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The Cathy Lester IT Excellence Memorial Award

The Cathy Lester IT Excellence Memorial Award was created to honor members of the University of Texas at Austin administrative information technology community who demonstrate the qualities, talents and integrity exemplified and valued by Cathy Lester.


Congratulations to the 2016 award winners!

Congratulations to the 2016 IT Excellence Award nominees!

  • Chris Caillouet, Budget Office
  • Paul Grotevant, ITS Applications
  • Dan Horgan, Office of the Registrar
  • Tom Marx, Development Office
  • Susan Telge, Financial Information Systems
  • Helen Tsai, Financial Information Systems
  • David Voegtle, Development Office

Congratulations to the 2016 Rising Star Award nominees!

  • Marjorie Foley, Office of the Registrar
  • Anne Gaskill, Financial Information Systems
  • Dennis Harvey, Development Office
  • Matthew McCrary, Development Office
  • Luke McEneny, Office of the Registrar
  • Dan Mestas, Development Office
  • Caroline Taylor, ITS Applications
  • Geoff Valdes, Financial Information Systems

2017 Nomination Period

Nominations for the 2017 IT Excellence and Rising Star Awards are being accepted from February 1st through February 28th.

Please nominate an amazing colleague that you believe deserves recognition.

Nomination form: Word | PDF.

Please send completed forms to cll-memorial-cmte@utlists.utexas.edu. Thank you for supporting and encouraging excellence in IT@UT!

Upcoming Events

Winter 2017 Events
February 1, 2017 - Nomination period opens
February 28, 2017 - Nomination period closes
April/May 2017 - Rising Star and Excellence Award winners announced
View All Events

How to Donate

Donations to the memorial can be made in five different ways.
Learn more about donations.