This fund was established by Olga T. Banks, a retired Midland teacher, who passed away in 2018 at the age of 102. She graduated from Texas Women’s University and earned her Master’s degree from Texas Tech University. Olga did not have children of her own, but strongly impacted the lives of her students. She was a home economics teacher at San Jacinto Junior High, Midland High and Lee High schools. In 2012, she was inducted into the Lee Legacy Wall of Honor in recognition of her outstanding service to Robert E. Lee High school. This fund provides scholarships for graduates of Midland High School, Lee High School, and Midland College students. The award is based on the following:
– financial need,
– good citizenship,
– desire and dedication to succeed in a college environment.
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