Alumnotes

James Bonanno '06 developed and founded The Dirty Hog, a 12-mile adventure race and obstacle course to test competitor’s strength, stamina, and smarts in Laurinburg, which was scheduled to premiere on May 5, 2012.
Meghan M. Maresh '06 and Jason B. McCoy '06 were married Aug. 6, 2011. They met while attending the Cameron School of Business and actually sat beside one another at graduation due to the alphabetical order of their last names. Meghan is an account rep with CCS Medical, and Jason is employed by PPG Industries.
Jessica Phillips '06 exhibited her original ceramic work in the Canfield Gallery at the Martha Canfield Library. Her series of work was inspired from her summer travels through New England.
Caroline B. Paul '08 received her law degree from the North Carolina Central University School of Law. Her practice with MG&L Law in Raleigh focuses on general liability defense.
Russell Johnson '09 is the owner of Empire Bagel & Deli in Leland, which features a collection of fire and police patches from all over the United States. He was featured in a Wilmington StarNews article.
Hannah Lane '10 is the director of marketing and communication for the Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association.
Leisha Sitton '11 is the owner and operator of a luxury tanning salon in Wilmington called Skin Resorts.
Amy Burress Renfrow '92 passed away Dec. 12, 2011, at the age of 39. She was the principal of Corinth-Holders Elementary School and Sunday school teacher at Oak Grove Presbyterian Church.
Allen Thomas Jr. '88 was elected chairman of the Contemporary Art Foundation of Raleigh’s Contemporary Art Museum in July 2011. An avid collector of contemporary art, he is the business manager for Thomas & Farris, PA in Wilson.
George Matthis '76 was appointed executive director of the Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation Board of Directors. He is a 32-year veteran with the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources and has experience working with North Carolina water quality issues. He teaches biology at Vance-Granville Community College.