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Anne Stump Sockwell
moved to the Auburn-Opelika area
and opened a yarn store with her
eldest daughter, Cary. The store,
Yarnhouse Studio, offers supplies
and classes for knitting, weaving,
spinning, sewing, and related fiber
arts in historic downtown Opelika.
Her husband,
Sam Sockwell
was in Texas working as
headmaster of St. Stephens
Episcopal School in Wimberley. He
moved recently to join Anne after
his retirement.
Glenda Lammers
of Fairhope was
named director of the Brewton
Public Library this past December.
Homewood artist
Dr. Donald
has released his newest
composite artwork “Follow Me.”
The complex ball point drawing
honors the history of the U.S.
Army infantry and was unveiled on
Memorial Day 2012 at the National
Infantry Museum in Columbus,
Ga. Stewart is the owner of DS Art
Gail Livingston Mills
an attorney in
the Birmingham office of Burr & Forman
LLP, has been recognized as an Alabama
Super Lawyer in the practice area of
real estate. She also was ranked as a
leading practitioner in the 2012 edition
of Chambers USA, a highly regarded
directory featuring client-led intelligence
on America’s leading lawyers for
During St. Paul’s Episcopal School’s
Alumni Luncheon,
Dr. Sidney Ball
received the Distinguished
Alumnus Award
for outstanding
in his professional
field and for his
civic leadership. 
Brevard was
raised in Mobile
and graduated
from St. Paul’s in 1979. He currently
is an associate professor in the
surgery department at University
of South Alabama Medical Center.
David McQuiddy III
president of
McQuiddy Printing in Nashville,
Tenn., was named by the Printing
Industry Association of the South
Inc. (PIAS) as Person of the Year.
The honor was bestowed in June
at a PIAS convention banquet
in Destin, Fla.
Rev. Henry C. Bass
was appointed
superintendent of the Valdosta
District of the South Georgia
Conference of the United
Methodist Church in June 2011.
Warren Averett LLC has named
Thomas E. Sisson ’84
managing partner of the regional
accounting firm’s Birmingham
office. Sisson will lead the
person office, focusing
on client service and strategic
planning. He has been with
Warren Averett for 30 years,
serving in various leadership
Celebrating intellect and effort
Southern held its annual Honors Day Convocation May 3
to salute outstanding students, faculty, and staff who have
distinguished themselves through scholarly achievement,
leadership, and service. In her address to the senior class,
visiting speaker
Erin Kendrick Stephenson ’01
vice president
of development for the Community Foundation of Greater
Birmingham, told students that their education has prepared
them to tackle life’s challenges. Stephenson said her own
experience on campus helped her achieve success in
community development and philanthropy, as well as in building
relationships. “My time at ’Southern—particularly the time I
spent in the service-learning context—equipped me to engage
in dialogue with a very diverse group of people in a variety
of contexts,” she said. Pictured with Stephenson are BSC
President Gen. Charles C. Krulak (on right) and Provost Dr. Mark
S. Schantz.
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