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Spiegel Seeks to Transform a Community

The Roanoke Times' New River Valley section recently …11…30…14… featured an article on the strong work being done by E…H grad Lee Spiegel. According to the article
Lee Spiegel (E&H '84) is working hard for the youth of Pulaski County, Virginia. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2015/01/spiegel-seeks-transform-community/

Becky Edmondson Pretzel Serves CIDD at UNC

Rebecca Edmondson Pretzel …E…H '82… is the Associate Director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities …CIDD… at UNC Chapel Hill.  The CIDD is a comprehensive program for services
Rebecca Edmondson Pretzel (E&H '82) serves in a top position at UNC's Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/becky-edmondson-pretzel-serves-cidd-unc/

Spencer Moves Shoney's HQ to Hillsville

Brian Spencer serves as president of Young and Associates… an employee…owned company that operates a chain of Shoney…'s restaurants in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. The business started in 1971 with
Brian Spencer (E&H '87) is using his position as president of a Shoney's franchise to breathe life into the business community of Carroll County, Virginia. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/spencer-moves-shoneys-hq-hillsville/

Smith Deployed to Afghanistan

Thomas Smith …E…H '11… is a long way from home… but he is serving his country in a most unique manner. Thomas is a member of the U.S. Arm…y… and he is also part of a brass band that is deployed overseas to support the troops. 
Thomas Smith (E&H '11) is using his musical skills in the U.S. Army, and he is currently serving in Afghanistan. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/smith-deployed-afghanistan/

By Any Other Name.....Chick

  Depending on when and how you knew Charles R. Davis… you may have known him by a variety of names. He graduated from E…H in 1952… and …Chick
The Emory & Henry community has lost one of its icons. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/any-other-name-still-chick/

Save on taxes with the IRA Rollover

On December 31… 2014… the recently passed IRA Rollover expires and with it the opportunity to make a tax…free distribution from your retirement account as a gift to Emory
On December 31, 2014, the recently passed IRA Rollover expires and with it the opportunity to make a tax-free distribution from your retirement account as a gift to Emory & Henry College. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/save-taxes-ira-rollover/

Trail Blazer

The December 10… 2014… Bristol Herald Courier carried a front page story about an E…H alumna who started a tradition that her family plans to carry on. Penny French Garrett
Penny Garrett French (E&H '90) will be remembered for many things, but most especially she will be remembered for starting the Creeper Trail Ride to End Cancer. http://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/trail-blazer/

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

  A VERY BIG THANK YOU to everyone who helped make the 2014 Beat Guilford Cha…llenge a big success… We received gifts from the 2014 class all the way back to 1939
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-2014/

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/