Class Notes


BartonDr. Robert Barton is one of three dentists at the relaunched Salisbury Family Dentistry.
SeymourDr. William Seymour joined Drake Dentistry’s practice in Henderson in July.


Taylor Brooke King married Stephen Isaac Smith on May 19 in Angier. She is employed as a mother-baby nurse at N.C. Women’s Hospital in Chapel Hill.


Taylor Justin Whitford ’05 married Mary Catherine Stokes April 21 in Morehead City.


Dr. Marlana Sheridan graduated from residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita Family Medicine Residency Program at Via Christi Hospitals and is now practicing at Wellspring Family Medicine in Oakland, Md.
ThompsonDr. Caroline Thompson has joined New Hanover Medical Group in the Brunswick Forest office.


James Martin Hall II married Jessica Michelle Loudermilk on May 6 in Greenville, S.C.


HeussAbigail Heuss has received the Valdosta State University 2018 Presidential Excellence Award for Teaching. Heuss, who specializes in jewelry, metalsmithing and 3-D art, has taught at VSU since 2013.
Dr. Kimberly Strickland has joined Novant Health Oncology Specialists in Winston-Salem.


John Collin Priddy-Barnum received his master of fine arts degree from the Boston University College of Fine Arts in sound design. He was honored with the Abe Jacobs Award for Excellence in Sound Design.
Thomas Graham led a team at the Defense Health Agency Mitigation and Remediation Support that won a FedHealthIT Innovation award, given by FedHealthIT and G2Xchange Health. He is currently the vice president and chief information security officer for CynergisTek.


Theresa Gilmore is the new chief operating officer at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region in Rocky Mount.


Scott Stevens has been named administrator of James City County in Virginia.


Paul Briney ’08 ’12 has been named principal of Creekside Elementary School in Winterville.


LassiterSteve Lassiter ’10 is the new assistant superintendent for educational programs and services for Pitt County Schools. Lassiter took over for Cheryl Olmsted ’91, who retired.
Hilary White has joined Handsome Properties of Charleston, S.C., as an agent. She has more than 13 years of interior-design industry experience.


Christian Lockamy, formerly Greenville’s acting economic development manager, is the new developer for the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Economic Development Commission.
Ronda Sortino is the new assistant superintendent of special education for Guilford County Schools.


Patrick Johnson has joined WRHD-FM 94.3 “The Game” in Farmville as lead local host.


Tara Parker has been named new principal of SouthWest Edgecombe High School in Pinetops.


DeEtte Gray, president of U.S. operations for CACI International, a multinational professional and information technology services company, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.


Charles Blanchard ’02 has been named principal of Chapel Hill High School.


Christina Lemon created the presidential medallion and chain for the inauguration of Jaimie Hebert as the 13th president of Georgia Southern University. Lemon is a professor of art at GSU. She also created the inaugural presidential medallion and chain for the 11th president, Bruce Grube, in 2000 and in 2010 was commissioned to create the 12th presidential medallion and chain for Brooks Keel.


DunlapTed Dunlap, general counsel for RTI Forensics in Annapolis, Md., has been elected to the board of the Aviation Insurance Association as director-elect of the Attorney Division.
PressleyRob Pressley, president of Coldwell Banker Commercial MECA’s Gaston office in Belmont, achieved Gold Status for 2017 production. He was recognized as being among the top 2 percent of CBC brokers worldwide.
The North Carolina School Superintendents’ Association has named Monica Smith-Woofter as the recipient of the Dr. Brad Sneeden Leadership Award. Smith-Woofter has been superintendent of Northampton Public Schools since 2014.


BurdenJim Burden of Poquoson, Va., took home three medals in August at the 2018 Masters Diving Summer Championships in Indianapolis. Burden placed second in the men’s 65-69 age group for the 1- and 3-meter springboard and third in the men’s Grand Masters (65-79) competition. Burden posted two new personal-best scores, who took a 38-year break from competition between ending his career at ECU and entering the Masters circuit in 2013.
Monika Sutherland Fleming ’85 was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Gov. Roy Cooper in July.


Cheryl Peevy, professor of Spanish at Catawba College, retired July 31 after 32 years in the modern foreign language department.


NarronJohn W. Narron is listed as among the best lawyers for family law in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Narron is a board-certified family law specialist at the Raleigh-based law firm of Smith Debnam.


The North Carolina Association of Broadcasters has honored Carl W. Davis Jr. with the 2018 NCAB Hall of Fame Award.


RowlandBill Rowland, 90, of Kinston completed his 7,000th mile of walking in July. He began his trek in 2011.