Hays vs. Lockhart alumni football game
Alumni football players from Hays High and Lockhart High schools will be playing against each other at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at Shelton Stadium at Hays High School. The game, put together by Alumni Football USA, will have players from 1993 through 2012. Players wear full pads and the game is officiated. The man-boys get to play one more game while their alma maters earn 50 percent of pre-ticket sales for their athletic programs. Grab your camera and that old high school football jersey and root on your alumni. Adult tickets are $10; under 10 are free.
Mr. Rebel pageant to raise funds for Project Graduation
The next fundraiser for Project Graduation is the “Mr. Rebel” pageant. Contestants must be senior boys. The pageant will feature formal wear, talent and swimsuit competitions. Tickets are $4 in advance, $5 at the door. All proceeds benefit the Hays High Project Graduation, a lock-in event that helps keep students from drinking and driving on graduation night. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Burdine Johnson Theater at the Hays High School campus.
Hays County Farm Bureau offers scholarships
The Hays County Farm Bureau is offering two $500 scholarships for students to use toward a college or university in Texas. Must be the son or daughter of a current Hays County Farm Bureau member; other restrictions and criteria apply. Memberships can be obtained at any of the three Farm Bureau offices: San Marcos, Dripping Springs, or Kyle. For more information and scholarship application, contact 512 396-2013.
PEC offering scholarships to graduating seniors
Pedernales Electric Cooperative is offering 14 scholarships to Hays County students, ranging from $2,500 to $10,000, which can be used at any accredited university, college, junior college, technical school or trade school. Each scholarship recipient must be a senior in high school, and his or her parents or legal guardians must be PEC members. Recipients will be selected based on their applicant profile, including academic performance, community involvement, extracurricular activities and financial need. This year’s essay topic: Identify a lesson you’ve learned from a mentor/role model and how that has impacted you. The deadline is Mar. 21; applications available at www.pec.coop/scholarship.