Recipients

2020 Irving Schools Foundation Scholarship Recipients

 

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.

 

John PosadaNissan 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.

 

Elizabeth FragaHIPPY 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.

 

Achu Sara ZachariahJack 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.

 

 

 

 

Gregorio MaskarinecJoy 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.

 

 

 

 

Alan TaIrving 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.

 

2020 Scholarship Recipient List

Last Name First Name Scholarship Amount Awarded
Abarca Alexander Crockett Middle School Scholarship $1,000.00
Adeyeye Adesewa Wings to Fly Scholarship from the MacArthur Faculty and Staff $1,000.00
Aguiluz Torres Lizbeth Marcella Porter Health & Physical Education Scholarship $1,000.00
Aguinaga Andrea The Nancy Chapman Golf Scholarship $1,000.00
Aguirre Karla Phyllis Lyster Memorial Vocational Scholarship $1,250.00
Ajayi Maricely Virginia L. Compton Kinkeade Kangaroo Scholarship $1,000.00
Almaraz Daisy HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Alvarado Cristian Wings to Fly Scholarship from the MacArthur Faculty and Staff $1,000.00
Alvarenga Kenia Phyllis Lyster Memorial Academic Scholarships $1,250.00
Arellano Sergio Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson Scholarship $1,000.00
Arenas Zach Irving Sunrise Rotary- Austin Connelly Scholarship $1,000.00
Arreola Liliana Bioworld Foundation Scholarship $2,500.00
Arriagada Daniel Lance CPL. Nazario Serrano Memorial Scholarship $2,250.00
Askery Aliza The Kay Branch “Old Squirt” Scholarship $1,000.00
Aslam Uzaifa The Bryan Esstman Memorial Scholarship $2,000.00
Ayesha Humaira Wings to Fly Scholarship from the MacArthur Faculty and Staff $1,000.00
Banuelos Brisa BCCPC Scholarship $1,000.00
Barrios Manuel Tiger Stripes Scholarship $1,000.00
Beecham Mikayla The Randy Stipes Memorial Athletic Trainer Scholarship $1,000.00
Behm Isabel Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson Scholarship $1,000.00
Belai Wrewoina Wings to Fly Scholarship from the MacArthur Faculty and Staff $1,000.00
Betancourt Rodrigo John Stipes Motivational Scholarship $5,000.00
Beyene Elizabeth Sarah Cahill Good Citizen Scholarship $1,000.00
Blass Kennedy Jordan Wayne Luddeke Memorial Scholarship $1,500.00
Bolke Ashlynn Tiffani Cain Memorial Scholarship $2,250.00
Boulom Alicia Nimitz Legacy Scholarship in honor of Nimitz's 50th Anniversary $1,000.00
Bran Angel Toyota of Irving Endowed Legacy Scholarship in Honor of Toyota of Irving's 50th Anniversary $1,000.00
Brentham Violet The Jo Carol Adamson Stallion Strong Scholarship $1,000.00
Brown Anthony Loren and Hattie Bell Houtchens Scholarship $1,250.00
Butler Brianna Now and Forever Scholarship $1,000.00
Caldon Chloe Dr. Doug Won Scholarship $1,000.00
Calzada Natalia HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Campos Karla Live2Lead Scholarship - Nimitz $1,250.00
Campos Diaz Samuel Larry Parrish Scholarship $1,000.00
Carrillo Vianey The Angel Flores Scholarship $1,000.00
Casablanca Ana Nora and John McCaa Scholarship $1,000.00
Casey Skylar Jack E. Singley Academy 10th Anniversary Scholarship $1,000.00
Ceballos Alessandro Joy and Ralph Ellis Scholarship for Athletes $12,000.00
Chowdhury Alima Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Chowdhury Rebecca Jack E. Singley Academy 10th Anniversary Scholarship $1,000.00
Cid Elsy HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Collazo Neida Nita Patrick Fine Arts Scholarship $1,000.00
Collins Randy TXU Energy Scholarship $2,000.00
Coreas Lesli Sam Houston Texan Scholarship in Memory of Chloe Jayne Smoke $1,000.00
Coronado Markus D-UP for Deebs Scholarship in Memory of Dalton August Debrick $2,000.00
Coronado Bianca Irving Noonday Lions Club Scholarships $1,000.00
Cruz Lopez Cristian Jack E. Singley Academy 10th Anniversary Scholarship $1,000.00
Cuellar Denisse HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Dani Sadikshya Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Davis Jayme The James Tews Memorial Leadership Scholarship $2,000.00
Delarosa Alyssa Fernando Garcia Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Deria Sabrina The James Tews Memorial Leadership Scholarship $2,000.00
Diaz Anthony Tiger Stripes Scholarship $1,000.00
Dominguez Giancarlos Tiger Stripes Scholarship $1,000.00
Ebako Paulton Time Warner Cable Connect a Million Minds Diversity Scholarship $1,500.00
Economou Naomi MRB Contractors Scholarship $1,000.00
Ekundayo Joseph Espanita Homeowners Association Scholarship $1,000.00
Elbosiry Asgd Baylor Medical Center at Irving Scholarship $3,000.00
Emerenini Chiamaka Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Community Scholarship $1,200.00
Escalona Marcus Lee South Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Escobar Jamileth Lady Bird Johnson Middle School Scholarship $1,000.00
Feliciano Jose The Shelton Family Scholarship $1,000.00
Flores Faith Irving Schools Foundation Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Ford DaShawn Barbara Cardwell Future of Education Scholarship $1,000.00
Fraga Elizabeth HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Franco Camryn Dalton Debrick B.I.G. D.O.G.S. Organization Scholarship $1,000.00
Frettoloso Dylan Joy and Ralph Ellis Scholarship for Athletes $12,000.00
Galunza Claudine IIWC Sophia Stimpson Scholarship $1,700.00
Garcia Karen Robert E. Bayless, M.D. Scholarship $1,000.00
Garcia Villatoro Alma Farine Elementary Scholarship $1,000.00
Garnica Bethany Judy Hammond Memorial Athletic Scholarship $2,000.00
Gavidia Brayan Bioworld Foundation Scholarship $2,500.00
George Megan Live2Lead Scholarship - Singley $1,250.00
Gonzales Jennifer Bioworld Foundation Scholarship $2,500.00
Gonzalez Jacqueline Mary Brady McKean Scholarship $1,000.00
Goodrich Stephanie Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Grimaldo Beverly Baylor Medical Center at Irving Scholarship $3,000.00
Gross Megan David H. Brune Memorial Scholarship $1,750.00
Guha Aishi Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Gutierrez Salgado Nathally Irving Schools Foundation Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Gutierrez-rojo Oscar Phyllis Lyster Memorial Academic Scholarships $1,250.00
Guzman Alondra The Irving Art Association Scholarship $1,000.00
Hart Sarah John Stipes Motivational Scholarship $5,000.00
Harvey Megan Las Colinas Cancer Center Foundation Scholarship by Dr. Gregory A. Echt $1,200.00
Hernandez Sebastian Hank Kimbriel Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Hernandez Daniela HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Hernandez Rubini Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Hospitality Industry Scholarship $2,000.00
Hernandez Deana Joy and Ralph Ellis Scholarship for Athletes $12,000.00
Hernandez Laura Keyes to Success Scholarship $1,000.00
Hernandez Dustin Murphy Webster Athletic Scholarship $1,000.00
Hernandez Hector Once a Grizzly Always a Grizzly Gilbert Elementary Scholarship $1,000.00
Hernandez Beltran Brenda Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Hernandez Escobar Jacqueline Nissan-Irving First Responder 9/11 Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Herrera Ana Jack E. Singley Scholarship $1,500.00
Hissam Faiza Luminant Energy Scholarship $2,000.00
Husain Mehak Irving Las Colinas Rotary Singley Academy Scholarship $1,250.00
Ibarra Ximena The Bryan Esstman Memorial Scholarship $2,000.00
Jackson Diamond The Lisa Cartwright Memorial Scholarship from Irving ISD Libraries $1,000.00
Jauregui Mikaela The Bryan Esstman Memorial Scholarship $2,000.00
Johnson Beyonce AVID Scholarship $1,000.00
Jones Rachael Coach Pam Owens Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Jones Rachel The Phil Sims Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Juan Silva Gladys Valchar Opportunity Scholarship $1,000.00
Juarez Maria John R. Good Alum Scholarship $1,000.00
Juarez Jennifer Once a Grizzly Always a Grizzly Gilbert Elementary Scholarship $1,000.00
Juarez Julie Raul Tapia Spirit of deZavala Service Scholarship $1,000.00
Kamal Thasin Jack E. Singley Scholarship $1,500.00
Kato Toshiki Deborah George Scholarship for GT Mathematics $1,000.00
Khamvong Brendan Live2Lead Scholarship - MacArthur $1,250.00
Khan Rafay John Stipes Motivational Scholarship $5,000.00
Khan Nusrat Mary Rudisell Honorary Scholarship $1,000.00
Kim Yunho Cubbies Against Cancer Scholarship $1,000.00
Kim Isaac Wings to Fly Scholarship from the MacArthur Faculty and Staff $1,000.00
Kurian Nikitha Baylor Medical Center at Irving Scholarship $3,000.00
Lara Mariela HMS Scholarship $2,500.00
Lewis Abigail Clint Roddy Athletic Scholarship $1,000.00
Lopez Liliana HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Lopez Yasmine Schoolworks Motivational Scholarship $20,000.00
Lopez Lara Cyntia Joe and Mella Ponce Scholarship $1,750.00
Lopez Moreno Stephanie Irving Hispanic Chamber Education Foundation Scholarship $1,000.00
Losey Sara Lindsey Lear Memorial Scholarship $2,500.00
Lozano Claudia Live2Lead Scholarship - Irving $1,250.00
Lubbers-Reyes Regina Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Lugo Valencia Carol Wood Culinary Arts and Small Business Scholarship $1,400.00
Luna Kevin The Kline Family Scholarship $1,000.00
Maldonado Madeleine Lively Elementary Scholarship $1,000.00
Mancha Camacho Grecia Irving High School Mathematics Scholarship $2,400.00
Mancilla Bryan Scott Zandt Mem Scholarship $1,000.00
Marthans Rashell The Bryan Esstman Memorial Scholarship $2,000.00
Martinez Selene Chandra Maxey Scholarship $1,000.00
Martinez Isabelle Lauralee Hubbard Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Martinez Leylani Tiger Stripes Scholarship $1,000.00
Maskarinec Gregorio Joy and Ralph Ellis Scholarship for Athletes $12,000.00
Mata Hector John & Margie Stipes Scholarship $1,000.00
Medina Areli Evelyn Clifton Scholarship $1,000.00
Medina Jonathan Once a Grizzly Always a Grizzly Gilbert Elementary Scholarship $1,000.00
Medrano Martinez Cristian Irving Noonday Lions Cardwell Prep Scholarship $1,000.00
Mendoza Sarai Larry Allen Spriggs Scholarship $1,000.00
Milan Johanna Nimitz Veterinary Science Scholarship in honor of Cynthia (Cindy) Brown $1,000.00
Miranda Jose Santiesteban Woody Schober Music Scholarship $1,500.00
Mohamed Aesha Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Moncada Jonathan HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Mondragon Guadalupe Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Montoya Aurora Plastronics Perseverance Scholarship $1,200.00
Moreno Ramos Paola Judy Coyle Irving ATPE Scholarship $1,000.00
Morris James Tiger Stripes Scholarship $1,000.00
Mukendi Gracia Spc. Josiah Vandertulip Memorial Scholarship $3,000.00
Munoz Samantha The Marjorie Sue Lee Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Naranjo Jennifer Rose Anne Garcia Lerma, MRA, Memorial Scholarship $2,000.00
Neupane Kritika Wings to Fly Scholarship from the MacArthur Faculty and Staff $1,000.00
Nguyen Khanh Irving Las Colinas Rotary Irving High School Scholarship $1,250.00
Nguyen Charles Joe Ponce Memorial Football/Track Scholarship $1,000.00
Nguyen Danielle Townsell Timberwolf Scholarship in Memory of Pam Grady $1,000.00
O'Con Unia'sha Singley Culinary Scholarship $1,000.00
Ojeda Madeline Irving Friendship Foundation Scholarship $3,750.00
Okon Richmond The James Tews Memorial Leadership Scholarship $2,000.00
Orozco Joanna Irving Schools Foundation Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Parker Alexis Eddie Vernon Scholarship $1,000.00
Parks Angel Irving Police Department David Paris Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Pena Haylee Irving Women’s Network Scholarship for Project PASS In Memory of: Sandy Lobdell $1,000.00
Perez Ingrid Bobby Lindamood Scholarship for Girls $1,000.00
Perez Natalie Marilyn Polous Community Service Scholarship $1,700.00
Posada John Nissan North America Scholarship $2,250.00
Pricer Breanna Vistra Energy Scholarship $2,000.00
Puente Emyly Erika and German Clouet Memorial Scholarship $1,500.00
Ramirez Ashley Forever a Bulldog $1,000.00
Ramirez Karol HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Ramirez Jennifer Judy Coyle Irving ATPE Scholarship $1,000.00
Reyes Brandon Jim Bennett Dream Big Scholarship $1,000.00
Reyes Jesel Mary Duran Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Reyes-Pena Ian Tom & Linda Ladusau Family Scholarship $1,000.00
Reyes-Pina Nancy John J. Brandenburg Scholarship $1,000.00
Rivera Jayro Gary L. Schepf Servant Leader Scholarship $1,000.00
Rocha Dana Irving Symphony League – Scholarship for the Performing Arts $1,000.00
Rodriguez Hannah Beatrice Ponce Garcia Scholarship $1,500.00
Rohrs Rebekah The Crystal Graham Scholarship $1,000.00
Rojas Casandra Irving Noonday Lions Club Scholarships $1,000.00
Rojas MIchele Jessica Renee Chermely Scholarship $1,500.00
Romo Cuevas Jimena Jerry Roe Memorial Scholarship $1,500.00
Ruiz Leslie North Lake College Blazer Scholarship $3,500.00
Salas Kate Robyn Noneman Memorial Scholarship $1,600.00
Sanchez Stacey William Walker Viking Scholarship $1,000.00
Santana Vences Delia North Lake College Blazer Scholarship $3,500.00
Shaw Yasmeen Credit Union of Texas-Jerry Christian Spirit of Achievement Scholarship $1,000.00
Sosa Nancy Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Soto Jonnalys Anne Uhr Athletic Scholarship $1,000.00
Soto Felipe Bioworld Foundation Scholarship $2,500.00
Srikonda Shanivi Time Warner Cable Connect a Million Minds Scholarship $1,500.00
Swan Ruby Irving Las Colinas Rotary Doug Fox Scholarship $1,250.00
Ta Alan Irving Las Colinas Rotary Nimitz High School Scholarship $1,250.00
Ta Elaine Jeff Youngblood Fastsigns Scholarship $1,000.00
Ta Quang Judy Coyle Irving ATPE Scholarship $1,000.00
Tapia Zalee Tom Uhr Athletic Scholarship $1,000.00
Temomo Marie Wings to Fly Scholarship from the MacArthur Faculty and Staff $1,000.00
Tomaylla Eme Jorge MacArthur High School Architecture, Construction and Engineering Scholarship $1,000.00
Torres Moreno Soleyvi IHCC Education Foundation on behalf of Mary Richarte $1,000.00
Towery Jaryn Judy Hammond Memorial Athletic Scholarship $2,000.00
Tshimanga Felicia Michael Sigurdson Memorial Scholarship $3,000.00
Umana Mario Reverend Dr. Bill & Joan Labarr Pay It Forward Scholarship $1,000.00
Uscanga Lomeli Fernanda Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship $1,500.00
Vargas Euridice John Stipes Motivational Scholarship $5,000.00
Vega Genesis Lance CPL. Nazario Serrano Memorial Scholarship $2,250.00
Velazquez Diana MacArthur OBGYN Scholarship in memory of Dr. David Wollenman $1,000.00
Ventura Jennifer Irving Hispanic Chamber Education Foundation Scholarship $1,000.00
Ventura Nathaly Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson Scholarship $1,000.00
Ventura Salmeron Johanna Travis Bobcats Excel Scholarship $1,200.00
Vergara Ignacio HIPPY Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Villagomez Anthony Rebecca Gordon Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Villatoro Gabriela Judy Coyle Irving ATPE Scholarship $1,000.00
Viruet Batista Zwany Baylor Medical Center at Irving Scholarship $3,000.00
Vo Nhi Irving Schools Foundation Academic Scholarship $1,000.00
Volkmann Kendall The Margie Stipes Stallion Strong Scholarship $1,000.00
White Quinton Dr. John Townley Scholarship $1,750.00
Williams Jaylen The MacArthur Scholarship in honor of Akin Ayodele $1,000.00
Wilson Chloe Mike Luttrell Athletic Scholarship $1,000.00
Woodard Caleb Jack E. Singley Scholarship $1,500.00
Yanez Diaz Ana Barton Scholarship $1,000.00
Yepez Juliet Tiger Stripes Scholarship $1,000.00
Zachariah Achu Sara Jack E. Singley Scholarship $1,500.00
Zapata Michelle Terry Davis Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Zarat Heidy Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Community Scholarship $1,200.00
Zavala Octavio Britain Mustangs Scholarship $1,000.00