Scholarship Recipients

2010 Scholarship Recipient Steven Forde

Steven R. Forde graduated Cum Laude from Cy-Fair High School on June 3, 2010 with a GPA of 6.23. He was a member of the football team freshman and sophomore year and a member of FCA and Key Club his junior and senior year. He earned the Rank of Eagle Scout in March 2010. He now attends Texas A&M University as a Political Science major and is the loudest and proudest member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2014!

2009 Scholarship Recipient Wes Ryan

Wes Ryan Cy-Fair High School Class of 2009, was awarded the Eric Bassett Memorial Scholarship on May 26, 2009. Wes graduated Summa Cum Laude with a GPA of 6.73/7.0 and was ranked 17 out of 680 students. The Captain of the Bobcat Football and Track team, Wes was a Houston Touchdown Club Scholar Athlete of the Year Finalist, Academic All State First Football Team and Highest GPA Varsity Football Team Player. Wes also played a leadership role in numerous student organizations and volunteered many hours in service to the local community.

Wes is currently a Junior at Texas A&M, studying construction Science with a minor in Business Administration. He maintains a 3.418 GPR and was recognized as a Distinguished Student (GPR over 3.5) Spring 2011. To add to his academic success at A&M, he continues to demonstrate leadership and a commitment to service as a delegate to the MSC Abbott Family Leadership Council, Tailgate Chair for Brotherhood of Christian Aggies, Family Host for the Aggie Muster Committee, and through participation in several mentoring programs. Wes is scheduled to graduate in 2013.

2008 Scholarship Recipient Blake Billings

Blake Billings , a 2008 Cy-Falls honors graduate, was awarded the first Eric Bassett Memorial Scholarship in May 2008. Blake said, "It is quite an honor to receive this scholarship as Eric was a teammate and friend of mine. Eric was an outstanding person and someone who positively impacted my life. I can't truly express how much this means to me and I will be forever grateful to have this opportunity."