TTMHOF Announces Essay Contest Scholarship Winners

Updated: Aug 24



The Texas Tennis Museum and Hall of Fame is proud to announce the results of its recent scholarship essay contest. The scholarships were established to recognize and provide educational assistance to high school juniors and seniors while fostering the study and appreciation of tennis history.


Students from Texas were invited to submit a 500-word essay. Work was judged on the basis of originality, quality of research and writing. Participants were required to write on the following essay prompt:


The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the Texas tennis community as we have been advised not to play the sport we love. Explore another time or circumstance in history when tennis players were unable to participate in the sport. Some examples include: The Great Depression, World War I and II, Vietnam and times of segregation and gender inequality. How do the restrictions of the pandemic help you to relate? Please try and incorporate Texas-specific data.

Thank you to all of our participants. The TTMHOF judges were very impressed by the quality of submissions. The winners are:


FIRST PLACE

Kelsey Traxler

Virginia Allred Stacey Jr./Sr. High School

San Antonio, TX


SECOND PLACE

Nicolas Herrera

Plano West Senior High School

Plano, TX


THIRD PLACE

Samantha Hubbard

Hereford High School

Hereford, TX


HONORABLE MENTION

Madelyn Haas

Smithson Valley

Spring Branch, TX


The first place winner will receive a scholarship for $500, second place for $250, third place for $150 and honorable mention for $100.


Congratulations to our winners!


87 views
We're Social

Ask questions, share your own photos and memories and meet other tennis enthusiasts. We’re your up-to-the-minute source for Texas Tennis History and we want you to join the conversation!

Visit Us

1108 South University Parks Drive

Waco, Texas 76706

Mon - Sat 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

info@texastennishistory.org
Tel: 254-756-1633

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Instagram

© 2020 Texas Tennis Museum and Hall of Fame

Ticket Information

Adults                                        $7
Seniors (60+)                            $6
Students 1st - 12th grade      $3
Kids under 6                             FREE  

USTA Members                        FREE

Active Military                          FREE