HISD Announces Scholarship Program with M.C. Williams Middle School and Texas Southern University

The Houston Independent School District will announce a new scholarship program with Texas Southern University to benefit students at M.C. Williams Middle School.   For the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 academic school years, sixth-grade students at M.C. Williams will be awarded full tuition scholarships to TSU upon graduating from high school.   The students will be required to meet certain academic and attendance criteria to receive the scholarships.  During the announcement ceremony, each student will receive a TSU t-shirt and will make a commitment pledge to do their best to achieve academic excellence.  


Who:          HISD Board of Education Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones, HISD Chief Middle School officer Michael Cardona, M.C. Williams Principal Corey Seymour, Texas Southern University representatives, M.C. Williams sixth grade students, staff, and faculty.


What:         Texas Southern University will announce a new initiative to reward M.C. Williams students who achieve academic excellence.  Upon successful completion of high school, TSU will award full tuition scholarships to M.C. Williams sixth grade students for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 academic school years.


When:        Friday, November 30, 2012: 10 a.m.


Where:       M.C. Williams Middle School   
6100 Knox