Bear Cub Corner

Truett Brannen Beard born April 27, 2016 to Ty, BA '09, MSEd ' 11, and Meagan Morris Beard, BA '11, MSEd '12, of Waco.

Grayson Wheeler Bender born Dec. 10, 2016, to Adam and Rachael Riehl Bender, BA ‘09, of Lubbock, TX. Big brother is Graham Walker. Grandparents are Kit, JD ’92, and Sarah Riehl, BS ’88.

Rhett Riker Brewer born in March 2016 to Caleb and Amanda Riker Brewer of Columbus, GA. Grandparents are Jeannie and Brent Riker, BBA ‘81, great-grandparents are Vernon and Mary Boots Fambrough Riker, BA ’58, all of Windermere, FL.

Emery Clare Brooks born Nov. 8, 2016, to Brandon, BA ’12, and Sarah Staats Brooks, BSEd ’13, of North Richland Hills, TX. Grandparents are Gary, BSEd ’78, and Diane Staats, BSEd ’78. Great-grandparent is Elmo Meroney, BBA ’53.

Rhett Bradley Bundren born on Nov. 30, 2016, to Heidi and Brandon Bundren, JD ’05, of Nashville, TN. Big brother is Riley, 6. Contact at

Harbor Olivia Byrd born July 15, 2016, to Christopher, BBA ’15, and Brittney Horner Byrd, BA ’14, of Stafford, TX.

Benjamin Leo Cheatham born May 16, 2016, to Cory and Erin Comeaux Cheatham, BBA ’07, of Houston.

Levi John Kologe born Nov. 3, 2016, to Jordan and Jennie Bower Kologe, BA ’07, of Cornelius, NC. Big sister is Rosalie. Grandparents are Stanley and Laura Collins Bower, BA ’74. Levi is nephew to John, BA ’03, and Kasey Bower, BA ’07, Mark, BA ’05, and Leah Bower, BA ’08, and Gracie Bower, BA ’16.

Eloise Elisabeth Lassiter born March 19 to Josh, BA ’10, and Meredith Kennedy Lassiter, BSEd ’10, of Waco. Big sister is Kennedy.

Liesl Rae Lewis born Sept. 1, 2016, to Justin, BS ’08, and Allison Thompson Lewis, BBA ’08, of Rockwall, TX. Big sister is Hannah Elise, 3.

Pendleton Davy Low born Sept. 21, 2016, to Dr. Kahler, BS ’11, and Mari Stack Low, BA ’10, JD ’12, of Pasadena, CA.

Caleb William Lunka born Dec. 20, 2016, to Derek, BBA ’08, and Lauren Weathers Lunka, BSEd ’10, of Clemson, SC.

Ava Grace Moerbe born Aug. 7, 2016, to Jonathan and Jaimie Moerbe, BA ’10, of Austin.

Clarisa Mueller adopted from foster care Oct. 26, 2016, by Stacy and Amy Hyde Mueller, BSEd ’99. Contact at 3046 Red Ridge, Rockwall, TX 75032 or

Caroline Nicole Neill born Feb. 25 to Drew, BBA ’10, MAcc ‘10, and Ashley Anderson Neill, BBA ’10, of Fort Worth.

Caroline Reese Peterson born Sept. 3, 2016, to Kenneth and Courtney Ross Peterson, BSN ’07, of Mans eld, TX. Grandparents are John, BS ’76, DDS ’79, DMD ’84, and Lisa Ross, BSN ’78. Caroline is the niece of Catherine Ross, BA ’15, and Justin, BA ’11, MA ’13, and Rachel Ross, BS ’12.

Nolan Thomas Pham born April 12, 2016, to Quoc, BS ’04, and Courtney Comeaux Pham, BA ’05, of Katy, TX.

Ellie Virginia Praught born Dec. 9, 2016, to Collin, BS ’10, and Emily Praught, BBA ’11, of Waxahachie, TX.

Emerson Violet Sileo born July 16, 2016, to Paul, BA ’06, and Dr. Amanda Sileo, BA ’06, of St. Louis.

Sheridan Leigh Smith born Dec. 26, 2016, to Adam, BBA ’07, MAcc ’07, and Cassidy Burnett Smith, BBA ’07, MAcc ’07, of Edmond, OK. Big sisters are Savannah Rose and Sutton Grace.

Jonah Ledesma and Joshua Anthony Sturdivant born Aug. 11, 2015, to Crystal and John Sturdivant, BS ’00, of Missouri City, TX. Big brother is Jacob.

Landon Tenan born Oct. 21, 2016, to Matthew and Crystal Brewster Tenan, BSEd ’08, MSEd ’10, of Middle River, MD. Contact at

Mayah Hope Wood born June 3, 2016, to Kayla and Aaron Wood, BBA ’09, of Houston. Contact at

Kaitlyn Rayne Yarish born Dec. 29, 2016, to Shannon and Benjamin Yarish, BBA ’98, of Washington, DC.

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