Class Notes

J. Sean McCleneghan - Class of 1971

Published: Friday, May 21, 2021 - 8:25am

J. Sean McCleneghan (M.A.), Martinez, Georgia, was inducted into the New Mexico Press Association’s Hall of Fame. He retired as Distinguished...

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Bri Smocks - Class of 2019

Published: Friday, May 21, 2021 - 8:23am

Bri Smocks (M.Ed.), Long Beach, California, is the co-owner and editor-in-chief of Levi & Toonk LLC, which publishes a biographical board book...

Richard Flourney - Class of 1966

Published: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:30pm

Richard Flourney (’67, M.S.), Cypress, was a practicing psychologist for four decades and wrote several books to help adolescent and adult readers...

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Latosha Herron-Bruff - Class of 1996

Published: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:29pm

Latosha Herron-Bruff, Dallas, was named the first-ever senior vice president for community engagement of the Dallas Regional Chamber, the largest...

Jim Runge - Class of 1969

Published: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:27pm

Jim Runge, Eldorado. As a recreation and leisure studies major at North Texas, Jim participated in every intramural sport -- becoming a champion in...

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Paula McDonald - Class of 1983

Published: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:26pm

Paula McDonald, Granbury, released her second book THEOSYNTHESIS, a compilation of obtaining balance in the world through health, spiritual well-...

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Art Hays - Class of 1994

Published: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:24pm

Art Hays, Austin, was one of two music composers on the new Netflix show Izzy's Koala World. While at UNT, he played tenor sax with the One O’Clock...

James Pawelczyk - Class of 1989

Published: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:22pm

James Pawelczyk (Ph.D.), University Park, Pennsylvania, was named a new member of the board of directors for the Center for the Advancement of...

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Yesika Horton

Published: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:20pm

Yesika Horton, Denton, is the founder of Spread Happiness Nut Butters, a vegan-based company that provides natural peanut and nut butters. Her...

Alexis Miller - Class of 2011

Published: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:18pm

Alexis Miller, Lewisville, was named Region 11’s 2020 Elementary Teacher of the Year. She began her education career in 2013 with the Children’s...