A. Guinn Rasbury,
opened his own accounting firm in 1953 and celebrated his 50th
anniversary of accounting and tax practice in February. Rasbury,
who attributes his career success to his North Texas professors,
turns 80 in December and says he has no plans to retire. He has
a granddaughter who is a prosecuting attorney and a daughter who
is retiring from a 30-year teaching career.
Bedford, was honored
by the League of Women Voters of Texas as the state's outstanding
environmentalist for 2003.
A retired materials and chemical engineer, he is the president
of the Tarrant County Coalition for Environmental Awareness.
Trew, Fort Worth, worked 18 years in
public school administration and for the last 16 years as professor
and director of real estate education at Amarillo College.
He was a member of the Chi Sigs at North Texas and would like
to hear from others who were members prior to 1951 at email@example.com.
Keith Turkett ('52 M.Ed., '59
Ed.D.), Johnson City, Tenn., taught in Texas and Tennessee
schools for more than 40 years and was named Professor Emeritus
after retiring from East Tennessee State University. He currently
is chair of the KDP Educational Foundation Board. He would
enjoy hearing from former classmates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
James E. Crowe,
Duncanville, had more than 30 pieces of his sculpture featured
at the Continental
Gallery in Deep Ellum in Dallas last
fall. The exhibition was called "Art is Joy, Joy is Art."
Charles E. Cole,
Santa Fe, N.M., delivered the third annual Goodwin-Bryant Lecture
at St. John's United Methodist Church in Santa
Fe in February. The lecture was titled "Blessed are the
Parents Who Raise Their Children to Be Politicians." Cole,
who is married to Clarice Smith Cole ('57), is a retired
UMC board executive.
V. Cooper Jr., Waxahachie, is the city
administrator for the city of Venus.
Joyce M. Curtis ('60
M.S.), Abilene, was inducted into the Abilene Christian University
Sports Hall of Fame. She started the women's athletics
programs at ACU and was head coach of its basketball and volleyball
teams. At North Texas she was a member of the volleyball and
tennis teams as they began intercollegiate play.
Gordy , Hitchcock,
is an adjunct faculty instructor in the School of Drafting
at Brazosport College.
He received a five-year service award in April.
Seal ('60 M.Ed.), Panama
City, Fla., was the basketball and football coach in
the Bay County School System for 33 years before retiring.
He and his wife, Virginia Cobb Seal, have four children
and six grandchildren who live
in the Panama City area.
started his own insurance agency in 1995 after working
in the insurance business for 33 years. He retired in
May, selling the company to a friend. He says his fondest
North Texas memories are living in Quad 4, going to Thursday
lab band sessions in the Union and taking finance classes
from Martin Rooney.