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2023 Robert Moreman Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Pictured from left are: Carl Rabenaldt, WVACA Board President; Robert’s wife, Cathy Moreman; Kinbe Jane Perez, Writer (Journalism and Broadcasting), University of Mary-Hardin Baylor in Belton, TX; Azula Evemarie Hunter-Thiam, Actor, New York University, Tisch School of Dramatic Arts, New York NY; Anna Masson (Macy) Land, Artist, Savannah College of Arts and Design, Savannah GA, Dede Taylor, WVACA Scholarship Committee Chair

Macy Land

Savannah College of Art and Design

Azula Hunter-Thiam

New York University, Tisch School of Arts

Kinbe Perez

Broadcast Media, University of Mary-Hardin Baylor

Wimberley Valley Arts and Cultural Alliance (WVACA) presented the Robert Moreman Memorial Scholarships to three extremely deserving 2023 graduating seniors at the Wimberley High School Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 11, 2023. WVACA president, Carl Rabenaldt, and scholarship committee chair, Dede Taylor, joined Robert Moreman’s wife, Cathy Moreman, to present the $15,000 one-time awards. Congratulations to these inspiring young people, who have all been accepted to top universities in their fields starting this fall.

WVACA created the Robert Moreman Memorial Scholarship Fund to honor the memory of Robert Moreman, an active participant in this organization, which was founded in 2013 by Cathy Moreman when she was director of the Wimberley Valley Chamber of Commerce. The scholarship is intended for graduating seniors from Wimberley high schools (WHS and KAPS), who demonstrate unusual accomplishment and professional commitment in one of WVACA’s four creative pillars: performing, visual, literary and culinary arts, or – in recognition of Robert’s profession – crafters and makers in the building and related trades.

This will be an annual scholarship. Donations are being accepted now for 2024 scholarships.

2022 Robert Moreman Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Pictured from left are: Carl Rabenaldt WVACA board member, Dede Taylor WVACA president, WHS students Abigail Burke, Jack Garrett, Simon Ramirez, Robert’s wife Cathy Moreman, daughter Dr. Sara Moreman, and WHS student Guy Massey.