Distinguished Alumni, Friends of College of Education Announced

Written by Michael Castellon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 10, 2006
CONTACT: Michael Castellon, m.castellon@ttu.edu

LUBBOCK – Texas Tech College of Education officials have announced the selection of the college’s Distinguished Alumni and Friends of Education Award for 2006. The awards are given for outstanding achievement in education and other professions.

Distinguished alumni for 2006 are:

• Dr. Michael Hinojosa - general superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District. Hinojosa received a bachelor’s of science in education in 1979.

• Dr. Luther Clegg – Professor Emeritus of Education, Texas Christian University. Clegg received a master’s in education in 1961 and a doctorate in education in 1968.

Friend of Education recognition is conferred on individuals who have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the advancement of education and have supported the college through various means.

The Friends of Education named for 2006 are:

• Jack Booe of Lubbock

• Don and Kay Cash of Lubbock

• Bob and Dana Craig of Lubbock

All award recipients will be honored April 21 at the college’s Annual Alumni & Community Awards Dinner.

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CONTACT: Karen Jacobsen, director of public relations, College of Education, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-1998, ext. 455; karen.jacobsen@ttu.edu.