Class Year: 1975
Major at MC: Double Major: Art (Painting/Art History) & Music (Piano Performance)
Senior Thesis Title/Topic: “15th c. Illuminated Music Manuscripts and 13th c. Byzantine Icons-Research & Replication”
Current Town/City of Residence: Richmond, VA
Occupation: University professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts and Artistic Director of VCU Opera
Family: Husband-Dr. Roland Karnatz of Melbourne, Australia
Class Year: 1984
Major at MC: English/Theater
Senior Thesis Title/Topic: “A Flair for the Dramatic, A play around the Zoo Story and a study of the works of Edward Albee”
Current Town/City of Residence: Boone, N.C.
Occupation: Presbyterian Campus Minister at Appalachian State University; adjunct faculty at ASU in Recreation Management and First Year Seminar Programs; Ministerial Consultant; Life Coach
Family: Wife Karen Shafer Brown ’85, son Hayden Brown ’14; and son Shafer Brown, UNC School of the Arts High School Class of 2013
Class Year: 1988
Major at MC: Physical Education
Senior Thesis Title/Topic: “Effects of strength and flexibility training on baseball hitting performance”
Current Town/City of Residence: Maryville, Tenn.
Occupation: Assistant Athletics Director for Communications, Maryville College
Family: Wife Bonnie Bouch Etchison '87 and a daughter, DeAnna (18)
Class Year: 1981
Major at MC: Political Science
Senior Thesis Title/Topic: “Jean-Jacques Rousseau: An Introspection of On the Social Contract”… or something like that
Current Town/City of Residence: Berryville, Va.
Family: Wife Walker and two daughters, Georgia (19) and Tessa (17)