Foundation News

Alumni Spotlight- Lesley Gleason

Lesley Gleason (TAMU 2005) is the Program Coordinator for Texas A&M Poultry Science- the program from which she also graduated as a Terry Scholar. When she’s not on campus, she spends time with her daughter, Avery, and husband, Kevin. Dedicated to the Terrys’ vision, Lesley has been an active Terry Alumna serving on both the […]


Alumni Spotlight- Sunny Sandhu

Since graduating, Sunny (UT 2012) has accepted a position with Teach for America, starting fall of 2017. Teach for America places staff in low-income classrooms in almost every subject and area imaginable. Sunny has been selected to teach pre-calculus and statistics in Spring Branch ISD. Although math may be intimidating to some, he is up […]


Alumni Spotlight- Chris Barton

What do sharks, fluorescent paint, and the Reconstruction Era have in common? They are all topics of author Chris Barton’s (UT 1989) books. As a Terry Scholar before the first class even graduated, Barton witnessed the humble beginnings of the Terry Foundation when there were just two schools and one picnic rather than thirteen schools […]


Alumni Spotlight- Jennifer Hemmick Gallagher

Jennifer Hemmick Gallagher (UH 2004) was a member of the first class of Terry Scholars at the University of Houston. She may have left San Antonio, but she never left the classroom. Upon graduating in 2008 with a degree in music education, she launched the choir program at Nolan Ryan Junior High School, in Pearland, […]


Alumni Spotlight- LaShawn Washington

LaShawn Washington (UT 2014): Published author, world traveler, advocate, cosmetologist, graduate student. These can all be used to describe LaShawn, a former Terry Transfer Scholar at the University of Texas at Austin. We recently caught up with LaShawn after her trip to China and Transfer Interviews, where she served as a panelist in Dallas. After […]