Alumna Joan Curley has circumnavigated the globe twice and has lived in the US, Bermuda, Germany and Egypt. Her trips have inspired a series of children’s books, each based on places she has visited. Her newest title is Mary Lou and the Queen Mary 2. A lifelong educator, Curley has served as a teacher, school counselor and principal. Named Woman of the Year by the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Massachusetts, Curley earned a commission from the governor of Guam to become a member of the Ancient Order of the Chamorri (a distinguished award for service to the people of Guam) and Minister of Education recognition for educational service in Bermuda. Read more about Curley.