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Congratulations to Stephanie Gomez
Spring 2016 Richard Murray Endowed Scholarship Recipient


Stephanie Gomez is a junior at the University of Houston double majoring in History and Political Science.
In spring 2016, Stephanie interned in the office of City Controller Chris Brown.  After graduation, Stephanie intends to complete a Juris Doctorate and a Master of Social Work joint-degree program.

"Being selected as the recipient is a proud moment in my life. Since becoming a student at the University of Houston, I have found several different ways that I can use my passion for politics, history, and assisting others within the Houston area. This scholarship serves as a reminder that my efforts have not gone in vain, and that I am that much closer to beginning my career as a public servant for the community."


Past Recipients

Andrea ElizondoPolitical Science and Liberal Studies major
CHIP Intern, Houston Crackdown, spring 2015

Seth Howard, Political Science major
CHIP Intern, Congressman Ted Poe, spring 2015

Patrick Sears, Political Science and Philosophy major
Metropolitan Volunteer Program, spring 2015

Stephanie Brooks, Political Science and Sociology major 
State Department, Lima, Peru, fall 2013

Sarah Aimadeddine, Political Science and Economics double degree
Hobby Fellow, State Representative Jim Murphy, spring 2013

Mathew Mendoza, Political Science major
Phi Alpha Delta, vice president 2013-2014

Miriah Soliz, Political Science major
University of Houston Student Government, executive director, August 2012-May 2013

Amir Tavakkoli, Political Science and Sociology major
Shami Farouk Campaign for Texas Governor, spring 2010 

Taylor Kilroy, Political Science and Public Relations major
City Councilmember Pam Holm, fall 2009