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Alumni News: Hendry, Kramer, McNeely, Serfass

Alumni News: Hendry, Kramer, McNeely, SerfassLeigh Hendry (BS/JEM ’79) co-wrote a feature article in the Sophisticated Living Nashville May/June issue, http://digital.slmag.net/i/675154-may-jun-2016/71. Hendry is the director of external affairs at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville and is known for her work as the director of communications for the 1982 Knoxville World’s Fair.

Miriam Kramer (BS/JEM ’11), space reporter for Mashable, was interviewed on the Charlie Rose show about NASA’s Juno spacecraft. She was among a small group of reporters at the NASA Jet Proposal Laboratory, http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/, when the spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter’s atmosphere. See the interview at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2016-07-12/nasa-s-trip-to-jupiter-charlie-rose.

McNeely Pigott and Fox Founder and Senior Partner Mark McNeely (BS/JEM ’70, CCI Honorary Board of Visitors member and former chair of CCI’s Board of Visitors) was named the winner of the Nashville Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Impact Award, one of Nashville’s top leadership awards. The award recognizes a leader who has made a significant impact in leadership and professional development of Nashville’s young professionals. http://www.tennessean.com/story/money/2016/06/07/nashville-chamber-announces-nominees-emerging-leader-awards/85525372/.

Lindsay Serfass (BS/PR ’05) and her mother Debbie Perry were the subject of a Knoxville News Sentinel business section story focused on their celebrity endorsed fashion accessory business, Go Girl Designs. Serfass conducted focus groups on the product prototypes, the packing design and the logo prior to the launch of their unique business. http://www.knoxnews.com/business/mother-and-daughter-launch-fashion-accessory-business-get-celebrity-endorsement-35f44501-0399-3afe-e–384589631.html