Class Notes

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...

Book cover of "Kudzu's Enormous New Life"

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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Yinka Faleti - Class of '94

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:38pm

Yinka Faleti (TAMS), St. Louis, Missouri, has joined Ascend Venture Capital to work toward funding start-ups by founders from marginalized...

Photo of swimming pool with the words "North Texas" and diving eagle

Robin Land - Class of '80

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:33pm

Robin Land, Pecos, is spreading her Mean Green spirit to her swimming pool. She had “North Texas” and the diving eagle placed in tile on the bottom...

Vicky Santiesteban - Class of '98

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:27pm

Vicky Santiesteban (M.A.), Hollywood, Florida, was named the John S. and James L. Knight Endowed Teaching Chair at Broward College. She has worked as...

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Lewis Giles - Class of '15

Published: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:26pm

Lewis Giles (M.S.), Dallas, is the recipient of the 2022 Robert L. Oakley Advocacy Award, given by the American Association of Law Libraries to those...

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