Largo, Fla., has received the Surgical Sales Representative of
the Year Award from Healthpoint Ltd. for his work in the company
during 2002. He also received the Triseptin Product Award for his
sales of that product. He has been a member of Healthpoint's sales
team for more than three years.
Beaufort, S.C., and his wife, Eunice, are captains with the
Salvation Army. They were transferred from Concord, N.C., to
Beaufort in June. Harwell attended North Texas from 1985 to
Roanoke, was named as the new administrator of the Texas Alcoholic
Beverage Commission in August. He most recently served as the
director of juvenile corrections for the Texas Youth Commission,
where he worked for 17 years.
Robert Ellison (M.A., '95
Ph.D.), Marshall, has been promoted to full professor in the
Department of English at East Texas Baptist University.
Heath, gave birth to her second child, Sydney Lauren, March 6.
She and her husband, Chris, work at their family-owned
business, Rockwall County Abstract & Title Co.
Leander, and her husband, Glenn, celebrated the birth of their
second child, Gregory Guess, in June. Their son Hunter is 2.
Austin, was co-chair of the first Austin International Adoption
Fair in November, designed to give people considering adoption
the opportunity to meet with adoption agencies, social workers,
medical personnel and other adoptive families.
Michelle Johnston ('02
M.P.A.), Oak Point, is serving as city manager for Oak Point.
Richardson, was named an associate of Harris Design Inc., where
she has worked for 10 years. She is a licensed interior
designer in Texas and a member of the International Interior
Rockwall, has been hired as the head volleyball coach for Rockwall
High School after eight years as head coach at Clear Lake High
Brooklyn, N.Y., was part of a three-person photo show at the
ATM Gallery in New York this summer.
Santiago (M.A.), Quezon City, Philippines, is an associate professor at
the University of the Philippines Film Institute.
Dallas, has started a new business, VoiceMonkey, a web service
that allows users to add voice messages to e-mail and web sites,
among other features.
Virginia Beach, Va., commanded a platoon of the First Fleet Antiterrorism
Security Team Company, which worked with
Navy SEALs and Polish Special Forces to secure gas and oil platforms
in the Arabian Gulf during the opening minutes of the war with
Keira Hausler and Brandon
('96), San Antonio, were married May 24 in Fredericksburg.
They work as independent consultants and plan to attend the University
of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in the dental and
Carrollton, has been named assistant principal at The Colony
High School. He was formerly a coach and teacher at Lewisville
High School North and Hedrick Middle School.
Nieves ('98, '02
M.S.) and Christy
('98), Denton, gave birth to a daughter, Kristen Lindsay,
on Feb. 20. Christy teaches senior English at Lake Dallas High
School, and Norman is the head hall director of Maple Hall at
Alexandria, Va., was a featured soloist in the U.S. Marine
Band's 205th anniversary concert in July. The saxophone
solo came during one of guest conductor John Williams' most
recent compositions, Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra from the movie Catch
Me If You Can. Ridlington joined the band
Stopfel ('99 M.Ed.), Cincinnati, Ohio, was hired to direct and
develop the new Center for Exploratory Studies at the University
of Cincinnati, which is designed to help college students choose
a major. She worked for UNT's Department of Housing and
Residence Life from 1992 to 1999.
Minneapolis, Minn., received his master of music in choral conducting
from the University of Minnesota in 2002. He teaches in the Minneapolis
area and is
married to former UNT student Anne Baruch, who is interim assistant
director of the University of Minnesota School of Music. They
have been married for 10 years and have one son.
Matthew D. Curtis,
Austin, was campaign manager for Brewster McCracken, who
an Austin city council race with 66 percent of the vote this
June. Curtis now serves as McCracken's chief of staff.
Leander, and his wife, Angela, are the parents
of a daughter, Zoe Elizabeth, born June 20 in Austin.
(Ph.D.), Gainesville, is principal of Sanger ISD's special
education Challenge Program, where she plans to add arts and
to the curriculum.
Sundown, was hired as the new high school principal
for Hamilton ISD. He has 20 years of experience in
education, including serving as principal at Sundown,
Muenster and Lake Dallas schools.
M.S.), Gainesville, serves as the dean of student services
for the three-campus system of North Central Texas
Fort Yukon, Alaska, is working as a reading specialist
in Fort Yukon, a native village on the Yukon River.
She recently received her master of arts degree in
reading specialization from Hardin-Simmons University.
(M.B.A.), Hillsboro, director of member and staff
services for HILCO Electric Cooperative, has accepted
a board position in the Texas Member Services Association,
a statewide organization made up of approximately 70
Toby W. Osburn (M.Ed.),
Rochester, Mich., was named vice president of student
services at Rochester College in July. Previously he
was dean of student services at North Central Texas College.
St. Louis, Mo., received her master of fine arts degree in printmaking
and drawing from Washington University in St. Louis.
Snively Dees, Arlington,
and her husband, John, celebrated their second wedding anniversary Nov. 17. The
two, who met in the fifth grade, were born the same day of the same year in the
same hospital in Dallas. Rhonda is district scheduler for U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson
of Plano. John is an art teacher at Truman Middle School in Grand Prairie.
Smith (M.Ed.), Wolfeboro Falls, N.H., is owner of Jack Mountain Bushcraft
and Guide Service, where he teaches courses in traditional wilderness
skills and survival and serves as
a guide for canoe and snowshoe trips.