The Liberty Mutual Insurance/TPEA Scholarship ($500) is awarded based on special skills, scholarship abilities, community service and future employment needs. Members of TPEA, their spouses and their dependents are eligible for the award. The 2015 recipient is Mary Ellis, a graduate of Victoria West High School in Victoria ISD.
Two Carla Miller Memorial Scholarships ($1,000 each) were awarded in 2015. This scholarship is named for the late Carla Miller, a retired TxDOT employee and the wife of TPEA board member Ted Miller, also a retired TxDOT employee. When she passed away in May 2014, her family and friends made donations to the scholarship fund in lieu of flowers. Graduating high school seniors whose parents, grandparents or guardians are TPEA members were eligible for the Carla Miller scholarships. The recipients are:
- Aspen Fisher, a graduate of Jacksonville High School in Jacksonville ISD.
- Jacob Sanchez, a graduate of Corpus Christi ISD’s Harold T. Branch Academy for Career and Technical Education.
For more information about TPEA’s scholarship programs, please contact TPEA.