$220K in scholarships granted to dozens of pediatric cancer survivors
Posted: 8:59 am Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
By Staff Writer
by Dawn Campbell
HOUSTON – Dozens of pediatric cancer survivors were presented with more than $220,000 in scholarships Tuesday, thanks to the Snowdrop Foundation.
The organization, started by The New 93Q’s host Kevin Kline and his wife, Trish, back in 2006, raises money for cancer research and scholarships.
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The 11th annual Snowdrop Foundation scholarship luncheon was held at the Downtown Aquarium in downtown Houston.
In the event’s first year, three students received scholarships. This year, 75 students were awarded money to pursue their dreams.
Many recipients have been inspired by their experience in hospitals to pursue a career in the medical field. Phillip “Bucky” Ribbeck, who is attending McGovern Medical School, is one of them.