The smell of hot dogs and freshly mown turf. The pop of the ball in the catcher’s mitt during warm-ups. The lead-off batter’s practice swings, as the fans find their seats and kids prepare to chase down foul balls. An evening at the UNCG Baseball Stadium is a treat for everyone. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the UNCG-Appalachian State game on May 8.
The idea of hills brimming with green vines and sweet fruit captivated their imaginations. So they followed their passion: Max Lloyd and his wife, Denise Ann Wilson ’85, founded Grove Winery. Joyce Marie Dickey ’61 and her husband, Glendale, started GlenMarie Winery. And Greg Johns and his wife Terry Christian ’81 joined forces with NASCAR race team owner Richard Childress to create Childress Vineyards. Take a moment to drink in the images of these three wineries, from grape to glass.
Almost 250 alumni made their way back to campus this year for Reunion. In addition to rekindling old friendships, attendees also went back to class, heard the ever-popular Spartones and even got an impromptu lesson on how to do “the bump.” “It was as if you created this weekend just for me,” said one reunioner. Take a peek at some weekend highlights with this slideshow.