Personals and New Arrivals…



Proud grandparents Dave and Becky Welsh, Jeanine Welsh, and parents Tricia (Welsh) and Chris Henstock announce the birth of James Benjamin Henstock (7 lbs., 13 oz.) on April 3 in Manchester, England.

The Henstock family resides in Littleborough, which is just north of Manchester. It is rumored that young James will be a Man City fan… We can hear his first words already!

Ya Ya
Ya Ya Torre
Ya Ya Torre…


6-3 birth Untereker

Billy Shou Untereker (left) greeted sister Noa Jane into the world April 14. Delighted parents are Will and Wakana Untereker of Tokyo.

Grandparents are Chieko Matsushita of Tokyo (center), and Susan and Bill Untereker of Philadelphia, formerly of Swarthmore.


Kathrine Curry of Swarthmore, Megan Doughtery and Grace Magerr of Wallingford, Emily Finsterbusch and Morgan Little of Morton, and James Morris and Jessica Orcutt of Media have been named to the dean’s list at Millersville University.

Matthew Dankanich of Wallingford has been honored with a Campus Life Award, recognizing his contributions to the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Education, Outreach and Services, as well as being an advocate for awareness and increased campus accessibility at Ithaca College.

Colin Munson of Swarthmore has been named to the dean’s list at Connecticut College. Colin in majoring in biological sciences and environmental studies.

On May 19, these Widener University nursing students participated in a Nightingale Ceremony, a traditional pinning ceremony for graduates, reflecting the values and traditions of the profession: Victoria Fisher of Swarthmore, Kayla Phillips of Morton, and Alison Marcy and Krista Smith, both of Wallingford.

The following students were named to the dean’s list at York College of Pennsylvania: Katherine Burk and Tyler Hansen of Media; and Timothy McCullough and Sean Mohollen of Rose Valley.

Parker Sultzer of Swarthmore graduated from St. Lawrence University on May 22. Parker majored in economics-mathematics and received a bachelor of science degree magna cum laude.

Rosanna Heidt and Michael McConnell of Swarthmore, Ryan Cooney of Wallingford, and Kellen Randall of Media have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Athanasias Blaine of Swarthmore graduated with a BA degree in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire during the Commencement Ceremony of May 21.

Cole Kinsey graduated May 23 from Cabrini College with a major in history and minor in business. He is the son of Gordon Kinsey and Carol Singley of Swarthmore.

McMenamin Takes NCAA Title in 1,500 Meter. Swarthmore College senior Katie Jo McMenamin won the 1,500 meter race at the NCAA division III outdoor track & field championships last Saturday in Waverly, Iowa. She is the first female Swarthmore College student ever to win an NCAA title, and her victory is the first NCAA title of any kind for Swarthmore College since 1990. McMenamin won the 1,500 comfortably in a time of 4:24.33, the fastest ever run by a woman in the Centennial Conference. Following the victory, she ran the women’s 5,000 meter championship, finishing second in a time of 16:44.02. With McMenamin’s 18 total points, Swarthmore finished 11th in team standings at the championship meet.

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