Ashton Wells. She transferred to Lamar from a small town and was a foster child. She was a cheer captain and student council secretary and had apart-time job. She graduated early and with all of her challenges she stated in her application: "I knew that there was something greater out there than this. I just had to work for it."
J'Marcus Williams. He lives with foster parents. He will be the first in his family to attend college. He had a good sense of humor in his interview which will serve him well. He raised a goat in the Lamar FFA. He worked part-time at KFC and Taco Bell.
We want to increase our 1958 fund to help at risk students and would appreciate your considering a contribution by sending a check to Lamar High School Alumni Association, 3325 Wertheimer, Houston, Texas 77098. Put "1958 Hope Scholarships" on the check. This is a 5o1(c)(3).
Ellen Dillingham Heemer