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November 13, 2001

St. Edward's University alumnus receives Cornaro award from Kappa Gamma Pi

St. Edward's University alumnus Jeremias Alvarez of Presidio (Presidio High School) was awarded the Cornaro Award from Kappa Gamma Pi.

The Cornaro Award is a $3,000 scholarship for graduate school expenses at any accredited university. Alvarez received one of only four Cornaro Scholars awarded in 2001, celebrating Kappa Gamma Pi's 75th anniversary.

Alvarez earned his bachelor's degree in Spanish/International Business from St. Edward's University in May of 2001. He is pursuing his master's degree in public affairs at the University of Texas Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

Kappa Gamma Pi is the honor society for graduates of Catholic colleges and universities.

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St Edward's University is an independent Catholic liberal arts university of 4,100 students located in Austin, Texas.

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