KPRC 2 Senior Scholarship: Meet Daniela Hernandez, the senior who is helping improve her community through fundraising projects

HOUSTON – KPRC 2 and Texas Mattress Makers are surprising 20 deserving high school seniors with scholarships. All students selected for scholarships have been nominated by their high schools.

On Wednesday, a $2,500 Senior Scholarship was awarded to Daniela Hernandez from Sam Rayburn High School. KPRC 2′s Owen Conflenti surprised the senior during her class.

Meet Daniela Hernandez

Tell me about the community work that you wrote about in your essay?

For two years in a row, my friends and I did a community project for a competition for DECA. We tried our best to fundraise for different non-profits. We tried to spread awareness in the community and turned out successful in our projects.

What do you do when you’re not studying?

I’m on the varsity volleyball team. Usually, when I’m not studying, I like to play. I’m also part of the theater group, it’s fun to be with my friends and act.

Do you know where you want to attend?