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Aaron, Chris
Trombone

I'm going to school at NSU-BA. Hopefully I'll graduate in May 2006 with a degree in Criminal Justice. I plan to look for a government job afterward. Right now I'm a manager at May's Drugstore. Laura Kemp and I have been dating for 2 and a half years. Keep in touch.

Last updated: 01/05



Amilian-Young, Brittany
Flute, Piccolo
Current Location: Tulsa, OK

 

I have graduated from OU with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics. I am now Benefits Agent for American Income Life Insurance Company with much opportunity ahead. I am in love with a wonderful man who loves the Lord and we've been dating for a year and a half. I live with four other girls in a ministry training home and continue to disciple college girls. God is Good! Best wishes to all. "If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him." - C.T. Studd

Update 07/07 - Chris and I married last August and it's been such a blessing. I work at BancFirst as a Loan Accountant/Loan Editor. Chris is finishing his student teaching-High School Senior English. We live in Norman for now, but we plan to move this summer once we know where he will be teaching full time. I can hardly wait to know where that will be, but God continues to teach me patience and trust.
God Bless!

"And people who do not know the Lord ask why in the world we waste our lives as missionaries. They forget that they too are expending their lives... and when the bubble has burst they will have nothing of eternal significance to show for the years they have wasted." - Nate Saint

Last updated: 07/07



Barnard, Gary
Tuba & Jazz Guitar


In May I received my Music Ed. degree from UT Arlington and I am enjoying living in Grapevine, TX, a suburb of Dallas and Forth Worth.

I am currently assistant director of bands at Richland Middle School in Richland Hills, TX. I am also still on the design team for Birdville High School, where I have been since 2002. This summer I will be traveling with the Revolution Drum and Bugle Corps as a member of their brass staff.

Hope all is well in Tulsa! I miss the good ole days!

Last updated: 02/07



Bodner, Natalie
Bass Clarinet


Hey guys! not much has changed since I last wrote in. I'm still working in surgery at Hillcrest. I absolutely love my job. The days are long and challenging but I get through them with a smile! Working in surgery I have seen some pretty weird things. I have lots of stories! LOL. Well thats it for now.

Last updated: 02/06



Carey, Lindsay
Flute, Drum Major, Jazz Keyboard

It's great to hear what everyone is up to! I graduated from OSU in December with an MIS degree and I'm back in Tulsa now working at Citgo and really enjoying it. College was great, the job is great, life is good!

Last updated: 03/05



Carnahan-Curtis, Erin
Flute & Piccolo

Long time no update! The biggest news of my life is that I got married on December 30th. Two days later, I moved to Fayetteville, North Carolina. My husband is stationed at Ft. Bragg with the US Army. I also graduated from Pittsburg State University on Dec. 16 with my degree in music education. I spent the fall semester interning at Pryor, doing all grade levels and I had a blast. I probably won't get a teaching job until next fall. I have to take my certification tests and all that jazz, not to mention there are NO music jobs right now. That's all for me now.

My new address is: Erin and Josh Curtis 341 Sawtooth Dr, Apt 8 Fayetteville, NC 28314 I can only be reached on my husbands cell phone right now, which is 520-234-8718!

Hope all is well with everyone else!

P.S. LaRae Rather got married last June to Jordan LaBouff...she hasn't updated in awhile!

Last updated: 01/06



Caudle, C.J.
Tuba, Bass Trombone


What's going on everyone? I am at the University of Oklahoma, still. I have three semesters to go to complete my Advertising degree. I am living with my brother Peter just off of Jenkins by the stadium. I hope that all of you are doing well and that life has been as fun for you. Take care and give me a call anytime. (405)640-1006

Last updated: 11/05



Clark-Landers, Karissa
Colorguard

Well everyone a lot has changed. I got married in June 2004, and in December we had our first baby. A little boy named Caden. He weighed 5lbs 13oz and was a couple of months early but he's doing fine. My oldest son is so excited about being a big brother. I've taken a break from school to be a mom and a wife but will be going back in March. I'm no longer pursuing a teaching degree, and have instead decided to go to Pharmacy school. Hope every one is well!

Last updated: 01/05



Cole, Paul
Alto Sax

Well, I am still working for Schlumberger, based out of Graham, Texas. I'm a Field Engineer working with the Well Construction Service Department. Basically I design cement to pump several miles under the ground. Graham is a very small town, but I'm not actually in town all that much since I spend pretty much every waking moment at the office or in the field. I had to go to a "school" to learn all about cement. It has been good, but strange to be in a classroom again. Hope every one else is doing well and getting everything they want out of life.

Last updated: 02/06



Dresser, Joshua
Snare & Drum set (Jazz)

Well, I have graduated from the University of Tulsa with a music education degree and I will be attending the University of North Texas in the fall to pursue a Master's degree in Jazz Studies. I have been fortunate to get a lot of playing experience at TU and I hope that will continue in Denton. I hope everyone is doing well
and please stay in touch!

Last updated: 05/19



Fritz, Steven
Baritone

It's about that time to update again. My wife, Kristen,and I have moved from Texas back to Oklahoma for a short time and in January '06 moved to the great State ofTennessee, where I am the Youth Pastor at a great church.  If you are ever on your way to Nashville and get lost, you just might end up here. All that to say, God is Good!!!
God Bless!!!

Last updated: 07/06



Gesinski, Marni
Front Ensemble - Percussion, Oboe

Last time I updated my bio I was working at a little company as a shipping clerk. Since then, a friend of mine recommended me for a job as a translator at Marshall Elementary, and I've been working there ever since. I had never considered using Spanish as a career, but now that I am, I love it. I moved in with some friends from college. We have a little house close to campus. Feel free to look me up if you're ever in town. I love going out to the local music scene and just being around town. 812-2977 And, Congratulations Jamie McConnell!

Last updated: 01/06



Gravette, Jason
Tenor & Alto Sax - Marching, Concert & Jazz (SL)
 

Just a short update. First, I hope everyone is doing well!! I graduate December 17th, in Stillwater, with a BS in Aviation Sciences and a minor in Marketing. In February or March, I plan to move to Phoenix to attend Pan Am International Flight Academy, where I will go for one year then hopefully get an airline position, or at the least, an instructing position to start my career.

Thats all I have right now. I will update in a few months...haha.. like you even care. Give me a call if you are ever in Tulsa!! 918-740-7600

Last updated: 11/05



Hasty, Summer
Clarinet

Well surprise surprise, I have changed my major! Somewhere down the line science became boring, so I decided to change it up and do something I really enjoy. Thank goodness i will still be graduating in May 2005. If you are ever in the busy area of Shawnee feel free to look me up.

Last updated: 01/05



Hawkins, E.J.
Tenor Sax & Alto Sax - Marching & Jazz


Hello...hello...hello! It's been a LOOOONG time since I've added a bio on this thing. Well...I'm officially done with three hard years of the USNA system, and it's not been too bad. I'm on that 5 year program, so I have 2 more to go. The next two are gonna be the hardest...oh well, we just keep charging, right? Can yall believe it's going on 4yrs since graduation?!! I mean, even my brother is grad. this year...yea, folks...we're gettin old! Well, I guess I will talk to you all later. PLEASE feel free to write or IM me anytime...I miss you all!!

-Talk to you all later -Go NAVY!!

July 2006 - Hello..Hello...Hello!
It's been a loooong time since I've updated my info on this thing. But the long and short of my story is simple: 'm a Graduate from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis (i'm an Officer in the Navy now). Next on the menu for me is Flight School down in Penasocla, FL!!!! I'm training to be a pilot for the Navy (yes...we fly planes in the Navy!!) I am engaged to my girlfriend of 2 years (date not set). Other than that folks...I'm just hanging free for the summer before I head to flight school. My AIM screename is Kwah06 and my email is

ehawkins730@yahoo.com.
Miss you all-----

E.j.

Last updated: 07/06



Herzog, Whitney
Flute


I just recently found out about this alumni page and just thought I would let everyone know what I am up to. I am graduating in a week May 7th from OSU with a BS in Sociology. June 5th I will be leaving for OCS (Officer Candidate School) for the Marines and this coming fall I while begin law school at Oklahoma City University School of Law. I am currently working at the IHOP in Stillwater, I am not married nor have any kids, however I do have a boyfriend of two and a half years that I couldn't live without. I cannot believe that it has already been four years, I guess you can not stop yourself from growing up eventually.

Last updated: 05/05



Hess, Lesley
Clarinet


Back in Tulsa after 8 years of living on the West coast! It's cool to see everyone's updates over the years. Went to OSU graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering, then I moved to California and became a Cybersecurity Engineer. Loved it, but happy to be home as well. Say hi if you see me around town.

Last updated: 10/15



Hobbs-Pulley, Linsey
Drum Major, Clarinet

My husband & I have now been married over 2 yrs. and we have a HUGE yr. ahead of us! We are still living in Springdale, AR & callin' the HOGS @ football/basketball/baseball games as much as possible. Patrick is now working as a loan officer for a mortgage bank in Fayetteville, and loves having more interaction w/ people than he had while @ General Mills. He remains as music director @ our growing church, I'm still teaching the kids' choir, & we've enjoyed getting more involved w/ our youth ministry this yr. as well. The Lord has blessed us in more ways than we can count! The most exciting news of all...WE ARE EXPECTING A BABY GIRL on Feb. 13th, 2007! I have had an extremely blessed pregnancy & we've been able to enjoy every moment of it. We CANNOT WAIT to actually meet her in less than a month now! Lancer (our Chesapeake Bay Retr.) & Gabby (our Calico) are still doing wonderful, and are making our daily lives VERY exciting! Congrats to all of the beautiful ladies that have been married recently or have become engaged! I love you guys! Take care & God bless...

Last updated: 02/07



Hodson, Kelly
Flute/Piccolo

Hey guys! I'm still working at Saint Francis, I'm the 2nd Shift Supervisor for the phlebotomy department. Exciting stuff (for those of you who have no idea what phlebotomy is, thats the vampire at the hospital who draws your blood). I'm living with my boyfriend Devon out in BA. So with him and my two pits I guess i've started my little family. Not engaged, not married, not expecting...well i guess that covers all the bases! Give me a call whenever your in town 527-8786. Love you guys!

Last updated: 02/06



Huntzicker, Ann
Mellophone/French Horn

Hey everyone!...just found out this webpage existed and it is great to hear everyone is doing so well! I graduated from OU/OUHSC and work at Laureate Psychiatric Hospital as an RN. Just got married to James Dec '05 (now a TU grad student working to become a museum curator/archaeologist) and love being back in Tulsa with our two doggies. Email me if you ever want to catch up.

You can email me at annhuntzou@yahoo.com

Last updated: 08/06



Immell, Deborah
Clarinet

I got to OSU, not doing much but going to classes and hanging out and working. College is a blast. I'm not in band or anything. I'm basically just a bum...

Last updated: 10/01



Johnson, Barbara
Clarinet


Wow, it's amazing to see what everyone has been up to. As for myself, I'm in my fourth year at OSU. You know how a lot of people switch majors? Well, I just add them. By May 2006 I plan to have a double degree in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics with a double minor in Music and Physics... and I still don't know what I want to do. Can you tell? I plan to go get an engineering job when I graduate, but who knows, maybe grad school is in my future?

Amazingly enough, after my first two years of college I've all but stopped playing. I was in OSU's Symphonic Band, and then in the Wind Ensemble, which was a blast, but then I picked a major or two and got more serious with my engineering classes. I do plan to play at the wedding of two of my good friends this December, however. Let's hope I can make it through.

I'm amazed at how many people from band I still see in passing and at the number of Union alumni I hang out with. There's still a lot of you I never get to see, though, and it's awsome that this site let's me see who's been up to what the past few years. Feel free to email me; I'm still in the Tulsa/Stillwater area.

Last updated: 03/05



Jones, Zach
Alto Sax - Marching & Jazz


Well...I'm still at The University of Tulsa. Taking my time I guess, still doing Mechanical Engineering. I figure I've got this year and next...then I'm a free man. But eh, what can I really say; life's a blast and I still play my sax now and then. Mostly I'm sticking to playing keyboard and guitar...picked those up the last few years just so I could be my own backup band. Right now I'm in the middle of a 3-year competition sponsored by GM to take one of their SUV's and make it better. Very cool stuff...if you're a gear-head. As far as keeping up with people from the RR; occasionally I'll look up and there's someone just grinning at me waving...always makes you smile when you see a face from the past. Take it easy guys, I gotta get back to my books, lol. -Z

Last updated: 11/05



Junker - Unger, Tara
Clarinet


Hey everyone! Not too much has changed around here. Jon and I are still living together and planning on getting married sometime in the near future. I think we might buy a condo that we totally fell in love with, so a new home is in the future for us! I am still totally committed to school, and will be starting NSU BA in January. I am continuing my elementary education degree. I really want to teach third or fourth grade because I love kids that age and it would be such a rewarding job! I am also volunteering every week at the Red Cross. I love being there and helping out with answering the phones and assisting people in need. And it's also great coming home to our new puppy! Her name is Luca (like that creepy 80's song) and she is the cutest little shepard mix. She loves playing with Chester, our scottie. Well, I miss band and I miss you guys, so give me a call if you wanna chat. Bye!

cell 407-7212

Update 08/06 - It's been a long time since I updated this thing! I'm still living in Tulsa, and I'm looking forward to graduating in May of 2007 with an elementary education degree. I live with my boyfriend of two years, Chris, and our two dogs, Chester and Luca. Feel free to email me if you want to catch up!

Update 07/07 - I'm Tara Unger now! My husband Chris and I are enjoying married life and getting prepared for our first child, who is due November 22nd. It should be a great Thanksgiving for us! I was recently offered my first teaching job in Tulsa Public Schools and I'm looking forward to working with my very first class in August! Life is good~!!

Last updated: 07/07



Kennedy, Cathryn
Colorguard

Things again have changed quite drastically. I moved into a house w/ one of my best friends from Catoosa HS and we are having so much fun! I also am going to Rogers State University in Claremore majoring in radio broadcasting and teach colorguard at several local high schools! I'm having so much fun and finally think I'm on the right path. Call me sometime...were always having a party or going out or something! 850-6378

Last updated: 04/04


Landers-Clark, Karissa
Colorguard


Living in Tulsa, mother of two boys, studying History and Literature, working at a local hospital and freelance writing on the side.

Last updated: 08/11
 


Landphair, Jennifer
Clarinet & Jazz-Alto Saxophone


I graduated from Oklahoma State University in December of 2004 with a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. I am currently attending the University of Arkansas to obtain my M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, which should be completed in May of 2007. I spend all of my time studying, completing clinical paperwork for clients, and working as an office assistant at the Speech & Hearing Clinic. Still, I do occassionally have some time to make a trip back to Tulsa to see my family or to Overland Park, KS, to visit my boyfriend.

Last updated: 01/06



McAllister, Colin
Tenor Sax

OK...I've seen place this for a while I guess now I've got something interesting to say. I'm still living in Tulsa...just started at my third school, NSUBA, and my third major, Criminal Justice. I'm working in Loss Prevention now at Kohl's in Owasso and I just applied to the City of Broken Arrow to be a reserve police officer. Then I'll move into full time police once school is almost over. That's about it. And for anyone who remembers...I still got the camaro.

Last updated: 09/04



McClure-Roberts, Lindsey
Alto Sax, Tenor Sax (Jazz)
 

A lot has happened since my last alumni post. I just graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in communication. I have accepted a job offer in DenverCo., with a company called Ferguson Enterprises. I will be training to be a showroom consultant.


On June 4th I got engaged to Chris Roberts. Some of you may remember him from High School. We have been dating for 3 years now. We will be moving to Denver in the end of July. I want to wish all the RR alumni the best and good luck with what ever you do.

Updated 08/06 - After a short 10 months in Denver, I moved to Cleveland Ohio were I am working for a nation wide prinitng company called Consolidated Graphics. Chris Roberts and I got married on July 1, 2006 in Tulsa.

Last updated: 08/06



McConnell, Jamie
Flute


Just wanted to let you know that I graduated from The Ohio State University this past June (05). I am working for a small design research company called SonicRim here in Columbus, Ohio. My job is great- the people are so nice and I get to travel a little bit (but not too much!). In other news...I recently got engaged to the man of my dreams, Ross Gille! I met Ross when we went with mutual friends to cheer on the Buckeyes at the National Championship in Tempe, Az. He is currently in dental school at Ohio State. We will be tying the knot this Memorial Day weekend. I hope this message finds everyone happy!

Last updated: 11/05



McDaniel-Lytle, Jessica
Colorguard

Current Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Email: jmcdaniel04@gmail.com 

I am married and living in Oklahoma City.  I work as a creative services manager for a large advertising agency.  It keeps me busy, but I love (almost) every minute of it!

Last updated: 11/09



McGechie, Charles (C.J.)
Alto Sax


I am currently working towards my business degree

Last updated: 04/2015



McPherrin, Casey
Trombone


I am currently attending the University of Arkansas. I'm seeking a BA degree in music right now, but I plan to double in something else soon. I am a member of the Razorback Marching Band and (when i decide to show up)the Hogwild basketball band. I am the president of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and eagerly look forward to moving into our new house in August. If you are in the area sometime give me a call. Keep up the good work Union!

Last updated: 05/02



Norfleet, Amie
Colorguard


Hi again. It's been about 2 years since I wrote my bio so I figured it was time for an update...After changing my major a couple times I'm finally done at TCC. I just got accepted to OU's Health and Science Center where I will be working on a bachelors in Radiography. Last summer I got my scuba license and I hope to travel a little before OU drains my bank account. :) I'm still working like crazy; 3 jobs, one of which is my own business, in addition to school. Anyhow, I'm not married (quite yet), though it looks like I will be around the end of next year; not ready to stop moving just yet. As always, I wish everyone the best of luck in all you do.

Last updated: 05/04



Ohlig-White, Lindsey
Clarinet

Man, I never knew this page was here...sweetness. I graduated from Southwest Baptist University with an Assosicates in Computer Science. I work in an IT dept for a networking company in Tulsa. I got married to Matt White on December 27, 2003. We have no kids, but a dog named Kya, cat named Colby Jack and a fish. We just bought our first home in December of 2005 in Midtown in Tulsa and loving it. Please shoot me a message if you have time! would be awesome to catch up!!! 9183-346-8224 is my cell! PEACE

Last updated: 04/06



Raddatz, Nate
Trumpet


Hello, I am at the University of Central Oklahoma. I am three semesters away from graduating with a major in Political Science. After I graduate I plan to go to Law School at Oklahoma City University. I have been president of my Fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Last updated: 07/04
 

 


 

Rather, LaRae
Flute


I'm at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. I'm double majoring Telecommunications (which is basically film production) and Public Relations. I'm having a great time in college even though I miss my flute girls!

Last updated: 01/02



Roberts, Brad
Baritone

well well well, never thought id actually hear anything about any of u and anymore. Life is wonderful right now. If you hadnt heard by now, i have a little boy name Cole who is almost 2, yea i know, your heart just stopped, I HAVE A SON. Other then working my butt off i dont do much, i have finally gotten a chance at racing, racing a few times in a micro-sprint and i am now pursuing atv racing. Well if any of u are ever bored and want to talk call me, 282-8217 i always have it with me unless im out of town. bye for now

Last updated: 04/04



Robbins, Jacob
Tenor Sax, Bari sax
 

I'm officially out living the dream now. I'm finishing up my first year as a band director at Cleveland High School here in Oklahoma. Still engaged to the lovely and talented Jessica Anderson (c/o 2003) and hope to get married this coming January. We live in Stillwater where she is still attending OSU and plans on graduating next year at which time we will be off and running to who knows where. I love what I do although I admit sometimes I'm having so much fun I forget that it's a job. I guess that's how it is supposed to be. Hope everyone is doing well. Feel free to give me a holler if you need or want anything. Until then, take care all.

 

-Jacob Robbins 918-808-3967

Last updated: 05/06
 

Ross-Watkins, Sarah Beth
Oboe, Front Ensemble Synth
Current Location: Tulsa, OK
EMail: taxdaybaby15@yahoo.com


Happily married and a stay at home mom to our two beautiful children!

Last updated: 02/12



Salinas, Deanne
Colorguard

Hi everyone! I am now at the University of Oklahoma majoring in Elementary Education. I am having lots of fun here and don't make it back to Tulsa as much as I should, but I'm still thinking of you guys. Keep up the good work! Go UCG!

Last updated: 02/02



Welch, Amanda
Clarinet

I hope everyone is doing well. I am dealing with transitions but life is good. With God as my guide, I keep on going. I've finally found the love of my life and have never been happier. God has placed people in my life who are encouraging and accepting. Perseverance pays off; hope and joy are amazing results. I have dedicated my life to the ministry God has provided and want to become a missionary to Africa. My heart is there and I want to help existing relief efforts, education of HIV/AIDS prevention, and raising awareness of the situations in the Sudan. I feel like I've finally arrived to the plan for my life and I want to follow where God leads me.

Here is a link to my 360 website on yahoo that includes recent pictures, a blog, and stuff about me. www.360.yahoo.com my username is oucutiern or http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-T6z7BAg.bqVg4EttBjVmQU4-? p=5 to access my blogs.

Last updated: 02/07



Yeager, Jenny
Flute & Piccolo

I graduated in December from Oklahoma State with a degree in Elementary Education. I am currently a substitute teacher, and I am anxious for the new school year to begin so that I can have a classroom of my own. This summer I will be moving up to the Miami area with my fiance, Bryon, and our Pug, Lola Mae.

Last updated: 02/06



Young-Jordan, Erin
Colorguard


Where do i start!?! I joined the Air Force, I've been in for a year now. I am stationed in Wichita, KS at McConnell AFB. I am a crew chief on planes. I have been to Hawaii, Washington state, and Georgia so far. I got married in October '03, his name is Blake and he used to be a marine. No KIDS!!! I won't be having those for awhile. I am going to be going to school hopefully at Friends University (FU!) soon. I will major in meteorology, and work on getting my private pilots license so i can be commissioned as an officer and become a pilot. (that's my goal anyway) I have two cats and a hamster. I only live about 2 1/2 hours away from home so i come down for a weekend here and there. I miss everyone i used to hang out with and you know who you are. Here is my email address
E3Eryn@hotmail.com I'll get some pictures up soon =)

Last updated: 08/04



Young, Michael
Front Ensemle

Wow, this is the first I have seen of this page. I am currently enrolled as a junior at University of Arkansas trying to finish my major, Anthropology. I pass the time trying to throw together several bands to play locally and always practicing the set. I'm living with my brother Jason from the 95-99 years, I'm sure everyone remembers him and suprisingly we get along okay...he is my bassist so we kinda have to. If anyone is ever in Fayetteville feel free to call me 582-9422, you got a places to crash.
Take it easy.

Last updated: 08/03

 

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