Mary Waddell Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced.

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Henderson County United Way announces the awarding of the Mary Waddell Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship honors the memory of Mary Waddell, a local community builder and former Executive Secretary of the United Way of Henderson County, the scholarship recognizes students passionate about volunteering and community service.


Tenley Orsak, Enchanted Oaks, TX.  Mabank High School  (dual credit at TVCC). 4.0 GPA

Will attend University of North Texas in the Fall 2021, majoring in Occupational Therapy Rehabilitation Studies.

Aspires to be a Pediatric Occupational Therapist specializing in the care of special needs children.

1st Place Scholarship amount $2,000

Sydny Blanchard, Scurry, TX.  Kemp High School (dual credit at TVCC).  Valedictorian.  4.068 GPA

Will attend University of Texas at Austin in the Fall 2021, majoring in Special Education.

Aspires to become an Educational Audiologist working with special needs individuals.

 2nd Place Scholarship amount $1,000