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Alumni | Bell TowerOctober 04, 2023

Class Notes

Class Notes


Greg Pair Sr., ‘77, is retired in Fort Smith.


Anne Mourney, ‘80, received two bachelor's degrees at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, then obtained her law degree. 


Rebekah Lowery, ‘96, was indicted into the UAFS Athletics Hall of Fame along with her ‘94-‘95 Westark National Champion basketball teammates. 

Anna Engelbrecht, ‘92, works at The New School in New York.


Angela Flake, ‘09, an award-winning book author and motivational speaker, recently published her first children’s book.

Brandon Vick, MD, ‘09, opened his own practice, VickMD, PLLC, in August 2022.

Shannon Morgan, ‘02, earned a new certification: Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute.

Lindsey Steiger-Muck, PMP, ‘09, has been promoted to senior director for career services at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Mendy Reints, ‘05, began working for the IRS in Fort Smith in June 2006.

Nancy Young, ‘02, is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She won the Best Literature Review Kaleidoscope Poster Award at the Teacher Education Division conference in 2021, and she participated in the Council for Exceptional Legislative Summit to advocate for support for mental health in schools.

Aaron Geppelt, ‘01, works at Aurora Flight Science in Utah.

Clorissa Prince, ‘08, worked several management positions until she became a judicial education specialist in the Administrative Office of the Courts while pursuing a master’s degree in legal studies at Trinity Law School. She accepted an administrator role for the Arkansas Supreme Court’s Commission on Children, Youth, and Families in Maumelle.

Jeremy Wann, ‘09, is an adjunct professor in the UAFS College of Business. 


Ryan Green, ‘18, is starting a new position as Service Center Manager in Joplin, Missouri.

Lynette Thrower, ‘19, presented an interactive art project at Arkansalsa in Springdale in late October.

Lisa Roam, ‘13, welcomed Cooper Tomas Roam into the world on Aug. 17, 2022.

Bailee, ‘19, and Micha Crenshaw welcomed their daughter Chandler Sage into the world on Aug. 18, 2022.

Tim Walthall, ‘13, is a process engineer at Detex Corporation in New Braunfels, Texas.

Ashley, ‘18, and Bert, ‘15, Solis opened Young Nomad Children’s Boutique in Rogers.

Peyton Oldridge, ‘19, accepted a proposal from Garrett Wilson, ‘22.

RC Sims, ‘17, started a new position as Senior Financial Analyst at Mercy. He and Stephanie Long, ‘19, got engaged in June.

Dusan Stojanovic, ‘16, started a new position as the Associate Portfolio Manager at Cadence Bank.

Meagan Meyer,’15, was accepted into the Master of Social Work program at Missouri State University. She began working as a graduate assistant in January 2023. She also was married on Sept. 30, 2022.

Zack, ‘15, and Tiffany Gramlich, ‘17, welcomed Bonnie Lynn Gramlich into the world on Dec. 23. 

Kristen, ‘18, and Remington Pate, ‘18, welcomed their second son, Brody Dean Pate, on Jan. 16, 2023.

Brad Turner, ‘17, accepted a new position as territory account manager at EqipmentShare.

Ntxuzone Yang, ‘18, started a new position as a maintenance supervisor at ABB.

Payton Efurd, ‘18, accepted a promotion to manager of benefit plans at ArcBest.

Chadd Sheffield, ‘10, accepted a promotion to manager of solution development at ArcBest.

Katie Hug, ‘14, accepted a promotion to senior enterprise project manager at ArcBest Technologies.

Ryan McMahan, ‘11, started a new position as enterprise sales executive at J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.

Teddy Sexton, ‘18, passed the CPA exam.

Jordan Hatwig, ‘18, was promoted to project manager at ArcBest, where she has been employed since 2019.

Spencer Mears, ‘16, started a new position as an associate financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services in Fort Smith.

Carl Husley, ‘15, began a new position as marketing director at Crosslake Technologies in Chicago.

Maddie (Gilliam) Stojanovic, ‘18, accepted a new position at ArcBest as a corporate social responsibility analyst in November.

Blake Hansen, ‘14, was promoted to manager II for rail operations at JB Hunt last December.

Cambrie Gash, ‘18, started a new position as an account executive with GDH Complete Workforce Solutions in their Northwest Arkansas office.

Josiah Cotner, ‘12, accepted a new position as a senior accountant at Hubbs & Whitehead CPAs in November.

Evan Piche, ‘11, began a new position as a senior corporate recruiter at Paycom last December.

Brittany Christian, ‘14, started a new position as a stagehand at Ozark Productions Inc.

Minzhi Chen, ‘15, recently graduated from the AICPA Leadership Academy.

Matthew Farrar, ‘15, obtained the Coupa Sustainable Business Spend Management from Coupa Software.

Sean Laney, 18, started a new position in critical freight sales with MoLo Solutions.

Krystina Israel, ‘12, started a new position as director of growth and operations at Valley Family Dental.

Bahna Walton, ‘19, is an accountant with Tradition Management LLC in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Salinna Buyers, ‘18, started a new position as senior technical recruiter for Planet Technology in Dallas.

Maria Vines, ‘19, is now a clinical specialist at Abbot in Little Rock.

Haley Branum, ‘17, was promoted to marketing manager at Global Partners LP in Newton, Massachusetts.

Ricky Hernandez, ‘15, was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources at Metova Inc. 

Catherine, ‘16, and Tyler Noetzol, ‘17, welcomed their daughter Blakely Rose into the world.

Tamara Tateosian, ‘12, is working towards her Institute of Management certification for Chamber Executives with graduation in August 2023 and Missouri Certified Economic Development certification, from which she tested out in June 2023.

Dylan, ‘15, and Elyse Karber welcomed Grayson Richard Karber into the world on Dec. 3.

Tamara Tateosian, ‘12, is working towards her Institute of Management certification for Chamber Executives with graduation in August 2023, and she expects to test out of the  Missouri Certified Economic Development certification in June 2023.

Jennifer Broyles, ‘16, welcomed Cameron Blake into the world in March 2022.

Meagan Bowling-Fudge, ‘12, was appointed to the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Board of Directors. She celebrated 9 years at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. She has been appointed to the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Foundation Board of Directors.

Margaret Hominick, ‘13, teaches in the WATC LPN program under the direction of Frankie Allred and Amanda Seidenzahl.

Quade Moore, ‘16, and Rebekah Tanner, ‘15, will wed on Oct. 21, 2023.

Holley Maness, ‘19, became a doctor of pharmacy in June. 

Jessica Day, ‘10, marked her 13th year of teaching in August. She is happily married and has three children.

Cody Smith, ‘12, is a sales manager at Crain Hyundai, in Fort Smith.

Ryan Downs, ‘12, is a partner at Phelps LaClair PLC law firm in Mesa, Arizona. 

Daniel Fudge, ‘12, has been appointed to the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Foundation. 

Katie (Brown) Burgess, ‘17, is the coordinator of Instructional Design and Academic Support at Oklahoma State University.


Ariana Allard, EA, CPA, ‘20, passed all four sections of the CPA exam.

Nicole Cagle, ‘20, accepted a promotion at ArcBest to the position of manager compensation.

Joshua Scott, ‘21, joined Butterball LLC as a management trainee.

Guadalupe (Zepeda-Hernandez) Ayala, ‘20, joined the Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s office as the victim witness coordinator in January 2023.

Shunta Childress, ‘22, accepted a new position as a customer development specialist with Supply Pike in northwest Arkansas. 

Scott David, ‘21, was promoted to customer service manager at ArcBest Technologies in January.

Oliver Perez, MBA, ‘20, was promoted to senior transportation supervisor at Tyson Foods in January 2023.

Daisy Reyna-Roberts, ‘21, got married in November of 2022.

Andrew and Brandi Lorenz, ‘21, welcomed their second son on Jan. 19, 2023.

Jordan Davis, ‘20, began the Master of Science in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics at the University of Maryland at Baltimore, planning to graduate in 2024.

Susan Miller Webster, ‘21, has welcomed her first great-grandchild into the world and is a substitute teacher and bus aide for FSPS.

Kellie Lindsay, ‘21, is one of seven people chosen nationwide by Gallup for their prestigious summer research program. 

Bao Ha, ‘22, was promoted to cash exceptions coordinator at ArcBest, where he started as a student worker in 2020.

Rachel Williams, ‘20, was promoted to Weekend Evening Anchor at 5News in June 2023.

Juwann Davis, ‘21, is a substitute teacher mainly in grades 6-12 in Fort Smith. 

Lynna Luff, ‘21, who had a baby in November 2022, is a laboratory technician in urinalysis toxicology in Fayetteville.



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