class notes

Sonny Maynard ’00

Sonny Maynard and Stacy Maynard of Fort Worth welcomed daughter Savannah Grace Maynard on March 11, 2013.

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John Pope ’06 and Ashley Parker Pope ’07

John Pope and Ashley Parker Pope welcomed son Parker Hurtis Pope on March 8, 2013. Parker is the grandson of Kelley Parker ’72 and Cindy Parker and great-grandson of Briscoe Parker ’68.

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Angela Boswell ’03

Angela Boswell and husband SSGT Anthony Boswell announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandria Cay Boswell. She was born January 5, 2014, at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California.

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Quynh Dang Lu ’00

Quynh Dang Lu and her husband, Henry, welcomed their second child, Dylan Austin Lu, born January 16, 2014. His big sister is Emma Sophie, born October 20, 2011, in San Jose, California.

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Dodee Frost Crockett ’03

Dodee Frost Crockett, Managing Director–Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch, was recently placed on the list of “America’s Top 1,200 Advisors 2014” ranked by Barron’s. Dodee has been with Merrill Lynch for more than 30 years and has received numerous awards for her leadership in the community while she continues to

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Catherine Coates Walts ’99

Catherine Coates Walts (BBA ’99) and husband Cameron proudly welcome Caroline Coates Walts, born October 28, 2013. Caroline joins big brother, William.

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Troy Heerwagen ’06

Troy Heerwagen and his wife, Lesley, welcomed their daughter, Ellie Brynn Heerwagen, on January 16, 2014. Troy graduated from SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 2006. The family has lived in Seattle, Washington since 2008.

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Keith Beckman ’93

Keith Beckman is co-founder and managing partner of Benchmark Private Wealth Management, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Benchmark Bank and a registered investment advisor recently formed to better provide customers with a complete suite of financial services. Beckman, who earned an MBA from SMU’s Cox School of Business in 1993,

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Doug Renfro ’89

Doug Renfro, president of Renfro Foods in Fort Worth, announces that the company was recognized as one of seven regional finalists for the 2014 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its business practices and community involvement. The company was previously honored in

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Julia Rosinus ’11

Julia Rosinus has joined Marketing Werks, a leading consumer engagement firm, as social media manager. She is responsible for creating and implementing social media optimization and social media marketing campaigns across multiple platforms to generate traffic and increase brand value for the company’s clients. Prior to joining the firm, she

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