Who Can Apply: This scholarship fund is established in honor of Kathy Smith. Born in 1962 with a rare genetic condition known as Seckel Syndrome, Kathy has spent her entire life unable to speak, but communicates very well through body language and audible sounds. She has made a difference in the lives of the residents living at Richmond State School where she has resided since 1974. This scholarship fund honors the life of Kathy Smith by providing educational scholarships to young women in the Longview area who, like Kathy, have faced challenges.
- Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school which participates in the Forever Friends Program, including: Gladewater High School, Hallsville High School, Kilgore High School, Longview High School, New Diana High School, Pine Tree High School, Spring Hill High School, or White Oak High School.
- The recipient must have achieved a GPA of at least a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) in his/her high school.
Deadline: February 1, 2021