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Terrie Lynn Harwell (2000)

Terrie Lynn Harwell      (2000)

Terrie Lynn Harwell has spent most of her life serving in her community, her church and her job. Terrie Lynn and her husband Rex moved to Burleson in 1992 and she became very involvement in the community. She received the Athena Award recognition in 2000. During that time her involvement included service as a Board Member of the Johnson County Children’s Advocacy Center, Burleson Chamber Ambassador, Huguley Home Health Civic Advisory Board Member and member of the Community Advisory Council for the Burleson Pregnancy Aid Center; she started the first Arts Council of Burleson and was an...

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Karan Wethington (2001)

Karan Wethington (2001)

Karan Wethington has been a Realtor for 19 years. She is a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty in Burleson. Prior to becoming a Realtor, she spent fourteen years in the Banking field. In 1998, her first year of real estate sales, she won “Rookie of the Year” with sales in excess of $2.4 million. The following year, 1999, she won “Top Producer”. Since her rookie year she has been consistently one of the top producing agents in the Burleson area. In 2003 she was elected as “Realtor of the Year” by her peers. Karan, a native of Joshua, has lived in Burleson since 1982. She has three daughters:...

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Aly Engstrom (2002)

Aly Engstrom (2002)

2015 ATHENA Society of Burleson Past President Aly Engstrom began working at the Wal-Mart Supercenter of Burleson in 1996. She became acutely aware of the many needs her co-workers had day-to-day and realized that their needs were just an extension of Burleson area needs. Her position with the local company allowed some flexibility and through research she determined that many community needs could be met, for companies, charities and individuals. This discovery has led Aly to be involved in many projects benefiting children, women, senior adults, entire families, and communities. She has...

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Betty Shelton (2003)

Betty Shelton (2003)

Betty Shelton was born in Burleson and has lived her all her life. Betty loves living in Burleson because she knows Burleson has the: best schools, beautiful parks, an incredible police department, and a library with everything a person could want. She feels these are just some of the reasons Burleson’s population has grown so much. Everyone is figuring out that Burleson is a great place to live. Betty had a successful business for 35 year. Her professional career also included working at: Spinks Industries & Airport, a cattle ranch, and a brick distribution company. For the past 9 years...

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Peggy Barnes (2004)

Peggy Barnes (2004)

Peggy Barnes was born in Connersville, Indiana and moved to Houston Bellaire during third grade. She has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in Disciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. Her thirty seven year career in education included working in Fort Worth, Castleberry, and Burleson Independent School Districts. During her thirty one years in the Burleson ISD, she served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. As her roles changed during her career, so did the...

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Jill Kunkel (2005)

Jill Kunkel      (2005)

Jill Kunkel has called Texas home for more than 28 years. Growing up in places like Tunis, Tunisia; Oran, Algeria; and Calgary, Alberta, made her appreciate the quiet country life. She lived in Burleson for 16 years before moving to Las Colinas in June of 2012. Living in Burleson provided her the opportunity to volunteer for various organizations throughout the community like the Burleson Pregnancy Aid Center, Miss Burleson Pageant Organization, and others. She was a web designer and owned JK Web Design. Her web design business donated site designs and web maintenance to local non-profit...

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