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A Letter from the President Dear Members of the Lyon Family, What a difference a year makes. The Lyon community has just noted—not celebrated—the one year anniversary of the fire that destroyed Edwards Commons. Despite the major challenges this loss has imposed, I am thankful to report that Lyon continues to deliver a first-rate liberal arts education. After months of eating in the small gym, the campus rejoiced at the opening of our new temporary dining facility, “The Temp.” On October 21, the Board of Trustees was on hand for the official groundbreaking for the new campus center, which will provide more space for dining and student activities than we have ever had before. A gift of $10,000 or more earned several supporters the right to wield a shovel (see list of donors on the right). Representatives from RPPY Architects and East-Harding Construction Company assisted these donors. At the beginning of fall semester, Dean Virginia Wray unveiled a new program to assist freshmen as they take on the demands of college coursework. The Supplemental Instruction Program, directed by Dr. Amy Schmidt, is built around upper-class students who serve as instruction leaders. Each leader must monitor a freshman core course and be prepared to meet weekly with freshmen seeking to improve their study techniques. These student leaders are not a replacement or substitute for the professors who teach the courses, but rather provide additional support and advice for new students who seek to develop necessary college survival skills. This year, Lyon has also launched Lambda Delta, an honorary society designed to recognize academic achievements and leadership potential in first-year students. To be considered for admission, students must have a 3.5 grade point average or better. Dr. Wesley Beal, Dean Virginia Wray, and I took part in the first initiation ceremony for the society this fall, inducting 21 students who completed their freshman year in 2010-11. We look forward to the many ways this select organization will enrich the academic culture at Lyon. As you can see, Lyon College remains dedicated to strengthening our educational community, which is already recognized as one of the best in the nation. As always, it is a joy to be part of the Lyon family. Warmest regards,

Donald Weatherman President

Donors to the Fund for the New Campus Center Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Little Rock, Arkansas First Community Bank Batesville, Arkansas Liberty Bank of Arkansas Batesville, Arkansas Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust Little Rock, Arkansas Mrs. John D. Blyth Batesville, Arkansas Mrs. Penny Churchill and Dr. David Churchill, ’81 Fayetteville, Arkansas Mr. and Mrs. Raymond LaCroix Jr. Batesville, Arkansas Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lyon Jr. North Little Rock, Arkansas Mrs. Ginni (Tucker) Robertson, ’64, and Dr. Adam Robertson, ’63 Birmingham, Alabama Mrs. Frances (Satterfield) St. John, ’67, and Mr. James St. John Atlanta, Georgia Mrs. Anne Stewart Dallas, Texas Mr. John Trimble Jr. El Dorado, Arkansas Mr. and Mrs. Charles Whiteside III Little Rock, Arkansas Mr. Stephen Williams, ’82 Little Rock, Arkansas Dr. and Mrs. Robert Young III Fort Smith, Arkansas

Thank you for your support.


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Volume XXXVIX, Number 1

From the ashes A new campus center is under construction

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Dr. Tebbetts’ Greek odyssey Professor shares travelogue of Greece Cover story Page 2

16 nichols international Studies Travel program celebrates 20th anniversary

20 outstanding Staff member This year’s honoree, Teresa Loggains, is profiled Tebbetts

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25 alumni news & notes Special insert: The Honor roll of Donors Pages HR 1 - HR 19 On the cover: The artwork of the phoenix is a sketch by Brandy Manuel, ‘11, which was presented to President Donald Weatherman by the Class of 2011. Piper Staff David Heringer, Vice President for Administration Bob Qualls, Director of Communications, Editor Chandra Huston, Assistant Director of Communications Eleanore Tebbetts, ’07, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communication, Graphic Designer

Taryn Duncan, ’91, Director of Alumni and Parent Relations Gina Garrett, ’93, Director of Development Michele Howard, Advancement Data Manager Kay Hermansen-Pool, Administrative Coordinator for Institutional Advancement


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Artist’s rendering of the new campus center as seen from the southeast side.

new campus center under way one year after fire destroyed eds Landon Downing remembers the sirens. Because they were distant at first, the Lyon College junior thought nothing of the sounds. But as he approached the college’s dining hall, Edwards Commons, he could see smoke. Soon those sirens were upon him. “There were only ten or so students watching as smoke came out of the windows,” Downing said. “I thought it was just a grease fire. Never could I have imagined the building was actually burning. “In awe, we watched the fire engulf so many memories,” he said. “The fire was stealing a vital tool in the community aspect of the college. Where would we meet? Where would we eat? What would come next?” It has been one year since a four-alarm fire destroyed Edwards Commons, or Eds as it was affectionately called by faculty, staff, students, and alumni, on the Lyon College campus. Investigators have not released a cause of the fire. No one was injured in the incident.

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Edwards Commons housed student life offices, a bookstore, the Lyon Den snackbar, and a game room in addition to the dining hall. One year later, Edwards Commons has been leveled. “The loss of Eds was devastating, just as the loss of any center of life for a family would be devastating,” said 1988 alumnus Donald Rogers. “The Lyon family lost its living room for all practical purposes.” College officials broke ground on the new 44,000square-foot student center and dining hall Oct. 21. The two-story student center will include a 352-seat dining hall, a kitchen, a deck, The Scot Shop, a gaming center, health and wellness facilities, counseling offices, the career development center, meeting spaces, student mailboxes, and a bistro. “This is an exciting moment,” Lyon College president Dr. Donald Weatherman said at the groundbreaking ceremony. “It has been a year ago since fire (Continued on next page)

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Artist’s rendering of the northwest side of the new campus center. (Continued from Page 2) took down Edwards Commons. We have been working diligently to try and come up with a replacement.� If everything stays on schedule, the building will be completed by the fall of 2012. The project is expected to cost approximately $9.6 million. Funding for the new student center will come from insurance

proceeds from the Edwards Commons fire and from donations. East-Harding Construction of Little Rock is in charge of the project. Roark Perkins Perry Yelvington Architects of Little Rock are the architects. The college is currently using a 270-seat temporary facility, know as The Temp, as the dining hall.

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Lyon students remember Eds: ‘That’s where we made friends’ By MOLLY YOUNG, ’14 place for “developing community,” a place where stuLyon College dents could connect with others outside of class. On Oct. 26, 2010, the Lyon community watched With the construction of the new campus center, as its beloved Edwards Commons burned down. which is expected to be completed by August 2012, President Donald Weatherman’s worried pacing set this need will again be met. Dean Johnston also states the scene. Calls rushed in from worried family mem- that the naming of the facility has been postponed for bers, and hungry students watched the dining hall, “part of the fundraising.” The naming opportunity along with their evening meal, go up in flames. This still exists for any person, foundation, or corporation was a year ago; today, only students from three class (Continued on next page) years remain on the Lyon campus to remember the lost facility. The student union, more commonly known as Eds, opened during the fall of 1977. It was not until the fall semester of 1983 that Edwards Dining Hall replaced the Alphin Building as Lyon’s dining facility. John W. Edwards gave “the largest gift for the dining hall project and the largest ever by a Batesville resident,” according to former Lyon College professor Brook Blevins’ history, Lyon College 1872 - 2002. When asked what their favorite memories from Edwards Commons were, Lyon students remembered “stalking boys,” “sleeping on the little couches,” and, most frequently, playing table tennis in the game room. The dining hall did not make the memories; it was the setting where students and faculty members made their own. Sophomore Stef Arteaga made this clear when she said simply, “That’s where we made friends.” Dean of Students Bruce Johnston said that upon losing Edwards Commons, Lyon lost a President Donald Weatherman surveys the damage left by fire. 4

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The remains of Edwards Commons were torn down to make way for the new campus center. that wishes to make a generous donation. ered to pay tribute to Edwards Commons’ 33 years of The new campus center’s architect, Timothy service. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Yelvington of RPPY Architects, explains that the campus center was held later that day. new facility will serve to create a “connection of the student living and academic/athletic areas on camBuy a Brick, help build center pus.” It will house health facilities, Student Life On Oct. 26, 2010, Lyon College lost the offices, an SGA office, and an office for the Student heart of its community. The college’s student Activities Council (SAC). union and dining hall, Edwards Commons, was Along with these new additions, the facility will destroyed by fire. But now a new campus center include some revived elements of Edwards Commons, will rise from the ashes. Construction has begun such as the Lyon Den. Other areas will be improved on a nearly 44,000-square-foot new campus cenupon; the serving area will have a “better flow” ter, which is scheduled to be completed by fall according to Yelvington, to supplement the larger 2012. dining hall. To provide funds for the $9.6 million buildUpon student recommendation, the design ing, Lyon College is selling bricks for the new includes an abundance of natural lighting, more lockcampus center. ers for commuter students, an outdoor performance For $125 you can purchase a commemorative space, and display cases for student works. The buildbrick, which can be personalized with your own ing will also house an ATM near the student mailmessage. Honor a professor or student. Celebrate boxes, and Dean Johnston expressed interest in your Greek organization. Remember a special obtaining a Redbox movie rental machine for the event in your life at Lyon. Proceeds will benefit building. the campus center construction fund. These The new facility will also implement “green” bricks will create a walkway outside the campus building elements. Yelvington listed “high efficient center. More important, these bricks will create a glazing, automatic lighting controls and high efficient lasting testament to the legacy of loyal alumni lamps, [and] a building management system” among and a path for generations of future students to the project’s steps toward a more eco-friendly buildfollow in pursuit of their dreams for a top quality ing. liberal arts education. Overall, Dean Johnston stresses that the new To purchase a brick, visit the Buy A Brick facility will be “a much more modern facility,” more website at https://www.bricksrus.com/order/lyonappropriate for today’s student body. college/. On the morning of Oct. 21, 2011, students gath-

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Outstanding alumni given awards at Homecoming Four Lyon College alumni and a longtime friend of the college were honored at Homecoming events Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22. The alumni awards were presented at a banquet Friday night and the honorees were also recognized at the Founders’ Day Convocation Saturday morning. Distinguished Alumni Awards were presented to Dr. Robert Cashner, ’65, and Dr. Timothy Stokes, ’92. Dr. Cashner is a retired professor, vice chancellor, and dean at the University of New Orleans. Dr. Stokes is the executive vice president for academic and student affairs at Tacoma Community College in Tacoma, Wash. Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented to alumni who have brought honor to the college through their distinguished careers. The Patterson Decade Award winners this year

were Mr. Josh Baugh and Dr. Leticia (Wright) Jones, both from the Class of 2001. Mr. Baugh is a journalist who has served as a city government reporter for the San Antonio (Texas) Express-News and other newspapers in Texas. Dr. Wright is an obstetrician and gynecologist at the Grace Clinic for Women in Little Rock. Each year the Alumni Association honors a man and a woman from the decade class who have distinguished themselves in their chosen careers. An Honorary Alumna Award was presented to Mrs. Hope Spragins, a retired elementary school teacher and community volunteer. Mrs. Spragins has been a longtime friend, volunteer, and supporter of the college. She is the widow of Dr. C. Fitzhugh Spragins, who was a professor of religion at Lyon for many years. (See photos on next page.)

Black Tie Blue Jeans Ball will be Feb. 24 Lyon College will host its first Black Tie Blue Jeans Ball on February 24 at the Cow Palace at Chimney Rock in Concord. Proceeds will benefit student scholarships at the college. Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lyon Jr. are honorary chairs of the event, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a silent auction and hors d’oeuvres. A gourmet steak dinner will be served at 7 p.m., followed by a live auction at 8 p.m. Mooney Starr will be the auctioneer. A number of desirable items have been donated for the auction, including vacation packages, jewelry, and two live steers. A dance will follow the auction at 9 p.m. with Danny Dozier and the Lockhouse Orchestra providing the music. Tickets will go on sale in December and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis because quantities are limited. To purchase tickets, call (870) 3077242 or e-mail kay.hermansenpool@lyon.edu. Tickets

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are nonrefundable. The Cow Palace is the headquarters of the Chimney Rock Cattle Company, nestled in the mountains of northeast Arkansas and home to one of the most elite herds of Brangus cattle anywhere in the nation. Chimney Rock is owned by Bill and Gail Davis. Mr. Davis, an Arkansas native, had already built a successful trucking business before he ever thought of throwing his hat into the world of car racing. Davis shifted gears and steered his way into NASCAR, where he built a successful race team that at one time included Batesville native Mark Martin. The Davis’ dream of owning cattle became reality in early 1999 when they purchased a ranch at Concord, 19 miles from the trucking company headquarters in Batesville. The ranch was named Chimney Rock Cattle Company because of unusual rock formations on the land.

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Alumni presented awards

Student Government Association President Jacob Didion and Dr. Donald Weatherman present Dr. Leticia (Wright) Jones (above) and Josh Baugh (below) with Patterson Decade Awards. Alumni Council President Donald Rogers and Lyon President Dr. Donald Weatherman present Hope Spragins with an Honorary Alumna Award.

Dr. Timothy Stokes, ‘92, (above) and Dr. Robert Cashner, ‘65, (right) receive Distinguished Alumni Awards from Donald Rogers and Dr. Donald Weatherman.

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Dr. Tebbetts tours Greece As many alumni know, Lyon very graciously determined to recognize my record-setting forty years as an AC/ Lyon faculty member by sending my wife Diane and me on a tour of Greece. Accompanied by President Don and First Lady Lynn Weatherman, we flew from Little Rock on June 21, spent nine days seeing Athens, the Greek islands, and sites around the country. In gratitude I have written a short travelogue to share our wonderful gift with everyone in the Lyon community. Terrell Tebbetts

Day One We arrived in Athens at 10:30 a.m., met our tour guide at the airport, and went to the hotel, the Ledra Marriott, which was a 5-euro cab ride from the Acropolis. My first impression of the city of Athens was twofold. The city’s environment, on the one hand, was monotonous and drab, as the city is filled with 1960sstyle buildings almost totally lacking in architectural interest. On the other hand, the city wisely bans buildings higher than the Acropolis, so the city’s great attraction stands out above all the undistinguished sprawl below it. And the main thing is that the people we met in Athens were friendly and helpful on every occasion, many of them quite good at English. In the afternoon we went to the area known as the Plaka, an area of narrow streets, shops, and restaurants. Diane bought some glass there to work into a stained glass window she is making for our daughter Nell. Supper was at an outdoor restaurant in the city.

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Dr. Tebbetts on the island of Santorini, a resort island in the Aegean Sea. Nike, and the Parthenon. Greece is currently restoring the ruins on the Acropolis, not “rebuilding” the ruins but simply replacing up to 30% of the deteriorating stone work remaining there. After the tour we walked down into the ancient agora, where Socrates and Plato taught and where the best preserved classical temple stands, and then through the flea market district. We ended the day in the hands of a talkative cabbie named Harry who took us up the highest of Athens’ seven hills and then to a local, non-touristy restaurant a few blocks from the hotel, where we sat on a sidewalk table into the evening enjoying one fish course after another.

We got our guided tour of the Acropolis Museum and the Acropolis itself this morning, led by a very knowledgeable guide. On the way there we saw the changing of the guard at the Parliament building where demonstrations were taking place each evening. The Acropolis Museum now houses many of Day Three the sculptures from the site, with replacement pieces Our cruise through the Greek isles began today. on the buildings themselves. From there we walked up We boarded The Louis Majesty in the morning and to the top of the Acropolis. What an experience it was to see the Erechtheum, the Temple of Athena (Continued on next page) 8

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Terrell and Diane Tebbetts with Lynn and Don Weatherman on Lykovitos Hill, the highest point in Athens, with the Acropolis in the background with the Parthenon on top. headed for our first stop, the charming isle of Mykonos. Our port there was once a simple fishing village, and fishing still is important. But Aristotle and Jackie Onassis “discovered” the island and made it popular a few decades ago, so it has a robust tourist business these days. The streets, lined with shops and restaurants, are very narrow—more like hallways than streets, certainly not big enough for cars. They’re kept very clean and are regularly whitewashed, so they have none of cramped or dirty feeling you might expect in such narrow corridors full of people. Many of the shops display art works from Mykonos’ art school, which has some obviously talented painters. We bought an oil depiction of the town. At one end of the shopping area is “little Venice,” where the buildings are right on the sea. After getting a great shot of the sunset over the Aegean, we headed for the cruise ship, which was ready to set sail for our next destination.

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Day Four We arrived at the Turkish port of Kusadasi in the morning and set out by bus for a guided tour of the ruins of Ephesus. We walked upon the very paving stones that Antony and Cleopatra and the Apostles Paul and John walked upon as our guide identified temples, bathhouses, terrace houses, and one of the great libraries of the ancient world. What a thrill! On our return to Kusadasi, we got a free session on the making of Turkish carpets, two of which our party ended up buying. After barely making it to the ship in time, we sailed off for the isle of Patmos. This is where the Roman Empire exiled the Apostle John when the persecution of Christians began and where John was living when he wrote the Book of Revelation. We visited the cave where he is said to have received his (Continued on next page) 9


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vision and the monastery built above it on the mountain top. Cabs make the run to the mountaintop all day long, with local drivers so used to the journey that they zip around all the switchbacks and hairpin turns at what seems like breakneck speed. We were glad to be on a holy site. We got refreshments at a seaside café and took the tender boat back to the cruise ship to set sail for our next port.

cuts a passage across the isthmus joining the Peloponnese to the rest of Greece, and stopped at Epidauros, where we visited one of the best preserved theatres from classical Greece and an adjacent museum displaying artifacts from the nearby temple of Asclepius, the god of healing. We stopped at the port town of Nafplio for lunch, where we saw fortifications from the time of Venice’s domination of the region. Day Five Then back on the bus for the short trip to We sailed into the Cretan port of Irakleio in the Mycenae, the greatest pre-classical city-state of morning and debarked in separate directions, the Greece, the home of Atreus and his son Agamemnon, Weathermans opting for a bus tour of Cretan villages who led the Greeks in the Trojan War and returned and Diane and I heading for the ruins of Knossos, the victorious only to be slain by this wife Clytemnestra palace of the Minoan kings when Crete was the cen- and her lover Aegisthus. We entered the vaulted burter of civilization in the eastern Mediterranean, ca. ial chambers of the kings. We climbed the mountain 1500 B.C. What a great experience to walk through toward the citadel. We turned, and below us was the the remains of the building where Minos ruled, with fertile plain that produced half the wealth of ancient his Minotaur lurking in the nearby labyrinth seeking (Continued on next page) human sacrifice—until the Greek hero Theseus came from Thebes, slew the Minotaur, and found his way out of the labyrinth with the aid of Minos’ daughter Ariadne. At noon we sailed again and reached Santorini around 4:00. The strong wind and rough sea tossed the tender boat pretty wildly, and Diane needed to gather herself after we got ashore and took the cable car to the town of Thira overlooking the caldera of the famous volcano that destroyed most of the island ca. 1400 B.C. That catastrophe may have been the source of the story of the lost Atlantis, and it pretty certainly sent out such a tsunami and poured out such mountains of ash that it ended the Minoan civilization on Crete as well. It also may have been the source of the pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night that guided the Israelites on their Exodus from Egypt. Being on the spot where all that happened—wow!

Day Six This was an epic day. We reached Athens in the morning and traded the ship for a bus that would take us on the land tour. As we headed toward the Peloponnese we passed Salamis, where the Athenians finally defeated the Persians, kept their independence, and paved the way for the Golden Age. We crossed the Corinth Canal that Terrell and Diane Tebbetts on Mt. Parnasus at Delphi.

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Mycenae, and to our left great job walking us was the sea that prothrough the site and duced the rest. Then explaining what we before us were the maswere seeing—the sive walls of the citadel, remains of the gymnasiand the stone carving of um, practice tracks, lions on the entry gate swimming pools, a hotel (the oldest surviving with a decorative pool, sculpture in Europe, ca. the temples of Hera and 1200 B.C.). Then we Zeus, and finally the were inside. We looked running track with down on Schliemann’s grassy slopes on either first excavation site, the side for the viewers to citadel’s cemetery, and sit. We’d have had more on granaries and storage time if we’d been able to buildings. We walked see it the following farther up, and there we morning as scheduled, were, looking upon and we missed the museAgamem-non’s throne um, but thanks to our room, the megaron with guide we had managed the circular fireplace in to experience an impresthe center. We were in sive site. But man, were the very place where we ever worn out when Orestes and Electra we finally reached the faced the terrible dilemhotel. It’d been a full ma of having to avenge day! Dr. Tebbetts in front of the Parthenon. their father’s murder by Day Seven slaying their mother. We We slept late since the ruins of Olympia was off were at the heart of the Mycenaean civilization that had dominated the eastern Mediterranean. History, the morning schedule, and we got a little time to visit the town of Olympia, where we found the shop of a legend, and literature became reality. I dashed to the museum to see some of the arti- potter/painter and bought a couple of his pieces. We facts and then ran for the bus, with Diane the last to left in time to head for a special treat—lunch in an out-of-the-way village, at the home of a native Greek enter before it pulled out. We drove through the region of Kalamata, famous who’d run a restaurant in America, made good for its olives, heading for ancient Olympia, where the money, retired to Greece, and restored a get-away Olympic Games originated in the 8th century B.C. home in his native village. Family members weland continued for over a thousand years. On the way comed us and served a tasty lunch of Greek favorites, our tour guide gave us some bad news. The site would and afterwards their four boys and three teens from be closed the next day because of the general strike the tour kicked around a soccer ball for a while. After lunch we headed north toward the city of Greek unions had called to protest the European Union’s proposed plan of economic austerity. She Patras at the mouth of the Gulf of Corinth. We asked if we’d like to go directly to the ruins when we crossed the new suspension bridge over the gulf, a arrived instead of to the hotel so we could get in as really impressive design, and then drove along the much of a tour as possible before the site closed at north coast of the gulf. We stopped for a break at 8:00 p.m. As tired as we were, we all agreed, so the (Continued on next page) bus driver got us to Olympia by 7:00. Our guide did a

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Naupaktus, a town known as Lepanto when controlled by the Ottomans and made famous by the 1571 sea battle there in which Venice defeated the Ottomans and halted their spread into Europe. A statue by the bay commemorates the fact that Cervantes, author of Don Quixote, fought there. We headed on to the gulf town of Itea, where we turned north toward Mount Parnassus and the village of Delphi, which sits just below the site of the Temple of Apollo and the “treasuries” of the various citystates where citizens left votaries in thanks for the Delphic oracles’ prophecies. Diane, Lynn, and I had time to explore the village a bit after supper.

Day Eight Happily the workers at Delphi had voted not to join the general strike. We started the day at the Delphi Museum, where we saw statuary, votive pieces, and other artifacts from the site. My favorite piece was a small carved ram with a man holding on to the underside—obviously a representation of Odysseus escaping the cyclops’ cave. From there we went on to the archeological site. Most impressive were the ruins of Apollo’s temple, where the Delphic oracle delivered prophecies, and the treasury of Athens, which archeologists have rebuilt to show what all the citystate’s “treasuries” were like. The ruins of the nearby temple of Athena were also impressive, as was the boulder lying where it had fallen and destroyed archeologists’ rebuilding of the site—where twice in ancient times other boulders had fallen and destroyed the temple. The archeologists got the message and didn’t rebuild again. We returned to Itea for lunch at a seaside restaurant and then headed north across Mount Parnassus and adjoining mountains full of hairpin curves. At the city of Lamia we entered the plain of Thessaly, which is as flat as the Mississippi River delta and where Greeks grow cotton. If the Greek Orthodox churches in the villages had been Baptist, we’d have thought we’d been transported home! One of the churches had a treat in store for us: on top of its dome was a huge stork nest with four mostly grown chicks. The birds return there every summer after spending winters in Africa. We stopped along the way at a studio/workshop where artists produce many of the icons displayed in Greek Orthodox churches and

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homes. We arrived at the town of Meteora in the late afternoon.

Day Nine Today was devoted not to Minoan, Mycenaean, or Classical times but to the Byzantine period. Meteora features several Greek Orthodox monasteries built on the very tiptop of sheer rocky prominences, as if straining to get as far from earth and as close to heaven as possible. Our guide took us into the chapel of St. Nicholas’s Monastery and interpreted the iconography there—the figure of Christ painted in the central dome, the four evangelists painted where the dome joins the square tower, and the various saints and angels on the tower walls and the walls of the cross-shaped building. We also visited the Monastery of St. Stephen, where Diane and I purchased a Greek Orthodox cross to give to our church at home, which has a Wall of Crosses, all given by church members. After lunch in the town of Meteora, we headed back across the plain of Thessaly toward Athens. Halfway there we stopped at the site of the Battle of Thermopylae, where in 480 B.C. 300 Spartans led by Leonidas, along with 700 Thespians and 400 Thebans, sacrificed their lives to hold off 70,000 of Xerxes’ Persians for three days, allowing their fellow Greeks to regroup and ultimately defeat the Persians at Salamis. A monument built by Greek-Americans stands at the site, with a statue of Leonidas at its center, below it in Greek the words of Leonidas in response to Xerxes’ demand that the Greeks give up their weapons: “Come and get them.” It was a trip I will always be grateful for. We got to experience sites connected to almost everything we’ve studied, read about, and taught regarding Greece, from pre-history through the early Renaissance. We were on important battle sites at Salamis, Lepanto, and Thermopylae. We were at the heart of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. We set our feet on the very streets where the apostles walked. We entered the agora where Plato and Aristotle taught. It was a wonderful gift from the college and the alumni and friends that made it happen, a gift that will keep giving as I carry it into my classes, beginning with Western Lit this fall. Dr. Terrell Tebbetts Martha Heasley Cox Chair in American Literature

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AC alumni gather at Club 50 luncheon

(Above) Carl Garner, ’38, visits with Stan Reed and Urba (Carpenter) Reed, ’48, at the Club 50 reunion held Oct. 22 at Homecoming.

Edward Pratt, ’38, and Jim Barnett, ’47, chat about their Arkansas College days. Club 50 is for alumni who graduated 50 years ago or more.

James Lang, ’61, sits next to Lyon College First Lady Lynn Weatherman (right) and Taryn Duncan, ’91, Director of Alumni and Parent Relations.

(Above) Dr. Donald Weatherman visits with a table of alumni. (Right) Members of the Class of 1961 receive their medals. Winter 2012

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Supplemental instruction assists students with high-risk courses Lyon College added a new tool to help students achieve academic success this semester: supplemental instruction, a free academic assistance program that uses peer-assisted study sessions. Dr. Amy Schmidt, a 2005 graduate of Lyon, is the supervisor of the program. She describes SI as a “learning enhancement program that’s different from traditional tutoring.” Rather than focusing on high-risk students, SI focuses on high-risk courses, those with a high number of D’s, F’s and W’s (withdrawals). This fall, the program is focusing on nine freshmen-level courses: English 101, Math 101, French 101, Spanish 101, Psychology 101, Biology 100 and 110, and Chemistry 105 and 110. Dr. Virginia Wray, Dean of the Faculty, explains: “Lyon has identified first-year courses that historically have been difficult for students. These courses offer an additional weekly meeting run by students (SI Leaders) who have taken these courses and done well in them. They attend the regular class sessions and consult regularly with the professors teaching the

courses, letting them know when students are not grasping some lecture material.” Dr. Wray stresses that SI leaders are not teaching assistants like those you would find in a university. “They are coaches of sorts who work with first-year students on study skills appropriate to the courses they are helping students with, and they are facilitators of collaborative learning.” SI sessions are optional unless faculty members require them. And, according to Dr. Schmidt, they are open to all students who want to improve their grade, regardless of class standing. Since SI is not a remedial program, she said there is no stigma attached to it. Dr. Schmidt said the SI program is intended to improve students’ critical thinking skills, their study skills, and ultimately their academic performance. She said supplemental instruction has been shown to improve student performance as much as a whole letter grade. Dr. Schmidt; Dr. Wray; and two faculty members, Dr. Patrick Mulick, Associate Professor of Psychology; and Dr. David Thomas, Professor of Biology, attended a training workshop on SI at the University of Missouri at Kansas City last summer. “The SI leaders are facilitators, not tutors,” Schmidt said, “and they are chosen based upon recommendations by faculty.” They attend the targeted class and then lead the peer study group for that course. The study sessions are one and a half hours in length. “It's a great opportunity for students to get together Dr. Amy Schmidt, ’05, supervisor of the SI program, talks to two of

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results are mixed on Si impact At midterm in late October, statistics showed mixed results for the supplemental instruction program. Dr. Amy Schmidt, the program supervisor, said, “The statistics, both for performance and for attendance, have their bright spots along with their dark ones. At this point, there’s not much that can be said conclusively. Hopefully, we’ll have a more accurate sense of the program at the end of the term.” The percentage of attendance in SI sessions for students enrolled in each course ranged from as high as 54 percent to as low as 7 percent. A comparison of grade point averages at midterm with those of the two previous years showed an improvement in most courses, but one class did show a decline in the GPA and a couple of others were mostly unchanged. Senior Summer Taylor, the SI leader for Dr. Catherine Bordeau’s French 101 class, said, “I think the program is working really well. I still have several students who come to my sessions, and they all seem to have a wonderful time. I also feel like this program has fostered a love for French in the students who come because instead of learning it in a lecture type setting they are able to have fun with it, making the language seem more manageable.” Jonathan Dannatt of Bald Knob is the SI Leader for Chemistry 110. “When I took the job, I was told that chemistry and mathematics are the hardest classes to get the SI program to work for, but from my point of view the system is working well for all the chem students,” he said. “The goal of the system was to increase grades, decrease drops, and teach the students how to study on

Supplemental instruction on a weekly basis and just talk through the material,” said Brooke Messer, one of the SI leaders. “Sometimes the professors may go too fast, and this just gives us the opportunity to slow down and learn at a more leisurely pace.” Addressing the retention issue, Dr. Thomas said: “I think part of our retention problem is that too many students do not have adequate study skills for college. The SI program teaches study skills in the Winter 2012

their own. I’m not sure if the program is meeting its first two goals, but the third goal is getting met. “As the semester has progressed, the students have picked up the skills necessary to handle the college workload. Now, they seem to rely less on my SI sessions and more on their own study skills, but at the beginning of the semester, the SI sessions seemed to be a huge part of how they studied. They have adapted well to college life and are ready to take classes without the aid of SI, although some may not be ready to admit it.” Hailey Simmons, a sophomore from Wylie, Texas, said, “I have been tutoring for years and have never seen so much learning take place in such a short amount of time. I don't know if the program is raising their grades an entire letter, but it has helped every student I’ve spoken with. I am an English SI leader, and I have seen the students who attend the SI sessions make leaps in their writing abilities. So I do think the program has succeeded as a place for efficient study time.” Dr. Patrick Mulick, Associate Professor of Psychology, said: “I know there has been a dramatic improvement in my class (SI supported) this semester. The exam averages have gone up about 6 percent, which equals about one-half grade. For the first time in my history of teaching Psych 101, I did not give out one F for mid-term grades. “While I would love to give all the credit to SI, it is impossible to rule out other factors (such as just better students in the class). That said, this is a significant improvement, and I would assume it is at least partly related to SI.”

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nichols program makes overseas study possible For more than 20 years, the Nichols International Studies Program has helped make foreign study possible for many Lyon College students. The program was established by a $1 million gift by then-Trustee Shuford Nichols and his wife, Laura, in 1988. The first Nichols International Studies courses were offered in 1991. According to Dr. Brooks Blevins’ The History of Lyon College 1872-2002, the first two Nichols courses offered were John T. Dahlquist’s “London in the History of Britain,” and George Chlebak’s “Tour de France.” Dahlquist was then the Dean of the Faculty and Chlebak was a Professor of Art. Since its creation, the Nichols program has made it possible for more than 1,000 Lyon students to travel abroad and study in dozens of locations around the world and on every continent. At the Lyon Board of Trustees meeting in April 2011, a resolution was read and presented to Trustee Mark Nichols on behalf of the Nichols family in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Nichols program. Last winter, Dr. Gloria Everson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Margaret LeJeune, Assistant Professor of Art, traveled with 12 students on a Nichols trip to Egypt. It was the first Nichols trip to Africa. Dr. Everson, a four-time Nichols trip advisor, says the planning for this trip would not have gone so smoothly without the help of Mark Nichols. Nichols was interested in being involved in the program’s first trip to Africa. He provided important contact information for several Egyptian travel agencies that Everson says was very helpful. One of Everson’s favorite things about the Nichols trips is being able to take students who have never been out of the United States. Seeing and interacting with a different culture is a main objective for students in the Nichols program. Everson praises the Nichols program for its ability to take students outside of the classroom. She points out that students spend the majority of their time sim16

ply reading books in and out of the classroom. Everson says the Nichols trips are important because they “allow the information to come alive outside of the books.” International travel is an integral part of a liberal arts education, and that belief was behind the creation of the Nichols travel program. Because of it, most Lyon students qualify for a grant to underwrite their travel costs, either through the study-travel courses or the Semester Abroad Program. The Nichols study-travel courses are taught by members of the Lyon faculty and include about two weeks of study abroad. Nichols courses are offered following the end of the fall and spring semesters. The faculty members responsible for the Nichols courses are usually the instructors of the courses that are prerequisites to the study-abroad courses. The prerequisite courses are normally offered in the semester immediately preceding related Nichols courses. Students are eligible to participate in Nichols courses following their fifth semester of full-time study at Lyon College. However, transfer students may participate in Nichols courses after one year of full-time study at Lyon College provided they have junior status at the time of the courses. Students must have a Lyon cumulative gradepoint average of 2.5 or better and be in good financial standing. Eligible students enrolled in these courses will receive Nichols International Studies grants to cover a portion of course-related expenses. Study Abroad Exchange Programs Lyon has established formal exchange agreements with Akita International University (Japan), Queen’s University (Northern Ireland), the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland), and the University of Poitiers (France). Lyon students may also participate in semester and yearlong study abroad programs other than the approved exchange programs listed above. More information on these study abroad programs is available on the Lyon website at www.lyon.edu/nichols-courses.htm. The Piper


Nichols destinations unlimited By SAMANTHA JONES, ’14 Lyon College Every summer – and the occasional winter – Lyon College students who qualify get the opportunity to travel abroad through the Nichols International Studies Program. Last summer, four groups traveled to France, Germany, England, and Argentina. Leaving on May 10, Professor David Sonnier took five students to France. The group, which took a course called The French Mathematicians and Modern Technology prior to the trip, visited places such as the Louvre and Bordeaux. According to several students, Sonnier had a large and useful knowledge of the area. The students – Forrest Abdo, Jacob Hancock, Suzanne Harris, Emily Ingram, and Jason Lee – Lyon students gather in Plaza San Martin in Buenos Aires arrived back in the States on May during the Nichols trip to Argentina last may. 23. Dr. Russell Stinson’s group, reviews from the students. One student said that Dr. which left on May 11, traveled to Germany. Stinson Stinson’s “vast knowledge of the places we visited and taught the course History and Music of Eastern his ability to make quick decisions in states of Germany to prepare the students for the trip. urgency” was a major factor in the success of the trip. The group, which included students Brandy Jones, Dr. Helen Robbins’ group, comprised of students William Belvin, David Black, Meredith Terrell, Josie Hammersley, Jill Hedler, Tyler Hudgens, Kristan Lindsey Ensminger, Tesla Fields, Timoteo Guajardo, Inman, Jessica Jones, Jessica Koon, Elizabeth Lee Hissong, Faris Mekias, Benjamin Pool, Whitney Niemeyer, and Cassie White, traveled throughout Simpson, and Christine Tully, split the two-week trip England, focusing on Swanage, Haworth, and the between the cities of Leipzig and Berlin. They also Lake District. made several day trips to Dresden, Weimar, and The course that prepared the students for the trip Wittenberg. focused on English history, literature, and legend. Several of the students especially enjoyed the trip According to Jessica Jones, the best part of the trip to Dresden, a city that was fire bombed in World War was seeing the places she had read about. II. According to Whitney Simpson, “It was so surreal “We walked Catherine’s moors calling for to see the ash still on the buildings and to know that Heathcliff in a field where the wind only blew one they are, to this day, still rebuilding themselves.” way,” Jones commented. Dr. Stinson and the students returned to the (Continued on next page) United States on May 24. Stinson has received rave Photos by Chandra Huston Winter 2012

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Jones’ fellow traveler, Jill Hedler, treasured the trip because it gave her a chance to be more independent. Hedler, who intends to teach high school English, said that the trip taught her how to do things alone. Hedler also learned how to get along with strangers. Most of the students noted Dr. Robbins’ fast pace throughout the trip. In fact, the students’ only recommendation to improve the trip was to “take Professor David Sonnier accompanied a group of students to France seriously the physical last May. They are pictured touring the Museum of Science and requirements.” Technology in Paris. “Dr. Robbins walks really fast,” one of the students said. “Keep up. Get in Professor of Anthropology, and Margaret LeJuene, Assistant Professor of Art, traveled with twelve stushape before you go.” Dr. David Wood and Dr. Han Ong took a large dents on a Nichols trip to various places in Egypt, group of students to Argentina for two weeks last such as Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Alexandria. Besides the typical tourist museum visits and May. The students were Margaret Alsup, Nicole Brinkman, Anthony Cooper, Erica Cox, Cethlinn tours, the group had the opportunity to stray off the Cunningham, Sarah Esmail, Elizabeth Fuller, beaten path. Everson explained that several members Zachariah Harrison, Reeda Hodges, Lauren of the group, including herself, took a carriage ride Honeycutt, William Lee, Kanwal Meer, Caity into non-tourist locales and rural surroundings. “The tourist stuff was great, but it was good getSimpson, Charli Steed, Jacob Vore, Frances Winfrey, ting off that track,” Everson says. and Brittney Woodward. The group spent most of their time in Buenos What’s next? Aires, though they did spend three days in Mendoza. A group of Lyon students will be traveling to Elizabeth Fuller noted the country’s emphasis on Rome, Milan, Florence and Venice this winter in a soccer, saying, “It was so exciting to share the field Nichols trip that aims to study “opera, art, and culture with people who live and breathe the game and to in some of the centers of Western culture.” The spring earn their respect for American soccer players and Nichols destinations include the Bahamas, England, female soccer players.” The group attended a profes- Japan, France, and Peru. sional soccer match during the trip. Information about these and other upcoming Of the trip, Frances Winfrey said, “It’s not every Nichols trips, a well as photos and blogs about past day that you can go to South America. I loved it!” trips, can be found at www.lyon.edu/nicholsLast winter, Dr. Gloria Everson, Associate courses.htm.

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First Ladies’ auxiliary organizes; first project will be Bevens room On August 12, 2011, Lyon College’s first lady, Lynn Weatherman, and two former first ladies, Carolyn Holloway and Sidney West, announced the launching of the First Ladies’ Auxiliary, a group dedicated to maintaining the many beautiful spaces on the campus of Lyon College. To further this goal, they invited to join the auxiliary those women who have an association with the Board of Trustees, including women who have served as trustees and the spouses of men who have served. The auxiliary meets once a year, on Founders’ Day, to receive the report of the amount of funds available for campus improvement projects and to choose the upcoming year’s project. Members are asked to approve the appointment of an executive committee to carry out the tasks of soliciting members, receiving funds, preparing a list of feasible projects, and overseeing the completion of each year’s chosen project. The auxiliary undertakes projects that are sometimes left unaddressed due to the ever-present, more urgent demands of maintaining Lyon’s buildings and grounds. In order to fund the effort, each auxiliary member pledges a gift of $1,000, to be renewed annu-

ally, designated to the projects chosen by the membership. On October 22, 2011, the auxiliary held its first meeting and approved an executive committee of Lynn Weatherman, Kate Cooke, and Diane LaCroix. The group’s first project will be to refurbish the furnishings of Bevens Music Room and to update the two restrooms located in the back hallway of Brown Chapel. Ray Simpson, ’01, a third-generation antiques and fine arts dealer and appraiser with Simpson Galleries in Houston, is acting as an advisor to the auxiliary. The organization continues to welcome additional members and currently includes 16 charter members: Mrs. Frances “Sis” Bellingrath; Mrs. John D. Blyth; Mrs. Kate Cooke; Dr. Julea Garner, ’84; Dr. Carolyn Holloway; Mr. Charles Hoke and his daughters, Mrs. Linda Bledsoe and Mrs. Marsha Hire, in memory of Mrs. Floy Hoke; Mrs. Diane LaCroix; Mrs. Sarah “Cricket” Oquist McFadden, ’93; Mrs. Karen Carwile Rayburn; Mrs. Ginni Tucker Robertson, ’64; Mrs. Anne Stewart; Mrs. Lynn Weatherman; Mrs. Sidney West; Mrs. Cappy Whiteside; and Mrs. Mary Young.

College prepares for 33rd arkansas Scottish Festival The 33rd Arkansas Scottish Festival is set for April 13-15 on the Lyon College campus in Batesville. Admission to the three-day festival will be free. The festival has, for three decades, provided a glimpse of traditional Scotland to visitors from Arkansas and all over the country. The celebration began as a way to honor the college’s Scottish roots. Lyon College was founded in 1872 by the Presbyterian Church, which has its roots in Scotland. The college recognizes Scotland through its Scottish Heritage Program and through the annual Arkansas Scottish Festival, which brings in thousands of visitors during the weekend. Winter 2012

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Teresa Loggains has served Lyon and inspired others for 34 years By MOLLY YOUNG ’14 Lyon College “Honored” and “undeserving”: Teresa Loggains used these words to describe her feelings upon receiving this year’s Outstanding Staff Member of the Year Award, but to those who are familiar with Lyon’s Manager of Admission Data, it is clear why she earned such an honor. For 34 years, Loggains has been serving the Lyon community, inspiring others with what David Heringer, Vice President for Administration at Lyon College, describes as a “spirit of service.” Her humility, paired with a good-natured heart and hardworking attitude, make her deserving of the title. Teresa Loggains grew up and attended high school in Cave City, having what she described as a “wonderful” childhood. She was born to Leon and Frankie Crow and has three siblings – two sisters, Carolyn Kirk and Brenda McDougal, and a brother, Wayne Crow. The family has a history with Lyon College; Loggain’s mother graduated from the school when it was still Arkansas College and Loggains’ sister, Carolyn, graduated from Lyon as well. What Loggains recalled most about her childhood was her unique relationship with her grandparents, Paul and Zelda Hudson of Batesville. They would take her camping, an activity she still enjoys today. According to Loggains, Mr. Hudson, a riverboat captain in Memphis, “brought the first steam boat up the White River.” Meanwhile, her other grandparents, Neal and Esther Crow, worked in the Arkansas Traveler Folk Theater in Hardy, Ark. Loggains recalls that, “[the show] operated four nights a week for 28 years, and neither of them missed a single night’s performance.” She attended several of these performances. A copy of a photo of her grandfather singing for this group is displayed in the Mabee-Simpson Library. After high school, Loggains moved to Little Rock to attend Draughon’s School of Business, earning a

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Teresa Loggains Manager, her day consists of crunching numbers and creating the trend reports which the college’s officials study and quote. As Loggains explained, “they [college President Donald Weathermen and Vice President for Administration Heringer] love numbers.” According to Loggains, half of her time is spent writing these statistical reports; the rest of the time she spends processing applications. She admits to being “real satisfied” with her current position and mentioned several times how much she enjoys the work. Over 34 years, a person can learn a lot about a community, especially one as close-knit as Lyon’s campus. Loggains observes that the college has changed in many ways since she first began working as a word processor. She recalls using typewriters to put the president’s dictations into print, and how things have become faster with the new technology available. One thing that she says has not changed is the kind of people who naturally join the Lyon community. No matter who leaves or arrives, she believes the same good-natured people surround the campus. Loggains refers to the staff and students as her “second family” and says that those she works with make her job something she looks forward to, something she wants to get up and come to in the morning. Photos of Loggains and her family decorate her office. She has been married to Gary Loggains for 34 years, just as long as she has been working at Lyon. The couple met through their families. Though they grew up near each other, the two were not acquainted; it was not until what Loggains described as a “spur of the moment” encounter that the two connected. They have been together ever since. Loggains has one stepdaughter, Corie England, who has two children, Savanna and Josh. Loggains has also been raising her niece, Monica McDougall, since she was in third grade. Monica is now a senior in high school and plans to attend Lyon next fall. Outside of Lyon, Loggains enjoys camping and spending time with her family. “I love all kinds of

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Jacobs credits Lyon profs By SAMANTHA JONES, ’14 Lyon College John Hornor Jacobs’s path from college student to novelist can best be described as rocky. Jacobs, who graduated from Lyon College in 1994 when it was still called Arkansas College, found himself facing quite a dilemma after receiving his bachelor’s degree. Jacobs couldn’t find a job that made use of the skills he had acquired at Lyon. Going back to the drawing board, John re-enrolled in college to receive his associate’s degree in animation and multimedia. “The B.A. in English just wasn’t cutting it,” Jacobs said. John has worked in advertising for the past 14 years, a time in which he has married and had two daughters. Jacobs has won several advertising awards through his day job, but his novel writing is closer to his heart. He has written four novels so far. His most recent release, Southern Gods, will be followed by This Dark Earth and The Twelve-Fingered Boy. “It seems I’ll have a novel coming out every year for the foreseeable future, until 2015,” Jacobs said, “And probably more after that. I just have to write them.” A book release party for Southern Gods was held in August at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies in Little Rock. Since its release, the book has done well in sales, reviews, and public exposure. Jacobs mentioned that most of the people he knows personally have approached his novel with surprise. “My parent’s friends are surprised they find so much to like in a horror novel,” Jacobs said. “My friends are surprised that I have the diligence to write a novel.” Southern Gods is a split novel. According to Jacobs, it’s a “Chandler-esque noir-styled story” about World War II veteran Bull Ingram’s search for a mysterious blues artist and the story of Sarah Rheinhart, a woman who must come to terms with her family legacy after fleeing an abusive husband. “Southern Gods is a rumination on parenting and sacrifice and love, which is what all my favorite books

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John Hornor Jacobs are about, depicting the human heart in conflict with itself, as Dr. [Terrell] Tebbetts will remind you, was Faulkner’s great hope and focus in narrative,” Jacobs said. Jacobs chose the setting of the novel, the 1950s in the South, because of his knowledge of the time period and his longing to write about the “hardscrabble, rural ’50s where the country was pulling itself out of the dark ages” instead of the stereotypical nostalgic era lamented by television shows such as I Love Lucy. He took the decade, “where the post-war boom went off without a bang, but a whimper,” and added in his own elements, like the main character Bull Ingram and the birth of rock ’n’ roll. “I wrote the book I wanted to read,” Jacobs said. “I think that’s important. To write what you enjoy.” (Continued on next page)

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Taryn Duncan named Director of alumni and Parent relations Taryn Duncan, ’91, of Highland has been hired as Lyon College’s new Director of Alumni and Parent Relations. Duncan was previously a teacher with the Highland School District and Family Service Worker for the Izard County Division of Children and Family Services. Duncan graduated from Lyon College with a bachelor of arts degree in 1991.

The Director of Alumni and Parent Relations is responsible for interacting with Lyon College graduates and parents of current students. Duncan also is responsible for planning college events including Family Weekend, the Hall of Fame Banquet, and Homecoming. Duncan’s son is a graduate of Lyon College, and her daughter is currently a student at Lyon.

John Hornor Jacobs According to Jacobs, his main inspiration to write came from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. “I felt I had discovered a private world of my own, and when other people mentioned Tolkien’s works, I felt that they could never love Middle-Earth as much as I did,” Jacobs said. Jacobs has four novels to be released in the next four years. The first, called This Dark Earth, is a postapocalyptic novel set in Arkansas. The novel deals with the end of the world in the form of the walking dead and nuclear war. His next book, The TwelveFingered Boy, is the first novel in a young adult trilogy. It will be followed by Incarcerado and The End of All Things. This Dark Earth is being published by Simon & Schuster’s Gallery Imprint. While his Lyon education did not immediately pay off for Jacobs, it definitely helped him to become a novelist. Jacobs attributes much of his interest in the field of writing to Lyon English professors such as Dr. Tebbetts, Dr. Ron Boling, Dr. Helen Robbins, and Dr. Virginia Wray. “I still remember conversations I had about literature with Dr. Tebbetts, digging into the motivations

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and psychological rationale of Joe Christmas of Faulkner’s A Light in August,” Jacobs said. According to Jacobs, his liberal arts education is “an experience that deepens over time.” Jacobs has quite a bit of generalized knowledge, which he uses to beat his friends at games like Trivial Pursuit and Scrabble, and he also has excellent communication skills. In his field, Jacobs uses communication more than any other skill. He noted his ability to send professional e-mails and interpret various programming languages, the creation of which Jacobs compares to constructing an essay. “A liberal arts education is a matter of enriching a person’s worldview,” Jacobs said. “If I had any advice to give to students, it would be simply to get some hard skills during your time at Lyon. Make a habit of doing what you say you’re going to do. Skills you can acquire on the job, but integrity is a long-standing habit.” Jacobs has recently finished development on his personal website, www.johnhornorjacobs.com, where you can find more information about his upcoming books and other work.

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3 inducted into Hall of Fame Three former Lyon College athletes were inducted instructor of physical education, sports information into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Sept. 17. The three director, cross country coach, assistant men’s basketnew inductees are Jennifer (Walls) Payton, ’98, a vol- ball coach, compliance officer, and advisor to the leyball standout; Kevin Jenkins, ’86, a basketball play- Student Athlete Advisory Organization. er and later a coach; and Chris Marcak, a cross-counHe is currently serving as men’s head basketball try and track star. coach and director of athletics. Coach Jenkins was Mrs. Payton played volleyball at Lyon College selected as the TranSouth Coach of the Year for from 1994-1997, graduating with a bachelor of arts Men’s Basketball in 2006. He and his wife, Kristie, degree in 1998. Since her time at Lyon, she has ’92, have two daughters, Kessie and Kamie. Kristie received her law degree at Mississippi College School was elected to the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006. of Law and was admitted to the Arkansas Bar and the Chris Marcak ran cross-country and track for U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas College in the 1980s, graduating with a Arkansas. She is a member of the Arkansas Bar bachelor of science degree in physical education in Association (Health Law Section), American Bar 1986. He has coached in both Texas and Missouri Association (Health Law Section), American Health since 1994. He currently resides in Missouri. Marcak Lawyers Association, Health Care Compliance holds numerous Lyon College records including the Association, and Arkansas Young Lawyers 5,000 meter, 10,000 meter, 1,500 meter, indoor 1,000 Association. yards, indoor mile, indoor two-mile, and mile relay Mrs. Payton is also an adjunct professor of litera- indoor and outdoor. He is also No. 1 on the Lyon ture, business, and law at Phillips Community College All-Time Cross Country list. Marcak has four College of the University of Arkansas-Stuttgart children, Joey, Brandi, Rachel, and Allen. Campus. Mrs. Payton and her husband, Brian, have two daughters, Kathryn and Isabell, and reside in Stuttgart. Coach Jenkins played basketball for Arkansas College from 1984-1986, graduating with a bachelor of science in business management in 1986. Coach Jenkins has been employed at Lyon College since 1986, holding numerous positions including residence hall director, women’s basket2011 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees include (from left) Chris Marcak, ball coach, men’s and Jennifer (Walls) Payton and Kevin Jenkins. women’s track coach, 24

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note from the alumni association President-elect Dear Fellow Alumni: As the current presidentelect of your Alumni Council and chair of the alumni giving committee, I am writing to you because I believe that many of you love Lyon College as I do, with gratitude for the lessons that we learned in this special place and loyalty to the institution that has helped us to shape our lives in ways that would not have been possible without the academic and personal growth we experienced here. Lyon continues its commitment to providing such a place for all who come. These are challenging times for all of us, however, and Lyon is no exception. As I am sure you know, we broke ground at Homecoming for a beautiful new campus center on the site of Edwards Commons even as we continue to raise funds to support the new structure. In addition, we are faced with an increasing need for residential space in order to accommodate and retain a growing student body. While these two are pressing needs, Lyon also needs regular support from us, its alumni, for scholarships, facilities, and programs. Even the smallest financial gift to the college makes a difference as it provides evidence of the strong support that Lyon enjoys from its contributing alumni. I invite you to visit Lyon’s website at http://www.lyon.edu/supportlyon-donate.htm for more information and to make a donation. a

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Mrs. Genie (Towns) Thibault, ’66, writes “Life is great!”

B i r T H S Denise Nemec, ’76, writes, “Two of my poems, ‘Hand Stitches’ and ‘When Trees Walked the Earth,’ were published in the 2010 issue of Descant, Texas Christian University’s literary journal. Also, an essay and another poem were placed in contests sponsored by the Ozark Creative Writer’s Conference in October.” Tom Dixon, ’77, won two MVP (Most Valuable Performance) Awards at Ozarks Medical Center in 2010. Kevin Hurt, ’77, was recently named the Greene County Tech Teacher of the Year in Paragould. Patricia (Hastings) Turnbough, ’87, writes, “This summer I was one of 41 teachers selected from over 300 applicants to attend “A Revolution in Government.” Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this week-long workshop was held July 17-22 at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pa. I spent the week in various workshops learning from distinguished history scholars. ... A highlight of my trip was a guided tour of the Liberty Bell and a private tour of Independence Hall. Also my grandson, Bentley Brockway, made his appearance on April 22, weighing 10 lbs. 4 ounces.”

Edna (Hanson) Laman, ’59, writes, “I have acquired my first great-grandchildren this year! They are Julia Kathryn Cockrum, born March 12, 2011, weighing 10 lbs., 7 oz.; and Accalia Marie LeFourneau, born April 29, 2011, weighing 6 lbs., 1 oz. They light up my life.”

Christy (Sullivan) Williford, ’00, writes, “John and I are proud to announce the birth of our second daughter, Hannah, on November 29, 2010. Big sister Abby is 2-1/2 and loves her new baby sister!”

Reagan (Greeno) Bodeker, ’03, writes, “Justin and I had our secSarah (Yeageer) Boelhouwer, ond child, a son, on June 27, ’96, writes, “On February 14, 2010. His name is Troy Leonard, 2011, Eric and I welcomed baby and he has a big sister, Eden #4, Elliott Carrington. A per- Ellanor, who is six years old.” fect Valentine’s present!” Rachel (Miesner) Sing, ’07, Stefan and Kelly (Schafer) writes, “My husband and I had Booy, ’99, ’01, write, “We wel- our first child, Parker Andrew comed Emma Jeanne ‘Emmy’ Sing, on Feb. 19, 2011! I earned into the world on August 20, in my M.D. from UAMS this past Conway, AR. She weighed 8 May and will be starting my lbs., 4 oz. That’s baby #3 for the Family Medicine Residency in Booy clan.” Fort Smith, AR in July.”

as the Administrator for Human Kirbyville School District and Resources and In-house Legal Queen City School District and as Counsel.” a science and math specialist with the National Science Foundation. Denise (Jones) Skinner, ’92, coordinator of PK-8 Math & William Cash, ’93, writes, “Patty Science for Texarkana and I went to four Hawaiian Independent School District, has Islands this past summer. We spent been named the Science Teachers time on each island. We were gone Association of Texas Distinguished 16 days. About a month later we Leadership in Science went on a cruise to Alaska. We Administrator of the Year. The dis- love to travel and plan to go to tinction is awarded annually to a Egypt and Israel this coming sumnon-teaching administrator in EC- mer.” 12 who has given and shown outstanding support of science educa- Ginger (Townsend) Long, ’93, Penney (Wood) Rector, ’88, tion at the district or state level. writes “Two months ago, I left writes, “I accepted a position with Skinner has worked in the field of Tyson Foods, Inc. after accepting the Jefferson City Public Schools education for 19 years as an ele- the position of Director of in Jefferson City, Missouri, to serve mentary and secondary teacher for Accounting and Controls for the 26

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W e D D i n G S Misti Dawn (Pond) Gieber, ’89, married Michael Scott Gieber on January 14, 2011. Elizabeth (Mazar) Phillips, ’00, married Matthew Grant Phillips on April 2, 2011. Wal-Mart segment in the corporate home office for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in Bentonville. This is a great chance to be involved with a great company. Also, Lester, my husband, left Fayetteville Schools to become the District Curriculum Administrator for West Fork Schools. We are so excited for all our changes, as are our kids, Calli and J.T.” LaBelle Saucier, ’93, writes “I’m here in Belize, working in Dangriga town, living outside Silk Grass Village. Still have our place in Bethesda, my son is living there with his 10 year old. So we visit a couple times a year. I’m working as a part-time office manager for a tour and charter company, have my tour guide license and also do curriculium development for an online training company out of Maine, and have been doing community development work here for many district not-for-profits. I love teaching adults, have just submitted a proposal to women’s development to assist a gourmet vinegar producing group with developing a business and marketing plan.” Janice (Williams) Waggoner, ’99, writes, “I received my license to practice architecture early this year

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Adam Long, ’06, and Sarah (Sweatt) Orsborn, ’07, presented scholarly papers at the annual conference of the Arkansas Philological Association held in Andrew Brock, ’00, writes “I am October. Long is working on a currently enjoying life with my Ph.D. in English at the University wife, Mandy, and our three kids – I of Kansas, and Orsborn is working have another on the way in July! I on an M.A. in English at the am currently a lending manager at University of Central Arkansas. a local bank and my wife is enjoying her second year as an APN Ola Czerwinska, ’07, writes, “I locally.” graduated from medical school in June 2011, earning my medical Yavanna Brownlee, ’01, writes “I doctor degree from Poznan have been an adjunct lecturer in University of Medical Sciences in English at the University of Alaska Poland. I am currently residing in Fairbanks for just over five years Little Rock and planning a wednow, since I graduated in 2006 ding for April 2012.” with an MFA in Creative Writing in Poetry. I am currently in the Erin Moss, ’07, writes, “I recently process of applying to Ph.D. pro- learned that I have been accepted grams in Composition and into the Ph.D. program in English Rhetoric. I am applying to Purdue, at the University of Arkansas, and Madison, Syracuse, Ohio that the graduate school has University, and Michigan Tech. awarded me a Distinguished And I am keeping my fingers Doctoral Fellowship for my contincrossed. I also have two little boys ued studies. The Fellowship, the who keep me busy. Torin will be highest one offered, includes a five in November, and Zacur is tuition waiver, an assistantship two.” position, and annual stipend. I will begin the Ph.D. this fall.” Kristy (Hood) Dunn, ’04, writes, “I am still at St. Theresa’s in Little Lindsey Fry, ’10, who was producRock. This year marks my 8th year ing the morning show at KATV in teaching. I did, however, make a Little Rock, reports that she has change from 4th grade to accepted a position as 6th/7th/8th grade grammar, along reporter/newscaster at KMOT in with a few other subjects with my Minot, North Dakota. 7th grade homeroom. This is my 3rd year in the junior high wing. I Charli Steed, ’11, writes, love it! ... It’s fulfilling work, as you “Congratulations to the class of know, but I will complete a 2011! Good luck to all of you! Master’s in Education Administra- May your life be blessed! tion through the University of Remember the people that made Dallas in the next few years. I feel you smile!” a call to perhaps be a principal someday.” 27


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Lota (Jernigan) Wiley, ’35, age 97, of Midland, Texas, died on June 14, 2011. She was born in Batesville on Dec. 5, 1913. She graduated from Arkansas College and moved to Fort Stockton, Texas, in 1938, where she married Clarence R. Wiley in 1939. He preceded her in death in 1994. For many years she taught second grade in the Fort Stockton school system, while Mr. Wiley served in the post office. She also taught in Arkansas and California. They both retired to Manor Park in Midland in 1988. They were members of St. Luke's United Methodist Church. Lota and Clarence had one child, John Wiley, of Midland; and two grandchildren: Robert Wiley of Dallas and Nicole Wiley of New York. Betty (Hail) Massey, ’44, age 87, of Batesville died June 27, 2011. She was born Nov. 28, 1923, in Batesville to James Conway Hail Sr. and Bertiedean Davis Hail. She was a graduate of Batesville High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Va. She was the owner of Hail Dry Goods Co. in Batesville, a long-time Batesville business started by her grandfather, Stevadson A. Hail. She was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, where she served for 51 years as a member of the Altar Guild and 25 years as Sunday school teacher. She was a member of the White River Medical Center board of directors for 15 years and was honored as an emeritus member after her service. She was also a long-time volunteer at the hospital. She enjoyed traveling, having traveled to all 50 states and every continent except Antarctica. Except for her time in college, she lived her entire life in Batesville. Survivors include a son, James Stevadson Massey of Batesville; a daughter, Virginia Lee Massey of Batesville; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Young Mack Massey; and a brother, Conway Hail Jr. Lanell (Ring) Nolen, ’44, age 90, died June 13, 2011, at her home. Born Feb. 9, 1921, in Emery, she was the daughter of Ellet and Callie Ring. She was a registered nurse, having received her nurse’s training from St. Louis University. While working as a nurse at University Hospital in Little Rock, she met Dr. Richard Nolen, and they married on Oct. 31, 1947. She was a Catholic and attended Christ the King Catholic Church in Little Rock. She enjoyed traveling, watching sports, reading, playing bridge with friends,

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art and painting and gave away many of her paintings to family members. In recent years she enjoyed sharing stories about growing up on the family farm by Big Creek in Emery. Survivors include three sons, Robert Nolen of Roland, John Nolen of Westchester, Pa., and Greg Nolen of Little Rock; a daughter, Lucy Nolen of Roland; and six grandchildren. Paul Bell, '49, 84, of Steelville, Mo., died Jan. 6, 2011. William Wilkes, ’49, age 89, of Batesville died April 2, 2011, in a Cave City nursing home. Born Aug. 23, 1921, in Izard County, he was the son of Homer B. and Cora Gray Wilkes. He was a longtime teacher and school administrator. He was of the Assembly of God faith. Survivors include three sons, Larry Wilkes, Hal Wilkes and Donald Wilkes, all of Batesville; a daughter, Mary Chambers of Batesville; a sister, Verna Mae Apple of Russellville; eight grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren,; and a great-great-grandchild,. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Wilkes. Lou Wana (Denton) Carver, ’50, of Springfield, Mo., died Feb. 1, 2011. Harlin Estes, ’50, age 87, died on Nov. 18, 2010, after a lengthy illness in Bossier City, La., at the Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home. Harlin was born in Knob Creek, Ark., to Mary and Albert Estes Sr. on Dec. 2, 1922. He was a deacon of Woodridge Baptist Church. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Koran War. In January 2009, Mr. Estes retired as a pharmacist with 59 years of service. Survivors include his loving wife of 66 years, C. Merle Estes; sons, Harlin D. Estes Jr. and Billy Joe Estes and wife, Kris; daughters, Joyce Raye Estes, Betty Ann Wells and husband, Ron; grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Hail Bryant, ’50, age 83, of Batesville died Sept. 20, 2011, at his home. Born Oct. 28, 1927, in Huff, Ark., he was the son of John E. Bryant and Hester Ann Linebarger Bryant. He was a longtime Batesville businessman, a Shriner and a 32nd Degree Master Mason. He was a co-owner of Bryant Lumber Co., established in 1946 and later became John E. Bryant & Sons Lumber Co., Inc., in 1956, and which also established North Arkansas Cash Lumber Co. in 1965. The lumber

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companies operated for 46 years in Batesville providing building materials to north Arkansas. The business developed several subdivisions in and around Batesville. He was a draftsman and produced the blueprints for many homes built in the area, including the first allelectric home built in Arkansas. After graduating from Batesville High School in 1946, he attended Arkansas College and later transferred to the University of Arkansas where he studied electrical engineering, agriculture and and drafting. During his junior year, he left college to marry the love of his life, Alpha M. “Faye” Middlecoff. Beginning in 1957, he served as the Independence County Civil Defense Director, a position which he held for several years. He was a member of the Military Affiliate Radio System of the U.S. Army and Air Force and participated in a program called “Races” set up to provide communications during the Cold War with Russia. On Nov. 11, 1957, he recorded signals through his ham radio equipment from the second satellite that the U.S.S.R. launched into space. He submitted the recording to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, which verified the recording. He explored thousands of caves during his lifetime and beginning in 1959, his cave explorations (spelunking) took an unexpected turn. Hail, his wife Faye, Hugh Shell, and a few others began exploring Blanchard Springs Caverns, then known as One-Half Mile Cave, near Mountain View, Ark. Little was known about the cave and as they began exploring, mapping and photographing the cave it became apparent that they had stumbled upon a major discovery. After several years of exploration, mapping and photographing the cave, they convinced the U.S. Forest Service to develop it as a tourist attraction. He served on the Batesville Fire Department for 20 years and served several years on the Batesville Utilities Commission including as its chairman in 1981-1982. He was instrumental in the formation of the Old Independence Regional Museum, serving on its board of directors. and was conferred “Life Trustee Status” in 2005 by the museum. In 2003, the Independence County Historical Society presented him with its “Heritage Award” for his historical accomplishments in Independence County. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Alpha M. “Faye” Bryant; and one brother, Duffie E. Bryant. Olen Wood, ’51, age 90, of Floral died June 27, 2011, in a Batesville hospital. Born Aug. 15, 1920, in Oil Trough, he was the son of Jessie and Ellen Pitts Wood. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a teacher,

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coach, guidance counselor and principal in public schools across Arkansas and Missouri. After his retirement, he trained himself as a luthier and produced guitars for many years. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Harper Wood; two sons, Derek Wood of Sherwood and Mark Wood of California; a brother, Adrian Wood of Pleasant Plains; and a grandchild. Oscar Lane, ’51, of Sun City West, Ariz., died April 22, 2011, at age 83. Fannie Stephenson (Doughten) Matthews, ’51, age 82, died July 12, 2011, at her home in Oklahoma City. Born June 7, 1929, in Norman, Ark., she was the ninth child of Rosa Fair Doughten and William Robert Doughten. A 1948 graduate of Mena (Ark.) High School, she earned her bachelor’s degree at Lyon College (then Arkansas College) in Batesville. She was active in theatre, choir and other activities. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma educators’ fraternity and Alpha Psi Omega, the drama fraternity. She was a secondary-level English and drama teacher in Forrest City for more than 30 years before her retirement. She was formerly married to Walter B. “Steve” Stephenson for many years; they were residents of Forrest City until his death. She married Douglas Matthews in Mena in April 1990. The couple resided in Oklahoma City since that time. She is survived by her husband, Douglas; daughter, Sarah Stephenson Gatling of Spring Hill, Fla.; three sons, George Stephenson of Brooksville, Fla., Walter B. Stephenson Jr. and wife Clara Burke of Hot Springs, Ark., and Patrick Stephenson of Key West, Fla.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her husband's children and their extended families. The Reverend Limuel Parks Jr., ’51, age 82, of Batesville died Sept. 2, 2011, at Little Rock Hospice Home Care. He was born July 11, 1929, at Batesville, the son of Limuel G. Parks Sr. and Emily Ellen Handford Parks. Mr. Parks was a graduate of Batesville High School and attended Arkansas College (now Lyon College) in Batesville before transferring to the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. There he earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in chemistry. After college, Mr. Parks worked in the U.S. Patent Office in Washington, D.C., and later with nerve gas experimentation at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. He also served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Korea during the Korean War. He was promoted to

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the rank of major. After attending seminary at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he earned a master of divinity degree, and in 1958 he was ordained as a deacon in the Episcopal Church. He was ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church in 1959. Mr. Parks was also manager of Camp Mitchell, an Episcopal Church camp, while in Conway. Mr. Parks is survived by his wife, Laura Bailey Parks; two sons, Stanley J. Parks and wife Christi of Springdale, and John W. Parks and wife Malan of Natchez; six grandchildren; and one brother, James R. Parks of Batesville. Lavene Ransom, ’52, age 81, died Feb. 10, 2011, in Plano, Texas. Born July 25, 1929, in Denmark, he was the son of Ira Boyd Ransom and Jennie Bell Millikin. He married Eduth Mae Clark in December 1952. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1956. They moved to Texas in 1957, and he spent his career in the banking business. He became a Christian in 1999 and was a member of Spring Creek Church of Christ in Plano. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Paula Kay Kendall of Plano; and 15 nephews and nieces. Duane Wyatt, ’53, age 80, of Paragould, died April 17, 2011. He was born June 17, 1930, at Rosie. He was a member of 7th & Mueller Church of Christ and served in the U.S. Navy from 1951-54. He was a pharmacist in Paragould for 50 years and former owner of Walden Drug and Gibson Pharmacy. Dr. Wyatt was instrumental in establishing the Mission Outreach Charitable Health Clinic, where he worked as a pharmacist. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Wyatt of the home; a son, Hal Wyatt and his wife Julie of Jonesboro; a daughter, Melyssa Wyatt Kinnear and her husband, Kenny, of Tulsa, Okla.; and six grandchildren. Frances (Barnes) Farris, ’57, died July 6, 2011. She was 88 years old. Frances, the daughter of William and Cora Barnes, was born on Jan. 26, 1923, in Batesville. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas College and a master’s in education from Southeast Missouri State University. She married Paul Harding Farris in 1942, and they moved to Portageville, Mo., in 1955. Mrs. Farris was a beloved and dedicated math teacher in the Portageville schools for more than 30 years. After retirement she continued to teach and tutor GED students, inspiring many to finish their degrees. Together with her husband Paul, Frances founded a scholarship fund to help area students bear the burden of college expenses. Frances was an active member of First

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Methodist Church of Portageville. Survivors include her children, Paul Farris and his wife, Kate, of Charlottesville, Va., Joseph Farris, and his wife, Sandy, of Tulsa, Okla., and Deborah Goldberg, and her husband, Milton, of Lake Ozark; and a brother, John Barnes of Austin, Texas. James Gillaspy, ’57, of Little Rock, Ark., died July 20, 2011, at St. Vincent's Infirmary surrounded by family and friends. He was born Feb. 7, 1934, in Denver, Colo. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Arkansas College with a major in history and minor in languages in 1957. After completing his undergraduate studies, Jim enlisted in the United States Army and served from 1959 to 1965. While he was in the Army, Jim was highly trained as a Russian linguist and was classified as a Russian voice interceptor. Jim also earned a master’s in history from Arkansas State University in 1971. Additionally, his career included teaching, sales, writing, and physical fitness training. He is survived by his wife, Cathryn Payne Gillaspy; daughter Betsy Gillaspy and her husband Charles Zalinski; son James A. Gillaspy Jr. and his wife Julie, and son, Stephen Gillaspy and his wife Allison; stepson Jay Millsap and his wife Gaia So; stepdaughter Lee Ann Millsap Wunderler and her husband Frank; and eight grandchildren. Jim was forever grateful to the Gene Boylan family who were instrumental in his life and he also is survived by fostersister Sheila Parsons-Talley and foster-brother David Boylan and their families. Richard Kent Lindsey, ’60, age 78, died Aug. 11, 2011, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. He was born June 16, 1933, at Spring Creek. An avid golfer and puzzle solver, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. A graduate of Arkansas College, Mr. Lindsey was a 33-year educator at Biggers-Reyno High School. He is survived by his wife, Jane Lindsey of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Richard Smith of Manila, and Beth and Charles Willfond of Hoxie; five grandchildren; one brother, Keith Lindsey and wife Teena of Calico Rock. James Logan Morgan, ’62, age 70, died at his home in Newport on Aug. 18, 2011. He was a noted local historian, minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and administrative assistant at Gay Lacy Farms in Newport. Born Sept. 13, 1940, at Oil Trough, he was the son of James Logan Sr. and Eva Irene Landrum Morgan. He graduated from Newport High School in

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1958 and earned bachelor of arts degrees in history and business from Arkansas College, graduating summa cum laude in 1962. He is survived by his brothers, Joseph (Paula) and Sam (Phyllis); and his sisters, Minnie Dutton, Paulette LeMay (Mike) and Mary Jane Coats (Johnny); as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and scores of friends. He lived most of his life in Newport and was a charter member of the Jackson County Historical Society, serving as editor of its quarterly journal, The Stream of History, from 1964-1980. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Arkansas Genealogical Society from 1974-1989. He published a number of articles on Arkansas history, focused on Jackson County and African-American communities, and compiled many abstracts of Arkansas source materials, which have been published as books. In 1969 while teaching at Shorter College in North Little Rock, he joined the AME church and was licensed to preach in 1990. He was ordained a deacon in 1994 and an elder in 1996 and was secretary of the East-Northeast Arkansas Conference in 1996. Before retiring, he served as pastor of St. Paul AME church in Marked Tree and Bethel AME church in Blytheville. Joyce (Fulbright) Rainwater, ’64, age 80, of Graham, Texas, formerly of Batesville died Aug. 31, 2011, at her home on Possum Kingdom Lake. She was born at O’Neil in Independence County on July 20, 1931, and was the daughter of Oren A. and Lucille (McSpadden) Fulbright. She married Joe Rainwater on Nov. 12, 1951, in Batesville. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Graham. Survivors include her husband, Joe Rainwater of Graham; daughter, Johanna Dye and husband, Leo, of Bulverde, Texas; sons, Jim Rainwater and wife, Sharon, of San Antonio, Texas and John Rainwater and wife, Julie, of Graham; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Walsa (Lawrence) Sartin, ’67, age 87, of Batesville died May 18, 2011, at White River Medical Center. She was born June 29, 1923 in Big Flat, Ark., and was the daughter of George Washington Lawrence and Icy (Copeland) Lawrence. Walsa was a graduate of Arkansas College. She taught school 43 years; 12 years in Stone County and 31 years in the suburbs of St. Louis before retiring to Batesville. She was a huge Cardinal fan. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Batesville. She is survived by two grandchildren, Heather Butler and husband, Eric, of Locust Grove, and Holly Green and husband, Wayne,

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of Batesville; two great-grandchildren, Hannah Butler and Houston Butler, both of Locust Grove; and son-inlaw, Joe Pilot. Lonzo Morris Jr., ‘67, age 66, of Batesville died July 13, 2011, in a Batesville hospital. Born March 6, 1945, in Batesville, he was the son of Lonzo H. Morris Sr. and Ora Mary Edwards Morris. He graduated from Batesville High School in 1963 and attended Arkansas College. He was a licensed real estate agent and appraiser and was a past recipient of the Realtor of the Year award. He was a lifelong member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville. Survivors include his wife, Theresa Jones Morris; two daughters, Melanie McAnally of Batesville and Alecia Sampley of Bossier City, La.; a sister, Mary Ellen Olson of Chapel Hill, N.C.; two grandchildren; three nephews; two nieces, and a greatnephew. Andrew John Nelson II, '69, age 64, died at his home on July 31, 2011. He was born on Jan. 22, 1947, to the late Andrew J. and Marjorie (Lescheshen) Nelson. Andy lived in Stratford, Conn., all of his life. He attended and graduated from Arkansas College. Andy received his master’s degree in social science from the University of Mississippi. Upon completion of his education he worked with Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller before returning to Stratford. At that time he began to work for the Republican Party before starting his own successful advertising-public relations and marketing firm, Nelson & Associates. Politics would remain to be a source of great interest to Andy and he remained actively involved in the political arena behind the scenes for years. He was also very involved with the Stratford Historical Society. Andy loved to travel and enjoyed sailing with a number of his friends. Tommy Clark, ’73, age 60, of Batesville, died April 2, 2011, in a Batesville hospital. He was born May 16, 1950, at Jonesboro. He was the son of Jim Monroe and Ruby Irene Emery Clark. A 1974 graduate of Arkansas College, he was employed as a carpenter by White River Medical Center in Batesville and was former co-owner of Clark’s Army Navy Store in Batesville. He attended Ramsey Heights Baptist Church in Batesville. Survivors include his wife, Becky Ramsey Clark; two sons, Jacob Clark and Caleb Clark, both of Batesville; and a brother, Mike Clark of Cave City.

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Dee Delois (Twilley) Webb, ’75, age 69, of Mount Pleasant died April 6, 2011, in Batesville. Born July 19, 1941, in Sage, she was the daughter of Elza and Edith Haley Twilley. She married Bob Webb on Nov. 19, 1960, in Kansas City, Mo. She was a homemaker and taught English at Violet Hill School, Batesville High School, Ozarka College and the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. She was of the Baptist faith and was an active member of Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church. She was an avid gardener and was a member of Izard County Master Gardeners Club, Delta Kappa Gamma and Arkansas Education Association. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Bob Webb; two daughters, Sabra Estes of Cave City and Julie Aydelotte of Mount Pleasant; a brother, Charlie Twilley of Climax Springs, Mo.; five sisters, Louise Bidwell of Denton, Texas, Betty Click of Trenton, Mich., Peg Shipley of Kansas City, Mo., Doris O’Neal of Bradenton, Fla., and Ann Ball of Mount Pleasant; three grandchildren, and several nephews and nieces. Lillie Louise (Brown) Green, ’77, age 57, of El Dorado, died April 3, 2011, in Little Rock. She was born Sept. 29, 1953, the daughter of O.L. Brown Sr. and Lillie Mae Brown. She was a 1972 graduate of El Dorado High School and received her bachelor of arts degree from Arkansas College in 1977. She was employed for more than 30 years at the El Dorado office of the Arkansas Employment Security Department. She was a member of Little Bethel Baptist Church and a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, Race for the Cure, and Mentors for Moms. Survivors include one son, Bryan Green of Little Rock; two daughters, Adrienne Penn of North Little Rock and Brittany Green of New Iberia, La.; her mother, Lillie Mae Brown of El Dorado; four brothers, Willie Brown of El Dorado, O.L. Brown Jr., James Brown and Henry Brown, all of Minnesota; eight sisters, Cynthia Pumphrey, Vertie Mayweather, Mary Helen Mayweather, Angela Williams, Vera Frazier, LaVonya Brown and NaKeysha Brown, all of El Dorado, and Lula Brown of Little Rock. Noel Sims, ’89, age 77, died June 4, 2011, at his home in Batesville. He was the owner of Sims Wholesale, Inc., in Batesville. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Choir, 610 East Main St., Batesville, AR 72501; John 3:16 Ministries Memorial Fund, 75 Holmes Road, Charlotte, AR 72522; Old Independence Regional

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Museum, P.O. Box 4506, Batesville, AR 72503; White River Medical Center Foundation and Auxiliary, P.O. Box 2197, Batesville, AR 72503; or the charity of choice Gene Wesley Bechdoldt, age 64, of Conway, died July 27, 2011. Born in Batesville, he was a son to the late Lee and Alva (Smith) Bechdoldt. Gene was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed carpentry and woodworking. He served in the Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He attended Arkansas College and worked for AP&L for 22 years, owned his own home construction business, and worked for Auto Truck Transport, where he was a union steward for I.A.M. Mr. Bechdoldt was of the Baptist faith and attended First Baptist Church in Mayflower. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Ellen (Long) Bechdoldt; daughters, Jeanetta Darley and husband Benjamin of Conway and Leslie Berg and husband Ken of Fort Worth, Texas. Charles Jacob Sperry, ’09, of Jonesboro, died Sept. 26, 2011, at age 24. He was born Dec. 18, 1986, in Pine Bluff, son of Star Boeving Geoghegan and the late James Charles Sperry. Jacob received his early education in Pine Bluff, having graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School in 2005. In 2004 he was a delegate to both the American Legion Boys State Convention and Arkansas Governor’s School in Conway. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Lyon College in Batesville in 2009 where he was a proud member of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. He was working on his master's degree in history at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Jacob was an activist in the gay rights movement and U. S. politics and co-founder of a chapter of the Young Democrats of America. He loved to joke, debate, cook, and work in his tomato garden when he could. With his zest for life and respect for his chosen profession he often found himself in Europe, Australia and far away cities and towns in America. Survivors include his mother, Star Boeving Geoghegan of Pine Bluff; stepfather, John Geoghegan of Pine Bluff; stepgrandparents, John T. Geoghegan and Rosilda Lovallo Geoghegan of New York; brother, Andrew Sperry of Pine Bluff; half-brother, Daniel Sperry of Pine Bluff; half-sister, Megan Sperry of Pine Bluff; and life-long friend and roommate, Alex Sparks of Jonesboro. Other survivors are his numerous friends whom he loved and inspired and who remain his finest memorials.

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The Lyon CoLLege honor roLL of Donors for 2010-2011 Lyon is pleased to pay tribute to the many donors who gave to Lyon College during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2010, and ending June 30, 2011. Their generous gifts, both large and small, continue to help fulfill the promise of this institution. The Lyon College staff has made every effort to recognize all of the College’s generous supporters. However, if your name has been omitted or spelled incorrectly, please accept our apology and bring the error to our attention so we may correct our records. ** Denotes Deceased

Lyon Hearts

The Lyon hearts comprises individuals and organizations who contribute $25,000 or more annually to Lyon College.

Mrs. Sis Bellingrath and the late Ferd Bellingrath Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hawkins Mrs. Mary “Dale” Hicks Mr. and Mrs. Raymond LaCroix Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lyon Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nichols Mrs. Peggy (Murphy) Parks, ’49 R.E. Lee Wilson Trust Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Warren Stephenson The Freeman Foundation Mr. John Trimble Jr. White River Health System, Inc Mr. Perry Wilson

The Founders Circle

The founders Circle comprises individuals and organizations who contribute from $10,000 to $24,999 annually to Lyon College.

Agricultural Productivity Co.

Arkansas Community Foundation Arkansas’ Independent Colleges & Universities Lucille Barnett Estate** Mr. Don Bedell Mrs. Gail Bellingrath and Mr. Mac Bellingrath III, ’75 Mrs. John Blyth Citizens Bank of Batesville Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cooke Mr. George Davis First Community Bank Mrs. Mary Lou Oliver Riggs Benevolent Fund Mr. and Mrs. James Simpson III Mrs. Anne Stewart Synod of the Sun Dr. and Mrs. Bill Tranum Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Mr. and Mrs. Charles Whiteside III Mr. and Mrs. James Williamson Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Sloan Wilson Dr. and Mrs. Robert Young III

The Tartan Society The Tartan society comprises individuals and organizations who contribute from $5,000 to $9,999 to Lyon College.

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Bell Mrs. Polly (Lenehan) Bell, ’46, and Dr. R. E. Bell Mrs. Mary (Rutledge) Bristow, ’69, and Mr. Bill Bristow, ’72 Mrs. Jean (Rutherford) Crouch, ’62, and Mr. James Crouch Mrs. Cindy Davis and Mr. Ricky Davis, ’80 Dr. Dickson Flake Mrs. Jean Garner and Dr. Carl Garner, ’38

Dr. Julea Garner, ’84, and the Reverend Brien Hall, ’92 Mrs. Judy Hance and Mr. Eric Hance, ’78 Mrs. Sarah (Patterson) Hopkins, ’63, and Mr. Howard Hopkins, ’62 Ms. Beverly (Davis) Johnson, ’57 Dr. Leticia (Wright) Jones, ’01, and Mr. David Jones, ’99 Mrs. Sarah “Cricket” Oquist McFadden, ’93, and Dr. Rodney McFadden RCI Services Mr. and Mrs. James Rutherford III Mrs. Frances (Satterfield) St. John, ’67, and Mr. James St. John Dr. Diane Tebbetts and Dr. Terrell Tebbetts

Highlander Society

The highlander society comprises individuals and organizations who contribute $1,000 to $4,999 to Lyon College.

Arkansas Hoops, Inc. AT&T Dr. and Mrs. Robert Baker Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baker Mr. Marlon Banks, ’03 Dr. and Mrs. Seth Barnes Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Barnett Jr. Mr. James Barnett, ’47, and the late Lois Barnett, ’48 Batesville Rotary Club Dr. and Mrs. David Bell Dr. William Beller, ’63 Mrs. Martha (Marshall) Bentley, ’67, and Mr. Larry Bentley, ’62 Dr. and Mrs. John “Pat” Black Mrs. Sara Boone and Mr. Nevil Boone, ’63 Dr. Benjamin Bridges, ’97 Mrs. Mitcheal O’Neal Brown

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Mrs. Regina (Rowe) Bryant, ’82, and Mr. Thomas Bryant, ’74 Mr. and Mrs. James P. Buchanan Mr. and Mrs. Chris Buckliew Adm. Robert Carius Dr. Djuana (Mason) Cartillar, ’89, and Mr. James Cartillar Jr. Dr. Nancy Chase Chauvin Arnoux, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cheatham Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Arkansas Mr. and Mrs. Dale Cole Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Cone Mrs. Cassie (Floyd) Creighton, ’80 Dr. Vicky (Scritchfield) Crittenden, ’78, and Mr. William Crittenden Mr. Lawrence Derby Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Drilling Dunvegan Foundation of Clan MacLeod Society USA Mr. and Mrs. Davis Duty Econo-Mart Pharmacy Edward Jones Investments Mr. and Mrs. Phil Farris Mrs. Ruby (Barr) Faught, ’47 Mrs. Lois Ferguson First Presbyterian Church, Winnsboro, TX First Presbyterian Church, Van Buren, AR Mrs. Tanya (Herndon) Ford, ’93, and Dr. Shane Ford, ’95 Mr. John Forkner, ’89 Mrs. Jennifer Forrest and Dr. Robert Forrest, ’97 Dr. Deborah Fulbright, ’75 FutureFuel Chemical Company Mrs. Barbara (Barnett) Galbraith, ’65, and Mr. Richard Galbraith, ’65 Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey Glover Mr. and Mrs. Tony Gunderman Ms. Gretchen Hall, ’01 Mrs. Laura Hance and Dr. Paul Hance, ’81 Healthy Smiles Mr. and Mrs. David Heringer Mrs. Anne Hickman Dr. Charles Hoke and the late Floy Hoke Dr. and Mrs. Paul Holifield Mrs. Patricia (McAdams) Holmberg, ’73, and Mr. Edwin Holmberg Jr., ’72 Mrs. Barbara Hoover Mrs. Sandra (Nash) Hughes, ’60, and Mr. Bill Hughes, ’73 Dr. and Mrs. Jabez Jackson Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Brice Jackson Ms. Judy Jeffery, ’69 Dr. and Mrs. Jay Jeffrey Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Johnston Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Kelly

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Mrs. Starr (Belleville) Kent, ’88, and Mr. Johnny Kent, ’64 Kent’s Firestone Service Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Ketz Jr. Kirchner Architecture, P.A. Kirk in the Pines, Hot Springs Village, AR Mrs. Mary (Spragins) Kuykendall, ’54, and Mr. Louis Kuykendall LaCroix Optical Co. Dr. Brandy Lancaster, ’95 Ms. Marcia Lasswell Mr. and Mrs. Pat Lea Ms. Judy Loving Luther King Capital Management Mr. Van Manning Jr. and the late Maisie Manning Ms. Margaret Martin Mr. and Mrs. Tibor Mazar Dr. James McDonald Mr. and Mrs. Max McElmurry Mr. Thomas McGill Medallion Foods, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Clinton Melton Ms. Martha Miller, ’73 Mrs. Mary Lou (Gaither) Montgomery, ’51 Mrs. Anne (Griffin) Moore, ’63, and Mr. Jackie Moore Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Moore Ms. Susan Moore Mrs. Joanne (Nolen) Mosley, ’54 Mrs. Mary Mosley Murphy Oil Corporation Mr. Charles Neal Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Newell Mrs. Laura Parks and the late Limuel Parks, ’51 Pepsi Americas Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pinkston Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, AR Presbytery of Arkansas Mrs. Urba (Carpenter) Reed, ’48, and Dr. Stanley Reed Mr. Dwayne Reliford, ’94 Dr. Tara Reynolds, ’95 Dr. Wanda (Allender) Rider, ’54 Mr. Lee Roberts II, ’90 Mrs. Carol (Barnett) Robertson, ’59 Mrs. Ginni (Tucker) Robertson, ’64, and Dr. Adam Robertson, ’63 Mr. Herbert Rule III Mr. and Mrs. James “Shep” Russell III Mrs. Patricia (Reynolds) Rutherford, ’80, and Mr. Bruce Rutherford, ’77 Mr. and Mrs. Dan Rutledge Mrs. Connie Schirmer Second Presbyterian Church, Little

Rock, AR Mrs. Sara (Bork) Sergent, ’03 Dr. and Mrs. James Shelton Mrs. Martha (Huggins) Shirrell, ’59, and Mr. Jimmy Shirrell, ’58 Mrs. Betty Sloan Mr. and Mrs. John Sloan Sloan Farms Inc. Mrs. Lesley Smith and Dr. Shane Smith, ’93 Sodexo, Inc. & Affiliates Mrs. Caroline Spillers Stanley Wood Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac/Scott Wood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram State Farm Companies Foundation Mr. Marshall Stewart The Crow Foundation University of the Ozarks Mrs. Janis Walmsley and Mr. Bill Walmsley, ’63 Walmsley Law Firm Dr. Michelle Warden and Mr. Kirk Warden Dr. and Mrs. Dan West Mr. Stephen Williams, ’82 Dr. Virginia Wray Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Wright Mrs. Lucy (Jeffery) Yeager, ’67, and Mr. Danny Yeager Mr. and Mrs. Carter Yeatman Mrs. Kimberly (Dickerson) Young, ’00, and Mr. Wayne Young

The Pipers Club

The Pipers Club comprises individuals and organizations who contribute $500 to $999 annually to Lyon College.

Mrs. Nina Avant and Mr. Clifton Avant, ’78 Mrs. Betty (Massey) Barnett, ’87, and Mr. Charles Barnett Dr. Verona Brown and Mr. Gary Bebow Mrs. Suzanne (Evans) Blair, ’68, and Mr. David Blair Mr. Lee Bland The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. William Branch Jr. Mr. Marion Burton Dr. Robert Cashner, ’65 Cave City Pharmacy Mr. and Mrs. Dean Covington Mrs. Michele (Houtz) Dahlquist, ’83, and Mr. Eric Dahlquist, ’92

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Dr. and Mrs. John Dahlquist Mrs. Cherry Dallas and Mr. Andrew Dallas, ’00 Mrs. Dana Daniel and Mr. Scott Daniel, ’93 Mrs. Alberta Ericson and Master Chief Edward Ericson, ’89 First Presbyterian Church, Camden, AR The Reverend and Mrs. Gordon Garlington III Gillihan’s Body Shop, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Goforth Mr. Michael Hagan, ’75 Ms. Gail Harmon Mrs. Kansas (Mullens) Harper, ’95, and Mr. Robert Harper, ’93 Mrs. Beth (Pegg-Clark) Highsmith, ’54, and Mr. Sam Highsmith Dr. Carolyn (Green) Holloway, ’00 Mr. Justin Holt, ’05 Mrs. Mary Johnson and Dr. George Johnson Jr., ’64 Mr. Sherrald Jones, ’62 Ms. Sarah (Newsom) Jordan, ’76 Kallsnick, Inc. Mrs. Allison (Turner) Kimes, ’03, and Mr. Nicholas Kimes, ’02 Ms. Betty LaBorn Mr. Adam Long, ’06 Mrs. Linda Magouyrk and Mr. David Magouyrk, ’74 Mr. Joshua Manning, ’06 Dr. and Mrs. Alan McNamee Med Aesthetics Medical Park Orthopaedic Clinic Midwest Lime Company Mr. P. D. Moncrief Jr. Mrs. Sharmilee Patel and Mr. Dharmesh Patel, ’92 Mrs. Karen Rayburn and Mr. Len Rayburn, ’91 Mrs. Jo Ann (Kerr) Richards, ’78, and Mr. Ferry Richards Mrs. Alma Rogers and Mr. Donald Rogers, ’88 Dr. and Mrs. Paul Rosenblum Mrs. Haley Rugger and Mr. Joseph Rugger, ’03 Mrs. Kelly (Shaver) Schluterman, ’01, and Dr. Chris Schluterman, ’00 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Seasholtz Ms. Patricia Seibert, ’83 Mr. and Mrs. Peter Senkowski Mrs. Julia (Barnes) Shelton, ’00, and Mr. David Shelton, ’00

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Mr. Jeff Showalter Mr. and Mrs. Michael Smith Mr. Timothy Smith Dr. and Mrs. John Spragins Stephens, Inc. Mrs. Frances (Benson) Stevens, ’56, and Mr. Calvin Stevens Mrs. Catherine (Long) Swafford, ’59, and Mr. Byron Swafford Sr., ’61 Mr. Donald Taylor, ’01 Mrs. Lisa Taylor and Mr. Stan Taylor, ’73 Mrs. Stacy Tebbetts and Mr. Greg Tebbetts, ’96 Tiger Mart, Inc. Mrs. Laura (Tackett) Wagoner, ’64, and Mr. Larry Wagoner White River Diagnostic Clinic, P.L.C. Ms. Carol Williams Mr. David Winberry

Scots League

The scots League comprises individuals and organizations who contribute from $250 to $499 annually to Lyon College.

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Adkins Mr. and Mrs. John Alsup Arkansas Analytical, Inc. Arkansas Eye Care Specialties Mrs. Julia (Ellis) Austin, ’62 Batesville Surgery & CT Imaging Dr. Martha Beck Mrs. Elma (Kever) Black, ’52, and Mr. William Black, ’52 Mr. and Mrs. James Blank Dr. Catherine Bordeau and Mr. Hira Herrington Ms. Connie Boyster Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Bruner Bryant’s Pharmacy and Health Care Center Dr. and Mrs. Paul Bube Mrs. Andrea Hollander Budy and Mr. Todd Budy C.J. Carpenter and Associates Mr. and Mrs. Dwain Carlisle Mrs. Ellen (Terrell) Case, ’82, and Mr. Steve Case Mr. and Mrs. George Chlebak Clemens Food Group, LLC Mrs. Kathy Clements, ’90, and Mr. Lyle Clements Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Coleman

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Connell Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Cooke Mr. and Mrs. Philip Cunningham Mr. and Mrs. Scott Davidson Mrs. Karen (Stephens) Davis, ’78, and Mr. Danny Davis, ’77 Mr. and Mrs. John Dempsey Mr. and Mrs. James Elsasser First Presbyterian Church, Jonesboro, AR The Reverend Alan Ford Mr. Thurman Ford Jr., ’56 The Reverend and Mrs. William Galbraith George’s Liquor Store GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Kurt Grafton Ms. Gwendolyn Green, ’95 Mr. Bob Hamilton Mrs. Jeannine (Duplessis) Hamilton, ’96, and Mr. Kevin Hamilton, ’94 Mr. Jeffrey Hardin Mrs. Willa Harkey and the Honorable John Harkey, ’57 Mrs. Annas (Bell) Heasley, ’52 Mrs. Emma Lou (Jones) Hedden, ’47, and Mr. Donald Hedden, ’50 Dr. Melissa Hicks, ’78 Mrs. Maxine (Sharp) Hicks, ’50, and the Reverend Roy Hicks, ’50 Mrs. Becky Horne and Dr. Rex Horne Jr., ’75 Mrs. Erin (Patton) Hueter, ’03, and Dr. Ryan Hueter, ’03 Jamestown Investment, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Johnson Mrs. Bettye (Crow) Jones, ’47, and Mr. William Jones Jr., ’48 Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kennedy KFFB 106.1 FM Radio Station Mr. Terrell King, ’00 Mr. and Mrs. Ross Land Ms. Connie Lapp Dr. and Mrs. Tim Lindblom Mrs. Polly Livingston Mrs. Gretchen Logan Mr. and Mrs. Steve Massey Betty Hail Massey, ’44** Mazzio’s Pizza The Reverend Nancy McSpadden Ms. Patti Moyers Mr. Andrew John Nelson, ’69** Mrs. Sue Ogilvie and Mr. Craig Ogilvie, ’68 Dr. Carol Ottinger, ’54 Dr. Susan Patton and Dr. Curtis Patton Mr. and Mrs. Bob Qualls

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Mr. James “G. G.” Rutherford Jr., ’42 Mr. and Mrs. David Shutt Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Skinner Mr. and Mrs. David Sonnier Mr. Steven Southerland, ’95 Spring River Presbyterian Church, Hardy, AR Tate’s Bluff Presbyterian Church, Chidester, AR Mrs. Genie (Towns) Thibault, ’66, and Mr. Felix Thibault Mrs. Tami (Dunton) Thomas, ’87, and Mr. Richard Thomas, ’85 Mr. Melvin Vines, ’64 Mr. and Mrs. David Wade Mrs. Lindsey Way and Mr. Philip Way, ’98 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Weeks Mrs. Cheri (Engle) Weitkamp, ’92, and Mr. Roger Weitkamp, ’91 Mr. and Mrs. Emery White Jr. White River Distributors Mrs. Frances (Holloway) Williams, ’47 Woodlands Presbyterian Church, Hot Springs Village, AR Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young

Sustainers

sustainers are individuals and organizations who contribute up to $249 annually to Lyon College.

Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Abbott Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Adams Mrs. Nancy Love, ’11, and Mr. Kenton Adler Mrs. Elaine (Slayton) Akin, ’06, and Mr. Timothy Akin, ’07 Mr. Craig Albin Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Aliviado All Star Music Dr. Anne Allen and Dr. Charles Allen, ’61 Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Allen Mrs. Edie Allen and Mr. Kenny Allen, ’70 Mr. John Allison III, ’06 Ms. Margaret Alsup, ’11 Mr. and Mrs. Harold Alt Alton Bank Mr. and Mrs. Rickey Amos Mrs. Ruth Anderson and Mr. Dale Anderson, ’69 Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson Ms. Nancy Anderson Ms. Susan Anderson, ’00 Dr. and Mrs. Jeff Angel Mr. and Mrs. Miguel Armenteros

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Mr. and Mrs. Blair Arnold Ms. Julie Arnold, ’10 Mr. and Mrs. Jake Arnold AT&T Foundation Atlas Asphalt, Inc. Mrs. Dianne Austin and Mr. Bill Austin, ’62 Mrs. LaGina (Swetnam) Austin, ’94, and Dr. Brad Austin, ’94 Mr. and Mrs. Donald Austin Mrs. Temple Avant and Dr. Freddie Avant, ’80 Ms. Christina Baca Bail Bond Financing, Inc. Mrs. Linda Bailey and Mr. Glenn Bailey, ’67 Mrs. Karen (Day) Bailey, ’85, and Mr. Kenneth Bailey Ms. Jessica Baker, ’97 Mrs. Mandy Baker and Mr. Jonathan Baker, ’04 Mr. Philip Baker, ’84 Ms. Rosemary Baker Mrs. Ann Balch and Dr. James Balch Jr., ’64 Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Ball Mrs. Amanda (Isaacs) Ball, ’02, and Mr. Jonathan Ball, ’02 Mrs. Mary Ball, ’94, and Mr. Harold Ball Mr. and Mrs. Faten Barakat Mr. Melvin Barnes Mr. Sam Barrett Ms. Josephine (Wilson) Barry, ’74 Mrs. Mary Ann (Anderson) Bassham, ’67 Batesville Therapy Clinic, Inc. Batesville Title Services Mr. and Mrs. Richard Batey Ms. Margaret Batie Ms. Mary Jane Baxley Mr. and Mrs. Deaun Baxter Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Baxter Dr. Amber (Cooper) Bazler, ’04, and Mr. Thiago Bazler, ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Verlan Beacham Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Beard Dr. John Bearden, ’49 Mrs. Camille (Allen) Beary, ’80, and Mr. Michael Beary, ’79 Ms. Angela Beasley Dr. Floyd Beckford Mrs. Holly (Collins) Beckwith, ’05, and Mr. Clay Beckwith Mrs. Nancy (Crouse) Behringer, ’78, and Mr. Charles Behringer, ’75 Mrs. Deloris Bell Mrs. Trisha Bell and Mr. Ott Bell, ’85

The Reverend Anna Bell and the Reverend Stephen Bell, ’00 Mrs. Jo Beller and Dr. Christopher Beller, ’98 Beller Dental Clinic Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Belvin Ms. Kendrea Benjamin, ’00 Dr. Robert Bennett Mrs. Linda (Eaheart) Berry, ’68, and the Reverend Bruce Berry, ’68 Mrs. Sue Berry and Dr. Clyde Berry, ’53 Dr. Camille Berry Mrs. Charline (Thomas) Bice, ’54 Ms. Judith Blackwell, ’05 Ms. Jo Blatti Mrs. Sharon (Webb) Blevins, ’94, and Dr. Brooks Blevins, ’92 Dr. and Mrs. Frank Block Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Blount Mrs. Reagan (Greeno) Bodeker, ’03, and Mr. Justin Bodeker Mrs. Sarah (Yeager) Boelhouwer, ’96, and Mr. Eric Boelhouwer Mr. and Mrs. James Bogowith Mr. and Mrs. Larry Boling Mrs. Shannon (Alexander) Boling, ’07, and Mr. John Boling, ’07 Mrs. Faye (Shoemaker) Bone, ’58 Mrs. Kelly (Schafer) Booy, ’01, and Mr. Stefan Booy, ’99 Mrs. Amy (Huffman) Boyce, ’99, and Mr. Jon Boyce Mrs. Lacy (Newman) Bradford, ’94, and Mr. Wayne Bradford Ms. Elizabeth Brand Mr. and Mrs. Del Brannon Mrs. Kathleen (Colton) Branscum, ’82 Mr. Russell Branscum, ’77 Mr. and Mrs. Sherdeill Breathett Sr. Ms. Mary Brebner, ’93 Ms. Jessica Brents, ’09 Mrs. Betty (Rutledge) Brightwell, ’75, and Mr. Danny Brightwell, ’71 Mr. Mike Brinkley Miss Nicole Brinkman, ’11 Mrs. Margaret (Rendina) Bristow, ’04, and Mr. Michael Bristow Mrs. Geneva (Sharp) Broadwater, ’73 Mrs. Mandy Brock and Mr. Edward Brock, ’00 Mrs. Lori (King) Brock, ’93, and Mr. Kevin Brock Mrs. Sandra Brock, ’82 Mrs. Tammy (Tate) Brock, ’94, and Mr. Harold Brock Mrs. Armilda Brodie Ms. Carla Brown

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Ms. Casey Brown, ’99 Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brown Mr. and Mrs. Gary Brown Dr. Lawrence Brown Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Michael Brown Mr. Patrick Brown Mr. and Mrs. William Brown Mr. Robert Bruina, ’68 Mrs. Jennifer (Moss) Brungart, ’01, and Mr. Eric Brungart Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Buchanan Mrs. Melanie (Morrison) Buchanan, ’05, and Mr. Matthew Buchanan, ’05 Mr. James Buck Ms. Catherine Buercklin, ’11 Ms. Denise Buercklin Mrs. Joyann (Cross) Bullock, ’54 Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Bultena Mr. and Mrs. Jon Bumgardner Ms. Elizabeth Bumpers Mrs. Janet (Parks) Burks, ’53, and Dr. Arvil Burks, ’53 Mrs. Elizabeth Burris and Mr. Billy Burris, ’79 Mr. Millan Burrow, ’48 Mrs. Anne Butcher, ’00, and Mr. Charles Butcher Ms. Helena Butler Mrs. Dorothy Byrd Mrs. Brenda Cable and Mr. Jeffery Cable, ’97 Ms. Barbara Cade Mr. and Mrs. Randal Caldwell Mr. and Mrs. James Callahan Ms. Mary Canady, ’65 Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Cannaday Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Canole Mr. Philip Cargill, ’77 Carlee’s Crown Shop Ms. Louisa (Vassileva) Carney, ’99 Mrs. Lana (Brower) Carriglitto, ’95, and Mr. John Carriglitto Mr. Mark Cartwright, ’03 Mr. and Mrs. Mike Cash Mrs. Patty (Shelton) Cash, ’94, and Mr. William Cash, ’93 Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Castleman Ms. Katee Castleman, ’09 Ms. Martha Cavitt Ms. Stephanie Ceccato, ’96 Mr. and Mrs. Rick Cesarski Mrs. Sarabelle (Bray) Chapman, ’59, and Mr. Charles Chapman Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cherry Dr. and Mrs. Roger Chisholm Ms. Julie Church, ’04 Mrs. Tonya Clapp, ’12, and

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Mr. Delmar Clapp Mr. Elvis Clark, ’62 Ms. Jeanette Clarke Mrs. Jami (DeLao) Claypoole, ’96, and Mr. David Claypoole Mrs. Joe Clement Jr. Clinic Drug Store Mr. Flint Clouse, ’97 Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. Mr. E. L. Cochran Jr. Mr. Robert Coe Dr. Virginia (Landers) Coker, ’58, and Mr. Donald Coker Ms. Peggy Coleman Mr. John Collins, ’82 Colton’s Steak House & Grill Mr. and Mrs. Edward Colvard Mr. and Mrs. James Compton Ms. Marjorie Cook Mr. Robert Cook Mrs. Caliene (McKinney) Coop, ’71, and Mr. William Coop, ’56 Mrs. Melissa (Johnston) Cooper, ’77, and Mr. Paul Cooper Mr. and Mrs. Lindell Cooper Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Cooper Ms. Heather Copeland, ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Jim Copeland Dr. Michael Counts Mr. Tyler Counts Cowboy’s Barbecue Ms. Erica Cox, ’11 Mrs. Bonita (Standerford) Crabtree, ’53, and Dr. William Crabtree, ’54 Mrs. Patsy (Chamberlin) Craig, ’49, and Dr. Robert Craig, ’45 Mr. Gerald Crawford Mrs. Terri (Pellow) Crawford, ’91, and Mr. Gene Crawford II, ’85 Ms. Valerie Crawford Mr. Brad Crockett Ms. Kimberly Crosby, ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Allen Crouch Mr. Jack Crump, ’63 Ms. Hannah Cruse Mr. Cody Crymes, ’09 Mrs. Sharel Cuccia and Mr. Larry Cuccia, ’62 Mrs. Jo Cudd Ms. Betty Culver Mr. Marvin Culver Mrs. Elizabeth (Rowe) Cummings, ’02 Mrs. Whitney Cunningham and Mr. Justin Cunningham, ’09 Mr. and Mrs. Mike Dailey Mr. Mark Dal Ponte Ms. Jennifer Daniel

Darrell’s Foreign Car Repair Mrs. Dana Davidson and Mr. Cord Davidson, ’95 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Davidson Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Davis Mr. and Mrs. Gene Davis Mr. and Mrs. Henry Davis Ms. Erin Davis Mrs. Rexel Davis Mr. and Mrs. Duane Davis The Honorable and Mrs. Lawrence Dawson Daylight Donuts Mr. Judson Deere, ’10 Mr. Ronald DeFries Mr. and Mrs. Paul DeLisle Mrs. Jenny Deppe and Maj. Christopher Deppe, ’98 Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Derby Ms. Rhonda Didion-Jurgens Mrs. Sallye (McMillan) Dobbins, ’60, and Mr. John Dobbins Mr. Bobby Doe Mrs. Mary (Conner) Doom, ’52, and the Reverend Robert Doom, ’52 Mr. and Mrs. George Dortch Mrs. Rebecca (Ford) Doster, ’73, and Mr. Daniel Doster Mrs. Michelle Downing and Mr. Rodney Downing, ’95 Mrs. Norma (Black) Duke, ’55, and Mr. Bernis Duke, ’53 Mr. and Mrs. Dannie Dulaney Mr. Logan Dungan, ’93 Ms. Bailey Dunlap, ’10 Mrs. Kristy (Hood) Dunn, ’04, and Mr. Steven Dunn, ’04 Mrs. Elaine (Adams) Dupree, ’86, and Mr. Robert Dupree Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dwyer Ms. Daisy Dyer, ’97 Mrs. Laura Earley and Mr. Jason Earley, ’99 Mrs. Martha Easley and Comm. George Easley, ’63 Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Edwards Dr. Thomas Ekman, ’78 Dr. Laura (Culp) Elliott, ’99, and Mr. Andrew Elliott Mr. and Mrs. John Ellis II Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Ellis Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ellsworth The Honorable and Mrs. Rick Elumbaugh Mr. Jason Ennis, ’99 Ennis Realty Mr. Raymond Erby

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Ms. Sarah Esmail, ’11 Mrs. Brenda Estes and Mr. Lowell Estes Jr., ’71 Mr. and Mrs. James Eusterbrock Mr. and Mrs. Perry Evans Mrs. Winifred Evans Dr. Gloria Everson Ms. Donna Fagan Dr. Charles Fallis, ’49 Mrs. Joan Fallis and Mr. James Fallis, ’42 Mrs. Martha (Paisley) Fast, ’47, and Mr. Stanley Fast, ’50 Mr. Scott Faulkner, ’89 Mrs. Clara Fields and Mr. Ted Fields, ’55 Mr. Ollie Fincham Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Fincham Mrs. Charlotte (Tanner) Finney, ’66 Ms. Elizabeth Finney Mr. Jason Finney, ’92 Mrs. Carolyn Finnie and Mr. Thomas Finnie, ’03 First Presbyterian Church, Newport, AR Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fisher The Reverend Judy Fletcher and the Reverend David Fletcher Mr. Kevin Flinn, ’03 Flowers Baking Company Ms. Nicole Floyd Mr. and Mrs. Michael Foote Mrs. Peggy (Pinson) Ford, ’06, and Mr. Josh Ford, ’07 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ford Jr. Mrs. Amy Foree Mr. Tony Fortune, ’06 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fox Mrs. Deborah Frazier, ’87 Ms. Jane Ellen Frazier, ’98 Fred’s Fish House Mr. Doc Freeman, ’55 Mr. and Mrs. David Frey Ms. Sarah Fugett, ’08 Mr. Tim Fulks Ms. Elizabeth Gabbard, ’03 Mrs. Beth (Neelly) Gaines, ’97, and Mr. Trey Gaines, ’97 Mr. Michael Galbreath Mrs. Mary Jo Galiyas and Mr. Mitchell Galiyas, ’72 Mrs. Beverly Gann and Dr. Joseph Gann, ’02 Ms. Lisa Gann Mr. Tim Gann, ’81 Mr. Gerardo Garcia Mrs. Leslie Garlinghouse and Mr. Les Garlinghouse, ’91 Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Garner

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Mrs. Gina (Block) Garrett, ’93, and Mr. Lane Garrett, ’93 Mrs. Cheryl (Stokes) Gass, ’82, and Mr. James Gass, ’84 Dr. and Mrs. Barry Gehm Miss Holly Geis, ’11 General Mills, Inc. Mr. Edward George Mrs. Jane Gerber and the Reverend Larry Gerber, ’66 Mrs. Betsy (Spragins) GillaspyWilliams, ’61, and Mr. Caral Williams Mr. James Gilliam Jr., ’95 Mrs. Missy (Speer) Gipson, ’99, and Mr. Chase Gipson, ’96 Mrs. Leslie (Bragg) Gitz, ’05, and Dr. Bradley Gitz Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Glascock Mrs. Bonnie Glatzer and Mr. Harvey Glatzer, ’67 Mrs. Janice (Box) Gleghorn, ’55 Gleghorn Storage Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Glover Ms. Mary Jane Gocio Mrs. Cheryl (Armstrong) Goetz, ’85, and Mr. Roy Goetz, ’85 Mr. Alfredo Gomez and Ms. Patricia Resendiz Mr. Heriberto Gonzalez Mr. and Mrs. David Good Mr. and Mrs. David Goodin Mrs. Frances (Spooner) Goodson, ’45 Mrs. Anita (Weyland) Gorzalski, ’83, and Mr. Tom Gorzalski Mrs. Nadine (Sullinger) Grady, ’07, and Mr. Christopher Grady Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Graham Mr. and Mrs. William Gramig Jr. Ms. Diana (Wilson) Gray, ’88 Dr. Dorothy Landis Gray Mrs. Jane Gray and Mr. Peter Gray, ’75 Mr. David Greenwood Mrs. Jennifer (Presley) Griffin, ’96, and Dr. Bradley Griffin Mrs. Mara (Marlin) Grisham, ’76, and Mr. Nick Grisham Mr. Tyler Grisham, ’92 Dr. and Mrs. Robert Gullett Jr. Lt. Col. Georgia (Martin) Haldeman, ’67 Mrs. Ann Hale and the Reverend Peter Hale, ’61 Mrs. Mary (Sanders) Haley, ’48 Mrs. Betty Jo (Lenehan) Hall, ’48 Mr. and Mrs. Randy Hall Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hall

Mrs. Beth (Zehms) Hallowell, ’92, and Mr. Mark Hallowell Mrs. Brandy (Barrentine) Hamilton, ’06, and Mr. Colby Hamilton Mr. James Hamilton, ’80 Mrs. Melba Hamlett and Dr. Troy Hamlett, ’71 Mr. Daniel Haney, ’08 Mrs. Rosemarie Hankins and Mr. James Hankins, ’52 Mr. Ronald Hanks, ’98 Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hannah Mr. and Mrs. Bret Hansen Mr. William Hansen Mrs. Vikita Hardwrick and Mr. Samuel Hardwrick Jr., ’79 Ms. Mitzi (Poff) Hargan, ’79 Mrs. Julia (Kelley) Harmon, ’60 Mr. and Mrs. Scott Harris Dr. Kristi (Thompson) Harris, ’97, and Mr. Rodney Harris Mrs. Bridget (Herman) Hart, ’52 Mr. Charlie Hart Mr. and Mrs. Brad Hart Ms. Sarah Harvey, ’06 Mrs. Rita (Brown) Hastie, ’09 Hastings Books Music and Videos Ms. Haley Hawkins Ms. Jeanette Hawkins Mrs. Haley (Skinner) Hawkins, ’07, and Mr. Curt Hawkins, ’06 Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hayes Mr. Scott Hayes, ’96 Mrs. Polly Sue (Ross) Hayes, ’66, and Mr. Ellis Hayes Jr., ’67 Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Hays Mrs. Martha (McGinnis) Healey, ’71, and Mr. Jon Healey Mrs. Christy (Wallace-Hudson) Hedrick, ’96, and Mr. Mark Hedrick, ’94 Mrs. Norma (Lacy) Hendrix, ’65, and Mr. Allen Hendrix Mrs. Margarett (Altom) Henley, ’60 Ms. Virginia (Southerland) Henry, ’52 Mr. and Mrs. Donald Herndon Ms. Glenda Hershberger, ’07 Mrs. Glenda (Adams) Hess, ’61, and Dr. Robert Hess, ’60 Ms. Tonya Hess Mr. Don Heuer, ’50 Heuer’s Family Shoes Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hewett Mrs. Muriel Hicks and Mr. John Hicks Jr., ’69 Ms. Kenya Hicks

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Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hicks Mrs. Tammy (James) Hicks, ’89, and Mr. Lloyd Hicks Mrs. Brandi (Love) Higginbotham, ’94, and Mr. Shawn Higginbotham Mrs. Lisa (Stiles) Higginbotham, ’02, and the Reverend Stuart Higginbotham, ’01 Ms. Andrea Higginbottom, ’08 Mrs. Bettye (Millikan) Highsmith Miller, ’60, and Dr. Norman Miller Mrs. Evelyn (Douglass) Hill, ’53 Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Hill Mrs. Kimberly Hinds-Brush and Mr. Randy Brush Ms. Tracy Hofmann Holiday Inn Express Mrs. Katie Holt Mrs. Jill (Earnheart) Holyfield, ’93, and Mr. Robert Holyfield Jr. Home Depot Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Honeycutt Mr. Joshua Hopkins, ’07 Mrs. Jennifer (Littrell) Hopper, ’97 House of Flowers & Gifts Mr. and Mrs. Shane Howard Ms. Renee Hubbard, ’72 Mr. Scott Huffman, ’97 Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hunt Dr. Carrie (Boling) Hunter, ’97, and Mr. Laddie Hunter, ’97 Dr. Ying Hutton and Dr. Stuart Hutton Mrs. Sarah Hyatt and Dr. Benjamin Hyatt, ’51 Ivory Owl Ms. Andrea Jackson Mrs. Paula (Westbrooke) Jackson, ’80 Mrs. Kendall Jacobs and Mr. John Jacobs, ’94 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph James Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jarjoura Ms. Joan (Mason) Jeffery, ’90 Ms. Susan Jeffries Mrs. Kristie (Gay) Jenkins, ’92, and Mr. Kevin Jenkins, ’86 Mr. Lyndal Jenkins, ’98 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jernigan Mr. James Johnson, ’48 Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnston Mrs. Wanda (Burks) Johnston, ’55, and Mr. N. E. Johnston, ’50 Mr. and Mrs. William Johnston Mr. Ed Jolly, ’62 Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Jones Sr. The Reverend Lance Jones, ’69 Mr. Lane Jones, ’02

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Ms. Ellen Jordan, ’09 Josie’s At The Lockhouse Mr. and Mrs. Greg Judkins Mrs. Margaret (Miller) Juergenson, ’63, and Mr. Kuno Juergenson Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Julian K & W Truck Repair, Inc. Mrs. Cynthia (Cullum) Kallsnick, ’82, and Mr. Scott Kallsnick Ms. Joan Kallsnick Ms. Leanne Kamps, ’02 Kappa Kappa Alpha Alumni Association Ms. Sue Karg Mr. and Mrs. Derek Keele Mrs. Jane (Mabry) Keith, ’60, and the Reverend James Keith Mr. and Mrs. John Keller Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Kelley Ms. Rebecca Kelley Mrs. Tommie (Lenehan) Kelley, ’49, and Mr. Henry Kelley Mr. Joshua Kemp Mr. and Mrs. Karlton Kemp Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kennedy Kenny Allen Insurance Agency, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Kerr Mr. Charles Ketz, ’65 Mrs. Donna (Crumrine) Kever, ’54, and Mr. Carlos Kever, ’52 Mr. Joseph Key, ’88 Mrs. Carrie (Beyerle) Kilgore, ’04 Mrs. Glenda (Cannon) Killion, ’66, and Mr. Herman Killion, ’62 Dr. Charles Kimball II Mrs. Leota Kimbrough and the Reverend Billy Kimbrough, ’60 Mr. and Mrs. Terry King Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Klotzle Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Klotzle Mr. Misha Kouliavtsev, ’98 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kovak Mr. and Mrs. John Kruit Mrs. Holly (Hornaday) Kuzin, ’03, and Mr. Sergei Kuzin, ’03 Mrs. Edna (Hanson) Laman, ’59 Mrs. Lori (Carter) Laman, ’99, and Mr. O. J. Laman Dr. Sandra Lang and Dr. James Lang, ’61 Dr. George Lankford Mrs. Connye (Barker) Larson, ’68, and Mr. Leonard Larson, ’67 Law Office of James Holmes, PC Mr. Larry Lawson, ’75 Mr. Trevor Lay, ’03 Mrs. Burnis Leavens

Ms. Marilyn Lenggenhager Mrs. Polly Leonard and Mr. John Leonard, ’64 Mrs. Martha (Moody) Lewallen, ’76, and Mr. Ronald Lewallen, ’74 Liberty Bank of Arkansas Mr. and Mrs. James Light Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lind Ms. Glenna Lindsey Mrs. Barbara Lindsey-Verser, ’89 Mr. Paul Link Mrs. Beth (Tucker) Little, ’83 Mrs. Emily Lockard and Mr. Phillip Lockard, ’62 Lockheed Martin Corporation, Michoud Operations Mr. Jack Lofton, ’04 Mr. and Mrs. Jason Long Mr. Lance Lovell Mr. Robert Lowe Ms. Jordan Lupo, ’09 Mr. and Mrs. Bill Luster Ms. Frances Luttrell Mr. Robert Lux Mrs. Minnie (Lewis) Mabson, ’51 Mrs. Barbara Macdonald and Mr. Duncan Macdonald, ’68 Mr. and Mrs. James MacDonald Mr. Noel Mace, ’93 Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Macy Mr. and Mrs. David Mallinson Mrs. Anita Malone and Mr. Alvin Malone, ’96 Mark Martin Ford Mrs. Kathleen Markey and Mr. John Markey, ’67 Mrs. Cheri (Frasier) Marshall, ’91, and Mr. John Marshall Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Marshall Mrs. Aimee (Dunnavant) Martin, ’01, and Mr. Jake Martin Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Martin Mr. and Mrs. Larry Martin Ms. Judy Mashburn Mr. James Matheney Mr. and Mrs. James Matheney Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Matthews Ms. Geraldine Mayhue Mr. and Mrs. Brian McCarthy Mrs. Megan (Muckelberg) McCarty, ’02, and Mr. Patrick McCarty, ’03 Ms. Patricia McClelland The Reverend Betty McCollum and Dr. James McCollum Mrs. Ellen McCovey and Mr. Terry McCovey, ’84

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Ms. Betty McCrary, ’42 Dr. Kristin (Harris) McDonald, ’03, and Mr. Jonathan McDonald, ’04 Mr. and Mrs. James McGehee Mr. and Mrs. Patrick McGough Mrs. Rosemary McKinley and The Reverend John McKinley, ’70 Mrs. Latisha McLaurin and Mr. Patrick McLaurin, ’05 Ms. Katherine McLean, ’06 Mr. Scott Mcleod Mrs. Gloria McLeod Mrs. Patricia McMahon and Mr. David McMahon, ’65 Dr. David McMillan Ms. Carol McMinn Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McNatt Mr. and Mrs. Timothy McNatt Mr. Vernon McNully, ’78 Mr. Allan McSpadden Ms. Anna McSpadden Mr. Donald McSpadden, ’75 Mrs. Brenda McWhorter Ms. Laura McWilliams, ’07 Mrs. Beth (Mays) Meacham, ’64, and Mr. Gerald Meacham Merchants & Planters Bank Merck Partnership for Giving Dr. Scott Merrell, ’92 Dr. Tina Merritt and Mr. Farris Merritt Mrs. Martha (Jones) Milam, ’60, and Mr. Don Milam Ms. Mary Miller Ms. Lesley Milton, ’11 Mr. James Mitchum Mrs. Jimmie Anne (Davis) Mitchum, ’66 Mrs. Fran Mitchum and Mr. Robert Mitchum, ’67 Mrs. Aline (Etheridge) Mobley, ’53, and Mr. Freeman Mobley, ’47 Mrs. Gina Mohlke and Mr. Gregory Mohlke, ’87 Mr. and Mrs. Steven Montague Mr. and Mrs. Steven Moody Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mooney Mr. and Mrs. Clark Moore Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Moore Jr. Ms. Jeanie Stewart Moore Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Moore Mr. Eric Morgan, ’11 Mr. Gary Morgan Mr. and Mrs. Don Morgan Ms. Consuela Morris Miss Emogene Morris Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Morrison Mrs. Virginia Moser

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Mr. and Mrs. Gary Moss Dr. Frances Ketz and Dr. Patrick Mulick Mrs. Rosalie Mullane and Mr. George Mullane Jr., ’75 Mr. Jerry Murphree, ’60 Mrs. Betty Murphy Mr. and Mrs. Brian Myers Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Myers Mr. and Mrs. Buster Myers Mrs. Shannon (Brooks) Myers, ’05 Nabholz Construction Corporation Mr. Andrew Nadzam, ’10 Nailsville Mr. Charles Nave Mr. and Mrs. Don Neal Mr. Watson Neal, ’10 The Reverend and Mrs. Richard Neelly Ms. Denise Nemec, ’76 Ms. Mary-Margaret Nester, ’07 Ms. Rebecca Newcome, ’02 Mrs. Judith Newton, ’91, and Mr. Marvin Newton Ms. Lynn Nichols Mrs. Edie (Sutterfield) Nicholson, ’98, and Mr. Jeremy Nicholson, ’98 Dr. and Mrs. Alex Nisbet Mr. Thomas Nixon, ’77 The Reverend Mary Jane (Pierce) Norton, ’72, and Mr. David Norton Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Norwood Mr. Mike Norwood Ms. Bridget Nutt, ’10 Mr. Robert Oatkins Mrs. Mary (Morris) Olson, ’76, and Mr. Michael Olson Mr. and Mrs. Clem Onukwube Mr. and Mrs. Terry Orman Mrs. Bonnie McAdams Orr Ms. Sarah Ort Mr. and Mrs. Harry Osborne Mr. and Mrs. Timothy O’Toole Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ouber Mrs. Dixie Owens and Dr. Ben Owens, ’59 P.R. Steelecoat, Inc. Mrs. Susan (Coffman) Parker, ’75, and Mr. David Parker, ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Johnce Parrish Mrs. Diana Partee and Mr. Mark Partee, ’70 Payless Shoe Source Mrs. Jennifer (Walls) Payton, ’98, and Mr. Brian Payton Ms. Paulette Pearson, ’04 Dr. and Mrs. John Peek

Mr. and Mrs. Barry Pelham Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pendergist Mr. and Mrs. Garry Penman Mr. John Penn, ’68 Mr. Daniel Perkins, ’03 Mr. Ryan Petty Mrs. Jackie Phillips and Mr. Christopher Phillips, ’90 Mrs. Elizabeth (Mazar) Phillips, ’00, and Mr. Matthew Phillips Mrs. Marjorie (Keeney) Phillips, ’77 Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Phillips Jr. Mrs. Katherine (Fennig) Phippin, ’98, and Mr. Aric Phippin Mrs. Vanessa (Laminack) Pickett, ’04, and Mr. Tanner Pickett, ’02 Mrs. Shannon (Sullivan) Pico, ’02, and Mr. Andres Pico Mrs. Carolyn Palmer Pierce Ms. Jeanette Piker, ’94 Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Pinegar Mr. and Mrs. Craig Pirlot Dr. Joel Plaag Ms. Sonya Platt, ’92 Mr. Fred Poe Poe Travel Agency Mr. and Mrs. Larry Poff Mrs. Kay Hermansen-Pool and Mr. Joe Pool, ’75 Mrs. Susan (Thomas) Pool, ’85, and Mr. James Pool Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Porter Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Post Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Lila Pouliot Mrs. Kristin (Kimball) Powell, ’94, and Dr. Jay Powell, ’94 Powers of Arkansas Mrs. Heather (Magouyrk) Pratt, ’98, and Mr. Joseph Pratt Presbyterian Church of Bull Shoals, AR Presbyterian Women at Batesville, AR Presbyterian Women at Hot Springs, AR Presbyterian Women at Hot Springs Village, AR Presbyterian Women at Fairfield Bay, AR Mrs. Amanda (Weaver) Preuss, ’01, and Mr. Kelsey Preuss, ’01 Mr. Rodney Price, ’80 Mrs. Belinda (Earle) Prichard, ’90 Mr. John Pruett Ms. Stacy Pyron, ’02 Mr. Brandon Qualls, ’07 Mrs. Casey (Jackson) Quattlebaum,’97, and Mr. Patrick Quattlebaum, ’99 Quizno’s Subs Mr. and Mrs. John Ragsdale

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Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Railsback III Mr. Jewel “Joe” Rainwater, ’52, and the late Joyce Rainwater, ’54 Ramada Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Ramsey Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ramsey Mr. and Mrs. William Ramsey Mr. and Mrs. John Ratliff Lt. Col. Thomas Rau, ’75 Mrs. Beverly Rausch Mr. and Mrs. Mike Rawlings Mrs. Kathryn Ray and Mr. Bill Ray, ’66 Mrs. Charlotte (Agee) Ray, ’42 Mr. Donald Ray Ray’s Garage and 24 Hour Towing Dr. Andi (Craft) Read, ’02, and Mr. Nathan Read, ’02 Mrs. Penney (Wood) Rector, ’88, and Mr. Craig Rector Mrs. Mary (Ramsour) Rehkopf, ’53, and Mr. Billy Rehkopf Ms. Julie (Hughes) Reves, ’86 Mr. and Mrs. David Rezabek Mrs. Lynne (Mitchum) Rhodes, ’91, and Mr. Chris Rhodes Dr. Ann Rhodes and Mr. Paul Rhodes Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Richards Ms. Jennifer Richardson Mrs. Melissa (Bristow) Richardson, ’98, and Mr. Kris Richardson, ’98 Mrs. Joyce (Reaves) Richey, ’64, and Mr. John Richey Rid A Pest, Inc. Ms. Teresa Rivers Dr. Helen Robbins Mr. and Mrs. Larry Robertson Mrs. Rosemary Robertson and Mr.Lavaughn Robertson, ’64 Mrs. Amber Robinson and Mr. Scott Robinson, ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Jon Rodgers Mrs. Frances (Bradford-Burks) Rodgers, ’57, and Mr. Lloyd Rodgers Mrs. Virginia Rodgers and Mr. Joe Rodgers, ’58 Dr. Monica Rodriguez Dr. and Mrs. Walter Roettger Dr. and Mrs. Doyle Rogers Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Roller Ms. Phyllis Roller Mrs. Norma Rollinger and Mr. William Rollinger, ’89 Ms. Karen Rorex, ’11 Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Rose Mr. Tristan Rudd, ’04 Mr. and Mrs. Roy Runyan Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rush

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Mr. and Mrs. Steve Rushing Mr. and Mrs. Norm Russell Mrs. Ina (Nicholas) Rutherford, ’56, and Mr. Robert Rutherford, ’49 Mrs. Louise (Crutcher) Rutledge, ’60 Mrs. Amy (Burns) Ryan, ’97, and Mr. Robert Ryan Mrs. Claire Sale, ’96 Mrs. Brenda Sample, ’06, and Mr. Scott Sample Mrs. Julie (Billingsly) Sandy, ’07 Dr. Stephanie Saunders, ’02 Ms. Kim Savage Mr. Mark Scanlan, ’99 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schaaf Mr. and Mrs. William Schatzley Mrs. Patricia (Kruger) Scheffler, ’62, and Mr. Harvey Scheffler Mrs. Johnna (Burks) Scholten, ’82, and Mr. Jay Scholten Mrs. Shayneh (Horwitz) Schott, ’69, and Mr. James Schott Ms. Anna Schulte Ms. Leopoldina Schwahn Schwegman Office Supply Mr. Michael Scroggins, ’98 The Reverend Paul Seay Ms. Betty Ann Secrest Mrs. Tracy (Prior) Seffers, ’87, and Mr. George Seffers, ’95 Mr. and Mrs. Larry Segler Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sepanek Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sepanek Sr. Mrs. Elaine (Solida) Severs, ’84, and Mr. Michael Severs Mr. Stacy Shafer Ms. Jennifer Shaw, ’08 Dr. Donna Shaw and Dr. Roger Shaw Mr. Scott Shelby, ’03 Mr. and Mrs. William Shell Mr. Robert Shellenberger Mr. Mark Shelton, ’88 Mrs. Jennifer (Cross) Shepherd, ’07, and Mr. Andrew Shepherd, ’05 The Reverend Robert Shepperson, ’51 Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Shields Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Shipman Mrs. Carolyn (Rutledge) Shipman, ’70, and Mr. Leon Shipman Mr. and Mrs. Vurl Shreve Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Simmons Mrs. Nicole Simmons and Dr. John Simmons, ’90 Mrs. Jeanne (Forkner) Simpson, ’87, and Mr. Mike Simpson Mr. and Mrs. Buster Simpson Mr. and Mrs. Gerould Sims

Mrs. Marianna (Burton) Sistrunk, ’70, and Dr. David Sistrunk Mrs. Heather (Mize) Skinner, ’05, and Mr. Harold Skinner, ’06 Mrs. Patty Slider and the Reverend Charles Slider, ’67 Mr. Kenneth Slifer Jr., ’00 Mr. Larry Sloan, ’35 Mrs. Valerie (Vallance) Sloan, ’89, and Mr. Kevin Sloan Mr. Adam Smith, ’98 Mrs. Marla Smith and Dr. Clinton Smith, ’61 Ms. Deborah Smith, ’72 Mr. and Mrs. James Smith Mrs. Donna (Rash) Smith, ’52, and Mr. Calvin Smith, ’51 Mrs. Karen (Holder) Smith, ’91, and Mr. Billy Smith Ms. Michelle Smith Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Smith Mr. and Mrs. Billy Smith Dr. Suzan Smith Mr. and Mrs. Ed Smithson Smokehouse Grill & Cafe Mr. and Mrs. Mike Snyder Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Son Southern Bank Mrs. JoAnn (Adcock) Southwell, ’95, and Mr. Wayne Southwell, ’95 Spectrum Consulting Mr. and Mrs. Arland Speidel Mrs. Alisa (Hook) Spence, ’93, and Mr. Gregory Spence Mrs. Betty Spence and Mr. Reynard Spence, ’43 Mr. Jacob Sperry, ’09** Mr. Wesley Spigner Mrs. Hope Spragins Mrs. Monica (Alexander) Sprankell, ’96, and Dr. Adam Sprankell, ’97 Mr. Michael Springer, ’74 Mrs. Diane (Zimmerman) Staph, ’66 Mr. Mooney Starr State Farm Insurance Companies Martin Mr. and Mrs. Charles Steed Ms. Charli Steed, ’11 Mrs. Whitney (Williams) Steele, ’03, and Mr. Nick Steele Ms. Ruth Stephens Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Stephens Ms. Ann (Smith) Stephenson, ’78 Mr. and Mrs. John Stevenson Mr. and Mrs. Garry Stewart Ms. Sherri Stewart Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Stewart

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Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Stewart Jr. Mrs. Kay Stice Ms. Dara Stine, ’02 Dr. and Mrs. Russell Stinson The Reverend Desireé Stipp-Bethune and the Reverend David StippBethune, ’92 Mrs. Kathleen Stockman Mrs. Katherine (Lenehan) Stokes, ’41 Mrs. Jenny Stokes and Dr. Timothy Stokes, ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Story Mr. and Mrs. Milton Straw Mr. Ronald Streetman Mr. and Mrs. Doug Strickel Ms. Jessica Strickel Mr. and Mrs. Ray Strickel Ms. Annie Stricklin Dr. Sally Browder and Dr. David Stricklin Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Stroud Mr. Robert Stroud, ’44 Mrs. Jennifer (Beckman) Stucker, ’00 Mr. and Mrs. Rafael Subialdea Mrs. Lara (Obert) Swearingen, ’04, and Mr. Russ Swearingen, ’04 Mrs. Norma (Gray) Swetnam, ’59, and the Reverend Dr. Walter Swetnam, ’58 Mrs. Joellyn (Zid) Szura, ’93, and Mr. Adam Szura Mr. Clifford Tackett, ’60 Mr. Michael Tackett Mrs. La Una Talley Mr. and Mrs. Randy Talley Mr. and Mrs. Philip Tappan Dr. Sarah (Burrow) Tate, ’97, and Dr. Christopher Tate, ’95 Mrs. Ann (Westmoreland) Taylor, ’60 Mrs. Bonnie (Hulett) Taylor, ’46 Mrs. Brook (Wilroy) Taylor, ’03, and Mr. Jason Taylor Mrs. Leah Taylor and the Honorable Chaney Taylor Jr., ’75 Mr. and Mrs. Mark Taylor Mr. and Mrs. James Teague Mrs. Marilyn (Reeves) Teague, ’75, and Mr. Tommy Teague, ’75 Ms. Eleanore Tebbetts, ’07 Dr. Amy Schmidt, ’05, and Dr. Ralph Teed, ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Templin Dr. and Mrs. Edward Tenace The Cinnamon Stick The Home Place The Italian Grill Ms. Becky Ramsauer

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Ms. Mary Lee Thessen Ms. Cynthia Thessing Dr. and Mrs. David Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Joey Thomas Mrs. Kelly (Hurst) Thomas, ’93, and Mr. Joey Thomas, ’93 Ms. Jane Thompson Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thompson Thompson’s Jewelry Ms. LaKay Thornton Ms. Stacy Tierney, ’04 Mr. Edward Tolson, ’75 Mrs. Surennah (Werley) Toon, ’05, and Mr. Hilary Toon Mr. Joe Tortorich Ms. Pamela Tortorich Mrs. Lynda (Crow) Treat, ’88, and Mr. Phillip Treat Treble Clef Music Store Tri-County Supply Company, Inc Mrs. Katherine (Denison) Tripp, ’48, and Mr. Earl Tripp, ’50 Mr. and Mrs. Paul Trotta Ms. Kathleen Trotter Dr. and Mrs. John Truemper Ms. Mary Jo Tucker Ms. Susan Tucker, ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tucker Mrs. Barbara (Buford) Turner, ’59 Mr. Michael Uchtman, ’94 Ucompass.com, Inc. University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. The Reverend and Mrs. Kennedy Upham Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Vaverka Verizon Foundation Ms. Erin Vickers, ’99 Mrs. Cecilia Vinson and Mr. John Vinson, ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Scott Vinson Dr. and Mrs. Richard Vogeley Mrs. Janice (Williams) Waggoner, ’99, and Mr. Jace Waggoner Keiko Wagster Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wales Dr. Crystal (Dickerson) Walker, ’00, and Dr. Robin Walker Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Walker Mr. and Mrs. Lary Walker Mr. and Mrs. Glen Wallace Mr. Marcus “Jim” Wallace Mr. and Mrs. John Waller Wal-Mart Store 119 Mrs. Ann Walmsley and Mr. Andrew Walmsley, ’96 Mrs. Becky (Sims) Wann, ’73, and Mr. Garry Wann, ’66

Mrs. Alex (Jones) Watkins, ’09, and Mr. Christopher Watkins, ’06 Mr. Randell Watkins, ’70 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson Mr. James Watters, ’08 Mr. and Mrs. Barry Wawak Ms. Dana Weaver Mr. Don Webb, ’76 Ms. Vicki Webb Mr. Donald Welge Mrs. Meredith (Bemis) Wells, ’94, and Mr. Robert Wells Mrs. Laura (Higginbottom) Wells, ’04 Dr. and Mrs. Randall Wells Mr. Andrew West Ms. Gretchen West, ’05 Westminster Presbyterian Church, Little Rock, AR Mrs. Josie (Sturch) Westmoreland, ’77, and Mr. Terry Westmoreland Dr. Sarah Weston, ’91 Mrs. Devon (Dudley) Westpheling, ’06, and Mr. Chris Westpheling, ’06 Mrs. Evelyn (Willard) Whidby, ’54, and Mr. H. Whidby Mr. and Mrs. Larry Whipple Mr. Jerry White, ’07 White River Financial Services Ms. Kathy Whittenton, ’75 Mr. and Mrs. Clay Wilder Ms. Etter Wilkes Mr. and Mrs. Bud Wilkins Dr. Chris Wilkinson, ’05 Mrs. Alise Wilkinson and Mr. Mitchell Wilkinson, ’50 Ms. Myrl (Griffin) Willets, ’68 Ms. Deborah Willhite, ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Williams Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams Ms. Linda Williams Mr. and Mrs. Scott Williams Dr. Amanda (Price) Willis, ’02, and Mr. Nicholas Willis Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Willis Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson Mr. and Mrs. Billy Wilson Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson Ms. Chelsea Wilson, ’10 Mrs. Jeannie Wilson and Mr. James Wilson, ’01 Mr. Craig Wilson, ’00 Mrs. Mildred Wilson Ms. Teresa Wilson Mrs. Juanita Winn Mrs. Peggye (Tolbert) Winningham, ’62, and Mr. Doyce Winningham, ’60

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Wittenberg, Delony & Davidson, Inc. Ms. Danielle Woffard, ’09 Ms. Kay (Wolford) Logenbach, ’86 Mrs. Mary Wood and Mr. Stanley Wood Jr., ’52 Mrs. Carole (Frizzell) Worthington,’67, and Dr. Cary Worthington, ’67 Mrs. Amanda (Satterfield) Worthy, ’06, and Mr. Daniel Worthy Mrs. Betty Wright and Dr. John Wright, ’60 Mr. T. Wright Mr. Mark Wyatt Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wylie Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Yarnell Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Yates Mrs. Ginger (Sipes) Young, ’96, and Mr. Brad Young, ’97 Ms. Terri Young Ms. Paula Zagata Mrs. Laura Zellmer and Mr. Jason Zellmer, ’03 Mrs. Donita Zini and Mr. Brian Zini, ’94 Mr. and Mrs. Scott Zuege Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Zyjewski

The Brown Society The Brown society, named in memory of Mr. W. C. Brown and his sister, Miss Jean Brown, both of hot springs, Arkansas, recognizes and honors individuals who have remembered Lyon College in their estate planning. Members of the society are persons who have notified the College in writing that they have provided for Lyon through their estate – in their wills, as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, or through a charitable gift annuity or life income remainder gift, the principal of which will pass to the College upon their deaths. Alumni and friends of the College who wish to become members of The Brown society may contact Mr. David heringer, Vice President for Administration. Any information provided will be kept in the strictest confidence.

Dr. Anne Allen and Dr. Charles Allen, ʼ61 Ms. Kathryn Beasley Mrs. Sis Bellingrath Mrs. Linda (Eaheart) Berry, ʼ68, and the Reverend Bruce Berry, ʼ68 Mr. and Mrs. Randall Byars Dr. Martha (Heasley) Cox, ʼ38 Dr. Jamie Deere, ʼ95 Mr. Lawrence Derby Jr.

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Dr. Beverly Edwards Mrs. R. B. Ellis Mrs. Ruby (Barr) Faught, ʼ47 Mrs. Lois Ferguson Mrs. Mary Sue Hamilton Dr. Doin Hicks, ʼ53 Mrs. Mary “Dale” Hicks Mrs. Beth (Pegg-Clark) Highsmith, ʼ54, and Mr. Sam Highsmith Dr. Charles Hoke Dr. Carolyn (Green) Holloway, ʼ00 Ms. Beverly (Davis) Johnson, ʼ57 Mrs. Joan (Creason) Jones, ʼ52, and Dr. Gary Jones, ʼ50 Mrs. Maxine Lane Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lyon Jr. Mr. Van Manning Jr. Mr. Thomas McGill Mr. Sam McGill Mrs. Delores Mitchell and Mr. Kenneth Mitchell, ʼ51 Mrs. Peggy Mitchell-Ferris Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Mitchum Mrs. Mary Mosley Mrs. Mary Lou Oliver Mr. Terry Renaud Mrs. Norma Rollinger and Mr. William Rollinger, ʼ89 Dr. Virginia Rutherford, ʼ35 Mr. and Mrs. James Simpson III Mrs. Anne Stewart Mrs. Connie (McKay) Stillwell, ʼ79, and Dr. David Stillwell, ʼ79 Mrs. Rachel Taylor, ʼ73, and Dr. Charles Taylor, ʼ38 Dr. and Mrs. Bill Tranum Mrs. Susie Welch Dr. and Mrs. Dan West Mr. and Mrs. William Williams Dr. and Mrs. Sloan Wilson

Gifts Received In Honor

Of Ms. Catherine Buercklin, ʼ11 Ms. Denise Buercklin Of Mr. Mackenzie Davis, ʼ11 Ms. Erin Davis Of Mrs. Gina (Block) Garrett, ʼ93 Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of The Reverend Glenda Harbert Dr. Robert Bennett Of Mrs. Bridget (Herman) Hart, ʼ52 Mr. Charlie Hart Of Mr. David Hartwell, ʼ13 Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lind Of Dr. Carolyn (Green) Holloway, ʼ00 Dr. and Mrs. Sloan Wilson Of Ms. Lauren Honeycutt, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Honeycutt Of Ms. Lydia Jarjoura, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jarjoura Of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lyon Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hawkins Dr. and Mrs. Sloan Wilson Of Ms. Claudia Marsh Dr. Anne Allen and Dr. Charles Allen, ʼ61 Of Mrs. Mary Jo McCorkle** Dr. David McMillan Of Ms. Jamie Moore, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Moore Jr. Of Mr. Eric Morgan, ʼ11 Mr. Gary Morgan Of Ms. Jacquelyn Ragsdale, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. John Ragsdale

Of Alpha Xi Delta Mrs. Nancy (Crouse) Behringer, ʼ78, and Mr. Charles Behringer, ʼ75

Of Ms. Charli Elizabeth Steed, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Steed

Of Ms. Margaret Alsup, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. John Alsup

Of Dr. Terrell Tebbetts Mrs. Gretchen Logan Dr. Diane Tebbetts Ms. Eleanore Tebbetts, ʼ07

Of Mr. Jimmy Bell Mr. Van Manning Jr.

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Of Tau Kappa Epsilon Mrs. Nancy (Crouse) Behringer, ʼ78, and Mr. Charles Behringer, ʼ75 Of Mr. J. D. Trimble Jr. Mr. and Mrs. James Matheney Jr. Of Mr. Zachary Wallace, ʼ10 Ms. Patricia McClelland Of Ms. Amanda Wawak, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. Barry Wawak Of Dr. Donald Weatherman Mrs. Gretchen Logan Mrs. Peggy (Murphy) Parks, ʼ49 Of Ms. Kathy Whittenton, ʼ75 Ms. Sarah (Newsom) Jordan, ʼ76

Mr. and Mrs. Del Brannon Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works, Inc. – Sandy, Kenneth, and Lee Williams, and Bob Holmes and other friends at Coca-Cola Bottling Mr. Lawrence Derby Jr. Durham Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Dr. and Mrs. Robert Gullett Jr. Dr. Carolyn (Green) Holloway, ’00 Thad and Peggy (Theis) Kelly Mr. Fred Poe Poe Travel Agency Bob and Becky Ramsauer Dr. and Mrs. Walter Roettger Mr. and Mrs. Buster Simpson Mr. and Mrs. Philip Tappan David and Nancy Theis Kelly and Anne Theis Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Dr. and Mrs. Robert Young III

Mrs. Peggye (Tolbert) Winningham, ʼ62, and Mr. Doyce Winningham, ʼ60 Of Mr. Don Collard, ʼ55 Mr. Thurman Ford Jr., ʼ56 Of Mrs. Annie Covington Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of Mrs. Mildred (Burks) Elms Mrs. Janet (Parks) Burks, ʼ53, and Dr. Arvil Burks, ʼ53

Of Mr. Michael Wilson, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson

Of Mrs. Carolyn (Maddox) Biderman,ʼ73 Ms. Deborah Smith, ʼ72

Of Mr. Daniel Young, ʼ11 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young

Of Dr. John Blyth Mrs. Bettye (Crow) Jones, ʼ47, and Mr. William Jones Jr., ʼ48

Of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Young III Mr. Scott Mcleod

Of Mr. Paul Bone, ʼ56 Mr. Thurman Ford Jr., ʼ56

Gifts Received In Memory

Of Mr. Mitcheal O’Neal Brown, ʼ67 Mrs. Mitcheal O’Neal Brown

Of Mrs. Zelma Atterbury The Reverend and Mrs. Gordon Garlington III Of Mr. Bob Barker, ʼ55 Mr. Thurman Ford Jr., ʼ56 Of Mrs. Lois Barnett, ʼ48 Mrs. Polly (Lenehan) Bell, ʼ46, and Dr. R. E. Bell Mr. and Mrs. George Chlebak Dr. Charles Fallis, ʼ49 Mrs. Joan Fallis and Mr. James Fallis, ʼ42 Mr. and Mrs. Raymond LaCroix Jr. Mrs. Betty Murphy Mrs. Joyce (Reaves) Richey, ʼ64 Of Mr. Paul Bell, ʼ49 Mrs. Deloris Bell Of Mr. Ferd Bellingrath Jr. Mr. James Barnett, ʼ47 Mrs. Gail Bellingrath and Mr. Mac Bellingrath III, ʼ75

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Of Dr. Jane Fagg Dr. and Mrs. Robert Baker Mr. and Mrs. James Buchanan Mr. and Mrs. Dean Covington Mrs. Beth (Neelly) Gaines, ʼ97, and Mr. Trey Gaines, ʼ97 Mr. Vernon McNully, ʼ78 Mrs. Frances (Bradford-Burks) Rodgers, ʼ57, and Mr. Lloyd Rodgers Dr. and Mrs. Walter Roettger Ms. Deborah Smith, ʼ72 Of Dr. Jane Fagg and Dr. Daniel Fagg Kappa Kappa Alpha Alumni Association Of Mrs. Marie Falconer Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of Ms. Andrea Joy Forrest Mrs. Jennifer Forrest and Dr. Robert Forrest, ʼ97 Ms. Susan Jeffries

Of Mr. Arvie “Bubba” Burks, ʼ54 Mrs. Polly (Lenehan) Bell, ’46, and Dr. R. E. Bell Mrs. Janet (Parks) Burks, ʼ53, and Dr. Arvil Burks, ʼ53 Mr. Thurman Ford Jr., ʼ56 Mr. and Mrs. Raymond LaCroix Jr. Mrs. Joyce (Reaves) Richey, ʼ64 Mrs. Hope Spragins Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman

Of Mr. Frank Gerig Ms. Margaret Martin Of Mr. Johnnie Gleghorn, ʼ58 Gleghorn Storage Of Mr. Jim Harris, ʼ58 Mr. Thurman Ford Jr., ʼ56

Of the Deceased Members of the Class of 1960 Dr. Virginia (Landers) Coker, ʼ58, and Mr. Donald Coker Mrs. Sallye (McMillan) Dobbins, ʼ60, and Mr. John Dobbins Mrs. Julia (Kelley) Harmon, ʼ60 Mrs. Margarett (Altom) Henley, ʼ60 Mrs. Jane (Mabry) Keith, ʼ60, and the Reverend James Keith Mrs. Martha (Jones) Milam, ʼ60, and Mr. Don Milam Dr. Norman Miller and Mrs. Bettye (Millikan) Miller, ʼ60 Mrs. Louise (Crutcher) Rutledge, ʼ60 Mrs. Ann (Westmoreland) Taylor, ʼ60

Of The Reverend Basil Hicks Dr. Melissa Hicks, ʼ78 Ms. Margaret Martin Of Dr. Graham Holloway Dr. and Mrs. Sloan Wilson Of Mrs. Sharlotte Holloway Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of Ms. Lydia Hutchison Dr. Anne Allen and Dr. Charles Allen, ʼ61 Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Garner Mrs. Gina (Block) Garrett, ʼ93, and

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Mr. Lane Garrett, ʼ93 Mr. and Mrs. Shane Howard Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of Mrs. Gwyn Hutton Mr. and Mrs. John Ellis II Mr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of Dr. Charles Jeffery, ʼ83 Mr. and Mrs. Bill Luster Of Mrs. Billie (Churchill) Jett, ʼ48 Dr. and Mrs. Robert Baker Mrs. Hope Spragins Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Dr. Virginia Wray Of Mr. Joseph Lambert Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of Mr. Oscar “Jack” Lane, ʼ51 Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of Dr. Thomas Lasswell, ʼ40 Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Shields Of Dr. Bart Lewis The Reverend Anna Bell and the Reverend Stephen Bell, ʼ00 Mrs. Suzanne (Evans) Blair, ʼ68, and Mr. David Blair Mr. and Mrs. Brice Jackson Mrs. Stacy Tebbetts and Mr. Greg Tebbetts, ’96 Ms. Katherine Whittenton, ʼ75 Of Mrs. Mary “Maisie” Manning Mr. and Mrs. Raymond LaCroix Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Dr. and Mrs. Sloan Wilson

Of Mrs. Blanche Marten McNamee Dr. Diane Tebbetts and Dr. Terrell Tebbetts Of Mrs. Robbie Norvell Dr. Robert Bennett Of Dr. Charles Oliver Mr. and Mrs. Harry Osborne

Of Mrs. Jennifer Treadway Dr. and Mrs. Robert Baker Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Garner Mr. and Mrs. Shane Howard Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman

Of Mr. Robert Rhodes Dr. and Mrs. Sloan Wilson

Of Mr. John Trimble V Mr. and Mrs. James Matheney Jr.

Of Mrs. Eunice Robbins Dr. and Mrs. Robert Baker Mr. and Mrs. Deaun Baxter Mr. and Mrs. Dean Covington Mr. and Mrs. John Ellis II Dr. Diane Tebbetts and Dr. Terrell Tebbetts Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Dr. Virginia Wray

Of Mr. Gordon Weatherman Mrs. Bettye (Crow) Jones, ʼ47, and Mr. William Jones Jr., ʼ48

Of Dr. Stanley Rockwood Mrs. Betty Spence and Mr. Reynard Spence, ʼ43 Of Mrs. Mary Rogers McCrae Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Of The Reverend Dr. Ray Riddle Dr. Robert Bennett Of Mrs. Eliza Lowrey Scott Ms. Margaret Martin Of Mrs. Ester Scritchfield Cutco Foundation, Inc. Of Mr. Noel Sims, ʼ89 Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman

Of Mrs. Virginia Marie Keesee Milwee Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman

Of Mr. Mark Smith Mrs. Hope Spragins Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman

Of Dr. Edward Mosley Mrs. Ellen (Terrell) Case, ʼ82, and Mr. Steve Case Mrs. Leslie (Bragg) Gitz, ʼ05, and Dr. Bradley Gitz Mr. Justin Holt, ʼ05 Mrs. Mary Mosley Mrs. Shannon (Brooks) Myers, ʼ05 Mrs. Heather (Mize) Skinner, ʼ05, and Mr. Harold Skinner, ʼ06 Mrs. Amy Schmidt, ʼ05, and Dr. Ralph Teed, ʼ05 Ms. Gretchen West, ʼ05 Dr. Chris Wilkinson, ʼ05

Of Mr. Ronald Spillers Mrs. Katie (Kirk) Holt and Mr. Robert Holt Dr. and Mrs. Walter Roettger Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Mr. and Mrs. Michael Weeks Mr. Trent Weeks, ʼ12 Dr. and Mrs. Sloan Wilson

Of The Reverend James Mosley Mrs. Joanne (Nolen) Mosley, ʼ54

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Williams, ʼ61, and Mr. Caral Williams

Of Dr. Fitzhugh Spragins Dr. Julea Garner, ʼ84, and the Reverend Brien Hall, ʼ92 Ms. Sue Karg Mrs. Mary (Spragins) Kuykendall, ʼ54, and Mr. Louis Kuykendall Ms. Katherine Whittenton, ʼ75 Mrs. Betsy (Spragins) Gillaspy-

Of Albert and Georgetta Whyte Mr. Dorsey Glover, Stihl Southwest, Inc. Of Mrs. Holly (Pierce) Williams, ʼ81 Mrs. Carolyn Palmer Pierce Of Dean Samuel Williams Mrs. Betty Spence and Mr. Reynard Spence, ʼ43 Of Coach Dick Winningham Mr. Thurman Ford Jr., ʼ56

Gifts In Kind Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Abbott Mrs. Nancy Love, ʼ12, and Mr. Kenton Adler All Star Music Dr. and Mrs. Robert Baker Dr. Martha Beck Mrs. Polly (Lenehan) Bell, ʼ46, and Dr. R. E. Bell Ms. Judith Blackwell, ʼ05 Mrs. Suzanne (Evans) Blair, ʼ68, and Mr. David Blair Ms. Jo Blatti Mrs. Sharon (Webb) Blevins, ʼ94, and Dr. Brooks Blevins, ʼ92 Dr. Catherine Bordeau and Mr. Hira Herrington Mr. Dustyn Bork Dr. Verona Brown and Mr. Gary L. Bebow Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Bruner Mrs. Andrea Hollander Budy Ms. Barbara Cade Carlee’s Crown Shop Chauvin Arnoux, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. George Chlebak Citizens Bank of Batesville Mrs. Kathy Clements, ʼ90, and Mr. Lyle Clements

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Colton’s Steak House & Grill Dr. Michael Counts Mr. and Mrs. Dean Covington Cowboy’s Barbecue Ms. Erica Cox, ʼ11 Mrs. Jo Cudd Darrell’s Foreign Car Repair Daylight Donuts Mr. and Mrs. John Dempsey Mr. Scott Dirksen Ennis Realty Dr. Gloria Everson Eye on Independence First Community Bank Fred’s Fish House FutureFuel Chemical Company Mrs. Gina (Block) Garrett, ʼ93, and Mr. Lane Garrett, ʼ93 Mr. and Mrs. Gary Goforth Dr. and Mrs. Kurt Grafton Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Graham Mr. Bob Hamilton Mrs. Willa Harkey and the Honorable John Harkey, ʼ57 Ms. Gail Harmon Hastings Books Music and Videos Heuer’s Family Shoes Home Depot House of Flowers & Gifts Ivory Owl J & J Military Surplus Josie’s At The Lockhouse Kallsnick, Inc. Kent’s Firestone Service Mrs. Hollan Land Dr. George Lankford Ms. Connie Lapp Dr. and Mrs. Tim Lindblom Mrs. Polly Livingston Dr. and Mrs. Alan McNamee The Reverend Nancy McSpadden Ms. Mary Miller Mr. P. D. Moncrief Jr. Mrs. Anne (Griffin) Moore, ʼ63, and Mr. Jackie Moore Ms. Susan Moore Mrs. Joanne (Nolen) Mosley, ʼ54 Ms. Patti Moyers Nailsville Dr. Carol Ottinger, ʼ54 Payless Shoe Source Pepsi Americas Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pinkston Dr. Joel Plaag Dr. Ann Rhodes and Mr. Paul Rhodes Schwegman Office Supply Mr. and Mrs. Charles Seasholtz Mr. and Mrs. Peter Senkowski Smokehouse Grill & Cafe Mr. and Mrs. David Sonnier Southern Coating & Nameplate Mrs. Caroline Spillers

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utation by showing your financial support, please contact gina garrett, Director of Development, at (870) 307-7557.

Mrs. Hope Spragins Stanley Wood Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac/Scott Wood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Dr. and Mrs. Russell Stinson Dr. Diane Tebbetts and Dr. Terrell Tebbetts Dr. and Mrs. Edward Tenace The Cinnamon Stick The Home Place The Italian Grill Dr. and Mrs. David Thomas Thompson’s Jewelry Treble Clef Music Store Mr. and Mrs. David Wade Wal-Mart Store 119 Dr. and Mrs. Donald Weatherman Ms. Vicki Webb Mr. and Mrs. Larry Whipple White River Health System, Inc. Ms. Katherine Whittenton, ʼ75 Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Wright Mrs. Betty Wright and Dr. John Wright, ʼ60

** Denotes Deceased 1935 Mr. Larry Sloan, ’35 1938 Dr. Carl Garner, ’38 1941 Mrs. Katherine (Lenehan) Stokes, ’41 1942 Mr. James Fallis, ’42 Ms. Betty McCrary, ’42 Mrs. Charlotte (Agee) Ray, ’42 Mr. G. G. Rutherford Jr. ’42 1943 Mr. Reynard Spence, ’43

Matching Gift Companies

1944 Betty (Hail) Massey, ’44** Mr. Robert Stroud, ’44

AT&T Foundation Clemens Food Group, LLC Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. General Mills, Inc. GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Lockheed Martin Corporation, Michoud Operations Merck Partnership for Giving Murphy Oil Corporation State Farm Companies Foundation Verizon Foundation

Alumni Giving by Class Year

1945 Dr. Robert “Lit” Craig, ’45 Mrs. Frances (Spooner) Goodson, ’45 1946 Mrs. Polly (Lenehan) Bell, ’46 Mrs. Bonnie (Hulett) Taylor, ’46

A number of Lyon alumni give generously every year. Many external funding agencies interpret this Alumni Participation rate (APr) as a tangible measure of alumni satisfaction. In other words, every donor, not just every dollar, counts! for example, your contribution will help raise Lyon’s APr, which in turn may convince a foundation that Lyon is worthy of its support also; your $10 now may be just the vote of confidence needed to secure a multimillion dollar request from a foundation in the near future. Consistent annual giving, even if it is $10 each year, helps your Alma Mater by demonstrating to other potential funders that you care about her future. for more information about how you can strengthen Lyon’s rep-

1947 Mr. James Barnett, ’47 Mrs. Martha (Paisley) Fast, ’47 Mrs. Ruby (Barr) Faught, ’47 Mrs. Emma Lou (Jones) Hedden, ’47 Mrs. Bettye (Crow) Jones, ’47 Mr. Freeman Mobley, ’47 Mrs. Frances (Holloway) Williams, ’47 1948 Mrs. Lois (Fallis) Barnett, ’48** Mr. Millan Burrow,’48 Mrs. Mary (Sanders) Haley, ’48 Mrs. Betty Jo (Lenehan) Hall, ’48 Mr. James Johnson, ’48 Mr. William Jones Jr., ’48 Mrs. Urba (Carpenter) Reed, ’48

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Mrs. Katherine (Denison) Tripp, ’48 1949 Dr. John Bearden, ’49 Mrs. Patsy (Chamberlin) Craig, ’49 Dr. Charles Fallis, ’49 Mrs. Tommie (Lenehan) Kelley, ’49 Mrs. Peggy (Murphy) Parks, ’49 Mr. Robert Rutherford, ’49 1950 Mr. Stanley Fast, ’50 Mr. Donald Hedden, ’50 Mr. Don Heuer, ’50 Mrs. Maxine (Sharp) Hicks, ’50 The Reverend Roy Hicks, ’50 Mr. N. E. Johnston, ’50 Mr. Earl Tripp, ’50 Mr. Mitchell Wilkinson, ’50 1951 Dr. Benjamin Hyatt, ’51 Mrs. Minnie (Lewis) Mabson, ’51 Mrs. Mary Lou (Gaither) Montgomery, ’51 The Reverend Limuel Parks Jr., ’51** The Reverend Robert Shepperson, ’51 Mr. Calvin Smith, ’51 1952 Mrs. Elma (Kever) Black, ’52 Mr. William Black, ’52 Mrs. Mary (Conner) Doom, ’52 The Reverend Robert Doom, ’52 Mr. James Hankins, ’52 Mrs. Bridget (Herman) Hart, ’52 Mrs. Annas (Bell) Heasley, ’52 Ms. Virginia (Southerland) Henry, ’52 Mr. Carlos Kever, ’52 Mr. Jewel “Joe” Rainwater, ’52 Mrs. Donna (Rash) Smith, ’52 Mr. Stanley Wood Jr., ’52 1953 Dr. Clyde Berry, ’53 Dr. Arvil Burks, ’53 Mrs. Janet (Parks) Burks, ’53 Mrs. Bonita (Standerford) Crabtree, ’53 Mr. Bernis Duke, ’53 Mrs. Evelyn (Douglass) Hill, ’53 Mrs. Aline (Etheridge) Mobley, ’53 Mrs. Mary (Ramsour) Rehkopf, ’53

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1954 Mrs. Charline (Thomas) Bice, ’54 Mrs. Joyann (Cross) Bullock, ’54 Dr. William Crabtree, ’54 Mrs. Beth (Pegg-Clark) Highsmith, ’54 Mrs. Donna (Crumrine) Kever, ’54 Mrs. Mary (Spragins) Kuykendall, ’54 Mrs. Joanne (Nolen) Mosley, ’54 Dr. Carol Ottinger, ’54 Mrs. Joyce (Fulbright) Rainwater, ’54** Dr. Wanda (Allender) Rider, ’54 Mrs. Evelyn (Willard) Whidby, ’54

Dr. Robert Hess, ’60 Mrs. Bettye (Millikan) Highsmith Miller, ’60 Mrs. Sandra (Nash) Hughes, ’60 Mrs. Jane (Mabry) Keith, ’60 The Reverend Billy Kimbrough, ’60 Mrs. Martha (Jones) Milam, ’60 Mr. Jerry Murphree, ’60 Mrs. Louise (Crutcher) Rutledge, ’60 Mr. Clifford Tackett, ’60 Mrs. Ann (Westmoreland) Taylor, ’60 Mr. Doyce Winningham, ’60 Dr. John Wright, ’60

1955 Mrs. Norma (Black) Duke, ’55 Mr. Ted Fields, ’55 Mr. Doc Freeman, ’55 Mrs. Janice (Box) Gleghorn, ’55 Mrs. Wanda (Burks) Johnston, ’55

1961 Dr. Charles Allen, ’61 Mrs. Betsy (Spragins) Gillaspy-Williams, ’61 The Reverend Peter Hale, ’61 Mrs. Glenda (Adams) Hess, ’61 Dr. James Lang, ’61 Dr. Clinton Smith, ’61 Mr. Byron Swafford Sr., ’61

1956 Mr. William Coop, ’56 Mr. Thurman Ford Jr., ’56 Mrs. Ina (Nicholas) Rutherford, ’56 Mrs. Frances (Benson) Stevens, ’56 1957 The Honorable John Harkey, ’57 Ms. Beverly (Davis) Johnson, ’57 Mrs. Frances (Bradford-Burks) Rodgers, ’57 1958 Mrs. Faye (Shoemaker) Bone, ’58 Dr. Virginia (Landers) Coker, ’58 Mr. Joe Rodgers, ’58 Mr. Jimmy Shirrell, ’58 The Reverend Dr. Walter Swetnam, ’58

1962 Mr. Bill Austin, ’62 Mrs. Julia (Ellis) Austin, ’62 Mr. Larry Bentley, ’62 Mr. Elvis Clark, ’62 Mrs. Jean (Rutherford) Crouch, ’62 Mr. Larry Cuccia, ’62 Mr. Howard Hopkins, ’62 Mr. Ed Jolly, ’62 Mr. Sherrald Jones, ’62 Mr. Herman Killion, ’62 Mr. Phillip Lockard, ’62 Mrs. Patricia (Kruger) Scheffler, ’62 Mrs. Peggye (Tolbert) Winningham, ’62

1959 Mrs. Sarabelle (Bray) Chapman, ’59 Mrs. Edna (Hanson) Laman, ’59 Dr. Ben Owens, ’59 Mrs. Carol (Barnett) Robertson, ’59 Mrs. Martha (Huggins) Shirrell, ’59 Mrs. Catherine (Long) Swafford, ’59 Mrs. Norma (Gray) Swetnam, ’59 Mrs. Barbara (Buford) Turner, ’59

1963 Dr. William Beller, ’63 Mr. Nevil Boone, ’63 Mr. Jack Crump, ’63 Comm. George Easley, ’63 Mrs. Sarah (Patterson) Hopkins, ’63 Mrs. Margaret (Miller) Juergenson, ’63 Mrs. Anne (Griffin) Moore, ’63 Dr. Adam Robertson, ’63 Mr. Bill Walmsley, ’63

1960 Mrs. Sallye (McMillan) Dobbins, ’60 Mrs. Julia (Kelley) Harmon, ’60 Mrs. Margarett (Altom) Henley, ’60

1964 Dr. James Balch Jr., ’64 Dr. George Johnson Jr., ’64 Mr. Johnny Kent, ’64

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Mr. John Leonard, ’64 Mrs. Beth (Mays) Meacham, ’64 Mrs. Joyce (Reaves) Richey, ’64 Mr. Lavaughn Robertson, ’64 Mrs. Ginni (Tucker) Robertson, ’64 Mr. Melvin Vines, ’64 Mrs. Laura (Tackett) Wagoner, ’64 1965 Ms. Mary Canady, ’65 Dr. Robert Cashner, ’65 Mrs. Barbara (Barnett) Galbraith, ’65 Mr. Richard Galbraith, ’65 Mrs. Norma (Lacy) Hendrix, ’65 Mr. Charles Ketz, ’65 Mr. David McMahon, ’65 1966 Mrs. Charlotte (Tanner) Finney, ’66 The Reverend Larry Gerber, ’66 Mrs. Polly (Ross) Hayes, ’66 Mrs. Glenda (Cannon) Killion, ’66 Mrs. Jimmie Anne (Davis) Mitchum, ’66 Mr. Bill Ray, ’66 Mrs. Diane (Zimmerman) Staph, ’66 Mrs. Genie (Towns) Thibault, ’66 Mr. Garry Wann, ’66 1967 Mr. Glenn Bailey, ’67 Mrs. Mary Ann (Anderson) Bassham, ’67 Mrs. Martha (Marshall) Bentley, ’67 Mr. Harvey Glatzer, ’67 Lt. Col. Georgia (Martin) Haldeman, ’67 Mr. Ellis Hayes Jr., ’67 Mr. Leonard Larson, ’67 Mr. John Markey, ’67 Mr. Robert Mitchum, ’67 The Reverend Charles Slider, ’67 Mrs. Frances (Satterfield) St. John, ’67 Mrs. Carole (Frizzell) Worthington,’67 Dr. Cary Worthington, ’67 Mrs. Lucy (Jeffery) Yeager, ’67 1968 The Reverend Bruce Berry, ’68 Mrs. Linda (Eaheart) Berry, ’68 Mrs. Suzanne (Evans) Blair, ’68 Mr. Robert Bruina, ’68 Mrs. Connye (Barker) Larson, ’68 Mr. Duncan Macdonald, ’68 Mr. Craig Ogilvie, ’68

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Mr. John Penn, ’68 Ms. Myrl (Griffin) Willets, ’68

Mr. Michael Springer, ’74 Ms. Deborah Willhite, ’74

1969 Mr. Dale Anderson, ’69 Mrs. Mary (Rutledge) Bristow, ’69 Mr. John Hicks Jr., ’69 Ms. Judy Jeffery, ’69 The Reverend Lance Jones, ’69 Mr. Andrew John Nelson II, ’69** Mrs. Shayneh (Horwitz) Schott, ’69

1975 Mr. Charles Behringer, ’75 Mr. Mac Bellingrath III, ’75 Mrs. Betty (Rutledge) Brightwell, ’75 Dr. Deborah Fulbright, ’75 Mr. Peter Gray, ’75 Mr. Michael Hagan, ’75 Dr. Rex Horne Jr., ’75 Mr. Larry Lawson, ’75 Mr. Donald McSpadden, ’75 Mr. George Mullane Jr., ’75 Mrs. Susan (Coffman) Parker, ’75 Mr. Joe Pool, ’75 Lt. Col. Thomas Rau, ’75 The Honorable Chaney Taylor Jr., ’75 Mrs. Marilyn (Reeves) Teague, ’75 Mr. Tommy Teague, ’75 Mr. Edward Tolson, ’75 Ms. Kathy Whittenton, ’75

1970 Mr. Kenny Allen, ’70 The Reverend John McKinley, ’70 Mr. Mark Partee, ’70 Mrs. Carolyn (Rutledge) Shipman, ’70 Mrs. Marianna (Burton) Sistrunk, ’70 Mr. Randell Watkins, ’70 1971 Mr. Danny Brightwell, ’71 Mrs. Caliene (McKinney) Coop, ’71 Mr. Lowell Estes Jr., ’71 Dr. Troy Hamlett, ’71 Mrs. Martha (McGinnis) Healey, ’71

1976 Mrs. Mara (Marlin) Grisham, ’76 Ms. Sarah (Newsom) Jordan, ’76 Mrs. Martha (Moody) Lewallen, ’76 Ms. Denise Nemec, ’76 Mrs. Mary (Morris) Olson, ’76 Mr. Don Webb, ’76

1972 Mr. Bill Bristow, ’72 Mr. Mitchell Galiyas, ’72 Mr. Edwin Holmberg Jr., ’72 Ms. Renee Hubbard, ’72 The Reverend Mary Jane (Pierce) Norton, ’72 Ms. Deborah Smith, ’72 1973 Mrs. Geneva (Sharp) Broadwater, ’73 Mrs. Rebecca (Ford) Doster, ’73 Mrs. Patricia (McAdams) Holmberg, ’73 Mr. Bill Hughes, ’73 Ms. Martha Miller, ’73 Mr. Stan Taylor, ’73 Mr. John Vinson, ’73 Mrs. Becky (Sims) Wann, ’73 1974 Ms. Josephine (Wilson) Barry, ’74 Mr. Thomas Bryant, ’74 Mr. Ronald Lewallen, ’74 Mr. David Magouyrk, ’74 Mr. David Parker, ’74

1977 Mr. Russell Branscum, ’77 Mr. Philip Cargill, ’77 Mrs. Melissa (Johnston) Cooper, ’77 Mr. Danny Davis, ’77 Mr. Thomas Nixon, ’77 Mrs. Marjorie (Keeney) Phillips, ’77 Mr. Bruce Rutherford, ’77 Mrs. Josie (Sturch) Westmoreland, ’77 1978 Mr. Clifton Avant, ’78 Mrs. Nancy (Crouse) Behringer, ’78 Dr. Vicky (Scritchfield) Crittenden, ’78 Mrs. Karen (Stephens) Davis, ’78 Dr. Thomas Ekman, ’78 Mr. Eric Hance, ’78 Dr. Melissa Hicks, ’78 Mr. Vernon McNully, ’78 Mrs. Jo Ann (Kerr) Richards, ’78 Ms. Ann (Smith) Stephenson, ’78

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1979 Mr. Michael Beary, ’79 Mr. Billy Burris, ’79 Mr. Samuel Hardwrick Jr., ’79 Ms. Mitzi (Poff) Hargan, ’79 1980 Dr. Freddie Avant, ’80 Mrs. Camille (Allen) Beary, ’80 Mrs. Cassie (Floyd) Creighton, ’80 Mr. Ricky Davis, ’80 Mr. James Hamilton, ’80 Mrs. Paula (Westbrooke) Jackson, ’80 Mr. Rodney Price, ’80 Mrs. Patricia (Reynolds) Rutherford, ’80 1981 Mr. Tim Gann, ’81 Dr. Paul Hance, ’81 1982 Mrs. Kathleen (Colton) Branscum, ’82 Mrs. Sandra Brock, ’82 Mrs. Regina (Rowe) Bryant, ’82 Mrs. Ellen (Terrell) Case, ’82 Mr. John Collins, ’82 Mrs. Cheryl (Stokes) Gass, ’82 Mrs. Cynthia (Cullum) Kallsnick, ’82 Mrs. Johnna (Burks) Scholten, ’82 Mr. Stephen Williams, ’82 1983 Mrs. Michele (Houtz) Dahlquist, ’83 Mrs. Anita (Weyland) Gorzalski, ’83 Mrs. Beth (Tucker) Little, ’83 Ms. Patricia Seibert, ’83 1984 Mr. Philip Baker, ’84 Dr. Julea Garner, ’84 Mr. James Gass, ’84 Mr. Terry McCovey, ’84 Mrs. Elaine (Solida) Severs, ’84 1985 Mrs. Karen (Day) Bailey, ’85 Mr. Ott Bell, ’85 Mr. Gene Crawford II, ’85 Mrs. Cheryl (Armstrong) Goetz, ’85 Mr. Roy Goetz, ’85 Mrs. Susan (Thomas) Pool, ’85

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Dr. Sarah Weston, ’91

1986 Mrs. Elaine (Adams) Dupree, ’86 Mr. Kevin Jenkins, ’86 Ms. Julie (Hughes) Reves, ’86 Ms. Kay (Wolford) Logenbach, ’86

1992 Dr. Brooks Blevins, ’92 Ms. Kimberly Crosby, ’92 Mr. Eric Dahlquist, ’92 Mr. Jason Finney, ’92 Mr. Tyler Grisham, ’92 The Reverend Brien Hall, ’92 Mrs. Beth (Zehms) Hallowell, ’92 Mrs. Kristie (Gay) Jenkins, ’92 Dr. Scott Merrell, ’92 Mr. Dharmesh Patel, ’92 Ms. Sonya Platt, ’92 The Reverend David Stipp-Bethune, ’92 Dr. Timothy Stokes, ’92 Mrs. Cheri (Engle) Weitkamp, ’92

1987 Mrs. Betty (Massey) Barnett, ’87 Mrs. Deborah Frazier, ’87 Mr. Gregory Mohlke, ’87 Mrs. Tracy (Prior) Seffers, ’87 Ms. Jeanne (Forkner) Simpson, ’87 Mrs. Tami (Dunton) Thomas, ’87 1988 Ms. Diana (Wilson) Gray, ’88 Mrs. Starr (Belleville) Kent, ’88 Mr. Joseph Key, ’88 Mrs. Penney (Wood) Rector, ’88 Mr. Donald Rogers, ’88 Mr. Mark Shelton, ’88 Mrs. Lynda (Crow) Treat, ’88 1989 Dr. Djuana (Mason) Cartillar, ’89 Master Chief Edward Ericson, ’89 Mr. Scott Faulkner, ’89 Mr. John Forkner, ’89 Mrs. Tammy (James) Hicks, ’89 Mrs. Barbara Lindsey-Verser, ’89 Mr. William Rollinger, ’89 Mrs. Valerie (Vallance) Sloan, ’89 1990 Mrs. Kathy Clements, ’90 Ms. Joan (Mason) Jeffery, ’90 Mr. Christopher Phillips, ’90 Mrs. Belinda (Earle) Prichard, ’90 Mr. Lee Roberts II, ’90 Dr. John Simmons, ’90 1991 Mrs. Terri (Pellow) Crawford, ’91 Mr. Les Garlinghouse, ’91 Mrs. Cheri (Frasier) Marshall, ’91 Mrs. Judith Newton, ’91 Mr. Len Rayburn, ’91 Mrs. Lynne (Mitchum) Rhodes, ’91 Mrs. Karen (Holder) Smith, ’91 Mr. Roger Weitkamp, ’91

1993 Ms. Mary Brebner, ’93 Mrs. Lori (King) Brock, ’93 Mr. William Cash, ’93 Mr. Scott Daniel, ’93 Mr. Logan Dungan, ’93 Mrs. Tanya (Herndon) Ford, ’93 Mrs. Gina (Block) Garrett, ’93 Mr. Lane Garrett, ’93 Mr. Rob Harper, ’93 Mrs. Jill (Earnheart) Holyfield, ’93 Mr. Noel Mace, ’93 Mrs. Sarah “Cricket” Oquist McFadden, ’93 Dr. Shane Smith, ’93 Mrs. Alisa (Hook) Spence, ’93 Mrs. Joellyn (Zid) Szura, ’93 Mr. Joey Thomas, ’93 Mrs. Kelly (Hurst) Thomas, ’93 1994 Dr. Brad Austin, ’94 Mrs. LaGina (Swetnam) Austin, ’94 Mrs. Mary Ball, ’94 Mrs. Sharon (Webb) Blevins, ’94 Mrs. Lacy (Newman) Bradford, ’94 Mrs. Tammy (Tate) Brock, ’94 Mrs. Patty (Shelton) Cash, ’94 Mr. Kevin Hamilton, ’94 Mr. Mark Hedrick, ’94 Mrs. Brandi (Love) Higginbotham, ’94 Mr. John Jacobs, ’94 Ms. Jeanette Piker, ’94 Dr. Jay Powell, ’94 Mrs. Kristin (Kimball) Powell, ’94

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Mr. Dwayne Reliford, ’94 Mr. Michael Uchtman, ’94 Mrs. Meredith (Bemis) Wells, ’94 Mr. Brian Zini, ’94 1995 Mrs. Lana (Brower) Carriglitto, ’95 Mr. Cord Davidson, ’95 Mr. Rodney Downing, ’95 Dr. Shane Ford, ’95 Mr. James Gilliam Jr., ’95 Ms. Gwendolyn Green, ’95 Mrs. Kansas (Mullens) Harper, ’95 Dr. Brandy Lancaster, ’95 Dr. Tara Reynolds, ’95 Mr. George Seffers, ’95 Mrs. Diane (Shields) Smith, ’95 Mr. Steven Southerland, ’95 Mrs. JoAnn (Adcock) Southwell, ’95 Mr. Wayne Southwell, ’95 Dr. Christopher Tate, ’95 1996 Mrs. Sarah (Yeager) Boelhouwer, ’96 Ms. Stephanie Ceccato, ’96 Mrs. Jami (DeLao) Claypoole, ’96 Mr. Chase Gipson, ’96 Mrs. Jennifer (Presley) Griffin, ’96 Mrs. Jeannine (Duplessis) Hamilton, ’96 Mr. Scott Hayes, ’96 Mrs. Christine (Wallace-Hudson) Hedrick, ’96 Mr. Alvin Malone, ’96 Mrs. Claire Sale, ’96 Mrs. Monica (Alexander) Sprankell, ’96 Mr. Greg Tebbetts, ’96 Mr. Andrew Walmsley, ’96 Mrs. Ginger (Sipes) Young, ’96 1997 Ms. Jessica Baker, ’97 Dr. Benjamin Bridges, ’97 Mr. Jeffrey Cable, ’97 Mr. Flint Clouse, ’97 Ms. Daisy Dyer, ’97 Dr. Robert Forrest, ’97 Mrs. Beth (Neelly) Gaines, ’97 Mr. Trey Gaines, ’97 Dr. Kristi (Thompson) Harris, ’97 Mrs. Jennifer (Littrell) Hopper, ’97 Mr. Scott Huffman, ’97 Dr. Carrie (Boling) Hunter, ’97 Mr. Laddie Hunter, ’97

HR 18

Mrs. Casey (Jackson) Quattlebaum, ’97 Mrs. Amy (Burns) Ryan, ’97 Dr. Adam Sprankell, ’97 Dr. Sarah (Burrow) Tate, ’97 Mr. Brad Young, ’97 1998 Dr. Christopher Beller, ’98 Maj. Christopher Deppe, ’98 Ms. Jane Ellen Frazier, ’98 Mr. Ronald Hanks, ’98 Mr. Lyndal Jenkins, ’98 Mr. Misha Kouliavtsev, ’98 Mrs. Edie (Sutterfield) Nicholson, ’98 Mr. Jeremy Nicholson, ’98 Mrs. Jennifer (Walls) Payton, ’98 Mrs. Katherine (Fennig) Phippin, ’98 Mrs. Heather (Magouyrk) Pratt, ’98 Mr. Kris Richardson, ’98 Mrs. Melissa (Bristow) Richardson, ’98 Mr. Michael Scroggins, ’98 Mr. Adam Smith, ’98 Mr. Philip Way, ’98 1999 Mr. Stefan Booy, ’99 Mrs. Amy (Huffman) Boyce, ’99 Ms. Casey Brown, ’99 Ms. Louisa (Vassileva) Carney, ’99 Mr. Jason Earley, ’99 Dr. Laura (Culp) Elliott, ’99 Mr. Jason Ennis, ’99 Mrs. Missy (Speer) Gipson, ’99 Mr. David Jones, ’99 Mrs. Lori (Carter) Laman, ’99 Mr. Patrick Quattlebaum, ’99 Mr. Mark Scanlan, ’99 Ms. Erin Vickers, ’99 Mrs. Janice (Williams) Waggoner, ’99 2000 Ms. Susan Anderson, ’00 The Reverend Stephen Bell, ’00 Ms. Kendrea Benjamin, ’00 Mr. Edward Brock, ’00 Mrs. Anne Butcher, ’00 Mr. Andrew Dallas, ’00 Dr. Carolyn (Green) Holloway, ’00 Mr. Terrell King, ’00 Mrs. Elizabeth (Mazar) Phillips, ’00 Dr. Chris Schluterman, ’00 Mr. David Shelton, ’00

Mrs. Julia (Barnes) Shelton, ’00 Mr. Kenneth Slifer Jr., ’00 Mrs. Jennifer (Beckman) Stucker, ’00 Dr. Crystal (Dickerson) Walker, ’00 Mr. Craig Wilson, ’00 Mrs. Kimberly (Dickerson) Young, ’00 2001 Mrs. Kelly (Schafer) Booy, ’01 Mrs. Jennifer (Moss) Brungart, ’01 Ms. Gretchen Hall, ’01 The Reverend Stuart Higginbotham, ’01 Dr. Leticia (Wright) Jones, ’01 Mrs. Aimee (Dunnavant) Martin, ’01 Mrs. Amanda (Weaver) Preuss, ’01 Mr. Kelsey Preuss, ’01 Mr. Scott Robinson, ’01 Mrs. Kelly (Shaver) Schluterman, ’01 Mr. Donald Taylor, ’01 Ms. Susan Tucker, ’01 Mr. James Wilson, ’01 2002 Mrs. Amanda (Isaacs) Ball, ’02 Mr. Jonathan Ball, ’02 Mrs. Elizabeth (Rowe) Cummings, ’02 Dr. Joseph Gann, ’02 Mrs. Lisa (Stiles) Higginbotham, ’02 Mr. Lane Jones, ’02 Ms. Leanne Kamps, ’02 Mr. Nicholas Kimes, ’02 Mrs. Megan (Muckelberg) McCarty, ’02 Ms. Rebecca Newcome, ’02 Mr. Tanner Pickett, ’02 Mrs. Shannon (Sullivan) Pico, ’02 Ms. Stacy Pyron, ’02 Dr. Andi (Craft) Read, ’02 Mr. Nathan Read, ’02 Dr. Stephanie Saunders, ’02 Ms. Dara Stine, ’02 Dr. Amanda (Price) Willis, ’02 2003 Mr. Marlon Banks, ’03 Mrs. Reagan (Greeno) Bodeker, ’03 Mr. Mark Cartwright, ’03 Mr. Thomas Finnie, ’03 Mr. Kevin Flinn, ’03 Ms. Elizabeth Gabbard, ’03 Dr. Kristin (Harris) McDonald, ’03 Mrs. Erin (Patton) Hueter, ’03 Dr. Ryan Hueter, ’03

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Mrs. Allison (Turner) Kimes, ’03 Mrs. Holly (Hornaday) Kuzin, ’03 Mr. Sergei Kuzin, ’03 Mr. Trevor Lay, ’03 Mr. Patrick McCarty, ’03 Mr. Daniel Perkins, ’03 Mr. Joseph Rugger, ’03 Mrs. Sarah (Bork) Sergent, ’03 Mr. Scott Shelby, ’03 Mrs. Whitney (Williams) Steele, ’03 Mrs. Brook (Wilroy) Taylor, ’03 Mr. Jason Zellmer, ’03 2004 Mr. Johnathan Baker, ’04 Dr. Amber (Cooper) Bazler, ’04 Mrs. Margaret (Rendina) Bristow, ’04 Ms. Julie Church, ’04 Mrs. Kristy (Hood) Dunn, ’04 Mr. Steven Dunn, ’04 Mrs. Carrie (Beyerle) Kilgore, ’04 Mr. Jack Lofton, ’04 Mr. Jonathan McDonald, ’04 Ms. Paulette Pearson, ’04 Mrs. Vanessa (Laminack) Pickett, ’04 Mr. Tristan Rudd, ’04 Mr. Russ Swearingen, ’04 Mrs. Lara (Obert) Swearingen, ’04 Ms. Stacy Tierney, ’04 Mrs. Laura (Higginbottom) Wells, ’04 2005 Mr. Thiago Bazler, ’05 Mrs. Holly (Collins) Beckwith, ’05 Ms. Judith Blackwell, ’05 Mrs. Melanie (Morrison) Buchanan, ’05 Mr. Matt Buchanan, ’05 Ms. Heather Copeland, ’05 Mrs. Leslie (Bragg) Gitz, ’05 Mr. Justin Holt, ’05 Mr. Patrick McLaurin, ’05 Mrs. Shannon (Brooks) Myers, ’05 Mrs. Amy Schmidt, ’05 Mr. Andrew Shepherd, ’05

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Mrs. Heather (Mize) Skinner, ’05 Dr. Ralph Teed, ’05 Mrs. Surennah (Werley) Toon, ’05 Ms. Gretchen West, ’05 Dr. Chris Wilkinson, ’05 2006 Mrs. Elaine (Slayton) Akin, ’06 Mr. John Allison III, ’06 Mrs. Peggy (Pinson) Ford, ’06 Mr. Tony Fortune, ’06 Mrs. Brandy (Barrentine) Hamilton, ’06 Ms. Sarah Harvey, ’06 Mr. Curt Hawkins, ’06 Mr. Adam Long, ’06 Mr. Joshua Manning, ’06 Ms. Katherine McLean, ’06 Mrs. Brenda Sample, ’06 Mr. Harold Skinner, ’06 Mr. Christopher Watkins, ’06 Mr. Christopher Westpheling, ’06 Mrs. Devon (Dudley) Westpheling, ’06 Mrs. Amanda (Satterfield) Worthy, ’06 2007 Mr. Timothy Akin, ’07 Mr. John Boling, ’07 Mrs. Shannon (Alexander) Boling, ’07 Mr. Josh Ford, ’07 Mrs. Nadine (Sullinger) Grady, ’07 Mrs. Haley (Skinner) Hawkins, ’07 Ms. Glenda Hershberger, ’07 Mr. Joshua Hopkins, ’07 Ms. Laura McWilliams, ’07 Ms. Mary-Margaret Nester, ’07 Mr. Brandon Qualls, ’07 Mrs. Julie (Billingsly) Sandy, ’07 Mrs. Jennifer (Cross) Shepherd, ’07 Ms. Eleanore Tebbetts, ’07 Mr. Jerry White, ’07 2008 Ms. Sarah Fugett, ’08 Mr. Daniel Haney, ’08

Ms. Andrea Higginbottom, ’08 Ms. Jennifer Shaw, ’08 Mr. James Watters, ’08 2009 Ms. Jessica Brents, ’09 Ms. Katee Castleman, ’09 Mr. Cody Crymes, ’09 Mr. Justin Cunningham, ’09 Mrs. Rita (Brown) Hastie, ’09 Ms. Ellen Jordan, ’09 Ms. Jordan Lupo, ’09 Mr. Jacob Sperry, ’09** Mrs. Alex (Jones) Watkins, ’09 Ms. Danielle Woffard, ’09 2010 Ms. Julie Arnold, ’10 Mr. Judson Deere, ’10 Ms. Bailey Dunlap, ’10 Mr. Andrew Nadzam, ’10 Mr. Watson Neal, ’10 Ms. Bridget Nutt, ’10 Ms. Chelsea Wilson, ’10 2011 Ms. Margaret Alsup, ’11 Miss Nicole Brinkman, ’11 Ms. Catherine Buercklin, ’11 Ms. Erica Cox, ’11 Ms. Sarah Esmail, ’11 Miss Holly Geis, ’11 Ms. Lesley Milton, ’11 Mr. Eric Morgan, ’11 Ms. Karen Rorex, ’11 Ms. Charli Steed, ’11 Ms. Christine Tully, ’11 2012 Mrs. Tonya Clapp, ’12 Ms. Johna Wade, ’12 Mrs. Nancy Love, ’12 Ms. Ashley Modlin, ’12

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Ly o n

Col l eg e

Board of Trustees Mr. Raymond LaCroix Jr., Chair Mr. Stephen Williams, ʼ82, Vice Chair Mr. Charles Whiteside III, Treasurer Mr. Ricky Davis, ʼ80, Secretary Ms. Kay Arnold Mr. Don Bedell Mr. Bill Bristow, ʼ72 Dr. David Churchill, ʼ81 Mr. John Cooke, ʼ80 Dr. Vicky (Scritchfield) Crittenden, ʼ78 Ms. Monica Day, ʼ11, Young Alumni Trustee The Reverend William Galbraith The Reverend Gordon Garlington III The Reverend Brien Hall, ʼ92 Mr. Eric Hance, ʼ78 The Reverend Stephen Hancock The Honorable Paul “P. K.” Holmes III Mr. David Jones, ʼ99 Dr. Scott Merrell, ʼ92 Ms. Martha Miller, ʼ73 Mr. Mark Nichols Ms. Bridget Nutt, ʼ10, Young Alumni Trustee Mrs. Sarah “Cricket” Oquist McFadden, ʼ93 Mr. Bob Osborne, ʼ65 Mr. Len Rayburn, ʼ91 Dr. Tara Reynolds, ʼ95 Mr. James “Skip” Rutherford III Mr. James “J. D.” Simpson III Dr. Shane Smith, ʼ93 The Reverend Stewart Smith Mr. Warren Stephenson Dr. Bill Tranum Ms. Deborah Willhite, ʼ74 Mr. Perry Wilson Mr. Scott Wood Dr. Robert Young III

Advisory Trustees Dr. Alan McNamee, Faculty Representative Dr. Tim Lindblom Faculty Representative Mr. Kenton Adler Staff Representative

HR 20

G overni ng

Mr. Jacob Didion, ’12 Student Representative Mr. Donald Rogers, ’88 Alumni Representative Ms. Kimberly Crosby, ’92 Alumni Representative Mrs. Ann Downs Mr. Dudley Flanders The Honorable Marion Humphrey Mrs. Mary Sue Jacobs The Reverend Lee Kinney Dr. Frank Lyon Jr. Mrs. Virginia (Tucker) Robertson, ’64 Ms. Lisenne Rockefeller Mrs. Anne Stewart

Trustees Emeriti Mr. Sam Cooke Mr. Lawrence Derby Jr. Mr. Van Manning Jr.

Board of Church Advocates The Reverend Robert Lowry, Chair The Reverend William Bailey Ms. Cecelia Blasier The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. William Branch Jr. Mrs. Ellen Case, ’82 Ms. Christianne Chase, Synod of the Sun Liaison Mrs. Christy Frank, ’05 The Reverend William Galbraith, Presbytery Liaison Dr. Wayne Glenn Mrs. Beth (Pegg-Clark) Highsmith, ’54, and Mr. Sam Highsmith Mr. and Mrs. Scott Howard Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Latimar The Reverend Nancy McSpadden, Lyon College Chaplain Ms. Betsy Meacham Mrs. Mary Mosley Dr. and Mrs. Robert Murphy Mrs. Sue Ogilvie and Mr. Craig Ogilvie, ’68 Mr. Bob Qualls The Reverend Leslie Roper Mr. Adam Rule, ’94 Mrs. Penny Sloan and Mr. Clay Sloan, ’81

B oa rds

The Reverend Debbie Spangler Mrs. Ann Westmoreland Taylor, ’60 Mrs. Paula Thompson Mrs. Valerie Wells Ms. Kathy Whittenton, ’75 Ms. Carol Williams Mr. and Mrs. William Willoughby

Alumni Council Mr. Donald Rogers, ’88, President Ms. Kimberly Crosby, ’92, President Elect Mr. Len Rayburn, ’91, Past President Ms. Kendrea Benjamin, ’00 Mr. Stefan Booy, ’99 Mr. David Branscum, ’08 Mrs. Melanie (Morrison) Buchanan, ’05 Mr. Matt Buchanan, ’05 Mr. Judson Deere, ’10 Mr. Jacob Didion, ’12 Ms. Taryn (Hill) Duncan, ’91 Executive Director Mr. Jason Earley, ’99 Mr. Brad Ellsworth, ’93 Ms. Gwendolyn Green, ’95 The Reverend Brien Hall, ’92 Mr. John Hall, ’79 Mr. Daniel Haney, ’08 Ms. Megan Holifield, ’13 Mr. Andrew Hudgens, ’12 Mr. David Jones, ’99 Mr. Michael Kemp, ’88 Mrs. Allison (Turner) Kimes, ’03 Mr. Terrell King, ’00 Mr. Adam Long, ’06 Ms. Jordan Lupo, ’09 Mr. Noel Mace, ’93 Mr. Alvin Malone, ’96 Mr. Matt Matheny, ’03 Ms. Bridget Nutt, ’10 Mr. James Penman, ’08 Mrs. Elizabeth (Mazar) Phillips, ’00 Dr. Tara Reynolds, ’95 Mrs. Jennifer (Cross) Shepherd, ’07 Mr. Greg Tebbetts, ’96 Mrs. Kelly (Hurst) Thomas, ’93 Mr. Kris Wilson, ’90 Mr. Jeremy Woodward, ’97


A Letter from the President Dear Members of the Lyon Family, What a difference a year makes. The Lyon community has just noted—not celebrated—the one year anniversary of the fire that destroyed Edwards Commons. Despite the major challenges this loss has imposed, I am thankful to report that Lyon continues to deliver a first-rate liberal arts education. After months of eating in the small gym, the campus rejoiced at the opening of our new temporary dining facility, “The Temp.” On October 21, the Board of Trustees was on hand for the official groundbreaking for the new campus center, which will provide more space for dining and student activities than we have ever had before. A gift of $10,000 or more earned several supporters the right to wield a shovel (see list of donors on the right). Representatives from RPPY Architects and East-Harding Construction Company assisted these donors. At the beginning of fall semester, Dean Virginia Wray unveiled a new program to assist freshmen as they take on the demands of college coursework. The Supplemental Instruction Program, directed by Dr. Amy Schmidt, is built around upper-class students who serve as instruction leaders. Each leader must monitor a freshman core course and be prepared to meet weekly with freshmen seeking to improve their study techniques. These student leaders are not a replacement or substitute for the professors who teach the courses, but rather provide additional support and advice for new students who seek to develop necessary college survival skills. This year, Lyon has also launched Lambda Delta, an honorary society designed to recognize academic achievements and leadership potential in first-year students. To be considered for admission, students must have a 3.5 grade point average or better. Dr. Wesley Beal, Dean Virginia Wray, and I took part in the first initiation ceremony for the society this fall, inducting 21 students who completed their freshman year in 2010-11. We look forward to the many ways this select organization will enrich the academic culture at Lyon. As you can see, Lyon College remains dedicated to strengthening our educational community, which is already recognized as one of the best in the nation. As always, it is a joy to be part of the Lyon family. Warmest regards,

Donald Weatherman President

Donors to the Fund for the New Campus Center Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Little Rock, Arkansas First Community Bank Batesville, Arkansas Liberty Bank of Arkansas Batesville, Arkansas Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust Little Rock, Arkansas Mrs. John D. Blyth Batesville, Arkansas Mrs. Penny Churchill and Dr. David Churchill, ’81 Fayetteville, Arkansas Mr. and Mrs. Raymond LaCroix Jr. Batesville, Arkansas Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lyon Jr. North Little Rock, Arkansas Mrs. Ginni (Tucker) Robertson, ’64, and Dr. Adam Robertson, ’63 Birmingham, Alabama Mrs. Frances (Satterfield) St. John, ’67, and Mr. James St. John Atlanta, Georgia Mrs. Anne Stewart Dallas, Texas Mr. John Trimble Jr. El Dorado, Arkansas Mr. and Mrs. Charles Whiteside III Little Rock, Arkansas Mr. Stephen Williams, ’82 Little Rock, Arkansas Dr. and Mrs. Robert Young III Fort Smith, Arkansas

Thank you for your support.


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