Sonja and Neal Adams ’68, pictured with their two daughters, are committed to supporting the Texas A&M University. Left to right: Paige Adams Petro, Sonja Adams, Neal Adams ’68, and Marti Adams Morgan ’93. 

Sonja and Neal Adams

Neal received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration in marketing from Texas A&M in 1968. While an undergraduate, he was extremely involved on campus as a member of the student senate, a cadet in Companies D3 and D2, and as Head Yell Leader for the 1967-1968 school year. In 1970, he obtained his Juris Doctor from Baylor University School of Law. He was a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and served as Trial Counsel for Headquarters Command in Fort Jackson, South Carolina, earning the Army Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service. He began his professional career in 1972 as president of Neal W. Adams, P.C. He has been in his current position as president, principal attorney and co-owner of Adams, Lynch & Loftin, P.C. since 1987. Sonja earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Baylor University. She is a proud third-generation Baylor bear, although she considers herself an Aggie by marriage. She taught third grade for the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District until her retirement. Now, she’s active in the district’s retired teachers organization and serves on the Dean’s Development Council for Texas A&M’s College of Education and Human Development.


Sonja and Neal Adams Clinical Teaching Scholarship Qualifications:

  1. Enrollment as a full-time TAMU TLAC Clinical Teacher (EC-6)
      • Additional Selection Preferences: Completing clinical teaching in an elementary school in Tarrant County
  2. Have documented financial need through FASFA
  3. Complete electronic packet must be submitted by due date

Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee of Teaching, Learning and Culture faculty members and in accordance with University policy on the basis of academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and financial need.

Please be reminded that all scholarships, fellowships and grants are taxable. The amount of tuition and fees required for enrollment at TAMU and expenses for books, supplies, and equipment required for classes are excluded. Fee statements and receipts must be saved to file with tax reports.


Please direct questions to the TLAC Field Experiences Office at