Cappex.com announces seven new scholarship winners from Fall 2009.
|$1,000 Cutting Edge Careers Scholarship – Fall 2009 Winner:
Mennen K., from San Jose, CA, is a current high school Junior, President of the American Red Cross club, Co-Vice President of Key club and Activities Commissioner for her school’s associated student body. She has also volunteered at O’Connor Hospital and was captain of her school’s Relay for Life team. Mennen is interested in health and nursing majors.
|$1,000 Culinary Arts Scholarship – Fall 2009 Winner:
Lindsey H., from Escondido, CA, a current college freshman, was a 4.0 honor roll student in high school. She spent two years as Rotary Club President, two years as a National Honor Society member and one year as a Teen Leader for the Community Service organization COMPACT. Lindsey hopes to use her culinary degree in a rewarding career, possibly by opening a wedding and decorative cake business.
|$1,000 “A GPA Isn’t Everything” Scholarship – Fall 2009 Winner:
Steven R. from Missouri City, TX, is a recent high school graduate, Varsity basketball captain, community service volunteer and youth AAU basketball coach. Steven is the first private school basketball player to play on the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSDCA) All-Star Team in 2009.
|$1,000 Computer Careers Scholarship – Fall 2009 Winner:
Ruth N., from Baton Rouge, LA, a current college sophomore, was a 4.0 GPA high school student. As a high school junior, Ruth participated in a high performance computing boot camp where she built a supercomputer with a group of three other students. She is working towards a computer and information sciences degree.
|$1,000 Cappex Promoter Scholarship Winner:
Tina C., from New York, NY, is a current high school senior, Co-President of a local community garden and Co-Captain of her church volleyball team. Tina is also an active volunteer, taking part in AIDS, breast cancer and March of Dimes walks for the cure. She is interested in studying biological or biomedical sciences. Tina promoted Cappex and got 40 of her friends to sign up!
|$500 Cappex Promoter Scholarship (Friend) Winner (Provided to one friend of the winner of the Cappex Promoter Scholarship):
Yimei M., from New York, NY, is a high school senior on the honor roll with a 3.8 GPA. Yimei has participated in the philharmonic orchestra for four years and is interested in studying biological and biomedical sciences, account and business management or family medicine and pharmacology.
|$1,000 “I Don’t Want To Pay For College Scholarship” Winner:
Mary M., from Troy, AL, is a 3.9 GPA honor roll, college freshman, 2009 Co-President of her County 4-H Council, 2008-2009 Tri-Omega Service Club President and 2008-2009 President of FCCLA. Mary has over 1200 volunteer hours in the past four years which include volunteering at her church and a high school mentoring program. She is interested in majoring in business, psychology or social work.
Congrats to all our winners!
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