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V. Hugh (Chip) Price, Jr. ’69

V. Hugh (Chip) Price, Jr. was elected executive board vice chair of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) at a board meeting July 23, 2013. The AVMA was founded in 1863 and has more than 84,000 members, one of the oldest and largest veterinary medical organizations in the world. He is director

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Lydon Neumann ’68

Lydon Neumann joined Impact Advisors LLC, a leading healthcare IT consulting firm, leading advisory and implementation services as vice president.

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Albon O. Head, Jr. ’68

Albon O. Head, Jr. (J.D. ’71), an attorney in the Fort Worth office of Jackson Walker, has been included in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, widely regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. 

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John Nieto ’59

John Nieto continues his painting despite some recent health setbacks. Last summer from August 16 through September 15, he presented new works at a solo exhibition at Ventana Fine Art in Santa Fe. His New Mexico ancestry dates back hundreds of years. The icon of Native art has shown internationally

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James W. Holaday ’59

James W. Holaday and Barbara Runyon Kolb ’58, ’60 opened Blue Ridge Vineyard in Virginia in 2007.

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Shirley Heilbron Price ’57

Shirley Heilbron Price reports that she is the mother of one son.

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Cecil Williams ’55

Cecil Williams has written a memoir based on radical hope and perseverance, transformative love and jubilant revolution. Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change at a Community Called Glide was co-authored with his wife and longtime collaborator, Janice Mirikitani. They lead what has been described as the most

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Earle Labor ’49

Earle Labor (M.A. ’52) is professor emeritus of American literature at Centenary College of Louisiana, curator of the Jack London Museum and Research Center in Shreveport and the acknowledged Jack London authority. He completed his doctoral dissertation on London at the University of Wisconsin in 1961 and taught the first

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Clare G. Weakley, Jr. ’48

Clare G. Weakley, Jr. (M.Th. ’67) of Cornerstone Ministries is an ordained theologian, businessman and philanthropist in Dallas named in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest. He has edited and published five collections of John Wesley’s works,

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Francile Foote Ehricht ’41

Francile Foote Ehricht dated her future husband, John Ehricht, in their senior year at SMU. She remembers Snider Hall, the just-completed Fondren Library and the Commerce School, housed in a prefab building behind Dallas Hall. John became a partner at Main Hurdman CPA, and Francile taught Latin and English in

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