Scholarship Recipients 2020

PRAP announced the award of four $1,000 scholarships to North Texas young women at the organization’s year-end virtual meeting on May 20, 2020.  Active sorority member Cadey Moore and graduating high school seniors Lindsey Bolding, Sydney Buehrig, and Avery DeWolf are this year’s scholarship winners.

 

Cadey Moore is a student at the University of Texas where she is pursuing a BBA in Business Honors and Management Information Systems.  She is a member of Kappa Delta where has she served as Vice President of Membership and Recruitment Captain, Strategy Head for the 2020 recruitment team, and Business School Representative for the sorority’s Academic Excellence Committee.  Cadey is a 2017 graduate of Plano West Senior High School and is the daughter of Chris and Shawne Moore of Dallas.

 

Lindsey Bolding is a 2020 graduate of Plano Senior High.  She plans to attend Texas A&M University this fall where she will major in Engineering.  Lindsey is the daughter of John and Catherine Bolding of Plano.

 

Sydney Buehrig is an incoming freshman at the University of Texas at Austin where she will major in Biology with plans to pursue medical school.  She is a 2020 graduate of JJ Pearce High School and is the daughter of Jeff and Kristin Buehrig of Dallas.

Avery DeWolf will major in Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University this fall.  She is a 2020 graduate of Plano West Senior High and is the daughter of Scott and Shannon DeWolf of Plano.

 

Applications are evaluated based upon extracurricular involvement, leadership, community service, personal goals, and academic excellence.  “PRAP was fortunate to receive a large number of applications this year, which made the selection process very competitive.  We are extremely proud of this year’s scholarship recipients, said Diane Goebel, Scholarship Committee Chairman.

 

An in-person celebration honoring the recipients will take place during the summer as social distancing guidelines allow.  “The PRAP scholarship is a wonderful opportunity to support the educational goals of these accomplished young women,” said PRAP President Fran McQuirter, “and our dedicated members truly enjoy promoting Greek life through the fundraising events that make these scholarships possible.”

Plano-Richardson Alumnae Panhellenic (PRAP) awarded five $1,000 scholarships to North Texas young women at the organization’s Summer Send-Off dinner held at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Plano on May 15.  Active sorority members Mary Kate Ingram and Sophia Tomotaki, and graduating high school seniors Allison Cannatti, Lauren McPhail, and Anna Smith are this year’s scholarship winners. 

Mary Kate Ingram attends the University of Missouri where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Journalism.  She has served Kappa Kappa Gamma as philanthropy chairman, standards committee member, and Mizzou Panhellenic Association representative.  Mary Kate is a 2017 graduate of Plano West Senior High School and is the daughter of Matthew and Kristin Ingram of Plano. 

Sophia Tomotaki is a student at the University of Oklahoma.  She plans to obtain a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in accounting and pre-law studies.  Sophia is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and is the chapter’s vice president of academic excellence.  She is a 2017 graduate of Plano Senior High School and is the daughter of Luis and Cindy Tomotaki of Plano. 

Allison Cannatti plans to major in chemical engineering at Vanderbilt University after graduation from Lake Highlands High School in 2019.  She is the daughter of Phillip and Jennifer Cannatti of Dallas. 

Lauren McPhail has been admitted to Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, where she will major in marketing.  She is a 2019 graduate of Lake Highlands High School and is the daughter of Jory and Jamie McPhail of Dallas. 

Anna Smith will graduate from Plano Senior High School in 2019 and will attend Texas A&M University in the fall, majoring in Elementary Education.  She is the daughter of Phil and Brenda Smith of Plano.  

 

“We receive a large number of applications each year, which makes the selection process quite competitive,” said Diane Goebel, Scholarship Chairman.  “We are extremely proud of this year’s scholarship recipients.“ Applications are evaluated based upon the individual’s extracurricular involvement, leadership, community service, personal goals, and academic excellence.  

“Greek organizations have been around since the 19th century, and they are even more relevant today with their focus on philanthropy, service, education, and diversity,” said PRAP President, Inez Seaney.  “We are thrilled to be able to pay our organizational success forward and provide these deserving young women with a scholarship.”  

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