Meet Our Graduates
Kayla Newmann - McLennan Community College
Kayla, a 2010 Mart High graduate, completed an Associate's Degree in Nursing from MCC in 2012. She continued her education and is now a Registered Nurse employed by Providence Healthcare Network.
Armando Contreras - Texas A&M
Armando, a 2010 University High graduate, earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University in December 2014. A Quality Engineer, Armando has been employed by Lockheed Martin since graduation.
Yuridia Balderas Sais - McLennan Community College
Yuridia, a 2011 Connally High grad, completed the Associate's Degree in Nursing from MCC in 2014. Upon graduation, she was hired by Providence Healthcare Network, returned to school (and is now a Registered Nurse,) and married.
Arnold Martinez - Texas Wesleyan University
Arnold, a 2011 University High graduate, completed a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Texas Wesleyan University in May 2015. Shortly thereafter, Arnold enlisted in the United States Navy and is now a Navy Flight Officer.
Bri'tany Brown - McLennan Community College
Bri'tany, a 2012 LaVega High graduate, completed the Associate of Arts Degree with an emphasis in Business through MCC in 2015.
She is pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Finance from Tarleton State University.
Carol Carter - UT Arlington
Carol, a 2010 AJ Moore Academy graduate, completed a Bachelor of Social Work degree in May 2015 through the University of Texas-Austin.
She is employed as a Student Analyst for Positive Behavior Supports Corporation in Arlington, Texas.
Danielle Richter - Texas A&M
Danielle, a 2011 Connally High graduate, completed the Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology through Texas A&M in December 2015. Shortly thereafter, she continued her education and earned a teaching certificate.
Danielle teaches at the high school level for Hitchcock, ISD.
Ethan Deike - Sam Houston State University
Ethan, a 2011 Mart High graduate, completed a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology through Sam Houston State University in 2015.
Ethan is Project Manager for Big Bear Roofing & Construction Company in Waco, TX and a frequent spokesman for the Foundation.
Giuliana Huffman - Tarleton State University
Giuliana, a 2012 Waco High graduate, completed a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology through Tarleton State University (and MCC's University Center) in 2015.
Giuliana works in the healthcare industry in San Antonio, Texas.
Hunter Dawson - San Jacinto College
Hunter, a 2012 Mart High graduate, completed the Associate's Degree in Process Technology through San Jacinto Junior College - North Campus in 2015.
Hunter lives in his hometown and works for LyondellBassell Industries in the Houston-Bayport area.
Jennifer Prnka - McLennan Community College
Jennifer, a 2014 West High graduate, completed the Associate's Degree in Nursing through MCC in 2015, and the Bachelor's Degree in Nursing through Texas A&M in 2017.
Jennifer is a Registered Nurse and works for Baylor Scott & White Healthcare in Temple, Texas.
Josue Martinez - UT Arlington
Josue, a 2010 Waco High graduate, completed the Bachelor's Degree in Advertising at the University of Texas - Arlington in December 2015.
Rosalva Medina - McLennan Community College
Rosalva, a 2011 Waco High graduate, completed McLennan Community College's Associate Nursing Degree program in 2015. She is currently enrolled in Tarleton State University's Nursing Program where she will graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Rosalva is a Registered Nurse and works for Providence Healthcare Network.
Anthony Billings, Jr. - McLennan Community College
Anthony, a 2011 AJ Moore Academy graduate, received an Associate of Applied Science in Music degree at MCC in 2016.
Antonio Cruz - UT Austin
Antonio, a 2012 University High graduate, earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education through UT-Austin in May 2016.
Antonio is a Bilingual teacher and works for San Antonio ISD.
Vincent Thomas - Texas State Technical College
Vincent, a 2015 Connally High graduate, completed the Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Visual Communication Technology through TSTC-Waco in 2016.
A freelance graphic artist, Vincent is currently enrolled at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas with plans to earn a bachelor's degree.
Krista Barnum - University of Texas - Austin
Krista, a 2013 Moody High graduate, earned a Bachelor's Degree in Archeology through UT-Austin in May 2016.
Hannah Burgess - MCC
Hannah, a 2014 Moody High graduate, earned an Associate's Degree in Psychology at MCC in 2016.
Hannah attends Tarleton State University, through the University Center, and will complete a Bachelor's degree very soon.