tional Foundation for a strength and condi- tioning/Pirate Club multipurpose building.
Joseph Addison Atkins (' 41 MA), 82, of
Newport News,Va.;April 25, 2000.Atkim was
a retired trust investment officer with State-
Planters Bank. .0- Dorothy Boone (' 47
BSPHN), 87, of Fayetteville; Jan. 14,2000.
Boone was a retired mental health consultant.
.0- Lorain Balfour Brookshire (' 43 BSPHR),
79, of Asheville; Feb. 13,2000. Brookshire,
retired owner ofB&B Pharmacy, served as a
Navy pharmacist's mate in WWII. .0- Robert
Gerard Colepaugh (' 46), 73, of Ocala, Fla.;
Aug. 3,1999. Colepaugh was a Navy veteran
of WWII. .0- Clinton Ray Crew (' 44), 78, of
Richmond, Va.;Aug. 25,1999. Crew was retired
from the Virginia State Health Department. .0-
Elizabeth Andrews Dalton (' 47 BSLS), 74,
of High Point; May 14, 2000. Dalton was a
former member of Queens College Board of
Trustees. .0- James Powell Frink (' 48 AB),
79, ofJacksonville; May 10,2000. Frink was
senior adjuster for Motors Insurance Corp., a
division of General Motors. An Army Air Corps
veteran of WWII, he also served as lieutenant
colonel in the Air Force Reserves. Frink was a
member of the Glee Club at UNC. .0- Ross
Maxwell Grey (' 44), 77, of Baton Rouge, La.;
May 30,2000. Grey, a veterinarian, was director .
The Golden Heel
Harry Webb Williamson ' 35 of
Charlotte, Carolina's first Olympic athlete,
who competed in the 1936 Games in Berlin,
died April 8,2000. He was 86.
Williamson finished sixth in the 800
meters in Berlin, but over the ensuing years,
he more often was asked about what he saw.
This was more than an athletic contest to
Adolf Hitler-it was Germany's chance to
display Aryan supremacy, a prelude to the
rise ofthe Third Reich. Williamson had
competed the first three days ofthe games,
and he was in the grandstand to watch
American phenom Jesse Owens.
Williamson said he "made the right mis-
take" coming to Carolina, and he made it to
the Olympics somewhat by accident. "I was
recruited by other schools - not by
Carolina-and I didn't get a scholarship," he
said. But he'd been impressed with the way
legendary UNC track coach Robert Fetzer
had taken time to advise him during trips to
Chapel Hill for high school meets.
In 1936, Williamson broke Southern
Conference records in the mile and 800 and
later set U.S. and Canadian records in the
half mile. And
he got his gold,
ifnot in the
few days after
Garnes, he was
on a two-mile
relay team that
set a world
record in a tra-
At that point
he hung up his
Harry Hkbb Williamson'
High Point native, who served in the Navy
during World War II and organized UNC
alumni meetings at Pearl Harbor, retired in
1974 from a career in the textile business. In
1998, he was inducted into the N.C. Sports
Hall of Fame.
Poros, our island campus site, rises from the sparkling waters of the Saronic Gulf with its
bright white buildings, topped by red terra cotta roofs that complement the surrounding radiant blue
sea. Soft breezes carry a gentle perfume of jasmine and the fresh aroma of lemon groves.
Explore the art, architecture and culture of ancient Greece. Visit Poros' Templeof Poseidon and the
monastery of the Virgin. View the island from a different perspective on a "Circle Island Cruise." In
ancient Mycenae, a city of living history, the statelyfortress ruins offer a backward glance to the time
when daunting warrior-kings established the great Mycenaen civilization. On a rocky peninsula, you'll find the charming old town of
Nauplion and its fort, Akronanfplia, as well as the imposing hillside Citadel of Acronauplia. Visit Hydra, an island known for its
distinctive architecture, vibrant colors and rugged terrain. Travel to Epidauros, where the ruins of the famous sanctuary of Asclepios,
the god of medicine, are found. Marvel at the stunning edifices that have survived through the
ages in Athens, one of the most ancient capitals in the Western World.
$2,295 per person from New York or Atlanta.
Prices are based on double occupancy.
For information and a brochure,
call the Alumni Travel Office
(Toll free) at (877) 962-3980
or e-mail alumnLtravel@unc.edu
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