Bear Cub Corner - Fall 2023

August 23, 2023

Sadie Jane Arnold, born March 9 to Ben Arnold and Katie Arnold, BA ’05. Sister and brother are Zoey and J.P.

Elle Marie Barton, born Nov. 14, 2022, to James Barton and Lorrin Kidd Barton, BSEd ’16, in Austin. Grandparents are Shannon Crawford Kidd, BBA ’87, JD ’90; Scott Kidd, JD ’89; Sharon Wilson Barton, BSEd ’86, MSEd ’87; and Clay Barton, BA ’86, JD ’88. Great-grandparents are Nancy Tracy Crawford, BA ’62, and Tracy Crawford, BA ’60, JD ’62; along with Sandra and Rogers Wilson. Uncles are Connor Kidd, JD ’23, and Kyle Barton. Great-aunts and uncles are Lisa Spalding Barton, BA ’91, MA ’93, and Travis Barton, BA ’92, JD ’94; Tracy Wilson Miller, MSEd ’03, and Jerry Miller, MDiv student; Laura Weiss; and Leslie Crawford and Mike Crawford, BBA ’87, JD ’88.

Micah Gene Berry, born Aug. 24, 2021, to Matthew Berry, BA ’11, MDiv ’18, and Julia Berry of Crosbyton, TX. Uncles are Jonathan Berry, BBA ’19, and Aaron Berry, BA ’21.

Zeb Emmanuel Boatner, born March 17 to Yancy Boatner, BA ’06, MS ’08, and Amanda Yancy of Hamilton, TX.

Anna Elizabeth Brenner, born Sept. 2, 2022, to Brian Brenner, BA ’07, and Nancy Brenner of Helotes, TX.

Morrow Jaymes Colson, born Jan. 8 to Jamie Lauren Colson, BSEd ’09, and Devon Colson in Portland, OR. Older brothers are Turner Joseph, 5, and Ryder Jackson, 2. Family Baylor grads include great-grandfather P.J. Tyler, BA ’50; grandmother Phyllis Tyler Nguyen, BA ’72; great-uncle Philip J. Tyler, BA ’71, JD ’74; uncle Jesse Tyler Nguyen, BS ’03; aunt Jenny Lee Nguyen, BA ’07; and great-aunt Huong Le, BS ’81.

Lily Hopkins Corley, born April 13 to Grant Corley, BBA ’11, and Kaity Corley of Dallas.

Kallie Anne Duncan, born March 2 to Christopher Duncan, BS ’13, MBA ’17, and Kirstyn Dominy Duncan, BSEd ’14, of Houston. Proud older sister is Kathryn.

Henry Russell Elizondo, born April 15 to John D. Elizondo, BA ’12, and Sarah Urbanczyk Elizondo of San Antonio. Aunts are Rebecca Urbanczyk, current student, and Rachel Urbanczyk O’Beirne, BBA ’13. Uncles are Stephen O’Beirne, BBA ’13, MAcc ’13, and James Patrick Elizondo, BBA ’18.

Adelaide Rose Erdman, born May 6 to Peter Erdman, BA ’92, and Rebecca Erdman.

James Fadelu, born Oct. 27, 2022, to Tayo Fadelu, BS ’09, and Candice Fadelu of San Francisco.

Drew Merit Finch, born Feb. 27 to Taylor Finch, BBA ’10, and Erin Spencer Finch, BSEd ’12, MS ’13, of Austin.

Baylor Evon Gillis, born Nov. 1, 2022, to Christopher Gillis Jr, BSEd ’06, and Sydney Gillis of Pennsauken, NJ.

Amelia Lee Haddad, born Feb. 8 to Daniel Haddad, BA ’12, and Madeline Haddad, BA ’13, MS ’15, of Waco. Brother is Rex Hadad. Grandparents are Mark French, BBA ’84, JD ’87, Amy Radcliffe French, BSEd ’85, MSEd ’86, Emily Haddad and Janice Haddad.

Irys Rose Henry-Wright, born Oct. 21, 2022, to Savion Wright, BA ’16, and Elissa Henry, JD ’16, of Hutto, TX. Big sister is Isabella Roux.

Hattie Kay Hernandez, born to Jared Hernandez, BBA ’07, and Megan Hernandez of Fort Worth.

Laura Alyse Jochetz, born Feb. 21 to Robert Edward Jochetz, BS ’13, and Melissa Forero Jochetz of Houston. Brother Brendan John is 2.

Beckett Rose Morris, born Feb. 3 to Seth Morris and Heather Morris, BBA ’06, of Longview, TX. Big sister is Harper, 11.

Elizabeth Natividad, born March 11, 2022, to Ross Natividad, BA ’10, MA ’12, and Abby Natividad of Waxahachie, TX. Aunt is Ellise Natividad, BS ’05.

Zella Lynn Paprocki, born Dec. 7, 2022, to Bradley Paprocki and Emily Holdaway Paprocki, BA ’09, of Prairie Village, KS. Grandparents are Steve Holdaway, BA ’79, and Susan Stefanic Holdaway, BBA ’81. Uncles are Paul Stefanic, BBA ’87; Robert Holdaway, BBA ’83, MBA ’84; and Whitney Howard, BA ’80. Aunt is Kay Holdaway Howard, BS ’78, MS ’79.

Luke Christopher Pellegrino, born Feb. 2 to Chris Pellegrino and Cari Domoney Pellegrino, BSEd ’10, of Tulsa, OK.

Wyatt Piper, born Feb. 21 to Bradley Piper, BBA ’17, MAcc ’17, and Mandee Piper, BSEd ’16, MSEd ’17, of Coppell, TX.

Henry Perry Reidling, born July 13, 2022, to Coleman Reidling, MDiv ’20, and Louise (Perry) Reidling, BA ’19, in Clifton, TX.

Ethan Jasper Rios, born Aug. 5, 2022, to Lupe Rios Jr., BA ’06, and Julie Janak Rios, BBA ’06, of Dallas.

Mateo Steven Romero-Zenteno, born May 31, 2022, to Steven Romero and Julia Zenteno-Montez, BA ’09, in Austin.

Poppy Caroline Schmidt, born March 13 to Conrad Schmidt and Emily Katz Schmidt, BA ’19, of Jupiter, FL.

Sahana Shah, born May 2 to Nish Shah, BA ’08, and Sujana Shah of Richmond, TX. Big sister Saiysha is 3.

Asher Fed Sloan, born March 26, to Heather Sloan, BA ’05, in Austin.

Avigail Lynn Smith, born Feb. 18 to Jeff Smith, BS ’11, and Tamanda Smith, BSEd ’11, of Friendswood, TX.

Quinn Jane Stipe and Blaire Marie Stipe, born Jan. 9 to Collin Stipe, BS ’17, and Kaitlyn Pecue Stipe, BA ’17, of Fort Worth.

Ellis Carter Sundermann, born Sep. 29, 2022, to Carter William Sundermann, BBA ’11, and Alexandra Clare Sundermann, BA ’13, of Durham, NC. Proud big sister is Emery Clare Sundermann, 4.

John Hudson Taylor, born July 18, 2022, to Sam Taylor, BS ’17, and Natalie Taylor, BSN ’19. Grandparents are Jeff Taylor, BBA ’86, MT ’88, and Staci Strader Taylor, BA ’88.

William Grantham Thornhill, born June 9, 2021, to Grant Thornhill, BA ’09, JD ’12, and Stephanie Butler Thornhill, BBA ’16, MAcc ’16, in Plano, TX.

Sophia Evangeline Tooker, born March 17 to parents Will Tooker, BA ’09, and Lindsay (Power) Tooker, BA ’09, of Fort Worth.

Mathew Walsh, born Oct. 13, 2022, to Sean Walsh and Meghan Walsh, EdD ’22, of Cudahy, WI.

Maddux Ray Webster, born Dec. 29, 2022, to David Webster, BSME ’05, and Elizabeth Clark Webster, BSEd ’13, in Waco.

Ezekiel Quan Williams, born May 25, 2022, to Minh Jamal Williams and Meghan Burge Williams, BBA ’17. Grandparents Stephen Burge and Shelley Morrill Burge, BSEd ’77. Aunt Courtney Burge, BA ’10. Great-grandpa Harold Morrill, BA ’48, MA ’50.

James Perry Williamson, born April 28, 2022, to Corbin Williamson and Ashley Williamson, BSEd ’06, in Prattville, AL. Older sisters are Charlotte and Rachel.

Charlotte Ellis Young, born April 26 to Mitchell Young, BBA ’15, and Halle Ross-Young, BA ’13, MS ’15, PsyD ’19, in Tyler, TX. Great-grandmother is Patricia Mitchell Young, BA ’69. Grandparents are Steven Young, BBA ’84, MBA ’85; Lisa McLeod Young, BBA ’83; and Thomas and Janet Ross.

Ezekiel Micah Zeuch, born Dec. 22, 2022, to Micah Zeuch and Anna Zeuch, BA ’22, of Waco.