Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Rising Star

The Rising Star Award recognizes graduates of the university who have experienced professional success early in their careers. Special consideration is given to those alumni who have graduated in the last fifteen years (as of the date of award).  All professional notes represent the position(s) held at the time award recipient was recognized.

2012

E. Annette Hernandez, Ph.D., '97, '03, '07, Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lubbock, TX

2011

Jesus Pantel '99, Grants Coordinator for the City of Austin's Cultural Division & President of independent consulting firm, Austin, TX

2010 

Dr. Fidel Hernandez '99, Professor, Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Endowed in Quail Research, Researcher, Author, Kingsville, TX

2009 

Howard A. Garig '94, Drilling Engineer Manager for ExxonMobil World Wide Ventures Drill Team, Conroe, TX

2008

Dr. Alberto Ruiz '93 '95, Dean, College of Education & Human Performance, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, TX

2007 

Sharon Allen '99, Principal at Rayburn Elementary

2006 

Marcy Martinez '00, KGBT-TV News Anchor, Harlingen, TX

2005 

Olga E. Gonzalez '90, Teacher, Rio Grande City, TX

2004 

Rito Silva '90 '94, Director of Student Development, Coastal Bend College, Alice, TX

2003 

Eva Longoria '97, Actress, Los Angeles, CA

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