Born to Charles E. and Lene H. O’Connor in Greensboro, NC.
Is inducted to the Order of the Arrow Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America.
Earns an Associate of Arts from Davidson County Community College.
Achieves a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Attains a Master of Education in educational administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Receives the Teacher of the Year Award from Andrews High School.
Receives the Wood Badge Training Award as an Adult Scouter from the Boy Scouts of America.
Receives the Administrator of the Year Award from Smith High School and again in 1985.
Becomes the owner of Lakeview Restaurant and continues in the role.
Receives the National Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America.