The Fort Bend County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is dedicated to furthering the educational opportunities of students in Fort Bend county. The Lawrence-Simon Scholarship was established to honor the memory of two deceased members of the Fort Bend County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Fort Bend high school student who demonstrates academic potential and financial need.
Shyrl Lawrence and Sara Simon shared a passion for serving the children of the Fort Bend community.
Shyrl Lawrence was a Public Relations/Advertising Entrepreneur and co-published “RAP”, an Anti-Drug Abuse Coloring Book and a Gun Safety book for children. Shyrl was an Organizing member of The Fort Bend Links and served on the Executive Board as Financial Secretary.
Sara Simon was a psychotherapist in private practice in Sugar Land, TX. Sara was a Charter member of The Fort Bend Links and served as Chair of the National Trends and Services Committee. She participated in various civic endeavors that focused on the well being of children including Fort Bend County Child Protective Services.
To apply for the Lawrence/Simon scholarship, please visit the website at www.fortbendcountylinksinc.org. Deadline for the application is October 31, 2011.