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NBACF Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients


New Braunfels Area Community Foundation recently named the recipients of five area scholarships during the third year of the Foundation’s scholarship program.

The 2017 scholarships and recipients include:

Skyler Clark 2 (WGL)

WGL Jr. Scholarship (2, $1,200 each)
Skyler Clark
Canyon High School
Texas A&M University at College Station
Degree: Allied Health
Career Goal: Pediatric or Military Nursing

Ashley Newsome 2 (WGL and Hittle)

WGL. Jr. Scholarship
Ashley Newsome
Canyon High School
Texas Tech University
Degree: Biology/Pre-med
Career Goal: Neonatalogist
Karl and Beth HIttle Scholarship, $1,000
Ashley Newsome

Selynda Grimsley 2 (Anthony Chalupa Memorial)

Anthony Chalupa Memorial Scholarship, $250
Selynda Grimsley
New Braunfels Christian Academy
University of Mary Hardin Baylor
Degree: Nursing
Career Goal: Nurse Practitioner

Gabi Clark 3 (Logan's LEgacy)

Logan’s Legacy Memorial Scholarship, $1,000
Gabriella “Gabi” Clark
Canyon High School
Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee or Abilene Christian University
Career Goal: Work for a nonprofit

Kanishak Joshi photo 2

New Braunfels Area Car Club Scholarship, $2,000
Kanishak Joshi
Seguin High School
University of Texas at Austin
Degree: Mechanical Engineering
Career Goal: Researcher in Mechanical Engineering

The W.G.L. Jr. Scholarship was created more than 20 years ago by a New Braunfels family and helps further the education of Canyon High School graduates.

The Karl and Beth Hittle Scholarship Fund was established by Karl and Beth Hittle in February of 2015 and awards scholarships to students who are attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock; an accredited Christian seminary; or a vocational/trade school.

The Anthony Chalupa Memorial Scholarship was established in 2017 in memory of Anthony Chalupa, a well-loved father, husband and member of the New Braunfels Christian Academy family, who passed away from cancer in 2015. Anthony’s wife, Megg Chalupa, and New Braunfels Christian Academy wanted to create the fund to continue Anthony’s legacy of inspiring, teaching and encouraging others, ingenuity, and Christian values.

The Logan’s Legacy Memorial Fund Scholarship was established by the family and friends of Logan Nash Davidson in 2014 to assist graduates of Canyon High School who are pursuing secondary education opportunities such as trade schools, specialty schools, junior college, law enforcement and the military. The scholarship recognizes students who possess outstanding humanitarian characteristics.

The New Braunfels Area Car Club Scholarship provides graduating seniors the opportunity to continue education in a field related to the automobile industry.

The recipient of the Comal 4-H Scholarship, open to a current high school senior who is active in the Comal County 4-H Program, will be announced in early Fall.

The GVTC Foundation also announced the recipients of the Ola Armstrong and Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarships. Learn more HERE.

This year’s NBACF Scholarship Evaluation Committee consisted of more than 23 retired and current educators. Collectively, the group represents more than 550 years of experience in the education field, providing invaluable service to the NBACF Scholarship program.

“We want to thank everyone who was involved with making this year’s scholarship program a huge success. Congratulations to the 2017 recipients,” said Brit King, CEO/President of the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation.

Questions or comments may be directed to Betty Taylor, NBACF Scholarship Coordinator, at or (830) 606-9597.