Jatherine Martinez, a junior at The Highlands School, has won The Catholic Foundation Scholars Award, the most competitive and prestigious Catholic student award given in the DFW area! The Catholic Foundation accepts only one nomination of a junior student from each Catholic high school. Qualifying students must be in the top 5% of their class, exemplify Catholic values, and actively participate and contribute to the community. The nominees include a short essay on “What Catholic education means to me.” All nominees receive $500. The recipient of the award receives a $5,000 scholarship toward their senior year. The recipient is a speaker at the annual Catholic Foundation dinner in February, an event with over 1,000 attendees.