Shade Alumni Directory

Class of 1998

24 Alumni listed


    * Bassler, Susan

          o Central City, PA

          o Occupation: Behavioral Specialist Consultant/Mobile Therapist with ACRP

          o Education:

                + Bachelor's of Science in Human Services from Geneva College, 2001

                + Master's of Social Work from Pitt in 2005

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    * Beltz, Kristi (Defibaugh)

          o Douglassville, PA

          o Physical Therapist Assistant

          o Education: Graduate of Central Pennsylvania College with an Associates of Applied Science. Majoring in Physical Therapist Assistant

          o Married Ed Beltz March 10, 2001 & am now living in the Reading area.

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    * Bihun, Ariane (Naret)

          o Central City, PA

          o Occupation: Stay at home mom

          o Education: Graduated from Penn State Main Campus in 2002 with a B.A. in English Literature.

          o Also a member of the PA Army National Guard from 1998-2004.

          o Married Dale Bihun in 2003, and we have a beautiful boy, Johnathon James (Johnny) born Aug. 15th, 2007.

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    * Blackburn, Jill

          o Somerset, PA

          o Occupation: I am working at 7 Springs Mountain Resort, in the Main Dining Room, while attending college.

          o Education:

                + I am currently enrolled @ ACM in Psychology.

                + When I am finished here, I plan to transfer to IUP, where I will pursue my PhD in Psychology.

          o I have been dating Jeff Walker ( Somerset) for 3 years... no wedding date set, as of yet. He is a real estate broker and bought our

             first house last summer. We've been doing a lot to it, and the final touches are just about complete.

          o I would love to hear from my fellow graduates, so feel free to drop me an e-mail sometime.

          o email:

   Bohonko, Toni (Torquato)

        Charlotte, NC

        Occupation: Stay at home mom

        Education after High School: BA in Psychology from Shippensburg University 2002

        Married Jeremy Bohonko October 2006

        2 sons: Chase Christopher (June 2008) and Cooper John (July 2010)

        email address:

    * Custer, Jessie

          o Central City

          o Licensed Practical Nurse

          o Education:

                + Johnstown Vo-technical school for nursing.

                + Alleghaney college of Maryland.

    * Chipchosky, John

          o Central city, Pa

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    * Deneen, David

          o Indiana,  P.A.

          o Student

          o Currently attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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    * Deneen, Melanie (Mincek)

          o Cairnbrook, Pa

          o Substitute Teacher (still!)

          o Education: I Graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a degree in Elementary Education

          o I married David Deneen in August 2005.

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   Evanchesky, Jeremy

        Lakeland, FL

        Occupation: Sr. Programmer/Analyst


            12/2002 - B.S. Computer Science and Minor in Mathematics from University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

            10/2004 - Certified Fitness Trainer, International Sports Sciences Association, Santa Barbara, CA

            10/2006 - Network Manager Training for Polk County School Board

            12/2007 - A+ IT Technician

             05/2008 - Network+ Certified Network Technician

            12/2009 - Security+
            03/2011 - MCSA


    * Ferko, Patrick W.

          o York, Pennsylvania

          o Occupation: Conservation Officer

          o Education:

                + Marine Corps

                + Penn State

          o Life has been good so far.

          o Single, no kids, looking for a retriever.

          o Most likely will be attending the 10 year reunion, wouldn't want to miss the party........

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    * Halkovich, Jason

          o York, PA

          o Deceased - 10/17/2005

    * Kostick, George

          o Johnstown,P A

          o Occupation - Galliker Dairy

          o Married Brittney Niel on september 22nd

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    * Lilly, Scott

          o Harrisburg, PA

          o Law Student

          o Education:

                + Bachelor of Science, 2002 - Millersville University

                + Masters of Business Administration, 2005 - Penn State Harrisburg

                + Juris Doctor, 2009 - Temple University School of Law

          o I will be moving to Philadelphia to attend law school in the Fall of 2006.

          o I would love to hear from any fellow Shade Alumni.

          o email:

    * Maga, David

          o Central City, P.A.

          o Auto technican

          o Education: Attended Vale Tech in Blairsville, P.A. for two years.

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   Pasierb, Eric

        Pittsburgh, PA

        Occupation:  Chiropractor


            Penn State, B.S.- Kinesiology (2002)

            New York Chiropractic College - Doctor of Chiropractic (2008)

        I like Chiropractic, Golf and Running  : )

        email address:

    * Pugh, Jeffrey

          o State College, Pa

          o Occupation: Banquet Manager

          o Education: Penn State

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   Rapsky Jr., Frank

        Belle Vernon Pa

        Occupation: Teacher

        Education after High School: Cal U

        One son Cole Rapsky


    * Rodrigues, Jessica (Cook)

          o Doylestown, PA

          o Occupation: Dietitian

          o Education after High School:

                + Army National Guard: Combat Medic. 

                + Penn State: Bachelors of Nutritional Science '02

                + Registered Dietitian internship and Masters at Immaculata University '03.  

          o Love to hear from old classmates!

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    * Saul, Cheryl (McDannell) - Class of 1998

          o Roanoke, VA   

          o Occupation: Customer Resolution Specialist for Allstate Insurance Company

          o Education: Liberty University

          o I married Andy Saul October 11, 2008

          o I went to India on a missions trip in 2006 and to Uganda February 2008

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    * Saylor, Heather (Bassler)

          o Pittsburgh, PA

          o Occupation: Mobile Therapist

          o Education:

                + Graduated from Juniata College in May 2002 with a B.S. in Psychology.

                + Graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2004 with a Masters in Social Work.

          o Married Barry Saylor (class of 1996) on June 22, 2002.

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    * Snyder, Amanda (Shippey)

          o Cairnbrook, PA

          o Occupation: Registered Nurse Supervisor

          o Education:

                + I graduated from Allegany College of Maryland with my RN degree.

                + I am currently back in school at Mount Aloysius to complete my BSN.

          o I married Ed Snyder on September 25, 2004. We built a beautiful new home on second street in Cairnbrook. We love our 3 acre corner lot.

          o Would love to hear from old classmates. Our 10 year class reunion is quickly approaching. Anyone that wants to help plan email me!

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    * Syster, Corrine (Harkcom)

          o Harrisburg, PA

          o Occupation: Reference Librarian, Dauphin County Library System

          o Education after High School:

                + BA Sociology, Penn State

                + Master of Library and Information Science, U. Pittsburgh

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