College of Liberal Arts

Two University of Texas at Austin Liberal Arts Students Receive $33,000 Larry Temple Scholarships

Wed, Sep 29, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas — The College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin has honored two students with a Larry Temple Scholarship.

 The 2010-11 Larry Temple Scholarship winners are:

  • Christopher Cacciatore, a Plan II Honors and biology sophomore. He graduated from Clear Lake High School in Houston.
  • Carol Soules, a Plan II Honors and philosophy junior. She graduated from St. Mary’s Hall High School in San Antonio.

Temple Scholars receive a $33,000 scholarship, $11,000 per year renewable for three years. Application for the scholarship is open to any student achieving a 3.9 or 4.0 grade-point average during his or her freshman year.

The recipients will join other Temple Scholars in an enriched program of supplemental advising and field trips. They also will have special opportunities to interact with faculty and community leaders.

The Temple Scholarship honors Larry Eugene Temple, an Austin lawyer and public servant. Temple graduated with a bachelor's degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1957, receiving a degree from The University of Texas Law School in 1959. A champion of higher education, Temple was chair of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as well as chair of the 1985 Select Committee on Higher Education. Temple has been a member of the university's Development Board, its Centennial Commission and the Commission of 125.

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