New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
Cindy Korpi and Kevin Adman
Korpi, Allman to marry
Cindy Korpi and Kevin Allman, both of Seguin, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wayne and Rose Korpi of New Braunfels. She graduated horn New Braunfels High School in 1989 and from SST Travel School in 1992. She is employed with Custom Travel in Seguin.
The future bridegroom is the son of Sandy Allman of Seguin and Jerry and Linda Allman of Seguin. He graduated horn Seguin High School in 1979. He is employed with SMl/Spitzies Hair Salon in Seguin.
The wedding is planned for June IS, 1996, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels.
Stephensons celebrate 60 years of marriage
Charles W. and Viola R Stephenson of New Braunfels are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Bod) were bom and reared in Okemah, Okla., childhood sweethearts.
They have two children, Ronald M. Stephenson, who graduated from Baylor University and Southern Seminary in Louisville, Ky. He lives in Atlanta, where he is Div. Director of E. Augustus Verdery Counseling Center at Decatur, Ga; and daughter Suzanne Kuettner, a graduate of Hardin Simmons University with an education major. She and her husband, also a graduate of Hardin Simmons and a language professor at Washington and Lee University, live in Lexington, Va.
Tlu Stephensons have two grandchildren by each child. Mr. and Mrs. Stephenson owned and operated Stephenson Motor Co. in Childress and Midland, Texas. They retired and
Jesenu Catilleja and Kenneth Vallejo of New Braunfels. March IS, 1996. Baby boy, four pounds IS ounces. Maternal grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Paul Castilleja. Paternal grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Vallejo.
Benigno Mederez and Maria Med-erez of New Braunfels. March 16, 1996, 6:04 a.m. Baby girl, eight pounds three ounces. Maternal grandparents Jesus Ramirez and Gaudalupe Herrera. Paternal grandparents Grancisco Mederez and Cipriana Morales.
Chris and Cindy Moore of Canyon Lake. March 17,1996,8:10 am Baby boy, Dexx, five pounds six ounces. Maternal grandparents Richard and Ursula Caton. Paternal gnndparents John and Janet Moore.
Chartae and Viola Staphanaon
moved to New Braunfels Sept. 1982. They live at 206 Cardinal and are enjoying their later years in New Braunfels.
■ Mrs. Clara Eubank of New
Braunfels and San Antonio celebrated her 91st birthday on March 18 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Leonard Prather. In attendance were her niece, Patsy Kanz of New Braunfels, nephew Roy Hoffman and wife Elayne from Livingston, Texas, and granddaughter Linda and two great-granddaughters. Clara was also thrilled to receive a birthday greeting from President and Mrs. Clinton!
Donald and Carmela Garcia of New Braunfels. March 18,19%, 4:21 p.m. Baby girt, Celia Cassandra Garcia, six pounds 14 ounces. Maternal grandparents Carlos and Celia Medrano. Paternal grandparents Domingo and Aurora Garcia.
Gerald and Elaine Foerster of McQueeney. March 18 19%, 11:50 a.m. Maternal grandparents Edward and Mary Ann Guerra. Paternal grandparents Gerald Sr. and Candy Foerster.
Ann and Guy Glasscock of Blanco. March 20,19%, 11:21 p.m. Baby boy, five pounds I 1/2 ounce?. Maternal grandparents Mary Ann Gray and John Thomas Gray. Paternal grandparents Barbara and Edgar Glasscock.
Rick Harding John Hoffman
■ Texas Industries Inc., Hunter Cement Plant announces two changes in the management staff. Rick Harding has been promoted to process supervisor. Rick began his career with TXI in 1984 in a crewman position, promoted to quality control chemist in 1985, and to process control technician in 1986.
John Hoffman has recently accepted the position of utility supervisor. John began his TXI career during construction of the plant in 1979 He was hired as a repairman welder, promoted to machinist in 1986, and to process supervisor in 1987.
■ Melissa Yeaman, age 16, daughter of Ms. Corbie Yeaman of New Braunfels, has been selected to be a finalist in the 1996 South Texas National Teenager Scholarship Program to be held at the Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos on May 31 to June 1,19%. This program is the official preliminary to die 25th Annual Miss Texas National Teenager Scholarship Program to be held at Baylor University in Waco.
■ Debbie Brooks,
Heather Ziesk and Alex Mein-nis of New Braunfels have been selected to attend the Washington Journalism Conference (WJC) to be held in Washington D.C. from April 9 to 14, 1996.
Tile conference is
sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leader s h i p Council.
Drawing | on the
expertise of leaden: in the field:; of print, radio and television journalism, the Washington Journal ism Conference will give them an insider's view of the industry. In more than 25 seminars with 40 speakers, students will hear from and work side-by-side with journalists from CNN, C-SPAN, Fox Broadcasting Co., Reuters, UPI, USA Today, Voice of America and The Washington Post. The young journalists will also participate in hands-on workshops ranging from “A Crash Course in Responsible Journalism” to "Recycled News: Covering the Environment.”
Mcinnis, Brooks and Ziesk will meet with key figures from government and the private sector. During a visit to Capitol Hill, student will participate in a question and answer session with a member of Congress on the floor of the House of Representatives. The young journalists will also interview the press secretary of their elected district representatives about issues of concern to Comal County and the nation.
Students will participate in a number of activities at the National Press Club, including a panel discussion with top journalists. The young journalists will also conduct their own mock press conferences at various executive agencies. The conference will culminate in the production of the student-written "Washington Chronicle.”
For six days young journalists from
high school across the country become part of the Washington press corps— covering stories, interviewing newsmakers and having a real hands-on experience in the news industry. "They ask the tough questions and get the answers they need to do a good reporting job,” said Dr. Marguerite Regan, director of curriculum, WJC. "What # makes this program unique is the active involvement of so many members of the national press corps who generously give their time to work with the young people.”
■ Kiln! Kuykendall earned his Eagle Scout rank on March 3,19%.
The 16-year-old is in his sophomore year as a student at Canyon High School. (Clint, the son of Kart and Jean Kuykendall of Garden Ridge, completed his Eagle Scout Leadership project in the spring of 1994. His project involved directing a team of scouts in the planting of 300 seedling trees at Guadalupe State Park. His plan was to help replace Bald Cypress trees destroyed by flooding in prut years.
Klint joined Cub Scout Pack 828 in Sept. 1986 as a ‘Tiger Cub.” both Pack and Troop 828 are sponsored by Bracken Methodist Church. Klint is the 13th scout to earn his Eagle rank in Troop 828 since 1982. He earned the Arrow of Light (the only Cub Scout award which may be worn on the Boy Scorn uniform) in Feb. 1990.
He earned 41 merit badges. Beside being an avid camper, Klint has participated in two separate Boy Scout COPE (personal challenge) programs, has earned his Polar Bear Award multiple times, and has made two treks in the mountains at Philmont, the National Boy Scout Ranch in Cimmaron, N.M. He is currently involved with the Canyon High School FFA program and participates in their show animal program.
■ Kimberly Rapstine was initiated as a member of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society by the Alpha
Pi Chapter at The University of Texas at San Antonio Feb. 27, 1996. Students eligible for membership must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 and be in the top IO percent of the junior and senior classes at the university. Kim has a current cumulative GPA of 3.64. Her term GPA was 3.8 for the Fall 1995 semester. This also allows her to be on the UTSA Fulltime Student Dean's List, which requires a term GPA of 3.75 or higher.
In addition to these honors, Kim received a Certificate of Award at the Annual UTSA Foreign Language Awards Ceremony for her performance in German during the past two semesters.
Kim is pursuing a degree in interdisciplinary studies in hopes of becoming an elementary school teacher here Ll New Braunfels. She expects to graduate in Dec. 1997.
■ Gladys Drelbredt has been selected her peers as the March Employee of the Month at Comal Bowl. Known as "Grandma” to all the kids at Comal Bowl, she has fixed lunch for thousands since 1975. She still serves the best burger in New Braunfels.
Need a smile? Visit Gladys for lunch. Congratulations.
■ Wendy Hanford arrived in January to begin her job as casework manager for Comal County Family Outreach Center. She is well-acquainted with the tasks she faces, having been employed by Child Protective Services in Kerrville. Work at Family Outreach is done largely by volunteers, and Wendy has been getting acquainted with her helpers while making contacts with other helping agencies in the community. Both Wendy and her husband Harold are from West Texas, where she took her BA in psychology with a minor in criminal justice from Angelo State University in San Angelo in 1989. They live here in New Braunfels with their youqg son Tyler.
Another newcomer to Family Outreach is Olga “Angle” Schroeder, who will be with the center temporarily. At work on her cooperative education project, necessary to receive her interdisciplinary degree in the applied arts and sciences from Southwest Texas State University. Her projects for Family Outreach will be in the For Kids' Sake program Under For Kids' Sake, a judge may now require that divorcing parents attend a four-hour symposium designed to help the parents understand the stress their children are experiencing, and to learn how to help them through it.
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Hubertus, Ferguson wed
Susan Diane Hubertus and Patrick Michael Ferguson were married on Sunday, March IO, 19%, in a double ring ceremony at Faith United Methodist Church in Austin. Dr. Roberto EscamOk officiated. The bride is the daughter of Lynn Hubertus of Austin and Lawrence and Crystal Hubertus of New Braunfels. The groom is the son of Deborah Ferguson of Dallas and Michael and Ruth Ferguson of Springfield, Mo.
Maid of Honor was Amy Behrens. Bridesmaid was Julie Hall, sister of
fire bride, and junior bridesmaid was Jessica Hall, toe bride's niece. Best Man was Kevin Diggs, and Kevin Sendker was groomsman. Robert Hubertus and Garrett Standley were ushers.
The bride is a senior at Texas A&M University, and has been accepted in the graduate school of veterinary medicine. The groom is employed with Commercial Credit Corporation in Bryan. Following a honeymoon trip to Orlando, Fla., the couple will reside in College Station.
Gannaway, White to wed
Teena Lynn Gannaway of McQueeney is engaged to marry John Steven White of San Antonio.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Richard D. Gannaway of Seguin and Dianne Ganna way of Seguin. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. She is employed with The Burke Group in
Converse as plant controller.
The future bridegroom is the son ot Richard and Ruth White of San Antonio. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, he is employed with The Prudential in San Antonio.
Their wedding is planned for May 11,1996, at the Oakwood Baptist Church in New Braunfels.
Thomas Shirley and Kimberly McElroy
McElroy, Shirley to wed
Kimberly McElroy and Thomas Donald Shirley, berth of New Braunfels, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Patsy and Dee McElroy of New Braunfels. A graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio, she is employed with Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper Realtors in Schertz.
The future groom is the son of Donald and Elfrieda Shirley in San Antonio. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and also works at Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper in Schertz.
The wedding is planned for May 4, 1996, at the Gruene Mansion Inn Restaurant in Gruene.