the Korean War. As a law student, he served on
President Ford’s Clemency Board, dealing with
cases related to draft evasion and desertion
during the Vietnam War.
’ 76 ■ family addition
J. Anthony Penry (’ 76 AB) and
Karen Moriarty of Raleigh; a daughter, Ellen
Nancy Penry, on June 24, 2007.
Lawrence Nathan Gang (’ 76, ’ 75 AB), 53, of
Longmont, Colo.; July 6, 2007. Gang, a lawyer,
was general counsel and managing attorney for
Vail Resorts. He had moved to Colorado in
2004. At UNC, he belonged to Delta Upsilon
and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Melvin
Sylvester Jaynes (’ 77 CGRED), 74, of
Charlotte; Feb. 10, 2007. Jaynes retired as a
school principal. John Francis
Sokolowski Jr. (’ 77 BSBA), 52, of
Lawrenceville, Ga.; Aug. 5, 2007. Sokolowski
worked for Ernst & Young as international
director of technology in the global mobility
area. Previously, he was CEO of Employment
’ 77 David Neal Allen (’ 77 AB, ’ 80
JD) of Charlotte, a partner with
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein
LLP, has been elected executive vice president
of the N.C. Association of Defense Attorneys.
Allen will serve as president-elect in 2008-09
and then as president in 2009-10. Billie
Harper Buie (’ 77 AB) of Asheville has
received the 2007 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize
by the N.C. Writers Network for her short
story Shining Rock Wilderness. Reginald
Stratford Hinton (’ 77 BSBA) of Raleigh has
been appointed acting secretary of the N.C.
Department of Revenue. Hinton has worked
for the department since 1978. Arthur
Clayton Menius III (’ 77 AB, ’ 82 MA) of
Whitesburg, Ky., has been named director of
Appalshop, a multidisciplinary arts and education center producing original films, video,
theater, music and spoken-word recordings,
and radio, among other creative endeavors.
Lt. Cmdr. Robert Homer Parker (’ 77 AB)
of Sevierville, Tenn., has been deployed to
active duty in the Navy Reserve. Parker, director of parks and recreation for the City of
Sevierville, has been in the Navy Reserve since
1985. G. Martin Poole (’ 77 BSBA) of
New York has been named director of product
management for the Citi Family Office, a division of Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Carolyn Gilmer Shaw (’ 77 JD) of Charlotte has
been named a partner in Kennedy Covington,
where she has been a member of its business
law department since 2000.
’ 78 Roderick Craig Broadway (’ 78
AB) of Grambling, La., has been
honored by West Stanley High
School, which retired his high school football
number, 74, in a ceremony in August. Broadway is head football coach at Grambling State
University. Phil Jackson Ford Jr. (’ 78
BSBA) of Charlotte has joined the staff of the
Carolina Bobcats pro basketball team as an
assistant coach. Ford, formerly an assistant
coach with the New York Knicks, was the
NBA Rookie of the Year in 1979 and holds
the record as the leading scorer in UNC basketball history. Lonza Calvin Hardy Jr.
(’ 78 ABJO) of Hampton,Va., has been named
director of athletics for Hampton University.
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Holly Jayne Stein (’ 78 MS, ’ 85 PhD) of
Denver, Colo., has received the Helmholtz-Humbolt Research Award, a joint grant by the
Helmholtz Association and the Alexander von
Humboldt Foundation in Germany. Stein is a
senior research scientist in the department of
geosciences at Colorado State University and
director of the Applied Isotope Research for
Industry and the Environment program. In
addition to research funds, Stein will have a
formal affiliation with GeoForschungsZentrum
and the University of Potsdam in Germany. See
profile, page 93. Susan Norman Vickers
(’ 78 AB) of Greensboro, minister at Christ
United Methodist Church, was honored by
her congregation for 15 years of service on
“Super Susan Sunday” in July.
Dr. Della Sue Simonson (’ 78, ’ 77 MPH),
76, of Butner; May 21, 2007. Simonson was
medical director and physician at Murdoch
Center in Butner for more than 30 years.
’ 79 Ellen B. Eason (’ 79 AB) of San
Francisco is the new club leader
for the San Francisco Carolina
Club. William Len Greene (’ 79 BSPHR)
of Germantown, Tenn., has joined the St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital faculty as chief
pharmaceutical officer and a full member of
the pharmaceutical department.
Christopher Louis Holoman (’ 79 AB) of Amherst,
N. Y., has been appointed provost and vice
president for academic affairs at Hilbert College. Holoman has been a professor of political
science at Hilbert College since 1999. Dr.
Cheryl Ransom Locklear (’ 79 DDS, ’ 84
MPH) of Pembroke, a dentist in Red Springs,
has joined the UNC System Board of Governors. W. Curtis Walton Jr. (’ 79, ’ 78 AB) of
Charlotte has been selected as city manager for
Charlotte. He had been assistant city manager
since December 2002.
■ family addition
W. Christopher Draper Jr. (’ 79 AB) and
Lois Fitton of Califon, N.J.; a son, James
Matthew Draper, on May 11, 2007.
Robert Owen Fowler (’ 79), 50, of Beaufort;
Aug. 5, 2007. Fowler was former owner of Tar
Heel Motors Inc. in Goldsboro and had spent
30 years in the automobile industry. H.
Weldon Lloyd Jr. (’ 79 JD), 55, of Henderson;
June 20, 2007. Lloyd had been a District Court
judge for the 9th Judicial District since 1988.
Previously, he was in private law practice in
Henderson. Deborah Tiddy Sizemore
(’ 79 BSPHR), 50, of Chapel Hill;Aug. 3, 2007.
Sizemore was a pharmacist at Duke University
’ 80 Stephen Brinkley Archbell (’ 80
BSPHR) of Kitty Hawk has
opened a Bear Drugs pharmacy
inside Regional Medical Center in Albemarle.
Archbell has owned the original Bear Drugs in
Kitty Hawk since 1985. Wesley Grimes
Byerly III (’ 80 AB, ’ 86 DPHAR) of Chapel
Hill has been named associate dean, research
support, for the Duke University School of
Medicine. Edward Charles Camp (’ 80
ABJO) of Charleston, S.C., has formed
CampCreative & Co., a strategic marketing
business that offers event planning, marketing
consulting, sales event promotion and copywriting services. Debra Pickrel (’ 80
ABJO) of New York has been appointed
director of communications and public relations
for Rafael Vinoly Architects. Pickrel recently
completed her master’s degree in historic
preservation at Goucher College. The book she
co-wrote, Frank Lloyd Wright in New York: The
Plaza Years, 1954-1959, was released in the fall
to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the
Plaza Hotel. Daniel Gray Robertson (’ 80
AB) of Advance has published Definitive Proof:
The Secret Service Murder of President John F.
Kennedy. J. Stedman Stevens (’ 80 AB) of
Wilmington has been elected to the board of
trustees of the N.C. School of Science and
Mathematics. Stevens is the CEO of Access
Martha Harrison Greene (’ 80 ABEd), 49, of
Raleigh; June 15, 2007. Greene developed and
wrote a blog, “Raleigh City Government Wide