Brian K. Allen
(94 M.S.), Burleson, is a computer science teacher at Trinity
Valley Community College in Terrell. Allen began his teaching career
at Cedar Hill Middle School and taught there for two years before
moving to Athens High School.
Plano, is president and founder of Dream Achieve, a financial planning
firm in Plano. One of only 27 National Association of Personal Financial
Advisors members in Texas, she was featured in the August 2001 cover
story of Newsweek.
San Antonio, was promoted to director of North American sales for
Sulzer Dental. He and his wife, Karen, also recently celebrated
the birth of their second child, Cade Hanson Madeira.
Shelley O. Carrol,
Houston, teamed up with former college roommate and Dallas-Fort
Worth-area musician and producer Frederick
Nichelson (86) to release his second CD, A Distant
Star, this fall after returning from a tour of South America
with the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Carrol performs throughout Texas
and the Southwest with his own quartet.
Laredo, started the master of fine arts program in painting and
drawing at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Juarez is also
a recipient of the Advanced Opportunity Program Fellowship in the
School of Visual Arts at the university.
(94 M.Ed.), Muenster, is the director of North Central Texas
Colleges Bowie campus. She had served as the school counselor
for Muenster ISD for five years.
(Ed.D.), Pittsburg, Kan., received the College of Education Excellence
in Teaching Award at Pittsburg State University in Kansas, where
he is an associate professor of curriculum and instruction. Miller
also is coordinator of the graduate and undergraduate early childhood
Conway, Ark., was appointed assistant professor of hospitality administration
at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Ark.
Yorktown, Va., is the coordinating producer for the NASA Why?
Files, a distance learning program produced by NASA Langley Research
Center in Hampton, Va., for students in grades three through five.
(97 M.F.A.), Tyler, is a full-time faculty member in art at
Tyler Junior College. White is the former gallery director at Tarrant
County Community College-Southeast and adjunct instructor at Eastfield
College of the Dallas County Community College District. An exhibiting
artist, White is showing his work at the NRH Gallery at North Richland
Hills and at the Tyler Museum of Art.
Gregory L. Cody,
Seattle, is an IT acquisition manager for the Microsoft Worldwide
Technology Acquisition Group. Before joining Microsoft, Cody had
worked for Preston Gates & Ellis LLP since 1998.
Oklahoma City, teaches French and Spanish at Casady School in Oklahoma
City. He is also researching new methods of second language acquisition.
Janet G. Abbott (98
M.A.), Washington, D.C., is pursuing a doctorate in art history
at Pennsylvania State University and was awarded the 2001-02 Black
Entertainment Television Fellowship for Art History to study the
Barnett-Aden Collection of Art in Washington, D.C.
Houston, married Douglas E. Page on Sept. 15. She is the assistant
director of development at Second Baptist School in Houston.
(M.S.), Houston, won the Society of American Archivists Hamer-Kegan
award for her book Through a Night of Horrors: Voices from the
1900 Galveston Storm. Kelly is the archivist at the University
of Houston-Clear Lake.
Truth or Consequences, N.M., has served as a U.S. Border Patrol
agent in New Mexico for the past six years. In September, he was
assigned to Operation Safe Passage to help the Border
Patrol protect Logan Airport in Boston. He and his wife, Michelle,
have a 4-year-old daughter.
Virginia Beach, Va., serves as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps
and is stationed in Norfolk, Va. He is the platoon commander with
1st Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Company, Marine Corps Security
Force Battalion. Simmons is engaged to Kelly Richardson; they plan
to marry in July.
(99 M.A.), Denton, has worked at UNT since 1991 and was recently
promoted to videoconference coordinator in the Center for Distributed
Jennifer S. Cowley,
(M.P.A.), Columbus, Ohio, is an assistant professor of city and
regional planning at Ohio State University.
(98 M.B.A., 00 M.S.), Austin, is a financial planner
at MetLife Financial Services in Austin.
Abilene, married Brian Rozell on Dec. 16. She teaches second grade
in the Abilene-Wylie ISD.
Kristen W. Escovedo,
Benbrook, is the public information officer for the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw
ISD. Her husband, Richard F. Escovedo
(99), is the public relations manager for Nolan Catholic High
School in Fort Worth. They recently built their first house.
Flower Mound, is an investment analyst at Granite Properties, a
real estate investment, management and development firm in Dallas.
She previously worked at Basic Capital Management and Mohr Partners.
Lynn is a certified commercial investment member and received her
real estate license in 1998.
Tyler, graduated from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law and passed
the bar exam.
Jason J. Anderson,
Lewisville, recently helped coach the Coppell High School softball
team to a state championship win.