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October 2022 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Morgan Montgomery ’22, has accepted the role of State and Government Recruiter with TEKsystems.

Davis Reynolds ’22, is working as a Marketing Assistant for 1 Source Insurance.

Deaths

Mary Lily Watlington 1941, passed away on October 13, 2022.

Barbara Shrum Blanton 1947, passed away on October 22, 2022.

Mary Cecil Brown Price 1957, passed away on October 22, 2022.

Rev. Lewis Wicker 1961, passed away on October 16, 2022.

Sympathy Extended To

Sara Lynn Brown Macy ’69, in the passing of her sister, Mary Cecil Brown Price 1957, on October 22, 2022.

Meredith Blanton Gaines ’08, in the passing of her grandmother, Barbara Shrum Blanton 1947, on October 22, 2022.

September 2022 Pride Notes

Deaths

Hannah Davis Hammer 1947, passed away on September 28, 2022.

Caroline Wright 1952, passed away on September 27, 2022.

Judith Pierce McKinley 1969, passed away in September 2021.

Wally Taylor 1970, passed away on September 13, 2022.

Sympathy Extended To

Mary Jo Davis Doeringer ’55, in the passing of her sister, Hannah Davis Hammer 1947, on September 28, 2022.

Al Stern ’14, Greensboro, in the passing of his grandmother, Hannah Davis Hammer 1947, on September 28, 2022.

August 2022 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Donna Allard Jackson ’03, The Villages, FL, and her husband have recently moved to The Villages, Florida. They had been living in Iowa, then at the suggestion of a high school friend who lives there, visited The Villages and decided to move. She says this first summer in Florida hasn’t been any hotter than what they were used to in Iowa and, previously, Greensboro (highs in the 90s), but she really looks forward to experiencing the first winter in Florida. Donna graduated from GC as an adult student and has wonderful memories of her time here. She was able to work while earning her degree which worked very well for her.

Briony Lewis Aiken ’17, Kannapolis, is working as a youth counselor for DPS.

Robert Wrenn ’92, Greensboro, began working at Ralph Lauren.

Deaths

Sylvia Ingram Eagle 1944, passed away on August 3, 2022.

Gay Adams Tate Fischer 1950, passed away on August 17, 2022.

Peggy Kern Hammond 1962, passed away on August 10, 2022.

Anna Grisolia 1990, passed away on August 5, 2022.

July 2022 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Eddie Huss ’79, Columbia, SC, currently serves as the Minister of Music at the Shandon United Methodist Church in Columbia, South Carolina, and as an ordained Deacon in the South Carolina Conference. As a pianist, he has performed concerts throughout the Carolinas with his duo piano partner, Annette Matthews. While at Greensboro College, (1975-1979), he had the unique opportunity to study piano with the brilliant pianist, David Pinnix. He also studied music with professors, Anne Woodward Lee, Harold Andrews, E.L. Williams, Don and Jo Hansen. In 1975, He was awarded the Theodore Presser Music Scholarship at Greensboro College. He is grateful for his undergraduate education at Greensboro College and the wonderful friendships he made during his four years as a college student.

Paula Webster Graham ’82, Tobacccoville, retired after 38 years as an electron microscopy technologist.

Tonya Bennett James ’85, Winston Salem, retired on January 1, 2021, after 32 1/2 years of teaching art. She taught in two different districts, starting in Lexington City and later moving to Davidson County, where she finished her career at North Davidson High School. She says “I loved teaching so much, but I am enjoying retirement!”

Dr. Eric Pugh ’04, Philadelphia, PA, is working as the Principal of Chester Community Charter School in Chester, PA.

Maurio Hines ’08, Brooklyn, NY, is currently doing Porgy and Bess with the Des Moines Metro Opera company. This is an opera that he has recently done with The Metropolitan Opera in NYC. He is scheduled to return to the Metropolitan Opera next year.

Raheem Martin ’17, has been promoted to coordinator of student-athlete development for the University of Arkansas Razorback Men’s Basketball team after spending two years as a graduate assistant while pursuing a Master’s in Adult and Lifelong Learning.

Lindsey Mead ’21, Orlando, FL, is a supervisor at Ripley’s Believe It or Not Orlando.

Lauren Rodriguez ’21, Whitsett, is going into her second year of teaching 2nd grade!

MARRIAGE

Jennifer Watters ’96, South Riding, VA, married Michael Yeager on July 9, 2022.

Deaths

Ann Ashmore Clegg 1951, passed away on July 24, 2022.

Leon Kiser 1965, passed away on July 19, 2022.

Anne Stevenson Peden 1967, passed away on July 17, 2022.

Hoyt Dorsett 1969, passed away on July 20, 2022.

Beth Gilbert Wrenn 1973, passed away on July 3, 2022.

Kenneth Mills 1974, passed away on July 1, 2022.

Roberta Lewis 2008, passed away on July 28, 2022.

June 2022 Pride Notes

Deaths

Helen Rhodes Perry 1950, passed away on June 9, 2022.

May 2022 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Mark Pollard ’66, Princeton, NJ, was the commencement speaker for Greensboro College for the 2022 commencement ceremony with his message titled “Go For It!”, and received an honorary doctorate. He was joined by family and friends: wife, Carol, daughter, Miriam Cohen, granddaughter, Talia Cohen, son, Stephen Pollard, Kitty Harlow and Bill Bolin, Robyn and Bob Moorhead, Earleen Mulwee Barnes ’67 and Hal Barnes ’66, Bary Cain ’67, Gail Brower Huggins ’65, Candy Lambeth Kime ’69, and Bob and Joan Jones.

Dr. Kevin Burroughs ’90, Kannapolis, was named as one of the physicians for the Charlotte FC MLS team where he serves as a Venue Medical Director. He is the Co-Chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine for the Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute and the Director of the Cabarrus Sports Medicine Fellowship.

Lenore Morales, Raeford, Ph.D. (Indiana Tech ’22), M.A. TESOL (GC ’12) successfully defended her dissertation and received the Ph.D. in Global Leadership from Indiana Tech on Monday, May 16, 2022. Title: Tweeting Global Leadership: Using Twitter for Organizational Values and Change (99+) Post | Feed | LinkedIn She also holds a B.A. in Sociology from UNC-Pembroke. She owns both an educational and organizational management consulting company and an English language teaching and learning company. Thank you Greensboro College!

Tripp Honeycutt III ’16, Winston Salem, has been hired as the new head football coach at South Davidson High School. He will also be teaching physical education.

Hunter McMillion ’20, Keedysville, MD, is working in accounts receivable for K . G. Johnson Inc.

Kenzie Burns ’22, Mebane, will be pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Cynthia Porter ’22, Oak Ridge, is working as a medical laboratory technician at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Deaths

Dot Steedman Shoaf 1949, passed away on May 20, 2022.

Sympathy Extended To

Nonnie Steedman Dellinger ’56, in the passing of her sister, Dot Steedman Shoaf 1949, who died on May 20, 2022.

April 2022 Pride Notes

DEATHS

Jewell Hogan Altemueller 1944, passed away on April 1, 2022.

Joyce Pollock Kramer 1950, passed away on April 13, 2022.

March 2022 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Sheila Bird ’08, Burlington, is the Assistant Treasurer for IFG Companies.

Dr. Tim Leyson ’08, Highland Heights, KY, has relocated from California and is now the Associate Director of University Housing Operations for Northern Kentucky University.

Meg Sutton ’18, Windsor, accepted the position of Scientist II for Areté in March 2022.

Deaths

Peggy Reid Rhodes 1951, passed away on March 21, 2022.

Sara Hunter Sears 1962, passed away on March 20, 2022.

Bob Spencer 1965, passed away on March 1, 2022.

Virginia Sylivant Hodgin 1967, passed away on March 12, 2022.

Sympathy Extended To

Barbara Stockton Knowles ’57, in the passing of her husband, Jim Knowles, on March 7, 2022.

February 2022 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Sofia Sedergren-Booker ’17, Mebane, has relocated from New York and is now working as a Research Associate with The Narratives Project.

Deaths

Evelyn Wood Hynes 1947, passed away on February 5, 2022. OBITUARY

Michael “Cush” Cushman 2002, passed away on February 7, 2022.

Libby Ramsey Younts 1961, passed away on February 14, 2022.

January 2022 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Lindsay Pegg ’03, Madison, has been named the new Tourism Manager for the County of Rockingham’s Office of Economic Development, Small Business & Tourism.

Megan Whitcomb ’14, Greensboro, is working as a Student Success Coach at High Point University.

Paris Trivette Green ’18, Boonville, is working as a school social worker with Surry County Schools.

Zander Sidney Selent MA ’21, is working as an ESL teacher at Huntingtowne Farms Elementary School.

Deaths

Lamar Spencer Verch 1943, passed away on January 12, 2022.

Julia Brown Milligan 1953, passed away on January 3, 2022.

Rose Holland Brown 1954, passed away on January 21, 2022.

Evelyn Loven Ochs 1954, passed away on January 14, 2022. OBITUARY

Kay F. Greene 1957, passed away on January 3, 2022. OBITUARY

Gerald Turney 1976, passed away on January 6, 2022. OBITUARY

Sympathy Extended To

Ivylyn Sparger Martin ’52, in the death of her husband, Ned Martin, on January 12, 2022.

Cindy Robinson Joseph ’59, in the death of her husband, Fred Joseph, on January 13, 2022.

Emory Crawford ’60, in the passing of his wife, Martha Crawford, on January 24, 2022.

Louise Greene Mundy ’63, in the passing of her sister, Kay F. Greene 1957, on January 3, 2022.

Judith O’Dell Burns ’63, in the death of her aunt, Evelyn Loven Ochs 1954, on January 14, 2022.

December 2021 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Rev. Dr. Jody Seymour Jr. ’69, Davidson, has published his 8th book entitled “He Thre the Elephant in the Bayou: Covenants Made and Covenants Broken”, which is available on Amazon.

Deaths

June Randolph Henderson 1940, passed away on December 8, 2021.

Fay Smithdeal Deans 1944, passed away on December 23, 2021. OBITUARY

Elizabeth Gillespie Estep 1947, passed away on December 5, 2021.

Marian Parker Smith 1947, passed away on December 10, 2021. OBITUARY

Justine Patrick Linville 1952, passed away on December 24, 2021.

Jeanette Chance Reid 1953, passed away on December 8, 2021.

Toni Snypes Cardwell 1969, passed away on December 3, 2021. OBITUARY

Bill Crowder Jr. 1969, passed away on December 29, 2021.

Michael Cleveland 1975, passed away on December 8, 2021.

Sharon Ozment 1991, passed away on December 18, 2021.

Dana Smith 2013, passed away on December 29, 2021. OBITUARY

Sympathy Extended To

Kassie Cox Lee ’03, in the passing of her sister, Dana Smith 2013, on December 29, 2021.

November 2021 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Alexis Newman ’21, Greensboro, is working as a Sales Associate at Buckle.

Deaths

Nancy Taylor Hemingway 1949, passed away on November 22, 2021.

Dana K. Tyson 1954, passed away on November 13, 2021.

Jeanette Cox Bell 1964, passed away on November 8, 2021. OBITUARY

October 2021 Pride Notes

Deaths

Julia Ann Robinson Moore 1951, passed away on October 29, 2021.

Carolyn Thompson Beard 1956, passed away on October 22, 2021. OBITUARY

Susan Luckenbach Rankin 1960, passed away on October 15, 2021. OBITUARY

Ruth Harris Johnson 1963, passed away on October 11, 2021. OBITUARY 

Tommie Foscue Arnold 1964, passed away on October 12, 2021. OBITUARY

Rev. Dr. Leslie C. Wicker 1965, passed away on October 25, 2021. OBITUARY 

Sharon Griffin Poston Thompson 1965, passed away on October 26, 2021. OBITUARY 

Barbara White Hagood 1975, passed away on October 29, 2021. OBITUARY

John Westmoreland 1985, passed away on October 1, 2021. OBITUARY

Amy Miles May 1999, passed away on October 2, 2021. OBITUARY

Sympathy Extended To

Lewis Wicker ’61, in the passing of his brother, Rev. Dr. Leslie C. Wicker 1965, on October 25, 2021.

Jane Lyday Westridge ’71, in the passing of her cousin, Barbara White Hagood 1975, on October 29, 2021.

September 2021 Pride Notes

GENERAL

April Moore Mitchell ’03, Whitsett, is the owner of BY Pat.

Michael Henry ’06, Thomasville, is working as a Unit Director for the Asheboro Club of the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater High Point Area Boys and Girls Club.

Zach Frohne ’12, Greensboro, is working as a Cloud Generation Specialist for Pax8.

Jovan Estrada ’13, Milford, DE, is working as a Special Education Specialist at Early College High School.

Greg Pappas ’14, Warrenton, VA, won the 64th annual golf championships at Fauquier Springs Country Club. This was his second win of the event.

Daron Gipson ’18, Raleigh, is the head JV Men’s Basketball Coach and Assistant Varsity Men’s Basketball Coach at Jordan High School.

Ben Cain ’20, Sanford, is working as a band and orchestra teacher at West Lee Middle School for Lee County Schools.

Andrew Friedrichs ’20, Raleigh, is working as an Admissions Counselor at Greensboro College.

Engagements

Josh Nichols ’11, Tega Cay, SC, is engaged to marry Bonnie Catherine Adams on September 25, 2021, at Brick Landing Venue & Restaurant in Ocean Isle Beach, NC. Josh is the son of Debbie Anderson Nichols ’86 and Jeff Nichols ’85.

Deaths

Anne Taylor Daniel 1949, passed away on September 13, 2021. OBITUARY

Sarah Gobbel Trexler 1950, passed away on September 24, 2021.

Sue Crawford Goodwin 1959, passed away on September 6, 2021. OBITUARY

Sympathy Extended To

Patsy Ray Royal ’60, in the passing of her husband, Robert Royal, on September 27, 2021.

August 2021 Pride Notes

GENERAL

Justin Kimball ’17, Greensboro, took a Marketing Coordinator position with Journalistic, Inc in August 2021.

Deaths

Jean Cherry Gillam 1945, passed away on August 27, 2021. OBITUARY

Marion Smith Chamberlain 1949, passed away on August 29, 2021. OBITUARY

Dorothy Dey Holdsclaw 1957, passed away on August 11, 2021. OBITUARY

Kelly Gannon Burch 1990, passed away on August 31, 2021. OBITUARY

Keren Darden 2005, passed away on August 30, 2021.

July 2021 PrideNotes

There were no notes for the month of July.

June 2021 PrideNotes

General

Brian Gano ’02, Raleigh, graduated from UNC-Wilmington on May 7, 2021 with an Ed.D. in Education Leadership, concentration in Higher Education Leadership. Dissertation title: The Experiences, Thoughts, Feelings, and Emotions LGBTQ+ College Students Associate with Sense of Belonging.

Devin Bland ’13, Charlotte. passed the Series 26 exam from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and is now an Investment Company & Variable Contracts Products Principal. He has worked for Lincoln Financial Group since 2013 and became the Manager of the Mobile Retirement Consultants in January 2020.

Deaths

Betsy Atkins Stancil 1946, passed away on June 2, 2021. OBITUARY

Margaret Wiggins Boggs 1950, passed away on June 20, 2021. OBITUARY

Billie Prather Miller 1951, passed away on June 5, 2021. OBITUARY

May 2021 PrideNotes

General

Rebecca Cashatt Champion ’66, Shelby, has moved to a condo community and is enjoying less responsibility for maintenance now.

Corey Reina ’06, Bel Air, MD, is a Senior Police Officer with the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Department.

Deaths

Frances Manning Butterworth 1943, passed away on May 30, 2021. OBITUARY

Janie James Sweeny 1945, passed away on May 9, 2021. OBITUARY

Jean Chandler Boone 1947, passed away on May 19, 2021. OBITUARY

Lettie Sheek Pennington 1951, passed away on May 16, 2021. OBITUARY

Lael Corzine Featherston 1955, passed away on May 7, 2021. OBITUARY

Bob Bass 1978, passed away on May 22, 2021.

Bruce DeHart 1980, passed away on May 27, 2021.

Jess Lindley-Curtice 2010, passed away on May 3, 2021. OBITUARY

Sympathy Extended To

Nancy Sheek Willison ’69, in the passing of her aunt, Letty Sheek Pennington 1951, on May 16, 2021

Martha Pennington Rooney ’76, in the passing of her mother, Letty Sheek Pennington 1951, on May 16, 2021

April 2021 PrideNotes

General

Alanna Edwards McClary ’01, Burlington, is working as a teacher with Durham Public Schools.

Erik Naglee ’04, Oak Ridge, was named Guilford County Principal of the Year and Piedmont Triad Principal of the Year. He is one of the 8 finalists for the state of North Carolina Principal of the Year and is currently principal at Page High School in Greensboro.

Natalie Craven ’20, Archdale, is working as an elementary music teacher for Rockingham County Schools.

Deaths

Betty Palmer Stone 1943, passed away on April 19, 2021.

Barbara Smith Theis 1953, passed away on April 30, 2021. OBITUARY

Eva G. McClamroch 1955, passed away on April 6, 2021. OBITUARY

Sara Ann Stewart Holt ’56, in the passing of her husband, Allen Holt, on April 4, 2021.

Frances Fortner Knowles 1960, passed away on April 26, 2021. OBITUARY

Emily Cockman Hazelwood 1976, passed away on April 18, 2021. OBITUARY

Sympathy Extended To

Christine Sugg Evans ’53, in the passing of her husband, Junius Evans, on April 4, 2021.

Jane Overman Lee ’60, in the passing of her husband, Benjamin “Ben” F. Lee III, on April 4, 2021.

March 2021 PrideNotes

General

Dr. Patty Raube Keller ‘98, Cincinnati, OH, will begin her role as the new Sports Administration program director at Boston College in May 2021. She has been an Assistant Professor of Sport Administration at the University of Cincinnati for the past five years and has an additional 16 years of experience in college athletics.

Lowrey Raines Moyer ’03, has been promoted to Senior Development Director at Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity, in Greeley, CO.

Julia Fergus ’15, Greensboro, has added the roles of middle school art teacher and first-grade religion teacher to her other responsibilities as the Director of Extended Day, Mini-Camps, and Summer Camps at Our Lady of Grace Catholic School.

Claire Sellers ’17, West End, is the marketing specialist and house manager at Sunrise Theatre in Southern Pines. This summer, she will also be this year’s camp director.

Deaths

Harriette Hooker Tew 1949, passed away on March 10, 2021. OBITUARY

Betsy Hardin Hoak 1951, passed away on March 8, 2021. OBITUARY

Marian Vaughn Simpson 1952, passed away on March 17, 2021. OBITUARY

Joy Little Floyd 1953, passed away on March 22, 2021. OBITUARY

Patricia Goodwin Price 1960, passed away on March 9, 2021. OBITUARY

Ann Long Lewis 1957, passed away on March 15, 2021. OBITUARY

Sue Curtiss Wilson 1981, passed away on March 1, 2021. OBITUARY

Sympathy Extended To

Sandra Calaway Hunter ’63, in the passing of her husband, William “Bill” Hunter, on January 9, 2021.

February 2021 PrideNotes

General

Kylee Barry ’18, Jamestown, is the Director of Basketball Operations for the Women’s Basketball team at Greensboro College. She also completed a joint master’s degree in social work at North Carolina A&T State University and UNC-Greensboro in May 2020 and is working as a foster care social worker with the Guilford County Department of Health & Human Services.

Deaths

Lorene Ridenhour Shelor 1947, passed away on February 20, 2021. OBITUARY

Jeanne Barrett Evans 1948, passed away on February 12, 2021. OBITUARY

Ruby A. Maness 1948, passed away on February 25, 2021.

Celia Brown McRae 1949, passed away on February 21, 2021. OBITUARY

Christine Reichard Morris 1953, passed away on February 20, 2021. OBITUARY

Lucy Ellen Gwyn 1956, passed away on February 15, 2021. OBITUARY

Patsy Crawford Howell 1956, passed away on February 17, 2021. OBITUARY

Mary Jane Lassiter Greene 1956, passed away on February 24, 2021. OBITUARY

Anne Crawford Maclean 1964, passed away on February 17, 2021.

January 2021 PrideNotes

General

Cindy Loomis Freeman ’71, Williamsburg, VA, announces the launch of her new book, After Rain, published by High Tide Publications. It is a collection of Christian devotions inspired by the worldwide pandemic. She prays it will bring comfort, peace, and hope to all who read it. After Rain and all of Cindy’s books are available on Amazon.

Chuck Busack ’93, Reading, PA, has been named Administrator of Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania.

Deaths

Helen Porter Stanfield 1942, passed away on January 8, 2021. OBITUARY

Millie Williams Teague 1945, passed away on January 5, 2021.

Minnie Lee Tyson Winborn 1946, passed away on January 12, 2021. OBITUARY

Betty Sisk Swain 1949, passed away on January 12, 2021. OBITUARY

Mary Sue Warren 1952, passed away on January 23, 2021. OBITUARY

Nancy Scott Whisnant 1953, passed away on January 21, 2021. OBITUARY

Modena Penland Brown 1954, passed away on January 9, 2021. OBITUARY

Barbara Smith Lee 1956, passed away on January 14, 2021. OBITUARY

Marianna Houser Mauney 1957, passed away on January 18, 2021. OBITUARY

Barbara Bradley Westmoreland 1957, passed away on January 28, 2021. OBITUARY

Mary Grace Lyon Cain 1961, passed away on January 11, 2021. OBITUARY

Becky Taylor 1962, passed away on January 13, 2021. OBITUARY

Beth Sugg Eggleston 1962, passed away on January 29, 2021. OBITUARY

Barbara Whiteside Rice 1976, passed away on January 30, 2021. OBITUARY

Mary McKinley 1978, passed away on January 5, 2021. OBITUARY

Sympathy Extended To

Barbara Hollowell Lyon ’58, in the passing of her sister-in-law, Mary Grace Lyon Cain 1961, on January 11, 2021.