Vanguard Prep School Scholarship

Emma Vanguard Scholarship We are proud to announce the 2015-2016 "Bright" Future Scholarship Recipient - Emma Lowe.

She is the daughter of Angela and John Lowe. Emma is currently a student at River Valley Middle School. John is a Senior Academic Consultant at Baylor University.

The Scholarship, in memory of Baylor Professor and Vanguard founding member Dr. Louis Bright, is a full tuition merit scholarship in his name for a rising 7th grade student of a full-time Baylor employee. Vanguard will provide the 7th grader a full tuition scholarship 7th -12th grade as long as all conditions are met.

The recipient was selected based on being a well-rounded student who will take advantage of all that Vanguard has to offer. We believe the recipient will uphold Vanguard’s values, including, but not exclusive to, a sense of community, physical vigor, passion for learning, and a willingness to try new things. Vanguard’s core values are rigor, respect, and responsibility.



The Bright Futures Scholarship and how to apply for 2016-2017
Vanguard College Preparatory School believes in the value of a college preparatory education and appreciates the long-standing partnership with Baylor University. Since 2003, 92 Vanguard graduates have chosen Baylor University to continue their academic pursuits.

Vanguard features small class-sizes where students get individualized attention. They instill time management, organization skills, and study habits into their students, which benefit them for the rest of their lives. "Not only do we offer students in grades 7-12 a full slate of academics, fine arts, sports, and extracurricular activities, but we also teach responsibility, rigor and respect." Vanguard's SAT scores are 27% higher than the state average and the school has produced over 40 National Merit Finalists in the past 17 years. "Vanguard believes our education standards align with the high standards of Baylor University."

The recipient will be selected based on being a well-rounded student who will take advantage of all that Vanguard has to offer. The recipient will uphold Vanguard's values including, but not exclusive to, a sense of community, physical vigor, passion for learning, and a willingness to try new things. Vanguard's core values are rigor, respect, and responsibility. Requirements for an applying candidate include:
  • Parent is a current full-time Baylor employee
  • Vanguard on campus visit by family and prospective student
  • Prospective student shadows a current 7th grader for an entire day
  • Prospective student transcript
  • Vanguard application completed
  • Student interview with Vanguard School representatives
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA annually 7th - 12th grade
  • Abide by Vanguard Honor Code

For consideration for 2016-2017 Vanguard "Bright" Future scholarship, the applicant must contact Vanguard and complete the requirements by December 1st, 2015. All interviews will be completed in December. Vanguard will notify the scholarship recipient in early January.

To apply, contact Chelsa Ressetar at chelsa_ressetar@vanguard.org or call 254-772-8111. For more information, go to www.vanguard.org.