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Steve L. Cooper
(D.M.A.), Rogers, Ark., wrote a play, The Humble Heart, Shakers in America, that premiered at NorthWest Arkansas Community College. The full-length, Broadway-style musical drama presents the history of the Shakers, including their theology, their music, their focus on work as worship and their architecture and furniture design.

Mitchell D. Davis, Edmond, Okla., was promoted to postal inspector projects coordinator in Oklahoma City in August. He became a postal inspector in 1991.

Janet M. Folmar (’92 M.S.), Austin, married John Mash in July.

John H. Venable,
Lewisville, launched, a movie review web site produced by his graphic design company Four Creative.

William C. Laning, Alvarado,
is vice principal in charge of curriculum at Brazos River Charter School near Glen Rose. Laning was also selected by the Veterans of Foreign Wars as Texas Teacher of the Year for 1999-2000.

Kyle P. McCombs, Temple, joined the community internal medicine division in the Department of Medicine at Scott & White in Temple.

Suzanne M. Weaver (M.A.), was promoted to associate curator of contemporary art at the Dallas Museum of Art, where she has worked since 1995.

Angela K. Cheatham
(’96 M.Ed.), Carrollton, married Terry Gray in July. She is the assistant principal for Grapevine-Colleyville ISD.

Christopher D. Echols, Germany, transferred from Buechel Air Base in Germany to Ramstein Air Base in Germany to fill the senior Air Force security forces inspector general position in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Command.

Lucianna ‘Shawny’ Figuerola Ganus, Richardson, and her husband are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Jenna Danielle. Ganus teaches ESL at Birmingham Elementary in Wylie.

Pamela M. Harris, Dallas, is a writer for Gallier and Wittenberg, a marketing, advertising and public relations company. Prior to joining the company, Harris was assistant managing editor with the Dallas Business Journal. She has also worked at the Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate, the Lake Highlands Advocate, the Dallas Morning News and the Times Record News in Wichita Falls.

Toni D’Angelo Lott, San Antonio, and Kenneth ‘Brownie’ Lott (’94) have moved to San Antonio and opened a HomeVestors franchise office.

Eric L. Redmond, Corinth, is director of the design department at Towers Perrin, a global management consulting firm.

Kimberly Mace Rogers, Colleyville, was promoted to associate director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tarrant County.

Peter T. Razey,
Vancouver, Wash., joined ASTRA-ZENECA pharmaceuticals as a sales specialist for Oregon and southwest Washington.

Aaron T. Solganick, Dallas, earned a master of business administration from Southern Methodist University in 2000.

Wendy E. Dunn,
Carrollton, married Andrew R. Deigan in November.

Anita Combs Lee (M.Ed.), Marietta, Ga., was named assistant director of children’s ministries at the 7,000-member Roswell United Methodist Church in Roswell, Ga. She also recently performed at Carnegie Hall with the Michael O’Neal Singers, a 140-voice symphonic chorus.

Emily Pulley (M.M.), College Station, won a 2000 ARIA Award (Awards Recognizing Individual Artistry). The $15,000 awards are given annually to opera singers considered to be on the brink of a major career.

Tiffany L. Tidwell, Pearland, married Matthew Silvey.

Daniel J. Blizzard
(M.B.A.), Plano, was promoted to vice president of operations for Belo Corp. Blizzard most recently served as director of procurement for Belo’s Dallas Morning News. Prior to that, he served in several management roles in the area of procurement. He is a member of the National Association of Purchasing Management, the American Production and Inventory Control Society and the Newspaper Purchasing Management Association.

Ellen Bowen Singletary, San Francisco, Calif., is represented by the Canvas, an art gallery in San Francisco, which is exhibiting and selling her paintings.

Kathryn ‘Kay’ Thomas (Ph.D.), Turlock, Calif., was promoted to senior research associate at LTG Associates Inc., a social science and public health consulting and research firm.

Richard J. Williamson (Ph.D.), Cambridge, Ohio, assistant professor of English at Muskingum College, was awarded the college’s highest honor for excellence in teaching. Williamson joined Muskingum in 1996. He specializes in 19th- and 20th-century American literature, the novel, composition, and business and technical writing.

Geoffrey H. Baum,
Meridian, Miss., and Jennifer S. Rushlau (’98) were married in November. Geoff is a pilot in the Marine Corps, and Jennifer is employed by Alliance HealthSystems.

Blake M. Hedgecock, Fort Worth, joined the Fort Worth-based law firm Whitaker, Chalk, Swindle & Sawyer LLP. He received his juris doctor from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law.

Amy M. Sandling, Plano, married Jon Benjamin Crawford in October.

Jon R. Thompson, Lewisville, was named general manager of Ben E. Keith Beer’s Palestine branch. Thompson most recently served as assistant general manager in Palestine

Madeline G. Adkins,
Baltimore, has been appointed to the position of assistant concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. She completed her master’s degree in violin performance at New England Conservatory in May 2000.

Jason S. Cooper, Willow Park, joined Woodmont Realty Associates as a retail leasing agent. Prior to joining Woodmont, Cooper was a sales associate for the Lynch & Associates Century 21 office.

Melissa D. Meredith,
Arlington, is a quality assurance technician at Dannon Co. in Fort Worth.



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