Dr. Perry Zirkel ’68 MA, ’72 Ph.D, ’76 JD
Dr. Perry Zirkel ’68 MA, ’72 Ph.D, ’76 JD was honored with the 2016 Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Education Law, given by the Education Law Association. The award is presented annually in recognition of an outstanding article, book, book chapter, or other form of scholarly legal writing in the field of education law.
Joan (Vol Janin) Destino ’66 (ED)
Joan (Vol Janin) Destino ’66 (ED) recently published a novel about Las Vegas in the 90’s with a back story about post World War II Germany entitled RIVER CARD, available on Amazon. She and her husband David Destino ’66 (BUS), a retired partner of the Baker Hostetler law firm, live in Las Vegas.
Kathleen (Szewczyk) Kenney ’93 (ED)
Kathleen (Szewczyk) Kenney ’93 (ED) received the 2016 Pennsylvania State Association of Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance Professional Honor Award. This award recognizes professionals who demonstrate leadership and dedication to PSAHPERD organization. She has been actively involved with this professional organization since 2009 and last year was President of the Southeastern district.
Samantha D’Angelo ’12 (ED), ’12 (SFA)
Samantha D’Angelo ’12 (ED), ’12 (SFA) of Putnam, Conn. is currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Teaching from Sacred Heart University in Griswold, Conn. D’Angelo was recently the recipient of the Freeman Graduate School Award through The Rectory School in Pomfret, Conn. where she is currently the Director of Instrumental Music. She is happy to announce her engagement to System Administrator Alexander Wiegel, whom she met in September of 2015 working at the Rectory School. The two are currently planning a July 2017 wedding in Dennis, Mass.
Carlos J. Rodrigues ’95 (BUS)
Carlos J. Rodrigues ’95 (BUS), Co-founder, COO & CFO of the hedge fund firm Tourmalet Advisors, L.P., graduated from the MIT Sloan School of Management with an MBA. Additionally, Carlos currently serves on the UConn Investment Advisory Board – Student Managed Fund.