High school graduates awarded with Houston Marathon scholarship

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Congratulations to two high school graduates who were honored with the 2019 Susan Poorman Blackie scholarship.

The scholarship is named in honor of the co-founder of the Houston Marathon Foundation and honors exceptional student athletes.

Katherine Babcock, a graduate from The Woodlands College Park High School, and Gerald Beaugene, a graduate from Travis High School in Fort Bend County, were awarded with the 2019 scholarship.

Each student will get $5,000 annually for four years.

It's something these special student athletes say they won't take for granted.

For more information on the scholarship, you can visit the Houston Marathon's website.

The video above is from a previous story.

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