Diego Rico Named Top 10 Senior
April 10, 2012
Diego Rico served as the vice president of the Regional Economic Development Association student organization; president of CEO, the Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization; and a member of the College of Business Administration’s Special Projects Team. He was the first UTEP student from the college to compete nationally in the National CEO Elevator Pitch Competition in Chicago and placed in the top 12 among 60 student presenters. During the last two summers he interned at Goldman, Sachs and Co. on Wall Street in New York. On campus he co-founded Wall Street Talk, where he worked with students to help them prepare for interviews on Wall Street and other Fortune 500 companies. He maintained a 4.0 G.P.A.
He is graduating in May with a double major in finance and accounting.
The UTEP Alumni Association Top Ten Seniors awards are presented to students who have achieved academic success as well as proven commitment to the community. A committee of UTEP alumni, faculty and staff select the Top Ten Seniors based on grade point average, volunteer activities and leadership.