Los Fresnos News

Recent Graduate Receives Full Academic Scholarship Through Terry Foundation


Special to Los Fresnos News

Recent Los Fresnos High School graduate Corina Medina was recently named a 2017 Terry Scholar, earning a full academic scholarship through The Terry Foundation.

Based in Houston, The Terry Foundation is the largest private scholarship provider in the state of Texas. This award-winning scholarship program was founded to help outstanding high school graduates and transfer students help themselves through access to quality education at 13 Texas public universities.

Terry Scholars are challenged to achieve their highest potential in SCHOLARSHIP, LEADERSHIP, and SERVICE – to their university, the State of Texas, and the world. United by their common excellence and motivated by their pledge to give back to the Foundation, Scholars build their own COMMUNITY of fellowship and mutual respect on campus and as part of the ever-expanding network of Terry Scholar Alumni. These core values serve as the pillars of the Terry Scholarship Program.

During her time at Los Fresnos High School Corina as part of the top 5% of the graduating class, a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Health Occupations Students of America, placing 4th at Area Physical Therapy Competition. She was also a member of the LFHS Track and Field team and selected for the Academic All-State Track and Field team. A member of Saint Cecilia Catholic Church, Corina has been an altar server for 10 years and a youth group leader as well as a volunteer in numerous community activities such as Feed the Needy, Boots on the Ground Mud Run, and the Leo Aguilar 5K run.

Daughter of Orlando and Edna Medina , Corina plans to attend Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas this fall where she will be majoring in Exercise Science with a concentration in Physical Therapy.