Andrew T. Womble of Irving High School on receiving the 2010 Greater Irving Republican Club (GIRC) Scholarship Award
At their monthly meeting on June 1, 2010, the Greater Irving Republican Club (GIRC) awarded one-thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarship to Andrew T. Womble of Irving High School. The scholarship check was presented by Texas State Representative Linda Harper-Brown, J. Oscar Ward, and Erin Perdue. Andrew was also presented a declaration from the State of Texas for his scholarship by Representative Harper-Brown.
Andrew is a senior at Irving High School and participated in Student Council, Vice-President of Community Service, Captain, Golf Team, Class Vice-President, Tiger Guard, and the KIRV Broadcast. He plans to attend Abilene Christian College in the fall and major in History Education.
The requirements for the scholarship were:
• Graduating high school senior
• Citizen resident of Irving
• Cumulative grade point average of
3.0 or better
The applicants were also required to
complete an application that included a teacher recommendation and an original (500 – 600 word) essay entitled "Values of Our Founding Fathers". Members of the GIRC Scholarship Committee included Erin Perdue, Chairman;Oscar Ward, President, GIRC; Brian Perkins, IISD; Don Van Slyke; Mike Ogbeide; Matt Brownfield; Sue Harper; and Jeanine Sissom.
The GIRC plans to continue to award a scholarship each year to students who reside in the city of Irving.
Erin, Oscar, Andrew & Linda
Greeting seniors at College Night