Friday, May 27, 2016

SBEF Awards Scholarships to WAIS Graduates

Earlier this week, article Spring Branch Education Foundation Awards 127 Scholarships was published by the SBISD School Zone. The article lists a multitude of scholarships awarded to seniors around the district, including a respectable portion to the graduating seniors from Westchester Academy.

“These seniors and educators are stand-outs who represent so many bright stars in Spring Branch ISD,” SBEF Executive Director Cece Thompson said. “It’s a privilege to recognize them.”
“The evening is not just another opportunity to award higher education scholarships,” Warren Matthews, SBEF Scholarship Committee chair, said. “We publicly pay tribute to our seniors for their achievements, to the educators who have prepared our honorees for the next stage of their lives and to our community leaders and volunteers for their support and involvement in educating our youth.”

Scholarships presented to WAIS Class of 2016 graduates include:

Employee Campaign Scholarship
Zeynep Dikmen, Clinton Dougher, Marie Drosche, Jon Lim, Joshua McCune, Jesid Post, Emily Ripkowski, Diana Villareal

CITGO STEM Scholarship
Anthony Gonzalez, Kevin Le, Emily Navejar, Daniel Villagomez

Council of PTAs Scholarship
Sara Farrokhi

Spring Branch Education Foundation Scholarship
Sam Farrokhi

Read the full article  on the SBISD School Zone.

Photo by IBDP student Santiago Moreno.

About Spring Branch Education Foundation:Spring Branch Education Foundation is committed to supporting SBISD students and educators. It partners with the district and community to fund programs that enhance education and prepare students for the future. Since 1993, the Foundation has donated more than $9 million to the district. In 2015, dewey & associates ranked SBEF 17th in the nation among K-12 education foundations and number one in its division of foundations with $1 million to $1,999,999 in revenues. SBEF is a 501(c)3 organization; all donations are tax deductible.

1 comment:

  1. Although I believe in free education, I settle for scholarships. The deserving should always be awarded. It is so tragic when talent goes wasted.


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