Year Honored Name Class Year(s) from   Javelina Nation Title, Employer Hometown Award College Degree(s) Major(s)
2020

Carmen Lomas Garza

1972 Famed Mexican-American Artist San Francisco, CA Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Arts Arts Education
2020

David Allex

1958

Former President & CEO, Harlingen Chamber of Commerce

Harlingen

Distinguished Alumni Award

College of Business Administration Bachelor's Business Administration
2020

Donna Shaver

1984

Wildlife Biologist, Division of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery

Corpus Christi

Distinguished Alumni Award

College of Arts & Sciences  Master's Biology
2020

Jose Luis Cortez

1960, 1961

Formerly U.S. Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Weslaco

Distinguished Alumni Award

College of Arts & Sciences  Bachelor's & Master's Physics
2020

Angelica Barrera

2000, 2001

Associate Vice Provost of Student Success, UTSA

San Antonio

Distinguished Alumni Award

College of Education and Human Performance Bachelor's & Master's Kinesiology
2020

Roberto Montoya

1970 CEO of VRC Corporation Garden Ridge

Distinguished Alumni Award

College of Business Administration Bachelor's Business Administration
2020

Robert "Ray" Molina Jr.

2017 Texas Country Musician Alice

Rising Star

College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Industrial Management & Technology
2019 (Ret.) Col. Lisa Carrington Firmin 1979 AVP Military & Veteran Affairs, UTSA San Antonio Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences  Bachelor of Arts  Journalism
2019 Jackie Collins 1972 Owner, VT Collins Inc.  Kingsville Distinguished Alumni Award College of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Human Sciences Bachelor  of Science  Home Economics
2019 Richard Ritchie  1977 Attorney, The Richard P. Ritchie Law Firm Mineral Wells Distinguished Alumni Award College of Education and Human Performance Bachelor's   Education/Kinesiology
2019 Dr. Brian McFall 2005, 2008 Civil Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  Vicksburg, MS Rising Star College of Engineering Bachelor  of Science  & Master  of Science  Civil Engineering 
2019 C. Michelle Unda 2005 Regional Manager of HR & Public Affairs, NuStar Energy Corpus Christi Rising Star College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor  of Arts   Communications
2018 James Gandy 1974 President, Frisco Economic Development Corporation Frisco, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Management
2018 James W. Hill  1968 Former NFL player, Sports Broadcaster Los Angeles, CA Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Arts  Communications
2018 Alan Johnson 1971 CEO, Valley Baptist Medical (Legacy) Foundation Harlingen, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Business   Administration
2018 Cynthia Lee Vidaurri 1991 Curator/Researcher, Smithsonian Institute Washington, D.C. Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts and Sciences Master of Arts Sociology (Folklore)
2018 Robert H. Welker 1950 Retired, Welker Engineering Company Washington, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science  Natural Gas   Engineering
2018 Manny Salazar III 2005 Public Service Kingsville, TX Rising Star College of Education and Human Performance  Bachelor of Arts  Political Science
2017 Benjamin Marconi 1988 Detective, San Antonio Police Department San Antonio, TX Distinguished Alumni, Posthumous Award College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Business   Administration
2017 V. Louis Mogas 1963, 1964 Founder, Mogas Industries Houston, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Bachelor & Master of Business Administration  Business   Administration
2017 Dr. F. Monte Rouquette  1965 Faculty, Texas A&M University AgriLife Research & Extenstion Center - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Human Sciences Bachelor of Science  Agricultural Science
2017 Carol L. Scott 1982 Public Affairs Consulting Corpus Christi, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Management
2016 Larry Busby 1969 Live Oak County Sheriff George West, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Education & Human Performance and College of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Human Sciences -  Agricultural Science
2016 Dr. Jose Angel Gutierrez 1966 University of Texas-Arlington Crystal City, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences  Bachelor's  Degree &  Master's  Degree  Political Science
2016 Harold Hees 1961 Environmental Evolution Energy Services LLC Aransas Pass, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Business   Administration
2016 Alvaro "Al" Hinojosa 1977 Holt Cat San Antonio, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Accounting
2015 Tom Best 1979  Owner, Rockin' B Land and Cattle Company Kingsville, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Marketing
2015 Dr. Arnold Gonzales 1965 Artist Corpus Chrsiti, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences  Bachelor of Arts  Education
2015 Dr. Nancy Rabalais 1972, 1975 Professor, Louisiana State University Wichita Falls, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences  Bachelor & Master of Science Biology
2015 Dr. Robert H. Vela, Jr. 1994, 1998, 2003 President, San Antonio College Alice, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Education and Human Performance   Bachelor's  Degree,  Master's  Degree, &  Doctorate  Psychology,   Counseling and   Guidance, &   Elementary Education
2015 Edwin (Ed) Scott Dodds 2003 - - Rising Star College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Marketing
2015 Dr. Mary L. Gonzalez 1989, 1990, 1997 Retired AVP Student Access, Texas A&M University-Kingsville Alice, TX President's Excellence Award  College of Business Administration  Bachelor's  Degree &  Master's  Degree   Management,   Finance and   Psychology
2014 Leonard Bedell 1968 CEO, Mobil Steel International, Inc Corpus Christi, TX Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration  Accounting
2014 Dr. Janice Perrin 1972 Adjunct, University of Houston-Clear Lake - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Education and Human Performance Bachelor of Education  Education
2014 Bill Wallraven 1952 - - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Arts English
2014 Cristella Hinojosa 2004 Director of Business Intelligence at Bay Ltd. Corpus Christi, TX Rising Star - Bachelor of Science & Master of Business Administration Computer Science & Business Administration
2013 Hon. Mark Hamilton 1978 Founder, President, CEO of H&H Staffing Services and AppliedWisdowm LLC Cummings, GA Distinguished Alumni Award - - Engineering Business
2013 Gloria Hicks 1970 CFO & Partner at Ed Hicks Imports of Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Business Administration
2013 Abel Lopez 1972 Associate Producing Director of Grupo de Artistas Latinoamericanos Hispanic Theatre Washington. DC Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Business Administration
2013 Balous Miller 1966 CEO and President of Bill Miller Bar-B-Q San Antonio, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Education Agriculture Education
2012 Dr. Arturo Almendarez 1972 Superintendent, Callalen Independent School District Corpus Christi, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Master of Education Education
2012 Eugene Dawson, Jr. 1982 President of Pape-Dawson Engineers Inc. San Antonio, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
2012 Carl Paul 1963 Founder, Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. Austin, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science -
2012 Robert J. Underbrink 1983 President of King Ranch, Inc. Houston, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science Agriculture
2012 Hon. Rogelio Valdez 1976 Chief Justice for the 13th Court of Appeals Harlingen, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science -
2011 Dr. Roger Campos 1981 Dentist, Campos Family Dental San Antonio, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science Biology
2011 Hon. Theresa Chang 1981 Associate Judge at the City of Houston Municipal Courts Houston, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Master of Science Chemical Engineering
2011 Dr. Jaime Chahin 1974 Professor & Dean of the College of Applied Arts at Texas State University Austin, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Science Bachelor of Arts Sociology & Political Science
2010 Col. (Ret.) Edward J. Preston, Jr. 1962 - Kingsville, TX Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Marketing
2010 Janell Kleberg 1974 - Kingsville, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science Arts & Education
2009 Randall A. Odom 1957 Vice President & Manager, TCS Corporate Services of Houston & San Antonio San Antonio, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
2009 Dr. Demarious Keller Frey 1959 Owner, Padre Animal Hospital Corpus Christi, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science Biology
2008 Herbie Maurer 1964 President of Maurer Advisory and Consultant Service Inc. Friendswood, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science General Engineering
2008 Jean Claire Turcotte 1958, 1986 Retired Principal of St. Gertrude Catholic School Kingsville, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Arts & Master in Education Communications & Education
2007 Dr. D. Lynn Drawe 1964 Director of the Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation Sinton, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science -
2007 Stevens G. Herbst 1958 President of Rainbow Investments Company Corpus Christi, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering
2007 John P. Jackson 1973, 1975 Vice President for Morgan Stanley Rockport, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Bachelor & Master of Business Administration Business Administration
2007 Hugh M. Morrison 1969 Former President and CEO of Pilgrim Cleaners; Chairman of the Board of Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc. Houston, TX Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting
2007 Allen J. Tarbutton, Jr. 1961 Retired President of Mitchell Gas Services, LLP The Woodlands, TX Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering
2006 Rodney A. Klett 1965 Retired Texas Band Director & Coordinator of Georgetown High School  - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Arts Music
2006 Hector Farias, Jr. 1961, 1965 Chairman of the Board of Farias & Farias, Inc. International Trade Firm-Customhouse Brokerage, Warehousing, Freight Fowarding & Distribution Laredo, TX Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science & Master of Education English & Education (Speech)
2005 Al Gonzalez 1965 Chairman & CEO of Age Refining, Inc. - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Business Administration
2005 Miguel A. Nevarez 1961 Executive Directorship of University of Texas Pan American Coastal Studies Laboratory - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science Agriculture
2005 Richard A. Nevill 1942 Retired Vice President of Houston Pipe Line Co. Pipe Line Operations - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Natural Gas Engineering
2004 Joe Henkel 1969 President & CEO of Kleberg First National Bank Kingsville, TX Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Business Administration
2004 Wayne King 1959 Retired Senior Vice President of Valero Energy Corp. - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering
2004 Eliseo "Cheo" Torres 1969, 1971, 1976 Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of New Mexico - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor & Master of Education Education
2003
Carlos Guerra 1969 Columnist - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Arts History, Political Science and Sociology
2003
Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez 1973 Commander of the U.S. Army's V Corps - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science History & Mathematics
2003
Merle Muckleroy 1958 Retired President of Camco Products & Services - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science General Engineering
2002
Dr. L. E. Ramey 1942 Retired Medical Doctor - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science Biology
2002
Sen. Carlos Truan 1959 State Senator (D-Corpus Christi) - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Business Administration
2001
Irma Rangel 1952 Representative, Texas Legislature - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Business Administration
2000
Mr. Thomas V. Shockley, III 1967 Vice Chairman, Central and Southwest Corporation - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
1999
Dr. Carrol A. "Butch" Thomas 1969 Superintendant of Schools - Beaumont - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Education Education Administration
1998
Albert Huerta 1966, 1968 Attorney - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science & Master of Arts -
1997
Amado Pena 1965, 1971 Artist - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Arts Arts
1996
Cynthia K. Gilliam 1974 Vice President of Retail Customer Operations, Nevada Power Co. - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Management
1995
I. Q. Vidaurri 1967 Dean of Students-Texas A&M University-Kingsville - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Business Administration & Master of -
1994
William C. "Bill" English 1949 Vice Chancellor of Fiscal Affairs, University of South Texas - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting
1993
Ed DeMouche 1949 Dr. Vice President, Entex Inc. - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Natural Gas Engineering
1992
J. E. Turner 1935 Dean of Men, Texas A&I University - Distinguished Alumni Award - - -
1991
J. Philip McCormick 1964 Sr. Vice President, Lone Star Gas Company - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting
1990
R. Boyd Ladd 1935 Consultant, National Associations - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science & Master of Arts Agriculture Science & Mathematics
1989
John N. Lauer 1969 Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, B. F. Goodrich Co. - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Business Administration Master of Business Administration Business Administration
1988
Robert F. "Hawk" Wright 1956 President and Chief Operating Officer, Amerada Hess Corporation - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Natural Gas Engineering
1987
B. Finley Vinson 1937 Chairman Emeritus, First Commercial Corporation in Arkansas - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration -
1986
William K. Bell 1950 Attorney & Former President of the Oklamhoma Bar Association - Distinguished Alumni Award - - -
1985
A. M. Wiederkehr 1947 President & Founder, Supron Energy - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Natural Gas Engineering
1984
Donald W. Patrick, M.D. 1958 Neurosurgeon - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science Biology
1983
William D. Stevens 1958 President, Exxon Co., U.S.A. - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Natural Gas Engineering
1982
John S. Gillett 1934 Superintendent of School, Kingsville ISD - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Economics
1981
Edward N. Wheeler 1947 Vice President R & D, Celanese Chemical Co. - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science Chemistry
1980
Preston Doughty 1935 President & Founder, Citeizens Standard Life Insurance Co. - Distinguished Alumni Award  College of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting & Business Administration
1979
George F. Rhodes 1950 Attorney & Former Texas A&I Regent - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
1978
Lawrence A. McNeil 1948 Partner, Corpus Christi Oil & Gas - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Natural Gas Engineering
1977
Cecil E. Burney 1933 Attorney & Political Activist - Distinguished Alumni Award - - -
1976
Bruce M. Withers 1950 Divisional President, Mitchell Energy & Development - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Natural Gas Engineering
1975
Lola L. Bonner 1953 Attorney & Former Chairman Texas Democratic Party - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Education Reading Education
1974
E. C. Weekley 1943 Executive Director, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor & Master of Science Agriculture
1973
Gilbert E. Steinke 1942 Legendary Football Coach - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor & Master of Education Reading Education & Education
1972
James A. Rickard 1948 Vice President, BP Exploration - Distinguished Alumni Award - Bachelor of Science Agriculture Science & Physics
1971
Claude Kay Ballard 1934 President Columbia Nitrogen Corp. - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science Chemistry
1970
Herscehl H. Cudd 1933 President, Amoco Chemical Company - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science Chemistry
1969
Joseph J. Trevino, M.D. 1950 Physician, Psychiatrist & State Health Official - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Science Biology
1969
Charles C. Cumberland 1936 Dist. Professor, Princeton, Rutgers, Michigan State - Distinguished Alumni Award - - -
1968
Robert L. Mitchell 1943 Vice Chairman, Celanese Corp. - Distinguished Alumni Award College of Engineering Bachelor of Science Chemical & Natural Gas Engineering
 
Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipients
Alumni who have distinguished themselves through their professional and civic accomplishments and who have brought special honor to the university through service and support are nominated by fellow alumni to receive the annual Distinguished Alumni Award. A committee, composed of faculty, staff, and board members, screen nominees and make recommendations to the Association's Board of Directors. Recipients are honored at Homecoming each fall.
Previous Recipients 

2015

  • Tom Best '79
  • Dr. Arnold Gonzales '65
  • Dr. Nancy Rabalais '72, '75
  • Dr. Robert H. Vela, Jr. '94, '98, '03
  • Rising Star: Edwin (Ed) Scott Dodds '03
  • President's Excellence: Dr. Mary L. Gonzalez '89, '90, '97

2014

  • Leonard Bedell '68
  • Dr. Janice Perrin '72
  • Bill Wallraven '52 DECEASED
  • Rising Star: Cristella (Crissy) HInojosa '04

2013

  • Rep. Mark Hamilton '78, Cummings, GA
  • Gloria Hicks '70, Corpus Christi, TX 
  • Abel Lopez '72, Washington. DC 
  • Balous Miller '66, San Antonio, TX 

2012

  • Dr. Arturo Almendarez '72, Corpus Christi, TX
  • Eugene Dawson, Jr., P.E. '82, San Antonio, TX
  • Carl Paul '63, Austin, TX
  • Robert J. Underbrink '83, Houston, TX
  • Chief Justice Rogelio Valdez '76, Harlingen, TX

2011

  • Dr. Roger Campos '81, San Antonio, TX
  • Judge Theresa Chang '81, Houston, TX
  • Dr. Jaime Chahin '74, Austin, TX

2010

  • Col. (Ret.) Edward J. Preston, Jr. '62, Kingsville, TX
  • Janell Kleberg '74, Kingsville, TX

2009

  • Randall A. Odom '57, San Antonio, TX
  • Dr. Demarious Keller Frey, DVM '59, Corpus Christi, TX

2008

  • Herbie Maurer '64, President of Maurer Advisory and Consultant Service Inc, Friendswood, TX
  • Jean Claire Turcotte '58,'86, Retired Principal of St. Gertrude Catholic School, Kingsville, TX 

2007

  • Dr. D. Lynn Drawe '64, Director of the Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation, Sinton, TX
  • Stevens G. Herbst '58, President of Rainbow Investments Company, Corpus Christi, TX
  • John P. Jackson '73, '75, Vice President for Morgan Stanley, Rockport, TX
  • Hugh M. Morrison, '69, Former President and CEO of Pilgrim Cleaners; Chairman of the Board of Advanced Nueromodulation Systems, Inc., Houston, TX
  • Allen J. Tarbutton, Jr. '61, Retired President of Mitchell Gas Services, LLP, The Woodlands, TX

2006 

  • Rodney A. Klett '65. Retired Texas Band Director & Coordinator of Georgetown High School
  • Hector Farias, Jr. '61 '65, Chairman of the Board of Farias & Farias, Inc. International Trade Firm-Customhouse Brokerage, Warehousing, Freight Forwarding & Distribution

2005

  • Al Gonzalez '65, Chairman & CEO of Age Refining, Inc.
  • Miguel A. Nevarez '61, Executive Directorship of University of Texas Pan American Coastal Studies Laboratory
  • Richard A. Nevill '42, Retired Vice President of Houston Pipe Line Co. Pipe Line Operations- DECEASED

2004

  • Joe Henkel '69, President & CEO of Kleberg First National Bank
  • Wayne King '59, Retired Senior Vice President-Valero Energy Corp.
  • Eliseo "Cheo" Torres '69 '71 '76, Vice Pres. for Student Affairs at the Univ. of New Mexico

2003

  • Carlos Guerra '69 Columnist - DECEASED
  • Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez '73 Commander of the U.S. Army's V Corps
  • Merle Muckleroy '58 Retired President of Camco Products & Services - DECEASED

2002

  • Dr. L. E. Ramey ’42 Retired Medical Doctor - DECEASED
  • Sen. Carlos Truan ’59 State Senator (D-Corpus Christi) - DECEASED

2001

  • Irma Rangel '52 Representative, Texas Legislature - DECEASED

2000

  • Mr. Thomas V. Shockley, III '67 Vice Chairman, Central and Southwest Corporation

1999

  • Dr. Carrol A. "Butch" Thomas '69 Superintendent of Schools - Beaumont

1998

  • Albert Huerta, '66, '68, Attorney

1997

  • Amado Pena '65, '71, Artist

1996

  • Cynthia K. Gilliam '74,Vice President of Retail Customer Operations, Nevada Power Co.

1995

  • I. Q. Vidaurri '67, Dean of Students-Texas A&M University-Kingsville - DECEASED

1994

  • William C. "Bill" English '49, Vice Chancellor of Fiscal Affairs, University System of South Texas - DECEASED

1993

  • Ed DeMouche '49, Sr. Vice President, Entex Inc. - DECEASED

1992

  • J. E. Turner '35, Dean of Men, Texas A&I University - DECEASED

1991

  • J. Philip McCormick '64, Sr. Vice President, Lone Star Gas Company

1990

  • R. Boyd Ladd '35, Consultant, National Associations

1989

  • John N. Lauer '69, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, B. F. Goodrich Co.

1988

  • Robert F. "Hawk" Wright '56, President and Chief Operating Officer, Amerada Hess Corporation

1987

  • B. Finley Vinson '37, Chairman Emeritus, First Commercial Corporation in Arkansas

1986

  • William K. Bell '50, Attorney & Former President of the Oklahoma Bar Association - DECEASED

1985

  • A. M. Wiederkehr '47, President & Founder, Supron Energy - DECEASED

1984

  • Donald W. Partrick, M.D. '58, Neurosurgeon

1983

  • William D. Stevens '58, President, Exxon Co., U.S.A.

1982

  • John S. Gillett '34, Superintendent of Schools, Kingsville ISD - DECEASED

1981

  • Edward N. Wheeler '47, Vice President R & D, Celanese Chemical Co.-DECEASED

1980

  • Preston Doughty '35, President & Founder, Citizens Standard Life Insurance Co.

1979

  • George F. Rhodes '50, Attorney & Former Texas A&I Regent - DECEASED

1978

  • Lawrence A. McNeil '48, Partner, Corpus Christi Oil & Gas - DECEASED

1977

  • Cecil E. Burney '33, Attorney & Political Activist - DECEASED

1976

  • Bruce M. Withers '50, Divisional President, Mitchell Energy & Development - DECEASED

1975

  • Lola L. Bonner '53, Attorney & Former Chairman Texas Democratic Party - DECEASED

1974

  • E. C. Weekley '43, Executive Director, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo - DECEASED

1973

  • Gilbert E. Steinke '42, Legendary Football Coach - DECEASED

1972

  • James A. Rickard '48, Vice President, BP Exploration

1971

  • Claude Kay Ballard '34, President Columbia Nitrogen Corp. - DECEASED

1970

  • Herschel H. Cudd '33, President, Amoco Chemical Company - DECEASED

1969

  • Joseph J. Trevino, M.D. '50, Physician, Psychiatrist & State Health Official
  • Charles C. Cumberland '36, Dist. Professor, Princeton, Rutgers, Michigan State - DECEASED

1968

  • Robert L. Mitchell '43, Vice Chairman, Celanese Corp., Deceased - DECEASED