Student wins scholarship
Alexandra Alldredge, 18-year-old daughter of Shawna Harbison, formerly of Brighton, was awarded the first George Strait Scholarship given in Houston, Texas, in the amount of $18,000. She is a 2013 graduate of Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas.
She was the recipient of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's Metropolitan George Strait Scholarship that was established this year and will honor the legacy of George Strait and his partnership and friendship with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
The scholarship is based on a student's academics, college plans, leadership and character, as well as an interview.
Alldredge has been accepted at Texas State University where she will major in early elementaryeducation.
She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Lona Harbison of rural Brighton.