VOL. 113 | NO. 121 | Wednesday, June 23, 1999
The YWCA of Greater Memphis presented its 11th annual Awards for Women recently. The winners were Debra P. Brown, director of housing and community development for the city of Memphis, the Addie G. Owen Award for Racial Justice; Sandy S. Nichols, executive hospital consultant for Smith Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, the Mertie W. Buckman Award for Community Service; and Agnes Pokrandt, training consultant at International Paper and chair of the YWCAs personnel committee, the Ellida Sadler Fri Award for Leadership.
Stephen A. Montoya has joined Weston Cos. as vice president and chief financial officer.
Dennis Joyner, former chief of police in Collierville, has been appointed director of the Mid-South Training Institute at the University of Memphis. He is a graduate of the U of M.
Damon Fuller has joined Trammell Crow Co. as a senior property manager. He previously was a property manager at the companys Boca Raton, Fla., office. He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University.
Rose Zickefoose has been promoted to vice president of landscape management at GreenScape Inc. She formerly handled client care and managed the integrated pest management program.
Orlando Erazo has been named assistant vice president of landscape management for GreenScape. He most recently was mowing manager.
Robert T. Carlock of R.T. Carlock Co. has been appointed to the Committee on National Electrical Code, Panel 18, for the National Fire Protection Association.
Owen T. Johnson of Rhea & Ivy received the designation of accredited senior appraiser from the American Society of Appraisers.
Joseph E. Smith was named Hunter Education Instructor of the Year by the Tennessee Conservation League.
Cynthia Marshall, professor of English at Rhodes College, has received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the South Atlantic Association of Departments of English and a fellowship from the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Yvonne B. Acey, a teacher in Memphis City Schools, received the Susan B. Anthony Award for outstanding contributions to womens rights from the Tennessee Education Association.
Avron B. Fogelman, founder of the Avron B. Fogelman Scholars Program, which provides college scholarships to graduates of local public schools, received the TEAs E. Harper Johnson Award.
Dr. Reginald A. Dalle, chairman of the foreign language department at Memphis University School, received its Distinguished Teacher Award.
Norman S. Thompson, a Memphis University School English instructor, was named the schools first L. Edwin Eleazer III Chair of Excellence in Teaching.
Mary Nell Easum, registrar at the Memphis University School, received its first Jean Barbee Hale Award for Outstanding Service.
Larry Bunch, vice president of strategic sourcing and procurement for Harrahs Entertainment Inc., and Kathy Wade-Yacoubian, corporate director of human resources development for Harrahs, received the companys Corporate Excellence Award.
State Rep. Henri E. Brooks has been named Legislator of the Year by the National Black Chamber of Commerce.