Friends and Family

Kelly and Bryan Basham established the Basham Family Endowed Scholarship Fund, a Hord Challenge Scholarship, which supports students enrolled in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. Their daughter Haley is a member of Baylor’s Class of 2025.

Surangi Widyaratne and Dilum Chandrasoma of Austin established the Dilum Chandrasoma and Surangi Widyaratne Family Endowed Scholarship, which supports business students. Their son Shehan is a member of Baylor’s  Class of 2025.

Patrick Doerstling and Mary Taylor married Aug. 14, 2021, at Church at the Cross in Grapevine, TX. Joshua Ehambe officiated. Guests were treated to a Dr Pepper Hour following the ceremony. Patrick is a senior sports strategy and sales major and has accepted a position post-graduation with Dallas’ Sewell Automotive Companies. Mary is a junior pre-physician assistant and biology major. They live in Waco.

Eric and Mindy Grabau of Longmont, CO, established the Professional Success Excellence Fund for Engineering and Computer Science, which supports ECS’s efforts to provide career treks to help students research future career opportunities. Their son Coltan is a member of Baylor’s Class of 2023.

Jim and Tammy Snee of Austin, MN, established the Jim and Tammy Snee Family Chair in Food Security. Their daughter Carly is a member of Baylor’s Class of 2024.