Oak Knoll alumna Jennifer Spottz ’15 will perform “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana,” the 2016 animated Disney film, as part of the “Broadway Princess Party” at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center this Saturday, September 15, at 7 p.m.
Just days before Christmas, members of the Oak Knoll School basketball and swim teams joined together for a special charity spin class that raised $600 to benefit the Maureen Ellinwood Pluvinage ’99 Scholarship Fund.
Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child alumna Amalia Duarte ’80 was elected to the Mendham Township Committee on Tuesday, the latest instance of Duarte embracing the leadership roles once experienced at her alma mater.
Charles Topping, the father of Upper School theology teacher and Campus Ministry member Brian Topping, passed away on October 16, 2018. Charles Topping was also the grandfather of Lizzie Topping ’10, Jack Topping ’11 (LS) and Anna Topping ’25.
Bernard Speckhart, who died on September 9, 2018, was the father of Mary Speckhart ’77, Donna Speckhart Smith ’78 and Patricia Speckhart Woods ’82 and grandfather of Madeline Smith ’12 and Madeline Smith ’12.
Ann Porter ’08 married Josh Loigman on July 7, 2018, at the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York. The couple met at George Washington University as first-year law school students, according to a New York Times article about the nuptials.
Claire Ducey Kenney, who died on June 16, 2018, was the mother of John Kenney, trustee emeritus, and grandmother of Mary Margaret Kenney ’14, Grace Kenney ’14, Evelyn Kenney ’14, John Kenney, Jr. ’08 (LS) and Angela Kenney ’18.
Dr. Robert O’Driscoll, who passed away on May 14, 2018, was the father of O’Driscoll Adelhelm ’84 and Lori O’Driscoll Marchesi ’90. He was also the grandfather of Elizabeth Adelhelm ’19 and Claire Adelhelm ’21.
Katie Cummings ’03 married Kyle Siegfried on Sept 30, 2017, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, at the Nantucket Yacht Club. Joining Cummings on her special day were Laura Sumas Barry ’03, Laura Hefferan ’03, Kaitlin Hespos ’03, Taylor DiGiacomo Plastiras ’03, Mary Cummings ‘07, Jackie Bertolini Chase ’03, Kate Burgess Sondossi ’03, Katherine Giaccio Mooney ’03, Katherine Schaumburg Gargiulo ’03 (married to Peter Gargiulo, LS ’00) and Genny La Paglia ’03.
Brielle Hunt ’07 married Alex Maffett on October 14, 2017, in Richmond, Virginia. Fellow alumna and sister Aubrey Hunt ’11 was in the wedding, while classmates Jacqueline Gabela ’07 and Lauren Masini ’07 were also in attendance. Hunt and Maffett both attended the University of Richmond and reside in Virginia’s capital city with their golden retriever, Paisley. Hunt is a medical malpractice attorney while Maffett is a financial advisor.
We're saddened to share the passing of Augustine “Gus” Pushparaj, trustee emeritus, who died on October 16, 2017.
In addition to serving on our Board of Trustees, which included serving as the first chair of the Catholic Mission Committee, he was also father of Vanitha Pushparaj ’87 and Kumar Pushparaj ’85 (Lower School.)
Dr. Allison Adams ’81 chosen as top dentist by New Jersey Monthly
Dr. Allison Adams ’81 has been chosen as the top dentist of 2017 by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Adams also recently opened an Integrative Dental Center at her office to address more comprehensive health and illness prevention that are tied to dental care, such as airway and breathing issues in adult children.
Lauren Dolecki ’07 married Michael Kober on June 10, 2017, at Church of Christ the King in New Vernon. The couple met as students at Georgetown. Dolecki is a litigation associate at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York.