ARLINGTON, Texas – August 25, 2020 – Two graduates of Arlington ISD received $10,000 scholarships from Texas Trust Credit Union.
The Lamanda Higginbotham Education Scholarship was awarded to Baylie Gage, an incoming freshman at the University of North Texas. Gage will major in art education. A 2020 graduate of Juan Seguin High School in Arlington, Gage was an active member of the National Honor Society and the Texas Association of Future Educators and was captain of the school’s Color Guard.
Riley Carlin, an incoming freshman at Oklahoma State University and graduate of Arlington High School, received the Lou Nabors Engineering Scholarship. Carlin was a National Honor Society member, played baseball, and was active in band and orchestra throughout high school. Carlin will major in safety engineering and fire protection technology.
The Lamanda Higginbotham scholarship is named for the wife of late Texas Trust board member Don Higginbotham. The Lou Nabors Engineering scholarship is in memory of a past board member. Gage and Carlin will each receive $2,500 annually for up to four years.
“Riley and Baylie have promising futures and we wish them the best in their college endeavors,” said Debi Knoblock, assistant vice president of Business & Community Engagement for Texas Trust.
About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust Credit Union has been helping build brighter financial futures since its modest beginning in 1936. Today, the full-service credit union serves more than 120,000 members. With assets of more than $1.3 billion, Texas Trust is the 6th largest credit union in North Texas and the 17th largest in Texas. With a focus on the community, Texas Trust is creating a legacy of giving through generous financial donations that support local school programs and activities, non-profit organizations, and student scholarships; and by providing volunteer resources through its Community Unity team, which supports scores of charitable events each year. For more information, visit TexasTrustCU.org or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/texastrustcu or Twitter at @texastrustcu.