Howard Hughes Awards Scholarships to 12 Local Graduates
THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Howard Hughes Corporation is pleased to award scholarships to 12 graduating The Woodlands students from College Park, Magnolia, Tomball, The John Cooper School, and The Woodlands High Schools as well as one recipient from Willis High School as they pursue a college education.
“We are committed to the future of our students and are excited to award these scholarships through our Howard Hughes Cares program, our corporate initiative designed to nurture the growth and vitality of our communities,” said Heath Melton, Senior Vice President, Master Planned Communities, Residential for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “Through Howard Hughes Cares we are proud to support the many nonprofit organizations dedicated to education, arts, health, environment, economic development and other worthwhile causes that help make The Woodlands such a special place to live, work and discover.”
Scholarship winners include:
- Dominic Beck – The Woodlands College Park, attending University of Texas
- Zach Bouthillette – The Woodlands High School, attending University of Texas
- Corinne Eckert – Willis High School, attending Texas A&M University
- Ameesha Kulkarni – The Woodlands High School, attending University of Texas
- Logan Lindstrom – Tomball High School, attending Texas A&M University
- Gabby Mussalli – The John Cooper School, attending Villanova University
- Anna Neidigk – Tomball High School, attending Blinn College
- Tyler Oliver – Magnolia High School, attending Lone Star College
- George Salcido – Tomball High School, attending Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
- Isaac Shelton – Tomball High School, attending Blinn College
- Enrique Valdez – Magnolia High School, attending Lone Star College
- Jessica Young – The John Cooper School, attending Trinity University
“Each of these young scholars has shown a great commitment to their education as well as their community, and we wish them the best as they continue their studies,” said Jim Carman, Senior Vice President, Commercial Development for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “We are thrilled to be able to provide scholarships to assist them in pursuing their goal of higher education.”
Students were selected by their high school, based on academics and extracurricular activities. Many of the students residing in The Woodlands attend The Woodlands College Park High School and The Woodlands High School. Students living in The Woodlands’ Village of Creekside Park attend Tomball High School while residents in May Valley in the Village of Sterling Ridge attend Magnolia High School. Willis High School is the academic institution where students living in The Woodlands Hills attend. The John Cooper School is a co-educational, college preparatory school, which was established in The Woodlands over 30 years ago.
The Woodlands is a 28,000-acre master planned community located 27 miles north of downtown Houston. Throughout its 45-year history, The Woodlands has led the way among master planned communities that practice environmental preservation. It is home to over 117,000 people, and nearly 68,000 people work in the community. The Woodlands is one of the top-selling master planned communities in Texas and the nation. The Woodlands was named “Trailblazer of the Year” in 2018 by the Greater Houston Builders Association. The community was also consecutively named “Humanitarian of the Year” in 2017 and 2016 and “Master Planned Community of the Year” in 2015 by the Greater Houston Builders Association. For more information, visit TheWoodlands.com.
The Woodlands Hills is an approximately 2,000-acre master planned community, situated 13 miles north of The Woodlands in Conroe and Willis, Texas. Located on FM 830 on the west side of I-45 with the property boundary extending north to FM 1097 and south to League Line Road, The Woodlands Hills offers easy access to I-45, the Grand Parkway, and the Hardy Toll Road. The development is in close proximity to Lone Star Executive Airport in Conroe, Lake Conroe and the Sam Houston National Forest. The Woodlands Hills is the third master planned community in Texas from The Howard Hughes Corporation and is the sister community to The Woodlands and Bridgeland, two of the top-selling, award-winning master planned communities in Texas and the nation. For more information, visit TheWoodlandsHills.com.
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Its award-winning assets include the country’s preeminent portfolio of master planned communities, as well operating properties and development opportunities including: the Seaport District in New York; Columbia, Maryland; The Woodlands, The Woodlands Hills, and Bridgeland in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin, Las Vegas; and Ward Village in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The Howard Hughes Corporation’s portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country. Dedicated to innovative placemaking, the company is recognized for its ongoing commitment to design excellence and to the cultural life of its communities. For additional information visit HowardHughes.com.