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About the Award

Texas A&M University College of Engineering recognizes the achievements of our graduates through the Outstanding Alumni Award. This honor is given each year to former students who have made outstanding contributions to his or her profession, discipline or community.

Award Recipients for 2021:


Eric C. DoyleCaptain Eric C. Doyle ’95, Director of the Blue Angels, Super Hornet Transition Team
Major: Civil Engineering
Mike A. Hernandez IIIMike A. Hernandez III ’83. Owner and chief executive officer, D&M Leasing Owner and dealer principal of Four Stars Ford, Four Stars Chevrolet Buick, Four Stars Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and Four Stars Toyota 
Major: Industrial Distribution
Phillip McDivittPhillip McDivitt ’87, President and CEO, Ascend Performance Materials
Major: Chemical Engineering

James PeeryDr. James S. Peery ’84, Laboratories Director, Sandia National Laboratories 
Major: Nuclear Engineering 

Kirk A. ShiremanKirk A. Shireman ’85 Commercial Civil Space Line of Business, Vice President – Lockheed Martin Space
Major: Aerospace Engineering

Cedric J. SimsDr. Cedric J. Sims ’94, Booz Allen Hamilton, Senior Vice President – Justice, Homeland Security and Transportation 
Major: Computer Science and Engineering

Starlee SykesStarlee Sykes, BP Regional President, Gulf of Mexico and Canada
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Joe WrightJoe Wright ’82, Concho Resources
Major: Petroleum Engineering