Tarleton State University honored two alumni, a former faculty member and a prominent corporate partner on Saturday during the Alumni Association’s annual dinner and awards banquet.
Tarleton President F. Dominic Dottavio and Alumni Association President-elect Ranae Lane ’99 welcomed former students, friends of the university and their families to the University Gala, where the awards were presented.

Honored were retired Col. Lacy Breckenridge (’50), this year’s Distinguished Alumnus; Brady Pendleton (’08), 2019 Outstanding Young Alumnus; Dr. T. Lindsay Baker, 2019 Distinguished Faculty/Staff; and S’Ville Services, 2019 Distinguished Friend.

Pendleton received his undergraduate degree in animal industries from Tarleton in 2008. He served as student body president and president of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity; was a member of the oldest spirit organization in Texas, the Purple Poo; was elected Mr. TSU; and was a member of the 2004 National Champion Meats Evaluation Team.

After Tarleton, he attended Texas Wesleyan School of Law where he was a member of the traveling mock trial team and clerked for longtime Tarrant County attorney Jim Lane. 

Pendleton has offices in Glen Rose and Stephenville providing legal services in criminal law, family law, wills and probate, immigration, aviation and civil litigation.

In addition to his legal practice, he is Stephenville mayor pro tem, municipal prosecutor for the city of Dublin and city attorney for Glen Rose.