The University of Houston Alumni Association's annual Awards Dinner honors the men and women whose professional success, volunteerism, and generous spirit bring honor to their alma mater.
Among the 2010 honorees are CLASS alums Jim Parsons (Theatre '96) and Katie Kalenda Daggett (Sociology ’99, MA Mass Communication Studies ’03).
Parsons will be receiving the Rising Star Award for Achievement. Parsons is an Emmy-nominated actor who stars on the hit CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory, now in its third season.
Daggett will be presented with the Rising Star Award for Service, which recognizes alumni age 37 or younger for demonstrating service above and beyond that of their peers. She is the Director of Development at Texas Children’s Hospital.
On Friday, April 23th at 6 p.m. celebrate 70 years of red and white with a silent auction dinner, program and a closing performance by UH's very own Barbara Padilla (Music).
Want more Jim Parsons? Join the Catastrophic Theatre for the Big! Bang! Catastrophe! - a TV-themed gala April 24 at Houston Studios. You can meet Jim Parsons!
Before Parsons inspired a nation of Sheldon Cooper fans on The Big Bang Theory, he lit up Houston stages with his old pals from Infernal Bridegroom Productions, most of whom now comprise The Catastrophic Theatre. Join the celebration for this local boy made good and the medium that made him famous: TV!
Find all the party details on the Catastrophic Theatre website.
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