Less than five months after Fatema Basrai was hired as the executive director of Leadership SAISD, a reporter for Forbes contacted her in October to inform her she had been nominated for the business magazine's esteemed 30 under 30 in education list.
Though he retired as Frost Bank's chief executive officer 20 years ago, Frost arrives at the office every morning to attend to civic responsibilities.
A killer and the woman he left fatherless meet 42 years and 2 1/2 miles down Alamo Street from the fatal encounter.
In her 27 years with the San Antonio Botanical Garden, Candace Andrews has left her mark on every plant and pathway.
Erika Prosper rose from the migrant fields to become an accomplished business executive, community leader and civic volunteer.
Tom Keyser speaks humbly, like a man who’s been broken and put back together. He has risen from addiction to sobriety and the American dream.
There is no sacrifice Abel Valdez, 46, won’t make for la familia. For an extended period, he held two jobs to provide for three sons.
Five years after arriving in the U.S., Lufe Torres became a citizen, and the next month, he was on the set of American Ninja Warrior.
Sandoval plans to put all of her experience and knowledge toward improving not only her district, but also San Antonio as a whole.
District Attorney Nico LaHood describes himself as "humble in spirit, fearless in attitude" and as a fierce advocate for the protection of children.