Advent GX hosts Town and Gown at the Ice House on Main to pay tribute to Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service as well as community advocates.

The evening is generously sponsored by:

Reynolds and Reynolds

Speaker: Vice President of Operations – David Shimek

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The 2023 Town & Gown Celebration features the following university and community organizations:

The Bush School of Government and Public Service• Texas A&M University

Speaker: Dean Frank Ashley

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Feed and Father

Speakers: Chase Robinson and Mason Smith

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COVID-Response Team

Speaker: President – Matthew Flippen

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Degallery Corporation

Speaker: President & Owner – Dr. Dary Dega

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Elizabeth House Maternity Home

Speaker: Executive Director – Natalie Freeman

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You Are Conference

Speaker: Founder & Executive Director – Stephanie LeeFacebook, Website

Brazos Valley African American Heritage & Cultural Society

Speaker: Board Member – Harold Eaton


Byrd Academy

Speaker: Founder – Mickie Byrd

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Brazos County 4-H

Speaker: Council President – Kyler Wendt


Renner Academy

Speaker: Founder and Head of School – Kristen Renner