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Ten Employees Join the 25-Year Club

June 12, 2017

President Laurie L. Patton (center) joined new members (clockwise from top left): Jane Chaplin, Wayne Darling, Jackie Davies, Grace Spatafora, Susan Davis, and Arabella Holzapfel. 

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The 25-Year Club at Middlebury College added 10 new members – six staff and four faculty – at its annual reception on June 7, 2017, in McCullough Student Center.

President Laurie L. Patton joined more than 80 members of the club, including both active employees and retirees, on a sunny and warm spring afternoon for the event.

The new inductees are: Jane Chaplin (Classics), Wayne Darling (Museum), Jackie Davies (Student Financial Services), Darien Davis (History), and Susan Davis (Snow Bowl).

Also, Arabella Holzapfel (Library), Donna Paquette (Facilities Services), Dennis Rheaume (Public Safety), Grace Spatafora (Biology), and Su Lian Tan (Music).

The 25-Year Club has its roots in the administration of President James I. Armstrong (1963-1975). Over the years more than 325 employees, both staff and faculty, have joined the club.

– Photos by Todd Balfour

Members of the 25-Year Club joined President Patton (foreground) for a photo on the steps of McCullough Student Center. (Click on phtos to enlarge.)