Class Notes Submitted in February, 2017

Megan (Maupin) Burgess (B.S.Ed. ’06 Sports Med) and husband Nathan welcomed their first child, John Preston, on April 29, 2016. Megan is an orthopedic and women’s health physical therapist at SSM Physical Therapy, and lab assistant and small group advisor for Washington University in St. Louis School of Physical Therapy’s DPT program.

Megan (Maupin) Burgess's Curry Memory

“Lectures by Patrick McKeon and Art Weltman.”

Grant Azdell (Ph.D. ’10 Higher Ed)  

Training Campus Security Authorities & Responsible Persons: Tools, Techniques & Best Practices
by Grant L. Azdell (Ph. ’10 Higher Ed) & Gregory J. Nayor (Ph.D. ’09 Higher Ed), Paperclip Communications, 2016

Jill Boatright (M.Ed. ’11 SAPHE) was promoted to director in the Career Development Center at Loyola University New Orleans in January 2017

Luvelle Brown (M.T. ’97 Health & PE; Ed.S. ’01, Ed.D. ’05 Admin & Supv) Luvelle Brownwas named the 2017 New York State Superintendent of the Year and was awarded the Center for Digital Education Top 30 Award.

Randall Capps (Ed.D. ’70 C&I) was awarded the Doctor of Humanities by Kentucky Wesleyan College at the May 2016 commencement to recognize his career accomplishments in higher education and work with nonprofit organizations across the US.

Daniel Carroll (M.Ed ’06 Health & PE) was named the 2017 Vito Perriello Secondary School Athletic Trainer of the Year by the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association.

Barbara Tragakis Conner (M.Ed. ’05 Soc Fdns) published “Deferred Early? Don’t Fret!” in the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools’ AdmitAll Blog, January 2017.

Nancy Damon (M.Ed. ’80 Health & PE) retired after 14 years as program director of the Virginia Festival of the Book , a five-day festival of reading and writing for people of all ages and interests, held for five days each March in Charlottesville. She is currently studying Mandarin as a senior scholar at UVA.

Bonita Durham (M.Ed. ’03 C&I) has two grandchildren ages 2 1/2 years and 5 months. “Can’t wait until they can join me at UVA games!”

Bonita Durham's Curry Memory

“Made life-long friends!”

Beth A Fisher (M.Ed. ’06 Speech Path & Aud) completed a Master’s in Business Administration at the University of North Carolina- Greensboro in December 2016.