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The CISDEF Awards an Additional $60,000 in Frederick W. Fischer "Helping Hands" Scholarships

Scholarships were awarded in June to former CHS graduates currently enrolled in college. The Foundation also awarded a $10,000 scholarship to an alternate CHS high school graduate.

Alexis Haun, a 2023 CHS Senior, was awarded a $10,000 Frederick W. Fischer "Helping Hands" Scholarship.

Cuero, Texas - May 21, 2023 - The Cuero ISD Education Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded an additional $50,000 in Frederick W. Fischer "Helping Hands" Scholarships to former CHS graduates who are currently attending college.

Thanks to the remarkable generosity of our donors, the Cuero ISD Education Foundation was able to provide financial assistance to former CHS graduates, empowering them to continue to pursue their academic dreams and make a positive impact on their communities.

The scholarship was in the amount of $10,000 and were awarded as follows:

  1. Desirae Flessner: Desirae is a sophomore at Sam Houston College where she is currently in the pre-nursing program.

  2. Cason Jander: Cason is a sophomore at Texas A&M University where he is majoring in Agricultural Systems Management.

  3. Tyler Maroney: Tyler is a junior attending both Blinn College and Texas A&M University. He is pursuing his degree in AG Economics.

  4. Kendal Trevino: Kendal is a sophomore at Louisiana State University where she is majoring in Biological Engineering.

  5. Brady Watson: Brady is a senior at Baylor University where he is majoring in Music Education.

Along with the $50,000 in scholarships awarded to college recipients, a $10,000 Frederick W. Fischer "Helping Hands" Scholarship was awarded to alternate Alexis Haun, a 2023 CHS Senior. Alexis with be attending Victoria College where she will be majoring in Physical Therapy.

The 2023 Frederick W. Fischer "Helping Hands" Scholarship College recipients.

The Cuero ISD Education Foundation's board of directors would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all the scholarship recipients for their outstanding achievements. These students have shown dedication, commitment, and excellence in their academic pursuits, and they deserve to be recognized for their accomplishments.

We would also like to express our deep appreciation to the generous Fischer family who have made these scholarships possible. Your support has made a significant difference in the lives of these talented individuals, and we are grateful for your commitment to education and the future of our community.

For more information about the Cuero ISD Education Foundation and its scholarship programs, please visit our website at

The Cuero ISD Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization that shares a mission of enhancing opportunities for Cuero public schools by working to increase private and corporate support for educational activities, supporting activities not funded by tax dollars, fostering creative approaches to education through private grants and involvement, and awarding Foundation funds through a volunteer Board of Directors made up of business, community and educational leaders.

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