Class Notes


Peter Reynolds
Peter Reynolds '83
children's book author and illustrator, celebrated the 20th anniversary of his book The Dot, "the story of a caring teacher who dares a doubting student to trust in her own abilities by being brave enough to 'make her mark.'"


Rene Zara
Rene C. (Bergeron) Gagnon Zaza '95
made her Off-Off Broadway debut in October 2023, starring as Lady Augusta Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s rollicking comedy The Importance of Being Earnest directed by Janani Sreenivasan in October at Under St. Marks Theater in New York City.


Crystal Aneke
Crystal Aneke '20
has been named the 2023 Top Women in Law scholarship recipient by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, an honor that recognizes a current law student who demonstrates high academic achievement, exceptional leadership qualities, and involvement with community service. After graduating from Fitchburg State, Aneke founded The Voices of Boston (VOB), a nonprofit social justice group that represents BIPOC communities in Boston with the objective to dismantle systemic racism that plagues our society and local neighborhoods. Its mission is to tackle injustice through promotion of civic engagement and education about voting in all forms of electorates. She is currently a third year law student at Boston College.
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