Kathy Miller ’99
is a recipient of the
President’s Volunteer Service Award
in recognition and appreciation of her
commitment to strengthening our
nation and for making a difference
through volunteer service. She also
received the Celebrate Literacy Award
from the Northeastern Pennsylvania
Reading Association, which recognizes
organizations, institutions and individu-
als that have made significant literacy
contributions. Her third book,
Chipmunk: Friends in the Garden,”
a Gold Mom’s Choice Award.
Shawn Proctor M’99,
a staff writer at
Villanova University, published three
short stories in 2013:
“Just a Perfect
Elephant’s Bookshelf Press;
“Our Haunted World”
Publishing. Most recently, he published
Timothy Coyle ’00,
and associate professor who completed
a three year fellowship at the University
of Connecticut Hospital and Medical
School, has joined the medical staff
at Lehigh Valley Health Network as a
pulmonary and critical care physician.
Earlier in his medical career Coyle
served his internal care residency at
Lehigh Valley Hospital, where he was
also chief resident of medicine.
Joanne Reinert ’01
was named an
agent with the Wyomissing office of
Coldwell Banker Select Professionals.
She will coordinate operations and
assist in customer service.
Jennifer (Gilbert) Goss ’02
into the National Youth Congress’s
Academy of Achievement, which
honors alumni of the Pony Club who
have attained outstanding achieve-
ments in their chosen fields. In 2012,
Goss produced the Emmy-nominated,
which tells the extraordinary story of
Holocaust survivor Frank Grunwald.
Goss is from the Berks Pony Club in
Eastern Pa., and serves on the club’s
Thomas Jones ’02
was officially sworn
into the Carbon County Bar Association
during a ceremony in the Court of
Jason Mininger ’02
started Aldus Brewing
Company in Hanover, Pa., with Jeff
Groves. Mininger and Groves opened
up the business in the old Snyder’s of
Hanover pretzel factory on Centennial
Avenue, where they have their brewing
operations as well as a pub that can
hold about 40 people.
Ryan Smoker ’04
along with Ryan
Martin teamed up to create the Infan-
tree, a successful brand experience
firm that seeks to combine design with
business strategy. The firm has worked
with some 180 brands, with about 50
clients in downtown Lancaster. The firm
also released the satirical board game,
“Creative Clash,” in which players helm
their own creative agency and compete
to inflate their egos.
Justin Vanning ’04,
senior manager of
marketing and growth at Porch.com
(a tech-startup), currently manages all
marketing efforts on the home profes-
sional side of the business and manages
a team of marketers focused on acquir-
ing, educating, onboarding and retaining
home professional customers.
Jared Butler ’05
joined the Business
Development Department for the
northeast region of the South Coast
Improvement Company, a design-
build general contractor serving New
England and the Mid-Atlantic states.
Based in South Coast Improvement’s
Reading, Pa., office, Butler will be part
of the business development team and
the company’s efforts to retain new
construction and renovation projects
throughout the region.
Kristi Gage-Linderman ’05
of the Greater Reading Young Profes-
sionals and executive vice president
of Gage Personnel in West Reading.
Members of the organization work to show
20-somethings that the Reading, Pa.,
area is a great place to live, work and play.
Shaun Powell ’05
was promoted corporal
of the Bethlehem Township Police
Andre Reed ’05,
NFL Hall of Famer, had
East Allentown’s Irving Street Park re-
named after him, along with the field at
J. Birney Crum Stadium. Reed was also
the keynote speaker at the Danny E.
Khalouf Scholarship Memorial Banquet.
Julie Santomero ’06
has been pro-
moted to vice president of packaging
with Jay Franco & Sons, Inc., N.Y. Her
responsibilities include working with
licensors, retailers and international
factories to establish cohesive and
unique packaging. Santomero previ-
ously worked with Marvel Entertainment,
N.Y., as a graphic designer.
Joshua Zimmerman ’06
was hired as
the softball coach for Northwestern
Lehigh School District. Zimmerman is
a teacher at the Lehigh County Career
and Technical Institute.
Kathy Meck ’07,
director of development
for the Bethesda Project, served as
co-creator and overseer of the Sweet
and Savory Battle Against Hunger, her
organization’s chief contribution to
National Hunger and Homelessness
Daniel Roe ’07,
director of education
at the York County Heritage Trust, was
featured as the York Civil War Round
Table’s featured speaker at a monthly
meeting. He presented a talk on
Miller and the American Civil War.”
has been with the York County Heritage
Trust serving in various positions within
the Trust’s education department.