Kazmine Godwin and Kagen Burkett are the 2017 recipients of $500 scholarships awarded by the Methodist Women of Hemphill First United Methodist Church. Inscribed Bibles were presented to the graduates at Worship Services on June 18.
Kazmine Godwin graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a weighted ranking point average of 97.19. She ranked 8th in her class and will begin her freshman year at Texas A & M University in College Station, Texas. Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Allied Health with an eye to a Master’s Degree in order to become an Occupational Therapist, Kazmine has 34 college credit hours with a GPA of 3.0. Kazmine is the daughter of Bettine & Patrick Godwin of Hemphill, and the granddaughter of Norma Godwin and the late Bill Godwin. Kazmine also received a $500 scholarship from the Methodist Men of Hemphill United Methodist Church.
Kagen Burkett is the son of April Burkett and grandson of Gail and Tony Fuller of Rosevine, Texas. He intends to study Animal Science with an emphasis on a pre-veterinary track at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Upon receiving that degree, he plans to enter Veterinary School at Texas A & M University to earn a Master’s and eventually a Doctorate Degree in veterinary medicine. He carries into his freshmen year, 24 college credit hours with a 3.96 average. Graduating Magna Cum Laude at HISD, ranking 4th in his graduating class, Kagen had a weighted ranking point average of 98.70.
The Methodist Women are proud to award scholarships to these deserving and admirable young people, Kazmine Godwin and Kagen Burkett, and with the community, wish them much success.