The fall 2012 semester recently began at Howard Payne University. Local students enrolled as freshmen at HPU include:

Albert Bennie of Brownwood

David Boykin of Early

Brittany Bozeman of Zephyr

Christina Calleros of Brownwood

Savannah Carrier of Early

Damon Chaumont of Brownwood

Zachary Coppic of Brownwood

Caleb Dillard of Brownwood

Joshua Dillard of Brownwood

Conner Drew of Early

Jaimie Easley of Early

Jesus Esparza of Brownwood

Nolan Ethridge of Early

Kimon Faubion of Zephyr

Kourtney Gainey of Brownwood

Valdemar Garcia of Bangs

Jamison Greenhaw of Brownwood

Victoria Hardin of Bangs

Tiffany Hardy of Brownwood

Molly Hull of Brownwood

Kelcie Hunter of Brownwood

Jeff Jackson of Brownwood

Catelynne Jaggars of May

Erica Jordan of Brownwood

Kindry Kirbo of Brownwood

Jessica Koonce of Rising Star

Jefferson Lewis of Brownwood

Kristopher Lowrey of Brownwood

Quaylen Lykes of Early

Shannon Matthews of Brownwood

Tyler McDaniel of Early

Lillian McMillan of Early

Jacob Moore of Brownwood

Morris Moore of Brownwood

Jakob Morris of Brownwood

Jason Murphy of Brownwood

Presley Parker of Bangs

Kali Parks of Early

Dakota Pulley of Brownwood

Antonio Ramirez of Brownwood

Jacquline Richards-Hargus of Brownwood

Gage Rodgers of Zephyr

Edith Rodriguez of Brownwood

Paden Ross of Early

Kari Rust of Early

Larisa Salazar of Brownwood

James Sullivan of Cross Plains

Brogan Turner of Brownwood

Stephanie Upfold of Brownwood

Colt Waddle of Brownwood

Joshua Woods of May

"We at HPU are thrilled to welcome such a great group of incoming freshmen to campus," said Kevin Kirk, assistant vice president for enrollment management. "HPU is a family, and we are always excited to welcome new members. We're looking forward to a great year ahead."