The Belfast Beacon

Michael Vienna

Michael Vienna

Adam Enders

March 16, 2018


Filed under Alumni Spotlights, Showcase

A 1976 Belfast Central School graduate, Dr. Michael Vienna currently works as the Director of Athletics at Emory University. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Emory University is a Division III private school. The university is the second oldest in the state of Georgia and among the fifty oldest in the U...

Jennifer Hasper Hall

Jennifer Hasper Hall

Morgan Hamer

February 8, 2018


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Jennifer Hasper Hall graduated from Belfast Central School in 1990 and continued her studies in liberal arts at Green Mountain College in Vermont. Now, Jennifer lives in Canton, NY with her husband and three children.  She owns her own hair salon called “Mirror Mirror Hair Studio.” When asked ...

Jeff Enders

Jeff Enders

Samantha Burgio

January 21, 2018


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Jeff Enders graduated from Belfast in 1995. He attended the University of Pitt Bradford, majoring in Public Relations. Jeff is a Project Operations Manager at Alstom Transport. Jeff lives in Bath with his wife, Aubri, former BCS vocal music teacher now teaching in Bath, and their five children....

Crystal Famania (Conner)

Crystal Famania (Conner)

Samantha Burgio

January 2, 2018


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Crystal Famania graduated from Belfast Central School in 1998. She attended Erie Community College, Ashford University, and Arizona State University. She earned her Associates, Masters, and Bachelors degree. Her major was Psychology, where she also learned about working with gifted students. Currently,...

Gage Lincoln

Gage Lincoln

Julia Lindo

December 21, 2017


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Gage Lincoln is a Belfast graduate in the class of 2017. What he misses the most about Belfast is the sports teams that he participated on, mostly basketball with his mentor, Mr. Coach Ron Enders. After graduation, Gage enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He did this because, “there are amazing opportunities avail...

Jessica Thompson

Jessica Thompson

Morgan Hamer

December 21, 2017


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Jessica Thompson graduated from Belfast Central School in 2007. She then attended Saint Bonaventure University and majored in English Literature. Jessica works three jobs as of now: Mortgage Underwriter at Community Bank NA, waitress at Sprague's Maple Farms, and dog groomer at Barkz, LLC.  She plans to r...

Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

Gabriel Lindo and Sydney Ace

December 7, 2017


Filed under Alumni Spotlights, News

     Many people in the community may remember one of our 2015 graduates, Mafe Soria, a foreign exchange student from Bolivia.  Mafe was an exchange student hosted by Randa and Jeff Harrington. Mafe recently won some awards for a short film she produced. The film can be seen here.  While attending Belfast, Mafe was involved in our production of Sherlo...

Melinda Holmes (Bentley)

Melinda Holmes (Bentley)

Gabriel Lindo

November 16, 2017


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Melinda Holmes (Bentley) graduated from Belfast Central School in 2006.  She then attended GCC and Empire State College, earning an Associates in applied science for Physical Therapist Assistant and a Bachelors in Human Services with a concentration in Mental Health. After college, she worked as a ...

Miranda Harms

Miranda Harms

Samantha Burgio

November 16, 2017


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Miranda Harms graduated from BCS in 2001. She attended college at MCC, where she received an Associate’s degree in Humanities and Social Science. She is currently attending SUNY Empire State to finish her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.  Currently residing in West Henrietta, NY,...

Casey Deming

Casey Deming

Samantha Burgio

November 16, 2017


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Casey Deming graduated from BCS in the class of 2009. After high school, he attended Jamestown Community College. He currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona, with a job in retail operations at DriveTime as a Senior Operations Support Coordinator. As for memorable moments in high school, Casey recalls g...

Paris (France) Weiland

Paris (France) Weiland

Samantha Burgio

October 19, 2017


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Paris Weiland graduated from Belfast Central School in the class of 1980. She attended Alfred State College with a major in Accounting. Currently, she is employed as a Utility Billing Supervisor in the Borough of Grove City.  She is married to Merle Weiland and lives in Grove City, PA.  She has th...

Aran Heaney

Aran Heaney

Samantha Burgio

September 21, 2017


Filed under Alumni Spotlights, Features

Aran Heaney graduated in 1987 and resides in Belfast, NY. He graduated from two colleges: SUNY Geneseo with a BA in American History in 1991, and St. Bonaventure with an MS Ed in Advanced Teacher Education in 1997.  He majored in History, Secondary Education, and had a Political Science Minor. Mr. ...

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