Scholarship Recipients 2023
Plano-Richardson Alumnae Panhellenic (PRAP) announced the award of five $1,000 scholarships to North Texas young women at the organization’s year-end meeting on May 17, 2023. This year’s recipients are Breck Hunsucker, McKenna Nhem, Abby Hendrix, Josie Howell, and Katelyn Ruhman.
Breck Hunsucker is a senior Nursing major at University of Oklahoma. She is the Director of Operations of Delta Delta Delta and will work as a full-time Nursing Intern in addition to her classes in the Fall. Breck graduated from Plano West Senior High School in 2020 and is the daughter of Tricia & Bob Hunsucker of Plano.
McKenna Nhem is a junior Psychology major at University of Oklahoma. She is a member of the Honor Board of Delta Gamma and also served as her chapter’s Director of Social Awareness. She is a 2021 graduate of Plano West Senior High School and is the daughter of Kaci & Paul Nhem of Plano.
Abby Hendrix will attend University of Oklahoma where she will major in Aviation. She is a 2023 graduate of Plano Senior High School and is the daughter of Amy & Drew Hendrix of Plano.
Josie Howell will attend the University of Texas at Austin where she will major in Biomedical Engineering. She is a 2023 graduate of Lake Highlands High School and is the daughter of Anne & Thomas Howell of Dallas.
Katelyn Ruhman will attend the University of Texas at Austin where she will major in Electrical & Computer Engineering. She is a 2023 graduate of Plano West Senior High School and is the daughter of Jennifer & Kevin Ruhman of Plano.
The applications are judged based on extracurricular involvement, leadership, community service, personal goals, and academic performance. “Each year we are overwhelmed by the accomplishments of the young women who apply, and we’re extremely proud of the 2023 scholarship recipients,” said Melissa Fairley, Scholarship Committee Chair.
“PRAP is dedicated to providing scholarship opportunities through our fundraising efforts,” said President, Kimberly Zinser. “We are thrilled to support the educational dreams and Greek life involvement of these deserving young women.”
Plano-Richardson Alumnae Panhellenic, an organization of more than 100 women dedicated to promoting inter-fraternity friendship and collaboration, is affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). Membership is open to alumnae of the 26 NPC member sororities, and members meet monthly for social activities, informative programs, philanthropy, and fundraising events. PRAP also hosts a sorority recruitment information forum each spring. For more information, visit praptx.com.