1998 – Spring ’20 Class Letter

1998 – Spring 2020


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Dear Class of 1998,

Please join me in thanking LEILANI KUPO ’98 for her ten years of service as Class Agent. Kupo, it has been an honor to share this role with you, you will be missed!

Thanks also to those of you who provided updates (and photos!) – read on for more.

Class Notes:

JEN (ANSTEE) CHAVEZ ’98 writes “I’m still happily teaching Spanish in Glen Ellyn, Illinois to grades 1-5. I ran my first half- marathon last spring! Hope everyone is doing well!!”

KRISTIN DODDS ’98 married her long-time partner, Tony Meucci, in Pewaukee, WI on December 20, 2019. There was a great group of Ripon College alums on-hand to celebrate with them and Tony Sibley got to make a special wish with Santa Claus! Pictured in the group photo are, from left: Samir Patel, Tony Sibley, Kristin Dodds, Kelly (Johnson) Becker, Matt Becker, Andrea Wepner, Nicole (Gorski) Sutter, Jeri (Belongi) Loewe, Jason Loewe, and Heidi (Hitchcock) Marks.

ELIZABETH (BETSY) GARDNER ’98 was promoted to Store Manager in October of the Sunglass Hut Open Air store at Southdale Mall in Edina, Minnesota.

LEILANI KUPO ’98 serves as the Associate Dean of Students at University of California, Merced. She has been selected as a member of ACPA – College Student Educators International’s 2020 Diamond Honoree Class.

Thanks again for your updates, please keep in touch!