Candelario 'Candy' Elizondo,
Houston, has been practicing law for 29 years at his law firm Elizondo and Elizondo. He is a past president of
the Harris County Criminal Lawyers' Association, serves as
associate judge for the city of West University Place and was elected
president of the Texas Longhorn Breeders Gulf Coast Association.
Jon A. Booker
(Ph.D.), Brentwood, Tenn., received the Tennessee Society of Certified
Public Accountants' 2003 Lifetime Achievement in Accounting
Education Award. He has been a professor of accounting at Tennessee
Technological University in Cookeville, Tenn., since 1984 and was
instrumental in the launch of its new distance M.B.A. program.
('79 M.S.), Dallas, has taught for 16 years at Episcopal School
of Dallas. The Texas Council for the Humanities recently recognized
her as one of six outstanding
teachers of the humanities in the state.
R. Woodby ('73
M.A.), Austin, is the supervisor of the Crime Analysis Unit for
the Austin Police Department and senior crime analyst for the
Southeast Area Command. She worked for several radio stations,
including KNTU, before moving
to police work and has established a scholarship at UNT in the
Depart-ment of Radio, Television and Film. She
and her husband, Terry
J. Sherman, have a daughter, Tara, 22.
Carl David Adams,
Dallas, has been selected for Who's Who in American Law, 2003-04.
He is board certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
in private practice in Dallas. He received his J.D. degree in 1975 from Baylor
University School of Law.
Houston, have been named recipients of the Award of Excellence
in the business category by the Texas Association of Symphony
Orchestras for outstanding service to symphony orchestras in
Texas. They are longtime supporters of the Houston Symphony Orchestra,
and John serves on its board
Charles Carona (M.Ed., '86
Ed.D.), Dallas, has been appointed dean of the College of Education at Dallas
Baptist University. He has 35 years of experience as a teacher and administrator
in the Highland Park and Richardson ISDs.
Carrollton, has formed an acoustic trio called Rivers West, which plays rock
and country classics and original songs. He is president of the Support
Source Corp. in Denton, a software company. He can be reached at email@example.com.
E. Aguilar Sr.
(M.F.A.), Fort Worth, received the Distinguished Faculty in
a Community College Award from the Texas Association of Chicanos
in Higher Education and the 2003 Chancellor's Award for Exemplary
Teaching from the Tarrant County College Northwest Campus, where
he is president of the Faculty Association and professor of visual
arts. He is serving as president of the Texas Association of Schools
of Art for 2004-06.
Kathie Barton Steele, Chugiak, Alaska, was named the Alaska State Teacher of the Year for 2004. She moved to Alaska in 1982 and began teaching in 1995 after taking time off to raise her children.
Texas City, has been instrumental music director at the College
of the Mainland in Texas City for 20 years. In October he welcomed
fellow 5 O'Clock Lab Band alumnus John
Adam and his trio
to the college for a master class and concert, and in November
he was guest clinician conductor for the Region 23 Jazz Ensemble
Concert at Katy High School, where former 7 O'Clock Lab Band
member Bruce Melville is an assistant band director. Koerner directed
the 7 O'Clock Lab Band while serving as a graduate assistant
for Leon Breeden.
Carrollton, was named vice president
of sales after 24 years with Primrose Oil Co. of Dallas. Crawford, who says perseverance does pay off,
will manage a staff
that includes 125 sales representatives.
Aspen, Colo., was chosen as the Elementary Art Educator of the
Year for the state of Colorado. She is the art teacher at Aspen
M.Ed.), Plano, was selected Teacher of the Year for 2002-03 at Plano East Senior
High. He was a finalist for the district's Teacher of the Year Award and
received the Excellence in Teaching Award for Plano ISD.
He is the mathematics department chair at Plano East and has been teaching for
Larry S. Adams,
Fort Valley, Ga., was promoted to vice president with Science Applications International
Corp., a top defense contractor. He previously worked at Raytheon for 15 years,
where he managed military aircraft modification programs.
W. Bradford (M.Ed., '90
Ed.D.), Elgin, was selected by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice
as the new superintendent of the Windham School District, the
83,000-student educational system inside Texas prisons. He most
recently was deputy director for administrative services for
the Region 11 Education Service Center in Fort Worth.
Cooper Sanders (M.S.), San Angelo, has been named the regional program director
for family and consumer sciences for the Texas Cooperative Extension
west region. She was the extension director in San Angelo for
the last five years.
Seattle, has accepted the position of managing director at the
Seattle Public Theatre. He directed the Northwest premiere
of Romeo and Juliet for ArtsWest and worked on Kicking
He was accepted into the last class of Lee Strasberg at the Actors
Studio and appeared on the television pilot Blood on the
Badge and ABC's The Trouble with
Hello. He also served in the
Navy, receiving a Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation during
Operation Desert Storm.