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Harold W. Roller (DASC) received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Jersey Cattle Assoc.



H. Lee Brumback II (GAG) received his doctorate of ministry from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.


Walter J. Rawls (CE) was named a fellow of The American Society of Agricultural Engineers.


R. A. Boynton (ARCH) was elected second vice president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.

Leigh M. Vaughan (SOC) accepted the position of senior director, medical affairs with Biovail Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Carl P. Davis (AGED) retired as an engine company captain from the Lynchburg, Va., fire department.

William E. Hardy Jr. (AGEC) was promoted to associate dean for resident instruction, College of Agriculture, Auburn University.

Jack I. Hayes Jr. (HIST) wrote South Carolina and the New Deal, published July 2001.

Robert D. Martin (BAD) was promoted to vice president of indirect sales with Accessline Communications Inc.

John G. Pickard III (CE) was appointed president and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical Inc. He serves on the board of directors of the Truckload Carriers Assoc. and the American Trucking Assoc.

Kenneth N. Proffitt (CE) is the senior rail engineer with Anderson & Associates' Richmond team.


Robert P. Britts (CHE) joined S.E. Rural Community Assistance Project as regional technical assistance specialist.



David G. Buck (FIN) completed his tenure as inspector general of the 89th Regional Support Command and is assigned as the director, personnel actions and services, U.S. Army Reserve Personnel Command, St. Louis, Miss..


Michael L. Bunting (ME) was named outstanding graduate student in engineering management for 2000-2001 by the Graduate Student Assoc. of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.


Charles E. Broadwater Jr. (MGT) earned the designation of certified business intermediary, the highest designation available for professional business intermediaries, from the International Business Brokers Assoc..

Robert Trower (HORT) was selected for position of environmental specialist 1 for the Fredericksburg district of the Virginia Department of Transportation.


C. William Bevins (ARCH) assumed the presidency of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.

J. Frederick Henshaw (GBUS) passed the Virginia Bar Exam and plans to practice in Virginia.


Marcella K. Arline (FST) was named vice president of human resources for Hershey Foods Corp.

William G. Porter (MKTG) was re-elected chair of the board of Communications Technology Associates. He was also re-elected as the architecture and engineering firm's treasurer and chair of its finance committee.

James C. Sibley (PSCI) was named Denton State School superintendent by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.

W. Stephen Southard (PSCI), Culpeper County (Va.) treasurer, was elected to his third term on the Treasurers' Assoc. of the Virginia Board of Directors.

William H. Woodall (STAT) was granted the Brumbaugh Award by the American Society for Quality for his paper "Controversies and Contradictions in Statistical Process Control."


John R. Christman (CERE) is president of the Virginia Assoc. of Surveyors Inc..

Paul D. Rice (EDAD) was recognized for outstanding achievement as a member of the Naval Air Station Glenview and Libertyville Training Site Realignment and Closure Cleanup Team.

Margery G. Southard (ENGL) was selected 2000-2001 "Teacher of the Year" for Culpeper County (Va.) Middle School.


Kyle D. Austin (FW) joined Anderson & Associates Inc. as the Middletown, Va., survey manager.

Nancy M. Moga (MHFD) was named Virginia's Distinguished Principal of The Year.

Willis C. Muire Jr. (EDSC) is an assistant professor of teacher education in the Charter School of Education and Human Sciences at Berry College.


Walter W. Boles (CE) is chair of the Middle Tennessee State University Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies Department.

Donald L. Robertson (ART) is a promotions materials manager who specializes in purchasing printed materials for R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

Cynthia C. Slevin (SOC) completed an M.A. from George Mason University in education and a library media specialist certification from Virginia Commonweath University and was named librarian for Sudley Elementary School.


Paul A. Law (ETE) was promoted to colonel in the U.S. Air Force.

Christopher E. Mandel (MGT) was appointed assistant vice president, enterprise risk management, at USAA in San Antonio, Texas, and was elected first vice president of the Risk and Insurance Management Society.


Gary F. Arnold (ARCH) joined the Virginia Beach office of Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern Inc. (HSMM) as project manager in the architectural department.

Diane S. Brandts (UA) was promoted to vice president of the servicing department for American Business Financial Services Inc..

Martin D. Jansons (FW) was elected state president of the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers.

Mary Anne T. Mandel (MKTG) was appointed assistant teaching director for the San Antonio, Texas, chapter of Community Bible Study International.

Charles V. Shorten (BIOL) was promoted to professor and director of the Environmental Health Program at West Chester University.

Edward G. Tezak (ESM) was elected vice chair for programming for the engineering technology division of the American Society for Engineering Education.



Michael A. Corbett (MGT) assumed command of the 33rd Combat Rescue Squadron, Kadena AB Okinawa, Japan.

James F. Meyers II (MGT) graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Ph.D. in May 2001 and is an assistant professor at Baylor University in San Antonio, Texas.

W. Jerrold Samford (GEOL) was elected president of Associated Soil and Foundation Engineers.


Annette D. Shupe (ELED) completed her M.Ed. in educational leadership from Troy State University Dothan in December 2000, and was named principal of Morningside Elementary School of Roanoke, Va.


Paul R. Herb (ME) is the senior software engineer, RS/6000 high performance computing at IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Jimmy R. Kuykendall (BIOC) completed his doctorate of pharmacy at Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho.

Carey F. Needham (CE) was promoted to chief of the building design branch for the Fairfax County, Va., government.

Dirk Warner (COMM) is evening production manager/senior newscast director for WWBT/NBC 12 Television, Jefferson-Pilot Communications Co. of Virginia.


Robert T. Barrett (MSCI) will be associate dean of the School of Business at Francis Marion University.

Christina K. Hanger (ESM) was named one of Houston's Top 20 Women in Information Technology for 2001.

Christopher L. Miller (AOE) was named vice president and executive director of the Virginia Technology Incubator in Harrisonburg, Va.


Clyde M. Gomes (PSCI) was promoted to district human resources manager of Qualex, Inc. (a subsidiary of Kodak).

Kenneth H. Moore Jr. (PSCI) is the psychological and information operations plans officer for the deputy chief of the staff for operations, U.S. Army Special Operations Command.


Mary K. Despian (ENGL) is the publisher and co-owner of Nurture, a regional, monthly parenting magazine. Nurture is written to inform, educate, and entertain parents.

James F. Trexel (MATE) transferred to Colmar, France, as manager, European marketing and business development with the Timken Co.

Dale K. Wine (FW) works as a zone fire planner with the U.S. Forest Service for the Cherokee National Forest, Daniel Boone National Forest, and Land Between the Lakes


Daniel W. Barineau (EM), a project manager at Lockheed Martin Space Operations at Johnson Space Center, was given the NASA Silver Snoopy award for work on the ISS Human Research Facility. The Silver Snoopy is the astronauts' personal award to individuals.

Gregory F. Hobbs (EDSS) was elected president of the Idaho chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers.

Mary M. Johannesen (ARCH) was promoted to principal of Kitchen & Associates Architectural Services.


Brian L. Crews (PSCI) received an M.B.A. with honors from California State University-Fresno in May 2001.

Michael B. Thomas (FW) earned a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Florida. He is director of the Centre for International Ethnomedicinal Education and Research.


Theda S. Blackwood (HIDM) is a founding consultant and director with the new division of Southern Living Magazine called Southern Living at HOME! The magazine features home, kitchen, and garden accessories.

Leslie E. Hudson (PSCI) received an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. She will be an associate at Ewing Monroe Bemiss & Co., Investment Bankers in Richmond.

John W. Minnich (IEOR) was named vice president of H. B. Maynard and Co., Inc.

Carmine Polito (CE) was hired as assistant professor of civil engineering at Valparaiso University.



Nicolae P. Costescu (CS) received a Ph.D. from Clemson University.

Michael P. Maxwell (FIN) graduated in May 2001 from Marquette University with a J.D. and with an M.B.A. In June 2001, he joined the law firm of Mohr and Anderson, S.C. in Hartford, Wis.


Grady J. Koch (EE) received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Old Dominion University. He works at NASA Langley Research Center.

John R. McKnight (ISE) graduated from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University with an M.B.A. and a master of engineering management.

Robyn A. Puffenbarger (BIOL) was appointed assistant professor of biology at Bridgewater College.

Judith A. Revels (COMM) was named the 2003 Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic general chair by the Greensboro Jaycees.

James E. Sales Jr. (COMM) was named principal at Sandusky Middle School in Lynchburg, Va..


Tania L. Boardman (COMM) is vice president, technology group of PRStreet, a Cary, N.C.-based public relations agency.

Joseph G. Disque (FCD) received the College of Education Outstanding Faculty Award in Teaching from East Tennessee State University, where he is associate professor of human development and learning.

David W. French II (CE) received professional engineer status in Virginia and Tennessee.

Sterling W. Hening (FIN) was appointed to the board of directors of the Henrico Business Council.

Andrea B. Macgill (IS) is working as an attorney at Wright, Robinson, Osthimer, and Tatum in Richmond, Va.

William J. Miller (CHEM) received his M.B.A. from the University of Richmond in May 2001.

Christopher D. Morin (BC), a professional engineer, is the founder and principal of BC Architects Engineers, PLC, which specializes in telecommunication engineering.

Michelle R. Robinson (COMM) works for Verizon and acts in independent films.

Mark M. Whitman (MSCI) received CPIM designation from APICS.

Thomas A. Zban (BIOL) completed his radiology residency and fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the University of Virginia and accepted a job with Mecklenburg Radiology Associates in Charlotte, N.C.


Philip J. Curtin (MGT) received a J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University.

Richard M. Luttenberger (LASC) will teach English in the Morris Hills Regional High School District. He also teaches varsity baseball.

Michael T. Maslanka (FW) is a nutritionist at the Fort Worth Zoo. His major areas of research include black rhino, flamingo, and invertebrate nutrition.

Amanda W. Swanson (HRIM) received an M.S. in occupational and technical studies/secondary education from Old Dominion University. She teaches marketing education in Chesapeake, Va.

Jeffrey N. Sweeney (FIN) was promoted to associate vice president of retail municipal bonds with First Union Securities.

Catherine E. Wilson (HIST) is a category specialist/buyer with the Kroger Co. Mid-Atlantic Division.

Jenny H. Yim (LASC) was elected province director of chapters for Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity.

William T. Zawacki (FW) received a Ph.D. from Clemson University.


Brigette A. Cosgrove (VM) received the Outstanding Graduate Business student award from Frostburg State University. She received her M.B.A. from Frostburg State in May 2001.

Shane C. Parson (AGE) received professional engineer status in Virginia.

David E. Radcliffe (AE) was promoted to an assistant vice president and division manager for Science Applications International Corp.


Jason H. Carter (ANSC) was promoted to manager of the molding department at Intermet Corp.'s Archer Creek Foundry in Lynchburg, Va.

Anthony L. Hensley (ESM) earned an M.B.A. from the Dupree College at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He works in automotive supplier development at Robert Bosch Corp.

Bradley J. Jacobson (ACCT) is a senior systems engineer for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Anna S. Jacobson (ECAS) is a statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau.

Michael J. Marston (CS) is the co-founder and chief technology officer of Allwall Technologies, which acquired

Jeffrey S. Osborne (HIST) was recognized as an agent with outstanding sales and service achievement in the recent production year for Nationwide Insurance.

John W. Peters (AL) is a biochemistry professor at Utah State University and received the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award for 2001.

Kevin M. Reece (CS) was promoted to company president and elected to the board of directors of ImageAmerica, Inc.

Mack T. Shoaf (ARCH) is a designer with Hillier/Newark.


Hubert K. Brumback (PSYC), a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, is stationed in Hawaii.

Heidi E. Burch (CHE) received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering with a specialty in polymer engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in June 2001. She is employed by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT.

Lale G. Lovell (CHE) received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder on May 11, 2001.

Matthew B. Lovell (CPE) received his master's in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Jill B. Wolocko (COMM) is marketing manager for Ocutech in Chapel Hill, N.C.


David W. Bray (SPA) received his M.D. from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He was promoted to captain in the U.S. Army and will begin a one-year internship in family medicine at Fort Lewis Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington.

Mark A. Brickwedde (MSCI) published his first book, The Clone.

Vernon L. Mays Jr. (ARCH) was honored by the American Institute of Architects as one of two people to receive the 2001 Institute Honors for Collaborative Achievement.


Jonathan P. Fisher (HIST) received a J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University.



Daniel F. Brabrand (MGT) is the Richmond project manager for Anderson and Associates and has obtained the Cisco Certified Networking Associate designation.

John B. McCall (MSCI) joined the McCall Insurance Agency Inc. in Rocky Mount, Va.


Kevin R. Bingley (CEEN) is the Fredericksburg project engineer for Anderson and Associates Inc.

Stuart C. Sutton (CE) was hired by Anderson and Associates Inc. as a project engineer.


'68 Carl P. Davis and Donnalynn Cordingley, 4/24/01.

'71 David T. Gato and '71 Michele Pierce, 7/21/01.

'77 Gregory B. Jones and Karolyn C. Diamond, 7/15/01.

'77 John A. Wiecjorek and Janet A. Trigger, 6/9/01.

'83 Jimmy R. Kuykendall and Sulyan O'Neil, 12/29/00.

'85 Mark A. Cochran and Michelle A. Huber, 6/15/01.

'86 James F. Trexel and Ute Kathrein Neumann.

'87 Hollie H. Satterfield and Jill E. Bonar, 05/12/01.

'88 Waylon L. Dressler and '92 Tina Fox, 05/19/01.

'89 Kevin P. Nicholls and Lisa Ann Iannucci, 6/9/01.

'89 Manuel N. Rodriguez and Lisa Ann Riehn.

'92 Andrea L. Bailey and Gordon M. Macgill, 11/11/00.

'92 John N. Barrett and '94 Nancy L. Gilmore, 06/23/01.

'92 Tania L. Boardman and Eric C. Golder, 09/16/00.

'92 Sheila R. Guzman and '92 Mark Q. Jones, 11/11/00.

'92 Brennan M. McGehee and Lillian J. Flores, 5/6/01 .

'93 Chikashige Hayashi and Miho Yotsuya, 01/01/01.

'93 Scott D. Jahnig and Siti B. Manow, 6/2/01.

'94 Creighton J. Andes and Dana L. Rose, 5/5/01.

'94 Kerry A. Hogan and Elizabeth A. Bruntrager, 6/9/01.

'94 Benjamin L. Huffman and '95 Andrea G. McCormac, 6/9/01.

'94 Andrew J. Lang and '95 Fonda A. Yeatts, 6/23/01.

'94 Lisa B. Levenson and Michael Plaskow, 5/12/01.

'95 Michelle C. Atkins and S. Scott Shropshire, 10/21/00.

'95 Brian P. Gross and Toula Avramis, 6/16/01.

'95 Jennifer Howard and John Stanislow, 11/99.

'95 Christopher W. Lewis and '95 Kristen W. Toffling, 5/5/01.

'96 Peter Cannell and Kristy Keck, 6/9/01.

'96 Paul Wilson T. Miller and Christina C. DeMates, 09/23/00.

'97 Rebecca L. Brooks and Perry D. McGraw, 06/09/01.

'97 Michael A. Gore and '99 Melanie Stathis, 12/23/00.

'97 Christopher B. Haskins and Elizabeth Kathleen Conte, 5/12/01.

'97 Lisa N. Leeger and Benjamin Albert, 6/30/01.

'97 Suzanne M. Richardson and Todd Jenkins, 12/16/00.

'98 Dara R. Bazar and '00 Robert Z. Tucker, 06/30/01.

'98 Matthew B. Houston and Tracey Lea Snow, 6/9/01.

'98 Virginia Kenney and '98 Kerpatrick A. Lewis, 7/28/01.

'98 Benny E. Ricks Jr. and '98 Jeannette Ritter, 10/7/00.

'98 Jeanne Shea and Kristopher Lowe, 4/28/01.

'98 Charlotte L. Veit and '99 Michael R. Angiolillo, 5/27/01.

'99 Christopher W. Berger and '99 Megan L. Welpe, 11/18/00.

'99 James C. Myers and '99 Byerley W. Walker, 5/5/01.

'99 Jennifer Sturgess and '00 Ryan H. Penley, 4/6/01.

'00 Jeremy S. Crawford and Amy L. Heath, 7/21/01.

'00 Tung Diep and Sara Beth Fawley, 08/11/01.


'75 Joseph F. Reich, a son, 6/27/01.

'81 Martha S. Stewart and '82 Scot H. Stewart, a daughter, 05/31/01.

'82 Dona C. Snader and '85 John A. Snader, a daughter, 6/25/01.

'83 Carey F. Needham, a son, 12/28/00.

'84 Kenneth H. Dyke and '86 Patricia M. Dyke, twin sons, 7/12/01.

'85 Theresa H. Hartley, a son, 3/20/01.

'85 Lori L. Mitchell and '86 Carl E. Mitchell, a son, 8/24/00.

'86 Mary K. Despian, a daughter, 4/29/01.

'88 James R. Parks, a son, 5/28/01.

'88 Charles J. VanDyke and '90 Lisa VanDyke, a son, 4/16/01.

'88 William J. Zarotny, a daughter, 6/6/01.

'89 Deanne W. Eppich, a daughter, 6/17/01.

'90 Michael P. Applebaum, a daughter, 10/10/00.

'90 Eric D. Hammel and '90 Patricia A. Hammel, a daughter, 4/9/01.

'90 Charles A. Hinkle, a son, 7/3/01.

'90 Timothy L. Hodge and '94 Julie D. Hodge, a son, 7/26/01.

'90 Shirley I. Sayadian and '91 Edward V. Sayadian, a son, 6/11/01.

'90 Stacey B. Zebrowski, a son, 07/10/01.

'90 Janice E. Zera and '90 Steven J. Zera, a daughter, 11/23/00.

'91 Lori S. Johnson and '91 Terrance S. Johnson, a son, 5/18/01.

'91 Cynthia D. May, a son, 4/24/01.

'91 Alan E. Meetze, a son, 7/4/01.

'91 Raymond M. Patterson Jr., a son, 7/25/01.

'91 Brent T. Williams and '91 Sharon S. Williams, a son, 3/30/01.

'92 Kristin K. Erb, a son, 6/9/01.

'92 Ronnie E. Fugate, a son, 5/20/01.

'92 William J. Miller, a son, 6/18/01.

'92 Danielle S. Poff, a daughter, 04/04/01.

'92 Lori Ann C. Poole and '92 Thomas S. Poole, a son, 6/26/01.

'92 Jason R. Price, a son, 8/9/00.

'92 Mark M. Whitman, a son, 5/20/01.

'93 John W. Blake, a son, 6/6/01.

'93 Kathryn S. Corbit and '99 Steven G. Corbit, a son, 3/13/01.

'93 Eric O. Cummings and '93 Lynette E. Cummings, a daughter, 07/13/01.

'93 Allen W. Dodd and '93 Susanna M. Dodd, a son, 6/5/01.

'93 Terry A. Ellingson, a son, 10/26/00.

'93 Chikashige Hayashi, a daughter, 07/17/01.

'93 Marie A. Trimmer, a son, 6/19/01.

'94 John S. Bethea II, a son, 05/23/01.

'94 Brigette A. Cosgrove and '94 James T. Cosgrove Jr., a daughter, 6/6/01.

'94 Robert N. Estep, a son, 8/18/01.

'94 Jennifer S. Faulkner, a son, 5/29/01.

'94 Joe S. Joplin III and '95 Sarah L. Joplin, a son, 4/28/01.

'94 Christine M. Parks, a daughter, 7/16/01.

'94 David E. Radcliffe and '95 Sherry L. Radcliffe, a son, 12/5/00.

'94 Eric E. Ruscheinski, a son, 7/2/01.

'95 Jason M. Fulop and '96 Kara M. Fulop, a daughter, 4/10/01.

'95 David A. Stanley, a daughter, 12/13/00.

'95 Geoffrey H. Tonini, a daughter, 6/24/01.

'96 Atle Larsen and '96 Lauren S. Larsen, a son, 6/16/01.

'97 Lorie G. DeWorken and '97 Peter W. DeWorken, a daughter, 3/29/01.

'00 Jean E. Herndon and '01 Michael K. Herndon, a son, 4/13/01.


'27 D. L. Kinnear, 6/6/01.

'28 Welford Whitaker, 5/25/01.

'31 Thomas B. Crumpler, 9/2/00.

'32 Victor C. Donati, 6/16/01.

'36 Earl K. Bowman, 4/17/01.

'37 Harry W. Ferriss, 10/8/97.

'37 Robert G. Vick.

'38 William Rutledge Greer Jr., 7/29/01.

'38 Edgar K. Tinder, 4/22/01.

'39 Robert L. Brown, 10/1/97.

'39 Gerald B. Fleming, 2/2/01.

'39 Raymond H. McCraw, 12/31/97.

'40 Edward B. Beasley Jr., 4/5/01.

'40 William C. Ford, 5/17/01.

'40 S. George Hitch III, 6/17/01.

'40 Samuel B. Nickels, 5/31/01.

'40 Winston E. Wallace, 6/21/01.

'41 Manly H. Aylor Sr., 7/26/01.

'41 Thomas C. Gibson, 9/8/00.

'42 John W. Everhart, 9/23/00.

'42 Edith P. Sayers, 8/24/01.

'43 Eugene L. Cave, 4/18/01.

'43 Jullian W. Rightmire.

'44 Rosser B. West Jr., 5/25/01.

'46 Beverley Berkeley Jr., 9/25/00.

'46 T. D. Eaton Jr., 4/20/01.

'46 Hugh H. Lovelady Sr., 3/12/01.

'46 W. Penn Norris, 6/8/01.

'47 Samuel C. Rainey, 3/14/01.

'48 Richard S. Burket, 6/20/01.

'48 Herbert Hobish, 7/16/99.

'48 Kathryn H. McClaugherty, 8/23/01.

'49 Ralph A. Amos, 3/27/01.

'49 Ivan F. Barker, 7/6/01.

'49 M. Bowman Beverly, 5/21/01.

'49 James E. Peters, 6/13/01.

'49 M. Leroy Weinstein, 8/23/00.

'50 Ralph L. Dent Sr., 8/9/01.

'51 Curtis W. Dove, 7/2/01.

'51 John J. Pohl Jr., 8/3/01.

'52 Walter J. Smith, 6/11/01.

'52 James F. Williams, 8/16/01.

'53 Robert A. Hill Jr., 4/10/95.

'54 Carl J. Ratliff, 6/5/01.

'56 Philip L. Martin, 10/1/96.

'56 Robert C. McDowell, 7/2/00.

'56 Arthur M. Shields Jr., 8/11/99.

'57 Charles E. O'Rear.

'58 John E. Cannaday Jr., 8/7/01.

'60 Benjamin B. Bacon II, 2/7/01.

'62 William W. Henry, 6/8/98.

'66 Charles E. Johnson Jr., 5/24/01.

'67 Mark J. Benton, 5/30/01.

'67 John R. Preston, 4/19/01.

'69 C. L. Wooddell Jr., 7/9/01.

'70 J. Edward Hurt, 12/18/00.

'71 Russell C. Bucy, 1/5/01.

'76 Laura C. Meador, 6/23/01.

'76 Shelley Y. Millis, 7/10/01.

'77 Joseph W. David, 4/21/01.

'79 Erica K. Anderson, 8/22/01.

'83 Aaron L. Slack, 6/19/01.

'86 M. Douglas Wasiela, 5/1/98.

'00 Amy Bithell Brown, 8/3/01.

MILOS HUDLICKY, professor emeritus of chemistry, died Aug. 31. Born in Czechoslovakia, Hudlicky studied at the Institute of Chemical and Technological Engineering at the Technical University in Prague (now the Institute of Chemical Technology of Prague). In 1948, he studied at the Ohio State University on a UNESCO fellowship; when he returned to Prague, he established organofluorine chemistry as a new area of research, one to which he dedicated the rest of life. Hudlicky came to Virginia Tech in 1968 and continued to work in organofluorine chemistry, writing 18 books and publishing 68 scientific articles. He retired in 1989. In 1992, Hudlicky was awarded the Votocek Medal for Merit in Science and Technology by the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, one of the highest honors for chemistry in the Czech Republic.

RICHARD D. WORRALL, recently appointed director of Virginia Tech's Northern Virginia Center, died Sept. 23. Worrall enjoyed a long association with Virginia Tech and was currently developing with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) the "Travel Shenandoah" pilot program. Worrall also was a University Visiting Professor with the Center for Public Administration and Policy, a university Research Fellow in the VTTI, and a Fellow of the Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement. Before joining the faculty at Virginia Tech, he was a senior partner of KPMG Consulting. Worrall also served as a vice president of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), as the CEO of two consulting firms, and as a faculty member at Northwestern University and the University of Wales.