The Miss Texas Pageant participants were welcomed to TAMIU by president Ray M. Keck and dinner sponsor Steve Matthew from Laredo’s Olive Garden Res- taurant. Tyler Willis, 2004 Miss Texas, USA and April Ford, Miss Texas Teen, USA enjoyed visiting the Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center and Planetarium.
Alumni gatherings are being held around the state; the latest was in Cotulla, Texas. Those attending were Francisco J. González ‘95; Eva Dominguez ‘88; Gracelia González ‘99; Patty Canseco ‘01, ‘05, director of alumni relations; Nancy J. Nicholson, 02; the honorable Juan Dominguez, Mayor of Cotulla; and Mary F. Jones ‘04.
In April, Ambassadors Johnny Herrera (l) and Rocio Castillo (r) delivered “home made tamales” to the Senate during the first session on behalf of Dr. Judith Zaffirini and TAMIU president Ray M. Keck III . Lt. Governor David Dewhurst’s staff gave the Ambassadors a warm welcome.
Rose Ella Tarver Treviño’s family presented the Rose Treviño Regional History Special Collection to Dr. Ray Keck III during a ceremony at TAMIU.
The second cohort of Sánchez Scholars and their parents were invited to a reception hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Sánchez to celebrate their acceptance into the four-year scholarship program. prism 21