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2005, William W Horner
WILLIAM W. HORNER '05 has joined Palladium Registered Investment Advisors as the firm's chief financial officer. He and his wife Jess recently welcomed the birth of their second daughter Katie, who joins big sister Millie. The family resides in Norfolk. | 2017-06-29 16:03:03

2007, Mr. Charles Clifford Edahl Jr
To CLIFF '07 and MEGAN EDAHL, a daughter, Margaret Virginia, on June 1, 2017. The family resides in Alexandria. | 2017-06-23 07:39:39

2002, Mr John Cowles Dozier Jr
To JOHN '02 and HOLLY DOZIER, a daughter, Julia Grace, on November 8, 2016. | 2017-06-22 17:40:20

1964, Mr Kenneth Wayne Cook 20147
KENNETH WAYNE COOK '64 retired from Loudoun County Public Schools after 16 years as a mathematics teacher. Earlier, he retired from Fairfax County Public Schools after 32 years as a math teacher and football and baseball coach. He plans to watch his four grandchildren, the latest born June 12, grow up. | 2017-06-21 10:53:51

2007, Andrew Boyett
ANDREW BOYETT '07 has joined Southwest Airlines as senior manager of customer experience strategy, where he is responsible for instilling the company's brand throughout each customer's travel experience. Andrew encourages all alumni to reach out with positive feedback; he will be happy to take responsibility for good experiences but will lay the blame elsewhere for bad experiences. | 2017-06-14 12:13:56

2015, Mr Justin Auchincloss O'Neill
JUSTIN AUCHINCLOSS O'NEILL '15 was featured in the June issue of Quest Magazine, New York's society and lifestyle magazine, in an article titled "Summer Smiles at a Timeless Estate." | 2017-06-08 15:34:32

1998, Dr. Anderson Lockett Marsh
Dr. ANDERSON "ANDY" LOCKETT MARSH '98 will be promoted to full professor of chemistry at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA, this September. In 2015, he was named to the Vernon & Doris Bishop professorship in chemistry. | 2017-06-08 11:26:04

2007, Mr. Michael A. Franks
MIKE FRANKS '07 was the winner of the eighth annual "Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars," a fundraiser for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Literacy for Life. Mike raised $13,900 for the charities at the March event, which featured 12 community leaders competing before a live audience. | 2017-06-06 16:09:25

1985, Mr. Jay D. Mitchell
JAY D. MITCHELL '85 recently joined the Atlanta law firm of King and Spalding. He practices in the areas of healthcare and regulatory compliance. | 2017-06-06 09:44:48

2013, Mr. Alexander C. Cartwright
ALEXANDER C. CARTWRIGHT '13 received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University on May 21, 2017. An assistant professor of economics at Ferris State University, Alex teaches undergraduate and MBA students and serves as the co-advisor to Young Americans for Liberty. He is also the co-recipient of a research grant to found the Police Data Project, an organization to study police behavior. Outside of academia, Alex has founded two companies: Vilicus Capital, which provides installment loans to Peruvian consumers, and, along with Forrest Wilson '14 DivvyCar, which leases vehicles to ride-sharing drivers. | 2017-06-05 11:58:55

1968, Mr. Leighton Delevan Yates Jr.
LEIGHTON D. YATES, JR. �68, a partner in the Orlando office of Holland & Knight LLP, was recently recommended by The Legal 500, United States guide for middle-market (sub-$500 million) mergers and acquisitions. He has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law, 23 years, and Orlando Corporate Lawyer of the Year in 2010), Florida Super Lawyers (Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 12 years), and Florida Trend�s �Florida Legal Elite� (Business Law, 11 years). In 2015 Leighton was inducted into the �Florida Legal Elite Hall of Fame,� then consisting of only 133 Florida lawyers; he has been listed for many years in both Who�s Who in America and Who�s Who in American Law. | 2017-06-01 13:38:36

1972, Mr. Charles Witthoefft
CHARLES F. "RICK" WITTHOEFFT '72 has been recognized as a leader in the field of commercial litigation in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is the general counsel for Hirschler Fleischer in Richmond. | 2017-06-01 13:30:11

1977, Mr. Michael A. Farrell
MICHAEL A. FARRELL '77 has joined the law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside in Harrisburg, PA. He has been practicing in the field of insurance defense litigation for 32 years, defending employers and insurers in workers' compensation matters. | 2017-06-01 13:19:08

1995, Mr. Matthew Michael
To MATTHEW '95 and JEAN MICHAEL, a son, Vincent Henry Michael, on March 17, 2017. | 2017-06-01 12:25:50

1998, Hon. Christopher Kilian Peace
Del. CHRIS PEACE '98, JASON ANGUS '97, and BEN WINTERS '02 got together at a campaign kick off event on June 1, 2017. Chris represents the 97th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. | 2017-06-01 11:16:25

1971, Mr. James Talmadge Countiss
JAMES "JIMMY" TALMADGE COUNTISS '71 died on May 17, 2017. He attended Hampden-Sydney on a basketball scholarship, then attended American University, Harvard University, and the University of Virginia School of Law. He lived much of his life in Honolulu, where he practiced law, taught at the University of Hawaii School of Law, and served on the Hawaiian Crime Commission. He returned to his native Tennessee and worked as a criminal defense attorney in the federal courts until his retirement in 2013. A lifelong adventurer, he enjoyed summiting mountains, sailing the Hawaiian seas, traveling the world, and racing motorcycles and go karts. Of his many accomplishments, he was most proud of his daughters and his adventures. | 2017-05-31 17:09:53

2011, Mr. Telphor Lee Austin Jr.
To TELPHOR LEE "T.J." '11 and KATE AUSTIN, a son, Jackson Lee Austin, on May 4, 2017. | 2017-05-31 16:47:28

2001, Mr. Rafael Guroian
To RAFI '01 and KATIE GUROIAN, a daughter, Vivian Guroian, on December 26, 2016. Vivian joins her big sister, Louise. Rafi is a field-based senior systems engineer for Apple, Inc, serving as the engineering point of contact for all primary and secondary schools in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. He writes, "I'm living the dream that was fueled in the Johns Auditorium Computing Repair Shop in 1997." The family recently moved from Annapolis to Richmond, where Rafi is on the board of the Virginia Association of Railway Patrons. | 2017-05-31 15:42:12

1934, Rev. Peter G. Cosby III
The Rev. PETER GUERRANT "P.G." COSBY III '34 died on September 17, 2016. Valedictorian of his class at Hampden-Sydney, he went on to further studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and Union Presbyterian Seminary, earning a Bachelor of Divinity and a Master of Theology. He served at Presbyterian churches in Alabama, North Carolina, and throughout Virginia before returning to his native Lynchburg to become executive director of the Lynchburg Covenant Fellowship. There, he expanded safe and affordable housing opportunities for low-income families, low-income elderly, and disabled individuals. In 1973, P.G. served as the Moderator for the Synod of Virginia, Presbyterian Church. He received the 1975 Humanitarian Award from the National Conference of Christian and Jews, as well as the Liberty Bell Award from the Lynchburg Bar Association. Among numerous other awards, he was most proud of being an Eagle Scout. | 2017-05-31 14:45:58

2008, Mr. Nicholas J. Junes
NICHOLAS J. JUNES '08 graduated with a Master of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. He is the pastoral assistant and youth director at Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Falls Church. He is pictured with his father, Lanny Junes '74. | 2017-05-31 12:36:09

2008, Rev. Peter Dominic Crowe
PETER CROWE '08 was ordained to the Catholic priesthood on May 27, 2017, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona, PA. He offered his Mass of Thanksgiving the following day at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Patton, PA, concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. He is assigned to Saint Benedict Catholic Church in Johnstown as Parochial Vicar. | 2017-05-30 09:50:00

2009, Mr. Fitz Robertson
FITZ ROBERTSON '09 graduated from Columbia Business School with an MBA and concentration in private equity on May 14, 2017. At Columbia Business School, Fitz was selected as a Private Equity Fellow, a J.P. Morgan Scholar, a Toigo Fellow, and a Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Fellow. | 2017-05-25 20:54:20

1995, Dr. Daniel Cross Turner
Dr. DANIEL CROSS TURNER '95 is a consultant with the College Planning Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Providing holistic and customized educational counseling, career guidance, and standardized test prep, the center helps families navigate the college admissions process and find the best-fitting college education�personally, academically, and financially. In May, Dan and his wife Keaghan attended the signing ceremony for incoming H-SC student Jack King, who signed his letter of intent to play linebacker for the Tigers in the fall. Jack has also been named a Patrick Henry Scholar for the Class of 2021. | 2017-05-25 10:52:50

2016, Mr. Anton Richard Thomanek
ANTON RICHARD THOMANEK '16 is a benefit authorizer for the Social Security Administration at the Mid-America Program Service Center in Kansas City, MO. | 2017-05-24 18:35:25

2003, Mr. Charles D. Perry III
To CHASE '03 and CATHERINE PERRY, a daughter, Margaret Lancaster Perry, on May 23, 2017. Jim '68 and Carolyn Beckner are the proud grandparents. | 2017-05-24 12:30:34

1989, Sen. William M. Stanley Jr.
Sen. WILLIAM M. STANLEY, JR. '89 was selected as the 2017 Virginia Senate "Legislator of the Year" by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce in May. First elected to the Virginia State Senate in 2011, Bill serves as the majority whip of the Senate Republican Caucus and chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government. | 2017-05-23 15:23:32

1991, Dr. Gary Helm Darden
Dr. GARY HELM DARDEN '91 is serving his second term as chair of the department of social sciences and history at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. For the past three years, he has also served on FDU's Faculty Senate, first as vice president, then as president, and now as chair of the academic planning committee. In 2015, he was named Teacher of the Year at the university's Becton College of Arts and Sciences and presented a lecture at H-SC at the invitation of Professor Emeritus Jim Simms. Gary writes, "I decided to become a college professor because of my Hampden-Sydney education and the incredible faculty I had as a history major there." | 2017-05-23 14:37:51

2011, Mr. Dabbs McGregor Woodfin
DABBS McGREGOR WOODFIN '11 graduated with a Master of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in May 2016. He is now program director for the Canterbury Episcopal Student Center at Texas A&M University. | 2017-05-23 14:11:51

1960, Mr. William T. Wilson
WILLIAM T. "BILL" WILSON '60 and his wife, Lang Wilson, received the 12th annual Chancellor's Award for Leadership and Philanthropy from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education. They were recognized for their work on behalf of the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge. Bill has been a director of the DSLCC Educational Foundation Board for almost 25 years; he and Lang started the Wilson Cup for Scholarship, Character, and Community Service in 2009. | 2017-05-23 13:36:36

1991, Mr. John F. Ware III
JOHN F. WARE III '91 has joined F.N.B. Wealth Management, an affiliate of First National Bank, as a vice president, wealth advisor. He will be based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Previously, he was a wealth advisor for BB&T Bank in Baltimore and Houston. | 2017-05-23 11:26:44

2012, Mr. Harrison Whitten Long
HARRISON WHITTEN LONG '12 graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law on May 6, 2016. | 2017-05-23 11:10:47

2010, Mr. Jonathan Gilson Kastenbaum
JONATHAN GILSON KASTENBAUM '10 graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law on May 6, 2017. | 2017-05-23 11:09:20

2013, Mr. Kevin Loren Hubbard Jr.
KEVIN LOREN HUBBARD, JR. '13 graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law on May 6, 2017. He is the son of Kevin L. Hubbard '82. | 2017-05-23 11:07:44

1950, Rev. Langston Randolph Harrison
The Rev. LANGSTON RANDOLPH HARRISON '50 died on May 18, 2017. He served in the U.S. Army on the Aleutian Islands and in Alaska before attending Hampden-Sydney, where he was awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion for excellence of character. He earned masters degrees from Union Theological Seminary and the Presbyterian School of Christian Education and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity in 1976. He devoted his life to ministry, serving as the pastor of churches in in Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Lexington, and Stauton, as well as spending 12 years as a missionary in Brazil. | 2017-05-23 10:52:50

1996, Mr. John Ingle Martin Jr.
JOHN INGLE MARTIN, JR. '96 has left Long & Foster to begin the brokerage firm Shaheen, Ruth, Martin and Fonville, or SRMF, with three other partners, including fellow H-SC alumnus Mahood Fonville '92. | 2017-05-22 16:40:26

1992, Mr. Pace Mahood Fonville Jr.
PACE MAHOOD FONVILLE, JR. '92 has left Long & Foster to begin the brokerage firm Shaheen, Ruth, Martin and Fonville, or SRMF, with three other partners, including fellow H-SC alumnus John Martin '96. | 2017-05-22 16:35:14

2016, Mr. John Peyton McGuire
JOHN PEYTON "JP" McGUIRE '16 is an associate underwriter for Kinsale Insurance Company. | 2017-05-22 16:23:19

1955, Mr. Thomas Edwin Reese
THOMAS EDWIN REESE '55 died on May 17, 2017. A graduate of Fork Union Military Academy, Thomas served as a 1st Lieutenant with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was member of Wakefield Baptist Church, the Wakefield Ruritans, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Masons. Thomas held various leadership positions as a Mason, including Deputy Grand Master for the 56th Masonic District. | 2017-05-22 14:25:27

2014, Mr. Tyler Ethan Cloud
TYLER ETHAN CLOUD '14 graduated from Elon University School of Law on May 20, 2017. | 2017-05-22 14:03:02

2008, Mr. Jonathan Hunolt
To JONATHAN '08 and CAROLINE HUNOLT, a son, Nicolas Kirby Hunolt, on September 7. 2016. He joins older siblings Lucas, Ines, and Daniel. | 2017-05-22 13:57:39

1978, Dr. Edward Snyder
Dr. ED "CHOPPER" SNYDER '78 just completed his term as president of the Virginia Association of Orthodontists. He has also been elected chairman of the American Association of Orthodontists Council on Membership, Ethics, and Judicial Concern. His subcommittee's rewrite of the AAO's Code of Ethics was accepted by the Association's House of Delegates at their annual session in April 2017. Chopper has practiced orthodontics in Martinsville and Danville for nearly 30 years. He and his wife, Kim, hope to make it up to H-SC this fall for a football game. | 2017-05-18 16:27:45

2003, Mr. Mario J. Stellute
MARIO J. STELLUTE '03 has been selected for admission to the Esteemed Lawyers of America. He is a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in the Hampton Roads region. | 2017-05-18 16:09:48

2013, Mr. Jay Rose
JAY ROSE '13 and ALLEN LUCK '12 went offshore fishing in May out of Pirates Cove in Nags Head, North Carolina. They were the top boat of the day with 637 pounds of tuna. | 2017-05-18 14:59:58

1991, Robert William Godek
ROBERT WILLIAM "ROB" GODEK '91 died of cancer on May 4, 2017. After Hampden-Sydney, Rob became a physical therapist and settled in Virginia Beach. In 2005 he returned to his native Georgia, where he was the senior physical therapist for the Rehabilitation Hospital of Savanah. | 2017-05-18 14:48:15

1972, Dr. Robert B. Williams
Dr. ROBERT B. "BOB" WILLIAMS '72 recently spent 18 months in London as a partner in Deloitte Consulting's United Kingdom practice. He has returned to his role as managing director of Deloitte Healthcare Consulting in McLean and lives in Richmond. | 2017-05-18 13:37:11

1996, Bart Shaeffer
To BART '96 and BETH ANN SHAEFFER, a son, Theodore "Teddy" Edward Shaeffer, on October 12, 2016. He joins proud older brothers Charlie, George, Bart, and Walter. | 2017-05-18 13:29:39

1971, Dr. William F. Rayburn
WILLIAM F. "BILL" RAYBURN '71, distinguished professor of medicine at the University of New Mexico, edited a professional book, "Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Health Care: Better Education, Better Patient Outcomes," published in February 2017 by Wolters Kluwer. Bill has been the chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University since 1998. | 2017-05-15 23:08:32

2001, Mr. William Barron Arbuthnot Avery
BARRON AVERY '01 is a partner and chair of the government contracts practice at BakerHostetler, LLP in Washington, DC. | 2017-05-13 09:20:44

1979, William F. Seymour IV
WILLIAM F. SEYMOUR IV '79 is a director in the litigation, business law and estate planning and administration practice groups with FloranceGordonBrown in Richmond. He had been a founding principal at Cherry, Seymour & Baronian. | 2017-05-09 16:49:43

2010, Sean C. Lynch
SEAN C. LYNCH '10 was promoted to Portfolio Management Officer with TowneBank's Corporate and Dealer Finance Services Division in Virginia Beach. | 2017-05-09 10:01:59

1990, M. Jared Mauney
M. JARED MAUNEY '90 died on March 25, 2017. A mathematical economics major at Hampden-Sydney, he worked at the Zacharias Ganey Health Institute in Richmond. He was known for his love of singing. | 2017-05-05 16:19:51

1967, David Clarke Alley
DAVID CLARKE ALLEY '67 died on April 28, 2017. A member of Kappa Sigma and a Vietnam veteran, David became co-owner of C.O. Alley Travel Agency in Richmond. In his retirement, he enjoyed traveling and reading, especially to his grandchildren. He was an avid fan of the UNC Tarheels and the Manchester United Soccer Club. | 2017-05-05 10:46:02

1954, Francis Brodnax Robertson III
FRANCIS BRODNAX ROBERTSON III '54 died on April 22, 2017. A U.S. Army veteran and a lifelong resident of Halifax, he taught history and government at Halifax County High School and served as an elementary school principal in the Halifax County school system. | 2017-05-04 16:53:20

1977, Steven Sinclair Graham
STEVEN SINCLAIR GRAHAM '77 died on April 21, 2017. After Hampden-Sydney, Steve attended the Medical College of Virginia and became a pharmacist in Roanoke. He is survived by his wife and son. | 2017-05-04 16:15:37

1994, Dr. B. Boyden Clary III
Dr. B. BOYDEN CLARY III '94 was named to Richmond Magazine's 2017 list of Top Doctors in the Urogynecology category. The list, chosen by doctors and nurse practitioners, was published on April 24, 2017. | 2017-05-04 15:25:27

1994, Dr. Malcomb Sydnor Jr.
Dr. MALCOLM K. SYDNOR, JR. '94 was named to Richmond Magazine's 2017 list of Top Doctors in the Radiology-Interventional category. The list, chosen by doctors and nurse practitioners, was published on April 24, 2017. | 2017-05-04 15:22:27

2016, Gray F. Bryant
GRAY F. BRYANT '16 has joined the brokerage team at CBRE Richmond, where he will specialize in office and industrial leasing. The move was reported in the April 25, 2017, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. | 2017-05-04 14:33:18

1954, H. Benjamin Vincent Sr.
H. BENJAMIN "BENNY" VINCENT, SR. '54 died on April 29, 2017. A member of Theda Chi, Benny played varsity basketball and tennis at Hampden-Sydney as well as numerous intramural sports. After earning his law degree from T.C. Williams School of Law in Richmond, he established a private law practice in Emporia. He was later elected Commonwealth's Attorney; in that role, he argued before both the Supreme Court of Virginia and the United States Supreme Court. He also served as general counsel and board member for many community organizations, including the Greensville County Zoning Board, Greensville County Board of Supervisors, and Citizens National Bank. Benny was an avid golfer and loyal Washington Redskins fan, and was especially proud of founding Emporia's first Little League Football Program. He is survived by his son, H. Benjamin Vincent, Jr. '81. | 2017-05-04 14:16:43

1979, Gregory W. Feldman
GREGORY W. FELDMANN '79 received the 2017 Regional Leadership Award from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council. He was recognized for his recent volunteer work starting the region's first business accelerator program, RAMP, as well as his decades-long commitment to improving capital access for regional technology companies. In addition, Greg was elected to the board of directors of Carter Bank and Trust, a community bank with offices in Virginia and North Carolina. | 2017-05-04 13:53:54

2005, John K. Nielsen
JOHN K. NIELSEN '05 has been named senior vice president at the commercial real estate firm Chushman & Wakefield l Thalhimer. He oversees retail services for western Virginia out of the firm's Roanoke office. The promotion was featured in the February 6, 2017, edition of Virginia Business. | 2017-05-04 13:38:08

1999, James Ashby IV
JAMES ASHBY IV '99 has been named senior vice president at the commercial real estate firm Chushman & Wakefield l Thalhimer, where he leads the Richmond retail services group. The promotion was featured in the February 6, 2017, edition of Virginia Business. | 2017-05-04 13:34:09

1992, Edwin L. West III
EDWIN L. WEST III '92 was named to the Business North Carolina Legal Elite in criminal law for the third consecutive year. He was also recognized in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America in the area of tax litigation. | 2017-05-04 13:24:49

1953, E. Lee LeCompte
E. LEE LeCOMPTE '53 died on April 23, 2017. At Hampden-Sydney he was class president, a Kappa Sigma officer, an ODK member, and captain of the football team. As an intelligence officer in the Coast Guard, he commanded an 83' patrol cutter and served as captain of the port in Norfolk. Lee was elected president of the first graduating class of the Darden School of Business at UVA, then had a successful career in sales. Always competitive, Lee enjoyed playing golf and tennis, as well as racing sailboats up and down the eastern seaboard. He was active with the Rotary Club, Norfolk YMCA, the Marine Science Museum in Virginia Beach, and First Presbyterian Church. | 2017-05-04 13:12:37

1957, George Campbell Bird
GEORGE CAMPBELL BIRD '57 died on April 19, 2017. At Hampden-Sydney, he was co-editor of The Tiger; president of the student body; and a member of Kappa Alpha, ODK, and Phi Beta Kappa. He received both the Outstanding Freshman Award and the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. Upon graduation, he served in the U.S. Army, then joined the family laboratory supply business as president until a company merger in the late 1960s. He used the merger as an opportunity to change careers, raising Angus cattle and Suffolk sheep at Valley Home Farm in Highland County, which has been in the Bird family since the 1800s. He was active in the Mill Gap Ruritan Club and served on the boards of First & Citizens Bank, the Highland County Economic Development Association, the Highland County Farm Bureau, and Green Hill Methodist Church. He also helped establish the WVLS radio station in Highland and Bath counties. He was predeceased by his grandson, Ray M. "Buck" Paul III '10. | 2017-05-04 11:10:37

2009, Mr. Patrick Mayo Gates
PATRICK GATES '09 and KAREN-ANNE McEWEN were married on December 17, 2016, at Saint Bridget Catholic Church in Richmond. The groom is the son of David Gates '78, and the bride is the daughter of Phil McEwen '76. Alumni in the wedding party included Heath Gates '05, Matthew Gates '12, Philip Agee '07, Wingate Grant '08, Stuart Kegan '08, Langdon Moss '08, and Chad Zalesiak '08. In attendance were The Honorable Ernest Gates '45, grandfather of the groom; Rusty Gates '76, Phil DiStanislao '77, Bill Moore '78, and Tom Gates '88, all uncles of the groom; and Jimbo McEwen '78, uncle of the bride. Additionally, several H-SC alumni cousins and close friends were present. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2017-04-30 21:59:49

2013, Dr. Kevin Richard Gutermuth
Dr. KEVIN RICHARD GUTERMUTH '13 graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from Eastern Virginia Medical School on May 20, 2017. He will continue his career as a resident physician in Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. | 2017-04-27 14:26:03

2003, Mr. Joseph H Deacon III
JOSEPH H. DEACON III '03 and BRETT MICHELLE HAMILTON were married on May 20, 2016, at Solis Lough Eske Castle near Donegal, Ireland. The bride is a 2003 graduate of Elon University. The couple resides in Charleston, WV, where they both work in the financial services and real estate development business. | 2017-04-23 17:54:19

1973, Dr Joseph M Crockett II
Dr. JOSEPH M. CROCKETT '73 received the Martha B. Thornton Faculty Recognition Award at Bridgewater College on April 4, 2017, for his excellence in classroom teaching and advising of students. Joe, who has taught chemistry at Bridgewater since 1985, holds the A. Leroy and Wanda H. Baker Professor of Science chair at the college. In 2015 he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society, the highest award given by the section. | 2017-04-19 21:07:08

1986, Stephen M. Coyle
STEPHEN M. COYLE '86 has joined The Davis Companies in Boston as managing director of investor relations and marketing; he will lead the firm's equity capital raising, investor relations, and external strategy. Previously, Steve served as senior vice president of portfolio management for Bentall Kennedy in Boston. | 2017-04-19 13:37:14

1984, Stephen E. Evans
STEPHEN E. EVANS '84 has joined Advisory Research, Inc., a Chicago-based investment firm, as a private client investment advisor. He was most recently a senior portfolio manager at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. | 2017-04-19 11:33:06

1986, Mark L. Moran
MARK L. MORAN '86 has been promoted to senior scientific technical manager at the Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he has worked as a geophysicist since 1986. In his new role, he will provide advanced scientific guidance, perform and manage research and development, and carry out technical planning and oversight. | 2017-04-19 10:57:28

1943, Roy Wallace Duncan
ROY WALLACE DUNCAN '43 died on April 5, 2017. A native of Prince Edward County, Roy served in the South Pacific Campaign as a U.S. Marine captain in WW II. In August of 1945, he was charged with the ground security of the Enola Gay prior to its mission over Hiroshima. He went on to a career as a staff manager at Southland Life Insurance. Roy was known for his strong work ethic, integrity, and sense of humor. | 2017-04-19 10:43:19

2011, Walker M. Beauchamp
WALKER M. BEAUCHAMP '11 cofounded Book-It Legal, a legal tech startup, in the fall of 2016. In December, the Birmingham-based company won seed money from Alabama Launchpad and was chosen for the Velocity Accelerator program, a startup incubator. In addition to his work with Book-It Legal, Walker is the in-house attorney for Ram Tool Construction Supply. | 2017-04-18 16:53:00

1961, John R. Higgs
JOHN R. HIGGS '61 was recently elected president of the Shenandoah Valley Wine Growers Association. John is the founder and owner of Barren Ridge Vineyards in Fishersville. | 2017-04-18 12:44:15

1983, H. Hiter Harris III
H. HITER HARRIS III '83 is the co-founder and managing director of Harris Williams & Co., which was named 2016 Investment Bank of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions. The April 2017 edition of the magazine noted the investment firm's "growth in all areas, including deal volume and value" and "successful leadership transition in the bank's 25th year in business." | 2017-04-18 12:26:31

2010, Mr Edward Alexander Howe
EDWARD ALEXANDER "ALEX" HOWE '10 has enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine at St. George's University in Grenada. Prior to him leaving for vet school, the city of Houston designated August 31, 2016, "Edward Alexander Howe Day," recognizing Alex's innovative and exemplary service to Houston's Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care. The award was presented at the Houston City Council by Mayor Sylvester Turner and Councilman Greg Davis. | 2017-04-17 15:06:00

1943, Mr. William D. Allen Jr.
WILLIAM DUDLEY ALLEN, JR. '43 died on March 25, 2017. A lifelong resident of Dinwiddie County, he served in the European Theater during World War II, then returned to an active life in the community as a farmer and lumberman. Mr. Allen was an elder in the Presbyterian Church and a charter member and past president of the local Ruritan Club, which presented him the Outstanding Citizen Award in 1963; he also held leadership positions with the local fire department, bank, farm bureau, forest advisory committee, and department of social services. In 1990, he established the Edward W., William D., Mary A., and Susan R. Allen Scholarship at Hampden-Sydney in memory of his family; preference for the scholarship is given to residents of Dinwiddie or Amelia County. Two of his grandsons, Micah James Keller '12 and Samuel Edward Keller III '13, followed in his footsteps at H-SC. | 2017-04-14 16:26:09

1958, George Edward Dobyns
GEORGE EDWARD DOBYNS '58 died on March 26, 2017. After Hampden-Sydney, he attended graduate school at North Carolina State University, then had a career in sales with Cardinal Freight Carriers. He was a member of Hidden Valley Country Club and Central United Methodist Church in Salem. | 2017-04-14 16:03:22

1957, Hugh Burwell Marshall
HUGH BURWELL "CHUCK" MARSHALL '57 died on March 19, 2017. A member of Sigma Chi and UPLS at Hampden-Sydney, he served in both the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy Reserve; he then became co-owner of the insurance agency his father founded in 1924. Chuck held a 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwan Do and was an active sailor, cruising and racing the Chesapeake Bay and the open seas. | 2017-04-14 15:47:49

1951, David S. Cobbledick
Dr. DAVID S. COBBLEDICK '51 died on July 11, 2016. After earning a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, David worked as a chemist until his retirement at age 70. For 32 years, he ran a research laboratory for GenCorp in Akron, Ohio. He was a history buff, a life-long Cleveland Indians fan, and a nature and animal enthusiast. In his retirement, he took classes at Kent State University and volunteered in the university's chemistry department. | 2017-04-14 15:08:14

1974, William Genheimer Hammond
WILLIAM GENHEIMER HAMMOND '74 died on March 6, 2017. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney with a degree in religion, Bill settled in Powhatan County, where he was a carpenter and builder. He volunteered as a youth sports coach and a firefighter, and enjoyed reading, gardening, and fishing. | 2017-04-14 13:23:19

1979, W. Sheppard Miller III
W. SHEPPARD "SHEP" MILLER III '79 has retired from his position as chairman of KITCO Fiber Optics to focus on his two other businesses, Trident Utility Contracting and Light Tech, Inc. An H-SC Trustee, Shep also serves on the board of TowneBank as vice chairman, the board and executive committee of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia House of Delegates Ethics Advisory Panel. | 2017-04-14 13:12:21

1990, Dr. Joseph Lane
Dr. JOSEPH LANE '90 has been appointed provost at Bethany College in West Virginia, a post he will assume on July 1, 2017. He has been with Emory & Henry College for 15 years, most recently as the Hawthorne Professor of Politics and Chair of the Department of Politics, Law, and International Relations. | 2017-04-14 12:36:44

1958, Robert Quillin Barker
ROBERT QUILLIN BARKER '58 died on February 27, 2017. A pharmacist by profession, Bob was best known as a fisherman, storyteller, and environmental advocate. He founded the American Bass Association and was a founding member of the Scott County Humane Society. He was also a member of the Holston Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. | 2017-04-14 12:27:57

1991, Dr. Thomas Ward
Dr. TOM WARD '91 is chair of the history department at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. His most recent book, "Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and its War on Poverty," was recently published by Oxford University Press. | 2017-04-11 13:53:06

2011, CPT Edward Allen Krohn
EDWARD ALLEN KROHN '11 was promoted to Captain in the Army Reserves, effective April 1, 2017. | 2017-04-02 01:09:28

2009, Mr. Brandon J. Clapp
BRANDON J. CLAPP '09 has joined the law firm of Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, in Birmingham, Alabama, as a coverage and commercial litigation associate. He earned his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he served as the Associate Chief Justice of the Honor Court and received the Scholar of Merit Awards in Constitutional Law and State and Local Tax Law. | 2017-03-27 13:28:06

2000, Dr Brad Demetrius Washington
Dr. BRAD DEMETRIUS WASHINGTON '00 will begin a new role as assistant provost at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California, for the 2017-2018 academic year. He has been an assistant professor at the University of San Francisco's School of Education since 2017. | 2017-03-26 18:23:24

2015, Michael John Salita
MICHAEL JOHN SALITA '15 and ELIZABETH BLAIR DABBS were married on March 11, 2017, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond. Groomsmen included Sydney Henriques '15, Thomas Crenshaw '15, and Max Zbinden '15. In attendance were Thomas Isom '14 and Kyle Huysman '16. The couple resides in West Palm Beach, Florida. | 2017-03-23 23:44:21

2010, Mr. Joseph Morrison Grew
JOSEPH MORRISON GREW '10 and MARY CATHERINE BENSON were married on May 28, 2016, at Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina. The bride is a graduate of Wofford College who works for Bagwell & Bagwell Insurance in Raleigh. In attendance were James Barmore '04, Matthew Zaytoun '06, Austin Bright '09, Charles Lacy '10, and Rhorie Kerr '10. Groomsmen were Judson Root '03, Bradford Johnson '10, and Howard Bullock '10, and the best man was Joe Stiles '10. | 2017-03-23 14:56:04

1983, Michael C Tomkies
MICHAEL C. TOMKIES '83 was recently named a Regent of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. Mike advises clients from across the U.S. in in all aspects of federal and multi-state consumer and commercial banking and financial services law with the boutique firm of Dreher Tomkies LLP in Columbus, OH. | 2017-03-20 10:53:38

2011, Rev. Eduardo Soto Jr.
The Rev. EDUARDO SOTO, JR. '11 was accepted as pastor of Altavista Presbyterian Church on February 18, 2017, by a unanimous vote of the Presbytery of the Peaks, of which College Church is a member. Dr. Bob Hall and his wife were in attendance. | 2017-03-20 10:31:49

1981, Warren M. Thompson
WARREN M. THOMPSON '81 has been named to the Virginia Business list of "Most Influential Virginians." The magazine's March 2017 edition notes that Warren leads one of the largest African-American-owned businesses in the nation, Thompson Hospitality, and cites recent growth in its new restaurant division, Pheast Food Group. | 2017-03-02 10:13:34

1949, W. Graham Stephens
Dr. W. GRAHAM STEPHENS '49 died on February 19, 2017. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, attended the University of Tennessee School of Medicine, then completed his internship at the Medical College of Virginia and his surgical residency in Knoxville. After two years in the U.S. Air Force, he joined a family practice in Troutville for ten years. In 1968 Dr. Stephens founded the emergency room group at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he remained for over 35 years. He was the first doctor in southwest Virginia to be board certified in emergency medicine, a certification he held until 2011. Throughout his life he was active with the Boy Scouts, serving as scout master and committee chair for 25 years, holding various regional board positions, and earning numerous Scouting accolades. He was an active member the Troutville Church of the Bretheren and the International Medical Assistance Corporation. | 2017-03-01 16:36:37

1994, Bartow Morgan Jr.
BARTOW MORGAN, JR. '94 has been elected secretary/treasurer of Atlanta's Buckhead Coalition, an influential nonprofit civic association whose by-invitation membership is limited to 100 CEOs of major area firms. Bartow, a Hampden-Sydney College trustee, is chairman and CEO of BrandBank. | 2017-03-01 11:58:38

2009, Gordon Waller Neal
GORDON WALLER NEAL '09 and KATHERINE ELISABETH HARRIS were married on October 1, 2016, at Snowden House in Fredericksburg. The bride is a fundraising consultant in Richmond, and the groom is Hampden-Sydney's director of communications and marketing. The groom's brother, Taylor Neal '08, served as best man; groomsmen included Clay McCoy '08, Brad Cook '09, Will Hollerith '09, Newman Ainsley '10, Dylan Colligan '10, and Willis Davis '10. Also in attendance were Jeppy Moss '73, Josh Parsley '08, Brendan Hanley '09, Teddy Schwab '09, Tucker Knott '09, Winston Graves '10, Thomas Hovis '10, Craig Philp '11, Reilly Loflin '12, Robb Moss '12, and J.B. Mitchell '12. | 2017-03-01 11:21:36

1999, Richard C. Burroughs
RICHARD C. "CHAMIE" BURROUGHS '99 has been named first vice president at CBRE-Hampton Roads. CBRE is the world's leading full-service commercial real estate company. | 2017-02-27 16:54:27

2010, Christopher Clinton Fox
CHRISTOPHER CLINTON FOX '10 died on February 22, 2017. A biology major at Hampden-Sydney, he studied abroad in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands while earning his Bachelor of Science. He returned to his native Texas after graduation, working at the upscale men's clothing shop Sid Mashburn in Houston. Christopher was passionate about music and art; his hobbies included sailing and basketball. He is remembered by his family and friends for his compassion, empathy, and ability to connect with others. | 2017-02-27 16:22:07

1958, Richard Douglass Lunsford
RICHARD DOUGLASS LUNSFORD '58 died on February 13, 2017. While working for West Virginia Pulp and Paper, he discovered an affinity for stone and masonry work, becoming a master of the trade in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC areas. Passionate about studying history and the arts, he also loved riding his Triumph motorcycle and hiking the Appalachian Trail. | 2017-02-24 10:35:32

1951, Edwin Powell Nevin
EDWIN POWELL NEVIN '51 died on January 24, 2017. Valedictorian of his class at the Miller School, Powell enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Japan on the heels of WWII. After his military service, he graduated from Hampden-Sydney and moved to Arizona. His career as an educator spanned almost 40 years and included service as president of the Teachers Association. Powell was an accomplished pianist who also enjoyed photography and traveling the world. | 2017-02-24 10:16:28

1967, Stephen Hawley Martin
STEPHEN HAWLEY MARTIN '67 and his latest novel, Death in Advertising, were featured in the February 17, 2017, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. After three decades in the advertising industry, Steve divides his time between his publishing company, The Oaklea Press, and his advertising firm, Hawley Martin. He has authored or ghostwritten 17 books, ranging from business guides to self-help books. Death in Advertising is his fourth novel, a whodunit inspired by his years as an adman. | 2017-02-24 10:04:26

1957, Thomas T. Biggs
The Rev. THOMAS T. BIGGS '57 died on February 15, 2017. He received his Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary and his Master of Christian Education from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education; in 1961 he was ordained a minister by the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. Tom served pastorates in South Carolina, Wisconsin, and throughout Virginia, as well as the Villa International Atlanta, an ecumenical community for international doctors and researchers working on public health issues at the Centers for Disease Control. Tom was committed to service and social justice, ensuring that all are treated with fairness and dignity. He was an avid reader who loved politics, history, music, and his family and friends. | 2017-02-24 09:37:25

1993, Carl Brent Mica
CARL MICA '93 has been named the state director for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. He will be based in the senator's Austin office. Prior to joining Cruz's staff, Carl was the director of business relations for the University of Texas system. | 2017-02-24 09:07:40

1991, John Faulconer Ware III
JOHN FAULCONER WARE III '91 moved from Houston, Texas, to Raleigh, North Carolina, in January 2017. | 2017-02-24 07:34:12

1972, James J. Rowe
The Honorable JAMES J. ROWE '72 has returned to West Virginia's 11th Judicial Circuit. He served 19 years on the bench before retiring to senior status in 2016; however, in February 2017 the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals appointed him to replace a suspended judge. | 2017-02-23 14:21:15

1935, Randolph S. Gardner
Dr. RANDOLPH S. "RANDY" GARDNER '35 died on February 7, 2017. After graduating with honors from Hampden-Sydney, he taught math at the American School in Tokyo, then spent five years as a U.S. Navy pilot during WWII in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. He remained in the Navy Reserve for 25 years, retiring as a Commander. After receiving both his master's and doctorate at Columbia University, he became a professor of mathematics education in the State University of New York system. Dr. Gardner retired as Dean of the School of Education at SUNY Albany in 1973. As the winner of two Fulbright grants, his academic career took him around the globe to Pakistan, Uganda, Mexico, and South Vietnam. He was an avid golfer, beginning as a caddy at the age of ten. He continued golfing until the age of 100, shooting eight holes-in-one and winning several championships at Albany Country Club. | 2017-02-16 10:37:20

1965, Gordon D. Schreck
GORDON D. SCHRECK '65 has been named in Who's Who Legal: Transport 2017 as one of the world's leading shipping attorneys. He was one of only 80 U.S. attorneys named by the London-based publication, which bases its annual selections on peer reviews and the opinions of law firm clients and transport experts from around the globe. A senior partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP in Charleston, South Carolina, Gordon has 45 years of experience representing shipping industry clients and their marine insurers. | 2017-02-13 10:57:54

1995, Troy Weston Pulliam
TROY WESTON "WEST" PULLIAM '95 has joined the Centra Medical Group in Burkeville as a board certified physician's assistant. After earning his chemistry degree from H-SC, he went on to earn a second bachelor's at Jefferson College of Health Sciences and a master's at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Most recently, he worked in the emergency department at the VCU Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill. | 2017-02-13 10:41:00

1957, Benny Bennett Smith
BENNY BENNETT SMITH '57 died on February 5, 2017. Benny was a chemist in the rubber industry for 45 years. The highlight of his career was the patent he received in 2001 for a process he developed to improve the vulcanization of fabric for seat belts, airbags, and similar applications. | 2017-02-13 10:16:48

1980, Christopher S. Long
CHRIS LONG '80 has been named senior vice president of fixed income sales at HJ Sims, a privately held investment bank and broker-dealer. Chris has 28 years of experience in middle market sales at Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, and Oppenheimer. | 2017-02-13 10:08:11

1953, William Marion Alphin
WILLIAM M. "BILL" ALPHIN '53 died on February 1, 2017. Bill served in the U.S. Army before settling on Rillhurst Farms in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. In addition to his work on the family farm, Bill served on the Virginia Farm Bureau Board, running the Farm Bureau office in Culpeper for 20 years. The first president of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Bill served 40 years on its board of directors; he also served on the Culpeper County School Board and the Culpeper Hospital board. Bill was a member of the Ruritans, a deacon at his church, and a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. | 2017-02-10 17:18:02

1986, Chris Brown
CHRISTOPHER B. BROWN '86 has been named chief sales officer for LIXIL Americas, the business unit under which the American Standard, DXV, and GROHE bath and kitchen brands operate. He will manage the North American sales leadership team, overseeing all retail, trade and e-commerce activities. | 2017-02-10 16:11:40

2010, Daniel D. Venezuela
DANIEL VENEZUELA '10 received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas College of Business on May 7, 2016. In 2010, Daniel joined UniFirst Corporation, where he now serves as director of operations at the Pittsburgh location. He and his wife Jill reside in the Pittsburgh area with their three German Shepherds and sweet Cocker Spaniel. | 2017-02-10 16:04:10

2014, Paul Boydoh
PAUL BOYDOH '14 and TIFFANY SAUNDERS were married May 21, 2016, at West Manor Estate in Forest. In attendance were David Klein '78, Kevin Hubbard '82, Aaron Van Allen '13, Leif Aagaard '13, Richard Pantele '13, Ray Jackson '13, Sean Clark '13, Ryan Carter '13, Ryan Raybuck '14, Zachary Morgan '14, Bo Burns '14, Holton Walker '15, Aaron Gilani '15, Shaq Thomas '15, Zach Attkisson '15, Daniel Parkinson '16, and Marcus Williams '17. | 2017-02-10 13:59:23

2011, Mr Chason William Trahan
CHASON TRAHAN '11 joined Carroll Financial Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a financial advisor in January. He holds both his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP) certification and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation. | 2017-02-09 11:09:05

2003, Robert Luther III
ROB LUTHER '03 recently accepted an invitation to serve as Associate Counsel to President Donald Trump. Rob previously served as counsel to Senator Jeff Sessions on the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he advised the senator on judicial nominees and constitutional law. | 2017-02-06 23:23:50

2004, Wilhelm U. Meierling
BILL MEIERLING '04 has been named chief operating officer of the American Legislative Exchange Council, the nation's largest member association of free-market-focused legislators. In his leadership role, Bill counsels more than one-quarter of America's state legislators and members of Congress. Previously, Bill served four years as the Council's vice president of public affairs. | 2017-02-06 21:37:55

2015, Stephen Lester Woodall II
STEPHEN LESTER WOODALL II '15 attends St. George's University Medical School in True Blue Grenada, West Indies. There he is a member of Iota Epsilon Alpha, the International Medical Student Honor Society; the SGU Surgery Club; and the SGU Emergency Medicine Club. He is pictured below in the Grand Etang National Rainforest. | 2017-02-04 12:46:21

1991, Robert Hurt
ROBERT HURT '91, the former U.S. congressman for Virginia's 5th District, has been tapped to lead the new Center for Law and Government at Liberty University. After three terms as a member of Congress, Rep. Hurt did not seek re-election in 2016. | 2017-02-01 16:02:26

1954, Dr. Burness F. Ansell Jr.
Dr. BURNESS F. ANSELL, JR. '54 died on January 27, 2017. Dr. Ansell began his medical career in 1967 at the McGuire Clinic in Richmond; he then practiced hematology and oncology for over 40 years. He also served in the U.S. Navy Reserve, rising to the rank of Captain. A lifelong member of the Boy Scouts of American, he earned numerous adult recognitions, including the God and Service Award and the Silver Beaver Award. | 2017-02-01 15:45:26

2007, Thomas Doheny
THOMAS DOHENY '07 has been named director of media relations at CSRA Inc., a cyber security company based in Falls Church. Prior to joining CSRA, he spent six years on Capitol Hill, most recently as communication director for Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska. | 2017-02-01 15:10:51

1992, John M. Zell
JOHN ZELL '92 was recognized for 20 years of service with the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, where he is the vice president for development. | 2017-02-01 14:42:30

2009, Samuel Rosten
SAMUEL ROSTEN and CARISSA FILIP were married on July 24, 2016, at the Mission Inn in Riverside, California. In attendance were Matt Davis '09 and J.C. Miller '09. | 2017-01-31 12:01:23

1991, Thomas J. Robinson
THOMAS J. ROBINSON '91 has been teaching IB chemistry at the International School of Kenya in Nairobi for almost four years. He writes, "Kenya is a very dynamic country. Despite the challenges of living far from America, the opportunity to teach at a strong International Baccalaureate school is great. I encourage other alumni to consider teaching internationally!" | 2017-01-28 06:52:29

2000, Ryan Pemberton
RYAN PEMBERTON '00 received his doctorate in higher education administration from George Washington University, where his research focused on the presidential transition process at private, selective liberal arts colleges. Ryan and his wife, Helen, live in Jackson, Mississippi, where he works for Millsaps College. | 2017-01-27 16:34:04

1976, Dr. William Wilson Samuel Butler IV
Dr. WILLIAM WILSON SAMUEL "SAM" BUTLER IV '76 died on December 10, 2016. At Hampden-Sydney he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude. After medical school at the University of Virginia, he completed a general surgery residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, then a urology residency at UVA's Medical Center. He returned to his native Roanoke to practice surgery with his father and brother at Jefferson Surgical Clinic. He also served as an associate professor in UVA's urology department and was named "Professor of the Year" by the urology residents at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Salem. In 1990, Sam was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, so in 1993 he decided to leave clinical practice. He then rose to leadership positions in managed care organizations, ultimately serving as chief operations officer of Carilion Heath Plans and associate medical director at Virginia Premier Health Plans, a position he held until his health declined in 2013. For over 26 years, Sam perservered in the face of a debilitating disease, volunteering at free clinics, taking flying lessons, water and snow skiing, running, sailing, and cycling. | 2017-01-26 16:55:22

2006, Dan M. Hartzog
DAN M. HARTZOG '06 has been named to the 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers list. Selection for Super Lawyers includes a multi-phased rating process of independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. The list recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. Dan is a civil litigation and defense attorney with Cranfill, Sumner, & Hartzog, LLP. | 2017-01-25 15:19:18

2008, Jay Rawles
JAY RAWLES '08 will complete his residency training in general surgery in June 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina. With his wife, Kelsey, and dogs Buster and Cricket, he will move to Salt Lake City to complete a two-year fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Utah. | 2017-01-25 12:26:04

1970, David S. Mercer
DAVID S. MERCER '70 was installed as the 129th president of the Virginia Bar Association on January 21, 2017. He was sworn in by his daughter-in-law, Secretary of the Commonwealth Kelly Thomasson Mercer. David is a principal of MercerTrigiani, an Alexandria-based law firm specializing in common-interest ownership community associations. He is a past chair of the Virginia Bar's Substance Abuse Committee and a past president of Lawyers Helping Lawyers. | 2017-01-25 12:21:22

1953, Douglas Shelburne Divers Jr.
DOUGLAS S. DIVERS, JR. '53 died on January 15, 2017. A member of the track and field team during his time at Hampden-Sydney, Doug went on to earn a master's degree in education at Virginia Tech, where he also served as head coach of the track team. He concluded his career in the insurance industry as the owner of Diver's & Associates in Richmond. He was a faithful supporter of the College. | 2017-01-25 12:12:13