Class Notes



Susan Saye Crews is the president/CEO of Huntsboro Hemp Company, Oxford, N.C.’s premium CBD company. Crews was appointed to the board of directors for the Southeast Hemp Association in September 2020. She is a CBD expert and advocate who educates others on the benefits of the industrial hemp plant and CBD.

Kathy Smith Frederick works at Wake Technical Community College where she is the director of work-based learning and interim director of university partnerships. She has remarried and is now Kathy Frederick. Frederick has two children, a daughter who is a student at Arizona State University in Tempe, and a son who lives and works in Cary, N.C. When she is not working and COVID-19 permits, Frederick and her husband travel across the United States. 

Carolyn McLeod Gaskins and her husband, Leland, continue to make their home in Tokyo, Japan, where they have lived for the past 20+ years. Gaskins works in leadership and talent development for Bloomberg, supporting leaders and their teams across the Asia Pacific region. Their free time is spent exploring Japan by bicycle, and they look forward to being able to resume their (usually) frequent travels around Asia, Europe, and the U.S.

After teaching middle school choir in Union County, N.C., for 28 years, Kimberly Bean Morgan is retiring. She plans to spend her time with her six grandchildren and her husband, Mike.

Linda Dotson Perkins writes that she and her husband are blessed to live on Edisto Island, S.C. They enjoy so many things about the Lowcountry and the beach as well as the city of Charleston. Perkins has two granddaughters, and she is excited that her youngest daughter is engaged to be married this year.

After 35 years, Anna Pearson Skirvin retired from teaching in June 2020. Her granddaughter, Annalyn, is now four years old and Skirvin welcomed her second granddaughter, Ella James, in October 2020.

Mary Weathers writes that since retiring she is playing pickleball, teaching CPR part time at Durham Tech, and spending lots of time at the beach!