Denison — Ruiz 4 Kids is helping make the dreams of continued education for current and future college students a little easier. A total of $117,000 in scholarships was awarded to students in Denison and surrounding areas.

“We are thrilled to assist in the continued education of local high school and college students,” said Ruiz 4 Kids Denison Ambassador, Rebeckah Flanagan. “We could not be more excited at our ability to award such a large amount to children in our community and help them achieve their dream of higher education. Ruiz 4 Kids looks forward to witnessing their achievements.”

Students who were awarded scholarships include Mary Kemp from Anna High School and Aaron Vaughan from Melissa High School.

All scholarship dollars are raised via the Louis F. Ruiz Golf Invitational. Since 1987, Ruiz 4 Kids has awarded over $3M in scholarships.