Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Six honored as distinguished students during Winter Commencement

KINGSVILLE - December 21, 2007

Contact: Julie Navejar
kajam03@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Distinguished Students

KINGSVILLE (December 21, 2006) — Six graduates at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s winter 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.

Award winners include Luis Landeros, College of Business Administration; Katie Rachelle Smith, College of Arts and Sciences; Pablo Cortez Teveni III, College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences; Amber Michelle Muse, College of Education; Melissa Lynn Knippa, Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering; and Jessica Marie Delgado, Texas A&M University-Kingsville System Center San Antonio.

Landeros, of Kingsville, received a degree in international business management. He is a member of Delta Sigma Pi. He was nominated to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and is on the Dean’s List. He graduated with a 3.78 grade point average.

Smith received a degree in psychology and sociology. She is from Kingsville. She is president of Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society and a member of the National Scholars Honor Society and the Psychology/Sociology Club. Smith is a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and was nominated to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and the Collegiate All-American Scholars Program. She is a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society and has been on the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll. She received the Presidential Silver Scholarship and completed her coursework with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Teveni, of San Antonio, earned a degree in plant and soil science. He is a member of the Horticulture Club and Alpha Chi National Honor Society. He has been included on the Dean’s List. Teveni received the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship and the Presidential Transfer Scholarship. He also graduated with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Muse received a degree in interdisciplinary studies. She is from Kingsville. She is a member of the education honor society Kappa Delta Pi and the Texas Association of Students in Bilingual Education. She is the recipient of the STARS South Texas Scholarship, the Margy Ann Pollard Scholarship and the Carroll Donovan Scholarship. Muse was selected for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and is on the Dean’s List. She graduated with a 3.64.

Knippa, of Corpus Christi, earned a degree in chemical engineering. She is a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and Omega Chi Epsilon Chemical Engineering Honor Society. She has been on the President’s List, Dean’s List and National Dean’s List. She was selected for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and is a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society. Knippa received the Collegiate All-American Scholar Award, the Dotterweich Memorial Engineering Scholarship and the Presidential Blue Scholarship. She graduated with a 3.95 grade point average.

Delgado received a degree in interdisciplinary studies. She is from San Antonio. Delgado is a member of Phi Delta Kappa International and was awarded the South Central Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship. She was nominated to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Delgado has been on the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll. She received the San Antonio Personnel Management Association Scholarship and the Brooks Heritage Foundation Scholarship. She graduated with a 3.85 grade point average.


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