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October 29th, 2008
SMA presents Alumni Association Scholarship to Kristi Allison

SAN MARCOS, TX – San Marcos Academy junior Kristi Allison of San Marcos was presented the 2008 Alumni Association Scholarship during pre-game festivities at the Academy Homecoming football game Oct. 25. Kristi is a fifth-year student at the Academy, where she recently served as captain of the varsity volleyball team. She is also the vice president of the National Honor Society and was past president of the National Junior Honor Society. She has received the Second Mile Award during the past two years and is currently a Golden Bear, reflecting her high academic achievement and exemplary behavior. In 2006, Kristi was recognized by the SMA Alumni Council with the Distinguished Service Award. Kristi is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Allison of San Marcos and the sister of Kameron Allison of the SMA Class of 2006.

On hand to present the scholarship was Mrs. Patricia Donahy, Alumni Council President, from the SMA Class of 1968. The scholarship was given in honor of Jeannette Tippit Caldwell, Class of 1925, by her son, Clifton Caldwell (Class of 1950), other friends and alumni. It is awarded annually based upon excellence in academics, character and leadership. To be considered for the scholarship, students must have completed at least one semester at the Academy and be a relative of an alumnus.

San Marcos Academy is a fully accredited college preparatory school committed to educating young men and women within a nurturing community based upon Christian values. The Academy offers a unique co-educational experience for both boarding and day students in the 7th through 12th grades. Founded in 1907, the Academy is now in its second century of operation. San Marcos Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT).

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San Marcos Academy junior Kristi Allison accepts the 2008 Alumni Association Scholarship from Alumni Council President Pat Donahy as Alumni Coordinator Madeline De Long looks on. The scholarship was presented during pre-game festivities at the San Marcos Academy Homecoming football game Oct. 25. (photo by Don Anders)

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0 thoughts on “SMA presents Alumni Association Scholarship to Kristi Allison

  1. Wow what a move up the ladder for a little lady from San Marcos.

    You are what this Nation needs to see a teenage lady with a lot going for her.

    Go girl, you have all the right stuff.

    I am very proud of you and the young lady you have become.


  2. Great job Kristi! Having young people of character and strength such as yourself is what brings hope to America’s future. Thanks for being the example I know you are for all of us. We look forward to hearing of many more accomplishments in the future. My congrats to you and to your proud parents as well.

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