The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation awarded $48,250 in scholarships to 30 graduating seniors.

Since the inception of the program in 2011, the foundation has provided nearly $350,000 in financial aid to more than 200 students.  We congratulate and honor the 2021 recipients, who graduated during unprecedented times, and wish them continued success as they pursue their higher education goals.”

“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,” said Richard H. Vitale, president of the WWHS Community Foundation.

This year’s recipients are:

Isabella Olsen-Barone Amy and Jason Kulas Family Scholarship $10,000 University of Vermont or abroad
Grace Pulis Charlotte and Joseph W. Geary, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $6,000 University of Texas
Christopher Olvera Paisano Honeybone Family Scholarship $5,000 University of Texas
Ashley Almanza Richmond Family Scholarship $2,000 Wake Forest University
D’Arcy Roberts Richmond Family Scholarship $2,000 Syracuse University
Erik Negrete Veritex Community Leadership College Scholarship $1,500 Davidson College
Tessa Wilson Woodrow Wilson Class of 1968 Scholarship $1,500 University of Texas
Eleanor Adams Richard H. Vitale Family Scholarship $1,000 University of Texas
Mackenzie McCulloch Marca Lee Bircher Vocal/Music Theater Scholarship $1,000 University of North Texas
Ruben Reyna Woodrow Wilson Class of 1942 Scholarship $1,000 University of Michigan
Hannah Shreiner Woodrow Wilson Class of 1964 Scholarship $1,000 University of Texas
Francesca Rogers Woodrow Wilson Class of 1991 Scholarship $1,000 Lawrence University
Evelyn Pate Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni Association Scholarship $1,000 Oklahoma State University
Jackson Miller Bob and Mary Jo English Scholarship $1,000 University of Texas
Isabella Amezquita Alise Cortez Scholarship $1,000 University of North Texas
Jasmine Darwish Luther King Capital Management Scholarship $1,000 Dallas College
Mackenzie Amaya Kuesel Family Scholarship $1,000 Ouachita Baptist University
Cameron McElhenie John Quinlan and Brandon Gordon Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Boston University
Finley Scott Nicolas M. Vitale Athletic Scholarship $1,000 UT Arlington then UT Austin
Lucy Caudill Friends of Lakewood Scholarship $1,000 University of Texas
Hannah Heckendorn Tess P. White Foundation Scholarship $1,000 Pitzer College
Ashley Zuniga Marian Dieckman Hammert Scholarship $1,000 Dallas College
Sofia Tovar Barchman Family Scholarship $1,000 Texas Wesleyan University
Kendall Kuesel Spirit of Woodrow Scholarship $1,000 Austin Community College
Marlee Stephens Sicilia “Sici” Williams Memorial Scholarship $1,000 University of Oklahoma
Jay Matney Class of 1971 Dennis Roe Memorial Scholarship $500 Texas A&M University
Ruby Rodriguez Woodrow Wilson High School Robotics Scholarship $500 Northeastern University
Skylar Linker Woodrow Wilson High School Robotics Scholarship $500 Davidson College
Madison Marketos Class of 1978 Hal Hammond Memorial Scholarship $500 University of Texas
Lilly Fowler U.S. Army Colonel Jay Cozby Memorial Scholarship $250 Texas A&M University


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