2021 Barbara Holston Scholars Named

By August 30, 2021Uncategorized

The Barbara Holston Education Fund is proud to announce its five 2021 scholarship winners. Each scholar wins a $1,000 award toward their college tuition this year. The winners are:

  • Nicholette Braswell, Eastfield College
  • Sstephanee Shelton, Tarleton State University
  • Sholaunda Johnson, Tarrant County College
  • Shala Thompson, Tarrant County College
  • Faith Wiley, The University of Texas at Arlington

The Fund is named in honor of Ms. Holston, who served as the senior executive at the Fort Worth Housing Authority, now Fort Worth Housing Solutions, from 1991 to 2014. Throughout her career, she encouraged thousands of program participants to pursue higher education and vocational training to improve their ability to provide for themselves and their families.

Since its inception in 2015, the Fund has awarded more than $20,000 in scholarships to institutions of higher education and technical training programs to support FWHS residents and family members who are pursuing higher education or technical certifications. Scholarships are entirely supported by private donations. All contributions are tax deductible.

Help shape the future and make a donation today at bhefund.org/donate/.