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W I N T E R 2 0 1 7 17 was a member of the American Association of University Women and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her husband, Mallan, passed away in 2006. They have three sons, David, Carleton, and William. Muriel also has a longstanding connection to the College. Four of her cousins are alumnae, as well as her daughter-in-law, Andree Buquet-Casey ’84. Heather Ayers Garnett ’86 Heather Ayers Garnett ’86 also spent the majority of her career at the College. As a student, she worked in the dining hall with Rie Meriwether Godsey ’77 and Becky Dawson Tweedy ’81. She earned her degree in economics, and during the spring of her senior year she was hired by Godsey. In 1991, Heather was selected to manage the College’s summer programs. A year later, she was offered the job of assistant director for the alumnae office. Fast forward five years, and she took over as the associate director. Through that role, she managed the chapter activities and programs, oversaw special events, and worked closely with the Association Board. Heather went on to earn a Master of Educational Leadership degree from Lynchburg College. In March 2006, she was named the College’s alumnae director and served in that position until last spring. During her tenure at the College, she was actively engaged and made important contributions to her alma mater. During the Board’s strategic planning process, Heather worked closely with the Board of Trustees, senior administration, the Association Board, and alumnae across the country. Heather also worked hard to increase alumnae engagement. During the past years, she and her team spent countless hours strengthening the College’s relationships with its alumnae while also creating new programs to form bonds with new alumni. Heather has four children: Luke, McKinzie, Rachel, and Rebecca. Luke attended Randolph from 2011-2014 and McKinzie will graduate in 2017.   Rebecca Dixon ’60 After earning her degree in religious studies and leaving the Red Brick Wall, Rebecca Dixon ’60 worked as a research analyst for New York Life Insurance before beginning what would be a long, varied, and successful career in higher education. When she retired in 2005, after nearly 45 years in higher education, Rebecca was recognized for her grace, wisdom, energy, and professionalism. During her long tenure, she was a significant member of the administration Heather Ayers Garnett ’86 Rebecca Dixon ’60


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