Kay Bailey Hutchison Distinguished Service Award

Kay Bailey Hutchison Distinguished Service Award

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Distinguished Service Award was established in 2013 by TAMEST to recognize individuals and organizations who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in furthering TAMEST’s mission to secure the future of Texas as a leader in these fields. Named in honor of TAMEST’s Honorary Chair, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison received the inaugural award for her vision and commitment to advancing scientific research, technology innovation and educational achievement.

Recipients

2017

Exxon Mobil Corporation

Exxon Mobil

In recognition of their steadfast support of TAMEST and research in Texas, ExxonMobil received the Kay Bailey Hutchison Distinguished Service Award in 2017. “ExxonMobil’s support has been truly beneficial to our organization,” says TAMEST 2016 President David Russell, vice provost and dean of basic research at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

“Under the leadership of Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil has been an active and consistent partner to our organization by sponsoring TAMEST events and initiatives. XTO President Sara Ortwein has also been a constant champion of TAMEST and rising star researchers in Texas, and ExxonMobil has been a leader furthering STEM education in Texas and across the nation. We’re honored to recognize ExxonMobil for their contributions to TAMEST and the research community in Texas.”

2016

Larry Faulkner and Kenneth Jastrow

Larry Faulkner

Larry R. Faulkner, Ph.D.
President Emeritus
The University of Texas at Austin

Kenneth Jastrow II

Kenneth M. Jastrow II

TAMEST recognized Dr. Larry R. Faulkner and Kenneth M. Jastrow ll with the Kay Bailey Hutchison Distinguished Service Award in 2016 for serving as champions of the organization by providing stewardship throughout TAMEST’s history.

2014

Peter O’Donnell Jr.

Peter O'Donnell

Peter O’Donnell Jr.
Chairman of the Board
O’Donnell Foundation

TAMEST recognized Peter O’Donnell Jr. with the Kay Bailey Hutchison Distinguished Service Award in 2014 for his leadership, vision and generosity in advancing medicine ,engineering, science, technology and education in Texas and the nation.

2013

The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison
United States Senator, 1993-2013

TAMEST recognized Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison with the inaugural Kay Bailey Hutchison Distinguished Service Award in 2013 for her vision and commitment to advancing scientific research, technology innovation and educational achievement.

 


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