Class Notes - September 2018

Class of 1978

Susan Jackson Rodgers '78 is the author of the new novel This Must Be the Place. Set in the Summer of 1983, Thea is driving solo from California to New York. She takes a detour to visit her aunt in Kansas and the story takes off from there. This compelling coming-of-age novel explores the search for identify, love, friendship, and home and celebrates the magic and mystery that exists in even the most ordinary places. Susan also teaches creative writing at Oregon State University. To learn more about Susan, visit:

Class of 2006

Hannah Reed '06 recently moved on as the Assistant Director of Student Advancement at Wooster School and headed west. Hannah is now with Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. We know she'll bring her amazing Generals spirit with her to the Great Lake state!

Class of 2007

Jose Espinosa '07 will be staring in The Seagull, written by Anton Chekhov and directed by Joan MacIntosh at the Iseman Theater, Yale University, New Haven, CT on Thursday, October 4 to Saturday, October 6. To see showtimes, click here.

Class of 2007 and 2008

Molly Barrett '08 and Dillon Geyselaers '07 performed at The Peoples Improv Theater on Friday, August 24 in New York City. Molly also wrote the play The Startup Culture, A Sketch Musical, in which they starred in. It is a modern-day retelling of The Pajama Game. It is set up in a startup office in NY, and you’re watching Babe struggle against the powers that be to help her with all the attributes startup companies offer.

Class of 2007 and 2012

Jim Mustich, P '07 and '12 , and Wooster School Board of Trustee member, is an author! 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die will be published in October 2018. Encompassing fiction, poetry, science and science fiction, memoir, travel writing, biography, children's books, history and more, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die moves across cultures and through time to present an eclectic collection of titles, each described with the special enthusiasm readers summon when recommending a book to a friend. Jim will be on a 25 date book tour around the United States and can locally be found at Books on the Common, Ridgefield on Friday, September 28, The Ridgefield Library on Tuesday, November 27 and at Elm Street Books, New Canaan on Saturday, December 1. To learn more and pre-order, click here.

Class of 2009

Nina Kogekar '09 married Peter Gross on September 1, 2018 in Roxbury, Connecticut. Nina is currently a resident in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. She received a medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Nina met her husband at Swarthmore College where both received their undergraduate degrees.

Class of 2013

Shannon Carey '13 founded Three Roots Education in Ridgefield, CT. Three Roots Education offers workshops, classes, and parties for adults and children of all ages on a variety of topics such as gardening, food fermentation, basket weaving, and painting. Their mission is to educate students of all ages in local, sustainable, and creative practices. Shannon attained her art education degree from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. To learn more about Three Roots Education, visit:

In Memorian

Ronald Albert Kelly '46 of New Canaan, CT - May 2018
John Everdell '67 of Cambridge and Jamaica Plain, MA - May 2018

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