We’re pleased to share the latest edition of updates from alumni about what they’ve done since graduating from CCV. Alumni are encouraged to share their news by filling out the alumni update form.
Justine Curry ’16, Liberal Studies
After graduating from CCV in 2016, Justine continued her real estate career. She was one of the top producers at Maple Leaf Realty in 2021, closing 30 transactions. She is continuing her real estate education, most recently earning the At Home with Diversity (AHWD) certification through the National Association of Realtors. Justine also plays drums and sings in the local band Immune Friction. She is planning a wedding for fall 2022.
Matthew DiMasi ’14, Liberal Studies
St. Michael’s College ’17, Bachelor’s in English
Matthew married in 2019 and had a child in 2020.
Laurie Cook ’10, Liberal Arts
Johnson State College ’13, Professional Studies
Since completing her associate degree at CCV, Laurie has also obtained a bachelor of arts from Johnson State College (now NVU-Johnson) and a master’s degree in psychology from Southern New Hampshire University. She is currently working as an assistive technology specialist for the State of Vermont.
Augusta Moore ’14, Early Childhood Education
Northern Vermont University, Bachelor’s (expected)
Augusta currently works at a childcare center and is working on her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education at Northern Vermont University. She is engaged to a great guy and all her children have left the nest.
Marissa Martin ’09, Liberal Arts
Drexel University ’21, Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Since graduating from CCV in 2009, Marissa continued her education including graduating from Castleton University in 2014 with a nursing degree. She then attended Drexel University and obtained a master’s & a doctorate degree in nursing. She works as a psychiatric nurse practitioner, is the director of nursing for the Windham Center for psychiatric care (an acute inpatient mental health unit), and works as a clinical instructor for associate degree nursing students at River Valley Community College in New Hampshire. Her experience at CCV started her educational career and moved her forward to be able to further her education to the doctoral level. She remains appreciative of her experience at CCV.
Anne McCaffrey ’18, Allied Health Certificate
Vermont Technical College ’20, ASN
Anne works at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice as a home health nurse. She is getting ready to sell her house and move up north. She is so thankful for CCV and how it changed her life for the better.
Aaron Scowcroft ’14, Business
Aaron has been a self-employed realtor for almost seven years. He has been married for three years and has five kids.
Amber Neddo ’15, Administration Management
Amber works as a family self-sufficiency and homeownership coordinator for the Vermont State Housing Authority. She bought a house and is married with four children.
Molly Struhammer ’17, Liberal Studies
SNHU ’19, Bachelor’s in Psychology
A few short months after graduating CCV, Molly gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. She is the light of her life. After she was born, Molly re-enrolled in college and finished 60 credits in 16 months, completing her BA in psychology. Since then, she has been working in the human services field. During the summer of 2021, she found out she had thyroid cancer and subsequently had surgery to remove the tumor. This health scare caused Molly to re-evaluate her life goals and realize that her professional passion lies in teaching. As of December 2021, Molly has been working toward a master of arts in elementary education. She will be a licensed teacher by early 2023!
James Sanchez ’17, Liberal Studies
UVM ’19, Bachelor’s in Sociology
James was a second year student at Yale Law School as of February 2022. For that school year, James focused on health justice and youth issues, working within a medical legal partnership and collaborating with service providers and public health advocates around harm reduction. In summer 2021, James worked with Vermont Legal Aid, and he hopes to end up back in Vermont after graduation.
Will Elwell ’16, Emergency Management
Will has obtained a Vermont Advanced EMT license and serves as the deputy chief at the Bristol Rescue Squad. He provides prehospital care in the ambulance, while aiding in administrative tasks and provides training and mentoring to new providers.
Maureen Kelly ’18, Liberal Studies
SUNY Empire State College ’22, Bachelor’s in the Arts (anticipated)
Maureen is currently finishing her bachelor’s degree, with an anticipated completion of fall 2022. She is working for a local nonprofit adult day service, Bennington Project Independence, where she has recently taken the position of program and fiscal operations coordinator.
Jasmine Martin ’13, Liberal Studies
SNHU ’17, Bachelor’s in Psychology
Jasmine is a family service specialist 1 with the State of New Hampshire.
Katlyn Farland ’15, Liberal Studies
Katlyn married her husband, Gerald Farland Jr., in December 2016. They have a daughter, Sofia, born in June 2017. Katlyn is now a stay-at-home mom and Sofia recently started kindergarten in the fall of 2022.