(Left to right) Richard Lasota, Elizabeth Pearce ’76, Moira Gomez Madonia ’76 and Peter Madonia enjoyed visiting the Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach, Florida, in February.

In December, a group of Charlotte-area Queens friends got together for an evening of fun. (Front row, left to right) Lisa Bynum ’91, Allison Frantz ’87, Becky Bennett Stowe ’87, Sarah Tomas Prochaska ’87, (back row, left to right) Beth Erwin Ford ’88, Katherine Anderson Leslie ’87, Jenny Boone ’87, Paige Ferguson Burgess ’85 and Stephanie Hilleson Safrit ’86 enjoyed celebrating the holiday season together.

have fun every day. Two of her fellow teachers are younger Queens graduates, and she has enjoyed getting to know them. In October, she enjoyed catching up with fellow Kappa Deltas over great barbecue in Charlotte. She is looking forward to summer vacation with her family.


Queens friends (front row, left to right) Mary Beth Williams ’77, Janet Preyer Nelson ’77, Kyle Hendricks Levin ’78 , Liza Hendricks Vaughan ’75, (back row, left to right) Carey Atwater ’78 and Sally Stapleton ’76 gathered in Atlanta for the funeral of Carey’s father, Robert Atwater, on December 31.


Te class expresses sympathy to Susan L. McConnell on the death of her mother, Beverly A. McConnell, who passed away on December 16, 2019.

1985 Lisa House Cooper celebrated 15 years with Old Dominion Freight Line last year and recently passed her SHRM-CP certification exam in human resources.

Te class expresses sympathy to Cynthia Wilson Roddey on the death of her sister, Susan Wilson. Susan was also the aunt of Charner Creecy ’18.


Te class expresses sympathy to Kathryn “Khaki” Langley on the death of her mother, Ann Weaver Langley ’61, who passed away on October 24, 2019.

1989 Jennifer Martin Hall and Tim are enjoying their first school year as empty nesters. Daughters Melanie and Beth are at UNC Asheville and UNC Greensboro respectively and doing well. Jennifer took a new job as a preschool teacher at her church and loves it because it allows her to be creative, artistic and

Te class expresses sympathy to Amy Rowland Nichols on the death of her brother, Robert Hagan Rowland, Jr., who passed away on December 11, 2019.

Sarah Lewis Yow graduated from the UNC Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University Joint Master of Social Work program in May.

1992 Valerie Elder Pearce and husband Jim moved to Greenville, North Carolina, after Valerie accepted a new position as chief deputy district attorney. Teir oldest, Elizabeth (21), graduated from Appalachian State University in December 2019. Son, Ben (19), is at East Carolina University, and daughter, Allie (19), is at Appalachian State University.


Te class expresses sympathy to Donna Lomax on the death of her father-in-law, Henry C. Lomax, who passed away on October 21, 2019.


Te class expresses sympathy to Meg Jones Rowley on the death of her step-father, W. Frank Dowd, Jr., who passed away on November 1, 2019.

1996 Because of his connections at Queens, Raphael Seth started his job at NBC News right after graduation. He now begins his 25th year at the network.

Hope Yancey is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in historic preservation as a distance-learning student at the University of Kentucky. She lives in Charlotte, where she is a freelance writer and independent journalist.

1998 Scott Trowbridge joined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau in 2019. Tis trajectory started at Queens, where he studied psychology. He later worked as a social worker, went to law school and served as a technical assistance provider with


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