The talents and skills that incoming freshman bring to Schreiner continue to amaze us, but the Class of 2020 is exceptional.
Zachary, graduate of Alamo Heights High School, enters Schreiner as an English major. He is a second dan black belt in Taekwondo, and works as assistant instructor. He plays the violin and during high school would perform for elementary students. In 2015 Zachary earned the Maxima Cum Laude award for the highest grade in his class in the National Latin Test. He is an Eagle Scout, and is active in the youth group at University Presbyterian Church.
Rebekah, a graduate of Castle Hills First Baptist High School, will be pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing. In high school she was active in choir, theatre, debate, journalism, student government, and cheerleading, while also finding time to serve her community as a volunteer. Her 4.0 grade point average earned a Merit Scholarship and she is also a National Hispanic scholar.
Grant graduated from Houston’s Magnolia West High School with a 3.9 grade point average. He enters Schreiner as a pre-med student, having already completed several medical certifications while in high school. He has also taken paramedic classes and volunteers in nursing homes. Grant received a Presidential Merit Scholarship.
Two sets of twins with competitive streaks are bound for the Kerrville campus.
Sisters Anissa and Alissa graduated from Pharr-San Juan-Alamo High School. Both Anissa, who will be doing pre-veterinary studies and Alissa, who will be a business major, were first-team all-district selections in softball, and plan to try out for the Mountaineer team.
Sister and brother Bailey and Logan McLendon, graduates of Calallen High School in Corpus Christi, have their sights set on joining the nationally ranked Schreiner Shooting Sports team in the fall. But first they will be competing in July at the Texas State 4-H Championship in San Antonio.