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1963

Karen (Oller) and James Davis (62) celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 13. jnkdavis@sbcglobal.net

1968

Otis Baskin has published “Developing a Winning Strategy for Family and Business: The Parallel Planning Process” in Family Business Advisor. The article is available at http://archive.constantcontact. com/fs093/1100669808564/ archive/1109275405858.html. baskin@efamilybusiness.com

David Rechtin is a co-author of a commentary on Daniel, published by Research Press in Searcy, AR. Available through the publisher. david_rechtin@yahoo.com

1970

After 42 years in public education in both Oklahoma and Texas, Jim Miller is retiring from Northside ISD in San Antonio. Jim also served as superintendent of both Beeville ISD and Tahlequah Schools. He coached basketball and taught in the Mid-Del and Norman Schools. Jim and his wife Connie are moving to Cypress, TX. jrmiller71@att.net

1977

Jennifer (Jackson) Gray received the University of Texas at Arlington Faculty Service Award for her work with nurses in low-resource countries. She does the work through the endowed George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professorship. jgray@uta.edu

1979

Danny Henderson was promoted to personnel programs division chief at the headquarters of Air Force Space Command at Peterson AFB, CO, in February 2011. He oversees military and civilian personnel, training and education, officer assignments and development, and awards and decorations for the entire command. eagle7579dan@hotmail.com

1982

Bruce Ingram graduated with honors from the University of Central Oklahoma with a master’s degree in education in May 2012. SozoKid59@ live.com

1990

Steve Lackmeyer’s latest book, Foraging in Oklahoma, was published in spring 2012 by Full Circle Press. The travelogue and recipe book chronicles the travels to Oklahoma farms and ranches by Jamaican-born Andrew Black, corporate chef at Flint and Vast restaurants in Oklahoma City. This is Steve’s fourth book. slwrite@cox.net

1991

Merry (Miller) Brewer and her husband Mike are proud to announce the birth of Jordyn Grace on November 24, 2010. She has two big brothers, Tyler (12) and Parker (7). mkbrewer@cox.net

1995

Richard Stephenson released his debut novel, Collapse, on July 6. Richard was a military policeman with the U.S. Army before leaving the armed forces to continue his law enforcement career in the federal sector. He has been with the Department of Justice for 11 years.

1998

Wes Wilson and his wife Amy moved to Austin in June 2011. Wes is working as a product development engineer for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Amy is working as a physical therapist at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. Their daughter Rachel is attending first grade this year. wes. wilson@amd.com

1999

Katie (Eroh) and Troy Baker (99) are proud to announce the birth of Josie Christine on June 21, 2011. She weighed 8 lb., 1 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long. She joins big sister Delaney (6) and big brother Nolan (4). katie_bake@yahoo.com

2000

Clint and April (Wooldridge 04) Everhart proudly announce the birth of Corbin Neal on March 25, 2012. He weighed 8 lb., 10 oz., and was 21 inches long. He joined big sister Heidi (4). They live in Edmond, OK. Clint is an Assurance Services Senior at Cole and Reed P.C. and April is a stay-at-home mom.

Rachel (Guess) and Clint Spencer are proud to announce the birth of Marion Jayne Spencer on October 20, 2011. She joins big sister Roselyn (5) and big brother Nolan (3). They live in Paris, TX. rachelrspencer@ hotmail.com

Andrea (Rogers) and Jeff Walters proudly announce the birth of Harper Paige on June 4, 2012. She is welcomed by big sister Mattie Kay. andreakwalters@gmail.com

Clint and Sheridan Vaughn proudly announce the birth of their fourth child, Brooklyn Leedy, on March 5, 2012. She joins Austin (4), Garrett (7), and Hudson (8). clint@ roofscapesok.com

2001

Mandy (Essary) and Matt Stansberry (04) proudly announce the birth of Vera Grace on June 5, 2012. She weighed 9 lb., 10 oz. and was 21 inches long. She is welcomed by big sisters Vivian (4) and Violet (3). The Stansberrys reside in Edmond, OK. Matt owns Nominee Design Studio and Mandy owns Mandy Stansberry Photography. mandystansberry@ yahoo.com

2002

Nicki (Parker) and Kris Austin (04) are proud to announce the birth of Margaret Claire on April 18, 2012. “Maggie” joins big brother Jason Drew (3). nicki.austin@gmail.com Lynn (Crouch) Shallue has been promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. She works as a C-130 Navigator and is currently stationed at Pope Field, NC, along with her husband Thomas. She deployed last summer in support of Operation New Dawn (Iraq) and Horn of Africa. alephzayin@aol.com Monica (Carter) Sudbury was selected as 2011-2012 teacher of the year at D.P. Morris Elementary School in Mansfield ISD in Mansfield, Texas. monicasudbury@yahoo.com

2003

Joni (Sneed) and Chet McDoniel are proud to announce the birth of Olivia Kate on March 19, 2012. She joins big sister Hannah. They live in Keller, TX, where they run Off to Neverland Travel in between their own travels for fun and work and for Chet’s speaking ministry. joni@ offtoneverland.com

Brian and Kristen Stroud are proud to announce the birth of Nathaniel Keith Stroud on June 25, 2011. He weighed 8 lb., 2 oz. and was 21 1/4 inches long. Brian is the campus minister at Childhaven, a group foster home for teenagers in Cullman, AL, and Kristen works as a case manager at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL. brian. stroud@alumni.oc.edu

Stephen Bell and Cara Helmuth married July 7, 2012, at North MacArthur Church of Christ in Oklahoma City. Stephen is OC’s director of web marketing. stephenjbell@gmail.com Stephen & Cara Bell

2004

Matthew Boydstun and Sarah (Gogarty 09) married May 6, 2012, in Judd Theatre on the OC campus. mrboydstun@yahoo.com

Rosey (Carrero) and Todd Janes announce the birth of Whitlee Jeannette on November 2, 2011. She weighed 9 lb., 4 oz. and was 21 1/2 inches long. Whitlee joins big brothers Archer (3) and Tresdon (11). roseyjanes@alumni.oc.edu

Nicole (Elder) and Bill Jackson proudly announce the birth of Dylan John on July 22, 2011. nijackso@graceland.edu Amber (Holley) and Beau Brune proudly announce the birth of their first child, Eli James, on May 24, 2012. Eli weighed 8 lb., 8 oz. and was 22 1/2 inches long. amber.brune@ cox.net

Matt Meredith finished his Ph.D. at the University of Oklahoma in 2010, then moved with wife Shannon (04) to St. Louis, then Salt Lake City for Matt’s post-doctoral research job. They now live in north Houston, where Matt has a job with Huntsman as a senior chemist. Shannon has her own knitting and crocheting business, Urban Owl Knittery. matthew. meredith@alumni.oc.edu

2005

Tristan and Leslie (Ellwood) Block proudly announce the birth of Isla Jane Block on June 2, 2011. She weighed 7 lb., 8oz. and was 20 inches long. They live in Wichita, KS. tristan_block@hotmail.com

Rebecca (Daniel) and Jake Jones joyously welcomed their sweet baby girl Finley Ruth on February 9th, 2012. She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz.

2006

Ryan and Allison (Kelly 07) Harms proudly announce the birth of Lylah Denise on August 31, 2011. Her grandparents are Larry and Paula Harms and Dennis and Elaine Kelly, and her great-grandmother is Mary Harms. She is named after the late Lyle Harms, a former OC board member. The Harms live in Stillwater, OK. allisondharms@yahoo.com

Jamie (Kessler) and Todd Fraser (07) proudly announce the birth of Liam Cole on May 11, 2012. He weighed 8 lb., 12 oz. and was 20 inches long.

2007

Chelsea Rodgers, a former member of Theta Theta Theta, will marry Austin Murrey on September 22, 2012. chelsea-rodgers@ouhsc.edu

2008

Jennifer (Cox) and Jason Davis are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Caden, on September 15, 2011. He weighted 6 lb., 1 oz. and was 20 inches long. jennifer.davis@alumni. oc.edu

2009

Tom and Carrie Cheaney of Gainesville, TX, proudly announce the birth of Emily Kate Annabelle, on January 23, 2012. She weighed 8 lb., 15 oz. and was 21 1/2 inches long. Emily was welcomed by her brother, Bradley Cheaney, who was 23 1/2 months old when Emily was born.

2010

Shad Glass is one of 40 recognized by OKCBIZ for the “Forty under 40” awards. ssg@kimray.com

2011 

Joshua Fowler graduated from OC in the winter of 2011 with a degree in Bible and Ministry. He accepted a job as associate minister at the 151st Street Church of Christ in Olathe, KS. jhfowler97@yahoo.com



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