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Frank Donics
Class of 1946

Donics, a 1946 Bethany graduate, began his Bison career in 1940. He was a center on the football team from 1940-43 before leaving to join the United States Navy in World War II. He returned in 1946 to complete his degree and playing career. In 1943, Bethany lost to the University of Pittsburgh 18-0. Donics was so impressive in the game that he was named to Pittsburgh's All-Opponent team. 

Donics went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and a minor in biology. He began in the business world with Pittsburgh Testing Laboratories, where he rose to Assistant Vice President. Donics then moved to Fisher Scientifo Company in Houston to serve as Vice President and Manager. He moved to the Houston Fastening Compnany to serve as President. 

During his team at Bethany, Donics was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. He is a past president of the Inwood Golf Course in Houston and a general partner with Chaparral Country Club. He is also a member of the Chemists Club, the American Chemical Society, and is a Mason and a Shriner. 

Donics and his wife, Alicia, have two children, Frank Jr. and Lisa.