HOUSTON – KPRC 2 and American Furniture Warehouse are surprising 20 deserving high school seniors with scholarships in 2023. All students selected for scholarships have been nominated by their high schools.
The eighth $2,500 scholarship winner of the year is Reece Simmons-Miller, who is currently a senior at Cy-Fair High School located in the Cy-Fair Independent School District.
Simmons-Miller is a National Honor Society inductee who also serves as the Vice President of Cy-Fair High School’s chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Editor of the school yearbook. He is also involved in Band and composes his own music. Simmons-Miller enjoys participating in Ham Radio contests and is on his way to earning the rank of Eagle Scout.
In his nomination essay for the KPRC 2-American Furniture Warehouse Senior Scholarship, Simmons-Miller revealed his medical diagnosis, saying, “I have been a prisoner in my own body, having Cerebral Palsy (CP) since birth, which results in many challenges physically and emotionally... One must be resilient. I say with confidence, I haven’t backed down.”
Simmons-Miller plans to study history at the University of Houston. His goal is to then go on to a seminary program.
You can see the scholarship surprise for Reece Simmons-Miller in the video player at the top of this article.