Archived News – May 2013

May
28
2013
Baylor Proud
Leigh Ann Ganzar, BS '11 in biology and a master's candidate in community health education, was one of four Baylor Bears selected this spring to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Leigh Ann was also selected for the English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Brazil.
May
26
2013
Waco Tribune-Herald
Baylor graduates Jimmy and Sandy Maddox, BA '69-Elem Ed, MS-Education '70, have built a huge treehouse as a guest house, sparking the creation of Animal Planet's new series "Treehouse Masters."
May
26
2013
The Conroe Courier
Feature on 1st Lt. Clancy Morrical, BSEd '10 in mathematics 4-8 from Baylor's School of Education, talks about how she became one of 723 female fighter pilots in the U.S. Air Force and about her experience serving.
May
24
2013
HGTV
VIDEO INCLUDED: A one-hour HGTV special called "Fixer Upper" features Baylor alums Chip Gaines (BBA '98) and his wife Joanna Gaines (BA '01), who own a remodeling business, as they help Baylor alums/employees Doug McNamee, (BA '03, MSED '05 Health,Human Performance & Recreation)), assistant athletics director for premium sales and services, and wife Lacy McNamee, (BA '04, MA '06) assistant professor of communication, find and transform a home. If the show goes to series, HGTV will shoot up to 23 more episodes covering homes across Central Texas.
May
19
2013
News-Journal.com
Longview, Texas

After eight months living and teaching English in Thailand, Baylor graduate Kendall Rice, BSED '12, talks about her experiences. While there she worked as a teacher at the Palace School, where her students were members of the royal family and children of high-ranking government officials.
May
16
2013
ABC News
Darryn S. Willoughby, Ph.D., a Baylor associate professor in the School of Education's Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, gives tips about healthy foods. Willoughby also is the director of the Exercise and Biochemical Nutrition Laboratory at Baylor. (See page 4 of the link)
May
14
2013
Kudos all around! Baylor's School of Education honored its graduating seniors at the Twenty-eighth Annual Recognition and Awards Banquet on April 22 in the Cashion Banquet room of the Hankamer School of Business. During the ceremony, not only were the Outstanding Students presented awards, but also some of the Baylor seniors' most memorable teachers were recognized. From all the nominations submitted, three teachers were chosen to attend the banquet and receive a plaque commemorating their honor.

Health and Human Performance Award Recipients (from l to r)
Matthew Boyd, Celeste Russell, Katherine Beaudoin, Mitchell Myers, Hayley Shelton, Shelise Danielson, and Kelly Hannegan
HHPR Awards 2013


Teacher Education Award recipients (from l to r)
Chrystal Rogers, Rebecca Colquitt, Katelyn Nelson, Alicia Jackson, and Bethany Gilmore
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SOE Seniors with their Most Memorable Teachers (from l to r)
Peggy Grant, Allison Landers, Pat Hofeditz, Madelon Fulton, Valerie Fink, and Lindsey Hedrick
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May
13
2013
Dallas Morning News
Charles Bruner, BSED '90 Secondary Education is the new principal at Richardson High School. Bruner has been the principal of Forest Meadow Junior High since 2002. Before that, he was principal and assistant principal in Cedar Hill ISD.
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