We did not waste any time awarding our first scholarship as a chapter. Tiffeny Espinosa, a graduating senior from the Frisco ISD, received a $2,500 scholarship and new laptop as our first order of business, which was to provide community service during our chartering luncheon celebration. Miss Espinosa submitted an application listing her plans for college and community service involvement, as well as submitted an essay explaining why she should receive the technology-focused scholarship. In her essay, she wrote about overcoming many challenges and obstacles in her life to be able to graduate high school. She stated that she wanted to prove people wrong by doing extraordinary things in her life and helping other people who had given up on themselves. It was her words that moved us to select her for the scholarship.

Dr. Larry Lewis, Frisco ISD’s Coordinator of At Risk Services, spoke at the luncheon in gratitude of the chapter’s support for the community and especially how much the scholarship means for students like Miss Espinosa. He also talked about how many times the members of the group, formerly known as the Pink Tea Rose Sisters of Service, had gone above and beyond to support the community over the last two years. We look forward to continuing the commitment to “Lead BIG, Serve BIG, and Love BIG” in their community.