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High School Seniors Selected for Katy Area Retired Educators Scholarships


May 6, 2020

By Jennifer Miko

The Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) chose eight outstanding Katy ISD seniors, from six different Katy high schools, to be recipients of their $1200 scholarships this year. These students are entering college in the fall as Education majors and plan to become public school teachers. Some have hopes of returning to Katy ISD to teach.

The mission of the Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) is to support local schools and the community through special projects such as scholarships and volunteerism.

The following Katy high school seniors will receive the K.A.R.E. scholarships this year:

ANDREW CHOI, Taylor High School

Andrew will be attending the University of Texas in Austin majoring in Math. He plans to become a high school math teacher.


Calyn will be attending the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, majoring in Education. She would like to become a junior high math teacher.


Andrea will be attending the University of Texas at Austin. She plans to major in History with a minor in Secondary Social Studies Education.

ALEXIS HEUSER, Katy High School

Alexis will be attending the University of Houston with a double major of Special Education and American Sign Language. She wishes to become an elementary Special Education teacher.

MARCUS MARSH, Mayde Creek High School

Marcus will attend Sam Houston State University majoring in Composite Science with a Biology Concentration. He would like to be a secondary (high school) science teacher.

ELIZABETH PITCOCK, Cinco Ranch High School

Elizabeth will be attending Abilene Christian University pursuing a major in 4-8 STEM Education with plans to teach at the upper elementary or junior high level.

EMMA WALKER, Katy High School

Emma will be attending Stephen F. Austin University majoring in Education with plans to become a junior high math or science teacher (she loves both subjects and the junior high age students).

CHASE WALL, Tompkins High School

Chase will be attending Texas Tech University majoring in Secondary Education (History). He would like to become a history teacher and coach at the secondary level.

For more information about K.A.R.E., visit their website here.

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