2012 BBYF Scholarship Celebration

This year's Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation scholarship winners and finalists were honored Sunday, April 15th on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington. This year saw a record 225 finalists who participated for the chance to receive a $2,500 scholarship--a 19% increase in participation over last year. Ultimately, 37 winners were chosen from the finalist pool.

Ivan Tolbert, a graduate of Fort Worth's O.D. Wyatt High School and Louisiana State University provided entertainment prior to the Celebration. Ms. Maria Sanchez, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary School Leadership for the Fort Worth ISD was special guest speaker.

This year's scholarship winners and finalists received a preview of what their high school experience will be like as they listened to a roundtable discussion with four Kennedale High School students, all of whom were past winners of a BBYF scholarship. Click "read more" to view more photos.

Photos by Bob Haynes

Ivan Tolbert provides entertainment before the

Scholarship winners, finalists and their families watch
a Bobby Bragan tribute video.

Ms. Maria Sanchez, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary
School Leadership, Fort Worth ISD.

Four Kennedale High School students, all past BBYF
scholarship winners, participate in a high school
roundtable. The discussion was moderated by
Julie Ladner.


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