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curtis darragh school counselor of the year

Curtis Darragh, NFA Class of 2006, was named School Counselor of the Year for 2021 by the Connecticut School Counselor Association.

 

 

 
Army soldier in uniform

Kieran Shippee, NFA Class of 2003, was recently promoted to Major in the CT Army National Guard. He is the son of Eileen Kingsley Lemelin '74 and the grandson of Kathleen (Kay) Mulcahy Kingsley '44.

 

 

infant in car seat
 

Kerri Pellegrini and her husband Ryan ('07) welcomed a daughter, Evelyn Grace, on January 8, 2021.

 

 

Michael Phillips has been appointed the Head of Cyber, Media & Technology Claims for North America at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty.

Ashley Rust (formerly Rabon) married Dan Rust in June 2019 and has accepted a position as Fall Wardrobe Supervisor for the prestigious Lyric Stage Company in Boston.

Jasmine recently had her drawing "Crazy Eyes" selected by Netflix for Orange Is The New Black. Her piece will be used to promote the final season and has been featured on a billboard in Times Square!
 
 

Lydia Bowers graduated from Cornell University in December, 2018 with her Masters Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. She now oversees People & Culture at the robotic restaurant startup Spyce in Boston, MA.

Alum in NFA sweatshirt with his two children also wearing NFA sweatshirts

Brett still breaks out the NFA sweatshirt, a 2001 graduation gift, given to him from the staff at Alumni House. Brett spent many hours during his four years at NFA volunteering in Alumni House. Brett is pictured with his children, Ellarene and Noah, also wearing NFA red!

R.J recently accepted a position as the University of North Carolina Asheville assistant men’s basketball coach. He joins the UNC Asheville men’s basketball program after spending last season as an assistant coach at the University of Louisville during which the Cardinals finished with 22 wins and advanced to the 2018 National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals. Prior to his time at Louisville, he was on staff at the University of Texas for two years as a graduate assistant. He joined the staff of Texas after one year as an assistant coach at Nichols College in Dudley, MA. The Bison’s posted a 20-6 overall record and won the 2014-15 Commonwealth Coast regular-season title with a 17-1 mark in his lone season on staff. He played college basketball at both Holy Cross and the University of Connecticut. Evans earned a B.A. in Economics from Holy Cross in 2012; M.A. in Educational Psychology from University of Connecticut in 2013; and a M.S. in Kinesiology from University of Texas in 2017.