Scholarship Society

You can help underwrite all academic costs (including teacher salaries plus benefits and classrooms supplies) for Small Steps students. Your donation will be used to educate Houston’s youngest and most at-risk children.

Individuals, families, and groups can underwrite the cost of a student’s education at the below levels. Donors may sponsor one or more students or an entire classroom of 14 students.

$650—Sponsor a child for 1 month

Sponsors will receive:

  • Recognition on website
  • Invitations to school events
  • Annual update of students’ successes

$2,000—Sponsor a child for 3 months

Sponsors will receive:

  • Above plus customized student thank you

$4,000—Sponsor a child for 6 months

Sponsors will receive:

  • Above plus special photo of Small Steps students

$8,000—Sponsor a child for 1 year

Sponsors will receive:

  • Above plus special thank-you gift featuring the children

*Sponsors of five or more children receive additional benefits

Sponsor a Student

2020‑2021 Scholarship Society

A big thank you to all of our Scholarship Society members!

$8,000+

Gildy Babiera and Frederick F. Lang
The Bookout Foundation
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Jennings Dincans Charitable Foundation
Kiwanis Foundation of Houston
Latin Women’s Initiative
Mickey McKee
Liane and Marty Phillips
Courtney and Doug Swanson, Jr.
TreadStone Energy Partners

$4,000 – $7,999

Savannah and Dylan Benac
Janet Clark
The Tapeats Fund
Cathleen and Patrick Trask
The Tokeneke Foundation

$2,000 – $3,999

Anonymous
Carmody and Bob Baker
Lana Billeaud and John McGinnis
Stacy and Richard Clark
Tamara Gasan-Dzhalalova
Danielle and David Magdol
Braden Merrill
Shelby and Eric Nielsen
Diane and Steve Robinson
The Stillwell Family Fund
The Taylor Family Charitable Trust
Elizabeth and Brad Thielemann
Polly and Jeff Whittle Fund
Julia and Carl Williams

$650 – $1,999

Ann and Tom Bastian
Kelly and Sean Butler
The Cabes Family Charitable Fund
Lauren and Thomas E. Carlson
Meg and Mark Clemans
Alice and Mike Conlon in honor of Cecilia Friedman
Kenneth J. Fatur
John Florence
Caroline Fontenot
Hawk Family Fund
The Jack Hawkins Fund
Allie and Russell Hodges
Lou and Mark Houser
The Mark and Patricia Johnson Family Charitable Fund
Michele and Gene Jorgensen
Tiffany and Brian Jurkash
Rodney D. Kubicek
Marion and Cadell S Liedtke Family Charitable Foundation
Matthew Loewenstein
John Longobardi
Daniel S. Lopus Fund
Kelly and Richard P. Loveless, Sr.
Jasmine Meaux
Momentum Minerals
Christine and Shea Morenz
Katherine Rider
Tracey and Scott Rogan
Laurie and Bret Sanders
Emily and David Scott
Mark Serice
Matthew Shirley
Callie Anne and Bryan Stahl
Brad and Catherine Suddarth Fund
Courtney and Mark Teshoian
The Vermillion Family
Michael Weiser

2019‑2020 Scholarship Society

A big thank you to all of our Scholarship Society members!

$8,000+

Anonymous
Nancy and Rob Bond
EnCap Investments L.P.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Ladish Valves Company LLC
RBC Foundation USA
Reliant Charitable Foundation
H. Key Sanford

$4,000 – $7,999

Kiwanis Foundation of Houston
Susan Vaughan Foundation, Inc.
The Tapeats Fund
Laura and William M. Wheless IV

$2,000 – $3,999

Ann and Thomas Bastian
The Cabes Family Charitable Fund
Stacy and Richard Clark
Kendle and Lance Dardis
Lizzie and Ryan Devlin
Lindsey and Michael Dignam
Duncan Genesis Foundation
Vanessa and Jeremy Goebel
Alana and Greg Highberger
Lou and Mark Houser
Kafka Family Partnership
Amy and Gentry Lee
Kimberly and Scott Martin
Jasmine Meaux
Janice and Richard Moore
Catie and Brian Ross
Amie and Jeff Springmeyer
Pamela and Rand Sterling
The Stillwell Family Fund
Louise and Stephen Sweet
Aly and Juan Diego Vargas

$650 – $1,999

Anonymous
Raquel Adham
Natalie and Brett Agee
Lisa and Steven Almrud
Kathy and James Arcidiacono
Amanda Bandini
Freddie Barela
Randall Bayless
Andrew Benak
Nancy Bihlmaier
Jill and Stirling Bomar
Fallon and Bart Borej
Jessica and Fred Brazelton
Elizabeth and C. Walker Brierre
John Campbell
Cara and Jason Cansler
Robyn and Embry Canterbury
Alyssa and Drew Carden
Valerie Carrillo
Whitney and Jamie Casas
Orlando Castaneda
Sarah and Sean Clements
Moni and Jason Collins
Karen and Gus Comiskey, Jr.
Alice and Mike Conlon in honor of Cecilia Friedman
Beth and Drew Cozby
Patchin and Justin Crawford
Kelly and Matt Crystal
Amy and Steve Daniels
Margot and Zach Davis
Megan and Greg Davis
Viviana and David Denechaud
Courtney and Greg Determann
Laura and Quinn Fanning
Viacheslav Fedorov
Selme and Shaun Finnie
Brad Fisher
Richard Gan
Edward Geiser
John Gibbons
Stephen Goldfarb
Connally and William Harper
Hawk Family Fund
Sam Hawley
Erin and Boyd Heath III
Michelle Herrera
Mary and Patrick Hesseler
Allie and Russell Hodges
Claudia and Garrett Holt
Clifford H. Hortenstine
Dinah and Will Huthnance
Jeffrey James
Blair & Jennifer Jeffery Charitable Fund
Christy and Webb Jennings
The Mark and Patricia Johnson Family Charitable Fund
Lauren Jones
Shelley and Alex Kaplan
Iva Ann and James King, Jr.
Carrye and Kyle Krouse
Linda and Joel Landis
Mathilde and Joe Leary
Marion Leman
Matthew Loewenstein
Ashlee and Benton Love
Kelly and Richard P. Loveless, Sr.
Megan and John Lovoi
Lucinda and Javier Loya
Mark Lumpkin
Robert Mertensotto
Sarah and R. Adam Miller
Courtney and Sean Mitchell
Greg Mondshine
Elizabeth Murphy
Jill and Ryan Nesloney
Allison and Kyle O’Neill
Elizabeth and Greer Pagan
Julie and Phillip Peacock
Carson Pfluger
Kathleen and Townes Pressler, Jr.
Amy and Robert Pierce
Missy and George Purgason
Andrew Rapp
Benjamin Rich
Suzanne Rivera
Gregory Robbins
Kelsey Rynd
Kathryn and Scott Schroeder
Anne and Barry Siller
Sean Smith
Mary Beth Staine
Drew Standley
Mark Stephenson
John Stevenson
Brad Suddarth
Patrick Susong
Alice Ann and Mike Telle
TEN|10 Group, LLC in honor of D. Martin Phillips and EnCap Investments L.P.
Sara and Ben Terry
Kitssie and Charlie Thomas Family Foundation
Clayton Townsend
Meredith and Langston Turner
Maggie and Rob Vermillion
Keri and Chris Wagner
Mark Ward
Ashley and Walter Weathers III
Sharon and Curt Webb
Jen and Coleby Weinstock
Cindy and Jerry Wilkinson
Julia and Carl Williams
Eric Willis
Sharon and Jim Wilson
Lauren and Brian Zwart