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Individual Recognitions
Faculty recognition during 1985–
1986 included Dan Locklair, who
received the Hinda Hongiman
Composer’s Cup from the North
Carolina Federation of Music Clubs
in recognition of his composition
Flutes, a suite of inventions for solo-
ists. In August, his Phoenix Fanfare
and Processional was played at the
new student convocation.
In the book publishing realm,
Doyle Fosso (English) published a
collection of poetry, Parabola Rosa
(Stuart Wright). James C. O’Flaherty
(German), Timothy E. Sellner (Ger-
man), and Robert M. Helm (’39,
Philosophy) edited the book Studies
in Nietzsche and the Judeo-Christian
Tradition (University of North Car-
olina Press). Terisio Pignatti (Art
History) published two books: Five
Centuries of Italian Painting: 1300–1800 and Drawings from Venice. G. McLeod Bryan
(’41, MA ’44, Religion) published a text on another outstanding Wake Forest minis-
ter, W.W. Finlator (’34, HDD ’73). The book was titled Dissenter in the Baptist South-
land: Fifty Years in the Career of William Wallace Finlator (Mercer University Press).
Dillon Johnson (Wake Forest Irish Press) also published a new work: Irish Poetry after
Joyce (University of Notre Dame Press and Dolmen Press).
Sally J. Schumacher (Medical School) was elected president of the American
Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Rhoda Bryan
Billings (JD ’66) was appointed by Governor James Martin to the North Carolina
Supreme Court, taking the oath of office on September 4. She was only the second
woman justice in the 166-
year history of the court. A
member of the Wake Forest
law faculty since 1973, Bill-
ings became a full professor in
1977. Her specialty was con-
stitutional law and evidence.
To recognize exemplary
faculty teaching, alumnus
Wilbur S. Doyle of Martins-
ville, Virginia, gave $25,000
in honor of Philosophy Pro-
fessor A.C. Reid, his favorite
Co-captains of 1986 Wake Forest golf team:
Chris Kite and Billy Andrade
Dan Locklair
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