Montgomery County Bar Association Awards Thousands of Dollars in Scholarships to Graduating Seniors
THE WOODLANDS, TX -- The Montgomery County Bar Association recently awarded approximately $12,000.00 in scholarships to graduating seniors. Over the last several months, MCBA Scholarship Applications were sent to all high schools in Montgomery County, Texas. Nearly 70 high school seniors submitted applications. The MCBA Scholarship Committee reviewed all of the applications on the basis of academic merit, extra-curricular activities, community service, financial need, and interest in pursuing a career in the legal field (although not a requirement). At the conclusion of the selection process, the Committee selected twelve deserving students who will each receive a $1,000 scholarship.
The students receiving the scholarships are:
• Ibarra Owsbaldo, Caney Creek
• Jose Solis, Caney Creek
• Samantha Mussell, College Park
• Annette Sandoval, Conroe
• Pablo Flower, John Cooper
• Abigail Kelly, Lake Creek
• Taylor Thomas, Magnolia
• Olivia Gallegos, Magnolia West
• Kristen Randolph, Montgomery
• Mackenzie Harris, Oak Ridge
• Emellee Villanueva, Splendora
• Lily Utecht, Willis
Patrick Scott, (President): “The Montgomery County Bar is excited to award these scholarships to some very deserving high school seniors. We received a great number of outstanding applications and it was very difficult to narrow the field to these twelve candidates. We are confident that these amazing students will continue to excel in their future academic endeavors and will be valuable members of their chosen colleges.”
The MCBA awards scholarship every academic year to graduating seniors. If you know a student that is in their senior year, then please encourage them to apply for one of these scholarships.
The MCBA is a local non-profit professional organization made up of practicing attorneys in the Montgomery County area. The MCBA not only represents the interests of attorneys, but also represents all of the good that attorneys can be. Through scholarships, charitable fundraising, Law Day education programs, food drives, and other programs, the MCBA is a vital part of the growth of this great county.