ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 2017, THE SHAW-HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP FUND AWARDS FUNDING THROUGH AN APPLICATION PROCESS TO DESERVING HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES WITH PLANS TO PURSUE THEIR EDUCATION AT AN INSTITUTE OF HIGHER LEARNING UPON HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION. AWARDEES ARE KNOWN AS SHAW HARRIS SCHOLARS.
THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND IS ESTABLISHED IN MEMORY OF RUTH SHAW AND IN HONOR OF MARY HARRIS, SISTERS AND EDUCATORS IN THE LUFKIN, TEXAS AREA, LOCATED IN EAST TEXAS.
2019 Shaw Harris Scholars
Maria Meija (photo not available at this time), entering Texas A&M this fall, will pursue a degree in the social sciences. Her passion for the plight of others is certainly at the heart of what Mrs. Shaw and Mrs. Harris stood for in the Lufkin community.