Posted: 08/03/2009 - The Blinn College Ex-Students Association announced the 2009 Hall of Honor inductees. They include the head of Blue Bell, a retired insurance executive, a Brenham school official, a longtime Blinn instructor, and the general manager of KBTX-TV. The association honors alumni and others who have contributed to their communities. The association named Paul Kruse, the chief executive officer and president of Blue Bell Creameries, as Person of the Year. Kruse is a lifelong resident of Washington County and a graduate of Texas A&M University and Baylor University School of Law. The first inductee from the Bryan/College Station area is Mike Wright, the vice president and general manager of KBTX-TV. Wright is a graduate of Blinn College and Baylor University. He is also the president of Blinn’s Brazos County Advisory Committee.