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Class Notes 2019

  • Meg Barrett Class of 2009 & 2012

    Meg Barrett was named the head girls basketball and track coach and girls athletic coordinator at Coleman (Texas) High School in May 2019.

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  • Michael McLeod Class of 2010

    Michael McLeod was promoted to head football coach and athletic director at Mason (Texas) High School in March 2019. He has been coaching at his alma mater since 2011, most recently as defensive coordinator.

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  • Shelly Huddleston Class of 2010

    Shelly Huddleston was named the new executive director of schools for the San Angelo Independent School District in April 2019.

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  • Jon Ward Class of 2010

    Jon Ward was named the new head football coach for New Home High School in West Texas in April 2019.

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  • Alexandra Allard Class of 2010

    Alexandra Allard was named head volleyball coach for Hastings College in Hastings, Neb., in May 2019.

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  • Yvonne Busenlehner Class of 2011

    Yvonne Busenlehner was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s Carver Learning Center in April 2019.

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  • Samantha Johnstone Class of 2011

    Samantha Johnstone was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo Lincoln Middle School in April 2019.

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  • Jennifer Perkins Class of 2011

    Jennifer Perkins, the college and career advisor at Odessa (Texas) Permian High School, was recognized by the College Board Counselor Recognition Program in June 2019.

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  • Stacy Fischer Class of 2011

    Stacy Fischer was named 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s Bowie Elementary School and was also named the San Angelo Independent School District’s 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year in April 2019. She was then named Texas Region 15 Elementary Teacher of the Year in July 2019.

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  • Andrew Atterbury Class of 2012

    Andrew Atterbury was hired as the education policy reporter for POLITICO Florida, an online news magazine dedicated to Florida politics and business, in October 2018.

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  • Courtney Killian Class of 2012

    Courtney Killian was hired as media/public relations director for the Owen Group Advertising Agency in Lubbock, Texas, in September 2018. She is in charge of traditional media buying, planning and strategy, and public relations management.

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  • Morgan Sutton Class of 2012

    Morgan Sutton was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s Austin Elementary School in April 2019.

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  • Reagan Noland Class of 2012

    Dr. Reagan Noland was hired as the new agronomist specializing in crop management at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo in November 2018.

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  • Callie Fuchs Class of 2013

    Callie Fuchs was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s Alta Loma Elementary School in April 2019.

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  • April Johnson Class of 2013

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

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  • Daniel Chavez Class of 2013

    Daniel Chavez was hired as a senior vice president for the McKinney (Texas) Economic Development Corp. in May 2019. For the past four years, he had been a vice president for business development with the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.

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  • Joshua Smartt Class of 2013 & 2015

    Joshua Smartt was hired as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s new agriculture and natural resources agent for Archer County in April 2019.

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  • Emily Stout Class of 2014

    Emily Stout was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s Crockett Elementary School in April 2019.

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  • Sha’Tara Robinson Class of 2014

    Sha’Tara Robinson was named the program associate director for a new office opened by Adoption Choices of Texas in Katy in March 2019. Adoption Choices of Texas is a full-service, licensed adoption agency.

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  • Horacio Casillas Class of 2014

    Horacio Casillas was named the first-ever Artist-in-Residence at The Epic community center in Grand Prairie, Texas, in September 2018.

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  • Ren Jones Class of 2014

    Ren Jones opened Rennovate, Dallas’ first writing and editing company that specializes in technical writing, in October 2018. He previously worked as a training editor for Southwest Airlines.

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  • Scott MacNaughton Class of 2014

    Scott MacNaughton, a sergeant investigator in Bexar County, Texas, was appointed to the Texas Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council by Gov. Greg Abbott in July 2019.

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  • Travis Jones Class of 2014

    Travis Jones was named the new athletic director and head boys basketball coach, as well as a secondary math teacher, at Sam Rayburn High School in Ivanhoe, Texas, in April 2019.

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  • Julie Meza Class of 2014

    Julie Meza was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s Holiman Elementary School in April 2019.

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  • Jennifer Frias Class of 2014 & 2017

    Jennifer Frias was named the new assistant director of student activities at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, in January 2019.

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  • Darius Flowers Class of 2015

    Darius Flowers was named the new principal at San Angelo’s Bowie Elementary School in June 2019. He previously served as assistant principal at San Angelo Lake View High School.

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  • Trisha Ruiz Class of 2015

    Trisha Ruiz was named director of the new Veteran Success Center at the University of St. Thomas in Houston in October 2018.

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  • Margaret Marshall Class of 2015

    Margaret Marshall was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s Reagan Elementary School in April 2019.

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  • Jessica Riddle Class of 2015 & 2019

    Jessica Riddle was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at San Angelo’s Goliad Elementary School in April 2019.

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  • Jackie Umphres Class of 2016

    Jackie Umphres was hired as the new afternoon deejay on Active Rock KKBA 92.7 FM in Corpus Christi in July 2019.

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  • Cameron Massengill Class of 2016

    Cameron Massengill was promoted to head baseball coach at San Angelo Lake View High School in June 2019.

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  • Jim Batchelor Class of 2016

    Jim Batchelor was appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to the State Independent Living Council in June 2019. A U.S. Army retiree, he is a member of the Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Council. He also serves with the Civil Air Patrol and as historian for American Legion Post 483.

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  • Darian Evans Class of 2017

    Darian Evans was named the new head boys basketball coach at Sonora High School in West Texas in May 2019.

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  • Stephanie Infante Class of 2017

    Stephanie Infante was named the new orchestra director at San Angelo Lake View High School in June 2019.

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  • Sam Fowler Class of 2017

    Sam Fowler was hired as the sports editor of the Pleasanton (Texas) Express in July 2019.

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  • Isabel Albritton Class of 2017

    Isabel Albritton joined the news team at KARD/KTVE-TV in West Monroe, La., as a reporter in June 2019.

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  • Paul Keeton Class of 2017 & 2019

    Paul Keeton was promoted to serve as the veteran service director for West Texas Counseling and Guidance in July 2019. He previously served as WTCG military veteran peer network coordinator.

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  • Jacob Scott Class of 2018

    Jacob Scott was hired as the theater arts teacher at Ballinger (Texas) High School in September 2018.

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  • Kevin Rodriguez Class of 2018

    Kevin Rodriguez was named the head strength and conditioning coach at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., in January 2019.

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  • Stewart Hohensee Class of 2018

    Stewart Hohensee joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo as a research associate in the agronomy and ecosystem management programs in April 2019.

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  • Taryn Titsworth Class of 2018

    Taryn Titsworth was hired as the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Kimble County in May 2019. He serves as the agency’s agriculture and natural resources contact and 4-H and youth development contact for the county.

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  • Everett Corder Class of 2018

    Everett Corder, assistant sports information director at Lubbock Christian University, was part of the LCU staff named the 2018-19 Scott Puryear Sports Information Department of the Year for the Heartland Conference in June 2019.

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  • Jordan Gibson Class of 2018

    Jordan Gibson was hired as the new intermediate P.E. teacher and high school coach for the Glen Rose (Texas) Independent School District in August 2019.

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  • Landon Sullivan Class of 2018

    Landon Sullivan was hired as an instructor of animal science at Buena Vista University (Iowa) in August 2019.

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  • Amy Gryder Class of 2019

    Amy Gryder was hired as the new choir director for San Angelo’s Lake View High School and Lincoln Middle School in 2019.

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  • Jenelle Cunningham Class of 2019

    Jenelle Cunningham was hired as an assistant women’s soccer coach at Florida International University in Miami in July 2019.

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