Colleyville Lions Club Announces the 2006 Scholarship Recipients
The Colleyville Lions Collegiate Scholarship Committee selected six students to receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Students are selected based academics, community activity, career goal, financial consideration and individuals that have exhibited the Lions’ pledge “We Serve” through their actions and plans. High School Seniors from GCISD, Carroll ISD, HEB, Keller ISD and Birdville ISD are eligible to apply.
This year’s winners are:
|$1,000 Scholarship Winners
|Monica Ann Ridgway – Colleyville Heritage H.S.
|Lauren Schneider – Carroll H.S.
|Sarah Jung – Richland H.S
|Stephanie Adams – Keller H.S.
|Taylor Barber – Grapevine H.S.
|Tiffany Moore – Birdville H.S.
Left to Right; General Hank Smyth, Scholarship Committee, Lauren Schneider, Taylor Barber, Monica Ann Ridgway, Stephanie Adams, Tiffany Ann Moore, Sarah Jung and Michael Muhm, Scholarship Committee.
Forty-one applications from area high school seniors were reviewed and considered by the Scholarship Committee. The 2006 Scholarship Committee included Lions Tom Cannon, Michael Muhm, Jerome Davis, General Hank Smyth and Scholarship Chairman Nelson Thibodeaux.
The six finalists will each receive a $1,000 cash scholarship for college related expenses.
Typically, a minimum of four $1,000 Scholarships are awarded to senior high school students annually. These scholarships are open to seniors in the following school districts; Birdville ISD, Carroll ISD, Grapevine/Colleyville ISD, HEB ISD, and Keller ISD. Seniors in parochial and private schools in the same ISD areas are also eligible.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN THE ESTABLISHED DEADLINE. INTERVIEWS OF ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES WILL BE HELD ON A SATURDAY IN COLLEYVILLE. CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED WITH THE LOCATION AND INTERVIEW TIME. INTERVIEWS WILL TYPICALLY LAST APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED WITHIN 72 HOURS. A CERTIFICATE WILL BE PRESENTED AT A REGULARLY SCHEDULED COLLEYVILLE LIONS CLUB MEETING TO BE REDEEMED FOR THE VALUE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP UPON PROOF OF TUITION OR RELATED COLLEGIATE EXPENSES.
The Colleyville Lions Club scholarship program is approved by the Colleyville Lions Club Board of Directors and funded by the Colleyville Lions Foundation. The process is administered by a Colleyville Lions Scholarship Committee that recommends final recipients. Candidates that plan to attend either college or a vocational school are invited to submit an application. A complete application for the scholarships include a completed application form, a completed form by a Counselor or Principal, a personal statement, and letters of recommendation.