Paul Bennett, AB '42, poet-in-residence at Denison University in Granville since 1986, has written the book Appalachian Mettle, published by Savage Press. The 194-page book is a prose-poem account of Bennett's life, including his experiences growing up in a large Ohio family, his depictions of participating in World War II and his stay at Ohio University.
Delio J. Perez, BSCE '54, is vice president/associate of Beiswenger, Hock and Associates, an engineering consulting firm in Miami, Fla.
Sally Hallof Gray, AB '55, retired as judge of Putnam County (Ind.) Superior Court after three terms. A senior judge in Indiana, she serves on the Jury Reform Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Judges Assistance Team of the Indiana Supreme Court. Her husband, Ralph Gray, BSCOM '56, is professor emeritus at DePauw Univers ity in Greencastle, Ind.
Marjorie Grim, MFA '55, is a faculty member of the Humanities Department at the New School for Social Research and art history instructor for the Stuyvesant Adult Center, both in New York City. She also is director of the "Tuesday Evening Hour," an after-dinner slide-show program featuring speakers who share professional or personal adventures.
Thomas Hartley, BSCOM '55, is chairman of the board of directors of Southwest Gas Corp., a natural gas provi der serving customers in Arizona, Nevada and part of California. Hartley also serves on the board of Rio Hotel and Casino and Sierra Health Services Inc. He lives in Las Vegas.
Thomas E. Kuby, BSJ '55, is listed in the first edition of Who's Who in Media and Communication 1998-1999. He owns Kuby & Associates, an international public relations/management training and development consulting firm. He lives in Chagrin Falls.
William Claypool, BSCE '57, is director of the com pany and a board member for Republic Group Inc. of Hutchinson, Kan., a manufacturer of 100 percent recycled paperboard, recovered paper fiber and gypsum wallboard. He retired in June as corporate vice president and general manager-paper division of Sonoco Products Co.
Justine Anderson Wittich, BSJ '57, recently had two books of fiction, Courting Cathy and Be Mine, published by Avalon Books. She lives in Lancaster.
John Alter, BFA '58, was named the 1997 Fairfax County (Va.) Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year. Alter, director of public relations for Boeing Co. in Washington, D.C., for the past 14 years, is now retired and living in the Florida Panhandle, where he manages a tree farm and consults for the Florida Forestry Association.
William Click, MS '59, is president of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, which includes 192 schools, departments and colleges of journalism and mass communication. He is chair of the Depart ment of Mass Communication at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C., and was a faculty member of Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism from 1965 to 1983.
Marlene Berensci Condron, BSJ '59, is an assistant vice president for Lincoln National Corp. in Fort Wayne, Ind. She also is director of corporate communications for the company, where she has worked since 1985. Lincoln National is a financial services company with more than $120 billion in assets managed and $5 billion in annual revenues.