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Cathy Hoover (1999)
an instructor in the early
childhood care and education
program at Middle Georgia
Technical College, has been
named the school’s 2011-2012
instructor of the year.
Tim Schmidt (1999, 2000)
has been recognized as a
top performer for his sales
achievements with Willis
North America, a global
insurance provider. His
achievements have qualified
him for the company’s
Exceptional Producers
Council. Schmidt is the son
of Dr. John Schmidt, TROY’s
senior vice chancellor for
advancement and external
relations, and his wife Vickie.
Richetta Scaife Stephens
was recently honored
by the People of Action for
Community Enrichment
organization in Auburn with
the group’s Outstanding
Member Award. Stephens,
who currently serves as office
manager for the Opelika-
Auburn News, received the
award for her dedication and
love for her family, church and
community, her leadership
qualities and her giving spirit.
Courtney Boswell (2000)
assistant athletic director and
athletic trainer at Columbus
State University in Columbus,
Brian Dugan (2000)
been named major over
District II of the Tampa
Police Department. Dugan
has been with the department
for 21 years.
Eron Green (2000)
been named the new president
and chief executive officer of
South Texas children’s Home
for the Office of the Deputy
Chief of Staff, headquarters
of the Department of the
Army. He has more than 30
years of military service.
Richard J. Sherlock
has been appointed
chief executive officer of the
Association of Air Medical
Services. The association
is the only international
trade association serving
the entire air and ground
medical transport community.
Sherlock will also serve
in a dual role as the chief
executive order of MedEvac
Foundation International.
Michael Chadwick (1994)
is head athletic trainer and
assistant athletic director at
the University of Montevallo.
Don Hersman (1994)
announced his candidacy for
the Holmes County, Fla. office
of Clerk of Court. He is
employed by Piggy Wiggly. He
and his wife, Dawn, have two
children – Dylan and Dalton.
Priscilla Southall (1994)
recently became the first
female truck driver training
program coordinator/
instructor at H. Councill
Trenholm State Technical
College in Montgomery. She
has been employed with the
training program for the last
six years.
Jinni Frisbi (1995)
is the
director of sports medicine
and associate athletic director
at the University of South
Chad E. Stewart (1995)
has been named a shareholder
in the Montgomery-based law
firm of Beasley, Allen, Crow,
Methvin, Portis & Miles,
P.C. Stewart joined the firm’s
Consumer Fraud Section
in 2011 and has focused
primarily on Medicaid Fraud
Litigation. He and his wife,
Becky, have three children –
Cate, Ann Presley and Bo.
Janie Wiggins (1995,
is the new head
volleyball coach at Enterprise
High School. She previously
served as head coach for the
volleyball and softball teams
at Kinston. Wiggins and her
husband, DeWayne, have
three children – Alex, Ali and
Charles L. Kendall (1996)
has been named head football
coach at Troup (Ga.) High
School. Kendall, who has
been employed with Troup
County School System since
1999, currently teaches social
science at Troup High and
serves as the head coach of
the boys’ tennis team and as
the assistant athletic director.
He had served as interim head
football coach for the school
since earlier this year.
Jeremy Lowery (1996)
director of sports medicine
at Andrews Institute in
Pensacola, Fla.
Lee Borcik (1997)
is a
physical therapist and athletic
trainer at the Southern Bone
& Joint in Dothan.
Heather Haney (1997)
recently inducted into the
Limestone County Sports Hall
of Fame. She was a two-time
first team, all-state basketball
player and all-time leading
scorer at Athens High School.
She was named Alabama’s
Class 5A Player of the Year
during her senior year in high
school and went on to play
basketball at TROY.
Chief Master Sgt. Cynthia
Solomito (1997)
is command
chief of the Air Force Global
Logistics Support Center
at Scott Air Force Base in
Lee Moss (1998)
is seeking
the post of Holmes County
(Fla.) Clerk of Court. He
is currently employed as a
senior classification officer
at Holmes Correctional
Institution Work Camp with
Ministries. He previously
served as an administrator
of Florida Baptist Children’s
Home where he oversaw all
program operations in the
Central Florida area. Green
and his wife, Shelley, have two
children, Harper and Deacon.
Nico Melendez (2000)
recently named Saddleback
College’s 2012 Alumnus
of the Year. He works as a
professional broadcaster/
communicator with the
Transportation Security
Administration. An officer
in the U.S. Navy Reserve,
Melendez was named the 66th
Assembly District Veteran of
the Year in 2011.
Carrie Stewart (2000)
was recently named director
of sports medicine and
head athletic trainer at the
University of West Georgia.
Marquita Wilkins (2001,
has been named as
the new principal of Heard-
Mixon Elementary School
by the Newton County (Ga.)
Board of Education. She has
served as assistant principal
at the school for the past four
Lynn DiNardo (2002)
been named principal at
Mansfield (Ga.) Elementary
School. She previously served
as the school’s assistant
principal. DiNardo has also
served as assistant principal
at both Ficquett and Rocky
Plains elementary schools
during her 21-year career with
the Newton County School
Eric Law (2002)
finished Medical School at
UAB and will return to Troy,
Ala. to practice medicine.
Felipe Usury (2002)
been named chief of police
for the Fulton County (Ga.)
School System. Usury, who
holds a Master of Public
Administration from TROY,
is a 21-year law enforcement