ColumnS News Magazine for Louisburg College Alumni & Friends
Annual Report Edition
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IN THIS ISSUE 2 Message from the President Dr. J. Michael Clyburn President Dr. Rodney Foth Executive Vice President for Academic Life Sandra Rushing Vice President for Institutional Advancement
3 As Seen Around Campus Find out whatâ€™s happening on campus. Right: Progress Energy gives LC $10,000.
Belinda Faulkner Vice President for Finance Tracey Sala Vice President for Enrollment Management Jason Modlin Vice President for Student Life
6 THE BIG EVENT
Mary Kate Keith Director of Alumni and Annual Giving Jade Biggio Director of Publications and Media Relations Columns Editor
Columns takes you inside the big night to show you what you missed.
Marian Spencer Manager of Donor Gifts
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8 Advancement News 9 The Heart of a College A story about the inspirational work of one Louisburg College professor. Plus, Columns shares what LC leaders have planned for the schoolâ€™s future.
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A campaign seeks to replace windows across campus, many of which are in disrepair. Learn how to get involved.
13 Louisburg College Annual Report 27 Award Named to Honor Butler Social and behavioral sciences award named in honor of Louisburg professor.
28 The Inauguration of J. Michael Clyburn
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On November 9, 2007, Dr. J. Michael Clyburn was inaugurated as Louisburg Collegeâ€™s 26th president.
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Message from the President Dear Friends of Louisburg College, On December 10, 2007, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges notiﬁed Louisburg College that the school has been placed on warning for six months, based on the SACS accreditation standard on ﬁnancial stability. In the same meeting, Louisburg College was notiﬁed that the school’s assessment and institutional eﬀectiveness plan was fully approved. The warning designation was extended to Louisburg College as an opportunity to strengthen the school’s ﬁnancial condition with improved budgeting, increased revenues, and major gifts. I am pleased that the board of trustees is fully engaged in the process to strengthen the ﬁnances of the school. Also, I am thankful that SACS has committed to working with the school and providing guidance on how to gain compliance with ﬁnancial stability standards. We are on the right path to increase our revenues, reduce our expenditures, maintain quality, and assure a bright future for this historic college. The SACS warning has presented the College with an opportunity to restore the health of our institution. The coming months are a time for revitalization and restoration. As many of you may know, the College recently made reductions in personnel and operating budgets. The loss of college family was a painful step in strengthening our ﬁnancial stability; however, it was necessary as we work to meet the directives presented by SACS. Please be aware that Louisburg College remains fully accredited and oﬀers all students a dependable opportunity to graduate and transfer to the senior college or university of their choice. For 221 years, we have remained committed to the academic success of our students. Today, that tradition is alive and well. The ﬁrst time I was given the opportunity to address the College family, I spoke of the bright future that I saw for Louisburg. I remain conﬁdent that the unique mission, rich history, dedicated faculty and staﬀ, wonderful students, committed trustees, treasured alumni and generous donors have paved the way for an institution that is prepared to secure its place in today’s academic world. To once again quote Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, “The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.” I am convinced that the College is moving in the right direction, and we will continue to move forward with greater eﬃciency and ﬁscal health in the months and years ahead. May God richly bless Louisburg College - the family and wonderful supporters. Sincerely,
J. Michael Clyburn, President
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Artwork by Makenzie Davis
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LC Now an e2Campus
Pat Williams, senior vice president of the Orlando Magic and popular motivational speaker, addressed Louisburg College students at the start of the academic year. Louisburg College Vice President for Institutional Eﬀectiveness Dr. Morris Wray is pleased that Williams’ visit fell on the ﬁrst day of the new semester. “Perhaps the most important day on a college campus is the ﬁrst day of classes, because the critical choice each college student makes that day, whether accidentally or intentionally, often determines the outcomes both of their college experience and their life beyond college,” Wray said. “Pat Williams’ visit constitutes a major gift to Louisburg College and her students. He is among the world’s most highly regarded motivational speakers.” The event, part of this year’s new student orientation, was hosted by the Gamma Upsilon chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Louisburg College. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. On three occasions since 2003, the Gamma Upsilon
Beginning in January 2008, Louisburg College will oﬀer students and parents the option of enrolling in a campus emergency notiﬁcation system through e2Campus. This system will send emergency notiﬁcation via text message to a student’s registered mobile phone. Students will also continue to receive timely warnings via campus e-mail. This system gives Louisburg College the capability to quickly alert students to potentially threatening situations on campus. An added bonus to the e2Campus system will be the ability to send students updates from all areas of campus life. Students can opt to receive announcements about athletic events, campus activities, intramurals, and more.
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chapter at Louisburg College has received the Pinnacle Gold Award, recognizing that Gamma Upsilon at Louisburg College is among the fastest growing PTK chapters world-wide. Williams’ message, “A Champion Under Construction,” outlined ten steps to success. After the program, students were given the opportunity to meet and greet with Williams during a lunch on campus. Williams is an alumnus of Wake Forest University and a member of the Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame. Pat and his wife, Ruth, are also the parents of 19 children, including 14 adopted from four nations.
PTK Transfers Phi Theta Kappa graduates of Louisburg College will automatically be eligible for Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Awards from Peace College. These students who transfer to Peace will receive a minimum scholarship of $8,000.
CAMPUS • AS SEEN AROU Progress Energy Gives to LC Progress Energy Community Relations Manager Tanya Evans recently presented President Clyburn and Division of Math and Sciences Chair Dr. Martha Bragg with a check for $10,000. The money was given to support science programs at the College.
Pump Boys and Dinettes Musical theatre returns to Louisburg College this spring. Set in the rural south, Pump Boys and Dinettes follows the lives of employees at a gas station/ diner. The show opened on Broadway in 1982, and it was a Tony nominee for best musical.
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The show hits the stage the second weekend in April. For more information, contact CharleyJohn Smith at (919) 497.3288.
Wray Writes Lead Article for National Publication The October 25 edition of Enrollment Leadership, a newsletter for college and university presidents published monthly by the National Research Center for College and University Admissions, features an article on transfer student recruitment by Morris Wray, former vice president for institutional eﬀectiveness at Louisburg College. Dr. Wray wrote the lead article at the request of NRCCUA leadership. According to Don Munce, president of NRCCUA, the 36 year old organization exists to assist colleges and universities that seek to maximize their enrollment opportunities. Wray was chosen by NRCCUA to write this article because of
his success in enrollment management at both two-year colleges and at senior colleges and universities. Speciﬁcally, Wray was asked to help presidents of senior colleges and universities envision systems for maximizing the enrollment of transfer students. Wray reminded his readers that nearly half of all undergraduate students in the United States are enrolled at public and private twoyear colleges and that many are exceptional students. In fact, Wray noted, some 92,000 are members of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, and have cumulative grade-point averages of 3.8, or higher. Wray also noted that all members elected to the USA Today Academic All-America Team for the two-year college are members of Phi Theta Kappa. In addition, the academic leaders among students at senior colleges and universities are often Phi Theta Kappa transfers. In his article, Wray reminded senior college and university presidents that the most important question for transfer students, whether or not they are members of Phi Theta
LC Names Two New VPs
The College’s Traveling Exhibition Series continues this spring. Interior Landscapes will be on display March 10 – April 18, 2008. Podris will participate in a Reception/Artist’s Slide Talk on March 10, 2008 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. To celebrate the addition of six new acquisitions to the College’s permanent art collection, Louisburg hosted a “reopening” of the Faulkner Gallery in November. The Fall 2007 Student Art Show was held on Thursday, November 29 in the Auditorium. The show oﬀered a selection of works created by Louisburg College students in the Foundation Drawing and Ceramics/Pottery classes. All exhibits are free and open to the public. The Traveling Exhibition Gallery is located on the north side of the Louisburg College Auditorium. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, please call Will Hinton, professor of art, 919.497.3238, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louisburg College recently announced two new vice presidential appointments. Belinda Faulkner accepted the position of vice president for ﬁnance at Louisburg College. Faulkner has 15 years of experience as the chief ﬁnancial oﬃcer of a private college. Formerly the chief ﬁnancial oﬃcer at North Carolina Wesleyan College, she brings a wealth of expertise and analytical skill to the position. Louisburg College is thankful for the excellent support rendered by C.L. Gobble and Sharon Moore during the transition period. In addition, Tracey Sala has accepted the position of vice president for enrollment management at Louisburg College. Sala has more than seven years of experience in enrollment management at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She served four years as an administrator in enrollment services. Sala has experience and proven skill
in the areas of student recruitment, admissions, and enrollment planning. The College is also thankful for the hard work of interim Vice President Ernie Rushing and the enrollment team for their support during the transition period.
Coﬀee Bar The College made arrangements with Chartwells Dining to install a coﬀee bar in Cecil W. Robbins Library. The coﬀee bar is located in the northwest corner of the ﬁrst ﬂoor. The new space began serving coﬀee in January.
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UND CAMPUS • AS SEEN Kappa, relates to general education requirements. At some institutions, transfer students who have completed the associate’s degree are considered to have completed the senior institution’s graduation requirements; at others, students with associate degrees still must complete the additional general education requirements, if any, of the senior institution. Wray emphasized that public institutions often have more ﬂexible regulations than private institutions in this area and the diﬀerences often give public institutions the advantage with regard to transfer student recruitment. He also emphasized that an institution’s position on this issue will often determine whether they win transfer students. For freshmen, he writes, “such diﬀerences are inconsequential; for transfers, they are so signiﬁcant that they often aﬀect a student’s decision to enroll at the preferred senior institution.” Wray also encouraged senior institutions to complete block transfer agreements with with two-year colleges that assure that students who complete a parallel degree program (e.g., criminal justice, education, athletic training)
at a two-year college will have completed mandatory freshman and sophomore program requirements requisite to transfer. For senior institutions that wish to enroll transfer students, a primary goal should be to assure that transfers with associate’s degrees can complete typical four-year and ﬁve-year degree programs on time. During a 40-year career in higher education, Wray has held administrative positions at six diﬀerent colleges and universities, including Vanderbilt University where he directed the oﬃce of transfer admissions, taught higher education administration, and advised doctoral students. During his career, Wray also directed the oﬃce of schools, colleges and universities at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of The United Methodist Church where his portfolio included international education. He was actively involved in the creation of two successful Methodist-related universities, including Africa University and Universidad Centro Educativo LatinoAmericano in Rosario, Argentina. Enrollment growth at both institutions is signiﬁcant; in fact, enrollment at UCEL has grown from 15 students to 2500 in 17 years.
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Wray’s article can be read online by visiting http://www.nrccua.org/resource/Newsletter/ ELeadership/Enrollment-LeadershipNewsletters.asp.
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THE BIG EVENT An Unparalled Event in Louisburg College Athletic History Eight individuals made Louisburg College history this fall. On September 28, 2007, seven
men and one woman were named to the inaugural class of the Louisburg College Athletic Hall of Fame. As a group, they are coaches, players, teachers and Hurricane Athletic supporters. Dedicated to Louisburg College athletics, their work has inspired generations of students and the community at large. Today, Louisburg boasts a tradition of success among many of its sports programs - a tradition that the inaugural class helped to build, cultivate and preserve. Louisburg College welcomes the following men and women into the Athletic Hall of Fame.
Fred Fearing ‘35
Athletic Director 1937-1942
Men’s Basketball Coach 1965-2006
Russ Frazier ‘54
Bill Moran ‘71
Roger Taylor ‘68
Baseball Coach 1959-1999
Hurricane Athletic Supporter
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Clockwise from top: Russ Frazier and Erin Oâ€™Kelley; Roger Taylor and family; Sheilah Cotten; Fred Fearing; Walter McDonald; Oâ€™Kelley and Bill Moran; Beulah Cameron and John Cameron; and Enid Drake. C O L U M N S
Advancement News Holton Renovations In an eﬀort to restore the beauty of Holton Gymnasium, alumnus and trustee Roger Taylor led a campaign to renovate the historic building. The lobby was gutted and cleared to make room for new ﬂooring, lighting, and lighted-glass trophy cases. The cases feature photographs and plaques honoring the members of the Louisburg College Athletic Hall of Fame. The display area has been appropriately named the Roger G. and Gaile D. Taylor Hall of Fame. The concession stand was also removed and rebuilt inside the gymnasium. Other new updates inside the gym include the J. Enid Drake Hurricane Club facility, which features new seating and a special hospitality suite. Trustee Ely Perry recently donated theater-style chairs for the student section in the balcony of the gym. In addition, trustee and alumnus W. Seymour Holt made a pledge that will help with the funding of new bleachers to upgrade the general seating area. The exterior of the gym also received new landscaping. The renovated outdoor space features the Ruth Cooke Gardens in honor of the longtime Louisburg College professor and coach.
Above: 1. Enid Drake and Roger Taylor at the dedication ceremony for the new J. Enid Drake Hurricane Club. 2. Landscaping outside Holton Gym for the Ruth Cooke Gardens.
Louisburg College Travels A Tour of Greece and Turkey “Walking in the Footsteps of Paul” September 18-30, 2008 Louisburg College Travels ventures to an ancient world, visiting some of history’s most illustrious locations. Join us as we journey to the Acropolis, the Panathenaic stadium, the ancient site of Delphi, Mykonos Island, Corinth Canal, and many other renowned historical sites. You’ll cruise from Athens to Patmos on an excursion you are sure to remember for years to come. Reserve your space aboard this exciting adventure as Louisburg College retraces the footsteps of Paul. For more information and to request a brochure, contact Vice President of Institutional Advancement Sandra Rushing at 10 C O L U M N S (919) 497.3325.
As part of the planned renovations for the boardroom, parlor and lobby areas of Main Building, board of trustee members have completed renovations to the boardroom. The project was led by trustee Sue Robertson. Trustees gave gifts for the purchase of new chairs for the boardroom, and trustee and alumnus Roger Taylor helped complete the project inside the conference room by providing a new cherry table and other amenities. To complete renovations to the lobby and parlor area, the project needs to raise an additional $50,000. Trustee members Roddy Jones and W. Seymour Holt pledged $25,000 of the $50,000 goal. Board members, friends and alumni are encouraged to give to the project. Renovations to the lobby and parlor areas of Main Building will provide a welcoming environment to visitors and prospective students.
HEART ARTof a College BY JADE BIGGIO
The first thing you hear is the music. The feng shui sound is
inviting - an interesting hybrid of relaxation and energy. The music travels outside through a door casually propped open with a rock. Inside is a visual repository. A congestion of color and offbeat use of everyday objects
meet on the walls. Nature presents itself in whimsical forms, faded artwork shows its age... C O L U M N S
when standing on the precipice that great acts are achieved. It is of and busy clutter tells you that the room is alive. A young man sits at a table. He is transﬁxed by his work and oblivious to the presence of an outsider. Couches, long past their prime, face each other and ask for conversation. Movement from a back room catches your eye. The space pulls you in, and curiosity and the need to be inspired move you forward. The smell of clay is familiar. It is a reminder of a time that begged for imagination. The students are engaged, and they smile and laugh as they work – some triumphantly, some less victoriously. It’s not right away that you notice the professor. When you spot him, he is leaning over a table deep in conversation. “You know what would be cool?” he asks the student. “If you swirled the top of it, you’d have this really interesting shape.” The student’s wide grin and approving nod indicate the idea is well-received. This world is the creation of Louisburg College art professor Will Hinton. Hinton has taught at the College for 24
years. One may question the sanity of a man who, after earning his master’s in ﬁne arts from the prestigious art program at Alfred University, passed on the opportunity to run a pottery business on the Fiji islands. He instead accepted a position as lead designer for a handmade ceramic tile business in New Jersey. In the two years that followed, Hinton applied for teaching jobs at colleges and universities, and he eventually found his way to Louisburg College. “I believe that being visually literate is a vital component of the liberal arts experience which Louisburg College oﬀers. I trust the academic freedom I have in the classes I teach. After 24 years, I still ﬁnd this to be an exciting, engaging environment in which to work each day,” Hinton said. For 50 semesters, he has challenged, mentored and inspired. He is a favorite among students, fondly remembered by alumni, and respected by his colleagues. Win Neagle is chair of the division of humanities at Louisburg College.
Having worked with Hinton for many years, he has witnessed his co-worker’s ability to engage students. “Will Hinton is one part genius, one part saint, and one part madman stuﬀed into an oﬀensive lineman’s body,” Neagle said. “For a student, he is a life-changing experience waiting to happen. His commitment to his profession and the young people he teaches is extraordinary and touching.” Hinton recently addressed students, faculty and staﬀ as the keynote speaker at spring convocation. His talk focused on faith. He took the stage with force, beginning his address by unabashedly singing the theme song to the HBO television series The Wire. Eyes closed, the singing professor garnered the attention of his audience. He urged students to recognize that God is both imminently and transcendentally present in our lives, that faith can be eclectic and pluralistic, and that it is important to have enough courage in your faith to ask the diﬃcult questions. He encouraged students to be
Photo: Hinton leads his class in discussion.
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ften when standing on the precipice that great acts are achieved. It patient and learn from failure, and he inspired listeners with personal reﬂections about faith. “I am led by faith to let God be the light in which I see the world around me. My conception of being created in the image of God has nothing whatsoever to do with being a white, male, middle class American. To be created in the image of God, for me, refers to forgiveness, humility and faith. The only way I can wrap my head around this idea of faith is to live a life of knowledge, love and acceptance - not one of perception, ego and achievement,” Hinton told the crowd. It is perhaps this concept of love and acceptance that has aﬀorded Hinton a successful career in higher education and he is in good company. The College has been fortunate to have many talented and dedicated professors throughout its history; and, for an institution that promotes its proud tradition of transforming lives, faculty members like Hinton are fundamental to this mission. His classroom encourages students to uncover places deep inside themselves as they travel through their academic journeys. He is a reﬂection of the institution’s strong academic tradition and the opportunities the College continues to provide for students today.
Looking Ahead In 2007, the College celebrated its 220th birthday. Founders’ Day was held in February, and festivities included the placing of a commemorative wreath on the gravesite of Matthew Dickinson, the ﬁrst preceptor of the Franklin Male Academy. The landmark anniversary gives reason to honor the longevity and historic signiﬁcance of the institution, but the College’s leaders are also laying out plans for the school’s future. In his ﬁrst year at Louisburg, President Clyburn worked with the board of trustees to outline strategic goals for the College. These initiatives include pursuing model faith-based programs and outcomes; rewarding quality faculty and establishing new academic programs and services; attracting academically prepared students and achieving a balanced student community through strengthened enrollment standards and initiatives; articulating the value of the College to constituencies; addressing
deferred building maintenance with historic sensitivity; and securing new funding sources, maintaining ﬁnancial stability, and focusing on value-added investments. The board of trustees also approved three new concepts to begin with the 2008-2009 academic year. These include the implementation of a tobacco-free campus, a student dress code, and required chapel and assembly. The new policies will be ﬁnalized following student, staﬀ and faculty input and are subject to trustee review. Amid challenges to strengthen the ﬁnancial stability of the College, Clyburn has put the institution on a path that he believes will increase revenues, reduce expenditures, maintain quality, and assure a bright future for the historic college. “I am convinced that the College is moving in the right direction, and we will continue to move forward with greater eﬃciency and ﬁscal health in the months and years ahead,” Clyburn said. “The enduring school must have a clearly articulated mission and vision. We have both. Our vision statement is that Louisburg College will be the model church-related school that prepares students for life and service.”
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will enable you to gain conﬁdence in yourself. As a faculty member, I make that commitment to you,” he said. “Each of you brings diﬀerent learning tools to the table. We will help you sharpen these tools. We will help you ﬁnd your individual voice.”
The Power of Now In an increasingly competitive market, colleges and universities vie for the attention of savvy student consumers. It’s an aggressive business where wealth often seems to dominate. Still, Louisburg College endures. For 221 years, the College has carried out its mission of providing students with a supportive and nurturing community that is rooted in faith and invites young men and women to learn and grow. Perhaps, it is people that perpetuate the College’s endurance. The school is rich with professors who inspire students to learn, coaches who motivate their players, students who are engaged in the academic process, and alumni and friends who give back. In the years ahead, the College will continue to make transformations of its own in order to secure its place in today’s academic world. It is often when standing on the precipice that great acts are achieved.
There is a phrase that is frequently repeated by Louisburg College alumni. I would not be where I am today if it were not for Louisburg College. These words have been uttered by doctors, teachers, attorneys, ministers and CEOs. While they reminisce about championship games, parties and friends, they also remember that Louisburg College provided them with opportunity. Hinton has a talk that he gives to prospective college students. The presentation is about transition, reaching into the unknown, and growing as a community. He gives students large, numbered tiles, and the students work together to arrange them in a giant square on the ﬂoor. Once the task is completed, the tiles are turned over and an entirely new image is revealed. “Metacognition is a fancy word that can mean to change what you know,” he tells students. He assures them that the “renaissance state of mind” is alive and well at Louisburg. “The Louisburg College experience
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Windows for Education Peer out a window in Main Building today, and you’ll likely see a student strolling along chatting on a cell phone, a group of students piling out of an SUV, or a jogger listening to an i-pod. Now, picture this scene. Replace the cell phone user with a Union soldier carrying a Colt revolver. Instead of students climbing from an SUV, picture four to ﬁve hundred soldiers in tents across the campus. In place of the jogger and his i-pod, an army surgeon dispensing morphine and quinine. Constructed in 1857, the view from the windows of Main Building has changed many times over the last 150 years; however, one thing holds true. The building’s occupants have consistently sought the same thing: enlightenment through education. It’s interesting to imagine the diﬀerent scenes Louisburg College students have watched unfold from their dorm rooms. Today, the United Methodist Men want to change the way the school views its future – literally. Windows for Education is a campaign sponsored by the Raleigh District of The United Methodist Men. The campaign seeks to replace 411 windows across campus, many of which are in disrepair. President Emeritus Dr. Reginald Ponder is excited about the campaign and the college’s relationship with the United Methodist Men. “The four buildings that will receive the new windows provide the historic core of the Louisburg College campus and need these vital improvements,” Ponder said. “For nearly forty years, the Raleigh District United Methodist Men have held their annual retreat on the campus of Louisburg College. These men are fully committed to the mission of Louisburg College, and they have supported that mission through providing scholarships.” In addition to endowed scholarships, the Raleigh District generously gave to Louisburg College in the 1980s by providing substantial funding for the construction of Benson Chapel on campus. The organization is asking for tax-deductible donations to replace windows in historic campus buildings. A new window may be given in honor or memory of a person, class, church or business. A plaque will be prepared for each new window. “The Windows for Education project is a continuation of the important partnership between Louisburg College and the Raleigh District United Methodist Men,” Ponder said. The windows will be new, as will be the scenes that take place outside them. One can only imagine what future Louisburg College students will peer out their windows and see in years to come.
MAKE A DONATION TO THE UNITED METHODIST MEN’S WINDOWS FOR EDUCATION CAMPAIGN If you would like more information about the campaign, or would like to make a contribution, please contact Vance Miller at 919-467-6934. Donations can be mailed to Bill Shuler, 5105 Deer Lake Trail, Wake Forest, NC 27587 14
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Annual Report June 1, 2006 - May 31, 2007 Society of 1787
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Mrs. Jane Moon Linsky Mr. Robert L. Luddy Luddy Charitable Foundation Dr. Margaret C. Lumpkin* Marriott Food Group The Marshall Group Mr. and Mrs. Warren Massenburg Estate of Alice McLean Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Mixon, Jr. The Arthur, Stella & Elizabeth Mohn Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Richard Morgan, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Moulton NationsBank News & Observer Foundation Estate of Pliny Newton Dr.* and Mrs. J. Allen Norris, Jr. Rev. Dr. and Mrs.* John S. Paschal Mr. and Mrs. Bennett H. Perry, Jr. Estate of Glennie Keith Perry The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Reginald W. Ponder Progress Energy Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Max M. Rhyne RJR Nabisco Dr. Cecil W. Robbins* Mr. and Mrs. Fred Roberson Ms. Sue C. Robertson Julia and William Rodenbeck W. R. Rodgers Trust Rustic Building Supply SAS Institute, Inc. Dr.* and Mrs. James H. Semans Mrs. Mary Spector Mr. * and Mrs. Fenner N. Spivey Sprint Mr. S. Judge Starnes, Jr.* Mrs. Hazel Stephenson Rev.* and Mrs. Marion Stephenson Estate of Doris Swindell Mr. and Mrs. Roger Glenn Taylor Miss Rosa Long Thomas* Mr. and Mrs. Frank Toney Estate of Mary Spence Touchstone Mr. and Mrs. William C. Vick Mr.* and Mrs.* T. Max Watson Mrs. Anne Jones Weathersbee Estate of Venie J. Weaver James and Vedna Welch Foundation Dr.* Thomas O. and Mrs. Lois Brown Wheless Miss Ann Wilcox* Mrs. Peggy Lee Wilder Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Wilson
Estate of Lucy Massenburg Wilson Mr.* and Mrs. Sam M. Wilson Mr. Floyd J. Wingﬁeld Winn-Dixie Stores Mrs. Nancy Hayes Yarborough
Benefactors Society $5,000 - $24,999 Anonymous A T & T Charter Service, Inc. A T & T Foundation Mr.* and Mrs.* A. J. Abdalla Estate of June Adams Felix H. and Lucy T. Allen Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Anderson, Jr. The Reverend Chester J. Andrews Mr. and Mrs. Hugh David Angleton Carolyn Riddle Armstrong Mr. Edward P. Armstrong Mr. and Mrs. S. Thomas Arrington, Jr. Ronald Rucker Bagwell Bank of America Jemima Williams Barefoot* Mr.* and Mrs.* O. B. Bass Mr. R. T. Beal* Mrs. Nell P. Beasley Mrs. Mary M. Beauchamp Clifton L. Benson, Jr. and Peggy Pruitt Benson Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benton Estate of Dr. Mary E. Bethea Mrs. Evelyn W. Blount Bluebird Habitat, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Bonner Dr. Edgar J. Boone Mrs. Sallie S. Bowman* Boys & Girls Home of NC, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Brannan Mrs. Peggy M. Braswell Mr. and Mrs.* Oliver E. Brewer Mr. H. Frank Brooks Dr. and Mrs. Steven E. Brooks Dr. and Mrs. C. Edward Brown, Jr. Captain* and Mrs.* James H. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Matthew A. Brown Duane Harps Bruch William King Bryan, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Jeﬀerson C. Bulluck Mr. and Mrs. Steve Burkhead Estate of Lucy Perry Burt Cal-Maine, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Luby Cannon, Jr.
Gilbert Maurice Capps Dr. and Mrs. Patrick W. Carlton Mr.* & Mrs.* Arturo Y. Casanova, III Ms. Ann M. Cauthorn* Centura Bank Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Champion Frances Terrell Cherney Chesapeake Corporation Foundation Sophia Spivey Cody Mr.* and Mrs. Nathan Cole Virginia Spivey Coleman Estate of Lela Coltrane Mrs. Ruth S. Compton* Computer Associates The Cooper Group Estate of Zelda Coor William Dempsey Craig Dr.* and Mrs. J. Howard Daniel Dr.* and Mrs. T. Manning Daniel Estate of Helen G. Daughtridge Mr. and Mrs. Bobby C. Davis Mrs.* Doris Davis Dr. and Mrs. George D. Davis, Jr. Dr. Sarah Irwin Davis Mr. and Mrs.* Arthur DeBerry Mr. and Mrs. D. Tadley DeBerry Mr. Allen deHart David Michael Dement Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Dickens, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. James K. Dorsett, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Dove Mr. and Mrs.* J. Enid Drake Mr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Driver Dun & Bradstreet Haskell A. Duncan Estate of Alma K. Dupree Edenton Street United Methodist Church Rev. Melvin Douglas Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Eﬁrd Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eﬁrd Mr. and Mrs. J. Craig Eller Mrs. Ina Evans Ernst Marion Frank Erwin Dr. Robert Esposito Mr. and Mrs. Gordon S. Etheridge Exxon Education Foundation Jerry Arnold Faulkner A. E. Finley Foundation First United Methodist Men of Cary First United Methodist Church, Fuquay-Varina First United Methodist Church, Roanoke Rapids Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Fish
Estate of Katharine R. Ford Mr. and Mrs. Harold Foster Sarah Foster Endowed Scholarship Dr. Rodney S. and Dr. Kelly Foth Franklin County Arts Council Franklin Educational Foundation Franklin Regional Medical Center Ms. Betty W. Frazier Mr. and Mrs. Maylon J. Frazier Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Frazier Estate of Mary Mordecai Frizzelle Mr. A. C. Fuller Elaine Weldon Fuller Rachel Fox Futrell Johnny Wayren Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Cam L. Garner David Joseph Gerhardt Dr. Rosemay Gillett-Karam Mr. and Mrs. James B. Godwin Rev.* and Mrs.* C. Wade Goldston Mr. Jimmy W. Goldston Estate of Ruth M. Goldston Mr. Ronald Wayne Goswick Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Goswick Mr. and Mrs. John W. Griﬃn Sue Guerrant and Bill Lord Mrs.* Annie Newman Gunn Mr. and Mrs. Willis Fletcher Gupton Estate of Ethel M. Hedrick Hanner Harris Pharmacy, Inc. Estate of Evelyn Harrison Dr.* and Mrs. Louis D. Haymen Mr.* and Mrs. Thomas W. Heath, Jr. Rubie Riggan Hecht Dr. & Mrs. Donald L. Henson Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Hester, Sr. Miss Beatrice Grey Hill* Margaret Von Canon Hilton Judge* and Mrs.* Hamilton H. Hobgood Judge and Mrs. Robert H. Hobgood The Hon Company Estate of Susan R. Horton House of Raeford Farms, Inc. Mr. Franklin Y. Hundley, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cronley Hunt Mr.* and Mrs.* R. Edward Hunter Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Hunter, Jr. IMA-European Woodworking Machinery Company Mr. James A. Irion Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Irion Estate of Josephine F. Jackson Robert C. Jarvis Jeﬀerson-Pilot Corporation Mr. & Mrs. Horace Jernigan Mr. Bob Johnson Ms. Wilma D. Johnston Gary Robert Jones
Mr. and Mrs. Fred I. Joseph Mrs. Edna Joyner Mr.* and Mrs. W. Douglas Joyner Peggy Boone Judge Mrs. Suzanne Laughinghouse Kayne Mr. O. A. Keller Jr. Kenna Custom Painting, Inc. Mrs. John W. King The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Wallace H. Kirby K-MART Mr. and Mrs. David R. Koontz Lakewood United Methodist Church, Jacksonville Mr. Averette Mitchell Lamm Dr. Rodman Lyon Lancaster The Leggett Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Michael Leonard Mr. Balbus F. Lewis Mrs. Katheryn Coor Lewis Estate of W. Thomas Liverman Rev. and Mrs. Thomas E. Loftis Mr. George W. Logan Mendall H. and Edna Montgomery Long Louisburg Baptist Church Louisburg Hardwood, Inc. Louisburg Lions Club Louisburg Rotary Club Louisburg United Methodist Church Estate of Margaret C. Lumpkin Virginia Deibel Lundell Main Sat Telecommunications Estate of Vara J. Mallison Estate of Norma Mann Emmitt and Eloise Marshall Estate of Willis E. Marshall, Sr. Mrs. S. Frank Martin, Jr. Martin Marietta Aggregates Estate of Martha R. Matkins Mildred Boney Matthis Rev. and Mrs. J. Alexander Maultsby, III Dr. and Mrs. Ronald L. May Mr.* and Mrs.* S. Reynolds May Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Reggie Rushing Duane Nelson McDonald The Rev. & Mrs. Walter N. McDonald MCI Telecommunications Corp. Medical Examination Data, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Charles H. Mercer, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Charles H. Mercer, Sr. Estate of Ruth Merritt Estate of Elsie M. Miller Jay Ralph Miller, Jr. Estate of C. Maness Mitchell Vivian Proctor Mitchell Mr. William L. Mitchell Mr. and Mrs.* D. Watson Mitchiner Mr. and Mrs. Bob L. Mize Rachael Aberteene Modlin Mr. and Mrs. William D. Moon Wade Moore Construction Co. *Deceased
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Mr. and Mrs. Roger Moulton Mr. and Mrs. William E. Munson Murphy House Restaurant Dr. and Mrs. Felton Nease New York Yankees Mr. C. Allen Newcomb Ms. Ann C. Newsom Mr. Marvin Newsom, III Jane Earley Newsome Garland C. Norris Company Dr.* and Mrs. J. Allen Norris, Jr. North Carolina Department of Human Resources Our Lady of the Rosary, St. Catherine of Siena Church Dr.* and Mrs.* James H. Overton Mr. and Mrs. Billy G. Parrish Thomas Wesley Parson, IV Frances Brower Paschal Dr. and Mrs. Bernard L. Patterson Jean Austin Patterson Mr.* Millard I. and Mrs. Norma B. Patton Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Paul Mr. and Mrs. Duff y L. Paul Mrs.* James M. Peden Estate of Martha Perdue Peoples Mr. * V. A. Peoples PepCom Industries Dr. J. B. Perdue, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ely J. Perry, III Ely J. Perry, III Foundation Mr. and Mrs. James L. Perry Pharmacia Foundation, Inc. Mr. A. Steve Pierce Mr. Ed Pittman Pizza Hut of Louisburg Plank Chapel United Methodist Men, Kittrell Estate of John R. Poe Gregory Poole Equipment Company Mr. J. G. Poole, Jr. The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Ernest R. Porter Mrs.* Bland B. Pruitt, Sr. R. A. Endowed Scholarship Fund Raleigh District United Methodist Church Raleigh District United Methodist Men Estate of Wallace Richards Mr. James P. Rickards Dr. and Mrs. Mac L. Ricketts J. P. Riddle Charitable Foundation Riverwood Golf Club Mr. and Mrs. Willie B. Robertson
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Doris Liles Rockefeller D. J. Rose & Sons, Inc. Rose’s Stores Estate of Kathryn Royster Sanford Brick and Tile Sanford District, The United Methodist Church Alan Gregory Saunders Mrs. Anne Scoggin Servicemaster Co. Ms.* Jean C. Sewall Rev. and Mrs. Caswell E. Shaw, Jr. Mr. and Mrs.* Joe Shearon Shell Oil Company Foundation William Claude Shelton Mr. and Mrs. William S. Shrago Estate of Ruth Simmons Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sloan Ms. Beverly Smith Mr. & Mrs. Fred D. Smith Mr. and Mrs.* Warren W. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Chapman Snead, III Mr. and Mrs. Grady K. Snyder Estate of G. Brogden Spence Dr. & Mrs. Daniel O. Spinks The Reverend and Mrs. Sidney Stafford State Farm Companies Foundation Robert Francis Stevens Edwin Buie Stewart Mr. and Mrs. Neal D. Stewart Dr. and Mrs. Paul W. Stewart, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Raymond A. Stone Strickland Electric Company Mr. Michael Strong Mr. and Mrs. John F. Strotmeyer, Jr. Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. Mr. and Mrs. C. Boyd Sturges, III Mr. and Mrs. James R. Sugg Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Sugg Super Dollar Stores Edmund Hoover Taft, III Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Taft Mr.* and Mrs.* H. C. Taylor Estate of Rosa Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Larry E. Tetterton Mrs.* Elizabeth S. Thompson George Alden Thornton, III Mrs.* Ruth Thrift Miss* Susie Webb Thrift Mrs. Cleo Fox Titus Trade Mart of Louisburg Mr. and Mrs. Leigh Traylor, Jr. Mrs.* William Blair Tucker Mr.& S. Edgar Tutor, Jr. Eleanor W. Upshur* Charitable
Remainder Trust Norman T. Vick Mr. and Mrs. Billy K. Vickrey Wachovia Foundation Wake Electric Membership Corporation Wal-Mart Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Walden Mrs. Sophia Clifton Wall Walnut Grove Church, Louisburg Dr. E. Ben Ward, Jr. Warren Oil Company Mr. Theron P. Watson Mr. and Mrs. James A. Weathers Mrs.* Annie Thomas Wheeler Donald Reeves Whitaker, Jr. Mr.* and Mrs. Charles Whittingham Estate of Rachel Wiedemer Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Williams Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Williams Mrs.* Myra W. Wilson Winstead United Methodist Church, Wilson Mrs.* Violet I. Winston Jerry Burton Wood, III Dr. Morris Wray Miss.* Martha Yarborough Mr. Stanley Dean Yarborough Mr. Philip S. York Mrs. Elizabeth J. Young
President’s Circle $1,000 or more annually Mr. and Mrs. Felix Allen An Achievable Dream Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Anderson, Jr. Mrs. Carolyn Riddle Armstrong Estate of Samuel T. Arrington Mr. and Mrs. S. Thomas Arrington, Jr. Mr. Ronald Rucker Bagwell Mr. James Albert Barnes, III Mr. Fred Leroy Bartholomew, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin E. Baugh Mr. Robert Edgar Beck Estate of Dr. Mary E. Bethea Bluebird Habitat, Inc. Nicholas Bunn Boddie & Lucy Mayo Boddie Sr. Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Michael Boddie Mr. and Mrs. B. Mayo Boddie, Sr. Dr. and Mrs. Edgar J. Boone Boys & Girls Home of NC, Inc. Branch Banking & Trust Company Mrs. Peggy M. Braswell Mr. William King Bryan, Sr. Burwell A. Evans Charitable Fund Dr. Robert A. Butler Mr. Harvey Dwight Byrd
Mrs. Beulah Cameron Dr. and Mrs. W. John Cameron Mr. and Mrs. John H. Camp Mr. Gilbert Maurice Capps Mr. John H. Carrington Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Champion Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Chandler Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation The Compass Group Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated Coca-Cola Foundation Coca-Cola Btlg. Company Mr. Bryan Wayne Compton Ms. Carolyn V. Cotton Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cottrell Mr. and Mrs. Bobby C. Davis Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Davis Mrs. Frances Boyette Dickson Mr. and Mrs. William H. Dove Mr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Driver Eaton Charitable Fund Mrs. Mattie Edwards Mr. Melvin Douglas Edwards Ella Ann L. & Frank B. Holding Foundation Mrs. Ina Evans Ernst Mr. & Mrs. Lynn W. Eury Mr. Jerry Arnold Faulkner Mr. Fred Lumsden Fearing First Presbyterian Church First United Methodist Men of Cary Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Fish Mr. Robert Fuller Fleming Miss Sarah Foster Dr. Rodney and Dr. Kelly Foth Franklin Veneers, Inc. Franklin County Arts Council Ms. Betty W. Frazier Mrs. Charlotte Usher Gardner Mrs. Emily Taylor Gardner Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Cam L. Garner Golden LEAF Foundation Mrs. Ann J. Goodwin Government of the District of Columbia Governor’s Committee/Scholastic Achievement Johnny and Faye Griffin Mr. Peter Goodrich Griffin Mr. and Mrs. Clyde P. Harris, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Donald L. Henson Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hodges Holcim Mr. and Mrs. W. Seymour Holt Mr. and Mrs. Jacob T. Hooks House of Raeford Farms, Inc. Estate of Effie McDuffie Howard Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cronley Hunt Mrs. Addilene Leonard IBM Matching Grants Independent College Fund of North Carolina
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Jernigan Mr. Gary Robert Jones Mr. Robert L. (Roddy) Jones Mr. and Mrs. Ben E. Jordan, Jr. Mr. Paul Jost Mr. Carroll Joyner Suzanne Laughinghouse Kayne Mr. O. A. Keller Jr. Knapp Educational Fund Mr. Averette Mitchell Lamm Mrs. Jane Austin Lee Eli Lilly & Co. Foundation The Reverend and Mrs. Thomas E. Loftis Mr. and Mrs. Mendall H. Long Louisburg Tractor & Truck Co. Louisburg Rotary Club Mr. and Mrs. J. Parker Lumpkin, II The Honorable Willie Lee Lumpkin, III Estate of Dr. Margaret C. Lumpkin Mr. James Edwin Markham Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Mixon, Jr. Mr. Edward Thomas Mizell Mr. and Mrs. William D. Moon Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Moore Wade Moore Construction Company Mrs. Roberta B. Morris Mr. and Mrs. Roger Moulton NC Fraternal Order of Police New York Neurosurgical Mrs. Jane Earley Newsome Mrs. Beth M. Norris North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation North Carolina Conference of the UMC Orphan Foundation of America Mr. and Mrs. Billy G. Parrish Mr. Russ Parsons The Reverend Dr. John Sidney Paschal Mrs. Jean Austin Patterson Mr. Bennett H. Perry, Jr. Mr. Ely J. Perry, III Pizza Hut of Clinton, Inc. The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Reginald W. Ponder Mr. J. G. Poole, Jr. Progress Energy Progress Energy, Matching Gifts Program Mr. and Mrs. Bland B. Pruitt, Jr. River City Cycling Club Mr. and Mrs. Fred Roberson Ms. Sue C. Robertson Mr. and Mrs. William E. Rodenbeck Mr. and Mrs. John A. Rogers
The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Reggie Rushing Rustic Building Supply Sacred Grace Ministries Shared Service Center Mr. Joe Shearon Mr. William Claude Shelton Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sloan Mr. and Mrs. Grady K. Snyder Mr. and Mrs. William R. Spade Mrs. Mary Spector State of Rhode Island & Providence Plantation Mr. Glendel U. Stephenson Mr. and Mrs. John F. Strotmeyer, Jr. Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. Mr. and Mrs. Al G. Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Roger Glenn Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Leigh Traylor, Jr. Triangle Educational Advancement Foundation United Methodist Foundation The United Methodist Church United Methodist Higher Education Foundation Wake Electric Membership Corporation Wal-Mart Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Walden Anne Jones Weathersbee James and Vedna Welch Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Barry W. Whitaker Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Peggy Lee Wilder Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Williams Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Wilson Winston-Salem Foundation Jerry Burton Wood, III James Thomas Wooters Dr. Morris Wray
Mr. Francis Fayette Falls Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund First United Methodist Church, Cary GDY State Education Oﬃce Dr. and Mrs. Milton Gilbert Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Gleason Mr. & Mrs. Joseph M. Hatcher Mr. Arch Ingram, Sr. Insurance Services Oﬃce, Inc. Mr. David R. Johnson The Rev. Dr. George W. Johnson Mr. John C.R. Lentz Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad Ms. Cynthia Durden McNeill Mr. Billy Ray Merritt Ms. Barbara H. Mulkey Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority North Carolina Bar Foundation Northwestern Mutual Life Poplar Springs Christian Church Presidential Freedom Scholarships QUALCOMM, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Raynor Richmond Technical Center Mr. Lowell W. Rickard Mr. & Mrs. Elton Roberson Ms. Betsy Brodie Roberts Ms. Ann Rhem Schwarzmann Mr. Mary Capps Shearin Mr. Ronald V. Shearin Mr. Mark Boone Shearon Special Operations Fund State of Rhode Island & Providence Plantations Mr. Graham Clark Stallings Bishop and Mrs. Mack B. Stokes Unit Scholarship Fund, Inc. Wesley Memorial United Methodist Men Mr. and Mrs. James F. Womble
Ms. Melanie S. Adams Mr. L. C. Adcock Mrs. and Mrs. Johnny H. Alford Mr. David Bruce Allen Mr. John Albert Allen Mr. William Henry Allen, IV Mr. William Robert Allen Mr. Robert William Alston, Jr. Mr. John L. Amick Mr. James Floyd Ammons, Jr. Ms. Joyce Boone Ammons Ms. Virginia Anderson Ms. Emily Wood Angel Mr. William Howard Arrington, Jr. Ms. Mary Austell Mr. Ronald Wayne Axselle
$500 - $999 annually Arundel Amusements, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel R. Averette Mr. Felix Gerard Banks Mr. Berry Otho Barbour Mr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Beasley Ms. Lynne Brock Bunn High School Dr. Michael Clyburn and Dr. Sheila Clyburn Communities in Schools of High Point Mr. & Mrs. David Thomas Duke Energy Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Neal Ellis
Third Century Club $100 - $499 annually
Mr. John Andrew Bacik Mr. George Herbert Bailey Ms. Phyllis Bailey Mr. Billy Alex Baker, Sr. Mr. Earle Baker Mr. William Horace Baker, Jr. Mr. Charles Edward Ball III Mr. Gerald Ball Mr. & Mrs. Julius Banzet Ms. Ruby Barbour Mr. Audie P. Barefoot, Jr. Ms. Alyse B. Barnes Mr. Roscoe Howard Barnes Mr. Charles Jarvis Bartles, III Mr. Ryan D. Bashford Mr. Clarence B. Bass Mr. Paul Gulley Bass Mr. John Wilson Baxley Mr. Rufus A. Baxley, Jr. Mrs. Dora C. Beal Mr. Jeﬀ Beasley Ms. Melissa Beasley The Reverend James Douglas Bell Mr. Loyd V. Bell, Jr. Ms. Elizabeth J. Bennett Ms. Bobbie Kennedy Berry Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Berry Ms. Dorothy Edge Bishop Mr. Ed Bissette Mr. Lawrence Bissette Mr. Mark Bissette Ms. Rosalie W. Bissette Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boone Ms. Edna Bennett Boone Ms. Delano R. Borys Mr. and Mrs. Franklin P. Bowden Ms. Lydia Greene Bowden Mr. W. Astor Bowden Mr. Major H. Bowes Ms. Octavia Beard Bowman Bowman Mechanical Services Mr. Wiley Armetus Boyette Mr. Randy Lee Brantley Mr. Harry John Harles, Jr. Mr. Michael Alexander Brewer Mr. Percye Burwell Brewer Mr. Herbert Vinson Bridgers, Jr. Mr. Randy Leon Bridges Brookwood Farms, Inc. Ms. Helen Elizabeth Broome Mr. Carl Wood Brown Mr. Walter Thomas Brown Mr. Joseph Harry Bryan Dr. C. Douglas Bryant, Sr. Bull Creek Golf & Country Club, Inc. Ms. Beatrice Burgess Mr. Roy Burgess Mr. Charles Allen Burns Mr. Robert Michael Burns Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Burns Mr. James Hudson Burton, III Mrs. Melinda Bynum *Deceased
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Mr. Robert Clay Byrd Mr. Nyal Dwight Camper Mr. and Mrs. James Carnes Carolina Diamonds Mr. Grady L. E. Carroll, Sr. Ms. Jody Daniels Castleberry Mr. Larry Windsor Castleberry Ms. Louise Braswell Cates Mr. James Thomas Chandler, IV Mr. Michael Wayne Chappell Mr. Carroll Fleming Chauncey Clariant Corporation Matching Gifts Program Rev. and Mrs. Richard T. Clayton Ms. Patricia P. Clemens Mr. Steven Clements Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Coates Mr. Willard Britton Cobb, Jr. Ms. Carla Pleasants Coble Cobras Fastpitch Softball Club Ms. Anne F. Coghill Ms. Martha Lewis Cole Mr. Ronald S. Cole Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Cole Ms. Mary Chesser Coleman Mr. James Edward Compton Ms. Betty J. Conklin Mr. Glen E. Conrad Ms. Janie Manning Conrad Ms. Haven Cooper Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Copping Ms. Elizabeth Darden Corbin Mr. Charles B. Cox III Cramer Law Oﬃces, P. C. Ms. Donna Crum Mr. Alan Cunningham Ms. Manie Parham Currin Curtis Insulation Co., Inc. Curves Mr. Frank Price Cuthrell Mr. John Daly Ms. Mary Markey Daniel Herman and Mary Anne Davis The Rev. H. F. Davis Jamie Burnette Davis Ms. Katherine Davis Mr. Wayne Davis Mr. and Mrs. Dean A. Demasi Mr. and Mrs. William T. Dement, Jr. Mr. Aaron V. Denton Mr. and Mrs. E. Wayland Denton Mr. & Mrs. P. G. Denton Mr. Ron Cole Mr. James Dill Dominion Foundation Dennis Meredith Donahue Ms. Ethel Holton Doyle Mr. Clyde Harshaw Dula Mr. Brian M. Dwyer
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Mr. & Mrs. Monty Eberhart Edenton St. United Methodist Church Mr. and Mrs. Cliﬀ Edwards Mr. Thomas S. Edwards United Methodist Church, Elizabeth City Mr. John A. Ellington Ms. Charla Ellis EMBARQ Ms. Mary Erazim Ms. Balinda L. Ermer Ms. Erlene Jordan Evans Mr. Lee Randolph Everett Fairmont United Methodist Church Ms. Kathryn Fazio Mr. James M. Featherston, Jr. Ms. Karen Feldenzer Ms. Phyllis S. Feldenzer Ms. Helga Fennington Faith & Freedom SS Class, First UMC First United Methodist Church Mr. John Marvin Fisher Ms. Diane Price Fleming Mrs. Margaret Cox Fleming Dr. and Mrs. Jimmy W. Foster Ms. Kathleen Walsh Foster Ms. Mary Creech Foster Mrs. Velma K. Foster Mr. Ron Fougeray Mr. William Pete Franklin Franklin County Farm Bureau Mr. Gregory Dean Frederick Friendship United Methodist Church Mr. & Mrs. Edwin R. Fuller, Jr. Mr. Oscar Macon Fuller Ms. Bobbie Furr Mr. and Mrs. Bill Galloway Mr.& Mrs. David Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Johnny E. Gardner Mr. James Clifton Garner, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gaster, Jr. Mr. Arthur Watson Gillis Dr. and Mrs. J. Conrad Glass, Jr. Mrs. Jean Blankenhorn Godbold Ms. Elizabeth D. Godwin Rev. Ray T. Gooch Ms. Cynthia Goodwyn Ms. Linda Bunn Gordon Ms. Clara Pate Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Phillip A. Gordon Grandy Village Tenant Management Corp. Ms. Joyce Parris Grant Mr. Rhodrick Wayne Gray Mr. Emry Capelle Green, III Mr. and Mrs. Harold B. Green Mr. Peter Hobart Green Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Green, Jr.
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Louisburg Inter Church Council Louisburg Chiropractic Center Lucky Landports, Inc. Macedonia United Methodist Church Ms. Mary Mumford Maddrey Ms. Natalie Gould Mandell Marlowe Builders, Inc. Ms. Veronika Haun Marquoit Mrs. Rose Woodard Marshall Mr. and Mrs. D. Michael May Mr. Edward Spencer Mayo Mrs. Charles McAlpin Ms. Faye Clayton McFarland Mrs. Jacquelyn Smith McNamara Mr. David Timothy McQueen Rev. and Mrs. George C. Megill Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Melson, Jr. Mr. Palmer Scarborough Midgett, Jr. Mr. Baxter Hocott Miller, III Dr. and Mrs. D. Edmond Miller Mr. Jay Miller Mr. Marvin Miller Dr. Thomas D. Miller Mr. & Mrs. Vance M. Miller Ms. Ada Adcock Mims Ms. Peggy Ross Minor Ms. Sara Foutz Mitchell Mr. Jason Modlin Mr. Rick Mohlmann Ms. M. Sharon Moore Mr. & Mrs. Ronald E. Moore Mr. Barry James Morgan Ms. Cecile M. Morris Ms. Gwynn Torrence Morris Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Morrisette, Jr. Dr. & Mrs. Robert W. Morrison, Jr. Mr. James T. Moss Ms. Anne Tucker Mulchi Mr. and Mrs. George B. Murphy Mrs. Martha Butler Murray Mr.* and Mrs. Willis W. Nash Ms. Carolyn Neal Ms. Patrice Nealon Ms. Jean McAnally Neville Mr. Isham Ballard Nichols Mrs. Breattie King Nicholson Shirley Smith Nifong North Wake County Baseball Assoc., Inc. Nowlin Sales and Consulting, Inc. Mr. Jeﬀrey V. Olbrys Mr. George Hunter Olive Mr. & Mrs. Dexter E. Oliver Orthopaedic Specialists of NC Dr. Gary Oyster Ms. Brenda Pace-Cohen
Ms. Sadie Parker Ms. Susan Mixon Parris Mr. John George Patronis Ms. Ann C. Pearce Ms. Grace Kennedy Perdue Mrs. Susie T. Perdue Mr. Charles Jeﬀery Perry Mrs. Essie Liles Perry Mr. and Mrs. Pete Smith Mrs. Mary Peele Petteway Phi Theta Kappa Mr. Jonathan David Phillips Ms. Anne Edens Pickard Ms. Sharon Pierce Ms. Vicki Norman Pike Mr. Paul P. Pirhalla Pitt Community College Frederick William Pittard PJM Interconnection, Matching Grants Mr. Earl Craig Pleasants Mr. John Robert Poe, Jr. Mr. James Howard Poole, Jr. Mr. Robert Poole Mr. John T. Pope Jr. Mr. Bayard Powell Ms. Emily W. Powell Powellsville United Methodist Church Mr. and Mrs. Alwood A. Prescott Mr. and Mrs. Rodney M. Privette Dr. C. Ray Pruette Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Pulliam, Jr. Radio Shack, ATM/RS, LLC Mr. Chester Singleton Ragland Rev. and Mrs. Roland W. Rainwater Ms. Eva Wilson Ralph Mr. and Mrs. Jack M. Rascoe Mrs. Josephine Medlin Ray Ms. Patricia Reckline Ms. Ann Smith Register Mr. George Samuel Register Ms. Donna Rhoden Richards Oil Co., Inc. Mr. Donald Richardson Mr. Norman Earl Ridout Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Riggan Mrs. Strowd Ward Riggsbee Mr. William Lee Roach Ms. Lisa Minton Robert Mr. Herbert Campbell Rockefeller Ms. Deborah Neustadt Rodgers Ms. Robin Rhea Rose Dr. and Mrs. Robert Nathan Rosenstein Mr. Steven Rossi Rowe’s Men’s Shop Rowland Chapel Christian Church Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Ruark
Ms. Cynthia W. Satterﬁeld Ms. Ann A. Scott Mr. Robert Adderson Scott Mr. Russell Lane Sears Mr. and Mrs. David Sexton Ms. Linda Shore Mr. William F. Shuler Mr. Creighton Wesley Sloan Mr. and Mrs. Ted N. Sloan Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Smith Ms. Cynthia Smith Ms. Elizabeth V. Smith Mr. Marvin William Smith, Jr. Ms. Norma Spruill Smith Mr. O. Franklin Smith Jr. Ms. Frances C. Snipes Mr. Joseph Lewis Southerland, Jr. Mr. Mickey Garland Southerland Mr. and Mrs. Tasker B. Southerland Ms. Cornelia Sparks Mrs. Cozette Washburn Spears Mrs. Marian Spencer Spinners Fast Pitch Mr. Richard Norman Stabell Mr. Dudley Barbee Stallings Ms. Emma Strange Stallings Mr. and Mrs. E. Howard Stallings, Sr. Mr. Gilbert Stallings Mr. & Mrs. Jerry M. Steele Mr. and Mrs. Wallace C. Stepp Mr. and Mrs. M. Graham Stewart Mr. James Wilson Stitt Dr. and Mrs. Phillip E. Stover Mr. and Mrs. James F. Strickland Mr. Warren Trent Strickland Ms. Nancy King Stringfellow Mrs. Trudy Sutton T. S. Woodworks, Ltd. Ms. Marie L. Talley Mr. and Mrs. James G. Tarrant, Jr. The Baseball Factory The Carpet House Ms. Jennith Thomas Mrs. Juanita C. Thomas Ms. S. Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Thompson Ms. Mary Midyette Thompson Ms. Betty Edwards Timberlake Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Timberlake Mr. Glenn Tippett Mr. Harvey Lee Tippett Ms. Linda Crocker Todd Ms. Lisa Averette Todd Toney Ace Hardware Toney Lumber Company Mrs. Edith Boone Toussaint Town of Louisburg Mrs. Sara Hux Townsend Tramway Veneers, Inc. Mr. Kirk Treible
Trinity United Methodist Church, Louisburg Mr. Reginald Ward Tucker Mrs. Delores Cole Tune Mr. Jimmie T. Vaughn Mrs. Sandra Garman Vickers Mr. & Mrs. Terrence J. Wait Mrs. Carolina Walker Mr. Grayson Watkins Walker Mrs. Doris Thompson Wall Mr. Jimmie K. Wall Lavalon Collie Wall Ms. Jane Rosser Warfel Mr. Charles Hillsman Warren Mr. & Mrs. William R. Waters Ms. Winnie Jeannette Webb Mrs. Carol Dement Weeks Mr.* Tollie H. Weldon, Jr. Mr. Charles E. Wells Mr. Robert Leighton West Wester’s Front End & Brake Mr. John Wesley Wheelous, III Mr. Jack Willard White, Jr. Mr. Jerry White White Plains United Methodist Church Ms. Tracey Walker Whitehouse Ms. Dorothy Blalock Whitﬁeld Mr. Russell A. Wilcock Mrs. Louis R. Wilkerson Ms. Frances Willard Ms. Bird Ramsey Williams Mr. Gregory Alan Williams The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Larry Williams Ms. Nellie M. Williams Ms. Nellie Stallings Williams Mr. Carlton Forrest Williamson Mr. James Williamson Ms. Patricia Ann Willis Mr. Arnold Wayne Wilson Dr. G. Curtis Wilson Mrs. Nancy Rollins Wilson Mr. Paul Lewis Wilson Mr. Ray H. Womble, Sr. Mr. Marcus Woodell Mr. and Mrs. Edwin W. Woodhouse, Sr. Ms. Shelby Cook Woodruﬀ Ms. Linda J. Woods Mr. Bobbie Wrenn Ms. Yvonne Winstead Yantsios The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Yow, III
Friends $1 - $99 annually Mr. Curtis Lee Anderson Mr. William S. Ariail Ms. Dorothy S. Ashlock Ms. Margaret Ashwill Rev. Dr. Mark D. Atkinson Mr. James Allen Autry *Deceased
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Ms. Eve Jones Bacon Mrs. Mary E. Baker Ms. Betty Ball Ms. Connie J. Balson Mrs. Helen E. Bame Ms. Cynthia Barﬁeld Mr. James W. Bartley Mr. & Mrs. Vincent P. Beilman Jr. Mr. Dale T. Bennett Ms. Brenda F. Benson Mrs. Helen S. Benton Ms. Donna J. Berryann Mr. Joseph Bias Mr. Bill Moran Mr. Larry Bissette Ms. Mary Blake Mr. and Mrs. Tom Blalock Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bobbitt Mrs. Jewelle J. Boone Mr. Michael Breyer Ms. Theresa Brighter Judge and Mrs. David M. Britt Mr. Charles Broughton Mr. John D. Brown Mr. Karl Burrows Ms. Barbara A. Cain Mr. & Mrs. Bain Cameron Ms. Nina Caricato Mr. Lamar Carter Caterpillar Foundation Ms. Sylvia C. Cawthorne Mr. Sid M. Cayton Ms. Debra Chapham Chason Diesel Service Ms. Amelia Clapham Mr. Denise L. Claytor, III Mr. George A. Clemens Ms. Ethel M. Cole Ms. Nancy J. Cole Mr. A. Congellio Ms. Nancy Cormany Ms. Nancy Cross Ms. Cheryl Crum Ms. Lindsay Anne Cruser Mr. Paul Cummings Mr. & Mrs. W. A. Currin Dr. David E. Daniel Ms. Tracy G. Davis Mr. Michael A. Deleone Mr. Frederick D. Depalma Ms. Dianne Diaczyk Mr. and Mrs. Jerry R. Dudley Mr. Ben Dumas Ms. Debra Dye Ms. Lois Ann Early Mr. Delmont C. Eberhart Sr. Mr. Billy M. Edmondson Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Elliott Enroughty Management Corp. Envirolink, Inc.
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Esprit Decor Floor Coverings, Inc. Mr. Robert Wendell Faris Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth P. Faulkner Ms. Shannon Felicio Mr. Byron Fellows Ms. Edith T. Ferrell Ms. Krystyna C.Fields Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Fitzgerald Mr. David E. Fleming Ms. Dixie Fletcher Ms. Mary Ellen Genova Mr. & Mrs. Pierre Giani Mr. Ronnie Glenn Mr. Ronald Glover Mr. Kenneth Grady Mr. Robert Grandﬁeld Mr. Robert Greaser Ms. Yvonne Greenberg Mr. Robert F. Grunewald Mr. Ralph L. Guzzo Mr. Howard V. Harrell, III Mr. Joseph Hartmann Ms. Brenda G. Hawks Mr. Wilson Hayman Ms. Denise Hicks Mr. Steven Y. Hill Ms. Jacqueline Hillyer Mr. Jesse W. Hodges Ms. Tara T. Holshouser Ms. Lorene A. House Ms. Dana Howe Hudson Manor Mrs. Elaine M. Hunt Dr. and Mrs. David J. Irvine Mr. Paul Jackson Mr. Richard James James Finch Chevrolet, Inc. Ms. Kathy Jeﬀries Ms. Jean T. Jenkins Ms. Kimberly Jones Ms. Stella Judy Mr. and Mrs. James E. Kallam Ms. Beatrice Kaplonski Ms. Stephanie Kays Ms. Kay O. Keirn Ms. Gertrude H. Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Leonard A. Kilian, Jr. Ms. Delores N. King Ms. Jean F. Kirkland Mr. Heydman Kliewer Ms. Amy Knight Ms. Ellen Lamar Ms. Janie Lawson Mr. Duane Little Ms. Peggy Lobao Mrs. Sharon Lockard Ms. Joan Lockhart Mrs. Diane Loftin Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Long
Mrs. Jeannette Lord Mr. John Luke Jr. Mr. Robert B. Main Mr. Michael Manicone Ms. Rachel E. Manning Mr. Anthony Martinez Mr. Joseph Mckenna Mr. Gene C. McLamb Ms. Margaret G. Medlin Ms. Bobbie S. Merritt James R. Miller Ms. Linda B. Miller Mr. Charles Misenheimer MJ Computer Sources, Inc. Ms. Gina Moore Ms. Melody Moore Mrs. Eugene Morris Mr. Alex Moser Mr. and Mrs. Harold Murphy Mr. Win Neagle Ms. Joyce Neﬀ Ms. Saralyn Nemser Ms. Donna Newberry Ms. Carolyn Norris Mr. and Mrs. Hugh H. E. Nourse Mr. James M. O’Connell Ms. Valerie Overend Ms. Betty Overton Ms. Donna Overton Par 4 Electric Corp. Inc. Dr. Earl W. Parker Mrs. Philip D. Pearce Ms. Blanche B. Pearsall Ms. Kay Perkins Ms. Elsie Hunt Pernell Philip Morris Companies Piedmont Surveys, Inc. Ms. Gina Piel Mr. Thomas G. Pierce Ms. Allison Pope Mr. G. Stan Pope Mr. & Mrs. William Potter Mr. Jerry Powell Ms. Alice Press Ms. Beverly Price Ms. Helen Pugh Ms. Paula Quinn Ms. Lillian Rector Mr. Timothy L. Reed Mr. and Mrs. J. Bryan Rhodes Ms. Linda Robertson Ms. Kathy L. Robinson Ms. Tammy Rodriguez Mr. Johnathan Wesley Roseboro Joseph Ross Mr. Henry Rossi Mr. Paul Rossi Ms. Wendy Rothe Mr. Bobby G. Rowe Sr. Ms. Lorraine K. Rowley Mr. Joseph Rubino Ms. Kendall L. Sadler
Ms. Martha Salyers Ms. Dorothy Schoﬁeld Ms. Marcia A. Schwieder Mr. Domenico Secondo Ms. Taylor Sharon Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Sides Ms. Catherine A. Silva Ms. Anna Smith Ms. Elaine Smith Ms. Judith Smith Mr. and Mrs. Julian J. Smith Mrs. Mary B. Southerland Ms. Virginia Spielman Ms. Kim Splan Ms. Diane M. Stark Mr. Arthur Stewart Mr. & Mrs. Arthur E. Stewart Ms. Martha J. Strain Strickland’s Funeral Home Mr. and Mrs. Conrad B. Sturges Ms. Joanne Sujansky Mr. Neil Surber Mr. Thompson Sweeney Mr. Richard Tempro Ms. Roseanne Thein Ms. Lois Thomas Ms. Tara Thomas Ms. Linda Thompson Mrs. Helen Tomlinson Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Tomlinson Dr. & Mrs. Harrison D. Turner Mr. & Mrs. Robert Turner Ms. Sheri C. Van Vranken Mr. David Velten Ms. Carol C. Venters Mr. and Mrs. John H. Vollmer, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. N. John Vollmer Mr. John M. Wade Mr. & Mrs. J. David Walker Wayne W. Oakes Company Ms. Janet L. Wester Mr. James B. Whelan Ms. Marian Wells Williams Mr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Williams Ms. Danielle Y. Willsie Mr. Gerald Wilson Ms. Lucille Wilson Mr. Jason K. Wolins Mr. M. Keith Wrenn Wrenn’s Convenient Mart Cassie Wright Mrs. Mary E. Yelverton Mr. Phillip Zappley Mr. Thomas J. Zeoli
Old Main Society The Old Main Society recognizes alumni & friends who are committed to supporting Louisburg College through an estate gift.
Estate of June D. Adams Col. Samuel T. Arrington Mr. Paul B. Barringer, II Dr. Mary Bethea Randy L. Brantley Mr. R. P. Butler Mr. & Mrs. Richard Cannon, Jr. Mrs. Frances Terrell Cherney Gray Davis Mr. J. Jackson Dean Mr. Arthur S. DeBerry Mr. & Mrs. D. Tadley DeBerry Mrs. Frances Boyette Dickson Estate of A. C. Dupree Estate of Alma K. Dupree Ms. Joyce H. Fisher Estate of Ruth Cathey Fox Mrs. Mildred P. Fry Estate of C. Wade Goldston Kem & Pearl Gomo Ms. Ann Jennings Goodwin Mrs. Frances Manning Gwin Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Shaw Harper* Mrs. Carol Bessent Hayman Estate of Elnora Hill Estate of Virginia Waddell Hudgins Hugh & Alice Jones Mr. Ben E. Jordan, Jr. Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Wallace H. Kirby Estate of Katharine B. Lewis Estate of W. Thomas Liverman Mr. & Mrs. J. Parker Lumpkin, II Mr. Willie Lee Lumpkin, III Harold A. Morris* & Roberta Beckler Morris Estate of Jack Russell Morris Dr. James H. Overton* & Ola Morris Overton* Mr. Thomas W. Parson, IV Mrs. Frances Bower Paschal Donald & Julia Carroll Paul Estate of Ernestine Perry Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Reginald W. Ponder William D. & Marian B. Roberson Job & Agnes Savage William C. Shelton John C. & Spotswood Morrison Shotton Estate of S. Judge Starnes Rev. Marion O. Stephenson* Mr. & Mrs. Roger G. Taylor United Methodist Foundation Eleanor W. Upshur* Charitable Remainder Trust Estate of Venie J. Weaver Mrs. Peggy Lee Wilder
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Wooten
Estates Estate of Samuel T. Arrington Estate of Dr. Mary E. Bethea Estate of Eﬃe McDuﬃe Howard Estate of Dr. Margaret C. Lumpkin
Matching Companies Clariant Corporation Matching Gifts Program Coca-Cola Btlg. Company Dominion Foundation Duke Energy Foundation Eaton Charitable Fund Eli Lilly & Co. Foundation Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Glaxo SmithKline Hospira Employee Giving IBM Matching Grants Insurance Services Oﬃce, Inc. Pharmacia Foundation, Inc. Philip Morris Companies PJM Interconnection, Matching Grants Progress Energy, Matching Gifts Program QUALCOMM, Inc. State Farm Companies Foundation Wachovia Matching Gifts
Foundations Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Nicholas Bunn Boddie & Lucy Mayo Boddie, Sr. Foundation James E. and Mary Z. Bryan Foundation Coca-Cola Foundation Burwell A. Evans Charitable Fund Ella Ann L. & Frank B. Holding Foundation GoldenLEAF Foundation Robert P. Holding Foundation Independent College Fund of NC Seby B. Jones Family Foundation Luddy Charitable Foundation North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Ely J. Perry, III Foundation Progress Energy Foundation J. P. Riddle Charitable Foundation, Inc. Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. Victor R. Small Trust United Methodist Foundation
UPS Foundation Wachovia Foundation Wal-Mart Foundation James and Vedna Welch Foundation Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Winston-Salem Foundation
Endowed Scholarships John Robert Armstrong Learning Partners Endowment Mr. Edward P. Armstrong State Farm Companies Foundation Ronald R. Bagwell Scholarship Ronald Rucker Bagwell Marvin and Mary Jo Baugh Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Marvin E. Baugh Cameron Athletic Endowment Mrs. Beulah Cameron Dr. and Mrs. W. John Cameron Peter A. Carlton Award Dr. Patrick W. Carlton Coltrane-Robertson-Coleman Endowment Ms. Sue C. Robertson Class of 1950 Endowment Rachael A. Modlin Coor Family Endowment Mrs. Katheryn Coor Lewis Mrs. Eugene Morris General Endowment Grady King Snyder and Mary Edwards Snyder Mollie Harrison Memorial Scholarship Peter Hobart Green R. Edward and Louise Hunter Endowment Richard E. Hunter, Jr. Betsy Brodie Roberts Fred L. and Florence Alston Fearing Scholarship Fred L. Fearing Blanche Hooper and Earl R. Meekins Endowment Mrs. Mary M. Beauchamp Burwell A. Evans Charitable Fund Ina Evans Ernst Mercer Scholarship Fund The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Charles H. Mercer, Sr.
Herbert and Elsie Miller Scholarship Dr. and Mrs. D. Edmond Miller Vivian Proctor Mitchell Endowment Vivian P. Mitchell William Moon and Jane Moon Linsky Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Linsky Jane Moon Linsky State Farm Companies Foundation Endowment for Maintenance of Norris Theatre Mr. Patrick J. Keane Gary Ward Paul Scholarship Endowment Duﬀy L. and Kathryn Ward Paul Reginald W. Ponder Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Moore The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Reginald W. Ponder QUALCOMM, Inc. Joel Porter Counseling Center Endowment Ms. Elizabeth J. Bennett Dr. and Mrs. Donald L. Henson The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Reginald W. Ponder R. A. Endowed Scholarship Fund Ms. Sylvia C. Cawthorne Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Currin Mr. John John A. Ellington Mr. and Mrs. Edwin R. Fuller, Jr. Weldon H. Kimball Norma Millard Patton Ms. Elsie Hunt Pernell Leslie Sawchak Proctor Mrs. Mary B. Southerland Tollie H. Weldon, Jr.* Edmund T. White Technology Endowment Mr. Carroll Joyner Lillian B. Watson Endowment Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Mr. Theron P. Watson Jerry B. and Betty Wood Endowment Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Burton Wood, III
Hurricane Club BB&T Mr. Jeﬀ Beasley Brookwood Farms, Inc. James Thomas Chandler, IV Mr. Aaron V. Denton Ms. Dianne Diaczyk Mr. & Mrs. Monty Eberhart Joanna Patricia Emerson Ms. Karen Feldenzer *Deceased
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Donald Wayne Fish Russell W. Frazier Rhodrick Wayne Gray Mr. Rich Gundich Hartsﬁeld & Nash Agency, Inc. Dana Byerly Holloman Mrs. Hazel Holloman Mr. & Mrs. Michael L. Holloman Johnson-Lambe Co. Mr. Morris E. Joyner Averette Mitchell Lamm Josiah Alexander Maultsby, III The Rev. & Mrs. Walter N. McDonald Orthopaedic Specialists of NC Pete Smith Tire & Quick Lube, Inc. The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Reginald W. Ponder Pruitt Lumber Co. Rowe’s Men’s Shop Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Reggie Rushing Mr. and Mrs. David Sexton William Claude Shelton Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sloan Neal D. Stewart Charles Winston Strother John Frederick Strotmeyer, Jr. Town of Louisburg Robert Leighton West Ms. Danielle Y. Willsie
Churches Calvary United Methodist Women, Durham Edenton St. United Methodist Church, Raleigh Fairmont United Methodist Church, Raleigh First Presbyterian Church, High Point Faith & Freedom SS Class, First United Methodist of Cary First United Methodist Men of Cary First United Methodist Church, Sunday School Class, Cary First United Methodist Church, Cary First United Methodist Church, Wilson Friendship United Methodist Church, Burlington Louisburg College Chapel Sunday Oﬀerings Louisburg Inter Church Council Louisburg Baptist Church Louisburg United Methodist Church
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Macedonia United Methodist Church, Cary North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church St. Catherine of Siena Church, Louisburg Plank Chapel United Methodist Men, Kittrell Poplar Springs Christian Church, Raleigh Powellsville United Methodist Church Rowland Chapel Christian Church, Henderson Trinity United Methodist Church, Louisburg The United Methodist Church, Board of Higher Education and Ministry, Nashville, Tn. United Methodist Foundation United Methodist Men - Raleigh District Wake Forest United Methodist Church Wesley Memorial United Methodist Men, Raleigh White Plains United Methodist Church, Cary
College Family Ms. Brenda Alston-Mills Mr. Bernard Arrington Ms. Laura A. Arrington Mr. Juliann Baker Ms. Susan Barron Mrs. Sandra Beasley Mr. Danny Benson Ms. Rachel Berry Ms. Jade E. Biggio Ms. Twana L. Biram Dr. Martha Bragg Ms. Susan A. Bridgeman Ms. Lynne Brock Mr. Matthew A. Brown Dr. Robert A. Butler Mrs. Kate Cardwell Ms. Alexis N. Carter Chaplain’s Oﬃce Ms. Dolly Conner Ms. Diane Cook Miss Sheilah R. Cotten Ms. Fonda Daigneault Ms. Karen Daniels Ms. Laura Pearl Davis Mr. Aaron V. Denton Mr. Tony Drake Mr. Wesley Dudding Ms. Terrie Dunn Mr. Dale Eatmon Mr. Curtis Edgerton Ms. Frances Edwards
Mrs. Alicia S. Eller Mr. J. Craig Eller Mr. Daniel Faircloth Ms. Diane Price Fleming Ms. Genya V. Forkish Dr. Rodney S. Foth Mr. Larry Franklin Mr. Russell W. Frazier Ms. Yadira Garcia Ms. Rose Gill Mr. Robert Gilliam Ms. Judy Green Mrs. Faye Griﬃn Mrs. Brandy L. Gupton Ms. Tara Hamilton Ms. April J. Harrison Ms. Melissa M. Hart Mrs. Martha E. Hedgepeth Ms. Leah Hill Ms. Maggie Hill Mrs. Pat Hinton Mr. William J. Hinton, Jr. Mr. & Michael L. Holloman Rev. Gloria W. Holloway Ms. Phyllis M. Ihrie Mr. Eric Johnson Mr. Lawrence Johnson Ms. Carmen S. Johnston Mrs. Candace Lester Jones Ms. Sandell Jones Ms. Kim Joyner Mrs. Mary Kate Keith Mr. John A. Knott, Jr. Mr. James C. Lawrence Louisburg College Staﬀ 2007 Ms. Karen M. Martin Mr. Ron Massenburg Rev. J. Alexander Maultsby, III Mr. John J. McNulty Mr. Brian Merritt Mr. Marvin Miller Mr. David Minard Ms. Virginia Mischke Ms. Holly Mitchell Mr. Jason Modlin Mr. Rick Mohlmann M. Sharon Moore Mr. Win Neagle Ms. Patrice Nealon Mrs. Sara C. Newton Mr. Timothy Nifong Mr. Dail M. Nixon Mrs. Dianne A. Nobles Mr. Jeﬀrey V. Olbrys Ms. Carolyn Ormsby Mr. Jose Ortiz Mr. Jeremy Pearce Ms. Crystal Perry Dr. Reginald W. Ponder Mr. Robert Poole Ms. Nina Pope Mrs. Tracy N. Potter
Mr. Jerry Powell Ms. Elizabeth Ray Ms. Donna Rhoden Ms. Linda Robertson Ms. Isabel Rodriguez Mrs. Sandra Rushing Ms. Debbie Satterwhite Mr. Michael Schmidt Mr. David Sexton Share the Love Donation Bucket Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sloan Mr. Charles M. Smith Mrs. Marian Spencer Mr. Samuel Spire Rev. Sidney Staﬀord Mrs. Anna Stallings Ms. Jina Danielle Stamey Mr. Gene Tharrington Ms. Jennith Thomas Mr. Marvin Thompson Mrs. Stephanie B. Tolbert Dr. Sean Van Pallandt Mrs. Jan Walden Mr. Harry Washington Jr. Mr. James Melton White, Jr. Ms. Norma G. White Ms. Frances Willard Mr. Bernard Williams Mr. James Williamson Dr. Morris Wray Mr. Andrew Z. Wright Ms. Kaye Yadusky
Friends of the Arts Mr. L. C. Adcock Ms. Virginia Anderson Mrs. Linda Shillinglaw Arnold Mr. & Mrs. Julius Banzet Behavior Management Consultants, Inc. Mrs. Helen S. Benton Mrs. Lillian Benton Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bobbitt Ms. Delano R. Borys Mr. Charles Broughton Mr. Joseph Harry Bryan Mr. & Mrs. Claude F. Burrows Dr. Robert A. Butler Mr. & Mrs. Bain Cameron Capital Surgical Specialists, PA Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Champion Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Coates Ms. Nancy Cormany Mr. Steven DeCillis Mr. and Mrs. Dean A. Demasi Dispute Resolutions, LLC Mr. Jack Edgerton Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Elliott EMBARQ Empire Painting & Design Mrs. Linda Cash Faulkner
Dr. Rodney S. Foth and Dr. Kelly Foth Franklin Regional Cancer Treatment Center Mrs. Emily Taylor Gardner Mr. & Mrs. Pierre Giani Mrs. Ann J. Goodwin Dr. & Mrs. Douglas Hammer Mrs. Laura E. Hight Hill Ridge Farms Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hodges Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cronley Hunt Mrs. Alice Faye Hunter Dr. Albert Kelling Ms. Gertrude H. Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Leonard A. Kilian, Jr. Mr. Wayne Kinton Ms. Judy Kuykendall Ms. Susan Jeanne Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Long Louisburg Inn Mr. and Mrs. J. Parker Lumpkin, II Ms. Margaret G. Medlin MJ Computer Sources, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Moulton Mr. and Mrs. Hugh H. E. Nourse Novozymes North America, Inc. NU-TECH PAVING CO INC Dr. Earl W. Parker Perry-Medders Medical Group The Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Reginald W. Ponder Mr. Robert Poole Mr. Marcus Herbert Potter Mr. and Mrs. Alwood A. Prescott Mr. Donald Richardson Mr. & Mrs. Elton Roberson Mr. and Mrs. John A. Rogers Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Reggie Rushing Mrs. Martha Cly Shaﬀner Mr. Joseph W. Shearon Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Sides Mr. and Mrs. Julian J. Smith Mrs. Anna Stallings Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Howard Stallings Mr. Graham Clark Stallings Dr. and Mrs. Paul W. Stewart, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Allen Stone Johnny and Faye Griﬃn Mrs. Juanita C. Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Tomlinson Mr. Frank Toney Mr. and Mrs. Leigh Traylor, Jr. Ms. Susan Cole Mr. & Mrs. Robert Turner
Ms. Eunice A. Vinson Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Walden Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Larry Williams Ms. Nellie M. Williams Woody’s Floral Gallery Mr. Bobbie Wrenn Youngsville Woman’s Club
In Honor Of Laura Arrington Jack Baker Dr. and Mrs. C. Edward Brown, Jr. Ruth Cooke Todd J. Eberhart Sarah Foster Dr. Rodney Foth Vance Harrell Winston Holloway Eric Johnson Misti Joseph Jane Moon Linsky Math/Science Faculty William D. Moon Frances Moore Phi Theta Kappa Students The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Reginald W. Ponder Chrisanne Porter Ernie Porter Mr. Fred Roberson Jonathan Roseboro Miriam Russell Mr. and Mrs. Grady K. Snyder Sam Warrick Beilman White Family Marie Woodard Williams Dr. Morris G. Wray
Memorials J. Floyd Ammons Jack Anderson Edna Y. Bailey Bob Bame Dr. Mary E. Bethea Coach John L. Cameron Jessie T. Collins Worth B. Cotton, Jr. Albert Grady Cowart Richard A. Crittenden Edward Davenport Jim Davis Virginia L. Dement Eunice Dugan Dougherty Edna Easton Jack Edwards Robert Foth Thomas W. Heath Arthur M. Ingram Elizabeth Faye Wynn Johnson Susan R. Jones
Kathryn F. Joyner Charles R. Kelly Kelly Lewis Kathryn L. Liverman Joseph L. Moore, Sr. Harold A. Morris Lucille Person Mullen Jane Nethercutt Dr. J. Allen Norris, Jr. Millard I. Patton Ada Lou Perry John Uzzell Perry Mrs. R. G. Person, Sr. Thelma Pinnette Malcolm Reintzel Dr. and Mrs. Cecil W. Robbins William T. Sadler Nancy Boone Shearon Creighton C. Spivey Fenner Spivey Margaret W. Stoneman Roger E. Strickland Hugh A. Sutherland, Jr. Margaret K. Sutherland Bette Tomlinson Sam Warrick Tollie H. Weldon, Jr. Anne Deal Whitten Dr. Robert F. Willis Barbara Ann Boole Wilson Thomas Gardner Winston Camilla Yarborough
Alumni 1923 Charlotte Pittman Fields Essie Liles Perry 1929 Mary Capps Shearin 1934 Virginia Deibel Lundell 1935 Frances Boyette Dickson Fred Lumsden Fearing J. Calvin Lilley Natalie Gould Mandell Mary Alexander Poage 1936 Graham Paraham Grissom 1937 Patricia Sullivan Bass Percye Burwell Brewer Louise Teague Britt Athlea Boone Shelton Blanche Warren Helen Person Young
1938 Loyd V. Bell* Marie May Braswell Carroll Fleming Chauncey Mattie Pickett Edwards Pearl Harris Gomo Charles Henry Mercer Sara Foutz Mitchell Roland W. Rainwater Mary Ayscue Rupp Caroline Farrar Walker 1939 Mary Eleanor Bethea* William King Bryan Katherine Davis Ethel Holton Doyle Margaret Cox Fleming Elaine Weldon Fuller Arthur Watson Gillis Margaret Canon Hilton Arch Ingram Jerry M. Ingram Edna Montgomery Long Mendall Homer Long Ada Adcock Mims Frances Brower Paschal James Franklin Strickland Martha Holden Turner Lottie West Warren M. Joyce Hughes Witt 1940 Nancy Garrette Adams Wilson Glenn Beasley Lillian Carter Bland Ernestine Rose Chambers Rachel House Draley Mildred Carter McKim Ruth Lytle Phillips James Pearce Senter Mae Asbell Shaw Franklin Roy Thomas 1941 Sara Ellis Bell Dorothy Edge Bishop Louise Braswell Cates Clyde Harshaw Dula Rachel Fox Futrell Genevieve Hodgin Gay Joseph E. M. Hicks Jesse L. Johnson Ellen Stewart Thompson Jane Rosser Warfel Thomas Everette Yancey 1942 Clarence B. Bass Ellis J. Bedsworth Frances Terrell Cherney Virginia Spivey Coleman *Deceased
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Elnora Mason Cowart James Munford Featherston Joseph O. Glazebrook Willis Fletcher Gupton Lela Adams Harrington Constance Rhodes Hicks Ruby Massenburg Hinson Bernard B. Hollowell Jean Mckinnon Hubbard Lillie Lewis Johnson Ruth Braswell Jones Annie Barrett Kostecki Isham Ballard Nichols Jane Perry Pearce Norma Spruill Smith James Thomas Wooters Nancy Hayes Yarborough 1943 Felix Gerard Banks Alyse B. Barnes Claude F. Burrows Janie Manning Conrad Margaret White Hicks Jane Moon Linsky Mozelle Privette Moulton Dorothy Eure Poulk Emma Strange Stallings Sara Hux Townsend Evelyn Smithwick Turner
1947 Robert Lynn Alexander Franklin Palmer Bowden Lydia Greene Bowden Charles Douglas Bryant Earl J. Byrd Herman Fred Davis William Dunford Harrison Hazel Davis Jernigan Horace Jernigan Dorothy Stainback Jones Weldon H. Kimball Jeanne Bright Meekins Eva Bullard Melson Dorothy White Rascoe Jack Maurice Rascoe Raymond Allen Stone Eleanor Rhodes Sullivan Betty Thigpen Swindell Doris Thompson Wall Nellie Stallings Williams George Curtis Wilson
1945 Hazel Lassiter Collier Elizabeth Beasley Dickerson Rachel Jones Fatherly Charlotte Usher Gardner Leon Reid Harris Carol Bessent Hayman Dorothy Kennedy Honeycutt Katharine Champion Kinton Purvis Talmadge Lancaster Stella Sholar Medley William David Moon Earline Whitehurst Revelle Mary Ward Riggsbee Marcelle King Stanley Virginia Stephenson Wilkinson Bird Ramsey Williams Nancy Rollins Wilson
1948 Thelma Autrey Alexander Aileen Barnette Allen William Robert Allen John L. Amick Earl Wayne Bonner Helen Ayscue Bonner Dorothy Midgett Brannan Fred Blount Davenport Bobby Coy Davis Susie Manning Dowdy Gordan S. Etheridge Wallace Gibbs Flynt William Jennings Hair Herman Ruell Hargrove William Henry Melson Clyde Raymond Perdue Judith P. Perry Willie Briggs Robertson James Earl Sneeden Roger Elliot Strickland* Tollie H. Weldon Charles E. Wells Edmund T. White Russell A. Wilcock Ray H. Womble Grace Hayes Woodlief
1946 Dorothy Casey Pattie Joyner Gambardella Emily Taylor Gardner
1949 Jack Cathey Anderson Ernest Rawls Carter Martha Lewis Cole
1944 Edward E. Boone Oscar Macon Fuller Winﬁeld Scott Gardner Edna Moye Joyner Shirley Smith Nifong Mary Midyette Thompson
Mary Morton Green Mildred Boney Matthis William Horace Petty Helen Farrar Sibley Dudley Barbee Stallings Japlyne Gray Stallings
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Taylor Revell Copping Betty Worrell Darden Lida Couch Davis Ina Meekins Ernst Erlene Jordan Evans William David Griﬃn Zelma Mace Hargrove Worthe Seymour Holt Paul D. Johnson* W. J. Little Vivian Proctor Mitchell Mary Moody Morris Beverly Moody Schultz Milton Graham Stewart Edith Boone Toussaint Anne Jones Weathersbee 1950 Paul Gulley Bass David Conrad Blake Edna Bennett Boone Samuel J. Cole Virginia Brittain Copping Ernest Preston Gaster Betty Ellis Goodbar Lennon Woodward Hooper Audrey Marsh McPherson Rachael Aberteene Modlin George Blackwell Murphy Duﬀy L. Paul Eva Wilson Ralph Grady King Snyder Mary Edwards Snyder 1951 Joyce Boone Ammons Harvey Layton Bedsole Octavia Beard Bowman Linzy Young Burnette Lucy Claytor Davis John Vernon Evans Marietta Jolliﬀ Garrett Joy Hamlin Mangum Kathryn Ward Paul Andra Hamilton Pond Dorothy Swindell Sawyer Joseph W. Shearon Virginia Carter Smith Joseph Lewis Southerland 1952 William Horace Baker Richard Luby Cannon Elizabeth Lee Driver Sam H. Elliott William Pete Franklin James Thomas Hall Rubie Riggan Hecht Mary Wheless Hughes June Tew Jackson Donald Clarence Jaekel Lynn Grey King
Elbert Harvey Phelps Emerson Leo Spivey Glendel U. Stephenson 1953 Marvin Eugene Baugh Robert Edgar Beck Betty Williams Brown Edwin M. Driver Melvin Douglas Edwards Joyce Monk Hester John William Hurley Marvin Lawrence Jordan Robert Henry Kennedy Billy Ray Merritt Bonnie Green Morrisette Wirgman C. Morrisette Anne Tucker Mulchi Harvey Lee Tippett Jimmie T. Vaughn* Phyllis Bailey Whitaker 1954 Rufus A. Baxley Helen Elizabeth Broome Jerry Arnold Faulkner Jo Ellen Floyd Frazier Russell Wayne Frazier Hubert Howard Hodgin Sue Manning Hodgin Tryon Delano Lancaster Ann Rhem Schwarzmann Martha Denton Shearin Tasker Brooks Southerland Charles Winston Strother James Floyd Womble 1955 Billy Alex Baker Ruby Harris Barbour Carolyn Jones Bragg Charles Allen Burns Joseph Llewellyn Carrington Frank Price Cuthrell William M. Hill Eileen Howard Jones Willie Mccullen Williams 1956 Bill Leon Faucette Elizabeth Troutman Hennings Rose Woodard Marshall Barbara Bunn Tetterton Larry Edward Tetterton William Lee Winslow Edwin Wilbur Woodhouse Yvonne Winstead Yantsios 1957 Rossie Vivian Baker Robert Graham Berry Harvey Dwight Byrd
Gilbert Maurice Capps Patrick W. Carlton Larry Windsor Castleberry Carolyn V. Cotton Manie Parham Currin John Marvin Fisher Lucia Porcelli Forthofer James Clifton Garner Theodore Claborne Garrett Joyce Parris Grant Kim Elliott Griﬃn Moses Hand Robert Ray Harris George Perry Long George W. May Dorothy Byrd Miller Peggy Ross Minor Grace Kennedy Perdue Anne Edens Pickard Robert McDonald Poulk Ann Smith Register Graham Clark Stallings Lavalon Collie Wall 1958 Maylon C. Baker Fred Leroy Bartholomew Bobbie Kennedy Berry Major H. Bowes Patricia Wilson Dixon Elmar Newton Holmes Sarah Kaplan Laroco Charles Roosevelt Loyd Lucille Tippett May Gwynn Torrence Morris Thomas Allen Riggan Margaret Adcock Robinson Shelby Cook Woodruﬀ 1959 Benjamin Thomas Adcock Judith Ammons Dorman Betty Hunter Edwards Mary Creech Foster John Stanley Hart Barbara Hickman Joyner Herbert David Joyner Marvin William Smith Richard Norman Stabell Eva Welch White 1960 Robert William Alston Gordon Wilson Bohannan Nyal DwightbCamper Edith Hayes Dement Jimmy Allen Dew Horace Taylor Ferguson Donald Wayne Fish Jimmy Wheless Foster Thomas Carroll Kaufman Kenneth Welton Mauck
Edward Thomas Mizell John Sidney Paschal John George Patronis Judy Johnson Sloan Ted Newton Sloan Nancy Woods Stratford Robert Leighton West Peggy Lee Wilder 1961 James Bryant Cottrell Joe Beauron Hobbs Jane Trump Hohn Frederick Lance Katz Patricia Hicks Lane Ross Person Lane John Harry Lange Gloria Clayton McFarland Palmer Scarborough Midgett Brenda Kay Pace-Cohen Joseph C. Parker Doris Liles Rockefeller Warren Trent Strickland James Green Tarrant Dorothy Blalock Whitﬁeld Paul Lewis Wilson Dan Reed Winslow 1962 Samuel Richard Averette Fred Stanley Ayscue Hannah Sykes Bohannan Michael Alexander Brewer Walter Thomas Brown Robert Clay Byrd Mary Chesser Coleman Vincent House Collins Linda Wilson Cottrell William Dempsey Craig Pamela Alford Denning Francis Fayette Falls John Baxton Flowers James Kenneth Gregory Jack Manly Hunter Henry Boger Lawrence Stanley Ryland Lewis* William Robert Livingston Billy Glenn Parrish Fred Roberson Sarah Skinner Ryan William Leonard Sikkelee Delores Cole Tune 1963 Emily Wood Angel Charles Jarvis Bartles Robert Sargent Child John Leroy Hancock Yuille Holt Hunter Lewis Jacobs Frederick Joseph Kissinger Nancy Sisson Langford
James Edwin Markham Duard Michael May John McArthur Joan Lassiter Norwood John Robert Poe Carolyn Binns Pulliam Walter May Pulliam 1964 William Howard Arrington Samuel Alexander Blackwell John David Cothran Charles Ray Felmlee Robert Fuller Fleming Faye Strickland Griﬃn Daniel Grinnan Ralph A. Hicks Sandra Hardison Holmes Alice Daeke Jacobs William Brent Keever Sandra Loftin Lamm Barbara Hudson McCoy Jane Earley Newsome Susan Mixon Parris Darrell Lamar Perry Herbert Campbell Rockefeller Wallace Connor Stepp Betty Edwards Timberlake Charles M. Timberlake Linda Crocker Todd Grayson Watkins Walker Robert Scott Walton Delores West Woodard 1965 Ronald Wayne Axselle John Wells Buﬀum James Edward Compton Thomas S. Edwards Alicia S. Eller Sarah Coates Falkner Sharon Rennolds Frazier Roger Eldon Heﬂin Lois Mainwaring Houpe William Albert James Gary Robert Jones Stephen Edward Lamm John Davis Lanford Duane Nelson McDonald Edward William McGinley Richard Henry Norwood Thomas Wood Peterkin James Howard Poole Norman Earl Ridout Martha Cly Shaﬀner Mickey Garland Southerland James Wilson Stitt Carol Dement Weeks 1966 Carolyn Riddle Armstrong Ronald Rucker Bagwell
Patricia Turner Barbour Donna Jacobson Browe Geraldine Brewer Bulluck Jeﬀerson Carson Bulluck Nancy Mccrary Burgess Robert Michael Burns James Hudson Burton Cheshire Jackson Cole Linda Allred Daves Eva Williams Dearing Terry Frank Dover George Sterling Fowler Jean Blankenhorn Godbold Linda Bunn Gordon John Deane Irving Suzanne Laughinghouse Kayne Bobby Nash King Averette Mitchell Lamm Lynda Fathera Laney Peggy Gupton Leonard Henry Douglass Lindsay Shirley Yocom Lynch William A. McCarty Jean Mcanally Neville Sam Norris Perdue Russell Lane Sears Creighton Wesley Sloan Robert Francis Stevens Robert Vaughn Wilkinson Nancy Winn Williams Marcus Gerald Woodell 1967 Sreda Steed Adcock James Albert Barnes Joe Leonard Bryant James Thomas Chandler Charles William Day Audree Cameron Ferreira Peter Goodrich Griﬃn James Thomas Johnson Louis Todd Kermon Sharon Turner Landreth Mary Mumford Maddrey Veronika Haun Marquoit Charles Latta McKee Robert Samuel Ruark Agnes Willis Spade William Raymond Spade Eugene Howard Stallings Reginald Ward Tucker 1968 Berry Otho Barbour Matthew Albert Brown Joseph Harry Bryan Kathryn Allen Dabbs William Thomas Dement Clara Pate Gordon Phillip Ayers Gordon Lynda Capps Guin Rebecca Hill Hodnett *Deceased
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J. Peter Holland Lynda Wooten Hudson Richard E. Hunter Sara Collier Newton Marcus Herbert Potter John Wayne Renegar Deborah Broadwell Rosenstein Robert Nathan Rosenstein Barbara Betts Schneekloth John Frederick Strotmeyer Roger Glenn Taylor Sandra Garman Vickers Patricia Ann Willis 1969 Samuel Thomas Arrington Thomas James Burns Willard Britton Cobb Cam Leonard Garner Wanda Dowell Garner Daniel W. Guin Andrew Joseph Hein John Holden Lewis Sue Hardwick Lewis Carol Myrick Long John Milton May Mary Peele Petteway William Claude Shelton Florence Morrison Shotton John Clark Shotton Susan Lyn Steele Michael Ray Thompson Charles Hillsman Warren Malcolm David Watson Lawrence Martin Werger John Wesley Wheelous Gregory Alan Williams Arnold Wayne Wilson Margaret Weston Wilson Lewis Graham Young 1970 David Bruce Allen Audie P. Barefoot Samuel Ellis Beasley Herbert Vinson Bridgers Terry Stanley Davis Sherry Mercer Edwards Charles Benton Eﬁrd Doris Barnes Eﬁrd Dan Roswell Ellis Linda Cash Faulkner Connie Wilson Grant Emry Capelle Green Harry John Harles Craig Shelton Harris Joseph W. Hoﬀmann Edith Dudley Jenkins Olivia Burton Kemp Gary H. Michener Barry James Morgan Josephine Medlin Ray
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Stephen Eugene Spainhour Connie Womack Wicker 1971 Walter Lynch Andersen Camille Swindell Arrington Don Steven Biggerstaﬀ Mary Markey Daniel Rebecca Murphy Duncan Kathleen Walsh Foster Joseph Raymond Gallo Brenda Hunt Grieshaber John Wynton Harris Thomas Michael Lampros Jane Austin Lee M. Sharon Moore Jean Austin Patterson Vicki Norman Pike Leslie Sawchak Proctor John Glenmore Ransone Janice Anne Sapp Emmett Chapman Snead Rhonda Williams Stephens 1972 Wiley Armetus Boyette Bonnie Overton Floyd Hoke Pollock Kimball Breattie King Nicholson George Hunter Olive Richard Thomas Spain Marsha Winstead Strawbridge Nancy King Stringfellow Jack Willard White 1973 George Herbert Bailey Jeﬀrey Alex Greentree Mary Hughes Hayes Brian Steven Heckel Jean Leonard Jones Michael Stewart Jones Phyllis Pleasants Jones Timothy Lawrence Kunkle Jacquelyn Smith McNamara Thomas Wesley Parson Linda Drake Phelps Patricia Parrish Pollock Chester Singleton Ragland Alan Gregory Saunders Sandra Braden Wilkins 1974 Elizabeth Hicklin Dawson Victor Weyher Dawson Dennis Meredith Donahue Deborah Whaley Finch Carolyn Copelin Foxx McKenzie Wharton Hood Linda Lewis Lynch Carlton Forrest Williamson
1975 James Floyd Ammons Randy Leon Bridges Howard Lee Carden Bonnie Stainback Davis Edgar Wayland Denton Robert Cronley Hunt Josiah Alexander Maultsby Gilliam Bryan Parham Rodney McCoy Privette Betsy Brodie Roberts Robin Rhea Rose Teresa Thomas Rowland Neal D. Stewart Roy Lee Williams Jerry Burton Wood
1980 Donna Medlin Bebout Johnnie Mark Dickens Gregory Dean Frederick Thomas Malloy Nicholson Charles Jeﬀery Perry Earl Craig Pleasants Cozette Washburn Spears
1976 Michael Davis Eaves Ann Fuller Haithcock Jon Charles Judge Jonathan David Phillips David William Rea George Samuel Register David Alan Vaughan Waverly Thomas Warrick James Melton White
1982 Argretta Turner Reid
1977 John Wilson Baxley James Douglas Bell Michael White Boddie Elizabeth Darden Corbin Barbara Burrell Edgerton Philip Hester Huggins Kathy S. Kelley Carlton Blake Lewis Cynthia Durden McNeill Paul Leroy Nevitt Frederick William Pittard William Lee Roach Kenneth Kurt Schowald Gerald Glynn Williams Steven Bradley Wright 1978 Linda Shillinglaw Arnold Michael Wayne Chappell Ronald Paul Hodul David Elliott Howell Phama Mullen Johnston Ramona Lisa Lopez-Finn Baxter Hocott Miller 1979 Robert Douglas Barker John Mark Daniels Donald Mark Fox Kevin Richard Guyette Mary Palmer Hundley
1981 Jody Daniels Castleberry Jamison Sutton Griﬃn Gary Curtis Harrison James Butler Holding Robert Adderson Scott Mark Boone Shearon
1983 Randy Lee Brantley Amy Burnette Dickens Michael Linwood Holloman Deborah Neustadt Rodgers 1984 Haven Byrd Cooper Celeste Hughes Hoﬀman Edward Spencer Mayo Ely Jackson Perry 1985 John Albert Allen John Andrew Bacik Richard Anthony Beck Jamie Burnette Davis David Tadley Deberry David Timothy McQueen Martha Butler Murray 1986 Carla Pleasants Coble Cynthia Carol Smith Tracey Walker Whitehouse 1987 William Henry Allen Mark David Bunn John C.R. Lentz Lisa Averette Todd 1988 Ronald Wayne Goswick James Edwin Wrigglesworth Kevin Michael Zoltek 1989 Christopher Boyd Clark James Marshburn Speed Andrew Myers Sugg Randy Joe Whitley
Award Named to Honor Butler 1990 Randall Hunter Bowman Rhodrick Wayne Gray Jason Henry Hall Dana Byerly Holloman Christy Lynn Knight James Harrison Moncure Lisa Minton Robert Duke Gupton Speed Thomas Earl Wardrick 1991 Ralph A. Agner Peter Hobart Green 1992 John Scott Kanich 1993 Martha Edwards Hedgepeth Dianne Avery Nobles 1994 Alexander Cheek Joyce B. Robbins
1998 Deborah Stevens Hinkle Mary Charles Smith 1999 Lorenza G. Hicks Candace Lester Jones Karen M. Martin Jina Danielle Stamey 2000 Winnie Jeannette Webb 2001 Carmen S. Johnston 2002 Robert Edwin Carroll Laura Pearl Davis Rebecca Bell Grubbs Betty Elaine Wrenn 2003 Andrew Christhopher Costanzo Joanna Patricia Emerson Sherry Scoggins
1995 Bryan Wayne Compton Lee Randolph Everett
2004 Emily Pearce Humphries
1996 Charla B. Ellis
2007 Dana Hope Shelton
1997 Kevin Scott House Stephanie Buchanan Tolbert
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His name is well recognized among Louisburg College alumni, and now that name will be permanently attached to a prestigious award at the college. The Robert A. Butler Award will be given to one student every year in honor of the longtime Louisburg College professor. Butler was recognized last spring at Awards Day on April 24 when it was announced that the social and behavioral sciences award was to be named in his honor. Bob, as he prefers to be called, has been teaching at the College since 1962. A high school delegate to Boy’s State, Bob excelled in athletics as a youth, winning awards in football and tennis. He was oﬀered a football scholarship to Virginia Tech, but chose to attend UNC-Chapel Hill, where he graduated in 1958. From 1958-1959 he attended Duke Divinity School, where professor Sid Staﬀord was his roommate, and Dr. Reginald Ponder lived down the hall. Butler then transferred to Garrett Theological Seminary at Northwestern University. He enjoyed preaching and working with young people, and so he returned to Duke on a Ford Foundation Fellowship and earned a master’s degree in English. During that year, he became friends with Dr. Allen Norris, who was also on a Ford Fellowship and would later become president of Louisburg College. Bob taught English his ﬁrst three years, and then returned to UNC for a master’s in sociology. In 1970, the college hosted a seminar on the “systems approach,” and Butler used this method to write a basic sociology text that was published by New York Times’ Cambridge Book Company. It was adopted in all 50 states and ﬁve foreign countries.
In 1978, McGraw-Hill published Bob’s English handbook, which also utilized “systems approach” principles. Soon after the publication of his sociology text, Butler was named one of the outstanding educators of America, and his biography appeared in the Dictionary of International Biography in London, England. Butler’s family made a surprise visit to the college for Awards Day. Bob’s daughter Martha, son Tony, and brother Dr. Lindley Butler joined Bob on stage as he accepted the award. Lindley Butler also taught at Louisburg College in the 1960’s. Bob enjoys classical music, big band compositions, opera, ballet and golf. He loves Louisburg College and the thousands of students whose lives he has touched.
Additional Faculty and Staﬀ honored at the program: Bessie Arrington Gupton Distinguished Service Award Martha Hedgepeth, Registrar SGA Professor of the Year Award Glendora Powell, Asst. Professor of Music The Reginald W. Ponder ServantLeadership Award Candelaria Bradley, Cafeteria Staﬀ Chaplain’s Service Award Rose Gill, Administrative Assistant for Student Life Christian Life Council Service Award Dolly Conner, Learning Specialist and part-time Instructor of Communications Photo Below: (from left) Dr. Reginald Ponder, Martha Butler Murray, Bob Butler, Tony Butler, Dr. Lindley Butler and Robert Rector.
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The Inauguration of J. Michael Clyburn
Processional from Main Building
President of NCICU Hope Williams
S.G.A. President Waylon Weidrick
On November 9, Dr. J. Michael Clyburn was inaugurated as Louisburg College’s 26th President. The late morning ceremony followed a week of inaugural events. A luncheon was held on campus following the inaugural ceremony. The week’s events included an inaugural chapel service, an Emily Dickinson presentation in the historic Academy Building, a student social, a concert with Grammy winner Clint Black, and a pre-concert reception. Dr. John Cameron, chairman of the Louisburg College Board of Trustees, presided over the ceremony. Speakers and members of the platform party included Rep. Lucy Allen; Lynn Buﬀaloe, chair of The Franklin County Board of Commissioners; Mayor Karl Pernell; Rev. Marian Edwards, retired bishop of The United Methodist Church; Rev. Jim Bell, president of the Louisburg College Alumni Association; Tyrone Washington, chair of the faculty senate; Sharon Moore, director of Title III; Waylon Weidrick, president of the Student Government Association; Dr. Hope Williams, president of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities; Dr. Rodney Foth, executive vice president and vice president for academic life; and Rev. Earl Dulaney, pastor of Louisburg United Methodist Church. Clyburn, who has dedicated his life to private higher education, has served as faculty member and division chair at Trevecca Nazarene University, dean of student development at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, vice president for academic aﬀairs and dean of the school of arts and sciences at Spring Arbor University, and provost at Lincoln Memorial University. Clyburn’s higher education experience also includes facilitating national, regional and professional accreditation; presenting and publishing for professional organizations; and consulting on campus community enhancement, student learning, educational leadership, organizational development, and institutional advancement. The president’s inaugural address, “For Such a Time as This,” can be read online by visiting http://www.louisburg.edu/faculty/president/index.html. 30
Chair of LC Board of Trustees Dr. John Cameron
Presentation of Medallion
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Class Notes 1930 Mary Waring McLean celebrated her 95th birthday on July 7, 2007 at Wesley Pines Retirement and Nursing Community in Lumberton, NC.
1938 Marie Braswell, of Rocky Mount, NC, spent a wonderful Christmas with her great grandchildren. They are triplets, two boys and a girl, and were ﬁve years old on Christmas day.
1940 W. Glenn Beasley, of Charlotte, NC, was a member of a mission building team that traveled to Esparza, Costa Rica and Maunabo, Puerto Rico. Mae Edla Shaw, of Mebane, NC, stays active with various church committees and greatly enjoys directing weddings. Her love for Louisburg College remains steadfast. Mavis McGowan Alder, of Greenville, NC, entered Louisburg College at the age of 15. She was the oldest of seven children and had never been away from home. She remembers with fondness all of the faculty who taught her. Mavis went on to receive her master’s degree from ECU and taught in the demonstration school on campus. She also taught at the Wahl-Coates School near campus. At 86, Mavis continues to live independently and enjoys spending time with friends.
Richard L. Cannon, Jr. ’52, of Vanceboro, NC, is completing his second year as president of the Craven County Retired School Personnel. He retired in 1996 after 37 years with the Craven County Board of Education, West Craven High School.
Alan Saunders of Richmond, VA and his wife, Cathy, are now empty nesters. Their oldest daughter, Elizabeth, graduated from the Medical College of Virginia where she is now employed. Their youngest daughter, Lauren, is studying elementary education at Longwood University.
1966 Patricia Turner Barbour, of Montross, VA, retired from Goochland County Schools (VA) after 33 years of teaching. She is now teaching at a small private school in northern VA.
James Chandler IV, of Wilmington, NC, and his wife, Mary Jo, welcomed two more grandchildren this year. Mimi Jane was born in August and Evelyn Kathleen in November. They now have six grandchildren.
1968 Becky Forrest Hanner and her husband, Ron, have recently retired and now live at Reynolds Plantation at Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia.
1969 Shirley Alexander Gaylord has made her home in central Florida for the past 12 years. She loves golﬁng with her friends and is a member of a wonderful Methodist Church. She writes that, “LC is always close in my heart.”
Willis Gupton has ﬁnally retired after 50 years in the trust management profession, including the practice of estate law and teaching in the Campbell University trust program. Willis and his wife, Marguerite, live in Buies Creek where they enjoy activities at Campbell.
1949 Betty Worrell Darden, of Newsoms, VA, stays busy with church and the local Ruritan Club. She is a substitute teacher with the area public schools and enjoys keeping up with the activities of her ﬁve grandchildren who all live in North Carolina.
James (Jim) Floyd Ammons, of Fayetteville, NC, was named Scout Master of the Year by the Boys Scouts of America, Kia Kima District.
Al Peoples of Louisburg was recently honored by being named the 2007 Environmental Health Supervisor of the Year by the NC Environmental Health Supervisors Association. Al transferred from LC to East Carolina University where he received his BS/ BA degree from the ECU School of Business. He has worked for the Franklin County Health Dept. for just over 25 years. Al and his wife, Marla, have twin daughters, Amanda and Sarah, who are almost 17 years old.
Claude Stainback Sharpe, of Hopewell, VA, writes that her great memories of Louisburg College happily linger since her graduation day. “I will always be grateful for the two years of blessings beyond measure.”
Tricia Anne Miller Nelson lives in North Miami Beach, FL. She is the communications academy lead teacher and chairperson of the ﬁne arts department at North Miami Beach Senior High School. Tricia is married to Jeﬀrey Miller and they have two children, John Howland, 14, and Megan Blair, 12. Joseph Gallo, of Emerson, NJ, retired from the federal government in May 2006. He now works as a consultant for the federal government in forfeiture programs.
1978 Michael Chappell, of Wake Forest, NC, is principal of Jones Dairy Elementary School in Wake Forest. Prior to this position, he was the senior director of staﬃng and operations in the human resources department for the Wake County Public School System. Rick Furr has recently taken a new position with the professional baseball team, the Florida Marlins, as the VP of Broadcast Sales. Previous to this position he was in marketing for the Miami Heat.
1983 Erin Laughter Philpy, of Mechanicsville, VA, graduated from UNC-Wilmington in 1986. Erin and her husband, Brooke, have two sons, Lawson and Camden. She is a referral coordinator with Family Physicians in Richmond, VA.
1985 Allen Dunlap Copeland spent 10 years in Spain at the Barcelona School of Language.
1987 Warren Harris continued on to North Carolina State University and graduated with a BA in political science in 1990. He married Karen Elrod in 1991. They have two children, Matthew and Catherine. Warren is employed by Bank of America as a senior mortgage specialist in the Greensboro regional oﬃce.
1996 Quandra Vakia Smith-Giles married on August 11, 2007. She graduated in May with a master’s degree in school counseling. Quandra and her husband reside in Greensboro, NC.
1997 Alumna Stephanie Buchanan Tolbert and her husband, former Louisburg College assistant football coach Chris, are now the proud parents of a new baby boy, Jackson Lyle
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Tolbert. Jackson was born on December 26 and weighed 7 lbs., 14 ozs. The family now lives in Williamsburg, VA.
Mr. and Mrs. Garland F. Green Willie Carter Hardegree ‘49 Larry Jennings Harding ‘57
Jennifer Ann Mitchell, of Zebulon, NC, has a son, Jack Clayton Wheeler, born on May 3, 2006. Jennifer has worked at Peace College in Raleigh as an admissions counselor for the past six years.
Annie Bugg Hawkins ‘56 Cynthia Lynn Hays ‘76 Grover C. Hollowell, Jr. ‘39
Amanda Sarah Osborne Young of Fayetteville has been married to Kevin Young since 2003. On August 16th, 2007 they welcomed their ﬁrst child, a daughter, Ashlyn Sarah. “She is a wonderful addition to our family!”
Paul D. Johnson, Jr. ‘49
Yancey Gulley and husband have returned to the south after several years in California. Yancey has taken a position as director of student aﬀairs at Athens Technical College based in Athens, GA.
Mr. Clyde S. Lancaster
Emily Ray Mercer ‘37
Sherry Scroggins, of Wendell, NC, graduated from Barton College in May with dual degrees in Business Administration and Human Resources Management.
In Memoriam Freddy L. Alford ‘51 Dr. & Mrs. Gerald Allen Jack Cathey Anderson, Sr. ‘49 Elizabeth Currie ‘31 Edna Young Bailey ‘34 Loyd V. Bell, Jr. ‘38 Mary E. Bethea ‘39 Julius Edwin Boyette ‘47 Lois Spruill Broughton ‘40 William Carlton Byrd, Sr. ‘49 Charles Harold Carr ‘48 Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cole, Jr. Jessie Finch Daniel ‘32 Herman Fred Davis ‘47 James Martin Davis, III ‘69 Margaret Armstrong Edwards ‘52 Kenneth Edwards ‘34 Jennette Miller Eles ‘52 Fred Lumsden Fearing ‘35
Edwin Sloan Harrington ‘48
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Mrs. Kathryn Foster Joyner ‘40 Carl Wayne King ‘64 Mrs. W. G. Lancaster
Stanley Ryland Lewis ‘62 Kathryn Long Liverman ‘50 Frances O’Brien Long ‘66
Winnie Russell Mitchell ‘33 Donald David Moye ‘56 Lucille Person Mullen ‘30 John Tesdale Nesbitt ‘72 William Robert Page, Jr. ‘41 Ava Leonard Parker ‘71 Constance Marie Ransdell ‘68 Elizabeth McDonald Royal ‘70 William Thane Sadler ‘53 Elizabeth Poyner Sanderlin ‘26 Mildred Weldon Snee ‘43 Malvina Crawford Stoddard ‘53 Roger Elliot Strickland ‘48 Mr. Jimmie T. Vaughn ‘53 Betty Trotter Wagoner ‘34 Hazelle Selby Watkins ‘37 Christopher James Watson ‘90 Dorothy Ladd Willis ‘44 Jane Woodlief Williamson ‘66 Stanley E. Yelverton ‘48 Josephine Perry Zealand ‘34
Fred Lumsden Fearing Louisburg College regrets to share news of the recent death of LC alumnus Fred Fearing. Fearing was inducted into the Louisburg College Athletic Hall of Fame in September 2007. Services for Fearing were held on October 21 at the First United Methodist Church in Elizabeth City, NC. President Clyburn shares thoughts about this treasured alumnus: Fred Fearing was Louisburg College’s ﬁnest ambassador in Elizabeth City, NC. An exemplary student athlete, he loved baseball, and he played it with skill for Louisburg. He graduated from the college in 1935. Fred was recently inducted into the Louisburg College Athletic Hall of Fame. With his old glove and Louisburg College jersey in hand, Fred was the oldest member inducted into the inaugural class, and one of the most beloved. He continued to wear our school colors through the years, sharing college publications and his unforgettable smile with people he met in his cherished role as Elizabeth City ambassador. As an alumnus and trustee emeritus, he was a generous contributor to Louisburg College. Fred wanted students to have the same opportunities that he had been given, and he made generous donations to support student scholarships and other campus projects. I am fortunate to have recently met with Fred. The ideal host, he volunteered to give me a tour of the waterfront near his home. During my visit I asked Fred what made Louisburg College so special to him. He replied that Louisburg College was where he met his wonderful wife, Florence. She was also a student at Louisburg, and Fred remembered exactly when and where they met on campus. I am glad that Louisburg College had the recent opportunity to honor Fred, our alumnus and friend, at the Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony. His love for Louisburg College was always evident. He represented the best of our college and alumni as he daily portrayed the Christian values of hospitality, kindness, generosity and compassion. Fred was the man who kept fond memories alive and made many people feel at home.
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