THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION!
The Scholarship Committee is completing its awards process and scholarship winners will be announced at their high school senior recognition ceremonies. Letters will be sent to each applicant afterward notifying him or her of their status.
We recognize the hard work and dedication these fine young students have experienced during their high school years and we wish much success in their future endeavors!
On May 19th, President Alice Murphy presented award certificates to the following outstanding Byron Nelson High School seniors:
Emily Ammann-Ms. Ammann plans to study Nursing, and while at BNHS, she was a member of the National Honor Society, a Mentor to four (4) elementary students with special needs, a Junior Achievement Leader, a Link Leader, a tutor in the Counseling Center, a PTSA member, and a member of the Student Council. She was the October Student of the Month out of 680 students in 2013 and earned a Green Cord in both her sophomore and junior years.
Chaney Brugman-Ms. Brugman plans to study biomedical engineering with the goal of bringing innovation and change to extend lives and improve the quality of life. While at BNHS, she was a member of the National Honor Society, Captain of the varsity soccer team, a trumpet player in the varsity band, and a member of the President and Captain Club. She has been named an AP Scholar with Distinction by the College Board, and she has received the Lead Award, the Northwest ISD’s Circle of Excellence Trustee’s Award for three years, and a Top Ten Award for four years.
Gunar Huizenga-Mr. Huizenga plans to study Civil Engineering, and while at BNHS, he was a member of the National Honor Society, an elected Class Representative and Link Leader, and played on the basketball team in his freshman and sophomore years. He is a College Board AP Scholar, a Kenny Carr TSPE Scholar of the Texas Engineering Foundation, and was a State Qualifier for the Technology Student Association State Qualifer in his sophomore year.
Nils Huizenga-Mr. Nils Huizenga plans to study Civil Engineering and Business Administration. While at BNHS, Mr. Huizenga was a Link Leader, Team Captain of the basketball team, a varsity player on the football team, a member of the National Honor Society, and was a founding member of the Young Republicans Club. He received an AP Scholar Award from the College Board and a Scholar Award from the National Society of High School Scholars.
Kaylee Marie Langford-Ms. Langford plans to become a Music Director in the public education system. Her long-term desire is to start a performing group that travels throughout the world performing and hosting clinics. While at BNHS, she was a member of the National Honor Society, a Link Leader, President of the Texas Future Music Educators Club, a member of PTSA, Soprano Section Leader and Librarian in the Varsity Choir and in the elite Chamber Choir, a violinist for the Orchestra, performed with the BNHS Theatre, and is a member of the National Thespian Honor Society. Ms. Langford received the Regal Heart of Compassion Award and Science Department awards in ninth (9th) grade, and the Noble Hand of Respect award in tenth grade.
Florencio Martinez-Mr. Martinez plans to become a Police Officer. He has been a Lieutenant on the Cross Country varsity team from his freshman year through his senior year. He also played soccer during his sophomore and junior years. He has numerous awards related to his Cross Country activities including being a four-time regional qualifier, freshman year through his senior year; a two-time state qualifier during his freshman year and his senior year, and he was named Most Valuable Player his senior year. In 2016, he received the NISD Trustee Award of Excellence.
Hannah Shea Sellinger-Ms. Sellinger plans to study Liberal Arts (with concentrations in psychology and foreign language) and Business Management. Her long-term dream is to own a summer camp for children aged 5-18 that is fun while imparting important life lessons. While at BNHS, was Team Captain for the varsity basketball team, a member and Social Officer of PALS, a member of the National Honor Society, a member of the Senior Girls Spirit Squad, a member of Fellow Christian Athletes, a member of Delta Positive, was Class Secretary and a member of the Student Council in her freshman, sophomore, and junior years, a Link Leader her sophomore year. Ms. Sellinger received numerous basketball honors including All-State in her senior year and All-District in her freshman, sophomore, and junior years. She earned the Inspire Award from Junior Achievement in her senior year and was Offensive Player of the Year in her sophomore year.
Garrison “Trevor” Smith-Mr. Smith plans to study Business Administration with the goal of working in commercial or residential real estate. While at BNHS, he was a member of the National Honor Society, a founder of the Young Republicans Group, a Link Leader and on the Student Council.
Ryan Teuscher-Mr. Teuscher plans to study psychology with the ultimate goal of becoming a Sports Psychologist. While at BNHS, he has been Cross Country Team Captain for all four years of his high school career, was a Senior Patrol Leader for BSA and an Eagle Scout, a Church Youth Committee member and former Church quorum President, a member of the CM2 Club former Secretary of it for three (3) years. He was a Link Leader, a member of the National Honor Society, a member of the Captains and Presidents Club, and a member of the Student Council. His awards include Academic All-District for Cross Country, AP Scholar with Distinction, Texas Milesplit Runner of the Week, Lord Byron Leadership Award, and Most Valuable Athlete from his freshman year through his senior year.
If you know any of these award winners, please pass along your congratulations and well-wishes for a successful college career!
Next year's applications will be posted to this website December 2017.