Funding scholarships, programs and facilities in support of championship athletics.

Henry B. “Hank” Paup '70

Occupation: Attorney
Fort Worth, Texas
Spouse: Anne

Henry B. "Hank" Paup earned his BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University in 1970. He was a member of the Corps of Cadets and served as First Sergeant and Commander of Company H-1. He was also a Ross Volunteer, a Distinguished Military Graduate, and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant (Captain, USAR retired). He was a two-year varsity letterman and distance swimmer on the men's swimming and diving team and set the school record for the mile swim at the SWC championship meet in 1969. Hank graduated from SMU School of Law in 1973. After practicing for 10 years with two other firms, he established his own boutique law firm in 1983, specializing in estate planning, probate and tax.

Hank and his wife, Anne, have endowed 10 scholarships including Corps of Cadets 21 scholarships, varsity men's swimming scholarships, a horticulture scholarship, and the first Dean's endowed scholarship at the new Texas A&M Law School. Hank is also a major donor to the TAMU Sports Museum, the 12th Man Foundation Champions Council and the Kyle Field Lettermen's Club project.

Hank and Anne reside in Fort Worth, and have been married 42 years. They have two children and two grandchildren.

"The more we (Aggies) get involved, the more successful Texas A&M is going to be.

It's extremely rewarding to be able to give back to something about which you are passionate. We love coming back over here and love being involved. For as long as I can, I want to try and do more."

Jim and Carmen Sheffield
Diamond Champions Council Members