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24-Hour Challenge: A Tremendous Success

From 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, priceless gems from across the globe came together (virtually) to support some of Carolina’s most academically gifted and multitalented African American students. Gifts from approximately 200 donors totaled more than $125,000 and will provide scholarships for new and returning Light on the Hill Society and Peppers scholars.

Because of the continuous support of Carolina alumni and friends, all scholarships are renewable for up to three years and the amounts have significantly increased:

  • Peppers Scholarship increased from $2,000 to $4,000, annually.
  • Light on the Hill Society Scholarship transitioned from a one-time $2,500 award to a renewable award of $2,000, annually.

Thank You For Accepting the Challenge

Whether your gift was made during the 24-Hour Challenge, on the UNC Black Alumni Reunion registration form, during Tar Heel Service Day or anytime during 2020, we are most grateful to the following alumni and friends who accepted the call to inspire, believe and achieve.

A-G

Ernest ’74 and Earlinda Meekins Adams ’75
Jack Ahern
Dr. Carol Brown Alan ’93
Rashonn Martin Albritton ’97
Kelly Alexander ’70
Jamee Alston ’91
Dr. Sibby Anderson-Thompkins ’87 (’90 MA), Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
April Anthony-Lucas ’00
Mark Atkinson ’92
Caroline Austin ’86
Sierra Austin ’10
Valerie Avera ’87
Karen Baker ’98
Nora Baker ’80
Tyra Banks ’01
Stephanie Beard ’90
Rhonda Hubbard Beatty ’87
Lisa Beers
Janine “Cookie” Bell ’76
Ken Johnson and Carol Ben-Davies ’98
Nicole Heckstall Bennett ’92 (MRP ’95)
Brian Beverly ’90
Sonya Bigelow-Smith ’92
Dr. Katrina Y. Billingsley ’96
Dr. Jerri L. Bland ’93 (MPA)
Toria C. Boldware ’00
Pamela Wagner Bradsher ’85
Eddison Bramble ’85
Dr. Patrice Reives Bright ’00 MD and Jerry Bright ’97
Aishah Briscoe, ’01
David A. Broaden, ’77
Alan ’90 and Carolyn Brookhart ’00 (MD)
Elena Brown ’04
Tinika Brown ’00
Beverly Farrow Browne ’87
QB
Jeffrey Bryson ’78
In honor of Gwendolyn C. Bullock ’78, Theta Pi Chapter Alumnae (1976-1978), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Ronda Bullock ’04
Sondra D. Burford ’69
Clarence ’78 and Syvil Burke ’79
Denene Mackie Burnette ’87
Keisha Burnette
Rolanda Burney ’93
Charisse Burns ’98
Gwendolyn Burrell ’80
Toni E. Butts
Jocelyn Byer ’15
Cassandra Caldwell ’93
Alan Caldwell ’78 and Lisa Jeffries Caldwell ’83
Erika Campbell-Harris ’92
Darlene Cannon ’87
Jan ’75 and Steve Capps ’86
Fa’tima Carmichael ’05
Megan Caron ’16
Dr. Christine V. Carr ’94 (’10 EDD)
Jennifer Farrell Chandler ’12
Elandria Jackson Charles ’03
Pam Campbell-Chisholm, ’73
Class of 1995 Before and Beyond ATC
Cassandra and Phil Clay ’68
Bernadine A. Cobb ’84
Vernice Mitchell Coley ’85
Linda Shealey Cook, MPH, ’88, ’07 and Kevin McKee Cook ’86
Dawn Cooper ’92
Major (Ch) Countess Cooper
Elizabeth A Corgnati ’94
Calvin ’05 and Andrea Covington ’05
Helen Cox ’98
Deborah Craig-Ray ’76
Robert Crews ’92
Alge ’00 and Jennifer Crumpler ’97
Valerie Barnes Crumpton ’99
Lisa Cureton ’89
Saundra Clement Daniels, ’85
Donnell Davis ’76, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Dr. Clara Powell Davis ’94, ’00
Dr. Eric Davis ’93
Rick Davis ’85, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
W. Ashley Davis ’72
Dr. Herb Davis ’73
Alonna Dawes ’09
Norma L. Day-Vines ’84
Lindsay D.
Debbie and Doug Dibbert ’70, Founding Members, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Derek Didier ’00
Candy Lewis Dingle ’87, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Cenita Dobson ’02
Linda Brown Douglas ’82
Dr. Adrian C. Douglass ’83 (’87 MD)
Chanda J. Douglas-Ward ’90
Mrs. Alisia L. Dulaney ’95
Mr. Michael Faulkerson Dulaney ’93
Shannon Eaves ’03
W. Eugene Egerton, MD ’76
Tommy Ray
Brian Ellerby ’85
Nicole Evans ’17
Phyllis Fair ’87
Walter ’82 and Desdemona Faison ’83 (’85 MSW), Founding Members, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Warachal Faison ’95
Dr. Tawana D. Feimster ’95
Ilana Finley ’00
Mrs. Lynda Gray Finley ’75
The Flowers Family ’85
Stormie Forte ’93
Henry Foust ’79
Livis James Freeman, Jr.’99
William Fuller #95
Lynne Fuller-Andrews ’88
Dr. Deryl Davis Fulmer ’74
Roz Fuse-Hall ’80
Faye Williamson Gaddy ’91
Tyeese Gaines ’17
Michael Gardner ’93 MBA (’93 JD) and Family
Tasha Gemma ’96
Russell ’92 and Cherie (Smith) Gibson ’92
Saddie Gillespie ’81 MSN
Dr. Lisa A. Gillespie ’88 (’89 MPH, ’94 MD)
Shelia Gilliard ’87
Rick and Casey Giraudy ’87, Founding Members, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Rhoda Glasco-Foderingham ’74
Lisa Glover ’94
Sonya Goode ’93
Cecil Gordon ’75
Tiffany Greene ’99
Ms. Willa-Jo M. Greene ’88
Larry A. Griffin ’85
Natasha Grimes ’02
Jennifer ’09 and Shawn Guy ’08 (’10 MSIS)

H-N

Robyn S. Hadley ’85, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Kern Hairston ’87
Sherry Haith-Clanton ’89
Natalie Haith-Edwards ’91
Stephanie Hall ’94
Rebecca Halloran ’97
Lonza Hardy ’78
Jamila Harley ’03
Michelle Robinson Harper ’85
Jack ’66 (’69 JD) and Betsy Harrington ’66
Kelvin ’82 and Angela Gravely Harris ’83, Founding Members, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Lori Ann Harris ’84, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Angie Harris-Ramseur ’96
Khalilah Pitt Harrison ’00
M.C. Hartley, BA ’98 (MSW ’10)
Edith Harvey ’74
C. Hawkins ’00, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Valerie Newsome Hayes ’85
Marlon Headen ’95
LaRavi McCauley Heath ’95
Yvette Hemingway ’94
Patrick Link ’07 and Olivia Henderson ’05
Karen Herring ’18
Staajabu Heshimu ’79
Lilo Hester ’81
Stacie Hewett ’89
Joseph ’73 and Ida Hickerson ’74
Kathleen ’78 and Joseph High ’76, Founding Members, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Rose Highland-Sharpe ’80
Odessa P. Hines ’98
Christopher ’84 and Tami Hinton ’86
Julianne C. Hoell ’11 (’19 MAC)
T. Quantá Holden ’98
Brian Holiday ’90
Gerald Holmes ’85 MSLS and Sharon Walker Holmes ’91 DDS
Eddie L. Hoover ’65, MD, FACS, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
LaDonna Washington Howell ’78
Naya Howell-Tsang, Esq. ’99 (JD)
Raquel M. Hudson ’92
Derek L. Hunter ’98 and Dr. Senyene Eyo Hunter ’99 (’03 PhD, ’14 MD)
Rena Thompson Hunter ’88
Rev. Rodvegas Ingram ’85
Mae Israel ’75
Anjanette Jackson ’95
Nina Ford Jackson ’80
Walter A. Jackson ’67
Melissa Jenkins ’18
Nancy K. Cheek Jenkins
Greg ’90 and Carole Johnson ’91
Stephanye Johnson ’84
Bucky Brooks ’93 and Erika Johnson-Brooks ’92 (’95 JD)
Monica Perez Jolles ’14
Erika N. Jones ’07 (’12 JD)
Erin Petty Jones ’00
Sherdenia Jones ’90
Romonda Jordan ’93
Lorinzo L. Joyner ’81 (JD)
Rita Joyner ’09
Nina Ford Jackson ’80
Tom Kenan ’59
James Kimball ’03
Thomas Kimble ’95
Donna Gayle King ’00
Susan McKay Kirkland ’88
Kimberly Cobb Kirby ’85
Tonya Koonce-Daniels ’87
Dr. Barry Landis ’83
McAllister Latrelle ’80
Kendra Lawrence ’99
Johnnie A. Lee ’85 (’89 MD, ’03 MPH)
Selitta S. Legrand ’11, Esq
Barbara Lesane ’94
Carla Lester ’93
Dr. Sara Levintow ’16 MSPH, ’20 PhD
Alexis Levister ’22
Savannah Levister ’24
Lisa and Timothy Lockett ’80
Jewel C. Love ’85
Courtney Lynn ’00
Carolyn Malloy ’77
Cherrel Manley ’18
Frederick Mann ’08
Erma Wright Manoncourt ’86
Aaron Martin ’91
Andra Moore Martin ’81
Carla Martin ’93
ElChino Martin ’83
Nina Jones Mason ’97
Dr. Donald Massenburg ’93 PhD, MD
Rosa Thompson McAfee ’75, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Phillip McAlpin ’75
Kemona Martin McCarter ’94
Lauresa Washington McCoy ’01
Dr. Teresa McDonald ’92
Dr. Roger A. McDougal ’89 (’98 DDS, MS ’01) and DiJuana McDougal ’91
Janora McDuffie ’99
Jennell McIntosh ’15  (’18 DPT)
Kimberly McKinnkn ’19
Millicent McLean ’79
Kelli McNeill-Wilhelm ’18
Lisa Thomas McWilliams ’85
Anthony Miller ’08
Margaret Battle Miller ’61
Lisa Millner ’86
Michelle Mitchell, Parent of Ayanna Webster ’21, LOTH Scholar
Torshira Moffett ’04
Norledia Moody ’04
Brent Moore ’95
Laurie Thompkins Moore ’82
Lucrecia Moore ’92
Lisa G. Morgan ’83
Tracee Murrell ’00
Chris and Sharon Neely
Shaquana Newsom-Battle ’98
NoviSci

O-S

Pamela Alston Oliver ’96 (’96 MSPH, ’01 MD)
Regina Oliver ’75
Briana Parkins ’00
Latoya Patterson ’07
LaMonica ’95 and T. Anthony Peay ’93 (’99 MSIS)
Ijeoma ’04 and Ni-Eric Perkins ’04
Judy F. Perry ’82, Col USAF Retired
Tanea Pettis ’95, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Sonya Parker Pierce ’02
LaRosa Pinnix-Bailey, DDS, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Judge (Ret.) Errol H. Powell ’73
Forsythia G. Powell ’79
Duncan Price ’99
Gina Pridgen ’91
Margaret Clark Reader ’79
Tracie Reaves ’02
Tara Reid-Jones ’93
Anita Richardson ’94
Dr. Richard J. Richardson
Eric M. Rivera ’81
Brandi Robinson, RN, MSN, CNL, CMSRN-Class of 2019 School of Nursing
Mary Rudd Robinson ’75
Camille Roddy ’87
Anelia Rose ’93, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Julian B. Rosemond Jr. ’75
Kafi Rouse ’94
Vanessa Washington Rowland ’81
Anitra Goodman Royster ’99
Christina Royster ’97
Dr. Peter Samai ’17 PhD
Dr. E. Renée Sanders-Lawson ’82
Dr. Yolanda V. Scarlett ’80
Alicia Haith Scott ’92
Dr. John S. Selden ’95 (’99 DDS)
Jean ’85 and Grant Service ’94 DDS
Janis Cradle Shelton ’85
Tara Shuler ’92
Ve “Sam” Sifford ’75
J. Lindsay (Reed) Sillas ’03
Rich Rosen ’76 JD and Becky Slifkin ’94 MHA
Angela M. Brice Smith ’79
Bernetta Braswell Smith ’85
Dr. Debra C. Smith ’85
Hermon W. Smith III ’78
Sonja Smith ’91
Demetrice Smith-Mutegi ’03
Natashalyn Snipes ’04
Dr. Janet H. Southerland ’82, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Joy Paige Springs ’85, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
David R. Squires ’80
Diane Marie St. George ’98 (PhD)
Kemesha Danielle Stanley ’08
Tereon Stanley ’94 (Pharmacy)
Stuart ’93 and Heidi Starnes ’93
Regina Newell Stephens ’84
Tanisha Stevens ’94
Alisa Murray Stovall ’86
Annetta Streater ’86
Deborah Stroman, PhD
Terri D. Stroud ’93
Annie Stukes ’87
Kim Sutton ’96

T-Z

Angela L. Talton ’86
Richon Tate ’01
Diana Thompson ’80
Katie Thore ’15
Beverly Thorpe ’87
Evelyn Toliver ’91
Mr. and Mrs. Williams | Mr. and Dr. Toone
Lindsay Topping ’04
Mary J. Towe ’84
Kimberly P. Truesdale ’97 MSPH (’00 PhD)
Demetria Renee Tucker ’78
Thomas Turner Jr. ’87
Dr. Kamala Uzzell ’96
Dr. Karon Uzzell-Baggett ’86 OTD, OTR/L
Nicole Vaughan ’05
Oscar R. Vaughn ’87 on behalf of the Mu Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Davene Walker ’02
Robbi Meador Walls ’83
Anita B. Walton ’92, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Angeline Warren
Andrea Washburn ’97
Wendelin-Jo Weusi Watson ’83
Melvin L. Watt ’67
Lynn Waymer ’83
The Welch Family
Pamela Phifer White ’85
Tiffany Whiting ’09
Deborah Cherrie Wilder ’75, Founding Member, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Sharon Wellington Wilkins ’80
Annice Williams ’93
Aquanette P. Williams ’91
Barbara and Johnathan Williams ’82 , Founding Members, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Teresa ’77 and Stick Williams ’75, Founding Members, Light on the Hill Society Scholarship
Laurie D. Willis ’86
Megan Wilson ’10
Yolonda Woodhouse ’89
JB Woodhouse Jr. ’93
CAPT Phillip D Woods ’80 (’84 DDS)
Dylan and Kristen Young ’01
Patsy Zeigler ’83


Tanea Pettis '95
Assistant Director of Enrichment Programs
919-843-9694
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Tanea has been a member of the GAA staff since 1998. She currently serves as assistant director of enrichment programs overseeing the Light on the Hill Society Scholarship, athletics, Homecoming and reunions. She’s a dedicated member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., carries her NOOK with her wherever she goes and has a large collection of Coca-Cola bottles from across the world in her office.