KPRC 2 Senior Scholarship: Meet Jordan McAlister, the teen helping animals while planning for a future in business

KPRC2 teams up with Texas Mattress Makers to give away the 5th scholarship for students heading to college.
KPRC2 teams up with Texas Mattress Makers to give away the 5th 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 fifth $2,500 Senior Scholarship was awarded to Jordan McAlister from Klein Cain High School in Klein ISD. She has been able to maintain a 5.63 GPA and is ranked fifth in her class out of 848 students.

McAlister has been accepted to multiple colleges. She will be pursuing a degree in business.

You can learn more about Jordan in the video above.

See photos of Jordan 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.