A campus nominating committee and editors of the annual directory select nominees based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success. Students are nominated from over 1,900 institutions of higher learning from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several other countries.
The following University of Texas-Pan American students were included: EDINBURG — Ayde Elizabeth Cantu, senior, mechanical engineering; Mohammad N. Elahee, doctoral student, international business management; Sreelatha Gobburu, graduate student, sociology; Horacio Gutierrez, senior, electrical engineering; Marilyn J. Hagerty, graduate student, counseling and guidance; Aurelio R. Quiroga, senior, anthropology; Hector Requenez, senior, rehabilitative services; Rene Requenez, senior, rehabilitative services. HARLINGEN — Rodney B. Barnwell, senior, political science; Melba A. Moreno, senior, communication disorders; Adriana Perez, senior, nursing. MCALLEN — Elizabeth Castillo, senior, social work; Delia Garcia, senior, accounting; Marissa I. Gomez, senior, biology; John W. Kaiser, senior, anthropology; Huan D. Nguyen, graduate student, business administration; Daniel Chad Richardson, senior, sociology; Teresa Denise Ruiz, senior, psychology; Katya Velez, senior, management. MERCEDES — Cynthia Ann Saenz, senior, interdisciplinary studies. MISSION — Dalia G. Galicia, senior, biology; Ruben Gonzalez, Jr., senior, social work; Debra Ann Quintanilla, senior, interdisciplinary studies; Susana E. Ruiz, senior, English. PHARR — ---Javier F. Martinez, senior, pre-med (biology); James Michael Ogle, senior, political science. RIO GRANDE CITY — David Lung, senior, mathematics. ROMA — Zulma D. Silva, senior, accounting. SAN ISIDRO — Guadalupe M. De La Rosa, junior, manufacturing engineering. SAN JUAN — Aleida Gonzalez, senior, accounting. SEBASTIAN — Maria Christina Madrid, senior, biology. WESLACO — Julie Elizabeth Majors, graduate student, educational diagnostician; Lois A. Werline, graduate student, early childhood. PARIS, TEXAS — Vickie D. Lott, senior, psychology. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — Courtney Lynn Gosdin, senior, biology. CONCORDIA, KAN. — Julie D. Williams, senior, dietetics.