Bear Cub Corner

Luke Jude Acosta born Sept. 6, 2017, to Dr. Nick, BSEd ’09, and Yanin Gonzalez Acosta, BBA ’10, of Dallas. Grandparents are Dr. Danny, BS ’79, and Patricia Acosta, BSEd ’79, MSEd ’81.

Parker Charles Baker born Sept. 28, 2017, to Melissa Baker, BA ’05, of Grand Prairie, TX. Big sister is Harper, 3.

Adaline Elizabeth Black born Sept. 29, 2017, to Amber and James Black, BBA ’06, of Denton, TX.

Peyton Melina Bosse born Sept. 12, 2017 to Ben, BA ’14, and Lauren Kelley Bosse, BA ’14, of Fredericksburg, TX.

Violet Marie Carpenter born Oct. 11, 2017, to Megan and Cody Carpenter, BBA ’10, of San Antonio.

Oliver Theodore Cochran born July 6, 2017, to Kevin, BBA ’12, to Sarah Mayfield Cochran, BS ’12, of Waco.

Kensington Grace Colwell born Nov. 9, 2017, to Stephanie and Paul Colwell, BA ’09, of Waxahachie, TX. Contact at

Rosalie Francisca Daniel born Sept. 18 to Billy and Sherry Flores Daniel, BA ’10, of Dallas. Aunt is Stefany Flores, BS ’12.

Emiliana Dolores Davila born Dec. 30, 2017, to Omar Davila and Alexis Jimenez-Davila, BSN ’06, of San Antonio. Dr. Rebecca Gee, BA ’83, delivered Emiliana.

Lincoln Hubert Fix born April 13, 2017, to Hubie Fix, BSME ’07, and Sara Izard Fix, BBA ’08. Big sister is Eleanor.

Diego Antonio Gorena born May 2, 2017, to Roxanne and Adrian Gorena, BBA ’98, MS ’99, of Houston. Contact at

Aubrey Elaine Henry born Oct. 11, 2017, to Veronica and Jamal Henry, BSEd ’07, MTS ’10, MACM ’13, of Wortham, TX. Jamal is senior pastor of Full Faith Primitive Baptist Church and an educator in Teague ISD.

Hattie Corinne Hughes born Aug. 28, 2017, to Justin and Emily Cogburn Hughes, BN ’09, of Richardson, TX. 

Laykin Hadley Keller born May 28, 2017, to Drew and Teal Hughes Keller, BA ’12 of Cypress, TX. Aunt is Shayli Hughes Hill, BA ’08.

June Elizabeth Kirksey born Sept. 25, 2017, to Holden and Katy Kirksey, of Carrollton, TX. Grandparents are Richard, BBA ’79, and Lisa Hartley Wilson, BSEd ’78, MS ’79. Aunts are Laurel Wilson, BA ’82, and Leanna Wilson Ellis, BSEd ’86. Great grandmother is Carolyn Wilson, BA ’52. 

Noah Jonathan Lang born Nov. 22, 2017, to John “Chris,” BS ’08, MS ’10, and Caitlyn Trice Lang, BS ’11, of Houston. Grandparents E.L. “Jack,” BS ’81, MS ’83, and Cindi Brickey Trice, BBA ’81; William, BS ’76, JD ’79, and Linda Gauntt Greendyke, BBA ’77; and Jill and Steve Lang, BS ’76, MS ’78.

Scarlett Kyle Lewis born Dec. 27, 2017, to Dr. Kyle Gene Lewis, BS ’08, and Jamie Frasure Lewis, BA ’09, of Houston.

Modesto James Livezey born May 14, 2017, to Tyler and Shannon Landry Livezey, BSFCS ’16, of Killeen, TX.

Andrew Lozano Maddox born Nov. 2, 2016, to Christopher and Angela Lozano Maddox, BA ’97, of Houston. Sibling is Ryan, 4.

Kees Micah McCullough born Jan. 16 to Jason and Veronica Quick McCullough, BA ’04, of Humble, TX. Big brothers are Colt, 7, and Barrett, 4.

Mary Helen Ongena born July 22, 2017, to Cameron, BBA ’09, and Kelly Binning Ongena, BBA ’10, of Dallas. 

Jack Bradley Paprocki born Dec. 3, 2016, to Bradley and Emily Holdaway Paprocki, BA ’09, of Kansas City, MO. Grandparents are Steve, BA ’79, and Susan Stefanic Holdaway, BBA ’81.

Presley Mae Pender born March 9, 2017, to Lane and Alan Pender of Dallas. Grandmother is Dee Ann Daffern Holder, BSEd ’81, and aunt is Leigh Holder, BBA ’13.

Kinsley Jaynette Railsback born Oct. 24, 2017, to Jon and Rebecca Maxfield Railsback, MSEd ’09, of Waco. Contact at

Prescott “Steven” Rampy born Feb. 26, 2017, is the newest grandson of Rene and Steve Watten, BBA ’81, and the third child of Preston and Shelbi Watten Rampy.

Rhett David Richards born Sept. 14, 2017, to Kyle, BA ’09, and Whitney Ponder Richards, BSN ’09, MSN ’14, of Denison, TX. Contact at

Diego Dimas Rodriguez born Jan. 1 to Gregorio and Marissa Sandoval Rodriguez, BA ’02, JD ’05, of McAllen, TX.

June Perkins Schwartz born Oct. 23, 2017, to Justin, BBA ’08, and Hayley Perkins Schwartz, BA ’08, of San Antonio. Big brothers are James (4), Jackson (2) and Henry (1).

Sophia Lucille Shaw born July 3, 2017, to Elizabeth and James Shaw, BA ’07, of Waco. Grandparents are Rick, BS ’84, and Martha Shaw, BSEd ’82.

Domitilo Harrison Silva IV born July 19, 2017, to Brooke and Domitilo Carlos Silva III, BBA ’04, of Houston.

Benaiah Michael Smith born Oct. 30, 2017, to Dr. Jeff, BS ’11, and Tamanda Smith, BS ’11, of Tyler, TX.

Lillian Torunn Smith born April 29, 2017, to Alanna Sweeney, BBA ’15, and Justin Smith of Waco. Big sister is Marilyn. Aunt is Aislinn Sweeney, BBA ’15.

Annabeth Swarbrick born Dec. 20, 2017, to Matt, BBA ’10, and Leigh Anne Scott Swarbrick, BSEd ’10, of McKinney, TX. Big sister is Caroline, 2. Contact at

Ella Fontaine Walker born June 30, 2017, to Kyle, BM ’14, and Kristen Pool Walker, BSEd ’14, of Gilbert, AZ.

Theodore “Teddy” Alexander Wallace born Nov. 30, 2017, to Alex, BBA ’08, MBA ’10, and Mackenzie Simpson Wallace, BBA/MTax ’07, JD ’11, of Dallas.

Caroline Beth Whittington born Jan. 2 to Forrest and Deanna Dempsey Whittington, BSEd ’11, of Frisco, TX. Grandparents are Don and Cindy Behr Dempsey, BBA ’76. Aunt is Jennifer Dempsey, BBA ’06.

Arizbel Sinclair Yaquian born May 26, 2017, to Juan, BSECE ’09, and Claudia Yaquian, BA ’06, of Houston. Big brother is Jeremiah, 6.