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And the Winners Are…

by | Oct 31, 2008 | Community Circle

I’m here at Texas A&M’s Zone Club, within the confines of Kyle Field, where the 2008 Aggie 100 were just announced. 

Guest speakers included Richard Scruggs, Executive Director of the CNVE; John White, the Vice Chairman of the Texas A&M University Board of Regents; Dr. Elsa Murano, President of Texas A&M; Dr. Jerry Strawser, the Dean of the Mays School; and yours truly to give the details on the honorees for the Class of 2008.

My speaking role was limited, but the role of PKF Texas in the background and verification process was an enjoyable and tedious process.  I want to thank John Stephenson, my assistant for all his help.

Over 650 people attended the Awards Luncheon today.  The event was sold out several weeks ago without and marketing effort and is now the hottest ticket on campus!

Major sponsors of the event include:  The Texas A&M Foundation, The Association of Former Students, Hollinden Professional Services Marketing, Research Valley Partnership, Infinity Prosports, and PKF Texas.

In addition, Clay Schlinke, CEO of the #1 ranked Aggie business Tesoro Homes and Development, spoke and Herbert Glover, CEO Of last year’s #1 ranked Aggie 100 #1 company challenged the attendees to add to the Aggie 100 Scholars program. The Aggie 100 Scholars program was started last year by the honorees of the Aggie 100 program. Four PhD candidates received proceeds from the scholarship fund.

The singing cadets kicked off the event and followed by lunch.

The highlight of the day was the countdown to the actual honorees. 

Below is the list of Honorees:

Acequia, LP
Achilles Group
Advanced Inspection Technologies
AFS Environmental, Inc.
AgniTEK
AGS Scientific, Inc.
Allstar Recycling
AQWA, Inc
BakerRisk
Barhorst Insurance Group, LTD
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
Bray International, Inc.
Brazos Technology
Bury+Partners, Inc
Cabinrock Investments, L.L.C.
CAPSHER Technology, Inc.
Capstone Commercial Real Estate Group, Inc.
Catapult Systems Inc.
CENTAURI Technologies, LP
CES Environmental Services, Inc.
Chaparral Energy Inc
Clarus Imaging of Houston
Collins, Basinger & Pullman
Command Commissioning, LLC
Commercial Insurance Solutions Group, LLC
Compliance Strategies & Solutions, Inc.
Computer Innovation Services, Inc.
Cypress Advisory Services Ltd., LLP
D&S Factors LLC
Dailey Electric, Inc.
Desert Industrial X-Ray, LP
DrawWorks, L.P.
DSI – American Manufacturing
Earth Information Technologies, Corp.
eInstruction Corp.
Elements Of Architecture, Inc.
Energy Systems Group, LLC
EnerSys Corporation
Fat Tire Bike Tours / City Segway Tours
FiberOptic Bulbs Incorporated
Frontier Truck Gear
Gas Certification Institute
Gill Services, Inc.
Gladstone Inc.
Green Grass Studios
Heritage Wealth Mgmt
Hill Country Electric Supply, LP
Hollinden | professional services marketing
Hotslings, Inc.
House of Forgings, Inc.
Industrial Solutions de Mexico
Intelligent Logistics
Intercontinental Consultants, LLC
Internet Truckstop LLC
JaCody, Inc.
John Moore Services, Inc.
JWA Financial Group, Inc.
Knowledge Systems
Lake Highlands Financial Services, LP.
Land Design Partners, Inc.
Latshaw Drilling & Exploration
Layne’s of College Station
LiquidFrameworks
Mackey & Tanner LLC
MacResource Computers
Margarita Naturalmente, S.A. de C.V.
Marquee Tent Production, Inc.
Mechanical Reps, Inc.
Meridian Constructors, L.L.C.
Miner Fleet Management Group
Miner Houston, Ltd.
Mustang Engineering
New Tech Engineering
Next IT Corporation
Olive Barn Inc.
Omega Atomizers / SDA Engineers, LTD.
Oprex Surgery Center of Houston
OTA Compression, LLC
Premier Placement Media, LTD
Project Solutions International (Thailand) Company Limited
Ranch House Designs, Inc.
RBSI Consulting Inc.
RE/MAX Town & Country
REDE, Inc.
River Place Golf Group L.P.
Routh Development Group
Schipul – The Web Marketing Company
Slay Engineering Co, Inc.
Specialty Appliance, Inc
Speech Privacy Systems
Sterling Structures, LP
TDI-Brooks International, Inc.
Team Housing Solutions
Tesoro Homes and Development, Ltd.
The Liere Agency
Vanguard Fire Systems, L.P.
Workman Commercial Construction Services, Ltd.
Zajonc Corporation
Zerenity Sleep Lab of Houston
ZT Investments, Inc.

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