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Updates received after February 2, 2017.
Ann Manasco Averitt has written a children's
book, Suzie Belle and the Dress Dilemma. It was illustrated by Les Galusha '96 and published by Infinity Publishing Company.
Jonathan Wolfe retired from faculty
of UAMS College of Pharmacy as Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Practice and received Bowl of
Hygeia Award from the American Pharmacy Association in the summer of 2016.
David Fayad retired from his teaching career and lives in Pinehurst, NC.
Jay Critz retired as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley.
Dr. Richard Livingston is working
part-time as Professor of Child and Adolescent
Psychiatry at UAMS and living in Little Rock.
Charles Feild, M.D. is retiring from
UAMS, Department of Pediatrics, and Arkansas Children's Hospital medical staff.
He will continue as an Adjunct Professor of
Pediatrics at Children's Hospital.
Scott Lewis is Senior Legal Counsel at Ensono, LP, a Chicago based IT managed services
provider with offices in Downers Grove, IL, Conway, AR, and London.
Theo Bunting announced his retirement as group president of Entergy's utility operations.
Chuck Harder of Benton has been appointed to deputy attorney general for the Public Protection Department.
David Clemmons won the 2017 Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament and the $100,000 prize.
He has qualified to participate in the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions
at a future date.
Dr. David Scurlock has recently opened
his own private Family Practice office, Piedmont Medical Associates, in
Dr. John Branch, EdD,
received his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Stephen F. Austin
State University in Texas.
Pam Hackbart-Dean will be inducted as a
Fellow of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) during the SAA Annual Meeting in Portland, OR. The distinction of
Fellow is the highest honor bestowed on individuals by SAA and is awarded for
outstanding contributions to the archives profession.
Roderick Terry had photographs featured in a new exhibition, More Than A Picture, at the Smithsonian
National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Dr. Beth Gage Maris was named the Little Rock School District's 2017 Teacher of the Year/Dr. Marian G. Lacey Educator of the Year.
was the first alumna to be inducted into the Hendrix chapter of Psi Chi.
Dr. Jason Murphy was awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor of Philosophy at
Elms College in Western Massachusetts.
Rob O'Connor has been promoted to
Vice President for Marketing Communications at Hendrix College.
Brian Delavan won First Place in the Young Scientists Excellence Award
competition at the 2017 MCBios annual conference for his presentation “Drug
Repurposing for LEOPARD Syndrome by Integrating Chemical Structure and Genomics
Based Approaches”. He will also present at the Drug Discovery
and Development Colloquium at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
in June 2017.
Stephanie Doss-Robertson is Director of Clinical
Services at Advocates, Inc. in Framingham, Mass. She oversees the Department
of Mental Health community based services.
Daniel Ellis is the revival stage
director for the European debut of Sir David
McVicar's opera production of Berg's Wozzeck at the Grand Théâtre de Genève in Genève, Switzerland from March 2 - 14,
Amy Meredith Forbus will join the Office of Marketing Communications at Hendrix as Communications Director.
Amy Ruple Jordan is the new principal of Bob and Betty Courtway Middle
Erin Gibbs was named Chief of Operations for the Peace Corps’ Office of Volunteer Recruitment and Selection in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Kate Helms was honored with the 2017 University Recreation Outstanding Alumna Award during the NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation Annual Conference.
Rob Mays is a full principal at the the Van Winkle Law Firm.
Dr. Lauren Turnbow was inducted into Lawrence County Sports Hall of Fame in Lawrence County, AR. Lauren played basketball at Walnut Ridge High School and Hendrix College.
Tanya Corbin Holmes was named to Memphis
Business Journal's Top 40 under 40 list.
Stephanie Smittle performed in Dr. Karen Griebling's latest recording, Fractal Heart.
Hamilton Mitchell was appointed to the panel of
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees for
Eastern District of Arkansas.
Barrett Moore is now an equity partner in the Blair & Stroud law
firm in Batesville.
Laura Hutchison, a PhD candidate at
Johns Hopkins University, will attend the American School of Classical Studies
at Athens, Greece, as a regular member with the Bert Hodge Hill Fellowship this
2017-2018 academic school year.
Matthew Malecha started a game company called Trailhead Games with four partners.
Taylor Kidd is Director of Development - Major Gifts at Southwestern University.
Allison Helm graduated from
Spalding University with a masters in Teacher Leadership and Technology
Integration and is beginning her second masters in Mild and Moderate Learning
Disabilities at Georgetown College.
Trey Kalbaugh has graduated with a doctorate degree in dental surgery from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.
Kallie Simmons accepted a Fellowship with Arkansas Teacher Corps and will be teaching in the Delta starting this fall.
Blake Tierney earned the
Trinity Fellowship to attend Marquette University where he will work towards a Master of Arts in Public
Service with a specialization in Nonprofit Sector Administration. He will serve as a Fellow, Coordinator of Special
Projects, at United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM) during the school year.
Emily Williams graduated with a M.Ed
in Higher Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Jasmine Welch-Beardsley graduated in May 2017 from the
University of Arkansas with a M.Ed in Applied Behavior Analysis. She will
be working as a consultant at Arkansas Support Network, providing intensive
early intervention for preschoolers with autism.
Jared Carver has been named a financial analyst for Stone Bank in Little Rock.
Emily Nichols graduated from the
University of Arkansas with a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Secondary
Science and plans on teaching science in Northwest Arkansas.
Ashley Baker joined the Little Rock Rangers Soccer Club in the Southeast Conference of the Women's Premier Soccer League.
Symone Bennett joined the Little Rock Rangers Soccer Club in the Southeast Conference of the Women's Premier Soccer League.
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