Judy Pike Woods '71

emeritus class

Judy Pike Woods '71 came to Maryville College from the Buffalo, NY area. She was the first Independent major with an emphasis on recreation. Following graduation, she went to work for the Maryville, Alcoa, Blount County Parks and Recreation Commission as the Director of Springbrook Recreation Center. Judy has served 23 years on the Blount County Alumni Chapter Board (BCAB) including one year as president. She also served one term on the MC Alumni Board. During her time on the BCAB they implemented the annual Christmas Open House at Willard House and have been able to increase the number of scholarships to Blount County students through the efforts of the annual crafts fair and bake sale at Homecoming. Judy has been married to her husband, Terry, for 46 years, and they have 2 children. Judy retired from Broadway United Methodist Church in Maryville in 2015 after almost 20 years as their Administrative Assistant. This ended a career of 32 years serving in several local churches. Now Judy spends her time volunteering at her church and in the community, traveling and going to her grand-children's events.