Posse News Archive

Posse Houston News Archive

Fall 2013

UT Austin Scholar Promoted to JROTC First Brigade Commander

This summer, Jesse Del Rio, a first-year Scholar at The University of Texas at Austin, was promoted to first brigade commander for the District in Houston Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program. Read More

Fall 2013

Successful Houston Entrepreneur Partners with Posse

As president of Wylie Ventures LLC, a personal investment company, Forrest Wylie focuses on agriculture, cattle operations, hunting and fishing. As a member of Posse Houston’s Advisory Board, he is also focused on education and opportunity. Read More

Summer 2013

Posse Houston Celebrates First Anniversary

Over 100 guests gathered at the Posse Houston office in April to mark the chapter’s first anniversary. Read More

Summer 2013

Houston Receives Workforce Development Grant from Bank of America

Following a successful first year that included the recruitment of 30 new Scholars, Posse Houston is the proud recipient of a highly competitive workforce development grant from The Bank of America Charitable Foundation. Read More

Summer 2013

Texas A&M Scholar Ready to Lead

Shukuru Makanyaga, a senior at Robert E. Lee High School in Houston, Texas, will attend Texas A&M University this fall as a member of one of the institution’s first Posses. Read More

Summer 2013

Successful Small Business Owner Coaches Houston Scholars

Through her small business, Move Sleep Eat, lifestyle educator MaryBeth Smith helps people transform their lives. Read More

Spring 2013

Partner Schools Select First Class of Houston Scholars

In January, Houston officially welcomed its first Posses at the inaugural Awards Ceremony at the Downtown Club at Plaza. Read More

Spring 2013

Alumnus Joins Houston Board

Luciano Batista (Rice University Posse 1, New York) joined the Posse Houston Advisory Board in October. Read More

Spring 2013

Houston Scholar Will Bring Leadership and Debating Skills to Bryn Mawr

Jessica Bernal, a senior at Chinquapin Preparatory School, is among the first Scholars selected from Houston. Read More

Winter 2013

Posse Partners Select Inaugural Class of Houston Scholars

Posse Houston, the ninth and newest chapter of The Posse Foundation, is off to an amazing start thanks to a positive reception from students, schools and supporters from the local community. 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