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  • Jim Comer, '66

    For Wordsmith, Success Can Be Funny

    November 19, 2007

    Jim Comer '66 is an experienced writer and speaker, but his life stories are too good for words.

    Take the $10,000 Pyramid - one of many quiz shows he was on during eight years as a struggling actor in New York. Jim nearly "took to his bed...Read more

  • Jim Dicke II, '68

    The Art of the Good Life

    November 19, 2007

    "For the most part, my life turned out the way I thought it would," says Jim F. Dicke, II '68. He has led a charmed life - some inherited (the family business), but most self-generated by this Crown Equipment Corp. chairman and CEO who manages a...Read more

  • Nivia González, '68

    Lust for Life

    November 19, 2007

    "I bring art from my eye to my hand to the canvas - I serve as a conduit for beauty."

    Strong words from Nivia González '68, an exceptionally powerful artist who began illustrating her own poems and short stories with strong colors at seven...Read more

  • Marjorie Mae Russell, '67

    Happy Trails to You

    November 19, 2007

    Thirty-eight years after Marjorie Mae Russell received her Bachelor of Arts degree in education in 1967, she is finally living her dream.

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  • Jim Potter, '63, '67

    Forging a Career as Superstar Coach

    November 19, 2007

    Jim Potter always knew he wouldn't follow his dad into the steel industry. He also understood that if he ever went to college, it wouldn't be on his dime. So, when scholarship money came knocking in the form of basketball coach Leslie Robinson,...Read more

  • Louise Woerner, '64

    Blazing a Trail for Business Women

    November 19, 2007

    When she graduated in 1964, Louise Woerner was the only woman in her class who had majored in business administration. After leaving San Antonio, she went to the University of Chicago to pursue a Master's of Business Administration, which she...Read more

  • Annell Bay, '77

    Rock Solid

    November 19, 2007

    Annell Bay ’77 is now the Americas regional exploration vice president for Shell E&P but she has a different spin on what made her Trinity experience unique. The Cretaceous, fossil-rich limestone cliffs that rim the Trinity campus and occur...Read more

  • George Becknell, '78

    A Successful Journey Down the Road Less Traveled

    November 19, 2007

    George Becknell '78 has perfected his balancing act serving as board chairman for the San Antonio Sports Foundation, managing his financial services business, and living in a household of women.

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  • Bill Bennett, '73

    Driving Success

    November 19, 2007

    Bill Bennett '73 is a man dedicated to his craft-a fact that hasn't gone unnoticed by his fellow cinematographers in Hollywood. Recently, Bill was invited to join the American Society of Cinematographers-a high honor from an organization that...Read more

  • Mario Bosquez, '78

    The Barrio Kid Morphs into a Renaissance Hombre

    November 19, 2007

    "Good Morning, I'm Mario Bosquez."

    "If I had a nickel for every time I've said that - I'd be a rich man!" jokes CBS2 News anchor Mario Bosquez '78 - the first full-time Chicano anchor on English television in New York and celebrated author...Read more