As the 2020-2021 school year draws to a close, several Houston Independent School District seniors were awarded scholarships on Tuesday.
At Booker T. Washington High School, five seniors each were awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Texas Spring Cypress Chapter of the Links, Inc.
The recipients of the Anna James Scholarships were:
- Abdulazeez Babajide
- Vincent Hernandez
- Mearquayla Johnson
- Serena Eldridge
- Jayla Wiley
Three seniors from across the district were awarded scholarships from Waldman Legal Group. The first-place recipient received $2,000, while the runner up and second runner up received $500 and $250 respectively. The winners of the Waldman Legal Scholarships were:
- Cristian Moran, first place, from Houston Academy for International Studies
- Miranda Galvan, second place, from North Forest High School
- Yaritza Torres, third place, from Northside High School
Finally, Exotic Pop gave scholarships—for $1,000 each—to a pair of seniors. The Donnie Franklin Scholarship was awarded to Isabel Garcia, from Northside High School; the Charleston Wilson Scholarship was awarded to Joshua Martinez from Heights High School.