Date(s) - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Sonesta Houston
Please plan to join us for the next scholarship dinner on Thursday, April 20, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Omni Houston Hotel. Bobby Tudor will serve as
our dinner chairman. Bobby Tudor is the Chairman and CEO of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., LLC. Tudor was previously a partner with Goldman Sachs & Co. prior to founding Tudor Capital. During his nearly 20-year career with Goldman Sachs, Tudor worked in the New York, London and Houston offices, in varying capacities including head of southwest region and head of European industrial & natural resources group. Tudor holds a BA in English and Legal Studies from Rice University and a JD from Tulane Law School.
J. Dennis Huston, PhD, Gladys Louise Fox Professor of English at Rice University and long-time member of PBK Houston Alumni Association Board of Directors, is our Honoree for Outstanding Contribution to Education. Since coming to Rice University in 1969, Dennis Huston has become one of Rice University’s most well-known professors. Anyone who enters his classroom walks away with an unforgettable experience. Professor Huston was named national Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation in 1989 and has four times won the George R. Brown Superior Teaching Award at Rice. In 1990, Houston Metropolitan magazine named him one of the Ninety Best Things About Houston. Over the past 45 years at Rice, he has taught humanities, drama, public speaking, and Shakespeare on film, and he is the author of the book Shakespeare’s Comedies of Play. Professor Huston received his B.A. from Wesleyan University (Connecticut) in 1961, where he was elected to PBK, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. Before coming to Houston in 1969, he was Assistant Professor of English at Yale.
Purchase a Table
We would love to have you join us on April 20! Tables are available at the Gold Key ($7,500), Silver Key ($5,000), and Bronze Key ($3,000) levels. Click below to pay by credit card.[stripe name=”PBK Houston” description=”Gold Key Table” payment_button_label=”Purchase Gold Key Table” prefill_email=”true” amount=”750000″][stripe name=”PBK Houston” description=”Silver Key Table” payment_button_label=”Purchase Silver Key Table” prefill_email=”true” amount=”500000″][stripe name=”PBK Houston” description=”Bronze Key Table” payment_button_label=”Purchase Bronze Key Table” prefill_email=”true” amount=”300000″]
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If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation, you can do so and designate your donation in honor of a special person.
We look forward to seeing you! Please fill out the form below so that we will have your contact information and the names of your guests.
Fair Market Value of each seat is $73.00. Each table seats 10 people. Please reserve your table by Monday, February 15, 2016 in order to meet invitation print deadlines.
Endow a Scholarship
Some donors choose to create a permanent endowed scholarship. The cost to endow a permanent scholarship is $50,000. For questions concerning Scholarship Underwriting, please contact us. Contributions of any size are extremely welcome.
We appreciate your help!