Williams Field High School senior Megan Bulson earned one of six scholarships granted this year by Winter Guard Arizona.
The honor is bestowed to students who stand out in “academic, artistic and personal achievements," according to a release.
Ms. Bulson first joined color guard in middle school.
In addition to being a member of the Black Hawk Regiment, she is a volunteer color guard coach at Higley Unified School District’s Gateway Pointe Elementary School, a feeder school into Williams Field.
She also is treasure of her high school’s Best Buddies program, the release states.
Williams Field is one of two high schools in the Higley Unified School District.
Ms. Bulson plans to pursue a career in nursing following studies at Arizona State University.
The scholarship opportunity is open to high school seniors or college students. The WGAZ Scholarship Committee application includes an essay and video. This year, a total of $4,500 was awarded to color guard and drumline members who received the highest scores from the committee.