The Hub City beat out other cities such as Killeen, Santa Barbara, California; Lexington, Kentucky; and Honolulu.
The announcement comes following the Red Raiders securing the best finish in school history at the indoor national championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
The award was given due to a project by Wilbanks titled “Arsenic: It’s What’s for Dinner.”
This week’s ranking comes after the Red Raiders finished fifth at the 2013 Big 12 Indoor Championships on Sunday, with two Tech athletes winning conference titles.
A number of schools and other agencies will have delayed start times or cancellations due to Monday’s inclement weather.
the National Eating Disorders Association estimates that there are ten million females and one million males in the United States that struggle with an eating disorder.
Herrera performed with the Havana Symphony Orchestra by age 12, and has received nominations for both a Grammy and an Emmy Award.
The program will compete in the 2013 Big 12 Indoor Championships this weekend in Ames, Iowa.
Members will collaborate with the National Park Service and the museum-design firm Ralph Appelbaum Associates on the creation of the center, which is expected to break ground at some point in 2013.
Several of this year’s projects accompany construction funded through support during Tech’s $1 billion campaign, “Vision and Tradition: The Campaign for Texas Tech.”