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Southern Texas PGA Foundation Awards $101,500 in Scholarships

April 25th, 2019

SPRING, TEXAS --- The Southern Texas PGA Foundation announced the recipients of its annual college scholarship program on Thursday. Thirty-one scholarships totaling $101,500 were awarded for the 2019-20 school year. This marks the first year the Foundation has given over $100,000 to students in South Texas.
The STPGA Foundation Scholarship Program, now in its 20th year of awarding scholarships, has endowed over $1,000,000 since its inception to youth who have demonstrated a high level of achievement during high school or college. The STPGA Foundation is able to recognize these deserving students each year thanks to individuals and corporate donations.
The STPGA Scholarship Program opens in January and this year received a record-breaking 350 reviewable applications from all over South Texas. Following an online application process, the applicants were selected by a group of trustees.
The 2019 recipients include:
George Hannon Scholarship
Cooper Riley (Blanco, Texas)
Madison Miller (Cedar Park, Texas)
Adonis Birch-Franklin (Austin, Texas)
Zachary Slayton (Austin Texas)
William Whitaker (Austin, Texas)
Sarah Lucido (Austin, Texas)
Brandon Hoff (Austin, Texas)
Dick Harmon Scholarship
Julia Nittoli (San Antonio, Texas)
Austin O’Brien (Brownsville, Texas)
Garrett Martin (San Antonio, Texas)
Robert Lyons Scholarship
Vivian Solgere (Houston, Texas)
Bill Sitton Sr. Scholarship
Wynter Flores (San Antonio, Texas)
Carson Foster (Pleasanton, Texas)
Shawn Stefani Scholarship
Bethany Reid (Mont Belvieu, Texas)
Colin Frimel (Katy, Texas)
Grace Ni (Houston, Texas)
Ginny Termeer Scholarship
Elijah Schleicher (Montgomery, Texas)
Cameron Gilley (The Woodlands, Texas)
Hill Country MGA Scholarship honoring Max Horton
Trynadee Greenwell (Burnet, Texas)
Mason Brooks (Kingsland, Texas)
Jay Hebert Scholarship
Colin Frimel (Katy, Texas)
Fred Blackmar Scholarship
Samantha Raygoza (Pharr, Texas)
TK Schultz (Bulverde, Texas)
Zachary Slayton (Austin, Texas)
Jeff Morton Scholarship
Garrett Martin (San Antonio, Texas)
Carol Mann Scholarship
Valerie Routzong (Richmond, Texas)
Kelly Swanson (Houston, Texas)
Hardy Loudermilk Scholarship
Adriana Patacsil (San Antonio, Texas)
Warren Smith Scholarship
Garrett Martin (San Antonio, Texas)
Lone Star NGL Scholarship
Kayleigh Berwick (Beach City, Texas)
PGA Tour Superstore Scholarship
Katherine Shepherd (Katy, Texas)
New in 2019 is the establishment of the first ever Patrick Reed Scholarship. This scholarship, funded by Team Reed Foundation, will be awarded to one graduating high school senior in 2019 in the amount of $10,000. The Patrick Reed Scholarship will focus on a hard-working student on and off the course, who takes on the challenges of life and has high aspirations for his or her future. Team Reed Foundation will also take into account students who are well rounded and have strong letters of recommendation from coaches and teachers. The recipient of this scholarship will be announced on Wednesday, May 1.
For more information on the STPGA Scholarship, please click here.
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