Alumni News

News about and for our valued alumni.


Elizabeth McMullen Didiano, Class of 2006

Mercyhurst University, with a major in Public History & minor in Business Administration, 2010; received a Master’s Degree in Public History, with a Graduate Certificate in Cultural Resource Management from West Virginia University in 2012; current Executive Director of the Reston Historic Trust & Museum in Reston, VA; previously worked for the Greenbriar Historical Society […]

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Dr. Christopher Varacallo, Class of 2003

Sports Medicine Physician with University Orthopedics Center, DuBois; volunteer doctor for Free Medical Clinic in DuBois; earned BA from Washington & Jefferson College; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Ohio University; residency in Family Practice at Cleveland Clinic; Fellowship in Sports Medicine at University of South Carolina; current board member of DuBois Central Catholic.  

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Dr. Krista Spicher, Class of 2006

Graduated in 2010 from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Kinesiology-Athletic Training; graduated in 2013 from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida; recently purchased a private chiropractic practice in Durham, NC, which focuses on athletic performance and wellness and is located inside of Crossfit facilities; she currently coaches Crossfit and powerlifting; is a competitive […]

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Rachel Yargar Stickle, Class of 1990

Recently promoted to Vice-President of Finance for the Private Industry Council, where she previously was the Controller; resides with her family in North Huntingdon, PA.  

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Dr. Jane Pisarchick Sailer, Class of 1984

Jane and husband, Dr. Jay Sailers, have dedicated their lives for the past 12 years to the Maury River Family Practice in Glasgow, Virginia, one of a few in the rural county of Rockbridge; according to a TV report, Their goal is to provide personalized care in a patient’s own community…it’s the reason this team […]

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Jessica Dettore Laing, Class of 1999

Jessica and husband Matt are the proud parents of Mia Marilyn Laing, born on September 28, 2016, 7 lbs. 6 oz. & 20 inches long; proud Grandmother is Barb Dettore, DCC elementary teacher; the Laings reside in Natrona Heights, PA; both are Athletic Trainers for UPMC.  

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Daniel Keelan, Class of 1982

Director of Account Management for the NYC-based telecommunications company, MASS Communications; responsible for a team of Account Managers who work with a variety of large corporations.  

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Lauren Nesbit Carr, Class of 2008

Assisting Dr. Chris Varacallo at University Orthopedics Center, DuBois; recently earned Masters in Exercise Science from Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY.  

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Timothy Bruno, Class of 1995

Gannon University Graduate who was named as one of Erie’s 2016 “40 under 40 Awardees”; current Region Chief for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Great Lakes; coordinates water policy issues with other Great Lakes states and provinces; represents PA’s priorities on water use and water quality and manages funding for Lake Erie water initiatives. […]

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Philip Zimmerly, Class of 2001

Labor, Employment & Litigation Attorney Associate at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, Indianapolis; graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law, 2008; serves as a volunteer intake attorney for Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic and mentor for the Starfish Initiative.  

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