Alumnotes

Jason C. Rollins '03 is an account supervisor in healthcare with MSL Atlanta, a communications/public relations firm. He earned an M.B.A. from Mercer University in Atlanta.
Brandon L. Ayscue '04 and Jennifer Baucom were married May 21, 2011. Brandon is a senior consultant in healthcare advisory services with Grant Thornton, LLP in Charlotte.
Nathan Capestany '01 served two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army. He is now a senior observer controller trainer within a training support battalion at Fort Hood, Texas, responsible for training National Guard and Reserve troops on counter explosive techniques and protection war-fighting functions.
John Cecil, '99M is the vice president of stewardship for New Jersey Audubon. He leads a team working on the active management, restoration and recovery of habitat for the benefit of many kinds of species. He also has a key role in the continued development of award-winning projects like Jersey Grown S.A.V.E.™ (Support Agriculture Viability and the Environment).
Stephen P. Getzelmann '94 passed away Dec. 5, 2011, at the age of 43. He most recently was manager for Lowe’s Home Improvement in Raleigh and was a member of Bridge Community Church.
James C. Moore '87 was sworn in as police chief in Rocky Mount on Jan. 2, 2012.
Saturday Evening Post Cover
Amy Ray Schnitzer '87
Amy Ray Schnitzer '87 and her daughter, Josephine, were chosen to serve as models for an illustration that appeared on the cover of the January/February 2012 issue of The Saturday Evening Post. Their story was featured in the Whiteville News Reporter.
Todd M. Sullivan '98 passed away Nov. 21, 2011, at age 37. He worked with his family’s business, Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service and Crematory in Fayetteville and was recognized by the Fayetteville Observer as one of the “40 Under Forty” for being a rising leader for success in business and community involvement. He served on the foundation board for Fayetteville Technical Community College.
Jill Raspet
Jill Raspet ’99
Jill Raspet '99 was elected to the North Carolina Bar Association’s Board of Governors. She will serve a three-year term ending in 2014. A member of Smith Moore Leatherwood’s trust and estates team, Jill is a North Carolina Bar Board Certified Specialist in estate planning and probate law. She has a degree from Wake Forest University School of Law.
Katie Gorbe Jacobs '00 says her degree in psychology helped prepare her for her role as director of programs for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire where she oversees three core programs which have served more than 1,100 children over the last three years. She lives in Pooler, Ga., with her husband John.