Each year, Texas Bank and Trust awards scholarships to local high school students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and a commitment to community service. For 2010, the bank is pleased to recognize Krista Osborne, Juan Encalada, Ashley Chambers, and Margaret Duszik.
KRISTA OSBORNE, daughter of Tammy and Robert Osborne, Jr., is a graduate of Pine Tree High School. She was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars. Krista was involved with Student Council and Leadership, served on the yearbook staff, and was a member of the Spanish club. She plays city-league soccer, volunteers at the public library and Windridge Therapeutic Equestrian Center, and participates in Dancing with the Stars of Longview. Krista plans to obtain her masters degree in forensic biological anthropology at Texas A&M University.
JUAN ENCALADA is a graduate of Spring Hill High School, where he was a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Theatre club, and Spanish club. Juan is involved with the Elevation youth group at Mobberly Baptist Church and the Life youth group at New Beginnings Baptist Church. He will attend LeTourneau University in the fall to study pre-med and will then attend medical school. Juan is the son of Margarita Womack.
ASHLEY CHAMBERS, daughter of Machelle Lankster and John Chambers, is a graduate of Longview High School. She was a member of the National Honor Society and Sigma Kappa Delta-National English Honor Society. Ashley served as president of the Distributive Education Clubs of America, was involved in Student Council, Z-Club, the Latin club, Theater club, and Anchor club. She also participated on the UIL Literary Criticism and Creative Writing team. Ashley plans to major in bioinformatics at Baylor University and then attend medical school.
MARGARET DUSZIK is a graduate of Trinity School of Texas. She was involved with the Key club, Spanish club, Multicultural club, and Z-Club. Margaret is listed on the Honor Roll of Commendation, served on the Spring Hill Bank Board, and was a member of Actively Communicating Trinity Students (ACTS) and Senior Class Student Council. She plans to attend The University of Texas at Tyler and double major in nursing and clinical laboratory science. Margaret is the daughter of Margaret and Bala Duszik.