The award, which was established by South Texas National Bank in 1995, is presented annually to the outstanding MBA-International Banking student.
Sobalvarro was nominated for the award by Dr. Kurt Jesswein, TAMIU Associate Professor of International Banking.
A plaque inscribed with Sobalvarro's' name will be permanently displayed in the University's College of Business Administration.
Sobalvarro graduated from TAMIU in May with a MBA in International Banking. He returned to his native Nicaragua and currently holds a position with the Central Bank.
For more information on the South Texas National Bank Outstanding International Banking Student Award for TAMIU students, call Dr. Jesswein at 326-2512 or visit the College of Business Administration offices in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library-Administration Building room 332 West.
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