Colleyville Lions Club Announces the 2007 Scholarship Recipients
The Colleyville Lions Collegiate Scholarship Committee selected seven students to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Each year the club provides $4,000 to $8,000 in scholarships to high school seniors. Seniors from Birdville, GCISD, HEB, Keller and Carroll ISD are eligible to apply.
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.
The Colleyville Lions Club awards the $1,000 scholarships each year. 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
|Stephanie Trent – Colleyville Heritage H.S.
|Rebecca Sigman -Birdville H.S.
|Lori Wojceichowski – Fossil Ridge H.S.
|Jaime Ordonez- Fossil Ridge H.S.
|Matthew Kijowski – Grapevine H.S.
|Katherine Lindley – Grapevine H.S.
|Melissa Foy – Grapevine H.S. (Not Pictured)
Stephanie Trent – Colleyville Heritage High School. She will attend Tarrant County College, looking to become a dental hygienist.
Rebecca Sigman -Birdville High School. She will attend the University of North Texas in Denton. She will be a music major with plans to become a music minister.
Lori Wojceichowski – Fossil Ridge High School. She will attend Mid Western University with plans to become an anesthesiologist.
Jaime Ordonez– Fossil Ridge High School. He will attend Texas A&M College Station, with plans to be an agricultural engineer.
Matthew Kijowski – Grapevine High School. He will attended the University of Texas, working toward an engineering degree.
Katherine Lindley – Grapevine High School. Will attend Texas Tech, majoring in education.
Melissa Foy – Grapevine High School. (not pictured)
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.