The Rising Star Award recognizes outstanding young alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years. Honorees were involved on campus while students, preferably leadership roles, are enjoying career success and continually give back to their community and Union College.
2012 Rising Star Award Recipient
Kevin "Rex" Winchester - Lexington, KY
This year's recepient of the Rising Star Award is Kevin "Rex" Winchester. Rex graduated from Union in 1999 with a BS in Computer Information Systems with minors in Business Administration, Economics, and Accounting. As a student, Rex was involved with the UC Coffeehouse where he performed live music. He was also a member of The Claw and was a 2 year recipient of the Dr. LA Geiss award in computer excellence.
Rex currently resides in Lexington, KY and is the Project and Implementation Manager for Streamline Health. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors and as Vice President for The Toy Chest, a non-profit children's charity serving the state of Kentucky.