Alumni News – Spring 2016
Carl J. Burchette ’10 lived in Birmingham during his first year out of college while working at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. He then enrolled at the University of North Carolina School of Law and graduated in 2014. Upon passing the North Carolina bar exam, he began work in Asheville, N. C. at the Van Winkle Law Firm, where he practices primarily as a construction litigation attorney. In April 2015 he was engaged to Katie Bradshaw of Hickory, N.C. The couple moved to Charlotte, where Katie will practice law at Nexsen Pruett as an employment law attorney and Carl will practice at Van Winkle’s office. Their wedding is scheduled for April, and three of his DKE pledge brothers and college roommates are in the wedding, Taylor White ’10, Taylor Morrissette ’10, and Lister Crosby ’10. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Randy Clark ’61 entered the Mystic Circle on August 13, 2015. He graduated from Shades Valley High School in Birmingham, was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, and served in the Naval Reserve. He was the fourth generation of his family to be involved in eastern Kentucky coal business and served as president of the Transkentucky Transportation Railroad in 2008. He is survived by his wife, Janice Collins Clark, a son and daughter and four grandchildren. He was the original DKE in the ceremonial casket for the first Undertakers Ball and would expect all his pledge brothers and fellow DKE members to raise a toast whenever appropriate for any reasonable cause.