Purpose: Established in memory of Melissa Ann (Missy) Guerra, who lost her life in a tragic automobile accident the night she graduated from Mary Carroll High School. Melissa was a member of the National Honor Society and the Tigerette Drill Team at Mary Carroll High School.
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating senior from Mary Carroll High School
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full time in a state-funded college in Texas
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to students who are Tigerette Drill team members and/or members of the National Honor Society, those who plan to study pre-law, education or nursing, and those attending Del Mar College or TAMUCC