Class Notes

Lisa Tavares - Class of '01

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 4:08pm

Lisa Tavares, Richardson, has founded PopUp Funds, a website that helps busy people collect money online with a temporary storefront...

Thomas Black - Class of '01

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 4:08pm

Thomas Black, Keller, saw his company, Napali Capital LLC, listed in Inc. magazine’s annual 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing companies. A...

Lisa Day - Class of '92

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 4:06pm

Lisa Day, Haslet, was been named Region 11’s 2020 Secondary Teacher of the Year. In 2005, she joined Northwest ISD, and for the past six years, she...

Photo of Brian Jones holding a timpani mallet

Brian Jones - Class of '90

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 3:59pm

Brian Jones, Dallas, principal timpanist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, collaborated with composer and Princeton University composition professor...

Laura Cobb Hayes - Class of '86

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 3:58pm

Laura Cobb Hayes (M.S.), Allen, became president of the board of Head Start of Greater Dallas — which she attended as a child. She also received the...

Bobby J. Williams - Class of '86, '87

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 3:55pm

Bobby J. Williams (’13 M.B.A.) and Sandy Bickham Williams (’87), Sanger, run Christian Brothers Automotive maintenance and repair shops in Bedford...

Illustration of immigrants on a boat that is part of the cover for Ken Burchett's book "An Immigrant Story"

Ken Burchett - Class of '80

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 3:54pm

Ken Burchett (Ph.D.), Branson, Missouri, released his new book, An Immigrant Story, about an immigrant family who experienced the hardship of the...

Lawrence Mugg - Class of '77

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 3:53pm

Lawrence Mugg (M.B.A.), Aiea, Hawaii, is working for the Department of Defense in Hawaii after a career that has included stints at General Dynamics...

Photo of George Burlage in his Navy uniform

Georgianne Burlage - Class of '76

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 3:51pm

Georgianne Burlage, Denton, edited the book, Living in the Shadow of a Hell Ship (UNT Press), which is the story of her father, George Burlage (’61...

Drew Allbright - Class of '70

Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 3:50pm

Drew Allbright, Carrollton, was presented with a 50-Year Banker Award from the Texas Bankers Association. Drew began his banking career while...

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