Class of 2006

Philip Joel Benfield

Philip graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC in 2010. He completed an internship in General Surgery at ETSU then returned to Winston-Salem and completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in June 2015.  Philip is currently completing a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging at Wake Forest, and has accepted a position with Blue Ridge Radiology in Bristol, TN; he and his wife, Lauren, will be moving back to the Tri-Cities in July 2016.

Aya Fukuda

Following her time at ETSU, Aya was in the inaugural class of the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, graduating in May 2012, with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.  She completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency at The University of Texas at Austin and is currently employed with HEB Pharmacy in Austin, TX.  She serves as a preceptor for student pharmacists and volunteers at the Volunteer Healthcare Clinic.

Keely Richardson Goodwin

Keely is a native of Elizabethton, where she graduated as valedictorian from Elizabethton High School.  She graduated as salutatorian from ETSU in 2006, majoring in Economics and Marketing. During her time at ETSU, Keely served as president of the American Marketing Association, Omicron Delta Kappa, and was named Outstanding Marketing Major for the College of Business & Technology.  Following graduation, Keely joined Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, and has held numerous positions within the marketing, global sales and business development divisions.  She is currently working as a Director of Corporate Strategy and is pursuing her Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She and her two daughters, Jovie and Lindy, reside in Kingsport.

Carolyn Michele Roberts

Michele graduated from ETSU in 2008 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  She is currently working as a Pediatric Physical Therapist and lives with her husband in the mountains of North Carolina.