Education: United States Naval Academy, B.S. Applied Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University, M.S. Finance
He recently finished his Naval Service on a fast-attack submarine in San Diego and is looking into new opportunities.
Favorite Vanguard Memory - European Trip Spring Break - Senior Year
Charlotte Manton Pullman
Education: University of California, Santa Barbara - B.A. Political Science with an International Relations emphasis; University of Southern California - Masters in Regulatory Science (M.S.R.S.) with a Graduate Certificate in Regulatory & Clinical Affairs.
She is currently in Regulatory Affairs in the Bay Area (northern California) at Abbott Vascular (Abbott Laboratories)
Favorite Vanguard Teacher: Mrs. Ferretter
Education: The University of Texas, BBA in Finance - MBA - Stanford University and Harvard with a Masters in Public Administration
Jed lives in Waco, TX where he manages Brazos River Capital and works alongside his mom in operating Waco Hat Company.
Favorite Vanguard Memory: Playing Warball vs. the coaches. "We'd know we had a good day against them if the coaches chased us down after the game to keep pegging us!!"
Education: Texas A&M University
He lives in Austin, TX and is in the Construction Manager for CalAtlantic Homes (A Lennar Company), building homes close to downtown in the Mueller Subdivision.
Favorite teacher Nick Webb. My favorite memory was consistently skunking Cameron at Ping Pong in the Senior Lounge.
Allaire Downs and Michael Clark (High School Sweethearts!)
Allaire -Baylor University - Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies and Management
Michael - Baylor University, Baylor Law School - JD
Currently, both live in Dallas:
Allaire is the Vice President of Marketing at S2G-Support Services Group.
Michael works in Dallas as a litigator at John R. Salazar, P.C.
Allaire: John Perdichi, all Art Class memories were the best!
Education: Boston University
She is currently an NBC 5 news producer and has been nominated for a local news Emmy
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Spain
Education: Baylor University with a degree in Business Entrepreneurship.
He stayed in Waco and works as a REALTOR with Bentwood Realty and started his own event company called Bruner Events in 2016 [voted one of the Wacoans top 3 best event planners]. He has been in real estate for 5 years and events for 11 years. Also, he has purchased various companies over the years. He loves downtown Waco! It’s his favorite place. He serves on the Advocacy Board, the Chairman of the Board for Fuzzy Friends Rescue and is one of the General Chairs of the Central Texas Cattle Barons Ball.
Favorite teacher was Suzanne Kelly / Many memories, but her civics class was always great.
Education: Baylor University
Lives in Austin TX and works in Real Estate Development.
Favorite Vanguard Memories:
Jed and I attending Mr. Johnson's class in our boxers. My favorite memory is Michael handling the dry ice with his bare hands claiming it wasn't even cold and Mrs. Flowers screaming.
Education: Texas State University
Currently lives in Austin, TX working as a Respiratory Therapist at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center
Education: Baylor University, with a Journalism degree.
He has lived in Austin for the past 4 years as a Life Underwriter, but recently completed a Health Informatics and Health IT certificate program at UT-Austin and is looking to transition careers to an exciting new field
Favorite Vanguard memory: Baseball road trips and making it to TAPPS Final Four in 2009. It was cool to see our progression from getting blown out every game as underclassmen to being among the best teams in the state our senior year!
Favorite teacher: Lots of good ones, but Dena Johns might be my favorite - no-nonsense - kept it real with all her students; it was also cool that all my sisters (Meredith ('03), Lindsey ('03), Rebecca ('08)) had taken her classes before me.