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Rice University Power Players Go to Bat for Sports, Raise Big Money for Athletic Scholarships

BY // 11.04.16

What: An Evening for Rice’s Honour

Where: River Oaks Country Club

PC Moment: When this year’s contributions to the biennial fundraiser were tallied with that of the 16 previous fundraisers, more than $6 million had been raised for athletic scholarships. None could be happier than chairs Cynthia and Bucky Allshouse and Linda and Dr. Walter McReynolds. Taking bows as honorees before the black-tie gathering of 300 were 2016 Distinguished Owl Club Award Recipients Susie and Mel Glasscock and Y. Ping Sun and David Leebron, Rice university president.

Who: Anne and Charles Duncan, Nancy and Butch Abendshein, Nancy and Enrique Cruz, Phoebe and Bobby Tudor, Isla and Tommy Reckling, Donald Bowers, Jill and Joe Karlgaard, Dr. Waverly Peakes, and Yvette and Tom Heathering.


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