In George West, this scholarship is given in memory of Mrs. Billie June Dirks. Mrs. Dirks was a great supporter of education in the community of George West. It was a joy for her to see the students of George West pursue a college education. In her memory, her family established this scholarship fund so that students could see their dream of a college education become a reality. Because of this scholarship, many students over the years, have a great start in their first year of paying for college.
George West High School Counselor Kelly James said, “George West High School would like to give a sincere ‘thank you’ to the Bean/Dirks families for this scholarship opportunity. Your generosity to the students of GWHS is truly appreciated.”