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Samaniego/Schobel recipients of Elizabeth Shatto Massey Endowed full ride scholarship

Recipients of the prestigious Elizabeth Shatto Massey Endowed Scholarship have been announced. These full ride academic scholarships pay for all tuition, books, fees and computers for the full four years of college at the University of Texas.

Maria Samaniego of Rice Consolidated High School and Maison Schobel of Columbus High School are the recipients for 2019.

Maria Samaniego is the daughter of Jose and Bellanira Samaniego of Eagle Lake. While attending Rice Consolidated High School, Maria was a member of the National Honor Society, Anchor Club and participated in UIL Academics for Mathematics. Maria is a member of the Mighty Raider Band serving the Band Council as secretary in addition to being the flute section leader the past two years. Her freshman and sophomore year she participated in UIL Solo and Ensemble receiving superior ratings.



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