Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Two honored as Distinguished Students during summer commencement

KINGSVILLE - August 16, 2012

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

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Two graduates at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s summer commencement ceremony received the Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award sponsored by the Student Government Association. Only one bachelor’s degree student from each college receives the award.

To be nominated, a student must be a graduating senior with no less than 60 credit hours earned at Texas A&M-Kingsville. The student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and must be involved in extracurricular activities. The student also must have the endorsement of the dean of the college from which he/she receives a degree.

This summer’s recipients are Alyssa Marie Reyes, College of Arts and Sciences; and Modesto Morales Jr., College of Business Administration.

Reyes is from Kingsville and earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences. She is a member of the Pre-Pharmacy Association, Tri-Beta National Biological Honor Society and a Presidential Ambassador. She was nominated to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and has been on the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll. Reyes also is a Javelina Preview Days volunteer. She graduated with a 3.96 grade point average.

Morales, from Harlingen, received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. He is a member of Delta Sigma Pi, Accounting Society and Delta Mu Delta Business Honors Fraternity. He was nominated to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and has been on the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll. Morales is an ALPFA National Scholar, HACU Scholar, STARS Scholar, Texas A&M-Kingsville Presidential Blue Scholar, College of Business Administration Scholar and Delta Sigma Pi Chapter Collegiate of the Year. He graduated with a 3.82 grade point average.

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