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2020 Scholarship Award Winners Announced

05 Jun 2020 8:45 AM | Grant Wickes (Administrator)

Congratulations to the recipients of the NTRP 2020 Scholarship Awards

North Texas Relocation Professionals (NTRP) Honors Relocated North Texas High School Students with College Scholarships 

High School Seniors in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant Counties were invited to apply for a unique scholarship awarded by the North Texas Relocation Professionals (NTRP).  The student applicants must have relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family’s relocation during their high school years. Today, NTRP is pleased to announce the following award winners. View 2020 Scholarship Award Winners press release for further details including award criteria.

 1st Place - $3,500

Ritvik Ramaknshnan

Ritvik is from Memorial High School, Frisco TX.  Ritvik  relocated from Phoenixville, PA right before his Freshman year.  Ritvik became the Team Captain for the Varsity Tennis Team, the President for the Math & Science National Honor Society as well as a volunteer tutor. He is planning on majoring in Business and Computer Science in the Fall.

 2nd Place - $2,000

Sydney Jade Bloch

Sydney is from Rick Reedy High School, Frisco TX.  Sydney  relocated from Redondo Beach, CA right before her Sophomore year.  Sydney is a nationally ranked soccer player and earned the Team Captain role on her new team. She is also a member of Texas Girls State and a mentee at the Collin County District Attorney’s Office. She has applied to Yale, Georgetown and Northwestern for the Fall.

Click here to watch Sydney give her speech

 3rd Place (tie) - $1,000

Chiemela Onyinyech

Chiemela is from Eastern Hills High School, Ft. Worth TX.  Chiemela relocated from Lagos, Nigeria right before her Junior year. Chiemela is the Debate Team Captain and is in the Theatre Club. She spends many hours volunteering and is a regional qualifier for speech and debate. She is pursuing a degree in Economics in the Fall.

3rd Place (tie) - $1,000

Claire Maui Hiu

Clair is from Memorial High School, Frisco, TX.   Claire located from Santa Ana, CA right before her Sophomore year. Claire is the President for the National Art Honor Society and the Historian for the Health Occupation Students of America. She is a volunteer for Carter Blood Care and also works as a swim teacher/lifeguard. Claire is attending The University of Texas at Austin as a Biochemistry major in the Fall.

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