Friday, December 29, 2017

Sun Court

Alexis Gonzalez Sun Princess

Alexis Gonzalez

Alexis Nicole Gonzalez is a senior at Texas A&M University majoring in Animal Science and minoring in Business Administration. She is the daughter of Michael and Annette Gonzalez and is a graduate of Coronado High School. Alexis is a part of two organizations that illustrate her passion for agriculture are Sigma Alpha and Ducks Unlimited. Sigma Alpha is a professional agricultural sorority that supports women in pursuing a career in agriculture. The organization raises money for their philanthropy “Ag in the Classroom”; which is awarded as a scholarship to incoming college freshman in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. As for Ducks Unlimited, it is a national organization with collegiate chapters. Ducks Unlimited is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to conserving wetlands and waterfowl habitat across the country. Currently, the Texas A&M chapter is the number one collegiate chapter in the United States.

Alexis is a part of the National Society of Leadership & Success and received the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences department scholarship. She also recently made the Dean’s Honor Roll. Outside of the classroom she has fabricated livestock carcasses, visited feedlots, grain mills and packing plants while also interning for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

She mentioned that by being a part of the Sun Court, she would be able to give back to a community that has blessed me tremendously. Alexis is a fifth generation El Pasoan and sees it as an honor to represent her hometown.