Distinguished Student Scholars Named for TAMIU Commencement Ceremonies

Distinguished Student Scholars
Named for TAMIU Commencement Exercises

As is its tradition, Texas A&M International University has named its Distinguished Student Scholars for each College ceremony for its Spring Commencement Exercises.

Three ceremonies are scheduled Friday, May 22 at the Kinesiology Convocation Center.

Distinguished Student Scholars are nominated by their faculty for their respective College and selected by a University panel based on grade point average, interview and writing sample.

David S. Santos

David S. Santos

Representing the College of Arts and Sciences for undergraduate ceremonies scheduled at 10 a.m. is David S. Santos, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in Business Management.

Anthony B. Stahl

Anthony B. Stahl

Scholar for the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business is Anthony B. Stahl, graduating with a 3.92 GPA with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.

Luis Ponte

Luís F. Ponte

Representing the College of Education at 6 p.m. will be Luís F. Ponte, an international student from Australia who is receiving a Bachelor of Science in Fitness and Sports and graduating with a 3.78 GPA.

Chelsei E. Jarnagin

Chelsei E. Jarnagin

Representing the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Dr. F. M. Canseco School of Nursing, also at the 6 p.m. ceremonies, is Chelsei E. Jarnagin, graduating with Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a 3.5 GPA.

The University has a dedicated micro-site on Commencement with information continually updated at www.tamiu.edu/commencement

The University will also livestream all ceremonies at the following links.  Links will be live five minutes prior to the start of ceremonies.

10 a.m. -- TAMIU College of Arts & Sciences


2 p.m. -- TAMIU College of Arts & Sciences / A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business 


6 p.m. -- TAMIU College of Education / College of Nursing & Health Sciences 


For additional information, contact the Office of the University Registrar at 956.326.2250.

Registrar hours are Monday – Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Additional information is also available on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu