Stephenville High School has named Joshua Cogburn, Melissa (Simpson) Hinga and Brock Holt as its 2020 Distinguished Alumni recipients and will hold a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the SHS foyer.
The community is invited to attend.
Cogburn and Hinga will give advice to current high school students at the school’s Career Day on Friday, March 6. Holt will be unable to attend in person, but will send a video.
Joshua Cogburn, 2001
•Texas A&M University Graduate – Cum Laude
•Registered architect in the states of Texas and Colorado
•Project architect for the expansions and renovations at Stephenville High School and Gilbert Intermediate School as part of the 2018 Bond Program.
Melissa (Simpson) Hinga, 1986
Scientist and manager with hybrid rice seed company RiceTec, Inc.
Inventor on multiple patents developing herbicide tolerant rice
Leader in volunteer service and community outreach at work, through church and with social service organizations.
Brock Holt, 2006
2013 and 2018 World Series champion
2015 American League All-Star
2015, 2016, 2018, 2019 Roberto Clemente Award Nominee.