Trustee Ali C. Razi Scholar
Texas Keo has been both mother and father to her four younger siblings for a few years now since the death of their mother and incarceration of their father. In spite of the added responsibility for this 24-year-old, she has continued to pursue her dream of becoming an elementary school teacher. She has maintained a GPA of 3.74 at California State University, Stanislaus and will be entering the credential program in fall 2006. Texas is a first-generation college student coming from a culture where women are not encouraged to attend college. She has shown her determination in reaching her goals under difficult circumstances while striving to ensure a better life for her sisters.