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WEDDINGS AND ENGAGEMENTS
Shirley Wright Blackenburg to Joe Pickett (1966, 1969, 1971)
Donna M. Green (1980) to Kenneth W. Keene
Karen R. Edgeworth (1998) to Eric Mattson
Warren D. Alverson (2003) to Elizabeth L. Black
Malerie A. Lee (2007) to Josh Filiault
Lori Kirkland (2009) to Cliff Woodham (2006)
Tara M. Rodgers (2008, 2010) to Steven Morelock (2008, 2010)
Catherine Leigh Taylor (2009) to Chase Jeffrey Faulk
Morgan Whitney Hooper (2010) to Robert Lehman Drinkard (2009)
Marjorie Yessick to Jon Eiland (2009)
Emily N. Trammell (2011) to Gary Richards
Anna Hasenbein (2007) to John Stephen
Allison Marie Yessick (2009) to Zachary David Pratt (2011)
Shay Cozarts (2011) to Justin Deavers (2009)
1950 — Earl R. Hilyer
1951 — Harold T. Johnson
1951 — Charles (Chase) Riddle
1955 — Linuel A. Williford
1963 — Virginia W. Rountree
1963 — Thomas Earl Taylor
1965 — Martha W. Squyres
1967 — Barbara M. Keller
1968 — Jo Ann B. Williams
1970 — Joseph F. Rutkowski
1979 — Charles W. Butler
1998 — Jesse Lee Walker
IN REMEMBRANCE
Troy University Alumni
IN REMEMBRANCE
Troy University Friends
Jerry Gaskin
Foster Jordan
Joseph E. Zuro
Sabrena Moten-Fortson
previously served as vice
president of instructional
affairs at Allegany College
of Maryland, and is a former
trial attorney with more than a
decade of increasing teaching
and administrative experience
at the collegiate level. Perfetti
was chair of the Maryland
Council of Community Col-
lege Chief Academic Offcers
during the 2010-2011 aca-
demic year and received the
Outstanding Administrator
Award from Allegany College,
as well as the Chair Academy’s
International Exemplary
Leader award last spring.
Michelle Boyce (2007)
graduated Summer 2011 from
Auburn University with a
M.Ed. in Music Education.
She received her B.S. in Music
Education from TROY. She
is currently the Director of
Bands at Bayside Academy in
Daphne, Alabama.
Luke Crumpton Waters
(2007)
received his Juris
Doctor degree during
commencement ceremonies
in June at the Florida State
University School of Law.
Abby Corbin Long
(2008)
recently received
a clinical white coat from
Auburn University’s College
of Veterinary Medicine.
The white coat is presented
to students at the end of
their junior year to mark the
transition from veterinary
sciences into senior clinical
rotations where students help
administer patient care.
Brandon Reed (2008)
is defensive coordinator
and sales representative for
the Columbus Lions of the
Southern Indoor Football
League. The former Trojan
football player was a defensive
back for the San Francisco
49ers (2004-05), the New
York Jets (2006), the Hamburg
Sea Devils of NFL Europe
(2006), the AFL Orlando
Predators (2007) and the
Tampa Bay Storm (2008). He
coached the Southern Indoor
Football League’s leading
defense in 2010-11.
Matt Watkins (2008,
2009)
, a staff accountant
with the Tuscaloosa frm of
Way, Ray, Shelton & Co. PC,
has completed the certifca-
tion requirements to become a
Certifed Public Accountant.
Maurice Coleman
(2009)
has been named as
the new linebackers coach for
the Wetumpka High School
football team. Coleman played
on the defensive line for the
Trojans during his time in
TROY, accounting for 63
tackles and one pass defec-
tion. He previously served
as a coach for the Eufaula
High School football team. In
addition to his duties on the
sidelines this fall, Coleman will
also teach ffth-grade math,
science and social studies at
Wetumpka Middle School.
Ryan Ellison (2009)
has
been named the new head
baseball coach at Isabella
High School. He previously
served as head baseball coach
at Goshen High School and as
an assistant at Chilton County
High School.
Jay Harris (2009)
has
been named director of major
gifts for athletics development
at the University of Tennessee
Chattanooga. A former mem-
ber of the Trojans golf team,
Harris spent the previous
two years working in TROY’s
athletics development offce
while completing his Master
of Business Administration.
University mourns loss of
longtime educator
Dr. Joseph E. Zuro, Director
of Troy University’s Florida
Region from 1985 until 1994,
passed away July 25.
Dr. Zuro joined Troy Uni-
versity in 1975 and served as
associate professor, academic
dean and coordinator of the
Florida Region Headquarters
prior to becoming director.
During his tenure, the
Florida Region grew from
about 100 students to more
than 5,000. Following his
service as director, Dr. Zuro
remained on the faculty until
2000.
An Air Force colonel, Dr.
Zuro, 85, was once praised
as an “icon in military educa-
tion,” having been Director
of Evaluation and Program
Research for the Air War
College at Maxwell AFB.
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