Ohi and Cat Moran Ayeni announce the birth of their daughter, Camryn, on December 8, 2021. Big brother Jonathan helped welcome her home.
Palmer Frances was born on January 23, 2022, to JR Ohr and his wife Morgan. Waverly is the proud big sister.
Austin Trantham and his wife Stephanie welcomed their daughter, Lilliana “Lilly” Grace on July 14, 2022. The family lives in Wesley Chapel, Florida, where Austin is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Saint Leo University and Stephanie is a homemaker.
Eric and Lisa Simpson Emery welcomed their daughter Georgia on October 20, 2021.
Joan Elizabeth Booher was born on December 7, 2021, to Elise Koestner and Jesse Booher ’08. Godparents are Sarah Campion and TJ Roberts ’06.
Taylor Woods and Justin Light ’09 welcomed a daughter, Cecily Isabel Light, born on May 16, 2022.
Olivia Elizabeth Lee was born on February 24, 2022, to Jane Jennings Lee and Matthew Lee. Ann Prud’homme Jennings ’73 and Monty Jennings ’73 are grandparents.
Frank McStay and Carla Khalaf McStay ’12 welcomed a baby girl, Laila McStay, to the world in November 2021, after moving back to Dallas that June. Carla is on the faculty at UT Southwestern Medical School, and Frank has returned to the think-tank world at Duke University.
Alexander Clark and his wife welcomed their first child, Harriet “Hattie” May Clark, on May 11, 2022. The couple moved to Dallas in 2021, and Alex began a job as a Litigation Associate at Haynes and Boone, LLP, that fall. He became a teaching assistant at SMU Law in fall 2022 and was accepted into the Leadership Class of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.
Laura Massey Davidson and Michael Davidson ’13 welcomed their daughter, Amelia, on March 10, 2021. Laura has been accepted as part of 500x Gallery in Dallas and will have a solo show of her art there May 27 through June 10, 2023. She is also part of Cohort 3 of a studio artists residency at The Cedars Union that continues until June 2023, and she is a member of a woman-owned artist co-op store called Trade Oak Cliff. Michael is a Senior Professional Product Manager at CoreLogic.
Katie Senor Hannan and Jamie Hannan ’11 (MAT ’10) welcomed their son James Andrew Hannan III on December 3, 2021. Katie is the Operations Coordinator at DePelchin Children’s Center, and Jamie is a Policy Analyst with Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. James joins his big sister Abigail, 4, and parents at their home in Porter, Texas.
Jack Mumby and Coral Kennelty-Cohen Mumby welcomed a daughter, Iris Liliana, on December 19, 2021. The family lives in Washington, D.C.
Anthony Handoyo married his college sweetheart, Julia Smith, on November 14, 2020, and they welcomed their daughter, Evelyn Lillie, on November 20, 2021. Anthony graduated from The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2017 with a Doctor of Osteopathy degree and has started a family medicine practice in Frisco, Texas.
Eleanor Beth was born April 15, 2022, to Jason Henry (MAT ’14) and Heather Farquhar Henry. She is very loved by her big brother Owen. The family lives in Richardson where Jason is a fifth grade teacher. Heather is an Instructional Specialist in Mesquite ISD.
Thomas and Julie Coggins Dunlap welcomed their son, James Henry Dunlap, on July 16, 2022, in Norfolk, Virginia. Coincidentally the doctor who delivered James is a ’Roo, Dr. Ivy Zo Li Fitzpatrick ’02. Both the doctor’s and Julie’s husbands are stationed in Norfolk with the military. Continuing the coincidences, Dr. Fitzpatrick did her residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego—where Julie was born years ago. Julie is a Senior Bank Examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and Thomas is a Lieutenant (E2-C Pilot) in the Navy.
Jack and Christine Garner Kunde ’15 welcomed their son, Grant Raymond Kunde, on May 10, 2022.
Sawyer Lynne Jesko, was born on July 26, 2022, to Noah and Jenna Longo Jesko (MAT ’16). Noah is in veterinary school at Texas Tech, having completed a master’s degree and is finishing a doctorate at West Texas A&M University. The family lives in Amarillo and includes two 4-yearold puppies. In her seventh year at Randall High School, Jenna has a new role as Student Support Specialist this year, as well as continuing to coach girls basketball and track.
Keely and Bryce Murphy welcomed their daughter, Magnolia Grey, into the world on February 24, 2022. The family lives in Springtown, Texas, on their farm, Haven Homestead.
Nora Rose Zapp was born June 5, 2022, to Amanda Kelly Zapp (MAT ’17) and Kelly Zapp. The family lives in New Caney; Amanda teaches art at Porter High School, and Kelly works at Verizon.
Ana Maria Rea and James Ventre welcomed their son, Mateo James Ventre Rea, in January 2022.
Lancia Ward was born on January 31, 2022, to Robert and Lacyn Hill Ward. Lacyn works as a Public Affairs Specialist at Trinity Industries, a railcar manufacturing and leasing company based in Dallas. Robert is a Dev Ops Engineer for Intuit.
Zoe Garner Register ’18 and Cary Register announce the birth of their son, Clark, born July 10, 2022.