Highland Lakes Chapter Scholarships
The Texas Exes Highland Lakes Chapter awards outstanding area high school graduates with academic and merit-based scholarships. We are dedicated to supporting students from our local communities by providing one-time gifts to help pay for college expenses.
To be considered for a Highland Lakes Chapter scholarship:
- High school seniors who plan to attend The University of Texas at Austin should apply for Texas Exes scholarships online by February 15th.
For information about Texas Exes scholarships go to:
Students can apply for Chapter scholarships at:
2023-2024 Academic Year Scholarship Fundraising Goal
The 2023-2024 Chapter goal is to raise at least $12,000 to donate to local students.
You can make a significant difference in the life of a local student simply by attending Chapter events, because all profits from each event go directly to the Highland Lakes Chapter Scholarship Fund.
Of course, we accept donations! All donations are tax-deductible. Your donations are greatly appreciated!
You can donate to our scholarship fund online:
Or by mailing your donation checks made out to:
Highland Lakes Texas Exes Chapter
to the following address:
Mike Lucksinger, Treasurer
P.O. Box 520
Burnet, TX 78611
You will be mailed an official receipt for tax purposes.
Academic Scholarship Recipients
The Texas Exes Highland Lakes Chapter held its annual reception for area high school Texas Exes scholarship recipients on May 18 at River City Grille in Marble Falls. The Chapter awarded $20,000 to ten seniors from three area high schools. Pictured from the left, on the first row, are Macey Francis (LBJ HS in Johnson City), Dani Montalvo (Burnet HS), and Joshua Allen (Marble Falls HS). On the second row are Isabel Dahl and Maile Carballo (Marble Falls HS), Ben Johnson (Burnet HS), Virginia Vanicek and Brody Knight (Marble Falls HS), and Jacob Johnson (Burnet HS). Not pictured is Kaitlyn McCulley (Burnet HS).
"I plan on majoring in International Relations and Global Studies." - Ben
"I plan on majoring in nutritional sciences and then attending medical school." - Dani
"I plan on studying history." - Jacob
"I plan on attending The McCombs School of Business." - Brody
"I am thrilled to study film." - Joshua
"I'll be going into college.....to 'change the world'. - Maile
"(The award) is going to help me achieve my long journey to potentially get a PhD." - Virginia
"I hope to make you all proud at UT-Austin." - Isabel
The Texas Exes Highland Lakes Chapter held its annual reception for 2021 UT scholarship recipients on May 19, 2021, at the Art of the Meal in Marble Falls. The Chapter awarded $14,000 to seven local high school seniors from three area high schools.
Pictured from left to right are Sarah Taylor (Llano High School), Jared Sierra (Marble Falls High School), Emily Carley (Burnet High School), Ksiezna Torres (Burnet High School), Emily Peterson (Marble Falls High School), Kenneth Perry (Llano High School), and Eula Tomamao (Marble Falls High School).
The Texas Exes Highland Lakes Chapter awarded $11,000 worth of scholarships to nine local seniors from five area high schools:
The Texas Exes Highland Lakes Chapter held a Scholarship Recipient Meet and Greet at Numinous Coffee Roasters in Marble Falls on May 15, 2019. The Chapter awarded $9,000 to eight local seniors from four area high schools.
Pictured from left to right are Zachary Young (Marble Falls High School); Claire Hedlund (LBJ High School); Alexis Packer and Benjamin Goad (Marble Falls High School); and Jessica Wilson, Katelyn La Joie, and Sheaffer Teague (Burnet High School). Not pictured is Zachariah Collins (Blanco High School).
"I plan to major in Chemical Engineering and hope to use my expertise in chemistry to help the environment."
- Zachariah Collins, Blanco High School
"I plan on majoring in Computer Science at the College of Natural Sciences [...] to become a cybersecurity professional."
- Benjamin Goad, Marble Falls High School
"I will be studying at UT as a biology major [...] to transition into a career in the medical field."
- Claire Hedlund, LBJ High School
"I will begin my freshman year as an Aerospace Engineering major [...] to help us continue exploring the vast realm of space."
- Katelyn La Joie, Burnet High School
"I will be majoring in Pre-Public Relations [...] to push myself academically and further my education."
- Alexis Packer, Marble Falls High School
"I am an incoming Aerospace Engineering major [...] and plan to pursue my dream [and] love for engineering and music."
- Sheaffer Teague, Burnet High School
"I am entering into UT as a Psychology major [...] in hopes to pursue a career as a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist."
- Jessica Wilson, Burnet High School
"I am hoping to transfer into Natural Sciences for Computer Science after my first year."
- Zachary Young, Marble Falls High School
Alyssa Arnold, Burnet High School
Amber Bray, LBJ High School
Brannon Bingaman, Marble Falls High School
Sienna Buchenbacher, Blanco High School
Katie Clausen, Llano High School
Macy Dyer, Marble Falls High School
Franklin Miller, Marble Falls High School
Michelle Rubio, Marble Falls High School
Joyce Williams, Current UT Student