above: Allison Aldrich ' 91 and Steven Aldrich ' 91 at the pre-game brunch Saturday morning. Steven Aldrich received the DYA Award In 1999.
BAR participants took advantage of a sunny day to play in
the annual golf tournament, held at The Crossings at Grove
Four Receive Beech Awards from BAR
Being outstanding community leaders
and giving back to society are two impor-
tant values that many UNC alunmi achieve
in their personal and professional life.
During Alumni Weekend, the Black Alunmi
Reunion Committee awarded the Harvey E.
Beech Outstanding Alunmi Award to four
alunmi who have had immense success after
graduation, both in professional and civic
Constance Battle ' 77 of Raleigh. Kelvin
Harris ' 82 of Gastonia, Patricia Timmons-
Goodson ' 76 of Fayetteville and Charles
Waddell ' 75 of Charlotte were honored with
the award at a brunch on Nov. 11.
Started in 1981, these alumni awards are
named in honor of Harvey E. Beech ' 52,
UNe's the first black graduate who went on
to become an accomplished lawyer. The
award recognizes black alumni who help the
development of the Black Alumni Reunion
in Raleigh and has been actively involved
with the Black Alumni Reunion weekend
for many years. In 1994, Battle and tour
other alumni donated $25,000 in a fund-
raising effort for a freestanding Black
Cultural Center. Battle also is a member of
the UNC chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta
A Morehead scholar, Harris went on to
become an obstetrician and gynecologist in
Gastonia to provide much-needed care to
women in poor, rural areas. He served on
the GAA's Board of Directors and on the
Wachovia Bank State Minority Advisory
Timmons-Goodson was the first black
woman to serve on the appellate courts of
North Carolina when then-Gov.James B.
Hunt ' 64 (LLBJD) appointed her to the
N.C. Court of Appeals in 1997. She also has
served on the GAA's Board of Directors and
and who have been leaders in the University the UNC Board ofVisitors.
or conununity. Waddell is director of sponsorship and
Battle practices obstetrics and gynecology marketing for the Carolina Panthers, after
Joy Paige ' 85, front, Is the
center of attention at BAR's
alumni dance, held at the
Clockwise from top left are: Constance Battie ' 77, Kelvin Harris
' 82, Patricia Tlmmons-Goodson ' 76 and Charles Waddell ' 75.
spending many years playing professional
football for the San Diego Chargers, the
Seattle Seahawks and the Tampa Bay
Buccaneers. He has served on the GAA's
board and also is a board member ofthe
- Tiffany Fis"
A complete list ofpast recipiellts Cif this award
is included in the online version of t"is article at
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