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The Legend of Earl Hawkins

If you talk with any sports enthusiast about Emory … Henry athletics… the conversation almost always leads to the question… …Do you know about the W…L game in 1962
When a legend passes, we gather to tell the stories. Earl Hawkins' death reminds us of one of Emory & Henry's most prevailing stories. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/legend-earl-hawkins/

Bodenhorst Thrives in Holiday Market

Jeoff Bodenhorst …'75… has made a name for himself as a survivor in a complicated industry. When the United Stat…es seemed to be losing all its domestic textile business
Lebanon Apparel Corporation is not only surviving as an American apparel company, but they're also branching out into new markets. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/11/bodenhorsts-thrive-holiday-market/

Jimmy Kimmel and Toni Atkins

…This is a photo of Pam Kestner and Toni Atkins....not Jimmy Kimmel and Toni Atkins.…   Did you see Toni Atkins …E…H '84… on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE…  Governor Jerry Brown was out of the state
For Nine Hours -- an Emory & Henry alumna held the highest seat in California, and for her trouble, she got to appear on Kimmel. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/09/eh-takes-over-governors-mansion/

Beat Guilford Challenge

Emory … Henry College has accepted a friendly challenge from our Old Dominion Conference rival Gu…ilford College to see which alumni base can garner the most new gifts to each college
Emory & Henry is taking on Guilford in a giving challenge. Make a gift no matter what size from 8 a.m. on Oct. 31 to noon on Nov. 14. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/10/beat-guilford-challenge/

NOTEworthy

Clay Prewitt graduated from E…H in 2001 and is known throughout the region as a musician who can bring down the house wh…ether playing on a Friday night at Bristol
Clay Prewitt ('01) has been immortalized. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/09/noteworthy/

Wasper Road Show

Most of us have caught an episode of Antiques Road Show. Hopefully everyone knows by now …that one of their biggest stars… Ken Farmer… is an Emory … Henry grad who finished in 1972. Ken was recently found at the Virginia Historical Soc
Two E&H alumni found each other recently while sharing a fondness for southern treasures; Ken Farmer ('72), from Antiques Road Show, and Betsy Farris Hulcher ('68). http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/09/wasper-road-show/

Lessons Learned in MCOL Program Pay Off

There was little calm after F…3 tornados tore through Washington County on April 27 and 28. County officials quickly rea…lized that they would need to set
There was little calm after F-3 tornados tore through Washington County on April 27 and 28. County officials quickly realized that they would need to set-up a volunteer reception center to handle the influx of people wanting to help neighbors and friends,… http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/05/lessons-learned-mcol-program-pay/

Alumnus gets top coaching honors...and a trophy!

Mike Young… E…H '86… was a standout basketball player during his tenure at Emory … Henry… but he is really making his mark as a coach. Mike is the head basketball coach at Wofford
Mike Young, E&H '86, was a standout basketball player during his tenure at Emory & Henry, but he is really making his mark as a coach. Mike is the head basketball coach at Wofford University in Spartanburg, SC, and his team just beat Appalachian State to … http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/05/alumnus-gets-top-coaching-honorsand-trophy/

Thomas Has Special Seat to American History

Wouldn…t it be amazing to have a bird…s eye view when the biggest news in the world is going down…  Robby Thomas …01… had just such a view recently as he was sitting ringside for the capture of Osama Bin Lad
Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a bird’s eye view when the biggest news in the world is going down? Robby Thomas (’01) had just such a view recently as he was sitting ringside for the capture of Osama Bin Laden. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/05/thomas-has-special-seat-american-history/

Blackburn Helps Visitors Get to the Heart of what Southwest Virginia has to Offer

If you want to travel …round the mountain you really should start at Heartwood.  Or at least… that…s the hope if Diana Blackburn has anything to do with it. Blackburn
If you want to travel ‘round the mountain you really should start at Heartwood. Or at least, that’s the hope if Diana Blackburn has anything to do with it. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/05/blackburn-helps-visitors-get-heart-what-southwest-virginia-has-offer/

John Allman, Private Eye

John Allman investigative journalist is now… John Allman....Private Eye. In 2009 John Allman …'92… left his job as a journalist with The Tampa Tribune. This is no small concession when you
John Allman investigative journalist is now, John Allman....Private Eye. In 2009 John Allman ('92) left his job as a journalist with The Tampa Tribune. This is no small concession when you consider that some of his work there had been nominated for a Puli… http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/05/john-allman-private-eye/

Phillips Receives Top Teaching Award from McGlothlin Foundation

In the spring of 2000… Liz Phillips …E…H Class of 2003 and 2006… found herself on the campus of Emory … Henry College searching for the office of Dr. Bob Raines. Several years earlier
In the spring of 2000, Liz Phillips (E&H Class of 2003 and 2006) found herself on the campus of Emory & Henry College searching for the office of Dr. Bob Raines. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/phillips-receives-top-teaching-award-mcglothlin-foundation/

Blatt Recognized for Lifetime Achievement for Family Law

Franklin R. Blatt… a family law attorney who has mentored a generation of Virginia lawyers… has been named the 2011 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State
Franklin R. Blatt, a family law attorney who has mentored a generation of Virginia lawyers, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Family Law Section. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/blatt-recognized-lifetime-achievement-family-law/

Thompson Shines Light on Moonshine in New Book

Appalachian moonshining in the 1930s was an industry that was born out of necessity and w…hich grew into an international enterprise fueled ironically by efforts to stop it
Appalachian moonshining in the 1930s was an industry that was born out of necessity and which grew into an international enterprise fueled ironically by efforts to stop it, according to a new book by a 1979 Emory & Henry College graduate. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/thompson-shines-light-moonshine-new-book/

Horton Kicks Off New Aquaculture Class

Gary Horton is acting fishy… but since he is kicking off a new aquaculture class… he has every reason to. Gary …E…H …83… is an earth science teacher at Red Springs High School in Red Springs
Gary Horton is acting fishy, but since he is kicking off a new aquaculture class, he has every reason to. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/horton-kicks-new-aquaculture-class/

All The World Is A Stage for Recent Graduate

Kate Morton spends a great many hours acting in front of the footlights… but she spends much of her time transforming unusual spaces into performance venues.  And
Kate Morton spends a great many hours acting in front of the footlights, but she spends much of her time transforming unusual spaces into performance venues. And she is thereby transforming unlikely characters into actors. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/all-world-stage-recent-graduate/

Major Gift Establishes Endowment for International Studies

Emory … Henry College celebrated Thursday the creation of an endowment for international educatio…n… which is made possible by the generosity of a 1970 E
Emory & Henry College celebrated Thursday the creation of an endowment for international education, which is made possible by the generosity of a 1970 E&H graduate and his spouse. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/major-gift-establishes-endowment-international-studies/

Graduate Heads to Africa to Aid in Environmental Awareness

It…s a far distance from Emory… Va. to Lusaka… Zambia but Adam Taylor …class of 2008… is no stranger to a long journey. It was during a successful thru…hike of the Appalachian Trail during the summer of 2009 when Taylor would make a decision
It’s a far distance from Emory, Va. to Lusaka, Zambia but Adam Taylor (class of 2008) is no stranger to a long journey. It was during a successful thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail during the summer of 2009 when Taylor would make a decision that would se… http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/graduate-heads-africa-aid-environmental-awareness/

E&H Graduate Promoted To Assistant General Manager for Yankees Affiliate

Harold Craw …class of 1999… who has been a member of the Charleston RiverDogs Minor League Baseball team sales staff …since joining the club in 2003… has been promoted to Assistant General Manager
Harold Craw (class of 1999), who has been a member of the Charleston RiverDogs Minor League Baseball team sales staff since joining the club in 2003, has been promoted to Assistant General Manager, according to general manager Dave Echols. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/eh-graduate-promoted-assistant-general-manager-yankees-affiliate/

Graduate Wins Award for Agriculture Reporting

Sunni Blevins …class of 2005… of WWBT…TV 12 in Richmond… Va.… has repeated as the winner of the television category for the Farm Bureau Journalism Awar…ds. Blevins was honored for her comprehensive agriculture coverage throughout 2010. Des
Sunni Blevins (class of 2005) of WWBT-TV 12 in Richmond, Va., has repeated as the winner of the television category for the Farm Bureau Journalism Awards. Blevins was honored for her comprehensive agriculture coverage throughout 2010. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/04/graduate-wins-award-agriculture-reporting/