Eight NISD students receive Region 7 scholarships for summer camp
April 15, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
District Contact: Rayanne Schmid, communications coordinator
936-569-5000, ext. 8845 (office) or 936-585-1518 (Cell)
NACOGDOCHES — Eight Nacogdoches elementary and middle school students were awarded Gifted and Talented Summer Camp scholarships through the Region 7 Education Service Center.
Among those receiving the awards were:
• Destiny Hiracheta, McMichael Middle School for the Youth Adventure Program at Texas A&M University in College Station;
• Stuart Beal, Raguet Elementary School, Sea Camp at Texas A&M University in Galveston;
• Juan Rubio, McMichael Middle School, Challenge;
• Fidel Juarez, Thomas J. Rusk Academy of Fine Arts, Challenge;
• Evelyn Garcia, Nettie Marshall Academy of Dual Language, Challenge;
• Christopher Bertin, Raguet Elementary School, Challenge;
• Nicole Bowman, Brooks-Quinn-Jones Elementary School, Challenge; and
• Regan Knott, McMichael Middle School, Talented and Gifted camp.
Summer camp scholarship recipients applied for the camps in March. In the application, each wrote and essay and included both a parent and teacher letter of recommendation.
The scholarship money received goes only toward camp tuition. The student is responsible for travel costs.