and even a pop-up flash mob. C.H. gives free lessons to kids and seniors, spreading joy all around. Still tied to her time as a literature major, she has written a song and helps seniors write their life stories. Life at 71 is a blast!

In February, Peyton Potter White ’71 performed as Lady Cravenshire in Calendar Girls at Act 3 Productions in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

1970 Ellen Key Banks, Betsy Brown and Kathy Mitchell Folks gathered at Betsy’s lake house in the fall for a couple of days together. Tey laughed, talked, ate, shopped and looked at old pictures, and generally had a great time!


Aileen Ponder Hatcher and her husband, Mike McCoy,

Members of the Class of ’72 (left to right) Lynn Stultz, Pat Holton, Sherrill Altman Whetsell, Jody Hille Perry, JoAnna Huffstetler Bright and Wendy Crawford Galleher gathered in Greensboro in February. Te mini-reunion was the perfect opportunity to celebrate friendships and share great memories of their wonderful friend Betty Fraleigh O’Toole. Cheers to Betty and all of us!

traveled to Miami for Super Bowl festivities. Tey attended parties hosted by Notre Dame University for its former players. (Mike was Consensus All American at Notre Dame.) Tey also attended parties hosted by the NFL for their current and former players. Mike played with Green Bay, the Raiders and the NY Giants. Aileen

said they were the “old folks” at the parties but had a good time.

C.H. Holcombe has become so addicted to playing ukulele that she formed the PEACE AND LOVE UKESTRA, which now has 18 members. Te group plays for free singalongs at retirement homes, churches, wedding receptions, funerals

Peyton Potter White checked “audition for a play” off her bucket list by securing the part of Lady Cravenshire in Calendar Girls at Act 3 Productions in Sandy Springs, Georgia—of course, fully clothed at all times! Memories of her small part in Lysistrata at Queens flood in, and she credits Dr. Charles Hadley for her initial theatrical training.

1973 Jan Hall Brown MBA ’84 and her husband have two wonderful grandchildren whom they get to see frequently! Ed also finally retired this year, so they are going to spend much more time in Napa. As she reflects over the last 50-plus years since she was a freshman, she is so proud of


At the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on February 9, Marshall Curry, accompanied by his wife, producing partner and Queens trustee, Elizabeth Martin, accepted the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short for his 20-minute film, The Neighbors’ Window. It was Marshall’s fourth nomination and first Oscar win. The Neighbors’ Window tells the story of a married woman

with young children who has grown tired of the monotony of her life and becomes enthralled with the lifestyles of two 20-something neighbors who have just moved in across the street. In his acceptance speech at the Dolby Theatre in

Hollywood, Curry dedicated his Oscar to his late mother, Queens alumna and life trustee, Beth Rivers Curry ’63, MBA ’83. “I want to dedicate this to my mom, who grew up on a peach farm in Chesterfield, South Carolina, and was the best storyteller I ever knew,” said Marshall. “I learned from watching her that a well-told story is a…it’s a powerful thing. It can change the way we see the world, and it can help us to notice other people and care about those other people and maybe love each other a little bit more.”

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