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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Two Area High Schoolers Win $500 Scholarships:

February 7, 2007
Press Release
HOUSTON, TX-Congressman Gene Green (D-Houston), on Monday, February 5, 2007 held his Paying for College Workshop, in conjunction with the Sallie Mae Fund at South Houston High School. 
Two five-hundred dollar scholarships were awarded to, Donna Anderson and Natalie McKenzie.  Both students are juniors at Pasadena High School from the 29th District. 
The workshop, which is held in conjunction with the Sallie Mae Fund, has been serving students in the 29th Congressional District for the last five years.  Twice a year, Sallie Mae Fund representatives join Congressman Gene Green and give a tutorial that shows parents and student how they can access money for college through Federal loans, grants and scholarships.
This event is held at different high schools throughout the 29th district.  Congressman Green has held the workshop at North Shore High School, Aldine, Milby, Cesar Chavez, Furr, Sam Houston, Austin, Galena Park, MacArthur and this year at South Houston High School.