Nicholas McCoy, Plano :: recently won the Ninkasi Award for the homebrewing beer, Draft Punk, which he created with his friend, the Rev. Jeff Poirot. They won the prestigious award against 33 other categories of beer, meads and ciders and were up against more than 8,000 other beers. They won first place in the Strong Belgian/Trappist Ale and Specialty IPA categories. Nicholas runs a printing company, FBS, in Dallas. Jeff is a Catholic priest who attended UNT in the 1990s, and is the son of James Poirot, Regents Professor of technology and cognition.