Awards

The founders and Exco of HKTX show their appreciation for the contribution of members to the association by giving out awards and certificates of appreciation.  Below is a list of recipients:

Founders’ Award

Success of HKTX over the years is a result of much more than the founders’ effort. The recipients of the Founders’ Awards are selected by co-founders Benjamin Chang and Victor Nip to recognize individuals who have major contribution to HKTX.

  • 2010
    • Winson Chan: Giving exceptional contribution to the Exco of HKTX
  • 2012
    • Calra Hong, Carl Sung, Celine Lok
      • Have been committee members of HKTX for many years (since 2003, 2005, and 2004 respectively)
      • Have contributed a lot of time and ideas to the organization
      • HKTX has become the second largest chapter/network of Texas Exes outside the United States

Distinguished Alumnus Award

The recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus award is an alumnus selected by the Executive Committee who demonstrated academic excellence in his field of study.

  • 2009
    • Professor C. K. Shum:  Awarded Distinguished Scholar Award from Ohio State University

Service Award

The recipients of the service awards are Executive Committee members nominated by the current Executive Committee who had served in HKTX for a significant period of time.

  • 2005
    • Calra Hong
  • 2008
    • Calra Hong
  • 2011
    • Benjamin Chang: 9 years in HKTX management

Certificate of Appreciation

Certificates of Appreciation are presented to alumni, members, and other parties who had helped the Executive Committee in running HKTX.

  • 2010
    • Frank Leung: Giving the rights of the Horned Dragon logo to HKTX
  • 2011
    • Winson Chan, Cynthia Lau, Joseph Li, Lynn Wang (Green Power Hike Team Members): Representing HKTX to take part in 10km race of Green Power Hike 2011
  • 2012
    • Betty Chu: Taking the responsibility of the Election Officer in AGM 2011
    • George Lam: Supporting HKTX continuously
    • Rolland Lau: Assisting in testing the technical setup for future Longhorn football watching parties
    • George Duff: Giving the name Ted to our Horned Dragon
    • Leticia Acosta (Former Director of Alumni Relations at Texas Exes): Continuously supporting HKTX
    • Dave Reeves (from Texas Exes): Helping in the football live feeds
  • 2013
    • George Lam: Taking the responsibility of the Election Officer in AGM 2012
    • Rolland Lau: Helping us organize Watch Texas Football parties
    • Dave Reeves (from Texas Exes): Helping in the football live feeds
  • 2014
    • Patrick Chen: Being the Election Officer of AGM 2013
    • Caesar Lun: Delivering the seminar on Jyutping
    • Wing Tin: Generous donation and support over the years
  • 2015
    • Arthur Cheung: Being the Election Officer of AGM 2014
    • Brian Leung: His assistance in the Texas Football live watching parties in the 2014 season
  • 2016
    • Robert Jones: Organizing a football watching party
    • Brian Leung: His assistance in the Texas Football live watching parties in the 2015 season
    • Ivy Yung: Co-organizing a hiking event
    • Carl Sung: Co-organizing a hiking event
    • Victor Nip: Organizing a football watching party and being the Election Officer of AGM 2015
  • 2017
    • Brian Leung: His assistance in the Texas Football live watching parties in the 2016 season
    • Winson Chan: Co-oganizing an air pistol shooting and dinner event in 2016
    • Victor Nip: Being the Election Officer of AGM 2016 and co-organizing an air pistol shooting and dinner event in 2016