Friday, June 7, 2013

Sixteen Spring Branch ISD graduating seniors were among 396 Houston area students who received more than $7 million in scholarships from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

In all, the Show awarded 238 Metropolitan scholarships and 114 Opportunity scholarships to students from 58 school districts in eight counties.

The student awards are based on academic achievements and economic need. In addition, there were 15 Student Art scholarships awarded to young artists who competed at the district level in the Show’s School Art Program in 2012.

Twenty-nine scholarships were presented for other outstanding achievements. Student scholars were recognized on May 22 at an awards banquet in the Reliant Center.

Memorial High School
  • Emily Ackerman – Military Scholarship
  • Sang Ji – Metropolitan Scholarship
  • Alec Vila – Opportunity Scholarship
  • Jason Vila – Opportunity Scholarship

Northbrook High School
  • Jose Apolinar – Opportunity Scholarship
  • Linh Chau – Metropolitan Scholarship
  • Sandra Lara – Metropolitan Scholarship
  • Natividad Mosqueda – Student Art Scholarship

Spring Woods High School
  • Rena Dang – Opportunity Scholarship
  • Diane Duong – Opportunity Scholarship
  • Kevin Pham – Metropolitan Scholarship Stratford High School
  • Nahyeon "Christiana" Kim – Metropolitan Scholarship

Westchester Academy for International Studies
  • Alexa Gutierrez – Opportunity Scholarship
  • Jennifer Hoang – Metropolitan Scholarship
  • Emerald Rodriguez – Opportunity Scholarship
  • Jacquelinne Tobar – Opportunity Scholarship

-- This report was compiled by Communications Dept. Intern Kali Venable.


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