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December 2018 Class Notes

12.04.2018 | By:
Texas Wesleyan Alumni Class Notes

U. S. Rep. Kay Granger '65 HON ’92 was recommended as the Republican Party’s next top member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee.

Chef Evan Faris '76 was a guest pastry chef for two TCU football games this season and the Desserts After Dark event at the annual Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival.

Janet Hahn '91 was honored at the Safe Haven Legacy of Women awards banquet on Oct. 19.

Beverly Volkman Powell '92 MBA '99 defeated Konni Burton in the race for Texas Senate, District 10.

Meredith Lucio '93 joins the producing team of the national tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical beginning in January 2019.

Bobby Mills ’95 was elected to the Biddeford, Maine City Council for five terms serving 10 years and was recently elected to serve as the next York County Treasurer. Currently, he works at the Biddeford School Department in the Special Education Department and with a company named Creative Work Systems, which works with individuals of intellectual, emotional and physical challenges.

Kelly (Holze) Reeves ’96 and her twin boys participated in the Wesleyan 5K and all of them placed. Hunter (14) received 3rd place overall male, Tyler (14) 1st place in his age group, and Kelly placed third in her age group. Congrats to the Reeves family!

Santiago Saenz '06 and wife Arlene '03 welcomed their beautiful baby girl, Alena, in October.

Benjamin Phillips '09 will be directing The Apple Tree at ONSTAGE in Bedford in spring 2019.

Sandra Garcia '02 MiM '09 received the Hispanic Women’s Network Estrellas de Tejas award for making significant contributions to the community and for being a role model to fellow members of the organization.

Tricia Howard '10 returned to the halls of her alma mater, Mineral Wells High School, to speak with students about different types of occupations available in the technology field as well as the influence of social media on job searches. She accredits her experiences in high school and at Texas Wesleyan for helping set the stage for her career in New York.

Justin Padron '12 and wife Erin (Bethany) '12 welcomed their little boy, Walker into the world on Nov. 5.

Katreeva Phillips '11 premiered her short film, Henry on Nov. 4. The film follows the home life of a middle-aged man name Henry who suffers from extreme agoraphobia.

Amy (Craddock) McCaislin '11 and husband Mitchell welcomed their little girl, Cora, in October.

Tristeza Ordex-Ramirez '18, president of El Voto Es Latino, was a finalist of the Community Champion Award presented by the Presbyterian Night Shelter.

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