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Scholarship Program

Established in 1992, the State Fair of Texas Scholarship Program has awarded approximately
 $3 million in new and renewed scholarships. The fund is open to eligible high school seniors from
 around the state who participate in State Fair livestock shows and to outstanding students 
attending the following Fair Park-area high schools: Lincoln, James Madison, North Dallas, Woodrow Wilson and the Irma L. Rangel YWL School. Recipients receive a $6,000 grant, renewable in $1,500 annual increments if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA toward their college degree at a Texas university and/or community college.

Pete Schenkel Scholarships

Each year, to honor its past Chairman Pete Schenkel, the State Fair of Texas awards multiple $6,000 scholarships to selected applicants from these five Fair Park-area high schools: Lincoln, James Madison, North Dallas, Woodrow Wilson and the Irma L. Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School.Youth Livestock Scholarships

The State Fair of Texas awards $6,000 scholarship to selected applicants who have participated in specific Youth Livestock competitive events held at the State Fair of Texas at Fair Park in Dallas. Scholarships are given to applicants who are enrolling in an agricultural-related curriculum or agricultural-benefiting natural science curriculum at a college or university in Texas.

 

2015 State Fair of Texas Scholarship Program Recipients

Pete Schenkel Scholarship Recipients

Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School
BreAnna Aikins
Jocelyne Andrade
Lauren Camarillo
Aislinn Diaz
Brenda Duran
Tania Garcia
Marizabel Garza
Cassandra Gonzalez Alarcon
Sonia Gonzalez
Pamela Hernandez Chavez
Stephanie Hernandez
Karla Herrera Gutierrez
Cynthia Martinez
Laura Martinez
Emma Maxwell
Sarahia Oviedo
Rubi Perez
Yasmin Renteria
Abigail Rivera

James Madison High School
Jacqueline Fields
Marquise Gates
Tichina Jones
Kevin Soto
Cierra Thomas
Alexis White
Taylor Wright

Lincoln High School
DeMarcus Johnson
Kasim Kabbara
Rakeshia Wines
Tafari Witter

North Dallas High School
Taylor Bolden
Guadalupe Florencio
Daisy Hernandez
Kerinne Mendoza
Brian Monroy
Shayla Myers
Yolanda Nguyen
Brooke Peek
Jesus Ramirez
Jennifer Rodriguez
Raviola Wenno

Woodrow Wilson High School
Madison Aza
Chloe Carroll
Erin Choi
Nia Delmast
Grant Garcia
Andrew Henery
Caroline Jordan
Cameron Kurzner
Taylor Murray
Meaghan O’Connor
Shelby Patterson
Leslie Scherger
Sandra Vazquez
Zane Wittrock

Youth Livestock Scholarship Recipients

Victoria Abner
Kathrine Adams
Kaitlyn Alba
Emily Alford
Hadley Baker
Hayley Bates
Mintie Betts
Brooke Blum
Gary Bostick
Brice Boyd
Shelby Bradshaw
Caroline Brennan
Robert Carroll
Walker Carson
Brooke Chilcutt
Patrick Clay
Mattie Cochran Darbie Cooper
Micah Davidson
Tyler Davidson
John Derry
Madison DeWinne
Hailey Drerup
Ashton Dunkel
Dillon Elder
Landon Eldridge
Rachel Evenson
Zachary Finch
Alexandria Foster
Jimmie Gee
Rachel Gibbs
Haven Giglotti
John-Michael Grunseich
Holly Halfmann
Christen Harris
Kaitlin Harris
Hadley Hatler
Dakota Heathcock
Cala Holder
Rachel Hood
Devon Jackson
Benjamin Johnson
Kalyn Johnson
Garrett Kale
Kaylynn Kiker
Kathryn Klumb
Paige Kosub
Tamra Kott
Pierce Lancaster
Madeline Little
Elaine Lochte
Lakyn Lucio
Jarrett Mackie
Joseph Macon
Wyatt Maher
Meredith Masi
Cody May
Jena McCall
Jake McMillan
Tyler Monroe
Joshua Muehlstein
Mykayla Mullins
Amanda Nash
Amber Patricio
Cameron Price
Kyle Ramsey
Thackary Ray
Grant Read
Haley Rector
William Robert
Kalinn Rohre
Brittany Sanders
Brylie Schaeffer
Sterling Scott
Rebecca Seigman
Colton Shackelford
Marilyn Standlee
Sevanna Stewart
Amy Stoemer
Emily Stovall
Hillary Swor
Danielle Thompson
Ross Thorn
Braden Tondre
Kasie Vestal
William Vinson
Rebekah Wagner
Huntor Watson
Ty Wilson
Alec Winfrey
William Wolf
Samantha Woods
Cheyenne Zaiontz

2015 State Fair of Texas Scholarship Renewals

Angelo State University
Shelby Crockett
Shaylan Edwards
Taylor Howard
Kelsi Schmidt
James Short

Austin College
Emma Chalott Barron
Michaela Durman
Erika Zapata

Baylor University
Daisy Garcia
Dejaleigh Washington
Junelyn Gamao

Blinn College
Dakota Crissman
Jennifer Crowl
James Garner
Brody Halfmann
William Hussey
Shea Mackey
Victoria Merryfield
Mackenzie Spisak

Clarendon College
Austin Adams
Kenna Faulkenberry
Brayden Hawkins

El Centro College
Layth Kal
Maria Martinez

Hill College
Paige Bowling

McLennan Community College
Jolee Meurer

Mountain View College
Richard Williams

Palo Alto College
Amy Moran

Prairie View A&M University
Teaira Barber
Rice University
Gabriel Ortuno

Stephen F. Austin State University
Marcheyelle Webb

Sam Houston State University
Jamilex Carreno
D’Quavian Powell
Emily Mullins

South Plains College
William McCleery
Quinton Whitfield

Southern Methodist University
Kayla Finstein
Clarisa Torres
Miguel Velasco

St. Edward’s University
Audrey Acevedo
Carina Diaz

Tarleton State University
Robert Allen
Hannah Gaddy
Cade Hart
Danielle Heater
Kylie Manning
Caleb Murphy
Joshua Murphy
Michaela Scott
Madison Stout
Justana Tate
Shelby Womack

Texas A&M University College Station
Ja’Mes Atkins
Samantha Braun
Janelle Ferrence
Crystal Garcia
Yerania Hernandez
Patrick Kennedy
Blake Norrid
Maxwell Zotos
Kaitlin Alexander
Leah Bauer
Kylie Bennett
Katrina Buerger
Hannah Burrough
Katharyn Camp
Scott Chachere
Kelcey Cockrell
Hannah Debner
Harly Durbin
Paul Exley
Dulcie Fields
Emily Foreman
Joelle Foster
Cody Garrett
Katie Garrett
Kelly Garrett
Courtney Gipson
Madison Gramling
Whitney Green
Klaryssa Gutierrez
Garrett Hancock
Trayse Heater
Callie Henly
Sydney Herring
Haley Herzog
Jordan Hevner
Adam Hoff
Carly Hoffmann
Jeb Hogan
Maddison Holder
Kline Jones
Kyla Kalinowski
Lauren Kilpatrick
Morgan Lyons
Emily Mahalitc
Anna Maulsby
Bailee McDonald
Cheyanne Millican
Sarah Muehlstein
Taylor Muzny
Laramie Naumann
Henry Nelson

Micah Newton
Emmali Pankonien
Casey Parish
Braeden Pittman
Rexanna Powers
Jessica Puente
Callie Rainosek
Robert Ruffin
Christi Schick
Caleb Shirley
Baylee Smith
Ronald Snyder III
Mikala Tondre
Trevor Vaughn
Kaylie Walker
Elizabeth Wishert

Texas A&M University at Commerce
Aaron Williford
Brittany Krueger
Corie Rettig

Texas Christian University
Jasmine Martinez
Christy Tovar

Texas Lutheran University
David Germann

Texas State University
Gabrielle DeRouen
Cameron Knight
Kelli Tiemann

Texas Tech University
Shannon Barthelemy
Cathryn Gibbs
Audrey Kinast
Cody Belew
Caitlyn Brown
Dalton Cooper
Benjamin Duvall
Scotta Faulkenberry
Ashleigh Frost
Mitchell Gregory
Hannah Halfmann
Reggie Halfmann
Allie Hicks
Abby Hill
Hunter Howard
Thomas Jennings
Tate Leatherwood
Jacob Muehlstein
Cole Perkins
Kenneth Ruland
Keeley Sears
Taylor Shackelford
Jordan Smith
Jaci Tischler
Audrey Turner
Taylor Turner
Chelsi Vineyard
Kirby Vineyard
Calvin Welper
Holton Westbrook
Bryce Winfrey
Stefanie Wolf

Texas Woman’s University
Janetci Arevalo
Daniela Chaparro
Gabriela Garcia
Patricia Garcia
Shiesha McGue
Alexus Petty
Karen Zamora
Lydia Zimmerer

Trinity Valley Community College
Karissa Gant

University of North Texas
Angelica Aguilar
Tiera Dural
Amairani Gomez
Luis Najar
Emanuel Velazquez

University of Texas at Arlington
Ashley Arias
Dariel Johnson

University of Texas at Austin
Alexander Alfonso
KaBriesha Barber
Graeme Hamilton
Joana Jardon
Augustus Miller
Drew Scherger
Erin Shilling
Breanna Simpson
Stephen Slaughter
Ilana Smirin
Terry-Ann Wellington

University of Texas at Dallas
Tanya Alvarez
Eli Cantu III
Celeste De La Cruz
Clarissa De La Cruz
Maria May
Cassandra Rangel
Andrea Rivera
Consuelo Rojas
Cristian Sanchez

University of the Incarnate Word
Susy Rodriguez

West Texas A&M University
Charlotte Dozier
Kelsey Hutton
Blake Vineyard
Kaimi Williams

2015 State Fair of Texas Scholarship Graduates

El Centro College
Rebeca Hurtado
Paris Junior College
Talon Bell

Southern Methodist University
Monserrat Moncada
Jacqueline Romero

St. Edward’s University
Joan Garcia

Tarleton State University
Brody Coffelt
Mikaela May

Texas A&M University at College Station
Katharine Beason
Kyle Brown
Logan Cline
William Crumley
Kaysi Dean
Melanie Jackson
Brady Johnson
Brooke Kosub
Phillip Mason

Macy Moriarty
Megan Moriarty
Richard Pearson
Jared Pieniazek
Alyssa Spruill
Rory Tucker
Kayley Wall
Kelsey Wood
Lorena Gutierrez
Dottie Cook
Tyler Coufal
Emily Gerik
Andrew Knight
Dalton Meurer
Mallorie Phelps
Amelia Tanner
Codie Wright

Texas A&M University at Commerce
Dajonay Stewart

Texas Christian University
Cameron Jackson

Texas State University
Kelsey Phipps

Texas Tech University
Brittany Blum
Aaron Fleitman
Krysti Kelley
Kirby Kennedy
Kristen Knight
Abby Prause
Khaki Scrivner
Lane Halfmann

Texas Woman’s University
Cindy Duran

University of Texas at Austin
Dylan Carter
Mikele Hicks
Brittany Rogers

University of Texas at San Antonio
Wyatt Kunde

West Texas A&M University
Sara Barrientez
Whitney Finch
Stacie Schumacher