Kevin E. Underhill Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Kevin worked as an electrical engineer at National Instruments Corp. in Austin until he retired early in 1998. After retirement he traveled the world biking and climbing. He spent months cycling across Europe and Japan and was planning a trip to China.
Ms. Underhill says of her son, “I was unbelievably lucky to be blessed with a son like Kevin. He possessed all the best possible human attributes. He died at the age of 40 but fortunately lived his short life to the fullest.”
Ms. Underhill used her son’s estate to establish the Kevin E. Underhill Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship. As a grieving mother, Ms. Underhill says this gift will ensure others remember her son for a long time. The endowed scholarship gives her peace and comfort. She struggled with how best to honor and celebrate her son’s life. After careful
Kevin Underhill was a kind, humble man with a great love of learning and the outdoors. He never wasted a moment of his life dreaming about what he wanted; he simply went out and did it. He measured his life not by the miles covered, but the joy of the journey.