2018-2019 Birmingham Scholars
Pictured is Back row (l to r): Jaxson Hill, Landry Norris, David Tran, Aidan Gardiner, Troy Sagent, Samantha Springfield, Neil Patel, Travis Riley, Brian Garcia, Zachary Kvale.
Front row (l to r): Cheyanne Voelker, Iman Ibrahim, Hunter Pickens, Madison Quiroga, Hannah Hall, Melanye Simmons, Sawyer Diaz, Aubrey Bosse, Kellie Meyers, Rachel Howell.
2019 Pearl Birmingham Scholarship Recipients Announced
Twenty seniors have been named Birmingham Scholars for the 2018-2019 school year and were officially recognized at a banquet held in their honor on April 16, 2019. Culled from the top 10 percent of their classes, the students were selected based on their SAT and ACT scores, class ranking, and good moral character. The students also completed an autobiography and personal interview with three judges representing superintendents from Dallas, Collin and Rockwall counties. Additionally, in order to qualify for the scholarship, students must have received all of their grades from a Wylie ISD high school.
The scholarship recipients from Wylie High School are:
Aubrey Bosse Sawyer Diaz Aidan Gardiner Iman Ibrahim Neil Patel Hunter Pickens Madison Quiroga Travis Riley Troy Sargent David Tran
The Birmingham Scholars from Wylie East are:
Brian Garcia Hannah Hall Jaxson Hill Rachel Howell Zachary Kvale Kellie Meyers Landry Norris Malanye Simmons Samantha Springfield Cheyanne Voelker
The Miss Pearl Birmingham Scholarship fund was established in 1947 by T.F. Birmingham to comply with a request by his sister, Pearl, who died in 1946. In her will, she left 1,000 shares of common stock in Standard Oil Company of Ohio to support an annual scholarship for an outstanding Wylie graduate. Today the fund supports twenty scholarships valued from $5,000 to $7,500.