Flores

Gina M. Flores graduated from the University of Texas at Austin on May 16, 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies and Minors in History and English. Gina is the daughter of Mary Ann Flores (Rick Rocha) and the late Alfredo H. Flores.

Fabian

Omar Fabian, the son of Juanita and Florentino Fabian, will graduate from M.I.T. on June 6, 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in material science. He has been accepted to the UT-Austin Master’s Program with emphasis in nanotechnology. Omar will be in Huntsville, Ala., this summer for an internship with NASA.

Local TAMU-CC graduates

The following students from Alice, Benavides, Freer, Orange Grove and Premont graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi during the 2008 Spring Commencement Saturday, May 17:

Alice:

• Jesse G. Riojas, College of Education, Master of Science

• Erica Rangel, College of Liberal Arts, Master of Arts

• Karyn Elaine Mills, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Master of Science in Nursing

• Jennifer Rhynes, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

• Rosaura Rodas, Cum Laude, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

• Roxanne Ruiz, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

• Michael Anthony Garcia, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Sara R. Gold, Summa Cum Laude, College of Science and Technology, Bachelor of Science

Benavides:

• Luis Roberto Garza Jr., College of Liberal Arts, Bachelor of Arts

Freer:

• Selena Rae Armendarez, College of Liberal Arts, Bachelor of Arts

Orange Grove:

• Rebeca Rachel Solano, Magna Cum Laude, College of Education, Bachelor of Science

Premont:

• Ashley Anne Shaw, College of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration.