The 2019/20 Distinguished Scholars Program was created to assist students planning to continue their education at a two-or four-year university. Forty scholarships of $5,000 each were awarded to select class of 2020 graduates from the Alief, Houston and Spring Branch Independent School Districts (ISD). These Distinguished Scholars both in academics and one of these categories: Beating the Odds, Career & Technical Education, Communications, Performing & Fine Arts, S.T.E.M., Service & Leadership, Spirit & Student Athletics.
THIS MONTH WE ARE HIGHLIGHTING: MATHILDA (ATHLETICS CATEGORY)
NAME: Mathilde Mujawabera
HIGH SCHOOL: Sharpstown High School
ACHIEVEMENTS: Mathilde is an active high school athlete, competing in track and field, cross country and soccer. A strong runner from an early age, she found she had a passion for sports after immigrating to the United States from Africa in 2014. Mathilda continues to train and set new goals for herself. She recently ran in the Chevron Houston Marathon and finished in the top 40.
GOALS: After high school Mathilde hopes to continue her education at St. Louis University. She plans to study sports science and pursue a career as a track and field coach.
MEET THE DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS OF 2019
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CITGO Distinguished Scholars Program 2020
The 2020 CITGO Distinguished Scholars program will be accepting applications from students in the class of 2021 in the Alief, Spring Branch and Houston Independent School Districts starting in February 2020. Students can apply in each of the following categories to receive a scholarship to a two or four year school.
Beating the Odds
Career and Technical
Performing and Fine Arts
Service and Leadership
The scholarship application open in March and the winners will be notified in May of 2020.
SEE PREVIOUS SCHOLAR VIGNETTES
CITGO believes in being an active member in the communities where we operate. In fact, our commitment to making a positive impact has always been a hallmark of CITGO operations. For more than 100 years, we have demonstrated this commitment through our established social and development programs, just like the Distinguished Scholars initiative.