Alumni

Patsy (’60) and Bruce Reaves (’58)

February 14, 2021

Patsy and Bruce met in the campus cafeteria in 1957. Bruce was the cashier and was teasing Patsy, whose maiden name is Reeves, for having a similar last name. They got married in 1960 and have been together ever since. 

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Kenna (’19) and Emmy Orioha (’19)

February 13, 2021

Emmy went to a dance practice for the African Student Organization fully aware that he couldn’t dance, but hopeful that there would be girls there – and there were. Kenna was a member of the dance team and ended up in the same stretching area as Emmy. That was the…

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Zoe’ Davis (’17) and Ramces Luna (’18)

February 13, 2021

On his first day of graduate school, Ramces was 15 minutes late to class due to a work meeting. When he got there, there was only one seat available – the one next to Zoe’. As they went around the class introducing themselves, Ramces was captivated by Zoe’s passion and smile. That…

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Julie (’76) and Gregory Rosen (’74)

February 12, 2021

Gregory and Julie were enrolled in the same statistics class in 1974. Gregory sat a couple seats behind Julie and thought she was beautiful. He finally got the courage to ask her out one day, but Julie said no. Some days later, he got the courage to ask her again.…

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Darylyn (’16) and Skye Richardson (’16)

February 12, 2021

Darylyn and Skye first met in a chemistry lab. Skye was taken by Darylyn’s beauty and introduced herself. They walked together to Darylyn’s next class and when she walked away, Skye realized she hadn’t gotten her number or even her name. After a failed Facebook search attempt, Skye saw Darylyn…

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Cydney (’86) and Terry Sullivan (’80, ’88)

February 12, 2021
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Kathleen (’08) and Maj. Derek Raabe (’09)

February 12, 2021
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Margie (’95) and Jeff Novak (’94)

February 12, 2021

Jeff and Margie met in a Healthcare Statistics class in 1993, studied together, and began dating. Shortly after Margie’s graduation, they were engaged and married in December 1995.  The couple celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in December 2020.  Both of their sons are Bobcats, and they still enjoy visiting San Marcos.

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Lori Merkle (’94) and Matthew Ford (’92)

February 12, 2021

Lori and Matt met in the Department of Theatre while they were both undergraduate students but were never more than friends while at Texas State. Upon graduation, Matt headed for Los Angeles and Lori moved to New York City. Years later, while Matt was in New York on business, they met for lunch. After three…

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Megan (’04) and Jaime Martinez (’05)

February 12, 2021

Megan and Jaime met in 2004 at “Dueling Hip Hop DJ Night” at Lucy’s on the square. Jaime lost her number twice after that, but the third time’s the charm, and the two eventually had their first date at the Green Parrot. They married in 2007 in San Marcos and recently moved to New…

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