Memorial golf tournament funds scholarships for local Tech-bound students

Memorial golf tournament funds scholarships for local Tech-bound students

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 22, 2022) One hundred and four golfers competed in this year’s Tommy Hooper Memorial Golf tournament at Buffalo Creek Golf Club in Heath this past October. This annual tournament began with an outing in 2005 memorializing Tech grad Tommy Hooper (Hale Center ‘72).  Tommy’s wife Margie Hooper and Dale and Teddi Cherry […]

Royse City Education Foundation plans for gala

Royse City Education Foundation plans for gala

ROYSE CITY, TX (Sept. 1, 2022) The Royse City ISD Education Foundation is gearing up for the 2nd Annual Evening for Education on November 5, 2022 at the Rockwall Hilton Lakefront. Last year, the event resulted in over $90,000 for teaching grants, special campus projects and staff/student recognition efforts. Tickets and sponsorships are available while […]

Rockwall Women’s League awards scholarships, grants from record-breaking charity ball proceeds

Rockwall Women’s League awards scholarships, grants from record-breaking charity ball proceeds

Plans Underway for 2023 Charity Ball ROCKWALL, TX (May 25, 2022) Several area high school graduates are headed to college with scholarships thanks to the efforts of the Rockwall Women’s League and their annual charity gala that was held April 2 at the Renaissance Dallas/Plano Legacy West Hotel. This year’s gala theme was East Meets […]

Garland ISD staff surprised with more than $240,000 in grants, scholarships

Garland ISD staff surprised with more than $240,000 in grants, scholarships

GARLAND ISD, TX (Jan. 24, 2022) The Garland ISD Education Foundation is starting the new year by surprising staff with cash. The Foundation delivered a record $240,000+ in grants and scholarships Jan. 18-21, helping educators make their dreams come true. GEF grant delivery teams surprised teachers, support staff, and administrators with community-funded grants, traditional GEF […]

Legacy lives on through Robert & Cis Hawk scholarships for Rockwall ISD students

Legacy lives on through Robert & Cis Hawk scholarships for Rockwall ISD students

A legacy of character and opportunity ROCKWALL, TX (August 19, 2021) As the excitement of a new school year begins for so many of our students, nothing is more exciting than beginning a senior year at Rockwall High School or Rockwall-Heath High School. With the anticipation of seeing old friends and meeting new ones, the […]

Self family and Rockwall ISD Education Foundation award trades scholarships to local grads

Self family and Rockwall ISD Education Foundation award trades scholarships to local grads

ROCKWALL, TX (June 24, 2021) The inaugural Scott Self Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded to Hannah Gonzales from Rockwall High School and Luke Rothbauer from Rockwall-Heath High School. The scholarship is designated for local graduates who are pursuing a career in the trades. Hannah is pursuing an esthetician license at the Aveda Institute-Dallas. Luke will […]

Council of Catholic Women, Our Lady of the Lake awards scholarships

Council of Catholic Women, Our Lady of the Lake awards scholarships

ROCKWALL, TX (May 18, 2021) The Council of Catholic Women (CCW), Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church recently awarded two $1,000 scholarships to two young lady high school graduates. Rebecca Boehm will be attending Tyler Junior College. Ariauna Salvaggio-Lazarin will be attending Sam Houston State University. The Council of Catholic Women was formed in 1977 […]

Rest Haven accepting entries in its annual Memorial Day Essay Contest for scholarships

Rest Haven accepting entries in its annual Memorial Day Essay Contest for scholarships

ROCKWALL, TX – April 2, 2021 – More than $1500 in scholarships will be awarded to local students this year in the Annual Memorial Day Essay Contest, sponsored by Dewayne and Ann Cain and Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park. The topic is: “What does Memorial Day mean to you?” All graduating seniors from […]

Teams forming for Rockwall Rotary Club Clay Shoot, supporting local scholarships

Teams forming for Rockwall Rotary Club Clay Shoot, supporting local scholarships

ROCKWALL, TX – February 23, 2021 – The Rockwall Rotary Club welcomes you to join them as they host the Rotary Clay Shoot at 11 a.m. Friday, April 16 at Texas Gun Ranch. Clay shooting translates into scholarships at the Rockwall Rotary Clay Shoot. Teams of clay shoot enthusiasts gather at the Texas Gun Ranch […]

Three Rockwall-Heath High School students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Three Rockwall-Heath High School students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

ROCKWALL, TX (September 18, 2020) Rockwall-Heath High School students Isabelle Baumler, Chloe Holliman and Elise Sibley were recently named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. More than 1.5 million students across the country took the qualifying test and only 16,000 qualified for this high honor, placing them in the top 1% of all students in the nation. […]

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