Hello, I am Horacio Pequeño
WHERE I COME FROM
My name is Horacio Pequeño, son of the late Horacio and Juanita Pequeño. My siblings are +Elia & Anita Pequeño, Diana Gomez and Olga Avila. I have been married to Alma Pequeño for 22 years, we have two amazing children Alyssa Mariah and Horacio Pequeño Jr. Alyssa is a Mercedes High School graduate Class of 2017 and will graduate from UTRGV in 2021. Horacio Jr. is a senior at Mercedes High School and plans to attend University of Texas Austin. I am a Mercedes High School Class of 1984 graduate and a University of Texas - Pan American graduate. I am proud to say the Pequeño family has over 150 of service to the Mercedes ISD.
A THRIVING CAREER
I have been employed with Mercedes Housing Authority for 24 years, the last 18 years as the Executive Director. I had the opportunity to serve on the Mercedes ISD School Board from 2014-2018. I have served as President in 2018, Vice President in 2017, and Secretary in 2016 of the Mercedes ISD school Board. I am a member of Our Lady of Mercy Church, 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus #4554. I have been elected as President of the Housing Alliance of Valley Employees - South Texas Region (HAVE-STR). Currently, serving my 3rd term as president.