Melva Matkin PTA Scholarship (for seniors who attended Esparza Elementary)
The Gregorio Esparza ACCELERATED Elementary School Parent Teacher Association is proud to grant a $1,000.00 scholarship each year to a graduating high school senior who attended Esparza and who will attend an accredited college or university.
This scholarship was created in 2000 to honor Melva Matkin for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the Esparza Community as exemplified by Esparza Elementary being named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for 2000-2001. Mrs. Matkin served students in the San Antonio area in various capacities from 1977 until her retirement in 2011: Parent volunteer (PAL), PTA leadership positions at Oak Hills Terrace Elementary, Pat Neff Middle School, and the Northside PTA Council, teacher and University Supervisor of student teachers at the University of Texas at San Antonio, math teacher at Hobby Middle School, Vice Principal at Adams Hill and Leon Valley Elementary Schools, Principal of Gregorio Esparza ACCELERATED Elementary School from 1989 to 2011, teacher of future administrators at Trinity University and the University of Texas at San Antonio, and instructor in the Masters Online program.
Deadline: March 31st