1980-1989

Christine Karol Roberts ’85

Christine Karol Roberts was recognized in March 2013 by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell as one of Los Angeles’ Women Leaders in the Law.

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Tisa Weiss Hibbs ’85

Tisa Weiss Hibbs won a Telly Award for the “Victory” television commercial she wrote, directed and produced for At Home Healthcare. She and her husband, Billy Hibbs, Jr. ’81, live in Tyler, TX, with their son and daughter.

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M. Ann Fields ’85

M. Ann Fields announces the release of her seventh novel, Fuller’s Curse, a story combining suspense, horror and literary fiction in a contemporary setting.

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Elizabeth Longino Waller ’84

Elizabeth Longino Waller and James McBrayer Sellers, III ’83 were married in New Orleans June 8, 2013, in the original stables of the French Quarter’s historic Hermann House. She wore a gown circa 1905 that had belonged to the groom’s great-great-great aunt. Following their vows, the couple and their wedding

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Megan E. Riegel ’84

Megan E. Riegel was awarded South Carolina’s highest civilian honor – The Order of the Palmetto – last June by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley for her work since 1997 as president and CEO of the Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville. The award recognized her lifetime achievements

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Elisabeth A. (Lisa) Evert ’84

Elisabeth A. (Lisa) Evert (J.D. ’87) is vice president of Arts Counsel Texas as well as an attorney and founding partner of intellectual property firm Hitchcock Evert, LLP in Dallas, representing clients throughout the world in a wide range of intellectual property issues. Her honors include recognition through the years

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Jeff Austin, III ’84

Jeff Austin, III was reappointed last March 26 to the Texas Transportation Commission by Texas Governor Rick Perry for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2019. The commission oversees the Texas Department of Transportation. Jeff lives in Tyler.

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Rhonda Rompola ’83

Rhonda Rompola, head coach of SMU women’s basketball, was recognized at the NCAA Women’s Final Four for earning her 400th career win.

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John K. Horany ’83

John K. Horany (J.D. ’86) has relocated his law office, John K. Horany, PC, to the heart of uptown Dallas, which allows him transportation alternatives such as walking and biking as part of his personal commitment to the environment and a healthy lifestyle. Practicing personal injury trial law, he represents

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David Amidon ’82

David Amidon, a partner at Burns & Levinson, LLP, has joined the board of directors of Art beCAUSE Breast Cancer Foundation. He says, “It’s time to start addressing the causes of breast cancer, not just focus on treatment.” The foundation’s mission is to prevent breast cancer through research to find

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