David Benn ’62 wrote: “As I knew I
couldn’t make my class’ 55th reunion,
I took the 50th reunion jacket with me
on a Nepal trek. This photo was taken
April 6 at Gorak Shep at 5,200 meters,
Camp is about a mile directly in back
of me and, given the position, the top
of mountain itself is the little blip in the
center between the two in front, over my
left shoulder. Regards to all.”
Ken Beall Jr. (’63L) is retiring from
Gunster P.A. after 52-plus years of
Lex McMillan III, president of
Albright College, received the Lifetime
Achievement Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals
Berks Regional Chapter.
Edward G. Moore was honored
with the Distinguished Service
Award from the Council of Independent Colleges for his effective
service as executive director of State
Council Programs and CIC vice
president. He was previously president of the Virginia Foundation for
Independent Colleges and was vice
president for institutional advancement at Randolph-Macon.
Bill Wallace (’77L) was inducted as
a fellow into the American College of
Thomas D. Lancaster, professor of political science at Emory
University, was honored to serve
as W&L’s delegate to the inauguration of Claire Sterk as Emory’s 20th
Phi Kappa Psi members of the Class of
’78 got together yet again in March for
four days of golf in Jacksonville. This is
the fourth gathering for John Kingston,
Ted Hissey and Mike Falcone, joined by
various other alumni on their trips.
They joined fellow Phi Psi Tim
Hendry ’77 for dinner. They spent most
of the time discussing where they’re
going next. Suggestions?
Jack Sharmon III has been named
a Top Flight Attorney by B-Metro
Magazine. He is a partner with Light-foot, Franklin & White LLC.
David Smith is president of Sightline
Media, in Tysons Corner, Virginia,
comprising the brands Military Times
(Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force
Times and Marine Corps Times),
Defense News, Federal Times, C4IS-
RNET, FifthDomain and EarlyBird-Brief. He has two great kids, Brendon,
headed to college in fall of 2017, and
Julie, who attends JMU.
Paul Driscoll (’91L) joined
Zemanian Law Group in Norfolk,
Virginia. He is working with fellow
alumni Pete Zemanian ’85L and
Rosemary Kearns Zemanian ’85L.
Jon Hedgepeth, a founding
partner of the Hedgepeth, Heredia
& Rieder family law firm in
Atlanta, has been named to Atlanta
magazine’s Super Lawyers list of top
Kevin Webb (’95L) joined U.S.
Commodity Futures Trading
Commission as special counsel to the
acting chairman, in Washington, D.C.
Rob Aliff (’97L) was selected as
a West Virginia Bar Foundation
Fellow, for a professional, public and
private career that has demonstrated
outstanding dedication to the welfare
of his community and honorable
service to the legal profession.
F. Skip Sugarman has been
appointed to the board of directors
for the Georgia Law Center for the
Homeless, a nonprofit that provides
free legal services to the homeless in
civil cases throughout Atlanta.
James L. Fay ’84, his daughter, P. Laney
Fay ’ 17, and his nephew, Wilson M.
Hallett ’ 15, spent time together over
winter break on Sanibel Island, Florida.
The visit included boat rides, sunsets and
challenging their UNC family members
to Trivial Pursuit. Jimmy works for
Gartner Inc. in southwest Florida,
and Wilson works for
Goldman Sachs in New York.
The Hon. Robert Bigham ’67, ’69L
donated a painting of the Colonnade
by Garry Apgar ’67. Bigham noted,
“It’s no coincidence that the painting is
coming to W&L in the year that both are
celebrating their 50th reunion.”