Men of Distinction

Beaumont native Rufus Cormier receives one of Houston’s most prestigious awards

Beaumont native, former SMU football star and retired Baker Botts attorney Rufus Cormier was recognized as one of four Men of Distinction at River Oaks Country Club in Houston on Wednesday, May 2. Also recognized were Houston Astros star and 2015 MLB Hall of Fame inductee Craig Biggio, Texas Children’s Cancer Center Director Dr. David Poplack and Houston businessman and philanthropist Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale.