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The Alumni and Friends of Bellaire High School awarded scholarships for the 2020-21 school year. Scholarships are based on academic achievement, grade point average, class rank, and community involvement. This year, six $2,000 scholarships were awarded to Binze Li, UCLA; Arianna Zhao, Rice University; Carol Argenal, Houston Community College; Jimmy Xin, The University of Texas; Thomas Lai, Prairie View A&M; and Marina Gago, Texas Tech. This year’s recipient of the scholarship in memory of math teacher Sherry Senior is Peyton Richardson, who plans to attend Notre Dame. The scholarship in honor of Cesar Cortes was awarded to Jason Rodenbaugh. The Bellaire African-American scholarship was presented to Amari Arthur. The AFBHS also awarded the Faculty of the Year Award to Kay Kubena, math department chair, precalculus and AP statistics teacher, and the Outstanding Staff Award to Marta Flores de Gomez, head custodian. See bellairehighschoolalumni.org for upcoming events.
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