Special to the Journal
Eight Central Texas students each received a $500.00 scholarship from the local tribes/councils of the Texas Red Men Foundation, Great Council of Texas.
Recipients were honored with a dinner at Texas Land and Cattle in Killeen on May 24, 2016.
Those awarded scholarships were Kelly M. Clipper-Sam Houston State University, Megan E. Jackson-Central Texas A&M, James J. McGowan-Central Texas College, Erica D. Pritchard-Tarleton State University, Cody D. Ellis-University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Courtney Kissel-Texas A&M-Central Texas College, Alexander P. Borchardt-University of Texas Austin, and Sarah D. Untalan-Texas A&M-Central Texas College.
Central Texas is home to six chapters of the Great Council of Texas. Those chapters are Wampum Tribe #5, Omega Tribe #38, Kiowa Tribe #33, Wampum Council #18, Wanonah Council # 3, and Dakota Council #22.
The Texas Red Men Foundation encourages any student attending an institution of higher education in Texas to apply for the scholarships awarded each year. For an application for 2017, please contact Lori Knapp at firstname.lastname@example.org.