Six OLLU students awarded Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation announced that six OLLU students are among the 100 recipients of the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers.

The inaugural cohort was chosen from a pool of 350 candidates through a competitive selection process, which included a written application, interviews, group activities and a teaching demonstration. All scholars are committed to teaching in high-needs Texas public schools or in hard-to-fill subject areas. They will receive an $8,000 scholarship each year, as well as ongoing training, mentorship and networking opportunities facilitated by the Foundation.

The scholars attending OLLU are:
Lilizareth Norena – incoming freshman
Kimberlee Flores – incoming freshman
Alexandria Moreno – senior
Valerie Cervantes – junior
Shakira Sandoval – incoming freshman
Dezarae Mata – incoming freshman