University of Scranton Graduates Committed to Service
University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., hosted a reception for the 21 members of the Jesuit university’s Class of 2010 who committed to long-term volunteer service positions at organizations worldwide. Graduates and the organizations at which they will serve are, seated from left: Charlotte Brown, Nazareth, Jesuit Volunteer Corps: Northwest at St. Anne’s Center in Tacoma, Wash.; Lauren Lefevre, Hamilton Square, N.J., the Christian Appalachian Project at the Healing Rain Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Center in Mt. Vernon, Ky.; Krystina Monetti, Mount Pocono, Good Shepherd Volunteers Crisis Residence for Girls in New York, N.Y.; Megan Gilbreth, Mahopac, N.Y., Jesuit Volunteer Corps at the Room in the Inn Odyssey Program for homeless men in Nashville, Tenn.; Liz Pulice, East Greenville, Jesuit Volunteer Corps: Northwest at Rod’s House, a homeless youth outreach center in Yakima, Wash.; Catherine Gallagher, Haverford, at the Good Shepherd Volunteers in Philadelphia; and Megan Callahan, West Babylon, N.Y., the Jesuit Volunteer Corps: Northwest at the Paschal Sherman Indian School in Omak, Wash. Standing from left are: Stephanie Salinis, Philadelphia, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls in Chicago, Ill.; Mark Vallone, Collingswood, N.J., who will volunteer in Ecuador; Kaitlyn Petrille, Landsdale, Young Adults in Global Missions in South Africa; Kelly Miguens, Rutherford, N.J., Jesuit Volunteer Corps at 30th Street Senior Center in San Fransisco, Calif.; Andrew Fitzpatrick, Drexel Hill, Passionist Volunteers International in Hondorus; Jessy O’Neill, Philadelphia, Cristo Rey High School in New York, N.Y.; Father Pilarz; Kim Witt, Waymart, Jesuit Volunteer Corps: Northwest at the Salivation Army/Catholic Charities in Boise, Idaho; Brendan Bradford, Shavertown, Rostro de Cristo in Duran, Ecuador; C.J. LiBassi, Dalton, Teach for America in Washington, D.C.: Tim Smilnak, Binghamton, N.Y., Francis Corps in Syracuse, N.Y.; Chrissy Guariglia, Glen Rock, N.J., Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries; and Jayne Mariotti, Clarks Summit, Jesuit Volunteer Corps at 9to5 in Atlanta, Ga. Absent from the photo are John Kelly, Westminster, Md., Jesuit Volunteer Corps; and Trish Oakley, Southampton, St. Martin de Porres Academy in New Haven, Conn.