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Alumni Class Notes

60’s

Sam Wilson ’69, of Roanoke, retired from the United States District Court Judge in August 2014.  He will spend a year in Taipei with his wife, Pendred, teaching American criminal justice at National Taiwan University.

 

70’s

Marty Williams '73, of Richmond, was named to the Commonwealth Transportation Board for the State of Virginia.

Steve Robinson '78
, of Chapel Hill,NC, has been appointed to the Radford University Board of Visitors.

 

80's

Clayton Higgins '85, of Centreville, finished his 27th year working as a case analyst at the Supreme Court of the United States.  He is married to Denise and they have three children, Clayton, Emily and Sara.

Brian C. Little, Sr. '86, of Richmond, is employed by the City of Petersburg as cultural affairs manager.


90's

Jeb James Bradbury '90, and his wife, Lauren, of Richmond, announce the birth of their son, Rhett Wilson, on July 30, 2014. 

Wes Furrow '92, and his wife, Rebecca  "Becky" Winesett Furrow, of Ferrum, announce the birth of their daughter, Ainsley Elizabeth, on July 11, 2014.  She joins big brothers, Adam and Levi.

Rob Monolo '92, and his wife, Christy, of Beaverdam, announce the birth of their son, Alexander Conway, on October 29, 2014. He joins big brother, James.

Michael Condrey '95, and his wife, Kim, of Rustburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Harper, on August 1, 2014.

Todd Overstreet '96, of Wirtz, is the general manager at The Auto Connection.
 
Julie Shifflett Thomas '96, and her husband, Charles, announce the birth of their son, Nevan Charles, on November 19, 2014. 
 
J. Bryan Davis '97, of Wilmington, NC, has been appointed as head football coach of the Patrick Henry High School in Virginia.

Kevin Salvilla '97
, and his wife, Jennifer, of Lancaster, TN, announce the birth of their son, Andrew Michael, on September 3, 2014. 


Jim Wade '97
and his wife, Amy Hodges Wade '97, of Reidsville, NC, announce the birth of their son, Conner Rhys, on August 21, 2014.  He joins big sisters, Mackenzie and Kiersten.

Valerie Overstreet '99, of Somerville, MA, is employed by LNS Research as operations manager.  She was editor-in-chief of the Iron Blade as a student.

00's

 Amelia English-Brown '02, and her husband, Stuart, announce the birth of their daughter, Stasia, on June 21, 2014.  She joins big brothers, Justice and Alijah.

Robert Blair Mastin '02, and his wife, Ginni Matern Mastin '04, of Fredericksburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Blaire, on July 15, 2014.

Alison Mitchem Satterlee '02, and her husband, Eric, of Charlotte, NC, announce the birth of their daughter, Esa Ann, on September 26, 2014. 

Patricia Randall Saunders '02, and her husband, Samuel, of Brooklyn, NY, announce the birth of their daughter, Lucy Walker, on October 25, 2014.

Travis Nowlin '03, and his wife, Christina McBride Nowlin '03, of Hampton, announce the birth of their son, Joshua Travis, on July 31, 2014.  He joins big sister, Janelle.

Anthony Pica '03, and his wife, Christie Edwards Pica '01, of Williamsburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Noelle, on December 8, 2014.  She joins big brother, William.

Joanna Bosik Eddy '04, and her husband, Morgan, of Wilmington, DE, announce the birth of their daughter, Mae Asbury, on September 10, 2014.  She joins big sister, Vivian.

Jessica L. Scruggs '04, of Hurt, wed Rigos Horta on October 25, 2014.

J. Cason Garrison '05, and his wife, Kitska, of Warrenton, announce the birth of their son, Grant Hammond, on August 10, 2014.

Lorrie Ann Hale '05, of Ferrum, wed Jason Betterton on July 19, 2014.

James Schindler '05, of Buchanan, is employed by the City of Lexington Fire Department as a fire fighter/paramedic.

Amanda Sullivan Adams '06, and her husband, Brian, announce the birth of their daughter, Hayden Grace, on December 16, 2014. 

Bryce Burnett '06, of Roswell, GA, is employed by Chick-Fil-A as a supplier quality.

Lindsay Rutherford Fanney '06, and her husband, Jordan, announce the birth of their son, William Jordan "Wills" Fanney, II on November 19, 2014. 

Ryan Hambright '06, of Roanoke, was named the head boy's soccer coach at Hidden Valley High School.

Kelly Phillips Kidd '06, of Ridgeway, is employed by MPowering Kids as a therapeutic counselor.

 

Ashley Nolen Moore '07, and her husband, John, of Moneta, announce the birth of their son, John Liam, on September 2, 2014.

John D. Burton '08, wed Christina M. Ritter '08 on July 20, 2014.  They reside in Wilmington, NC.

Kelly Payne '08,
of Clifton Forge, is employed by Bacova Guild Limited as a customer service representative.


Shannon Robinson Ramsey '08,
and her husband, Jeremy, of Henry, announce the birth of their son, Everett Jeremiah, on November 13, 2014. He joins big brothers, Carter and Jackson.

Amy Young Gordon '09, and her husband, Mark Gordon '07, of Ferrum, announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Michelle, on November 5, 2014.  She joins big sister, Emma.

Lauren Thomas Scott '09, and her husband, Brandon, announce the birth of their daughter, Hadley Pieper, on November 19, 2014.

Tiffany Gordon Weaver '09, of Gretna, and her husband, John '07, announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Bree, on September 6, 2014. She is employed by Ferrum College as assistant director of admissions.

Wally Wright '09, of Richmond, is employed by SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. as a mortgage loan associate.

10's

Ashley Cassidy '10 and her husband, Brian '10, announce the birth of their son, Riley Davis, on October 27, 2014. 

Sam Catron '10, and his wife, Molly, of Keysville, announce the birth of their son, William Hatchet, on October 3, 2014.  He is employed by Guilford County Schools as an AU facilitator and teacher.

Bob Dill '10, of Charles City, is employed by Walsingham Academy as the girls tennis head coach. 

Brandon Jackson '10, of Leesburg, wed Natalie Hall '10 on August 16, 2014.  They reside in Leesburg.

Blake D. Saunders '10, of Richmond, is employed by Henrico County Probation and Parole as a probation and parole officer.

Zachary A. Swaine '10,  wed Diana Flowers on November 1, 2014. They reside in Boones Mill. 
 
Nichole George Cox '11, and her husband, Jay, of Fredericksburg, announce the birth of their son, Levi Donald, on July 9, 2014.

Chazley Logan '11, of Danville, is employed by Averett University as a student success counselor.
 
Ashlee Burgess Cook '12, and her husband, Jeremiah '11,  announce the birth of their daughter, Makenna Grace, on November 22, 2014.
 
Blake DiMeglio '13, of MontClair, is employed by Adler GYN Minimally Invasive Surgery as an office coordinator.


Matt Hall '13
, of Roanoke, is employed by USIS as a legal clerk.

Clare Matthews '13, of Oak Hill, is employed by Cameron Glen Health and Rehab as an activities assistant.

Kara E. Pegram '13, of Ridgeway, is employed by the Virginia State Police as a state trooper in Henry County.

John P. Puckett '13, of Bassett, is employed by State Corporation Commission/Bureau of Financial Institutions as a financial analyst.

Christina M. Strubhar '13, of Ferrum, is employed by Tri-Area Community Health Center as a pharmacy technician.  She is married to Logan and has one child, Logan Dakota.  She is currently working on obtaining her masters in health care administration at Liberty University.

Rachel Taupier '13, of Palmer, MA, is employed by Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society as an adoption counselor.

Maggie Akers '14, of Boones Mill, is employed by Franklin County Public Schools as a second grade teacher at Callaway Elementary School.


Ryan C. Amos '14, of Stuart, is employed by the Virginia State Police as a state trooper in Greensville County.

Jennifer Dalton '14, of Dry Fork, is employed by Hughes Center of Danville as a children's mental health counselor. 

Paige Redifer '14, of Weyers Cave, is attending Alderson Broaddus University.


In Memoriam

Lovelene B. Hensley '37, of Martinsville, died July 11, 2014.
Delphia Sloan Carroll '45, of Rocky Mount, died December 20, 2014.
Walter Y. Boyd '49, of Elon, NC, died July 21, 2014.
Ernest "Jimmy" James Abshire, Jr. '54, of Roanoke, died December 8, 2014.
Wesley C. Stigall '60, of Bon Air, died July 30, 2014.
Charles A. Craddock '64, of Martinsville, died December 16, 2014.
Robert C. Tyler '64
, of Fredericksburg, died July 15, 2014.
Alywn Wynters Davis, Sr., '65, of Tappahannock, died August 7, 2014.
Jean Stanley Montgomery '66, of Rocky Mount, died October 25, 2014.
Foy Rice Owens '66, of Stuart, died July 1, 2014.
Marilyn Jean Braithwaite '68, of Martinsburg, WVA, died July 8, 2014.
Danny A. Danko '69, of Kingsport, TN, died October 24, 2014.
Vickie Johnson Smith '70, of Bedford, died July 11, 2014.
James "J.K." Elliott '72, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died September 18, 2014.
Sandra K. Bowers '82, of Staunton, died November 10, 2014.
Mark R. Lucord '90,
of Richmond, died August 26, 2014.
Terry "Jay" Carmon Bennett, Jr. '00, of Roanoke, died November 7, 2014.