The UNM Alumni Association has announced the winners of its prestigious Zia and Mortar Board Lobo Awards for 2012. They include: Brian Colόn, John Cordova, Aileen Garcia, Edward Gonzales, Rhonda King and Baker Morrow. The 2012 winner of the Lobo Award is Rosalie Otero.

The UNM Alumni Association will honor the recipients at the All-University Breakfast in conjunction with its Homecoming activities on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 9 a.m. The breakfast will be held at the Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel located at 2910 Yale Blvd., SE.

The Zia Award is presented to UNM alumni living in New Mexico, who have distinguished themselves in one or many of the following areas: philanthropic endeavors, public office, service to the University, community and volunteer activities, business/professional fields, or who have made a contribution to education.

The Lobo Award is presented to a UNM alumna showing outstanding personal service to the institution or for notable career achievements that reflect credit on the University.

"Every year, we are honored to choose UNM alumni, based in New Mexico, who have distinguished themselves in philanthropic endeavors, public office, service to the UNM community and other volunteer activities, business or professional fields, or who have made a contribution to education," says Karen Abraham, executive director of the UNM Alumni Association.

The breakfast cost is $20 per person. Reservations are required. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (505) 277-5808 or visit: All University Breakfast.