Posse News Archive

Posse Houston News Archive

Summer 2014

Valedictorian to Study Biomedical Engineering at UT Austin

Scholar Michael Gonzalez graduated as valedictorian from Sam Houston Math, Science and Technology Center. He will matriculate at The University of Texas at Austin this fall. Read More

Summer 2014

PossePlus Retreats Strengthen Campus Communities

PossePlus Retreats were hosted by Posse Houston’s college and university partners. Read More

Summer 2014

Advisory Board Members Host Houston Friend-Raisers

​As the Posse community grows in Houston, the Posse Houston Advisory Board continues to play a pivotal role. Read More

Spring 2014

61 Full-Tuition College Scholarships Awarded to Houston High School Seniors

​On January 6, Posse Houston introduced 61 new Scholars at the second annual Awards Ceremony. At the event, hosted by CenterPoint Energy at their downtown Houston headquarters, these Scholars were presented with full-tuition merit scholarships from Bryn Mawr College, Carleton College, Colby College, Texas A&M University, The University of Texas and the University of Virginia. Read More

Spring 2014

Student Filmmaker Becomes Posse Scholar

​Francisco Castro, a senior at John Reagan High School, stood out during the Dynamic Assessment Process, Posse’s unique approach to student evaluation. His creativity and maturity earned him a full-tuition leadership scholarship to Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. Read More

Spring 2014

Houston Executive Joins Advisory Board

James P. Loucks, the chief commercial officer for Aon Risk Solutions, joined the Posse Houston Advisory Board in January 2014. A leader in the energy and insurance fields, Jim has long claimed Houston, Texas, as his home. Read More

Winter 2014

Houston Celebrates Power of 10, Raises More Than $100K

In October 2013, Posse Houston held its inaugural Power of 10 fundraiser at The Grove in downtown Houston, raising more than $100,000 to support Scholars. Read More

Winter 2014

Posse Houston Selects Class of 2018

In 2013, Posse Houston received more than 800 nominations for 60 merit scholarships from its six partner colleges and universities. This coming fall, the newest class of Houston Scholars will attend Bryn Mawr College, Carleton College, Colby College, Texas A&M University, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Virginia. Read More

Winter 2014

Houston Scholar Gets Involved at UT Austin

With just one semester under her belt, Alex Jones, a member of the first Posse to attend The University of Texas at Austin, has already joined the university’s television channel, a nondenominational youth ministry group, and the competitive campus cheer squad. Read More

Fall 2013

Houston Posses Experience First Summer Retreat

Posse Houston hosted its inaugural Summer Retreat for Scholars who matriculated at Bryn Mawr College, Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Austin this fall. Read More

Houston Advisory Board

Dan Pickering, Chair

Erin Asprec
James P. Baker
Luciano Batista
Andrea Gomez
James P. Loucks
Javier Loya
Scott McClelland
Brooks McGee
Patti Wilkie Proietti
Carol M. Wood
Steve Wyatt
Forrest E. Wylie

Kamari J. Brewer, Director

Houston Partner Colleges + Universities

Bryn Mawr College
Carleton College
Colby College
Texas A&M University
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Virginia
Wellesley College