At the request of the family, a tribute article for Grant Jacson Hernandez will be written at a later date.
Thomas “Tom” Pierce Followwill, construction science senior, will be remembered for his positive outlook on life, dedicated work ethic and love for the outdoors.
Remembered for her self-sacrificing love, authentic playfulness and natural ability to connect with anyone around her, Anna Wegener continuously radiated a passion to serve others and pursued a life of grace.
With a unique sense of humor and a love for running, Matthew Gaikema will be remembered as an amazing mathematician, a dog lover and a young man who welcomed everyone in his presence and made any person feel special.
Shalini Singh will be remembered for her ravishing personality, eagerness to help and confidence in herself and the the people around her. She always strived to be the best version of herself and highlighted the best aspects of others, from her friends to her family. Her bright personality i…
Nikhil will be remembered by his family and friends for his unwavering willingness to help others, his expertise in his field of study and his openness for what life had to offer.
Known for her love for life, dedication and light-hearted disposition, Sarah Elizabeth Flanagan incorporated her propensities to help others, be active and find the best in every situation.
Benjamin Langston Hopper will be remembered for his integrity, perseverance, love and devotion to his family and friends through his intentionality and dedication to improve himself.
Candace Renee Benefiel is remembered by family and friends as a loving, selfless and caring person. Her passion for movies and helping others is what she was loved for the most.
From being a Fish Camp counselor to the Delta Gamma vice president of communication and interacting with every person she could in between, Caroline St. Clair Killian greeted every stranger she met with a warm welcome and a loving smile.
Rex Jackson Leddy IV stood as a man dedicated to all he did in life and shined in every aspect — whether in the Marines or with his three sons as a father, he humbly served as a role model for many and challenged people to be the best they could be.
Aggies look forward to the day they step foot on campus and continue their higher education. For Ronald Thiessen, this dream became a reality when he transferred from Angelo State University last semester.
William Lucas “Luke” Douphrate III came to Texas A&M for reasons which mirrored his values — family, tradition and a desire to gain the skills which would help him help others, especially those in need.
Matthew Allen Hayes’ thirst for knowledge, desire to help those in need and his unconditional love for those he held closest to his heart is what will always resonate with his family.
Lauren Elizabeth Brown was never one to shy away from a challenge and never took no for an answer. To her cherished friends and family, she stood as the ultimate example of someone who truly lived each and every day to its fullest.
Anita Mantri’s unwavering determination, unmatched intelligence and undeniable selflessness will never be forgotten by her family, friends, colleagues and mentors who deeply miss her loving character.
Maria Octaviano-Matildes, Maricarmen’s mother, said her daughter, who came to the United States when she was seven years old, lived her life at light speed with a passion and ferocity that couldn’t be put into words.
Another school year has begun and with it the revival of several A&M traditions. Standing on the wood during football games. Saying “Howdy” to Aggies you pass by. But few traditions rival the importance of Silver Taps.