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CHRONICLE BERRY FALL 2002 VOL. 89, NO. 1 COOK RENOVATION ADDS STATE- OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY TO CHARTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS PAGE 1 A P U B L I C AT I O N FOR ALUMNI AND FRIENDS OF BERRY COLLEGE BERRY CHRONICLE FALL 2002 VOLUME 89, NUMBER 1 RECIPE FOR SUCCESS BLENDS NEW VISION WITH REVAMPED HISTORIC STRUCTURE Dr. Jacqueline McDowell, best resources in the world of education, dean of the Charter School. Charter School graduates will leave Berry “Also at that time, the able to make positive changes in the opportunity to think about school systems where they teach, Dr. what we would want in a McDowell said. “We tell our students, ‘You facility to match the need to be a change agent. You will be program came to the equipped to work in this manner, and we forefront. So, we were able hope that you would be a leader in your to take a program and school no matter how small the steps are design a building around it that you have to take to make changes.’ so that it could mirror the We encourage our students to say, ‘I know new kinds of teaching and that integrated instruction is possible learning that we were because I’ve been doing it at Berry. Let’s going to do.” start small, but let’s give some of these The resulting plans, cou- new teaching innovations a try.’” pled with those generated Already, the Charter School is seeing for the psychology pro- the benefits of its new curriculum. While gram, immediately gained schools of education across the nation are support from a longtime struggling with declining enrollments, friend of Berry through a Berry’s is blossoming. “We have 100 gift of $5 million. “Fortun- percent placement of our graduates,” Dr. ately, a friend came for- McDowell said. “We had to cut off the ward,” Dr. McDowell said. number of school districts coming to our “We were able to have recruiting fair at 52 because we just didn’t them visit the campus, talk have room.” about the vision for the Dr. McDowell added that she expects school, and very quickly, the positive trend to continue as the we had a check to pay for Charter School offers its first full slate of the entire renovation.” classes in the Cook Building this fall. The Cook renovation features the latest technology—thanks to a The Charter School’s “We’re very excited that we have this $425,000 grant from The Goizueta Foundation. vision is to graduate 100 wonderful new facility that will enable us “T he Cook Building” Does the mere mention of those words send Periodic Table symbols of the best-prepared new teachers each year. “These will be teachers who are grounded in the liberal arts, equipped to to reach our current goals. But we can’t stop there. The students we’re preparing now could easily still be in classrooms in swirling through your mind and make the use the latest technology and trained to 2036. We have to keep asking ‘what’s air seem suddenly twinged with the work in culturally diverse classrooms,” Dr. next?’ We have to keep growing. The pungent aroma of chemistry experiments McDowell said. building is just the beginning.” ■ gone by? Because of their experience with the — DAWN TOLBERT Well, you might be surprised to learn that those words will mean something COOK BUILDING OFFERS LATEST INNOVATIONS quite different to future Berry grads. • STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY — A $425,000 grant from The Goizueta The former science and agriculture Foundation equipped the renovated facility with the latest technology, including building now houses the Charter School of multimedia classrooms with projectors and screens integrated with in-the-room Education and Human Sciences’ programs computers, DVDs, VCRs, document cameras and total audio and video capabilities. A in teacher education and psychology. media production center gives students tools to meet performance-based assessment But don’t think of the students huddled requirements and to leave Berry with CDs demonstrating their professional skills. around large lab tables. The building has • TEXTBOOK REPOSITORY — Textbook publishers will send the latest textbooks for undergone a complete transformation. all grade levels to the Charter School, where they’ll be available in a library for review Elegant curves — mirroring the exterior by students and faculty. serpentine wall — now define hallways • DEMONSTRATION CLASSROOMS FOR BERRY COLLEGE MIDDLE SCHOOL — 6th, 7th leading to some of the best-equipped and 8th graders from Berry’s middle school will attend classes on the first floor of education and psychology classrooms Cook, allowing interaction between these adolescents and the college’s education and anywhere. Laboratories have been psychology students. replaced with large classrooms that enable PHOTOS BY PAUL O’MARA • LEWIS AND RUBY HOPKINS SCHOLARSHIP GALLERY — Displayed will be photos of team teaching and/or observation, small current students who are receiving the more than 30 scholarships for education and seminar rooms for break-out sessions and psychology majors. The gallery, funded by a gift from the Hopkins, who are both even two classrooms designed for use by Berry alumni, recognizes and encourages student accomplishment. 6th, 7th and 8th graders at Berry College • BRICK ARCHWAY AND STUDENT LOUNGE — Located just inside the new entrance Middle School. on the north side of the building is a brick archway that was part of the original “With the award of a substantial facade, a constant reminder of the building’s history. The archway leads to the grant from the BellSouth student lounge, designed to be the centerpiece of the building to remind all who enter Foundation, we recreated the that students are the central purpose of the facility. teacher education program,” said 2 MESSAGE PRESIDENT’S AGRICULTURE IN OUR ROOTS ALAN STOREY AND IN OUR FUTURE A griculture has been a part of Berry animal science. Therefore we reduced the classroom education and frequent since our earliest days. From the dairy herd to 20 cows and used the experience with animals. Students at start, pragmatism and the proceeds of the sale of stock to equip a Berry spend more time with animals than educational needs of our students have contemporary teaching and research do many students in graduate animal determined its role. Agriculture was so dairy at the Rollins Ruminant Research science programs. About half of our significant at Berry in our early years Center. [Read more about the new dairy animal science graduates eventually end that Martha Berry will soon be inducted and the Normandy restoration on pages up in graduate or professional study. For in the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame. 4 and 5.] many years, animal science has been Nearly 50 years after Berry students last Berry has just appointed a specialist in one of the most popular majors at Berry. ate what was grown on college farms, plant science to our faculty who has held We are confident that the new major that one could wonder if agriculture will appointments in a school of agriculture combines animal and plant science will thrive at Berry in the 21st century. and an agricultural extension service. be an even more popular choice for our The history of agricultural studies at Her arrival represents a shift from a students. Berry has been a history of continuing concentration upon horticulture toward a The Berry agriculture faculty is made change. Berry’s fifth president, Dr. John focus upon plant science as well as up of five professors, three of whom Bertand, a former agriculture school teaching and research in agriculture. have won campus awards for excellent dean, was committed to a strong, Berry students who wish to develop teaching. The professors are assisted by balanced undergraduate college program. expertise in horticulture can gain seven staff members who manage dairy He transformed Berry into an accredited valuable work experience on the college and beef operations, the equestrian liberal arts college with professional center and horticultural greenhouses. programs in business and teacher These staff members serve as mentors “ preparation, one in which the agricultural and laboratory instructors to Berry sciences would eventually become a part As long as the students who learn from first-hand of the natural science curriculum. Under environment matters experience in our various agricultural Dr. Bertrand’s leadership, the college operations. We anticipate making moved from farming and production to to us — that is, another agriculture faculty appointment classroom and laboratory studies in air quality, wise uses of in the future to strengthen an already agriculture. water and land resources, fine academic program. As early as 1915, Berry had a model Berry is unusual in possessing a farm program in which exemplary waste management, as 28,000-acre environmental sciences farming practices were carried out. A well as food production — laboratory. We have a fine new science major in agriculture dates to 1930 and then scientific study of building and a strong natural science was offered until 1968. College catalogs program that is complemented by our from the early 1950s refer to a 50-acre agriculture will be strong program in agriculture. As long as vegetable garden and a 35-acre orchard, as well as beef, dairy, hog and poultry operations. The garden, orchard, hog and important at Berry. — DR. SCOTT COLLEY ” the environment matters to us — that is, air quality, wise uses of water and land resources, waste management, as well as poultry operations ceased after Dr. food production — then scientific study Bertrand became president. of agriculture will be important at Berry. Berry introduced two-year certificate campus, at Oak Hill and in our Indeed, agricultural studies at Berry have programs in animal, horticultural and horticultural greenhouses, as do about never been stronger, and prospects for dairy technology in the 1960s, 80 students annually. The campus, Oak our second century look bright. ■ converting them a decade later to two- Hill and the college greenhouses — DR. SCOTT COLLEY year associate of science degree represent wonderful learning programs. The associate of science laboratories. degrees were dropped in 1989. The The college still maintains a large bachelor of science degree with a major Angus herd that produces about 120 CHRONICLE BERRY in animal science was begun in 1975, calves annually. The cows exist for the FALL 2002 • VOL. 89, NO. 1 and ornamental horticulture became a academic program, and not vice versa. major in 1989. By 1993, that major had Students learn genetics, anatomy and EDITOR Dawn Tolbert been changed simply to “horticulture.” physiology, and beef management from CONTRIBUTORS The study of agriculture at Berry has academic study as well as first-hand Karilon Rogers thus evolved as the educational needs of experience working with the cattle. We Debbie Rasure our students — and the world in which have a breeding program in our equine DESIGN & PRODUCTION our students live — have evolved. program that offers Berry students Shannon Biggers (81C) Among recent changes in our animal further laboratory opportunities. We also Stacy Cates science program was our decision in maintain 24 ewes, as Department Chair PHOTOGRAPHY 2001 to devote the dairy herd to Allen Scott says, “To teach kids from Paul O’Mara Alan Storey teaching and research rather than milk inside the I-285 perimeter how to handle production. For a long period, the large, animals.” Our students start small and The BERRY CHRONICLE is published nationally recognized Berry dairy herd work up from there. by the Berry College Office of Public Relations, P.O. Box 490279, produced milk that was sold. In recent Each year, four or five Berry students Mount Berry, GA 30149-0279. years, our faculty could not support the are accepted to veterinary medicine Please send address changes to educational value of producing milk programs. They tend to rise to the top of Alumni Office, P.O. Box 495018, beyond our students’ need to study their classes because of their excellent Mount Berry, GA 30149-5018. 3 BERRY NEWS HOME SWEET HOME-TO-BE P rivate bedrooms and bathrooms kitchen, living room and dining room. us the flexibility to repair other shared with only one roommate Lounges and study areas will round out facilities in the summers.” — not exactly what most college each floor, providing gathering places The residence hall will be situated grads think of when they hear the words and a sense of community, according to at the southern border of the existing “residence hall,” is it? Dr. Thomas W. Carver, vice president for townhouse complex, Mr. Walton said. But that’s exactly the plan for a three- student affairs and dean of students. “I The project, which will cost an story, 58,800-square-foot facility believe this facility will be a model for estimated $6.8 million, will be planned for Berry students, according to other colleges. We’ve really done things financed with a tax-exempt bond Joe Walton (62C, 76G), Berry’s vice right.” issue repaid over 20 years through president for finance. Dr. Carver added that the facility will residence hall fees paid by students The residence hall project, which is relieve the overcrowded conditions in living in the facility. The Atlanta- expected to be completed in time for other residence halls. “This new based architectural firm O’Neal is in classes in the fall of 2003, will provide residence hall will mean that we’ll not charge of the design, with Winter living space for 122 students. have to continue crowding in students Construction Company serving as The layout features two-, three- and as we’ve been forced to do in recent contractor for the project. ■ four-bedroom suites, each with a shared years,” Dr. Carver said. “It will also give — DAWN TOLBERT GIFT BOOSTS SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM ENDOWED BERRY ABROAD FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES T hanks. Gracias. Danke. Grazie. Merci. All are appropriate words for Berry students and faculty members to use in F aculty and students studying the earth’s environment and human interactions with it will have a wonderful new resource available to them next summer. The Laura Maddox Smith Research Institute for the Environmental Sciences will thanking a friend of the college, who provide funding for teams of Berry faculty and undergraduate students to conduct prefers not to be named, for a gift in research in the environmental sciences, according to Dr. Bruce Conn, dean of the support of international learning valued at School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences. $3.2 million. “Research is a critical part of our curriculum,” Dr. Conn said. “Students can’t truly The gift of income-producing property understand the scientific enterprise unless they are actively engaged in seeking new will generate an estimated $225,000 per knowledge for humanity. This new institute gives faculty and students the year, and it is the donor’s wish that these opportunity to do in-depth and concentrated study that far surpasses any they might funds be used to expand study-abroad conduct during the academic year.” and cultural immersion experiences for The institute was recently endowed by a very generous gift from Laura Maddox Berry students and international research Smith, a longtime friend and supporter of the college who is interested in the and study opportunities for Berry faculty health of the environment, especially that of Northwest Georgia. members. The newly established institute will provide a stipend to each faculty team leader; “This very generous gift directly funds for expendable materials, supplies and other expenses; and money allocated for supports one of the goals of our new the faculty/student teams to travel to present their work at major conferences. strategic plan,” said Berry President Scott Student researchers will received full-time summer pay through the Berry on-campus Colley. “That goal is to encourage faculty work opportunity program. Dr. Conn said, “This program gives students the chance to and student participation in international earn money over the summer, gain experience and continue working on their study, learning, work and service. In intellectual growth.” today’s global economy, it is critical that Each research team must be made up of at least one faculty member and two our students are exposed to the world undergraduate students. Participating students will experience the entire scope of beyond Georgia and to cultures different scientific research as first-hand participants, from the planning stages, through the from their own. It is also imperative that execution of the laboratory and field research, to the presentation of the results at our faculty members have the oppor- scientific conferences. tunity to share ideas and exchange views Faculty will benefit from having support for their research endeavors and with their peers from around the world. expanded interaction with their peers. With Berry’s exceptional physical and We are so very grateful to our longtime intellectual resources, Dr. Conn and others envision Berry becoming the laboratory for friend, someone I respect greatly, for many of the world’s important research projects in the environmental sciences. finding yet another — and very generous “Part of our intention is to create a true 28,000-acre living laboratory on our — way to express his belief in Berry’s campus,” Dr. Conn said. “No other college or university has this kind of natural PAUL O’MARA enduring mission.” ■ resource. This gift from Mrs. Smith has helped lay the groundwork for Berry to have — KARILON L. ROGERS a truly world-class environmental sciences program.” ■ — DEBBIE RASURE 4 NEWS BERRY BERRY’S NEW DAIRY YIELDS SCIENTIFIC DATA AND MILK, TOO D id you put cream in your coffee flows through a pipeline A PAUL O’MAR this morning? Spread butter on system into a Adam Orr (0 your toast? Pour milk over your 1,500-gallon milk tank 2C) gained valuable ex perience at cereal? If you did, then one day soon refrigeration unit to be collected for the dairy. the results of research conducted at pasteurization and homogenization in Berry College’s Rollins Ruminant Atlanta. From there it goes on to use modern technology to make Research Center may find its way to consumers in Florida, Alabama and important decisions regarding the herd. your breakfast table. Tennessee. “This new facility is helping us to Berry’s new facility, one of the most According to Dr. Goldberg, Berry’s redirect and improve our academic sophisticated dairies in the world today, animal science program is unique program,” said Dr. Goldberg. “It’s serves as a living laboratory for not because it offers a level of hands-on incredibly exciting because there’s so only those animal science students experience that is uncommon in other much potential for our research to have preparing to enter the dairy industry, animal science programs. a real impact on students’ careers, the but also those hoping to work in the Berry students learn in the classroom dairy industry and ultimately on the pharmaceutical or feed industries, with and then apply what they’ve learned in consumer.” ■ county extension services or in the field. The new dairy makes it — DEBBIE RASURE veterinary medicine, according to Dr. possible for students to learn how to Martin Goldberg, senior lecturer and college veterinarian. “The new dairy is a wonderful ALUMS BUILD HIGH-TECH DAIRY teaching and research tool,” Dr. Goldberg said. “For example, we now have equipment that enables us to study how a cow’s diet affects milk quality and production. We’ll be able to look at the effectiveness of vaccines and how antibodies are transferred from mother cow to calf to build the calf’s immune system. We’ll be better able to measure the difference between muscles and fat to see how that affects taste.” What’s so different about this dairy? Quite simply — everything. Gone are the days when a student worker crouched on bended knee in a dank, dark barn to milk a cow by hand. PAUL O’MARA Now at milking time, student workers M artha Berry will be honored for her many outstanding herd Berry’s cows into a pristine, climate- controlled milking parlor. As each cow After many early mornings milking cows at the Normandy complex, building Berry’s new contributions to Georgia approaches her own stainless-steel high-tech dairy was an especially meaningful experience for alumni Marshall Bryan agriculture on Sept. 27 milking stall, a transponder attached to (89C), left; Matt Walton (95C), center; and Jeff Green (87C). when she is inducted her ankle sends her identification number R into the Georgia eturning to campus always stirs old memories for alums, but when Lextron Agriculture Hall of Fame to the dairy’s computer system via an electric eye mounted in the stall. Students Inc. employees Jeff Green (87C) and Matt Walton (95C) recently came back, at the University of Georgia. The Berry wash and sanitize her udders then attach they just couldn’t shake their sense of déjà vu. Agriculture Alumni a milking unit that looks something like a Working with Marshall Bryan, dairy manager, and Dr. Martin Goldberg, senior Association, under the four-armed, stainless-steel octopus. lecturer and college veterinarian, the two were charged with designing and building leadership of Ray Berry’s ultra-modern dairy. To them, it seemed just a few years ago that they were Smitherman (95C), As milking begins, computerized working in the dairy under Mr. Bryan’s supervision and learning all they could about president, spearheaded instruments measure milk flow and the animal science in Dr. Goldberg’s classroom. Miss Berry’s nomination. amount of milk produced. They also Wayne Shackelford It was a little like being in a time warp for all involved. measure the conductivity of the milk — (55C), senior vice “It’s really strange to come back as a professional and realize that you might an indicator of disease. Even the cow’s president with Gresham, actually know more about something than they do,” Mr. Green said with a nervous Smith and Partners and activity in the stall is assessed to glance at Mr. Bryan and Dr. Goldberg. a member of Berry’s determine whether she is ready to be “When he came to Berry, he’d never milked a cow before,” said Mr. Bryan, a Board of Visitors, will bred. When the milk flow slows, the 1989 graduate who first came to Berry as a dairy employee. “Now he knows more present the honor. milking machine automatically releases, Martha Berry Walstad, about the milking industry than I ever will; it’s kind of weird.” and the milking unit flushes the system Dr. Goldberg agreed and added, “It is very rewarding to have them back and Miss Berry’s great-niece and a member of the and sanitizes it. The whole procedure using their education and experience in a way that contributes to Berry. They’ve Berry Board of Trustees, typically takes from three to eight done an excellent job. I’m very proud of them.” will join Mr. Smitherman minutes. Four cows can be milked at a Both Mr. Green and Mr. Walton said they had a real sense of excitement and in accepting the award. time; 20 are in the milking herd. pride in being able to bring Berry’s dairy operation into the 21st century. ■ Once the milk leaves the cow, it — DEBBIE RASURE 5 BERRY NEWS NEW CONSTRUCTION AT NORMANDY COMPLETES ORIGINAL PLANS “Much time and effort are being made to convert the historic Normandy Complex into a top-quality retreat facility without compromising or disturbing the beauty and architectural features of the original Normandy setting,” said Mr. Cathy, who is spearheading the WinShape Retreat Center project. “We couldn’t ask for a better site for the retreat center. The Normandy grounds provide a natural, scenic setting for a truly unique retreat for a variety of family and business- related functions.” Berry President Scott Colley described the retreat center project as a positive development for both WinShape and the college. “Berry and Chick-fil-A have enjoyed a good relationship for nearly two decades. Both organizations strongly believe in building programs to develop young people. The WinShape Retreat Center will complement the other initiatives that we have in Shown above is the architect’s rendering of the interior of the former calf barn. To view a master place that promote a plan drawing of the retreat center, go to www2.berry.edu/pr/news/pressdetail.asp?ID=69. positive influence on both young people and adults.” N ew construction at Berry’s phase of construction for the WinShape Dr. Colley added that Normandy Complex is bringing Retreat Center. the WinShape Retreat to life a dream that has gone In addition to the new structures, Center also will have a unfulfilled for more than 70 years. this section of the center will comprise positive impact on the In May, representatives from the a 78,000-square-foot campus that will local community, as it college and the Chick-fil-A-sponsored feature a quadrangle of seven will serve as a much- WinShape Foundation broke ground on buildings, including a dining hall, needed meeting and two new buildings, which will provide reception area and dormitories that also retreat facility for Berry Presi dent Scott Co founder Tru lley, left, an additional lodging facilities for the can be converted into bed-and- businesses and ett Cathy. d Chick-fil- A WinShape Retreat Center. The adaptive breakfast-style bedrooms. organizations in the reuse project, funded by a major gift The first stage of construction is Atlanta-Birmingham-Chattanooga from the foundation, will transform the expected to be completed in the spring triangle. “Floyd County currently has college’s former dairy into a 300-person of 2003, according to Chick-fil-A only one facility that is able to provide retreat facility, which will host church, officials. For construction updates visit meeting and guest accommodations for corporate and marriage-enrichment www.winshape.com. large groups, and the WinShape Retreat retreats throughout Berry’s academic Plans for the retreat facility were Center will be the perfect addition to our year and the WinShape summer camp announced in April 2001, after the community.” for girls when school is not in session. college decided to convert the Berry Work on the adaptation of the PHOTOS BY PAUL O’MARA But, as Chick-fil-A Senior Vice Dairy into a more streamlined operation Normandy buildings began in October President Don “Bubba” Cathy told the and combine it with the beef and sheep 2001, with Atlanta-based Gay crowd during the groundbreaking operations in the Rollins Ruminant Construction Company serving as the ceremony, the additional buildings Research Center. general contractor and Surber, aren’t a new idea. They were, in fact, The second development phase will Barber, Choate and Hertline included in the complex’s original plans focus on improvements to the retreat Architects Inc. in charge of the but were never built. center grounds and recreational areas. architectural design. Workers are “We realized that the existing This phase will include the construction taking care not to damage the facilities just weren’t going to provide of a new auditorium and the extension original materials that were used enough dormitory space for our girls of the pond and hillside that lie in the dairy’s construction, camp, and we had figured out that we’d adjacent to the retreat center. according to Joe Walton (62C, actually need two additional buildings. Already completed are a covered 76G), Berry’s vice president for You can imagine our surprise when we equestrian arena at Berry’s Gunby finance. While most of the found the original plans and saw that Equine Center and a recreational buildings are in stable condition, those needed buildings were part of walking/bike path linking the main and workers are cleaning the original Martha Berry’s original plan,” he said. mountain campuses. materials and bracing the The buildings, which will provide an The WinShape Retreat Center will structures for many more years additional 15,000-square-feet of retain the architectural style of the of use. ■ housing space, are part of the initial original Normandy facility. — DAWN TOLBERT 6 SPOTLIGHT ALUMNI ALUM DEFENDS U.S. INTERESTS AS NAVY JAG OFFICER salute has ever meant more to me.” After completing Officer Candidate School, Cmdr. Whitaker was commissioned a special duty intelligence officer and served three years aboard the USS America, completing two full deployments to the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean. In 1985, his career moved in an even more exciting direction. Cmdr. Whitaker was one of five officers selected for the Navy’s fully- funded law education program. “I entered the Navy as an intelligence officer and when I switched over to law my dad wryly observed that I had moved from one career of deception to another,” Cmdr. Whitaker said with a laugh. His father, Dr. Alex Whitaker III, was an associate professor of English at Berry from 1966 to 1982. After graduating from the University of Cmdr. Alexander W. Whitaker IV in the courtroom. Virginia School of Law, Cmdr. Whitaker H e didn’t fly a Tomcat or carry a 9 problem that had existed for over 15 was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 1988. mm automatic, but in 2001, with years Commander Whitaker solved in less He then completed Naval Justice School ingenuity and persistence, Cmdr. than three. And thousands of people, with honors and was commissioned in Alexander W. Whitaker IV (81C), at the including American sailors, their families the JAG Corps. Sharing in this adventure time a staff judge advocate in the U.S. and our Japanese neighbors, enjoy a with him are his wife, Maria Crego Navy’s Judge Advocate General (JAG) better, safer life because of what he did.” Whitaker (85c), and their three children, Corps, fought and won a battle that The late Dr. John Bertrand, former Andrew, 14; Emily, 12; and Michael, 9. others had given up for lost. Berry College president, played a During his career, Cmdr. Whitaker has For more than 15 years, a sprawling served as the Navy’s legal counsel for industrial waste disposal facility located Law of the Sea and national security “ I’ve read about Berry’s just 250 yards away from the U.S. matters, as well as legal counsel for high- Navy’s Atsugi base and a densely level military officers around the globe. populated Japanese neighborhood belched education of the ‘head, Now he is the executive officer, second- cancer-causing dioxin-laden smoke that heart and hands,’ and in-command of Trial Service Office East in lay like a stinking, dirty-gray blanket I think it’s no accident Norfolk, Va., the Navy’s largest and across the landscape. Air quality was so busiest court-martial prosecution horrid that people had to seal their that the qualities that command. He and his 74-member team, windows and on windy days were have made Alex such a which includes 31 attorneys, are warned not to go outside. success are the very responsible for prosecutions in a 24-state The Japanese mafia-owned business, qualities his alma mater area that generates one-third of the permitted to burn 30 tons of medical Navy’s cases worldwide. and industrial waste a day, routinely is dedicated to developing “We don’t put officers in charge of so burned more than 200 tons a day while the Japanese government turned a blind eye. The 8,000 service men and women in its students. JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL, ” — REAR ADM. DONALD J. GUTER many junior judge advocates unless we’re absolutely confident in their lawyering skills and leadership abilities,” Adm. and their families on the base located in U.S. NAVY Guter said. “He’s incredibly bright and Yokosuka, Japan, as well as the quick and is a superb writer and excellent Japanese residents living and working speaker. He’s tenacious and indefatigable, nearby, needed a hero — and when significant role in Cmdr. Whitaker’s career with a work ethic second to none. And he Cmdr. Whitaker took up their cause, choice. “If you knew Dr. Bertrand, you is one of the most decent folks in our they got one. knew how important the Navy had been corps — a natural leader who’s always “His arguments won over senior to his life,” Cmdr. Whitaker said. “I very thinking of others, treating them with leaders in the Defense, State and Justice much admired him. And his attributes – dignity, respect and understanding. I’ve departments. For the first time, the United integrity, fair-mindedness, kindness, read about Berry’s education of the ‘head, States sued a private entity overseas to toughness, selflessness, dedication to heart and hands,’ and I think it’s no protect its citizens from environmental young people, love of country — all those accident that the qualities that have made harm,” said Rear Adm. Donald J. Guter, I inevitably associated with the Navy Alex such a success are the very qualities judge advocate general in the U.S. Navy. because it had been such part of his life. his alma mater is dedicated to developing “Commander Whitaker managed the When I left Russell Field five days after in its students. We’re privileged to have case, a massive undertaking, with more graduation to fly to Newport, R.I., to go to many dedicated young officers in the JAG evidence than had ever been offered in an Officer Candidate School, he surprised me Corps, but there’s no doubt about it: Alex environmental lawsuit in Japan. And it by showing up. He put on an old salty Whitaker’s one of the best.” ■ was successful,” Adm. Guter said. “A officer’s cap and gave me a salute. No — DEBBIE RASURE 7 CAMPUS KUDOS EXCELLENCE ABOUNDS AT BERRY from colleges and universities across the nation selected as Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) fellows. Sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America, Project NExT helps new Ph.D.s in the mathematical sciences improve the teaching and learning of mathematics. Dr. Taylor’s participation in the program is sponsored in part by a grant from The ExxonMobil Foundation. ■ Berry Board of Visitors member Sunny K. Park of Atlanta received the 2002 Patriot Award from the United Service Organizations (USO) Council of Georgia. The award, which is the most B erry physics professor Charles Lane is taking excellence to new heights — about 241 miles above the earth’s surface that is. Possibly as early as next year, Dr. Lane and co-investigators plan to use prestigious honor granted by USO, was presented at the Armed Forces Luncheon ultra-precise clocks on the International Space Station to test a fundamental held in April. assumption of Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity. A paper by the Mr. Park, chief executive officer of researchers appears in the March 4 issue of the Physical Review Letters, and General Building Maintenance Inc., has more information about their research is available online at been a USO volunteer for more than 10 www.jpl.nasa.gov/ releases/2002/release_2002_123.html. years. His contributions include helping We’ll let you know when Dr. Lane’s research project takes flight, but in the fund the Georgia Korean War Veterans meantime, read the following to learn about Berry standouts who are Memorial at the Georgia Capitol, which achieving stellar successes of their own. honors the memory of the 740 Georgians killed in the Korean War. Mr. Park immigrated to the United States in ■The Uptown Flutes ■ Based upon a survey of guidance 1974 from South Korea. flute choir of couselors, Berry has been included in ■ Berry’s Centennial calendar received Madison, N.J., Kaplan Publishing’s 2002 Unofficial, an Award of Excellence in the Printing performed an Unbiased Insider’s Guide to the 320 BOOT UP, Industry Association of Georgia’s 2002 arrangement of Most Interesting Colleges. LOG ON, Print Excellence Awards. “Brandenburg SUPPORT ■ Students in Dr. Ron Taylor’s classes Concerto No. 3” by this fall will benefit from the math ■ Berry’s chapter of Alpha Chi, the BERRY Berry music professor John Davis during their recent Carnegie Hall concert. The professor’s summer of hard work. Dr. Taylor is one of 60 faculty members national college honor society, is one of 49 chapters honored as a Star Chapter. G iving to Berry College is easier than ever because of a — DAWN TOLBERT new method that’s as performance marks the Carnegie Hall close as your computer. debut of Dr. Davis’ work. The song is Secure, online giving is featured on the Uptown Flutes’ recently WHAT’S UP WITH SUPPORT FOR BERRY? now available at released compact disc, A Flute JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING! www2.berry.edu/ Renaissance. advancement/ ■ In national Model Arab League B erry College is on the move, and support continues to expand for our unique mission of educating our students’ heads, hearts and hands for service to others. onlinegift.asp. You can target your gift to a particular fund or competition, Berry students earned a second-place team award and four Annual Fund participation and other generous gifts are funding important support Berry’s strategic objectives, including student scholarships, student work, important general individual awards. Berry’s team fund. You also can give represented Libya in the program, which international learning and diversity. Contributions also are supporting critical a gift in honor or gives students from more than 20 physical improvements to the Berry campus, most notably our important need memory of someone colleges and universities the chance to to retire the bond debt on the new math and science building. important in your life. represent the Arab League’s members on Dollar figures are up and, equally important, so is the number of You can even fulfill a participants, particularly Berry alumni. This sends a very positive message to previously made a variety of committees. Participants pledge. Online giving learn diplomacy and team work, while corporations and foundations considering support for Berry initiatives and for Berry College! Give gaining an upclose perspective on helps Berry rank high in a variety of listings, such as U.S. News & World it a try! Middle Eastern affairs. Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.” Berry’s first-place award winners Fund-raising highlights of the 2001-2002 academic year include: were senior Christy Moore for her work • Third straight record year in dollars raised at $15.2 million! with the Council of Arab Interior • Increased percentage of college graduate participation to 29.9%! Ministers; junior Terrell Clark, part of the • An 11 percent increase in the overall number of donors! Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers; and sophomore Jeff Shaw for his work on the Joint Defense Council. Senior Oskar Kaszubski earned second place in the Palestinian Affairs Committee. 8 SPOTLIGHT ALUMNI MEETING NEEDS IS MUSIC TO HIS EARS W hen the citizens of Austin, therapeutic case management Texas, recently celebrated and a network of mental health Peyton Wimmer Day, they support services for musicians. applauded the selfless success of a man Peyton described his early who saw a need and worked tirelessly to efforts for the foundation as meet it. That success, according to the “working on a shoestring but honoree, 1981 Berry College graduate aspiring to someday have Peyton Wimmer, was grounded in the shoes.” He said that he has lessons of Martha Berry and her schools. been called the “King of Seven years ago, Peyton joined an Leverage” in securing funding effort to turn the tragic death-by-suicide for needed services and of a fellow musician into momentum to insists he learned it all from provide accessible mental health services Berry. to local musicians. In Austin, known as “I have told the story of Six-year-old M ilo the Live Music Capital of the World, Peyton, second Wimmer, center, jams with Martha Berry over and over from left, duri his father, celebration in ng the Peyton musicians represent a large, medically again,” he said, “as I have Austin, Texas. Wimmer Day underserved population. A trained assured donors that we will get a therapist as well as a songwriter and Wimmer Day in Austin, which was minimum of three to five dollars worth of musician, Peyton became director of the celebrated by the mayor and city council benefit out of each dollar they give.” new Sims Foundation, an organization as well as by several state He added that the music community funded by grants and representatives and many members of itself is the foundation’s greatest gifts that provides the music community. “Thank you supporter, also a lesson he learned at Peyton,” read a newspaper Berry, where “everyone was working in advertisement signed by many — one way or another.” including Willie Nelson, “for saving lives, Now that the Sims Foundation is well mending hearts and soothing souls for established, Peyton has turned his efforts the community of Austin musicians and to launching a new foundation aimed at their families.” meeting the physical health care needs of “When I left Berry, I thought I would musicians. Dr. Jack McConnell, the change the world through my song inventor of Tylenol who established lyrics,” he stated. “I don’t perform much Volunteers in Medicine — an now — usually only in fundraisers — organization powered by retired health but the spirit of my lyrics comes through professionals — and whose son Paige in my work.” McConnell is keyboard player for the Peyton and his wife, Karen, have popular band Phish, is his mentor in the three children: Milo, 6; Lucy, 4; and project. Martha Berry remains his role Wendy, 2. In addition to his degree from model. Berry, he holds a master’s degree in It was his departure from the Sims counseling from Southwest Texas Foundation that triggered Peyton University. He invites his fellow alumni to follow the progress of his clinic at City councilman Raul Alvarez, right, medicino.org and to e-mail him at presents Peyton Wimmer a proclamation that names June 1, 2002, Peyton Wimmer email@example.com. ■ Day in Austin, Texas. — KARILON L. ROGERS ALUMNI CELEBRATE BERRY’S CENTENNIAL IN STYLE M ore than 500 guests dined and danced the night away at the Centennial Alumni Gala in celebration of Berry’s 100th birthday. The evening culminated with the cutting of a large birthday cake, complete with confetti-firing cannons and dozens of balloons falling from the ceiling of the Forum in Rome. A total of 650 alumni and friends took part in Alumni Weekend, with highlights including 12 class reunions, two book signings and the installation and dedication of a new Georgia historical marker at the Old Mill. Headlining the weekend was the production of Martha!, a multimedia musical about the life of Martha Berry. The musical, written by Jim Way (52C, FFS) and directed by Robert Adams ARA (94C, FS), featured scores of talented PAUL O’M ni Gala. Berry alumni, faculty, staff, students PAUL O’MARA g for the Alum ovided an elegant settin and friends. The Forum pr Photo highlights from the production can be seen at Young Martha Berry, portrayed by Elizabeth Schenck (02C), centennial.berry.edu/martha.htm. bids farewell to her beau, played by Albert Coley (03c). 9 FROM BERRY ALUMNI COURTSHIP TO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION SPOTLIGHT A TALE OF TWO: AUBREY & JUDY SILVEY And so their shared lives building a substation in a soybean field began. But it wasn’t easy in South Carolina. at first. The new company prospered — at Aubrey decided to leave first from their dining room table and Berry after a year. He then from an office behind their home — worked in the machine and took a significant risk in 1983 when shop at Southwire in it purchased a substation connector Carrollton, Ga., a job that supplier. Following his 1985 graduation was dirty and hot. “I could from a three-year Harvard Business see an air-conditioned, School Owner/President Management glassed-in room where the program, however, Aubrey began to men wore ties, and I asked expand the business in earnest, always what jobs they had,” he with Judy at his side. said. “They were Today, Aubrey Silvey Enterprises Inc. engineers, and I knew that has five divisions, three subsidiaries, was the kind of job I 250 employees and operations in both wanted.” North and South America and is Aubrey ended up at considered one of the premier what is now Southern construction, manufacturing and Polytechnic State engineering companies serving the University earning a electric utility industry. And not only is it degree in civil engineering, a successful corporation, it is a company while Judy studied home built on a foundation of ethics, with economics at Berry extensive succession planning. College. “I made tracks to Ethics are important to both of the Aubrey (60c) and Judy Silvey (61C) Berry every weekend,” he Silveys and something they credit Berry said. for helping to solidify in their lives. T heirs is a love story. “My mother told me time and again, “The values that are the core of Berry It is a saga peppered with ‘Don’t you keep that boy from getting may not have seemed important to me success — they have children and an education or you’ll regret it the rest of when I was there, but they have stuck grandchildren they adore and a thriving your life,’” Judy stated. with me and have had a large impact company that does $50 million in Judy and Aubrey were married the and influence on my life,” Aubrey said, business annually throughout the day after his graduation — at Berry’s listing them as honesty, integrity, Western Hemisphere. But when it comes Frost Chapel. But things still weren’t truthfulness, friendship and faith. They right down to it, theirs is a tale of two — easy. have fostered success: He has received of true life partners who have taken the Aubrey headed right to boot camp for numerous honors applauding his style of bad with the good, weathered the ups the Marine Corps Reserve, while Judy leadership. and the downs, and enjoyed the ride as still had a year to finish at Berry — The Silveys now have handed the much as the destination. where married students were not yet company’s presidential reins to their And it all started at Berry … permitted. Judy requested permission planned successor and turned the Judy Muschamp (61C) was still in from the college’s board to finish her company over to its employees via an high school when Berry College education. “I was the first legal married Employee Stock Ownership Plan. freshman T. Aubrey Silvey (60c) spotted student at Berry,” she chuckled. Aubrey remains chairman of the board, her while working on a student work The couple eventually settled near while Judy serves on the boards of the program crew in 1956. The daughter of Carrollton where she initially worked parent corporation and its subsidiaries. then Berry purchasing director Herbert with the local extension service and he Both are extremely active in civic and Muschamp, Judy had grown up on for Richards and Associates, the parent church organizations. Aubrey also is campus. Aubrey, although unsure of his firm of Southwire. They reveled in the vice chairman of the Berry College Board future direction, came to Berry from adoption of son, David, in 1966, and of Visitors. Breman, Ga., on the recommendation of daughter, Julie, in 1968. Life was good, While they have stepped back a bit the Carroll County extension agent. and by 1971, Aubrey had risen to from the torrid pace of their early years, If it wasn’t love at first sight, it was assistant vice president in charge of the Silveys remain extremely active. the next closest thing — at least for substation construction. When his boss “Our children told us they don’t ever Aubrey. He discovered Judy’s identity died unexpectedly, however, Aubrey want to have to work as hard as we and spent several months attempting to chose to strike out on his own — or did,” Judy said. “I told them not to feel meet her, always fearing he would say rather with Judy. sorry for us — we did what we wanted the wrong thing and ruin his chances. The couple took every cent of their life to do.” When he finally made his move – a savings, $24,000, to start a substation And they still do. Today they travel “blind” date arranged by his roommate, construction company. He began to extensively, improve their lovely 450- things went well, but he nearly blew it. travel extensively. With a baby in acre estate and spend as much time as “He didn’t call for two weeks after we diapers and hands already full, Judy possible with the new lights of their lives went out,” Judy moaned. “I later learned joined in, handling all the paperwork and — their four grandchildren. And they are he didn’t have any money to take me other necessary details so her husband always looking forward to the next of anywhere and had to wait until he got could be on the road. A full six months life’s adventures — together. ■ his pay.” later they landed their first job — — KARILON L. ROGERS 10 AWARDS ALUMNI ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SALUTES THREE OUTSTANDING BERRY GRADS DR. E. DWIGHT ADAMS (53C) FAYE JUNKINS GIBBONS (61C) NETTIE RUTH BROWN (52C) Distinguished Achievement Award Distinguished Achievement Award Distinguished Service Award • One of the world’s foremost • Nationally celebrated children’s • Longtime 4-H coordinator in St. authorities on low-temperature physics. book author. Her first novel, Some Glad John’s County, Fla., who has dedicated His micro-Kelvin laboratory at the Morning, was chosen by the Dixie her life to helping children and adults University of Florida is one of the Council of Authors and Journalists as become outstanding citizens and caring premier low-temperature centers in the Georgia’s 1983 Book of the Year in community leaders. Under her world and one of only two such facilities Children’s Literature. leadership, the St. John’s County 4-H in the United States. • Critically acclaimed books include youth program grew to 1,000 members • Recipient of numerous awards, Night in the Barn, a Smithsonian annually, with a significant number including the Jesse W. Beams Medal for Magazine Notable Book and winner of receiving district, state and national Distinguished Research and the the Alabama Library Award; King Shoes awards. Outstanding Florida Scientist Medal. and Clown Pockets, chosen as one of • Honored by St. Augustine as • Active in promoting recycling of the best books for kids in 1989 by USA someone who is always ready to be of solid wastes. Served as chairman of the Today; and Mighty Close to Heaven, a service to others. Received distinguished National Sierra Club Committee on Solid “Best Book of 1985” according to the service awards from both state and Wastes. American Library Association. national extension home economists associations. 2003 ALUMNI AWARDS: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS You may submit nominations for more than one award. Descriptions of each award are listed below. THE DISTINGUISHED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT THE OUTSTANDING YOUNG ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is given for AWARD honors selfless service to AWARD recognizes and honors ALUMNI AWARD recognizes and outstanding leadership within a humanity over and beyond alumni who have demonstrated a honors young alumni (graduated local or a national organization or one’s normal obligations. The commitment to turn a dream into within the past 20 years) who for distinguished accomplish- service must have been of reality, the vision to create an have distinguished themselves ments within an occupational significant value, although it enterprise, the courage to assume by unusual success and field. The nominee must have may have attracted little public risks, and the ability to make significant accomplishment. achieved success far beyond what attention or recognition. changes and take advantage of might be recognized as normal or new opportunities. S hortly before going to press in average. ✁ July, we learned of the NOMINATION FORM death of Mrs. Corella 2003 ALUMNI AWARDS Bonner, who Please Print established the Bonner NAME OF NOMINEE: ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Foundation with her husband, the late SUBMITTED BY: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Bertram F. Bonner. Through their PLEASE CHECK: ❑ Distinguished Achievement Award ❑ Entrepreneurial Spirit Award generosity, the Bonners ❑ Distinguished Service Award ❑ Outstanding Young Alumni Award have touched countless lives, including those of If possible, provide names and addresses of two additional references who may provide support for this nominee. the Berry students who have received Bonner Reference Name: ___________________________________ Reference Name: __________________________________________ scholarships during the Address: __________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________ past decade. That legacy will live on as ________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Bonner students continue to contribute Please attach a brief statement highlighting the reason(s) that this alumna/alumnus is deserving of an Alumni Association Award. thousands of volunteer hours in the local Return by Nov. 30, 2002, to: community each year. Berry Alumni Office • Attn: Jennifer Tucker P.O. Box 495018 • Mount Berry, Georgia 30149-5018 11 CLASS LEGEND Class years are followed by an uppercase or lowercase letter that indicates the following status: H High School graduate A Academy graduate C College graduate G Graduate student h Last year of attendance at High School a Last year of attendance at NOTES Academy She was flown with all the other state winners ■ Leslie Lane Tuck (87C) and her c Anticipated year of to Washington, D.C., for the week-long husband, Steve, announce the birth of their graduation from Berry College celebration. The award is co-sponsored by the son, Steven Harrison, on April 14, 2002. He FFS Former faculty and staff National Science Foundation and the White joins his big sister, Laney, 4. The family FS Current faculty and staff House. Debbie teaches at Lassiter High School resides in Macon, Ga. in Marietta, Ga., along with her husband, ■ Sharon Beall Bouchard (88C) and her Send all class notes to: Alumni Office, Donald R. Slater (77C). husband, Donnie, announce the birth of their P.O. Box 495018, Mount Berry, GA ■ Lisa Monroe Chadwick (79C) is the daughter, Danielle Brynn, on March 5, 2002. 30149-5018 manager of the inpatient oncology unit at a She joins her two older brothers, John, 7, and All class notes and obituaries are sub- Knoxville-area hospital where she has worked Patrick, 3. Sharon is a stay-at-home mom and ject to editing due to space limitations. for the past 11 years. She received her resides in Great Mills, Md., with her family. Class notes in this issue include submissions master’s degree in health services ■ Sergio Cabanas (88C) and his wife, through June 25, 2002. administration several years after becoming a Stephanie T. Van Nest-Cabanas (88C) registered nurse. Lisa resides in Knoxville, announce the birth of their son, Sebastian Class notes were compiled by Justin Karch Tenn., with her two sons. Sergio, on July 16, 2001. Sergio is a senior (01C, FS) ■ Reed Morgan Jones (79C) has been field claims consultant with UNUM-Provident temporarily relocated to Paris, France, as the Companies, and Stephanie is director of 1960s entertainment creative director for the strategic initiatives for Cunard Line Limited. ■ Anita Withrow Tritton (60C) retired Disneyland Paris Resort. He recently created ■ Rani Partridge Woodrow (88C) and from the trust department of Bank of America “Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade” at Disney’s her husband, Brian, announce the birth of a after 37 years of service. She now enjoys a Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla. daughter, Claire Nicole, on July 10, 2001. new home with her husband, Norman, in Claire joins big sister, Katherine Grace, 3. The 1980s family resides in Wake Forest, N.C. Adairsville, Ga. ■ Samuel D. Cash (80C) has received the ■ Ann Fite Whitaker (61C) has been ■ Michael Robert Hendrick (89C) was John Grenzebach Research Award for named The Washington Opera’s Martin and elected a fellow of the American Institute of outstanding writing about educational fund Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the Bernice Feinstein Artist of the Year for 2001. raising for his dissertation, “Private, Voluntary Michael was honored for his portrayal of nation’s largest society devoted to the Support of Public Research Universities in the advancement of aviation, space and defense. Lennie in Of Mice and Men last fall. United States: 1785-1958.” The award is an ■ Brian K. McNeal (89C) and his wife, She was honored at the AIAA Global Air and annual research award presented by the Space ’02 International Business Forum and Mary Ellen Buswell McNeal (90C), Council for Advancement and Support of announce the birth of their son, Riley James, Exhibition in Arlington, Va. To be Education, the largest international distinguished as a fellow, a candidate must on June 5, 2002. Riley is welcomed by his association of educational institutions. Dr. brother, Blake, and sister, Mallory. The family have made valuable contributions to the arts, Cash’s study ranges from the chartering of the science and technology of his or her field. resides in Knoxville, Tenn. first state university through the development ■ Phillip Hayes Oliver Jr. (89C) and his 1970s of the concept of institutional advancement in wife, Suzanne, announce the birth of their ■ Juanita Ensley Tipton (70C) was 1958. He is a certified public accountant and son, Alexander Hayes, on Feb. 14, 2002. He selected as STAR Teacher at Lumpkin County serves as a trustee of Truett-McConnell College joins his sister, Haley, 8. Phillip is the social High School in Dahlonega, Ga., for the 2001- and administrator for Prince Avenue Baptist studies department head at Southeast Bulloch 02 school year. Church in Athens, Ga., where he lives with High School, a National School of Excellence ■ Wallace A. Farmer (71C) retired from his wife, Lisa Reibel Cash (80C), and their in Brooklet, Ga. teaching after 31 years at Purks Middle children. ■ Keith J. Williams (89C) announces the School in Cedartown, Ga. ■ James D. Randall (82C) is chairman of formation of Keith J. Williams P.C. and the ■ Judy Porter Gibson (71C) and Nolan the board of directors of the Phenix City relocation of his law practice. He will continue Shead were married July 16, 2001. Judy has (Ala.)/Russell County Chamber of Commerce. the practice of administrative, civil and two daughters, Carrie Leigh Gibson Harris He is president of Randall Tile Company Inc. criminal law. The office is located in The (02C) and Erin Fontaine Gibson (02C). He and his wife, Debra, reside in Salem, Ala. Crossings, 700 E. Second Ave., Suite C, Judy and Nolan reside in Kennesaw, Ga. ■ Patricia Atkinson Brown (83C) Rome, Ga. Keith earned his juris doctorate ■ Michael N. Sneed (72C) retired from recently received national board teaching from the University of Georgia’s law school in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, where he taught certification from the National Board for 1992. He resides in Rome with his wife, small engine mechanics. He previously taught Professional Teaching Standards. Naomi Carver Williams (92C), and their auto mechanics at Cedartown High School ■ John L. Bussey III (83C) and his wife, three year-old daughter, Abbey. and Walton High School. Dianne Grigsby Bussey (86C), announce ■ Walter C. Mason Jr. (75C) has been the birth of their daughter, Anna Faith, on 1990s elected chair of the Advisory Committee of March 5, 2002. ■ Robert Keith Buice (90C) and his wife, ALL IN THE Physical Education, Health Education and ■ Roy Hamlin (84C) was recently Dee Dee, announce the birth of their son, FAMILY Recreation for the Board of Regents of the appointed artistic associate at Theatre Under Robert Cooper, on Feb. 22, 2002. The family University System of Georgia for the 2002-03 term. the Stars in Houston, Texas. Previously, he served as associate professor/chair of theatre resides in Indian Springs, Ohio. ■ Karla Burdette Johnson (90C) and her D uring the gala that culminated this year’s Alumni Weekend ■ Janet Jones Smyth (76C) develops and at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, and husband, Jay, announce the birth of their son, resident artistic director at the Baton Rouge Liam “Riley” Hugh, on March 27, 2001. celebration, Berry documents high-tech systems for the Navy in a research and development engineering Little Theater in Louisiana. His upcoming Riley was christened at Frost Chapel, where Alumni Association center. She is married to Frank E. Smyth projects include the musical Some Like It Hot Karla and Jay were married. Karla works for President Tim Howard (77C), who is about to retire from the U.S. starring Tony Curtis and the world premiere of an environmental laboratory as the deputy surprised Dr. Christine Navy in Panama City, Fla. They will be Yellow to Lavender in New York City. chemical hygiene officer. The family resides in Colley (above) with the celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary in ■ Stephen G. St. Clair (84C) and his Cumming, Ga. announcement that November. wife, Sarah, announce the birth of their ■ Susan Stanley McGlynn (90C) and she’d been named an ■ Lynn Harrison Tessin (76C) has been daughter, Shiloh Grace, on Feb. 6, 2002. her husband, Stewart, announce the birth of honorary Berry alumna. selected as Teacher of the Year at Clyattville Stephen is a teacher at Coosa Middle School their second son, Brian Joseph, on March 6, Dr. Colley’s husband, Elementary School in Valdosta, Ga. Lynn is in and a professional photographer. The family 2002. He joins his brother, James, 3. otherwise known as her fourth year teaching third grade after lives in Armuchee, Ga. ■ Shawn Christopher Pursley (90C) and Berry President Scott working with the University of Georgia ■ Judith Hannah Skidmore (86C) and Tamara Jackson were married April 20, 2002. Colley, received the same Extension Service for 15 years and teaching her husband, Tom, announce their adoption of ■ Linda Ruth Spence (90C) is the honor during the 2002 high school family and consumer science for a son, Samson Thomas. He was born on April director of program development and spring commencement five years. Lynn and her husband, Howard, 14, 2002. resources for the national office of the Arthritis Foundation in Atlanta. She currently exercises. have three children: Blanton, 18; Rebecca, ■ Mary “Sandy” Parker Barrett (87C, resides in Alpharetta, Ga. The alumni 17; and Jonathan, 15. The family resides in 94G) and her husband, Jerald, announce the ■ Richard James Lunney (91C) has association also awarded Lake Park, Ga. birth of their twin sons, William “Will” Jerald accepted a team leader position with Mercer honorary alumni status ■ R. Booth McKeown (77C) graduated and Robert “Tanner,” on April 24, 2002. Human Resource Consulting in Atlanta. He is to William B. Johnson of with a master of arts degree in teaching from ■ Beth D. Leary (87C) has a master’s a pension actuary and consultant and will Atlanta, who served as LaGrange College on Dec. 5, 2001. He is degree in social work and resides in New manage four actuarial students. He will also chairman of the college’s employed by Greyhills Academy as a Mexico. manage the work projects for the office’s board of trustees from secondary English teacher. Greyhills is a ■ Lisa Gay Southerland (87C) graduated second largest client, a global leader in the 2000 until May 2002. charter school located on the Navajo Indian with her juris doctorate from Loyola paper and pulp industry. Mr. Johnson, who Reservation in Tuba City, Ariz. University Chicago Law School in May 2002. ■ Jay A. Maupin (91C) has accepted an continues to serve as a ■ Debbie Poss (78C) was named the She planned to sit for the Illinois Bar in July invitation to become an associate owner with trustee of the college, was 2001 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in and has accepted a position with the Legal EMC Engineering Services Inc. in Savannah, elected to the board in Mathematics Teaching for the state of Georgia. Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Ga. He joined the firm in 1998 after receiving 1985. Chicago. 12 NOTES CLASS his professional engineering license in 1997. Jay and his wife, Stephanie Lowery Maupin (91C), reside on Wilmington Island ■ Colleen Quinn Ellen (94C) and her husband, Hal, announce the birth of their second child, Blake Edward, on March 9, ■ Holly Kemp (97C) and Luther Clay Elrod IV were married April 6, 2002. The couple resides in Atlanta. with their son, Jacob, 3. 2002. He joins his big brother, Bryce, 2. The ■ Robert Lee Nation (97C) received ■ Julie Youngs Wood (91C) received her family resides in Franklin, Tenn. Georgia-Pacific’s 2001 Chairman’s Circle of education specialist degree in early childhood ■ Elisabeth Jackson Gaines (94C) Excellence Award during a ceremony held at education from the State University of West recently accepted a position as a physician the Ritz Carlton, downtown Atlanta, in March. Georgia. assistant with Children’s Healthcare of West Lee has been employed with Georgia-Pacific ■ Randall Edward Alberts (92C) has Georgia in Carrollton, Ga. She and her for five years and is currently a senior benefit published his first novel, Mikeael. The book is husband, Kent, reside in Smyrna, Ga. analyst. available through Barnes and Noble ■ Kristen Daniel Simpson (94C) and her ■ Lisa Anne Rennie (97C) is employed (www.bn.com). This novel was written while husband, Mark, announce the birth of their as a graphic artist for the Real Estate Book in attending Berry and has been published daughter, Laura Renee, on Nov. 1, 2001. Lawrenceville, Ga. She resides in Suwanee, through iUniverse. ■ Amy Sampson Brandon (95C) and her Ga. ■ David Lawrence Brannon (92C) and husband, Jeff, announce the birth of their son, ■ David Edward Rouse (97C) and Amy his wife, Tammy, announce the birth of their Joshua Landiss, on March 28, 2002. He Hudson (98C) were married May 4, 2002. twin daughters, Mary Wynn and Sally weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured The wedding party included: Lisa Ellen Colleene, on Jan. 3, 2002. Mary weighed 5 20-1/2 inches. Joshua joins his sister, Yaun (99C), maid of honor; Chase pounds, 3 ounces, and Sally weighed 7 Bethany, who is 22 months old. Amy is a Evangeline Connolly (99C); Matthew pounds, 3 ounces. Dave is the owner of stay-at-home mom. Alan Keedy (98C), best man; John Henry Brannon Pediatric Services Inc., a pediatric ■ Jennifer Ann Clark (95C) and her Richardson III (97C); and Ashley Young therapy practice providing physical, husband, Jay, announce the birth of their (99C). occupational and speech therapy. The family daughter, Madeline Anne, on Dec. 20, 2001. ■ Joy Banks Stone (97C) is the on- resides in Gainesville, Ga. Jennifer is a stay-at-home mom, and the premise manager for Spherion Corporation in ■ Michael David Crego (92C) and his family resides in Marietta, Ga. Lawrenceville, Ga. Joy lives in Flowery wife, Margaret, announce the birth of their ■ William Douglas Hyche (95C) and his Branch, Ga., with her husband, Chris, and daughter, Meredith Lahey, on Jan. 11, 2002. wife, Christine Sarrett Hyche (94C), their son, Max, 2. She joins brother, Mitch, 3. Mike is vice announce the birth of their second son, ■ Marti Coleman (98C) and Lee Smith president of investments at A.G. Edwards & Connor Sebastian, on March 19, 2002. The were married May 4, 2002, at Burning Bush Sons and recently celebrated his 10th family resides in Grayson, Ga. Baptist Church in Ringgold, Ga. anniversary with the firm. The family lives in ■ Brian Thomas Kiser (95C) and his ■ Bradley E. Hayes (98G) is an assistant Rome. wife, Jennifer, announce the birth of their son, principal at LaFayette High School in ■ Travis Yates (92C) has accepted a Thomas Stewart, on April 18, 2002. LaFayette, Ga., where he is in charge of male position with Phelps Veterinary Clinic. He and ■ Ryan William Vest (95C) and his wife, discipline, student services, school facilities his wife, Janelle Dobbs Yates (93C), and Heather Miller Vest (95C), announce the and attendance. Brad lives in Trion, Ga., with two children, Austin and Miranda, have birth of their son, Andrew Charles, on Oct. 31, his wife, Judy, and two sons, Luke, 5, and moved to Canandaigua, N.Y. This summer, 2001. The family resides in Duluth, Ga. Jake, 1. Travis finished his time in the military, having ■ John William Wages (95C) graduated ■ Jeffrey Alan Hodges (98C) is a spent the past four years serving in Texas, from the Medical College of Georgia School of commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy and is Oklahoma, Panama, North Carolina and Medicine in May. He will complete an internal currently assigned to the flying squadron VQ- Bosnia. medicine internship at New Hanover Regional 3 out of Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma ■ Jason Phillip Bilotti (93C) and his Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., before City, Okla. He received his Navy pilot “Wings wife, Haley, announce the birth of their beginning an anesthesiology residency at the of Gold” in September 2001. daughter, Paulina Amelia, on May 30, 2002. University of Tennessee in Memphis. ■ Angela Marie Pessolano (98C) is an She joins her brother, Hunter Cole, 2. ■ Rebecca Michelle May (96C) account director with the Sterling-Rice Group, ■ C. Shane Bussler (93C) received a graduated from Kennesaw State University in a Boulder, Colo.,-based brand development medical degree from the Medical College of May with a master of education degree in and advertising firm. She currently resides in Georgia. Shane lives in Charlotte, N.C., with middle-grades education, concentrating in Nederland, Colo. his wife, Amy Barna Bussler (94C), and science and math. She teaches seventh grade ■ Jennifer Gatlin McAuley (98C) is daughter, Anna. He is completing his science in Cobb County. attending graduate school at the University of A CENTENNIAL residency in internal medicine at Carolinas ■ Kenna Grant (97C) and Eric Hart were Georgia. She is studying science education MOUNTAIN DAY Medical Center. married March 30, 2002. The couple resides with the goal of teaching seventh grade life OCT. 5, 2002 ■ Brandi Calhoun Diamond (93C) and in Chicago, where Kenna is a teacher. science. her husband, John, announce the birth of part of the B etraditional Centennial with a special celebration their daughter, Bailey Danielle, on May 19, 2002. She joins her brother, Taylor. The MEET YOUR ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVES T family resides in Mableton, Ga. he Berry Alumni Association has a new chief — Ed England Jr. The 1957 flair. Parade and ■ Geoffrey K. Fulton (93C) and his wife, Mountain Day Olympics Karin Jones Fulton (92C), announce the Berry College grad is beginning his second stint as Alumni Council president, a on Friday, Oct. 4; birth of their son, Walter “Walt” David, on post he held from 1990 to 1992. Mountain Day Chapel, July 19, 2001. Walt joins his big sister, Mr. England succeeds Tim Howard (82C), whose presidency included many Grand March and Picnic Emma. The family resides in Atlanta. milestones for the alumni association, including the definition of plans for an on Saturday, Oct. 5. ■ Christopher Robert Homer (93C) and his wife, Bethany, announce the birth of their Alumni Center, a dramatic increase in regional alumni chapter events (from 18 to Classes having reunions are 77A, 82A, 77C, 82C, daughter, Courtney Lila, on May 2, 2002. 38 per year), the establishment of two new alumni chapters (Polk/Haralson, Ga., 87C, 92C, 97C. Mark your Chris is employed as a senior financial analyst and Queen City, N.C.) and the reorganization of three chapters. Thanks to Tim and calendar now, and watch with Nortel Networks in Alpharetta, Ga. The the other Alumni Council members for all of your hard work! your mail for more family resides in Buford, Ga. ■ Crystal Maynor (93C) and her Mr. England’s term as president began during Alumni Weekend, when 13 new information! Alumni Council members were sworn in. “We’re excited about working with the husband, John, announce the birth of their daughter, Coppi Matilda, on Nov. 23, 2001. new Alumni Council,” said Scott Breithaupt (91C, 96G). “The members include a ■ Sara Lynn Thurmond Parker (93C) diverse cross section of Berry’s alumni population, which is important because this and her husband, Scott, announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Jean, on April 23, body is designed to be a voice for all Berry alums.” 2002. Natalie joins her sister, Julianne, 4. Sara Other officers sworn in during the meeting were Frances Richey-Goldby (83A, is a teacher in the Bartow County School 87C), who is serving as vice president of alumni events, and Kaye Godwin (91C), System, and the family resides in Winder, Ga. vice president of institutional relations. ■ Laurie Bice (94C) and Chris Osterman were married April 20, 2002. New Alumni Council members are: ■ Leigha Young Burnham (94C) Brian Carmony (93C) Harold Jones (81C) graduated from Jacksonville State University Patrick Carter (91C) Russ Payne (49H, 53c) in Alabama with a master of education degree in library science in April 2002. Tina Gossett (82A, 87C) Joy Nicholson (92C) ■ Chris D’Angelo (94C) and Melissa Jim Lewis Hamrick (59H, 63c) Dorothy Sundy (59C) Tobin were married May 20, 2002, in Jean Miller Hedden (52C) Fran Thompson (99C) Waimanalo Bay, Hawaii. Chris is employed at Liz Hill (01C) Roger Tutterow (84C) Mizuno USA as a citrix administrator. The couple resides in Norcross, Ga. Bernice Holcomb (56H) 13 CLASS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION President: Ed England, 57C Vice Presidents: Frances Richey-Goldby, 83A,87C; Reginald Strickland, 51C; Larry Eidson, 57c; Kay Harris Godwin, 91C; Larry Sculley, 65C Parliamentarian: Bart Cox, 92C Historian: Ouida Word Dickey, 50C Secretary: Kathleen Sundy, 94C, 98G NOTES ■ Mandy Elizabeth Peterson (OOC) has ■ Barbara Abernathy Vickery (52C) of Chapter Presidents: Willisa Marsh, 00C, and relocated to Rome and is serving as annual Commerce, Ga., passed away April 5, 2002. Evelyn Hamilton, 69C, African American; fund advancement officer for Berry College. Survivors include her husband, Sam Vickery Ray R. Smitherman, 95C, Ag Alumni; Tracy Lewis, 88C, Cartersville, Ga.; Harlan She is engaged to be married to Anders (51C); a son, Ricky; two daughters, Gwen Chapman, 58C, and Doris Reynolds Ferrington in April 2003. Morgan and Melanie Stanley; a sister, Chapman, 57C, Carpet Capital (Dalton, Ga.); ■ David Wilson Stancil (00C) and Mia Dorothy Byers; two brothers, Bill Abernathy Sue Day, 48C, Columbia, S.C.; Lynn Sutton (01C) were married Nov. 17, and R. Paul Abernathy (52C); 12 Luci Hill Bell, 60C, East Tennessee (Knoxville); 2001, at Intown Community Church in grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Earl DeVane, 45C, Macon, Ga.; Bill Roseen, Atlanta. David is a language arts teacher at Barbara was a member of the First United 78C, Northeast Atlanta; W. Rufus Massey Jr., Central Gwinnett High School in Methodist Church of Commerce and was a 75C, Northwest Atlanta; Don Stinson, 54C, Lawrenceville, Ga., and Mia is a staff nurse at teacher in the Commerce school system. and Grace Mitchell Stinson, 54C, Pensacola, Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. They ■ Roscoe Dolan Perritt (56C) of Fla.; Gus Stallings, 74C, Queen City plan to relocate to St. Louis, Mo., where David Waycross, Ga., passed away April 3, 2002. (Charlotte, N.C.); Joel A. Rackley, 58H, 62C, will enter the master of divinity program at ■ Ira E. Player (57C) of Ruffin, S.C., Richmond, Va.; Genyth Travis, 96C, Rome, Covenant Theological Seminary. passed away Nov. 27, 2001. Ga.; Mark Henderson, 00C, South Atlanta; ■ John Terrance Woods IV (00C) is Greanel Spell Overstreet, 52H, Southeast employed at Science Applications 1960s Georgia (Brunswick); Jeffrey Horn, 87C, International in San Diego, Calif., in the ■ William “Bill” D. Bunch (63H, 73C) of Washington, D.C. Area networking and communication configuration Lakeland, Fla., passed away Feb. 15, 2002. management department. The company is a Bill taught industrial arts at East Rome Junior Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations: contractor for the Navy Special Warfare High School and later taught at Cedartown Scott Breithaupt, 91C, 96G Center. Junior High School. He went on to become an ■ Allison Elizabeth DeVan (01C) is instructor in sheet metal at the Polk pursuing a master’s degree in kinesiology at Correctional Institute in Lakeland, Fla. He was ■ Jennifer Chesney Richardson (98C) the University of Texas at Austin. an Army veteran and a member of the First and her husband, Bobby, announce the birth ■ Matthew Nevin Dodd (01C) and Erin United Methodist Church. He is survived by of their son, Robert Griff, on Sept. 3, 2001. McClain (00C) were married April 6, 2002. his wife, Jenny; a daughter, Cazette King; a The family resides in Springdale, Ark. They reside in Rome, Ga. son, Joe; a stepdaughter, Allison Harper; and ■ Kevin D. Swafford (98C) and his wife, ■ Andria Jones (01C) and Andrew five grandchildren. Deanna Cain Swafford (98C), announce the Gregory “Greg” McCarty (01c) were ■ Alan A. Griffin (67C) of Floyd County, birth of their first child, Hunter Dane, on Feb. married May 11, 2002. The outdoor wedding Ga., passed away Feb. 21, 2001. 22, 2002. was held at a lake house on Lake Sinclair in ■ Paul E. Robertson (67C) of Tunnell ■ Robert David Covington (99C) was Eatonton, Ga. The couple enjoyed a Hill, Ga., passed away Feb. 6, 2002. promoted from infrastructure to ABAS at honeymoon trip to Asheville, N.C., and now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He also 1970s resides in Woodstock, Ga. ■ Sarah H. Collier (74G) of Fort volunteers at Zoo Atlanta. ■ Matthew Francis Seelig (01C) is the Oglethorpe, Ga., passed away April 8, 2002. ■ Robert W. Crowe (99C) and Kathleen legislative correspondent with the office of A. Dillon (00C) were married Sept. 8, 2001. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) in The couple resides in Princeton, N.J. Washington, D.C. He currently resides in ■ Jason Kyle Farmer (99C) received a master’s degree in biology from Tennessee Arlington, Va. TRUSTEE EMERITUS Tech and has accepted a position as a fisheries Deaths DIES AT AGE 93 biologist with the North Carolina Wildlife T Commission. Berry College extends sincere condolences rustee Emeritus Harold Clotfelter ■ Stacie Clark Petter (99C) graduated to family and friends of the following alumni. We regret space does not permit listing of Rome died Wednesday, June from Georgia State University with a master names of survivors who are not Berry alumni 12, 2002. He was 93. of business administration degree with a concentration in computer information or immediate family members. A native of Georgia, Mr. Clotfelter systems. She has been accepted into the 1920s was a distinguished business leader. doctoral program at Georgia State’s Robinson ■ George W. Lundy (24H) of He was president of Hardy Realty College of Business. Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away June 4, ■ Ann Purdy (99C) is moving to Prague, and Development Company in Rome 2002. He was active in business and civic the Czech Republic, for a year to work as a affairs in Chattanooga and was a member and and played a major role in shaping missionary and teach English in the public officer of the Kiwanis Club for more than 40 the development and growth of the high school. She previously taught elementary school in Cumming, Ga. ■ Rachel Scull (99C) and Troy Rowell years. He was a founding member of the Boys and Girls Club of Chattanooga, receiving the Man & Boy Award in 1978. Rome and Floyd County area. Mr. Clotfelter served for 12 years W hat do you remember most about Berry? Let me were married May 11, 2002. Rachel is ■ Kathleen Pirkle Dexter (26H) of as a member of the Berry College guess — the people working on a master of public administration Atlanta, Ga., passed away in December 1999. Board of Trustees. He was elected to you knew here, right? degree at Kennesaw State University. ■ Edith Parks Dover (27H) of Hixson, the board in 1967 and went on to Well, Berry has 2000s Tenn., passed away Sept. 21, 1998. serve as chairman of the board’s launched a new online ■ Brian L. Aultman (00C) and Suzanne ■ R. B. Long (27H) of Deland, Fla. passed Alumni Community to away Oct. 6, 1999. Development Committee and Funk (02C) were married May 18, 2002, at help you reconnect the Berry College Chapel. The couple resides Executive Committee. 1930s with old friends — or in Augusta, Ga. ■ William E. Biddle (31H) of Temple A graduate of Georgia Tech, Mr. maybe even find some ■ Janine Patricia Douglass (00C) has Terrace, Fla., passed away July 10, 2001. Clotfelter served as director of the new ones. Log on to accepted a full-time position as a research ■ Paul S. H. Terrell (37H, 50c) of Rome, Georgia Tech National Alumni www2.berry.edu/ biologist at the Centers for Disease Control in Ga., passed away May 27, 2002. alumni and register Atlanta. She is part of the research and Association. He also was a trustee of ■ Buford Brown Sr. (37H) of today. There you’ll find development team in the National Center for Fredericksburg, Va., passed away Aug. 17, Darlington School, an active member the latest alumni news Infectious Diseases and is responsible for 2001. of First Presbyterian Church in and information, managing the lab and developing quantitative ■ Howard L. Littlefield (38C) of Toccoa, Rome, president of the Georgia online class notes, tests for viral antigens and cytokines using a Ga., passed away Feb. 19, 2002. flow cytometry-based system. Chamber of Commerce and president discussion groups and ■ Margie Alice Harreld (00C) and Josh 1940s of the Rome Rotary Club. a directory to help you Clark were married May 11, 2002, at ■ Herman B. Prater (41C) of Salt Lake connect with your His wife, Sara, preceded him in Peachtree Presbyterian Church. Alice is office City, Utah, passed away Dec. 6, 2001. fellow grads. We’ll see manager for Remax Around Atlanta. ■ William M. Todd (42H, 46C) of death. He is survived by three you online. ■ Aimee Swanson Larsen (00C) and her Memphis, Tenn., passed away April 5, 2002. children, four grandchildren and two husband, James, announce the birth of their ■ William R. Spruill (42H) of great-grandchildren. son, Cooper Thomas, on May 7. Cooper Gainesville, Ga., passed away Feb. 6, 2002. Memorial gifts may be sent to the weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. 1950s Harold Clotfelter Scholarship, c/o ■ Brian Craig Nelson (00C) and Jessica ■ Carl F. Durham (46H, 50C) of Berry College Advancement Office, Sine (00C, 01G) were married March 23, Gadsden, Ala., passed away April 30, 2002. P.O. Box 490069, Mount Berry, Ga. 2002, in Barnwell Chapel. ■ W. Voight Starling Sr. (51h) of Grayson, Ga., passed away March 24, 2002. 30149. ■ 14 GIFTS MEMORIAL AND HONOR GIFTS Berry College welcomes gifts in memory or honor of individuals. If you wish to make a memorial or honor gift to Berry, simply denote the person to be memorialized or honored on the check or in an accompanying letter. Berry expresses gratitude for the following gifts specifically designated as memorials and tributes. The persons honored are listed in capital letters; the donors in capital and lowercase. Dr. Vassilis Dalakas DR. AND MRS. G. LELAND MR. PAUL S. H. TERRELL DR. OUIDA WORD DICKEY Memorial gifts have been Ms. Gretchen R. Faulkner GREEN Mrs. Melanie Moore Green Mr. Robert A. Baker designated to scholarship Mr. John C. Parton Dr. and Mrs. J. Thad Matheny Mr. Timothy R. Howard Ms. Angela Renee Dickey funds named for the Dr. Gary S. Robson DR. LARRY GREEN Mrs. Mary Grace Meeks Mr. Peter N. Henriksen Ms. Genyth L. Travis Ms. Kelly Ann Cochran Mrs. Evelyn Hoge Pendley Mr. Edward Lamar Wade honoree unless otherwise MR. WILLIAM CORNELIUS Mrs. Melanie Moore Green MRS. ADELLE L. THOMPSON MR. B. LEON ELDER specified by the donor. BURKHALTER Mrs. Susan M. Hauser Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Eugene Mr. and Mrs. Clifford R. Terry Mr. Raymond D. Meadows Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Harper MR. AND MRS. J. MITCHELL MRS. SARAH LIPSCOMB Mr. Mark George Moraitakis MRS. JOANN TIESLER ELROD MEMORY GIFTS CAGLE Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele Mrs. Connie Deal Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul (March 28 - June 25, 2002) Mrs. Nan Lipscomb Nelms DR. R. C. GRESHAM DR. WILLIAM M. TODD MR. WARREN EUGENE ESTES MRS. ANNA W. CARR Mr. and Mrs. James F. Clark Mr. and Mrs. Hector Alonso Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul MRS. BETTY ALDRIDGE Mrs. Evelyn Hoge Pendley Ms. Angela Renee Dickey MRS. LILLIAN JACKSON MR. BILLY TUTTLE MRS. RALPH E. FARMER MR. GEORGE H. CLARK Mrs. Evelyn Hoge Pendley Mrs. Greanel Spell Overstreet Mrs. Charlotte Keckley Bitzer DR. LEO ANGLIN Mr. John Nathan Leatherwood Mr. and Mrs. David E. MRS. ELLEN JERVIS MR. JOHN C. WARR MRS. ROSA BENTLEY Slemons Mrs. Evelyn Hoge Pendley Mrs. Grace Moore Johnson FLETCHER MS. MARY ALICE BARNES Mrs. Melanie Moore Green MR. M. C. CLARKSON MR. LINTON JOHNSON MRS. LAURA WEBER Mrs. Melanie Moore Green Mr. and Mrs. Nils Cederlund Mrs. Patricia Johnson Halsey Mrs. Janice Sells Chadwell MRS. FAYE H. FRON MISS MARTHA BERRY Mrs. Grace Moore Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Rinehart Baron DR. GEORGE CLARY JR. Mrs. Winifred Bryant Morrow Mr. and Mrs. J. Mitchell Elrod Jr. Mrs. Sarah Miller Clary MR. FRED H. LOVEDAY Ms. Teresa Rimkus MR. AND MRS. GLYNN R. DR. JOHN R. BERTRAND Mr. Peter N. Henriksen Mrs. Randi M. Sonenshine Mrs. Ruth A. Ash MR. D. HAROLD CLOTFELTER GAULDING Ms. Sara Anne Stephens MR. L. E. MCALLISTER Ms. Linda A. Tennant Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Mrs. Mary Bachler Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barron Ms. Alicia C. Wright Mr. and Mrs. James F. Clark MRS. LULU S. WESTCOTT MRS. MELANIE MOORE GREEN Dr. Abraham B. Bergman Greater Rome Board of Mr. Peter N. Henriksen Mr. Timothy R. Howard Mr. R. Bryan Ellis Dr. Linton H. Bishop Jr. Realtors MRS. BONNIE D. MCCORD MR. RONALD E. DR. THOMAS C. HARRISON Mrs. Charline Hayes Brown MR. MELVIN M. CONNER Mrs. Glenda Glover Storey WILLIAMSON Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele Dr. and Mrs. C. Frank Campbell Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul MRS. HELEN PAUL Mrs. Laura Ann Asta Ms. Ruth K. Coleman Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele MRS. BERNICE H. HENDERSON MRS. FLOSSIE CRATON MCDANIEL Mr. Bruce Gottshall Mr. Shirl E. Cook Mrs. Evelyn Hoge Pendley Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul MR. CRAIG ALLYN WOFFORD Mr. Bart Arnold Cox Ms. Holly Patricia Dean MR. QUINN HENRY Ms. Angela Renee Dickey MR. HOWARD M. CRAWFORD DR. MILTON S. MCDONALD Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Jones Jr. Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Mr. and Mrs. Clifford S. Hewitt Mrs. Elaine Sexton Foster Mrs. Irene Gay DuBose DR. JOHN C. HICKMAN Mr. Stephen C. Eubanks MS. KIRSTEN DAVIS Mr. Charles M. Walker MR. RICHARD WOOD Ms. Kelly Ann Cochran Mr. Jonathan Theodore Trapp Mr. Charles R. Everett Mr. Leslie Thomas Howard Jr. MR. G. C. MILLER Mr. and Mrs. George G. Gargett Mrs. Ruth Parker Miller Mrs. Julie Walton McCormick MRS. JUDY Y. HOPPER MS. MILDRED DAVIS Mr. Bruce Gottshall Dr. Randolph B. Green Mrs. Nan Lipscomb Nelms MRS. BESSIE C. MIXON MEMBERS OF THE Mrs. Bettianne Ware Grover Mrs. Burley Page CLASS OF 1942C MRS. BETTY SWEARINGEN Mr. Yale Gunn MR. EDWARD G. DICKEY Mr. Charles D. Stringer HURDLE Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Harbin Ms. Angela Renee Dickey MRS. MARTIN O’CONNOR Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Mr. and Mrs. Clifford S. Hewitt Mr. Edward Lamar Wade Mrs. Evelyn Wall Hillman Mr. Glenn C. Wallace HONOR GIFTS MR. AND MRS. H. ISHMAEL Mr. and Mrs. Gifford L. Hodges MR. JAMES L. PAUL JR. (March 28 - June 25, 2002) JONES Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Huff MRS. FAYE LEWIS DICKEY Dr. and Mrs. Horace D. Brown Mrs. Joy Jones Neal Mrs. Edna Earl Jesse Ms. Angela Renee Dickey DR. ROSCOE DOLAN PERRITT 2002 ALUMNI WORK WEEK Mrs. Grace Moore Johnson Mr. Edward Lamar Wade MR. JESSE R. JONES Mrs. Frances L. Barnett WORKERS Mr. Timothy R. Howard Col. Walter A. Johnson Jr. Mr. Glenn C. Wallace Mrs. Jean Adcock Curran Mrs. Marti Walstad Dr. and Mrs. Wilbur D. Keister DR. GARLAND M. DICKEY Mrs. Faye H. Fron MR. AND MRS. JOHN MS. SUSAN RHEA ASBURY LIPSCOMB Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Key Ms. Angela Renee Dickey Southeast Georgia Alumni Mr. Bruce Gottshall Mrs. Faye H. Fron Mr. Robert E. Koch Dr. and Mrs. Norman Chapter Mr. and Mrs. Gordon A. Leiter MR. AND MRS. ROBERT C. Mrs. Melanie Moore Green Thompson Holloman MR. E. W. PETERSON Mr. Jeffrey B. Llewellyn BAKER Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Miss Jill L. Joiner Mr. and Mrs. Gary L. Peterson Mrs. LaVonne G. Lundell Mr. Robert A. Baker Mr. Earl W. Williams Mr. Edward Lamar Wade Ms. Mandy E. Peterson Mrs. Jo H. Masters Mr. Glenn C. Wallace MR. BRIAN JOE BELFLOWER MRS. KATHRYN ELROD MASON Dr. and Mrs. J. Thad Matheny MS. KATE PHILLIPS Dr. Carol O. Willis Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Dr. John W. McDowell MR. ROBERT DICKEY Mrs. Doris Cook Dickey Ms. Angela Renee Dickey MR. M. SCOTT BREITHAUPT DR. L. DOYLE MATHIS Mr. and Mrs. Constantin V. MR. HARVEY ROBERTS Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Mr. Edward Lamar Wade Mr. Robert A. Baker Micuda Mr. and Mrs. William E. Mrs. Ruth Parker Miller Mr. Glenn C. Wallace MR. AND MRS. JOHN BROOKE DR. DANIEL J. MCBRAYER Newsome Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Morris Mrs. Virginia Coleburn Minter MRS. LILLIE PATTON Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele DORTON MR. JOHN WILLIAM DR. DEAN CANTRELL Mrs. Luegina Carter Mounfield DR. JACQUELINE MCDOWELL Mrs. Yvonne Linker Hall RYMER SR. Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele Mrs. W. J. Neathery Mr. and Mrs. J. Mitchell Elrod Jr. Mrs. Penny Evans-Plants Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Nesbitt MR. AND MRS. A. MILTON MRS. LAURA SEXTON DR. KATHY MCKEE Mr. and Mrs. Alvin H. Novack MRS. JESSIRUTH SMITH CHAMBERS Mrs. Elaine Sexton Foster Mrs. Renee S. McMillan Mrs. Ann Nichols Pope DOSS Ms. Angela Renee Dickey Dean Mary Reynolds Mrs. Emily Doss Hutto DR. GLORIA SHATTO MR. JOHN W. MIXON MR. MILTON CHAMBERS JR. Mrs. Burley Page Mrs. Sharleen Formby Rhoads Mr. Robert Shatto Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele MR. RALPH E. FARMER Ms. Angela M. Rivara Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele MS. ELENA S. MOORE Mrs. Charlotte Keckley Bitzer DR. SCOTT COLLEY Dr. and Mrs. Luther R. Rogers Texas Instruments, Inc. Mrs. Melanie Moore Green Dr. and Mrs. Norman Mr. Robert A. Baker Mrs. Jane Ward Smith MS. JOYCE S. MORRIS Thompson Holloman MS. HAZEL SMITH Mr. Charles D. Stringer MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul MRS. LEARY BELL FINLEY Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Sumner RAMSEY COOK Mr. Randall Alan Tibbals Mrs. Ann Finley Maxwell MRS. MARGARET GLENN Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul DR. NICHOLAS NAIDENKO Mrs. Mildred Campbell Tietjen MS. ESSIE PEARL GARNER STINE Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Dane MR. JOHN H. CUNNINGHAM Mr. Randolph J. Turner Mr. Edward Lamar Wade Mrs. Faye H. Fron Freeman Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Mr. Glenn C. Wallace MR. TAYLOR STOWERS MRS. BETTYANN O’NEILL MRS. BENNIE L. GARRETT MR. AND MRS. LAWRENCE Mrs. Helen Howell Warr Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Mr. and Mrs. J. Mitchell Elrod Jr. Mrs. Sara Hall Payne DAWSON Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Webb Weaver III MR. SUNNY PARK MS. LILA GLADIN Mrs. Brenda Woods Mr. and Mrs. Troy M. Wyers Jr. DR. ARTHUR STRICKLAND Dr. Gary A. Waters Ms. Phoebe M. Wyland Mr. and Mrs. Carroll C. DR. AUGUST DEBERDT Underwood Mrs. Carey Hill Strickland Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Dane MR. W. CARL “SMILEY” PAUL Mount Berry Church DR. JORGE GONZALEZ MR. AND MRS. DAN Freeman Dr. and Mrs. Horace D. Brown MR. WYATT BRADFORD SULLIVAN Mrs. Melanie Moore Green Mr. Tom D. Raulerson The Rev. Jeanne Hoechst- MRS. BARBARA Ronner Mrs. Melanie Moore Green DESTEPHANO Ms. Carolyn Thompson Smith MISS KATIE BROOKSHIRE MRS. KATHERINE C. TAYLOR MR. AND MRS. RUSSELL C. MS. KATHLEEN D. Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele Mrs. Joan E. Blackwelder Ms. Angela Renee Dickey PAYNE Mr. John L. Brock GRANROSE MRS. DORIS COOK DICKEY Mrs. Bettyann M. O'Neill Ms. Angela Renee Dickey Mrs. Frances L. Barnett Ms. Beth Candler Mr. Edward Lamar Wade 15 MRS. EVELYN HOGE PENDLEY CLASS OF 1947C HETTY MCEWEN COLEMAN Mrs. Shelia L. Davis DR. JAMES R. SCOGGINS Mrs. Melanie Moore Green SCHOLARSHIP SCHOLARSHIP Dr. Robert L. Frank SCHOLARSHIP Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul Mrs. Molly Joiner Faile Warren Coleman Fund Mrs. Gail Howard Gibson Dr. James R. Scoggins Mr. Tom D. Raulerson Mrs. Myrtle Joiner Lawhon KIRSTIN DAVIS MEMORIAL Mrs. Connie Garner Guthrie MARY ALTA SPROULL Mrs. Carolyn Tillman Steele Mr. and Mrs. Percy T. SCHOLARSHIP Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. ENDOWED MATHEMATICS MS. DAPHNE PETERSON Marchman Mr. Mark George Moraitakis Pearson SCHOLARSHIP Mr. and Mrs. Gary L. Peterson Mrs. Louise Whiteside McLure Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Blake Lt. Cmdr. Mark Dennis Tate Drs. Kenneth and Betty Whitten Ms. Mandy E. Peterson Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Murray Standard Dr. and Mrs. Gary A. Waters Mrs. Deleen Buffington Mr. David Lee Weir ROBERT EARL STAFFORD MISS MELANIE D. PRATER WENDY HUEY DECK SCHOLARSHIP Stevens Mrs. Monica Dermo Wells Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Myra Stafford Pryor Charitable Mrs. Janie Dove Thornton Dr. Carol O. Willis MRS. ANGELA P. REYNOLDS Mrs. Donna Atkins Trust Mrs. Bettie Webb Todd Mr. Randall G. Woodhead Wooldridge Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul CLASS OF 1948C H. I. JONES AGRICULTURE SARA E. STAFFORD ANGELA R. DICKEY AWARD SCHOLARSHIP MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP Dr. Ouida W. Dickey Myra Stafford Pryor Charitable ROBISON SCHOLARSHIP Mr. H. Ishmael Jones Ms. Angela Renee Dickey Ms. Sue Day JENNIFER W. DICKEY AWARD Mrs. Gloria Ann Noles Trust Dr. Ouida W. Dickey STEPHENS-RILEY MS. CAROLYN THOMPSON CLASS OF 1949 HIGH SCHOOL CLAY KENEMER MEMORIAL SMITH SCHOLARSHIP DR. OUIDA W. DICKEY SCHOLARSHIP SCHOLARSHIP Mr. and Mrs. J. Mitchell Elrod Jr. Mrs. Nena Wells Whitley ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Mr. Charles F. Acree Mr. and Mrs. Owen L. Riley Sr. Mrs. Faye H. Fron Mr. Trevor Ian Balmer Ms. Alma Rachel Fossett STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS CLASS OF 1951C MEMORIAL Mr. J. Walter Johnson Mr. W. Carl “Smiley” Paul ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Mrs. Bernice Arnold Holcomb Mr. Bradford Kelly Begin Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Mrs. Wyleene Odetta Howard Mrs. Lena Moore Fleischhacker MRS. AMY BROCK Mr. Thomas W. Adams Pearson SUMMERLIN Mr. Rhuel J. Baughtman Mr. Jesse R. Jones Mr. Dennis C. Freeman Ms. E. Gloria Rumph Mrs. Mildred Parrish Kenemer Miss Kimberly Michelle Mink Mr. Bruce Gottshall Mrs. Vivian Rountree Bevis Mr. Leon M. Bryan BARBARA J. DIXON MBA Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Nettles Miss Laurie C. Steele DR. GABE TALLENT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Ms. Carolyn Thompson Smith Dr. Martha L. Tapia Dr. Thomas W. Carver Mrs. Linnie Lane Gibson Mrs. Katherine Widner Harmon Dr. Cherlyn S. Granrose Mrs. Joy Bernice Ogle Whaley Northwest Georgia Credit Union MRS. CHARLOTTE TERRELL Mr. and Mrs. Ellis K. Hite LILIAN DORTON ENDOWED DR. L. DOYLE MATHIS STUDY ABROAD AWARD Mrs. Mary Grace Meeks Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Huff SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Dr. Charlotte Anne Bond MR. EARL TILLMAN Mr. and Mrs. Clifford G. Mizell The Prudential Foundation Mrs. Janice Riner Allagood Mrs. Delana Rene Hickman Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Mrs. Laurie Crawford Reeves WM. WALTER DUNCAN The Rev. and Mrs. James N. Dr. Marcie L. Hinton Musselwhite Mr. Charles T. Scarborough SCHOLARSHIP Barnes Mrs. Rebecca N. Roberts MRS. DAWN C. TOLBERT Lt. Col. William D. Segrest Dr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Mew III Dr. Rayford H. Boyett Mrs. Margaret B. Suffill Mr. W. 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Young 1-800-782-0130 • firstname.lastname@example.org 16 FALL CENTENNIAL CALENDAR Berry College Berry Chronicle P.O. Box 495018 NON-PROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID ROME, GA 30161 SEPTEMBER 2002 - JANUARY 2003 Mount Berry, GA 30149-5018 PERMIT NO. 2 8 p.m., Berry College Chapel, Conson Oct. 17 – Piano Recital, Wilson Lecture. His topic will be featuring Roberto McCausland “Hope and Tolerance in the New (81C), 8 p.m., Ford Auditorium. Address Service Requested Millennium.” Oct. 19 – Outdoor Fall Festival features booths, October entertainment, music and food, Oct. 1 – Jan. 31, 2003 – “The noon to 4 p.m. Weaving Room,” display of a Oct. 21 – Instrumental century of weaving at Berry College, Recital, featuring Dr. Sam Cash The Martha Berry Museum. September (80C), saxophone; Dr. Glenn Oct. 3 – Vocal Recital, Robert Through Sept. 14 – “Simple Eernisse (79C), trombone; and Dr. Taylor (98C), bass-baritone, and Colonial Furniture: The Emery Warnock (91C), trumpet, 8 Carolyne Eberhardt (97C), soprano, 8 Craftsmanship of Franklin H. p.m., Ford Auditorium. p.m., Ford Auditorium. Gottshall” Exhibit on display at The Martha Berry Museum, 10 a.m. Oct. 4 – 5 – MOUNTAIN DAY November to 4 p.m., Monday through WEEKEND Classes are suspended Nov. 16 – Centennial Ball, for Saturday. Oct. 4. A 10 a.m. student Centennial students, alumni and the campus Sept. 12 – “Humanitarianism celebration features Emmy Award community, features swing and in Context” Lecture Series begins winner GregAlan Williams speaking jazz music, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. with scholar, composer and singer on diversity, motivation, personal Location to be announced. Bernice Johnson Reagon, 8 p.m., growth and excellence. Mountain Day Berry College Chapel, Conson Olympics will follow at 1:30 p.m. December Wilson Lecture. She will discuss her Oct. 4 – Martha! Dec. 6 & 7 – Candles and most recent publication, “If You A multimedia musical about the Carols of Christmases Past. Start Don’t Go, Don’t Hinder Me”: The life of Martha Berry, 8 p.m., Ford the holiday season with a visit to African-American Sacred Song Auditorium. Oak Hill for a candlelight Tradition. Oct. 8 – “Humanitarianism in celebration, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15 – Possum Trot Context” Lecture Series features Dec. 8 – Berry Concert for Homecoming includes a church Diane McWhorter, the 2002 Pulitzer the City of Rome, Rome City service, reunion and dinner on the Prize winner for general nonfiction Auditorium, 3 p.m. grounds, 11 a.m., Possum Trot and author of Carry Me Home, 8 p.m., Dec. 14 – Fall Graduation Church. If you plan to attend, please Berry College Chapel. bring a dish. Oct. 16 – 20 – Heritage January Sept. 17 – “Humanitarianism Holidays 2001 Celebration, Rome. Jan. 14, 2003 – 100 Hours of in Context” Lecture Series With the theme, “The Legacy of Community Service Awards features Morris Dees, founder of the Martha Berry in Rome and Floyd Ceremony. Time and venue to be Southern Poverty Law Center, County.” announced. Additional events may be added. Check the Berry Centennial Web site, http://centennial.berry.edu, for updates.
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