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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 alumni, screens the nominations and makes recommendations to the Association's Board of Directors. Recipients are honored Homecoming each fall.

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Distinguished Alumni of Texas A&M University-Kingsville

2002 Dr. L. E. Ramey 42 Retired Medical Doctor
Sen. Carlos Truan 59 State Senator (D-Corpus Christi)
2001 Irma Rangel '52 Representative, Texas Legislature
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
1994 William C. "Bill" English '49, Vice Chancellor of Fiscal Affairs, University System of South Texas
1993 Ed DeMouche '49, Sr. Vice President, Entex Inc.
1992 J. E. Turner '35, Dean of Men, Texas A&I University
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
1985 A. M. Wiederkehr >47, President & Founder, Supron Energy
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
1981 Edward N. Wheeler >47, Vice President R & D, Celanese Chemical Co.
1980 Preston Doughty >35, President & Founder, Citizens Standard Life Insurance Co.
1979 George F. Rhodes >50, Attorney & Former Texas A&I Regent
1978 Lawrence A. McNeil >48, Partner, Corpus Christi Oil & Gas
1977 Cecil E. Burney >33, Attorney & Political Activist
1976 Bruce M. Withers >50, Divisional President, Mitchell Energy & Development
1975 Lola L. Bonner >53, Attorney & Former Chairman Texas Democratic Party
1974 E. C. Weekley >43, Executive Director, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
1973 Gilbert E. Steinke >42, Legendary Football Coach
1972 James A. Rickard >48, Vice President, BP Exploration
1971 Claude Kay Ballard >34, President Columbia Nitrogen Corp.
1970 Herschel H. Cudd >33, President, Amoco Chemical Company
1969 Joseph J. Trevino, M.D. >50, Physician, Psychiatrist & State Health Official
1969 Charles C. Cumberland >36, Dist. Professor, Princeton, Rutgers, Michigan State
1968 Robert L. Mitchell >43, Vice Chairman, Celanese Corp., Deceased


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