George Walter Barnhill Newman earned the University Honors designation at the University of Texas at Austin for the Fall 2019 semester. 

    This designation is awarded to students who earned a 3.5 grade point average or higher during a term while being enrolled in 15 hours of class. George’s GPA was 3.66. 

    He is a senior in the Cockrell School of Engineering, and his major is Computational Engineering in the Aerospace Department. 

    Newman is the 22-year-old son of Jerry and Betsy Newman of Brenham, Lewie Newman and the late Peggy Newman of Early, and the grandson of John and Jane Barnhill of Brenham.