desoto scholarship awards

Dallas, Texas (October 16, 2017)--The University of North Texas at Dallas awarded two $1,000 scholarships to DeSoto and Grand Prairie High School seniors Friday, October 13, 2017 during the DeSoto High School Homecoming football game. UNT Dallas President Bob Mong presented the scholarships to DaiTreil Johnson of DeSoto High School, and Luis Mares of Grand Prairie High School on the field following the third quarter.

More than 20 UNT Dallas students and staff also were in attendance encouraging students and their families to sign up for the university’s True Blue Preview Day on October 28, 2017, and distributing giveaways to DeSoto and Grand Prairie fans.

UNT Dallas was the presenting sponsor for the football game, which included giveaways, signage around Eagle Stadium and the scholarships for students from both schools.