Francis Baker

Family: Victoria Gaddeh, Christian Baker, & Prince Tarsleh
High School: Southwest High School
Activities & Honors: Varsity Basketball


Amy Burdette

Family: Kristi, Scott & Andy Burdette
High School: Paschal High School
Activities and honors: Senior Class Vice President, Paschal Society for Academic Excellence, Paschal Legacy Vice President, Voted Most Friendly
Future: Texas A&M University majoring in International Studies
Favorite Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11
Advice: Get as involved at Arborlawn as you can! From teaching the sweet little toddlers Sunday school to Nativity Pageant, there is something for everyone and all of the people I have met have shown me what it truly means to have a church family.


Tara Jane Collins

Family: Mike, Shannon, & Michael
High School: Trinity Valley School
Activities & Honors: TVS Cheer, 2012 All American Cheerleader, Head Editor of TVS Yearbook, Fine Arts, Community Service Club, Film Club, National Academy of Future Physicians, & Medical Scientist Award of Excellence
Future: University of Oklahoma majoring in Pre-Occupational Therapy
Advice: I would encourage the younger kids to step out of their comfort zones and go out to serve and spread God’s word.


Keaton Cordell

Family: Billy, Kim, & Kelsey
High School: Trinity Valley School
Activities & Honors:  Varsity Football, Varsity Baseball, Centenary Society, Community Service Club, Trinity Valley Service Award – Community Service, Offensive Lineman of the Year – Fall 2014 & 2015, & 13 Year Student Award
Future: Oklahoma State University – majoring in Agricultural Business and Economics
Advice: Try to get involved in as many ways as you can.  Don’t just go to youth on Sunday nights.  Volunteer at VBC, Camp Epic, Annual Conference, read scripture in the service, teach a children’s Sunday School class.  Arborlawn is my home and it always will be because of the amazing people and open arms that will always be there for me.


Jack Doby

Family: Rob, Page, Miller, & Wyatt
High School: Paschal High School
Activities & Honors: Varsity Basketball, AP Scholar, President of Paschal Legacy, & NHS member
Future Plans: University of North Carolina majoring in Business
Advice: Live in the moment, the next thing you know you’ll be one month away from graduating high school and I hope all you can do is look back and know you did everything you could to enjoy your last few years of childhood.


Joshua Feldman

Family: Christine, Alan & Lindsey Feldman
Activities & Honors: Fort Worth Panther Lacrosse, Paschal Golf, Paschal Football, Arborlawn Youth Mission Trips, Young Americans for Liberty
Future: Texas Tech University or Texas State University
Advice: Step out and go on the youth Mission Trips. They really are life changing and have been my favorite thing to do each year.


Cole Harper

Family: Benita Harper, James Owens, Paul & Karen Falls
High School: Paschal High School
Activities & Honors: Eagle Scout, Texas Governor Junior Statesman Foundation, South Central Director Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council, Next Gen Central Expansion Director, National Honor Society, Superintendent Scholar, Key Club, President Paschal Junior State of America, First place area Social Studies/Current Events UIL, Lone Star Youth Chorus, Bass section leader Paschal Choir
Future: American University, Washington DC – majoring in Political Science


Blake Nance

Family: Len, Liz, & Katie Nance
High School: Paschal High School
Activities & Honors: National Honor Society, Lockheed Martin Scholar & Young Republicans
Future: The University of Oklahoma majoring in Petroleum Engineering.


Petra Garza 

Family: Ben, Joni, & Emilio Garza, & Taranee’ Hale
High School: C.F. Brewer High School
Activities & Honors: Varsity Soccer, Band, NHS member, Academic All-District & Academic All-State.
Future: TCC in the fall of 2016 and Travel during the summers
Advice: Go on mission trip!! It’s the one thing I look forward to every summer and it never fails to allow me to develop deeper relationships with my peers and with God. Don’t worry if you feel like you don’t fit in at first, just stay involved as much as you can because you will form lasting friendships and learn so much through the years.


Abby Jones

Family:  Jones/Jenkins clan
High School:  Paschal High School
Activities and Honors: Fort Worth ISD Superintendent’s Scholar Award 2015, AP Scholar 2015, Academic Letter Sweatshirt 2014, NHS member, Key Club
Future: University of Oklahoma, Pediatric Oncologist
Advice: “Never lie, cheat, steal, or drink but… if you must lie, lie in the arms of the one you love. If you must steal, steal away your bad company. If you must cheat, cheat death. If you must drink, drink in the moments that take your breath away.” – Will Smith


Griffin Neilson

Family: Hugh, Mindi, & Maci Neilson, Patsy & Larry Milrany
High School: Paschal High School
Activities & Honors: Freshman Class President, Member of Paschal Legacy, Student Council, PHS Blood Drive, “Play it Forward”, Male Class Favorite Freshman & Junior Year, Honors Award for Principles of Business – Marketing & Finance, Varsity Baseball
Future: The University of Mississippi majoring in Business Finance
Advice: Go on mission trip! It is very rewarding and cool to experience with my family. I am thankful for the life-long friendships I have established and know I will always share with the other Seniors!


Jacob Perkins

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Family: Ron, Karen, & Shelby Perkins
High School: Paschal High School
Activities & Honors: NHS member & Paschal Golf Team
Future: University of Arkansas – majoring in Kinesiology
Advice: Stay involved in church and youth group.


Leah Ruffu

Family: Richard, Deborah, Rachel & Adam Ruffu, & Tom Jordan
High School: Southwest High School.
Activities & Honors: AVID member
Future: Dental Program & Cosmetology School.


Ellie Schwartz

Family: Jim & Sherry Schwartz
High School: Paschal High School
Future: Texas A&M University


Tayler Weathers

Family: Carey & Kerri Weathers
High School: All Saints’ Episcopal School
Activities & Honors: Class of 2016 Salutatorian, All Saints’ Dance Company, US Musical, Improv Club, Social Justice Club
Future: Trinity University – majoring in Psychology and English
Advice: Use stress productively; don’t let it use you.


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