Archive for Donors

Since he was a boy, Leroy S. “Skip” Fletcher ’58 remembers looking up to his father, Robert H. “Bob” Fletcher. A hardworking family man, Bob shared his passion for mechanical engineering with his son and thousands of Aggie students over the years. He couldn’t know it as a youngster, but Fletcher wo…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its annual banquet honoring recent donors of endowed scholarships or fellowships, recipients of former student awards and students who were awarded scholarships or fellowships on Nov. 3. The department posthumously awarde…


Valero Energy Corp., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in San Antonio, has given $1.5 million through the Texas A&M Foundation to support the construction of the Zachry Engineering Education Complex.


Cynthia ’82 and Fred ’82 Balda have contributed $25,000 to the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering Endowed Excellence Fund and also have established the Cynthia ’82 and Fred ’82 Endowed Scholarship. Distributions from the existing endowed excellence fund will be used to advance the civil enginee…


With a long history of contributing to Texas A&M University, Joe B. Foster’s most recent contribution is to the Newfield DVG Developmental Professorship in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering. The professorship supports the teaching, research, service and professional developmen…


Angie B. ’84 and William R. “Billy” ’83 Lemmons, Jr. have contributed to the William “Doug” Von Gonten ’56 Excellence Fund for Faculty Enrichment. This fund benefits professors in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. The Lemmonses have supported Texas A&…


Sallie and Don Davis ’61 have contributed $1 million to support the teaching, research, service and professional development activities of faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Their gift created three faculty endowments: the Sallie and Don Davis ’61 Caree…


Jana and Quentin A. Baker ’78 have established the Jana and Quentin A. Baker ’78 Faculty Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering. Distributions from this endowment will be used to support the teaching, research, service and professional development activities of mechanical engineering professors at Tex…


Rebecca L. ’03 and Robert J. “Bobby” Jee Jr. ’02 have established the Rebecca L. ’03 and Robert J. “Bobby” Jee Jr. ’02 Scholarship in Engineering Technology. Distributions from this endowment will be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in t…


Petro-King International Co., Ltd. has contributed $100,000 to the PETE Faculty Gifts – Valko Fund. Expenditures from this fund will be used to support doctoral research in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. Petro-King is a leading independent China-ba…


Scott C. Saenger ’83 has been an active supporter of Texas A&M University for more than 20 years, including contributions to the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering and the Association of Former Students. His most recent gift has established the Saenger Family Endowed Scholarship to benefit s…


Cynthia D.C. and David J. Whiteside ’80 and Nicholas C. Whiteside ’13 have established The Whiteside Family Scholarship in Industrial Distribution. This endowment will be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in industrial distribution in the…


Virginia Stiles Westbrook ’77, Robert F. Stiles ’79 and David T. Stiles ’81 have established the Shirley & Loren Harvin Stiles ’46 Endowed Memorial Scholarship in memory of their parents. Undergraduate students pursuing a degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M will be eligible for this s…


EnerVest Management Partners, Ltd. has contributed to the Mark and Lou Houser Scholarship in Petroleum Engineering. Established in 2008 by Mark and Lou Hedgcoxe Houser of Houston, the scholarship recognizes high-achieving undergraduates in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texa…


Betty G. and Amos C. White ’72 have been active supporters of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and Texas A&M University for more than 30 years. Their most recent gift has established the Betty and Craig White ’72 Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to students p…