January 13 -16, 2017. Advancing The Dream.
“Everybody can be great… Because anybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2016 Scholarship Recipients & Award Winners

Art Contest Winners

  • First Place: (View Art)
    Thien Bui, Arlington High School, Senior
    $1,000 Scholarship
  • Second Place: (View Art)
    Kate Knight, Martin High School, Sophomore
    $750 Scholarship
  • Third Place:  (View Art)
    Kaila Garcia, Ousley Junior High School, Eighth Grade
    $500 Scholarship

Essay Contest Winners

  • First Place:  (Read Essay)
    Sierra Salser, Arlington High School
    $1,000 Scholarship
  • Second Place: (Read Essay)
    Ky Perkins, Arlington High School
    $750 Scholarship
  • Third Place: (Read Essay)
    Khirstyn Vu, Juan Seguin High School
    $500 Scholarship
    *Scholarships are made possible by Atmos Energy

“Spirit of Service” Collegiate Scholarship Winner

  • Diane Calderon
    Tarrant County College

Awards in Education, Government, and Community Winners

Congratulations “Advancing The Dream” 2016 Award winners!

  • Community (Individual)
    Alisa Simmons, President of the Arlington branch of the NAACP
  • Community (Group)
    Altrusa International (SE Tarrant County Early Risers, Inc.)
  • Education
    Barbara Keaton, Arlington ISD Fine Arts
  • Government
    Lt. Tarrick McGuire, Arlington Police Department