by Michael Purdy

Torchbearer is a magazine for alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. It is published twice a year, in cooperation with the Office of Alumni Affairs, by the University of Tennessee’s Office of Communications and Marketing. To contact the Torchbearer staff, call 865-974-0765 or email torch@utk.edu.

Executive Editor
Cassandra J. Sproles (’22)

Managing Editor
Donna Spencer

Art Director
Angie Dobbs

Print Coordinator
Penny Brooks

Web Designer
Michael Purdy (’01)

Principal Photographer
Steven Bridges