Millersport native becomes pastor
MILLERSPORT - Joanne S. Utley of Huntington Station, Long Island, daughter of Madeline Utley of Millersport, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Drew University Theological Seminary in May with a Masters degree in divinity.
Joanne graduated from Millersport High School in 1975 and received a degree in journalism from Ohio University in 1979. She had been employed by the Newsday newspaper on Long Island for 17 years before deciding to study for the ministry.
She has now been appointed pastor of the Bridgehampton United Methodist Church on Long Island.
Her local family is very proud of her and wishes her the best in her new career.