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CLASS OFFICERS

President Matt Price
Vice President Eric Kimball
Secretary Kristen Bradshaw
Treasurer Tara Smith
Reporter Lene' Smith
Colors:  Electric Blue and Silver
Flower:  Snap Dragon
Song:  "One" by U2
Motto: " '95 has come and gone; '96 will carry on; '97 think they're cool; '98 will always rule!"

Caution: Information supplied on this website may be available to anyone who searches your phone number or name from an Internet search engine.

If you would like to submit additional information for this graduating class, e-mail bduhon@pngisd.org


David J. Allen, 6239 Garner, Groves, TX 77619 
e-mail address: dada92pony50@aol.com

Cara M. Arredondo
e-mail address:  Cardinal98@juno.com 
Occupation:  Full-time student at Lamar-Beaumont
I am a sophomore at Lamar.  My major is Elementary Education.  I am specializing in Early Childhood.  I work part-time at St. Paul's Day Care.  I keep track of ten 2-year olds, and just love it! 

Jamie Allen Hargrave, 2237 11th Street Port Neches, Tx 77651
e-mail address: flowerchild9779@yahoo.com
Occupation: Stay-at-home mommy
As you can tell, I got married in Sept. '03. I have two children and two step-kids (Cody James 5/18/00, Makenzi Rose 11/30/01 and Jordon 7 and Brianna 5). Its tiring but fun. I have been staying at home for almost a year and loving it. I have worked at law firms and a car dealership but I am going to go back to school to become a labor and delivery nurse. It would be nice to hear from you all to see what you are doing these days. Have fun everyday life goes by so fast!

Kyle J. Babin, 6360 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005-1847
e-mail address: kbabin@rice.edu 
Phone number: 713-630-8675
I am a sophomore at Rice University and am majoring in organ performance at the Shepherd School of Music. 

Heather Ballard Abshire, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:
hrballar1024@wmconnect.com
Occupation: Nursing Assistant , working at St. Elizabeth Hospital
Married Jordan Abshire class of '96, August 14th, 2004, no chidren yet! Taking a break from school and hopefully finish nursing degree.

Kristin Barkley Seholm, Ford Leonard Wood, MO 65473
e-mail address: KKSeholm@yahoo.com
My husband Erik and I were married in Nashville in August ’05 and are currently stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. In 2005, Erik was commissioned as an officer in the army. We also recently adopted a beagle we named Charlie. It’s good to hear everyone is well! Take care.
Updated: 7/9/07

Marci Barnett
e-mail address: mdbarnet@texaschildrenshospital.org
Occupation: Nurse (RN)
I graduated from Lamar in December of 2002. I moved to Houston in January 2003. I work in the neonatal ICU (sick babies) at Texas Childrens. I love it here in Houston, but I miss my friends from Mid-County.
Updated: 10/1/07

Hollie Barras, 3736 9th Ave., Port Arthur, TX 77642
Phone number:  409-985-6205
Occupation:  Mother and homemaker
Karrie Marie Lacour born 1/21/98

Denise Becker Bingham
e-mail address: d6r5b@aol.com
I was married in 2000 to David and we have a 2 yr. old little girl. I will graduate May 2004 with my Dental Hygiene degree and then we will be moving so David can begin Law school. I hope everyone is happy and having fun!

Chad Belyeu, 4179 Coke Rd., Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address: cbelyeu@wmconnect.com
Phone number: 409-748-0854
Occupation: Still a student at Lamar, believe it or not. I moved home from Houston to finish my degree and renovate my parents' house, and I'm knee-deep in the middle of both.
Updated: 7/9/07

Jason Buescher,803 Lawndale Drive, Arlington, TX 76017
e-mail address: jasonbuescher@aol.com
Phone number: 469-964-7004
Occupation: District Director, Longhorn Council, BSA
I graduated from Texas A&M in May of '03 with a bachelors in Environmental Design. Occupation: I currently do pr and finance for the Longhorn Council, BSA in Arlington TX and I'm not married. It's great living right in the middle of DFW with the Rangers and the Cowboys!
Updated: 10/1/07

Betsy Bowser Castille, 12311 Oak Park Drive  Houston, TX  77070
e-mail address: betsybowser@yahoo.com
Phone number: 512-708-0542
Occupation:  2nd grade ESL teacher in Cy-Fair ISD
I graduated from University of Texas in '02. I married Collin Castille on November 20, 2004, and we live in Houston in a four bedroom house that will NOT be filled anytime soon because teaching kindergarten did a number on us!

Brandy Boyd
e-mail address: brandyboyd@hotmail.com
Occupation: I am currently working in Beaumont at Buckner Children and Family Services counseling at-risk kids and their families.
I graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 2002 with at Bachelors in Family and Child Development.

Kristen L. Bradshaw, 915 Avenue B Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: kristen@kristenbradshaw.com
Phone number: 409-749-9254
After graduating from Texas A&M with a BS in Computer Science in 2003, I continued on to Raleigh, NC to get my Associates Degree
in Digital Animation in March 2005. I'm currently striving for my dream job at Pixar as a character animator.

Sarah Breaux Gassen
e-mail address: gassenks@aol.com
Occupation: Registered Nurse

I graduated from Lamar-Bmt. with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2002 and have been working in Pediatrics at St. Elizabeth hospital for the last 3 years. I married Karl Gassen, also class of 1998, in March of 2003. We are now living in Nederland. Our 1st child, Ava Grace, was born in March of 2005. She is beautiful and, of course, she has us wrapped around her little finger!

Updated: 4/17/06

Christy Broussard-Seiley, 2620 Ave D, Nederland, TX 77627
e mail address: CSeiley@wmconnect.com
Phone number: 409-729-8717
I have been working as a colorist at On Stage Hair Design & Day Spa for the last 6 years & I LOVE it. I was married in Jan. of 2002 to Jeremy Seiley who is now training for military leave to Iraq at the first of the year (' 05 ) We have a beautiful 2 year old daughter & are living in Nederland. Hope every one is well!!

Michael Broussard
e-mail address: michaelrbroussard@yahoo.com
Phone number: 409-960-1831 cell
Occupation: General Manager
I grauated Lamar University May 03' with a BBA.  I worked for Cumulus Broadcasting for a year after college writing and selling commercials but now  I am the general manager for Fastenal Company in Houston.  I absolutely love Houston.  I enjoy being with my girlfriend and hanging out.  I do still come home to visit family and friends.  I miss you guys, good luckm in the future, and we'll see each other again.

Angela Brown-Frank, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  kafrank@sbcglobal.net
Occupation: 
2nd Grade Teacher
Kenny and I married in 2003, and we have one daughter that was born in Jan. 2006.  Hope everyone is doing well!  
Updated: 2/13/06

Angie Bryan, 801 Cherokee, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  angiecb79@aol.com
Occupation:  Attending Memorial Herman Baptist, Beaumont, as a radiology student.  

Michael S. Bryan, 6824 Bellgreen #1, Houston, TX 77030
e-mail address: slider2000001@yahoo.com
Phone number: 409-963-0240
Occupation:  I still work as a nurse at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. I work in the NeuroTrauma ICU where we see the worst types of head injuries imaginable (its the best and worst of human existance on a daily basis). I just took my MCAT and will be applying to med-school in June 04. Life is good here in Houston. Drop me a line sometimes. I would love to hear from everyone.

Brittney A. Buffo, 78 North Broadway #320, White Plains, NY 10603
e-mail address: brittneybuffo@hotmail.com
Phone number: 512-392-1904
Occupation:  I have graduated SWT and now am living in New York going to law school.
Hey, everybody! I'm having a blast at SWT working on a social work and political communication degree. I'm an Alpha Delta Pi and plan on graduating in 2002! Email me and say hello!!

Andrea Byrd Plate, Warrenville, IL
e-mail address: andrea_byrd@lycos.com
Occupation: Insurance adjuster
Hey everyone! Still in the Chicago area, still working in insurance claims, and still happily married. We bought a house in September 2003, and it's just us and our dogs-we recently got a daschund puppy named Sunny, as well as our other dog Loki, who we've had since we were at A&M. Still trying to make our way back home to Texas. I hope everyone is doing well!

Chrissie K. Carlsen, 8559 Gulf Hwy. #59, Lake Charles, LA 70607
e-mail address:  CHER8077@aol.com
Phone number:  318-474-3243
Occupation:  Psychology Student at McNeese
I am a second-semester freshman at McNeese University in Lake Charles, LA.  I am a member of Phi Mu sorority and a volunteer for the local women's shelter and Children's Miracle Network. 

Lyndi K. Cauthen, P.O. Box 32, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: CauthenL@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-729-9562 
Occupation:  Student at Lamar
I am pursuing a nursing major and hope to graduate in 2002.

Aaron M. Chang, 5850 North St., Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  amchang98@hotmail.com
Phone number:  409-963-0848
Occupation:  Finishline at Parkdale Mall which will be opening June 15 so please drop by.
WUzz up everyone!! It's hard to believe that it has been 2 years since we have graced everyone with our presence.  I am now a communication major at Lamar University Beaumont; hopefully next fall going to attend University of Houston.  I am a proud member of Phi Mu Alpha and Kappa Kappa Psi.  I hope to become a famous actor one day.  Well, hope to talk to everyone soon.  Later, Chang.
  

Amanda Chapman Shrestha, 5301 North, Groves, TX77619
e-mail address: sarsad_1705@yahoo.com
Phone number: 409-289-3191
I have two beautiful daughters, Sarah Victoria (9) and Sadie Mae (5). Married in Oct. 98 but recently split. I'm a stay-at-home mom for the time. Hope everyone is doing well. Sorry i missed the reunion (it fell on my babygirls b-day).
Updated: 8/24/08

Eric Clayton, Las Vegas, NV 89119
e-mail address: brumbychaser@hotmail.com
Occupation: Wild Horse Trainer / Mentor
After graduation I moved to Los Angeles, CA and started working in film. In June ’06, I made the move out to Las Vegas, NV and am currently working as a Wild Horse Trainer / Mentor. I also work with the Shiloh Horse Rescue in Sandy Valley, CA (owned by actor Tony Curtis and his wife, Jill) saving horses from slaughter, rehabilitating, and adopting them back out to loving homes. In my spare time, I work as a Stunt Rider (Equine) for film and television. Hope everyone is doing well out there in world! I would love to hear from you.

Updated: 2/28/08

Jennifer Cluelow Vickery
e-mail address: JenniferC44@hotmail.com
Occupation: Registered Dietitian
I graduated from SFA in Nacogdoches May 2003 and got married a week later to an amazing man I met the first week of school. We live in Houston currently but are planning a move (hopefully) to College Station real soon. No kids yet....we're going to wait a few more years. I'd love to hear from anyone who feels like writing.

Jerel Cobb, Austin, TX
e-mail address: jd.cobb@gmail.com
Updated: 6/17/15

Ashley E. Coffman, 4361 Wheeler QL205, Houston, TX 77004
e-mail address: acoffman@bayou.uh.edu 
Phone number: 713-743-7310
Occupation:  Full-time student and part-time CPA assistant
I am one hour short of being a junior at UH - not that it matters because I change my mind so much. Houston is an awesome place to live!

Justin M. Collazo, 3173 Sandalwood, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  chewbarcka@aol.com
Occupation:  I am currently teaching band in Lumberton, grades 6-8.

Brandon E. Costanzo, 5252 Twin City Hwy. Apt#418, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: becos99@yahoo.com 
Phone number: 409-963-0045
I'm attending Lamar working on a History degree so I can teach High School. Who knows maybe I'll return to teach at PN-G some day. Everyone take care

Harold E. Crochet, 2191c Malohi Rd., Wahaiwaii, HI 96786
e-mail address:  beju@gateway.net
Phone number:  808-621-4078
Occupation:  US Army

Tiffany Cross Dennis
e-mail address: tcd26ok@cox.net
Occupation: Billing Secretary
After graduating from Lamar with a Business Administration degree, I got married in 2002 to my wonderful husband Ryan! That same year, I founded and directed the Miss Mardi Gras of SETX and Miss Mid-County pageants for our area. In February of 2005, we moved to Edmond, Oklahoma where he now works for Dell Computers Corporate office and I'm working for electrical contractors. We are enjoying our new home, 2 dogs and can't wait to have kids! Email me, I would love to hear from anyone... :)

Diana Dailey Melendez, Beaumont, TX
e-mail address: diana7117@sbcglobal.net
Phone number: 409-722-8500
Occupation:  Working at Park Avenue Dry Cleaners in Pt. Arthur for now.
I attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock where I met and married my husband, Richard. We moved back to Beaumont so Richard could continue his degree at Lamar in Human Resources Management. We have one daughter, Emma, with another soon to follow. I'm a stay-at-home mom and loving every second of it!

Kendra R. Daniels, 2410 Lofton, Port Neches, TX 75961
e-mail address: KDPNG17@aol.com 
Phone number: 706-369-1354
Occupation: Student athlete at the University of Georgia...GO DOGS!
This fall I transferred to the University of Georgia to play softball.  I am a sports communications major with a minor in sports business.

Shanna Diamond Zampini, 5309 West Groves Circle, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: zamp12499@aol.com
Occupation:  Stay at home Mommy
I graduated from Lamar in May 1999 with a degree in cosmetology. I married Corey Zampini (class of 96) on December 4, 1999. I am a stay at home mom to our two beautiful children Katelee Nicole (6-14-00) and Kaden Scott (1-24-02). We built a home in Lumberton in June of 2001 but moved back to Groves in August of 2003. It was just to far from everyone! Hope everyone is doing well!!

Heather Dore Powers, CIEP Atyrau Pouch, PO BOX 6066, San Ramon, CA 94583
e-mail address: hpowers02@yahoo.com
Phone number: 713-344-1847
Occupation: Project/Process Engineer, Tengizchevroil, an Affiliate of Chevron 
Chris and I transferred to Atyrau, Kazakhstan for a ~two year assignment with Tengizchevroil in June 2005.  We are both enjoying our jobs, living in a company compound, experiencing a new culture and traveling to interesting places.  We are also learning Russian, but it is a slow process!  We brought our cat, Sammy, with us, but we are waiting to have kids until we return to the States or another Western country.  Hope you all are doing well.  Keep in touch. 
Updated: 2/13/06

Amy Draughon
e-mail address: daphne232@gt.rr.com
Phone number: 409-722-7104
I still live in Port Neches and work as a carhop at Sonic in Port Neches. I have my Associate's Degree in Business Administration from LSC-PA and I have about a year and a half left before I get my Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management.

Brad D. Dunlap. Box 11123, Searcy, AR 72149
e-mail address: Forgiven39@hotmail.com 
Occupation:  I am a junior Management major at Harding University in Searcy, AR which is an hour north of Little Rock. I spend my time jumping off cliffs (10-75 ft) into the water at Heber Springs, chilling in Little Rock, camping somewhere in the mountains, rock climbing and rappelling, and finding out new and better ways to serve God. I would love to hear how any of you guys are doing.

Trang T. Duong
e-mail address:  trangphoto9@yahoo.com
Occupation:  Asst. Manager at Clique Photo Studio
Hi everyone. I am living in Austin, Tx and pursuing the wild dream of being a paid photographer. Love to hear from anyone, expecially WENDY SOWELL. Best wishes, Trang"

Lisa Durham Savoy, 6532 32nd St,, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: lsavoy@gt.rr.com
Phone number: 409-960-7101
Occupation: Collections Agent @ Time Warner Cable in Nederland
Graduated from Lamar PA in 2000 w/an Assoc of Applied Science in Accounting. Darren & I finally got married on 10-23-04. No kids yet, but hopefully soon.
Updated: 7/21/06

Liz M. East, 2710 Miller, Groves, TX 77619
Occupation:  Student/Martial Arts Instructor
I am working at Armentor's United Martial Arts as the Head Instructor. I graduated from Lamar with a Bachelors in Business Administration. I bought a house in Groves.

Alisha K. Edgar, 2221 Curt, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  lishakay@aol.com
Phone number:  409-962-3155
Occupation:  Embroidery work for Custom Creations

Ashly T. Elam, 5034 Bay Street, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: ebgb98@hotmail.com
Occupation:  Chief Editor at KBMT-TV 12.Also work in the sports department during spare time
Working on an opportunity at becoming a sports anchor at KBMT-TV 12. If I don't get the job I still should get my on-air shot this fall during high school football so check me out...I'm also still working on my communications degree a LU-Beaumont, only two years to go  

Mindy Fels Fels Gallagher, 9060 NW 8th Street #105 Miami, FL 33172
e-mail address: MommyLuvsJulia@aol.com
Phone number: 305-335-5380
Occupation: Manager for a financial group here in Miami
I married Sean Gallagher and we have a beautiful little girl named Julia 7/23/03. I finally graduated with a degree in Political Science! I'd love to hear from anyone! God bless!

Kelli L. Finch, 3141 Boyd, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: MUNESHINE21@AOL.COM 
Phone number: 409-962-0352
Occupation:  I work at West End Medical Plaza in the office.  I am attending Lamar for my nursing degree.

Keeli M. Foret, 12440 Alameda Trace Circle #1517; Austin, TX 78727
e-mail address:  keeli@alumni.utexas.net
Occupation: Success Center Coordinator
I graduated from UT Austin in May 2003 with a Major in Psychology and a Minor in Educational Psychology. I am currently working at Coldwell Banker United, Realtors (r) Regional Office in Austin as the Success Center Coordinator. I train new real estate agents. Check us out at coldwellbankerunited.com. I'm enjoying learning about Austin real estate as I decide whether to get my license or go to grad school. In my free time, I travel between Austin and College Station to see my wonderful boyfriend, Paul.

Sarah M. Forsythe, 4361 Wheeler QL 0205, Houston , TX 77004
e-mail address: sbabe280@hotmail.com 
Phone number: 713-743-7310
Occupation:  Student at University of Houston
You never run out of things to do in this town!!!

Macy Franz Hill, 1601 Cataline Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107
e-mail address: hill.macy@gmail.com
Occupation: Philanthropic Investment Officer
After graduating TCU I have been married to James Hill since 12/03-We have one son, George 05/06. I work for myself as an Interior Designer. James is a commercial real estate developer in Fort Worth.
Updated: 8/31/16

Phil Gaspard
e-mail address: philgaspard@yahoo.com
Occupation: Marketing Manager
I graduated from Southwest Texas with a double major in marketing/management and went on to get my MBA as well.
I am currently living in San Antonio and working for Bristol West Insurance Group as Marketing Manager for South Texas.
I am also engaged to Wendy Stem, a lovely girl from Waco who I met while in college.
Now that you have read this, you can go on living your life and stop obsessing over what I'm doing now.
Updated: 4/8/08

Alaina K. Gentry, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: ag1057@swt.edu
Occupation:  I am now attending Southwest Texas State University where my major is International Business. I work two jobs, the Eddie Bauer Outlet Store and Admissions at SWT. Love San Marcos, hope to graduate in May 2003!

Ashley M. Gordon, 150 Wells Hall, Provo, UT 84604-2714
e-mail address:  ag245@email.byu.edu
Occupation:  BYU Nursing Student
I am in the nursing program, having a great time and waiting for the snow and skiing.   Utah is a beautiful place.  I know why it was picked for the 2002 Olympics.

Brooke E. Guidry
e-mail address:  Guige98@hotmail.com
Occupation:  I am working part-time at a doctor's office and going to school at Lamar.  My major at the moment is dental hygiene. 

Brad J. Guillory, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: BGDEC21@AOL.COM 
Occupation:  Owner of Unique Fencing
Hey, everyone.  I know I did not graduate with you guys, but I was supposed to.  Just wanted to tell everyone hi and let ya'll know if you ever need any fencing work, call me.  I have not been doing much.  I'm currently dating a girl from Atlanta, maybe she will get me to settle down...who knows.  Well, good luck to all of you in life.

Kimberly Hamilton Watson
e-mail: ksw.redraiders@cox.net
Occupation: law student
I graduated from Texas Tech University in May 2002 with my BS in chemical engineering. I now attend Texas Tech School of Law and am loving it! I've been happily married to Scott for over a year now who is also here at Tech in med school. We hope to finally finish with school within the next decade or so and move out of Lubbock to a place where trees don't have to be imported. Hope everyone is doing well!

Jasun D. Harmon, 2500 Smith Rd. #58, Lake Charles, LA 70607
e-mail address: redyota91@cs.com 
Occupation:  Student at McNeese 
I am a civil engineering student at McNeese. I recently worked at Boise Cascade paper mill in DeRidder, LA as an engineer intern.

Reeane Hayes
e-mail address: m0h8665@unix.tamu.edu 
Phone number: 409-822-4248
I am a sophomore Accounting major at Texas A&M University.  I am having a wonderful time and meeting many great people.  I am also in Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity and on Business Student Council Cabinet in the College of Business. Dan and I are still together and plan to get married after we both graduate from college. 

Lindsey Hebert Mercer
e-mail address:  Lindz9802@aol.com
Occupation:  Accountant
Updated: 10/18/07

April Hecker Everett, 4952 Hob Warren Road, Sour Lake, TX 77659
e-mail address:  Apey429@aol.com
Phone number:  409-287-4188
Occupation:  Inventory Manager/Administrative Assistant at Kinsel Toyota in Beaumont for over 5 years
I married Michael Everett of Sour Lake, TX on September 6, 2003. We are currently living in Sour Lake, TX on 11 beautiful acres of land. No kids yet. Married life is great!

Megan Hickman
e-mail address: hickmanm@uthscsa.edu
Occupation: student
I'm a second year medical student at Universtiy of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. I'd love to hear from you guys!!

Christopher Hidalgo, 4632 Lawndale, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: crazycj7s@aol.com 
Occupation:  Student

Kristy Hilton McDaniel, 514 Combs Dr., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: kkmc5@yahoo.com 
Phone number: 409-722-0420
Occupation:  Student, mother
I am married (obviously) to Kevin and have three beautiful children: Ashlyn (10/23/96), and Hagan and Hayley(11/12/98). As you can probably imagine, I've been extremely busy. I am attending Lamar-Beaumont at the moment but will transfer to the tech school in the fall to major in Respiratory therapy.  

Joshua M. Hodgson, 2660 Augusta C307, Houston, TX 77057
e-mail address: Joshua.Hodgson@t1.com 
Phone number: 832 721 5675
Occupation:  Multimedia designer/developer
Living in Houston, went to college for multimedia, now working at idea.com as a new media designer. Hope every one is doing great!

Winter Hollier, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: winter@pernet.net 
Occupation:  Office Manager
Attending Lamar PA. I am also a Legal Assistant major and when I finish that I plan to attend Lamar Beaumont to finish out my bachelor degree in Law. 

Jason Howard, 3125 W. Warm Springs Apt#1503 Henderson, NV 89014
e-mail address: JasonHoward23@cox.net
Phone number: 702-300-4114
Occupation: Operations Analyst – Client Logic
I graduated from Lamar in 2002 with a B.S. in Economics and a minor in Finance. I stayed in SETX for another 8 months, and then got a great job opportunity here in Las Vegas, so I made the move. Like so many others, I didn’t know if I would ever get away, but I got my chance and am very glad to have taken it. Feel free to write. I’d love to hear from some of my old friends once again.

Natalie Hudson Bachura
e-mail address: ericbachura@hotmail.com
Occupation: I am currently working in conjunction with the N.S.A. as a member of the US Air Force. I am currently stationed in Ft. Meade, Maryland, with my husband who is a Corporal in the US Marine Corps. We have one cat named Monster.

Jaime Hughes Abshire, 1918 Stella Circle, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: jlh606@yahoo.com
Phone number:  409-727-1646
Occupation:  I currently work in the Crockett Street Administration office as the Administrative and Accounts Manager. I handle the all the administrative and accounting work for the Crockett Street Entertainment District.
I graduated from Lamar University in 2004 with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. I worked for a CPA firm in Beaumont for 2 years, then decided to change from public accounting to private accounting so I could spend more time with my daughter, Kaitlyn Abshire, who is now 5 years old.
Updated: 10/9/07

Sabrina M. Jacobs
e-mail address: FAJACOBS77@aol.com
Occupation: Pre-School teacher
I was attending school to become a legal assistant, which I found out that was not what I wanted to do with my life, so now I am attending school to major in Elementary Education. Hope everyone is doing great.

Jessica Jaetzold Powers, 3849 Hays, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  PowersJessica@sbcglobal.net
Phone number:  409-963-0358
Occupation: 
Business Manger at Dr. Christopher Bell's Office I have been married since April 02 to Blake Powers(Class of 99). E-mail me.

Anne-Marie Jeter Huddleston, San Antonio, TX
e-mail address:  jeter13@juno.com
Occupation:  Stay-at-home mom
I graduated from Lamar University with a degree in Finance in 2002. I worked for 2.5 years, but now I stay home with my 2 kids, two and newborn. I am married to Jonathan Huddleston from Central Louisiana.
Updated: 3/19/07

Amanda R. Johnson, 6175 Westgate, Beaumont, TX 77706
e-mail address:  amanda7797@aol.com
Phone number:  409-866-0824
Occupation:  None, taking time off before college.

Kevin L. Jones, Bridge City, TX 77611
e-mail address:  Kevstros@aol.com 
Occupation: Married witha wonderful son named Kyler. I am currently the Head Principal of Bridge city Middle School.
Updated: 10/25/10

Megan Kelly Byrd, 1807 Avenue N, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: MBYRD123@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-724-6667
Occupation:  Real Estate Student until April
Hi, I am updating my info. My husband and I just bought our first house in Nederland and our daughter is turning 1 next month. How time flies! We also own a club in Beaumont called Volcanoes, maybe you've heard of it. Come on by and check it out!

Brian Kessel, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:    BKSnorkelZ71@aol.com    
Occupation:    Full-Time Student & Machinist for Total
I married Annie LeBlanc (Class of 2001) in October 19, 2002. We have a wonderful marriage and are really happy.  I have been going to LIT in Beaumont and will soon be graduating soon with a degree in Machining. I recently got a job with Total-BASF. I'm looking forward to that. I would love to hear from some old friends.

Heather M. King, 6718 Terrell, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: heatherking7@yahoo.com 
Phone number: 409-962-0854
Occupation: Nursing Student @ Lamar Univ. Bmt.
I am a junior nursing student at Lamar. I'll be graduating in December 2001 with my Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Two weeks later I'll will be getting married to my wonderful fiancÚ of 2 years on December 29 , 2001.

Troy E. Knight, 643 Danbury Dr., Red Lion, PA 17356
e-mail address: Troy@xenonax.com
Phone number: 405-312-3619
Occupation: UPS Management
I obtained a degree in Computer Science and shortly went into Full-time management with UPS. I am part of a team that is implementing new technology throughout Oklahoma and Northern Texas.
Updated: 1/22/16

Lindsay Knox, Austin, TX 78754
e-mail address:  LKnox@heart.org 
Graduated in May '98 from UT Austin with a degree in Psychology and Biology.  I recently left the pharmaceutical sales world to join the non-profit world at the American Heart Association as Director of Corporate Relations.  I feel like I'm making more of a difference with this job...not just selling drugs to doctors anymore.  My dream in life, which I will pursue, is to teach microbiology at the university level.

Sherri LeBlanc Morse, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: morses@basf.com 
Occupation:  Document Controls Clerk
Married on July 2, 1999, One son-Kyler-August 4,1999

Logan M. Lemaire, 6990 Washington, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: bismarck4ever@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-963-0451
Occupation:  Spherion workforce architects

Christy Loupe Vercher
e-mail address: vercher8@msn.com
Occupation: Homemaker
Justin Vercher and I were married Dec. 1999. We have a son, Gabriel, who is now three years old. Justin is a Principal of an elementary school east of Dallas, and I stay at home with Gabriel. Sorry we missed the 10 year reunion. We'll be there for a 15 year if we have one!
Updated: 08/08/08

Rachel Louviere Davis, 16006 Singapore Lane, Houston, TX 77040
e-mail address: RLDavis2008@gmail.com
Occupation: Energy Marketing Manager
I graduated from Texas A&M University in May 2002 with a BS in Marketing. I moved to Houston to work for Reliant Energy and almost seven years later I am still with Reliant selling to Commercial and Industrial customers in Texas. My husband John and I met at Texas A&M in 2001 and we were married in July 2008. Hope everyone is doing well!
Updated 01/22/09

Melissa K. Manske, Houston, TX 77082
e-mail address:  Mel_Manske@msn.com
Occupation:
Patient Service Manager
Hey everyone! I finally graduated with my Masters in Hospitality from Univ. of Houston and I work for the Compass Group, the largest contract foodservice management company worldwide! I work the with healthcare division of Compass, Morrison Mgmt. Specialists, and am currently stationed at Park Plaza Hospital in Houston implementing an entirely new patient foodservice program. Glad to see that everyone is doing well!
Updated: 6/4/07

Jennifer McCain English
Phone number: 409-729-1745
Occupation:  Insurance Agent
I got married right after high school. I have a son named Andrew who was born October 22,1998. I have never been as happy as I am now!! I do miss all of my friends and teachers, and I hope everybody has a happy life.

Mark A. McKee, SFASU Box 16013, Nacogdoches, TX 75962
e-mail address:  z_mckeema@sfasu.edu
Occupation:  I'm a full time student at Stephen F. Austin State University. I'll be attending LU Beaumont in the spring due to my lackadaisical performance in furthering my education and my perfect attendance at "social events."

Kenneth W. Milich, Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address: kmilich@yahoo.com 
Occupation:  student

Ashley Miller Valka
e-mail address: aggie.ash@gmail.com
Phone Number: 832-492-0896
Occupation: Assistant Project Manager
After high school, I attended Texas A&M University and hold a Bachelor of Environmental Design, a Master of Architecture with a Certificate in Historic Preservation and a Master of Science in Construction Management. I am the proudest member of the Fight'n Texas Aggie Classes of '02, 04' & '05! I married Craig Valka (of Corpus Christi) on December 3, 2005. We met in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M. We welcomed our daugher, Madelyn, in November of '06 & have been living in College Station. I currently work for SpawGlass Construction Corporation & am building the new Cox-McFerrin Center for Aggie Basketball. I hope everyone is doing well! God bless and Gig'em!
Updated: 10/26/08

Ryan Monceaux, 2020 Llano Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: ryandmonceaux@gmail.com
Phone number: 409-540-4008
I am going to school to be a History teacher. I will graduate in May of 2009 and start teaching at a local high school while I work on my Masters. Once I get that I can teach College and continue on towards my Doctorate. I am still single although I was engaged for a few years. No kids yet
Updated: 8/16/07Ryan Monceaux

Michelle A. Moody
e-mail address: Moodychelle1@aol.com 

Chantelle Moore
e-mail address: ashchan12@yahoo.com
Occupation:  Hey, everybody!! Well, I got tired of Texas so I moved to New Mexico, where I am going to work for a private prison. I would really like to hear from ya'll; e-mail some time.

Krystal Morgan McCutchen, 2224 11th Street, Port Neches, TX, 77651
e-mail address: krystalm1027@yahoo.com
Occupation: Payroll & Accounting
Updated: 1/8/07

Kendra Mullins Gray, 2010 8th Street, Port Neches, TX 77651 
e-mail address: kendram2010@aol.com 
I graduated from Lamar University in 2002 with a BBA in Marketing.  I am now going back to school to get my teaching certificate for 4th - 8th grade!  In January I will be married for 2 years to Joshua Gray from LCM.  He plays baseball for the Minnesota Twins organization so we have been traveling a lot since we have been married.  No kids - yet!!!! 

Chris R. Munoz, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: KUTAHOUND80@AOL.COM 
Occupation:  Gilbert Adams Law Office 
I am a full-time student at Lamar University studying corporate communication.

Katie Patterson Brown, 6769 Terrell, Groves, TX 77619
Phone number:  409-962-5420
Occupation:  Conn's
Brodie and I have 4 children, 2 girls and 2 boys. I work for Conns Corporate in the Customer Accounting department, and have for the past 7 years.
Updated: 7/16/07

Randall Patterson, Danbury, CT
e-mail address: rpattersonz71@icloud.com
Occupation: Firefighter/EMT, City of Torrington, Connecticut
Married in 2013, settled in Danbury, CT, and had a daughter in 2015. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard for twelve years after graduation from PNG. Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Settled in Connedticut after military career and became a career firefighter. Updated: 3/26/17

Josh P. Pond, Portland, OR
e-mail address: joshuapond@gmail.com
Occupation: I work for the Washington County DA's office and am a law student at Lewis & Clark. I have two kids (6 &2) and am planning on going into criminal law. Look me up on Facebook some time if you have a hankerin'.
Updated: 9/20/07

Jason A. Portie, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: Etho1998@yahoo.com 
Phone number: 409 962-9657

Jerrod L. Poss
e-mail address: jerrod.poss@jerrod.poss@us.army.mil
Phone number: 409-727-0250
Graduated from Lamar with BA in Psychology in 2002. Joined the Army Military Intelligence Corps in '03, learned a foreign language out in Cali, stationed at Fort Hood, TX now and am scheduled to head over to that lovely desert oasis known as Iraq in late '05. Hope everyone is well. Peace.

Michelle Poulter LaRue
e-mail address: mlarue@gt.rr.com
Phone number: 409-751-4358
Occupation: 5th Grade Reading Teacher at Lumberton Intermediate
I married Lance LaRue on July 3, 2004, and we now live in Lumberton, Texas

Chris A. Powers, 5007 Yarwell, Houston, TX 77096
e-mail address: powersca@yahoo.com
Phone number: 713-344-1847
Occupation: CSOC Champion, Chevron International Exploration and Production - Tengizchevroil
In March 2005, Heather and I received an opportunity to transfer to Chevron's Tengizchevroil affiliate in Kazakhstan. We moved overseas this June to our new location of Atyrau, Kazakhstan. I'm working as the manager of our Capital Stewardship program, and Heather is working on a study to expand our operation. We're thrilled about this new development opportunity.

Matt Price, 400 Marion Pugh #1813, College Station, TX 77840
e-mail address:  MatthewSPrice@hotmail.com
Phone number:  409-694-1583
Occupation:  Student at Texas A&M, Communications Major

Jay L. Prince
e-mail address: XCab@mail.com 
Spent the past two years at Texas A&M University. I was in the fightin' Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets. I also left it because of a girl... Anyway, my father's heart is getting steadily worse and he is almost ready to turn over the company to me. I came home to learn how to run it. I'm a proud member of Kappa Alpha and a Chemical Engineering major (this semester anyway). If anybody reads this far, feel free to drop me a line sometime.

Lori B. Rachal, 2813 Windsor Lane, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: ADTTLORI@AOL.COM 
Phone number: 409-722-8894
Occupation:  Full-time student at Lamar-Beaumont 
Occupation:  I am a senior at Lamar, graduating with a BS in Dance and a minor in Health. I plan to move to Katy after I graduate to teach. Hope everyone is doing good!

Lance Reid, Severn, Maryland 21144
e-mail address: Reidlr_usmc@yahoo.com
Occupation: Government Contractor
I served 8 years in the Marine Corps were I met my wife, also a Marine, and we have 3 wonderful children. We have been married for almost 7 years now and currently living in the Washington DC area. I'm no longer in the Marine Corps and am now a Government Contractor working with the Air Force at Andrews AFB, MD. I can't wait for our 10 year reunion next year so that we can see how everyone ended up. Please feel free to contact me via email.
Updated: 6/29/07

Joey M. Reynolds, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  CrazyZ71@aol.com
Phone number:  409-962-2847
Occupation:  Car salesman
In 8 months I'll have my first degree and be certified with Microsoft, but then I've got 4 more years to go back and get my computer science degree.

Dawn Rich, 6565 Jefferson, Groves, Tx 77619
e-mail address:DAWN.RICH@EMERSONPROCESS.COM or BLUECHAZ@AOL.COM
Occupation: I am an assistant at Fisher Service Company. Also, I work for Beaumont Home Health.
I am happily divorced. I have two great jobs and I have been dating a guy for the past year (who is nothing like the losers I dated in school ). I'm glad to hear everyone is doing fine. Take care. E-mail me sometime I'd love to hear from you.

Corbett Ross, 1220 Eugene St. Port Neches, TX. 77651
e-mail address: cross@ispcorp.com
Phone number: 409-729-6601
Occupation - Electrical & Instrumentation Specialist @ ISP Elastomers
Updated: 4/16/08

Ben J. Rowley, Dudledorf Germany
e-mail address:  Benjamin.Rowley@Spangdahlem.af.mil
Phone number:  409-722-4096
Occupation:  RADAR Maintenance
Married Amanda Rowley(Pon) from Sutter CA on August 6 2005
Updated: 7/17/06

Lauren A. Ryherd, P.O. 14309, Nacogdoches, TX 73592
e-mail address: kikowoman20@hotmail 
Phone number: 409-468-3303
Occupation: Student at Stephen F. Austin University
This is my first semester here at SFA and it is so awesome! I love every minute of it. Now I know why it is known as a " party school." I am currently majoring in English but am changing it to Biology next semester.

Kristen L. Sansom
e-mail address: kris10li@aol.com 
Occupation:  Student
I am stretching out college and finishing up one last semester at A&M. I'll graduate in December with a Degree in Marketing. I got engaged to my fiance Blake last February! The wedding is set for April.

Carly Schildknecht Latiolais, Groves, TX 77619
e-mai address:  cochemente@hotmail.com 
Occupation:  Legal Assistant at Jenkins & Martin, Beaumont, TX
I graduated with a Marketing degree from LU in 2002, then finally married Kody Latiolais (c/o ’97) in September 2003.  We bought a house on Monroe in Groves and live there with our two dogs, Vixen and Daisey, and one cat, Mrs. Peabody.  We will start planning for children once the “No Kids Until We’re Married 3 Years” contract, that Kody prepared, expires.  J

Kristen Schexnaider Elkins, Orange, TX
e- mail address: peanut121809@yahoo.com
Phone number: 409-460-3153
Occupation: Currently taking care of 10 beautiful babies at Star Academy Daycare in Port Neches
I married Cory Elkins (Class of 98) on 5/23/09. Have a son, Trent Wesley, born 4/30/02 and we have a baby girl, Cadynce Danette born 12/18/09. I am a stay-at-home momma, and I love every minute of it.
Updated: 9/13/10

Shannon R. Segelsky, Orlando, FL
e-mail address: shannonator@earthlink.net
I graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BS in Biology. I am now working as a Biologist with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and am pursuing a graduate degree in Biology.
Updated: 3/8/07

Amanda Smith Jaetzold, 3839 Hayes Avenue, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: amj-hgp@sbcglobal.net
Occupation:  Stay-at-home mom

Hi everybody!! This is what I have been up to since we graduated. Got married in June of 1999 to my wonderful husband Josh Jaetzold (class of 96), we have a 2 1/2 year old son named Kesler born on Dec. 11,2002 and we are expecting a daughter in November 2005.  I am a stay-at-home mom and love it.  Hope everyone is doing well!!

Leah Smith Gunn
e-mail address: leah_gunn@hotmail.com
Occupation: I am an Early Childhood Special Education teacher
Ryan & I have been married for 6 years now. We have a son (3 yrs) and daughter (20 mths) who are so much fun and keep us busy!
Updated: 8/7/07

Wendi D. Sowell
Occupation:  Student at McNeese University. Majoring in Biology. GO COWBOYS!!!!
Recently engaged, to a great guy who I met at college in the band.

Amy Stafford Flores, 2818 Roundtower, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: aflores@nederland.k12.tx.us
Phone number: 409-729-7429
Occupation: I am a teacher at Highland Park Elementary in Nederland
Updated: 5/2/07

Melissa J. Sterling, 5138 Lawndale, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: msks143@yahoo.com 
Phone number: 409-962-0866
Occupation:  Working at Super K-mart service desk
Going to Lamar Beaumont for elementary education.

Christopher  B. Strother, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: Christopher1107@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-962-0712
Occupation:  Airline Agent
I attended two years at SWT University then on Christmas break of '99, I accepted Jesus Christ as my Savior. Then on a missions trip to Costa Rica in May it was there that God called me to the ministry. Since then I have surrendered to preach. I attend Val Verde Baptist Church and I would like to invite any of you to come out and visit us. 

Shana Thomson Kuykendall, 3226 Hickory Ave., Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: jay_kuykendall@sbcglobal.net
Phone number:
409-963-3103
Occupation: Stay at home mom
I married Jay Sept. 8, 2001.  He's from Richmond, TX  I was a nail tech in Orange County until I had our little girl, Jadyn Elizabeth on Oct. 1, 2003.  Thanks to my hard working husband, I can stay at home with her.  Jay works at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in the L.I.S. department and attends Lamar U. to get his Management Information Systems Degree.  I am also a very proud Thyroid Cancer Survivor.  Someone e-mail me.  I need a break from potty-training and laundry.
Updated: 3/22/06

Gary W. Tillman, 5335 Whitaker, Groves, TX 77619
Phone number: 409-963-1098
Occupation:  Welder
Staying out of trouble, working during the week and partying on the weekends

Aaron Valka, 6110 Washington, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: VizzityValk@aol.com
Phone number: 409-960-7158
Occupation: MCA for Spherion. A.K.A. answer phones for AARP
I have been going part-time to Lamar for law but only at sophomore status. Working full time and taking care of a 2-year old son takes up lots of my time. I am currently working on winning the lottery but am at a standstill with that for now.

Jennifer Voss Collier
e-mail address:  adpijen@hotmail.com
Occupation:  Middle school Teacher
Hello Everyone, it has been a while.  I am currently teaching in Spring Branch ISD in Houston, TX.  It is my 3rd year there.  I teach middle school band, and I LOVE IT!  I am married to Nathan Collier, we have a dog, no kids yet.  We bought a house in Pearland, TX in 2005 and I spend most of my time fixing it up and decorating.  I am also attending Graduate school at Lamar University and the University of Houston. 

Justin Vercher
e-mail address: vercher8@msn.com
Occupation: Elementary School Principal east of Dallas
Updated: 8/8/08

Karen Wadenpfuhl Cotten, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  karenw80@yahoo.com
Occupation:  Clerical/Collector at a Credit Bureau
I got married last year to Charles "Carey" Cotton. We just had our first child in February. A baby girl that we named Loran Karlee. She is the love of my life. I am lucky enough to be a stay at home mom an I'm absolutely loving it! Hope everyone is doing well!!
Updated: 6/4/07

Ashli L. Waldrep
Occupation:  Sales 
I am currently attending Lamar Port Arthur and my major is radiology.

Daryl Wang, 2200 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101; Mailing Address: c/o Solar Turbines
e-mail address: wang_daryl_u@solarturbines.com
Phone Number: 011-813-6786-3840
Occupation: Solar Turbines International Comany - Japan Branch Manager
Personal Information: Currently engaged.

Jason E. Warner, 111 Ave. B., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  rokfoz7@aol.com
Occupation:  I finally got promoted to produce at Market Basket 

Amy L. Wimberley, 2902 W. Royal Lane 1013, Irving, TX 75063
e-mail address: amylenee@hotmail.com
Phone number: 972-402-8675
Occupation: Student
I graduated from Texas A&M in May of 2002 and started graduate school the same month. I am attending UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas to obtain my master's. I will be a Physician's Assistant upon graduation in Dec. 2004!

Rudy T. Woodward, League City, TX
e-mail address: rudy@ghostpsalm.net
Occupation:  Currently working at Johnson Space Center (NASA) as an Information Engineer. I graduated from Harvard on the Neches, I mean Lamar, with a degree in Management of Information Systems (MIS). Spend most of my time riding Motocross, being a legend in the online gaming world and living life to its fullest....also a major fan of Christian Heavy Metal. I am glad to see everyone is findng peace, success and joy in their lives.
Updated: 5/15/06

Randy Woolley, 1360 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL
e-mail address: randywoolley@comcast.net
Phone Number: 312-504-4979
Occupation: Open Systems Engineer – Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
I am currently working at a law firm here in Chicago on the Firm-Wide Infrastructure Operations team. I’ve been here in the Chicagoland area for almost 2 years now, but I still try to make it back to SETex a couple times a year. The pace of life up here is certainly much faster than it was back home. Feel free to drop me a line if you’re ever in the area. I’d love to hear about where everyone ended up in life.
Updated: 2/26/07

Rodney C. Zampini, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  zam29.3@aol.com 
Phone number:  409-962-7999
Occupation:  Electrician apprentice/instrumentation
I work every day and go to school at night, which will take me 4 years to finish, and I hunt, fish, workout, and party in my spare time.