Several Coastal Bend senior high school students recently received scholarships awarded by local Ford dealerships.
Ford dealers award scholarships based on the student's contributions to their community. Academic achievement, leadership, education, career goals and financial need are also taken into consideration.
Access Ford, Bowden Ford Lincoln Mercury, Champion Ford, Commercial Motor Co., Inc., Dave Moore Ford Mercury, Eddie Yaklin Ford Lincoln Mercury Nissan, Escamilla Ford, Kinsel's Live Oak Motors and Sames Crow Ford Sales Inc all funded the Coastal Bend area's Salute to Education program.
The 2009 Coastal Bend Salute to Education scholarship recipients will received their scholarships Thursday at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center at 6 p.m.
The following students will receive their scholarships today:
Banquete High School
Bishop High School
Calallen High School
Robstown High School
Travis St. Clair