Hilda Frances Broyles Cassell (GHEC), Blackstone, Va., 11/12/13.
Morris W. Clements (AGED), Henrico, Va., 10/31/13.
H.J. "Jack" Peake (EE), Alexandria, Va., 10/12/13.
Bernard Silverman (EE), Hanover, N.H., 10/29/13.
Walter G. Andrews Jr. (BAD), Matthews, N.C.,10/26/13.
William P. Keeton Jr. (AGEC), Raleigh, N.C., 10/28/13.
H. Selwyn Smith (DASC), Manassas, Va., 8/24/13.
Floyd S. Childress Jr. (AGE), Christiansburg, Va., 12/13/13.
J.J. "Joe" Johnson (IE '44, ME '47), Fort Myers, Fla., 9/20/13.
John H. Norton (ME), Mount Pleasant, S.C., 11/12/13.
Henry H. Schmoele Jr. (FW), Virginia Beach, Va., 4/8/13.
Edwin B. Old (AGE), Crewe, Va., 10/9/13.
Herman H. Zwinger, Portland, Ore., 6/7/13.
Howard W. Hawks Jr. (AGEC '49), Lambsburg, Va., 1/29/13.
Floyd "Sonny" W. Merryman Jr. (ANSC '42), Rustburg, Va., 12/7/13.
Sylvan H. Chasen (CHE), Atlanta, Ga., 11/14/13.
Emma L. Gough (GHEC '47, GHEC '56), Rustburg, Va., 11/13/13.
Carl O. Shifflett Jr. (CHE), Waycross, Ga., 8/7/13.
Robert L. Brehm (ME '54), Summit, N.J., 11/5/13.
James Pete R. Austin (AGEC '49, AGEC '49), Shelbyville, Tenn., 11/20/13.
James W. Jones Jr. (IE), Lebanon, Va., 11/19/13.
George K. Ames (EE), Cleveland, Tenn., 12/17/13.
William Brewster (EE), Johnson City, Tenn., 10/14/13.
Carl I. Carden Jr. (ME), Richmond, Va., 11/26/13.
Leonard L. Casey (ANSC), Richmond, Va., 10/15/13.
Harold D. Decker Jr. (CHE), Dearborn, Mich., 10/5/13.
John M. Dunnavant Jr. (AGED), Richmond, Va., 8/23/13.
Glenn E. Gurganus (FW), Virginia Beach, Va., 10/29/13.
Robert J. Hotchkiss (ME), Savannah, Ga., 11/13/13.
Ray A. Jackson (CE), Richmond, Va., 11/4/13.
Thomas Kent K. Loving (AGEC), Columbia, Va., 10/10/13.
Charles Bill W. Nye (IAED), Dublin, Va., 12/12/13.
Walter H. Baucom (EE), Troy, N.Y., 10/11/13.
R.D. "Randy" Brenckman Sr. (EE), Southern Shores, N.C., 11/17/13.
Nicholas G. Economy, Roanoke, Va., 10/21/13.
Samuel T. Adams Jr. (FW), Dry Fork, Va., 10/1/13.
Robert "Hack" D. Hackworthy (ARE), New Richmond, Wis., 11/30/13.
J. Philip Miller (ANSC), Shelbyville, Ky., 8/25/13.
Jack K. Eggleston (IE), Petersburg, Va., 10/30/13.
Larry N. McLenagan (ACCT), Beaufort, S.C., 12/16/13.
Raymond A. Payne (SAEN '54, CE '54), Hurricane, W.Va., 11/1/13.
William H. Winston (BAD), Asheboro, N.C., 12/24/13.
John Henry Carter Jr. (ANSC, ANSC '59), Suffolk, Va., was inducted into the Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame for his contributions to the commonwealth's livestock industry.
William H. Starnes Jr. (CHEM), Williamsburg, Va., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
H.G. Guthrie Allen (BAD), Harrisonburg, Va., 11/15/13.
Jimmy L. Countiss (ME), Abingdon, Va., 11/23/13.
W. Robert Bob Jebson Jr. (METE '56), Culpeper, Va., 11/6/13.
Gardner B. Granger (BAD), Winston-Salem, N.C., 11/22/13.
Herbert H. Thompson (IE), Daleville, Va., 10/21/13.
Arnold E. Trope (BED '56, BED '58), Riner, Va., 12/3/13.
Thomas E. West (AGE), Palmyra, Va., 12/16/13.
W. Thompson "Tom" Baker (BC), Charlotte, N.C., 10/18/13.
William F. Collins (IE), Ventnor City, N.J., 11/14/13.
Warren B. Luttrell (BAD), Annandale, Va., 12/7/13.
Garah L. Webster (BAD), Lawrenceville, Ga., 6/23/13.
Ronald D. Carr (CE), Nashville, Tenn., 11/28/13.
Harry L. Conti Jr. (ME), Dublin, Ireland, 9/7/13.
Glenn A. Cosby (CE), Winchester, Va., 10/28/13.
James W. Jones Jr. (BAD), Riner, Va., 11/20/13.
T. Cooper Via (BAD), Blacksburg, Va., 12/3/13.
J.W. "Joe" Person (BAD), Midlothian, Va., 12/3/13.
J. Hunter Chiles III (EE), Fernandina Beach, Fla., 11/1/13.
Charles "Ike" P. Eichelberger Jr. (ME), Newport News, Va., 10/31/13.
Richard E. Lane (ME '61), Williamsburg, Va., 12/21/13.
W. Andrew Beckstoffer (BC), Rutherford, Calif., was named by his peers as one of "The 20 Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry."
Dewey E. Goode (BAD), Daleville, Va., 10/25/13.
Allen W. Wright (DE), Williamsburg, Va., 12/21/13.
Jean Dickinson Fielden (STAT), Vero Beach, Fla., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Herbert H. Hash Jr. (FW), Boone, N.C., received the Outstanding Part-Time Teacher of the Year award from Appalachian State University.
G. Robert Quisenberry (STAT), Richmond, Va., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Julian B. Bell Jr. (CE), Signal Mountain, Tenn., 1/4/14.
John West Dick (FW), Harrison, Ark., 9/13/13.
Alvin M. Dixon (CE '69), Califon, N.J., 11/15/13.
Mark A. Childers (CE '64, CE '66), Naples, Fla., was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Offshore Energy Center.
William W. Lewis Jr. (PHYS), Washington, D.C., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
David Bright (IE), Leawood, Kan., 11/19/13.
Eldridge N. Busic (GAG), Honaker, Va., 1/29/13.
Jane Martha Saunders Harb (CTRA, EDAD '80, EDAD '80), Charlotte, N.C., 11/8/13.
Leslie C. Vaughan (EE '64), Orlando, Fla., 10/26/13.
Michel C. Ashe (ARCH), Virginia Beach, Va., received the 2013 William C. Noland Medal from the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects.
R.E. "Bob" Peak (RS '67, VOED '76), Floyd, Va., 11/21/13.
James L. Bland (CE), Richmond, Va., was inducted into the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame by the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society.
Jaan Holt (ARCH), Alexandria, Va., received the American Institute of Architects Northern Virginia Chapter Award.
Michael F. Card (EM '65, EM '70), Williamsburg, Va., 11/8/13.
Erkan Esmer (CE '65, CE '69), Charlton Heights, W.Va., 11/8/13.
Rudell R. Frazier (ACCT), Pulaski, Va., 11/27/13.
Dwight L. Dean (BAD), Goldsboro, N.C., 11/6/13.
R.A. "Bob" Boynton (ARCH), Richmond, Va., was appointed to the National Ethics Council of the American Institute of Architects and named the chairman of the architects section of the Virginia Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects.
Glenn E. Giles Jr. (CE), Hampton, Va., 12/14/13.
Andrew "AJ" J. Powell Jr. (AGRN), Lexington, Ky., 10/30/13.
Bill O. Williford (STAT), Newark, Del., 11/3/13.
'68 Kimbley L. Muller (GSC), Houston, Texas, was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Archie D. Brock (STAT), Commerce, Texas, 11/20/13.
S. Dickey Davis (ANSC '70), Wytheville, Va., 11/15/13.
M.H. Fariss (BC '70), Roanoke, Va., 12/10/13.
John F. Farley (BAD), North Myrtle Beach, S.C., 12/15/13.
Carl R. Herschel (PHYS), Chester, Vt., 10/15/13.
Robert E. Layman Jr. (DASC), Fincastle, Va., 11/21/13.
Wolfgang F. Preiser (ARCH), Scottsdale, Ariz., co-authored a book, "Enhancing Building Performance."
Joseph P. Monoski Jr. (HIST), Blacksburg, Va., 10/1/13.
T. "Tim" Baylor (PSYC), Kingsport, Tenn., 11/17/13.
Martha Russell Metius (ELED), Charlotte, N.C., 10/4/13.
G.H. Rusty Roller (PSCI), Virginia Beach, Va., 12/15/13.
Patricia A. Caldwell (MATH), New York, N.Y., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Mark S. Londner (ARCH), Hillsboro, Va., was reappointed to the American Society of Home Inspectors' national board of directors.
Michael W. Carico (MGT), Asheboro, N.C., 10/6/13.
Ballard O. Grubb (IAED), Pilot, Va., 10/26/13.
Daniel B. McCallum (STAT '72), Little Rock, Ark., 10/13/13.
Charles C. Pleasants (MKTG '72), Ashland, Va., 11/5/13.
Scott D. Corbin (ARCH), Overland Park, Kan., is director of the healthcare design group for AMAI Architecture in Kansas City, Mo.
Steven Gorman (ACCT) and Anne Hodge, The Woodlands, Texas, 11/23/12.
Mary Nolen Blackwood (PSYC), Midlothian, Va., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Marc W. Sheffler (ASE), Bear, Del., is chairman of the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center's board of trustees in West Chester, Pa.
David R. Henderson (GEOP), Spicewood, Texas, was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
John Thompson (MATH '73, MATH '75), Alexandria, Va., was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Everett P. Shockley (FIN), Pulaski, Va., adopted a son, 8/21/13.
Gregory R. Brown (ME), Juneau, Alaska, 9/1/13.
Edward L. Janney (CE), Blue Ridge, Va., 11/18/13.
Armen M. Showalter (ARCH), Indian Valley, Va., 10/22/13.
J. Paul Waymack (BIOC), Washington, D.C., is chairman of the Kitov Pharmaceutical Corp. board of directors.
Robert M. Werth (PSCI '74, BAD '81), Alexandria, Va., is president of the Taxicab, Limousine, and Paratransit Association.
Gary W. Lane (FW), Charleston, W.Va., 11/6/13.
Hugh M. Rooney, Mechanicsville, Va., 10/12/13.
Jean Burroughs Rose Snowa (ART), Richmond, Va., 6/6/13.
Emily Kay Alexander Sterrett (SOC), Staunton, Va., 10/16/13.
Frederick C. Alverson (CHE), Katy, Texas, received the American Society for Testing and Materials' International Award of Merit for his contributions to the Committee D15 on Engine Coolants and Related Fluids.
Marcia Irene Burgett Buchanan (ACCT), Springfield, Va., received the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution award.
H. Virginia Kennedy (EDBS '75, ELED '75), Newbury, N.H., 11/11/13.
John C. Sedlack (FW), San Diego, Calif., 10/19/13.
Susan Athey (STAT), Fort Collins, Colo., spent a semester on sabbatical teaching at Royal Thimphu College in Thimphe, Bhutan.
John Hasiuk Jr. (GBUS), Ellicott City, Md., retired after two years with the U.S. Army Signal Corps and 35 years with Westinghouse/Northrop Grumman's electronics systems division.
Jonathan B. Haufler (MICR '77), Seeley Lake, Mont., was elected to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative's Board of Directors.
Carol N. Sykes (BIOL '76, HRIM '80), Kitty Hawk, N.C., received the Dare Education Foundation's 2013 Excellence in Education Award.
Thomas V. Cooney (SYSE), McLean, Va., 11/2/13.
James D. Fletcher (EDCI '77), Honaker, Va., 10/18/13.
Debbie Wiley Hazelette (HNF), Lebanon, N.J., 10/23/13.
John A. Wiecjorek (BIOL), Flushing, Mich., earned the designation of certified emergency manager from the International Association of Emergency Managers.
Dana R. Spencer (HRIM), Blacksburg, Va., 10/28/13.
Fern M. Brooks True (EDCI), Glen Allen, Va., 4/8/13.
Patricia M. Dove (AGRN, GEOL '84), Blacksburg, Va., received the Dana Medal from the Mineralogical Society of America.
Eleanor T. Jones (TA '81), Raleigh N.C., starred in a film, "Big Stone Gap."
David E. Tuggle (ACCT), Radford, Va., is executive vice president of Resource Realty Inc.
James V. Lasecki (IEOR) and Eva Li, Sunnyvale, Calif., 11/16/13.
William M. Dechant (MKTG '79), Asheville, N.C., 8/24/13.
Robert E. Morris (HORT), Orange Park, Fla., 10/4/13.
David H. Brakhage (FW), Columbia, Mo., is the director of operations for Ducks Unlimited's Great Lakes and Atlantic region.
Theresa M. Koehler (BIOL), Houston, Texas, was inducted into the Virginia Tech College of Science Hall of Distinction.
Eric D. Terry (HNF), Magnolia, Texas, is president of the Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association.
Darren R. Conner (CE), Callands, Va., was appointed by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to the State Board for Community Colleges.
Raymond A. Muller (CHE), Wheeling, W.Va., 10/28/13.
Robert D. Cryer (ME), Erie, Pa., is director of internal combustion engines for MPR Associates in Alexandria, Va.
Polly E. Trammell (LAR), Ashburn, Va., is a senior business analyst for Time Warner Cable.
John F. DeVille (BC), Manassas, Va., 2/21/13.
Dexter K. Payne (POUL), Blackstone, Va., 10/12/13.
Matthew J. Eick (AGRN), Blacksburg, Va., received the Award for Excellence in Career Advising from Virginia Tech Career Services.
Van J. Ingram (BAD '87, BAD '89), Lexington, Ky., is vice president for franchise development at Taco John's International Inc.
Joan Breslin Sechrist (HRIM), Chesapeake, Va., earned a doctorate in education from Old Dominion University and received the 2013 Anita Owen Award of Recognition for Innovative Nutrition Education Programs for the Public.
Mark A. Craig (PSCI), Winchester, Va., 12/14/13.
Lisa Daleo (PSYC '87, PSYC '99), Alberta, Minn., 12/11/13.
Anthony D. Doss (ACCT), Callaway, Va., 10/24/13.
Darcy Suzanne Ash (MAED), Parker, Colo., is a lab biller for Schryver Medical.
Stephen C. Kepley (IEOR), Kentwood, Mich., was elected mayor of Kentwood, Mich.
John S. Long (AGEC), Palm City, Fla., was awarded the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Florida Farmer of the Year award.
Paul E. Rossler (IEOR , ISE '91), Sand Springs, Okla., is a shareholder with GableGotwals and was named a rising star in intellectual property in the Super Lawyers ratings.
Shirley L. Haskins (HNF), Virginia Beach, Va., 2/9/13.
Wendy A. Ceccucci (BAD, BMSC '94), Middletown, Conn., is president of the Association of Information Technology Professionals' education special interest group.
Richard L. Eisbrouch (TA), Woodland Hills, Calif., retired from theater design at Pasadena City College after 50 years.
Henry R. Hollander (ARCH '89, ARCH '91), Alexandria, Va., received the American Institute of Architects Northern Virginia Chapter Award.
Douglas M. Wagoner (BAD), Ashburn, Va., was responsible for the separation of Science Applications International Corp. into two independent, publicly traded companies.
Christopher J. Tully (PSCI), Ashburn Va., a son, 3/18/13.
Joyce A. Cacho (AGEC), Ballwin, Mo., was named a Fellow in the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Steve Mollenkopf (EE), San Diego, Calif., is CEO of Qualcomm.
Brian M. Shepard (HIST), Richmond, Va., is CEO of United Network for Organ Sharing.
Richard D. Barnhart (CSA), Marion, Ind., 4/25/13.
Edward P. Chamberlayne (CE '93, CE '02, ISE '11), Falls Church, Va., was awarded the Order of Palmetto by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for his service as the district commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Burchell F. Pinnock (ARCH), Richmond, Va., received the Virginia Society American Institute of Architects' award for distinguished achievement.
Jennifer S. Payne (ART) and John-Paul Wilson, Richmond, Va., 12/28/13.
Patrick J. Kelly (HIST '93, EDCI '95), Virginia Beach, Va., a son, 10/24/13.
Courtney A. Beamon (CE '95, CE '96), Midlothian, Va., received the Virginia Tech College of Engineering's 2013 Distinguished Service Award.
Jason A. Darish (HIST), Lebanon, N.J., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the University of Virginia game.
Vinod K. Lohani (CE), Blacksburg, Va., received the 2013 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award from Virginia Tech's Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research.
Larkin Sinnott Jr. (HIST), Alexandria, Va., developed a website, True Survivors, that gathers survivor stories of all kinds.
Dennis P. Barongan (ME) and Katharine S. Barongan (FCD '99), Ashburn, Va., a daughter, 5/2/13.
Brian D. Hahn (MGT), Panama City, Fla., is general manager for Advanced Disposal.
Phillip E. Wiseman (FW '96, FOR '01), Christiansburg, Va., was named coordinator of the Virginia Big Tree Program.
John H. Przybylski (BIOL), Mechanicsville, Va., a daughter, 8/8/13.
Jasen S. Bohlander (ARCH), San Francisco, Calif., is a registered architect for Leffy Maytum Stacy Architects.
Perry D. Martin (COMM '97, ELPS '07), Newport, Va., is senior associate director for the VT Engage and Americorps VISTA programs.
Adam J. Rabung (CS), Mechanicsville, Va., is co-founder of Sight Reading Factory, a Scala-based public website developed for music educators and students learning to sight-read.
Brian J. Colligan (COMM), Newport News, Va., is the opinion editor for the Daily Press.
David G. Hieber (CE), Fairfax, Va., is an associate with Dewberry.
Jean Ming Hou Huang (CEEN '98, CE '02), Vienna, Va., was promoted to associate vice president of water resources with Dewberry.
Holly Lynn Funkhouser Cucuzzella (BIOL), Burlington, N.J., received a doctorate of public health from Drexel University.
Edward "Ted" M. Downs Jr. (HIST), Clarksville, Tenn., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the Sun Bowl.
Kathleen Elizabeth Carlisle Volandt (MKTG, AHRM '04), Raleigh, N.C., was inducted into the Triangle Business Journal's Women in Business Class of 2013, winning the Inspiration Award.
Amanda K. Rich Morgan (MATH), Virginia Beach, Va., adopted a son, 10/3/13.
Jeffrey P. Cullina (AE), Glen Burnie, Md., 3/24/13.
Bryan R. Deehring (CPE), Crofton, Md., released a recent feature film, "Junction," to Choice Films, Pate Productions, Movie Ranch Entertainment, and New York's Quad Cinema.
Angelee Lee A. Gerovasiliou (BIOL), Kennett Square, Pa., released a new album, "Miss You."
Stephen Joseph Korving (FIN) and Megan Elizabeth Halstead Korving (FCD '01), a son, 8/1/13. Erin Elizabeth Sill Morgan (HORT, AGED, EDCT '02) and Michael D. Morgan (CE '01), Bridgeton, N.C., a daughter, 7/7/13.
Jill I. Newman (IDST) and Jeffrey O. Newman (HIST '01, PAPA '09), Roanoke, Va., a daughter, 3/19/13.
Kimberly Kirby Rinaldi (SOC), Midlothian, Va., a son, 7/1/13.
Paul W. McDaniel (WOOD '01, FPR '03), Powhatan, Va., a son, 7/12/13.
Cheryl Ann Anderso Zaron (BSE '01, BSE '02) and Michael P. Zaron (EE '02), Ellicott City, Md., a son, 8/7/13.
Craig E. Mills (CE), Cibolo, Texas, was selected as the Hokie Hero for the University of Virginia game.
William F. Frye (BC), Ashburn, Va., a son, 11/27/13.
Brent R. Laurenz (PSYC), Raleigh, N.C., a son, 9/30/13.
Meredith L Hazelett Papa (HD, EDCI '04), Glen Allen, Va., a daughter, 5/25/13.
Marion L. Butler III (ESM), Pocomoke City, Md., earned the Naval Sea Systems Command's 2013 Chief Engineer Scientist of the Year award.
Crystal L. Crockett (MKTG), Christiansburg, Va., is director of development for institutional diversity at Virginia Tech.
Akiko Suzuki (ARCH '03, ARCH '04), Santa Monica, Calif., is associate principal for Montalba Architects Inc.
Keith B. Zawistowski Jr. (ARCH), Blacksburg, Va., received the Award for Distinguished Achievement from the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects.
William T. Boswell (AAEC) and Sarah R. Boswell, Blacksburg, Va., 5/25/13.
Melissa Smith Dobrovolski (FIN) and Bryan J. Dobrovolski, Chicago, Ill., 5/18/13.
Michelle Rene Guerra Brown (BIOL), Yorktown, Va., a son, 3/26/13.
Kristin N. Gross (HIDM), Bowie, Md., a daughter, 10/8/13.
Jonathan R. Mollerup (CE) and Lauren Cloyed Mollerup (CE), Chantilly, Va., a son, 5/16/13.
Donald T. Atwell (ENSC), Indialantic, Fla., is co-owner of and brewmaster for Intracoastal Brewing Company.
Michael R. Shannon (CPE), Alpharetta, Ga., with his wife, Jennifer, opened an independent pharmacy.
Michael T. Brady (ARCH) and Rebecca L. Brady (ARCH '07), Raleigh, N.C., a daughter, 7/24/13.
Sandy Nagy Brewer (BIOL, MAED '07) and Seth P. Brewer (CHE '07), Blue Ridge, Va., a daughter, 11/29/12.
Robert A. Feldt Jr. (FORS '04, GSCR '05, FOR '06), Bel Air, Md., a son, 9/17/13.
Gregory A. Laforest (ARCH) and Katherine Eleanor Wood LaForest (ARCH), Pittsburgh, Pa., a son, 7/21/13.
Kathy Marie Holdsworth Miller (SOC), Sarasota Fla., a daughter, 9/6/13.
Jeff D. Donham (FIN), North Chesterfield, Va., earned his certified financial planner designation in November 2013.
Andrew J. Hubley (FIN), Farmington Hills, Mich., is an associate in the corporate and securities practice for Pepper Hamilton LLP.
James M. Jeffries (HIST), Iron Gate, Va., received the graduate certificate in higher education leadership from the University of South Carolina.
Jennifer Ann George Shannon (BIOL), Alpharetta, Ga., with her husband, Michael, opened an independent pharmacy.
Brenda L. Barger (CE) and Brian B. Barger (ME), Washington, D.C., 11/3/12.
Seth W. Pesek (ACIS) and Rachel E. Frankel, New York, N.Y., 10/5/13.
Amanda M. Mullins (AHRM), Bristol, Va., is an annual giving officer for Virginia Tech's Office of University Development.
Craig E. Arthur (PUA) and Nikeshia W. Twana Womack Arthur (PSCI '07), Christiansburg, Va., 12/21/13.
Jared D. Field (ISE) and Maria B. Selivanova, Houston, Texas, 10/21/13.
Joel A. Miller (AHRM) and Julie Elizabeth Laun Miller (COMM '07), Alexandria, Va., 1/26/13.
David S. Londrey (HD), Madison, Va., twin girls, 6/24/13.
Tonya E. Hart (EDPE), Princeton, W.Va., 10/28/13.
Ryan T. Jennings (ARCH), Mount Pleasant, S.C., is an intern architect/construction administrator for Novus Architects Inc.
Ebony J. Stephenson (PUA), Newport News, Va., was named to the 30 Under 30 list by the National Kitchen and Bath Association.
Frenda W. Haynie (HIST) and Marcus Haynie, Blacksburg, Va., 9/6/13.
Amy Boettle Roeder Norris (MKTG), Charlotte, N.C., a son, 6/27/13.
Adam C. Robinson (ME), Portsmouth, Va., a son, 10/11/13.
Brian A. Rock (ELPS), Norman, Okla., a son, 9/27/13.
Michael W. Robertson (PHYS, MATH) was selected as the Hokie Hero for the Sun Bowl.
Lindsay M. Walton (PSCI), Richmond, Va., was appointed to the Urban Forestry Commission by the Richmond mayor.
Valencia B. Gray (IS) and Christopher W. Wilson (ARCH), Centreville, Va., 11/30/13.
Aaron J. Prussin II (BIOL, BIOC, PPWS '13), Blacksburg, Va., received the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship to support his study of bacterial and viral microorganism communities in the air and on surfaces at a local day care center.
Emily A. Van Houweling (URPL, GSCR '09, PGG '13, GSCR '13), Blacksburg, Va., is associate director for women and gender in international development in Virginia Tech's Office of International Research, Education, and Development.
William D. Fairchild (IDST) and Sara Michelle Lichtenstein Fairchild (PSYC '10, EDCI '11), Alexandria, Va., 8/10/13.
Lynn R. Gantt (ME, ME '11) and Renee L. Gantt (IDST '11, HSE '11), Ann Arbor, Mich., 7/6/13.
Ann Carlisle Strole (COMM) and Ryan A. Knicely (PSYC), Charlottesville, Va., 10/5/13.
Joshua W. Eggleston (AE), San Diego, Calif., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the Duke game.
Carly J. Temple (HD), Chester, Va., graduated from Jefferson College of Health Sciences with a bachelor of science from the nursing program.
Lucy E. Adams (WSCI), Blacksburg, Va., is the service program coordinator for VT Engage: The Community Learning Collaborative.
Scott B. Forsythe (PSCI), stationed overseas, was selected as the Hokie Hero for the Miami game.
Sean V. Heatherman Jr. (AE), St. Petersburg, Fla., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the Maryland game.
John C. Piluso (HIST), Sneads Ferry, N.C., was selected as the Hokie Hero for the Boston College game.
Justin A. Hunts (IS) and Nicole Lisa Gibson Hunts (ACIS '12, IS '12), Roanoke, Va., 4/6/13.
Tyler E. Williams (MSE) and Katherine Anne Hall Williams (AE '13), Norfolk, Va., 10/26/13.
Jack B. DuFour (ME), Blacksburg, Va., co-founded Taaluma Totes. Sales of the organization's backpacks finance microloans for a person from the country where each pack's fabric originated.
Laura E. Gambrel (HD), Elkins Park, Pa., received the 2013 Dissertation Award from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Lesley S. Owens (CHEM), Christiansburg, Va., is an analytical chemist for Inorganic Ventures.
Jessica D. Trail (BIOL), Roanoke, Va., was honored at the International 4-H Youth Exchange conference for her continued commitment to promoting better understanding between cultures.
Robert M. Davis (GSCR, PAPA), Staunton, Va., is a public safety analyst for the Department of Emergency Medical Services' regulation and enforcement division for the City of Virginia Beach, Va.
Robert M. Grant, an applications analyst within Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies, died Dec. 30, 2013. Grant served his country in the U.S. Navy. In Virginia Tech's Computer-Integrated Learning Spaces group, he served as an administrator for a number of campus computer labs. Grant was a member of the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad for more than 10 years, serving as an emergency medical technician and using his information technology skills to bring the rescue squad to the cutting edge of emergency communications, information sharing, and tracking technology.
Ann Hertzler, professor emerita of human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, died Feb. 6. Hertzler served as a Virginia Cooperative Extension specialist during her two-decade career at Virginia Tech and won numerous awards, including being a Fulbright Scholar from 1989 to 1990. Hertzler's work focused on nutrition issues facing families and children, and she maintained her passion for that subject even after retiring in 2001. She continued to publish research, and she authored, co-authored, or was involved in more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles or juried exhibits. She was a generous donor to University Libraries, which benefits from the Ann Hertzler Endowment for Children's Cookbooks and Nutrition.
Justin Robey, a senior mechanical engineering major from Elizabeth City, N.C., died Feb. 12.
Samanata Shrestha, a senior from Vienna, Va., majoring in biological sciences with minors in psychology and medicine and society, died Feb. 8.
Kevin Tinley, a junior mechanical engineering major from Southbury, Conn., died Feb. 27.
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