Five people with the Texas Tech School of Law have earned awards.

The quintet received these honors during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in Houston last June. Awards honoring exceptional service to the legal profession were presented by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

Of the seven President’s Award of Merit, four were Texas Tech Law graduates. Those include Tammy Fisher and Professor Wendy A. Humphrey.

John M. Muniz, a 2012 Tech Law graduate, received one of eight TYLA minority scholar program scholarships, awarded to minority law students based on financial need, merit, and scholastic performance.

Elma Moreno, office manager and legal assistant for the Tech law school clinical programs, received the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas Exceptional Prop Bono Service Award for 2011-2012.

Celeste Villarreal, communications coordinator for the law school, received the Outstanding Service and Leadership Award from the Municipal Judges section of the State Bar for 2011-2012, as well as the Outstanding Service Award in the Hispanic Issues section of the State Bar for 2010-2011.