Alumni Announcements

Baby boy born to Laura Gilbert Voss ’04

Baby boy born to Laura Gilbert Voss ’04

Laura Gilbert Voss ’04 and her husband, Jason, announce the birth of their son, Easton Hayes, Sept. 5, 2014. Laura is a pharmaceutical sales representative for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals in San Antonio, and Jason is an engineer for Team Oil Tools in Seguin. They live in LaVernia.
Baby girl born to Bobby ’04 and Carrie Graves Catt ’03, MA ’06

Baby girl born to Bobby ’04 and Carrie Graves Catt ’03, MA ’06

Bobby ’04 and Carrie Graves Catt ’03, MA ’06 announce the birth of their daughter, Blakely Ember, Oct. 27. She joins big sisters seven-year-old Brynlee and five-year-old Brielle. They live in San Angelo where Bobby has been pastor of students and recreation at First Baptist Church of San Angelo for seven years
 Baby boy born to Karyn Hurry Watts ’02

Baby boy born to Karyn Hurry Watts ’02

Karyn Hurry Watts ’02 and her husband, Marty, announce the birth of their son Duncan Martin, May 7, 2015. Karyn teaches private piano and Kindermusik through Watts Music LLC., and Marty is minister of music at First Baptist Church in Griffin, GA.
Representing UMHB

Representing UMHB

Sarah Jane Sanders Menefee ’07, Greg Weghorst ’03, and Kristin Richardson Zastoupil ’03 representing UMHB at the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Conference in February. Sarah Jane is the Digital Media and Publications Specialist for the Region 12 Education Service Center. Greg is the Communications Coordinator for Lewisville ISD, and Kristin is the Executive Director of the Corsicana Education Foundation, Webmaster for Corsicana ISD, and TSPRA Vice President.

Shannon Woodruff '10

Shannon Woodruff ’10 graduated with his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Southern Methodist University in August. His dissertation, entitled “Macromolecular Design of Well-Defined Epoxide-Containing Materials and Their Post-Polymerization Functionalizations,” was completed under the direction of Dr. Nicolay Tsarevsky. Shannon is a development chemist with HP Inc. and lives with this wife, Holly Gaskamp Woodruff ’10, in San Diege, CA.
Mayra Velez 91

Mayra Velez 91

Mayra Velez ’91 was awarded the Temple ISD Champions at Teaching (CAT) Award. The CAT Award is awarded to those educators whose classrooms excel in their CBA or other formative test scores. She is a fourth grade bilingual teacher and the technology liaison for Hector P. Garcia Dual Language Academy in Temple.
Baby Girl born to Maggie Olson

Baby Girl born to Maggie Olson

Maggie Olson, MED ’14 and her husband, Todd, announce the birth of their daughter, Cleo Madison, Aug. 19.
Baby girl born to Dean and Jenn Harper Butenschoen

Baby girl born to Dean and Jenn Harper Butenschoen

Dean ’09 and Jenn Harper Butenschoen ’08 announce the birth of their daughter, Joslynn Grace, Nov. 12.
Michael ’01 and Jamie Jorgensen Chapman ’02

Michael ’01 and Jamie Jorgensen Chapman ’02

Michael ’01 and Jamie Jorgensen Chapman ’02 announce the birth of their son, Joseph Paul, July 28. He joins five-year-old sister, Abigail Joy.
Kelli Bryant ’14 and Clint Moore ’14

Kelli Bryant ’14 and Clint Moore ’14

Kelli Bryant ’14 and Clint Moore ’14, Oct. 3, in Houston.