Keep Rowlett Beautiful awards scholarships

Keep Rowlett Beautiful awards scholarships

 (Rowlett) Keep Rowlett Beautiful is proud to honor two Rowlett citizens with scholarships for 2011.

Allen Torske, a 2010 graduate of Rowlett High School, received a Scholarship last year and KRB decided to provide a $2,000 Scholarship to help him continue in 2011 with his studies at Auburn University in Alabama. He is continuing his studies in Aeronautics with the goal of a career in designing airplanes that use less metal and would require less fuel. He is already a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Last year, Torske was also a member of the Auburn marching band in the fall and the concert band in the spring.


Brendan Richardson graduated from Garland High School and was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Keep Rowlett Beautiful for 2011. Richardson excelled in his Architecture classes in high school and is interested in pursuing a career in that field at Prairie View A&M. Last year, he was awarded a scholarship to attend the Tulane University summer architecture program. His goal is to help rebuild in New Orleans, where he has family who were uprooted by Hurricane Katrina. He is committed to build strong homes that are eco-friendly and energy-efficient, while maintaining the tradition and character of the New Orleans neighborhoods, making him a perfect KRB candidate for a 2011 Paul Brunelle Memorial Scholarship.

Submitted by Cheryl Harris, Keep Rowlett Beautiful,, 972 463-3929 Hours 9 am – 1 pm, Monday to Friday.

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