Namesake

Dr. Carl and Bunny Jean
Raba Elementary School
opened in 
the Fall of 2000 to 545 students. 
Dr. Carl Raba graduated from Texas A&M University in 1968 with a doctoral degree in civil
engineering. In 1968, he became president of Raba-Kistner Consultants, Inc., where he has
served as chairman and chief executive officer since 1980. He has received numerous professional
awards including the National Society of Professional Engineers Outstanding Young Engineer Award
in 1973, the Texas Society of Professional Engineers Engineer of the Year Award in 1977, and
Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1994. He has been a loyal supporter of
Texas A & M throughout his life, serving various advisory and development committees.
He is also a dedicated community servant, giving his time an
d talents to the North San Antonio
Chamber of Commerce, the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Southwest Research Institute,
the Rotary Club, and the Northside Education Foundation.