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way·point   (wpoint) n.
A point between major points on a route, as along a track.

Have you reached a major waypoint in your life?  Marriage, children, degree, new position, major accomplishment?   Share it with your friends.  Please send us a note to let us know what you're doing in your life.  For extra credit, tie it in to something you learned at SBHS or motivate your classmates to follow your example.  Last updated 04/25/2008

Academic & Professional Achievements

‘79 John G. Taylor President - Comperio Group, Executive Search Firm. Managing Partner - Lead Free Design, RoHS and Medical Device Engineering firm
‘82 Lissa Gilliamsen DCPS teacher for 20 years at Homestead Senior High School. Now Activites Director.
‘82 Richard Karakadze Naval Aviator; Professor University of Virginia; Defense Attache, MALTA.
‘86 Georgette Galban-Bradley DCPS Middle School Teacher.
‘86 Michelle Anseeuw-Bao Graduated FIU 1990, BS School of Hospitality Management, University of Miami School of Business, Masters Degree, International Business 2002
‘87 Patricia Adriana Ares-Romero, MD Psychiatrist in private practice in the Miami-Dade Area, working at Mercy Hospital and Doctors Hospital (Baptist health systems).
‘88 Tina Marie Harris-Gordillo Graduated, bachelor's degree in early childhood/elem. education; teaching kindergarten for 12 years--love it
‘91 Silvia Meruelo Tobarra Married in 2000 to Diego Tobarra in Madrid, Spain; have children Maria, 3, and Diego, 1
‘94 Dawn Alexandra Bodea Ritter Played tennis at UNF, four time All-American. Graduated in 1999. Teaching middle school
‘95 Christine Ann Carland Graduated Flagler College (St. Augustine, Fl) 2003; BA in Business Administration. Employed with NASCAR for three years as a Broadcast Communications Coordinator
‘95 Emmie Blanco Puga Middle school teacher at Jose de Diego Middle School in Overtown and coaching the middle school tennis team. Graduated Saint Thomas University in 1999. Currently working on my masters in Education. At STU I was given the highest award in sports the All-American Award two years in a row.
‘97 Ismary O Ojeda Graduating from Ross University School of Medicine, June 9, 2006 (M.D.)I will be an internal medicine resident at Memorial Health University Medical Center, located in Savannah, Georgia; starting June 26, 2006.
‘97 Sandra Crespo-Dominguez Taught 4th/5th grade for a year and first grade for 4 years
‘97 Vicky Alexanmdra Rubio Fitzgerald Graduated with a BA in elementary education in 2001. Taught ESL for Hickory city as well as Cabarrus County schools
‘98 Nancy Estatella-Pillot I am a senior recruiter at my firm. We recruit sales representatives and marketing candidates for Fortune 100 Medical Device companies
‘99 Grisel C Zabala Graduated from FSU in 2003 with a Sports Management Degree. After graduation, taught Kindergarten at a private school in Tallahassee. I loved it so much that I went back to earn a second bachelor’s in Education.
‘00 Elizabeth Marie Caram The Miami Herald - Freelancer/Reporter; NBC6 – Producer/Intern Summer 2006; Univision - Despierta America - Assistant Producer/Intern Spring 2006; The Miami Herald - FIU/Miami Herald Honors Intern from 09/2005 thru 01/2006; Graduate FIU 2006 School of Journalism & Mass Communications - Dean's List; National Association of Hispanic Journalists member; Staff writer at The Beacon, SGA beat. Epiphany Catholic School - Assist with CCD teaching; Mom to four beautiful doggies: Bud, Droopy, Lucy and Lola; Mother of Christ Retreat Coordinator / Leader 2004
‘00 Ladanya Ramirez 2004 - Received Bachelors of Science in International Affairs, FSU; 2006 – Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration, FSU; 2006 – Hired by the FSU International Center as the Coordinator of Campus and Community Programs
‘00 Luis F Camacho Still attending college. Iraq war veteran.
‘01 Christina Brooke Crawley Graduated FIU in spring 2006 with a BA degree in Architecture
‘01 Jessica M Trujillo Graduated FIU in Fall 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Married Alejandro Llaca in October 2005
‘01 Lisa Marie Fernandez Paredes Graduated Park University on June 8, 2006 with my BS in Social Psychology
‘01 Nicole Guerra Middle School Chorus teacher in Orange County, Orlando
‘01 Victor Cueto Graduated U of M, BA in Biology, May 2005
‘02 Cristina Leon Graduated FIU, Spring 2006 BA in Elementary Education & ESOL Endorsement. Member and Secretary of Kappa Delta Pi, FIU's Education Honor Society
‘03 Vanessa Yvette Baldomero Graduated FIU, August 2006, BS in Communications (public relations
major, business minor)

'81 Miriam Josephina Machado-Cooper (Machado-Luces):


Miriam Machado-Cooper is an Emmy award winning producer and President of TVA Productions, Ltd (TVA)a film & video production company. Born in Caracas, Venezuela and raised in Miami, Florida, in a bilingual Afro-Caribbean household. The Machado's came to Miami in 1967 at the bequest of MS DOS of Miriam's father; a pioneer in computer programming. Miriam went to St. Thomas the Apostle school and then to St. Brendan High School graduating in 1981. Ms. Machado-Cooper went to Miami Dade Community college for 2 years and then transferred to pursue a career in broadcast journalism in Washington, DC at Howard University. Miriam's deep pride in her race & roots is the foundation upon which her television & film production company is built.
Armed with a degree in Broadcast Journalism & Management from Howard University, Machado-Cooper�s career began in corporate & government video productions. She went into entertainment by assisting on music videos with famed music video turned film director; Bille Woodruff. Machado-Cooper then landed a job at BET; working there on & off for the past 17 years. Miriam's experience runs the gamut from promotions to live performance shows, feature film work to international documentaries.
About TVA Productions Ltd. Established in 1993, TVA is an award winning, DC area film & video production company. TVA specializes in projects that serve to 'edutain' primarily Latinos & African Americans. With Machado-Cooper at the helm, TVA consistently creates quality productions to inform, entertain and engage an under-served yet valuable population.
Miriam produced projects for a diverse group of clients. Confront Colon Cancer & Enfranta Cαncer Del Colon are two award winning programs done for the Maryland Department Health to raise Colon Cancer awareness while targeting the African American & Latino community respectively.
Miriam also produced a PSA and a Silver telly award winning documentary on Peace Journey / SponsorKids. It is a global peace seeking organization linking US teens to the rest of the world through travel adventures; like setting up computer labs in Tanzania & Morocco.
Machado-Cooper wrote, directed & produced several bilingual documentaries; 2005�s Emmy Award winning Pasos Latinos; A 'Mambo-Mentary'; 2004's In My Fathers Shoes; A Son's Tribute To Tito Puente for BET Jazz & The 2003's Silver Telly Award winning Cuban Music-Crossing Borders, The Next Generation for Globe Star Media Entertainment airing on PAX television, CBS affiliates in Baltimore, San Francisco, New York and in Canada.

personal info:

Miriam Machado-Luces married Jazz Musician Stanley Cooper in 1993.
In 1994 Desideria Cecilia Cooper Machado was born. Desideria is a thriving 13 year old attending The Kennedy Kreiger School for Autism in Baltimore, Md.
In 1995 Louis Montgomery Cooper was born. Louis is a budding musician and dancer attending COEUS International School in Washington, DC.
In 2005 Miriam & Stanley separated and divorced in 2007.
Miriam currently lives in her home in Ft. Washington, MD with Desideria, Louis and her fiancι, Enrique Arrieta Escalona.
Miriam & Enrique are planning to marry in 2008 in the Caribbean.


'89 Gina Acosta: Named to the 69th class of Nieman Fellows at Harvard University.  Editorial page copy editor at The Washington Post, will study the fiscal consequences of U.S. immigration policy and the participation of ethnic and religious minorities in public life.


'80 Melissa Southard Currently in Social Work Bachelor Program at FSU, will be pursuing a Master in Aging Studies.
'80 Ofelia (Kiki) de Jesus Becerra Bacaro Started MDCC in '92, graduated '94. Started at the Miami Institute of Psychology in '94, graduated BS, Summa cum laude in '96, MS in '98. Started home-schooling my 6th, 7th and 10th graders in '98 and just graduated my youngest child last month.
'83 Nazy Maria Ramallo-Sierra Taught Spanish/ESE for 15 years. Should complete on Doctorate by May 2008
'86 Anita Maria Gardner Acebo Graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Master in Mental Health Counseling. I decided to stay in the legal field and work part-time since I had my second daughter.
'86 Arturo Gomez BA in leadership. City of Miami Firefighter for 13 years, Lieutenant for 3 years. Member of FEMA's Urban Search and Rescue team. Part time Instructor at Miami-Dade College Medical and North campus (Fire Academy).
'86 Christina Guixens-Maury Worked with Merrill Lynch International for 13 years then decided to stay at home and raise my children.
'86 Elena Naranjo BA '92 and MS Ed in Counselor Education '04 from Florida International University
'86 Mariana Defrancisco Laney Graduated: Specialist Degree in reading University of Miami. I've been teaching since '89.
'86 Michelle Anseeuw-Bao Valorem group is the leading provider of sales & marketing services to over 180 hotels and resorts throughout the world. Graduated FIU School of Hospitality Management In '90, obtained MS in International Business from University of Miami
'87 Lynette Galiano Herrera Bachelor in Criminal Justice and a Masters in Public Administration. I am a member of Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity and was the advisor for four years. I have been a Probation Officer for 11 years (9 years for the State and 2 years for the Federal Government)
'88 Ana Margarita Garcia Chapman I am teaching middle school choir in a suburban Cleveland School District
'88 Darcy Lynne Difede Velazquez Currently responsible for the Clinical Trials Division at the Center for Medical Genetics at the University of Miami
'91 Bernie Navarro Former President of HomeMortgage Co., company was acquired by Countrywide Home Loans - America's #1 home loan lender - in an effort to expand into the local market; now Branch Manager for Countrywide.
'93 Alfredo Orlando Riverol BS in Communications, MS of Public Administration, Masters of Accounting, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Assistant City Manager for North Miami Beach, Past President Kiwanis of North Miami Beach
'95 Cristina Maria Suero Attending Barry University, Bachelor in Accounting.
'95 Jessica Becerra Currently working for Y-100.7 FM as a Solutions Manager. Any advertising needs I will be more than happy to cut great deals for good old St. B! Happily divorced :-)
'95 Viviana Patricia Amaro-Goss I am a military wife living in beautiful hawaii. I am working in the Mortgage business and happy to be successful while seeing the world
'96 Charlie Duranona Currently enlisted in the US Navy, working in the emergency room as a paramedic in one of the Navy's hospitals in Italy. It's been a crazy ride after I graduated and before I joined the military 4 years ago.
'96 Cristina Elisa Sachs Rangel Graduated 1998, Associate of Arts Degree, Graphic Designer, Miami International University of Art & Design. Graduated 2006, Florida National College for certification as a Medical Assistant
'96 Francesca Frida Brito Zollo Finishing Master Counselor Education, Mental Health Counseling Track
'96 Lene' Marie Sam Graduated FIU, magna cum laude with a Bachelor in Early Childhood Education.
'98 Jennifer C. Espino Graduated FIU, Dec 2004, BS in Psychology with minor in Women Studies; will be attending graduate school at St Thomas University, Fall 2006 for Masters in Psychology
'98 Lissette Carolina Muir Gell Graduated University of Miami, MBA in Finance and Management, December 2003
'99 Lourdes Suarez Sanchez Completed Bachelor in Elementary Education from FIU
'99 Maria Celia Abaunza Caballero Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting & Master Accounting
'99 Maria Tuya-Diaz Completed my degree in Secondary Social Studies Education in 2003; currently working as a 6th grade teacher at St. Thoams The Apostle Catholic school in South Miami
'99 Nilda de la Mata Martinez PE teacher and head coach for the girl's soccer team at St. Brendan High School; Graduated FIU, August 2003, BA in Political Science
'00 Melissa Boraby Graduated Suma Cum Laude, Barry Univ, Dec 2004 in Elementary Ed; working on Master in Reading. Created 1st Silver Lakes Elementary Cheerleading Program and won championship.
'00 Tania Fernandez Graduating Barry Univ Nursing School, May 2006
'01 Astrid Marie Batista Graduated FIU, Dec 2004, BS in Accounting, minor in Economics
'02 Jennifer Rodriquez Graduated UofF 2005, Suma Cum Laude, Communication Sciences and Disorders. Will be attending Temple Univ. for PhD on full scholarship and fellowship.
'04 Eileen Musa Attending Miami-Dade College. Office Manager for Dr. Hector Wiltz Office
'05 Vanessa Leal UofM Nursing Student, Class of '09
'80 Ibis Pittaluga UofM Business School Class of '84, Retired from corporate world in '86 to raise 2 girls, now 15 & 14, attending Carrollton School, active volunteer in girls' school
'88 Brenda Suarez Completed 6 Triathalons this past summer and "Escape to Miami" (1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run) - placing 3rd in category
'88 Maria Arias-Morgado Recently appointed Career Law Clerk to Hon. William C. Turnoff
'90 Julie McDonough Lanza MS Nursing, Villanova University, May 2005; Clinical Nurse Specialist
'91 Michelle Mondragon Touriz Graduated FIU, Psychology, 1995 and Health Info Mgmt, 1998
'95 Mariella Garcia Salazar Bachelor in Psychology, FIU; currently in Human Resources at UofM
'95 Michelle Coman Graduate Univ. of VA, 2003, Master in Communication Disorders. Currently at Miami Children's Hospital as Speech Language Pathologist
'95 Patsy Dieguez-Lopez Achieved National Board Certification in Mathematics Teaching
'96 Ileana Espinosa Student President of: Boston College Law School 2003, Univ of Miami 2000, SBHS 1996. Corporate Litigation at Katz Barron Squitero Faust
'96 Sofia Inguanzo Perez MS Curriculum & Instruction, FIU; Teacher of the Year 2004 - Pinecrest Prep
'97 Christine Marie Cruz Oliver Currently RN at Miami Children's Hospital
'97 Lourdes Selma Graduated Barry: 2002-Honors BS in Elementary Ed, 2003-Master in Reading; Teaching 2nd grade at Oliver Hoover Elementary and ESOL Adults at Southwest High
'98 Alexandra Gil Graduated May 2005, FIU, Master International Business
'98 Ana-Christina Gonzalez MA International Service, American University, 2004
'98 Jessica del Sol BA Business Administration, FIU; Certification in Middle School Mathematics
'98 Jose "Pepi" Diaz Accepted position as attorney at Akerman Senterfitt
'99 Nilia Madan Cartaya Accepted and enrolled at FIU Master in Environmental & Urban Systems
'00 Anabella Arana Working on Bachelor in Exceptional Student Ed; should start teaching by next yr
'00 Zaida Rosa Valverde Graduating Fall of 2006 from Florida International University.
'01 Kelly Kristine Diaz Roberts Majoring in fine art photography
'02 Jacqueline Patricia Castellanos Pinto Graduated from FIU in Fall 2005 with a Bachelor in Pyschology
'02 Nelly M. Cendan Attending Pharmacy School at Nova Southeastern University
'02 Thais Asper Graduated, Phi Beta Kappa, and Cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Masters student at FSU in Applied American Politics and Policy

Personal & Family Announcements

‘79 John G. Taylor Married - Karri (1997); three boys - Jackson (6) Alec (12) Danny (15)
‘79 Ricky Cos Married to Jean, two children Eric 17 & Kristen 15
‘80 Karen Marie Fleri Dowdy Children Austin, 14; Tyler, 11
‘81 Bertha De Aguiar Morejon I have 2 children Peter 13 and Elizabeth 6 years old; married to Pedro Morejon since 1984. I go by Bertha Morejon now.
‘82 Elizabeth M Ristine Married Mike Ristine, Apr 1996
‘82 Richard Karakadze Married Jamie Drager; 3 children: Luke, 4 yrs, Alexis 2 yrs and Samantha 1
‘83 Ana Maria Diaz Ortiz Married to Pablo Ortiz; children Pablo, Alexandra and Amanda
‘83 Daisy Bru Ferrer Married for 17 years (1989) have two children, son Nicholas is 11 and
Daughter Gabriella is 14 and will be starting high school in St Brendan
in August this year
‘83 Francis Hondal Married for 16 years; 2 boys ages 8 and 10.
‘85 Carmen Elaine Segrera Johnston Two daughters: Elaine Whitney (1993) and Amanda Megan (1996)
‘86 Georgette Galban-Bradley Married to John Henry Bradley III with daughter Sabrina Beatriz, Age 3.
‘86 Giselle Fernandez Married for 18 years; daughter Gabrielle (15 yrs.)attends Lourdes Academy, and daughter Samantha (12 yrs.) attends St. Theresa School
‘86 Michelle Anseeuw-Bao Husband- Victor, Children Nickolas, Catherine and Alexander
‘86 Susana Giron-Reyes Married on Valentines Day 1999.

‘87 Alina Maria Pupo Marrero Married to Heraldo Marrero; 3 kids Andrew-14 currently at St. Brendan (Freshmen), Matthew – 12, Khevin -10, Future Sabres!!!!!!!!
‘87 Christine Rivero Married with three beautiful boys, Alex 7, Christian 3 and Matthew 1
‘87 Hilda Fernandez Gammichia Married John Gammichia in Nov. 1995 and moved to Orlando, FL. We have three children J. Luke 1999, Madison 2000 and Noah Daniel 2003.
‘87 Janet Boue Daughter Emma-Nicole Boue born on May 2006
‘87 Patricia Adriana Ares-Romero, MD Birth of my second child Adrian James Romero Mar 2006. I also have a daughter Amanda Rhiannon Losada age 12.
‘88 Tina Marie Harris-Gordillo Son – Eddie William Gordillo - born in 2001
‘89 Lydia Elizabeth Trujillo Spouse - Eddie Diaz, Children - Lucas Diaz (2) & Alessandra Diaz (7 months)
‘89 Naylette E Soublette Married in 1996 to Luis Soublette. I have 2 step sons- Christian,14 and Patrick,12. We have an 8 year old son, Julian and a 7 year old daughter, Alyssa.
‘91 Renny Legra Neyra Married Jose Neyra in 1997 and have two beautiful children, Ryan 7 and Justin 2
‘91 Silvia Meruelo Tobarra AA Miami Dade, and BA in 198, FIU, International Relations; Maters in Adverstising, ICADE Jesuit University, Madrid, Spain; Technico Superior Diseno Web C.C. Madrid; Founder of www.Familiasmilitares.es
‘92 Carmen C Sarria Married July 1999, two children; Julian 4 and Sebastian 2
‘92 Cristina Acosta Married to Jorge Acosta 2004, have a son Julian 10 months, and expecting 2nd baby due in October.
‘92 Elizabeth de Jesus Calzadilla Fiallo Married to Jorge Fiallo on Feb. 22, 2005.
‘92 Marisol M. Geilin Sosa Married to Javier Sosa since April 2004; Birth of daughter Isabelle Mia April 2005
‘93 Melissa Vigues van Herksen Married Jan Jelle van Herksen on 2/19/06
‘94 Dawn Alexandra Bodea Ritter Married on July 8, 1996. Going on ten years of marriage, gave birth to son, Alexander Joseph Ritter on March 29, 2005
‘95 Adriana Adrian Daughter : 3yrs old, Mia Montesinos
‘95 Emmie Blanco Puga Married to Alex Puga (Jan 2005)
‘95 Eric A. Shed Third son born 4/12/2006 (wife Cristina Shea)
‘95 Jenny Stacio Curci Married to Nicholas Curci (correction of typo from previous Newsletter – our apologies!)
‘95 Lourdes Leonor Elias Mattar I just had my sixth child Jillian Rose (a girl finally) Aug 2006. After 5 boys, Brian 11, Austin 8, Nathan 7, Kyle 6, and Jacob 2. Now my family is complete.
‘95 Lucrecia Garcia Gave birth to baby girl (Sofia) in June 05
‘96 Erika Kristine Alfonso-Miranda Our 10 year wedding anniversary is on June 8th 1996. We have 3 kids, Juan Carlos (7 years old), Carolina (4 years old), and Francisco Xavier (6 months old).
‘96 Jeanie Leon Married Rafael Leon in December of 2001, had Isabella in July 2002, pregnant due in July 2006 with another baby girl
‘97 Sandra Crespo-Dominguez Married Alexis Dominguez, October 2004
‘97 Ana Escobar Couriel Married Gabriel A. Couriel September 2001
‘97 Anthony David Sena Got engaged January 2006
‘97 Jacqueline Sanchez Married to Osiris Sanchez on July 23,2005
‘97 Rosanne Montejo Castellano I got married to Eladio Castellano June 16, 2001
‘97 Vicky Alexanmdra Rubio Fitzgerald Married to Davis Fitzgerald April 2003; daughter Isabella Nicole was born November 2005
‘98 Nancy Estatella-Pillot Married Harry Pillot III in Dec 05' to. We are very happy!
‘98 Brian M Murphy Engaged to Ibiza Tamayo-Saco
‘98 Jennie Rodriguez Engaged to Ralph Franco Columbus High graduate (2000), wedding will be November 2007
‘98 Jenny Torres Engaged to Oscar Grau ‘98 Columbus graduate
‘98 Jessica A Brown Jessica Brown (1998) engaged to Ralph Perez (1999). Marriage in March 2006.
‘98 Katherine Troller Von Werne Married David A. Von Werne in December, 2005
‘99 Maria Tuya-Diaz Married my high school sweetheart Luis J. Diaz (not a St. Brendan alumni) on June 14,2002. Awaiting the arrival of our first child Madison Elizabeth Diaz, due November 2006
‘00 Shannon L Sandoval Married Adrian Sandoval, April 2006.
‘00 Jonathan Troller Married Melany Valverde in June 2005. Welcomed baby boy, Jacob Martin.
‘00 Jorge Baluja Engaged to Jennifer Suarez (‘00)
‘00 Katia A Cortina Engaged to Michael Lorenzo; wedding set for 2007.
‘01 Nicole Guerra Engaged to Mauricio Avesani to be married July 2007
‘01 Victor Cueto Married Vivian Gilda Gonzalez, Aug 2005
‘02 Cristina Leon Engaged to Adrian Rodriguez, Class of 2002


'78 Alfonso Antonio Alejo Married to Patricia two sons Aymeric and Maximilien (twins) born Oct 1998
'78 Vivian Ferro Divorced; mother of two boys Andrew and Carlos
'79 Alfie Perez Dorrbecker Married to Monica Tarafa; two daughters: Andrea and Daniela
'79 Carmen Pasos Tomasino Married to Roger Tomasino with two children: Nicolas and Francesca
'79 Cristina Martinez Fonts Ramsay Married to Chris Ramsay; 3 daughters: Sophia, Tessa and Chloe
'79 Doug Cooper Married to classmate - Ann Marie Gunderson; two children
'79 Fernie Fernandez Married to Ana with two boys: Alexander and Matthew
'79 Jackie Pagley Lezynski Married to Greg Lezynski
'79 Maggie Carballo Weisson Married to Ruben Weisson with three children
'79 Marguerite Frohnappel Greener Married to Keith Greener; two children: Sean and Courtney
'79 Ralf Dominguez Married to Alicia with three boys: Alec, Nico and Enzo
'79 Ricky Rovirosa Married to Maria Teresa with two daughters: Alejandra and Adriana
'79 Rosemarie Area Reyes Married to Joe Reyes with two children: Gabriella and Joseph
'80 Jose Gonzalez Married w/two kids Eric & Matthew
'80 Melissa Southard Have one son, 4, Callum Scearce-Southard
'80 Ofelia (Kiki) de Jesus Becerra Bacaro Married to Ramon Bacaro; children Jennifer 22, Michelle 19 and Michael 18
'80 Ralph Iglesias Married to Ileana Falla; with three children: Rafa, Max and Veronica
'80 Raquel Ortega Lockwood Daughter, Rylee Jaye, born in October 2004
'80 Ray De Caradenas Married to Diana Cosculluela; three children
'80 Ronald Joseph Dombek Married Crystal; one son, Christopher
'81 Elizabeth Mary Merconchini Bengochea Married to Gus; children: Lauren 16 and Michael 12
'81 Julieta Skokan Two children: Luke, born 1998 and Liam, born 2000
'81 Vivienne Marie Labiste Roca Married Ed Roca, November '87, have two children Mike (2/91) and Gaby (3/97)
'81 Vivienne Roca Married on Nov 87; two children Mike (2/1991) and Gaby (3/1997)
'83 Nazy Maria Ramallo-Sierra Married since Dec '89; two sons, Philip born 1993 and Michael born 1996
'83 Sylvia Maria Nieto Vidal Married Manuel Vidal (Class of '82); have daughters Therese and Sofia
'86 Anita Maria Gardner Acebo Married William Acebo; have two daughters, Natalie 14 and Sophia 6. Natalie is a freshman at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy and Sophia is in first grade at St. Timothy.
'86 Arturo Gomez Married to Tahimy Gomez; 1 daughter, two year old Giuliana Mia
'86 Christina Guixens-Maury Married Rick Maury and have 2 children, isabella 5 and Phillip 3
'86 Mariana Defrancisco Laney Married with 3 boys
'86 Michelle Anseeuw-Bao Married to Victor Bao; have children Nckolas, 9 and Catherine Alexandra 19 months; expecting 3rd child, a boy, September 2005
'86 Monica Maria Carbonell Avello have 2 girls, Krizia (13) and Alexa (9) - divorced
'86 Sandra Sanchez Perez Married for 9 years to Jorge Perez; and have a 3 year old Boy, Jorge Perez, Jr.
'87 Adis Victoria Rodriguez Tomaselli Married To Xavier Tomaselli With 2 Kids, Lucas And Amanda
'87 Angela Recio Sondon Children Julianna Ibis (11/2002) and John Richard (11/2004) Sondon
'87 Diana Maria Dela Sala Lane Married, 1 daughter, Ava, 17 months old
'87 Lynette Galiano Herrera Married to Jorge Herrera, police seargent with MDPD and have a daughter Karissa, 5
'87 Maria Alzola de la Rosa Married to Ralph de la Rosa, beautiful daughters Karina 7, Teresa 5, isabella 1
'88 Ana Margarita Garcia Chapman Married to college sweetheart, John for 10 years. 3 wonderful children: Julia age 7, Jack age 4, Carter 6 months
'88 Darcy Lynne Difede Velazquez Married to high school sweetheart Victor Velazquez, have three children Victor Jr 13, Darcy 11 and Devon 5
'88 Rene Sanchez Married Lourdes Mestre (Class '89); two children Julianna 7 and Max 6
'88 Tracy Gundersen Hesla Married Greg Hesla in 1992; have four children, Nikolas 12, Christian 9, Skylar 4 and Luke 3
'90 Sandra Rodriguez Hall Married Ed Hall in 1996; have children Amanda & Dylan
'90 Shannon Auer Gottardi Son Austin born February 2005
'91 Ana Luisa Cepeda Have a 2 year old named Amantina and expecting again middle of September
'91 Michelle Marquina Mesa Married Raul Mesa May 2001, daughter Sophia Marie born Dec 2003
'91 Natasha Regla Diaz Pages Married to Armando Pages; daughter Victoria Teresa born Dec 2003
'92 Odalys Flores Married with 2 children, Pedro 4, Valentina 5 months old
'93 Alfredo Orlando Riverol Married to Michelle Giovanna Ortiz; son Daniel Alfredo born 02/2002
'94 Carmen Luisa Juarrero Sanchez Daughter Stephanie born Feb 2004
'94 Cristina M. Diaz Gonzalez-Abreu Third daughter, Gabriela Maria, born July 2005
'95 Cristina Maria Suero Twin girls born 11/2004; Sabrina and Stephanie
'95 Lili Pineiro Weglarz Married to George Weglarz; son Bryan Christopher born February 2005
'95 Lourdes Leonor Elias Mattar Happily married with 5 beautiful boys
'95 Lucy Sueiro Engaged to Alex Castro; have 2 girls: Ariana and Alexi
'95 Marisela Calzada-Cruz Married Jesus Cruz, February 2005
'96 Charlie Duranona Married fellow active duty Corpsman (Medic) named Joselynn. We met In our last command Parris Island Marine Corp Base
'96 Cristina Elisa Sachs Rangel Married November 19, 2005
'96 Gustavo Armando Perez Married Jessyca Gonzalez June 2005.
'96 Lissette Cortina Alonso Married November '99; with son Enrique Jr. 3.
'97 Elia Fajardo Garrison Married Raymond Garrison, June 2003
'98 Jackeline Marie Ferrer Vega Married Javier Vega ('96), June 2005, Church of the Little Flower
'98 Jacqueline Licea Ferrer Married Enrique Ferrer, August 2003; had a baby boy November 2004
'98 Johnny Trabanco Engaged to Rita Torres
'98 Lissette Carolina Muir Gell Married Daniel Gell, November 2004
'98 Rosemarie Rufin Sunderland Married Chad Sunderland; birth to a baby boy- Zachary Roberto
'98 Sara Caridad Rivero Recently engaged to Ezequiel Conil
'98 Talia Maria Asper Muρiz Married Alain Muρiz, July 2005
'99 Jaclyn Ordiales Engaged Dec 2004 to Daniel Interian; Wedding March 2006
'99 Juan Pablo Arrastia Married Evelyn Diaz (Class of '99) in 2001; first baby, Bryanna Elena, January 2006
'99 Lourdes Suarez Sanchez Married Serafin Sanchez; baby girl Sera Alexis born 2005
'99 Maria Celia Abaunza Caballero Married Gabriel Caballero July 12, 2003
'99 Maria Tuya-Diaz Married high school sweetheart, Luis J. Diaz, June 2002. We are extremely happy!!! No children yet.
'99 Nilda de la Mata Martinez Married Alcides J. Martinez, July 2004
'99 Yvette Trigo Perez Married Alcyon E. Perez, July 2004
'00 Geyier Suarez Herrera Married Carlos Herrera III September 2005
'00 Melissa Boraby Engaged to marry Ramon 'Tuto' Hernandez in Nov 2006
'00 Tania Fernandez Engaged to Mario Diaz
'83 Marietta Fuste-Fernandez Daughter Gabriela Fernandez born May 2005
'83 Ricky Valdes-Flores Daughter Stephanie, born July 2005
'88 Carmen Fumero Cardoso Married Armando Cardoso Sept. 2004; Arabella Carina born Sept 2005
'89 Tammy Granados Acosta Married Frank A. Acosta ('88); daughters Tatiana (2/00) and Thais (9/02)
'90 Julie McDonough Lanza Mom, dad Tom and brother Justin recently welcomed baby boy Dylan Michael
'90 Lisa Calzadilla Smith Married Sergio Smith July 2002; first son Sebastian born April 2004
'91 Bernie Navarro Married to Claudia; expecting baby girl in March 2006
'91 Michelle Mondragon Touriz Married Albert W. Touriz May 1998, son Jonathan (1/02) and daughter Victoria (9/05)
'93 Maritza Robriduez Correa New baby boy Aidan Jude (6/05) joined big brother Tristan (3/01)
'94 Edith Mantecon Argote First son Edrien born September 2005
'94 Jennifer Bayona Engaged to marry Mike Martinez in October 2006
'95 Marcella Garcia Salazar Married Conrad Salazar in Feb 2005
'95 Patsy Dieguez-Lopez Daughter Sofia Isabella born June 2005
'96 Deborah Hernandez Son Nicholas Alexander born October 2005
'96 Elena Santayana Dalmastro Married Andres Dalmastro April 2004
'96 Ileana Espinosa Engaged to Erik J. Christianson, CPA
'96 Marielvyn (Mari) Perez Garcia Son Joseph Jesus born July 2004
'96 Sofia Inguanzo Married Jorge Perez in Feb 2006
'97 Christine Marie Cruz Oliver Married Hafid Oliver March 2005
'97 Teresita Barcelo Perez Married Omar Perez November 2004
'98 Ana-Christina Gonzalez Engaged to Lt. Peter Hernandez
'98 Jannell Leal Garcia Married Yohandi Garcia May 2005
'98 Melinda Blanco Pena Married Mario Pena July 2005
'99 Melissa Bohl Alonso Welcomed baby Lucas, September 2005 w/husband Frankie Alonso
'01 Kelly Kristine Diaz Roberts Married Sgt. Derek K. Roberts, September 2005
'02 Jacqueline Patricia Castellanos Pinto Married Jonathan M. Pinto on January 6, 2006 at St. Augustine Church in Coral Gables, Florida


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