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CLASS OFFICERS

President Joey Price
Vice President Jeff LeBlanc
Secretary Laura Smith
Treasurer Tara Montalvo
Reporter Megan Abshire

Colors:  Hunter Green & Black
Flower:  Tigerlily
Song:  "Yesterday" Beatles
Motto:  "Throughout the years we've made many friends. It's so hard to believe it's come to an end. But now it's time to have 'real' fun. Senior Class of 2001!

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


Gaersen Bailey
e-mail address: bailey2472001@yahoo.com
Phone number: 910-322-8173
Occupation: US Army 82 airborne
Well, I hope that everyone is good. I am currently in NC in the Army I went to Iraq twice and came back with all my fingers and toes and a bigger apperication for the States. I have a little over a year left and then I will be coming back to Texas to finish school. I am sure a few of yall are thinking oh god he is one of the people looking out for us but believe it or not I finally grew up, stepped up and have not really looked back but I would like to know how everone is doing so hit me up I dont get much news out here. Take Care Everyone.

Staci Barnett Gary, 5048 Main, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: Staci7254@aol.com
Occupation: Teacher
I am currently teaching fourth grade at Highland Park Elementary School in Nederland. I finished my master’s degree and Jared and I were married in January of 2007. If I am not in Texas, I am following him around the country watching minor league baseball.
Updated: 4/10/07

Rachel Breaux, 1101 Water Hole Trail, Cedar Park, TX 78613
e-mail address: XsunshineX@raveworld.net
Phone number: 512-468-4383
Occupation: I am a billing assistant for a company that files medical claims with insurance companies. Very lucrative. Much better than Dairy Queen.
I moved to Austin 2 days after graduation. I start at Austin Community College on 8/27/01. I will attend school there for roughly 2 years. Then I will transfer to Southwest Texas State University. I know you guys must be surprised I am actually making something of myself. I know I am. I have a lot of friends here. Of course Darla still remains the best. I am seeing a guy in the army named Nick. Nothing too serious. We have been seeing each other for 3 months. He lives in Fort Hood. If you are in town, give me a call. If anyone talks to James Perritt, tell him I said hello and I hope he is doing well.

Gary Cappadonna
Phone number: 409-963-1538; Cell 409-365-3125
Occupation: Security
I am doing well for a single guy. Hopefully going to get an apartment soon since my last one was destroyed in the hurricane. If anyone would like to get in touch feel free. hope all is well with everyone. Keep in touch.
Updated: 3/23/06

Justin DeYoung
e-mail address: jdeyoung@kfdm.com
Phone number: 409-338-1828
Occupation: News Photographer Kfdm Channel 6
Hope everyone is doing well. Still have a camera on my shoulder imagine that. Just went full time at Kfdm Channel 6 after working part-time for 2 1/2 years. I love my job and have done many things I used to just dream of . I am still going to Lamar Port Arthur but taking my time trying to balance work and school. Would love to hear from anyone from 01 or 02. Just drop me an email.

Kevin Frugé, 694 E. Kitchen, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: frugekk@hotmail.com
I was in Brazil for the past 2 years. I just got back into town. I had attended one year of school at Brigham Young University-Idaho, but I will
now attend Lamar and get a teaching degree to later go into administration.

Jared Gary, 5048 Main, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: jpaulgry@yahoo.com
Occupation: Professional Umpire
I am currently working as a Professional Umpire in Minor League Baseball. The 2006 season was my first year in the game and worked in the Arizona Rookie League then got promoted to work in the Northwest League Short-Season Single A. This year I have worked Spring Training at the Colorado Rockies facilities in Tucson, Az. Right now I am in Phoenix working extended spring training till I return for my assignment in the Northwest League.
Updated: 4/11/07

Valerie Gaspard Blount, 78 Lake Daisy Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33884
e-mail address: vblount@gt.rr.comor weeoneandbabyboy@yahoo.com
Phone number: 409-883-5844
Feb 2006 John and I moved to Winter Haven, FL.  It's so wonderful here!  Lots of things to do!! (not like back home)  I have since had a 2nd daughter -- Annaliese.  Azlynn is 28 months now and growing like a weed!  Annaliese is 6 months old now and starting to pull (she's been crawling for over a month now...how time flies).  Annaliese was born 9-21-05 at 7:52 AM by c-section (only because I had a c-sec with Azzy)...so yeah I got to evacuate my entire family (plus 3 dogs and a ferret) with a newborn after a c-section LOL.  Let me tell ya, FUN.  At least we came out of the storm with a new outlook on life and a house that was still standing... That's more than some can say.  I also was wondering if we were going to have a 5 year reunion (man that makes me feel old)?  Let me know so I can plan to come down! 
Updated: 3/22/06

Kristin Grantham, Lumberton, TX
e-mail addresss: Kristing827@yahoo.com
Phone 409-659-0435
Occupation: Stay-at-home mother of 2
Hey everyone..I hope you all are doing good.. I went to college and graduated with as a Medical Assistant...never went to work for it though...I have 2 beautiful kids..Zoe which most of you know is now 8 yrs old..boy how time flies..and my son Justin will be 3 in December! Life is great as a stay hoem mom because I dont have to miss anything...I get to be a part of every piece of my childrens lives...
Updated: 11/5/07

Roger (Clif) Hagar, 121 Highalnd, Winnie, TX 77665
e-mail address: rchagariii@gmail.com
Phone number: 281-838-4091
Updated: 3/30/11

Heather Hall Slagle, 5210 Doyle Ave. Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: hslagle0307@att.net or Babyblue90101@aol.com
Phone Number: 409-963-1855 or 409-719-6428
Occupation: Care Contact Assistant, housewife, and mother of 2
Hey everyone! It’s hard to believe that we’ve been out of school for almost 7 years. I married on March 07, 2008 to a guy from HF and have 2 beautiful children – Nathaniel who is 6 (born Nov. 01) and Haylee who is 2 months old (born just after Christmas 07). We just recently bought a house in the Groves area. I work for a company called GTPA in Nederland as a Care Contact Assistant. My job is to follow up with our patients and see how they are doing post hospital / ER / ED, etc. It’s a very rewarding job and I love it. I am proud to say that the company I work for supports troops in Iraq and we send them care packages! My spare time is taken up with Tee Ball, a newborn, and keeping the household organized. On the weekends, we often head up to the lake or the countryside to fish or hunt. Feel free to contact me. I’d love to hear from any and every one!
Updated: 2/26/08

Kacie Hayes, 2142 11th Street, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
cricketlouhou@yahoo.com
Phone number: 409-724-2477
Occupation: Childcare Giver

Hi everyone! Wow, time flies! Well, after spending some time in Fort Worth and Austin, I now live back in Port Neches. I'm currently working on my Director's License and I'm a proud mother of one handsome little boy named Kaden! Hope everyone is doing great. GO INDIANS!!!

Paige Holst Landry, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: landrylady1006@sbcglobal.net
Well, I'm married now to Jude Landry. I have two beautiful little girls. My oldest, Jordyn Brynn, was born October 7, 2003. My youngest, Kyndall Faye, was born June 14, 2005. I was an office manager for an industrial safety company, but I quit to stay at home with my little girls. They are growing up too fast as it is, I don't want to miss it. Hope all is well with everyone. Email me to give me an update of what is going on in your lives.

Asylin Jackson, 4831 Sue Groves,TX 77619
e-mail address: theclizzo@yahoo.com
Occupation: Texas State Bank
I'm still dating Josh Ganey (c/o '99 Nederland) for over 4 & 1/2 years now. We have a cat named Yoda and a dog named Maggie who we love alot. I have a new newphew that was born April 7,2005 named Conner Austin Brack. He is so amazing and I love him so much! Feel free to email me sometime.

Annie LeBlanc Winfrey, Beaumont, TX 77706
e-mail address: annie.winfrey@yahoo.com
Occupation: Insurance Biller
Married Jason Winfrey on December 15, 2012. We have 2 boys that are awesome and we love them very much. We live in Beaumont and love it. I still stay in touch with a lot of old friends from school.
Updated: 1/7/13

Lindsey Mannino Woods, Cypress, TX 77429
e-mail address: lynzekm@aol.com
Hey everyone, I married Ryan Woods in Las Vegas on 9/10/11. We currently live in Northwest Houston and are loving life. We just had our first baby, a son named Chase, on November 5, 2012. Hope everyone is doing well!
Updated: 5/31/13

Miranda Miller Bailey
e-mail address: Randacm83@yahoo.com
Occupation:
Process Operator at Huntsman in Port Neches, since October 04.
I married Zach Bailey on 3-27-04. He works at American Valve and Hydrant in Beaumont. Our house got flooded, thanks IKE! We are living in Beaumont while the repairs are being done, but the Lord works in mysterious ways. Our baby girl, McKenna, was born June, 2007, and is the absolute joy of our lives.
Updated: 4/17/09

Amy Owen Neeb, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: amyneeb@sbcglobal.net
Occupation: Middle school history teacher
I graduated from Lamar University in May 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and History. I have four boys: Jayce, Jaxon, Colt, and Casen.
Updated: 01/14/13

Chrissy Ponder Rascoe
e-mail address: brwife05@sbcglobal.net
Occupation: After graduation I started at a local day care and worked there until I graduated from Lamar in May of 2004 with a Paralegal/Legal Assistant degree.
Believe it or not I finally got married! My husband's name is Brandon Rascoe he is a 1998 graduate of Lumberton. We were married on April 16, 2005. I graduated from Lamar in May of 2004 and I am now working at M&I Electric in Beaumont in the purchasing department; it's a great job. Brandon is a Foreman for Gulf Coast Electric in Beaumont. We bought a house about 2 years ago in Nederland. Our beautiful home made it through Rita with only a few minor problems(thank god). We also have 3 kids : Annie-a 2 year old mini dauchsand; Harley: a 1 year old black and white cat; and Baxter-a mutt I found on the side of the road! Anyway if anyone wants to catch up email me!
Updated: 2/1/06

Ashley Pope Nicholson, Lumberton, TX
e-mail address: anicholson@gt.rr.com
Occupation: Math Teacher at Lumberton Middle School
I graduated from Lamar University in August ‘05 with my Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a certification in Math 4-8. I married Cory Nicholson, TJ c/o ’93 in September ’04. We built a home in Lumberton, and we had our first child, Emily, in April ’07…She’s a mess! We started a photography business soon after she was born www.AshleyNicholson.com . We are members of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Beaumont. I would love to hear from any old friends!
Updated: 3/4/09

Laura Smith Garner, Austin, TX
e-mail address: laura.e.garner@gmail.com
Occupation: Marketing and Recruiting Coordinator at KPMG LLP
I graduated from Sam Houston State University in May 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Family & Consumer Science and a minor in Education. Chet (class of 1999) and I married on June 25, 2005. We currently live in Austin, TX.
Updated: 2/13/07

Lauren Smith Knight
e-mail address: angelmom122006@yahoo.com
Occupation: Daycare worker
I have been married for almost 4 years now to my wonderful husband David Knight from Nederland. We are living in Port Neches and I was going to school to finish my LVN until I got pregnant and could not finish school because I was on bedrest. We lost our son, Thomas Lee on December 20, 2006 when I was 22 weeks pregnant. I still haven't gone back to school to finish up my degree but I am planning on trying to go back very soon. Hope to hear from some of y'all.
Updated: 11/5/07

Ryan Sullivan, 502 Meadowgreen Drive, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: rpsullivan1982@hotmail.com

Phone number: 409-724-1990

Occupation: U.S. Army

Hey everyone, I have been doing well and hope all of you have been the same. I am currently in Kosovo with the army and was wondering about a 5 year reunion. Throughout the past 5 years I have lived in Austin, Collage Station, and then back to good old Port Neches. I will be coming back home sometime around Christmas and can’t wait. I will go back to school at Lamar to become a process operator. Well I wish everyone the best and feel free to shoot me an email any time.
Updated: 8/3/06

Chesne Vincent Wallace, 6335 Adams, Groves TX 77619
e-mail address: ChesneLeigh713@hotmail.com
Well, we're still together after all these years, I married my high school sweetheart Adam Wallace (c/o 2001) on June 3, 2006. We bought a house and we are living in Groves. Right now I work at an engineering company in Beaumont, and Adam works at Total in Groves. He is looking into getting on at Motiva and working in the new expansion over there very soon. No kido's yet, we are just enjoying the new married life. E-mail me, we would love to hear from old friends!!!
Updated: 8/21/06

Chris White, P.O. Box 5303 College Station, TX 77844
e-mail address: chris.white7@us.army.mil
Phone number: 409-289-2475
Occupation: Student - Texas A&M University
I would like to say that college life has definitely been a little more hectic than the good ol' days of high school. I am still at A&M, but I changed my major form Chem to Construction Science. I am in my senior year of the Corps of Cadets (it's been a long journey) and I am already struting around the campus in my senior boots(WHOOOOP). For those interested, Lauren and I are still togeather and going strong. Upon graduation, I will be commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the United States Army (HOOAH). I was just want to say to all of the other classmates in the service that I am proud to know that men and women that I graduated with are serving in capacities that put your life on the line for our country. Gig'em & God Bless

Zachary Young
e-mail address: zachary_young82@yahoo.com
Occupation: After I graduated, I worked for Bruce's Market Basket for about 2 more years. Then I decided to move om to another job. I worked at St. Mary's for a year. Then I moved to Georgia in 2004 to help with a church there with my family. My family and I (meaning my parents and siblings) stayed in Georgia for 2 years. However, I stayed because of my job as I was working for another hospital named Medical College of Georgia Hospital. MCGHI for short. I was there one year after my parents moved to Ohio 2006. My brother and sisters moved there with them. Then in October of 2007 I had opportunity to go to college for a semester. So in Jan. of this year I went to Liberty University in Lynchburg,VA. It was cool to experience college for a semester. I know live in Ohio, I decide to go to school up here in so I can be closer to my extend family and Grandpa. My grandma went Home to Heaven on May 16th of this year. We are doing good, my grandpa needs some prayers said. But he is doing better. I know 100% beond a shadow of a doubt that she is in HEAVEN. Well that is about it, I am not married yet but hope to be someday. I hope that the 5 year reunion has not passed yet but I think it has. I hope I can make the next one. If you email me, let me know in the subject area that you are from the class of 2001. So I don'delete it.
Updated: 12/16/08