348 The History of Wake Forest
her tenure in 1992, was named ACC, South Region,
and National Coach of the Year, while Kelly Doton was
named ACC Player of the Year.
The medical school celebrated its centennial with
the theme The Legacy of Yesterday, the Promise of
Tomorrow. A book on the school’s history, One Hundred
Years of Medicine: Legacy and Promise, was published.
Scientist and entrepreneur Craig Venter, a pioneer in
sequencing the human genome and cloning, was the
fall convocation speaker for both campuses on October
10 in Wait Chapel. The medical school hosted tours of
its facilities in October, and a Mini-Medical School for
the general public offered programs on genetics, radiol-
ogy, cancer, cardiology, physiology, and pharmacology.
To commemorate the one-year anniversary of 9/11, the University planned a
Day of Remembrance with meditations, music, and continuous screening of the
HBO documentary film In Memoriam/New York City/September 11, 2001 in Benson
University Center. The upper quad was decorated with flags of all the nations that
lost citizens in the terrorist attacks. From the steps of Wait Chapel, students, fac-
ulty, and staff took turns reading aloud the names of the more than three thousand
victims. President Hearn began at 10:30 a.m. Over six hundred students took the
Celebrating the American Spirit Service Pledge, sponsored by the Office of Vol-
unteer Services and many student organizations, to serve the local community in
2002 Field Hockey Team
Jennifer Averill
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