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  • Laura Cabo, '79

    Designing Woman

    November 19, 2007

    "Trinity was everything I'd hoped for," says architect Laura Cabo '79.

    "It's really special from an environmental point of view. The landscape is beautiful - merged into the surrounding cliffs. Trinity was the foundation that pushed me in...Read more

  • Jim Nelon, '71

    It’s a Jungle Out There

    November 19, 2007

    Jim Nelon '71 may live in the buttoned-up corporate world as a Massachusetts-based management consultant, but his heart roams free in the Asian jungles and rain forests far away from the straight-laced New England lifestyle.

    ...Read more

  • Lisette McSoud Mondello, '78

    A Veteran Mom

    November 19, 2007

    She's in a position of power at the second-largest cabinet agency in the U.S. government, but what really puts a smile on her face is hearing the word, "Mom!"

    ...Read more

  • Fred Davis, '74

    The Player

    November 19, 2007

    Fred Davis' "absolutely perfect" life as a Trinity student was altered dramatically when his young father died unexpectedly when Fred was a sophomore.

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  • David Lopez, '75

    Living for Giving

    November 19, 2007

    The one true thing to be discovered about David Lopez '75, president and CEO of the Harris County Hospital District in Houston, is that he lives his life to help others.

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  • Tim Derk, '79

    Tim Derk, Spirit of Trinity Award

    November 19, 2007

    When Tim Derk '79 assumed the persona of the Spurs Coyote, he made $25 a game to jump around, walk on his hands, and otherwise entertain basketball fans, never dreaming it would become a full-time job. A mere 21 years later, he not only won the...Read more

  • Michael Drudge, '73

    And This is the Way it is...

    November 19, 2007

    As storytellers go, Michael Drudge '73 has a few tales of his own to report, and he does, as correspondent and London Bureau Chief for Voice of America radio. A journalist for more than 30 years, Michael has covered stories in numerous exotic...Read more

  • Bonnie Flake, '77

    Former Trinity Alumni Director Now Professional Grandmother!

    November 19, 2007

    Bonnie Flake '77 directed the Trinity Office of Alumni Relations for more than 15 years, but when she retired from that post two years ago (along with her husband Dr. Francisco Garcia-Treto, Trinity Religion Department) it was to pursue her...Read more

  • Michael Johnston, '77

    Superlawyer Michael Johnston Isn't Above Vacuuming the Floor

    November 19, 2007

    "The person who gets the coffee and takes out the trash is me. I also vacuum the floor on Fridays. There is no job that is beneath anybody."

    ...Read more

  • Laurie Themm Walker '71

    LeeRoy Was Here

    November 18, 2007

    Laurie Themm Walker '71 lives and breathes art - so much so, that each summer she holds an art camp in her very own backyard.Read more