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Anderson, Austin and Lanier Students Earn College Funding

Nine former AISD students were awarded the 2015 Neal Kocurek Scholarship from the St. David’s Foundation. The student’s receive $7,500 a semester, up to a total of $60,000, to go toward their undergraduate, graduate and doctorate studies.

The following selected recipients are:

Anderson High School

  • Mara Minford will be majoring in biology at The University of Texas at Dallas.
  • Long Pham will be majoring in nursing at The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Caroline Young is the winner of the Alfred A. King Chairman’s Award and will be majoring in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

Austin High School

  • Alejandro Lizarraga will be majoring in nursing at Texas State University.
  • Edith Gonzalez Rodriguez will be majoring in nursing at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Lainer High School

  • Kimberly Corona will be majoring in biochemistry at The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Myat May is the winner of the Alfred A. King Chairman’s Award and will be is majoring in biology at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
  • Sania Razzak will be majoring in biology at The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Abigail Torres will be majoring in biochemistry at The University of Texas at Austin.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students had to be a graduating senior from Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis or Williamson counties and seeking a healthcare degree at an accredited Texas college or university.

In order for the student to be selected, they must be reviewed and interviewed by The St. David’s Foundation Scholarship Committee.  For more information about the scholarship, please visit http://stdavidsfoundation.org.