Spotlight of the month

December: Hector Dayer

This Month’s Spotlight Honors Hector Dayer! Hector was born in El Paso, Texas and moved to Dallas at the age of 20 with his family. He met his beautiful wife, Valerie, here while at school and they hit it off from the beginning, especially since she is from El... read more

November: Brett Cunningham

Brett Cunningham! Brett is a 25 year old person who stutters, born in Waxahachie, Texas. He lived there until around the age of 7, until his mother married and they moved a few miles down the road to Ennis, Texas. His family expanded by one step-sister and one... read more

October: Joseph Diaz

Joseph Diaz!   Joseph is a local–born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He has a brother and sister, who are both married, and has a total of four nieces, two nephews, two grand nieces, and two grand nephews whom he loves dearly. Joseph works doing building... read more

September: Jeff Kote

This month’s Spotlight of the Month honors Jeff Kote! Jeffery Craig Kote was born in Dallas and grew up in Mesquite, Texas. He is 38 years old and now lives in Gainesville on an acre lot with his 3 dogs: Ace, Rex and Daisy. He graduated from Texas A&M... read more

August: Sarah Stevenson

This month’s Spotlight of the Month honors Sarah Stevenson! Sarah was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and began stuttering at the age of 2. She is currently in graduate school at Texas Woman’s University earning her Master’s degree in... read more

July: Andrew Richards

This Month’s Spotlight of the Month honors Andrew Richards! Andrew has stuttered since he was around 2 years old, with his father and his late older brother stuttering also. He was born in Dallas Texas, and raised in surrounding areas such as Grand Prairie,... read more

June: Russ Hicks

Russ Hicks! Russ has stuttered his whole life.  He was born in Muskegon, Michigan, when dinosaurs roamed the earth.  He moved to Columbus, Indiana, when he was eight years old and eventually married Stachia, the little sister of his best friend in Boy Scouts.  He got... read more

May: Eric Maye

This month’s Spotlight honors Eric Maye! Eric was born on March 7, 1977 in Los Angeles, California.  As a child, he enjoyed spending time with family, riding dirt bikes, traveling, playing video games, writing poetry and short stories, and collecting comic book... read more

April: Star Samarripas

This month’s Spotlight honors Star Samarripas! Star is a 17 year old Texas native born in Fort Worth! Yeee-haw! Her hobbies include jogging, earning good grades, and watching television. Her friends call her “smart, funny, and the friendliest person... read more

March: Daron Bolat

This month’s Spotlight of the Month honors Daron Bolat! Daron grew up in Rockville, Maryland (just outside of Washington, DC). He graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Daron later graduated from seminary and... read more