Category: Scholarship

Football: Setting new goals: Six Highlanders from The Woodlands heading to college football

purcell_and_schmidIt’s indeed a proud moment for parents to see their kids off to college, but it can be just as rewarding for coaches. “To see the kids you’ve worked with for all these years — many of them since they started junior high football — finish their high school career and to have done well enough both in the classroom and on the field to be awarded an opportunity to go to the collegiate level and play is very, very rewarding,” said The Woodlands High School Head Coach Mark Schmid. read more…

2017 iGoPink College Scholarship


The Breast Cancer Charities of America understands the importance of giving back to one’s community. It’s because of this that we have developed a program for local high school and college students that provides them the opportunity to follow their dreams of seeking higher education. The iGoPink Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to graduating seniors and current college student’s who’s caregiver has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

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The Woodlands Bar Association accepting Future Lawyer Scholarship applications

Graduation Day. Clipping path included.Applications are now being accepted by graduating seniors residing in Montgomery County for the “2017 Future Lawyers Scholarship in Memoriam Ida G. Stewart” and the “2017 Future Lawyers Scholarship in Memoriam Kevin T. Shea.”

Each scholarship will award $3,000 to outstanding local high school students through The Woodlands Bar Association (WBA) scholarship program. Read more…

Golf: Castagnola ready to help Highlanders compete at state

5718ed83954ef.imageWith the amount of success he’s seen on the course, it might be hard to believe that golf hasn’t always been Adrian Castagnola’s No.1 sport.

The Woodlands senior used to be a highly-ranked prep tennis player along with his twin brother Kris, but his love for golf eventually took over, and he made the decision to put all his focus into the sport that he will continue playing at the next level. click here for complete storyclick here for complete story

The Montgomery County Fair Association crowns 2016 Fair Queen

5709c7c8c45ad.image (1)The 2016 Fair Queen’s family shot up in the stands and cheered at the top of their lungs Saturday night in the Woodforest National Bank Arena. The Montgomery County Fair Association crowned Montgomery High School junior Bailey Carwile. click here for complete story


‘All Means All’ scholarship starts with 14 freshmen

One year after Conroe High School teacher Sam Cable announced his plan to create a unique scholarship, the plan finally got into action.

On Monday, Cable and the Conroe ISD Education Foundation presented the first 14 All Means All scholars.

“Years ago, I would go to these award nights when people would get their scholarships and people would get scholarships for work they’d done over a long period of time and they deserved it,” Cable said. “But I look around and some of the seniors would say, ‘Boy, I wish I’d known about that when I was a freshman — I would’ve worked a little harder.’ I thought, what if we gave a scholarship to those that work hard, like yourselves, as you go along so when you graduate as a senior, you’ll have $2,000 that you can put toward your college tuition and give you a leg up on life.” click here for complete story

Woodlands Bar Association now taking applications for The Future Lawyers Scholarship

The Woodlands Bar Association (WBA) is pleased to announce that it will award two $3,000.00 scholarships to outstanding local high school students through The Future Lawyers Scholarship in Memoriam Ida G. Stewart and The Future Lawyers Scholarship in Memoriam Kevin T. Shea.

This marks the fourth year that the scholarships are open to graduating seniors residing in Montgomery County (public, private or homeschool) who are in good standing and will be attending a four-year university in the Fall of 2016. click here for complete story