2017 General Leadership Scholars
The Hank Sasser Foundation is proud to announce its 2017 General Leadership Scholarship recipients. This scholarship was established to recognize outstanding individuals who are pursing the development of their leadership skills and education. We aim to help leaders grow and to become better at what they do so that they may positively impact the lives of others. This year, thanks to help from your generous contributions, we were able to award $4,000 in scholarship award money to three exceptional candidates.
Summer 2017 Recipient
Georgia Institute of Technology
Sara is a senior aerospace engineering major at Georgia Tech. She is fueled by a passion for flight, a deep curiosity about outer space, ambitions to explore the universe, and lots of coffee! Upon graduation, Sara will pursue a graduate degree in electric propulsion and then work as a space power engineer with NASA's Glenn Research Center. Sara continually strives to lead by example and is dedicated to promoting women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and building girls' confidence in science and mathematics.
Winter 2017 Recipients
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Camille is a first year Physician Assistant student at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. In addition to her studies, she maintains active membership in the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She also serves as an elected official for her school’s Assembly of Representatives. Camille is a servant leader who has dedicated herself to helping others through the field of health care. She strives to uphold and perpetuate the leadership characteristics that are vital to the well-being of her future colleagues and patients.
Fort Hays State University
Courtney is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies at Fort Hays State University. Upon graduating, she plans on attending graduate school and obtaining licensure and certification as a high school counselor. Courtney exhibits servant leadership through her desire to help others succeed. She is passionate about providing guidance on the unique issues teenagers face, including eating disorders, sexual harassment, teen pregnancy, bullying, self-harm, and suicide.