work contributed to the ban of such cells by the
Georgia State Board of Education in July 2010. ◆
Anne Mitchell Whisnant (’ 91 MA, ’97 PhD) of Chapel
Hill and her husband, David Whisnant, have written a
book for children about the building of the Blue Ridge
Parkway, When the Parkway Came. Story, page 63.
■ family addition
Gretchen Alexa Case (’ 91 AB, ’99 MA) and Stephen
Burgin Roberts Jr. (’ 92 BSMS) of Salt Lake City; a
daughter, Zora Violet Roberts, on Oct. 25, 2010.
’ 92 ■ family additions Stephen Burgin Roberts Jr. (’ 92
BSMS) and Gretchen Alexa Case (’ 91 AB, ’99 MA)
of Salt Lake City; a daughter, Zora Violet Roberts, on
Oct. 25, 2010. ◆ Nathan Bedford Cline (’ 92 AB)
and Caroline E. Averch (’ 94 AB) of Silver Spring,
Md.; a son, Nolan Vincent Cline, on March 2, 2010.
Dr. Nathan DeVaughn Bell Jr. (’ 92 DDS), 45, of
Raleigh; Sept. 22, 2010. Bell practiced dentistry in
Durham, Raleigh, Cary, Charlotte and Atlanta. He
was a licensed airplane pilot and certified scuba
diver. ◆ Bernard Daly “Dale” Dusenbury (’ 92
MSPH), 50, of Raleigh; Sept. 14, 2010. Dusenbury
was an environmental radiation specialist with the
N.C. Division of Radiation Protection.
28, 2010. ◆ James Reuben Copland IV (’ 94 AB)
and Tahira Coble Copland of New York; a son, James
Reuben Copland V, on Aug. 18, 2010. ◆ William
Charles Roeder (’ 94 AB) and Lisa Medbury Roeder
of Rocky Mount; a daughter, Adelaide Grace Roeder,
on Sept. 15, 2010.
Stacey Talley Bryant (’ 94), 38, of Rancho Santa
Margarita, Calif.; July 28, 2010. Bryant was senior vice
president of property and consumer information and
insurance for Stewart Information Services. Previously,
she was CEO of Optima Information System, a division of First American Corp. She was founder and
CEO of the nonprofit Pink Ladder that encouraged
African-American women to realize their full potential.
’ 95 Kristen VanBree Eakes (’ 95 BSBA, ’ 96 MAC) of Greensboro has launched Kris- ten Eakes CPA, an accounting consulting practice specializing in serving as an interim or
part-time controller for small- and medium-sized
businesses. ◆ Evelyn Neal Giddens (’ 95 AB) of
Chapel Hill has been appointed to the executive board
of Josh’s Hope Foundation, a nonprofit that addresses
the transitioning needs of mentally ill 18- to 24-year-
olds, locally and statewide. ◆ Edward Francis Hanes
Jr. (’ 95 ABEd, ’00 JD) of Winston-Salem has received
the 2010 Outstanding Recent Graduate Award from
the Carolina Law Alumni Association. Hanes is the
assistant to the chancellor for equal employment
opportunity and Americans With Disabilities Act compliance at Winston-Salem State University.
’ 93 M. Scott Peeler (’ 93 AB, ’97 JD) of New York has joined the firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP as a partner. Peeler
focuses his practice on white-collar litigation and
government investigations. ◆ Jeffrey Fred Thomas
(’ 93 BSBIO) of Charlotte has been named assistant
professor of biology at Queens University of Charlotte.
■ family addition
Kenneth Nelson Hightower (’ 93 AB, ’02 PhD) and
Jeanine Hogrefe Hightower (’98 AB) of New York; a
daughter, Laurel Claire Hightower, on Aug. 12, 2010.
Laura Jean Gaines (’ 93 BSPH), 38, of Annandale,
Va.; Sept. 28, 2009. Gaines worked as an acupunc-turist. At UNC, she belonged to Kappa Kappa
Gamma, Campus Y, Society of Hellenas and a number of environmental groups.
With all the attractions in Chapel Hill, the grandest one is right inside your new home.
’ 94 Culley Clyde Carson IV (’ 94 AB) of Cary has opened The Carson Law Firm PLLC. Carson Law will focus on construction, technology and business law. ◆ Matthew
Porter Cook (’ 94 AB) of Bowling Green, Ky., has
been appointed to the Kentucky Continuing Legal
Education Commission. Cook, a partner at Cole &
Moore PSC, is president of the Bowling Green Bar
Association. ◆ McDonald Thomas “Mac” Lewis
(’ 94 BSBA) of Raleigh has been named managing
partner of the Raleigh office of Banyan Search, a
recruiting agency that specializes in the placement
of finance and accounting professionals.
■ family additions
Caroline E. Averch (’ 94 AB) and Nathan Bedford
Cline (’ 92 AB) of Silver Spring, Md.; a son, Nolan
Vincent Cline, on March 2, 2010. ◆ Jennifer Hodde
Baesman (’ 94 AB) and Jon Frederick Baesman of
Atlanta; a son, Frederick David Baesman, on June
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