Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Two honored as Distinguished Students during summer commencement

KINGSVILLE - August 14, 2014

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

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 Adrian Cisneros, Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences; and Ginamar Eath Galvan, College of Arts and Sciences.

Adrian Cisneros is from Brownsville. He received a degree in agriculture. While at Texas A&M-Kingsville he was a member of the Soil Judging Team and the Collegiate FFA. He was named to the President’s List. Cisneros was a teacher assistant for agricultural mechanics and completed a final project on citrus greening. He graduated with a grade point average of 3.82.

A resident of Harlingen, Ginamar Eath Galvan received a degree in biology. She is a member of the Student Association for Pre-Health Professions and Pre-Physical Therapy Association. She has been on the President’s List and Dean’s List and is the recipient of the Joyce and Wayne King Scholarship and the Stars Scholarship Fund. Galvan participated in the HEB Feast of Sharing, Elementary Science Day, Toys for Tots and the Beach Clean-up. She graduated with a 3.95 grade point average.


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