Class Notes



Kathy Knowles Lohff welcomed a granddaughter, Melisa Elaine Lohff, on May 21, 2021.

Mary Dickson Long was recognized in late April as the 2020 South Carolina Foster Care Review Board Member of the Year at the annual Foster Care Review Board Professional Development Day. Long has served as a volunteer on this board, which advocates for youth in foster care, for 11 years.

After 25 years working for the City of Rocky Mount, N.C., as the director of finance, Amy Greene Staton has accepted a position with the City of Wilson, N.C. as the chief financial officer. Staton, with her husband and their son, will relocate once they find a home in this crazy real estate market.

Susan Whichard Tankard taught school in Beaufort County, N.C., for 32 years, both kindergarten and second grade. Tankard has a son that is a 2019 graduate of The Citadel, Civil Engineer, US Army First Lt. stationed at Fort Bliss in Texas. Tankard has a daughter that is a 2021 graduate of UNC Charlotte with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is presently in graduate school.

Kathryn Clark Vance entered her 26th year teaching. Her only son graduated high school and is attending Appalachian State University.