Friday, May 9, 2014

Assistance League of Houston Scholarships

Twelve graduating seniors from Spring Branch ISD high schools received $24,000 in scholarships to attend colleges and universities in Texas during a recent awards event sponsored by the Assistance League of Houston.

Seniors earned $2,000 each for exemplary academic performance and for their contributions to the community.

Scholarship recipients included:

·        Memorial High School seniors Efrain Batista, Katalina Santibanez and McCall Montz
·        Stratford High School senior Abril Maria Brugo
·        Spring Woods High School seniors Michelle Deveau, Karina Mendoza and Jacqueline Silva
·        Northbrook High School senior My Nguyen
·        Westchester Academy for International Studies seniors Yansi Arevalo, Melissa Iracheta, Saul Isaac Lopez and Duane Patterson

The Assistance League of Houston is a volunteer, nonprofit group that provides a variety of philanthropic programs to the Houston area. Operation School Bell has provided school uniforms to students for decades, Head Start Readers is a literacy enrichment program, and graduating seniors receive annual scholarships.

Since its founding in 1966, the Assistance League of Houston has given back up to $9 million to the Houston community through philanthropic and scholarship efforts and programs.


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