Midway High School Seniors Among Local Students Awarded $67, 000 in Scholarships
Three Midway High School seniors in the Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) program were among seven local students who were awarded more than $67,000 in scholarships at the program’s year-end recognition banquet.
The annual $20,000 Bradley Ray Hulse Memorial Scholarship, presented by Central National Bank and The First National Bank of Central Texas, was awarded to Shiroz Kazani who plans to attend the University of Texas to study nursing.
Yulisa Palacios was awarded the $5,000 Alton Davis Memorial Scholarship, presented by the Davis Family, Atmos Energy, and Slovacek’s. Palacios plans to attend Tarleton State University to study pharmacy.
The $7,500 No Boundaries Scholarship, presented by the Battle Family and Brazos Masonry, was awarded to Patrick Coke who plans to attend the University of North Texas to study nutrition.
The LEAD program is a business and education partnership that pairs area high school students with business leaders to foster mentoring relationships that educate and expose students to various business fields. Through this program, the Greater Waco Chamber hopes to improve these students’ knowledge of higher education and potential career paths and expand their goals for their future.