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Posted By on May 31, 2013

Scholarship Recipients Honored at Recent Scholarship Banquet

TW Scholarship AwardT.W. Lewis Foundation has awarded scholarships to local high school seniors at its 12th annual scholarship banquet.  Every spring, 10-12 valley high school seniors are awarded $20,000 scholarships from the T.W. Lewis Foundation based on demonstrated leadership potential, personal character, academic achievement, and financial need.  Scholarships for 2013 were awarded to 12 recipients to attend the Honors College at either Arizona State University or University of Arizona.

The 2013 T.W. Lewis Foundation Scholarship Recipients and their high schools are:  Nicholas Deininger, Cactus Shadows High School; Madelynn Fretto, Xavier College Prep; Matthew Harris, Brophy College Prep; Mikaela Hall, Horizon High School; Edward LeBeau, Tempe Prep Academy; Parth Patel, North Canyon High School; Amber Pirkl, Bourgade Catholic High School; Benjamin Rabichow, Boulder Creek High School; Jordan Stupka, Xavier College Prep; Tristan Stoutenburg, Washington High School; Kristy Westgard, Chandler High School; and Tiffany Yang, Ironwood High School. They were honored at a banquet held at the Arizona Biltmore.

The 12 recipients will receive $20,000 ($5,000 per year) in financial aid for four years at either Arizona State University’s Barrett Honors College or University of Arizona’s Honor College, subject to minimum academic requirements.  Additionally, they will receive personalized career coaching, a two-day leadership conference this summer, and leadership and motivation books throughout the year, as well as networking opportunities.

“We had over 170 applications this year and many talented and deserving candidates,” said Tom Lewis, founder, owner and CEO of T.W. Lewis Company.  “After a thorough interview process, we are excited about our 12 new recipients.”

Established in 2000, T.W. Lewis Foundation was formed by Tom and Jan Lewis to help focus their family’s charitable activities.  The purpose of T.W. Lewis Foundation is to improve the quality of life for others by helping people and organizations reach their potential.  T.W. Lewis Company is an Arizona-based real estate company.

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