Alumni denoted by an asterisk (*) are members of the North Texas Exes
('02 M.A.), Dallas, is the associate editor with Neiman Marcus Advertising.
She works on book
and media projects, which include newspaper, magazine,
direct-mail and billboard advertising.
James Michael Floyd (D.M.A.), Waco, is the public services coordinator at the Crouch Fine Arts Library and an adjunct professor at Baylor University. A
publication he co-wrote in 2002, Choral Music:
A Research and Information Guide, was named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine.
Laura Cleveland (M.S.), Fayetteville, returned
to her Arkansas home
to work as a young adult librarian at the Fayetteville Public Library. The library
was named the 2005 Thomson Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year.
Andy Hazlewood, Frisco, is the director
of tennis at the Vaquero Club in Westlake. He and his wife own a Circle Concierge Inc.,
a personal concierge company for businesses and individuals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Sharon Judkins (Ph.D.), Roanoke,
an assistant professor
of nursing at the
University of Texas
at Arlington, received
a Sigma Theta Tau Small Grant to study chronic pain in spinal cord injury patients. Given by the international nursing honor society, this is her first national research grant.
Brad Bethune, Colorado Springs Colo., and his wife, Autumn Cook Bethune, welcomed their daughter, Chloe, in August
2004. Brad works for Hewlett-Packard as
a team lead account manager.
Philip 'Alex' Kappes,
Euless, married Kristyn Lee on March 17.
Reva Kuzmich Paget, Duluth, Ga., earned a master's degree in violin performance pedagogy from Arizona State University in 2004. She is an orchestra director at Duluth High School, where the top orchestra received second place in the national orchestra festival, and has joined the Atlanta-based Celtic band, the Border-Collies. She married Jared Paget in January.
*Patrick Dyer, Denison, was this year's winner of the Jim Hart Intern of the Year award for his internship with Blanchard Shaefer last year. The award was given at the Texas Association of Public Relations annual meeting in March.
*Sachi Mizuno Hocker, Norman, Okla., married her high school sweetheart, James Hocker, in June. She also moved to Oklahoma and began a job as a fourth-grade teacher after completing one year in Texas as a second-grade teacher.
Lyndsay Levingston, Houston, has been named the 2005 Rookie Teacher of the Year for the Houston ISD-West Central. The award is given to outstanding first-year teachers. She is a speech communications instructor at Bellaire High School, her alma mater. At UNT she was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority's Epsilon Mu chapter, North Texas 40 and Lambda Pi Eta, the communication honor society.