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Piedmont Academy Class of '82 celebrates 30th anniversary
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Piedmont Academy’s Class of 1982 celebrated their 30th reunion by meeting at the school and afterwards enjoying dinner at Deptula’s in Monticello. The group invited several classmates including Roy Mote, Jack Mote, Timmy Price, Tammy Price and Scott Pruitt. Former faculty members attending or invited included Charlotte and Lamar Crawley, Miriam Stone, Margaret Watson, Bill Cox, Tammy Youngblood Duffey, Sid Kennedy, Ann Pope, Hillary Kight, Allene Amos and Piedmont’s high school English teacher, Martha Mock.

Headmaster Tony Tanner welcomed the group and this was followed by a tour of the campus conducted by Judy (’77) and Mike “Bubba” Nelson (’76).

The group, along with their spouses and dates, traveled to the local restaurant where several other alumni were in attendance. From left: Scott Pruitt, Jackie Turner, Sissy Tillman Hulsey, Sarah Jones, Lynn Farrow Street, Yolonda Moss, Carl Wilson, Leo Mallard, Laurie Carter Wilder, Rhonda Holifield, Richard Bray, Stacy Nelson, Julie Perry Patterson, Lynn Newton Deraney, Traci Roberts Deleza, Don Patton, Jay Smith, Phil Cohen, Johnny Strother, Mark Pignolet, Dwayne Rodi. Not pictured:  Donald Tyler, Trisha Yearwood Brooks, Nora Aiken Berendsen.