Mary Lillian Blackstock Poetry Award

A caring wife, mother and friend, Mary Linda Blackstock was also a prominent business woman who served on the board of Child Protective Serivces and has a passion for people and a purpose-driven life. Ronald Lee Blackstock was a successful attorney and graduate of the University of Texas. In 2015, this fund was establised in the couple's honor and memory to support graduating seniors from Graham High School.

Mary Lillian Blackstock Poetry Award

Amount of scholarship:

  • $2,000 - Funds may be used for tuition, fees and books. This is a one-time, non-renewable award.

Qualifications and Eligibility:

  • Senior student at Graham High School
  • Has an interest/talent in Poetry and Literature.

Scholarship Payment:

  • Award will be made to the recipient upon presentation of evidence that the student has enrolled in a college or university of his/her choice.


● Submit common application form to GHS Counselors

● Attach a portfolio of 2 or 3 poetic works


  • GHS selection committee will select the student.

Application Deadline:

  • March 8