1997 Class Notes

Betsy Beauman-Trask, ’97, has been with AstraZeneca for eight years, working as a hospital sales specialist selling an IV antibiotic. She previously worked for two years as a chemist doing pharmaceutical research in Kalamazoo. Betsy and her husband, Brian, were married in 2006. They live on a 10-acre farm in Thomasboro, IL, and can be reached by e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Carol Shih Chen, ’97, is starting a small Pilates and physical therapy business in southern California. Carol graduated from physical therapy school at Northwestern. She previously worked in outpatient orthopedics for five years in northern California. She is a certified Pilates instructor. Carol and her husband, Ted, live in southern California. She can be reached via e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Rebecca Palmer Fannon, ’97, works part-time as a community relations specialist for the Grosse Pointe Public Schools. She also works part-time for the Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education. Rebecca is a member of the Cottage Hospital Auxiliary. She and her husband, Daniel, were married in 2000. They have three sons and live in Grosse Pointe Farms.

Meredith March Kropf, ’97, is a stay-at-home mom. She has traveled to Aruba and Ireland. Meredith and her husband, Kevin, were married in 2003. They have a daughter and live in Jackson.

Sean Lindsay, ’97, is a second- and third-grade teacher. He earned his master’s degree. Sean and his wife, Jayna, have twins, a son and daughter. They live in Battle Creek.

Nancy Noechel Rhatigan, ’97, is an intervention specialist at Hoover Junior High School in Taylor. She previously worked at the school as a resource room teacher. Nancy traveled through Italy in 2007. She earned a master’s degree with a specialty in learning disabilities from Madonna University in 2003. She and her husband, Patrick, have two children and live in Livonia.

Jill Parsons St. John, ’97, is the curator and director of historical programs for the Greenbelt Museum. Her husband, Aaron St. John, ’96, is the litigation technology supervisor at Cleary Gottleib Steen & Hamilton in Washington, DC. They have been married for 10 years and have a daughter. They live in Greenbelt, MD.