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Thomas Gaines McDowell
Birmingham was cast in the first
national tour of the hit Broadway
rock musical American Idiot,
which toured the U.S. through
July 8. The musical tells the story
of three suburban slackers who
take separate paths in post 9/11
America. The musical is based on
the Green Day albums American
Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown.
Cassie BullockWoodall
currently working at the University
of South Alabama Children’s and
Women’s Hospital in the Pediatric
Intensive Care Unit.
Megan Seibert Cherry
has joined
Village Dermatology in Mountain
Brook Village. She served as chief
resident in dermatology at UAB for
the 2011-12 academic year. Her
Brad Cherry ’01
is an
attorney with Maynard Cooper &
Brian Ross DeLoach
and his
newlywed wife,
Bevin Muire
O’Neill DeLoach ’06
live in
Hoover. Brian is a loan appraisal
underwriter at Regions Bank, and
Bevin is a registered nurse at the
UAB Medical Intensive Care Unit
see also “Weddings”).
Michelle Elizabeth Downing
recently completed an
anesthesiology residency at
UAB and is now entering a
cardiothoracic anesthesiology
fellowship at Duke University
Medical Center in Durham, N.C.
After three years of service with
the Shelby County, Ala., District
Attorney’s Office,
Mitchell Jones
has relocated and
is now an assistant district attorney
in Mobile County, Ala.
Dr. Jaime M. Gober
all requirements for a doctor
of medicine degree from the
University of South Alabama
College of Medicine in Mobile.
She is continuing her clinical
training in family medicine at the
Florida Hospital Medical Center in
Orlando, Fla.
listed as a
Rising Star
in the 2012
publication. She is an associate
in the appellate litigation practice
group of Christian & Small in
Lauren E.
joined the
office of Burr
LLP, where
she practices
in the firm’s
litigation practice group.
George E. Malone
has started
a company, Hapi Drinks, to
manufacture and market healthy
beverages for kids and adults.
He currently is an MBA student
at Vanderbilt University’s Owen
Graduate School of Management.
I just did a semester extra to get
up to credits required for the CPA
exam,” he noted.
Matt Barber
was inducted into
the Daphne High School Hall of
Fame last fall. He was a member
of the National Honor Society and
won back-to-back championships
in baseball. Barber is a resident of
After playing professional baseball
for the San Francisco Giants
for several years, former BSC
Casey Bond
is pursuing
an acting career. He landed a
supporting role opposite Brad
Pitt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and
Jonah Hill in the movie Moneyball,
which came out last year. Bond
has been involved in many other
film projects as well.
Rev. Kelsey Grissom Johnson
was ordained an Elder in Full
Connection during the 2011 North
Alabama Conference of the United
Methodist Church. She is married
Dr.TimothyVan Johnson ’05
Dr. George A. Nelson IV
completed his degree in medicine
from the University of South
Alabama. He graduated with
research honors and as a member
of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor
Medical Society. During the
university’s Honors Convocation,
Nelson was the recipient of the
following awards: The Merck
Award acknowledging superior
academic achievement and the
Samuel Eichold Award recognizing
outstanding performance in
internal medicine. He is continuing
his clinical education in internal
medicine at UAB.
David Pace
and his wife,
Jeffreys Pace ’08
currently live
in Forth Worth, Texas. David is an
account representative with B&W
Drilling Tools. Kristin graduated
from Samford University’s
Cumberland School of Law in May
and passed both the Alabama
and Texas state bars.
Kara M. Smith
is one of two
curators who are producing an
exhibition to connect artists
with audiences to explore and
inform community building and
creative placemaking. The exhibit
Performing Community” hosted
artists in San Francisco’s South of
Market neighborhood July 6-28.
They were selected for one of four
Commons Curatorial Residencies
taking place at SOMArts Cultural
Center in 2011–12.
was a
finalist for the 2011 Appalachian
Festival of Plays and Playwrights
at the Barter Theatre as well as a
Princess Grace Playwriting
Fellowship semifinalist. He
recently was made the general
manager of
The Tank,
a nonprofit
in Midtown
free performance space and
support to new and emerging
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Olympic insiders
Reed Kramer ’11
on left),
Sarah Kate Masters ’11
Bryan ’06
are pictured recently at
the U.S. Olympic Training Center
OTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Masters was serving as the current
athlete services and program
management intern. She had been
living and working at the OTC since
January, working with resident
athletes on a daily basis, assisting
with programs designed to support
the athletes as they prepared for the
Olympic Games that kicked
off July 27 in London. Kramer and
Bryan visited the OTC in May as
part of the curriculum for the Master
of Sport Management program at
the University of Alabama. The two
completed a management analysis
of the OTC and presented it to
members of the center’s operations
staff. They also worked on an
Olympic qualifying event for U.S.
male gymnasts that was held at
OTC, and assisted with logistic and
operational work to support athletes
in their training.