Laura Smither Scholarship winner named
The Laura Recovery Center recently announced Friendswood High School student Cody Westphal as the 2011 recipient of the Laura Smither Scholarship.
This annual $3,000 scholarship honors the memory of Laura Kate Smither, who was abducted and murdered in April 1997.
Westphal is currently the president of the Friendswood High School chapter of the National Honor Society. He will be attending Texas Christian University and pursue a business undergraduate degree. He plans to follow this with law school and possibly a political career.
The Laura Smither Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship open to all the children of Friendswood. Application forms can be found online at www.lrcf.org and at the Laura Recovery Center office.
Tax-exempt donations to the Laura Smither Scholarship Endowment Fund can be received at Wells Fargo Bank in Friendswood or by check mailed to the Laura Recovery Center at 906 Anna Lane, Friendswood, Texas 77546, designating the Laura Smither Scholarship.
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