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November 2016 Class Notes

11.02.2016 | By:
Texas Wesleyan Alumni Class Notes

Adam Hargrove ’03 and Melissa Benton Wallis ’80 are preparing for the Boswell High School Annual Musical. This year’s production is Sister Act and will run Dec. 8-11.

Lyle Kanouse ’75 will begin his 70th film this month, Glutton for Punishment. He also is in the final stages of his sci-fi, psychological thriller Sequence Break and has a feature film available online called Cassidy Red.

Debbie Brown ’78 is playing Mrs. Claus in Santa Claus – A New Musical at Casa Mañana Nov. 25-Dec. 23.

Daphne Brookins ’01 met Governor Gregg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia at the Governor’s Volunteer Awards. Brookins, appointed by the Governor as a Commissioner for the National Service Commission Board, promotes volunteerism in Texas and oversees the administration of the AmeriCorps programs for the state as prescribed and authorized by the National Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

James Lind ’03 got married in the Polytechnic United Methodist Church in July with his wedding party made up of alumni Richard Lind ’04, Rob Doley ’02 and Brett Hudson ’03. Shortly after they married, James and wife Allison moved to Colorado where he is a professor of music at Otero Junior College in La Junta. James is also a substitute trumpet player with the Colorado State-Pueblo Faculty Brass Quintet and trumpet artist for S.E. Shires Custom Brass Instruments based in Boston.

Ben Phillips ’09 directed November, a play by David Mamet, at the Greater Lewisville Community Theatre.

Emily Skipper McDermott '16 is currently living in Berlin with her family

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