Thursday, July 11, 2013

Alumni News & Notes

  • John R. Bell, IV '01 was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives and is serving in his first term in House District 10.
  • Meredith Causey '09, who works as a nurse in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, received the Exceptional Person Award.
  • Nancy Carter '82 recently had her landscape and abstract paintings featured in New Elements Gallery in Wilmington.
  • Michael Bass '13 and Justin Livengood '13 have been drafted by the San Diego Padres; making 89 Seahawks to play professional baseball since 1960. 
  • Corey Heitz '99 is one of 20 individuals nationwide selected to be an AAMC MedEdPortal Faculty Mentor and received the 2013 Carilion Clinic/Virginia Tech Carilion Emergency Medicine Residency Scholar of the Year award.
  • Brittany Cox '10 has appeared in the recent Microsoft commercial and has been cast in "A Bad Summer for Tomatoes" filming in Kingston, WA this summer. 
  • Jessica Maher '01 is the special assistant to the president for legislative affairs and responsible for promoting the president's agenda in the U.S. Senate. She focuses on coordinating with the Senate Energy and Natural Resources, the Environment and Public Works, the Agriculture and Indian Affairs committees. 
  • Koyah Rivera '00 was recently promoted to the Graduate Registrar/Graduate Student Support Services Manager at the UNC School of Dentistry and has been accepted into the PhD program in Leadership Studies at NC A&T State University which she will begin in the fall. 
  • Jane Howard Crutchfield '03 started a raw food truck and catering business, Triangle Raw Foods, with her partner Matthew Daniels in 2011. They have plans to open a raw, organic, vegan cafe in Durham.
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