UMW Scholarship Recipient


Ema Marie Pitre, 2013 graduate of Hemphill High School was awarded a $500 scholarship by the United Methodist Women. On Sunday, July 29, Ema also received a Bible inscribed with her name as she was introduced to the congregation.

Active in softball, cross-country, track, Ema also found time to be a band member, twirler, competed in UIL events including poetry, number sense, CX debate, persuasive speaking – finishing 1st in her region in her senior year, and more.

Ema graduated Magna Cum Laude, ranking 6th in her class with a 3.962 GPA. She earned duel credit and accumulated 21 college hours by the end of her senior year. After continuing her studies this summer, she will begin her freshman year at Texas A & M with a total of 27 hours with a 3.5 average. Ema intends to enter the College of Business studying Finance with an eye on the future, perhaps continuing to pursue a law degree.

Ema is the daughter of Holly Sepulvado and the granddaughter of John and Florine Pitre of Hemphill. The United Methodist Women congratulate Ema, lift her in prayer, and wish her continued success in her future endeavors.

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