Alumni Class Notes for February 2020

JayCee Hoffman (‘57) announces Briarcliff Manor reunion and Amy Leigh (Cutler) Wicks (‘09) publishes poetry collection.

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JayCee Hoffman (’57) is planning a reunion/gala at the site of the old Briarcliff Manor campus. Read her original invitation here. She writes with an update below. Editor’s note: The King’s College official Homecoming will take place November 6-7.

Hi TKC Alumni,

TKC alumni have been invited to visit the new facility called The Club built on the old TKC campus in Briarcliff Manor.

I am wondering how many of you would be interested in attending a gala event at The Club. After talking to many of you, November seems to be the favorite month. I will communicate with those of you who have indicated an interest at a later date.

If you have not responded to date and are interested in attending, please contact JayCee Hoffman cell phone 914-589-2018 or drop me a note at 63 Lexington Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 by April 5, 2020.

James (Jim, Jimmy, ’59) Byrd of Wilmington, Delaware, was reunited with his Lord and with his son Brian on October 13, 2019, after a brief illness. His wife Charlotte (1960), children, and grandchildren were present. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.” Ps. 116:15.

Judy (Slater) Smith (’68) writes, “I’m loving my active retirement after a 40+ year career in pediatric nursing. My husband Larry and I enjoy traveling, choir singing, gardening, and spending time with our six grandchildren (and their parents).”

Thomas Varney (’84) writes, “I recently retired from 35 years of Federal Government service due to poor health and retired to the sunny shores of Marco Island, Fla. And yes, it’s actually an island. :-)”

The Dangerous Country of Love and Marriage, by Amy Leigh (Cutler) Wicks (’09), was published by Auckland University Press and released in the U.S. in November 2019. An interview with Radio New Zealand about this collection of poems can be found here.

Maggie (O’Leary) Hernandez (’14) and her husband Evan celebrated the birth of their third child, Lucy Eleanor, on Christmas morning, at 6 pounds and 19 inches.

Davis Campbell (’16) and his wife Michelle welcomed their first child, Abigail Elizabeth Campbell, on January 19, 2020.

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