The Appalachian State University Athletics Department will honor former football head coach Jerry Moore, BBA ’61, with a plaza and a statue outside Kidd Brewer Stadium. The plaza and statue will appear in front of the stadium’s new north end zone facility during the 2020 football season.
Michael A. Jenkins, ’63, is a Broadway producer, as well as president and founder of Leisure and Recreation Concepts Inc., a design and consulting firm for the entertainment industry that includes theme parks and water parks. Jenkins has won multiple Tony Awards and produced several Broadway plays, including Legally Blonde, Matilda, The Color Purple, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet and An American in Paris. He studied stage design and architecture, and later helped develop the original three Six Flags parks. Jenkins has served on a number of professional and civic boards, including as president of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, the Dallas Arboretum, and the Board of Advisors for Baylor’s School of Arts and Sciences. Contact at 1500-B Hi Line Drive, Dallas, TX 75207 or email@example.com.
Daniel G. Bagby, BA ’62, MS ’64, authored The Worship Hour: Resources for Congregational Connection (Smyth & Helwys). He recently retired as Emeritus Professor of Pastoral Care at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, VA, where he and Janet Pitman Bagby, BA ’65, live.
Milton Tyler, BA ’64, of McGregor, TX, Ret. Chaplain USAF, authored a Christmas book of biblical fiction, The Night God Was Born. It describes the possible adventures, hardships and challenges the wise men might have encountered as they followed the star of God to the manger where Christ was born. Available on amazon.com or b&n.com.
Karon Sullivant, BA ’65, was instrumental in fundraising for a shelter for Abigail’s Arms Cooke County [TX] Family Crisis Center, which recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. Last year, the shelter served 1,200 people, including 700 children, the innocent bystanders of abuse. Her work was highlighted in the Gainesville [TX] Daily Register’s column “Heroes Among Us.”
Gerald “Jerry” Kelley, BS ’66, retired in 2018 after 47 years working in five different states. In 1971, he earned an Master of Science in urban planning from the University of Missouri. Contact at 404 Hillflo Ave., Opelika, AL 36801.
Dr. Elizabeth R. Berrey, BSN ’67, of Albuquerque, NM, was honored with a Nursing Legend Award by the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence at their gala Nov. 2, 2019. Berry retired in 2014 as associate director of nursing education for the New Mexico Board of Nursing. “I am proud to have been one of the initial nurse educators on the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium Leadership Team,” Berrey writes. “Because of our collegial work across the state, the quality of nursing education and practice in New Mexico has been forever changed for the good.”
The Christine Fall Memorial Endowed Fund was established by George Franklin Pugh, MA ’67, and Mildred Derrick Pugh of Richmond, VA, in memory of Dr. Christine Fall, BA ’24, MA ’34, who taught English at Baylor. This fund supports the Christine Fall Award, which is given to the graduate teaching assistant of the year in the Department of English.
Madeline Withrow Hoherd, BA ’68, and her husband George recently moved to Montrose, CO, after living in Colorado Springs, CO, for 27 years. She earned a master’s degree from Western Seminary in Portland, OR, in 1977. In Colorado, she worked for Focus on the Family for 12 years, then was senior editor at Community Bible Study for six years. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
R. Byrn “Byrnie” Bass Jr., BA ’69, of Lubbock, TX, was selected for the 2019 Texas Super Lawyer List in recognition of his work in business bankruptcies. This is the 14th time Bass has been named to the list. He serves on the board of directors of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, he was the recipient of the State Bar Bankruptcy Law Section’s Pro Bono Service Award.