Yearly News Archives: 2012

HPU students work to fulfill the Great Commission

BROWNWOOD – Aug. 1, 2012 – The Gospel of Matthew records some of the last words Jesus Christ spoke to His disciples while on earth. Matthew 28:19 says, “Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.”

go_now_groupFour Howard Payne University students, who served as close to home as Tennessee and as far away as Uganda, obeyed Christ’s Great Commission this summer through mission trips coordinated through the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ Go Now Missions and HPU’s Baptist Student Ministry.

The students – Marlie Austin, Kathryn Burns, Bianca Monge and Rebekah Steadman – first learned of the opportunities through a missions fair held on the HPU campus. They then went through a process called Discovery Weekend, in which they were interviewed in small groups by the Go Now Missions team. The weekend helped them focus on discovering what God is doing in their hearts and shed light on where He was leading them to serve.

They chose mission fields based on God’s calling and opportunities available through Go Now.

“Go Now has been a great way for our Howard Payne students to serve because they match, equip and send students to places that are in need and places that are well-suited for each student,” said Keith Platte, director of HPU’s BSM. “It’s not the places that are special, but the people these students encounter while they are there.”

Austin, a sophomore from Garland, spent her summer in Orlando, Fla., volunteering at a resort for terminally ill children and their families. She also shared the Gospel at local hotel pools through Vacation Bible School-like activities and working with children in area churches.

“Marlie is a great example of someone who serves even when the chips are down,” said Platte. “I know that she had a tough time with being away from home for the entire summer, but she has seen God show her so many things. Most recently, her team performed some skits at a local church with a small congregation. Afterward, four people received Jesus in their lives. I am so proud of Marlie for being such a great witness for Jesus Christ.”

Burns, a senior from Segiun, and Steadman, a sophomore from Fort Worth, were partnered with a Nashville church to help establish more churches in the area and minister to people of various backgrounds.

“Kathryn and Rebekah were specifically tasked with reaching out to people of a Kurdish Arabic background in Nashville,” said Platte. “They helped to build relationships with the people in the area, shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ and furthered the Kingdom. They worked with many refugees in the Nashville Metro area and built friendships with Buddhists, Muslims and many others of different faith backgrounds.”

Monge, a senior from Fort Worth, served in Uganda, where she lived in an orphanage and helped with the overall care of the children.

“I can think of no better ministry for Bianca,” said Platte. “She has a heart for people. While at Howard Payne, studying to be an elementary school teacher, she has also led our senior adult ministry. What a range of people to minister! I know that she will hold those Ugandan children in her heart and she was blessed to serve them.”

Platte shared a letter from Monge that summarized her experience in Uganda, as well as some of the experiences of the other missionaries serving this summer.

Monge wrote, “Within the two months I played several different roles for these children. I gently sat my “patients” down as I cleaned and bandaged their scraped knees and legs. I played the role of a chef as I helped prepare dinners for 25 people each night. I was a teacher when I prepared preschool activities to help the younger children learn their letters, or helped the older ones finish their homework.

“I was an artist when the kids marveled at my basic Play-Doh sculptures. I was a musician when I simply clapped my hands and sang silly made up songs to them. I was an athlete when I played ‘Duck Duck Goose’ and was never tagged. I was a washing machine when cleaning their clothes and a towel when they hugged me with their dirt-filled hands. I was a book when they wanted to be told a story and a pillow when they laid their heads on my shoulder to rest. I was a tree when they wanted to climb on my shoulders, arms and legs when playing outside. I was a student as they taught me daily how to have childlike faith and showed me what it looks like to have a joyous heart.”

Platte said the students gained more than they gave through their experiences.

“I am confident the things they will remember most will be the people they got to encounter and how God used them to help bring about the Kingdom of Heaven on earth,” he said. “They are taking the Great Commission seriously and I know that they will be changed individuals because of it.”

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Photo cutline: Four HPU students served this summer through opportunities coordinated by Go Now Missions and HPU’s Baptist Student Ministry. They are, from left, Kathryn Burns, Marlie Austin, Bianca Monge and Rebekah Steadman.

HPU students on campus to rehearse for Scotland performances

BROWNWOOD – July 27, 2012 – A group of theatre students from Howard Payne University are on campus this week, rehearsing Grimaldi: King of the Clowns, which they will perform in August at the International Collegiate Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.

grimaldi_rehearsal_for_webThe group will present the play for local audiences at the HPU Theatre on Sunday, July 29, at 2:30 p.m., and Monday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and will be available at the door. Donations will also be accepted, and proceeds will go toward covering expenses for the trip.

For more information, call the School of Music and Fine Arts at (325) 649-8500.

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Photo cutline: Rivers Shotwell, foreground, and (from left) Dorie Walton, Jarrod White and Jared Russell, rehearse a scene from Grimaldi: King of the Clowns.

HPU providing professional development for area teachers

BROWNWOOD – July 26, 2012 – Fifteen area science and math teachers, along with two elementary school principals, are on the Howard Payne University campus this summer participating in a three-week professional development experience.

“The teachers are learning and sharing many hands-on activities which integrate math and science and use technology,” said Dr. Pam Bryant, head of HPU’s Department of Physical Sciences.

pam_bryant_teaching_for_webBryant, along with Dr. Mike Rosato, dean of the School of Education, co-authored a grant proposal to the Teacher Quality Grants Program to integrate the Apple iPad 2 into the 5th grade classroom, along with in-depth studies of force, motion and energy for the teachers.

As part of the grant, each teacher receives an iPad 2, a stipend and many hands-on activities and iPad applications to take back to his or her classroom. According to Rosato, the teachers will be better equipped to integrate some of the latest technology in their respective classrooms, which research indicates increases student engagement and learning.

Activity leaders include Bryant; Dr. Gerry Clarkson, associate professor of physical science; Wendy Grooms, associate professor of mathematics; and Tonya Horner, associate professor of mathematics. These sessions will extend into monthly experiences for the participants during the fall and spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.

This summer experience for teachers is made possible by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s (THECB) Teacher Quality Grants Program, which provides funding to higher education institutions to promote improved instruction in mathematics and science for Texas school children by providing professional development for their teachers. According to the THECB website, the Teacher Quality Grants Program makes awards through a competitive review process, with the most highly ranked and recommended projects being selected for funding.

Participating schools are Bangs Middle School, Brookesmith Elementary, Brownwood Intermediate, Coleman Elementary, Comanche Middle School, Early Elementary, Goldthwaite Elementary, May Elementary, Richland Springs Elementary and Rising Star Elementary.

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Photo cutline: Dr. Pam Bryant, standing, instructs a class of area middle school teachers as part of HPU’s participation with the Teacher Quality Grants Program.

HPU plans “bon voyage” performances and fundraisers for campus groups

BROWNWOOD – July 25, 2012 – After a whirlwind spring and summer filled with practices, performances and fundraisers, two Howard Payne University groups will leave for international appearances at the beginning of August. HPU’s Winds of Triumph musical ensemble will perform in conjunction with the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8. A group from HPU’s Department of Theatre will perform at the International Collegiate Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 6, 8, 9 and 11.

Local audiences will have a chance to support the groups before they leave. Grimaldi: King of the Clowns, the play the theatre group will perform in Scotland, will be presented at the HPU Theatre on Sunday, July 29, at 2:30 p.m., and Monday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and available at the door. To reserve tickets in advance, call the School of Music and Fine Arts at (325) 649-8500. Donations will also be accepted.

A “bon voyage” concert featuring Winds of Triumph will be held on Tuesday, July 31, at 7 p.m., in HPU’s Mims Auditorium. There is no charge for admission, but donations will be accepted.

A send-off is planned for both groups on August 1 at HPU’s Davidson Music Complex parking lot off Center and Whaley streets. The public is invited to attend the gathering at 8 a.m. before the buses depart at 8:15 a.m.

Winds of Triumph

Winds of Triumph is one of only five university musical groups from the U.S. invited to perform in conjunction with the Olympics. The musicians will play in many locations around London, including Exhibition Road, Potters Fields Park, Olympic Park and more. They will also perform at the Arêne de Montmartre in Paris.

“As the time for departure draws near, we are more and more excited about taking our Good News in music and representing our Lord, HPU, Brown County and Texas in this world event,” said Stephen Goacher, professor of music and director of Winds of Triumph. “Learning that we will be performing at sites licensed for 30,000 people a day elevates this experience to an awesome opportunity and an awesome responsibility.”

Headed to London are Allen Andrus, a senior from Anson; Elizabeth Bates, a 2011 graduate from Austin; Christopher Burnett, a sophomore from Early; Mercedes Cardenas, a junior from Brownwood; Kimberly Collins, a senior from Bay City; Talitha Cook, a May graduate from Howe; Taylor Cook, a junior from Howe; Tyler Cooper, a senior from Brownwood; Megan Irwin, a sophomore from Brownwood; Tyler Matthews, a senior from Weatherford; Grant Newman, a senior from Springtown; Ethan Yeats, a sophomore from Big Spring; and Kyle Ziegler, a senior from Brownwood.

Theatre

HPU is one of only 18 colleges and universities from the U.S. to perform at the International Collegiate Theatre Festival. ICTF is part of the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, which is the largest theatrical event in the world, hosting more than 500,000 people.

“To be invited to perform at the Fringe Festival is a huge honor,” said Dr. Nancy Jo Humfeld, head of the Department of Theatre. “This opportunity will allow our students to attend many different performances and make contacts from all over the world, as well as the incredible chance to perform on an international stage. We have already been contacted by an actor who is doing a performance that is of the same genre and it will be fun to compare our historical notes. We appreciate all the support we have had and look forward to this once-in-a-lifetime experience.”

Students going on the Scotland trip are Katelyn Bare, a sophomore from Quito, Ecuador; Colbie Crow, a freshman from Brownwood; Katherine Dobson, a junior from Rowlett; Audrey Harris, a junior from Early; Joshua Helms, a senior from Lindale; Tucker Hull, a junior from Brownwood; Jared Russell, a sophomore from Hillsboro; Rivers Shotwell, a senior from Grand Saline; Phoenix Solis, a junior from Brownwood; Alexandra Taliaferro, a sophomore from Springtown; Doris Walton, a freshman from Lolita; Meredith Underwood, a freshman from Brownwood, and Jarrod White, a junior from Ben Wheeler.

“We’re excited and pleased our students have these opportunities,” said Dr. Robert Tucker, dean of the School of Music and Fine Arts and extended education. “HPU will be well represented in Scotland and England.”

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HPU sophomore to compete in world championship horse show

By Megan Haverlah, HPU senior

BROWNWOOD – July 24, 2012 – Howard Payne University offers many extracurricular activities such as athletics, cheerleading and student organizations, but Hope D’Alessio, a sophomore from Brownwood, doesn’t stop there. Hope has a passion for horses and is pursuing a horse show career at the national level.

hope_dalessio_for_webHope has been riding horses since she was a child, but she is the only person in her family who rides or competes in horse shows.

“I started riding when I was seven,” she said. “I went to a friend’s birthday party and we got pony rides and I’ve been hooked ever since. I remember thinking, ‘I have to do this. This is my calling in life.’”

Hope’s first horse was given to her by her grandfather. She now has eight horses. Chester is the main show horse Hope uses and Parker is her barrel horse.

She competes in two major shows and approximately 10-12 smaller shows annually. Hope enjoys participating in horsemanship, trail and showmanship. Showmanship is a pattern performed while leading a horse and horsemanship is a pattern performed while riding. According to Hope, trail is almost like an obstacle course.

Hope began by competing in the equivalent to 4-H and then, with the help of trainers, advanced to the state level.

“That started going really well and the next thing you know we were traveling all over the states,” said Hope. “It just started expanding and then I went to another trainer who has been known to produce world champion horses.”

Hope excelled at the Quarter Horse Congress, where she won the Amateur Equitation and Youth Horsemanship awards.

Winning the World Show is Hope’s next goal. To be eligible to participate, the American Quarter Horse Association will keep track of points earned throughout the year at different shows. When a competitor reaches a certain amount of points, he or she qualifies and a letter of invitation is sent to attend and compete in the World Show among the other qualifying horse riders.

Hope has already qualified for the world competition this year, which will be held in November in Oklahoma City at the state fair grounds.

“The Amateur World Show is a little more nerve-racking because it includes not just the top three to five riders in the state like the Youth World Show does,” said Hope. “It includes everyone who qualifies, but I’m excited!”

In addition to all of the training she has to do, and the out-of-state competitions in which she competes, Hope is pursuing a degree in communication.

“HPU has been really good at working with me,” said Hope. “Dr. Julie Welker (professor of communication) loves horses. I’ve gone to her house and ridden with her. She is definitely understanding of the fact that it’s not easy to have an extracurricular activity that the school doesn’t provide. You have to make your own schedule because you don’t have a team that helps out.”

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Photo cutline: HPU sophomore Hope D’Alessio won the Amateur Equitation and Youth Horsemanship awards at the Quarter Horse Congress.

HPU alumnus among victims of Colorado tragedy

Gordon Cowden, a 1984 Howard Payne University graduate, was one of 12 killed in Friday’s shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater.

Please remember his family and friends in your prayers.

Update:

Services for Gordon Cowden will be held Wednesday, July 25, at 11:00 a.m., at Pathways Church, 1595 Pearl St., Denver, Colo.

Mr. Cowden’s funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. this Friday, July 27, at Riverbend Church, 4214 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, Texas.

HPU mourns loss of former dean

Dr. George Baker, former dean of Howard Payne University’s School of Music, passed away Sunday, July 22, after a lengthy illness.

He and his wife, Sara, who was an associate professor of music, retired from HPU in 1998. Along with Mrs. Baker, Dr. Baker served on the President’s Development Council at HPU.

A memorial service at HPU is being planned. Details will be released when arrangements are finalized.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the George and Sara Baker Music Endowed Scholarship Fund at HPU.

Please remember Dr. Baker’s family and friends in your prayers during this time.

HPU professor featured as U.S. Mission Geneva’s Photo of the Week

BROWNWOOD – July 23, 2012 – Stephen Goacher, professor of music at Howard Payne University, was recently the subject of the U.S. Mission Geneva Photo of the Week. Goacher and other members of the Temple Jazz Orchestra represented the United States in concert at the Great Hall of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, at the U.N. “America Appreciation Day” celebration on July 5.

goacher_photo_of_the_week_for_webGoacher is shown playing an improvised solo on his American-made saxophone during a composition by Duke Ellington.

“In many ways the picture is a symbol of America,” he says. “Any man is free to express his own ideas in his own voice. Also, the improvisation points to the American necessity for invention. America is the land of invention, so I was inventing a new set of ideas to sustain the overall idea by Duke Ellington.”

Other recent subjects for the Photo of the Week have included Rev. Jesse Jackson and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

For more photos from the event, visit the U.S. Mission Geneva Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/us-mission/.

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Photo cutline: HPU’s Stephen Goacher was the subject of U.S. Mission Geneva’s Photo of the Week while performing at the U.N. “America Appreciation Day” celebration. Photo by Eric Bridiers.

HPU hosts National Association of Baptist Enrollment Professionals

BROWNWOOD – July 19, 2012 – Howard Payne University hosted the annual conference of the National Association of Baptist Enrollment Professionals (NABEP) on campus July 16-18. Kevin Kirk, assistant vice president for enrollment management at HPU, finished his term as the group’s president during the conference.

“I have had the honor of serving as president to this organization this past year and hosting the conference is a great way to finish out my term,” Kirk said. “Our colleagues were here to learn, fellowship and be encouraged in their ministry to young people and their families seeking a Christian higher education.”

nabep_group_photo_for_webThe event brought enrollment professionals from 12 Baptist universities and five states to Brownwood. The theme was “NABEP RoundUp 2012” and HPU’s Office of Admission set the scene with cowboy hats, boots, a rubber-band gun shooting range, a trip to a ranch and more. Ouachita Baptist University, of Arkadelphia, Ark., co-hosted the event.

Other participating schools were Baylor University, East Texas Baptist University, Hannibal-LaGrange University, Hardin-Simmons University, Houston Baptist University, Mississippi College, Missouri Baptist University, Oklahoma Baptist University, Southwest Baptist University and University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

NABEP provides networking and professional development opportunities for Baptist colleges and universities throughout the United States. The group currently consists of 25 member schools.
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Photo cutline: HPU hosted enrollment professionals from 12 Baptist universities throughout the U.S. during NABEP’s annual summer conference.

HPU honors 246 for academic success during spring semester

BROWNWOOD – July 19, 2012 – Howard Payne University honored 246 students for academic success during the spring 2012 semester. Students must earn a 4.0 grade point average to be named to the President’s List, a 3.65-3.99 grade point average to be named to the Dean’s List and a 3.5-3.64 grade point average to be named to the Honor Roll.

Receiving honors were:

Abilene
Carson Burns, Dean’s List

Alvarado
Tyler Dixon, President’s List
Brandi Morris, Honor Roll

Alvin
Kaitlin Leslie, Honor Roll
Linsey Reed, Dean’s List

Amarillo
Justin Bryant, President’s List

Anson
Allen Andrus, President’s List

Anton
Larissa Lynskey, Dean’s List

Argyle
Amanda Jenkins, President’s List

Arlington
Samuel Marich-Edwan, Dean’s List
Allison Ninedorf, President’s List

Atascosa
Kelsey Scott, Honor Roll

Athens
Meagan Slatton, Honor Roll

Austin
Ryan Colvin, Honor Roll
Sarah Davies, President’s List
John King, Dean’s List

Azle
Kayla Scott, President’s List

Bangs
Samantha Bly, Dean’s List
Ruben Fuentes, Honor Roll
Tina Fuentes, President’s List
Lesley Howell, Dean’s List
Jesse Kimery, President’s List
Jensen Knickerbocker, Dean’s List
Bertha Mendoza, President’s List
Theron Parson, President’s List
Jessica Ramirez, Honor Roll
Kaitlin Vernon, Dean’s List

Baytown
Brian Asp, Dean’s List

Belton
Elizabeth Graham, Dean’s List

Bertram
Conner Fisher, Dean’s List
Katherine Licce, Honor Roll

Big Lake
Brit Campbell, Dean’s List

Big Spring
Ethan Yeats, Honor Roll

Blanket
Mary Vasquez, Dean’s List

Bloomfield, N.M.
Jeremy Johnson, Dean’s List
Skyler Maley, Honor Roll

Brenham
Kassey Nix, Honor Roll

Brownwood
Heather Adams, Honor Roll
Brittany Beelby, President’s List
Nicholas Bennie, Dean’s List
Juanita Cardenas, President’s List
Monique Ching, Dean’s List
Bradley Cloud, Dean’s List
Heather Cooke, President’s List
Amber Corley, President’s List
Dustin Crager, Honor Roll
Ennis Davila, President’s List
Carminia Del Toro, Dean’s List
Jeffrey Edmondson, Dean’s List
Justin Fisher, President’s List
Bradi Gill, Honor Roll
Hannah Gramling, President’s List
John Gramling, Dean’s List
Hayden Hewitt, Dean’s List
Houston Holmes, President’s List
Jared Huntley, President’s List
Ashley Jaynes, Dean’s List
Sarah Langford, President’s List
Valerie Marrs, President’s List
Katy McBeth, Dean’s List
Jarrod McCandless, President’s List
Ashley McLaughlin, Dean’s List
Saulo Mendoza, President’s List
James Nance, Honor Roll
Maitreyee Nigalye, President’s List
Adrian Norway, President’s List
Mary Raschke, President’s List
Stephany Sanchez, Dean’s List
Abby Selman, President’s List
Jake Shelton, Dean’s List
Jherica Simental, Dean’s List
Tracer Skelton, Dean’s List
Michael Thompson, Dean’s List
Barbara Tiner, President’s List
Megan Wickline, Honor Roll

Burnet
Lindsey Gholson, President’s List

Caddo Mills
Brittany Shostrom, President’s List

Canyon
Anna McCay, Dean’s List

Carrollton
Corissa Brown, Dean’s List

Cedar Hill
Senae Dillard, Honor Roll

Cedar Park
Regan Hogan, President’s List
Ryan Hogan, President’s List
Laura Peisker, President’s List

Chappell Hill
Drew Clanahan, Honor Roll

Cisco
Haleigh Caraway, Honor Roll

Coleman
Mary Morrison, President’s List

Comanche
Nathan Byrd, Dean’s List
Jarrett Isbell, Dean’s List
James Smith, Dean’s List
Zachary Varner, President’s List

Comfort
Katie Poerner, Dean’s List

Copperas Cove
Anthony Bryant, Honor Roll

Corpus Christi
Adam Hardy, Dean’s List
Timothy Hardy, President’s List

Crane
Jacelynn Cunningham, Dean’s List

Crawford
Colin Pritchard, Honor Roll

Cross Plains
Samuel Rockett, Dean’s List

Crowley
Kailey Holmes, Honor Roll

Dripping Springs
Megan Webb, President’s List

Dumas
Gabriela Crunelle, Dean’s List

Early
Phillip Bertrand, President’s List
Lucas Creed, President’s List
Shelby Creed, Honor Roll
Kelli Ezzell, President’s List
Dacia Griffin, President’s List
Jeremy Hogue, Dean’s List
Kevin Holamon, President’s List
Holly Jessup, Honor Roll
Sara Jones, President’s List
Mark Parker, Dean’s List
Nathan Reagor, President’s List
Jasimine Sterling, Dean’s List
Stefani Williams, President’s List

Edgewood
Baylee Wolcott, Dean’s List

El Paso
Itza Jaramillo, Honor Roll
Bonita Rutkowski, Dean’s List
Grace Stout, President’s List

Ennis
Jesus Vazquez, Dean’s List

Erie, Colo.
Hannah Jansen, Honor Roll

Euless
Danielle Van Eeden, President’s List

Farmington Hills, Mich.
Shannon Costello, President’s List

Florence
Daniel Taylor, Dean’s List
Hunter Taylor, President’s List

Flower Mound
Donald Brake, Honor Roll
Hannah Hicks, Dean’s List

Fort Davis
Kyla Zimdars, Dean’s List

Fort Myers, Fla.
Sarah Weber, President’s List

Fort Worth
Michelle Bates, Honor Roll
Joshua Kennedy, Honor Roll
James Madsen, Dean’s List
Sarah Moreau, Dean’s List
Whitney Presbaugh, Dean’s List

Frisco
Christopher Day, Dean’s List

Galveston
Joel Berends, Honor Roll

Garland
Julia Hironaga, President’s List

Gatesville
Colton McCabe, Honor Roll
Caleb McKamie, Honor Roll
Sarah McKamie, President’s List
McKamie Place, Dean’s List

George West
Hillary Sellman, Dean’s List

Georgetown
Brittany Bailey, President’s List
Laura Davidson, President’s List
Jonathon Dobernecki, Dean’s List

Gilmer
Melanie Robison, Dean’s List

Glen Rose
Caidon George, Honor Roll

Goldthwaite
Jaime Speegle, Dean’s List
Anna Spruell, Honor Roll

Gorman
Jaime Johnston, Dean’s List

Granbury
Tyler Jones, Honor Roll
Brady Timmons, President’s List
Morgan Walker, Dean’s List
Lawrence Whittet, Honor Roll

Grand Junction, Colo.
Elizabeth Rogers, Dean’s List

Helotes
Cheryl Sarem, Honor Roll

Hobbs, N.M.
Joshua Puckett, Dean’s List

Houston
Elizabeth Alvarado, Honor Roll

Howe
Taylor Cook, President’s List

Hutto
Miriam Mackey, Honor Roll

Katy
Melissa Meerkatz, Honor Roll

Kenefick
Kevin Domingue, Honor Roll

Kermit
Allyson Gainey, President’s List
Trent Gainey, President’s List

Killeen
Demetrius Cody, Dean’s List

Kyle
Hannah Urbach, President’s List

Lampasas
Alyssa Castle, Dean’s List
Lillie Davis, President’s List
Jennifer Hilla, Dean’s List

Las Cruces, N.M.
Kathryn Riley, Dean’s List

Leander
Nathaniel Pepe, Honor Roll

Lewisville
Michelle Taylor, Dean’s List

Llano
Mika Smith, Dean’s List

Longview
Kyle Huesing, President’s List

Lubbock
William Curry, Honor Roll
Jonathan Henderson, Dean’s List

Lytle
Katie Bonner, President’s List

May
Justin Atkinson, Honor Roll
Trace Garcia, Honor Roll
Bryan Pate, Dean’s List

Mesquite
Chandler Raine, President’s List

Mexia
Hillary Shelton, Honor Roll

Midland
Alyshia Harter, Dean’s List
Cassandra Jolly, Dean’s List
Alexis Wilburn, Dean’s List

Mineral Wells
Amanda Driggers, Dean’s List

Mullin
Ethan Fisher, President’s List

Naples, Fla.
Robin Scofield, Honor Roll

Oak Point
Cory Edwards, President’s List

Olden
Timber Curtis, Dean’s List

Palestine
Meredith Farley, President’s List

Panhandle
Keslie Satterwhite, President’s List

Paradise
James Castleberry, Honor Roll
Ashley Wellborn, President’s List
Courtney Wilmoth, Dean’s List

Pecos
Megan Fuentes, Honor Roll

Plano
Jessica Baniewicz, Honor Roll
Ruth Goode, Dean’s List

Port Arthur
Sharon Jarquin, Dean’s List

Princeton
Katherine Carl, Dean’s List

Red Oak
Analicia Guerrero, President’s List
Brittney Robinson, President’s List

Richmond
Rhyne Acuff, President’s List
Carlee Ammons, President’s List

Rising Star
Emily Murphree, Honor Roll
Julieann Steubing, Dean’s List

Roanoke
Christopher Thompson, Honor Roll

Rockwall
Molly O’Brien, President’s List
Blaine Wynn, Dean’s List

Roseville, Calif.
Brandon Yost, Honor Roll

Round Rock
Michael George, President’s List

Rowlett
Katherine Dobson, Honor Roll
Jordan Hammontree, Honor Roll
Tyler Heidelberg, President’s List
Rebecca Reid, President’s List

Sachse
Adrianna Perez, Honor Roll

Saginaw
Cara Shelton, President’s List

Salado
Paul Warren, President’s List

San Angelo
Amanda Burley, Dean’s List
Rachel Wohl, President’s List

San Antonio
Geremy Garza, Honor Roll

Santa Anna
Molly Pritchard, Honor Roll

Scottsbluff, Neb.
Gayle Erdman, Dean’s List

Seminole
Keithen Hughes, Honor Roll
Jenna Johnson, Dean’s List

Severna Park, Md.
Emily Lewis, President’s List

Shrewsbury, Mass.
Catherine Mullaney, President’s List

Sierra Blanca
Rachel Moore, Dean’s List

Spicewood
Colette Wilcoxen, Dean’s List

Stephenville
Courtney Officer, President’s List

Sunnyvale
Whitney Sirois, Dean’s List

Sweetwater
Samuel Ramirez, Honor Roll
Timothy Rhoades, Dean’s List

Temple
Holden Barrett, Honor Roll

Tennessee Colony
Callie Ellis, Dean’s List

Terrell
Haley Jones, Dean’s List
Taylor Jordan, Dean’s List
Lauren Wells, President’s List

Thorndale
Brandon Irwin, Dean’s List

Tyler
Christopher Lee, Dean’s List

Uvalde
Jonathan Graham, President’s List

Valencia, Calif.
Jacob Motsinger, President’s List

Venus
Sarah Belser, Dean’s List

Waco
Jose Luna, Honor Roll

Weatherford
Brian Cunningham, Dean’s List

Whitehouse
Gary McDonald, Dean’s List

Zephyr
Ciera Culpepper, President’s List
Lacy Culpepper, President’s List