José D. Guerra and Alejandro Muñoz Named Top 10 Seniors
April 13, 2011
José D. Guerra
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.
José D. Guerra graduated in December 2010 with a double major in finance and accounting from the College of Business Administration and has accepted a position as a financial analyst with Citigroup in New York City. While at UTEP, he maintained a 4.0 GPA and participated in various campus groups such as vice president for Beta Alpha Psi, treasurer of the Hispanic Business Student Association and the Business College Council. He received numerous scholarships such as the Jack Eisenberg-Coca Cola Scholarship and the ADELANTE U.S. Education Leadership Fund Scholarship. In the community, Guerra helped residents of battered women shelters learn how to budget their money and assisted them with tax preparation. He also coordinated an Easter party at the Child Crisis Center of El Paso.
Along with his 4.0 grade point average, Alejandro Muñoz is the recipient of numerous scholarships and has an impressive list of leadership roles on and off campus. He served as the 2009-10 president of UTEP’s Student Government Association, vice-chair of the UT System Student Advisory Council-Financial and Legislative Committee, vice-president of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, and collegiate advisory board member for the El Paso Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. His scholarships include The University of Texas at El Paso Merit Scholarship and the Fundación Mascareñas A.C. Scholarship for Academic Achievement. Graduating as a double major in finance and accounting, Muñoz has accepted a position in investment banking with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in New York City.