The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has awarded 11 Texas social work students at the graduate level a $5,000 scholarship for demonstrating a commitment to delivering mental health services.
The Ima Hogg Scholarship for Mental Health, established in 1956, is given by a committee that annually reviews and selects students nominated by the head of an accredited graduate social work program. Funding to recipients is for the 2012-2013 academic year.
The 2012 recipients are:
- Tara B. Pannell, Baylor University
- Rebekah Valenta, Our Lady of the Lake University
- William Windham, Stephen F. Austin State University
- Rachel Parker, Texas A&M University – Commerce
- Nicole Leonard, Texas State University
- Jamie Chinn, University of Houston
- Brittany Eghaneyan, University of Texas at Arlington
- Sarah Fankhauser, University of Texas at Austin
- Daniel Fierro, University of Texas at El Paso
- Leslie Moya, University of Texas at Pan American
- Annette Kampman, University of Texas at San Antonio
The Hogg Foundation advances recovery and wellness in Texas by funding mental health services, policy analysis, research and public education. The foundation was created in 1940 by the children of former Texas Gov. James S. Hogg and is part of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin.