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Michael Adelman 1958 NFA grad, 1962 University of Michigan grad, 1967 University of Michigan Law School grad; recently won an appeal before the Mississippi Supreme Court against Mississippi Power Company and the Mississippi Public Service Commission, resulting in customer refunds in excess of $350,000,000.00.
Zack Lamothe's second book, "More Connecticut Lore: Guidebook to 82 Strange Locations", has been published by Schifferbooks. Zack lives in Plymouth, MA with his wife Jaclyn and son Danny. Zack is a regular contributor to Norwich Magazine.
Valerie writes that she spent the month of June in an apartment in the 11th Arrondissement of Paris, France. While there, Valerie took side trips to Giverney and Auvers sur L'Oise residents of Minet and Van Gogh respectively. She also took bicycle tours of the city and Versailles as well as a French cooking class.
Dr. Raymond R. Hill, '76, recently earned the Air Force Science and Engineering Educator of the Year Award. He is also a recipient of the 2016 Dayton Affiliate Societies Council Outstanding Engineer and Scientist's Award. He is a Professor of Operations at the Air Force Institute of Technology in Dayton Ohio.
After an extensive (and exhausting) career in food service management, I have decided to become an English teacher. I have finished the certification process and am currently teaching in Coolidge, Texas, a small community just outside of Waco, Texas. I am excited to be in the classroom and encouraging young, middle school children to appreciate the classics like I did while attending NFA.
After 18 years of working in hospitality management in CO, I returned to secondary education at the Holy Family HS in Broomfield, CO. While there, I initiated the Mary Luke Tobin SL Social Justice Award, now in its fifth year. I have retired, and now work with progressive Catholic organizations for social justice, such as Call To Action and New Ways Ministry. I have shared the past 32 years of my life with my spouse, Lee Giacoletto.
Since 1856, Norwich Free Academy has adhered to the philosophy of its founder to "return to our hamlets and our homes its priceless freight of youthful minds, enriched by learning, developed by a liberal culture, refined by study of all that is beautiful in nature and art, and prepared for the highest usefulness and the purest happiness"
Founder, John P. Gulliver, NFA Dedication Ceremony (1856)