KPRC Senior Scholarship: Denait Bereketab

KPRC Senior Scholarship: Denait Bereketab


E OF MORE TRAFFIC NEAR MINUTE MAID PARK. GUYS?>>JENNIFER, THANK YOU. 6:20 ON THE CLOCK. BOY, IT’S BEEN A GREAT YEAR HANDING OUT SCHOLARSHIPS, $2,500 EACH ON BEHALF OF US HERE AT CHANNEL 2 AND OUR FRIENDS OVER AT TEXAS MATTRESS MAKERS.>>TODAY’S WINNER REMEMBERS HER FATHER APPLYING TO COME TO THE UNITED STATES SO SHE AND HER SIBLINGS CAN GET A BETTER EDUCATION. THIS STUDENT FROM A SMALL COUNTRY IN EASTERN AFRICA MADE IT TO HOUSTON, LEARNED ENGLISH, AND IS NOW PROUDLY RANKED THIRD IN HER CLASS.>>SHE’S ALSO A MEMBER OF THE J R.O.T.C. WELL ON HER WAY TO STUDYING PEDIATRIC MEDICINE. HE’S TODAY’S IMPRESSIVE SENIOR SCHOLAR.>>WE’RE AT ENERGIZE ACADEMY INCORPORATED.>>TODAY, WE’RE HERE TO WIN A SCHOLARSHIP SMALL IN STATURE BUT SHE’S GOT SOME REALLY BIG DREAMS. LET’S GO SEE HE>>TELL ME HOW THIS SNAPCHAT WORKS. ACTUALLY, THAT’S NOT WHY WE’RE HERE.>>WE ARE LOOKING FOR ONE OF YOUR STUDENTS WHERE IS DON KNIGHT. COME ON UP. CONGRATULATIONS. [ Applause>>YOU’RE OUR KPRC-TEXAS MATTRESS MAKERS SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP WINNER.>>THANK YOU.>>SO WE HAVE THIS CHECK FOR YOU TO SEND YOU OFF TO COLLEGE IN STYLE.>>ARE YOU SURPRISED?>>YE>>OH, BLESS YOUR HEART. SO WE HEARD ABOUT YOUR STORY, YOUR FAMILY, WHERE YOU CAME FROM, AND IT WAS SO INSPIRING AND YOUR ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHERS HERE LOVE YOU SO MUCH AND THEY’RE SO PROUD OF YOU. THEY’RE HOPING THIS WILL GIVE YOU A NICE KICK START FOR THE FALL. WHERE ARE YOU GOING TO SCHOOL?>>TEXAS A&M.>>AND WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STUDY?>>BIOLOGY.>>WHY IS THAT?>>BECAUSE I LIKE THE SUBJECT OF BLOCKING A LEFT LANE AND I WANT TO BE A DOCTOR SOME DAY AND I WANT TO GO BACK TO MY COUNTRY AND HELP PEOPLE.>>CONGRATULATIONS. WE WISH YOU THE BEST OF LUCK AND WE ARE PROUD TO BE HERE TO DO THIS WITH YOU TODAY, SO CONGRATULATIONS. A ROUND OF APPLAUSE, EVERYBODY. [ Applause ]>>I AM DAWN KNIGHT AND I’M KPRC-TEXAS MATTRESS MAKERS SCHOLARSHIP WINNER. [ Applause>>WE PUT THEM ON THE SPOT, PUT THE CAMERA IN THEIR FACE, AND READ THESE 25 WORDS YOU’VE NEVER HEARD.>>CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN. THAT WAS SO FUN.>>THEY’RE JUST TAKING COMPUTERS APART AND DOING ALL THIS WONDERFUL STUFF OF ENGINEERING.>>AND IT SMELLS SO CLEAN. MY HIGH SCHOOL DID NOT SMELL LIKE THIS.

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