Woodrow Wilson Community Foundation awards $50,250 in scholarships

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The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation announced today that 33 graduating high school seniors have been awarded foundation scholarships commencing in the fall of 2022.

“The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is proud to continue in our tradition of assisting students graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School to achieve their academic and career goals,” said Richard H. Vitale, president of the WWHS Community Foundation. “Since the inception of this program in 2011, the foundation has provided financial assistance to over 230 students totaling nearly $400,000 in financial aid. We congratulate and honor the 2022 recipients, who graduated during unprecedented times, 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 students within the WWHS feeder pattern. Scholarships range in value from $250 to $10,000 and were established to assist families in financing college costs.

This year’s scholarships, recipients and intended colleges include:

Luisa Sukkar Amy and Jason Kulas Family Scholarship $10,000 Barnard College
Lily Harrigan-Laquercia Charlotte and Joseph W. Geary, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $6,000 University of Rochester
Chloe Serna Honeybone Family Scholarship $5,000 Rice University
Noah Calhoun Richmond Family Scholarship $2,000 Texas A&M University
Lyric Hollingsworth Richmond Family Scholarship $2,000 UT- Arlington, then UT-Austin via CAP
Suppunyu Phinyawatana Veritex Community Leadership College Scholarship $1,500 Texas Tech University
George Edward Stewart Woodrow Wilson Class of 1968 Scholarship $1,500 University of Oklahoma
Cooper Deen Richard H. Vitale Family Scholarship $1,000 Texas A&M University
Christopher Rodriguez Gray Marca Lee Bircher Vocal/Music Theater Scholarship $1,000 University of North Texas
Aidan Davitt Woodrow Wilson Class of 1991 Scholarship $1,000 University of Virginia
Thaly Cruz Gonzalez Gustavo Ipina Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Texas Woman’s University
Olivia Crissey Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni Association Scholarship $1,000 University of Mississippi
Matthew Greve Bob and Mary Jo English Scholarship $1,000 Texas Tech University
Kate Gustafson Alise Cortez Scholarship $1,000 University of Puget Sound
Jonathan Castillo Lazo Kuesel Family Scholarship $1,000 University of Texas at Dallas
Gabriel Williams John Quinlan and Brandon Gordon Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Sam Houston State University
William Barnett II Nicolas M. Vitale Athletic Scholarship $1,000 McMurry University
Hope Stanley YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Scholarship $1,000 University of Texas- Austin
Jamie Harper Friends of Lakewood Scholarship $1,000 Oklahoma State University
Avery Schaub Tess P. White Foundation Scholarship $1,000 University of Georgia
Faith Frieling Marian Dieckman Hammert Scholarship $1,000 University of Texas- Austin
Emma Prestridge Mrs. P’s Sweetheart Scholarship $1,000 Southwestern University
Roberto Tomas Monaghan Barchman Family Scholarship $1,000 University of Kansas
Addison Leonard Spirit of Woodrow Scholarship $1,000 Rhodes College
Emily Hebert Mary Ruth Patterson Memorial Scholarship $1,000 University of Texas- Austin
Reid Jacobe Sicilia “Sici” Williams Memorial Scholarship $1,000 University of Georgia
A’nyah Peters Deshawn Jagwan Athletic Scholarship $1,000 Texas State University
Cecil Mosley Woodrow Wilson High School Robotics Scholarship $500 Prairie View A&M University
Javier Moncada Woodrow Wilson High School Robotics Scholarship $500 Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Benjamin Smith Class of 1978 Hal Hammond Memorial Scholarship $500 University of Indianapolis
Eva Braasch Woodrow Wilson Class of 1942 Scholarship $250 University of Texas- Austin
Abbey Wood Class of 1971 Dennis Roe Memorial Scholarship $250 Louisiana State University
Carter Vu U.S. Army Colonel Jay Cozby Memorial Scholarship $250 University of Texas- Austin

To establish or support an existing scholarship or to donate, click here.

About the Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation

The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) approved Texas nonprofit corporation founded to support and benefit Woodrow, the Woodrow Community, and DISD. It provides general financial support to the campus, including specific initiatives like the International Baccalaureate program. It also serves as a clearinghouse for scholarships given to selected graduating Woodrow seniors each year. The purpose of the Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is to support excellent education in the public schools in the Woodrow feeder pattern in the form of loans, grants and scholarships.

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