these students. Sullivan practices at Disability
Rights N.C. in Raleigh.
most recently, concerns about a proposed rock
quarry in Maple Hill.
Jennifer Marlene Burrus (’09 AB) and Zachary
James Hackley (’ 10 BSBA) of Leesburg, Va.
Zachary James Hackley (’ 10 BSBA) and Jennifer
Marlene Burrus (’09 AB) of Leesburg, Va.
’07 Nicholas Kirkwood Courtney (’07 BSPHY) of Jacksonville, Fla., has joined the Merrill Lynch team led by
his father, William Marshall Courtney Jr. (’ 77
BSBA), following the merger of William Courtney’s
financial planning and investment advisory business
with Willis M. Ball III. ◆ Robert Mills Kennedy Jr.
(’07 JD) of Raleigh has joined Phelps Dunbar LLP as
an associate in the newly opened Raleigh office,
practicing in the areas of insurance and re-insur-ance with a focus on complex coverage, litigation
and insurance defense litigation. Kennedy also
works in the firm’s labor and employment practice
group. ◆ Ivory Rochelle Latta (’07 AB) of
McConnells, S.C., has become an Official National
Ambassador for the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Champions Program. Latta, a star point guard
with the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock, lent her support in
honor of her father and grandmother, who have been
examples in teaching her about the challenges of
living with Parkinson’s. ◆ Rebecca Kate Miller (’07
MSLS) of Blacksburg, Va., has been named an
Emerging Leader by the American Library Association. Miller is an assistant professor and college
librarian at Virginia Tech. She is editing a book with
two other librarians at Virginia Tech about how
libraries and librarians are using iPads and other
tablets to improve services. ◆ Wes Miller (’07 AB)
of Greensboro has been named head basketball
coach for the UNC-Greensboro Spartans. Miller, who
lettered three seasons at UNC, is the youngest Division I head coach in the nation.
Carolyn Marie Gillikin (’07 JD) and Michael Sean
Roach of Wake Forest.
■ family addition
Robert Mills Kennedy Jr. (’07 JD) and Kathleen
Tanner Kennedy (’97 AB, ’01 JD) of Raleigh; a
daughter, Claire Kathleen Kennedy, on Dec. 7, 2011.
◆ Diana Sarju Kim (’07 JD) and Moses Kim (’04
JD) of Atlanta; a daughter, Naomi Grace Kim, on
Sept. 1, 2011.
’ 10 Nathaniel A. Sowa (’ 10 PhD) of Chapel Hill has received the 2011 Council of Graduate Studies/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award. Sowa, now a medical
student at UNC, received the award in the category of
biological and life sciences for his dissertation describing the identification and characterization of two new
proteins (ectonucleotidases) that inhibit pain-signaling
and offer new areas for research in pain therapy.
’ 11 Lindsay Jeanette Moriarty (’ 11 MCRP, ’ 11 MPH) of Durham has opened a doughnut delivery business, Monuts
Donuts, which operates out of The Cookery, a commercial kitchen and culinary business incubator in
Brian John O’Mara (’ 11 BSBA), 22, of Garden City,
N. Y.; Jan. 21, 2012. O’Mara worked for Corporate
Insight, a financial consulting firm in New York. At
UNC, he belonged to Pi Kappa Alpha.
Thank You, Students
The General Alumni Association
sponsors several student
organizations on campus,
and we employ many
student interns. Join us as
we welcome these graduating
seniors to the proud ranks of
and thank them
for their service
to the GAA.
’08 Daniel Ethan Becton (’08 AB) of Chapel Hill has formed Project Ubuntu, a campaign to promote volunteerism and community service. Becton is traveling
the U.S., working with a different service organization in each state and Washington, D.C., accompanied by a documentary filmmaker. His father, John
William Becton (’ 69 AB), serves as treasurer for
Project Ubuntu and his sister, Amie Becton Ray (’97
ABJM), is the webmaster. ◆ Carrie Brenneman
Galloway (’08 JD) of New York has joined the trusts
and estates department at Patterson Belknap Webb
& Tyler LLP. ◆ Jake Alexander Soberal (’08 AB) of
Clovis, Calif., has been named an associate attorney at Walters & Wilhelm Law Group, focusing on
reorganization, business litigation and intellectual
Order of the
Cierra Brown Hinton
Jeffrey Veale Jr.
’09 Casey Jean Davis (’09 AB) of Jack- sonville has been named the new river- keeper for the White Oak-New River-keeper Alliance Inc. The group focuses on water
quality, threats to waterways from factory farms and,
Jee Su Choi