Lucas Thomeer and Mieke Thomeer McBride

Lucas Taylor Thomeer graduated with a Bachelors of Science with High Distinction in Mechanical Engineering degree on May 18, 2014. His thesis, 'Exploring the Effect of Scar Tissue on a Repaired Cleft Palate Post-Palatoplasty"was awarded overall outstanding thesis in the engineering department. Lucas is the son of Paul & Cynthia Thomeer and a 2012 graduate of Tabb High School.
Mieke Beth Thomeer McBride graduated from the University of Texas at Austin on May 17, 2014 with a Doctorate in Sociology. She is a 2004 graduate of Grafton High School and earned her B.A. in Sociology at the University of Virginia in 2008. Mieke Beth will begin work as an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in August. She and her husband, Chris, have a newborn son, Conall.

Published in the Daily Press on June 22, 2014