A son, Nicholas Benjamin (“Nico”) to John and Rebecca (Haver) Bell ’00 born and placed with them on September 4, 2013 and a daughter Mariem Grace (“Emmy”) born and placed with them on May 20, 2014. Both adoptions have finalized, and the family is moving from Denver back to Honduras, where John and Becca work with the Micah Project, a group home ministry for street boys.
A daughter, Sophia Kleman, on June 17, 2014, to Mike and Erin (Kleman) Hollenbaugh ’03. She joins brother Jack. Erin is Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Kent State University at Stark. Mike is Director of Graduate, Adult, and online Admissions at Ashland University. The family lives in Barberton.
A son, Tyler Blake, born July 4, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Jessica (Nevergall) ’05 and Brandon Montague. Jessica is the Director of Social Services for Good Samaritan Society – Arlington. Brandon is an Office Associate at Lori Powell State Farm in Findlay. The family resides in Findlay, Ohio.
A daughter. Lyla Jo, was born to Brittany (Berry) and Tim Laino, both ’08 graduates, on April 1, 2014. Brittany graduated with her Masters in School Counseling from the University of Akron in December, 2013, and will be heading into her seventh year as an Intervention Specialist for Barberton City Schools at the middle school level (7th grade). Tim is currently a Senior Desktop Support Technician with MCPC. Lyla is also the granddaughter of Pat Berry ’07, the 2009 Malone Management Program Alumnus of the Year.