2020 Scholarship Recipients
Ashlyn attended McNeil High School. She was historian of the Latin Club, a junior coach for her summer swimming league, and a personal tutor for two young neighbors. She also volunteered with Heart of Texas Lab Rescue. She is pursuing a degree in Biomedical Sciences.
Jenny attended Akins High School and graduated in the top 10% of her class. She has been active in her community as a youth representative on the Austin Youth Advisory Committee and helped coordinate different activities, including Operation Blue Santa and Farmers Market Dove Springs. She is pursuing a major in Nursing and minor in Spanish.
Lana Cho attended Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. She was the lead robotics designer and engineer for a NASA High School Aerospace program, lead coder on a team building a website that performed statistical analysis for the City of Austin, and co-captain for the Ann-Droids Robotics Team. She has also volunteered with Austin Sheltie Rescue, National Honor Society, and World Language Honors Society. She is pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Sciences.
Tara attended Stony Point High School. She was extensively involved in the local HOSA chapter as Historian, Secretary, and President. She was also in leadership positions in the Environmental Club and 2020 Class Council. She volunteered at the Round Rock Serving Center, Round Rock Public Library, Changemakers, and HOSA community service events. She is pursuing a degree in Allied Health Sciences for Nursing.
2019 Scholarship Recipients
Barbara attended East Austin Prep College and was involved with the band, class cabinet, and varsity softball. She was the softball team's MVP her senior season. She is studying Geology.
Cortland attended Lake Travis High School and was involved with PALS, National Honor Society, and was captain of the football team. He was awarded First Team Academic All-State. He is also an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. He is studying Computer Science Engineering.
Brandon attended Round Rock High School and was president of Mu Alpha Theta, a service organization dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics. He was also captain of the swim team, involved in DECA, and the model UN. He is studying Business Management.
Leticia attended Round Rock High School and was president of the Mock Trial Club. She excelled academically, and is studying Political Science. She plans to continue her education by pursuing a law degree to help make a difference in the justice system by addressing social inequality.
Anjali attended West Wood High School and has been involved with various volunteer organizations throughout her community. She maintained a 4.0 GPA for most of her high school career and near perfect SAT score. She created and designed a website that helps users find and support charities. She is studying Computer Science and plans to lead a non-profit technology startup.
Anna Olmedo Barraco
Anna attended Wimberly High School and was involved in the National Honor Society and Student Council. She was also the captain of the varsity basketball and soccer teams. She joined the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets and hopes to follow in her father's footsteps by serving in the US military. She is studying Aerospace Engineering.
Andrea attended Vandergrift High School and was involved in the National Honor Society, PALS, fellowship for Christian athletes, and varsity basketball. She was awarded a spot on the All District Academic varsity team all four years. She is studying Allied Health and plans to pursue a career in nursing.
Isi, as her friends call her, moved to Cedar Park with her family from Bulgaria right before high school. She quickly assimilated into American culture by learning English at Stony Point High School. She had to grow up quickly by helping her family adjust to living in the US because she was the best English speaker in the family. She is studying Architecture.
Angela Cruz Morales
Angela attended Eastside Memorial High School and was co-captain of the cheer team and a member of the dance team. She excelled in the classroom and graduated near the top of her class. She is the first in her family to attend a public university, and she is studying Mechanical Engineering.
Navya attended West Wood High School and volunteered in various hospitals and health care organizations. She was awarded the Silver Medal at the national level for show case in Health Services. She was also involved with the dance team. She is studying Biology and plans to attend medical school.