Graduating Senior and former FOCUS mentor and student Brenda Castillo ’17 received the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees’ Outstanding Student Award. Brenda served as a mentor in the Huang Pre-Med Scholars community of FOCUS.
The Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees named Brenda Castillo and Joshua Sutton as recipients of its fifth Outstanding Student Award during a dinner on May 3 at the Sanders Corps of Cadets Center on the Texas A&M University campus. Both graduating seniors have excelled academically while distinguishing themselves as leaders at Texas A&M and in the community.
Former Foundation trustee Melbern Glasscock and his wife Susanne created the endowed award in 2012 to honor exceptional students at Texas A&M University. Besides succeeding academically and as leaders, these recipients have overcome significant personal or family financial challenges to attend Texas A&M. The Outstanding Student Award includes a cash prize of $2,500.