Irving, graduated from Texas Wesleyan School
of Law in December and passed the bar exam in February. He is a
partner in the law firm of Cashman and Conner LLP.
Pleasanton, Calif., is the president and owner of DMJ Gas Marketing
Consultants in Dublin, Calif. The company specializes in
natural gas marketing and represents independent producers.
Lewisville, was listed in the book Top Texas Teachers, which
profiles 35 Texas teachers who inspire students. She teaches
fifth-grade math and science at Bridlewood Elementary School
in Flower Mound.
Mark Forward, Dallas,
was named executive director of global operations for Young's
Presidents' Organization, a not-for-profit organization
dedicated to creating better leaders through education and idea
Dawes Garrett ('02 M.S.), San Antonio, is the access services and web librarian
at Our Lady of the Lake University. His request this March for
a copy of the doctoral dissertation of a San Antonio community
leader led to the revelation that the man had falsely claimed to
have a doctoral degree. Garrett says information really is power.
Yuma, Colo., is the new accounting-marketing education teacher
at Yuma High School. She and her husband, Trent, the pastor at
the First Baptist Church, have two children, Zach, 9, and Jacque,
6. She says they love Colorado living.
Waco, is teaching as a strings specialist at Mary Hardin Baylor
University. She is also a freelance writer and performer
and maintains a private studio at the university and at Highland
Music Academy in Waco.
Hartleben Granville (M.A.),
Garland, has been honored by the city of Garland with a new facility
named the Patty Granville Arts Center. Early in her career she
was "Miss Patty" in the syndicated children's
television program Romper Room. She became director of Garland's
performing arts center in 1982. The theater departments at Garland
ISD have also announced the Patty Granville Awards, recognizing
outstanding work in the theater programs.
Sonny Butler (Ph.D.), Statesboro, Ga., an associate professor of information
technology at Georgia Southern University, recently received awards
for two papers he co-wrote. One was named best paper in its track
at the meeting of the southeastern chapter of the Institute for
Operations Research and the Management Sciences, and the other
was named outstanding research paper at the Allied Academies international
Dallas, was elected vice president and director of positions
and issues for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.
She received the Paralegal of the Year Award in 2002 from the
Dallas Area Paralegal Association and is the immediate past president
of the Legal Assistants Division of the State Bar of Texas. She
is a senior trial paralegal for Jenkins and Watkins.
Denver, Colo., has taken a job as a paramedic/engineer with the
Rural Fire Protection District. He previously worked
at McKinney Fire Department. Friends can reach him at email@example.com.
Haltom City, is a television media specialist in Haltom City.
He recently won a Telly Award for his film about the Nancy P.
Watkins Animal Care and Adoption Center.
Washington, D.C., works as an account executive for the Stars
and Stripes, the U.S. Department of Defense newspaper serving
military personnel abroad. He would like to hear from former
classmates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
('96 M.B.A.), Birmingham, Ala., has received press in
the Wall Street Journal, Oracle Magazine and Computerworld,
among other publications, regarding the use of Oracle software
by his company, EPL Inc. He represented CIOs on a panel at
OracleWorld 2002 and was invited to participate on another
panel for the Alabama Information Technology Association.
Rotella Ysasaga, Kingwood, accepted a position as
associate attorney at Manning, Gosda and Arredondo
Ysasaga, Kingwood, is associate attorney with Shrader
and Williamson PC in Houston.
Nadara ‘Sam' Feldman,
Eureka Springs, Ark., and her husband, Jeff, are the owners of
the Bridgeford House Bed and Breakfast, an 1884 Victorian-style
home in the historic district of Eureka Springs. Sam says owning
the bed and breakfast is the realization of a dream.
Dallas, is the owner of an independent record label and manages
several bands, including 2003 Grammy-nominated Bowling for
Brett Thomas Murphy and
Brittainy Wolfe Murphy
('97), Plano, welcomed their first child, Mason, on Feb. 14, 2002.
They were married in 1999.
Corinth, is working at I-Tel/Tigerbyte as "service goddess," doing
public relations, marketing and sales.
Jon R. Thompson Jr.,
Palestine, has been promoted to assistant general manager of
the Fort Worth branch
of Ben E. Keith Beers.
He joined the company as a student at UNT and moves from his
position as general manager in Palestine.
Cumming, Ga., moved to the Atlanta area to pursue a career
in marketing. She is the product marketing manager for Harland
Financial Solutions-Analytical Services.
Spencer Michaud (M.Ed.), Denton, has completed the Doulas of North America labor
and birth doula training course and has opened Pampered Beginnings
Doula Service, a professional labor and birth support service
Dallas, is the creative director for BWC Imaging Group in
Dallas and was awarded two museum exhibit design jobs for the American
Airpower Heritage Museum.