Photo courtesy of the WWHS Community Foundation.

The Woodrow Wilson Community Foundation awarded over $50,000 in scholarships to 33 Woodrow Wilson High School seniors.

Created in 2011, the foundation supports local public schools and recognizes students in the Woodrow feeder pattern. It has continued supporting students, with the program expanding each year. 

Scholarships, ranging between $250 and $10,000, will help Woodrow Woodrow students and their families pay for college. 

“The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is proud to continue in our tradition of assisting students graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School achieve their academic and career goals,” says Richard H. Vitale, the president of the foundation. 

The scholarship and amount, their recipients and intended college include: 

Amy and Jason Kulas Family Scholarship: $10,000 

Luisa Sukkar (Barnard College)

Charlotte and Joseph W. Geary, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: $6,000

Lily Harrigan-Laquercia (University of Rochester)  

Honeybone Family Scholarship: $5,000

Chloe Serna (Rice University) 

Richmond Family Scholarship: $2,000

Noah Calhoun (Texas A&M University) 

Lyric Hollingsworth (UT-Arlington then UT-Austin via CAP)  

Veritex Community Leadership College Scholarship: $1,500 

Suppunyu Phinyawatana (Texas Tech University) 

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1968 Scholarship: $1,500

George Edward Stewart (University of Oklahoma)

Richard H. Vitale Family Scholarship: $1,000

Cooper Deen (Texas A&M University)

Marca Lee Bircher Vocal/Music Theater Scholarship: $1,000

Christopher Rodriguez Gray (University of North Texas) 

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1991 Scholarship: $1,000

Aidan Davitt (University of Virginia) 

Gustavo Ipina Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 

Thaly Cruz Gonzalez (Texas Woman’s University) 

Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni Association Scholarship: $1,000

Olivia Crissey (University of Mississippi)  

Bob and Mary Jo English Scholarship: $1,000 

Matthew Greve (Texas Tech University) 

Alise Cortez Scholarship: $1,000 

Kate Gustafson (University of Puget Sound) 

Kuesel Family Scholarship: $1,000

Jonathan Castillo Lazo (University of Texas at Dallas) 

John Quinlan and Brandon Gordon Memorial Scholarship: $1,000  

Gabriel Williams (Sam Houston State University) 

Nicolas M. Vitale Athletic Scholarship: $1,000

William Barnett II (McMurry University)  

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Scholarship: $1,000  

Hope Stanley (University of Texas at Austin) 

Friends of Lakewood Scholarship: $1,000 

Jamie Harper (Oklahoma State University)  

Tess P. White Foundation Scholarship: $1,000

Avery Schaub (University of Georgia) 

Marian Dieckman Hammert Scholarship: $1,000 

Faith Frieling (University of Texas at Austin)  

Mrs. P’s Sweetheart Scholarship: $1,000  

Emma Prestridge (Southwestern University) 

Barchman Family Scholarship: $1,000 

Roberto Tomas Monaghan (University of Kansas) 

Spirit of Woodrow Scholarship: $1,000 

Addison Leonard (Rhodes College) 

Mary Ruth Patterson Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 

Emily Hebert (University of Texas at Austin) 

Sicilia “Sici” Williams Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 

Reid Jacobe (University of Georgia) 

Deshawn Jagwan Athletic Scholarship: $1,000 

A’nyah Peters (Texas State University)  

Woodrow Wilson High School Robotics Scholarship: $500 

Cecil Mosley (Prairie View A&M University) 

Javier Moncada (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) 

Class of 1978 Hal Hammond Memorial Scholarship: $500 

Benjamin Smith (University of Indianapolis) 

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1942 Scholarship: $250 

Eva Braasch (University of Texas at Austin)  

Class of 1971 Dennis Roe Memorial Scholarship: $250 

Abbey Wood (Louisiana State University) 

U.S. Army Colonel Jay Cozby Memorial Scholarship: $250 

Carter Vu (University of Texas at Austin)  

Any donations or support for a scholarship can be made by emailing contact@woodrowfoundation.org. 


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