Tech Titan Award, Dallas Business Journal Tier One Award, Greater Houston Partnership Award of Excellence, Texas Association of Business Community College Champion, Texas Association of Community Colleges Excellence in Service to Education, Texas Center for Education Policy Taxpayer Advocate Award, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility Ten Best Legislators, Texas Monthly Wind Champion, Texas Wind Coalition
The Bible, 1776 by David McCullough, Sam Houston by James Haley, The Sword of San Jacinto by Marshall de Bruhl, Lonestar Rising by William Davis, Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin, Decision Points by George W. Bush
Bernie, The Godfather, Schindler's List, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, To Kill a Mockingbird
"Sacrifice now for happiness later."
Favorite Type of Music:
Five for Fighting, The Eagles, James Taylor, George Strait, Lone Star, Montgomery Gentry