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Woodrow Wilson Community Foundation Awards $47,500 in Scholarships

 30 Woodrow Wilson High School Seniors Named Recipients

DALLAS (June 11, 2020) – The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation announced today that 30 graduating high school seniors have been awarded Foundation scholarships commencing in the fall of 2020. 

“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. “Since the inception of this program in 2009, the Foundation has provided financial assistance over 170 students totaling nearly $300,000 in financial aid. We congratulate and honor the 2020 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 was established to support excellent education in public schools and recognize and honor academic excellence among students within the WWHS feeder pattern. Scholarships range in value from $500 to $10,000 and were established to assist families in financing college costs. 

This year’s scholarship, recipient and intended college include: 

Scholarship NameRecipientIntended College
Amy and Jason Kulas Family Scholarship Yarely Cruz UT Austin
Charlotte and Joseph W. Geary, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Esther Castillo University of North Texas
Honeybone Family Scholarship Isabela Alameda USC
Richmond Family Scholarship Brynne DardenHampton University
Richmond Family ScholarshipBailey Ashmore Louisiana State University
Veritex Community Leadership College Scholarship Katherine Brown UT Austin
Woodrow Wilson Class of 1942 Scholarship Andrea Goodart Southwestern University
Richard H. Vitale Family ScholarshipSemaj Johnson Howard University
Marca Lee Bircher Vocal/Music Theater Scholarship Abigail Daniels University of Oklahoma
Woodrow Wilson Class of 1964 Scholarship Nathaniel Ogren UT Austin
Woodrow Wilson Class of 1968 Scholarship Lugardo Marroquin University of Rochester
Class of 1968 Ken Morris Wildcat Band ScholarshipBailey MooreDavidson College
Woodrow Wilson Class of 1991 Scholarship Veronica White St. Olaf College
Bob and Mary Jo English Scholarship Luke Patin Texas A&M (College Station)
Gustavo Ipina Memorial Scholarship Daisy Martinez University of North Texas
Alise Cortez Scholarship Dagim Assefa Occidental College
Kuesel Family Scholarship Caroline Chauza University of Virginia
Nicolas M. Vitale Athletic Scholarship James Medin Hendrix College
John Quinlan and Brandon Gordon Memorial Scholarship Elizabeth Herrera Johns Hopkins University
Friends of Lakewood Scholarship Elizabeth Whiteside Emory University
Tess P. White Foundation Scholarship Ryan MeazellUniversity of Georgia
Marian Dieckman Hammert Scholarship Madison Gulley Baylor University
Spirit of Woodrow Scholarship Gloria FarrisTrinity University
U.S. Army Jay Cozby Memorial Scholarship Lauren GarciaOklahoma State University
Woodrow Wilson HS Alumni Association ScholarshipEmma Pate University of North Texas
Woodrow Wilson High School Robotics Scholarship Luke Bardin Texas A&M (College Station)
Woodrow Wilson High School Robotics Scholarship Edna VasquezTexas State University
Woodrow Wilson High School Robotics Scholarship Collin GustafsonPurdue University
Class of 1978 Hal Hammond Memorial Scholarship Casandra Rodriguez University of North Texas
Class of 1971 Dennis Roe Memorial Scholarship Kirby McDonaldUT Austin

To establish or support an existing scholarship or to donate click here.

About Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) approved Texas nonprofit corporation founded to support and benefit Woodrow, the Woodrow Community, and DISD. It provides general financial support to the campus, including specific initiatives like the International Baccalaureate program. It also serves as a clearinghouse for scholarships given to selected graduating Woodrow seniors each year. The purpose of the Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is to support excellent education in the public schools in the Woodrow feeder pattern in the form of loans, grants and scholarships.

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Sara Hundley

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