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Trustee and Wake Forest par-
ent Alice Kirby Horton, director
of the F.M.  Kirby Foundation,
was responsible for its $5 mil-
lion contribution to the build-
ing in recognition of her parents,
Fred and Walker Kirby. The
49,000-square-foot addition to
Calloway Hall was completed in
the summer.
Martin Hall was dedicated
on October 9. It was named after
Zeno Martin Sr. (’26), who served
as mayor of Marion, North Caro-
lina, and business manager of Meredith College, near Raleigh. Completed in 1994,
Martin Hall was formerly known as North Hall. It was a three-story residence for
ninety-five upperclassmen on the northwestern edge of campus. A faculty office at
the School of Law was named in honor of Julius H. Corpening (’49), Assistant Vice
President for University Relations. Corpening retired at the end of 2004, having spent
thirty of his thirty-seven years at the University promoting the Law School to alumni
and donors.
On July 31, an ice cream and lemonade social was held for invited members of
the Wake Forest community and the craftsmen who had spent the past two summers
laying bricks for the Young Student Walk on University Plaza. The celebration was
held in the main lounge of Reynolda Hall. The event signaled the official opening of
the Young Student Walk, which was named in memory of the late J. Smith Young, a
President Hearn spoke at the dedication
of the Kirby Wing
Julius Corpening, third from left, surrounded by family Katie
Corpening ‘09, second from left, with her mother, Cindy, Julius ‘49,
and Jay ‘76
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