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Salutatorian becomes a nurse and starts family(0)

January 30, 2015
Hayley York

By Bryan Navarette A-J Media Hayley York — formerly Hayley Monroe — graduated as salutatorian of the Frenship High School Class of 2004, and has since graduated from college, married, bought a home and landed a job she loves. But, for her, the birth of her son, Max, has been her greatest accomplishment. “He’s the […]

Salutatorian becomes a nurse and starts family

10 years later — Frenship grads marry, relocate, open bakery

BY JOSIE MUSICO A-J MEDIA Courtney Gilliam has been a teacher, a small-business owner and a stay-at-home mom, but she’ll never forget being a Frenship Tiger. The 2004 Frenship graduate — then known as Courtney Forbess — spent her after-school hours running cross-country, and never missed a hometown football game. In the classroom, she grew […]

Frenship grad celebrates new daughter, 10-year reunion

Much has changed in the decade since Nikki Cope was a cheerleader at Frenship High School. For one, her name is now Nikki Richburg. She married her high school sweetheart, Chris Richburg. She is also on maternity leave for another week or so after having her first child, a daughter named Blakely. Despite her teenage […]

Local educators describe mixed emotions of retiring

As Lubbock students and teachers headed back to school Monday for a new year, Altah Swindle didn’t join them. After 30 years as a teacher, Swindle said she has had mixed emotions about retiring. Swindle won the Newton Excellence in Education Award from the Beaumont Foundation just two months before retiring from teaching sophomore English […]

Frenship grad accepted into West Point

A Frenship High School graduate will continue his education at the United States Military Academy at West Point next month. Joseph Monje graduated from FHS in 2013, but he said he didn’t decide to try aiming for West Point until his senior year. Most applicants start the process in their junior year, he said. So […]

New library director enthusiastic for books, Wolfforth

Kim Brown had no intention of leaving her position as an attendance secretary at Crestview Elementary School. But then Wolfforth City Secretary Debbie Perkey called and made an offer she couldn’t refuse — although she did spend several weeks thinking and praying about it. Brown is the new director of the Wolfforth Library, a position […]

Frenship grad travels to Nicaragua to document health care

A Frenship High School graduate will return to Nicaragua this spring with a group of students from the TTUHSC School of Nursing and School of Allied Health. Zach Tijerina will shoot video to document medical work by the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center students. During a trip to Nicaragua last year, he documented the efforts […]

Frenship grad to try out for dance show

A 2012 Frenship High School graduate will cross an item off her bucket list when she auditions for “So You Think You Can Dance?” this weekend. Just being there is a huge honor, Callie Teegardin said of her upcoming audition in Austin. “I’m expecting to walk in that room and hope and hope that they […]

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