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Sparks

Sparks

Wake Forest Magazine


Graduates who write for a living or work in the literary profession discuss inspiration they found at Wake Forest.

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Distinguished alumni reflect the spirit of Wake Forest

Distinguished alumni reflect the spirit of Wake Forest

Cherin C. Poovey (P '08)


Successful. Authoritative. Commanding great respect. There are many terms to define “distinguished” but these seem especially appropriate when describing the 2012 recipients of Wake Forest’s Distinguished Alumni Award, who were recognized at a gala dinner on Feb. 17 during Alumni Council weekend. The Rev. Michael “Mike” Aiken (’71) is executive director of the Greensboro Urban Ministry. […]

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Michael “Mike” Aiken, Greensboro, N.C.

Michael “Mike” Aiken, Greensboro, N.C.

Cherin C. Poovey (P '08)


Since 1985 the Rev. Michael “Mike” Aiken (’71) has been executive director of Greensboro Urban Ministry, a nondenominational agency providing crisis intervention and outreach services. As one nominator wrote, “He is out to put himself out of a job as he works to end homelessness and poverty in Greensboro and Guilford County.” In accepting his […]

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Libba Clark Evans, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Libba Clark Evans, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Cherin C. Poovey (P '08)


Well-known for her service in the private and public sectors, Lisbeth “Libba” Clark Evans (’74, MBA ’78) earned two degrees from Wake Forest and she has never strayed far from the place. She has, at one time or another, held leadership roles on the Board of Trustees, the Alumni Council, the boards of directors of Wake […]

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Ben Sutton Jr., Winston-Salem, N.C.

Ben Sutton Jr., Winston-Salem, N.C.

Cherin C. Poovey (P '08)


As the “mic man” who led cheers at home football games in 1978 and 1979, Ben Sutton Jr. (’80, JD ’83, P ’14) was a widely recognized voice in Wake Forest sports. Today he continues to promote Demon Deacons athletics as president of IMG College, the multimedia and brand management company representing Wake Forest and other […]

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