La Roche College to Host Celebrate La Roche!
Celebrate La Roche! is a special evening showcasing the College’s many contributions to the community, the Pittsburgh area and the world. Kicking off with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and a silent auction. Paul Martino, news anchor and reporter for KDKA-TV News, will serve as master of ceremonies.
The College will induct 11 new members to its Distinguished Alumni Circle at 7:45 p.m. The Distinguished Alumni Circle honors La Roche graduates whose outstanding professional achievements and community service projects exemplify the fundamental values of the College’s mission. After receiving nominations from alumni, parents, friends and other members of the College community in the fall of 2015, a committee comprised of a diverse cross-section of La Roche constituents selected the following alumni as recipients:
Riley B. Folds ’97 of Redondo Beach, Calif.
Diversity & Inclusion Manager
Disney Consumer Products
Dione L. Graswick ’93 of Glenshaw, Pa.
Ernestine Harris ’03, M.S. ’10 of Romansville, Pa.
U.S. Director of Human Resources
David J. Kasievich ’98 of Philadelphia, Pa.
Head of School
St. James School
Kristen Marie Kruszewski ’08, Ph.D. of East Liberty, Pa.
Senior Research Chemist
Automotive OEM Coatings
PPG Industries Inc.
Mary E. Michalek ’82 of Gibsonia, Pa.
Allegheny County Health Department
Tara Kay Race ’98 of McDonald, Pa.
UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing
Suellywn Stewart ’77, M.D. of Columbus, Ohio
Licking Memorial Health Partners
Janice M. Talerico ’81 of Aspinwall, Pa.
Vice President, Total Rewards and Chief Diversity Officer
Giant Eagle Inc.
Dawnita J. Wilson M.S. ’03 of North Bethesda, Md.
Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion
Maurita Wisniewski ’84, MSN ’88 of Shaler Township, Pa.
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