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:



2022-2023 Academic Year Scholarship Fundraising Goal

The 2022-2023 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

Awarded for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

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).

Awarded for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

The Texas Exes Highland Lakes Chapter awarded $11,000 worth of scholarships to nine local seniors from five area high schools:

Rachel Briggs
Marble Falls High School
Brianna Desai
Llano High School
Megan Harris
Marble Falls High School


Caleb Hinton
Burnet High School



Maiya Keutz
Blanco High School



Enrique Loredo
Marble Falls High School


Nataly Mata
Marble Falls High School
Emma Richardson
Llano High School
Truman Ross
Faith Academy Marble Falls


Awarded for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

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


Awarded for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

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