Maryetta Andrews-Sachs, ’66, was recently elected chair of The National Group Psychotherapy Institute and The Group Psychotherapy Training Program of The Washington School of Psychiatry. She has also been re-elected to the board of The MidAtlantic Group Psychotherapy Society. Maryetta lives in Washington, DC.
Barbara Pearson Ransford, ’66, received the Lifetime Service award for nearly 20 years of service from the Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association (AFLTA). She became a member of the executive board for AFLTA in 1990. Barbara has taught French in Arkansas since 1985, and is currently a French teacher at Camden Fairview High School. She and her husband arranged two school exchanges in 1997 and 1999, allowing 25 students from Arkansas to trade homes and schools with 25 French teenagers. Active with St. James’ Episcopal Church in Magnolia, AR, Barbara has also served on the board of the South Arkansas Symphony and is active with the Steel Magnolias Breast Cancer Support Group. She earned her master’s degree from Wayne State University. She also studied at the Sorbonne campus of the University of Paris, France, for three summers. Barbara and her husband, George Ransford, ’63, have two children. They live in Magnolia.