B.A. degree in Political Science with a concentration in Creative Writing, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont. Dean’s List. 1986
University of Cambridge RSA Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) – English International, San Francisco, California. 1996
Winner, Best Sports Story, Maine Press Association Awards, 1989.
Five-time Winner, Backspace monthly short story contest. 2009-2012.
NCAA Division III All American, Outdoor Track, 3000-meter run, Middlebury College, 1984. NCAA Official All American list