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2016 Homecoming Honorees

Homecoming Week brings all generations of the Ram Family home to reminisce, celebrate traditions, retrace steps and remember those who went before us. The Angelo State experience is different for each person, yet it defines a turning point in each of our lives.

ASU Homecoming

The ASU Alumni Association celebrates the remarkable accomplishments of select individuals each year. This year’s honorees soared to new heights in their careers, extended generosity beyond measure and lived the true spirit of a university envisioned by the community.

Homecoming Honorees

  • Martha Cox

    Outstanding Staff
    San Angelo native Martha (Perez) Cox secured more than her true love on her wedding day.


  • Dr. James Ward

    Distinguished Faculty Achievement
    Teaching his first geology class at Angelo State changed Dr. James Ward’s life.


  • Dr. David Loyd Jr.

    Outstanding Retired Faculty Member
    When Dr. David Loyd Jr. left San Angelo for college in 1959, a teaching career at Angelo State was the furthest thing from his mind.


  • Maj. Lori Hodge

    Distinguished ROTC Alumna
    After enlisting in the U.S. Air Force, Maj. Lori Hodge of San Angelo knew she needed a college degree to become an officer, and Angelo State was the only school she considered.

  • Mohammad Shamim

    Distinguished Carr Scholar Alumnus
    A Carr Academic Scholarship brought Mohammad Shamim to Angelo State and helped launch his successful career in information technology.


  • Mayer: What’s in a Name?

    Mayer Buildings a Visible Reminder of Support
    Whether it is with their time, materials or money, Richard and Betty Joe (B.J.) Mayer never seem to tire of contributing to Angelo State University.


  • Phil Neighbors

    Distinguished Alumnus
    Growing up in California, Phil Neighbors often visited his grandparents in nearby Christoval. He grew to love the area and chose Angelo State University for his college education.


  • Dr. Darin Carroll

    Distinguished Alumnus
    Darin Carroll’s career with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken him around the globe investigating outbreaks of some of the world’s deadliest diseases.