on receiving the 2015 Greater Irving Republican Club (GIRC) Scholarship Award.
Congratulations to Amanda Treadway on receiving the 2015 Greater Irving Republican Club (GIRC) of twelve hundred dollars ($1,200). Amanda is a 2015 graduate of the Highlands School. This is the sixth year this scholarship has been awarded.
Amanda served as student council treasurer, class representative, National Honor Society treasurer, Captain of the soccer team, Captain of the volleyball team, and involved in the student ambassador program and choir. She finished as Saludatorian with cum laude national Latin exam, AP scholar with honors, and earned gold and silver principle's awards. Amanda was active in community service by getting involved in her church volunteering opportunities, missions, Christmas in the park and much more. Amanda plans to attend Texas A&M University. The 2015 GIRC Scholarship Topic: “We are all Keynesians now. What are the cultural, economic and political consequences of fiat money?”
The GIRC meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at Spring Creek Barbeque on Airport Freeway. Visitors and guests are always WELCOME!
The requirements for the scholarship were:
• Graduating high school senior
• Resident Citizen 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 to 600 word essay entitled “We are all Keynesians now. What are the cultural, economic and political consequences of fiat money?”.
The GIRC plans to continue to award a scholarship each year to students who reside in the city of Irving.
GIRC's 2015 Scholarship Award recipient, presented to Amanda Treadway in June.