The Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo will announce the 2014 Scholarship Award Winners on Thursday, June 26. This year $49,000 will be awarded to area high school seniors.
The Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo continues its tradition and mission by giving back through youth scholarships to area high school students. Students and their families will attend the organization’s Scholars Recognition Banquet on Thursday, June 26, where $49,000 will be awarded in scholarships. In addition, $5,000 will be awarded to 2 students at the 4-H Youth Development Foundation Awards Ceremony in College Station on June 9.
Students receiving scholarships represented the following schools: Bosqueville, China Spring, Crawford, Groesbeck, Lorena, Mart, McGregor, Mexia, Midway, Moody, Robinson, Rogers, Texas Christian Academy, University, Waco and West.
These scholarships are part of the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo’s annual commitment of providing scholarships to Central Texas students. Since its beginning, the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo has committed more than $2 million to the youth of Central Texas.
The scholarship program began in 1995 awarding scholarships with a total value of $1,700 to the youth of Waco. Over the years, the number of scholarships has greatly increased. The Scholarship Committee strives to provide financial assistance to students who have proven academic and leadership abilities, good citizenship and financial needs.
For more information, email Melinda Moss at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 254-224-8276