2021 ISF Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT Asgd Elbosiry

ASGD ELBOSIRY

BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT IRVING SCHOLARSHIP
Asgd will be attending the University of North Texas to receive a dual degree in Biochemistry and International Business. Afterward, she will be applying to the University of Houston’s College of Pharmacy. Her career goal is to serve the community and create an internationally known pharmacy company. Asgd would also like to create medicine that will cure cancer, or at least treat its symptoms without the extreme side effects of traditional cancer treatments. She is continually inspired by her grandmother, who continues to strive over adversity. As a student at Singley Academy, Asgd has had the pleasure of Interning at Baylor Scott and White Hospital and Walgreens Pharmacy. She has also volunteered as a teacher's aide at the Irving Islamic Center’s Sunday School. Asgd has enjoyed competing in HOSA competitions, being a member of BPA and leading the Muslim Student Association at Singley Academy.
RECIPIENT John Posada

John Posada

NISSAN NORTH AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP
John plans to attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology for a Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and a minor in computer science. After that, he hopes to attend a graduate school for a Master’s degree in astronautics, as his passion in life is space. Throughout his time at college, John hopes to continue a research project he started in his junior year AP Research course at Singley Academy, researching mechanisms for water purification on Mars. At school, he’s active in the Homeland Security specialty, competing with his Explorers team and working to organize a campus disaster drill with his classmates. Outside of school, he is a part of the Civil Air Patrol, where he is currently focused on studying for a remote pilot’s certificate and eventually a private pilot’s license. A National AP Scholar and AP Capstone Diploma recipient, John excels academically, notably in all areas STEM, but he has a particular fondness for pure mathematics - a subject he wishes to study throughout his life, if only for the fun of it. He draws inspiration from people who have worked for and in space, especially from past and present cosmonauts and astronauts who have paved the way for space exploration today. In the future, he hopes to follow in their footsteps and become an astronaut to achieve his dreams of space colonization by putting humans comfortably on Mars and planets beyond.
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ELIZABETH FRAGA

HIPPY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
After graduation, Elizabeth plans to attend North Lake College and then transfer to Houston Baptist University following the Pre-Med road to receive a major in Biochemistry Molecular Biology and a Minor in Psychology. Afterwards, she will apply to UT Southwestern Medical School to become a Cardiovascular Surgeon. Throughout her high school years, she has been a member of UIL Science, UIL Prose and Poetry, Health Occupations Students of America, National Technical Honor Society, and Destination Imagination. She has also been part of extracurricular activities such as band, softball, and volleyball. Elizabeth has volunteered for The Salvation Army at making Angel Trees, and Bell Ringing during the holiday season. She assists with the HIPPY program, Home Instructors for Parents of Preschoolers Youngsters, for parent meetings, and the HIPPY graduation. Her main inspiration is her family. They are her role models. She is amazed by how many obstacles her family has overcome especially her parents for migrating to the United States to give her and her siblings a better future. Elizabeth wants to continue growing as a person and a professional.
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ACHU SARA ZACHARIAH

JACK E. SINGLEY SCHOLARSHIP
Achu Sara Zachariah plans to go North Lake College and pursue her Associates Degree in Accounting and Finance. After that, she hopes to attend a 4-year university and complete a bachelor's, then later obtain her Masters. Achu Sara’s father was an accountant and It is her dream to follow in his footsteps. She loves to do community service and is passionate about art, but her main ambition has always been to become an accountant. She hopes that her pursuit of advanced education provides her more skills, opportunities, and accomplishments in life.
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GREGORIO MASKARINEC

JOY AND RALPH ELLIS SCHOLARSHIP FOR ATHLETES
Gregorio will be attending Texas Wesleyan University in the fall to pursue a Career in Education while specializing in Kinesiology. As a freshman, Gregorio earned the opportunity to start on the varsity baseball team at Nimitz High School which led him to play in the 2017 playoff series. Gregorio has received accolades such as Team Captain and First Team All-District Designated Hitter. Gregorio has been inspired by exceptional coaches throughout the years and would like to pass on his experiences and knowledge to a younger generation. Gregorio has been supported by his parents and two loving brothers who he credits for his successes and accomplishments.
RECIPIENT Alan Ta

ALAN TA

IRVING LAS COLINAS ROTARY NIMITZ HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Alan is the graduating Nimitz class of 2020 valedictorian. He is planning on attending Texas A&M University to pursue an undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary engineering and film as well as a minor in psychology. He wishes to become a doctor specializing in technology in the future. At Nimitz, Alan is the captain of the Academic Decathlon team and has been a member for 3 years. He has also competed in UIL Academics for 2 years. Alan is a National AP Scholar and National Merit Semifinalist. He is president of the National Honor Society at Nimitz, president of Mu Alpha Theta at Nimitz, and was an officer for Human Rights Society. Alan has always had a passion for learning, which he relies on in his academic life. He has accumulated over 300 hours of community service throughout high school from regularly volunteering at his church. Alan would love to become a doctor that specializes in technology because it will allow him to help people, contribute to scientific research, and have a respectful career all in one.

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Name Opp. Amount First Name Last Name High School
Angel Flores Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00 Hugo Rivera Cardwell Career Preparatory Center
AVID Scholarship $1,000.00 Jonathan Le Singley Academy
B.I.G.D.O.G.S Organization Scholarship in Memory of Dalton Debrick $1,000.00 Lesly Diaz Nimitz High School
Banking on America Scholarship $1,000.00 Navya Abraham Singley Academy
Barbara Cardwell Future of Education Scholarship $1,500.00 Melissa Gutierrez MacArthur High School
Barton Alumni Scholarship $1,000.00 Lizbeth Fraire Irving High School
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Irving Scholarship $2,500.00 Gnagna Sy MacArthur High School
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Irving Scholarship $2,500.00 Pedro Flores Rivera Singley Academy
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Irving Scholarship $2,500.00 Katheryn Franco Singley Academy
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Irving Scholarship $2,500.00 Gayda Mohamed Singley Academy
BCCPC Scholarship $1,000.00 Isaac Pineda Cardwell Career Preparatory Center
Beatrice Ponce Garcia Scholarship $1,500.00 Francisca Carranza Irving High School
Bioworld Foundation Scholarship $2,500.00 Biplav Aryal MacArthur High School
Bioworld Foundation Scholarship $2,500.00 Syedakram Qadri MacArthur High School
Bioworld Foundation Scholarship $2,500.00 Lennyn Hernandez Singley Academy
Bioworld Foundation Scholarship $2,500.00 Jonathan Rebollar Singley Academy
Bobby Lindamood Scholarship for Girls $1,000.00 Victoria Jamodu Singley Academy
Britain Mustangs Scholarship $1,000.00 Dayana Lopez Nimitz High School
Bryan Esstman Memorial Scholarship $3,000.00 Juliana Garcia Cardwell Career Preparatory Center
Bryan Esstman Memorial Scholarship $3,000.00 Adison Sittig Singley Academy
Cancer Fighters $1,000.00 Madeleine Cornejo MacArthur High School
Carolyn and David Yarborough Scholarship $1,000.00 Darlen Galeas Irving High School
Chandra Maxey Scholarship $1,000.00 samantha hernandez Cardwell Career Preparatory Center
Coach Pam Owens Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00 Kadence Brown Nimitz High School
Credit Union of Texas-Jerry Christian Spirit of Achievement Scholarship $1,000.00 Kathy Nguyen Singley Academy
Crockett Middle School Scholarship $1,000.00 Abbey Garza MacArthur High School
Crystal Graham Scholarship $1,000.00 Priscyla Diaz Singley Academy
Cubbies Against Cancer $1,000.00 Dayana Lopez Nimitz High School
D-UP for Deebs Scholarship in Memory of Dalton August Debrick $2,000.00 emily arabie Nimitz High School
David H. Brune Memorial Scholarship $1,750.00 Sheryl Siljan Singley Academy
Deborah George Scholarship for GT Mathematics $1,000.00 Syedakram Qadri MacArthur High School
Dr. Doug Won Scholarship $1,000.00 Priscyla Diaz Singley Academy
Dr. John Townley Scholarship $1,750.00 Valery Lezama Singley Academy
Dr. Pepper Scholarship $1,000.00 Lindsey Rodriguez Irving High School
Dr. Pepper Scholarship $1,000.00 Erika Contrreas MacArthur High School
Dr. Pepper Scholarship $1,000.00 Michelle Garcia Nimitz High School
Dr. Pepper Scholarship $1,000.00 Sheryl Siljan Singley Academy
Dr. Richard Bates Scholarship $1,000.00 Lillie Martinez MacArthur High School
Eddie Vernon Scholarship $1,000.00 Hugo Alexander Rivera Cardwell Career Preparatory Center
Erika and German Clouet Memorial Scholarship $1,500.00 Rosa Ozuna Nimitz High School
Espanita Homeowners Association Scholarship $1,000.00 Deija Barker-Colquitt MacArthur High School
Evelyn Clifton Scholarship $1,000.00 Melissa Gutierrez MacArthur High School
Exxon Mobil Hispanic Scholarship $1,000.00 Priscyla Diaz Singley Academy
Farine Elementary Scholarship $1,000.00 Sheryl Siljan Singley Academy
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Selena Martinez Irving High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Lindsey Rodriguez Irving High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Tori Arellano MacArthur High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Adriana Cazares MacArthur High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Kathleen Dang MacArthur High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Ashlee Nunez MacArthur High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Maggie Sanders MacArthur High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Akira Thomas MacArthur High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Macie McKee MacArthur High School
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00 Adrianna Gallegos Singley Academy
Fernando Garcia Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00 Cynthia Enriquez Nimitz High School
Forever a Bulldog Scholarship $1,500.00 Alessandra Moreno Nimitz High School
Gladys Valchar Opportunity Scholarship $1,000.00 Miguel Estrada Irving High School
Hank Kimbriel Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00 Christopher Nevarez Irving High School
Hayden Morgan Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00 Savannah Reyes Singley Academy
Hitachi Minority Scholarship $1,000.00 Tafari Williams MacArthur High School
Hitachi Women Engineering Scholarship $1,000.00 Melanie Chapman Nimitz High School
HMS Scholarship $2,500.00 Abraham Lamptey Irving High School
IHS Class of 1969 Scholarship $1,500.00 Emily Valenzuela Irving High School
IISD Teacher Scholarship $1,500.00 Jesus hernandez IISD Staff
IIWC Sophia Stimpson Memorial Scholarship $1,700.00 Maribel Hernandez Nimitz High School
Irving Amateur Radio Club Scholarship $1,000.00 Gloria Kim MacArthur High School
Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Hospitality Industry Scholarship $2,000.00 Navya Abraham Singley Academy
Irving Friendship Foundation Scholarship $3,750.00 Matthew Jacob Eleazar Singley Academy
Irving High School AVID Scholarship $1,000.00 Jemima Fuentes Irving High School
Irving High School English Scholarship $1,000.00 Jemima Fuentes Irving High School
Irving High School Mathematics Scholarship $2,400.00 Giselle Medina Irving High School
Irving Hispanic Chamber Education Foundation Scholarship $1,000.00 Brian Zarate Irving High School
Irving Hispanic Chamber Education Foundation Scholarship $1,000.00 Lisbeth Lomeli MacArthur High School
Irving Hispanic Chamber Education Foundation Scholarship $1,000.00 Ashlee Nunez MacArthur High School
Irving HS Be a Tiger in the Business World Scholarship $1,400.00 Christopher Nevarez Irving High School
Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Community Scholarship $1,000.00 Anthony Hoang Singley Academy
Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Community Scholarship $1,000.00 Naveena Sujith Singley Academy
Irving Las Colinas Rotary Doug Fox (MacArthur) Scholarship $1,250.00 Tori Arellano MacArthur High School