Taylor’s Academic Decathlon
has continued their tradition of being a nationally ranked team. They currently
hold the state’s bronze medal in the small school division, and are ranked
sixth in the nation for medium schools.
Thanks to the
generosity of the Taylor Community, Taylor ISD has awarded fifty-nine local
scholarships totaling $101,000 to sixty-six seniors from Taylor High School and
Legacy Early College High School. The scholarships were presented in a
Ochoa graduated from Taylor High School in 2016, he received a $25,000
scholarship from S&D Plumbing. Thanks to that local scholarship, and on the
job training that S&D continues to provide, he is well on his way to
becoming a licensed plumber.
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graduated from Taylor High School in 2016, she received the Perez Family
Scholarship to help with college expenses. The scholarship provided $500 for
the first semester, and $300 for each semester after that. Funding from this
local scholarship is helping her reach her goal of becoming a music therapist.
Carlson graduated from Taylor High School in 2009, she received the Leon and
Kay Bohls Scholarship to help pursue interests in science and writing at the
University of Texas. She now holds a degree in hydrogeology, is on schedule to graduate
from the doctoral program at Rice University in 2019, and is currently part of
an international research team traveling to China.