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Alum standing with five other military members and their awards

Emily Brockway currently lives in Washington, D.C. and was the US Coast Guard's recipient of the 2018 Jewish Institute for National Security America's Grateful Nation Award. Since 2003, the award is presented annually to six service members from each of the five branches of the U.S. military and the U.S. Special Operations Command for having distinguished themselves through superior conduct in the War on Terrorism.

Firefighter in uniform with right hand raised being sworn in by town clerk.

Kafi, a former NFA and UConn track athelete, was recently sworn in as the newest member of Platoon 2 with the Norwich Fire Department . She left her career at the Department of Children and Families to become a firefighter.  According to the city’s Human Resources Director, she is the first African-American female firefighter in Norwich.

Tim has been working for the State of New Jersey Treasury Dept. for the last nine years. He has just accepted an Adjunct Professor position at Fairleigh Dickinson University for the Fall 2018 semester.

Melissa graduated from George Washington University with her Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Education Administration and Policy Studies. She is currently the Supervisor of English for Chesapeake Public Schools in Chesapeake, Virginia, where she resides with her husband, Thomas, and their daughter, Amelia.

William has decided to become an English Teacher after an extensive (and exhausting) career in food service management. He has finished the certification process and is currently teaching in Coolidge, Texas, a small community just outside of Waco, Texas. William is excited to be in the classroom and encouraging young, middle school children to appreciate the classics like he did while attending NFA.

Dr. Aubin, a passionate advocate for American and contemporary music, has been named Music Director Designate of the Jackson Symphony Orchestra in Michigan. 

Anastasia is a Sachem Campus Teacher, She and husband Anthonly welcomed son Cole Anthony on April 13, 2016.

Vanessa began working for Roche in Basel, Switzerland, in September 2015, and has led a Discovery Pathology Laboratory focusing on Digital Pathology since February. She keeps busy with her daughters, ages 4 and 7, and with marathon/triathlon training. In their free time, they love to travel throughout Europe.

Molly is working as a Neurologist in Oakland, California.  She and her husband are expecting their third child. They love the Bay area but miss their family and friends in Connecticut.