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Class Notes 2019

  • Rene Valeriano Class of 1989 & 1994

    Rene Valeriano was named the new principal at Reagan County High School in Big Lake, Texas, in May 2019.

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  • James Berscheidt Class of 1990

    James Berscheidt was appointed vice president for marketing and communications at the University of North Texas in May 2019.

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  • Tina Alvey Dale Class of 1991

    Tina Alvey Dale was hired as the metro reporter for the Talk Business & Politics news magazine in Fort Smith, Ark., in November 2018.

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  • Eric Cole Class of 1993

    Eric Cole won national titles in the Weight Throw and Super Weight Throw events and placed second in the Shot Put, all in the 45-49 age bracket, at the 2019 U.S.A. Track & Field Masters Indoor Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C., in March 2019. Then in July 2019, Cole won national titles in the Shot Put, Discus, Hammer Throw and 35-Pound Weight Throw events and placed third in the Javelin Throw at the USATF Masters Outdoor Championships in Ames, Iowa. Cole is a former All-American thrower for the Rams.

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  • Rikke Black Class of 1993

    Rikke Black was named the new principal at the San Angelo Central High School Freshman Campus in April 2019.

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  • Jason Bannowsky Class of 1993

    Jason Bannowsky was named president of the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers’ Association during the 104th Annual Convention in July 2019. He is a wool buyer for Lempriere USA Inc. and for SAMIL Pty in South Africa.

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  • Lorrie Coop Class of 1993

    Lorrie Coop, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s family and community health agent in Knox County, was named the 2018 Educator of the Year by the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences in October 2018.

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  • Sheri Mulanax Class of 1993

    Sheri Mulanax was named regional director of finance operations for the Benchmark global hospitality company. Benchmark develops and operates resorts, luxury hotels, conference centers and private clubs at some of the most exclusive locations in the world.

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  • Chris Beene Class of 1993

    Chris Beene was named head girls track and field and cross country coach at Lubbock (Texas) Coronado High School in June 2019.

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  • Susan Redford Class of 1993

    Susan Redford was named the new executive director of the Texas Association of Counties in January 2019. She is a former Ector County judge and previously served as judicial program manager for the TAC.

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  • Joseph Gillespie Class of 1994

    Joseph Gillespie was promoted to the position of defensive coordinator for the University of Tulsa Hurricanes football team in January 2019.

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  • Quinda Feil-Duncan Class of 1994

    Quinda Feil-Duncan was hired as the new executive director of the Concho Valley Workforce Development Board in November 2018.

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  • Mike Fullen Class of 1994

    Mike Fullen was named the new head football coach and athletic coordinator for Abilene (Texas) High School in June 2019.

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  • Mike Jinks Class of 1995

    Mike Jinks was hired as the running backs coach at the University of Southern California (USC) in December 2018.

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  • Stephanie Howard Class of 1995

    Stephanie Howard was named deputy superintendent of the Ector County Independent School District in Odessa, Texas, in the fall of 2018.

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  • Denise Richards Class of 1995

    Denise Richards was named athletic director at Veribest High School near San Angelo. She is also the head volleyball coach and had been serving as interim athletic director.

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  • Steven Cole Class of 1995

    Dr. Steven Cole was named one of the “Best Immunologists in Dallas” by the KevsBest.com consumer services website in August 2019. Cole is an allergist at the Park Lane Allergy and Asthma Center.

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  • Lynette Salinas Class of 1995

    Lynette Salinas was named 2018-19 Counselor of the Year for the Ector County Independent School District in Odessa, Texas, in July 2019.

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  • John Thomas Class of 1995

    John Thomas was reappointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbot to the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities in June 2019. His term will expire in February 2023.

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  • Laurie Herndon Class of 1997

    Laurie Herndon was named the new principal at Alta Loma Elementary in the San Angelo Independent School District in June 2019. She previously served as assistant principal at San Angelo Lee Middle School.

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  • Juanita Ramos Class of 1997

    Juanita Ramos was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s San Jacinto Elementary School in April 2019.

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  • Erin O’Rourke Class of 1997

    Erin O’Rourke was named the new assistant principal at Mary A. Brown Primary School in Smithville, Texas, in September 2018.

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  • Dr. Shawn Wahl Class of 1997

    Dr. Shawn Wahl was named dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Missouri State University in March 2019. He served the previous two years as interim dean and was head of the MSU Department of Communication from 2012-17.

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  • Sean McAuliffe Class of 1997

    Sean McAuliffe was named the head football coach and campus athletic coordinator at Cypress Ranch High School in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District near Houston in April 2019.

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  • Kathryn E. Perez Class of 1998

    Kathryn Perez was named the new dean of admissions and records at South Plains College in Levelland, Texas, in January 2019.

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  • Dr. Angel Salazar Class of 1998

    Dr. Angel Salazar was named one of “Dallas’ Best General Practitioners” by the KevsBest.com consumer services website on August 2019. Salazar is a general practitioner at White Rock Family Health.

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  • Stephanie J. Baker Class of 1998

    Stephanie J. Baker was appointed director of marketing for the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin in December 2018.

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  • Ryan Mathews Class of 1998

    Ryan Mathews, head of the Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler Operations Department for Ener-Tel Services in San Angelo, was appointed to the board of the Texas Fire Alarm Association in February 2019.

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  • Isaac Denson Class of 1998

    Isaac Denson was named a multi-site pastor for the CrossRoads Fellowship regional church, as well as pastor of its new West Odessa (Texas) Campus, in the spring of 2019.

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  • Farrah Gomez Class of 1999

    Farrah Gomez was named assistant superintendent of human resources and professional learning for the San Angelo Independent School District in April 2019.

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  • Rick Gray Class of 1999

    Rick Gray was hired as the new administrator of Culberson Hospital in Van Horn, Texas, in November 2018.

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  • Dr. Christopher Higgins Class of 1999

    Dr. Christopher Higgins, a professor of biological sciences at Tarleton State University, was selected to serve on the Communications Committee for the Organization of Biological Field Stations in February 2019.

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  • Terri Gould Class of 1999

    Teri Gould was named the new principal at Glenmore Elementary School in the San Angelo Independent School District in July 2019.

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  • Anthony Fletcher Class of 1999 & 2001

    Anthony Fletcher, head coach of the Eastfield College Harvesters men’s basketball team, recorded his 300th career victory when his team beat the Cedar Valley Suns, 112-76, in January 2019.

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