Amanda McGown (BS Chem ’05), who received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University after SU, serves as Lead Physical Scientist at Booz Allen, where she has been working for several years. She supports several different government agencies and branches of the military with projects relating to chem/bio defense. She reports that the work is challenging and very rewarding. Shown here are Amanda, Mike and their children, Kaylee and Allie, who really enjoyed Christmas this year!