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Class Notes 2018

  • Charlotte Stovall Class of 1996 and 2007

    Charlotte Stovall (1996 & 2007), former principal at Coahoma High School and current director of curriculum and instruction for the Coahoma ISD, was named the ESC Region 18 Outstanding Principal of the Year for 2016-17 by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals in October 2017.

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  • Lori Barton Class of 1999 and 2005

    Lori Barton (1999 & 2005), principal of Fort Concho Elementary School in San Angelo, was named the Rhosine Fleming Campus Administrator of the Year by the Texas School Counselor Association in January 2018. She was also named a 2018 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Central Texas in March 2018.

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  • Jamie Robinson Class of 2001

    Jamie Robinson (2001) was named principal of the new Van Raub Elementary School in the Boerne (Texas) Independent School District in October of 2017.

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  • Rachel Conover Class of 2001

    Rachel Conover (2001), a faculty member at Eastern New Mexico University, received a 2018 Teaching Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development in April 2018.

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  • Amanda J. Fawver Class of 2002

    Amanda “A.J.” Fawver (2002) was named the new director of planning for the City of Lubbock in May 2018. She previously served as the director of planning for the City of Amarillo.

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  • Stacy Pierson Class of 2002

    Stacy Pierson (2002) was promoted to executive director of school operations and student success for the Cold Spring-Oakhurst Consolidated Independent School District in January 2018.

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  • Wendy Boatright Class of 2002

    Wendy Boatright (2002) took a job as a fifth-grade teacher at Mt. Eccles Elementary School in Cordova, Alaska, in July 2018.

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  • Kristen Krager Class of 2002

    Kristen Krager (2002) was named senior director of broadcast media for the Calise Partners integrated marketing agency in Dallas in May 2018.

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  • Rob Cook Class of 2002 & 2004

    Rob Cook (2002 & 2004), pasture and range consultant for the Noble Research Institute, was named the Texas Section Society for Range Management’s 2017 Outstanding Young Range Professional at the organization’s annual meeting in October 2017.

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  • Angela Taylor Class of 2003

    Angela Taylor (2003) joined the CBS North Carolina (WNCN-Raleigh) team as an evening news anchor in March 2018.

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  • Jennifer Yarbrough Class of 2003

    Jennifer Yarbrough (2003) was named the Texas Association of Secondary School Principal’s Region 15 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year in September 2017. She is also an adjunct instructor in the ASU Teacher Education Department.

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  • Clint Askins Class of 2003

    Clint Askins (2003) was named the new superintendent for the Miles (Texas) Independent School District in May 2018. His appointment was effective in June.

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  • Valerie Beesley Class of 2004

    Valerie Beesley (2004) was hired as a public relations account supervisor at Bloom Communications in Austin in October 2017.

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  • Doray Hill Class of 2004

    Doray Hill (2004) was hired as the new city administrator for Three Rivers in South Texas in August 2018. He previously served as an associate professor of government at Howard College in San Angelo.

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  • Lindsey Threadgill Class of 2004

    Lindsey Threadgill (2004) was named 2017-18 Teacher of the Year for Coble Middle School in the Mansfield Independent School District in March 2018. She is chair of the Special Education Department and the Content Mastery teacher at CMS.

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  • Colt Bradford Class of 2006

    Colt Bradford (2006) was hired as the new football defensive coordinator and girls’ powerlifting coach at Bullard (Texas) High School in July 2018.

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  • Jenna Turnage Class of 2007

    Jenna Turnage (2007) was named the new director of corporate partnerships for the Charleston (S.C.) Metro Chamber of Commerce in May 2018.

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  • Kevin Pope Class of 2007

    Kevin Pope (2007) was named the head boys basketball coach at Weatherford (Texas) High School in May 2018.

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  • Chelsea Smith Class of 2007

    Chelsea Smith (2007) won the SAISD Teacher of the Year Award for Austin Elementary School in May 2018.

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  • Dr. Betty Murray Class of 2007

    Dr. Betty Murray (2007) joined Mercy Clinic in Joplin, Mo., as an internal medicine physician in September 2017.

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  • Jason Brock Class of 2008

    Jason Brock (2008) was hired as the defensive secondary coach and assistant basketball and track coach at Sweetwater (Texas) High School in August 2018.

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  • Holly Hartsfield Class of 2008

    Holly Hartsfield (2008), a third-grade math teacher, won the SAISD Teacher of the Year Award for Bowie Elementary School in May 2018.

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  • Grant Walker Class of 2009

    Grant Walker (2009), a business consultant with FASTSIGNS International Inc., was one of only 36 young professionals worldwide chosen in March 2018 to join the International Sign Association’s Elite Program, recognizing the next generation of sign, graphics and visual communications industry leaders.

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  • Jourmain Matta Class of 2009

    Jourmain Matta (2009) was named the new head football coach at Bronte High School in West Texas in May 2018.

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  • Blake Bien Class of 2009

    Blake Bien (2009), an eighth-grade math teacher, won the SAISD Teacher of the Year Award for Glenn Middle School in May 2018.

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  • Thomas Tipton Class of 2009

    Thomas Tipton (2009) was named head football coach and athletic director at Richland Spring High School in March 2018.

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