May 2024 Alumni News

HUNTINGDON COLLEGE

News Release

June 3, 2024
For more information, contact:
Dr. Anthony Leigh, aleigh@hawks.huntingdon.edu

May 2024 Alumni News

Births

  • Matt Bowes ‘15 and his wife, Molly, welcomed a daughter, Winona Jane Bowes, in May 2024.
  • Dr. Dexter Dean ‘13 and his wife, Sara Beth, welcomed a daughter, Margaret Reese Dean, in April 2024.
  • Rease Noble ‘20, and his wife, Emily, welcomed a son, Corbly Adam Noble, in March 2024.
  • Joey Peacock ‘15 and Ebony Walton welcomed a son, Jett Lenyx Peacock, in May 2024.
  • Jeff Reamer ‘09 and Jessica Reeves Reamer ‘09 welcomed a son, Oaks David Reamer, in April 2024.
  • Jake Rhodes ‘17 and his wife, Emily, welcomed a daughter, Ava Kathryn Rhodes, in May 2024.
  • Preston Samoden ‘20 and his wife, Mallory, welcomed a son, Colt Tatum Samoden, in May 2024.
  • Amanda Houston Toole ‘12 and her husband, Brooks, welcomed a daughter, Polly Marie Toole, in May 2024.

Weddings

  • Joleen George ‘16 married Drew Nelson on May 4, 2024.
  • Mac Hirsh ‘23 married Marley Prince on May 25, 2024.
  • Margaret Rhodes ‘21 married Dylan Norton on May 18, 2024.
  • Blaise Schillace ‘20 married Mary Alston Woods on May 18, 2024.

Graduate School Graduations

  • Abrianna Davis Banks ‘23 completed a master’s degree in accounting at Alabama State University.
  • Mary Curtis Barganier ‘23 completed a master’s degree in anatomy from Tulane University.
  • Bailey Scott Bateman ‘14 completed a master’s degree in health administration from Ohio University.
  • Jessica Bradley ‘19 completed a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from the University of West Alabama.
  • Lyndi Bradley ’15 completed a doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies with a focus in higher education from Florida State University.
  • Erin Brenner ‘21 completed a master’s degree in athletic training from Ohio University.
  • Lucy Burch ‘21 completed a master’s of divinity from Duke Divinity School.
  • Dr. Alexis Creasman Cosby ‘19 completed a doctorate of veterinary medicine at Auburn University.
  • Keirstin Cramer ‘22 completed a master’s degree in general science and secondary education from Auburn University.
  • Dr. Peyton Dean ‘21 completed a doctorate of physical therapy at the University of South Alabama.
  • Dr. Katie Dewey ‘21 completed a doctorate of physical therapy at the University of South Alabama.
  • Mara Durham ‘22 completed a master’s degree in applied developmental psychology at Suffolk University.
  • Robbie Farquhar ‘15 completed a master’s degree in instructional technology and design at the University of North Alabama.
  • Dr. Katelyn Simon Fields ‘20 completed a doctorate of physical therapy at Brenau University.
  • Addison Fuller Franklin ‘21 completed a juris doctorate from the University of Alabama.
  • Dr. Brooks Freeman ‘20 completed a doctorate of physical therapy at Alabama State University.
  • Thomas Gerard ‘21 completed a juris doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law.
  • Hayley Haggard ‘21 completed a master’s degree in public administration from Jacksonville State University.
  • Dr. Kirstin Hayes ‘21 completed a doctorate of physical therapy from Missouri State University.
  • Dr. Wallace Henry ‘20 completed a doctorate of physical therapy at the University of South Alabama.
  • Hayley Huckbay ‘22 completed a master’s degree in education from Jacksonville State University.
  • Beth Johnson ‘21 completed a master’s of divinity from Duke University.
  • Dr. Alonza Jones ‘80 completed a doctorate of ministries from Birmingham Theological Seminary.
  • Dr. Anna Grace Key ‘21 completed a doctorate of physical therapy from Brenau University.
  • Zach Ledbetter ‘22 completed a master’s degree in history from the University of West Georgia.
  • Nick McClinton ‘20 completed a juris doctorate at Birmingham School of Law.
  • Chandler McDougal ‘22 completed a master’s degree in communications from Auburn University.
  • Blake Meadows ‘21 completed a juris doctorate from Faulkner University.
  • Dr. Tori Parks ‘20 completed her doctorate of pharmacy from Auburn University.
  • Larry Pritchett ‘13 completed a master’s degree in business administration from Wake Forest University.
  • Jassmine Riley ‘16 completed a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from the University of West Alabama.
  • Eathan Small ‘17 completed a master’s degree in sport administration from Upper Iowa University.
  • Hunter Warr ‘23 completed a master’s degree in anatomy from Tulane University.
  • Mikal Webb ‘19 completed a juris doctorate from Faulkner University.

Retirements/Promotions/Honors/General News

  • Alonza Jones ‘80 recently earned a DMin in Biblical Counseling. He and his wife are the co-founders of Biblical Marriage Institute (BMI). BMI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to preventing marital and family breakdown through mentoring and education. The Joneses have served in marriage ministry for more than forty-two years.
  • Ellen Edwards Kennedy ‘69 has been awarded the Eric Hoffer Book Award for her book “Walk With A Stranger.”
  • Ken Klinger ‘00 has been hired as the lower school physical education teacher and the head girls basketball coach at Houston Academy in Dothan.

In Memoriam

  • Janis Johnston Carder Corley ‘48 died on May 24, 2024, in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Edward Ameen ‘68 died on April 23, 2024, in Kenner, Louisiana.
  • Karen Weekly McLeod ‘77 died on May 14, 2024, in Gulf Breeze, Florida.

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Huntingdon College, in accordance with Title IX and Section 106.8 of the 2020 Final Rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, other applicable federal and state law, and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.  Similarly, it prohibits discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and/or national origin in its education program

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Dr. Anthony J. Leigh

Senior Vice President for Student and Institutional Development; Dean of Students
(334) 833-4528 | aleigh@hawks.huntingdon.edu

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