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Grogan’s Mill Village Association Awards $25,000 in Scholarships

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Grogan’s Mill Village Association (GMVA) recently awarded $25,000 in scholarships to seniors within the village. At the May GMVA meeting, the board recognized the 14 students that were awarded scholarships.

Grogan's Mill Village Association Awards $25,000 in Scholarships for 2023
Front row: Audrey Labbe, Gamelo Camiro, Rianna Ramos, Parker Pogue. Back Row: Sarah Rothe, Brynnah Stowell, Mikenzie Packer, Edmund Bayot, Zach Hall, Payton Pogue, Ana Berlioz Moreno, Andres Espinoza. Not pictured: Liam O’Neill and Jonathan Cassidy. Photo courtesy of Grogan’s Mill Village Association.

Scholarship recipients:

  • Audrey Labbe
  • Gamelo Camiro
  • Rianna Ramos
  • Parker Pogue
  • Sarah Rothe
  • Brynnah Stowell
  • Mikenzie Packer
  • Edmund Bayot
  • Zach Hall
  • Payton Pogue
  • Ana Berlioz Moreno
  • Andres Espinoza
  • Liam O’Neill
  • Jonathan Cassidy

The scholarships were awarded based on criteria of academic excellence, community service, recommendations from teachers, counselors, and staff, and financial need. “The scholarship committee was impressed with the applicants’ academic excellence and community service,” said Neil Gaynor, Grogan’s Mill Village Association Board Director.

Profits from The Woodlands Farmer’s Market at Grogan’s Mill, sponsored by GMVA, support the community by funding these scholarships and other philanthropic programs. The market is free to attend; funds are raised from vendor booth fees. The market is held Saturday mornings in the Grogan’s Mill Village Center parking lot and offers locally grown produce and artisan goods from local vendors.




Scholarships are open to all graduating high school and current college students and who are residents of Grogan’s Mill and are in good standing at their school at the time of application. Applicants may attend either a 2- or 4-year college or vocational school.

Scholarships are awarded based applications with emphasis on the following criteria:

  1. Financial need,
  2. A strong sense of community involvement and good citizenship,
  3. Extracurricular or other activities & accomplishments, and
  4. Counselor and academic administration recommendations.

Applications are reviewed by the GMVA Board Scholarship Committee consisting of at least three (3) GMVA members or residents. A personal interview of the applicants may also be requested.

SOURCES: Grogan’s Mill Village Association, and Neil Gaynor, Grogan’s Mill Village Association Board Director.