2020 Scholarship Recipients
Jeanne Heath Scholarship Winner
Delta Delta Delta — University of Texas at Austin
An Ursuline graduate, Kate will begin her senior year at the University of Texas at Austin next fall. As a Finance major, Government Minor, Kate is earning her Certificate in Applied Statistical Modeling with an impressive GPA of 3.8 receiving University Honors. Last summer she attended the London School of Economics and studied in their Finance program. Serving as Delta Delta Delta’s VP Finance, Treasurer, Kate has been responsible for managing all revenue and expenses. She rose to the challenge this spring to maintain her sororities’ financial health through the shutdown and the impact of her chapter due to COVID-19. She received the honor of Highest Distinction from the Women’s Business Council and is presently serving as Co-Chair Executive Council Member within the American Enterprise Institute. She is also an active member of the Texas Running Club.
Sharon Wiley Scholar
Kappa Kappa Gamma — Texas Tech University
Since graduating from Highland Park High School, Emily has attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock and will begin her junior year there this fall. While maintaining a remarkable 3.8 GPA in Finance and Dean’s Honor List designation, Emily has served as Kappa Kappa Gamma’s Asst. Treasurer and Treasurer, creating and managing the annual chapter budgets. Emily’s high achievement in academics also appears in her on-campus involvement, including membership in Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society, Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society and National Society of Collegiate Scholars, all of which are organizations targeting campus leaders and drives opportunities for campus and community service. Serving as Treasurer of the CURE Tech Organization, Emily used her financial skill to manage and oversee all finances for this international Christian organization providing care in third-world countries.
Chi Omega — Texas A&M University
As a Business Finance major with a 4.0 GPA, Reiley graduated from Bishop Lynch High School, is on the Dean’s List and is a member of the International Business Association on campus. As Finance Chair of Chi Omega’s Songfest 2020 (Texas A&M’s largest Greek philanthropy fundraiser annually), Reiley manages all finances for this philanthropy event, which supports Still Creek Ranch, Make-A-Wish Foundation and other competing organizations’ philanthropies. Reiley was also selected to serve as a Fish Camp Counselor for the summer of 2019, which was a 9-month long commitment to leading and counseling 100+ freshmen from the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of ’22. Reiley also serves as a College Leader of Young Life at Brenham High School, where she continues to collaborate on a team of 11 to plan weekly events and mentor the 100+ students at school, football games and other events.
Alpha Delta Pi — Texas Christian University
Paige will begin her senior year at TCU in the fall with a 3.8 GPA as a BFA Modern Dance major and Arts Leadership and Entrepreneurship minor. She also is in the Pilates Teacher Training Program. Paige has continued extensive dance study after graduating from Booker T. Washington High School including Advanced Ballet, Advanced Modern, Advanced Contemporary, Intermediate Tap and Intermediate/Advanced Jazz.
She has received extensive honors and awards including the Alpha Delta Pi Foundation, Gamma Chi and Alice Combest Scholarships, Faculty Scholar-TCU, Deans Honor List, Delta Airlines Foundation Scholarship, and many others. Paige served as an ADPi Rho Gamma 2020 Recruitment Counselor, Chaplain and Social Committee representative of the Gamma Chi Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi. Recently she was chosen to represent her chapter in Alpha Delta Phi’s international publication as a change maker and asked to share her story as someone affecting change and making a difference in her campus and community.