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UTSA's Carlos Davenport honored as most outstanding student in public policy

Carlos Davenport

Carlos Davenport

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(May 31, 2011)--Carlos Davenport, a member of the Collegiate G-Force mentorship program since September 2010, received several honors this semester for his achievements at UTSA.

Davenport graduated this month with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice with a concentration in legal issues and adjudication and a minor in political science. He is one of 180 UTSA students honored this year for outstanding leadership, scholarship, academics and community service.

This semester, Davenport received the College of Public Policy Most Outstanding Student Award, which recognizes students who have built a record of scholarship, leadership and service to UTSA, the college and community, and who demonstrate a commitment to the college mission. His senior independent-study paper was "Muslims and Minorities Still Are Being Discriminated Against Post 9/11 Attacks on the U.S."

Additionally, he was inducted into "Who's Who Among UTSA Students" and "Who's Who Among College Students in American Universities."

Hosted by the UTSA Office of P-20 Initiatives, the Collegiate G-Force program is a work-study program funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to provide mentorships for high school students while promoting a college-going culture.

 

 

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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