Aria Borunda, the daughter of Chris Marie Borunda, will be attending the University of Texas at El Paso after transferring from Southern Methodist University. She is a sophomore mechanical engeineering major. A graduate of Loretto Academy, Borunda was a member of the National Honor Society, the French Honor Society and the National Forensics League. She was also a member of the speech and debate team, serving as captain as a junior and senior, and was part of the show choir for which she was vice-president and achieved all-region accolades as a senior. For her commitment and dedication to Loretto, Borunda was awarded the Angel Wing Award upon graduation. While at SMU, she was an executive board member of the Student Union and Residence Hall Association and was tabbed a SMU Lyle Ambassador for the Lyle School of Engineering.