A renewable $6,000 scholarship awarded to students attending Texas A&M University this Fall
Three Glen Rose High School seniors are the 2023 recipients of the John and Frances Wasilchak Scholarship. The Wasilchak Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 at North Texas Community Foundation and has awarded nearly $745,000 to 44 Glen Rose High School graduates.
Kaydence Davis, Caden McKenzie, and Hudson White were each awarded $6,000 to be used during their freshmen year of college. The scholarship award is renewable each year of their college careers as long as they remain full-time students and maintain a set GPA.
With her eyes set on attending medical school in the future, Davis will pursue a degree in Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. She hopes to work in the infant NICU post-graduation. While at GRHS, Davis participated in extracurricular activities that helped prepare her for college, including varsity basketball, Health Occupations Students of America, National Honor Society and FFA. She is also an active volunteer in her community.
The salutatorian of his class, McKenzie will study Mechanical Engineering and Software Development at Texas A&M University. He wants to use his degree to make a tangible impact on the environment and sustainability by helping create the next generation of hybrid and electric vehicles. McKenzie was involved in numerous extracurricular organizations, including varsity football, GRHS robotics team, National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
White plans to study Business Finance at the Texas A&M University and aspires to own his own real estate or land development company. White is ranked in the top 10% of his class and has gained leadership experience through his participation in varsity football, FFA, student council and his church.