Woodrow Wilson Community Foundation awards $30,500 in scholarships

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The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation announced today that 20 graduating high school seniors—all who are from within the Woodrow Wilson High School feeder pattern—have been awarded foundation scholarships commencing in the fall of 2017.

“The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is proud to continue in our tradition of assisting children graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School achieve their academic and career goals,” said Richard H. Vitale, President of the WWHS Community Foundation. “Since the inception of this program in 2009, the foundation has provided financial assistance to almost 100 students totaling over $155,000 in financial aid. We congratulate the 2017 recipients, and wish them continued success as they pursue their higher education goals.”

The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation was established to support excellent education in public schools and recognize and honor academic excellence among the students within the WWHS feeder pattern. Each scholarship is accompanied by an award ranging from $250 to $10,000 to assist families in financing the costs of sending their children to college.

This year’s recipients, named colleges and intended major include:

Victoryah Braun University of Texas Radio, Television, Film
Taylor Howey Texas A&M Corpus Christi Biomedical Science/Military Science
Angel Montelongo St. Mary’s University Business Administration
Stella DeLaughter Savannah College of Art & Design Fashion marketing & management
Garrett Wood University of Oklahoma Meteorology
Will Maddux Texas A&M Environmental Geosciences
Jacqueline Revilla University of Oklahoma International Business
Desiree Davis Eastfield College Law Enforcement
Deziree Ortega Richland Community College Journalism
Reiley Lusk University of Texas Biology (Pre-med)
Blake Walker University of Texas Pre-Physical Therapy
Jillian Barthelemy Texas A&M Public Health/ Nursing
Anh-Tuan Le UNT Business/Computer IS
Joseph Orozco Austin Community College Government/ Political Science
Lawson Freeman University of Texas Journalism
Madison Jeter Ohio State University Elementary School Education
Cabrina Becker University of Texas Biology (Pre-Med)
Jackson Bell Spring Hill College Molecular Biology
Catherine Rosas Texas A&M Environmental Engineering
M’Kenna Norman Texas A&M Nursing (Journalism minor)
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