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43 Aldine ISD seniors earn ASF scholarships

Forty-three Aldine ISD seniors received Aldine Scholarship Foundation (ASF) scholarships during a reception held in their honor on Monday, May 10, at North Harris College.

The scholarships will enable the 43 students to attend North Harris College, or any school in the North Harris Montgomery Community College District (NHMCCD). Since 1991, ASF has awarded full tuition scholarships to 382 deserving Aldine ISD graduates. This year’s award winners bring that number to 425 students.

Aldine Senior High School seniors who received scholarships were: Jacqueline Burnett, who received the W.W. Thorne Award; Soima Badat, who received the Aldine ISD Award; Jackeline Ortega, who received the Deanie Merritt Award; Franchessica Patterson, who received the Shell Award I; Dominique Berry, who received the NHMCCD Award; Jena Resendez, who received the Steven Parker Award I; Dung Nguyen, who received the North Houston Greenspoint Chamber of Commerce Award II; Imelda Martinez, who received the M.B. “Sonny” Donaldson Award I; Miguel Farias, who received the Aldine ISD Faculty Award; Thy Pham, who received the Stan and Suzanne St. Pierre Award I; and Ruth Umanzor, who received the Supertravel Award III.

Eisenhower Senior High School seniors who received scholarships were: Maria Jaimes, who received the Greater Inwood Partnership Award II; Nelson Garza, who received the Donnie Drawhorn Memorial Award; Hoang Ngo, who received the North Houston Greenspoint Chamber of Commerce Award I; Luis Ortega, who received the Rigsdell Family Award; Stevi Hargis, who received the Gallery Furniture Award II; Antionette Penright, who received the Shell Award II; Christopher Gamez, who received the Aldine Optimist Club I; Eduardo Berum, who received the NHMCCD Award; and Karmen Batts, who received the Supertravel Award II.

MacArthur Senior High School seniors who received scholarships were: Noe Gonzalez, who received the MacArthur Senior High Award; Aracely Rivera, who received the Steven Parker Award II; John Lomeli, who received the Steve Mead Award; Roxana Rodriguez, who received the Supertravel Aldine Teachers Award; Andrea Velasquez, who received the Doris Davis Award; Shawanda Badon, who received the Aldine ISD Award; Joshua Garcia, who received the Aldine Optimist Club Award II; Veronica Sanches, who received the Supertravel Award I; Akpate Oyibogare, who received the Ron and Mary Oruc Award; Joanna Galaviz, who received the Aldine Improvement District Award; Dizahab Hernandez, who received the Glen and Linda Huntley Award; Adrian Gomez, who received the Gallery Furniture Award I; Sandra Ibanez, who received the Greater Inwood Partnership Award I; Idalia Mendoza, who received the M.B. “Sonny” Donaldson Award II; Victor Leon, who received Houston-Aldine Lions Club Award II; Krystal Pulido, who received the Stan and Suzanne St. Pierre Award III; Don Taylor III, who received the AISD Award; Angel Morillon, who received the North Houston Bank Award II; and Irazema Porcayo, who received the Stan and Suzanne St. Pierre Award II.

Nimitz Senior High School seniors were: Melanie Carpenter, who received the Aldine ISD Faculty Award; Eunice Montiel, who received the North Houston Bank Award I; and Carlos Ochoa, who received the Richard and Barbara Lee Memorial Award.

Prior to the awarding of the scholarships, the students were addressed by Aldine ISD Superintendent Nadine Kujawa, former ASF recipient Yanira Barrera and North Harris College President Dr. David Sam.

ASF is a non-profit organization made up of business people, educators, and members of Aldine ISD and North Harris College. Donations collected are invested and placed in certificates of investment with the principal remaining perpetually untouched. All investment proceeds are awarded directly to pay college tuition for AISD graduates to any college in the North Harris Montgomery Community College District.

Individuals who would like to contribute to ASF should contact Steve Mead at 281 442-8127.