More than $47 thousand in scholarships awarded at Career Technical Education Scholarship Luncheon

Forty-six Grand Prairie ISD seniors received more than $47,000 in scholarships at Friday’s Career Technical Education Scholarship Luncheon at the Ruthe Jackson Center. Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – ©2015

Thanks to the generosity of many local businesses and individuals, more than $47,000 in scholarship were awarded to forty-six Grand Prairie ISD seniors at the annual Career Technical Education Scholarship Luncheon hosted by the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce.

Hundreds packed the Ruthe Jackson Center Friday to take part in the celebration and to bid on items in the live and silent auctions. The auctions raised more than $20,000 for the scholarship fund.

Police search for suspects in April 11 Jack in the Box robbery

Photo by Grand Prairie Police

Do you recognize these robbery suspects? On April 11th, the suspects robbed the Jack in the Box located in the 2000 block of N. Highway 360.

The suspects are described as: Hispanic males that are approximately 18 – 25 years old. One suspect has a star tattoo on the right side of his neck and tattoos covering both arms. He was also wearing distinct beige shoes.

Beto’s to host golf tournament to benefit athletes with special needs

(L-R)Albert Sanchez (owner of Beto’s Mexican Restaurant), Councilman Jeff Wooldridge, special needs athletes, Jeremy Rosson, Brittany Wheeler and Kendal Brundige pose with Mayor Ron Jensen to kick-off signup for Beto’s golf tournament. Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – ©2015

Beto’s Mexican Restaurant is hosting a golf tournament with proceeds going to support the amazing athletes in Grand Prairie with special needs.

The tournament will be held April 28, 1:00 pm at Tangle Ridge Golf Course.