was an instrumental part of the recent rescue of 12 boys trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. Ruengrit was a liaison and coordinator
SEAL divers and
all dive teams, including special
forces from China, the U.S. Navy
and Australia. Ruengrit graduated from LSSU with a B.S. in computer science.
Eric Hill, '06
, was selected as one of the NICE Community School District's Teacher of the Year for the 2017-18 school year. Hill is a teacher at Westwood High School and is their Track and Field and Cross-Country Coach.
Bill Munsell '68, was recently honored with the W.F.G. Bud Weber Citizenship Award. Bill served on the LSSU Alumni Board of Directors from 2002 to 2010. He was also recognized with the Outstanding Alumnus Award (highest award bestowed by the Alumni Association) in 2008.
Joe Haske '99
, a novelist and critic led a workshop on writing fiction with a sense of place at the Hessel School House last month. Haske is the chair of the Advisory Board for the Avery Center Writers Program. He's also a professor of English and Humanities at South Texas College.