Class Notes

Sean Murphy - Class of 2013

Published: Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:58pm

Sean Murphy (M.M., ’19 D.M.A.), Cleveland, Ohio, is the owner of Murphy Music Press, which has published saxophone and wind ensemble compositions...

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Melanie Gibson - Class of 2003

Published: Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:48pm

Melanie Gibson (M.S.), Fort Worth, wrote the memoir Kicking and Screaming: A Memoir of Madness and Martial Arts about how she overcame her struggles...

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Lyanne Alvarado - Class of 2016

Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:55pm

Lyanne Alvarado, St. Louis, joined the Opera Theatre of St. Louis in the administrative department as part of its Voices Fund. She received her...

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Shon Joseph - Class of 2007

Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:52pm

Shon Joseph (M.Ed.), DeSoto, who has served as principal of DeSoto High School for three years, has been named Outstanding Principal of the Year by...

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Mark Zeske - Class of 1985

Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:50pm

Mark Zeske (M.A.), Irving, was elected to the Irving City Council. He is an English teacher in Irving ISD and previously worked as a sportswriter for...

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Gersom Adu - Class of 2019

Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:46pm

Gersom Adu, Dallas, is founder and CEO of the newly formed company Vien Health, which bills itself as the first comprehensive virtual care solution...

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Aria Bell - Class of 2014

Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:34pm

Aria Bell, Dallas, is a public relations consultant for AT&T. She also is project manager for ColorComm, an organization for women of color to...

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Cintia Ortiz - Class of 2020

Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:33pm

Cintia Ortiz, Washington, D.C., is an Environmental Justice Fellow with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in Washington, D.C.,...

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Kelly Chermack - Class of 2015

Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:28pm

Kelly Chermack, Frisco, passed the Texas State Bar in May 2020 and accepted a position at Fears Nachawati Law Firm. During law school at Texas Tech,...

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Kara Schectman - Class of 2005

Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:13pm

Kara Schectman, Dallas, joined the Benchmark Income Group as its marketing director in January. She also is a board member of the UNT Mayborn School...