HOUSTON (May 17, 2016)

Eight Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD) student athletic trainers were recently awarded scholarships from Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, the official healthcare provider for SBISD.

Each recipient was awarded a sports medicine scholarship ranging from $200 to $1,000 in recognition of the distinguished service the students provide to SBISD athletic programs. This year’s recipients included: Northbrook High School’s Melissa Cisneros and Jennifer Garcia; Spring Woods High School’s Jennifer Caballero and Sarah Toj; Memorial High School’s Kobe Love; and Stratford High School’s Alexandra Cruz, Kendall LeMeilleur, and Ashlery Tobias.

Both Caballero and Toj will use the scholarship to attend the Advanced Athletic Training Camp at Texas A&M in June. Garcia and LeMeilleur plan to attend Texas A&M in the fall, for accounting and kinesiology degrees, respectively. Tobias will continue in the athletic training field at West Texas A&M. Cruz plans to become a healthcare professional after studying at Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Cisneros will study physical therapy at Houston Baptist University. Love plans to attend the University of Houston.

Memorial Hermann Memorial City is the official healthcare provider of SBISD, providing education, training and medical services that support student athletes, their coaches and families. Memorial Hermann Memorial City also is providing similar services to athletes affiliated with the Spring Branch Memorial Sports Association (SBMSA) and Albion Hurricanes Football Club.