Bear Cub Corner – Spring 2024

December 12, 2023

James Bradley Bateman, born Feb. 2, 2023, to Zach Bateman and Brianna (Busby) Bateman, BME ’16, in Houston.

Brody Glenn Bonds, born Nov. 20, 2015, and Brady Carl Bonds, born Nov. 23, 2021, to Scott Bonds, BBS ’10, and Emily Bonds of Katy, TX. Grandparents are Carl Bonds, BA ’59, and Rita Bonds, BA ’69.

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

Raul “Ruley” Calvo-Fowlkes, born May 30, 2023, to Vanessa Calvo-Fowlkes, social work graduate student, and her husband of Porter, TX.

Miles Archer Chaney, born May 4, 2023, to Andrew Chaney, BS ’12 and Kristen Chaney, BA ’13, of Austin. Big sister is Addie (5). Big brother is Lincoln (3).

Ian Holland Countryman, born Jan. 24, 2023, to grandparents Mark Miller, BA ’81, and Michaelann Miller.

Zoe Laine Durnell, born March 21, 2023, to Austin Durnell, BBA ’14, MS ’16, and Andrea Durnell, BA ’13, of Waco. Sister is Sophia. Grandparents are Kevin Durnell, BBA ’79, Laurie Durnell, BBA ’78, David Clendennen and Myra Clendennen, BSEd ’83. Great-grandparents are Virginia Pipkin Schneider and Cathy Felan, ABC ’14.

Beau Eaker and Tipton Eaker, born March 25, 2023, to Adam Eaker, BSME ’11, and Sara Elder Eaker, BSEd ’11, of Ankeny, IA.

George Stephen Edgar, born Sept. 14, 2022, to Clint Edgar, BBA ’05, and Stephanie Edgar of Austin.

James Fadelu, born Oct. 27, 2022, to Tayo Fadelu, BS ’09, and Candice Fadelu of San Francisco. Aunts and uncle are Fisayo Fadelu, BBA ’05, MAcc ’05, Mayo Fadelu, BBA ’09, MS ’11, and Dayo Fadelu, BS ’05.

Chloe Rae Hansen, born Oct. 18, 2022, to Tyler Hansen, BS ’16, and Lalisa Hansen, BBA ’16, of Mission Viejo, CA.

Lily Hope Hostetter, born March 29, 2023, to Clay Hostetter, BBA ’18, MAcc ’18, and Nicole Hostetter, BBA ’18, MAcc ’18, of Roswell, GA. Uncle and aunt are Ben Nevarez, BSME ’11, and Elissa Nevarez, BBA’12, MTax ’12.

Wesley James Jarvis, born Aug. 12, 2023, to Charlie Jarvis, BBA ’20, and Caroline Grace Jarvis, BSN ’21, of Lorena, TX.

Vinson Reed Johnston, born Aug. 4, 2023, to Reed Johnston and Kelcy (Gillis) Johnston, BA ’17, of Weatherford, TX.

Kooper Allen Kamphuis, born July 25, 2023, to Kody Kamphuis and Priscilla Stevens Kamphuis, BBA ’17, MAcc ’17, of Garner, NC.

Cooper James Kaufmann, born March 22, 2023, to Brady Kaufmann and Kristin Kaufmann, BA ’15, MS ’17, of Allen, TX. Grandparents are Jerry Smithey and Jeanette Smithey, Nell Kaufmann, BA ’85, and Mike Kaufmann. Great-grandparents are Marion Burleson, BA ’62, and Caroline Smithey.

Lily Marie Lancaster, born April 7, 2023, to Jarek Lancaster and Kelsey Lancaster, BS ’13, of Helotes, TX.

Elliot David Lewis, born Jan. 11, 2023, to Jordan Lewis, BS, ’03, MS ’05, and DeLisa Rideout Lewis, BSEd ’09, of Shafter, CA. Siblings are Vivian Maxine, Grace Marie and Christian Glenn.

Samuel Eli Llanes, born April 12, 2023, to Emily K. Llanes, BSEd ’22, of Port Lavaca, TX.

Forrest Robert Lynn and Tucker Hixson Lynn, born March 29, 2022, to Joseph Lynn and Tara (Hixson) Lynn, MSW ’13, of Spring Hill, TN.

Rema Renee Manthongkham, born Nov. 24, 2022, to Sarawut Manthongkham and Marissa Manthongkham, MM ’17, of Bartlett, TN.

Baylor James Martin, born Oct. 19, 2022, to Caitlyn Marie Martin. Great-grandparent is Wayne Culvahouse, BS ’55.

Maxwell Mazur, born May 16, 2023, to Christian Mazur, BS ’99, and Lauren Mazur, BA ’14, of Richardson, TX. Big sister is Bailey.

Willow Aisling McClain, born July 19, 2023, to Jakob McClain, BSEd ’20, DPT ’22, and Jessica Jensen McClain, BSW ’20, MSW ’21, in Paris, TX.

Porter Joseph McHugh, born Jan. 15, 2023, to Connor McHugh, BA ’17, and Erin McHugh, BA’19, in Fairbanks, AK.

Lily Anne Mighell, born Jan. 18, 2023, to Weston Mighell, BBA ’16, and Sarah Barnett Mighell, BSEd ’16, of Fort Worth. Grandparents are Bob Mighell, BBA ’87, and Suzy Mighell, BA ’87.

Victoria Elena Montañez, born April 26, 2023, to George Montañez, MS ’11, and Luz Maria Montañez of Ontario, CA. Siblings are Shiloh (11), Hero (9) and Emiliana (5).

Mercedes Rosana Murillo, born Sept. 24, 2022, to Gabriel Murillo and Abby Murillo, BSFCS ’18, of Mesa, AZ.

Waylon Wade Nusz, born Nov. 13, 2022, to Taylor Nusz and Dalton Nusz of Alpine, TX. Grandparents are Tyner Little, BBA ’88, and Alex Little of Corpus Christi, TX.

Rhodes Pandes Wysong, born May 6, 2023, to Shaun Wysong, BA ’12, and Bethany Pandes, BS ’13, of Parker, CO.

Benjamin Rex Phelps, born May 16, 2023, to Jonathan Phelps and Katherine (Larson) Phelps, BSN ’21.

Baker Stephen Pierson, born Oct. 10, 2019, to Chase Pierson and Jenna Johnson Pierson, BBA ’08, of Lewisville, TX. Big sister is Presley. Grandfather is Stephen Pierson, BA ’72.

Aurora Leigh Rose Reagan, born April 6, 2023, to Jacob Reagan, BA ’13, and Sabrina Reagan, BA ’13. Big sisters are Arabella and Annarose.

Easton James Revels, born Jan. 26, 2023, to James Revels, BS ’23, and Alora Revels, BA ’19, of Farmersville, LA.

Abigail Santos, born in 2023 to parents Ivan Santos and Grace (Bono) Santos, BA ’12, of Boerne, TX.

Breck Jordan Sheppard, born Aug. 22, 2022, to Darryn Sheppard, BA ’16, and Amy Sheppard, BS ’15, of Cypress, TX.

Sloane Francisca Stier, born June 9, 2023, to Josh Stier and Claire Cole Stier, BSFCS ’13, of Highlands Ranch, CO. Big sister is Ellie (2). Aunts and uncles are Hallie Cole Finch, BSFCS ’10, Will Cole, BS ’16, and Kelsey Cole, BSEd ’17, MSEd ’18.

Lucille Caroline Tamlyn, born Sept. 1, 2022, to Carter Tamlyn, BA ’12, and Jessica Vaughn Tamlyn, BA ’12, BSN ’14, of Dallas. Older siblings are Beckett Tamlyn (5) and Abbey Frances (3).

Luke Mateus Tolliver, born May 6, 2023, to Marc Tolliver, JD ’11, and Adeline “Addy” Tolliver, BFA ’06, MSEd ’08, EdD ’14, in Dallas.

Susan Maybelle Villarreal, born Aug. 11, 2023, to Vincent Villarreal, BA ’16, and Molly Hall-Villarreal, BA ’14, of San Antonio.

Bennet James Ruley Watson, born Jan. 10, 2023, to Kevin Watson, BBA ’16, MAcc ’18, and Morgan Watson, BA ’17, MDiv ’20, in Waco.

James Thomas “Tommy” Welsh IV, born April 19, 2023, to James Welsh and Cayla Welsh, BBA ’10, of Sugar Land, TX. Grandfather is Clay Wright, BS ’82.

Joziah Zo, born Aug. 28, 2022, to Ronnie Zo and Cindy Rhee, BBA ’01, of Dallas.