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Tyler Buchinger '09 and Elizabeth (Straley) '10 welcomed daughter Laila Kate on May 12 in Lansing. She joins her older brother, Andrew.

Courtney Gailey '08 and her husband, Ryan, welcomed their daughter Lavinia Margaret on June 19. She was 7lbs 4oz and measured 20 inches long.

Kellie (Kaunisto) Greener '10 and husband Joe welcomed twins Camden Kelly and Cohen Kaunisto on July 31. Camden weighed 6 lbs, 8 oz. and her brother Cohen was 6 lbs, 11 oz.

Robin (Dennis) Keeney Riley ’80 and her husband Patrick are the proud grandparents of two wonderful grandchildren - 5-year-old Pierce and 1-year-old Cecelia.

Jake Riley ’12 and his wife Stephanie welcomed their baby girl, Mackenzie Rose, on July 12.

Jean (Pergande) Rock ’02 and her husband Dan, are happy to announce the birth of Elizabeth Juliet on June 22. Big brother Daniel couldn’t be more excited to have a little sister.

Amanda (Stonestreet) Scott ’05 and husband Caleb welcomed baby girl Oona Maude on September 16, 2017. She is joined by her three older sisters, Moira(8), Hadleigh(5) and Everly(3).

Shelby (Beach) Wagensomer, ’16 and Evan Wagensomer welcomed a baby boy to their family. Mason David was born June 15 at 7:33 A.M, 7lbs 6oz, 19 ¾ inches long.

Roxann (Huisman) Williams ’08 and husband Chris welcomed baby Thomas Steven into their family on April 1 at 11:18 am. He weighed 9 lbs 15 oz and was 20 inches long. Thomas is joined by his big brother, James.

Joined Hands

Raymond Allen '72 and wife Linda are celebrating 50 years of marriage.

Gail (Brege) Atkins '01 married Christopher Atkins in Rogers City on December 30, 2016.

Kathy Pelleran ’78 married Kenneth Mahoney on July 28 at St. James Catholic Church in Montague, Mich.

Shelby (Beach) Wagensomer, ’16 married Evan Wagensomer September 9, 2017.

Patrica Whyte '90 and David Whyte celebrated 60 years of marriage in August.

Alumni Association

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