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NEWS ALIMNI news
’42 -- Patrick F. O’Leary and his wife visited the Abbey ^
in February. They came to see his niece who is a student
’59 - It was great to talk on the telephone with Joe
Dominic on March 8. He is Director of Training and;
Education for the power supply department of
ConEdison in New York City and he and his wife,;
Virginia, live in Washington Township, New Jersey.
’64 - It was good to see Dr. Patrick “Tex” McGrawj
when he lectured to our pre-med students on March 25. j
Tex received his Ph.D. in Neurophysiology and I
Biomedical Electronics from Texas A&M University!
and is Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology,
and Division of Neurosurgery, and Associate in the
Departments of Physiology and Anatomy at Bowman*
Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University in'
’66 - Congratulations to Linda and Joe Bidder on the
arrival of ’Thorton Henry Owen on January 31. Frank
Mack has been appointed an account executive with
VVBTV sales in Charlotte. Richard H. Zittel has been
promoted to vice president of sales for “Chemical
Purchasing” magazine and the “Chemical Purchasing”
Chemicals Directory. He will be responsible for ad
vertising space sales nationally.
’67 - John Davis has been elected captain of the South
Point Life Saving Crew in Belmont.
’68 - TTianks for the news of yourself, James Adams.
He taught fourth grade at St. Michael’s in Gastonia for
one year, and since 1%9 has taught sixth grade in
Marlboro, Mass. Joe Dominic (’59) told me that his
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sister Vita has remarried and is now Vita Aifano adviser in the printing group in the textile market for the
Saiamida and lives and teaches school in Long Island, southeast and had just returned from aemson
New York. Best wishes. Vita. ’Thank you, Jim Nissley, University where he gave a paper in their professional
for writing and telling us about the birth of your second; development program on after-treatment of printed
child, Julia Marie, on February 15. Jim has been ap-. materials. He and Denise live in Charlotte,
pointed to the Stafford County, Va., Industrial
Development Authority. It was good to see Ed Antosek
when he stopped by. He had just graduated from the
Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola,
Florida on March 3 as a flight surgeon and will be
stationed at the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort,
S.C., for thfe next two years. He will be promoted to
Lieutenant Commander in September.
’69 - Linda and Joe Antosek and their two daughters
live in Kansas City, Missouri, where Joe is with Bendix
Corporation as production manager.
’71 - Don Furman is a lawyer working for the city
prosecutor in Oklahoma City.
’73 - Congratulations to Washington Zealy Plyler, III,
who successfully passed the Certified Public Accountant
examination given November 3-5. Paul Miano visited
the College the last of February. He and Melissa have
one child, four-month-old Matthew Gregory, and live in
Virginia Beach, where Paul is with VEPCO.
Congratulations to Penny and Dave Holley on the arrival
of Paul on January 10, their first child. Dave is
classified manager of the Gastonia Gazette and they live
’74 - Richard Lareau visited the Abbey on March 3.
He is with BASF Wyandotte Corporation as twhnicaL
niversity; Louis C
’75 ~ Phil Baucom stopped by for a short visit on
March 25. He is senior auditor with Blue Cross-Blue
Shield in Charlotte and he and Geri live in Gastonia.
Randy Fescoe is assistant personnel director of Empire
National Bank in White Plains, New York, and lives in
Newburgh. He stopped by in March on his return from a
vacation in Florida.
’76 - Congratulations to Marie Withers Whitaker and
Bill Arrowood, who successfully passed the Certified
Public Accountant examination given November 3-5.
Larry Rieger is a platoon leader at Fort Bragg with the
82nd Airborne Division. Mark White is an agent with
Equitable Life in Charlotte. He will begin work on his
CLU certification in the spring. Bruce Milburn and
Michael Uhren visited the College in March. Bruce is at
Hahneman Medical College in Philadelphia and Mike is
in the engineering program at Lehigh University.
Congratulations and best wishes to Terri Kearns. Clifton
Rhodes stopped by the Abbey on his way home to
Augusta. He has been working for Scottish Inns in
Gastonia. Dale Nixon is with Standard Chemical
Products Co. in Charlotte in their research and
Stephens, Jr., president. Pilot Life Insurance
o., Greensboro; Basil L. Whitener, attorney, Gastonia, and George
Wrenn, president, Wrenn Brothers, Inc., Charlotte.
n Also Chosen
ti;mmusuurg, iviu. H
received his M.A. degree i
theology and religion
education from Catholi
University in 1972.
He was named instructor a
B. A.C. in 1975, after serving to
six years as assistant directo:
of the Office of Religion;
Education for the Catholii
Archdiocese of Washington, D
C. He also has been a collegi
lecturer and high schoo
(endel, chairman of the
tudent Judicial Board.
Sailstad has served in the
tudent Association Assembly
a senator this past year
uring which he saw the need
ir several changes. Among the
'oblems he sees is the lack of
wareness of the Student
•niK FIRST HUNDRED YEARS, a Matory of Belmont Abbey
College written by Fr. John P. Bradley. 57. college president, is now,
available to alumni and friends of the college. The Development
Office is distributing free copies of the book to contributing alumni,
friends, and benefactors. Others interested in obtaining copies
should contact the Public Relations and Alumni Affairs Office of
B.A.C. Each book is $2.25 prepaid, which includes postage and
handling. The book is a centennial commemoration.
Association by the student body.
“One of the first things I plan
to do is let it be known that there
is a Student Association and
build support for it among the
student body. Without that
support a Student Association is
a lost cause. I plan on having a
very visible Student
Sailstad decided to run for
chief executive because of
frustrations he felt this year as
Immediate plans include
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Mary Beth Costea
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Fr. James Solari, O.S.B.
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