Rayce Guess joined Wishing Well Board in 2016 after retiring from being an Area Teacher/ Coach of 29 yrs. With stops in Bells, Leonard, Paris and 15 yrs in Denison. Rayce is active in Bethel Baptist Church located in Bells Texas one of the oldest Churches in Grayson County as Deacon/Secretary/ Treasurer . Rayce feels blessed to be a part of Wishing Well and their Making A Difference in young people’s lives.
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Marcia Hayes was invited to join Wishing Well Texoma In 1990 after their son Ryan was granted a wish come true. Marcia, the first parent of a wish recipient to join the committee has been able to bring valuable insight into the process of children applying for and receiving a wish. Marcia considers Wishing Well Texoma a special ministry to children and their family that brings both joy and precious memories during trying times. During the past 25 years Marcia has enjoyed seeing many wishes granted. Marcia brings a background of sales and marketing and serves as Vice President.
Julie joined Wishing Well Texoma in 2015. She has been active in her community as a volunteer and as an employee for several local non-profit agencies, since moving to Sherman in 1992. Julie is looking forward to helping the wish recipient make their “dream come true”.
Lee Ann Whitmire
Lee Ann joined Wishing Well Texoma in 2016. She and her husband, Jeff, have resided in the Texoma area for over 27 years. During that time, she has been active within the local school system, community, and her church. Lee Ann has a passion for children and serving families in need. She is thrilled to be apart of Wishing Well Texoma.
Carrie Beth Baca
Carrie Beth Baca was born and raised in Sherman. She and her husband have 4 children and 3 grandchildren. They love volunteering with their church and other community organizations.
Nan Ingram has been a part of the Wishing Well since 2012, and it is a joy to serve and be a part of this organization. I am married to Terry Ingram and have two grown sons. We are very active in our church where I have served as Administrative Assistant since 2006. I look forward to granting wishes for deserving children and their families.
Deidre has lived in the Sherman area since 1998 and is an Occupational Therapist in the area. She has a passion and love for helping children and adults and has served on Wishing Well Texoma committee for many years.
Ronnie has been on the Wishing Well Texoma since 2002 and comes with printing and marketing background in the Sherman area since 1986. After his daughter was granted a wish in 1992, he now gives back. Ronnie and his wife’s passion is to give glory to Jesus Christ through various positions at their church including worship, small groups and the nursery. He has been fortunate enough to be the primary wish grantor for several wishes of deserving children and their families.
Cary joined Wishing Well Texoma in 2017, bringing a passion for serving the local community. She has worked in nonprofit development and municipal government, and has been on staff at Austin College since 2004. Cary and her husband, Kevin, have two grown children. As long-time members of Sherman Bible Church, they love serving the needs of their “neighbors,” and Cary looks forward to helping fulfill the wish of deserving families.
Born and raised in Sherman, Lauren dedicated 17 years to teaching elementary students in Sherman and Bells. Lauren also spent many years volunteering as a softball coach for community teams. Now, as a realtor, she dedicates her time to helping people buy and sell their homes. To further fulfill her desire to serve children & families, she joined Wishing Well Texoma in 2017. Lauren and her husband, Dwayne, have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.