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Reunion Weekend: Alumni Honored
April 29, 2000

Beneath the outstretched arms of the oaks on Chambers Lawn, alumni and their families gathered Saturday afternoon to recognize the hours of service that their classmates have given, as part of the Reunion Weekend festivities. Each has found a unique manner of dedicating his or her talents to service for Davidson and the community, enriching the lives of others.

Click on the individual's name below for a full description.
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Alumni award winners pose for a group photo at the Old Well.

Honorees:

  • PAUL WHITLOCK COBB '50
  • DAVID VINES MILLER '50
  • JAMES MURDOCK VANN, JR. '50
  • BENJAMIN THOMAS VERNON, JR. '50
  • GRAEME McGREGOR KEITH '54
  • MARTIN BOGER FOIL, JR. '55
  • HAROLD PERRIN ANDERSON '56
  • PATRICK DWIGHT MILLER, JR. '56
  • DAVID LEGARDE MCCULLOUGH '60
  • GEORGE ALEXANDER BERNHARDT, SR. '65
  • CHARLES EDWARD RAYNAL III '65
  • ARTHUR JACKSON CRUMBLEY III '70
  • GUY WHIT HUTCHISON '75
  • JUDITH INGE HARRIS '80
  • JAMES PRIOLEAU RICHARDS II '80
  • MITZI SHORT '83

    Click on the pictures for more scenes of each event!


    Welcome Back to Davidson!

    Mrs. Blackwell
    Some things never change! Nancy Blackwell, associate director of alumni relations who has greeted returning alumni for decades, did so again for Reunion Weekend 2000.


    Biology Professors' Retirement Reception

    Grant, Williamson, and Kimmel
    No gold watches. . . but retiring biology faculty members (l-r) Dave Grant, John Williamson, and Don Kimmel received "antique" microscopes as retirement gifts from the department.


    Alumni Association Distinguished Lecturer

    Don Kimmel
    Professor Don Kimmel delivered the first-ever Distinguished Alumni Lecture on "Vita omnis ex DNA oritur: Responding to Rampant Reductionism."


    Pres. Vagt Delivers the "State of the College" Address

    President Vagt
    Perry Biddle '54 has a word with President Robert Vagt prior to the President's "State of the College" address on Friday afternoon.


    The Cake Race

    S. D. Rollins
    Third-place runner Susan Davidson Rollins '80 rounds the last bend in the Cake Race, finishing close behind 1) Deal and 2) Bruce.


    The Class of 1950: Golden Reunion

    Big Band
    Festivities for the Class of 1950 included dinner and dancing in Vail Commons, with the Frank Love Orchestra.


    Cluster Reunion: Classes of '54, '55, & '56

    Class of '60
    Cam Cridlebaugh '54 introduces President Vagt at the cluster reunion's Friday afternoon reception.


    Class of '60: 40th Reunion

    Class of '60
    Bob Avinger '60 served as his class reunion chair.


    Class of '65: 35th Reunion

    Class of '65
    George Oehler '65 and his wife Jaynelle enjoy grilled salmon on the buffet.


    Class of '70: 30th Reunion

    Class of '70
    Representing the Class of '70: The home team! Class of 1970 reunion chairs William Brown, Robert Norfleet, and Jamie May all serve in the Davidson College administration.


    Class of '75: 25th Reunion

    Class of '75
    The Class of 1975 enjoyed a bountiful buffet in Vail Commons on Friday night.


    Class of '80: 20th Reunion

    Class of '80
    Class of 1980 reunion chairs Jimmy Livaditas and Anna Boykin.

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