The United Way of Lamar County recently held two events to honor the top academic seniors graduating from all Lamar County high schools.
On May 1st, 166 high school seniors from Paris High School, North Lamar High School, Chisum High School, Prairiland High School and Trinity Christian Academy were recognized as Texas Scholars. The ceremony was held at Wildcat Stadium as family and friends applauded their students’ achievement.
At the Texas Scholars event, the United Way of Lamar County also awarded four college scholarships, totalling $5500.
On May 15th, the annual “Val Sal Lunch” was held to honor all the valedictorians and salutatorians in the county. Surrounded by their superintendents, high school principals and counselors each valedictorian and salutatorian received a certificate and gift from the United Way and spoke about their future education and career goals
The United Way of Lamar County is committed to encouraging students and supporting education in our community. For more information on these programs, or any United Way program in Lamar County, call 903-784-6642 or visit www.lamarcountyuw.org