Class Notes (December 2010)

Anson Asbury (PA ‘90)
has accepted an invitation to serve as the VP for Board Development for the
Boys & Girls Clubs of Fulton County (Georgia).  Any Truman Scholars in the metro Atlanta area
interested in becoming involved with Boys & Girls Clubs are invited to
contact Anson. (His information is available via the Truman Scholars Network:

Shawn Vogt Sween (MN
and his family welcomed their fourth child on September 23.  Calum was born at home in Grand Meadow,
Minnesota, weighing 10 pounds, 10 ounces and measuring 22.5 inches long.  “He’s a content little guy, for which we’re
very thankful with #4.”

Monica Bell (SC ’02)
recently began an Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellowship at the Legal Aid
Society of the District of Columbia, where she’s focusing on anti-poverty
policy advocacy on topics that span Legal Aid’s practice areas — family law,
housing, public benefits, and consumer law — as well as general access to
justice issues.

After finishing his clerkship with Chancellor William
Chandler (’79 LLM) of the Delaware Court of Chancery, Bryan Townsend (DE ’03) began work as an associate at Morris
Nichols Arsht & Tunnell in Wilmington, DE, where he’ll focus on
administrative law and government affairs. 
Bryan has become a member of the Special Olympics Delaware Fundraising
Committee and a Big Brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware.  He also recently transferred to the
Christiana Fire Company from the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company.  On Election Day 2010, Bryan served as
Delaware’s State Organizing Attorney for the Democratic Party’s voter
protection efforts.

A number of Scholars were awarded prestigious graduate
fellowships: Tracy Yang (GA ’10) and
Varun Sivarum (CA ’10) were named
2010 Rhodes Scholars; GJ Melendez-Torres
(NJ ’10)
, Nick Wellkamp (KY-09)
and Joel Mittleman (PA ‘08) were
named 2010 Marshall Scholars; and Chelsea
Caveny (MS ‘10)
was named a 2010 Mitchell Scholar.

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