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Scott Abell ’92

On the Ball

Spring 2016

Alumnus leads Washington and Lee football team to best season in 123-year history of program Person of Interest In 1991, Scott Abell ’92, was starting catcher on the record-setting Lancer baseball…

Ashley Crute

Alumna named to lead University Career Services

Spring 2016

Ashley Jarrett Crute ’10 is the new associate director of career services. Crute had been an assistant director in George Mason University’s school of business since June 2012. Her first…

Megan Clark ’05 (l) is sworn in as the first African-American and the first woman to serve as commonwealth’s attorney in Prince Edward County as her mother Dr. Theresa Clark looks on. Susan O’Prandy Fierro ’94 (r) is the first woman to hold that position in Prince George County.

Two alumnae make history by winning top prosecutor jobs

Spring 2016

Two alumni recently made history by being elected the top prosecutor in their localities. Megan Clark ’05 is the first African-American and the first woman to serve as commonwealth’s attorney…

Wendi Strickland ’04 (left) and Jessee Helbert ’04, M.Ed. ’05, ‘took a leap’ to start Branches of Life.

Branching Out

Spring 2016

Friends turn caring into a career with business devoted to adults with intellectual disabilities Persons of Interest As students at Longwood, Jessee Helbert ’04, M.Ed. ’05, and Wendi Strickland ’04,…

Nationals Park,Washington, D.C.

Professional baseball serves as backdrop for upcoming alumni events

Spring 2016

If you enjoy the national pastime and getting together with fellow alums, two upcoming events are made for you. Longwood Alumni Day with the Washington Nationals will be held at…

Tracie Linden Leeper ’01 and her husband, Gard Leeper, made a $10,000 gift to Longwood’s Speech, Hearing and Learning Services in memory of their son, Jack.

Remembering Jack

Spring 2016

Alum’s gift in memory of son will help other children with developmental delays Children with developmental delays who seek help from Longwood’s Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (SHLS) have a…

Class Notes

Spring 2016

1960s Edith Withers ’67 was named Volunteer of the Year by the Northumberland Family YMCA in March 2015. She was recognized at the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA’s annual dinner in Hampton….

In Memoriam

Spring 2016

LISTED IN ORDER OF CLASS YEAR Maude Beckham Foster ’38 Oct. 3, 2015. Mildred Gibboney Horner ’38 Jan. 3, 2016. Ivey Hale Lewis ’41 Jan. 16, 2016. Lena Butterworth Harper…

Parks Smith ’08

New alumni director focused on engaging alumni via ‘lifelong learning’

Fall 2015

Parks Smith ’08, Longwood’s new director of alumni relations, could never be accused of a lack of school spirit. As a Longwood student, Smith missed only one men’s basketball game—because…

Joanie on the Pony statue

Milestone Reunions set for April 29-30, 2016

Fall 2015

The Longwood campus will be buzzing with activities on the weekend of April 29-30, 2016, with the 50th reunion celebration of the Class of 1966 and additional Milestone Reunions for…