The CMS PTA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce this year’s PTA Scholarship recipients, each of whom will receive $750 toward their college education. These candidates were selected based upon their academic achievements, extracurricular activities and community involvement. Two students were chosen from Colleyville Heritage High School and two were chosen from Grapevine High School. 

Topher Hotchkiss, Colleyville Heritage High School
Topher will be attending UT next fall, in their prestigious business honors program. He is a National Merit Commended Scholar, a National AP Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, the varsity basketball team, the Chem Club, PALS, and Senior Class Council, among others. Topher was honored for having received straight As from 9th through 11th grades. He is an Eagle Scout, and has further helped the community through Second Saturdays Mothers & Sons and various community charity programs. 

Maggie Fanning, Colleyville Heritage High School
Maggie will be attending UT next year, majoring in business. Maggie has played basketball throughout her years at CHHS, including three years on the varsity team, for which she was team captain this year. She is involved in PALS, the National Honor Society, the Redefining Beautiful program, Red Jackets, and Student Council. She has been a member and officer of National Charity League and has volunteered for the Special Olympics and Feed Our Kids. She spent time on the Water is Basic program, an organization dedicated to raising money for clean water in Africa.

Aidan Gonzalez, Grapevine High School
Aidan will be attending Purdue University in the fall, where he will studying Mechanical Engineering. He founded the school’s Mechanical Engineering Club and also served as its President. Aidan has been a member of the GHS Marching Band for all four of his years there, and was both an All-Region Wind Ensemble member and a Texas All-State Band Member.  He has been involved in the Chemistry Club, Student Council, Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society and National Science Honor Society. In addition, he has somehow found time to volunteer at Graceful Buys Resale. 

Jonathan Hearn, Grapevine High School
Jonathan will be heading to UT in the fall to study biomedical engineering. He has been on the baseball team his four years at GHS, including being part of their State Championship varsity team, from which he has received three varsity letters. He is active in PALS, the National Honor Society—where he served as Vice President—the PTSA, Student Council, the football team, track, and Best Buddies, which serves special needs students. He is Community Scholar Ambassador, which means he has completed more than 100 hours of community service, and that has been done in part through Second Saturdays Mothers & Sons, the Mid City Care Corp, Feed Our Kids, and the Special Olympics, among others.

We wish all four of these students continued success and know that they will achieve so much in the years to come.



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