HISTORY: Volunteer, Non – Profit, 501C(3), Tax – Exempt, Incorporated Service Organization Since 1989
PURPOSE: Provide Human and Financial Services and Resources from Infancy to Adulthood
MISSION: Design, Implement, Maintain, and Evaluate Educational, Civic, and Cultural Programs
VISION: Encourage, Educate, Equip, and Empower.
Fort Bend County, Texas
Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) announce Five 2012 Phenomenal Scholarship Recipients
Alexa Marcain Pete, Stafford High, plans to attend University of Texas@Austin and major in architecture. Chelsea A. Reed, Stafford High, plans to attend Stephen F. Austin University and major in biology. Tiffany Katrice Reed, Clements High, plans to attend University of Texas@San Antonio and major in nursing. Shelby Danielle Thomas, Stafford High,plans to attend Texas A & M and major in environmental geosciences. Jessica Alyssa Milton, Lamar High, plans to attend Prairie View A & M and major in civil engineering.
The selection criteria is based on: community service, academic achievement, and leadership. Students are required to: complete an application; write an essay; submit an official transcript and provide two letters of recommendation by March 1. Recipients are notified by April 1. Recipients must attend a mandatory reception in April.
Scholarship Committee: Diane Perkins, Chair; Elise Leaks Harmon, Co Chair; and Mable Scott Austin, member
Parents and counselors are invited to our 2012 scholarship recipients’ reception. Joy filled the air! Lots of pictures were taken. Elise Leaks Harmon provided a warm welcome and shared the organization’s history, purpose, mission, and vision. Col. Dr. Perkins gave an empowering presentation on “Time Management.” Diane Perkins reviewed the scholarship process, presented certificates of achievement, and distributed back packs. Back packs were filled with items for the mind, body, and soul donated by Elise & Joel Harmon, Diane & Larry Perkins, and Mable & MoseAustin. Recipients shared their dreams. Madalina Noth, Counselor, Stafford High School was in attendance and shared words of wisdom to recipients. SSLW’s members and recipients’ parents shared words to encourage, educate, equip, and empower recipients for life! Recipients, parents, and counselor were given an unforgettable experience:
Valet service; delicious meal; and a beautiful setting at Sweetwater Country Club in Sugar Land, Texas.
Recipients must submit SSLW’s required bursar’s form & university’s documentation of their acceptance/enrollment by July 15. Recipients are encouraged to write, call, or email twice a year. A recipients’ reunion is held annually in December. Recipients are also encouraged to return in April and December to share their successes and challenges. SSLW provides ongoing moral and financial support.
Continuing scholarships to past recipients are available and awarded June 1 – July 15 annually.
First week of August, letters and checks are mailed to universities, and letters are mailed to recipients.
Upcoming Programs: Summer Camp; School Clothing & Supplies; Parents’ Rights Education; Partners Appreciation; Youth Financial Workshop; Monthly Seniors Enrichment; Ongoing Families Outreach; Installation of Smoke Alarms; School thru Life Development; Scholarship Recipients’ Reunion; etc
SSLW invite Y – O – U to become a PARTNER. A PARTNER donates and or solicits one tax – deductible donation of id="mce_marker"00 to $25,000 annually for five years. THANKS!