KPRC 2 Senior Scholarship: Meet Victoria Razo, the senior who one day hopes to help fight and prevent infectious diseases

KPRC2 teams up with Texas Mattress Makers to give away the 15th scholarship for students heading to college.

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.

This academic year was particularly challenging because of the pandemic, but these students still rose above and beyond in school.

The 15th $2,500 Senior Scholarship was awarded to Victoria Razo from IMPACT Early College High School in the Goose Creek Independent School District. She has been attending classes in person and has been able to maintain a 4.9 GPA. She is ranked fifth in her class.

Razo plans to go to the University of Texas where she wants to get a degree in biology, which will help move her toward her goal of becoming an infectious disease doctor.

You can learn more about Razo in the video above.

About the Author:

Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli has been a digital news editor at KPRC 2 since 2018. She is a published poet and has background in creative writing and journalism. Daniela has covered events like Hurricane Harvey and the Astros World Series win. In her spare time, Daniela is an avid reader and loves to spend time with her two miniature dachshunds.