Summer 2020

Marsha Stringer, WC ’96, BU ’03, BU ’05, Tinika Moore Haynes, BU ’10, Amanda Stringer Butts, WC ’99, Sylvia Randolph, WC ’01, and Adrianna Blackburn, WC ’13

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority members and Brenau alumnae (pictured left to right) Marsha Stringer WC ’96, BU ’03, BU ’05, Tinika Moore Haynes BU’10, Amanda Stringer Butts WC ’99, and Sylvia Randolph WC’01, supported fellow sister and alumna Adrianna Blackburn, WC ’13, (center) at the production of Black Nativity in which she portrayed Amber Bridgewater.

April Sisson Conti, WC ’97

April Sisson Conti, WC ’97, was inducted into the 2020 Fannin County Sports Hall of Fame. Conti works as a nurse in Atlanta, where she lives with her husband Sal and son Evan.

Dr. Jennifer Allison, WC ’92, WC ’03

Dr. Jennifer Allison, WC ’92 & ’03, is currently serving as the President of the Georgia Occupational Therapy Association (GOTA). GOTA exists to serve as a resource for members, consumers, practitioners, and policy makers related to the practice of occupational therapy in the State of Georgia.

Lynn Fink, WC ’82

Lynn Fink, WC ‘82, retired from teaching after 26 years with Dekalb County Schools. She is still operating a math tutoring business for K-8 students.

In Memory: Summer 2020

Jean Crenshaw Cory, WC ’44, of Portland, Oregon, died Sept. 6. Laura Kathryn “Kitty” Arnold Herzog, WC ‘44, of Naples, Florida, died March 9. Jean Rowell Burrage, WC ’45, of Damariscotta, Maine, died Nov. 30. Virginia “Ginna” Crozier Jones, WC ’45, of Columbia, Tennessee, died Aug. 1. Lucy Arnall Colvin, WC ‘46, of Newnan, Georgia, […]

Shannon McIntosh, WC ’86

Shannon McIntosh, WC ’86, won a 2020 Golden Globe for her work as a producer on the film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

Kim Brady Ford, WC ’89

Kim Brady Ford, WC ’89, currently works at Auburn University for the vice president of research in compliance. She finds the work fascinating and feels blessed to work for a great university.

Rev. Dr. Bob Ayres, BU ’92

The Rev. Dr. Bob Ayres, BU ’92, is the co-author of DEAFCHURCH 21: Vision for a New Generation (A&M Publishing, 2019). He is also on staff at the Servants of Christ Anglican Church in Gainesville, Florida and is an adjunct lecturer of ASL and deaf studies at the University of Florida.

Dr. Michele Shirley, BU ’97

Dr. Michele Shirley, BU ‘97, was recently named Vice President for Administrative Services at North Georgia Technical College. In her new role, Dr. Shirley oversees business office functions as well as human resources, facilities, maintenance, bookstores, and food services. Dr. Shirley lives in Clarkesville with her husband John and daughters, Julianne and Ellison.

Holly Lynn Free, WC ’99

Holly Lynn Free, WC ’99, was named to the Georgia Board of Nursing by Gov. Brian Kemp. Free is a former allied health instructor at North Georgia Technical College.