resides in Vernon, CT with her two furry friends Josh and Kora.