80 gather for Stelos Alliance Awards banquet to honor students and business leaders
April 30th, 2012
SAN MARCOS, Texas – over 80 people gathered on the evening of Sunday, April 29th for the Stelos Alliance Awards banquet. The Stelos Alliance, a non-profit scholarship organization with the mission of helping extraordinary young people reach their potential, awarded over $17,000 in scholarships to thirteen Texas State University students.
The recipients of Stelos Alliance scholarships:
Virginia Moore Chi-Omega Scholarship:
- Tori Eastman
Housley Principled Leadership Scholars:
- Andrew Henley
- Olivia Birkhead
- Jordan Gass-Poore
Housley Prinicpled Leadership Award:
- Patrick Samuels
John Garrison Leadership Award
- Taylor Smith
Thomas Dugan Raffen Memorial Scholarship
- Kayliegh Worek
Student Foundation Scholarships
- Jose Lopez
- Andreina Calzada
- Taylor Smith
- Alison Sibley
- Nathan McDaniel
William Hogue Memorial Scholarship
- Shanna Schultz
In addition to recognizing student leaders, four business leaders were honored with the inaugural Stelos Alliance Award. The Stelos Alliance Award was created to honor individuals and organizations that assist dynamic young leaders by providing scholarships, fellowships and internships to recruit, utilize, mentor and grow promising young people into the principled leaders of tomorrow.
The recipients of the 2012 Stelos Alliance Award:
Bruce Howard – Director, Operations & Development, Fisher, Herbst & Kemble, P.C., San Antonio, TX
Rick Burchfield – President, Commercial Wireless Solutions (CWS), Pasadena, TX
Linda Roach – Vice President, Marketing, Planview, Austin, TX
Jody Turnbow – Vice President, Supplier Development, Glazers Distribution, Dallas, TX
You can read the full profiles of the Stelos Alliance Award recipients by visiting the Stelos Alliance Awards page on stelos.org.
The Stelos Alliance Awards banquet was sponsored by Kim Booker, President of Sandler Training.
The Stelos Alliance, founded in 2008, is a 501 (c)(3) organization with the mission of helping extraordinary young leaders reach their potential. Currently, Stelos offers 19 scholarships annually and provides Principled Leadership Training to student leaders at no cost. The Stelos Alliance Award was created in 2011 to help student leaders continue their trajectory after graduation by creating relationships with likeminded professionals and organizations. You can follow Stelos on Twitter and Facebook.