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Houston Scholarship

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It’s not a rodeo without the cowgirl boots, carnival games, and fried Oreos. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has become an integral part of our family tradition. From the extensively planned events to the organization's generous support for higher education, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the epitome of what makes Texans so great. When I applied for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, I was nervous because I knew it was a very competitive applicant pool. But, I was relieved when I discovered that I was selected to receive the metropolitan scholarship. Thanks to the help of my donor Scott Bowen, in memory of Frank L. Tucker, and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo I was able to cover most of my tuition expenses at the University of Houston.…show more content…
It is a constant reminder that Rodeo believes in my potential to accomplish my dreams. Due to this scholarship, I have been able to take an active role on campus, while at the same time maintain a high grade point average. Last semester, I was selected as the Public Relations Chair for Bauer Ambassadors. I believed it was Bauer Ambassador’s responsibility to highlight the talent and hard work behind some of its students. I was inspired by the various student stories on campus that go unheard to launch the Humans of Bauer Facebook campaign. Through this project, I redefined the role of the public relations chair and increased our organization's visibility on
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