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                                           Alumni Deaths
                                           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.

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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-
                                                                                         in Charlotte.
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,
Stern Auditorium.
                                           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-
                                                                                                                                   within families.
                                           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.

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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-
                                                                                      Lawton, Okla.
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.
played internationally.
                                            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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