Students

Henry Setton

Henry Setton, Denton. He was a violin performance major in the College of Music. He previously attended the University of Kansas. Originally from São Paulo, Brazil, he played the violin since the age of 10 after seeing himself play the instrument in a dream. He was studying with Julia Bushkova.

Jack Scherer

Jack Scherer, Denton. He was a doctoral student in chemistry in the College of Science, where he also worked as a teaching assistant and a tutor in the Chemistry Resource Center. He received his bachelor’s degree from La Roche University. He enjoyed sports, being outdoors and spending time with his family.

Nathan Beaty

Nathan Beaty, San Antonio. A lifelong musician, he was enrolled in UNT’s doctoral music program, studying under John Scott. He not only played the clarinet, but he made customized clarinet mouthpieces. He received his bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and his master’s degree from McGill University.

Darius Tarver

DARIUS TARVER, Garland. He was a senior majoring in criminal justice in the College of Health and Public Service. He was a member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement, and he enjoyed playing ping-pong and was known for his “off-key” singing.

Sydney Gray

Sydney Gray, Fort Worth :: She was a junior majoring in interdisciplinary studies in the College of Education and was an active member of the UNT Black Student Union.

Kevin Scott Pugh

Kevin Scott Pugh, Fort Worth :: He was a doctoral student of special education in the College of Education. He was assistant director of special needs in DeSoto ISD. He also was known for his advocacy for children with learning disabilities. He and his sister had planned to open a diagnostic clinic in the Wichita Falls area.

Rachel Lynn Okon

Rachel Lynn Okon, McKinney :: She was a senior majoring in English with a minor in technical communication. She was a member of the UNT Talons. She loved dogs and found four lost dogs in just one semester. She also enjoyed writing, climbing trees and was known for her generosity.

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