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Endowed Scholarship Provides Funding and Networking Opportunities

08.03.2013 | By:

Hatton Sumners Scholars are in the top tier of students. Critical thinkers who excel in academics and have big plans for their future.

The Hatton W. Sumners Foundation has named four new scholars to the program – with academic pursuits that range from criminal justice to music.

Hatton Sumners Scholars


Misty Wilkins
  • Criminal justice major
  • Dean’s List, Fall 2012
  • Criminal Justice Club Member
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Member
  • Seeking a career in criminal justice
Kendal Carnley
  • Studying political science with pre-law emphasis
  • Head representative of Student Government Association
  • Leader of Social Rams
  • Parliamentarian of Kappa Alpha Order Zeta Xi Chapter
  • Dean's List
  • Wants to serve his community as elected state or national official
Emily Jo Davis
  • Music education major with concentration in voice and piano
  • Accompanist for the Texas Wesleyan choirs
  • Featured guest in Texas Wesleyan Opera Workshop, 2012
  • Vocalist in 2012 President’s Honors Concert, pianist in 2013
  • President and founding member of Voices of Fort Worth
  • Seeking career in teaching to share her love of learning
Natalie Kopp
  • Incoming transfer student from TCC
  • Goal is to obtain a BBA and attend graduate school
  • First Presbyterian Evangelism Committee member
  • Community Crossroads, First Hand volunteer
  • Site host for Trinity Habitat for Humanity
  • Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Delta Delta member
  • Wants to work in business environment and to be socially responsible in community affairs


The Hatton Sumners Experience

Hatton Sumners Scholars attend events throughout the year and experience great networking opportunities. After graduation, additional professional networking opportunities are offered to scholars.

The endowed Sumners Scholarship Program was established at Texas Wesleyan University in 1994. Since that time, nearly 50 Wesleyan students have been honored as Sumners Scholars and represent only one portion of the total Sumners network.