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Weaver-Lang Presidential Fellowship
            To recognize the tremendous academic contributions of Professor Jacqueline Lang Weaver, this
            scholarship is awarded to students in the LLM program who have a strong academic record and an
            interest in energy law.
            Donor:  D.J. Baker ’73 and Suzanne Baker ’73
            Recipients:  Bobbie M. Burkland
                                     Tara R. Scardino
                                     Antonio Zamora
        Buck J. Wynne Memorial scholarship
            The State Bar of Texas Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section established this
            scholarship in memory of Buck J. Wynne, a prominent environmental attorney who died in 1996. It
            is awarded to the top students in an introductory environmental law class.
            Donor:  State Bar of Texas Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section
            Recipients:  Nicholas Ashipa
                                    Caroline B. Spiers
        Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA)
        David Olver Memorial Scholarship
            The GCPA David Olver Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who have shown a strong
            interest in the practice of energy law with preference given to the electric power industry, as
            demonstrated through coursework, employment, and extracurricular activities.
            Donor:  Gulf Coast Power Association emPOWERing Foundation
            Recipients:  Sophia S. Harms
                                     Justin K. Hicks
                                     Christine M. Sulkis
        ConocoPhilips Energy Studies Award
            This award is presented to a third-year law student in the Energy Studies Program on the basis of
            scholarship and interest in the field.
            Donor:  ConocoPhilips, Inc.
            Recipient:  Justin K. Hicks

        Joan Garfinkel Glantz Civil Liberties Scholarship
            In recognition of Joan Garfinkel Glantz’s passion for empowering others, this scholarship is
            awarded to graduating students who have worked extensively in the area of civil liberties.
            Donor:  Friends of Joan Garfinkel Glantz
            Recipient:  Paul A. Pirela
        Joan Garfinkel Glantz Scholarship
            This scholarship was established in honor of Joan Garfinkel Glantz’s belief that the individual rights
            of everyone are important and should be protected. This award is presented to the student who
            wrote the best paper on Civil Liberties.
            Donor:  Friends of Joan Garfinkel Glantz
            Recipient:   Natalie A. Sanchez, “The Untouchables: An Analysis of Qualified Immunity as It
                    Relates to Social Worker”


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