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Bertram Y. Kinzey Jr. (ARE) is the co-author of "Recent Innovations in Acoustical Design and Research" in Architectural Acoustics: Principles and Practice (212 42nd St., SW, Gainesville, FL 32607).
Edwin C. Kilgore (ME) retired from NASA Headquarters as associate administrator. He continued as a NASA consultant, president of Old Dominion University Research Foundation, and president of Virginia Air & Space Center (207 Shenandoah Rd., Hampton, VA 23661).
Olimpio R. Martinez (CE) is self-employed as a construction arbitrator and management consultant (3534 Norwich Ct., Casselberry, FL 32707).
Lawrence Bartlett (IE) is in public relations for 3Dshopping (6204 Vista Del Mar, No. 167, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293).
E. Ritchie Fishburne (BAD) retired from Textile World (5511 Robinridge Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410).
Howard B. Stanton Jr. (AGED) retired from his dental practice. For the past 15 years he was the dental consultant for the varsity sports teams at Virginia Tech (2680 Riner Rd., Christiansburg, VA 24068).
Franklin D. Brown (ANSC) retired after 40 years of service in farm credit and commercial banking (804 Silver Tee Dr., Penhook, VA 24137).
Amos L. Fisher (EE) retired from AT&T as communications network manager (2025 Crescent Dr., Graham, NC 27253).
Robert L. Francis (EDBS) introduces concrete silo towers for the wireless communications industry to mount and hide cell phone antennae, especially in rural areas (1161 Progress Rd., Chambersburg, PA 17201).
James V. Burket (ME) retired after 40 years with the DuPont Company (102 Rivers End Dr., Seaford, DE 19973).
Ryland J. Hall Jr. (IE) retired from Southern Processors, Inc. after 38 years of service. He was office manager from 1981 until his retirement in 1998 (100 Iris Ln., Danville, VA 24540).
Raymond H. Myers (CHE) received the Shewhart Award from the American Society for Quality. The award is given for demonstrated leadership in the field of modern quality control. Myers is professor emeritus of statistics at Virginia Tech (506 Northview Dr., Blackburg, VA 24060).
Graydon D. Elliott (ASE) retired from the Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate as chief of the Air Vehicle Structures Division. He completed over 39 years of federal government service (133 Black Heath, Williamsburg, VA 23188).
Ronald E. English (ARE) retired from Metal Building Industry. He is doing some consulting (123 Violet Pl., Eufaula, AL 36027).
Emory M. Anderson (DE) is the new chaplain at Virginia's Home for Boys in Richmond, Va. (210 Ridge Rd., Richmond, VA 23229).
O. Archer Southall (EE) was promoted to director of marketing and production development with Carbone of America (Route 4, Box 1510, Farmville, VA 23901).
Robert W. Ellis Jr. (METE) retired from Lawrence Technological University where he had served as dean of engineering and provost (29383 Breezewood, Farmington Hills, MI 48331).
Winfred M. Phillips (ME) is vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Florida (4140 NW 44th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32606).
Lt. Col. Robert F. Sawallesh (MKED), U.S. Army retired, participated in a demonstration outside the main gate at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. to protest the creeping loss of military retiree medical care.
Roland V. Culpepper (CE) retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (4109 Margaret Ann Ct., Chesapeake, VA 23321).
David W. McClenon (MGT) retired from Raytheon Systems Company after 22 years service (c/o DHL World Wide Express, P. O. Box 672888, Houston, TX 77267).
Frederick E. White (EE) has retired as a senior test engineer from Newport News Shipbuilding Company (304 Gregg Ct., Newport News, VA 23602).
Raleigh F. Seay Jr. (ENGL) received a doctor of philosophy degree in the humanities from Warnborough in London (1825 Monterey Ave., Orlando, FL 32804).
Garland L. Burch (CE) joined Nova Consulting Group, Inc. as geotechnical engineering group manager for the geotechnical/construction materials testing department (8434 Timberwilde Dr., San Antonio, TX 78250).
Robert E. Whitehead (EM) was elected to Fellow by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is retired from NASA headquarters (3409 White Oak Ct., Fairfax, VA 22030).
Ross H. Mitchell II (BAD) retired after 27 years with the federal government (P. O. Box 6642, McLean, VA 22106).
Sharon E. Reynolds (GHEC) adopted a daughter, Mei Ling, from the Shijiazhuang Welfare Institute in Shijiazhuang, China (6604 Netties Ln., Unit 1203, Alexandria, VA 22315).
W. Kirk Wood (HIST) founded the Center for the Study of Myth at Alabama State University. He achieved a complete video-based course for his world history classes covering all aspects of world and American history (300 Cheekwood Ln., Montgomery, AL 36116).
Michael L. Coates (BIOL) was appointed professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine (960 Madison Dr, Earlysville, VA 22936).
William C. Kreye (CE) is an associate with Draper Aden Associates (420 Walters Dr., Christiansburg, VA 24073).
Steven R. Burnette (IEOR) was assigned as senior systems engineer for the mines division, coastal systems station, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla. He was awarded a 30-year pin for civilian service in the U.S. Navy (113 Seabreeze Ct., Panama City, FL 32413).
Charles W. Colby (EDSP), assistant vice president and director of housing and dining at the University of Tulsa, was awarded the Jim Gibson Exceptional Service Award by the Southwest Association of College and University Housing Officers (2335 S. 103rd E Ave., Tulsa, OK 74129).
David C. Hudson (ARCH) has been named president of RTKL Associates Inc., an international architecture, engineering, and planning firm headquartered in Baltimore (5380 Stormdrift, Columbia, MD 21045).
Terry W. Kash (HPE) received the Area Progress Council Excellence in Teaching Foundation Award for the King's Local School D
district, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio (1288 Ascot Dr., Maineville, OH 45039).
David P. Millard (EE) was elected to the IEEE EMC Society board of directors for 1999-2000 and promoted to division chief at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, electromagnetics and antennas division (781 Fox Hollow Pkwy., Marietta, GA 30068).
Marc W. Sheffler (ASE), director of flight technology for Boeing, was named an Honorary Fellow of the American Helicopter Society (118 Country Woods Dr., Bear, DE 19701).
Wayne M. Dymacek (MATH) is co-author of the book An Introduction to Discrete Mathematics (103 Monticello Rd., Lexington, VA 24450).
Douglas W. Shrader Jr. (PHIL), professor of philosophy at the SUNY College in Oneonta, N.Y., was promoted to distinguished teaching professor by the State University board of trustees (41 W. End Ave., Oneonta, NY 13820).
John R. Christman (CERE), survey manager with Anderson & Associates, Inc., coordinated the Trig-Star Contest in two local high schools (803 Horseshoe Ln., Blacksburg, VA 24060).
Dennis A. Duncan (GBUS), assistant vice president and branch manager of Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation's Blacksburg office, received the leaders club award and was named the company's #1 unit producer in the nation for 1998 (2102 Chestnut Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24060).
Kathy Holland-Holdstein (MGT) received an M.S. in education from Philadelphia College of Bible (79 Princeton Ave., Woodbury, NJ 08096).
Timothy D. Butler (ARCH) formed Sensory Learning Center, LLC, an educational consulting firm (1510 Kildaire Farm Rd., Cary, NC 27511).
Howard W. Combs (ECAS) taught at Mahidol University in Thailand during the summer (4658 Hampton Falls Pl., San Jose, CA 95136).
Douglas L. Johnson (MGT) was appointed administrator of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle and also earned the rank of Fellow in the American College of Health Executives (405 Pennington Lake Rd, Columbus, MS 39701).
George F. Lemp (BIOL) is director of the universitywide AIDS research program for the University of California systemwide campuses (5231 Crane Ave., Castro Valley, CA 94546).
Eric M. Ohr (ARCH) was named principal at William B. Tabler Architects (83 Slate Ln., Levittown, NY 11756).
David L. Williams (EE) received a Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (395 Erie Dr., Boulder, CO 80303).
Haim Baruh (ESM), published a book titled Analytical Dynamics (616 S. First Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904).
William H. Hays (GEOG) is project manager, Vermont millennium arts project with the Vermont Arts Council (103 Main St. Ste 3, Brattleboro, VT 05301).
Joseph R. Moore (PSCI) is program administrator, Personnel Management for Executives Program, Army Management Staff College, Fort Belvoir, Va. (4101 Guilford Ln., Woodbridge, VA 22193).
Everett T. Diggs Jr. (FIN) is president of Plus Integration Business Solutions, Systems Integration, Consulting and Software Development Company (63 Whittredge Rd., Summit, NJ 07901).
Marc P. Goslow (EE) is director of electrical engineering with The Stellar Group, a nationally recognized design/build firm (5706 Brinkley Ct., Columbus, OH 43235).
John W. Lyons III (PHYS) received a center of excellence award from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (10002 Herding Row, Columbia, MD 21046).
Janet Jordan Perkins (SOC) is the Extended Learning Institute coordinator for John Tyler Community College (6807 Sika Ct., Midlothian, VA 23112).
Stephen J. Skripak (MGT) is vice president and general manager, business services center, Sara Lee Corporation (1803 Wild Fern Dr., Oak Ridge, NC 27310).
Bryan L. Carper (HIST) was promoted to vice president at Crestar Securities Corp. where he was top producer in Crestar Securities' prestigious Chairman's Club for the second straight year and led the firm's Capitol Region in sales production for the third consecutive year (306 Winston Ave., Colonial Heights, VA 23834).
Kathleen Childress (PHIL) was promoted to senior vice president and office client leader of the Philadelphia office of Aon Consulting Worldwide Inc. (851 Jefferson Way, West Chester, PA 19380).
Christopher J. Colston (MKTG) was promoted to assistant operations editor at Baseball Weekly. He is also writing an NBA column for USA Today.com (2353 Millennium Ln., Reston, VA 20191).
Lynn K. Croy (ESEN) is an associate with Draper Aden Associates (611 Fairview Ave., Blacksburg, VA 24060).
Robert F. Grenhart Jr. (FIN) was promoted to vice president and chief financial officer for Textron Golf, Turf Care & Specialty Products Group (26 Potash Rd., Mansfield, MA 02048).
Ervin V. Griffin Sr. (EDCC), vice president for student affairs at West Virginia State College, was honored as Administrator of the Year 1998-99 by the student body during student elections (P. O. Box 330, Institute, WV 25112).
William Leimbach (CS) was appointed associate vice president for the Department of Computing and Network Services at Towson University (3208 Fieldcrest Way, Abingdon, MD 21009).
John T. Norris (ACCT) received the 1998 Allen M. Burdett Memorial Award for Volunteer of the Year from the San Antonio Red Cross (P. O. Box 5111, San Antonio, TX 78201).
David B. Patteson (AGED) was appointed president of Biotage Products, Separations Division (15 Roundtree Ln., Scituate, MA 02066).
Helen L. Reed (ESM), professor in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Arizona State University, Tempe, was named a Fellow of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (8425 S. Jentilly Ln., Tempe, AZ 85284).
Michael S. Bahorich (GEOP) was named vice president, exploration and production technology with Apache Corporation (11425 Calico Ln., Houston, TX 77024).
Russell Craighead (FIN) was promoted to vehicle manager for General Motors' Corvette development team (956 W. Drayton St., Ferndale, MI 48220).
David C. Dunbar (CE) was promoted to national sales manager for the TrusSteel Division of Alpine Engineered Products, Inc. (23 Sheffield Dr., West Grove, PA 19390).
Perry G. Jennings (BAD) was appointed senior vice president of human resources with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (421 Lake Hills Dr., Wilkesboro, NC 28697).
Robert E. Middlebrooks (ARCH) was promoted to vice president of Clark Nexsen (604 Sheffield Ct., Chesapeake, VA 23320).
Suzanne M. Murphy (PSCI) was promoted to acting executive director with Redefining Progress, a San Francisco based national advocacy think tank for economic, environmental, and social progress (1842 40th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122).
W. Jerrold Samford (GEOL), vice president of Virginia Geotechnical Services, P.C, was elected secretary-treasurer of ASFE (207 Old Oak Rd., Richmond, VA 23229).
Ellen Scheurich Soucy (MHFD) is program director at Tulane University Annual Fund Office (218 Melody Ln., Slidell, LA 70458).
Jill Cuthbert Turner (MKTG) is the national sales manager for Power-Pak Communications (15691 E. Dorado Pl., Aurora, CO 80015).
William J. Bryan (AOE) received a doctor of ministry with distinction from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. He serves as minister of administration and pastoral care at South Main Baptist Church in Pasadena, Tex. (921 Paulette Dr., Deer Park, TX 77536).
Claudia J. Chesneau (COMM), is editorial coordinator for the new national magazine, Natural Home (2407 Creekwood Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80525).
Deborah Bennett D'Andrea (PSYC) founded Picture Me Books with her husband and is president of Nibble Me Books. She received the Product of the Year Award from Professional Candy Buyer Magazine (110 Twin Oaks Rd., Akron, OH 44313).
Alok Das (AOE), technical advisor at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, N.M., was elected to Fellow by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (7 Motilal Nehru Rd., Allahabad, India).
Scott D. Estey (CHE) received an M.S. in chemical engineering from Washington State University (4290 Kimberly St., Richland, WA 99352).
Anthony E. Fairfax (EE) is president of MediaChannel Corp. There is an article on his business in the January 21, 1999 issue of Black Issues in Higher Education (2911 Szetela Ct., Hampton, VA 23666).
Sharon M. Hogge (IEOR) was promoted to operations manager of Tetra Tech, an engineering and management consulting firm (5303 Climber Ct., Houston, TX 77041).
Henry S. Wright (ME) and his wife Lori '82 adopted a daughter (3004 Chelsford Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185).
Mark V. Finch (MATE) was promoted to manager, materials technology for Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation (647 Park View Dr., Oconomowoc, WI 53066).
Alice Henderson Hall (FCD) received a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (416 Hillcrest Dr., Greensboro, NC 27403).
Donald O. Rifkin (CT) was awarded U.S. Patent 5,826,104, batch program status via tape data set information for dynamically determining the real time status of a batch program running in a main frame computer system (4311 Delighted Cir., South, Colorado Springs, CO 80917).
Kenneth S. Spangler (EE) earned an MBA from UNC-Greensboro and was promoted to quality assurance manager at Pass & Seymour/Legrand (1448 McDaniel Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203).
Gregory N. Bailey (COMM) is managing editor for Tabletalk magazine, published by Ligonier Ministries in Orlando, Fla. (14712 Ester Ln., Chester, VA 23831).
Robert T. Barrett (MSCI) was named associate provost at Francis Marion University (601 Ivanhoe Dr., Florence, SC 29501).
Ramana V. Grandhi (ESM), distinguished professor in the department of mechanical and materials engineering at Wright State University, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (10275 Cherry Tree Terrace, Dayton, OH 45458).
William Mark Hogan (EE) is vice president of manufacturing for Southland Technologies (2417 Spindrift Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451).
Stephen J. Miko (EE) is the co-founder of ProVox Technologies (180 Heather Glen Rd., Sterling, VA 20165).
David Muntean Jr. (CE) was appointed associate of TEI Engineers & Planners, a full service transportation engineering study, design, and planning firm (5625 Countryside Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32311).
Michael S. Nordberg (ENGL) is director of finance, department of physiology at the University of California, San Francisco (1842 40th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122).
Thomas G. Bogard (MGT) returned from a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked aboard the ships of the USS Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (225 Mahaffey Ct., New Bern, NC 28560).
Thomas J. Cook (ACCT) was appointed administrator/CEO of UVA-HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Hospital (2184 Santa Fe Trail, Tyler, TX 75703).
Tina Hyman Cook (ELED) was named 1998-99 Teacher of the Year by the faculty of Stafford Middle School. She teaches seventh grade math and served as team leader for the past four years (15 Winslow Rd., Fredericksburg, VA 22406).
David Patrick Isbell (ARCH) is director of planning and engineering, Naval Support Activity in Naples, Italy (813 Carolina Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451).
Mark V. Klopp (CHE) was named director, digital business ventures with Eastman Chemical Company (1000 Hanover Ct., Kingsport, TN 37660).
Mjr. Christopher S. Mardis (MKTG), USAF, is chief, C-5 maintenance section, Headquarters, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill. (203 Cynthia Ln., Lebanon, IL 62254).
Michael D. Miller (ARCH) was promoted to senior associate with Smith Garrett Architects, PC in Charlottesville, Va. (7508-A Ashby Ln., Alexandria, VA 22315).
Thomas J. Payette (FST) was chosen Winemaker of the Year, Prince Michel De Virginia, Rapidan River Vineyards (7111 Riverside Dr., Apt. B, Rapidan, VA 22733).
Robert A. Schmitz (BIOC) is a radiologist and flight surgeon. He received the Outstanding Resident in Radiology Award (2378 Ten Gate Rd, Fairfield, CA 94533).
Russell S. Thomas (PSCI) joined the law firm of Broad and Cassel in Tampa, Fla. (Tampa, FL 33602).
Anne Marshall Van Meter (ELED) was promoted to technology coordinator for the South Philadelphia Cluster Office for the school district of Philadelphia (430 Delmar St., Philadelphia, PA 19128).
David C. Chapla (PSCI) was promoted to manager, labor relations-inflight, US Airways (2345 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22227).
Daniel A. Deignan (ACCT) was promoted to vice president of finance at the Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association (7909 Virginia Oaks Dr, Gainesville, VA 20155).
Mark C. Mitchell (ANSC) is deputy director of the Oilseeds and Staple Foods Commodity Group with EnterpriseWorks Worldwide (1366 Gristmill Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22902).
Janice M. Mueller (CHE) is associate professor of law at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Ill. (41 Temple St., Boston, MA 02114).
Robert B. Powers (AE) received a second M.S. from the University of Illinois. He is in training to be a space station flight controller at the NASA Johnson Space Center and is a lieutenant commander in the Navy Reserve (1006 E. Kerr Ave., Apt. 208, Urbanna, IL 61801).
J. Douglas Rizzo (BIOC) was appointed assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (180 English Run Cir., Sparks, MD 21152).
Kirk H. Schulz (CHEM) was named chair of the chemical engineering department at Michigan Technological University and was inaugurated into the Michigan Tech Academy of Teaching Excellence (1321 Emery St, Hancock, MI 49930).
Ayad N. Al-Saigh (ME) is a pilot with American Airlines. He was promoted to LCDR in the US Naval Reserves (8112 Sun Meadows Ct, Fort Worth, TX 76123).
Henry Van T. Cotter (BOT), project leader of the fungicide screen in fungicide discovery at American Cyanamid's research facility, won the company's highest research honor, the 1998 scientific achievement award (Eisenacher Str. 49, Ingelheim, 55218 Germany).
Ginger Revercomb (MKTG) was promoted to senior associate, director of marketing/business development with Brennan Beer Gorman Monk/Architects & Interiors (1782 N. Troy St., Apt. 702, Arlington, VA 22201).
Tracy Slaybaugh Mitchell (DASC) signed an additional two year contract as Africa regional director for the Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs (CNFA) to oversee their activities in Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Mozambique (515 N. Whitney Way, Madison, WI 53705).
Michael C. Costello (PHED), athletic director and varsity boy's basketball coach at Massanutten Military Academy, was voted the Delaney Athletic Conference W. Division Coach of the Year for the '98-'99 season by the coaches in the DAC (1132 Ox Rd., Woodstock, VA 22664).
Rex A. Donnelly IV (ME) is an associate with the Wilmington, Del. office of Ratner & Prestia. He is a member of the Delaware Bar and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (443 Haystack Dr., Newark, DE 19711).
W. Craig Dubishar (CE) was promoted to partner with Venable, attorneys at law (12338 Cliveden St., Herndon, VA 20170).
Oscar J. Llorin (BIOL) was promoted to senior scientist in the molecular diagnostics department, Becton Dickinson BioSciences. He was named a co-inventor on a U.S. patent for the removal of DNA amplification inhibitors (228 Glenmore Ave., Baltimore, MD 21228).
Noel Nunnally Schulz (EE) received an NSF Career Development Award and the 1999 ASEE North Midwest Section DOW Outstanding Faculty Award. She is an assistant professor of electrical engineering at Michigan Tech (1321 Emery St, Hancock, MI 49930).
Steven L. Sims (CE) received a master of engineering from the University of Florida and serves as a civil engineer corps officer in the US Navy (301 Devonshire Ln., Orange Park, FL 32073).
Timothy S. Stowe (CE), vice president of transportation and planning with Anderson & Associates, Inc., testified before the U.S. Senate on behalf of the American Consulting Engineers Council (3454 Spur St., Blacksburg, VA 24060).
Robert A. Baird (GEOL) is co-author of the Book Electronic Day Trading to Win. The book is a complete hands-on guide to the new world of electronic on-line day trading with direct access to the stock markets (5005 Araphao Trail, Glen Allen, VA 23060).
David B. Berg (LASC) is the director of the Virginia Educational Technology Alliance (1 W. Governor Dr., Newport News, VA 23602).
Jeffrey W. Burkett (MGT) is the 1998 United States Air Force European Weapons Safety Officer of the Year and a nominee for the Air Force Chief of Staff Individual Safety Award (PSC 2, Box 9247, APO, AE 09012).
Joyce Chaffers Loveless (ELED) is one of 924 teachers in the U.S. and abroad earning National Board Certification this year (4905 Knightsbridge Way, Raleigh, NC 27604).
John H. Edens (CE) started Edens Engineering Services, LLC, a structural/geotechnical engineering practice (4943 Pippin Dr., Acworth, GA 30101).
Mohamad S. El-Zein (EM) gave the address at the awards ceremony where he received the Alumni Achievement Award, College of Engineering at Southern Illinois University (1870 Hartford Ct., Bettendorf, IA 52722).
Lt. Cmdr. Edward G. Ganun (FIN), USN, returned from a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf aboard the amphibious assault ship and Amphibious Ready Group flagship USS Kearsarge (2565 Archdale Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23456).
Julie Lenderking Hendren (MKTG) received an M.S. in human resources management from Troy State University. She is a human resources manager for Canon (547 Washington Park, Norfolk, VA 23517).
Michael D. Hendren (MKTG) received an M.D. from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He was accepted into the emergency medicine residency program at EVMS in Norfolk, Va. (547 Washington Park, Apt. 2, Norfolk, VA 23517).
Christian E. Henneke (HIST) completed his dissertation in history and received a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He is a second year law student (100 Stewart Cir., Apt. B, Charlottesville, VA 22903).
Pablo A. Hernandez (CE) is the assistant resident engineer for the North Carolina Department of Transportation for the construction of the Croatan Sound Bridge (8424 N. Nevada St., Apt. 301, Spokane, WA 99208).
Nitin Yeshwant Kulkarni (LAR) is self-employed as principal architect in India (512-D Ajinkya Plaza, Sadar Bazaar, Satara 415001, Maharashtra, India).
Lt. j.g. L. Phillip Silverman (CHEM), USN, completed the Officer Indoctrination Course at Naval Station Newport, R.I. (102 College State Rd., Apt. F-109, Athens, GA 30605).
Kirk A. Swortzel (AGED), served as president of the Southern Agricultural Education Conference for 1998-99 (802 Middlecrest Ave., Opelika, AL 36801).
David K. Waller (CS) was promoted to vice president of Channel Sales for DAZEL Corporation, a software company (10092 Circleview Dr., Austin, TX 78733).
Christina M. Maccherone (COMM), established Serendipity Communications which received two citations in the American Advertising Awards of Western Virginia's ADDY Competition (3290 Eaglebrook Dr., Christiansburg, VA 24073).
Cary W. Mitchell (MKTG), building products division, South region sales, was named a 1998 President's Award winner with Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (1017 Jumper Dr., Wake Forest, NC 27587).
Dongping D. Zhu (EE) is general chairman of the second international conference on information fusion.
He founded Zaptron Systems, Inc. (1055 Valencia Ave., Apt. 4, Sunnyvale, CA 94086).
Christopher L. Gaj (BION) defended his Ph.D. thesis in molecular biophysics and biochemistry at Yale University. He is doing postdoctoral work in the Yale department of pharmacology (121 Lawrence St., New Haven, CT 06511).
John K. Polishuk (MKTG) was awarded the Salesperson of the Year Award for ATR/Norrell Information Services (1330 Park Garden Ln., Reston, VA 20194).
Valerie E. Rudd (MATH), Lt. in the USN, received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3801 Jefferson Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455).
Jay A. Altizer (MGT)
completed the first year of the M.B.A. program at the Tuck School of Dartmouth College. He spent the summer working for Riverbed Technologies (12 Sargent St., Apt. 2, Hanover, NH 03755).
Stephen J. Bissinger (CE) was named project manager with Anderson & Associates, Inc. (1120 Scott St., Christiansbrg, VA 24073).
Lt. j.g. Steven A. Jones (CHE), USN, graduated from the Basic Civil Engineer Corps Officer School, Port Hueneme, Calif. (1311 Amyclare Pl., Bel Air, MD 21014).
David J. Klinke II (CHE) received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Northwestern University. He is employed at Sandia National Laboratories (1719 Ridge Ave., Apt. 2, Evanston, IL 60201).
Dirk I. McComsey (CS) is information systems consultant with Tetra/Second Nature (322 N. Court St., Lewisburg, WV 24901).
Stephanie J. Moreland (ME) was promoted to technical operations manager supporting the laminates product line in North, Central, and South America for the Cryovac division of Sealed Air Corporation (24 Druid St., Greenville, SC 29609).
Clifford R. Shearer (MGT) was awarded a mid-tour NAM for completion of Integrative Logistics internship. He is assigned as executive-aide to the commander, Naval Inventory Control Point (509 Kevin Ct., Camp Hill, PA 17011).
Christine Vandover (HIDM) is design manager with NBBJ (7366 Clifton Rd., Clifton, VA 20124).
Jill S. Weseman (ENGL) is a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer teaching English as a foreign language in a foreign language high school in Pazardjik, Bulgaria (C/O Peace Corps, P. O. Box 259, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria).
Douglas J. Wicinski (ENGL) was promoted to assistant circulation manager for National Geographic Traveler and National Adventure magazines for the National Geographic Society (4775 S. Reyburn Ct., Mount Airy, MD 21771).
Jennifer L. Baker (LASC) received an M.S. in personnel and human resources management from American University (10018 Hellingley Pl., Gaithersburg, MD 20879).
Samantha C. Butler (PSYC) received a Ph.D. in child psychology from Boston University (814 Parker St., Apt. 3, Boston, MA 02120).
Lt. J. Seth Chiaramonte (AE), USN, is a nuclear trained officer for the CNRC detachment in Boston, Mass. (21 Elton Ave., Watertown, MA 02472).
Robin Taylor Ferguson (FW) is an environmental assessment specialist with the U.S. Marine Corps Regional Environmental Coordination Office for Region IV (1623 York St., New Bern, NC 28562).
Michelle L. Harrison (PSYC) received an M.S.W. from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a substance abuse counselor for teenagers in Richmond. (2621 Stuart Ave., Apt. 27, Richmond, VA 23220).
Brian D. Martin (CE) completed the 1998 Professional Engineer exam and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia (14707 Stream Pond Dr., Centreville, VA 20120).
Michael T. Maslanka (FW) received an M.S. at the University of Minnesota in nutritional physiology. He is the nutritionist for the Memphis Zoological Society (130 S. Band Rd., Landenberg, PA 19350).
Amy E. Molnar (PSYC) is doing her predoctoral internship in psychology at the Cook Counseling Center at Virginia Tech (1450 42nd Ave., Apt. 4, Capitola, CA 95010).
Richard J. Obiso Jr. (BIOL) is assistant professor, department of health sciences, college of public and allied health, at East Tennessee State University (P. O. Box 182, Los Alamos, NM 87544).
William G. Page (CSA M.S.) is the author of Special Edition Using Oracle8 / 8i and Special Edition Using Oracle 8.
Kwang Woo Park (MATH) received a master of divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (5229 Cannes Ct., Alexandria, VA 22310).
Kristen Deem Perry (ISE) was promoted to senior consultant at Premier, Inc., the nation's largest alliance of hospitals (8008 Shadow Oaks Dr., Apt. 517, Charlotte, NC 28269).
Joel Reichbart (ACCT) is the controller of St. Moritz Hotel (3 Tower Center Blvd., East Brunswick, NY 08816).
Scot D. Smith (ECON) received an M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary (706 S. Henry St., Apt. 2, Williamsburg, VA 23185).
A. Franklin Wagner II (CE), project engineer with Anderson & Associates, Inc., was appointed to the Habitat for Humanity construction committee (280 Easy St., Christiansburg, VA 24073).
Barrett F. Warner (HIST) is planning director for the town of Davidson, N.C. (3511 Marbury Rd., Charlotte, NC 28269).
Tara M. Warner (MKTG) was named director of youth ministries at Cole Memorial United Methodist Church in Charlotte, N.C. and is pursuing a master's degree in Christian education at Pfeiffer University (3511 Marbury Rd., Charlotte, NC 28269).
Kelly Barnhart Welstead (HLED) received an M.S. from the Medical College of Virginia. She received National Certification as Pediatric Practitioner (2006 E. Franklin St., Apt. 5, Richmond, VA 23223).
Capt. L. Lee Welstead (BIOL), USAF, received a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Medical College of Virginia. He is stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a dentist (2006 E. Franklin St., Apt. 5, Richmond, VA 23223).
Russell A. Archambault (URPL) was promoted to vice president and principal of RKG Associates, Inc., in Durham, N.H. He relocated and will manage the company's operations in the mid-atlantic region (43 Mast Rd., Dover, NH 03820).
Lenore R. Dauchess (MKTG) received an M.B.A. in entrepreneurial studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She was inducted into Delta Mu Delta, a national business honors fraternity (11832 Federalist Way #2, Fairfax, VA 22030).
2nd Lt. Richard V. Domingo (EE) received a commission in the USAF after graduating from Officer Training School. He is stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base performing research and development in propulsion systems (5709 Waltmar Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23464).
Anthony A. Feher (ACCT) passed the CPA Exam and earned his certification as a CPA (814 S. Grosvenor Ct., Virginia Beach, VA 23462).
Ronald W. Fischer Jr. (HIST) was promoted to executive director at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site in Charleston, S.C. (196 Andrew Jackson Park Rd., Lancaster, SC 29720).
Shelley R. Goad (PSCI) received a J.D. from William and Mary Law School. She is an attorney-advisor at the Department of Justice under the Attorney General's Honor Program (204 Weston CT, Williamsburg, VA 23185).
Aimee Jerard (HNF) was promoted to associate, interior designer, with the design firm of Brennan Beer Gorman Monk/Architects & Interiors (2451 39th St., NW, Washington, DC 20007).
Kimberly Keller Berkey (LASC) is in her third year of teaching for Loudoun County Public Schools where she is a fourth grade teacher (20282 River Ridge Terrace, Apt. 301, Ashburn, VA 20147).
Lt. j.g. Hung K. Lui (MATH), USN, graduated from the Submarine Officer Basic Course at the Naval Submarine School, Groton, Conn. (541 First St. SW, Pulaski, VA 24301).
Matthew J. Miller (GEOG) is the manager of information services at the 5th District Planning Commission in Roanoke, Va. (Route 3 Box 289, Staunton, VA 24401).
Dean R. Ridgway (CE) participated in a training exercise with the 31st Marine expeditionary unit, forward deployed to Okinawa, Japan (26 Leap Dr., Pennsville, NJ 08070).
Christopher K. Rike (PSYC) was promoted to art director at the Packett Group (430 Moses Ln., Salem, VA 24153).
Thomas A. Zban (BIOL) is chief radiology resident at University of Virginia Health Sciences Center (1150 Brookhill Ave., Charlottesville, VA 22902).
Todd D. Becker (HIST), left the military after serving as an Army officer in the 101st Airborne Division and took a position with PSS World Medical/Gulf South Medical Supply, the nation's leading distributor of medical supplies (921 Chinwood Dr., Clarksville, TN 37043).
Susan H. Bradbery (PSYC) was promoted to staffing coordinator for call center operations at Capital One Financial Services (PO Box 6327, Glen Allen, VA 23058).
Jason A. Darish (HIST), Naval flight officer, USN, returned from deployment in Sigonella, Sicily with patrol squadron five (10263 Whispering Forest Dr., Apt. 723, Jacksonville, FL 32257).
Clarence C. Deshazor (MKED) is a professional development coordinator with MicroStrategy, Inc. (4532 Commons Dr., Apt. 203, Vienna, VA 22180).
Dawn M. Knight (PSYC) is owner/director of Turtle Tots Preschool and the founder of the New River Valley Family Child Care Association. She was elected to the Virginia Family Child Care board of directors (411 Miller St., Christiansburg, VA 24073).
David T. Miller (PSCI) was selected for membership in the Woolsack Honor Society at The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University (605 Russell Ave, Douglassville, PA 19518).
George Probst (ISE) was selected to the U.S. track and field team for the World University Games held in Palma De Mallorca, Spain in July (250 Old Cedarfield Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24060).
Alan Reichbart (HTM) was promoted to senior convention sales manager at the Hilton New York & Towers. He won Hilton Hotels Corporation's Circle of Excellence Award for convention sales (5052 Kenerson Dr., Fairfax, VA 22032).
David N. Smith (LASC) was promoted to assistant general manager of the AA Erie SeaWolves, an affiliate of the Anaheim Angels (135 Brookside Ave., Hershey, PA 17033).
Justin C. Davey (CE) directs 23 engineers and technicians in running the environmental program at the largest fighter-pilot training base in the world, Luke Air Force Base (1933 Sioux, Glendale, AZ 85307).
M. Seth Ginther (PSCI) received a juris doctor from the T.C. Williams School of Law of the University of Richmond (2605 Autumnfield Rd., Midlothian, VA 23113).
Tiffany L. Gunnarson (FW) accepted a position with Foresters Inc., in Blacksburg, Va. (205 Holmes St., Edgefield, SC 29824).
Ens. Joseph P. Kerner (MATH), USN, graduated from the submarine officer basic course (175 Heflin Rd., Stafford, VA 22554).
Lina M. Lesmes (CHE) received an M.A. in International Environmental Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (3323 Happy Heart Ln., Annandale, VA 22003).
Joshua Rathe Lorenz (PSCI) was selected for membership in the Woolsack Honor Society at The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University (Route 1 Box 316B, Sleepy Hollow Rd., Jeannette, PA 15644).
Todd W. Mills (PSCI) is officer in charge of ACU-5 assigned to the USS Germantown in Sasebo, Japan (1365 Butler Branch Rd., Petersburg, VA 23805).
Scott E. Oldfield (PSYC) received an M.A. in experimental psychology from Radford University (900-C Hunters Rd., Radford, VA 24141).
Christine M. Andrews (COMM) received an M.A. in graphic design from Savannah College of Art and Design (101 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Apt. 306, Savannah, GA 31401).
Jenifer L. Bianchi (PSCI) was selected as an assistant language teacher with the Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program run by the Japanese Embassy (38 Sandra Rd., Ringoes, NJ 08551).
Sophia Chou (STAT) received an M.B.A. from William & Mary. She is a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (13213 Lazy Glen Ln., VA 20171).
Walter M. Kahle III (FIN), Ensign in the USN, received his commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. (2594 Village Dr., Waynesboro, VA 22980).
Lt. Gregory B. Lowe (PSCI), USAF, returned from a deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Southern Watch as the maintenance officer for the 9th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (3608-9 Pine Lake Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28311).
2nd Lt. William L. Marshall (MATH) was recently designated a Naval flight officer with Training Squadron 86, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. (810 Timberbridge Dr., Bethal Park, PA 15102).
Michael V. Owens (ME), Ensign in the U.S. Navy, recently graduated from the submarine officer basic course (8215 Indian Springs Rd., Richmond, VA 23237).
Newton R. Soloe (ESM) was promoted to sergeant and received the selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal while serving with Battery H, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Richmond, Va. (2000 Huntington Ave., Apt.802, Alexandria, VA 22303).
Jeffrey A. Sugar (AE) is employed on-site at NASA Johnson Space Center as a contractor with United Space Alliance. He received a master of engineering degree from the ISE department (909 Montgomery St., Apt. G, Blacksburg, VA 24060).
Pfc. Brian J. Nixon (BIOL), USMC, completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. and was promoted to his present rank (2444 Alsop Ct., Reston, VA 20191).
Julia Reeser (CEEN), project engineer with Anderson & Associates, Inc., donated a Saturday to Christmas in April, a national organization that sponsors home repair for low income, elderly homeowners (804 Bruce Dr., Apt. B, Martinsburg, WV 25401).
Christopher M. Richmond (MKTG) was promoted to technical sales consultant for ADP (1003 F Patrick Henry Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24060).
'80 Christopher J. Colston and Melanie Kirsch, 5/1/99 (2353 Millennium Ln., Reston, VA 20191).
'78 Joseph R. Moore, a daughter, 8/23/98 (7621 Virginia Ln., Falls Church, VA 22043).
Joan L. Curcio (educational administration Ed.D. '81) died 7/7/99 following a long illness. She was 65. Curcio was a former professor of educational leadership and policy studies and former director of educational programs at Tech's Northern Virginia Center.
Dennis L. Eavey died 6/13/99 at age 50. He was a senior manager in Personnel Services. Eavey came to Tech in 1977 and was one of the originators of the university's service-awards program. For the last five years, he was a senior manager responsible for human resource consultation services in employment, recruitment, training, and employee relations.
Karl Hereford died 5/23/99 at age 72. Hereford was the founder and first dean for the College of Education. Called "a visionary," Hereford was credited with preparing the college for accreditation by rearranging the college's structure and curriculum.
Adger Johnson '28 died 7/8/99. A graduate in chemical engineering, he had a long career with Union Carbide, culminating in his appointment as vice-chairman in 1967. Johnson served on the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors from 1964 to 1973, was a member of the William Preston Society and the Legacy Society, and received the university's Alumni Distinguished Service Award in 1973.
E.T. (Ervin) Kornegay died 7/2/99 in a swimming accident while on vacation with his family. He was 67. Kornegay was a professor in the department of animal and poultry science. He was a specialist in the area of swine nutrition and considered one of the top experts in the field.
Billy Gene Williams died 7/29/99 following a courageous battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 67. Williams was retired from the department of chemical engineering and had fond memories of the students he taught over the years.