Gina Christel (M.S.Ed.) of Carle Place, NY, was recently hired by Garden City Public Schools as its director of guidance ... William M. Heberer (B.B.A., J.D. ’95) of Syosset, NY, is a partner with the law firm of Moritt Hock Hamroff & Horowitz LLP, and he will be a featured speaker at the Association of National Advertisers’ Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference ... Shawn Henry (B.B.A.) of Arlington, VA, was named executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services branch of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Raymond Keating (M.B.A.) of Center Moriches, NY, has a new novel available on Amazon.com titled Warrior Monk: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel ... William Munck (B.S., J.D. ’92) of McKinney, TX, was listed among the top business defense attorneys in Dallas/Fort Worth by the Dallas Business Journal with a profile article in its annual list of “The Defenders.” He is one of only 15 lawyers included in the fifth annual list, which recognizes outstanding attorneys with track records of successfully defending corporate clients ... Joseph Wynne (B.B.A.) of Easton, PA, was recently nominated to the board of directors for Atlantis Systems Corp. He serves as president and chief financial officer of SCPW Acquisition, Inc. ... Priscilla Almodovar (B.A.) of New York, NY, heads Chase’s national community development real estate lending business, which extends $4.3 billion in financing to 75 community development organizations and more than 900 affordable housing and economic development projects across the United States ... Janice Gable Bashman (B.A.) of Dresher, PA, was nominated for a 2010 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction for her book titled Wanted Undead or Alive: Vampire Hunters and Other Kick-Ass Enemies of Evil (co-authored by New York Times bestseller author Jonathan Maberry). The novel deals with the struggle of good vs. evil in film, comics, pop culture, world myth, literature, and the real world. It includes interviews with Stan Lee, Charlaine Harris, Peter Straub, and many more, and is fully illustrated by top horror, comics, and fantasy artists ... Tanya Carter (B.A.) of Greenville, MS, received the 2010 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award. The award recognizes the achievements of individuals or organizations who have worked diligently to prevent crime, drug, and gang violence ... James V. Mahon (J.D.) of Apex, NC, recently became a partner of Andrews Kurth, LLP ... William A. Munck (B.S., J.D. ’92) of McKinney, TX, was named by D Magazine as one of the top lawyers in Dallas and was also recognized by Best Lawyers in America’s list of Texas Best Lawyers. Mr. Munck is the co-founder of Dallas technology-based law firm Munck Carter ... Christine Newins (B.S.) of Levittown, NY, was inducted into Hofstra University’s 2011 Athletic Hall of Fame ... Lisa M. Ricciardi (B.B.A.) of Massapequa, NY, has been selected as one of Long Island’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business ... Steven G. Rogers (B.B.A.) of Merrick, NY, is president and managing director of First American Title Insurance Company’s New York division ... Rita Williams-Garcia (B.A.) of Jamaica, NY, was awarded the Coretta Scott King Award for her 2010 middle grade book One Crazy Summer, which was also named a John Newbery Honor Book ... Honorable John F. Zoll (B.A., J.D. ’91) of Long Beach, NY, has been appointed as an interim civil court judge of the Civil Court of New York City and currently serves in Family Court.