Monthly Archives: July 2012


Note from a Kiwanis Scholarship Winner

Recently we received a note from Hasan Sumdami, a former winner of a Kiwanis Club Scholarship.  Thank you Hasan for sharing the impact of our scholarship on your success!

Hello Mr. Kissinger, this is Hasan Sumdani. I was a Senior at Mansfield Summit High School last year, and I also served as one of the Secretaries for the Mansfield Summit High School Key Club for the 2010-2011 school year.  I was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Kiwanis Club last year, and I just wanted to extend my gratitude to you and the all the other Mansfield Kiwanis Club members again.

With the help I received from the scholarship I was able to have a very successful first year at UTA. I managed to earn a 4.0 for both the Fall and Spring semesters, and the scholarship provided lots of motivation for me to aim higher than what I was just satisfied with. Throughout the school year, there were a few times that assignments and student organization responsibilities piled on and I lost my typical work ethic. During those times I was in danger of making B’s in a couple of my classes and disappointing members of the student organizations I was apart of, but then I realized how terrible it would be to have been generously awarded the $1,000 scholarship from the Kiwanis International Club and falling short of my potential. So with that realization, I pushed myself to work harder and longer in order to keep up with my grades and responsibilities and to give respect to you and the other Kiwanis International Club members.

I owe a lot of my success during my first year at UTA to the Mansfield Kiwanis Club’s decision to award me a scholarship. Please share
this with all of the members of the Mansfield Kiwanis Organization.

Thank
you again,
-Hasan


Kiwanian of the Month – June 2012

Congratulations to Jerry Cloud, Jerry Gray and Meredith Minter as our Kiwanians of the Month for June, 2012.

Jerry Cloud, Jerry Gray and Meredith Minter

Jerry Cloud was chosen as Kiwanian of the Month for all his work for this school year in chairing the “Teacher of the Month”.  Thanks to Jerry’s work every month during the
school year Kiwanis Club of Mansfield Honors a “Teacher of the Month” as chosen by the MISD.

Jerry Gray was chosen as Kiwanian of the Month for all his work for this school year is chairing the “Guy of the Month”.  Thanks to his work every month during the
school year Kiwanis Club of Mansfield Honors a “Guy of the Month” as chosen by the MISD.

Both the Teacher and Guy are honored with a plaque and Breakfast and the Principal and the Parents are invited.

Meredith Minter was chosen for her work helping the Builder’s Club of Mary Orr Intermediate, and the Mansfield High School Key Club being sucessful.


Kiwanian of the Month – May 2012

Congratulations to Bryan Atkinson, our Kiwanian of the Month for May.  Bryan Atkinson was chosen as Kiwanian
of the Month for all his work in determining the winners for the Scholarships the Kiwanis Club of Mansfield gives out each school year.  We awarded 5 scholarships, one for $1500.00, two for $1000.00 each and two for $250.00.

Ellis Langston and Bryan Atkinson