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Ruiz 4 Kids awards $575,000 in student scholarships
By Ruiz 4 Kids
Jun 13, 2018
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Denison, Texas -- Ruiz 4 Kids is helping make the dreams of continued education for current and future college students a little easier. A total of $117,000 in scholarships was awarded to students in Denison and surrounding Grayson County areas.

“We are thrilled to assist in the continued education of local high school and college students,” said Ruiz 4 Kids Denison, Rebeckah Flanagan. “We could not be more excited at our ability to award such a large amount to children in our community and help them achieve their dream of higher education. Ruiz 4 Kids looks forward to witnessing their achievements.”

Students who were awarded scholarships are:

ACHILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Alex Simmons

ANNA HIGH SCHOOL
Mary Kemp

BELLS HIGH SCHOOL
Chance Morse
Tyler Van Duser
Larissa Flores
Emma Bass

BONHAM HIGH SCHOOL
Lisann Fernandez
Peyton Terry
Ty Lewis
Alexandria Passanisi
William Lacy

CANEY HIGH SCHOOL
Halli Culbreath

CELINA HIGH SCHOOL
Aubrey Stuart
Madison Bradfield
Courtney Stepan

COLBERT HIGH SCHOOL
Toby Bowles
Rylie Rickman
Derek Waggoner

COLLINSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Kyle Thacker
Collin Westbrook
Kaylynn Millhollon
Blake Williams
Kyle Smith
Hannah Bryson
Jaclyn Rodriguez
Lizet Villa
Landon Williams
Brenton Conger
Gabriella Munoz

Cornerstone Academy
Emily Minchey

DENISON HIGH SCHOOL
Aubyn Thompson
Hannah Hittson
Wilson Kirkbride
Edgar Deseano
Nicholas Knowles
Suzietta Smith
Griffin Wagner
Dakota Cole
Ansley Dunn
Kailey Jones
Alison Earnhart
Conner Massenburg
Maxwell Perez
Katherine Bonham
Darla Hernandez
JayQuan McFail
Allyson Edgette
Austin Emery
Kelly Neidert

DODD CITY
Hallie Herndon
Shaelee Fosher

DURANT HIGH SCHOOL
Hannah McDonald
Tyler Smith
Morgan Hudson
Hanna Cook

ECTOR HIGH SCHOOL
Rachel Gentry
Bailey Ayers
Miranda Jones

GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Katrina Arands
Dalton Chancellor
Randy Ibarra

GUNTER HIGH SCHOOL
Camryn MacDonald

HOWE HIGH SCHOOL
Connor Jackson
Chase Clayton
Natalie Honore
Winston Mosse
Aspen Porter

KINGSTON PUBLIC SCHOOL
Meagan Gafford

LEONARD HIGH SCHOOL
Abbey Maxwell

Lindsay High
Alyssa Noggler

Melissa High
Aaron Vaughan

POTTSBORO HIGH SCHOOL
Kristina Kelso
Hunter Henson
Kalyn Whitmire

ROCK CREEK
Kate Norrid
Emily Hill
Lainey Jestis

S&S HIGH SCHOOL
Payton White
Jada Muller

SAM RAYBURN HIGH SCHOOL
Elizabeth Trammell
Hadleigh Keeton
Ryan Mussett
Sara Carpio

SAVOY HIGH SCHOOL
Denver Bell
Brittney Francis

SHERMAN HIGH SCHOOL
Alexus Walker
Kyle Humphrey
Tucker Davidson
Kayla Boykin
Spencer Langton
Averie Young
Lezly Gracia

Tioga High
Andrea Perez

TOM BEAN HIGH SCHOOL
Alyssa Edwards

TRENTON HIGH SCHOOL
Sierra Stogsdill
Bethany Nors
Luc Comeau
Denise De La Cueva

TUSHKA HIGH
Caitlyn Cooper
Kallie Daniel

VAN ALSTYNE HIGH SCHOOL
Jordan Velekei
Salma Echols
Allison Weaver
Dakota Kern
Lillie Dixon
Faith Griffin
Carleigh Howard
Lauren De Luna
Sydney Simmons
Chase Coburn
Blaine Urban
Mason Hallonquist
Cassandra Hammond

WHITESBORO HIGH SCHOOL
Alexis Wyrick
Jacob Raffety
Weston Hickman
Karlee Schuessler

WHITEWRIGHT HIGH SCHOOL
Emily Holloway

All scholarship dollars are raised via the Louis F. Ruiz Golf Invitational. Since 1987, Ruiz 4 Kids has awarded over $3M in scholarships.

About Ruiz 4 Kids

Ruiz 4 Kids is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 when employees of Ruiz Food Products, Inc. approached Founder Fred Ruiz asking him to help them explore ways to assist families with children in need. Today, Ruiz 4 Kids works to fund two children/education programs: scholarships to high school seniors/community college students and the Mini Grants for Teachers program.

About Ruiz Food Products, Inc.

Ruiz Foods is a privately owned corporation with corporate offices in Dinuba, California. Kim Ruiz Beck, the elder daughter of Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Fred Ruiz, is Chairman. Rachel Cullen is the President and CEO.

Ruiz Foods is dedicated to premium quality, authentically prepared frozen foods selling to all channels of distribution: retail, convenience store, clubs, vending, industrial and foodservice. The El Monterey® brand is the #1 frozen Mexican food brand in the U.S. . Tornados®, the company’s snack brand, is the #1 roller grill item across the nation. Ruiz Foods employs over 3,500 Team Members in California, Texas and South Carolina. For more information, please visit www.ElMonterey.com or www.myTornados.com