1 GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH 435 KEATING DRIVE WINSTON-SALEM, NC ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED TIME SENSITIVE MATERIAL PLEASE EXPEDITE JULY 2014 Non-Profit Organiz. U.S. Postage Winston-Salem, NC Permit # 168 Στις 14 Ιουνίου τελέσθηκε η βάπτιση του γιού της Noelle Arvanitis & Ryan White. Ανάδοχος παρέστει η Βικτώρια Greene χαρίζοντας το όνομα Νικόλας στο νεοφώτιστο. Να σας ζήσει Συλλυπητήρια Στην Κική, Χρήστο & Sheryl και Αθηνά Γεωργούλια, Πρεσβυτέρα Βασιλική & Πατέρα Γιώργο Βλάχο, Μιχάλη & Ρίτα Γεωργούλιας, Βιργινία & Αθανάσιος Μούτος και τις οικογένειες τους για τον θάνατο του Γεωργίου Γεωργούλια. Ο Κύριος να αναπαύσει την ψυχή του και παρηγορήσει την οικογένεια του. Πολλά ευχαριστήρια Σε όλα τα μέλη της κοινότητας για την συμπαράσταση σας κατά τον θάνατο του αγαπητού μας Γεωργίου Γεωργούλια. Ο Θεός να τον αναπαύσει. Η θερμή σας συμπόνια δεν θα ξεχαστεί. Κική Γεωργούλια και οικογένεια Ποιμαντορικές επισκέψεις Ο Πατέρας Δημήτριος επισκέφτηκε τα παρακάτω μέλη της κοινότητας μας: Καίσαρας Σάντος, Διονύσιος Χονδρός, Andre Khoury, Βιολέτα Llanaj και Γιώργος Βλάσης. Παρακαλούμε να τους έχετε στις προσευχές σας. Beloved in the Lord, GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLIS OF ATLANTA ΙΕΡΑ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙΣ ΑΤΛΑΝΤΑΣ I greet you with love and joy in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. For many years, I have been blessed to travel throughout our Holy Metropolis of Atlanta and speak with our Faithful about our parish communities and our Metropolis. As a result, after prayerful study and reflection, I have directed Mr. Bill Marianes to implement a 6-step Strategic Planning process to systematically guide our Metropolis of Atlanta in the future. Through this process, we will together develop a comprehensive road map to achieve meaningful programs and ministries for the spiritual, educational and social growth of our Faithful and our parish communities. The purpose of this letter is to update you on the excellent progress we have made thus far. Recently, a dedicated group of nearly 50 clergy and laity from throughout our Metropolis representing many constituencies and viewpoints were invited to meet for three days at a Strategic Planning retreat. The participants brought with them a broad background of service to the Church, reflecting the diverse geography and perspectives of our Metropolis. The discussions were very positive, and all decisions were reached by consensus and with enthusiasm. Preceding this retreat, many clergy and laity from throughout the Metropolis were asked to help identify our Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (referred to as a SWOT analysis). The Metropolis of Atlanta Strategic Planning Team reached a consensus on our SWOT analysis and then developed the following Statement of Why for our Metropolis: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta welcomes all people seeking salvation, love, truth and fulfillment. We then carefully reviewed the Archdiocese s extensive Mission Statement and re-affirmed it for the Metropolis: The Metropolis of Atlanta s Mission is to energize, cultivate and guide the Faithful in the Southeastern United States by proclaiming the Faith and Gospel of Christ, and teaching and spreading the Orthodox Christian Faith. Following this, we discussed and refined the Core Values that will guide the overall work of our Metropolis: Metropolis of Atlanta Core Values 1. Christ-centered 2. Love 3. Sacred Apostolic tradition 4. Education, training and leadership development 5. Outreach and evangelism 6. Integrity, accountability and transparency 7. Family 8. Service and philanthropy 9. Stewardship 10. Hospitality, acceptance, welcoming and embracing 11. Spiritual growth (Continued after the Parish Council Meeting Update)
2 Tue July 1 Fri July 4 Sun July 6 Mon July 7 Tue July 8 Sun July 13 Tue July 15 Office will be closed Regular Schedule Fellowship Hour - Open Parish Council Meeting 6:00 pm Regular Schedule Fellowship Hour - Open Sun July 20 Prophet Elias Regular Schedule Tue July 22 Fellowship Hour - Open Sat July 26 St. Paraskevi Matins & Divine Liturgy 8:45 am Sun July 27 Great Martyr Panteleimon & St. Irene Chrisovalantou Regular Schedule Tue July 29 VACATION Reminder: Fellowship Hour is offered by Georgia & David Hull and Xrisoula & Sotiri Papanikolaou in honor of Chrysovalanti. Fr. Demetri will be on vacation July and can be reached at Fr. Theophilus will serve the Divine Liturgy on Sunday July 13th & 27th. Fr. Anton will serve on Sunday, July 20th. In case of an emergency, please call Fr. Anton at or Parish Council President, Jim Paloumbas at A restful and safe vacation to all. Deadline for Monthly Bulletin - 15th of every month. Deadline for Weekly Bulletin - Thursday of every week. Δευτ 7 Ιουλίου Τριτ 8 Ιουλίου Κυρ 13 Ιουλίου Τριτ 15 Ιουλίου Κυρ 20 Ιουλίου Τριτ 22 Ιουλίου Συνεδρίαση του Δ. Συμβουλίου 6:00μμ Κανονικό ωράριο Ο καφές ανοιχτός Του Προφήτη Ηλία Κανονικό ωράριο Ο καφές ανοιχτός Σαβ 26 Ιουλίου Αγίας Παρασκευής Όρθρος/Θ. Λειτουργία 8:45πμ Κυρ 27 Ιουλίου Τριτ 29 Ιουλίου Των μαρτύρων Παντελεήμων και Αγίας Ειρήνης Χρυσοβαλάντου Κανονικό ωράριο Ο καφές προσφέρετε από την Γεωργία & David Hull και Χρυσούλα & Σωτήρη Παπανικολάου προς τιμή του Χρυσοβαλάντη. Καλοκαιρινή Αδεια Ο Πατέρας Δημήτριος θα είναι σε άδεια Ιουλίου. Το κινητό του είναι , Ο Πατέρας Θεόφυλος θα λειτουργήσει τοις Κυριακές 13 & 27 Ιουλίου και ο Πατέρας Anton θα λειτουργήσει την Κυριακή 20 Ιουλίου. Σε ώρα ανάγκης τηλεφονήστε τον Πατέρα Anton η τον Πρόεδρο του Διοικητικού Συμβουλίου, Δημήτριο Παλούμπα Σας ευχώμασται Καλό Καλοκαίρι. Τεσσαρακονθήμερη Ευλογία Δόθηκε στην Χρυσούλα Κούτρα μετά του γιού της Πέτρου. Κάθε ευλογία από τον Κύριο. Στις 24 Μαΐου τελέσθηκε η βάπτιση του γιού του Αλέξανδρου Καζάκου & Jenna. Ανάδοχοι παρέστησαν ο Σταυρος & Ελισάβετ Κοντού χαρίζοντας το όνομα Ανδρέας στο νεοφώτιστο. Να σας ζήσει! Στις 25 Μαίου τελέσθηκε η βάπτιση της κόρης του Αθανασίου & Θεοδώρας Μπαλατσιά. Ανάδοχος παρέστη η Ashley Σταμπολίτη χαρίζοντας το όνομα Σπυριδούλα στο νεοφώτιστο. Να σας ζήσει! Στις 25 Μαΐου τελέσθηκε η βάπτιση της κόρης του Κώστα & Βιργινίας Σάκκα στο Asheville. Ανάδοχος παρέστη η Πηνελόπη Καραγκούνη από το Charlotte. Να σας ζήσει! Στις 14 Ιουνίου τελέσθηκε η βάπτιση των δίδυμων παιδιών της Σοφίας Καραγιώργου και Lawrence Holmes. Ανάδοχοι παρέστησαν η Σοφία Καζάκος και η Ντίνα Τζιμόπουλος χαρίζοντας τα ονόματα Χαράλαμπος και Σαράντης στα νεοφώτιστα. Να σας ζήσουν.
3 40 DAY BLESSING was administered to Chrisoula Koutras and her baby boy, Petros. May our Lord grant them progress in faith and in life. 40 DAY BLESSING was administered to Angela Tsolis and her baby girl, Sophie. May our Lord grant them progress in faith and in life. BAPTISM - On May 24, Andreas was baptized into the Orthodox Church. He is the son of Alex Kazakos & Jenna. Godparents - Steve & Lisa Kontos. May God bless the newly baptized! NA SAS ZISI TO NEOFOTISTO! BAPTISM - On May 25, Spyridoula was baptized into the Orthodox Church. She is the daughter of Tom & Theodora Ballas. Godmother - Ashley Stabolitis. May God bless the newly baptized! NA SAS ZISI TO NEOFOTISTO! BAPTISM - On May 25, Eleni was baptized into the Orthodox Church. She is the daughter of Kosta & Virginia Sakkas from Asheville. Godmother - Penelope Karagouni from Charlotte. May God bless the newly baptized! NA SAS ZISI TO NEOFOTISTO! BAPTISM - On June 1, Virginia was baptized into the Orthodox Church. She is the daughter of Dr. Heath & Christina McCullough. Godparents - Ted & Frances Kazakos. May God bless the newly baptized! NA SAS ZISI TO NEOFOTISTO! BAPTISM - On June 14, Holmes twins, Haralambos & Sarandi were baptized into the Orthodox Church. They are the children of Sophia Karageorgos & Lawrence Holmes. Godparents - Sophia Kazakos and Deana Tzimopoulos. May God bless the newly baptized! NA SAS ZISOUN TA NEOFOTISTA! BAPTISM - On June 14, Nicholas was baptized into the Orthodox Church. He is the son of Noelle Arvanitis & Ryan White. Godmother - Victoria Greene. May God bless the newly baptized! NA SAS ZISI TO NEOFOTISTO! CONDOLENCES are extended to Vasiliki (Kiki), Chris & Sheryl and Athena Georgoulias, Presv. Betsy & Fr. George Vlahos, Mike & Rita Georgoulias, Virginia & Tom Moutos, their families and the extended family on the falling asleep of George Georgoulias. May our Lord rest his soul and comfort his loving family. CONDOLENCES are extended to Violet Nichols and her family on the falling asleep of her sister, Florence Warden. May our Lord rest her soul and comfort her loving family. MANY MANY THANKS to the loving members of our community for your sympathy, cards, visits, and phone calls on the falling asleep of our beloved George Georgoulias. May his memory be eternal. Your warm compassion will not be forgotten. Kiki Georgoulias and family PASTORAL VISITATIONS - The following members were visited by Fr. Demetri: Caesar Santos, Dennis Hondros, Andre Khoury, Violeta Llanaj and George Vlasis. Please keep them in your prayers. Τριτ 1 Ιουλίου Παρ 4 Ιουλίου Κυρ 6 Ιουλίου Το γραφείο θα είναι κλειστό Κανονικό ωράριο Ο καφές ανοιχτός SUNDAY, JULY 6 USHERS - Jim Paloumbas, Will Moye, Chris Karahalios, Dr. Mike Olympio CHURCH SERV COMM - Nick Samaras, Helen Uhl, James Smalling, Chris Gallos READER - Will Moye ALTAR BOYS - Open to All NURSERY - Open but not staffed SUNDAY, JULY 13 USHERS - John Vlachos, George Kalamaras, Jimmy Chrysson, Nick Karagiorgis CHURCH SERV COMM - Dennis Hondros, Virginia Moutos, Stan Carroll, Alan Ball READER - Ron Sheppard ALTAR BOYS - Open to All NURSERY - Open but not staffed SUNDAY, JULY 20 USHERS - Chris Kroustalis, Vicky Russell, Jimmie Toompas, Bobby Leloudis CHURCH SERV COMM - Chris Macropoulos, James (Paki) Hondros, Michael Kangelaris, Brian McFarlin READER - George Kalamaras ALTAR BOYS - Open to All NURSERY - Open but not staffed SUNDAY, JULY 27 USHERS - Jim Paloumbas, Will Moye, Chris Karahalios, Dr. Mike Olympio CHURCH SERV COMM - Patricia Valier, Sammy Ballas, Tom Giannopoulos, Tommy Karathanas READER - Anthony Whitley ALTAR BOYS - Open to All NURSERY - Open but not staffed PARISH COUNCIL MEETING UPDATE The following items of note resulted from business discussed at the June 2, 2014 Parish Council Meeting: Parish Council is making the recommendation to extend the Fellowship Hall and renovate the Breezeway. Projected costs will be budgeted at $150,000 and $100,000 respectively. These items will be proposed at the Special General Assembly. Special General Assembly to be held on Sunday, June 8, 2014 immediately following Divine Liturgy. A light lunch will be served. The 2014 Greek Festival went well. Final numbers are pending until all receipts; tickets, etc. are turned in. Good job to all who participated.
4 (Continued from front page) These Core Values then led to the development of a Vision Statement for our Metropolis, that focuses on both What do we want to accomplish? and Where are we going? After thorough and extensive analysis, prayerful reflection and consensus-driven discussions, our Strategic Planning Committee unanimously recommends that our Holy Metropolis embrace the following new Vision: Metropolis of Atlanta Vision We will grow the Metropolis of Atlanta, and personally grow in Christ and make disciples, by living as witnesses of our faith through loving, faithful and purposeful Orthodox Christian communities focused on worship, education, stewardship, philanthropy and fellowship. We believe this Vision is fully consistent with the Mission of our Archdiocese and Ecumenical Patriarchate, our statement of Why, the Core Values we identified as our guiding principles, and the overall calling each of us has to be great stewards of Christ s Church. As we proceed through the next phases of our Strategic Planning process, we will use our Core Values and Vision to help us prioritize our work and the steps we take to attain our goals. We have now formed the following 11 Task Forces that are developing Strategic Goals and detailed action plans to achieve our Vision. These Task Forces will develop SMART Strategic Goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistically written, and with a detailed Timetable. Metropolis of Atlanta Strategic Objective Task Forces VISION Task Forces 1. Clergy 2. Education 3. Family 4. Outreach 5. Spiritual growth 6. Stewardship 7. Youth OPERATIONAL Task Forces 8. Administration 9. Communication 10. Finance 11. Technology It is important to note that these Task Forces (just like our Core Values) are not listed in order of importance, for they are all critical to our work as a Metropolis. Our work will not be complete until we excel in all of our Strategic Goals and achieve our Vision to strengthen our Parishes and parishioners. In addition to the core Strategic Planning Team that has been working so diligently, Prayer List As members of an Orthodox Christian family, we are called to pray for each other in time of need. Please pray for: Caesar, Dennis, Andre, Violeta, George, Linda If you would like us to remember you or your loved one in our prayers, please contact our Church office at We will begin with a fresh list of names every month. ANNUNCIATION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR SCHOOL YEAR. The Nursery is available every Sunday. It is not staffed but it is open and it has a closed circuit TV. If you need anything, please call Presv. Olga at Looking for volunteers to staff our nursery We are looking for volunteers to staff our wonderful nursery on Sunday mornings. We work in teams of 2 with a rotation of 5 or 6 weeks depending on the number of volunteers. If you would like to help or want more information, please call or Presbytera Olga at or Cemetery Plots (monument) for sale at Forsyth Memorial Park. If interested please call Nick at The Good Samaritan Helpers of the Greek Orthodox Church sent cards in May to Joseph Garcia, Connie Marshall, and Dr. & Mrs. Santos. We would like to remind the parishioners that we are here to help in many ways. Please let us know if we can be of help to you, or someone that you know. Mary Wnentowski Emily Kafant Martha Dentiste Persephone Cortessis Οι καλοί Σαμαρίτες του Ευαγγελισμού της Θεοτόκου στείλανε κάρτες στον Joseph Garcia, Connie Marshall και Dr. & Mrs. Santos. Θα θέλαμε να υπενθυμίσουμε τα μέλη της κοινότητας μας ότι είμαστε εδώ για να βοηθήσουμε με οποιοδήποτε τρόπο. Σας παρακαλούμε ενημερώστε μας αν μπορούμε να σας βοηθήσουμε ή αν ξέρετε κάποιο άτομο που χρειάζεται βοήθεια. Μαίρη Wnentowski Αιμιλία Καφαντάρη Μάρθα Dentiste Περσεφόνη Κορτέση
5 Vacation Church School we are currently reaching out to our communities to identify additional individuals to assist us in accomplishing our critical work. If any parishioner wants to participate in this Strategic Planning process, please contact our Strategic Planning facilitator, Bill Marianes, at or and identify on which Task Force you would like to work. In addition, I want to invite everyone to attend a Strategic Planning open forum discussion during our annual Archangel Michael Honors weekend. The afternoon of Saturday, November 8th, we will present our proposed Strategic Goals and seek your input, comments and consensus. We hope you will be able to attend and let your voice be heard as we proceed to build a plan to assist our Parishes and Metropolis for the next several years. God continues to bless us every day of our lives. He has given us the stewardship responsibility over the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta, and I know that you, as a member of our Metropolis family, take this awesome responsibility very seriously. Of course, there is so much we are doing well, and there are other things we can do better. Naturally we will keep you informed every step of the way and look forward to the full realization and implementation of our final Strategic Plan. With God s help, there is nothing we cannot achieve if we work together for His greater glory and as faithful stewards of His Holy Orthodox Church: for with God, all things are possible. Praying that you and your families will enjoy a restful and blessed summer, I remain, With paternal blessings and with much love in our Lord, >`xàüéñéä àtç TÄxå Éá +ALEXIOS Metropolitan of Atlanta FORSYTH Jail & Prison MINISTRIES Many, many thanks to the many, many hands that made Vacation Church School week another memorable & fun event! Thank you for your financial gift in the amount of $ to support Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministries work with inmates, families and staff. Your donation helps our privately-funded ministry provide a Christian witness and services inside the jail, prison and youth detention center in our community. Your faithful support enables our ministry to testify to the goodness of Christ and lead men and women to share that goodness with others. Thank you for supporting our work behind bars and beyond incarceration. Gratefully, Rodney D. Stilwell
6 2014 STEWARDSHIP CΟΜΜΙΤΜΕΝΤ PROGRAM A Wealthy PERSON IS NOT ONE WHO HAS MUCH BUT ONE WHO Offers MUCH FOR WHAT IS OFFERED REMAINS HIS/HERS Forever. St. John Chrysostom We would like to thank the following Stewards for their support of Annunciation Ministries. The Stewardship list is updated on the 15th of every month Graduation Sunday & Party Mr. & Mrs. Tommy Ballas Mr. & Mrs. Martin Guthold Miss Sophia Kazakos Mr. Stuart Moutos Mr. & Mrs. Paul Rogatsios Mr. Jimmy Sapos Mr. & Mrs. Don Scott Mr. & Mrs. Apostolos Skordas Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Skordas Mr. & Mrs. Chris Spinosa Mr. & Mrs. Yiannis Vgenopoulos 2014 STEWARDSHIP REPORT To date we have received 343 pledge cards Our goal is 410 HAVE YOU TURNED YOUR STEWARDSHIP CARD IN? PLEASE HELP US REACH OUR GOAL Anna Meletis, Danny & Sophia Gallos and Xenophon Gallins Scholarships are available on Fr. Dennis desk. Please complete 1 form only. Deadline : August 1st
7 We our Sunday School Teachers and all the Support staff The Four Circles. The Newsletter for the Youth Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Winston-Salem NC JULY 2014 Proistamenos-Fr. Demetri Kangelaris, Youth Dcn. Constantine Shepherd GOYA Advisors: Georgia Demopoulos, Tonya Grisette, Litsa Liontis, Maria Vlachos and Kristi Vlahos 150+ Students attended, 3yr old 12th grade classes regularly. 28 teachers and 9 substitutes worked together guided by our Sunday School coordinators. Let s take a breather to recharge with summer fun and activities. Let s prepare to receive the Holy Sacraments for strength and guidance. God bless us all!! Prayer in Time of Need Sunday Divine Liturgy 10:00 am Come and see! Come EARLY!! Come OFTEN!! O God, my help and aid in distress, merciful to Your creation, look down on me and deliver me from the difficulty that besets me. I acknowledge and believe, O Lord, that all trials of life can make me stronger providing I stay close to You, for I am the work of Your hands. Grant me Your divine strength to endure my problems, for You are my only hope and refuge, my relief and my comfort. I trust in Your infinite love and compassion. Blessed is Your Holy Name: Father, and Son, and Holy Spirit, now and forever, and to the ages of ages. Amen. V.C.S. Vacation Church School A huge thanks to all the teachers, GOYANs and adult volunteers for all the help and assistance during VCS. We had approximately 80 students. Everyone had a great time and learned about their faith. VACATION!!! It s summertime and that means, for those not in the fulltime work world, it s vacation. No school, no homework etc. We live in a fast paced connected world. So this Summer make the most of it with the three P s of summer vacation. PAY attention to the world around you it can really be a beautiful place. The sights, the sounds, the smells. It could be the beach, the mountains, an exotic island or your own backyard. Get up; get out and enjoy. Unplug ;go for a walk in a park, on the beach, in the woods or down the street without ear plugs or a cell phone. Pay attention to other people. PLAY Enjoy yourself. Take time to do some healthy, wholesome fun activities with family, and friends. We run all year long from appointment to appointment. St. Stephen s Camp, sports, fishing, camping, going to a ballgame, swimming etc. enjoy. PRAY Remember that it is important always to be connected with your Church, your Faith and your God. Vacations are times that help us rejuvenate and refocus. We can t do that if we remove ourselves from contact with our faith and community. As you vacation, remember to say your daily prayers, volunteer to help those who are suffering, incorporate worship in your vacation, seek out the Orthodox Church where you are vacationing and attend the Liturgy, and come to Church when you are home. Be safe, Be healthy and remember to keep me in your prayers. Deacon Constantine
8 As we approach the end of the academic year we would like to recognize the students graduating from Sunday School, High School, College and other institutions of higher learning. A list of their plans and honors is included for your information. We congratulate all of them and wish them success in their future endeavors as well as continuous progress in faith and in life. Effie Rizos is graduating from Gospel Light Christian School and plans to attend Guildford Technical Community. Alexis Shepherd is graduating from Ronald Reagan High School and plans to attend Forsyth Tech for Nursing. Vasiliki Tsakas is graduating from Southwest High School and plans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill. SUNDAY SCHOOL and HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES Andrew James Carros is graduating from West Forsyth High School and plans to attend Appalachian State University to study Business. Special Honors - Eagle Scout, National Honor Society, Two-time recipient Coach s Award Varsity Wrestling. Christian Collins is graduating from Reynolds High School and plans to attend the Art Institute in Charlotte for Culinary Arts. N. Harrison Ebert is graduating from West Forsyth High School and plans to attend Forsyth Tech. Giancarlo Franzese is graduating from Ronald Reagan High School and plans to attend Western Carolina University. Giorgiana Franzese is graduating from Ronald Reagan High School and plans to attend University North Carolina - Wilmington. Nick Kroustalis is graduating from West Forsyth High School and plans to attend Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, NC. Special Honors - Crosby Scholar, Honorable Mention USGA-AJGA President s Award for Golf. Chris Moutos is graduating from West Stokes High School and plans to attend Appalachian University to study Political Science. Maria Joanne Nikitas is graduating from West Forsyth High School and plans to attend Campbell University on a scholarship to study Pre-Pharmacy. Special Honors - A/B Honor Roll. Pelagia Tsatsaronis is graduating from Reynolds High School and plans to attend Forsyth Tech. Madeleine Rose Valier is graduating from Reynolds High School and plans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Chemistry. Special Honors - National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society. Redeker Vonsiatsky graduated from High School and will be studying abroad her first semester at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She will then continue her studies at UNC-Wilmington in the Spring. COLLEGE GRADUATES Nicole Chrysson Blaylock graduated from UNC-Greensboro with M.S. Degree in Counseling and will be working as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Special Honors - Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society. Dean Kontos graduated from Hampden Sydney College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government. He is interning for a Congressman in Washington, DC, and is looking for a job and a career as a lobbyist. Penelope Spanos graduated from NC State University majoring in Business and Marketing Education. Future plans - Teach High School. Alexandra Indianos Valier graduated from Wake Forest University with a Masters of Accountancy, CPA. She is an Auditor with Ernst and Young in Denver, Colorado. Katharyn Olivia Valier graduated Magna Cum Laude from Salem College. Special Honors - Rondthaler Award Recipient and Vardell Music Scholar. Tommy Vlachos graduated from UNC - Chapel Hill. Special Honors - Deans List. Eleni Ziogas graduated from NC State University and will be attending George Washington University Graduate Program.