by: Battle of Tatiana
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – In a recent press release, 3 special student volunteers from Midland Teen Court are receiving a major gift for all their hard work. Midland Teen Court awards student volunteers of their choice $10,000 in scholarships.
Students chosen to receive a scholarship will be recognized at Midland Legacy High School, at 12:30 p.m. at the library. Andrew Martinez, Shubhi Dhamija and Brennon Fikes have volunteered for more than 70 jury duties combined. Andrew Martinez volunteered for 70 jury duty while at Midland Teen Court, with 16-year-old Shubhi Dhamija, who volunteered for 19 jury duty as a teenage lawyer, and Brennon Fikes has been on the jury 8 times. Each of the students listed above plans to enroll in a community college or university in the fall.
Midland Teen Court gives teens the opportunity to learn by doing what it means to be a law breaker and to better understand our justice system. The purpose of Midland Teen Court is to provide positive opportunities for students who have cases and who volunteer to ensure they have a prosperous future.