Eight HISD seniors each were awarded a $10,000 college scholarship through the Women’s Energy Network Houston’s Young Women Energized Partnership.
The scholarships are awarded to exemplary high school senior girls from the greater Houston area with exemplary academic records and who have demonstrated leadership potential throughout their high school career.
The winners will be honored at the Women Energized Network Houston’s virtual 2020 Young Women Energized event, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. The program will feature breakout sessions on careers in STEM, scholarships, and will be headlined by keynote speaker and BEACON ocean energy probe inventor, Hannah Herbst.
The eight winners are:
|Yanelly Munoz||East Early College High School|
|Karrison Ibe||Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy|
|Clarisse Forro||Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy|
|Diana Zamarippa||Energy Institute High School|
|Sophia Haskin||Bellaire High School|
|Ashley-Ngoc Nguyen||Lamar High School|
|Veronica Mendoza||Eastwood Academy High School|
|Aaliyah McAfee|| Energy Institute High School |
The YWN event is open to all HISD students and staff. The full program, speakers, resources, and registration for this year’s event can be found online here. For more information about Young Women’s Network, visit www.ywehouston.com.