FOR is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Scholarship Program. Five $1,000 and two $500 Honorable Mention scholarships were awarded to seven seniors living in or attending a high school that has an extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) in the San Bernard Watershed. These scholarships will help pay for actual college tuition and book expenses.
Congratulations to these $1,000 scholarship winners (listed alphabetically):
John-Allan Bock is graduating from Boling High School and will pursue a welding certification at Wharton County Jr College. He plans to weld underwater and long term, become an inspector. Great attention to environmental rules and regulations makes this career path a good fit for the San Bernard Watershed Scholarship. John-Allan is active in FFA, 4-H and a volunteer at several community events.
Allison Fucik is graduating from El Campo ranked 12th in her class. She plans to attend Wharton County Jr College and obtain a degree in Agricultural Business with the goal of owning and operating a farm and ranch. Allison is a member of the National Honor Society, FFA club leader, Interact, as well as numerous other clubs. She volunteers with the highway cleanup and various church and community events.
Stephanie Mae Janak is ranked in the top 10% of her El Campo High School graduating class. She plans to attend Wharton County Jr College and later transfer to Texas A&M pursuing a degree in Agricultural and Wildlife Management with a Secondary Education Certification. Stephanie Mae wants to be an Ag Teacher. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Interact, FFA and the Drill Team. She is a community volunteer, including beach and park clean ups.
Andrea Logan is Salutatorian of her Sweeny High School graduating class. Andrea lives on the San Bernard River with her parents, Jane & Tim Logan. She is attending Texas A&M and wants to work at a large company where she can specialize in environmental accounting. She is on the Brazosport College Dean’s List, already completing 32 hours. She is a member of National Honor Society, varsity softball, Interact, FCA and volunteers at numerous community events; including FOR’s River Cleanup and hosts a River Regatta dock stop.
Jeremy Supak is ranked third in his El Campo High School graduating class with a 5.273 GPA. Not only has he excelled academically, but also has accumulated 531 volunteer hours while in high school. He is a member of National Honor Society, FFA, Student Council, and plays various sports. Jeremy plans to attend Texas A&M University majoring in Petroleum Engineering.
Congratulations to these $500 Honorable Mention scholarship winners (listed alphabetically):
Madison Cline is graduating from Wharton High School and will pursue an Agricultural Education degree with plans to teach in a school district that supports Ag Ed. In the fall, she will attend Wharton County Jr College and later transfer to Texas State University. Madison is a member of FFA, 4-H, Jr Fair Board, varsity swim team, student council, Interact and has volunteered at Matagorda beach cleanup, Special Olympics, and various other community events.
Ty Murray is ranked fourth in his Sealy High School graduating class. He plans to attend Texas A&M in the fall pursuing a Civil Engineering degree. A member of National Honor Society, Interact, Wildlife, TX High School Rodeo Association, 4-H and FFA. Ty also volunteers at clean the beach, adopt-a-highway and at the local food pantry, to name a few.
The San Bernard Watershed Scholarship Program is funded by the annual FOR River Regatta and Fundraiser, held this year on October 26 & 27. Save the date, come support the event, ensure these scholarships continue.