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2011 Churchill Centre South Texas Scholarship Presentation


By Don Jakeway

The Churchill Centre South Texas chapter is honored to recognize the academic achievements of Douglas Slattery a graduating senior at Winston Churchill High School in San Antonio, Texas!

Don Jakeway, President of the South Texas chapter presented the 2011 “Sir Winston S. Churchill” scholarship to Douglas in front of the Sir Winston S. Churchill Memorial Wall which was dedicated to the school last year as a gift from the members of the Churchill Centre South Texas chapter.

Douglas ranked in the top 10% of his class, 13th out of 638 students. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is the Senior Class Treasurer, an AP Scholar and on the All District Academic Basketball Team. He is also on the Churchill High School basketball and football teams. Doug will attend the University of Texas – Austin and will major in Civil Engineering. In addition to the $500 scholarship, he was presented a personal copy of CHURCHILL: A LIFE, by Sir Martin Gilbert and a membership in our national organization, both a gift from Don and Alice Jakeway.

Doug’s name will be added to the WSC Scholarship Honor Roll Plaque with last year’s 2010 Winston S. Churchill Scholarship winners Claire Daviss and Scott Huff.

Mr. Jeffrey Vaughan, WCHS Principal, and his wonderful staff have truly embraced the Churchill Scholarship Program and he spoke highly of Douglas and his outstanding personal and academic achievements at the presentation ceremony.On behalf of all our Churchill Centre friends around the world, we would like to congratulate Douglas and wish him every success in the future.

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