12/13/2015 Where in the world are my classmates?
We have updated and improved the interactive map with the address of record for our registered classmates, including those living overseas.
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5/13/2013 Facebook connections
We have over 70 classmates who have 'connected' on Facebook. Additionally, we have created a private group for DJO Class of 1963 folks.
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4/17/2012 This site is now fully funded - no spam and no ads!
Our class use of this web site is fully funded for life! We have funded our class through our 50th year following graduation.
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Married Mary Williamson from Clemmons N C in 1965. Attended East Carolina University Track Scholarship. I taught 7th and 8th grade English and 8th grade Earth Science for a year. While teaching I started a vocational program in Yadkin County that started in 1970. Far too many people at this age in school are more focused in nontraditional areas. In England parents or students declare their vocation at 14 and start their apprenticeship. To me, this makes sense. After teaching I found I responded far better to a vocation that had immediate tangible results or relatively immediate as I eventually got into automotive restoration. I went to work for a Pontiac dealership then went to Fisher Body School, a division of General Motors. After graduating I worked for several years for Pontiac and Cadillac in the D C area. I was promoted to manager for three years and then started an automobile restoration business Schiavone's M&J Restoration. I taught school again at a Vocational College in 1992 but have been basically living a dream all my life building fine automobiles for a lot of fine people.
A few of my accomplishments include working for the McCormick Spice family building a 1936 P3 Rolls Royce now in Switzerland in a museum. Restored 1936 Auburn now in the Auburn Cord Duisenberg Museum. Flew with Bill Marriott to Watkins Glenn to a Ferrari National. I was involved with 5 restorations entered Took 4 first places and beat Bill Marriott's 1963 Lusso Ferrari for First Place and Best of Show. Took Best of Show..... God blessed me with a lot of patience, talent developed and luck. I am still involved overseeing several cars working in a capacity I can contribute. My greatest accomplishment is the values both of my children display in their daily lives. Hopefully I will drive my final restoration a 74 Jensen Interceptor Drophead to the Reunion in October 2013. Still married to the most wonderful Lady. She puts up with a lot and gets all the credit. Again God has Blessed me.
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