Class Notes

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C.W. ‘Charlie’ Smith - Class of '64

Published: Friday, July 8, 2022 - 8:51am

C.W. ‘Charlie’ Smith, Dallas, will release his 10th novel, Girl Flees Circus (University of New Mexico Press), in September. Inspired by the stories...

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John Wasson - Class of '80

Published: Friday, July 8, 2022 - 8:47am

(’83 M.M.), Dallas, released a new recording of his Strata Big Band on the MAMA Records label in May 2022. A professional composer, arranger and...

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Philip Poole - Class of '84

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 3:01pm

Philip Poole (M.A.), Spanish Fort, Alabama, was named a life member of the Baptist Communicators Association in recognition of his service to the...

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Humayun Khan - Class of '87

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:59pm

Humayun I. Khan, Denton, is the owner of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels at Golden Triangle Mall in Denton. He earned his master’s of business administration...

Jay Schaertl - Class of '01

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:54pm

Jay Schaertl, Dallas, was awarded Teacher of the Year for the second time for Uplift Atlas Preparatory in Dallas. Jay teaches filmmaking to juniors...

Jennifer Coleman - Class of '96

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:53pm

Jennifer Coleman (M.L.S.), Pflugerville, was named a Spur Award finalist for her historical picture book Come 'n Git It!: Cookie and his Cowboy...

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Grant Harbison - Class of '10

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:50pm

Grant Harbison (M.M.), Jonesboro, Arkansas, received a $25,000 national Milken Educator Award. As director of bands at The Academies of Jonesboro...

Ross Korkmas - Class of '04

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:47pm

Ross Korkmas, Mineral Wells, was awarded the Texas Hospital Association Pioneer Award for his creative and innovative management of achievements in...

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Sidney Thompson - Class of '15

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:45pm

Sidney Thompson (Ph.D.), Fort Worth, released his newest book, Kudzu’s Enormous New Life, about the friendship between a chipmunk and German shepherd...

Will Hastings - Class of '12

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:39pm

Will Hastings, Dallas. He was a finalist for Dallas Educator of the Year, sponsored by Dallas ISD. He heads the math department at H. Grady Spruce...

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