The Palo Verde Ridge Scholarship Foundation has received more than 16 applications for the 2015/2016 academic year. Three scholarships were awarded.
Christine Obgonna received a 4 year scholarship, worth up to $10,000 per year, to pursue a Pre-Medicine, or Bachelor of Medical Humanities Degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Christine is a former employee of Plato's Closet - Sugar Land.
Rachel Bentley received a 4 year scholarship, worth up to $10,000 per year, to pursue completion of a Biology Degree from Lamar University, and then to continue to Physician's Assistant qualification in Graduate School. Rachel is a current employee at Plato's Closet - Beaumont.
Aniyah Hector-Wyatt received a 2 year scholarship, worth up to $5,000 per year, to pursue Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Prarie View A&M. Aniyah is a former employee of Plato's Closet - Greenway.
All applications are made online. The online system will open beginning on February 1, 2016 and all applications must be completed by 1 May 2016. Apply here.