2013 was a great year for our classmates, and based on your updates, 2014 is off to a terrific start! * Joe and Adrienne Angel Giampaoli were blessed with their first child, Ellie Rose, Oct. 23. She loves her Colby onesie and was sad to have missed reunion. * Tyler Ingram was married last July surrounded by Colby friends. He and his wife, Allison, expect their first son in May. * Jenn Mizen Malpass enjoyed dinner with Christine Avena in Columbus, Ohio, when Christine and her dog, Taiga, were on their way back to Colorado after the holidays. They enjoyed reminiscing about Professor Cathy Bevier’s “superbio” course and its application to Ph.D. comprehensive exams. Christine passed with flying colors in January and looks forward to skiing with Jenn in Colorado this winter. * Maya Klauber married John Ferrarone Oct. 12 at Skytop Lodge in the Poconos. It was a lovely weekend with several Colby friends attending. * Kate Yedinak is engaged to Rory Payson. They plan to have a July wedding, and Sarah Switchenko, Rachael DeCruz, and Eva Gougian are in the wedding party. * On Christmas Eve Dustin Hilt proposed to Bailey Woodhull in front of Miller Library. They spent the rest of their holiday break celebrating with friends and family. * Kerry Whittaker spent last May in Antarctica doing research, and in January she defended her Ph.D. thesis. She’s now focusing on her doctorate in oceanography. In February Kerry headed to Washington, D.C., as a Knauss Marine Policy fellow, to work with endangered marine species. She looks forward to connecting with Colby alumni in the area. * Caitlin Coit and Joshua Sadownik ’09 were engaged in Jamaica last fall and plan an August wedding. * Rand Hall found employment as head of reference and information services at Haverhill Public Library. * Genevieve Triganne married Joel Pitt ’09 last August. * Gretchen Markiewicz became engaged to Christopher Johnson during a fantastic road trip on the West Coast. She and Patrick Sanders recently enjoyed adult milkshakes and discussed their upcoming September weddings. * Martin and Emily Wilson Connelly are excited to announce the birth of their daughter, Juniper Helen, born at home Dec. 18. * Last fall Victoria Hayne started her public and nonprofit M.B.A. at Boston University. She continues her work in development at BU’s School of Medicine. * Hanna Gerlovin is engaged to Nicole Terrillion Rockwell’s cousin, Joshua Doolittle. She’s in her last semester of courses for her biostatistics Ph.D., but she still has several years left prior to finishing the degree. * Meaghan Fitzgerald lives and works in London, where she’s part of the founding management team of 23snaps, a private social network for families. She was thrilled to be included in The Drum magazine’s 30 Under 30 Women in Digital and named a Nokia Remarkable Woman in 2013. Excited to secure her British permanent residence in 2014, she also looks forward to returning to New England to earn her M.B.A. at Harvard later in the year. * Liza Mitchell is working on an M.S. in water resources at the University of Idaho and is conducting a research project at the most remote research station in the lower 48, studying the role of salmon carcasses in freshwater stream nutrient cycling. * Jeffrey and Jessica Iwasaki Mullins are thrilled to announce the birth of Mia Kuroki, who arrived Sept. 5. Brothers Chase and Noah enjoy taking care of their little sister. * Sara Benjamin and Joel Samen (Bowdoin ‘07) got engaged in October and look forward to their May 3 wedding in Boston. * At Halloween, Madison Gouzie and Eric Holstein opened a hot chocolate and s’mores shop called Winter Warmers at 808 Union Street in Park Slope. It’s a seasonal business that will run through March. They’re pleased with how things have gone. They also cater corporate events off site, host private parties in store, and help neighborhood schools by selling their products at events through a profit-sharing program. Check out winterwarmersny.com.