Lauren Howerton of Lamar County. She is pictured with Sheriff Scott Cass and Chief Deputy Tommy Moore.
Whitney Fierro of Andrews County. She is pictured with Chief Deputy Cheryl Martin and Sheriff Rusty Stewart.
Kaitlyn Lehman of Lynn County. She is pictured with Sheriff Abraham Vega and Chief Deputy Jason Flores.
Colton Agnew of Limestone County. He is pictured with Sheriff Don Wilson and Chief Deputy Murray Agnew.
Ke’Ana Mitchell of Sterling County. She is pictured with Chief Deputy Doug Shoemate and Sheriff Tim Sanders.
Dispatcher Star Lampkin of Brazos County is recipient of the employee scholarship. She is pictured with Sheriff Kirk and Chief Deputy Stewart.
Melvin Drum was the Chief Deputy of Ochiltree County. He was killed in the line of duty while on a traffic stop involving a domestic disturbance. Chief Drum was not only an outstanding Chief Deputy but also was extremely involved in his community, especially with youth activities. Five (5) of the scholarships are available to a son, daughter, stepson or stepdaughter of any Sheriff or Sheriff’s Office employee in the State of Texas. These scholarships are academic scholarships for a recipient that is attending, or will be attending an accredited college, university, or trade school within the State of Texas. These scholarships will be in the amount of $2,000.00 each with the first $1000.00 to be awarded at the conference in Kerrville. The second payment of $1000.00 will be awarded in the following spring, upon proof to the TCDA treasurer that the original recipient is still enrolled and has passing grades. This proof should be in the form of a certified copy of the recipient’s transcript from the college, university or trade school.
One (1) of the scholarships will be in the amount of $2,000.00 and will be available to a Sheriff’s Office employee attending college or a law enforcement training academy. This scholarship will be awarded in one payment at the conference in Kerrville. An example would be a jailer employed at a Sheriff’s Office wanting to attend a law enforcement academy in order to become a licensed Peace Officer, or a Sheriff’s Office employee attending a college or university in pursuit of a degree.
Justin Pollack, Angela Del Bosque, David Zapata, Lawrence Fuentes, Brooke Jones, Abigail Belangeri
Ty Guenter, Michelle Ortega, Lauren Richter, Cheyenne Stroope, Sarah Tillman
Taylor Tully, Sara Vallie, Taylor Sanders, Faith Chatham, Ronnie Martinez, Leah Warren
Emilio Torres, Catherine Kruger, Taylor Looney, Louis Maldonado, Colton Oglesby, Paige Shearer
Aaron Skelton, Brandon Michell, Bianca Schmerber, Kia Lyons, Matthew Reyna, Jose Lopez
Dylan Lamensky, Victoria Campion, Brooklyn Harris, Clarence Oldham
Randi McRae, Ashley Brentsen, Alexandra Stevens, Bailee Peavey
Miranda Hoehne, Marissa Garcia, Kelsey Floyd, David Alaniz
Megan D. Sosa, Blake Chaffin, Jacob Copeland, Monica Shaffer
Alexis Dee-Anne Sullins, Amanda L. Jones, Audra Thurman, Tanner Todd Gillem
Courtney Inman, Ember McKinney, Cori Vega, Timothy Prout
Erin Taylor, Brittany Jennings, Timothy Prout
Tiffany Hernandez, William Schaefer, Angela Clark, Cole Thurman
Jared Garner, Monica Garcia, Brittany Martin
Laci Walden, Lakeshia Bolton, Matthew Moose, Whitney Haney
Jennifer Redwine, Levi Allen
Crystal Blakeney, Eric Hall, Lauren Culwell
Colby Hughey, Jeff Baker, Stephanie Houdrick
Alex J. Warren, Derek L. Drum, Erin B. Morrison
Darla K. Enriquez, Heather R. Key, Leslie Kramer
Allison Ingram, Jana Murphy, Lisa Ingram
Allison Ingram, Bradley Smejhal, John Michael Mars
Adam Cory Shockley
Candace Ann Norred
Casey Armontiout, Will Evans
Chris Fleming, Colby Butcher, Michelle Harris
Brian Ray Tri, Russell Collins
Jack Runnels, Yvonne Luna
May 1, 2020
Only recipients of the scholarships will be notified prior to the June Conference.
Applications and/or inquiries should be mailed to:
Chief Deputy Doug Shoemate
TCDA Scholarship Committee Chairman
Sterling County Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 928
Sterling City, TX 76951
Proof of enrollment and grades should be mailed to:
1700 West Hwy 21
Bryan, TX 77803
Email Jim Stewart
The selection criteria is as follows:
Scholarships are available to any son, daughter, stepson or stepdaughter of any Sheriff’s Office employee currently working for a Sheriff’s Office in the State of Texas. The scholarship is an academic scholarship for a recipient that is attending, or will be attending, an accredited college, university or trade school within the State of Texas. Academic scholarship amount is $2,000.00 with the first $1000.00 to be awarded at the conference in Kerrville for the fall semester. The second payment of $1000.00 will be awarded in January for the Spring Semester upon proof to the Scholarship Committee that the original recipient is still enrolled and has passing grades. Forward this proof to the current TCDA Treasurer, Jim Stewart, 1700 West Hwy 21, Bryan, TX 77803 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
One scholarship will be in the amount of $2,000.00 and will be available to a Texas Sheriff’s Office employee attending college or a law enforcement training academy. This scholarship will be awarded in one payment at the conference in Kerrville. An example would be a Jailer employed at a Sheriff’s Office wanting to attend a law enforcement academy in order to become a licensed peace officer; or a Sheriff’s Office employee attending a college or university in pursuit of a degree.
The required information is as follows: