2020 Alumnae of the Year

Each year the Maryvale Alumnae Association honors an alumna who has contributed her many gifts to our school and to our community. This year, we are honoring many special women to whom we owe so much.

We are proud to share that this year, you and all your Maryvale sisters who are medical/healthcare professionals have been named our 2020 Alumnae of the Year! We are humbled by the tireless efforts of the medical profession during this most extraordinary time. And we can think of no better way to express our gratitude and publicly recognize you for your brave service to the community.

It is our honor to honor you!

2020 Alumnae of the Year

Alexandra Bauernschub Baila '06 - Registered Nurse

Michelle Beach '86 - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Kirsten LoGrande Beeson '08 - OB/GYN Resident

Maura Doyle Belden '97 - Assistant Director of Transplant Nursing

Carole Ringgold Blakeley '72 - Nurse Manager

Amanda Bochniak '13 - Pediatric ICU Nurse

Melissa Brooks '05 - Physician Assistant

Cecelia Brown '08 - Midwife/Nurse
Practitioner

Kate Browne '11 – OB/GYN Resident

Meghan Burton '13 – Registered Nurse, NICU

Elaina Cain '17 - Nurse

Allison Carroll '14 - Registered Nurse

Caitlin Daniels Ceryes ‘05 - RN, BSN, MPH

Ashley Coleman '04 - Registered Nurse, Mental Health

Caroline R. Connolly ’69 – Registered Nurse

Colleen Cook '14 - Registered Nurse

Kalee Corraine '19 - Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician

Jenalee Coster '04 - Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident

Laura Rosenthal Cox '07 - Family Nurse Practitioner

Kokab Darbandi '98 - Internist & Pediatrician

Veronica Deza '87 – Physician, Geriatric & Community Medicine

Angela DeVincentis DiBlasi '73 - Emergency Room

Sarah Dunbar '07 - Physical Therapist

Claire Eberhardt '07 - Clinical Social Worker

Hannah Entwistle '07 - Senior Clinical Nurse II

Lauren Federline '11 - Nurse

Lauren Fischer '08 - Registered Nurse

Rosanne G. Frost ’70 - Pathologist

Ashley Gast '11 - Physical Therapist

Brooke Gast '14 - Nurse Clinician II, ICU

Heather Roberts Gerken '04 - Physician Assistant, Emergency Room

Melissa Cascio Grzybowski '10 - Registered Nurse

Meghan Haley Halvorsen '05 - Medical Technologist

Robin Heese '07 - Registered Nurse

Amber Franklin Heinlein '14 - Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Sherrie Hoffman '72 - Technical Specialist

Corinne Howe '11 - Doctor of Physical Therapy

Kennedy Hunke '15 - NICU Nurse

Kristen King '11 - RN

Jessica King '14 - RN

Cerise Kleb '10 - Internal Medicine Resident

Nikole Koszarycz '13 - Pediatric ICU Nurse

Carin Kottraba '94 - Vice President of Behavioral Health

Mary Anne Hunt Kowzan '73 - Registered Nurse

Samantha Kozloski '13 - Nurse

Emily Bauer Lee '03 - Administrator, Imaging Services

Rachel Leyko '01 - Director of Insurance Operations

Christina Fusting Lippenholz '96 - Medical ICU Nurse

Kathleen Tewey Mahoney '08 - Nurse Practitioner

Megan Roberts Mangione '09 - ICU Nurse Clinician

Annie McCoach '12 - Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician

Katherine Masaschi Melito '88 - Neonatal ICU Nurse

Jessica Miciche '08 - Registered Nurse, Charge Nurse

Mary Hurdle Mitcherling '90 - Infection Control Nurse, OR

Beth Moag '73 - Nurse

Elizabeth Moriconi '11 - Registered Nurse

Samantha Moriconi '14 - Nurse

Lauren Ellison Nawrocki '02 - Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgery Nurse Practitioner

Elyse Nickell '01 - ICU Nurse

Julia Noel '15 - Registered Nurse

Victoria Notarangelo '08 - Social Worker

Rachel Otto '08 - Nurse Practitioner

Yvonne Roberts '83 - Medical Technologist, Microbiology

Jan Dippel Rowley '68 - Registered Nurse, Neonatal ICU

Angela Rzepecki '94 - Case Management Nurse

Jenny Mayer Saccenti '87 - Hospice Social Worker

Emma Sexton '08 - Nurse

Margaret Sexton '05 - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner for Adult/Geriatrics

Annu Sharma '01 - Physiatrist

Gallie Shugarman '10 – Registered Nurse

Jessica Simermeyer '09 - Occupational Therapist

Madeline Sample Sliwka '09 - Registered Nurse IV

Anne Marie Welzant Smouse '85 - Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Kathleen Quick Spada '06 - Registered Nurse

Sophia Thomas '09 - Nurse

Amy Gelazela Valle '89 - Physician Assistant

Paige Ibello Venker '06 - Registered Nurse

Caroline Vikell '14 - Registered Nurse

Nancy Ringgold Walker ’73 - Registered Nurse and Professor of Nursing

Carol Anne Wey Weber '73 - Clinical Supervisor for Triage Team

Elizabeth Johnson Weicht '84 - Physician

Carey Baxter Weisberg '04 - Optical Engineer

Lyndsey Williams '06 - OB/GYN Social Worker

Emily Wood '11 - Pharmacist

Kaylin Ziemba '12 - Infusion Registered Nurse Case Manager

Becky Harris Zimmerman ’05 - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Nicole Zito '11 - Registered Nurse

Jennifer Kujawa Zinderman '89 - Pediatrician

Candace Zorn '01 - Dentist

This list reflects all submissions as of May 5, 2020. This list will continue to be updated. Please send your submission to Elizabeth Lowe.


Message from Emily Bauer Lee '03

Message from Blair Boehm Dicriscio '01




Alumna of the Year Award Recipients

1991 Catherine Vitrano Kellermann ’73 and Kathalee Malon O’Conor ’68

1992 Jane Bracken Mace ’65

1993 Patricia J. Mitchell ’65

1994 Tracy Bagli Hooper ’73

1995 Marion Connolly ’68 and Patricia M. C. Brown ’78

2000 Maureen Keelty Suelau ’72 and Julia McNeal Smith ’78

2001 Bronwyn Byron ’73

2002 Marci Prosser Reihart ’73

2003 Cindy Davis ’82

2004 Hon. Patricia Shimanek Pytash ’58

2005 Jean Bell Hessenauer ’66

2006 Mary Ellen Rector Fise ’74

2007 Mary Lochboehler Kilbourne ’57

2008 Kim Goldsmith McCain ’71

2009 Dolly Wells Mersinger ’67

2010 Elizabeth Lerch Visconage ’74

2011 Mary Teresa Smith Cook ’69

2012 Mary Catherine Bunting ’55

2013 Karen Geckle Moritz ’81

2014 Erin Stewart Howland ’89

2015 Heather Klink ’84

2016 Abigail Adams Brigstocke ’86

2017 Catherine Cochran Peddy ’62

2018 Sr. Catherine Phelps, SNDdeN '49

2019 Elizabeth Macsherry Moag '79

2020 Active, frontline medical professionals

2019 Alumna of the Year: Elizabeth Macsherry Moag '79

Maryvale Alumna of the Year - Liz Moag

Patty Macsherry Pontier '75, Francie Shehan Macsherry '51, Alumna of the Year Elizabeth "Liz" Macsherry Moag '79 and Tony Moag, former board chair (from left to right)

Contact the Alumnae Director


Director of Alumnae and Parent Relations Cathy Vitrano Kellermann '73

Cathy Vitrano Kellermann '73

Director of Alumnae and Parent Relations

410-308-8523

kellermannc@maryvale.com