Vic Vickrey honored by Texas Exes

Chicago Chapter awards VOA founding principal the 2014 Honored Alumnus in Architecture award

Last night, VOA founding principal Wilmont “Vic” Vickrey was honored along with three other University of Texas alumni by Texas Exes Chicago Chapter as a 2014 Honored Alumnus in Architecture. The award recognizes UT alumni “who have made significant contributions to their field and the Chicago, national, or international communities.” Monica Gadsby of Starcom Mediavest, Miles Maner of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Craig Klugman, PhD of DePaul University were also honored at the cocktail reception at the First Annual Chicago Honored Alumnus Reception at Chicago’s Experimental Sound Studios in Ravenswood.

Wilmont "Vic" Vickrey and  Chris Multhauf

Wilmont “Vic” Vickrey and Chris Multhauf

Vic’s good friend and fellow UT alum Chris Multhauf of Eduvantis LLC introduced Vic and spoke on the university’s new motto, “What starts here changes the world.” He expounded on his admiration of Vic and their close friendship. He even showed off his official Longhorns blue blazer! Vic reminisced about his time at UT, recounting an occasion when he introduced himself to the football coach and proudly mentioned that he has a grandson studying architecture at Texas. He wrapped up his acceptance with “Y’all come see us.”

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