Paris Education Foundation handed out scholarships recently in a ceremony at Paris High School.
The 2021 recipients and the scholarship they received are: Zeara Alexander – Irene & Floyd Weger, Alysabeth Andoe – PHS Crime Stoppers, Cecilia Avalos – Mary Tankursley, Lauren Avery – Elaine Ballard & Champions of 1930’s through 1960’s, Parker Benson – Charles Taylor & Tom Wells, Rekaya Black – Thomas S. Justiss, Parker Bolton – Norris Ballard, Beau Brazeal – Loren Stephens, Bailee Brown – PHS Crime Stoppers, Ashlyn Callihan – Frank Homer, McKenzie Carlton – Paris Education Foundation/Texas Tomorrow Fund, Brandi Cary – Pat Barbee, Jessica Cervantes – Thomas S. Justiss, Matthew Covarrubias – Jim Brunette, Amyrani Davis – Stan Avery, Harrison England – Steve Nash & Virgie Toye, Canaan Evans – Hardy Moore, Ryan Evans – Nell & Raymond Armstrong, Payton Fowler – Officer Robert Milton, Sidney Frierson – PEF & East Paris Elementary School, Jimena Garcia – Nell & Raymond Armstrong, Treasure Garvin – Pamela Jean Kyle, Hannah Gibbons – Marvin Gibbs, Kellan Gibson – Robert High, Kaiya Gilbreath – Rosemary Garret Welch/John Welch Jr., Atajdren Gill – Pat Barbee, Edwin Gonzales – Zoe White Rains, Shakia Hobbs – James P. Scott, Bryce Hollje – Pat Barbee, Troy Jones – Loren Stephens, Abagail Lawson – Ron & Dottie Billman, LeighAnn Lindsey – Dr. James L. Clifford & Raymond Berry, Grant Lowry – Jerry Bawcum, Harmony Ludyen – Rachel & Judge Henry Braswell, Corbin Martin – Larry Wayne Pulliam & Ruth Ann & Gene Stallings, Ashjwanae Mickens – Thomas S. Justiss, Brianna Molina – Imy & Bobby Walters, Daniela Ortega – Lamar County Headstart, Grace Perry – Paris Education Foundation, Z’Quavious Porter – Ginna & Dr. Larry Walker, Nyelli Rios – Thomas S. Justiss, Mikaila Rogers – Barbara Hagood Kohls Memorial, Class of 1966 & Raymond E. Berry, Lisseth Salazar-Diaz – Thelma Crook Johnson/Mattie Belle Crook, Savanna Sandor – Thomas S. Justiss, Sydney Shiver – Joan Mathis/Kermit & June Reese, Chandler Sikes – Paul Chelius, Jesse Simpson – Thomas Justiss Elementary PTO, Aliyah Smith – Zoe White Rains, Allyssa Standifer – Pamela Jean Kyle & Class of 1967, Meredith Stone – Association of Texas Professional Educators, Arthur “Ryan” Tijerina – Eddie Clement & Dee Cunningham, Nicole Tijerina – Eddie Clement, Brandon Tullos – Pat Barbee, Keshawn Wallace – Paris Education Foundation & Berry, Barnett, Fagan & Lively, Travis Walter – J.T. Davis/Jeff Davis, Clairah White – Dr. Donald Lewis, Mi’Nea Williams – Martha & Gordon Strom and Mary and Paul Harmon.
Due to the generosity of its donors and successful fundraisers, Paris Education Foundation has awarded $2,040,444 in student scholarships since 1989. To find out more about how you can help, visit their website at http://pariseducationfoundation.org/.