Supreme Court Justice to speak at Austin HS’s second White Rose Dinner

Texas’ first Hispanic female Texas Supreme Court justice will be returning to her alma mater on Thursday, April 18, 2013, when The Honorable Eva Guzman presents the keynote speech at Austin High School’s second annual White Rose Dinner.

Guzman is a member of Austin High School’s Class of 1979. She was appointed to the Supreme Court of Texas on Oct. 8, 2009, by Texas Governor Rick Perry, and has been named one of the “101 Most Influential Latino Leaders” by Latino Leaders magazine, “Latina Judge of the Year” by the Hispanic National Bar Association, and “Judge of the Year” by the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas Foundation.

The event will take place at 6 p.m. at the University of Houston’s Hilton Hotel (4800 Calhoun, 77004) and the public is invited. Tickets cost $50 each and there are three premium sponsorship levels available. To reserve a seat or arrange a sponsorship, please call 713-924-1600.

All proceeds from the event will be used to support school programs.

The white rose, symbolizing truth, purity, and honesty, appears on the Stephen F. Austin family’s coat of arms.