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2013 IWA and CCCA Distinguished Alumni Named
Recipients to be recognized at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner and Dance.

Incarnate Word Academy is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Incarnate Word Academy Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Incarnate Word Academy is known for producing outstanding alumni who are excellent stewards of the gifts that God has given them.

Their dedication to lifelong learning, service within the Christian community and service to Incarnate Word Academy is exemplified through the sharing of their God-given gifts.

Recipients of this award are motivated individuals, who possess the highest level of integrity and character, and use the foundation of Catholic education to mold and shape the future. They are contributing citizens of our world, who are committed to improving the quality of life and creating a better world in their communities.

  • Sister Brenda Thompson, IWBS '56
  • Msgr. Richard John Shirley, CCCA '59
  • Diane Shackelford Sanders '60
  • Bernadette Meaney '71
  • Virginia "Rosie" Gonzales Collin '72
  • Michael Lippincott '81

Recipients will be honored at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner and Dance during the 2013 Alumni Homecoming Reunion Weekend. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2013, at the Corpus Christi Country Club, from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, please contact Amy Canterbury, Advancement Associate - Alumni and External Relations at 361-883-8229 x 104 or