The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

June 6, 2010

WHS graduates receive scholarships, college acceptance letters


Palestine Herald-Press

PALESTINE —

Westwood High School’s Class of 2010 graduated during commencement Friday night at Panther Stadium, receiving more than $1 million in scholarships.

Here is a list of  scholarship recipients and college acceptance:

• Jose Luis Almaraz — U.S. Army National Guard GI Bill & State Tuition Assistance $80,100

• Shaun Allen Anderson — Orange & White Scholarship $500; accepted to Texas State University

• Krystal Monique Bagley — Palestine Negro Business & Professional Women's Club Scholarship $500; Orange & White Scholarship $500; accepted to Stephen F. Austin State University

• Randi Suzanne Bernas — THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2,000; accepted to University of North Texas

• Rachel Lauren Bing — THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2,000; THECB 30 College Hours Earned $1,000; M.E. “Buckshot” Johnston & John Jordan Memorial Scholarship $1,000; Jim Bishop Memorial Scholarship $1,000; Boston Porter Memorial Scholarship $1,250; Texas State Association of Electrical Workers Eddie Patton Memorial Scholarship $500; Rotary Scholarship $900; accepted to Texas A&M University

• Dustin Carl Brister — U.S. Navy Post 911 GI Bill $90,000

• Dillon Scott Bruce — U.S. Navy Post 911 GI Bill $90,000

• Phillip Oliver Buchanan — WHS Interact Club Scholarship $1,000; Orange & White Scholarship $500; accepted to Lamar University

• Luke Daniel Carmichael — THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2000; accepted to Mary Hardin Baylor

• Jose Angel Castillo — Gragg Foundation Scholarship $10,000; accepted to Tarleton State University

• Amanda Leigh Clutter — THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2000

• James Ryan Davis — Accepted to The Art Institute of Dallas

• Jacob Andrew Dees — THECB Valedictorian one-year full tuition exemption; THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2,000; Texas A&M CJ (Red) Davidson Scholarship $1,500; accepted to Texas A&M University

• Seth Nicholas Dingas — THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2000; Joye Gold Memorial Scholarship $500; Trinity Valley Electric Co-op Scholarship $2,000; Area Go Texan Scholarship $15,000; Texas Aggie Grant $2,000; Texas Education Grant $2,000; Hazelwood Act 150 paid hours; accepted to Texas A&M University

• Cody Allen Dowdell —U.S. Army Montgomery GI Bill $62,748

• Shane Taylor Elliott — Imagine America Scholarship $1,000; Career College and Schools of Texas Scholarship $1,000; accepted to Universal Technical Institute

• Erica Renea Emanuel — Accepted to Baylor University

• Asa Paul Evans — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• Nicole Randal Ford — Accepted to Stephen F. Austin State University

• Amanda Marie Garcia — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• James Lee Glover — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• Tina Marie Glover — Drill Team Booster Club Scholarship $200

• Paul Harold Guillotte — U.S. Army Reserves Montgomery GI Bill & Tuition Assistance $62,000; accepted to the University of Texas at Arlington

• Brett Austin Hamilton — J.G. “Griff” Hamilton Memorial Scholarship $2,000; accepted to the University of North Texas

• Jessica Anne Hargrave — Lon Morris Cheerleading Scholarship $7,500; accepted to Lon Morris College

• Cathy Lynn Hudson — THECB 30 College Hours Earned $1,000; Palestine Noon Lions Club Scholarship $1,000; accepted to Stephen F. Austin State University

• Christa Rochelle Humphreys — Palestine Negro Business & Professional Women's Club Scholarship $500; Tarleton State University Scholarship $600; accepted to Tarleton State University

• Lance Taylor Jones — U.S. Marines Montgomery GI Bill & 100% Tuition Assistance $80,000

• Katy Ann Lively — Trinity Valley Community College Superintendent Scholarship $1,500

• Tiffany Delynn Luckett — Drill Team Booster Club Scholarship $300; accepted to The Art Institute of Dallas

• Bryce Emerson Lyman — THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2000; THECB 30 College Hours Earned $1000; accepted to Texas A&M University

• Jeffery Dean McCreary — U.S. Army National Guard GI Bill & State Tuition Assistance $80,100

• Tom H McCreary — U.S. Army National Guard GI Bill & State Tuition Assistance $80,100

• Tiffany Christina McKee — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• Lesley Erin McNeill — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• Samantha Erin Nivens — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• Justin Lee Nolen — U.S. Marines Montgomery GI Bill & 100% Tuition Assistance $80,000

• Erica Nicole Odom — Drill Team Booster Club Scholarship $100

• Courtney Marie Pharis — RC Trucking Scholarship $500; accepted to University of Texas at Tyler

• Scott Vernon Pounds — THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2000; WHS Band Booster Club Scholarship $500; Henderson State University Band Scholarship and University Centurium Scholarship $44,000; accepted to Henderson State University

• Eleuterio Roman Jr. — U.S. Army Montgomery GI Bill $67,248

• Tony Joseph Rosati — THECB Top 10% Scholarship $2000; Joe & Marguerite Davis Scholarship $2,000; WHS National Honor Society $500; Rotary Scholarship $2,500; Texas Aggie grant $1,500; accepted to Texas A&M University

• Alexandria Lee Sendejo — Accepted to Stephen F. Austin State University

• Cameron Dewayne Shead — U.S. Navy Post 911 GI Bill $90,000

• Audrey Ann Sweetman — Orange & White Scholarship $500; accepted to Trinity Valley Community College

• Dametra Charmaine Thompson — Accepted to Angelina College

• Brittni Kay Till — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• Breanna Lynn Vickery — Accepted to Miller Mott Technical College

• Rodney Dewayne Watson Jr. — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• Whitney La Sha White — Accepted to Angelina College

• Chelsea Dawn Williams — Drill Team Booster Club Scholarship $200; accepted to Sam Houston State University

• Des'Mone Garrord Williams — Accepted to Tyler Junior College

• Crystal Gail Young — Accepted to Tyler Junior College