Congratulations to Raziel Sink for winning the 1st 2022 David Molak Kindness Scholarship. Raz not only created her own anti-bullying program but she is also the 15-year-old Valedictorian of her graduating class at SWPREP ND in San Antonio. Many thanks to Safety Director, James Hope, for nominating her. Help us wish Raz well at The University of Incarnate Word where she plans to study Forensic Science! Way to go Raz!
David Payne, a Johnson HS graduating senior in North East Independent School District – NEISD, is our second winner of the 2022 David Molak Kindness Scholarship. David spent much of his time on campus mentoring students through the PALS program and he also led the Special Olympics basketball game. Many thanks to PALS teacher Mandy LaCour for the nomination and to DLF board member Jennifer Easley for presenting the award to this fine young man. He is Utah bound so let’s give him a big Texas!
Congratulations to Alamo Heights Independent School District graduate, Jolie Gomez, for winning our 3rd scholarship this year! Jolie not only mentored younger students through VBS and dance studio opportunities but she volunteered with UTHSC on raising awareness for mental health and suicide prevention. Help us wish her well as she plans to study communications at the University of Michigan. We could not be more proud to award her with a 2022 David Molak Kindness scholarship.
Last, but certainly not least, we want to recognize our final recipient of The 2022 David Molak Kindness Scholarship. Juan Torres-Perez has been a role model to his peers and he focused on connection and positivity through his years in Edgewood ISD. He was involved with Communities In Schools and Boys and Girls Club and is the first in his family to go to college!!!
Thank you Josie Garcia for nominating Juan! We can’t express how delighted we are to award him this gift as he pursues a degree in Psychology at Texas A&M SA. Go Juan!