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2018

Updates received after February 1, 2018.

1960

Sandra Slaughter Barnett has completed a mystery novel, 'Dead in the Shadow of Doubt' under the pen name of Sandy Slaughter. 

1969

Linda Pondexter Chesterfield was awarded an Honorary Degree from Philander Smith College.

1965

Janet Waters Stein recently retired from her career as an American Airlines flight attendant.

1975

Charles Bush has retired from casino management and returned to yacht brokerage.

1978

Teresa Roebuck has been awarded the President;s Volunteer Service Award by Winrock International in recognition of volunteer service.

1979

Bobby Acklin has been selected to serve as Interim Superintendent of the North Little Rock school district.  

1980

Martin Shell has been named to a new position as vice president and chief external relations officer for Stanford University.

1982

Jennifer Horne is serving as Visiting Writer-in-Residence at Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory, NC, for the spring semester 2018.  She has also been commissioned by Gov. Kay Ivey as Poet Laureate of Alabama for a four-year term, after being elected by the Alabama Writers' Conclave. 

1984

Clell Ford has been named Executive Director for the Beaver Watershed Alliance.

1986

John Crippen graduated from the U.S. Army War College with a Master’s degree in strategic studies.

Meg Daniel Hayes recently retired after thirty years in the travel industry.

Dr. Travis Langley has been named Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Henderson State University.  He is the ninth Distinguished Professor in the university's history, the first on in psychology.  His eleventh book, Westworld Psychology: Violent Delights from Sterling Publishing , will be released in November.

1988

Andrea Edwards has been named the Chief Marketing Officer for Scout Communications Group.

1989

Greg Joslin has been named to the Real Estate Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

1990

Tim Griffin graduated from the U.S. Army War College with a Master's degree in Strategic Studies.

1991

Shannon Collier-Tenison is Associate Dean in the College of Education and Health Professions and is serving as interim Co-Director of the School of Social Work at UA Little Rock for the 2017-18 academic year.

1992

Ashley Bean has received the Amin Kazzi International Emergency Medicine Leadership Award from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

Trent Stewart was named Best Author in the Arkansas Times - Best of Arkansas issue.

1994

Priscilla McChristian has received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

1995

Kevin Hutson has been awarded a 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award from the South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (SCICU) organization.

1996

Rob Young has accepted a position as VP for Finance & Administration at Wittenberg University.

1997

Adam Mitchell has been named President and Chief Lending Officer at Citizens Bank of Batesville.

1999

David Curran recently graduated from Leadership Greater Little Rock Class of XXXIII.

Beau Wilcox was voted Best Attorney in Faulkner County by the Log Cabin.

2001

Megan Pribbernow Booker has been awarded the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award by the Pine Bluff Arsenal for her community service efforts and commitment toward making the world a better place through volunteering time and talents.

Bryan Borland was named Best Poet in the Arkansas Times - Best of Arkansas issue.

2002

Elizabeth Fite was recently installed as Secretary of the State Bar of Georgia.

Adam Wells was honored by Arkansas Business as one of 40 intriguing business and political leaders under 40 years old who bear watching.

2004

Philip Adams, director of the Arkansas PROMISE project, received a social justice award from the Arkansas affiliate of the Association on Higher Education and Disability.

Dr. Wesley Beal, Associate Professor of English at Lyon College, has been selected by the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program to spend the fall 2018 semester at the University of Hong Kong, where he will teach, do research, and make presentations to different academic groups.

2005

Amber Davis-Tanner was honored by Arkansas Business as one of 40 intriguing business and political leaders under 40 years old who bear watching.

Danielle Del Sol has been named the new Executive Director of the Preservation Resource Center in New Orleans, LA.  

2006

Nikolai DiPippa was honored by Arkansas Business as one of 40 intriguing business and political leaders under 40 years old who bear watching.

Michelle McKenzie Moore has been named Developer of Clergy Recruitment for the Arkansas Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Megan Faulk Rugg has accepted a new position at the Arkansas Conference of The United Methodist Church.

2007

Laura Hainley received her Master of Arts in Arts Leadership from the University of Houston.

Lizzy Price began a position as Communications Director for For Our Future Action Fund, an organization committed to serving progressive values to create permanent change.  

Heidi Reutter joined the Institute for Defense Analyses as a Research Associate.

Upton Siddons received his M.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences commencement ceremony held May 19, 2018.

Kelly Melhorn Sims recently graduated from Leadership Greater Little Rock Class of XXXIII.

2008

Cary Small Koss started a new position with CARTI as a Clinical Research Nurse.  

2009

Rachel Floyd Stevens has accepted a new position as Assistant Principal at Daisy Bates Elementary School in the Pulaski County Special School District.

Justin Warren's film, Then There Was Joe, premiered before a sold-out crowd.  He wrote, produced, directed, co-edited and co-starred in the film, which is the first to be showcased by the Arkansas Cinema Society's new Homegrown Film Series. 

2010

Justin Avery recently graduated from Leadership Greater Little Rock Class of XXXIII.

Tiffany Donovan has been accepted to the Emergency Management & Homeland Security graduate program at Arkansas Tech University.

Jake Eddington began a position as Sales Representative at Apptegy.

Ashley Gish has a new position at United Methodist Communications.

Nathaniel Thomas was named Educational Programs Manager at Clinton Foundation.

2011

Hannah Sintek Carty has a new position as Area Operations Director for Eskenazi Health.

Trey Fish and Bryan Keplinger, Jr. received their M.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences commencement ceremony held May 19, 2018.

2012

Andrew Carty has been named Director of the Central Indiana Small Business Development Center.

LeQuan Dang and Jasmine Haller received their M.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences commencement ceremony held May 19, 2018. 

Linsey Miller recently published her debut novel "Mask of Shadows".  The sequel "Ruin of Stars" is due to publish in August 2018.

Andrew Thames has been named the Hendrix College head coach for the men's and women's golf teams.

2013

Grace Ellis Arnold received her PhD in Economics in May, 2018 from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, she received the Outstanding Teaching Award, the Graduate Student Representative Award for the Southern Economic Association, and the Barnidge Fellowship at E.J. Ourso College of Business. Grace has accepted a tenure track position at Portland State University where she will be teaching and continuing her research this fall.

Megan Childress, Allison Hudgens Dinehart, Olivia Urbanowicz, and Sloane Zimmerman received their M.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences commencement ceremony held May 19, 2018.

Lauren DeLano was ordained as a full elder in the United Methodist Church.

Kim Lane began a new position as Chief Executive Officer at Conductor and was honored by Arkansas Business as one of 40 intriguing business and political leaders under 40 years old who bear watching.

2014

Alan Baltz, Ryan Banning, Emily Barrett, Jessica Hook, Jake Leffert, Meredith McKinney, Logan Rice, Maitri Shah, Chelsea Woods Wolfe, and Kaleb Wolfe received their M.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences commencement ceremony held May 19, 2018.

Molly Lentz received her Master's of Education from Vanderbilt University Peabody College.

2015

Violet Coker started a new position as Public Affairs Representative for the Carpenters/Contractors Cooperation Committee in Los Angeles, CA.

Hanna French began a new position as Special Events Coordinator for the Arkansas Foodbank.

Austin Nelson was awarded a Minority Fellowship by the American Political Science Association (APSA), and he has been appointed to a two-year term on the APSA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession.

2016

Mary Caroline Rogers has been named Head Beach Volleyball and Assistant Indoor Volleyball Coach for the Hendrix Warriors.

2018

Alysha Hemani joined the Raftup Technologies marketing team in a new role as Growth Hacker.

Jake Neeley joined the Raftup Technologies marketing team in a new role as Growth Hacker.

Bailee Wallace has accepted a position at Grinnell College as Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Phonathon.

2019

Jacob Turner has been named the new Arkansas Conference Website and Analytics Specialist.


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