KPRC 2 Senior Scholarship: Meet Jonathan Hoang Nguyen, the senior who has stepped up for his community, has his sights set on his future as an ophthalmologist

KPRC2 teams up with Texas Mattress Makers to give away the 4th scholarship for students heading to college.

KPRC 2 and Texas Mattress Makers are surprising 20 deserving high school seniors with scholarships. All students selected for scholarships have been nominated by their high schools.

This academic year was particularly challenging because of the pandemic, but these students still rose above and beyond in school.

The fourth $2,500 Senior Scholarship was awarded to Jonathan Hoang Nguyen from Clear Springs High School in Clear Creek ISD. He has been attending in-person classes and has been able to maintain a 5.11 GPA and is ranked 97 in his class out of 709 students.

Nguyen has been accepted to the University of Houston, where he will be pursuing a degree in biology with hopes of becoming an ophthalmologist in the future.

You can learn more about Jonathan in the video above.

See photos of Jonathan and other 2021 winners below:

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KPRC Senior Scholarship: Victoria Razo from IMPACT Early College High School in Goose Creek ISD.

About the Author:

Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli has been a digital news editor at KPRC 2 since 2018. She is a published poet and has background in creative writing and journalism. Daniela has covered events like Hurricane Harvey and the Astros World Series win. In her spare time, Daniela is an avid reader and loves to spend time with her two miniature dachshunds.