Honors & Awards

White House Fellow, Assistant to Secretary of Interior Stewart Udall, including responsibilities for development of environmental planning programs in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Micronesia. 1967-1968

MemberAmerican Institute of Architects cultural exchange delegation to the USSR. 1972

First Honor Award, Houston Chapter AIA. For the firm: Golfcrest Country Club, Pearland, Texas. 1975

Honorable Mention, Houston Chapter AIA. For the firm: John Milton McGinty Residence, Houston, Texas. 1975

Honorable Mention, Houston Chapter AIA.  For the firm: The Salvation Army Harbour Light Rehabilitation Center, Houston, Texas. 1975

Certificate of Award, Houston Chapter, AIA. For the firm:  Blueprints for the Future II, Houston, Texas. 1975

Honor Award, Houston Chapter AIA. For the firm:  Spring Branch Memorial Library, Hedwig Village, Texas. 1976

Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. 1976

Honorary Fellow, Sociedad Arquitectos Mexicanos. 1977

Honorary Fellow, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. 1977

National President, American Institute of Architects. 1977

Outstanding Achievement Award, Producers Council. 1977

Pitts Award for Career Achievement, Texas Society of Architects. 1977

Chairman of the American Delegation, Indian/American Symposium on Architectural Practice.  Bombay, New Delhi. 1979

Honor Award for Extended Use, Houston Chapter AIA. For the firm:  Rice Stadium, Houston, Texas. 1979

Special Citation, American Institute of Architects, Architecture for Justice.  For the firm: D. Morrison, Sr. Police Academy, Houston, Texas. 1983

Houston Lighting & Power Co. Award for Energy Conservation. For the firm: The Salvation Army Family Service Center, Houston, Texas. 1985

Distinguished Alumnus, Rice University. 1986

Citation of Honor, Houston Chapter, AIA. 1986

In addition to many professional honors and awards, Mr. McGinty received the “big fish” award on a trip to Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.