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Deadline: February 16, 2017






2016 Scholarship Recipients


Each year the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo is proud to award scholarships to graduating 4-H members, FFA members and Summer Series participants.  We would like to recognize and thank the SouthEast Texas Sports Fishing Association, David & Susan Gillioz, Roger Westmoreland Concessions, Aaron & Barbara Morrow, Evelyn Anderson Tate, Gustafson Plumbing, Inc., Jeff & Lisa Verm, Beck Redden, LLP, Best in the West Cook-off Team, the Skufca Family Foundation, Greg & Melinda Gardner, Tibaldo’s Feed & Supply and the families of Mike King, Allen Welch, Bill Born and Sonny Sewell for their contributions to the scholarship fund. A grand total of $68,000 was awarded in 2016 to the following recipients.

Jacob Andrews of Friendswood High School

Serena Bear of Santa Fe High School

Jenna Burse of Friendswood High School

Kyndal Brock of Dickinson High School

Erin Cotharn of Santa Fe High School

Emily Desormeaux of Hitchcock High School

Payton Eernisse of Santa Fe High School

Victoria Espinoza of Santa Fe High School

Garrett Gouldin of Clear Falls High School

Erin Janak of Friendswood High School

Payton Kadlecek of Santa Fe High School

Kelsey Nelson of Santa Fe High School

Shelbie McFarland of Santa Fe High School

Melanie Otto of Friendswood High School

Katelynn Rendon of Santa Fe High School

Warren Smith of Smith Academy

Kaitlynn Snipe of Santa Fe High School

Alyssa Taylor of Santa Fe High School

Taylor Tibaldo-Stroble of Santa Fe High School

Kayla Wheeland of Santa Fe High School

Crystyn Wilson of Texas City High School

Kia’rra Williams of Hitchcock High School


General Scholarship Information

The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo, Inc. is proud to offer several scholarships to eligible Galveston County high school seniors.  Each applicant must be a current member of a Galveston County 4-H Club, FFA Chapter, or Summer Series Youth Rodeo participant, must be a graduate from a high school (public, private or TEA-approved schooling at home) within Galveston County I.S.D. boundaries during the school year of application and begin college, university, or trade school the following Fall semester. The number of scholarships to be awarded will be determined by the amount of available funds and the rating of the applicant.  Applicants are rated on scholastic achievement, agricultural related participation, Summer Series Youth Rodeo participation, community service, leadership, financial need, and a narrative.  Scholarships are awarded for any area of study.

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