The Distinguished Alumnus Award honors alumni who have made distinctive contributions in their profession. This year’s recipient is Benny Agosto ’86, who is a partner in the highly acclaimed and respected law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, & Agosto. Benny is also the proud founder of The Mexican American Bar Association Foundation. Additionally, Benny is the co-founder of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Legal Education Fund, which provides scholarships for young Hispanic law students in the Houston area. Benny lives his life by always challenging himself to keep learning, to love and support his wonderful family, and to make every attempt to better his community. He truly exemplifies the many characteristics that HBU holds close. As a former HBU soccer player and coach, Benny has shown continued commitment to supporting the soccer program. The HBU Alumni Board of Directors recognizes that Benny has maintained a lasting bond with HBU faculty and makes every effort to show his love, respect, and appreciation for his family, community and his alma mater.