Alumni Class Notes


David Norford ’65, of King George, was appointed a marriage commissioner by the circuit court of King George County, VA.  Donna Norford will retire from the Office of the Commonwealth Attorney on June 30, 2015 and join David as marriage commissioner. 



Mark Sandy '72, of Richmond, KY, is employed by Ball State University as a the athletic director.



Charlie Lynch '81, of Norfolk, is employed by the US Navy as a senior inspector for SMART team at Military Sealift Command.

Charles Neal '81, of Durham, NC, is employed by Domino's Pizza as a delivery driver.  He has worked as a driver and manager for the last 33 years.  He recently published a book called Getting the Pizzas to the People.  Books can be purchased online at lulu.com as Kindle, e-book or hard copy.

Delbert Southall '82, of Farmville, is retired from the USDA-NRCS.

Barbara Roberson-Mardigian '87, of Richmond, is employed by The William J. Farley Center at Williamsburg Place as a lead clinician.



Crystal Naff ’91, of Rocky Mount, is employed by Preferred Source for Insurance as an independent insurance agent.

Sherry Correll Honeycutt '97, of Goldsboro, NC, and her husband, Mark, announce the birth of their son, Aeron Patrick, on April 10, 2015.

Kevin Slough '97, of Roanoke, is employed by IADLEST as a subject matter expert.

J.C. Harmon '99, of Midlothian, is employed by Cengage Learning as a learning consultant.



Joseph A. Schwarzenboeck '00 wed Melissa A. Bowling '98 on February 13, 2015.  They will reside in Lake Monticello.

Bryan Zyglocke '00, of Alexandria, is employed by Ferrum College as an assistant football coach/defensive coordinator.

Patricia Moyer Haskins '03, and her husband, Chris, of Chatham, announce the birth of their son, Levi Garrett, on January 26, 2015.

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.

Anne Marie Mayberry '04, and her husband, David, of Manassas, announce the birth of their daughter, Abygail Marie, on April 27, 2015.

Sandy Southard Kalamaras '04, of Midlothian, and her husband, Gregory, announce the birth of their son, Nathan John, on April 7, 2015.

Matthew Rhodes '04, of Elizabeth City, NC, is employed by the US Coast Guard.  He is married to Cerissa and has one child, Raffi.

Felicia Clark Ruley '04, of Roanoke, is employed by Integra Life Sciences as a regulatory affairs specialist II.

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

Twyla Stephen Tatum '04, and her husband, Cory, announce the birth of their daughter, Cassandra Elaina, on December 12, 2015. 

Anne Marie Kerby Mayberry ’04, and her husband, David, announce the birth of their daughter, Abygail Marie, on April 27, 2015.

Matthew Rhodes ’04, of Elizabeth City, NC, is employed by the US Coast Guard. 

Casey Vassar Gerritz '05, and her husband, Scott, of Savannah, GA, announce the birth of their daughter, Emerson Bailey on February 27, 2015.

Jake Campbell '05, of Amherst, is employed by Appalachian Power as a region environmental coordinator.

Curtis Curry '05, of Charlottesville, is employed by EOIR Technologies, Inc. as a senior MASINT analyst.

Mariah Meagan Koptis '05, of San Antonio, TX, wed Damion Campbell on March 22, 2015.

Mike Beno ’05, and his wife, Alison, announce the birth of their son, Michael Anthony, on April 26, 2015.

Lisa Eanes '06, of Ridgeway, is employed by Henry County Public Schools as a teacher.  She recently graduated from Regent University with a masters of education in educational leadership; administration and supervision of grades K-12.

Wilson Paine '07, of Reston, is employed by Total Wine and More as a senior analyst in public affairs. Ali Bell '08, of Wirtz, is employed by the City of Roanoke Department of Social Services as a senior family services specialist.

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

Shannon Bernardo Rigney '08
, and her husband, Cliff '04, of Stephens City, announce the birth of their daughter, Aria Leigh, on January 29, 2014.

Tim Pohlad-Thomas '08, of Salem, is employed by Walk-About Outfitters as the new store manager.



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.  James Hunter Boyte '11, of Eden, NC, is employed by Cone Health as a IT analyst revenue cycle.

Emma Johnston '11, of Washington, DC, is a second year masters of divinity student at Wesley Theological Seminary.  She is seeking ordination as a United Methodist deacon.

Chazley Logan '11, of Danville, is employed by Averett University as a student success counselor.
Issac Slone '11
, of Buena Vista, is employed by Virginia Military Institute as a rock climbing coach.

Deanna Edmonds '13, of Sandy Ridge, NC, is employed by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture as a meat and poultry inspector.  She graduated from UGA in December 2014 with a masters in agricultural leadership.

Carl Russell '14, of Danville, is employed by Palm Harbor Homes as a staff accountant.
Robert Juif '15
, of Round Hill, is employed by Ronile, Inc. as an accountant. Harley Nicole Patterson ’15, of Boones Mill, announces the birth of her daughter, Luna Grace, on April 28, 2015. 


In Memoriam

Bettie Austin Jackson ’72, of Huddleston, died April 27, 2015
John L. Wharton ’75, of Fredericksburg, died April 30, 2015
Elvarine Ingram Simms '32, of Rocky Mount, died April 4, 2015
Emma Holland Crane '46, of Nottoway Court House, died January 15, 2015
Clifton Allen Elmore '56, of Roanoke, died October 27, 2014
Gwendolyn Creasy Wells '56, of Studley, died February 15, 2015
Bettie Austin Jackson '63, of Huddleston, died April 27, 2015
Thomas Edward Cahn '66, of Colonial Heights, died April 25, 2015
Candis Robeson Richardson '70, of Ashburn, died January 31, 2015
Wayne Andrus Brown '79, of Largo, MD, died March 7, 2015
Edward D. Jones '80, of Lynchburg, died March 6, 2015
Patrick T. Tyree '84, of Rocky Mount, died March 5, 2015


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