The Melodie Hope Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund is a scholarship established in memory of Melodie Hope Jones, a 2015 graduate of Milano High school, who lost her life in a tragic auto accident while attending Blinn College and pursuing her dream of becoming a nurse.
This educational scholarship was established to recognize and support a senior Milano High School student that through their caring and compassion for their peers exhibited the same determination and compassion for others as Melodie Hope Jones did in pursuing her educational dreams at both Milano High School and Blinn College.
The Melodie Hope Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund Inc., at the request of the Jimann and Jeff Jones Family, is offering a scholarship of $2500 to a 2020 graduating senior of Milano High School.
The 2019 Sunflower Fun Run/Walk raising money for the Melodie Hope Jones Memorial Scholarship was great fun and will allow us to continue to give away a scholarship to a deserving individual in the spring.
Winning the 5K race was:
1st place-Parker Jones in 21min 12 sec
2nd place-Jay Katta in 21 min 16 sec
3rd place-Lisa Koenig in 22 min 13 sec
4th place-Cadance Koenig Koenig in 22 min 45 sec
5th place- Wyatt Koenig in 23 min 16 sec
6th place- Joseph Casassa in 24 min 33 sec
7th place- Canaan Whitfield in 24 min 52 sec
8th place-Gary Salazar in 25 min 55 sec
The 1 mile race was won by
1st-Gabe Sanders 6 min 51 sec
2nd-Julian Higginbotham 7 min 12 sec
3rd-Sha'keva Gooden 7 min 13 sec
4th- Patrick Sauceda 7 min 43 sec
5th-Jessica Collins 7 min 45 sec
6th Lane Koenig 7 min 46 sec
Many others participated by running, walking, and encouraging. The focus was on encouraging others in their personal goals and enjoying the path. Everyone that participated was a winner at heart.
Congratulations to April Nicole Morgan,
2019 recipient of the Melodie Hope Jones Memorial Scholarship
Presenting the award in honor of Melodie to April is Melodie’s track coach and friend, David Westbrook.
Join Us for the 2020
Sunflower Run/Walk benefiting
The Melodie Hope Jones
Memorial Scholarship Fund
on Saturday, September 26, 2020
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The Melodie Hope Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc is a Texas Nonprofit
Corporation established in 2017.
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