RodeoHouston awards $8.4M in college scholarships

Wednesday night, RodeoHouston awarded $8.4 million in scholarships to students heading to college.

HOUSTON - Bull riding, concerts and barbecue is big fun at RodeoHouston. But Wednesday night, the true RodeoHouston spirit showed during its annual scholarship banquet.

More than 400 high school graduates received $8.4 million in scholarships for college. RodeoHouston officials said among the 423 students, 23 percent are first-generation high school graduates, and a majority of students were selected from Houston-area high schools.

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