July 2015 Class Notes

List of 8 items.

  • Amulya Raghuveer '99

    Amulya Raghuveer and husband Seth Powless who welcomed their daughter Asha on June 8th. Asha weighed 5 pounds, was 19 inches long, and mother and baby are doing well. 
  • Vinay Gupta ‘01

    Vinay Gupta ‘01 graduated from Princeton with a BA in 2005 and from Columbia with a MD in 2011. He is currently a Captain in the US Air Force and fellow in Pulmonary ICU Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. He married Nisha Ahir in May at the Sylvania Country Club. Nisha is also a Toledo native and a 2000 graduate of Notre Dame Academy who then proceeded on to Miami University of Ohio and graduated with a BA in 2004 and Ohio State University with a MD in 2010.  Nisha is currently a pediatric hospitalist at Mass General/North Shore in Salem, MA. Many MVCDS alumni attended their weeding includuing: Amirah Shahid Fassett ’01, Priya Shah ’01, Robert Cooper ’00, Amar Desai ’01, Vikas Agarwal ‘01, and Tirath Patel ’01, and Rittik Chaudhuri ’00 who was in the bridal party.
  • Christopher Paladino ‘02

    Chris married Kate Nolde on Friday, July 3rd, in Charlotte, NC. Maumee Valley alumni that attended l-r: Geoff Madrazo ’04, Jennifer Lau ’02, Stephanie Lau ’04, Audra Wiles ’02, Lucas Madrazo ’02, Dan Paladino ’08, and Tom Paladino ’05.
  • Class of 2002 MVCDS

    Jennifer Lau ’02, Audra Wiles '02, Chris Paladino ’02, and Lucas Madrazo ’02 recently attended Chris Paladino’s  ’02 wedding to Kate Nolde in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Craig Choka ‘05

    Craig Choka and Elyse Bergamini were married June 20th in Naperville, IL, among friends and family. Celebrating their marriage were Maumee Valley alumni Adam Fish ‘05, Tom Paladino ‘05, Mari Brandman ‘05, Emily Boehm ‘05, Oliver Rorick ’08, Hannah Kasperzak Jacobs ‘05, Maude Kasperzak ‘07, Rachel LeSage ‘06, and Kathleen Choka ‘06. Craig and Elyse honeymooned in Bora Bora and reside in Raleigh, NC. He works for Sports Media Technology, and she teaches Spanish at Mills Park Middle School in Cary, NC. Craig is the son of MVCDS alumna Kathleen “Kitsy” Sabin Choka ’75.
  • Erin Anderson ’05

    Erin Anderson married Jozef Beckley on June 13th, at the Toledo Country Club. The ceremony was held on the lawn overlooking the Maumee River with a reception that immediately followed. Maumee Valley alumni that attended l-r: Owen Ludwig ’14, Lucas Isaza ’15, Jeremy Anderson ’15, Zain Bedi ’15, and Nathan Anderson.
  • Kathleen Choka ’06 and Rachel LeSage ’06 at Craig’s Choka ‘05 wedding.

    Kathleen is currently living in downtown Chicago and working at Baxter Healthcare performing financial analysis for the Hospital Products business. Rachel is living in Manhattan and working at Vogue.com doing data analysis and testing with the edit and product teams. Rachel will also be speaking on a panel about using data for editorial decision-making in late July.
  • Alex Karcher ’12

    Alex recently graduated from Carthage College in Kenosha, WI, with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Completing his undergraduate career in 3 years, Alex made hay on his B.A. in anticipation of his post-graduate law school attendance. In June 2015 Alex committed to attend the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University on a partial scholarship. Alex is tremendously excited to join one of the highest rated law programs in the country, and to reconnect with many of his Maumee Valley alumni peers who now call Columbus home.

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