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TYLER, April 3, 2017--Two outstanding high school students were awarded $1,005 scholarships to Tyler Junior College in the Future Apaches scholarship event held Saturday, April 1, at TJC’s main campus. The “Apache of the Week” scholarship, sponsored by TJC, was awarded to Grayson White of Big Sandy High School, while the “Cheerleader of the Week” scholarship, sponsored by Texas Spine & Joint Hospital, was awarded to Camden Brown of Lindale High School.
TJC Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Juan E. Mejia welcomed the crowd prior to selecting the scholarship recipients. Visitors were treated to giveaways as well as tours of the campus and residence halls.
“Congratulations to the two overall scholarship recipients as well as all the weekly winners,” said Dr. Mejia. “The 25 students selected as “Apache of the Week” and “Cheerleader of the Week” are all very deserving, and we look forward to seeing many of them enroll in TJC this fall.”
Students, parents, high school leaders and others joined officials from TJC, Texas Spine & Joint Hospital and Alpha Media Group Saturday as the names of weekly winners were entered into a drawing for an overall winner in each scholarship category.
During the 2016 football season, 25 students were nominated by leaders at their respective high schools for demonstrated excellence and tenacity.
Future Apache of the Week winners: (Sponsored by Tyler Junior College)
Jadyn Holt – Lindale HS
Mikayla Lunsford – Harleton HS
Elsa Li – Brook Hill Academy
Tristan Boyce – Union Grove HS
Naomi D’Arbell – Longview HS
Breona Simpson – Carthage HS
Brooklyne Bond – Hughes Springs HS
Thomas Hadley – Arp HS
Mohamed Shehadeh – Hallsville HS
Grayson White – Big Sandy HS
Spencer Liles – Tatum HS
Gavin Flanagan – Overton HS
Cheerleader of the Week winners: (Sponsored by Texas Spine & Joint Hospital)
Camden Brown – Lindale HS
Mady Slone – Harleton HS
Courtney Harris – Spring Hill HS
Raegan Hayes – Brook Hill Academy
Dacie Dyess – Union Grove HS
Miayah Miller – Longview HS
Savannah Pride – Carthage HS
Kali Calcote – Hughes Springs HS
India Holland – Arp HS
Megan Fletcher – Hallsville HS
Annah Pichette – Big Sandy HS
Ryan Gibson – Tatum HS
Hannah Osburn – Overton HS
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