Cypress Ridge student wins KPRC Senior Scholarship

February 22, 2017

KPRC Channel 2 morning anchor Rachel McNeill delivered a $2,500 check to Cypress Ridge High School senior Silvia Navarrete in class on Feb. 17 as part of its KPRC 2 Senior Scholarship, sponsored by Texas Mattress Makers.
KPRC Channel 2 morning anchor Rachel McNeill delivered a $2,500 check to Cypress Ridge High School senior Silvia Navarrete in class on Feb. 17 as part of its KPRC 2 Senior Scholarship, sponsored by Texas Mattress Makers. 

Feb. 22, 2017—Cypress Ridge High School graduating senior Silvia Navarrete was among the Houston-area high school students selected to receive a KPRC 2 Senior Scholarship, sponsored by Texas Mattress Makers.

Cypress Ridge senior Silvia Navarrete is surprised as KPRC Channel 2 anchor Rachel McNeill delivers a KPRC Senior Scholarship to her during class on Feb. 17.
Cypress Ridge senior Silvia Navarrete is surprised as KPRC Channel 2 anchor Rachel McNeill delivers a KPRC Senior Scholarship to her during class on Feb. 17. 

Throughout the spring, KPRC representatives are traveling to various high schools to surprise students with $2,500 scholarships to a college of their choice. Morning anchor and CFISD alumna Rachel McNeill presented Navarrete with a scholarship on Feb. 17.

The giveaway aired during the KPRC morning news on Feb. 22. Navarrete was nominated by her counselor, Jessica Jensen.

“Silvia is amazing,” Jensen said. “She does what she needs to get it done. She serves in her community, and now it’s time to give back to her.”

When she is not perfecting her studies, Cypress Ridge senior Silvia Navarrete volunteers with the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department.
When she is not perfecting her studies, Cypress Ridge senior Silvia Navarrete volunteers with the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department. 

Navarrete, who offers her time with the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department, plans to attend Sam Houston State University and major in psychology.

“I feel very honored,” Navarrete said. “There are many other top students in this school who are qualified for this scholarship. I feel extremely grateful for the opportunity and can’t thank Mrs. Jensen enough.”

Cypress Ridge senior and KPRC Senior Scholarship winner Silvia Navarrete, right, was nominated for the honor by counselor Jessica Jensen.
Cypress Ridge senior and KPRC Senior Scholarship winner Silvia Navarrete, right, was nominated for the honor by counselor Jessica Jensen.

 

 

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