HELEN MEDLIN ’53 MED was featured in the Greensboro News & Record for her career in education. Helen turned 105 in November 2017.
JOANNE SAFRIT ’57 has donated $1 million to UNCG to establish a professorship in kinesiology. The Safrit-Ennis Distinguished Professorship is named for Safrit and her longtime partner, Catherine Ennis, who died in April 2017. Ennis received her master’s degree from UNCG and taught kinesiology at several universities before joining the faculty in Greensboro in 2008. Safrit also made a lead gift of $100,000 toward the renovation of the UNCG Women’s Basketball locker room.
Classmates BARBARA ALLEY SIMON ’57 AND ALICE SPELL WEINSTEIN ’57 recently met in New York City for dinner and a show. They have been friends since their years at Woman’s College.
LESLIE JOHNSON ’58 teaches portrait painting at Vance-Granville Community College. She has been teaching for more than
20 years. She is also an accomplished professional artist.
ANGELA DAVIS-GARDNER ’65 MFA was a featured author in the Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series. Her first novel, “Felice,” was published in 1982, and she has written several essays, stories and books since, including “Butterfly’s Child” and “Plum Wine.” She formerly taught at UNCG. She continues to teach private classes in Raleigh, N.C.
MARY ELLEN SNODGRASS ’66 has released “American Colonial Women and Their Art,” a chronological encyclopedia detailing women’s creative endeavors in the 13 original American colonies from 1607 to 1789. Mary Ellen has written and reviewed reference books for 35 years. She has also released “A Cultural Chronology of Disease from Prehistory to the Era of Zika.” It is the second edition of her 2003 “World Epidemics: A Cultural Chronology of of Disease from Prehistory to the Era of SARS."
ROBERT MORGAN ’68 MFA was selected as a member of Walk of Fame for the class of 2018 at Hendersonville (N.C.) High School. Robert is a professor of English at Cornell University and has authored 12 books of poetry and nine books of fiction. His novel “Gap Creek” was selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club in 2000.
BETTY MOFFETT ’69 MED will have a collection of her short stories – “Coming Clean” – published this fall.
JERRY TILLMAN ’70 MED will run for the newly drawn District 26 seat in the NC Senate. He currently serves as state senator in District 29 representing Moore and Randolph counties. He is a retired teacher, coach and school administrator. He has served in the Senate since 2003 and is the majority whip.
CHERRY CALLAHAN ’71, ’87 PHD was named to the All-SoCon Faculty and Staff Team. She retired as associate vice chancellor for student affairs after 38 years at UNCG.
LINDA FULLER ’71 was featured at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery’s “Voice of Light, Wood and Water” exhibit. Linda has exhibited in museums and galleries in New York City and North Carolina and is currently represented in the Open Exhibition 208 at the St. Barbe Museum and Art Gallery in Lymington, England.
JULIE MALONEY ’71 MFA gave readings for the release of her first book, “A Matter of Chance,” in Wilmington and Southport, N.C.
CYNTHIA BROWN ’73, ’75 MED, a storyteller, performed as Madame Cyn at the Chowder Society in Hickory, N.C. Cynthia has written three books and recorded a CD of her stories. She worked as a storyteller at a library for 13 years and then taught art classes at an elementary school. Since then, she has traveled – nationally and internationally – telling her stories.
MELINDA RATCHFORD ’73 MED explored the myth and mystique surrounding the life and times of the Kennedy family during an event held at Piedmont Crossing in Thomasville, N.C. Melinda worked in North Carolina public schools for 31 years and retired in 2000. She currently serves as an associate professor in the Sister Christine Beck Department of Education at Belmont Abbey College.
ANITA SHARPE ’73 will seek re-election to the District 2 seat on the Guilford County (N.C.) Board of Education. She is an office manager and bookkeeper with Gary Jobe Builder.
DIANNE LAYDEN ’74X served as a panelist for the Polaris Project documentary screening in Raleigh, N.C., on illicit massage establishments. Dianne serves on the NC Human Trafficking Commission, NC Board of Massage/Bodywork Therapy and on the Human Trafficking Task Force for the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards.
ANDREW MCMILLAN ’74 MS is a partner at REH CPA, PLLC.
PAULA BONNER ’75, president of the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association, has retired. She most recently helped with the opening of Alumni Park on their campus. Under her guidance, the association expanded across the globe, from Iceland to Sri Lanka. She was inducted into the UW Athletics Hall of Fame in 2015 for her service as an assistant director in charge of women’s sports at the university in the mid-1980s.
SYLVIA CHURCHWELL ’75 MED received The Sanford Herald’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017. She has worked as a school counselor as well as with the NC Cooperative Extension. As a volunteer, she serves on the board for the Salvation Army of Lee County, shuttles cancer patients to their appointments through the Highway to Healing program, and participates in the United Way’s Community Investment Team and the Lee County Retired School Personnel. Sylvia also has served as a community spokesperson for Project Lazarus, which works to reduce the abuse and misuse of opioids in Lee County.
CAROL FOLTZ ’75, pastor of Moravia Moravian Church of Oak Ridge, N.C., was elected bishop of the worldwide Moravian Church by the 2018 Southern Province Synod. She is the first woman elected bishop by the Southern Province. She graduated from Moravian Theological Seminary and, in 1978, became the first woman to be ordained by the Moravian Church, Southern Province.
ALEX ALBRIGHT ’76 MFA, author, editor, playwright and college professor, spoke about the World War II 45-piece regimental Navy band called the B-1, as part of the annual Writers Series hosted by Bladen Community College. Alex teaches English and creative writing at ECU.
LARRY G. MORGAN '76 MED, ’87 SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION discussed the ideas behind his books at the Davidson County (N.C.) Senior Center. Larry has authored “Mountain Born,” “Mountain Molded,” “Appalachian Mountain Memories,” “Ivy,” “Ivy’s Legacy,” “Strange Life” and more. He also discussed and signed his latest book “Joseph’s Son,” a sequel to his previous book, “Ivy,” during an event at the Denton (N.C.) Public Library. Larry retired from an administrative position with the Randolph County Schools.
BARBARA PRESNELL ’76, ’79 MFA was featured at the Victor R. Small Writers Series lecture at the Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center at Barton College. Barbara, an essayist and poet, teaches writing at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her latest poetry book, “Blue Star,” traces her family’s involvement in war from the Civil War to the present. Her poetry book, “Piece Work,” won the Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Prize.
BEVERLY PUGH ’76, ’97 EDD was named Woman of the Year by the Burlington (N.C.) Civitan Club for her work in education and her volunteer efforts. She retired in 2015 after 40 years in education and received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award. She is studying culinary arts at Alamance (N.C.) Community College.
WAYNE DRUMHELLER ’77 MED discussed his book, “Light in the Dark: A Photographer’s Story and Portfolio,” at the Burlington (N.C.) Artists League Gallery.
BRYAN ROBINSON ’77, a leading expert on workaholism, has released his new book, “Daily Writing Resilience.”
JANICE J. WILLIAMS ’77 is a candidate for the Sampson County (N.C.) Schools Board of Education. She is a retired teacher.
CINDY JORDAN ’78 retired from The Burlington (N.C.) School, where she taught for 41 years.
CYNDI OSTERHUS ’78 MED, ’98 PHD was the featured speaker at the Salisbury Branch of The English Speaking Union. Cyndi was selected as a finalist in the “Teacher in Space” program in 1985, and was named NC Teacher of the Year in 1987. Following the Challenger disaster, she became a NASA Space Ambassador, uniting with others from the program to advocate for space exploration. Cyndi retired from the Rowan-Salisbury Schools and from Catawba College. She continues to teach in the online graduate program at Southern New Hampshire University.
DEBORAH LAMM ‘79, former president of Edgecombe Community College, retired on May 31. She had served 39 years in the NC Community College system and 14 years as the top administrator at ECC. Deborah received the 2017 Southern Regional Chief Executive Office Award from the Association of Community College Trustees.
LYNN M. MORTON ’79 is the eighth person and first woman to be president of Warren Wilson College. She has a 35-year career in higher education, including more than 25 years at Queens University of Charlotte (N.C.), where she was provost and vice president for academic affairs. Lynn earlier held teaching positions at Winthrop University, the University of South Carolina and the University of Nevada at Reno. She assumed the presidency July 1, 2017, and her inauguration was held May 12, 2018.
DOLORES DAVIS PAYLOR ’79, IF, IB and testing coordinator at Shepard IB Magnet Middle School in Durham, N.C., received the 2018 Champion of Education Award from the NC Department of Education. She has served on the HES board and Guarantee Scholars as a mentor for several years.
JOHN FAIRCLOTH ’80 MPA, a state representative from High Point, N.C., will run for the newly configured N.C. House District 62 seat. A real estate broker, John previously served on the High Point City Council, including as mayor pro tem.
GERALD GIBSON ’80 MA, assistant professor, has retired from Elon University. Gerald was the university’s first full-time communications professor and a key figure in the development of the school’s communications program.
TIMOTHY LEE GREENE ’80 is a candidate for the Asheboro (N.C.) City Council.
BEN HONEYCUTT ’80 won the Hildebran (N.C.) Alderman race and was appointed to Town Council.
PENNY STEWART ’80, who served 22 years as a school nurse for the Randolph County (N.C.) School system, has retired.
JAN YARBOROUGH ’80 was included in the 2018 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” Jan specializes in health care law at Wall Babcock in Winston-Salem, N.C.
SARA MONTGOMERY ’81, who teaches at Kernersville (N.C.) Middle School, has been named the school’s teacher of the year. She teaches sixth grade science.
LARRY DEAN RUNION ’81 ran for mayor of Great Falls, S.C.
ARLEEN WIDERMAN ’81 MM is director of the Alamance (N.C.) Chorale. She directed the group’s first Christmas concert in December. She retired from Altamahaw- Ossipee Elementary School in Elon, N.C., in 2017, after 30 years in education.
OITA COLEMAN ’82, vice president of research and development at SAS, was honored with a Great Place to Work for All Leadership Award. Oita has led the SAS quality testing organization for many years and her commitment to excellence helped make 2017 SAS’ most productive year in terms of product delivery. She participates in many student recruitment and mentorship programs at the high school and collegiate level and serves on the North Carolina Central University board of directors.
SAMUEL HOUSTON ’82 EDD has had an annual award named for him – the Dr. Samuel Houston Leadership Award. The award honors a graduate of the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development’s Aspiring Superintendent Program. Samuel is president and chief executive officer of the NC Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center. The award is given by the NCASLD and the NC School Superintendents’ Association.
RUTH ANN PALMER ’82 EDD received the 2017 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award for her school, Savannah (Ga.) Christian Preparatory School. The award was conferred by Betsy DeVos, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. Ruth led other schools to receive the Blue Ribbon award in 2003 and 2011. She has been invited to return to Washington to assist in the review of 2018 Blue Ribbon School applications, naming the Top 50 Private Schools in the U.S. Ruth was named a National Distinguished Principal in 2005.
WANDA BROWN ’83 MLS is president-elect of the American Library Association. She is director of library services at Winston- Salem State University.
KENNETH MACE ’83 MM was the soloist at TubaChristmas at Polk County (N.C.) High School. He performed “O Holy Night.”
SONI MARTIN ’83 MFA, a professor of fine art at Fayetteville (N.C.) State University, exhibited her work at the Victor R. Small House. She discussed her work during an artist reception held at the opening. Her work includes a variety of mixed media, including prints and drawings.
LYNNE HINTON ’84 did a book signing and discussion in High Point, N.C., to mark the publication of her latest novel, “The View from Here.” This is her 20th book. She is an ordained United Church of Christ minister and has served as a hospice chaplain.
VIRGINIA FOXX ’85 EDD was guest speaker at the Wilkes County Republican Party’s annual Lincoln-Reagan dinner.
KAREN L. COX ’86, ’88 MA has released “Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race and the Gothic South.”
DEBBIE FERGUSON ’86 MED was re-elected to serve a fourth term as a commissioner in North Wilkesboro, N.C. She is a retired registered dietitian.
ANN RESNICK ’86 showed her artwork at an exhibit titled “Tempus Fugit” at Leedy- Voulkos Art Center in Kansas City, Mo.
CINDY FINK ’88 MBA is executive director for Meals on Wheels in Salisbury, N.C. She previously was director of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority house at UNC Chapel Hill.
ROGER LANE ’88 MM, ’97 PHD discussed “The Development of Jazz in New Orleans Up to the Swing Era” at Alamance Community College as part of a free concert and lecture. He is a humanities and music instructor at the school.
DAVID BRADBURN ’89 and Wesley Campbell of Atlanta, Ga., who were matched in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program for more than 15 years ago, won a trip to Super Bowl VII in Minneapolis, Minn. David wrote an essay about his volunteer work with BBBS and, after being selected as a winner, chose his mentee, Wesley, to accompany him.
FOSTER HUGHES ’89 is director of Parks and Recreation for the city of New Bern, N.C. He previously served as director of Parks, Recreation and Tourism for Conway, S.C.
ELIZABETH “BETH” WARD ’89 MBA has been named one of the 130 Women Hospital and Health System “Leaders to Know” by the national publication Becker’s Hospital Review. This is the second consecutive year she has received the honor. Beth is executive vice president and CFO at Tidelands Health.
CAROLYN HOSKINS ’90 MSN, ’18 DNP practices at Cone Health Family Practice in Reidsville, N.C.
JACQUELINE DEBREW ’91, ’05 MSN, ’08 PHD was named to the All-SoCon Faculty and Staff Team. Jacqueline has served on the faculty of the School of Nursing at UNCG since 1997. She is the director of the RN-BSN program. She serves the University through membership on the Faculty Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics, the University Honorary Degrees Committee and the Spartan Club Executive Board.
TINA MCCRACKEN ’91 is Piney Grove Elementary School Teacher of the Year. She has been teaching at the Kernersville, N.C., school for 13 years
ANGELA ROBBINS ’91, ’02 MA, ’11 PHD, assistant professor of history at Meredith College, discussed the role of women during World War I in “Doing Their Big Bit: North Carolina’s Women on the Home Front,” as part of the lecture series of the Tar River Center for History and Culture at Louisburg College. She spoke at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History on the same topic. Her forthcoming book on North Carolina’s role in World War I will include a chapter on the role of women. She is a Road Scholar with the NC Humanities Council.
LINDA CARR ’92 MED is director of federal programs for Sampson County Schools in Clinton, N.C. She holds a doctorate in educational leadership from UNC Chapel Hill.
PHAEDRA J. GROVE ’92, ’95 MPA is senior director of talent acquisition with Reynolds American in Winston-Salem, N.C.
CARLOS JANE ’92 was appointed by NC Gov. Roy Cooper as a district court judge for Davidson and Davie counties. He has worked as an attorney in private practice for nearly 20 years, specializing in criminal, civil and juvenile law. He previously served as president of the Judicial District 22B Bar Association and on the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law.
PAULA HARVELL RAKESTRAW ’92 is running for an at-large seat on the Rockingham County (N.C.) Board of Education.
ANNETTE BARTLETT-GOLDEN ’93 exhibited her paintings and collages at the Mebane (N.C.) Arts and Community Center in a collection titled “Intimate Vistas.”
AMY BERRY ’93 has joined the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. She received her law degree from Campbell University and practices worker’s compensation law in Burlington, N.C.
KEN CHAMLEE ’93 PHD read from his poetry at the third annual Working Writers’ Reading at Brevard College. Ken is the Johnie H. Jones Distinguished Professor in Teaching, the Iva Buch Seese Distinguished Professor of English and the Alumni Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient at Brevard. His poetry has appeared in The Asheville Poetry Review, The Cumberland Poetry Review, The Greensboro Review and Ekphrasis and other journals. He is currently working on a biography in poems of the American landscape painter Albert Bierstadt.
CATHY CLEARY ’93 has published “The Southern Harvest Cookbook – Recipes Celebrating Four Seasons.” She designated that 50 percent of the proceeds from sales of the book go toward food justice causes and sustainable agricultural initiatives.
KIMBERLY DENNINGS '93 is human relations manager for the Town of Kernersville, NC.
JENNIFER HANES ’93 MED is a member of the 11 board of directors for the Davie Community Foundation in Mocksville, N.C. She worked for 12 years as a counselor and scholarship coordinator at North Davidson High School in Welcome. She now volunteers at Macedonia Moravian Preschool, Shady Grove Elementary and William Ellis Middle. She recently served as the president of the PTO at Shady Grove and serves as the vice president of the community council at Ellis.
SHERRI THOMAS ’93 is senior vice president of human resources and organizational development for Truliant Federal Credit Union in Winston-Salem.
IRIS WAGSTAFF ’93 received the Women of Color Magazine and Women of Color STEM Conference K-12 Promotion of Education award at the 22nd annual WOC STEM Conference. The STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – conference recognizes significant contributions by women in the STEM fields. Iris received the award for her more than 20 years of outreach and service in the community, developing information science programs, coaching science teachers, resourcing parents with tools to aid their children, and developing partnerships between industry, academia and community organizations. She is currently STEM program director at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C. 16
PATRICE REAVES ’93, ’00 MED is the North Carolina Leadership Academy’s Teacher of the Year. She has been teaching Latin for 14 years and has taught at NCLA for the past three years.
JOHN BROWN ’94 and The John Brown “Little” Big Band performed at Marlboro Civic Center in Bennettsville, S.C. John is director of the jazz program and associate professor of the practice of music at Duke University.
ROBIN NEAL BUCKRHAM ’94, ’12 SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION, ’17 EDD was the keynote speaker at the Town of Bolton’s observation of Martin Luther King Day. She is principal at Guilford Preparatory Academy. She is the co-editor of “Black Star: An Introduction to African American Studies.” She was most recently recognized by the NC Department of Public Instruction for her school’s record of exceeding academic growth for the 2016- 17 school year.
MANUEL DUDLEY ’94, ’97 MS/EDS received the W.C. Legacy Award from the UNCG Alumni Association. Manuel is dean of Guilford Technical Community College’s campus in Greensboro. He holds a doctorate degree in leadership studies from NC A&T State University. He was recognized for his long-standing leadership and service on numerous community and state boards.
SONYA GREEN ’94 works with Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism. Sonya is a broadcast journalist.
TAMARA JOYNER ’94, director of financial services/controller, was named Central Carolina Community College’s Staff Member of the Year for 2017-18. She was a finalist for the NC Community College System Staff of the Year award.
MARK STEPHENSON ’94 exhibited his artwork at the Center for Faith and the Arts in Salisbury, N.C. “Immediacy” featured preliminary sketches and finished works executed and completed in about 90 minutes. He is a portrait artist and frequent exhibitor in juried shows throughout the Southeast.
RENEE WIMBERLEY ’94 is creative director of Seed Art Share in Raleigh, N.C. The group performed at First Night in Raleigh.
JENNIFER BEAN BOWER ’95 recently wrote “Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem.” She researched local tragedies while working as the associate curator of photographic collections at Old Salem Museums & Gardens. She also presented a talk on the history of the Maynard Field Airport, Winston-Salem’s first airport and North Carolina’s first commercial airport, for members of the Forsyth County Genealogical Society.
CATINA CHESTNUT ’95 is principal at the Moss Street Partnership School in Reidsville, N.C. (see p. 5). Prior to that appointment, she was principal at Bessemer Elementary School in Greensboro.
JOHN EHMIG ’95 is manager of retirement services at Pinnacle Financial Partners. He has 22 years of experience in the retirement sector and most recently was a vice president and institutional trust consultant with BB&T.
LAURIE MCNICHOL ’96 MS is a 2017 American Nurses Credentialing Center National Magnet Nurse of the Year. The Cone Health nurse is an internationally known and widely published wound, ostomy and continence nurse expert. In 2016, Laurie was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing. Earlier in 2017, she was named the UNCG School of Nursing Alumni of the Year.
HEIDI HANSEN MCCRORY ’97 MA is vice president for development at Furman University. She previously served as vice president for college relations at Kenyon College. She also served as director of development for academic programs at UNCG, 1993-97. She is a member of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), where she teaches new fundraising professionals and sits on the Liberal Arts Advisory Council.
ADAM WARD ’97, 02 MM, ’10 DMA performed in an organ recital as part of Limestone College’s “Reformation Reflections” series. Adam is director of music ministries at Providence United Methodist Church in Charlotte.
MARSHALL ASHCRAFT ’98 MS is a member of the Boone (N.C.) Town Council.
LACY SMITH CAMP ’99 is traveling with her daughter, Darby, who is filming a Christmas movie with Kurt Russell.
JODY L. CLAYTON ’99 is executive director of Drake Terrace senior living community in San Rafael, Calif. He is a licensed professional counselor associate. He previously worked for Personal Care Inc. and The National Conference for Community and Justice. He is a former board member of the Guilford Green Foundation.
JENNIFER CRESIMORE ’99 was East Forsyth (N.C.) High School’s 2017 Teacher of the Year. She teaches three classes of sports medicine at the school.
AIRES FORD ’99 is a dietitian in Winston- Salem, N.C. She is an author and motivational speaker specializing in nutrition conferences, workshops and women’s conferences. She recently spoke at the Stroke Symposium in Winston-Salem.
ANTHONY GRAHAM ’99 MED, ’04 PHD is provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Winston-Salem State University. He previously was dean of the College of Education and professor of educator preparation at NC A&T State University.
EMILY LIPE ’99 MSA is superintendent of the Davidson County (N.C.) School System. Previously, she served as interim superintendent and assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. She has been with Davidson County Schools for 27 years.
TASHA LOGAN FORD ’99 has been named assistant city manager of Winston-Salem, N.C. She previously served as assistant city manager for Rocky Mount, N.C. She has more than 13 years of local government experience in North Carolina. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from NC State University.
FRITZ HESSENTHALER ’99 MED, a former assistant coach for South Alamance’s football program, has returned as the head coach. He spent 14 seasons in charge at Southeast Guilford and most recently served as a teacher and assistant coach at Providence Grove.
ALLAN SCHERLEN ’99 MLIS received the 2018 Association of College and Research Libraries Politics, Policy and International Relations Section Marta Lange/ SAGE-CQ Press Award. The award honors an academic or law librarian who has made distinguished contributions to bibliography and information service in law or political science. Allan is professor and social sciences librarian at Appalachian State University.
LISA SKEEN ’99 led a Zentangle workshop at Theatre Art Galleries in High Point, N.C. Lisa is a visual artist and art educator and also teaches classes in etching and enameling.
KYLE WEBSTER ’99, a freelance illustrator and designer, recently sold his business, Kylebrush, to Adobe. Kyle created more than 1,400 digital pencils and brushes and continues to develop tools for artists with Adobe. He teaches at UNC School of the Arts, performs close-up magic, and plays the saxophone and guitar. He also illustrated the Super Journey article in this issue.
JILL AUDITORI ’00 MA was re-elected to the Mebane, N.C, City Council.
KARRIE DIXON ’00 MA will serve as interim chancellor at Elizabeth City State University beginning June 1. She is vice president for academic and student affairs at the UNC System Office. She also holds a doctorate from NC State University. Karrie has been a senior administrator at the UNC System office since 2008. She was named vice president for academic and student affairs in 2014.
CATHERINE GENTRY ’00 MSA was selected as superintendent for Thomasville (N.C.) City Schools, where she was previously acting interim superintendent. She most recently served as chief operations officer for the school system.
JOSHUA HARRIS ’00 is public information officer for the City of Lenoir, N.C. He previously serviced at the public information officer for the City of Morganton, N.C.
ANGELA HUNT ’00 was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year for the Randolph County (N.C.) School System. Angela teaches at Trinity Elementary School.
AMY KIRKMAN ’00, ’06 MED is director of Weekday School at First Baptist Church in Greensboro. She has served for the past 11 years as an exceptional children’s teacher with the Guilford County Schools.
ANGELA QUINN ’00 is serving on the Nursing Board of the American Health Council. Angela owns Mobile Skin Screening LLC, a mobile skin screening service that provides skin cancer screenings and dermatology services in a patient’s home or workplace.
WILLIAM STONE ’00 is interim director of the Harnett County Extension Service. Bill also works full time as the director of the Lee County Extension Service.
KRISTEN WYNNS ’00 MA, ’03 PHD has released her first book, “The No Wimpy Parenting” handbook. Kristen is in private practice at Wynns Family Psychology with offices in Cary and Raleigh, N.C.
QUINTANA STEWART ’01 is health director of Orange County (N.C). She has more than 16 years of public health experience with a variety of roles in the Forsyth County (N.C.) Department of Public Health.
ISHAN WILLIAMS ’01 MS, ’03 PHD, an associate professor with the University of Virginia School of Nursing, has been elected president of the Southern Gerontological Society. Ishan is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of American and serves on its board, serves on the AARP’s Public Policy Institute Roundtable and the Lindsay Institute’s Caregiving Advisory Council. She is associate editor for the “Journal of Ethnicity & Health.” Ishan earned the 2016 Faculty Leadership Award from UVA’s Alumni Association.
WILEY CASH ’02 MA read from his latest novel, “The Last Ballad,” and discussed his book at the 2018 Laurette LePrevost Writers Symposium at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute. Wiley currently serves as the writer-in-residence at UNC Asheville and teaches in the Mountainview Low-Residency MFA.
STEVE CUSHMAN ’02 MFA led a fiction workshop for Winston-Salem Writers called “Life: Fodder and Fuel for Fiction.” He also participated in readings and workshops at North Carolina’s annual Poetry Day hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne University. Steve is this year’s winner of the Lena Shull Award for best new poetry manuscript by a North Carolina poet. His debut poetry collection, “How Birds Fly,” was selected for publication by St. Andrews University Press. He is also the author of four novels, including, “Portisville,” winner of the 2004 Novello Literary Award, and two poetry chapbooks.
SYDNEY RICHARDSON ’02, ’12 PHD is dean of College and Career Readiness at Forsyth Technical Community College. She previously worked at Salem College as its director of the writing center, an assistant professor of education and dean of adult education.
GABR’L STACKHOUSE ’02 is principal at Kannapolis (N.C.) Charter Academy. She previously served as an education specialist for Pearson Education.
KIMBERLY RIPBERGER ’03 has joined the board of trustees at Bennett College. She is a senior manager with Bernard Robinson & Co. LLP in Greensboro, where she works in the audit and accounting area. She is the North Carolina membership chairwoman for the Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association.
JESSICA ICENHOUR ROBERTS ’03 celebrated her 10th anniversary with the Tourism Partnership of Surry County (N.C). She is executive director of the organization.
TODD WIRT ’03 MSA, superintendent of Orange County (N.C.) Schools, was awarded a Top 30 spot of this year’s John C. Maxwell Transformational Leadership Awards for his work in education. In 2016, the North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development named Todd the North Carolina Outstanding Young Educator. Todd held a spot in last year’s Leadership Awards Top 100 and has the opportunity to be in the Top Ten in next year’s awards
GEORGE BARGHOUT ’04 MS co-owns J and J Kitchen and Food Mart in Winston-Salem and specializes in fried chicken.
JAMES BLAKLEY ’04 is a candidate for commissioner of Davie County, N.C. He owns and operates a landscaping company.
VICTOR ISLER ’04 is director of the Forsyth County Department of Social Services. He previously served as director of Family and Children’s Services for the department.
BRYAN “FREEBIRD” MCKINNEY ’04, ’06 MED was named the 2018 North Carolina Teacher of the Year. He is a history teacher at Williams High School and last year’s Alamance- Burlington Teacher of the Year.
SIDNEY O. MINTER ’04 of Fisher Phillips in Charlotte, N.C., was named a winner of the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2018 40 Under 40 Awards. In addition to practicing law for the past six years, Sidney is co-chair for the Minorities in the Profession’s 2018 Pre-Law Conference. He is an attorney with the Charlotte (N.C.) office of national labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips. He is president of the Burlington Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and is also a member of the 2018 Annual Conference committee of the National Employment Law Council. He is a member of Fisher Phillips’ diversity and inclusion committee and of the National Black Lawyers Top 100. He was named among the 2017 Leaders in the Law by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. He has been listed in 2018 North Carolina Rising Stars.
KELLY NEIL ’04, ’06 MA received the Archie Vernon and Margaret Wannamaker Huff faculty prize during graduation exercises at Spartanburg Methodist College. The award is given annually to a faculty member who exemplifies outstanding professional qualifications, teaching ability and service. Kelly is a professor of English and British literature and is the director of academic advising. She is also the advisor to the English honor society, Sigma Kappa Delta. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis.
AMBER REID ’04 is leading Surry Community College’s Fit and Well Challenge course focused on promoting a healthy lifestyle. She has 10 years of experience teaching curriculum physical education classes at SCC.
JAMES “JAY” TEETER ’04 is a member of the Catawba County United Way board of directors. Jay is vice president of Pepsi Cola of Hickory, N.C. He serves on the City of Hickory Recycling Advisory Board and the Humane Society of Catawba County.
ERIN WILLIAMSON ’04 is a nurse practitioner at MedNorth Health Center in Wilmington, N.C. He splits his time between the downtown clinic and MedNorth’s clinic at First Fruits Ministries, where he provides healthcare for lower-income people.
ALISON ADAMS ’05 is the director of Community and Regional Planning for the Western Piedmont Council of Governments. She has a master’s degree in strategic leadership from Mountain State University. She previously served as senior planner for the Town of Huntersville, N.C.
TRAVIS REEVES ’05 EDS, ’06 EDD is superintendent of Surry County (N.C.) Schools. He previously served as superintendent of Ashe County (N.C.) Schools.
KERRI FRENCH ’06 MFA appeared on the UNC Asheville campus to read and discuss her work. She is the author of “Every Room
in the Body,” which narrates the drama of a high-risk pregnancy through poems. The book won the 2016 Moon City Poetry Award. She is also the author of a chapbook of poems about Amy Winehouse.
CATHERINE DOERFLER HERZOG ’06, a licensed clinical social worker, is supervisor of clinical services for New Avenues Inc., a provider of behavioral health management and employee assistance programs.
ASHLEY CARROLL HOOKER ’06 has joined Lambert Architecture + Interiors as an interior designer. She has more than 12 years of experience in the commercial design field with a strong background in space planning, furniture specification and move/project management.
VICTOR JONES ’06 won a seat on the High Point (N.C.) City Council. He owns Royal Limousine, Jones Legacy Transportation and a life insurance agency with more than 200 agents across the nation.
DAN SKIDMORE ’06 DMA was a violin soloist in the North Carolina Chamber Orchestra’s Premier Concert in Kernersville, N.C. Dan performs regularly in North Carolina as concertmaster of the Salisbury (N.C.) Symphony, associate concertmaster of the Winston-Salem Symphony and violinist in the SHU Strings piano trio. He is a violin instructor at Elon University.
RIANN ADAMS ’07 has joined Lambert Architecture + Interiors as a project manager. She is a graduate of the Masters of Architecture program at UNC Charlotte. She previously worked at Little Diversified Architectural Consulting in Charlotte, N.C., where she served as architectural project manager and account leader in the retail market sector. She has been in the architectural field for more than 11 years.
MICHAEL GARRETT ’07 is running for the District 27 seat in the N.C. Senate. He is the managing partner of a Greensboro marketing firm and is past president of UNCG’s Alumni Association.
BRIAN HODGE ’07 MBA is vice president/ equipment finance regional sales manager for Home Trust Bank.
STERLING HURST ’07 appeared in the film “Shifting Gears.”
TRACY KIMMER ’07 EDS is the Piedmont Triad Regional Principal of the Year for 2018. Tracy is principal of Yadkin Early College High School.
STEPHANIE ROGERS ’07 MFA visited the UNC Asheville campus to read and discuss her work. Stephanie is the author of “Plucking the Stinger” and has appeared in the Best New Poets anthology three times.
INGRID RUFFIN ’07, ’09 MA, ’11 MLIS received a handcrafted quilt from The Quilts of Valor Foundation to honor her service with the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005 and in the Air Force Reserves from 2007 to 2010.
BROOKE AVERY ’08 is teaching pottery classes for the Randolph Arts Guild in Asheboro, N.C.
CHAD BLEDSOE ’08 PHD, president of Montgomery (N.C.) Community College, was featured in a newspaper article about the 50th anniversary of the college. Chad previously worked in various positions at Wilkes, Surry, Haywood and Western Piedmont community colleges before assuming the presidency at Montgomery in 2015.
CAROLYN FAIRCLOTH ’08 was named Elementary Teacher of the Year in Kernersville, N.C. She teaches physical education at Kernersville Elementary School.
LORI GILES ’08, ’09 CERTIFICATE, ’10 MA is chair of continuing education and technical programs at Pamlico Community College’s Continuing Education division. She previously taught and oversaw student retention and assessment at Craven Community College.
AMY HOWELL ’08, a health science /nursing fundamentals teacher at Freedom High School, has been named the Burke County (N.C.) Public Schools 2018 Teacher of the Year. She also works as a nursing adjunct instructor for Western Piedmont Community College and serves as a PRN staff nurse for Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge.
LAUREN MOSELEY ’08 MFA will judge the 2018 Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition. Lauren is the author of “Big Windows,” which was recently named one of the “12 Most Anticipated Poetry Collections Hitting Bookstores in 2018” by Bustle. Lauren’s poems have appeared in the anthologies Best New Poets and Women Write Resistance and in such magazines as FIELD, Narrative, Copper Nickel, West Branch Wired and Pleiades. She has been a fellow at Yaddo and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and a recipient of an artist’s grant from the Money for Women/ Barbara Deming Memorial Fund.
MAX NEGIN ’08 MFA was among the 2,500 NBC employees who were at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Max, an assistant professor at Elon University when he is stateside, works in creative services.
HOLLIE SHERRILL ’08 MED portrayed Mom in the Hickory (N.C.) Community Theatre’s production of “True West.” Hollie teaches drama at Bandys High School and most recently played Julia in “Lend Me a Tenor.”
BILLY SHUE ’08 MBA came in fifth in the 2017 Novant Health Charlotte (N.C.) Marathon. He works as a banker in Charlotte.
MIKE SMITH ’08 MS recently released his memoir “And There Was Evening and There Was Morning.”
JENNA BAILEY ’09 teaches art at Hilbriten High School in Lenoir, N.C.
JAMEY BRADBURY ’09 MFA has published her first novel, “The Wild Inside.” She is a communications specialist with an Alaska native social-services agency.
JENNIFER BRASWELL ’09 received the UNCG 2017 Award for Excellence in Dance Education. Jennifer is a dance educator at Morehead Elementary School in Greensboro.
TIM CARRIER ’09 is owner of the Flame Broiler restaurant in Greensboro. He is also a firefighter with the Greensboro Fire Department.
WARREN MILTEER JR. ’09 MA headlined the Rouson Memorial Lecture at Chowan University. He is an assistant professor of history at the University of South Carolina. He has recently completed a book manuscript about free people of color in North Carolina from the colonial period through reconstruction.
BRAD SWIFT ’09 has been promoted to senior real estate manager at CBRE Triad.
KATHERINE C. FOLTZ ’09 and Jonathan D. Swanson ’11 MBA were married Oct. 7, 2017, in Winston-Salem, NC. Jonathan is operations manager at Broadsight Systems Inc. in Mebane, N.C.
JASON HARPSTER ’10 MBA presented a program on orchids for members of the Linden Garden Club in Southern Pines, N.C. Jason works in his family business, Central Security Systems in Southern Pines, where he maintains a greenhouse growing his own cultivars.
BROOKE INGRAM ’10 is on the Board of Nurses with The American Health Council. She is a staff nurse at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., a position she has held for seven years. She introduced alternative treatments to her patients at the facility, including holistic treatments like essential oils. Her work ethic earned her a nomination on the Top 100 Nurses in North Carolina list in 2016 and she garnered the Nursing Excellence Award in 2015. She is a certified yoga nurse and instructor.
JEN JULIAN ’10 MFA won the 2018 Press 53 Award for Short Story Fiction, an annual manuscript competition. “Earthly Delights and Other Apocalypses” will be published by Press 53 in October. She will read from her work at a book launch party in October at the UNCG Faculty Center.
JUSTIN MOORE ’10 MS was recognized on Forbes’ list of “America’s Top Next- Generation Wealth Advisors.” Justin is a partner and senior financial advisor at Merrill Lynch in Greensboro.
ASHLYN REID ’10, an accountant for Bank of America, is author of a self-published cookbook based on and inspired by her grandmother’s down-home recipes. It is titled “Granny’s House: My Southern Childhood.”
JESSAMYN STANLEY ’10, a social media sensation and entrepreneur, is traveling around the world to speak and teach yoga. She also authored “Every Body Yoga” and is working on a second book.
JOSHUA YODER ’10 MFA played three roles in the Hickory (N.C.) Community Theatre’s Firemen’s Kitchen production of “Sylvia.” He also co-starred in “True West,” a play performed at the Firemen’s Kitchen in the Hickory Community Theatre.
SCIERRA BRATTON ’11 received her master’s degree in communications from Queens University. She is employed with Raycom Media. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Organization.
KELLY KEODARA ’11 attended the Women for Women International luncheon in New York City. She is pursuing her master’s degree in media education at the University of Tampere in Finland.
RHONDA SCHUHLER ’11 SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION, ’14 EDD is superintendent of the Franklin County Schools. She served as interim superintendent in 2015.
CHARLES SKEEN ’11 was guest speaker at the Randolph Community College induction of students into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Charles is president of Atlas Training Corp. He holds an associate of arts degree as well as an associate in applied science degree in machining technology from RCC.
ASHLEY YOUNG ’11 CERTIFICATE, ’13 MED is principal at Northwest Middle School in Greensboro. Ashley previously served as principal at McMichael High School in Rockingham County (N.C.).
SHAWNTEL BALDWIN ’12, who works for Wells Fargo, worked with participants in the Youth Empowerment Program at the E.E. Waddell Center in Albemarle, N.C.
IVANA BECK ’12, ’16 MFA exhibited her sculpture as part of the “Beyond Measure” exhibition at Barton College Art Galleries. In 2016, Ivana was awarded the International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award. Her work addresses how her cultural, social and psychological foundations have shifted since she left her Serbian home, family and friends.
JASON CLAYTON ’12 is an administrative specialist with High Point Parks and Recreation. He previously worked in graphic design and marketing at Graphic Collective, Mindful Supply and Furniture Today.
TIFFANY HELTON ’12 was named Teacher of the Year for the Alamance-Burlington (N.C.) School System. She teaches social studies at Eastern Alamance High School.
NICK RICH ’12, a guitarist, composer and songwriter, performed at the University of South Carolina Union’s eighth annual Upcountry Literary Festival. In addition to his work in folk music, Nick works with electronic and algorithmic composition.
ASHLEY BROWN ’13 is director of the Rockingham (N.C.) Academy of Dance.
JIM BUTLER ’13 EDS, principal and alumnus of Richmond County (N.C.) Senior High School, was named the 2017 Principal of the Year for the 12-district Sandhills Region. He will move on to the state competition. Jim has been principal at the school since 2016. He previously was principal at Hamlet Middle School.
JEWEL DAVIS ’13 MLIS was sponsored by the American Library Association’s New Members Round Table as its 2018 Emerging Leader. The award will enable her to attend the ALA mid-winter meeting and the ALA annual conference in New Orleans. Jewel is the education librarian at Appalachian State University.
ROBERT HOADLEY ’13 was named to the Athletic Hall of Fame at Union Pines High School in Southern Pines, N.C. Robert was a two-time conference player of the year. He also excelled on the state level, winning state 3-A championships in 2007 and 2009. In 2009, he was named the school’s male athlete of the year and also earned national recognition as a U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete. He competed at UNCG, where he was named to the All-Southern Conference team in 2010 and 2011.
CINDY HSIEH ’13 MFA was among the 2,500 NBC employees who were at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Cindy, a former figure skater, is an associate producer for figure skating events.
MICHAEL KENNEDY ’13 EDS is principal of Benvenue Elementary School for the Nash-Rocky Mount (N.C.) Public Schools. He most recently served as the assistant principal of Southern Nash High School.
KATARINA KOHARI ’13 was a soloist in the Moore County (N.C.) Choral Society’s spring concert, “Of Glory and Light.” She teaches first grade in Hoke County and is also a soloist and soprano section leader at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church. She returned to UNCG this fall where she was recently accepted into the vocal performance program.
MORGAN RENAE MYERS ’13 portrayed Sophie in The Drama Center at City Arts’ production of “Flyin’ West” at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center in Greensboro.
JOSHUA SIDES ’13 has joined St. Ambrose University as the first esports coach.
MARKETA KEISHIA TAYLOR ’13 MSN led a seminar titled “Respecting Choices,” which reviewed the importance of advanced care planning/advanced directives in the African American community. She is a certified adult-geriatric nurse practitioner and is completing her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Old Dominion University.
AARON BALLANCE ’14 MFA received the 2017 Linda Flowers Literary Award, a project of the NC Humanities Council. Aaron is a lecturer in English at Appalachian State University, where he first studied creative writing as an undergraduate. He is also the winner of the Noel Callow Poetry Award and the Amon Liner Poetry Award, and his work has appeared in The Greensboro Review and Poetry Daily. Aaron is also a resonator guitarist with the Americana band Tellico. He started building resonator guitars in 2017 and is currently working on a lap steel guitar.
DANI KEIL ’14 MFA directed the Cape Fear Regional Theatre’s production of “Disgraced.” She serves as assistant stage director of Tulsa Opera in Oklahoma.
LAUREN LAYNE ’14 is vice president of investor relations at the Charlotte (N.C.) Chamber. She previously worked with the Alamance County (N.C.) Chamber and Little Pink Houses of Hope.
MATTHEW REESE ’14 MM was a two-time district winner in New York’s Metropolitan Opera auditions. He is a candidate for a doctorate in musical arts.
EMMA ROSE ’14, ’16 MLIS played Sister James in the St. Thomas Players’ “Doubt: A Parable” in Salisbury (N.C.). Emma is supervisor of the East Branch of Rowan Public Library. She volunteers with Lee Street theatre and starred in the 2017 production of “Pride and Prejudice.”
BENOIT SABOURIN ’14, development associate with the NC State University Graduate School, is performing in the Raleigh
Little Theatre’s production of “Perfect Arrangement.” He is a master’s student in the higher education administration program at the university.
RACHEL SANDERS ’14 is the new first-year instruction and social sciences librarian in research, outreach and instruction at UNCG. She earned her master’s degree in library science at UNC Chapel Hill.
CURRY WILKINSON ’14 creates functional pottery at his studio in Alamance County, N.C. His work is exhibited at Alamance Arts in Graham.
KATHY BERRIER ’15 Certificate is the first female president of the American Children’s Home in its 93-year history. She previously served as vice president of business affairs for the Lexington (N.C.) facility.
ALISON CASTILLO ’15 is president of the board of directors of Possumwood Acres in Hubert, N.C. Alison is a longtime volunteer with the wildlife sanctuary.
PAUL CHELIMO ’15, Olympic silver medalist, competed in the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Camel City Elite Races.
STEPHANIE DAVIS ’15 led an initiative by a group of UNCG alumni to give 100 girls in the Greensboro community an opportunity to see “A Wrinkle in Time.” The effort was made as part of Women’s History Month because the movie features a girl of color as the hero and the film’s director, Ava DuVernay, is the first African American female to steer a film with a budget of $100 million.
CONNOR DOTEN ’15 has opened 3 Blind Dice, the first board game café in Winston-Salem, N.C.
DEREK GRACEY ’15 MM is associate practice leader with recruiting firm Charles Aris Inc.
GRETCHEN KRUPP ’15 was among nine grand finalists in New York’s Metropolitan Opera auditions vying for a chance to launch a major operatic career. Gretchen is a mezzo soprano and received her master’s degree from the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University, where she is now studying for her performer’s diploma.
JESSICA MCDANIEL ’15 is the director of the Small Business Center at Randolph Community College (N.C.) She most recently served as SBC director for Montgomery Community College.
JIM MINICK ’15 MFA read from his works as part of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program. Jim is the author of five books, including “Fire Is Your Water,” a debut novel released in 2017. His memoir, “The Blueberry Years,” won the Best Nonfiction Book of the Year from the Southern Independent Booksellers Association. His honors include the Jean Ritchie Fellowship in Appalachian Writing and the Fred Chappell Fellowship at UNCG. He is assistant professor of English at Augusta University and core faculty in the low-residency MFA program at Converse College.
DOM-SEBASTIAN ALEXIS ’16 co-founded TheBBoyBallet and the Gate City Breakers. He teaches dance classes at the Greensboro Dance Theatre and The Greensboro Cultural Center.
DOUGLAS BLACK ’16 DMA was the conductor at TubaChristmas at Polk County (N.C.) High School. Douglas is on faculty at Winthrop University and the University of South Carolina, where he teaches applied tuba and euphonium, directs the Winthrop University Euphonium Choir, coaches brass chamber music and teaches music education courses. He is also a freelance musician and teacher in North and South Carolina.
INGA BROWN ’16 MFA is exhibiting four of her paintings at The Colored Girls Museum in an exhibit titled “Urgent Care: A Special Care Experience.” She was interviewed on Friday Arts, a television series on WHYY, PBS.
MEGAN CALLAHAN ’16 received the District Encouragement Award in New York’s Metropolitan Opera auditions.
ALLISON DANIEL ’16 teaches pottery classes at Sunshine Art Studio in Stokesdale, N.C.
DEON’TE GOODMAN ’16 was one of six finalists for the National Musical Theatre Competition sponsored by NATS. He placed third and received the award for best performance from a new musical.
DANIELLE ZHENG ’16 MA was named one of the 2017 North Carolina Exceptional Children Educators of Excellence. She is a speech language pathologist with the Thomasville City Schools, working at Thomasville Primary and Liberty Drive Elementary schools.
MELISSA BERG ’17 opened Blissful Studios & Gallery in Winston-Salem, N.C. She is the gallery manager.
RAVEN HAZELWOOD ’17 is an officer with the Burlington (N.C.) Police Department. She graduated from basic law enforcement training at Rockingham Community College.
NATALIE KING ’17 is director of content for Southern PHC magazine, southernphc.com and the company’s social media outreach.
JORDAN LEE ’17, choral director at Western Guilford (N.C.) High School, attended the National Association for Music Education Collegiate Pre-Service Professional Development Conference. He spoke about the growth of the choral program, social media outlets, and the trials and celebrations that came with being a first- year teacher.
LAUREN MCPHAIL ’17 operates Pound Cakes for Backpack Buddies in Fayetteville, N.C, putting all profits made from sales of her pound cakes into the backpack feeding program for needy children.
SHELLEY MIHM ’17 MM was a two-time district winner in New York’s Metropolitan Opera auditions.
MARIO MOORE ’17 is an officer with the Burlington (N.C.) Police Department. He graduated from basic law enforcement training at Alamance Community College.
JANIE PHELPS ’17 has been named a zoning official for Chatham County, N.C. She previously served as a planning assistant for the county.
DANIEL SEYFRIED ’17 DMA performed at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Greensboro. He has performed in orchestral, chamber and solo concerts and recitals throughout the United States and recently had his first international recital in Taipei, Taiwan. He is on the piano faculty at the St. Mary’s Music Academy in High Point, N.C.
LYNDSEY SWANN ’17 MM was a first-time district winner in New York’s Metropolitan Opera auditions.
DUSTIN WALLACE ’17 is band director at Wilkes Central High School and Central Wilkes Middle School.
ZACHARY WEAVER ’17 is a general assignment reporter at the Alleghany News. He was a writer and news editor for The Carolinian at UNCG.
ANNA BOONE ’18 PHD practices with Rockingham Gastroenterology Associates in Reidsville, N.C.
KATHRYN LAWRENCE ’18 DNP practices at Cone Health Medical Group Heart Care in Reidsville, N.C.
ASHLEY CHURCHILL YOUNG ’10 and Jon Fenton Clendenin were married Oct. 21, 2017, in Rocky Mount, N.C. Ashley holds a Master of Letters with honors from Strathclyde University Glasgow, Scotland. She is employed with Grace Covenant Church in Sterling, Va., and SpiderSmart Learning Center in Ashburn, Va., as assistant director and lead teacher.
JULIE LOUISE GREENE ’11 MED married Ryan Tucker Perry on March 17, 2018, in Trinity, N.C. Julie is employed by Carolina Thomas, LLC.
JONATHAN D. SWANSON ’11 MBA and Katherine C. Foltz ’09 were married Oct. 7, 2017, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Jonathan is operations manager at Broadsight Systems Inc. in Mebane, N.C.
JAMES CHASE WEAVIL ’12 and Laura Michelle Allen were married Oct. 7, 2017, in High Point, N.C. James works in his family’s concrete business.
RACHEL LEE STAS ’13 MLIS and Jordan Paul Abbott, both of Mebane, N.C., were married on Sept. 16, 2017. She is an insurance advisor with Michael Shoffner State Farm in Graham.
ETHAN LEE BUNTON ’14 of Statesville, N.C., and Jessica Renee Effler were married May 12, 2017, in Statesville.
CURRY ETHAN WILKINSON ’14 and Sarah Canady Faircloth ’17 MED were married Nov. 24, 2017, in Hillsborough, N.C. Curry is owner of Curry Wilkinson Pottery and is also a pottery instructor at Clay Makers in Durham, N.C., and Art Alliance in Greensboro.
MARGARET ANN BAILEY ’16 of Greensboro and Benjamin Franklin Lowe III were married June 3, 2017, in Burlington, N.C. She is a graphic designer with Furnitureland South in Jamestown, N.C.
KAELA ROSE LEPLEY-STARR ’16 and Bennett Ashton Kiser were married Dec. 12, 2017, in Bessemer City, N.C. Kaela Rose is a telecommunicator with the Gaston County Police Department.
SARAH CANNADY FAIRCLOTH ’17 MED and Curry Ethan Wilkinson ’14 were married Nov. 24, 2017, in Hillsborough, N.C. Sarah is a financial services representative with State Employees’ Credit Union in Chapel Hill, N.C.
FRANCES SCOTT BROWN COOPER ’29
MYRTLE STEDMAN RICHARDS ’33
BARBARA BEST FONVIELLE ’34C
ADELAIDE POUNDS SHUPING ’34X
BENNIE LEE C. INMAN ’35, ’72 MED
CARROLL SCHULKEN WEIS ’35
DOROTHY SMITH GOINS ’36
MARY ALFORD HUNTER ’36, ’49 MED
MARY ISABELLE GRAY MCLEAN ’36
IONE WRIGHT MORGAN ’36
ELEANOR GRIMSLEY JAMIESON ’37X
BELVA FARMER OELRICH ’37
HELEN FAGGART GWIN SMITH ’37X
ETHEL NEWELL WHITE ’37C
ADRIENNE WORMSER BALAGUR ’38
REVIE FEINGOLD ’38
DOROTHY J. MEEKS ’38C
ELLA HOBBS CRAIG ’39
JANE GRIER HAWTHORNE ’39
VIRGINIA EDWARDS HESTER ’39
RACHEL MCLAIN ’39X
MINNA WOLFSON BERGER ’40
FLORA MCVER COX CLEGG ’40X
FRANCES WALTON DUTTERA ’40X
SARAH AUSTIN FROST ’40
DOROTHY BROWN GANTT ’40
JOY CARMAN GARNER ’40
CAROL WELLS HESTER ’40
ERMA SMITH PURNELL ’40
HELEN SEIDEN ’40
HILDA BRADY SWEARINGEN ’40
MARION GALLOWAY WREN ’40
MARION ELIZABETH PERRY BIGGS ’41X
SIGRID DONALDSON HEINE BROWN ’41
REBECCA “BECKY” PITTMAN HOBGOOD ’41
EVELYN SMITH JERNIGAN ’41
JANE GILLETT LEIGHTON ’41
FLORENCE BARNES MAHER ’41
MABEL MASSEY NADER ’41
JOSEPHINE AUSTIN ODEN ’41X
REBECCA HARRELSON RHYNE ’41X
DAISY LEE MOORE ROUTH ’41
VIRGINIA ANNE LEE WHITMIRE ’41
ALICE CAROLYN CONYERS DUGAN ’42
MARY WHITE “WHITEY” MCNEELY FEWELL ’42
ELIZABETH “LIBBY” COOKE GODFREY ’42
NORMA LARGE HOLLINGSWORTH ’42
LOUISE DAVIS MILLER ’42
DORIS H. NIFONG ’42
CAROLYN ADAMS OSBORNE ’42C
HAZEL WHITE QUATE ’42C
FRANCES LEE REESMAN ’42
MARIE REILLEY RIDGEWAY ’42
POLLY BRYAN CREECH SANDIDGE ’42
VIRGINIA “GINNY” VESTAL SMITH ’42
RUTH SMULL ’42
FAY REPHAN SOLOMON ’42
HARRIET ESTELLE ALLEN STYLES ’42
MARY LYLLYAN “ML” BLANTON VOGEL ’42
ELIZABETH PARRISH WHICKER ’42, ’71 MED
MARTHA MOORE BENNETT ’43C
MARY LEEPER BOWER ’43
CAROLYN HUNTINGTON JORDAN CLARK ’43
MARIE SMITH COBLE ’43
MARJORIE RANKIN FISHER ’43
DORAS DOWNEY HUBERT ’43
HAZEL BRYANT JOHNSTON ’43
MARY HUDSON KIRKSEY ’43
FRANCES CONWAY “CONNIE” DAVIS KNIGHT ’43
JANE WYCHE ADAMS MOORE ’43
CAROLYN ADAMS OSBORNE ’43C
CARMELE LAMBETH ANDREWS ’44
VIRGINIA OWEN TYREE BAILEY ’44
ELIZABETH “BETTY” ULSTROP BAKER ’44
IDAMAE BLOIS BROOKS ’44
BETTY HOWARD MORRISON CONNALLY ’44
CLARA ELIZABETH CALDWELL CURRIE ’44, ’59 MED
BETTY L. DOWLING ’44
CHASE JOHNSON DUFFY ’44
ELIZABETH DUNLOP ENSIGN ’44C
CORNELIA ANDERSON GARRARD ’44
JOY CLARK HIPP ’44
MARY MOLING KIRKMAN HOLDSAMBECK ’44
SARA RUTH KNOX KEARNS ’44
MARJORIE “MARGE” THOMAS MONROE ’44X
NELL OWEN ’44
MARY SLADE PURVIS ’44
PAULINE BRAY ROBINSON ’44X
DOROTHY STEWART ROGERS ’44
BETTY HORNADAY SCHENK ’44
BETTY ADAMS ALLEN THOMPSON ’44X
CAROLYN ELIZABETH “LIB” PALMER WOODWARD ’44
NANCY RAY CURRIE BLUE ’45
BETTY TILLEY BROWN ’45
MARY BELLE PRICE COUPE ’45
KATHRYN FRANCES ESKEY ’45
SADIE SUGGS HATLEY ’45
NELL RAY PHILLIPS HAUSER ’45X
RACHEL BAXTER HECHT ’45, ’78
BETTY MANUEL MCCOLLUM ’45X
KATHRYN “KAY” TRACY TOLHURST MCNAMARA ’45
MARY ELEANOR PENDER MITCHINER ’45C
SARAH LOUISE COLE MOSELEY ’45
BEATRICE WILCOX PROETSCH ’45
ELVA SHUFORD SCHMULLING ’45X
THELMA HENDERSON SCHOOLFIELD ’45C
KITTY WARD MAXWELL SELLARS ’45
BEULAH MCMURRAY SETSER ’45
REBECCA THOMAS ’45C
HARRIETTE WALSH WAGNER ’45C
MELVA PEARL BOYETTE WALLACE ’45
HALLIE ETHERIDGE WANNAMAKER ’45
MILDRED THOMAS WILSON ’45
RACHEL RUTH MESSICK CHAPMAN ’46, ’60 MED
EDNA EARLE BULLOCK COLE ’46
FLORABEL COOPER ’46
SARAH REBECCA WOODARD ELLIOTT ’46X
MARY WILLIAMSON FIELDS ’46
ELIZABETH MESSICK FIRESHEETS ’46, ’73 MED
EMMIE CAROLINE PITTMAN HARRIS ’46
MARTHA SINK KOONTZ HEARN ’46
DORIS THEODORE JOHNSON ’46
JANE HORNE KEZIAH ’46X
ANN LEA ’46
MABEL JEANNETTE NEWLIN MICHAEL ’46
MIRIAM KNOWLES MINGES ’46
SUSIE RENEE ROBBINS MOWBRAY ’46
BARBARA F. NIEMANN ’46X
SARAH WEEKS PELLETIER ’46
ALICE KLABER POTTER ’46X
BETSY IVEY SAWYER ’46
EVELYN BALDWIN SPENCER ’46
KATHLEEN ANDREWS WAGNER ’46
EVELYN BROWN WEST ’46
BETTY SUE BEAMAN BOBO ’47
GLADYS RUTH CATTERTON ’47
MARJORIE WHITLEY DENHAM ’47
ELSIE PEARL CHEEK HOPKINS ’47
RUTH MOSELEY KNOWLES ’47
MARIE HOWES LITTLEJOHN ’47X
JEAN EVELYN STRICKLAND LOCKAMY ’47C
JUANITA KESLER HENRY MIDYETTE ’47
MARY JANE BELL NICKELSON ’47
JULIA “JUDY” RUE PARHAM POWELL ’47
HAZEL BOLICK LIPE STEPHENSON ’47
BETTY JO “B.J.” WINDLEY THOMPSON ’47X
VERNA “HONEY” LEE BROTCHIE ’48
ALICE INGRAM COULTER ’48
SUE BROOKS DAVIS ’48X
MARY EVELYN CHILDERS EASLEY ’48, ’72 MED
EDNA CRAWFORD HARDING ’48
MARYANN HUDDLESTON HEPPERT HASEK ’48
KATHERINE YOKES MCFARLAND ’48X
THELMA MARIE COSTON SMITH ’48
AMANDA SPARGER ’48
CATHERINE BARBARA PELTON MCNUTT WALKER ’48
ANNE GRIMES ASKEW ’49
RUTH IRENE SELLERS BOYCE ’49
BARBARA BYRD FORDHAM ’49X
NATALIE BATES GRACE ’49
MARTHA STARNES HENRY ’49
JACQUELYN BEASLEY PORTERFIELD ’49X
MARIAN ADAMS SMITH ’49
ELMIRA WHITLEY WHETSTONE ’49
JEWEL MEARES BUIE WHITE ’49
ELIZABETH “BETTY” PAYNE AMES ’50
PATRICIA “PAT” GALBRAITH AUSTIN ’50
INA JOYCE LEKACHMAN ’50
LILLIAN ROSENBERGER LEONARD ’50
PATRICIA F. OSGOOD ’50
FRANCES STEPHENSON SNIPES ’50
ELIZABETH NORMAN THIEL ’50
BARBARA CRITTENDEN MILLER BARKSDALE ’51, ’82 MED
VIRGINIA LYNCH BLACKMAN ’51
PEGGIE LAMBERT CAREY ’51
JOYCE FRANCES LEWIS CRANE ’51C
LOUISE “PUG” WYRICK CREASON ’51C
SALLY WEAVER GAREY ’51C
LULA “LOU” GARRIS HINSON ’51X
JEAN FLOYD LYNCH ’51
CLAIRE BOWERS RECTOR ’51
JANE HOLTZCLAW SEITHER ’51
EVANGELINE COKER SWAIN ’51
NAIDA LYON SWAIN ’51
IRIS YOUNG BALLEW ’52
MARTHA HURLOCKER BLEDSOE ’52
MARY LOU VAUGHN FOSTER ’52X
SARAH SWAIN GORRELL ’52
M. RACHEL HACKNEY ’52
NANCY KECK KELLEY ’52
NORMA JEAN SHERRER KENNEMORE ’52
MAE BROCK KNIGHT ’52
BETTY ZANE CAUSEY LINEBERRY ’52
MARY SCARBOROUGH LLEWELLYN ’52
ELIZABETH GREENE MASON ’52C
BARBARA ANN MCCRACKEN ’52X
MARGARET “PEGGY” ARTHUR MILLER ’52
LUCILE STOWE RAGLAND ’52
LUCILLE GAY RICHARDS ’52
BARBARA HARRIS RICHMOND ’52
LILLIAN “LYNNE” ANN GRAVELY SHEETS ’52
ELIZABETH MCLEOD SHERWOOD ’52
JEAN WEAVER STEVENS STOCKTON ’52, ’53
MED LUCY PAGE WAGNER ’52
PHYLLIS CARROLL JOHNSON WARFEL ’52X
MARGARET CLICK WILLIAMS ’52, ’54 MFA
SARA ANN TAYLOR ALSTON ’53C
SALLY BEAVER BUCKNER ’53
PATSY BRINSON BURWELL ’53
JEAN TANDY COOK ’53
BETTY THOMPSON CROW ’53
VIRGINIA CRAIG DOWNS ’53
BETTY BARNES ELLIOTT ’53
LOIS ROSECRANS GUELPA ’53
EDNA MAE STEPHENS HARTLEY ’53
PAULINE MAUNEY KELLAM ’53
MARGARET FUQUAY LEWIS ’53
GLADYS BARNETTE LLOYD ’53
YARBORO BARNETTE LLOYD ’53
TESS CAROLYN RUSSELL LUPER ’53C
ANNA "BOOTS" KYZER OVERTON ’53
BARBARA ANN LEDFORD PAINTER ’53
JOYCE ELIZABETH BOWIE PRICE ’53
NANCY POTTER SANFILIPPO ’53
NANCY LEE YELVERTON THORP ’53
SALLY THEILING WILLIAMSON ’53C
JOYCE COHEN BATES ’54X
PATTIE PHILLIPS BENNETT ’54
MARY LOUISE “MARYLOU” MCRAINEY CHAMBERS ’54
ROSALIE “ROSIE” MOORE CROUCH ’54
STELLA MIZELL DAUGHERTY ’54
CORINNE LAMBETH EDMUNDSON ’54
DR. NANCY P . FAWCETT ’54
LOIS DEBORAH TURNER HARRIS ’54
KATHRYN KIPKA JONES ’54
IRENE PECK JORDAN ’54
EMILY BOWEN KELLY ’54
PATRICIA MCCLUSKEY MANN ’54X
MARIANNE ELIZABETH MCDONALD ’54
RUTH BELTON SLOAN ’54X
ANNE SHORE SMITHERMAN ’54
JOANNE FLOYD UNDERDOWN ’54X
PEGGY ANN JORDAN WILSON ’54
JEAN BROWN ANDERSON ’55
THELMA MEMAKIS BARNETTE ’55X
KAREN JENSEN DEAL ’55
ELSIE BROOM LEE ’55X
LOIS MARIE HARWARD MABRY ’55
JANE GRAHAM MELSON ’55
ANN DARDEN BURTON MOAG ’55C
SHIRLEY ANN PENDERGRAFT RADFORD ’55X
MONNA JEAN SCHAPER RAY ’55 MSHE
CAROLYN CROUSE REGISTE
ELLEN STRAWBRIDGE YARBOROUGH ’55, ’83 PHD
DAPHNE ADAMS ASHWORTH ’56X
NANCY GILLEY BOYCE ’56X
ANNE MCARTHUR MORGAN ’56
BETTY JEAN O'KELLEY ’56
KELSEY LEE SCHUYLER ’56
EDYTHE MCCOMB TOWNSEND STEVENSON ’56 MED
GAYNELLE PUCKETT SUMMERLIN ’56X
PATRICIA “PAT” ANN WALL ’56
ELLA SUTTLE WEATHERS ’56X
ELLEN RAE GARRISON WILSON ’56
BETTY J. JORDAN BROWN ’57
JEWELL WILLIAMS COLLIER ’57
BETTE TILLEY HILL ’57C
ELIZABETH CAROL WINSTON HOWELL ’57
BARBARA FISHER MCLAIN ’57
CAROLYN FRINK MELLOTT ’57
ANN FITZHUGH STUBBS ’57
MIRIAM ELIZABETH WILSON AUSTIN ’58
CLAIRE JACOBY DAVIS ’58
REVA PAULINE INGRAM FORTUNE ’58
DOROTHY ANNE BURNS GRAHAM ’58, ’79 MED
ELEANOR REYNOLDS HALE ’58
JUNE SKEEN HUNT ’58 MED
SARAH WINIFRED BALDREE HUNT ’58
MARTHA JESTER MADER ’58
HELEN HECK MITCHELL ’58
CAROLYN DAVIS MOREN ’58, ’62 MSHE
JEANNE GWYN PETTYJOHN ’58C
MARY STORY SMOAK ’58
GAIL B. STEACY ’58, ’61 MS
WILLIAM C. “BILL” WALTON ’58
MED ELIZABETH “BETSY” MOORE WEBB ’58
WILLIAM L. BURNETT ’59 MED, ’67 PHD
NANCY PIERPONT CECIL ’59
MARCIA WARFORD COHEN ’59
VIVIAN GRIFFIN COOLEY ’59
DOROTHY ISLEY “DOTTIE” DICKSON ’59
EDYTH SMART DOWDLE ’59
HAZEL JEANNE ELLER ’59, ’63 MS
KATHERINE HARRELL FLYNN ’59
GEORGINA JONES ’59, ’63 MS
PEGGY MASON ’59
ELSIE PREVATTE PICKETT ’59
MARCELLA DARLENE WOODS ’59 MED
ETTA RUTH BURKE BROWN ’60
DOROTHY J. MOORE ’60, ’86
PEGGY ROSS BENNETT POTTER ’60 MED
BARBARA JEAN KISTLER RICHARDSON ’60
JEAN DALE WATSON SCOTT ’60C
DELLA BOGGAN SODERSTROM ’60
MARGARET ESTELLE JONES BAGWELL ’61
KATHRYN FOREMAN BRUMSEY ’61X
MARYANN ALLEN ECHOLS ’61
JENNIE SUE MARLEY FRY ’61
JULIA FOWLER MOORE ’61
CAROL MANN ’62X
BOBBIE MCNAIR MCCASKILL ’62, ’77 MED
PATRICIA LYNN PLAXICO ’62X
CYNTHIA “CINDY” A. SHIRLEY SHOCK ’62
MARSHA BUMPASS SLANE ’62
SUSAN KEENE TIMBERLAKE ’62X
TERRY TRACY ’62
STELLA MARIE “TERRA” JEFFERSON WALTERS ’62
ELIZABETH JANE CHANDLER DAVIS ’63
ANN WEST ELLINGTON ’63 MED
JUDITH ANNE COATS KOLCUM ’63
KAREN PATTON POEHLEIN ’63
REBECCA “BECKY” JEAN CASH STEPHENSON ’63
SUE GARRISON BALLARD ’64
WILLIE MAE DANIEL CURRIN ’64 MED
CATHERINE TUCKER OWENS ’64
KAYE BLICKENSDERFER RUDGE ’64
LANA AGNES HAWK CARTER ’65
PATRICIA ANN HARMESON ’65
MARY LOUISE KERR KOEBBERLING ’65
PHILLIS ANN QUEEN NEWMAN ’65
SANDRA “SANDY” LEE THOMASON REITZ ’65
ANNIE LOIS RIDEOUT ’65
MELBA REGAN WEBSTER ’65
SIEGLINDE ARONSON WEISS ’65
BENNIE HARRIS EDWARDS ’66 MED
JOHN ROBERT SHORE ’66 MED
LYN SMITH HARRISON ’67
PATRICIA LYNDA SMITH HARRISON ’67
KAREN BECK RINGER ’67
CAROL MARVIN WATSON ’67
SUSAN ELLEN MEHRING WILLETS ’67
O.M. BLAKE JR. ’68 MED
VIRGINIA DAWSON CARR ’68X
JACQUELINE R. GRIFFIN ’68
JANE CHEEK HATFIELD ’68
LYDIA GREY JAMES ’68
CLAUDIA PATTERSON JOHNSON ’68
JANE WHICKER KELLETT ’68 MA
PATSY “PAT” ELIZABETH MEACHAM ’68
GEORGIA ANN MELVILLE ’68
ANNETTE BROOME PAYNE ’68 MED
MARY MARGARET STEEDLY ’68
MADELYN STEFFY STOUGH ’68 MED
MOHE STONE TANNER ’68X
FRANCES AIKEN ’69 MED
CHARLES WESLEY “SPOOKY” COLE ’69
HARRIETTE E. COX ’69, ’74 MED
DOROTHY MEARES FOWLER DANIELL ’69
MARTIN HESTER ’69X
GRACE ELIZABETH TAYLOR HODGES ’69 MED
JULIE HORNEY ’69X
DORIS ANN MORRIS LUCK ’69
MARGARET FINCH PHILLIPS ’69
DONALD L. RIVES ’69X
FRANCES “FRANNIE” YOUNT SCHRONCE ’69
DEWEY WAYNE TAYLOR ’69
JUDY LYNN VAUGHN ’69, ’80
W. RUSSELL BLACKBURN ’70
BRENDA KAY VICKERY GOODWIN ’70
MINNETTE LOUISE STARTS ’70 MFA
MARTHA EDITH GRAFF STYERS ’70 MED
LYNDA LEITHA TAMBLYN ’70 MED
SANDRA STACY THOMPSON ’70
ANNE STUART BOWERS ’71
FRANCES ANN DOWD CLOWERS ’71 MED
DIXIE LAWRENCE DAVIS ’71
VIRGINIA BETH REECE HUMBER ’71
RICHARD MCDONALD MILLER ’71X
ELIZABETH ANN STEVENS PICKETT ’71 MED
ROGER N. SCHECTER ’71 MA
LORENZ AIMAR VILLEPONTEAUX JR. ’71 PHD
ALICE MILLS WHITE ’71
SUSAN WELLS COX ’72 MA
LYNN BATTON JOHNSON ’72 MED, ’83 CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED STUDY
JIMMY "JIM" DALE MCKEE ’72
DORIS LEE DAVIS PRITCHETT ’72 MFA
NAT HOLBROOK STEWART JR. ’72
BARBARA JEAN TUCKER ARNOLD ’73 MED
LYDA DENISE BALES ’73
WILLIE MAE BRIGGS BECK ’73 MED
JHONNIE MCCOY GILLISPIE ’73
LOU ELLEN HAMMOND ’73
JOAN REAVIS HOLCOMB ’73
ANNE DRYE PAUL HURLBURT ’73
JOHN CHARLES MOORE ’73
DELANNA MORING PARSONS ’73
EVELYN KIRKLAND “EVIE” SMITH ’73
ELIZABETH WRIGHT SMITH ’73 MED
PATRICIA ANN JOHNSTON STEFFAN ’73
MELVIN O’NEAL WEEKS ’73 PHD
MARY ROSS SHERRIN WOOSLEY ’73 MED
ADELAIEDE HURST BRINKLEY ’74 MED
SHARYN KAYE JONES DAWES ’74
PETER HOWARD ELLER ’74
SONIA WILLINGER ’74
VICTORIA “VICKY” A. WILSON ’74, ’88 MS
WILLIAM T. BECK JR. ’75, ’79 MA
SYLVIA CHURCHWELL ’75 MED
LOUEEN SLAUGHTER FOGEL ’75, ’78 MA
RAVINDER “RAVI” SAMUEL FREDERICKS ’75X
CHARLES MONROE HILL ’75 MFA
JOHN ABE NEAL ’75
MARGARET DELORES MILLER POSTON ’75, ’78 MED
MARTHA HUCKERIEDE SMITH ’75
PEGGY LANKFORD WOOD ’75
JOHN FREDERICK BARDEN ’76 MED
JAMES “JIM” ALBERT BARNEYCASTLE ’76 MED
MYRA DAWN DOBY ’76
SUE ANGELA FIELD ’76, ’79 MED
TIMOTHY RUSSELL GALLAGHER ’76
HUGHIA LYNN JONES ’76, ’83 MED
WILLIAM MARTIN MATTHEWS JR. ’76
MILDRED “MICKEY” HANCOCK NOWELL ’76
ANNE SUTHERLAND ADKINS ’77
HERBERT T. “HERB” APPENZELLER ’77 MED, ’88 EDD
SAMUEL WAYNE BAYS ’77, ’87 MED, ’09
EDLE WANDA JONES BRAY ’77
JOSEPH W. PAWLOSKY ’77 MFA
TERRY DOUGLAS SALTZ ’77 MSBE
JOYCE WAINER ’77, ’81 MED
JANICE “JAN” HARWELL ALLEN ’78
JACQUELINE ANGLIN ’78
NANCY LITTLE EKSTRAND ’78 MLS
DEBBI SUE KELLY GARREN ’78
RONALD DAVID HASKINS ’78
CHARLES “CHUCK” THOMAS NORWOOD ’78
DR. MICHAEL PIERCE ’78 MED, ’87 PHD
JAMES HUFF ’79 MFA
SHIRLEY LUNDE JACOBSEN ’79 MFA
KENNETH MARK MCLAMB ’79
ALFRED SHERMAN MEEKS ’79
RUPERT “BILL” BLANTON ’80
DR. STEPHEN CIESIELSKI ’80 MA
AMY SUSAN FINDLEY DAUGHTREY ’80
ROSE GENEVA EMBLER ’80, ’89 MED
JANET FINCH FLEMMING ’80
JOYCE CARAWAY HILDRETH ’80
JEFFREY L. HODGES ’80
JANICE HELEN RIBET ’80
ROBIN PUCKETT BAKER ’81
JUANITA ELAINE REEL GADDY ’81
MILLICENT “MICKEY” HECHT HAIR ’81 MSN
CYNTHIA LYNNE HUNTER HICKS ’81
DAGOBERTO “DAGO” PINOL ’81
AVIS COOPER ROBERTS ’81X
CAROL RAE FISHER ’82 MFA
MARIE SPARROW HAMBRIGHT ’82 MED
DONNA ELLEN ROUTH ISLEY ’82
WILLIAM TERRY JOHNSON ’82
CAROL MCLAMB NORDSIEK ’82
DELMER DEE ATKINSON ’83 EDS
ROSEMARY KISSINGER FOX ’83
JUDY ALLEN MILES ’83
TERRY W. OLSON ’83 MA
RICHARD SMITH WATT ’83 MLS
ROBERT SIDNEY FROST ’84
ADELINE GARNER SHELL ’84 PHD
CATHERINE “CATHY” ERCKMAN DOVER ’85
KIMBERLY DORSETT WHITE ’85
COLLEEN R. RANALLO ’86X
SANDRA KOLB SAMOJEDEN ’86
ALEXANDRA ZABRISKIE SHOLL ’86 MSN
JOSEPH “JOE” FRANKLIN WARREN ’86
KIMBERLY DORSETT WHITE ’86 MS
SHASTA BODE-BROWN ’87
PATTI WAGGONER GRIFFIN ’87
JOHN R. GRINNELL ’87
EDD JUDY DAVIS KALLAM ’87
ROBERT E. LOER ’87
ALICIA STORY BAILEY ’88 MBA
JERRI LEE ELLER CATHEY ’88 MED
JEFFREY LEE “JEFF” FRAZIER ’88, ’96 MBA
SHELLEY DEAN WEEKS ’88
ELLEN PARKER COSBY ’90 MED
PATRICIA LORRAINE LAYMEN PHILLIPS ’90 EDD
ALFREDA ELLIS MCCAULEY ’91 EDD
SEAN PATRICK WALSH ’91
STEPHEN L. BARRON ’92 MFA
ANNA LEE MCMILLAN ’92
HILDA HAITHCOCK MILLER ’92 MA
LISA FAITH BOGUSLAW ’93 MFA
WENDY CAROL LEE ’93
MARK ANTHONY PIERCE ’93, ’97, ’99 MS
WILLIAM “BILL” LEE PRICE ’93
KELLY DAWN CUMMINGS ’94
CHARLOTTE LEONA FRYE ’94
SARAH EARNHARDT GOMEZ ’94 EDS
FLORENCE WHITE GIBBONS PAULS ’94X
FREDEL THOMPSON REIGHARD ’94 MSN
ROBERT PHILIP ANDREW ’95X
FRED “FREDDIE” GUTHRIE CRUMPLER III ’95
REBEKAH “BECKY” LYNN BEASLEY MAYER ’95
NANCY SUSAN “SUSIE” MCPHAIL ’95, ’99 MSN
KATHERINE ELIZABETH RAMSAY ’95 MED
SUSAN ASHWORTH STEWART ’96
JESSICA ANNE KIRCHNER ’97
MICHAEL “TROY” LEACH ’97
KEITH LOCKETT PRUITT ’97 MA
JOHN ARIE VAN KLEEF ’98
NANCY LORRAINE CASSIDY GENEVIE ’99
MICHAEL ANTHONY BURNS ’00
JOSEPH JAMES GOHN ’00 MA
WILLIAM “SETH” RASCOE ’00
SARA BURGESS RUONA ’00
KIMBERLY "KIM" RAE FLOYD ’02 MPA
KELLY ELKINS FRYE ’02
PREETAM KOKA ’02 MS
TAKIYA MASIKA JOHNSON ’03
CAROL ANN COOKE ’05 MSN
ROBERT PAUL MCGURTY ’05X
THE REV. DR. JACKSON KENT OUTLAW JR. ’05 MA
RHONDA ANN HOPKINS ’06X
RYAN BLAKE AUSTIN ’07
LYNNE WHITTINGTON CRUMP ’10
SAMUEL THOMAS JONES ’11
BRANDON STEVEN SINCLAIR ’11
DANIEL EVERETT THOMAS ’11
BRYAN BILLIPS ’12 MA
DAVID AARON LETVAK ’12
DEREKE E. CLEMENTS ’13
NICHOLAS RAYMOND DANIEL ’13
HEATHER BATCHELOR HOFFECKER ’13
KIRSTEN MARGA POAG ’14
BENJAMIN SATAR POPAL ’15
DR. PEARL BERLIN died May 17, 2018. After teaching at several universities in the North, Pearl moved to North Carolina
in 1971 to preside over the new Ph.D. program in the kinesiology (formerly, physical education) department at UNCG. In the course of her work, approximately two dozen students earned their Ph.D. degrees with Berlin as their advisor. The department created the Pearl Berlin Writing Award, which honors thesis and dissertation writing excellence.
DR. BOB GATTEN died on Feb. 23, 2018. Bob spent most of his academic career in the Department of Biology at UNC Greensboro, beginning in 1978. He carried out research on various aspects of animal physiology, publishing 50 scientific papers and book chapters. He received the university's first Research Excellence Award in 1989. Bob supervised the research of 20 graduate and undergraduate students and was an associate editor of two scientific journals in his specialty. He was associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 1997 until 2003. While serving as associate dean, he founded UNCG's Science Advisory Board. He retired from UNCG in late 2005 but continued to volunteer for the university in various capacities.
JOHN LANGELAND RISK died on April 28, 2018. He had taught investments and business finance at UNC Greensboro.
MARY LU CAWOOD SANDERS died April 9, 2018. She had served UNC Greensboro as medical records manager at the Student Health Center. In 1982 she was nominated by UNCG for the Governor’s Excellence Award for her devotion to the university.
BILLIE PICKETT SINK died Dec. 17, 2017. She retired as administrative assistant to the dean of the School of Nursing.
RICHARD “DICK” STEWART died April 6, 2018. He had a long career in coaching and athletics, at several universities. Following retirement from coaching, he remained active in the basketball community through administration and providing radio color commentary for UNC Greensboro and Elon University men’s basketball games. At UNC Greensboro, he served as associate director of athletics for public affairs. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Patricia W. Stewart, who served UNCG as vice chancellor for advancement, and five children.
WILLIAM H. “BILL” TAYLOR JR. died April 25, 2018. A lifelong educator, he came to Greensboro to teach in the Bryan School of Business and Economics. He had a strong interest in working with non-traditional adult learners and retired from UNCG's Division of Continual Learning in 2010.