FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Supporting and Advocating for Gifted Education is pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the SAGE Senior Scholarship for $1,000. SAGE is a support group in Grapevine-Colleyville that collaborates with parents and educators to ensure that gifted children in our community reach their fullest potential.
Sindhu Reddy of Colleyville, class of 2016 of the School for the Talented and Gifted in Dallas, will receive $1,000 from SAGE as she enrolls in the University of Texas at Austin Turing Honors Program to study computer science.
Sindhu attended O.C. Taylor Elementary School and Colleyville Middle in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. In 9th grade, she enrolled at the School for the Talented and Gifted. While at TAG, Sindhu was captain of the Academic Decathlon team which won the district competition three years in a row and placed silver at the regional competition for three years. Sindhu coordinated contests for the school’s Computer Science Club and participated in UIL computer science coding competition and Hewlett-Packard’s Code Wars. Sindhu also volunteered for Country Day of Arlington’s preschool and for DFW International Airport’s airport navigators.
SAGE’s mission is to ensure gifted children in the Grapevine/Colleyville area reach their fullest potential by advocating on their behalf; connecting parents to valuable resources and to each other; and by educating and supporting their teachers and administrators. Learn more about SAGE at http://gc-sage.org. For further information, contact SAGE President Kim Farbisz, firstname.lastname@example.org.