Howard Hughes Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) recently awarded 21 college scholarships to local graduates from Bridgeland High School, Magnolia High School, Oak Ridge High School, Tomball High School, Waller High School, Willis High School, Woodlands College Park Secondary School and Woodlands Secondary School. Howard Hughes is also funding six additional college scholarships through an endowment to the Lone Star College System, continuing a decades-long tradition of educational sponsorship and strengthening its commitment to helping community students pursue a college education.

About 380 scholarships have been awarded to graduates under an education funding initiative started in the 1980s in which the Howard Hughes Corporation continues today. Lone Star College System staffing began in 1998.

The 21 scholarships awarded to recent high school graduates include scholarships created in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the late Gerald D. Irons, Sr., a hometown hero of The Woodlands, as well as scholarships studies in partnership with Howard Hughes and leading tenants to help support tomorrow’s leaders in our community.

“The Howard Hughes Corporation remains committed to investing in the future of local high school seniors and continuing a more than 35-year tradition of educational support and scholarship,” said Jim Carman, Houston Area Chairman. for Howard Hughes. “We congratulate this year’s winners on their achievements and are proud to support the bright young minds of tomorrow as they embark on goals to further their education and succeed in their careers.


Local recent high school graduate scholarship winners include:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships 2022:

  • Rossi Paola Mo Tile Azuaje, Conroe High School, attending Sam Houston State University
  • Isabella Carlin, The Woodlands College Park High School, attending Villanova University
  • Bailey Evertson, Magnolia High School, attending University of Texas at Austin
  • Edwin Ntasin, Conroe High School, attending Texas Tech University
  • Katelyn Trinh, The Woodlands College Park High School, attending University of Houston

2022 Howard Hughes Executive Club Scholarships:

  • Ethan Brumberger, The Woodlands High School, attending Texas A&M University
  • Isabella Carlin, The Woodlands College Park High School, attending Villanova University


2022 Gerald D. Irons, Sr. Scholarship:

  • Summer Mearidy, Oak Ridge High School, attending Sam Houston State University

General scholarships 2022:

  • Michael Burns, Bridgeland High School, attending Arizona State University
  • Anaya Dozier, Bridgeland High School, attending Louisiana State University
  • Andrew Edmonson, The Woodlands College Park High School, attending Sam Houston State University
  • Mahek Dodani, The Woodlands High School, attending University of Southern California
  • Tanner Rivera, The Woodlands High School, attending University of Texas at Austin
  • Kevin Contreras, Tomball High School, attending the University of Texas at Austin
  • Allison Dougherty, Tomball High School, attending Pennsylvania State University
  • Daniel Marquez, Tomball High School, attending Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Killian Tuck, Tomball High School, attending Florida International University
  • Blake Green, Waller High School, attending Southern Methodist University
  • Chloe Lewis, Waller High School, attending Southern Methodist University
  • Maria Calderon, Willis High School, attending Sam Houston State University
  • Piper Neumann, Willis High School, attending Dallas College – North Lake


John Cooper School February 2022

Many students residing at The Woodlands® attend Woodlands College Park High School and Woodlands High School. Students living in the Woodlands’ Village of Creekside Park® attend Tomball High School. Willis High School is the educational facility for students living in The Woodlands Hills®. Bridgeland students attend Bridgeland High School, and many Prairieland Village students will begin attending Waller High School.

Educational support is a key part of The Howard Hughes Corporation’s commitment to the social fabric of its communities. Complementing The Woodlands’ long-standing scholarship program, in 2020 the company launched HHScholars – an initiative offering a series of scholarship and mentorship opportunities – as part of HHCares, the philanthropic funding and volunteer program focused on the community through which Howard Hughes contributes to more than 180 local non-profit causes each year.

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The Woodlands, an award-winning 28,500-acre planned community located 27 miles north of downtown Houston, has been recognized for two consecutive years, 2022 and 2021, as the Best Community to Live in America by Niche. The Woodlands offers an unprecedented 28% green space, leading the way among planned communities that practice environmental preservation. It is home to 120,000 people and nearly 64,000 people work in the community. The Woodlands has received many past accolades including the Urban Land Institute’s Vision Award, Development of Distinction; three-time winner of the “Master Planned Community of the Year” award, four-time winner of the “Humanitarian of the Year” award and “Trailblazer of the Year” in 2018 by the Greater Houston Builders Association; US Trail Developer Award; Environmental Planning Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects, Texas Chapter Houston Section. The Woodlands is a community of The Howard Hughes Corporation®, which supports more than 180 local causes in the Houston area through its HHCares program. For more information, visit For more details, find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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Bridgeland is an 11,500-acre prime planned community located in Cypress, Texas, and is ranked as the best-selling prime planned community in the Greater Houston Area, #2 in Texas, and #15 in the nation. The award-winning development opened in 2006 and offers a wide variety of housing options and plenty of outdoor amenities, with a strong focus on conserving and enhancing the natural environment. Bridgeland has more than 3,000 acres dedicated to lakes, trails and parks, and offers resort-style pools, 60 parks, stocked lakes and free use of kayaks, paddle boats and other recreational opportunities for residents to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Lakeland Village Center® is the first of four shopping centers in Bridgeland, with additional plans for Bridgeland Central, a future 925-acre downtown. Bridgeland is a community of The Howard Hughes Corporation®, which supports more than 180 local causes in the Houston area through its HHCares program. For more information, visit

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Opened in the summer of 2018, The Woodlands Hills is an award-winning 2,000-acre planned community offering an abundance of nature-inspired amenities, eventually comprising approximately 112 acres of open space. The famous 17-acre Founders Park offers an activity center as its focal point with indoor and outdoor space, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a yoga/events lawn. Founders Park also includes recreation and fitness pools, a lazy river, spray field, innovative playground, dog park and tennis courts. Forest trails as well as dedicated bike paths on the main connectors are available to the community. With Sue Luce’s Daisy Park and Rick and Roz Dauzat Peace Park recently opened, The Woodlands Hills will eventually be home to 20 neighborhood parks. The Woodlands Hills was recently recognized as a Quality Planned Development™ by the West Houston Association and the North Houston Association. For more information visit and like us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Howard Hughes Logo 2022

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate across the United States. York; Downtown Columbia®, Maryland; The Woodlands®, The Woodlands Hills® and Bridgeland® in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin®, Las Vegas; Ward Village® in Honolulu, Hawaii; and Douglas Ranch in Phoenix. The Howard Hughes Corporation portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country. Dedicated to creating innovative places, the company is recognized for its ongoing commitment to design excellence and the cultural life of its communities. The Howard Hughes Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC. For more information, visit


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