2023 HPOU Scholarship Breakfast

Top three essay writers

The annual Houston Police Officers’ Union Scholarship breakfast was held Saturday, April 15, 2023. This year’s essay topic; “How does social media affect your life, the safety of our community, and your view of Law Enforcement?”. All submitted essays were sent to an outside vendor with the names and any personal identifiers omitted from the essays. The vendor then assigned numbers to the essays and ranked them from highest to lowest, they vendor also assigned the dollar amounts according to their rank. 170800

This year, there were 65 scholarship winners and 12 received the top prize of $1,000. The top three essay winners were all written by female student (pictured).

A special thank you to HPOU Board Member Rhonda Williams who does an excellent job organizing this event from the announcements for submissions to the finality of the scholarship breakfast, a lot of work goes into this event, and it would not be possible without her. Also, the HPOU would like to thank Blessing Oghobaase from National University who sponsored the donuts and coffee for the event.

The HPOU would like to recognize all 65 scholarship winners listed below in alphabetical order:

Author Shannon Barker

Published May 8, 2023