Other N-C Grads in the News

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March 2, 2021

Robin Wicker (NCHS 1987) donated grass colorant for the football field at Gurley Stadium for the unprecedented SPRING football season at NCHS.

https://observernewsonline.com/content/nchs-alumni-honors-former-school-providing-grass-colorant-football-field

 

February 18, 2021

Twyla Deese (NCHS 1978) is back in the news today

with her work at Catawba Farms helping the city of Newton.

https://www.observernewsonline.com/content/catawba-farms-continues-help-newton

January 9, 2021

Check out Twyla Deese (NCHS 1978) and her new ice skating rink

at Catawba Farms in Newton.

https://hickoryrecord.com/business/local/synthetic-ice-rink-all-skate-no-melt-its-being-constructed-at-catawba-farms/article_b5a32330-51e7-11eb-8bf8-4fa74e603548.html#tracking-source=home-top-story

January 4, 2021

Linda McCorkle (NCHS 1974), sister of Dennis '76 and Agnes and Angela '79, is today's HDR Notable Neighbor.  She has retired after 43 years at Arndt Middle School.  She will still be working part-time at the Central (East Newton) Gym.

https://hickoryrecord.com/news/local/notable-neighbor-linda-mccorkle-she-retired-from-arndt-middle-after-43-years/article_f9ec2c20-3988-11eb-87a0-6b3684519a36.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1

November 20, 2020

Dan Hunsucker, NCHS Class of 1978, was honored for his twenty years of service as a Catawba County Commissioner.

https://hickoryrecord.com/news/local/commissioner-dan-hunsucker-honored-for-public-service/article_7ba6569a-2a8a-11eb-976d-afe61d083a42.html

August 5, 2020

Dan Hunsucker, NCHS Class of 1978, is selling his farm.  He will also soon be completing 20 years as a Catawba County Commissioner.  Check this article on the front page of the HDR.

https://hickoryrecord.com/business/local/majority-of-hunsucker-farms-property-to-be-sold/article_b186f114-d5af-11ea-9556-0f267146b1a0.html

 

June 8, 2020

Ann Abernathy Catchings, NCHS Class of 1983, is The HDR Notable Neighbor.  She was honored for her retirement after teaching 30 years at Newton-Conover Middle School.  Two of Ann's sisters are Kim (1975) and Stephanie (1979).

https://www.hickoryrecord.com/news/local/education/notable-neighbor-ann-catchings-teacher-reflects-on-30-years-in-classroom/article_e8d1db82-6cee-57d1-9216-e2ea986d4c90.html#tracking-source=home-top-story

March 30, 2020

Greta Lint, NCHS Class of 1975, was awarded the NC Order of the Long Leaf Pine for her work supporting North Carolina small towns.

https://www.courier-tribune.com/news/20191209/greta-lint-awarded-nc-order-of-long-leaf-pine

March 8,2020

Jeff Allen, NCHS Class of 1980, is renovating a downtown Newton building for the Novel Taproom.  Read this HDR article.

https://www.hickoryrecord.com/news/local/renovation-bringing-taproom-to-newton/article_c4cdd236-3560-54cf-b1d0-06d8af378d63.html

March 2, 2020

Franklin Reinhardt, NCHS Class of 1980, was featured in The HDR recently about his work brewing beer at Catawba Farms.

https://www.hickoryrecord.com/hdr/new-ventures-brewing-at-catawba-farms/article_8c837dc3-d995-5a23-a2a8-4b60bef1efbf.html?fbclid=IwAR0SaUsboHKwKe-VvAoLF9eeBSXpihe9vs31jtp5nIaj3r7n6tkZT3QhWWc

January 24, 2020

Here is a link to an article about Eric Epps, NCHS Class of 1978 and brother of Bradley Epps (1976).  He was recently honored at West Rowan Middle School.

https://www.salisburypost.com/2019/10/01/erich-epps-honored-with-field-naming-at-west-rowan-middle/