Texas Teen Who Was Told To Cut Dreadlocks Or Miss Graduation Given $20,000 Scholarship On 'The Ellen Show'On "The Ellen Show" Wednesday, singer Alicia Keys presented DeAndre Arnold, a senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, Texas, with a check for $20,000 to go towards college.
Botham Jean, Killed In Own Apartment By Dallas Officer, Honored With Scholarship At Alma MaterBotham Jean, who was fatally shot by a Dallas police officer who entered his apartment last year, will be honored at Harding University in Arkansas through a new scholarship
Former Leukemia Patient Luke Laufenberg Gets Scholarship To Play Football For UTEP A year ago at this time, Liberty Christian High School graduate Luke Laufenberg, the son of former Cowboys quarterback and CBS 11 Sports Director Babe Laufenberg, was in the fight of his life.
9-Year-Old Texas Girl Wins Toy Invention Contest With Bug ProjectorA nine-year-old Texas girl will have the chance to pitch her toy idea at the next American International Toy Fair after winning a contest.
Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
Students Looking To Cash In On Debt-Free DegreeFor thousands of graduating seniors in Dallas County, the offer of a 'debt-free college degree' is a plan that they couldn't pass up.
Houston Teen Applied To The 20 Best Colleges & Got Full Ride To AllMicheal Brown stared at an acceptance letter. It said yes. So did every one after that. The teen applied to 20 of the best universities in the nation. He was admitted to every single one with a full ride.
How To Get The Best College Financial Aid PackageIt’s crunch time as families weigh financial aid offers from multiple colleges. And anxiety over the potential of going into six-figure debt can keep them awake for many a night.
Argyle Teen Wins Student Athlete HonorKaylie King from Argyle High School was handed a $1,000 scholarship last month for her achievements in the classroom, on the basketball court and in her community.
Dallas County Sheriff’s First African American Deputy Dies At 85Jesse Everett Gill was hired as a deputy sheriff on January 16, 1954.
SMU Names First Human Rights Scholar To Honor Santos RodriguezIt goes to sophomore human rights and anthropology major Karly Zrake, who SMU says has been active in community service since childhood.
Motorcycle Parade Honoring Stevie Ray Vaughan Rolls Through DallasThe ride and concert honored the bluesman and raised money for the Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Big 12 To Add Aid Increases, Longer Scholarships For Student AthletesThe Big 12 has announced it will cover the full cost of a student-athlete's attendance and offer multi-year scholarships.
Ohio State Student Who Got Slammed On Field At Game Loses ScholarshipA student who ran onto the field during an Ohio State football game and was body-slammed by a coach is losing his scholarship amid his court case.
NCAA's Emmert Calls For "Scholarships For Life"NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate panel Wednesday that scholarships should also cover full cost of attending college, not just the basics.