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Year of Service

The 2017 – 2018 School year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Terry Scholarship. In fall 1987, 11 students at The University of Texas and 6 students at Texas A&M University comprised the first class of Terry Scholars. In fall 2017, over 1600 Terry Scholars will be enrolled across 13 of the finest public universities […]


Terrys Chosen as Fish Camp Namesakes

The Terry Foundation is honored and excited to announce that Howard and Nancy Terry are namesakes for Fish Camp 2017 at Texas A&M University. The Terrys were nominated by Cheyenne Allgood (TAMU ’13), who serves as the Director of Operations. About Fish Camp Fish Camp welcomes the Freshman class to Texas A&M each year by […]


Mr. Terry’s 100th Birthday

By: Ed Cotham, Jr. November 27, 2016 was the 100th anniversary of Howard Terry’s birth. Although Mr. Terry did not live quite long enough to celebrate that anniversary he was well aware of the many changes that had taken place during his lifetime. After all, when he was born in the small town of Cameron in […]


The Terry Alumni Advisory Board

by Yvonne Moody, Foundation President and Executive Director One of the main selection criteria for the Terry scholarship is leadership, so it’s no surprise that we have an amazing group of alumni with a tremendous amount of leadership potential. Knowing that there were a number of willing, dedicated leaders just waiting for an opportunity to serve, […]


Terry Foundation Honored with the Lamar Medal

In January 2016, The Terry Foundation received the Mirabeau B Lamar Award for outstanding service to higher education in Texas.  The award is presented by the Council of Public University Presidents and Chancellors (CPUPC), the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) and the Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC). It has been given annually […]