Distinguished Alumni


Carlos Saenz Distinguished Alumni 2017

Owner, Musician and Founder of Latin Express Band

Latin Express Music Shop, Brown line Production and Music Studio

Mr. Carlos Saenz is our inaugural Distinguished Alumni. Carlos along with the Latin Express Band support our foundation and students in many ways. They have been friends of the North Side community for many years. A trait passed on to them from their father Mr. Nicho Saenz. Carlos is a graduate North Side, class of 1975. He is also an alumnus of Tarrant County College.


Nancy Galvan Marceleño Distinguished Alumni 2018

Owner and Founder of Unica Janitorial Solutions 


Misty Pena Distinguished Alumni 2018

FAA, National Director of Administration

Analyst, Member of the Hispanic Government Employees


Chris Martinez-Folsom 2019

You Name It Design and Embroidery

Chris Martinez - Folsom is the owner of You Name It Design and Embroidery. Chris is a graduate of North Side High School, class of 1981. Chris, along with her husband Lonnie, are strong supporters of our foundation. Chris never hesitates to collaborate with our foundation in order to increase awareness of the many events we host. Her generous spirit is present in many other community causes. We, the foundation, are proud to have her representing the spirit of what this award represents.  During her downtime, you can find Chris either spending time with her puppies or hitting the golf course to practice her swing in anticipation of our golf tournament!