Alumni Announcements

Donnie Barron, Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church

Donnie Barron ’97 is the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Longview. He and his wife, Kim, are the parents of three children, Amanda, Trey, and Andrew. Amanda and her husband Bryan are IMB missionaries in Brazil. Delores Ely Hutton ’15 and Gladys Lipscomb Weaver ’60 are members of the church.
Daughter born to Michael and Andrea Crosswhite

Daughter born to Michael and Andrea Crosswhite

Michael ’06 and Andrea Cullman Crosswhite ’05 announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Olivia, May 7, 2016. She joins big brothers, Grayson and Andrew.
Daughter born to Anthony and Lindsey Deringer

Daughter born to Anthony and Lindsey Deringer

Anthony ’06 and Lindsey Harkrider Deringer ’08 announce the birth of their daughter, Laurel Marie, Mar. 15, 2016. She joins big sister Ruthie Ann.
Katura Hart marries Reggie Harrell

Katura Hart marries Reggie Harrell

Katura Hart ’15 to Reggie Harrell, April 8. They celebrated their union with family and friends.
Baby boy born to Desiree Hernandez

Baby boy born to Desiree Hernandez

Desiree Cruz Hernandez ’15 and her husband, Brett, announce the birth of their son, Brett Aaron Hernandez Jr., Oct. 21.
Courtney Strong writes Bible Study

Courtney Strong writes Bible Study

Courtney Carr Strong ’04 has written a Bible study that has been published through Randall House. It is a 6-week Bible study for women titled, Preoccupied with Promise. It is perfect for individual or small group study. The book is available at randallhouse.com and amazon.com

Ruby Bowen elected to CTHRMA Board of Directors

Ruby Blancett Bowen ’09, MBA ’11 was elected to the 2017 Board of Directors for the Central Texas Human Resource Management Association (CTHRMA) in the role of Director of Programs. Contact her for HR networking opportunities at rubycbowen@yahoo.com.
Baby boy born to Analicia Gutierrez

Baby boy born to Analicia Gutierrez

Analicia Gutierrez ’11 and her husband, announces the birth of their son, Ayden Christopher, Dec. 6.
Baby girl born to Melissa Kelsey

Baby girl born to Melissa Kelsey

Melissa Polley Kelsey ’07 and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of their daughter Elizabeth Grace, May 18, 2016. She joins older siblings Joseph, Abigail, and Elijah.
Baby girl born to Amanda Kafer

Baby girl born to Amanda Kafer

Amanda Lamar Kafer ’09 and her husband, Kylen, announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Loree, Feb. 15. Amanda works from home in the field of healthcare finance and reimbursement, and Kylen is an attorney for Ector County in Odessa.