Crystal Blanchard
Hamshire-Fannett ISD
Lamar State College - Port Arthur

Blanchard, a 2014 graduate of Hamshire-Fannett High School, is is using her $1,000 scholarship to attend Lamar State College – Port Arthur. After graduating, she plans to earn a master’s degree and pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She hopes to have her own business in Beaumont someday.

TCTA member and Hamshire-Fannett High School higher education coordinator Dannette Menendez nominated Blanchard for the scholarship. “Crystal has spent many hours in my office trying to plan for her future,” she wrote. “She has the ability to succeed in everything she does.”