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Communication student remembered

Updated 4:30 p.m. Nov. 17

Texas A&M-San Antonio communications student Kevin Michael Martinez passed away earlier this month.

Students and faculty were notified of the passing of the 24-year-old McAllen native on Nov. 2.

Martinez was a junior at Texas A&M-San Antonio where he was pursuing a degree in Communication with a minor in Political Science.

An alumni of the Alamo Colleges, Martinez worked as a sales assistant for Mercedes-Benz of Boerne while continuing his education at A&M-San Antonio.  Martinez planned to graduate in the Spring of 2017.

Classmates of Martinez, shocked by the information, began coordinating with university officials to formalize a standard procedure for future such incidents.

A candle lighting ceremony will be held in┬áhis honor; the ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 at Patriots’ Casa Healing Garden.

Friends of Martinez are asked to attend the ceremony, as well as share memories online at a page created in his honor.

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James Miller
James Miller
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James Miller is the Opinions Editor for The Mesquite. He is pursuing a Communication Baccalaureate with a minor in English. A 14-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps and the co-founder, and Chief Content Officer, of GWOT Generation Inc., a non-profit Veterans organization. After graduation, he plans to market his experience and skills to attain employment as a War Correspondent for a major news agency.

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