Published on: May 23, 2012
Among a competitive field of candidates from across the System, LSC-Tomball student Karen Stamps was unanimously chosen to represent LSCS as one of four Jack Kent Cook scholarship nominees.
The Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program enables community college students with exceptional promise and demonstrated financial need to pursue a baccalaureate degree. Students in any discipline are eligible.
The selection committee recognized Karenís academic gifts as well as her involvement in college life. A student with a 4.0 GPA, she impressed the committee by her dedication to taking full advantage of the curriculum that was available to her. This included demonstrating the initiative to enhance the rigor of her academic experience with meaningful college and community service as well as well-rounded campus involvement.
The committee was also impressed that Karen's academic and professional goals were clearly defined, that her will to succeed was clearly evident, that her desire to effect a positive social impact was deeply felt, and that her professional potential was beyond doubt.