TMI Today | October/November 2023


TMI students and faculty ran into TMI alumna Ana Paula Velasco ’17 while on a trip to Washington DC. Anna currently works as the Communications and Action Officer for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Man Power and Reserve Affairs.

Photo (L to R) Pam Nelson, Assistant Head of Upper School, Ana Paula Velasco ’17, Aaron Hawkins, Admission Director)

Congratulations to Clint Muhlenberg ’05 who was nominated for the 2023 Best CEO Awards presented by the Austin Business Journal, which recognizes outstanding CEOs in Central Texas across various categories. Clint shared “while I didn’t secure the award, the nomination itself is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team. It’s an honor to be considered alongside accomplished peers in the Central Texas business community, and I’m grateful for the opportunity provided by the Austin Business Journal to celebrate exceptional leadership in our region.

Tom Turbiville ’66 reconnected and played a round of golf with his former TMI Golf Team member Paul Leonard earlier this year. 57 Years Later!

Courtney Caldwell ’97 returned to TMI during the array of Homecoming activities and graciously took time to speak to the TMI Business and Entrepreneurship classes. Courtney shared her secrets to success and the many challenges she has faced as an entrepreneur. Many thanks for her time!

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

On this day of national giving, please choose TMI as one of your favorite and worthwhile places to support on GivingTuesday.

Help us reach our 2023 GivingTuesday goal of $100,000 by midnight on November 28. Thanks to the generosity of three donors from the TMI family, we have $50,000 committed in matching dollars, help us unlock this match by raising $50,000 by clicking the button below.

In celebration of TMI’s 130th Anniversary, the first 130 donors who make a gift of $130 or more online on November 28 will receive a commemorative TMI keepsake Christmas ornament.


Veterans Day Pass in Review

On Friday, November 10, TMI hosted a Pass in Review in honor of Veteran’s Day. Col. Wylan Peterson, TMI parent, served as the reviewing officer. Many thinks to the alumni and veterans who attended including Charles Noble, Jr. ’47 pictured here with Father Scott Brown, TMI President.

2024 TMI Hall of Fame Recipients Announced

We are proud to announce the 2024 TMI Alumni Hall of Fame inductees are Les Ballard ‘52, Don Elliott ‘63, Rick Smith ‘71, Matthew Waller ‘81, and Dawn Bartlett Hall ‘91. TMI will also award a Servant Leadership Awards to beloved TMI Faculty member Leland Goertz.

The 2023-2024 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Alumni Day which is being held April 12, 2024, on the TMI Campus and will include the Alumni Reunion and Welcome Back Reception.

Alumni Day Schedule
Alumni Check In – 5:00 pm, Chapel Portico
Campus Tours/Leadership Meet & Greet – 5:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony, All Saints Chapel – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reception to follow on Chapel Portico – light refreshments

The TMI Hall of Fame is an honorary society recognizing the exceptional contributions of outstanding alumni, with Distinguished Servant Leader awards for former faculty, staff and friends of the school. Inductees are recognized for exemplifying one or more of the TMI Core Values: Wisdom, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Reverence.

We hope you can join us for this very special celebration. Click the button below to register to attend.

Alumni Homecoming at TMI

Thank you to all the alumni and guests who attended events at TMI during Homecoming. What an incredible way to kick off TMI’s 130th anniversary! It was wonderful seeing so many back on campus and reconnecting with classmates.

Homecoming festivities began with the Pass in Review on Thursday, October 5th. Although the rain pushed the event indoors, the TMI Corps of Cadets did an amazing job showcasing discipline and readiness. Lt Col Chip Harper (USAF, Ret) from the TMI Class of 1973 served as the Reviewing Officer for the Homecoming Pass in Review.

(L to R) Major Joe Claburn (USA, Ret) Senior Army Instructor Commandant of TMI Cadets, Justin Khemalaap ’24Lt. Col Chip Harper (USAF, Ret) ’73, Dr. Jasmine Harris, TMI Head of School, Fr. Scott Brown, TMI President

On Friday, October 6th, TMI hosted its annual Alumni BBQ and Reunion on campus before the football game. There were over 160 alumni on campus who enjoyed dinner and the company of alumni from all decades.

Keith Powers ’96Mike Burns ’96John Burns ’00Brent Fessler ’94 and Patrick Perez ’96 gather with Sergeant Major Turner N. McGarity, USA (Ret), retired Commandant of the Corps of Cadets and member of the TMI Hall of Fame, at the Alumni BBQ and Reunion celebration.

On Saturday, October 7th, TMI was busy with alumni activity, including a lunch and campus tour for the classes of the 1970’s and a soccer scrimmage and campus tour for the classes of the 1990’s.

Alumni from the 1970’s and their guests gather for lunch and a tour with TMI President, Fr. Scott Brown.
Alumni from the 1990’s and their guests gather for a soccer scrimmage at TMI.
Campus tour for the alumni from the 1990’s.

Saturday evening was filled with private dinners organized by alumni to gather groups to celebrate their time at TMI.

Special thank you to Aubree Stinson ’95Darren Van Delden ’95, and Jennifer Granado ’95 for their work gathering the reunion group from the 1990’s and hosting a dinner at StoneWorks.

Thank you to Dale Pangman ’73Bob Boerner ’73Chip Harper ’73Ray Rome ’72Richard Lucas ’73Rick Thompson ’73 and Pete Case ’73 for gathering the reunion group of the 1970’s and hosting a weekend full of activities including dinner at La Cantera.

TMI Alumni Association

A Note from the TMI Alumni Association President

Panther Faithful,

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month in the year 1918 Allied leaders formally agreed to an armistice with Germany preparing the way for a formal peace under the Treaty of Versailles. After four years of unimaginable and horrific fighting the guns of both sides would fall silent bringing to a conclusion the Great War. The following year, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 “Armistice Day” as a day of remembrance where Americans would be “filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory.”

Armistice Day continued to be remembered annually until 1938, when further action was taken by the US Congress and sitting President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to declare Armistice Day a federal holiday each year. As the United States entered into additional wars and conflicts through the years, Armistice Day naturally grew in scope and purpose beyond its original intent of honoring World War I service. With that in mind, Armistice Day was changed in name to Veterans Day in 1954. Veterans Day continues to be celebrated each year as a day for honoring the veterans of our Armed Forces for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. This month we celebrate our Alma Mater’s strong association with the United States Armed Forces and thank all of our veteran Alumni for their service to our great nation.

This We’ll Defend
Semper Fideles
Non Sibi Sed Patriae
Aim High
Semper Paratus
Semper Supra

In theme with this article, I’d like to inform our community of the annual TMI Corps of Cadets Military Ball which will be held on February 11, 2024 at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort. This continues to be a great event each year that recognizes the outstanding contributions of our seniors throughout the course of their cadetships. I especially encourage our military Alumni to attend this event and inspire our next generation of rising graduates to continue in service to our country after graduation!  Tickets for Military Ball go on sale January 5, 2024.

Go Panthers!

In humble service,
Christopher N. Adams
Class of 1999


TMI Corp of Cadets Update

The TMI Corps of Cadets participated in the Wagner High School JROTC Invitational on October 14th.

Representing TMI was the Academic Team who finished in 9th and 11th place out of 28 teams. The Raider Physical Fitness Team competed in a brutal obstacle course and placed in a strong 6th place out of 38 teams for their first competition of the year.


TMI celebrates the lives of members of our alumni family.  Here in TMI Today, we pay homage to fellow Panthers who we have received notice that have recently passed away.  If you wish to submit information on an alumna or alumnus who has passed away, please email  Please note that all information will be verified before your notice is published.

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