mArgAret WyAtte glennon ’40
CArolyn doWd keith ’40
1950s Alumni Deaths
VirginiA mCrACkAn edmondS ’50C
BerniCe BronStein tye ’50
nAtAlie krug lee ’40 PAtriCiA PAton holt ’51
mAry grACe grAdy ’51 was hon-
Annie BArnhArdt PAyne ’27 cel- JeAn deWey SPiCer ’40
ored posthumously with a Lifetime Addie WilliAmSon mAnn ’51
ebrated her 105th birthday March 29. reBeCCA dAViS WAlkley ’40
Achievement Award for her devoted nAnCy BuSh PreAS ’51
Annie was born in Cabarrus County rAChel FiSh AlFord ’41
work during her 40-year involvement mAry BlACk Preyer ’51x
but spent most of her adult life in SAllie CoBB AndreWS ’41
with the Girl Scouts. She served as ruth tillmAn BrookS ’52
North Wilkesboro. After graduating in edith reid trAuSneCk ’41
field director, summer camp program SArA myerS griFFin ’52
1927, she led an active life including leliA Wheeler BlAloCk ’42
director, and finally as executive direc- hAzel dAle ShoreS ’52
teaching, church activities, working hArriet Smith doWney ’42
tor for the Girl Scouts of Eastern South gloriA monk Smith ’52
in her husband’s clothing store, and JAniCe PiCkArd gurgAnuS ’42
Carolina from 1966-91. BeSSie SurrAtt young ’52C
volunteering with the Eastern Star, eleAnor PeArCe holding ’42 Sue PAge AndreWS ’53
the Wilkes General Hospital, the Girl SAllie Smith huPmAn ’42 BArBArA hArriS riChmond ’52’ had dorothy WilliAmS CorBett ’53
Scouts and the PTA. Annie passed elSie Alley mCCormiCk ’42 work exhibited in the Creators Gallery mildred BoyleS White CorBett ’53
away April 29. She had two daughters, mAry White thomPSon in Salisbury during January. After mArie Werner o’leAry ’53x
four grandchildren and three great- StePhenSon ’42 graduating in 1952, Barbara went on to AnnA mormino Sundie ’53
grandchildren. JeAn leggett littrell ’43x win the Miss North Carolina pageant kAtherine JoyCe Windley ’53
hArriet lunSFord ’43 and used her scholarship winnings to mArie mooSe WilliAmS ’53
glAdyS BeAtty miller ’43 help fund her studies at UNC Chapel JuliA PAge dolley ’54
Alumni Deaths nAnCy BArden rABurn ’43 Hill where she earned her MFA. She SArAh Almond moore ’54
BerthA Ferree BArker CAllAhAn ’24
louiSe WhitehurSt SnoWden ’43 taught for 18 years incorporating art JeAn A. WAtSon ’54
Annie BArnhArdt PAyne ’27
rAChel herring BoWen ’44 and music in her classrooms. Barbara FAye FlinChum murPhy ’55C
elizABeth SteinhArdt Widmer ’29
mAry mCFArlAnd lingerFelt ’44 lives in Salisbury. gerAldine SomerS dAViS ’56
AliCe PeterSon merritt ’44C
Ann tySon turlington ’52 spent theodore ediSon PerkinS ’57 med
JeAn BroWn WelFAre ’44
20 years teaching at Sampson Ann AdAmS JoneS ’58C
edith k. BArtko ’45
County Community College and BArBArA roSSer murFin ’58
PhylliS StriCklAnd BenediCt ’45
served 12 years on the State Board of glenn A. Sigmon ’58 med
SArAh dAWSon dAViS ’45
Community Colleges. She earned her Sydney Whitener StAnCil ’58
WilhelminA BoeSSer FerguSon ’45
graduate degree at North Carolina JoAnn PAulk kemP ’59 med
reBeCCA WeSt hook ’45
State University. Ann currently lives
Alumni Deaths CAVelle lentz lund ’45C
in Clinton but is planning to move to Sympathy is extended to
mArthA dAViS neWmAn ’45
hAzeline moore mASSey ’30C Raleigh.
mildred hAtChett BinghAm ’31x
Betty knight BAldWin ’46 nAnCy WAlker CoWAn ’54 in the death
Annie JohnSon BeAne ’46C trilBy Boerner WAllACe ’53 illus- of her husband, Robert E. Cowan.
mAry hoyle hoPkinS ’31
Betty StriCklAnd eAgleS ’46 trated “Dad’s Christmas Stories,” a
mArthA hood norton ’31 mArilyn mondy yike ’57 in the death
eleAnor yountS mCCAll ’46 children’s book of Christmas stories
eloiSe WArd PhelPS ’31 of her sister, Judith mondy Cooke ’63 .
FrAnCeS kiger Fleming ’47 written by her late brother. She and
eddiS ByerS houCk ’32
JeAn humPhrey henline ’47C her husband, Lew Wallace, are artists yVonne PottS Cregger ’58, ’68 med
roSe goodWin mCAlliSter ’32
Betty rAy BrimhAll holBrook ’47 who make their home in Transylvania in the death of her husband, Garland
elizABeth WilSon AmoS ’33
mildred reAd PAtton ’47 county in the Blue Ridge Mountains. M. Cregger.
VirginiA truSloW neAl ’35
FrAnCeS Arnold BoWden ’48, ’56 mFA Trilby worked as a technical illustra-
kAte dunn BArroW ’36C
dorothy hAll ’48 tor for The Boeing Company at the
mAry WorSley riVeS ’36
dorothy FloWe kriney hAll ’48 Kennedy Space Center. In addition
mildred hellen BlACkWelder ’37
to watercolors, she also works with
louiSe PAyne lAmB ’48
mildred underWood BloSSom ’37
JeAn PAtterSon PeCk ’48 stained glass and designed and con-
mAry ruth groome CoBle ’37
helen louiSe mCnAull Stone ’48 structed the stained glass windows
mArie moore morroW ’37
dorothy iSley WeSton ’48 for the Church of our Savior in Cocoa
mArgAret SWAin ArmField ’38
JAnet Breeding yoSt ’48 Beach, Fla.
miriAm goodrum tuttle ’38
Betty BrAdFord CummingS ’49
FrAnCeS eVerett CheSSon ’59 was normA BulluCk turnAge ’60 has
eVelyn ShePherd APPle ’39
ellen tuCker lyon ’49 been named Distinguished Citizen
hArriet WigginS BulloCk ’39 named Woman of the Year for 2009
mAry Anne rAyWid SCheele ’49 of the Year by the Rocky Mount
FrAnCeS FentreSS ChAPPell ’39 by the Williamston Woman’s Club in
JAne SykeS kirkSey ’39C November 2009. A lifelong resident of Area Chamber of Commerce. Norma
Sympathy is extended to Williamston, she worked in the Martin began teaching after graduation, first
diAnA Curley SAnmAn ’39
mArgAret moSer lAnderS ’40 in Memorial Library and now serves as in the Winston-Salem school system
the death of her daughter, Marianne chair of the Library Board. Frankie is then in Rocky Mount schools. She
Landers Burfete. a member of the Friends of the Old served in a variety of school district
Martin County Courthouse; Memorial administrative positions in Rocky
doriS JoneS yeAtteS ’45 in the death
Baptist Church where she has served Mount, Nash and Edgecombe county
of her husband, John F. Yeattes.
as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, schools and has been a member of
glAdyS roSoFF CAtterton ’47 in the N.C. State Board of Community
and Senior Saints choir member; and
eleAnor roSS tAylor ’40, ’76 the death of her husband, David E. Colleges for seven years. Norma
the Queen Anne Garden Club.
littd has won the American Poetry Catterton. served for 10 years on the N.C. State
Foundation’s Ruth Lilly Award, one Betty motley SArtin ’59 was
Shirley tunStAll VeASey ’48 in the Board of Education and is currently
of the nation’s largest literary prizes, reelected May 5 to a third term on the
death of her husband, Joseph Ray chairwoman of the Nash Health Care
for her lifetime accomplishments in Caswell County School Board. Betty
Veasey. Foundation Board. She and her hus-
poetry. Eleanor has published six taught elementary school for 11 years
in the band, Fred, live in Rocky Mount
volumes of poetry including “Captive PAtriCiA hAineS CoPley ’49 in Danville, Va., before teaching
death of her son, Maj. Steven H. seventh-grade science at Gibson BArBArA little gotteSmAn ’61 pub-
Voices: New and Selected Poems” in
Copley USMC (Ret.) Middle School, also in Danville. lished her fourth book, “Peer Coaching
2009. Ten of her poems were featured
mimi Crohn SlAVin ’49 in the death of Betty and her husband, David, live in Higher Education,” in September
in the May issue of Poetry. A mother of
her husband, Joseph G. Slavin. in Providence; they have one son and 2009. Barbara lives in San Jose, Calif.
two and a grandmother, Eleanor lives
in Charlottesville, Va. two grandchildren.
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AnnA PACk Conner ’62 was one of book “The Underground Railroad: An Sympathy is extended to lynn SellS lAmBert ’73 was
four eastern North Carolina authors Encyclopedia of People, Places, and appointed by Gov. Beverly Perdue to
mAry lou WArd hArriS ’60 in the
to open their “lairs” to the public as Operations.” In addition to writing, the North Carolina Psychology Board
death of her husband, Robert Jerry
a fund-raiser for a scholarship that Mary Ellen teaches Latin and English in December 2009. She was named a
provides assistance to women seek- at Lenoir-Rhyne University. She lives Distinguished Professor of Health by
ing economic self-sufficiency. Anna’s with her husband, Hugh, in Hickory. lAnA hix reAViS ’60in the death of Sandhills Community College in 2008.
book, “Tryon: An Illustrated History,” her husband, Jim Reavis. Lynn resides in Wagram.
kelly Cherry ’67 mFA recently served
contains sketches by Ronnie Mosseller as writer-in-residence at Hamilton PAtriCiA CrottS WilkerSon ’60 in the dr. dAVid eugene Shelton ’73,
and was republished in 2009. She has College in Clinton, N.Y. She is the death of her husband, Leo Wilkerson. ’80 edd was appointed by Borders
written many articles for the Tryon Eudora Welty Professor Emerita Group, Inc. to its board of directors in
SArAh PAyne ABSher ’62 in the death
Daily Bulletin and is currently at work of English and the Evjue-Bascom December 2009. David has a 36-year
of her mother, Annie BArnhArdt
on a history of the first 100 years of Professor Emerita in the Humanities at career with Lowe’s Companies. His
PAyne ’27 .
Polk County Schools. Anna is a retired the University of Wisconsin-Madison. most recent position was senior vice
teacher from Polk County High School kAren hAyeS iVerSen ’65 in the death
Kelly lives with her husband, Burke, president, real estate, engineering and
and current president of the Polk of her husband, Phillip G. Iversen.
in Halifax, Va. construction, a role he has held since
County Historical Association and a Betty eVAnS king ’67 in the death of 1997. David resides in Wilkesboro.
JAn hoWArd SAmet ’67 has been
past president of the AAUW (formerly her husband, the reV. CArloS m. king
appointed a district court judge in roSemAry Settle WAttS ’73 is
known as the American Association of ’74 med .
Guilford County by Gov. Bev Perdue. area clinical specialist for Center
University Women). She lives in Tryon. Fred m. neWnAm ’68 in the death of
Jan, a partner at Keziah, Gates and NC-Gentiva Health Services in
mArilyn lott ’62 participated in a Samet in High Point since 1977, is a cer- his wife, JuliA AdAmS neWnAm ’66 . Winston-Salem.
panel discussion on the civil rights tified Superior Court mediator and has CArol A. BrookS ’74 , staff writer and
movement and integration at Woman’s served on numerous committees for the
College, now UNCG, with other alum- webmaster for the Jamestown News,
North Carolina State Bar. Jan and his was awarded first place, profile fea-
nae at Reunion in April. In February wife, SylViA ’70 , live in High Point.
1960, Marilyn was one of a small ture, in the community division of the
number of WC students to partici- kAthryn StriPling Byer ’68 mFA was 2009 North Carolina Press Association.
pate in the sit-ins at the Woolworth presented with the Order of the Long Carol resides in High Point.
Department Store in Greensboro. She Leaf Pine in March by lindA Arnold dr. AdA mArkitA FiSher ’70 was a CynthiA ForgAy hAtCh ’74 was
CArliSle ’72 , North Carolina’s
and her husband, Philip Lelle, live in guest panelist at Fayetteville State named Southeast Middle School
Front Royal, Va., where she volunteers Department of Cultural Resources University’s scholarly roundtable to Teacher of the Year in January. Cynthia
for the Warren County government Secretary. Kay was recognized for her discuss race relations in January. is a family and consumer science
and also adapts craft activities for spe- five-year term as the state’s poet laure- teacher at the school. She says, “We
ate. With the conclusion of her term, ethAn keyeS dAlton ’71 retired as a
cial needs populations. high school principal and is now a real look at money management, child
Kay has turned her attention to orga- development, clothing, interior design
Anne dAViS SiteS ’65 is a registered nizing a “Laureate’s Choice” reading estate broker associate with RE/MAX
and licensed dietitian/nutritionist Southeast, Inc., in Denver. He resides and other skills.” Additionally, she
at Western Carolina University, partici- focuses on environmental concerns
at the Charles George VA Medical pating in a literature-themed week at in Centennial, Colo.
Center Community Living Center to help students broaden their global
the N.C. Center for the Advancement dr. Shirley Peeler ritChie ’71, ’81
perspective. Cynthia has also taught
in Asheville. She and her husband, of Teaching, and concentrating on her Phd received the Adrian L. Shuford
Bill, live in Swannanoa. They have students the art of quilting as an activ-
own writing again. “Hook and Eye,” Jr. Award for Distinguished Service ity designed to raise awareness of how
two children and five grandchildren. her first short story, debuted in May from Catawba College along with
Outside of work, Anne is active students can help others in the com-
in the N.C. Literary Review, and she is her husband, Raymond, in April. munity by donating their quilt to St.
with St. Mark’s Lutheran Church also working on a novel. Kay lives in College president Dr. W. Craig
in Asheville coordinating the Lay Jude Children’s Hospital. She resides
Cullowhee with her husband, James. Turner described the Ritchies as “an in Kernersville.
Ministry program. unpretentious team that has enriched
WilliAm h. knight ’68 was elected ViCtoriA kingSton AlexAnder ’75 is
ClAir reeSe Sutton ’65 has worked in mayor of Greensboro Nov. 4. Bill is a Catawba College greatly through their
architectural design with a focus on res- service, quiet and often anonymous a certified official for high school and
certified accountant and former part- college swimming and is secretary
idential design in Chapel Hill and the ner with Sharrard, McGee & Co. He stewardship and dedication.” Shirley
Outer Banks since graduation. She was lives in Salisbury. of the officials’ chapter. She traveled
and his wife, PAm Angel knight ’86 , to Ireland in the summer of 2009
honored for her outstanding volunteer live in Greensboro. the rt. reV. dr. gAry roBert “grB”
service in 1996 when she received the and enjoyed an international house
BuChAnAn ’72 , a composer, conduc-
Governor’s Award for her work with mAry helen WilliAmS JoneS ’69 was exchange - an experience she hopes
named director of the North Carolina tor and educator, has been direc- to enjoy again. She and her husband,
the American Cancer Society. Clair was tor of music with the International
the driving force behind bringing the Cooperative Extension in Vance Ron, live in Dryden, N.Y.
County in November 2009. Mary and Community of Christ since 1979
Cancer Society’s Relay for Life to Dare BeCCA AnderSon ’75 is teaching
her family live in Henderson. and founding conductor and direc-
County. She is proud to report their tor of The Foundation Orchestra elementary and middle school after
relay is now #1 in the country. Clair Association since 1985. This spring, teaching 32 years of high school. She
lives in Kitty Hawk. Alumni Deaths the Reno Pops Orchestra performed continues to enjoy biking, kayaking
PAtriCiA A. hielSCher ’66 moved GRB’s “Confuscious Song,” “Cinco de and doing anything outdoors. Becca
BrendA AAronSon ’60
from Apex to Raleigh. She loves being Mayo Overture,” and premiered his lives in Greenwood, S.C.
dot huntley hedriCk ’60
in the center of things. Pat enjoys JAyne truCkenPort huBBell ’61 “Sundancer” scores for full orchestra. JeAnne Smith BAtten ’75 is physical
working with Kate Barrett, professor mAggie SouthWell Byrd ’62 AAS GRB’s compositions are also being education department head for the
emerita, Department of Exercise and thelmA houPe FoSter ’62 med performed by The Ruby Mountain St. John Neumann Regional Catholic
Sport Science, to raise money for a Judith mondy Cooke ’63 Symphony in Elko, Nev., the Carson School and lives with her family in
Celebration in Sport Scholarship. Annie merle elAm ’64 mS City Symphony and the Pasedena Stone Mountain, Ga.
mAry ellen SnodgrASS ’66 has writ- liBBy Auten SAndBAnk ’64 Pops. GRB also is director of Wave elizABeth “BetSy” Sumner Blee ’75
ten a comprehensive reader’s guide JuliAnne WellS SCurry WeSt ’65 Front BIOresonance Research at the is a consulting partner with The Ken
on author Nora Roberts including a PAul Worth BreWer ’66 med historic Steamboat Healing Center Blanchard Companies. In the summer
biography of Roberts and plot sum- SArA JeAn hArriSon ’66 in Reno. GRB lives at Steamboat Hot of 2009, Betsy was credentialed as a
maries of each of her books. Mary JuliA Ann AdAmS neWnAm ’66 Springs south of Reno, Nev. USCG captain. Betsy has started a
Ellen, a scholar of the classics, mythol- John “JACk” erdmAn JenSen ’67 med kAy Sutton hAtCher ’73 joined Yost venture called “Women at the Helm”
ogy, literature and the humanities, BlAnChe eVAngeline houSer & Little Realty, Inc. as a Realtor/broker to encourage and teach women to
has written more than a hundred mCmAhAn ’67 in the Winston-Salem office. She has take the helm of their family-owned
textbooks and reference works. She VirginiA underWood PoWerS ’67 extensive experience in new construc- boat and feel more comfortable and
has twice won the American Library AliCe rAye moore ’68 mA tion and resales of existing property. confident doing so. Betsy resides in
Association’s Booklist Editor’s Choice ViCkie Shoe honeyCutt ’69 Tarrytown, N.Y.
Award, most recently in 2009 for her
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PAulA edith Bonner ’75 , president has made presentations in Tenn. and at Pullen, which provides services to Judy oSBorne luPo ’77 received
and CEO of the University of Wisconsin Va. and has participated in training chronically homeless adults and at-risk the North Carolina All-Star from the
Alumni Association, was named recipi- programs in St. Augustine, Fla., and children. One of her 2009 highlights N.C. Public Health Association in
ent of the 2010 TEMPO International Chicago. “DJ” resides in Greensboro. was a trip to Rome for the Global September 2009. Judy is a member
Leadership Award in May. TEMPO dr. Jo Ann meSSiCk ’75, ’87 edd
Baptist Peace Conference where she of the board of directors for the N.C.
International is a Wisconsin-based got back into education by teaching met men and women who are working Perinatal Association and volunteers
organization that supports and mentors “Fit and Well for Life” at Brunswick for peace all over the world. for the Rescue Mission Medical Clinic
women in leadership positions. Community College in fall 2009. She CAthy holComB WAgoner ’75 oper- serving the homeless and uninsured
kAthy ClAyton BrAdSher ’75 and and her family live in Ocean Isle Beach ates a children’s resale shop in Raleigh. community. She lives in Rural Hall.
her husband, Arch, own and operate where Jo Ann also sells real estate. She coordinates charity donations dr. elAine S. SCott ’77, ’90 mSn
G&F Marketing, a silk screening and kAren mArion mullinAx ’75 is a of clothing and toys for children in is an associate professor at the East
embroidery marketing business and Realtor with Dorsey Alston Realtors need and has partnered with a YWCA Carolina University School of Nursing.
remain busy parents with children in in Atlanta. support group for teen mothers who Elaine received the ECU Centennial
college. Kathy and her family reside want to complete high school and Award for Excellence in Leadership
in Raleigh. mArJorie AnitA nASh ’75 is director make a better life for their children. this spring. She is director of the MSN
of supply and services at the South Cathy remarks, “I feel our store is in a Nursing Leadership concentration and
leSlie ClArk ’75 owns a massage Carolina Department of Disabilities
business and has done workshops on unique position to help meet this type is director of the East Carolina Center
and Special Needs. She lives in of need, so I really take pride in the for Nursing Leadership. Elaine lives in
oncology massage and Hospice mas- Ridgeway, S.C.
sage. She resides in Sebastopol, Calif. relief we can provide.” Topsail Beach.
reBeCCA FreemAn norkuS ’75
ritA Sue WiggS ’75 is commissioner roSe loWry toWnSend ’77 was
gAil lynn diCkerSon ’75 runs a teaches at Baileywick Elementary and
hobby winery with her sister, Judy and of USA South Athletic Conference and named the new Lumbee Tribal
coaches Wake County National board travels extensively with her work. She Administrator in May. Rose was
reports, “We have a good time when candidates. Becky is also director of
we are racking the wine and bottling.” resides in Fayetteville. introduced at a special Tribal Council
the Stephen Ministry at her church. meeting at the Givens Performing Arts
Gail and her partner, Eva, enjoy hiking Her children and grandchildren are donAld nelSon BrookShire ’76, ’78
the Nat Green and Palmetto Trails in mPA retired as city manager for the Center at UNC Pembroke. More than
thriving. Becky and her husband of 35 300 tribe members gathered for the
northern Greensboro. She resides in years, Charley, live happily in Raleigh. City of Mount Airy in January.
Danbury. special meeting. Rose has more than
Bridget mAry hArding ’76 is the car-
edWArd mArShAll rozynSki ’75, 20 years’ experience in elementary
donnA k. doWdy ’75, ’94 edS is retired ’77 mA , vice president for Global diac surgery patient family liaison and and secondary education and served
from Asheboro City Schools and has Government Affairs with Stryker RACE-ER coordinator for Moses Cone as a three-term president of the North
worked as a NCWISE trainer for the Corporation in Washington, was Health System. Carolina Association of Educators.
state. She worked with school systems awarded the UNCG Bryan School of SuSAn ChriStine herring ’76 retired
that had not implemented NCWISE, thomAS mAtheW BArrie ’78 is
Business and Economics Distinguished as regional consultant with the N.C. professor of architecture at NC State
a software student information sys- Alumnus Award on April 27. Ed works Department of Public Instruction
tem. In 2009, she assisted the DeKalb University where he teaches under-
on U.S. health reform legislation and (NCDPI). Her 32-year career in foods graduate and graduate design studios
County School System in Atlanta to has appeared before the U.S. Senate to and nutrition was divided between
implement the same information sys- and history-theory seminars. He served
testify in favor of pediatric device leg- the N.C. Cooperative Extension as director of the School of Architecture
tem. She hopes to move from Asheboro islation. Overseas, he is working with Service, Cumberland County Schools
back to Sanford in the near future. from 2002-07 and is recipient of a
Beijing health officials on their pilot and NCDPI. Susan looks forward to number of teaching awards including
dr. hArriet leigh enzor ’75, ’91 Phd bundled payment system. He has testi- retirement as a time for travel with the Association of Collegiate Schools
was the keynote speaker at Campbell fied before the healthcare committee her mother, catching up on visits with of Architecture Creative Achievement
University’s 124th Founder’s Day in of the German Parliament, advised the family, flower and vegetable garden- Award and the ACSA/American
January. A victim of paralysis at the Chinese government on technologies ing and perhaps a little teaching and Institute of Architecture Students
age of 14, Harriet was introduced to remove HIV from their domestic consulting on the side. She plans to New Teaching Award. His most recent
to wheelchair tennis by her cousin blood supply and counseled with doc- illustrate and publish a book of devo- book, “The Sacred In-Between: The
Nancy Miliken. She was inspired by tors in Phuket, Thailand, after the 2005 tions her brother wrote while serv- Mediating Roles of Architecture” was
the sport and immediately adopted tsunami. He is best known for his work ing four tours of duty in Iraq. Susan published by Routhledge in February.
it as another objective on her list of with healthcare leaders in Japan where would like to see a reunion of gradu- Barrie’s scholarship on symbolism,
things she wanted to do. In 1997, he is widely recognized for his views ate alumni who were the first group of ritual use, and cultural significance of
she won both the U.S. Wheelchair on national health policy. Ed resides in grad students to live in South Spencer architecture has taken him to sacred
Tennis Open and the North Carolina Arlington, Va. as a coed dorm in the mid 1970s. places around the world.
State Championship. Prior to joining JAnet WArden SCott ’75 is a teacher deB hurley ’76, ’90 med is serving
Campbell’s School of Education in PAulA Burney hoeger ’78 is a certi-
at Brennen Elementary School and a one-year term as president of the fied inpatient obstetric nurse and a
1991, Harriet was a school counselor resides in Columbia, S.C. Carolinas Association of Collegiate
in Greensboro and a counselor of the 2010 nominee for the North Carolina
ViCki SimmonS ’75 has been teaching
Registrars and Admissions Officers. Great 100. She received the 2010
Association of Children with learning Deb is associate university registrar at
for 30 years. She was selected to serve Pacemaker award from Moses Cone
disabilities. Harriet maintains a prac- UNCG.
on the State Health Plan Blue Ribbon Health System in recognition of an
tice in psychotherapy as well as her
Task Force and is pursuing national lindA CArol WillCox ChAmBerS ’77 article she coauthored, “Cultivating
career as an educator.
board certification renewal this year. is a clinical instructor in the public Nurse Leaders from the Bedside to
Cheryl ellen Flynn ’75 is Vicki lives in Thomasville. health nursing practicum and lec- the Boardroom” published in Nurse
senior district manager for Solvay turer in public health nursing at the Leader. Paula is assistant director of
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Richmond dis- CorneliA l. SPitz ’75 is a proud par-
ent of “the most amazing children” University of Texas-Austin. She serves nursing in the birthing suites for the
trict. Cherie lives in Glen Allen, Va. as president of the public health nurs- Women’s Hospital of Greensboro.
and continues to enjoy her work but
dee SChoonderWoerd hAll ’75 is looking forward to retirement in ing section of the Texas Public Health mAllory moSer oldhAm ’78 was
works with School Specialty Company five years. Cornelia resides in Johns Association. Linda retired from the named among North Carolina’s Legal
traveling and conducting StationPE Island, S.C. U.S. Air Force at the rank of lieutenant Elite and was featured in the January
workshops. Dee plays tennis and pro- colonel in 2002. She enjoys her two 2010 issue of Business North Carolina.
mArti SykeS ’75 stays active with ten-
claims, “After 50+ years I finally found grandchildren - ages 1 and 5. Mallory is an attorney with Bell, Davis
my sport!” NCAAHPERD selected her nis and exercising and has helped cre-
ate the Celebration of Women in Sport ShAron Pettit guenther ’77, ’83 & Pitt, P.A. in Winston-Salem and
for the 2009 Honor Award. Dee resides med retired from the Wilkes County practices real estate law.
in Wilmington with her husband, Jim. Scholarship Fund at UNCG. She lives
in Greensboro. Board of Education after 32 years in
dr. deBorAh e. JoneS ’75, ’82 med, the central office as the director of
’97 edd owns a consulting business
CAthy tAmSBerg ’75 is minister of middle schools, students services,
providing school improvement ser- outreach and adult education at Pullen health & PE and arts education. She
vices to schools. Her goal is to extend Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh. resides in Wilkesboro.
consulting services outside of N.C. and Cathy is liaison between the church
and a new non-profit, Hope Center
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dr. CynthiA BAll oSterhuS ’78, ’98 BArBArA holding honeyCutt ’74 riChArd douglAS Seiler Jr. ’86 was dAVid oAteS BoWden ’88 in the
Phd was honored by the establishment in the death of her mother, eleAnor promoted to the rank of professor at death of his brother, JAmeS roBert
of a scholarship fund in her name at PeArCe holding ’42 . the University of Louisiana at Monroe. BoWden ’71.
Catawba College. She is a 1973 alumna CArolyn Sue AndreWS ’76, ’95 BFA
He serves as the keyboard area coordi- CynthiA WAterS BroWer ’89 in the
of Catawba and worked for 30 years as in the death of her mother, Sue Page nator in the Division of Music within death of her father, Abraham Waters.
a teacher-educator in the sciences and Andrews. the School of Visual and Performing
mathematics with Rowan-Salisbury Arts. Richard lives in Farmerville, La.
schools. In 2003, Cynthia joined the Beth griFFin CrAig ’79 in the death of
SuSAn rAChell SteVenSon ’86 med
Catawba faculty working with pre- her mother, SArA myerS griFFin ’52 .
was promoted to director of nutri-
service teacher education in math and tional services at Blue Ridge Regional
science and coordinating the math- Hospital in January. Susan will oversee
ematics education program. She was all patient nutrition as well as the
named rector of the Ritchie Academy operations of the hospital’s cafeteria Allen Arthur CAdAVero ’90 is a PhD
for Teaching when it was established and coffee shop. Susan resides in nursing education student at Villanova
in 2007. Spruce Pine. University in Pennsylvania. Allen
dr. FAnnie rAtliFF ’78 received the BeVerly eSSiCk ’80 mSn was elected
works part-time in the summer at
kAthleen uPChurCh ’ 86 mlS retired
doctorate of education degree in to the North Carolina Board of Duke University School of Nursing as
from the Gunn Memorial Public
December 2009 from Fayetteville State Nursing in December. Essick is the a clinical instructor and a CNIII staff
Library in March. She had been
University. Fannie majored in educa- associate director of Compliance/ registered nurse.
a familiar face at the library since
tional leadership with an emphasis in Regulatory Services at Wake Forest starting in 1986. Kathleen resides in eliShA FreemAn ’91 is manager of the
curriculum and instruction. She is the Baptist Medical Center in Winston- Yanceyville. United Agenda for Children program
lead counselor for the Anson County Salem. of the Children & Family Resource
dr. denniS CArroll ’87 edd was
School System. Center in Henderson County. She
riChArd helmS ’80 published his promoted to provost and vice presi-
mArthA Wooldridge yountS 10th novel, “Six Mile Creek,” in March also serves as a grant writer for the
dent for Academic Affairs of High
’78 is executive vice president for 2010. Richard’s previous novels have resource center. Elisha and her hus-
Point University in February. Dennis
Professional Development of Visions, been nominated three times for the band, Chris, have two children and
is responsible for serving as chief
a company that designs and custom- Private Eye Writers of America’s live in Hendersonville.
academic officer of the university and
izes training solutions for various Shamus Award and he also won two will oversee all academic programs miChAel hylton ’91 was appointed
companies and organizations. Derringer Awards for short mystery and services. director of the Cooperative Extension
dr. deBBie lAne lAmm ’79 , president stories. Richard lives in Weddington. Service in Stokes County. Prior to
kimBerly o’dAnA lightSey ’89
of Edgecombe County Community dr. Fred moCk ’80 , superintendent his appointment, Michael was the
earned the Project Management
College, spoke before the Eastern for Davidson County Schools, received horticulture extension agent and
Institute’s most recognized and
North Carolina business and eco- a 2010 Distinguished Alumni award also served as interim director for
respected global credential, The
nomic leaders and state lawmakers in from the UNCG School of Education. the Cooperative Extension Service
Project Management Professional
January on workforce development in Under his leadership, the school sys- in Stokes County. Michael will work
(PMP) in April. Lightsey is employed
health care. Debbie resides in Tarboro. tem has provided enhanced curricular, jointly with Economic Development of
as a senior project analyst with the
athletic and extracurricular opportuni- Stokes County and Forsyth Technical
dr. ritA hundley PiCkler ’79, ’81 Center for Creative Leadership in
ties for students, and student achieve- Community College to focus on farm-
mSn was named Nursing Alumni Greensboro.
ment has continued to rise. Fred land preservation by assisting farmers
Endowed Professor at the Virginia John ShePherd ’89 was nominated
resides in Lexington. in the diversification of their farms in
Commonwealth University School for a Writers Guild of America award order to keep the farms productive and
of Nursing in May. Dean Nancy F. ed SimPSon ’80 mFA wrote the play for his work on the first season of profitable.
Langston said, “Her discoveries are “Elephant Sighs,” which will become “Nurse Jackie,” a sitcom airing on the
leading to increased understandings of a feature film starring seven- time Showtime cable channel. The show
reV. dr. donAld rAy JenkinS ’91
biobehavorial clinical phenomena and mA , ’02 Phd was installed as pastor of
Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner. and its writers are nominated in the
important improvements in the care Simpson directed the movie, which Ivory Hill Baptist Church in Enfield
Best New Series category. John resides
we provide to our patients and their was filmed in January in High Point in January. Prior to being installed
in Los Angeles.
families.” Rita is professor and acting and Thomasville. as pastor, Donald served as associ-
associate dean of research and scholar- ate minister at Saint Stephen Baptist
SAndy SegAl liSh ’83, CFCS-hdFS ,
ship at VCU. Alumni Marriages Church and was an associate profes-
of Billerica Memorial High School in sor of English at Winston-Salem State
Billerica, has been named an American CynthiA dee lloyd ’83 to Andre
Dalton Williams April 10. Cynthia is University. Donald and his wife,
Alumni Deaths Association of Family & Consumer Linda, live in Winston-Salem.
Sciences (AAFCS) 2010 National an insurance human resources profes-
ruth Ann hAmmond ’70 was named
Teacher of the Year Merit Finalist. sional and a certified group exercise Amy nieVinSki ’91
elizABeth leggett ’70 ’74 med Kernersville Middle School’s Teacher
instructor. The couple will reside in
JAmeS r. BoWden ’71 Joni mCmillAn dAViS ’85 is vice
Charlotte. of the Year. Amy teaches sixth-grade
June mClAurin JeFFerS ’71 president of Local Government and math at the school. Amy lives in
Community Relations for Duke dAVid Allen CASe ’86 to Barbara
lArry W. huFFStetler ’72 Kernersville.
JAn AShmore JACkSon ’72 Energy. She joined Duke Energy in Marie Johnson Feb 6. David works for
1985 upon graduation from UNCG. Show Pros Entertainment Services. mAry Beth StAnley ’91 mA received
WAndA griFFin millS ’72
She resides in Davidson. The couple will make their home in the 2009 Woman of the Year award
mAJ. SteVen h. CoPley ’74
Spartanburg, S.C. from the Davie Business Women
CArloS m. king ’74 JeFFrey gloVer ’85, ’87 mA was
Association for her work as a business
Judy hunter miller ’74 promoted to BB&T vice president in owner and child advocate. She lives
rodney rhett BAll ’75 November. Jeffrey resides in Wilson. Alumni Deaths in Mocksville with her husband, Dan,
eArl W. hill Sr. ’75
PAulA reynoldS oWenS ’80, ’85 WilliAm lindSAy “Bill” CAmPBell ’83 and two sons.
deBorAh leonArd PArker ’75
mm, ’09 mSA is the assistant principal dr. dAVid Conley mCkinney ’85 mm,
dAVid Arnold ’92, ’09 mAlS accepted
mAmie eVAnS lloyd ’76
at McCrary Elementary School in ’94 dmA
the position of director of donor rela-
nAnCy gregory eVAnS ’77
Asheboro. She is a former music edu- SteVen A. miller ’85 edd
tions in the Office of Development
irene SAdle mACintoSh ’77
cator in Guilford County Schools. dru riChArd JArrett ’87
and Alumni Affairs at Wake Forest
dAVid W. Wrenn ’77
miChAel P. roChe ’85 mPA, ’85 University Baptist Medical Center in
mliS was named director of the Sympathy is extended to Winston-Salem.
Sympathy is extended to rolAndA PhylliSe Wright ’86 in
Rockingham County Library system
Connie nAnCe hedriCk ’72 in the in April. Roche previously served as the death of her brother, rolAnd C.
death of her mother, Wylma Bryson town manager and finance officer for Wright iii ’95 mS and her mother,
Hedrick. the town of Stoneville for four years. Phyllise M. Wright.
4 uncg magazine ° Summer 2010
WilliAm BuChAnAn ’92 edd was a fea- addition of a daughter-in-law and PAtriCk d. neWton ’97 was certi- Alumni Deaths
tured speaker at the 2009 Conference grandson to their family. fied by the North Carolina State Bar
PAulA helen StAnley ’91 Phd
on Library and Information Society CAroline mACk ’95 mm celebrated the as a specialist in estate planning and
PAtriCiA norriS lAmBeth ’95
hosted by Fu Jen Catholic University 10th anniversary of her nonprofit arts probate law. Patrick is an associate
rolAnd Wright ’95 mS
in Taipei, Taiwan. William is on the center, Caroline Mack Center for the with Strauss & Associates, P.A. in
kAy keStler hollAnd ’96
faculty of the Department of Library Arts, on March 27. The Center offers Hendersonville. Patrick’s concentra-
kAthleen trAVerS ’96 med
Science at Clarion University in lessons in dance, voice, modeling and tion is in the areas of estate planning
StePhAnie Anne FiSChetti ’99
Pennsylvania. His teaching special- drama and is located in Sumter, S.C. and administration, wills, trusts, and
ties include youth services in libraries, related tax matters. Patrick received
BriAn mAttiSon ’95 has joined Alumni Marriages
reference services, multicultural and his law degree from Wake Forest
international librarianship. Monaghan Group as a client leader University. eriC SteVen SelF ’93, ’99 mFA to
serving the Triad and Triangle offices.
SuSAn FeAgin ’92 was a featured artist AiShA P. hoWArd ’98 was appointed Jacqueline Elizabeth Bushawn March
Brian brings more than 20 years of
in the Toe River Arts Council’s semi- principal of North Elementary School 13. Eric is an exhibition coordinator
accounting and client service experi-
annual Studio Tour in December 2009. in Roxboro. Prior to her appointment at North Carolina School of the Arts.
ence to this role. Brian and his wife,
Susan makes decorative yet functional as principal, Aisha taught at the ele- Jacqueline attends Forsyth Technical
meliSSA BlAke mAttiSon ’94 , live in
pottery, firing in oxidation in both mentary school level for seven years Community College. They live in
electric and gas kilns. She works as and served at the administrative level Winston-Salem.
coordinator for the clay studio at the Congratulations to lAurA hill reeCe in the Durham Public Schools for four Shelley deniSe hunter ’96 to
’95 mPA and her husband, Doug, on
Penland School of Crafts. years. Aisha lives in Durham. ChriStoPher montre’l lyonS ’99
the birth of their daughter, Laura
lee ShreVe ’92 mSn received ambula- heAther Worthington kindl ’98 is April 30. They live in Raleigh.
Elizabeth “Betsy,” April 9, 2009. Laura
tory perianesthesia nurse certification and Doug have an older son, Will. a children’s emergency room nurse at JoSePh JAmeS Conley Jr. ’99 to
in November. They live in Ormond Beach, Fla. WakeMed in Raleigh. Heather is also Brandy Lee Miller Oct. 2. James is
John o’neAl ’93 will serve as chair of
an instructor for neonatal resuscita- employed as a senior pharmaceutical
dAniel Steinert ’95 dmA performed tion, basic life support and pediatric
the consumer areas of practice section sales respresentative for Johnson &
in a two-piano concert with Marjorie advanced life support programs. She
of the North Carolina Advocates for Johnson. Brandy is attending UNC
Mitchell in December 2009 at Cherry lives in Raleigh with her husband,
Justice for the 2010-11 year. John is an Charlotte. Joseph and Brandy live in
Hill Plantation in Inez. The concert Brian.
attorney with the O’Neal Law Office in Huntersville.
program included music by Mozart,
Greensboro where he handles personal Brahms and Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in keVin treiBer ’98 deployed to Haiti AAron elizABeth Woodie ’99 to
injury, vehicle issues, civil cases and Blue.” Daniel is director of music and with NJ-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Matthew Douglass Kennedy Oct.
litigation and traffic representation. organist at Christ United Methodist Team in January in support of the U.S. 10. Aaron is a creative designer for
Wendy neWton Wright ’93 is serving Church in Chapel Hill. government’s medical response to the Hanesbrands in New York City.
as chairperson of the Continuing earthquake. Matthew is employed by Choice
SCott elliott ’96 was appointed
Education Approval Unit for the reginA BrunSSen ’99 , owner of Production, Staffing and Catering
to Blue Ridge Community College’s
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. Ayurvedic Bodywork Center in Company. They reside in Tudor
Board of Trustees. Scott will represent
Raleigh, plans to expand the concepts City, N.Y.
liSA BoWenS ’94, ’97 mSBe, ’02 mliS Transylvania County on the Board. He
was named the 2009-10 winner of the is the director of secondary education, she learned from alternative medicine
annual “Word and World” essay prize career technical education, and stu- guru Deepak Chopra with a balanced
for doctoral candidates. Lisa is a PhD dent services for Transylvania County living center called Pure Life Center
candidate at Princeton Theological Schools. Scott lives with his wife, for Balanced Living. The Center, locat-
Seminary in New Jersey. Laura, in Brevard. ed in Cary, will feature the Triangle’s
first Turkish bath and salt therapy
mAnuel dudley ’94, ’98 mSeS was tArA guthrie ’96 mliS is director of
rooms. She lives in Raleigh.
appointed dean of Guilford Technical library services at Central Carolina ShArdA BuSSe ’00 joined Deep River
Community College’s Greensboro Community College located in BrAndon BryAn ’99 received his Family Medicine in High Point. Sharda
campus. Manuel was dean of math, Pittsboro. Prior to her position with Doctorate of Psychology from the is a certified family nurse practitioner
natural and social sciences, human Central Carolina Community College, Virginia Consortium Program in and has a special interest in women’s
services and cooperative education Tara worked at the Carteret Community Clinical Psychology (The College of health, pediatrics and preventative care.
at Mitchell Community College in College library for 13 years. Addition- William & Mary, Eastern Virginia
kArrie giBSon dixon ’00 mA is the
Statesville prior to his appointment. ally, she served as director of District Medical School, Norfolk State
assistant vice president for Academic
Manuel lives in Greensboro with his Two of the North Carolina Community University and Old Dominion
and Student Affairs of the 17 cam-
wife, Kimberly, and their daughters. College Learning Resources Association University). Brandon completed his
puses in the UNC system. Karrie
and is currently serving on the organi- predoctoral internship at the Hampton
ty reeVeS ’94 received his North is responsible for the oversight of
zation’s conference planning committee. VAMC and postdoctoral fellowship
Carolina real estate license and is now research and sponsored programs, and
Tara lives in Sanford. at the Salisbury VAMC. He has been
an agent with Keller Williams Realty provides university-wide guidance
accepted as a staff psychologist for
in Cary. Shelley CriSP ’97 mFA was featured and assistance for student service and
the new Veterans Affairs Intensive
in the January issue of Humanities, the academic activities.
diAnA mArShAll ShoAF ’94 med Outpatient Substance Abuse Program
directed the Brock County Arts magazine of the National Endowment Wendy hilton gurley ’00 is a certi-
Council’s performance of “Arsenic for the Humanities, for her work as fied registered nurse anesthetist with
executive director of the North Carolina AngelA JoneS ’99 realized her life-
and Old Lace.” Diana is artistic direc- Unifour Anesthesia Associates. Wendy
Humanities Council. As a career col- long dream when she opened Care ’n
tor and theatre arts lead teacher with lives in Hickory.
lege teacher, Shelley has taught writing, Motion, her private physical therapy
the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County practice. Care ’n Motion is a direct donnA rASh lo ’00 is a certified nurse
Schools. In addition, Diana is the literature, poetry and interdisciplinary
access practice that treat patients with midwife at Wendover Ob/Gyn &
drama instructor at Triple Threat Dance studies courses at Guilford College,
musculoskeletal trauma, sports inju- Infertility. Donna lives in Greensboro.
Center located in Winston-Salem. UNCG, NC State and UNC Charlotte
where she also headed the women’s ries and post-surgery ailments. Her JAnet oliVer ’00, ’02 mFA had an
PAtriCiA z. SteVenS ’94 mSn was studies program. She continues as visit- practice also includes vestibular rehab. exhibition of a new series of picture
reelected treasurer of the North ing faculty for the master of liberal arts Prior to opening her practice, Angela postcards, “Tiny Travels,” open in
Carolina Nurses Association Board of program at UNCG. worked at High Point Regional Health March in the Oregon Arts District of
Directors. Patricia is a neonatal nurse System in acute and outpatient rehab Dayton, Ohio.
WAyne hunt ’97 , the self-expressed
practitioner at Catawba Valley Medical and in the Orthopedic Surgery Center
Carolina Sports Guy, has created a kelly leAnn riChArd ’00 is an out-
Center in Hickory. outpatient rehab.
blog of the same name that combines patient oncology nurse at Caromont
eileen Colon ’95 mSn is an assis- AShley meredith ’99 joined Re/ Hospital. Kelly lives in Gastonia.
Wayne’s writing talents with his love
tant professor at Western Carolina of sports. Wayne is a freelance writer Max 1st Choice realty company in
JAmie Bynum ’01 joined the Wake
University. Eileen traveled to Spain in living in Lexington. In 2007 he was a Greensboro. Ashley has been a real
Forest-Rolesville team of Allen Tate
November 2009 to present research. finalist for the Robert Benchley Society estate agent since 2004. She has the
Realtors in Wake Forest.
Eileen and her husband welcome the Humor Competition. designation as an accredited buyer
5 uncg magazine ° Summer 2010
reBeCCA CArr ’01 mm was invited JASon kArn ’02 mm was cast in the appeared in the American Poetry AngelA Shelton oVermAn ’04 is a
by the Special Studies Program of the tenor role as Ferrando in Mozart’s Review, “Best New Poets 2008,” Prairie nurse manager at UNC Health Care in
Chatauqua Institution in New York “Cosi Fan Tutte” in semi-staged concert Schooner and The Southern Review. Chapel Hill. Angela lives in Bennett.
to teach “What’s All the Screaming form in Baldwin Auditorium on Duke Rhett and her husband publish Cave kAtherine PeePleS ’04 was awarded
About?: Opera for the Uninitiated.” In University’s East Campus in March. Wall, a literary journal of poetry and a master’s degree in special education
addition to her work at the Academy WiliAm kiehl ’02is a private duty art, in Greensboro. from Elon University in August.
of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia as coor- home health nurse. William lives in AShAnti White ’03, ’07 mA starred
dinator of opera outreach, Rebecca PAtriCiA Quigley ’04 mm participated
Reidsville. in a one-woman review, “La Revue as a clinician for high school students
maintains a private voice studio and Negre: The Josephine Baker Story,” at
performs regularly in opera, concert JeSSe knight ’02 mFA presented a at the 2010 All County Band clinic in
program on documentary filmmak- the Greensboro Historical Museum in March. She is a National Board certi-
and recital. In April 2009, Rebecca February. Ashanti lives in Raleigh.
made her Carnegie Hall debut as ing in April at the John C. Campbell fied teacher and has been a recipient of
Folk School in western N.C. Jesse has JAmeS AdCox ii ’04 is the editor and the N.C. Central District Bandmasters
soprano soloist in Vivald’s “Gloria” in
taught media arts at the Art Institute co-founder of the literary journal Association’s top career service award,
of Las Vegas and currently teaches in Artifice Magazine, first published in the Award of Excellence; has been
ChriStoPher ChAlk ’01 starred February. Fiction and poetry written
the communication arts department at inducted into the American School
alongside Denzel Washington, Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk. by James have been published in The Band Director’s Association; and was
Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Literary Review, Bateau, Quick Fiction, the N.C. representative featured in
lAtoyA mArSh rogerS ’02 mSn
Henderson and Russell Hornsby n+1, and PANK, and is forthcoming School Band and Orchestra Magazine’s
in the 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning is a clinical associate professor in
nursing at North Carolina A&T in Barrelhouse. James is pursuing his annual “50 Directors Who Make a
drama, “Fences.” Chris finished an doctorate in English Studies at the Difference” article.
eight-month Off-Broadway run in the State University. LaToya lives in
Greensboro. University of Illinois-Chicago. trAViS reeVeS ’04 edS, edd ’06 has
Manhattan Theatre Club’s produc-
tion of “Ruined,” which won the 2009 SArA Ann SheFField ’02 is nursing in Congratulations to AmAndA hArdie been appointed superintendent of
AlmodoVAr ’04 , and her husband, Ashe County Schools. He formerly
Pulitzer Prize in drama. Chris has also a private hospital in Brisbane, Australia.
hugo AlmodoVAr ’02 , on the birth served as principal at Eastern Guilford
appeared in numerous productions, Sara has also served as a travel nurse in
including roles in “The Overwhelming” North Carolina, Tennessee, Colorado, of their son, Sergio Rhys Almodovar, High School in Gibsonville. Travis
and “Unconditional.” “Fences,” which Arizona and Utah. Oct. 5. lives in West Jefferson.
won a Tony Award for Best Revival of a lAurA WAtFord BroWn ’03 is a nurse kriStin CurCio ’04 mSn is a nurse SArAh SymondS ’04 mA was inducted
Play, ran from April to July at the Cort with Moses Cone Health System in practitioner at Moses Cone Regional into the Rollins Society, a graduate and
Theatre on Broadway. Greensboro. Laura lives in Stoneville Cancer Center in Greensboro. Kristin professional student honor society in
kAty mCneill JACkSon ’01, ’05
is enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing April. Sarah is a doctoral candidate
AndreA Butler ’03 is the publisher Practice program at Duke University’s in communication at the University
mSn is a palliative nurse practitioner and editor-in-chief for Sesi magazine,
with Hospice and Palliative Care of School of Nursing. Kristin lives in of Missouri where she has served fel-
publishing the first issue in December. Greensboro. low students as vice president and
Greensboro. In May Katy graduated Sesi, which means sister in the Sotho
from Vanderbilt University in its first CiArA dinAPoli ’04 directed New Bern president of the graduate professional
language of South Africa, is geared council. Sarah was named a Difficult
doctor of nursing practice cohort with toward African-American teenage girls. Civic Theatre’s “Beauty and the Beast,
a 4.0 grade point average. Jr.” in March. Ciara is a drama teacher Dialogue Faculty Fellow, vice-chair for
dAWn SCotton CAVineSS ’03 is a at James W. Smith Elementary in Cove membership for Griffith’s Leadership
keVin mertenS ’01 mFA served as the family medicine resident doctor at Society for Women and was accepted
juror at the 29th annual competitive City and has directed for the last eight
Moses Cone Hospital. Dawn lives in years in Greensboro and New Bern. into a competitive doctoral seminar
exhibition of original artwork, spon- Greensboro. at Wayne State University in Detroit.
sored by the Community Council ArriS golden ’04 mm participated as
Congratulations to Aimee Cote Sarah is co-authoring a book on dark
for the Arts in March. Kevin is an a clinician for middle school students
durkoS ’03, ’07 med and her husband, communication within families, for-
adjunct instructor at Central Carolina at the 2010 All County Band clinic in
Michael, on the birth of their son, mulating a model for the stages of
Community College in Jacksonville, March. She is the director of bands
Logan Michael Durkos, Jan. 19. Aimee friendship dissolution and examining
where he teaches painting, figure at Gravelley Hill Middle School in
and her family live in Clemmons. the positive effects of keeping secrets
drawing and art appreciation. Efland. Arris is a National Board certi-
ChriStoPher hAyneS ’03 mSn is a fied teacher and has been a recipient of
APril Boyett ’02 performed in St.
hospitalist at Regional Hospital in St. the N.C. Central District Bandmasters Anne Aldridge WeBB ’04 mPA
John’s Episcopal Church Epiphany authored a book on Appalachian State
Paul, Minn. Christopher developed, Association’s top career service award,
Concert Series in January in her home- University. “Appalachian State A to Z”
implemented and co-directs the first the Award of Excellence; has been
town, Florence, S.C. April performed is said to be a story for Mountaineers
Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner inducted into the American School
the soprano role of Madame Lidoine of all ages, capturing history and
fellowship program in psychiatry in Band Director’s Association; and was
in the Muraco/Vaughn Workshop tradition of the Appalachian State
the United States. Christopher lives in the N.C. representative featured in
productions of “The Dialogues of University campus. Anne is a free-
Hugo, Minn. School Band and Orchestra Magazine’s
the Carmelites” and appeared in the lance writer from Alamance County
Outreach Opera productions of “If AShley neVille ’03 is a recipient of the annual “50 Directors Who Make a
Difference” article. She is completing and has written for local publica-
the Shoe Fits” and “Hare Today, Gone Friends of Nursing Award and was rec-
coursework toward the Doctorate tions such as Our State and North
Tomorrow.” ognized at a Celebration of Excellence
in Educational Leadership at UNC Carolina Signature. Anne works as
gala in November. This award recog-
ChriStoPher gorhAm ’02 was Chapel Hill. associate director of advancement at
nizes nursing excellence throughout
recognized as one of the 40 Leaders the University of North Carolina at
the Duke University Health System. Beth key JohnSon ’04 is a staff nurse
Under Forty in the Triad in February. Chapel Hill School of Nursing.
Ashley is a gastroenterology nurse and in radiation oncology at Wake Forest
Christopher was also selected to serve AAron Woody ’04 mSA, ’08 edS was
received the Durham Regional Hospital University Baptist Medical Center in
on the UNCG Board of Visitors where named Randolph County’s princi-
Medical Staff award for Excellence in Winston-Salem. Beth lives in Rural
he serves on the Corporate Relations pal of the year. Aaron is pursuing a
Nursing Practice. Hall.
Committee. He is a member of the doctorate in education at UNCG and
Greensboro Children’s Museum Board CryStAl rouSe ’03 mSn is a pediatric AmBroShA hill JordAn ’04 is a fam- has worked in education for the past
of Trustees. Christopher resides in nurse anesthetist and clinical instruc- ily nurse practitioner with North State 10 years, first as a history and lan-
Greensboro with his wife, meredith tor at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Group in Denver. Ambrosha guage arts teacher, then as principal
SeAWell gorhAm ’02 , and their three Medical Center in Winston-Salem. lives in Huntersville. of Allen Jay Middle School in High
children. Crystal lives in Kernersville. was the featured
nAthAn kling ’04 Point before becoming principal at
kAtrinA hAleS ’02, ’09 mSn is a nurse rhett iSemAn trull ’03 mFA was performer for the Eastern Carolina John Lawrence Elementary School in
anesthetist at N.C. Baptist Hospital. featured in the Barton College Concert Society at Duke United Archdale.
Katrina lives in Greensboro. Creative Writing Symposium’s fifth Methodist Church in April. CongrAtulAtionS to elizABeth
annual Emerging Writers Series in is a care coordi-
JuliA horrigAn ’02 mSn is a nurs- AliSon leW ’04 mSn AlthAuS BAllAnCe ’05 and her hus-
March. Rhett won the Anhinga Prize nator for the mother-baby and central
ing instructor at Durham Technical band, douglAS BAllAnCe ’04 , on the
for Poetry for her first book, “The nursery at Women’s Hospital of
Community College. birth of their son, Harrison Douglas
Real Warnings.” Rhett’s poems have Greensboro. Alison lives in Clemmons. Ballance, Oct. 14.
6 uncg magazine ° Summer 2010
trAViS BillingSley ’05 was elected spent her entire career in the Winston- nAdiA moFFett ’07 was a guest at t. Simin hAll ’08 Phd is a research
to the Rockingham City Council in Salem/Forsyth County school system. Open and Shut Case, the Wilkes assistant professor in the depart-
November. Travis is the youngest Congratulations to hildA ForCAdelA Community College Endowment ment of mechanical engineering at
person to be elected to the city council ’06 mSn and her husband on the birth Corporation’s popular fundraising Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State
in Rockingham. Travis and his wife, of their son, Adrian Carlo, March 5. event. Nadia is Miss North Carolina University in Blacksburg, Va. Simin
Brooke, have a 4-year-old son, Hunter. Adrian joins two older siblings. 2010 and is an active community and received the Institue for Distance &
Travis is the senior human resources business leader. Nadia began her career Distributed Learning Faculty Research
representative at Perdue Farms in mAttheW lAmBeth ’06 was elected in a Leadership Path Program for Fellowship in January for her research
Rockingham. chairman of Randolph County Schools American Express Company, develop- involving increasing adult learn-
Board of Education. Matthew lives ing and engaging employees in career ers’ access to engineering education
dAWn BroWn ’05 is a nurse at with his wife, Miranda, and son,
Wesley Long Community Hospital in and performance development. through online learning. Simin lives in
Kaleb, in Asheboro. Radford, Va.
Greensboro. Dawn lives in Burlington. lyndA moSS ’07 mSn is employed
Peter mArtin ’06 deployed to Iraq
miChAel hAldemAn ’05 mm, ’08 dmA ,
with Moses Cone Health System in meliSSA WileS leonArd ’08 is a nurse
as a member of the 201st Battlefield Greensboro. Lynda lives in Tobaccoville. at Wilkes Regional Medical Center and
a marimba player, performed a solo Surveillance Brigade out of Fort Lewis,
recital at the Summerville Music Club Che’ nAVey ’07 is a nurse at Wake a nursing clinical instructor at Wilkes
Tacoma, Wash., to serve in the U.S. Community College. Melissa lives in
in Summerville, S.C., in May. Michael Central Command’s area of respon- Forest University Baptist Medical
is a percussion studies professor at Center in Winston-Salem. Che’ is Wilkesboro.
sibility in support of Operation Iraqi
Charleston Southern University where Freedom. pursuing a master’s degree through elizABeth loPArtiS ’08 dmA served
he teaches applied percussion lessons, UNCG’s Nurse Practitioner Program. as judge in the 16th annual Dinu
miChelle millS ’06, ’08 mSn is a
percussion methods and music appre- Che’ lives in Greensboro. Lipatti Auditions at Robert Morris
ciation; conducts the CSU percussion nurse practitioner-hospitalist at Blue Academy in Beaufort. Elizabeth is a
Ridge Healthcare in Morganton. odetAyo odedere ’07 graduated
ensemble; and assists with the CSU from basic combat training at Fort Sill, nationally known teacher, clinician and
marching band and pep band. Michelle lives in Hickory. adjudicator. Elizabeth is a faculty mem-
mike hAmmontree ’05, ’07 mS is the tereSA PAyne ’06 is a nurse manager ber and collaborative artist at UNC
of the outreach education/lactation JAne ryAn ’07 is a director of the
PGA Tour Representative for Scratch Wilmington, where she has appeared in
department with Carolinas Medical emergency department at Maria the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
Golf Clubs in Chattanooga, Tenn. Parham Medical Center in Henderson.
Mike lives in Ooltewah, Tenn. Center-Union in Monroe. Teresa lives as a piano soloist.
in Wingate. Jane lives in Timberlake.
megAn ShAW hAyeS ’05 is employed
BoBBi mAttiCe ’08 joined the staff of
holly ClArk PegrAm ’06 is a nurse Congratulations to lAuren ColtrAin Rockingham Community College in
with Liberty Home Care in Dunn. SlACk ’07 and her husband on the
Megan lives in Garner. with Novant Health in Winston-Salem. Wentworth. Bobbi worked for 12 years
Holly lives in Clemmons. birth of their son, Colton Michael, in the areas of renal medicine, hemo-
Jimmy kimBAll Jr. ’05 mSn is a staff- December 2009. dialysis and intensive care at Moses
certified registered nurse anesthetist PAul zAzenSki ’06 is head coach of
the University of Great Falls men’s WAlter BArtlett ’08 Phd was inau- Cone Health System in Greensboro.
with American Anesthesiology in gurated as the fourth president of Bobbi also worked as a preceptor for
Raleigh. Jimmy is the North Carolina soccer program in Great Falls, Mont.
Paul served as lead assistant this past Piedmont Community College, which nursing students and staff in the hos-
Association of Nurse Anesthetists serves students in Person and Caswell pital and taught nursing at Guilford
Government Relations Committee season. He is the previous coach of
Southwest Guilford High School in counties. Walter previously served as Technical Community College. Bobbi
Chair and District I Director. Jimmy vice president of technical programs continues relief work in the surgical/
lives in Knightdale. High Point and has coached various
club teams and has worked at numer- at Caldwell Community College and intensive care unit at Moses Cone.
mArthA oSSWAld ’05 is the office ous camps throughout the country. Technical Institute. Walter has worked lindSAy PegrAm mineCk ’08 is a
manager of Southern Jewelry News in the N.C. Community College sys- nurse at Presbyterian Hospital in
and MidAmerica Jewelry News. kAren Allred ’07 dmA was the tem for more than 20 years.
featured pianist in a classical trio Charlotte. Lindsay lives in Mount
Martha previously worked for the ShAron demPSey ’08 is leading the I Holly.
Guilford County School system work- performing in the Hillsborough Arts
Council’s 2010 Parlor Concert Series, CAN campaign to raise money for the lindSAy morriS ’08 is a pediatric
ing with youth requiring individual Mothering Across Continents program
assistance. Martha lives in Greensboro. a series of musical concerts given in nurse at Wake Forest University
historic homes. to support the Woza Moya Children’s Baptist Medical Center in Winston
kenney Potter ’05 dmA directed both Center in North Kohala, Hawaii.
Congratulations to lAurA CiCerone Salem. Lindsay lives in Jamestown.
the Wingate University Singers and The event kickoff was held in Elliott
BuSSe ’07 and her husband on the Whitney WilSon oAkley ’08 edS was
Chamber Choir in their local concert University Center Auditorium. Sharon
as part of the 2010 winter tour in birth of their son, Greyson Marc Busse, is in her final year in the Joint Master’s named the 2010 Alamance-Burlington
January. Kenney is an assistant profes- Sept. 10. in Social Work program and interns School System’s Wachovia Principal
sor of music and director of choral kryStAl Cox Butler ’07 is a nurse at at Guilford Child Health Clinic in of the Year. Whitney became princi-
activities at Wingate University in Rockingham County Department of Greensboro and at Penn Griffin School pal of Sylvan Elementary School in
Wingate. Kenney is a published com- Public Health in Wentworth. Krystal for the Arts in High Point where she 2008. Whitney is pursuing a doctorate
poser and active clinician throughout lives in Reidsville. works with adolescents. Sharon is also degree in educational leadership at
the southeastern United States. the graduate student representative UNCG.
eVA erBSkorn ’07 organized a march
JeSSiCA SteVenS ’05 mSn is a member across the Brooklyn Bridge as part on the board of the North Carolina niCole PerAgine ’08 mm is the
of the nursing faculty at Davidson of the demonstrations for lowering chapter of the National Association of Pinecrest High School orchestra direc-
Community College. Jessica lives in carbon emissions on the International Social Workers. tor and is responsible for bringing
Mocksville. Day of Climate Action in October Jeremy dull ’08 joined the Workforce Grant Llewellyn, an internationally
2009. Since the march, Eva has gone Development and Training Center as renowned conductor and music direc-
SArAh FliCkinger WimBerly ’05
to work full-time as an organizer for a job counselor. WDTC serves a five- tor for the N.C. Symphony, to work
graduated from the Academy of Art with 40 of her orchestra students at
University in San Francisco with a Greenpeace, one of the largest envi- county region and assists dislocated
ronmental organizations in the world. workers with retraining, skill upgrad- Pinecrest.
master’s degree in fine arts in docu-
mentary photography. Sarah lives in heAther BroWn lee ’07 is a regis- ing and job placement. Jeremy previ- John Shoun ’08 graduated from basic
Ambler, Pa. tered nurse at Wesley Long Hospital in ously served as an English as a Second military training at Lackland Air Force
Greensboro. Heather will begin nurse Language instructor with Alamance Base, San Antonio. John completed
SAmuel BiCkett ’06 is an attorney at
anesthesia school at the Raleigh School Community College in Graham and has an intensive, eight week program that
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders been an instructor at Davidson County included training in military discipline
in Boston and is co-counsel in a fed- of Anesthesia in August. Heather lives
in Greensboro. and Forsyth Technical Community studies. John earned distinction as an
eral lawsuit to overturn Section 3 of Colleges. Jeremy lives in Lewisville. honor graduate.
the Defense of Marriage Act. Samuel ChAnin mAynArd ’07 is an assistant
director of the emergency department yong im lee Federle ’08 dmA is a demetreSS SuggS ’08 is a nurse at
lives in Cambridge, Mass.
at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital. piano instructor at Winston Salem Duke Medical Center. Demetress lives
StePhAnie gentry ’06 mSA has been
Chanin lives in Greensboro. State University and St. Mary’s Music in Durham.
named principal of Southeast Middle Academy in High Point. Yong Im lives
School in Kernersville. Stephanie has in Greensboro.
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louiS tomS ’08 mliS was awarded a CAndiCe dAWn gurgAnuS ’04 to where he is also employed in the dr. mArie iriS riley was a professor
General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Jason Andrew Hockstra Oct. 10. They research department. They live in at UNCG from 1963 to 1988. She died
Military History Research Grant to live in Wake Forest. Wilmington. May 12. Throughout her career Marie
write an annotated bibliography. StACy leigh mitChell ’04, ’09 mSn kAthryn mArie tArney ’08 to Frank advocated for girls and women’s
thomAS trull ’08 , award-winning to Christopher Donald Hughes Dec. Matthew Micko March 6. Kathryn is sports. She coached women’s field
playwright, will write the script for a 12. Stacy is a certified registered nurse pursuing a doctorate in chemistry at hockey at UNCG and chaired the
play based on a first-person account anesthetist at Carolina Anesthesiology. the University of Pittsburgh. They live National Youth Sports Coalition.
of James Evans’s life and struggle to They live in Archdale. in Pittsburgh.
unionize Cone Mills’ White Oak Plant StACey renee White ’04 to Jeremy AmAndA Brooke JohnSon ’09 to
in the 1920s. Kendall Pedersen July 10. Stacey is Brian Michael Martinsen Jr. Jan. 30.
WilliAm Wheeler ’08 mA was selected employed at Marine Corps Air Station Amanda is employed by the Coalition
by North Carolina SuperLawyers Cherry Point. They live in Beaufort. for Families in Lee County. They live
magazine for inclusion in the 2010 meliSSA lynn BlAkley ’05 to riley in Sanford.
SuperLaywers list. William is a man- AlAn Pugh ’05 mm . They live in elizABeth BArtlett lAnCASter ’09
aging partner in the High Point law Reidsville. to JACoB BrAdley meWBorn ’08 mm
firm of Wyatt Early Harris Wheeler, Jan. 2. Elizabeth is pursuing a gradu-
LLP and specializes in business, trust tAylor mArie hege ’05 to Zachary
Gray Petree Dec. 5. Taylor is a service ate degree at East Carolina University.
and estate litigation. William has also Jacob is the music director at Queen
accepted a position as an adjunct pro- transition specialist at Wachovia Bank.
They live in Winston-Salem. Street United Methodist Church in
fessor of law at John Wesley College in Kinston. They live in La Grange.
High Point. CAtherine ChriStin Stein ’05 med,
’09 Phd to David Charles Schwartz
kArA leVene ShAnABerger ’09 to
trACie BlAnChArd ’09 is a nurse duStin keith Stultz ’09 Aug. 8. Kara
at John C. Lincoln North Mountain Nov. 21. Catherine teaches math-
ematics as an assistant professor at is pursuing a master’s degree in social
Hospital in Phoenix on an Adult work at UNCG. Dustin is employed by
MedSurg floor. Tracie completed the East Carolina University’s College of
Education. They live in Greenville and iSurity. They live in High Point.
new graduate training program at
Durham. kimBerly Ann WelCh ’09 to Anthony
JCL Hospital. Tracie lives in
Scottsdale, Ariz. Joy renee FieldS ’06 to Alexander Michael Rhodes Nov. 14. Kimberly
Anil Abraham Nov. 21. Joy is a reg- teaches third grade at Stories Creek
SteVen elliott ’09 mPA is a budget/ Elementary School. They live in
management analyst with the City of istered nurse at Cornerstone Premier
Care and is pursuing a master’s degree Roxboro.
Alexandria in Virginia.
in nursing at Vanderbilt University. ChAd ryAn WorkmAn ’09 to Kelly
Ale guerrA ’09 is the women’s ten- They live in Station, Texas. Marie Ferguson Jan. 1. Chad is
nis coach at Guilford College in employed by UNCG as an assistant
AmBer dee roBertSon ’06 to Kevin
Greensboro. Ale played tennis at strength and conditioning coach. They
UNCG for four years and has also Hall Berry Oct. 24. Amber is employed
by Person County Department of live in Greensboro.
Social Services in Roxboro. They live
megAn neWlin ’09 is a nurse at High in Timberlake.
Point Regional Hospital. Megan lives Alumni Deaths
in Siler City. SAmAnthA JoAnne denniS ’07 to AlliSon miChelle holt ’01
tyler dAle thornhill ’05 Sept. 18. mArgAret Anne “meghAnn”
Sterling tAylor ’09 graduated from They live in New Jersey. murPhy ’03
the Army Basic Officer Leader Course
III, designed to ensure a tough, stan- mAndy goForth ’07 to JoShuA ViViAn A. Pigott ’03 mA
dardized, small-unit leadership experi- dAniel miller ’07 June 6. lynette BArron ’07
ence for officers. Sterling has served in emily SoBBe monteVerde ’ 07 to
the military for six years. Robert Scott Toth Oct. 10. Emily is
a service delivery manager at the Faculty and Staff Deaths
American Institute of Certified Public WylmA B. hedriCk died Jan. 20. She
Alumni Marriages Accountants. They live in Chapel Hill. retired from the UNCG bookstore in
BArBArA BlACkBurn ’00 Phd to Pete lindSAy BAin AdAmS ’08 mS to 1987.
Hale Dec. 19. Barbara’s ninth book, Richard Bradford Tripp Oct. 24. They dr. dAVid mitChell , who was an
“Rigorous Schools and Classrooms: live in Raleigh.
Leading the Way,” was published in urban sociologist, demographer and
February. They live in Fletcher. mArgAret elizABeth BrAlley faculty member in the Department of
’08 mSn to David Paul Vercio Nov. Sociology for almost 40 years, died
JenniFer leigh Cordell ’00 to 30. Margaret is a gerontological March 17.
Anthony Gentile May 1. Jennifer is a nurse practitioner with Physicians helen yoder gASkinS died
team leader in patient accounts Elder Care in Charlotte. They live in
at Wake Forest University Baptist March 22. She worked as administra-
Huntersville. tive assistant in the UNCG chancellor’s
Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Barbara and Pete live in Kernersville. JACQueline Sue hermAn ’08 to office through six administrations. She
William Guy McConnell Jr. Aug. 8. retired as manager of Residence Life
mirAndA Ann mull ’00 to Brian Mark Jacqueline is a nurse at UNC Hospitals after 35 years of service at UNCG.
Gillis Oct. 3. They live in Jacksonville. in Chapel Hill. They live in Durham. dr. JAmeS hoWArd thomPSon, 75 ,
JenA dAnielle iAnnuCCi ’01 to CASey niCole kenyon ’08 to eriCh W. died April 13. He began work at
Brian Scanlan Bowman Nov. 14. mAhle ’08 summer 2009. Casey is pur- UNCG in 1970, where he served as
Jena is employed at NES Clothing in suing a graduate degree in pediatrics Director of Libraries and professor of
Charlotte. They live in Huntersville. at Duke University School of Nursing. history. He retired in 1994.
StePhen SCott ’02 to Kristen Erich starts law school in the fall. They dr. dAVid PurPel , professor emeritus
Elizabeth Norman Nov. 17. Stephen live in Columbus, Ohio. in the Educational Foundations pro-
is a financial analyst for Searns AlliSon leigh mCintyre ’08 to gram at UNCG, died April 19.
Financial Services Group. They live in JonAthAn grAhAm PeterSon ’09 lindA mCkinnon , an employee in
Greensboro. Dec. 20. Allison is employed at New Facilities Services, died May 8. She
lAtorA CeliSA PettAWAy ’03 to Arketa Hanover Regional Medical Center in came to work at UNCG in November
Tawan Banks Dec. 5. They live in Sylva. oncology/pulmonary care. Jonathan is 2002 and was working as a building
pursuing a master’s degree in applied and environmental technician in the
psychology at UNC Wilmington, Stone Building at the time of her death.
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