December 08, 2010

STUDENT BEN VOIGT HONORED BY TEXAS BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

Ben VoigtBen Voigt, finance/real estate major, was one of the only 19 exceptional students chosen from across the state by the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation to receive a non-restricted $10,000 scholarship to aid his entrepreneurial studies.

Ben is co-founder and president of the TCU Energy Club.

“It is an honor to be recognized by TCU and the Texas Business Hall of Fame,” Ben said. “I owe my most sincere thanks and gratitude to Brad Hancock and Dean Erekson for their consideration of me, and to Larry Brogdon and Ken Morgan in the TCU Energy Institute for their continual support.”

Now in its 28th year, the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation honors members of the state’s business community whose visions and careers have helped to place Texas at the forefront of the 21st century economy, and seeks out the future entrepreneurs and leaders that will allow Texas to maintain this presence in the future. Ben received his award at a banquet in November in San Antonio.

“These 2010 scholarship recipients represent the best of the young men and women of Texas. They have an entrepreneurial spirit, high integrity and a strong personal drive,” stated Foundation Chairman Amy Chronis. "We congratulate them on their success and expect them to compete, contribute and thrive in this highly connected world, making their communities better places to live.”

To date, the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships to Texas college students.

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation is a non-profit organization of 70 directors who are business leaders from cities throughout the state. The Organization’s mission is to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Texas business leaders, to perpetuate and inspire the values of entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity and community leadership in all generations of Texans. For additional information, visit www.texasbusiness.org.

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