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16 AISD Students Receive St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship

St. David's Foundation Neal Kocurek Scholarship awardees

St. Davids Foundation awarded 16 Austin ISD students the St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship on Wednesday, July 25.

The scholarship provides college funding for high school graduates pursuing careers in the medical field at Texas colleges and universities. It also provides resources such as a tutoring program; access to mental health counseling, legal and financial services, and wellness coaching; and access to mentors from St. David’s Healthcare or St. David’s Foundation network.

Each student attending a four-year college or university will receive $7,500 per year for up to eight years if continuing on to graduate school. Students in two-year programs will receive $2,000 per semester.

AISD students who received the St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship include:

Adam Ard
Alfred A. King Chairman’s Award Winner
Anderson High School
The University of Texas at Austin, Biomedical Engineering

Giavanna Coppola
Anderson High School
Texas State University, Kinesiology

Johnny Dang
Liberal Arts and Science Academy
Rice University, Biochemistry

Kizra Fathima
Lanier High School
The University of Texas at Austin, Biochemistry

Adey Gayim
Anderson High School
University of Texas at San Antonio, Biology

Noemi Gonzalez
Lanier High School
The University of Texas at Austin, Undeclared Pre-Med

Marisol Jasso
Akins High School
Texas State University, Nursing

Valeria Lopez
Bowie High School
The University of Texas at Austin, Undeclared Mathematics

Saba Naiyer
Akins High School
The University of Texas at Austin, Biology

Amie Nguyen
Anderson High School
The University of Texas at Austin, Business Honors

Eleanor Nichols
Liberal Arts and Science Academy
The University of Texas at Austin, Biology

Tiffany Pham
Akins High School
The University of Texas at Austin, Nursing

Tram Pham
Anderson High School
The University of Texas at Dallas, Child and Learning Development

Tu Quach
Akins High School
Texas A&M University, Biomedical Sciences

Brianna Rondero
Anderson High School
Texas A&M University, Biomedical Engineering

Zak Turner
Anderson High School
The University of Texas at Austin, Plan II Honors

To learn more about the St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship, please visit https://stdavidsfoundation.org/our-programs/scholarships/st-davids-neal-kocurek-scholarship/.