Trish Papoulias '88 launched Dog Connection Inc., a Wilmington business to help dog lovers save time and money with "direct to door" pet food delivery. Elizabeth J. Schedler '87 and Stephen C. Hales '87 were married Jan. 1, 2012. The couple resides in Raleigh. Brian Barnette '86 has his first screenplay, Canonize Me, featured in the Short Film Corner showcase at the 2012 Cannes International Film Festival.Charles E. Ponton '82 was awarded the Knight Templar Cross of Honor by the Grand Encampment of Kings Templar of the United States of America. He is an active member of Plantagenet Commandery No. 1 Knight Templar in Wilmington. This award is presented at joint session of the Grand York Rite Masonic Bodies, by the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar for recognition of exceptional and meritorious service rendered to the Order of Knights Templar far beyond the call of duty and beyond the service usually expected of a Sir Knight. Charles is the owner-broker of Ponton Realty in Wilmington. Patrick S. Mead '79 of Eustis, Fla., died April 30, 2012, at age 55. Anne McCrary Sullivan '68 received a Fulbright appointment at the University of Calabar, Nigeria, for the 2012-13 academic year. She will teach qualitative research methods and research writing. Belinda Simmons '03 and Stephen A. Raleigh were married April 16, 2011. She teaches first grade at Town Creek Elementary School in Brunswick County.Meredith O. Biggerstaff '03, '05M and Ryan Collins '04 were married July 23, 201. Meredith works for the New Hanover County School System. Ryan is employed by Wells Fargo.Evan A. Erwin '03 received his juris doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center in Fort Lauderdale.David L. Minella '02 and Jennifer A. Jabbusch were married May 28, 2011. Dave is a public relations account supervisor at 919 Marketing in Holly Springs, N.C. The couple resides in Cary.