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JOHNNY LIPSCOMB recently retired after 33 years of teaching in the Ft. Bragg School System. He is devoting his time to his woodworking business and traveling.
BETTY NEILL PARSONS presented a session for the Southern Division Collegiate Music Educators National Conference last February in Louisville, KY. She is the current chairman of the organization’s southern division.
LTG JAMES M. LINK recently retired after 34 years in the United States Army. He is currently living in Brownsboro, AL, and is a senior vice president with Scientific Applications International Corp.
DAVID HATCHELL recently wrote in to say how successful he has been in locating alumni through the Internet and information provided in Methodist College Today.
DR. ROBERT “BARNEY” VINCELETTE is living in Houston, DE, and has published two books. The Bird of Paradise was published in 1984 and The Twilight of the Trailer Park was published this year.
SANDRA WHEELER was recently promoted to director of human resources and administration for the
American Meat Institute.
L to R, MC baseball fans
aters ’70, Carson Harmon ’67,
Bryan May ’92 and parent Austin Foster gather with other alumni
and parents for a pre-game lunch at NC
esleyan March 10.
BETH BALDWIN owns Appraisals Online, Inc., a real estate appraisal firm in Durham, NC. She has two children: Jimmy, who works for IBM and Dottie, who is a student at Lees- McRae College.
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ED “TUNA” KIEL retired last year after 30 years of service with the Chesapeake, VA Schools. He was named Teacher of the Year in 1977, 1980, and 1999 at different schools. Ed is also past president of the Chesa- peake Education Association. He currently spends time gardening and raising exotic chickens.
WADE BYRD recently became a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. This group recognizes excellence in trial lawyers from all segments of the civil and criminal trial bar in the United States and Canada.
RAY BAKER is the owner and manager of Liberty Tax Service in Fayetteville, NC. He has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry.
CINDY RHINEHARDT ESTES has been living in Wake Forest, NC since graduation. She is a realtor with Coldwell Banker Advantage in Raleigh, NC, and welcomes messages from her Weaver Hall friends from 1967-1971. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RICHARD VAUGHN was honored last December with the Ambassador of Agriculture Award for 11 years of service on the North Carolina Board of Agriculture. He operates Bear Swamp Farms in Lasker, NC and is also a licensed auctioneer.