Ten outstanding seniors get $40,000 in scholarships from Women LEAD
The Women LEAD (Learn, Excel, Achieve, Dream) scholarship program awarded 10 outstanding Dallas ISD seniors with a total of $40,000 in college scholarships.
Founded in 2013 by the Junior League of Dallas in collaboration with Mary Kay Inc., the Women LEAD scholarship program assists female high school students in pursuing their dreams of higher education and to create opportunities for future women leaders.
The scholarship recipients are:
Lal Lawmi – $15,000, Conrad High School
Carol Flores – $10,000, Thomas Jefferson High School
Alondra Martinez Gallegos – $5,000, Conrad High School
Sonya Soto – $4,000, Thomas Jefferson High School
Albana Gllareva $1,000, Conrad High School
Anette Morales – $1,000, Conrad High School
Ingrid Romero – $1,000, Conrad High School
Yasmin Milan – $1,000, Thomas Jefferson High School
Elia Espinosa – $1,000, Conrad High School
10. Eh Kaw Thaw – $1,000, Conrad High School
Finalists for the scholarships had to prepare a short speech where they shared their challenges and how their journey shaped them.
The generosity of the presenting sponsor Mary Kay, Inc. and the addition of the supporting sponsor Dr. Pepper Snapple Group made the $40,000 in scholarships possible.