Edrie Means Weekly (C ’84) was awarded the 2021 Van Lawrence Fellowship Award, which is presented by The Voice Foundation and National Association of Teachers of Singing Foundation. (Pictured to the left.)
Craig Morrow (AS ’86) was hired as the senior vice president – team leader, commercial and industrial banking for Penn Community Bank.
Jennifer Croson Anderson (HP ’95, ’96, ’01, ’11) joined the clinical staff at the Shenandoah Community Health Primary Care in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Kristen Lloyd (C ’99) will conduct the choir and play two piano solos at an upcoming recital by the Johnstown Christian School Bell Choir in Pennsylvania.
Caroline Marshall Mathis (HP ’99, ’01) will begin working as a women’s health nurse practitioner at FirstHealth of the Carolinas and Pinehurst Surgical Clinic in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Brandy Helmick Noyalas (AS ’02) was named Teacher of the Year for Daniel Morgan Intermediate School in Winchester, Virginia.
Nathaniel Gumbs (C ’09) has been named to the roster of Karen MacFarlane Artists, which is a management company for concert organists. (Pictured to the right.)
Sarah Philabaum (C ’09) was featured in an article on On Stage Blog called “‘No Matter What, You Cannot Lose Hope!’ – Chatting with Sarah Philabaum.”
Margaret Gonzalez (C ’12) won a Jefferson Award for her work with Music Mission San Francisco, an after-school music education program for underserved children. Gonzalez is the founder and artistic director of the organization. (Pictured to the left.)
Silvan Negruțiu (C ’13) was appointed director of piano studies and associate professor of piano at Northern Arizona University beginning in fall 2021. (Pictured to the right.)
Shana Powell (C ’13) leads the Race & #RealTalk program, which is a national series of anti-racism workshops. (Pictured to the left.)
Brandon Adams (B ’15, ’17) and Chasity Toms Adams (AS ’14) welcomed a daughter, Emberleigh Star, on February 4, 2021. (Pictured to the right.)
Danielle Maloney (C ’17) recently released her second dance film “The Time Being” performed by a cast of nine women, including alumnae Natalie D’Angelo (C ’20) and Courtney Friedersdorf (C ’18). (Pictured to the left.)
Victoria Okafor (C ’17) was featured in “Opera . . . from a Sistah’s Point of View” with world-renowned soprano Angela Brown, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Jeffrey Huston (P ’18) was appointed by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine in January 2021 to the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, with his first term ending June 30, 2024. (Pictured to the right.)
Elizabeth Pardo (AS ’18, EL ’18) is a strength and conditioning coach for the Delmarva Shorebirds, a minor league baseball team. She and Thomas Jay “TJ” Heflin (AS ’19) were engaged in December 2020.
Leah Powers (AS ’18) started working as a technical recruiter for Randstad Technologies in Tysons, Virginia on March 9, 2021.
Lauri Bennett Kreeb (N ’19) is the recipient of the Valley Health Daisy Award.
Justin Chanona (B ’20) started working as a sales trainee at Graybar Electric in Sterling, Virginia in December 2020.
Megan Acker Arends (N ’20) was the recipient of the March SPIRIT Award at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, Maryland.
Jordan Harding (D ’50) passed away on March 27, 2021. He was mayor of New Carrollton, Maryland for 14 years, as well as a city councilman. He was also town manager for several years in Crofton, Maryland. He had a 38-year career with the Federal U.S. Information Agency/State Department. Harding traveled the world as a special escort and lecturer after his retirement, frequenting the Baltic States and Russia, where he was presented with a “Peace Trophy” by the Stavropol Krai Branch of the Russian Peace Foundation for “establishing important international cooperation in peacemaking activities” during his visits to the region. He was also awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Administration degree from the Ulyanovsk State University in Russia. He is survived by his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and brother.
Clifford Clark (C ’72) passed away on January 1, 2021. He was a violinist with Savannah Symphony, Hilton Head Orchestra, and Savannah Philharmonic for many years. He is survived by his wife, three children and several grandchildren.
Rebecca Ann Martin (B ’90) passed away on March 20, 2021. She resided in the Northern Shenandoah Valley for most of her life and worked as an office manager for Skyline Family Practice in Front Royal, Virginia, until she retired. She is survived by her daughter, her siblings, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Sally Strole Stephenson (AS ’00) passed away on February 26, 2021. She worked in schools for 24 years before retiring in June 2001. She loved being a grandmother to her two grandsons. She was a member of the Church at Woodmoor in Monument, Colorado, and the Tri Lakes Women’s Club. She is survived by her children, grandchildren and siblings.