Alumni siblings Clayton Oliphint ’88, ’96 and Mary Brooke Casad ’77 are co-authors of The Basics, a new Bible study series that focuses on Christian identity, practice and service.
Richard O. Faulk, a nationally known appellate law attorney lauded for his work in environmental litigation, is returning to Houston to become a partner with Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP.
John H. Phillips has joined Burette & Rice in Dallas, where he serves an “of counsel” role.
Kimberly Yamanouchi has been honored by the Junior League of Dallas as Sustainer of the Year.
Pamela Nelson, noted mixed-media artist and arts advocate, is exhibiting her work through November 22 at St. Matthew’s Cathedral Arts Justus Sundermann Gallery in Dallas.
John McClellan Marshall was elected international vice president of Phi Delta Phi international legal honor society. Marshall serves as senior judge, 14th Judicial District of Texas.
Bill Van Devender, who earned an MBA from SMU, has been honored by his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Mississippi.
Janie Bryan Loveless, a member of Park Cities Rotary, is the new District 5810 Public Image Chair.
Paula Roberson, Ph.D., has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Gilbert “Pete” Peterson, III of Alpine was appointed chair of the Texas Historical Commission by outgoing Gov. Rick Perry in January. Peterson earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in broadcast and film art from SMU. Peterson is the investments officer at West Texas National Bank in Alpine. He is president of the Museum of the Big Bend Advisory Board and Davis Mountains Trans-Pecos Heritage Association, and vice president of Friends of the Center for Big Bend Studies. He is a board member of Friends of the Texas Governor's Mansion, board member and past president of Leadership Big Bend, and a member of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. He also is a past board member of the Alpine Public Library, past president of the Rotary Club of Alpine and past treasurer of the Alpine Chamber of Commerce.