Friends and football teammates of Bo Miller and his wife, Lasandra Fagg Miller, both ’61, held a special day in his honor in Fall 2017 to relive memories and enjoy longtime friends. Bo’s passing in December 2018 leaves a legacy of academic, professional, and athletic excellence; his football career record of 6,068 yards for total offense still stands.
Class of 2004 graduates Tresy Ross Capelle, Lenora Mathis Reese, Nancy Meyer Legg, Tracy Orwig, and Jonathan Capelle participated in a race together in Waco, Texas, in August 2017. Jonathan and Nancy placed for their age group.
Kole Roybal ’05, a Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy investigator at University of California, San Francisco, received the inaugural Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy in March 2018 for groundbreaking research that combines synthetic biology and T-cell engineering to create more customizable patient treatments. Last fall, he received a National Institutes of Health New Innovator Award, which supports “exceptionally creative early career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects.” An assistant professor at UC – San Francisco School of Medicine, Roybal spoke at the Austin College Women’s Healthand Cancer Forum in 2017.
Jennifer Mitchell ’06 was ordained and installed as pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Karnes City, Texas, in November 2017, with a contingent of ’Roo Reverends present. Pictured, left to right, are Bill Clark ’84, pastor and head of staff at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas; Sallie Sampsell Watson ’78, Mission Presbytery General Presbyter; Rev. Mitchell; Charles Hendricks ’61, pastor emeritus of Woodlands Community Presbyterian Church; and E. Sansom Williams ’69, pastor emeritus at University Presbyterian Church in Austin.