Alice Lloyd College is proud of its alumni. To us, you are family. Like all Appalachians, we are tied to our home in the mountains. We want you to come home to Alice Lloyd whenever you like, and when you’re here, you will be welcomed back by one of these friendly faces in the Office of Alumni Relations.
Teresa Slone Grender is a 1977 graduate of Alice Lloyd College. Teresa has served as Director of Alumni Relations since 1991. Prior to returning to ALC, Teresa was Assistant Manager of Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc., in Hazard, Kentucky, for twelve years. Teresa grew up in the Pippa Passes community where her father, Archie Slone, was postmaster for thirty-five years, and her mother, Shirlene Slone, operated the ALC Student Store. Teresa’s husband, Arnemann Grender, is a former ALC mathematics and science instructor. They have one son, Aspen. The Grender family resides on Caney Mountain in Pippa Passes.
Kendra Knapp joined the Office of Alumni Relations staff in 2016. She is a graduate of The June Buchanan School (2005) and Alice Lloyd College (2009). Kendra is the daughter of Kenneth and Margo Sparkman. She has resided in Knott County for the majority of her life, with the exception of seven years when she lived in various cities following her husband’s US Naval career. Recently, she and Arlin returned to the Pippa Passes community, where they are raising their three children, Gabe, Gray, and Zella.