Galveston County Daily News (Internet / Print) 06/14/06 The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston awarded medical degrees to 194 new physicians this month. Justin Boatsman was selected by his classmates to deliver the class address. Boatsman also received the William N. and Ida Zinn Alpha Omega Alpha Award Scholarship. William N. Zinn of Galveston established the scholarship fund in 1955. The purpose of the endowment is to provide an annual grant to the graduating student in the School of Medicine with the highest cumulative grade point average at the end of four years.