Lester Pace '82

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Q & A With Lester Pace '82

11/14/2003

Q. Why did you join?
A. I wanted to meet Joe Gordon. Just kidding! To make new friends.

Q. Tell us about your favorite memory of the fraternity
A. Building the new house, or tearing down the old one once we knew we were getting the new one. Take your pick!

Q. What kind of influence has the fraternity had on your life since graduation?
A. I have stayed in touch with many friends. Regrettably, I probably appreciate it more now than I did then. Youth tends to take things for granted.The influence mostly is to help out others in need. SPE was there for me when I needed it.

Q. Tell us about your family: Have you married? Do you have children?
A. I am a divorced father of a 12 year old son. Good student and athlete. Very busy summer for him. Five-Star Basketball camp All-Star. Voted best in Camp at Campbell U. golf camp. Won fourth consecutive Alamance Amateur golf tournament, and won the National Junior Championship for Putt -Putt of America. AAU basketball team was 31-0 , and #1 ranked team in NC.

Q. What is your nickname, if applicable, and how did you get it?
A. "The Wind." I blew in and out without any notice. Mostly blew out!

Q. Did you live in the house? If so, who were your roommates? Tell us about a memorable time with them. A. Yes. Bill Holyday, Chip Hunter, and too many women to mention. Can't tell that on Bill!

With whom do you still stay in contact?
Joe Gordon, Chip Hunter, Charlie Engle, Bill Holyday, Jeff Byrd (All the drunks!)

Q. What do you do for a living?
A. Industrial Sales for fittings manufacturerer. Sell to A&E Firms and large construction companies. Cover East Coast. Maine to Florida.

Q. What affiliations do you currently have and/or public service do you participate in?
A. Substance abuse advisor, youth advisor at church.

Q. What hobbies do you enjoy?
A. Golf, sailing, running.

Q. What are your goals for the next few years?
A. To recover from the divorce financially!

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