Orville Lee & Laura Judge Hayes Scholarship
Orville Lee & Laura Judge Hayes
Orville Lee Hayes, a Southwestern Adventist University trustee from 1983 to 1996, was born in Cass County, Texas. His father was a commercial builder in Jefferson. Laura Judge was born in Dallas and was a member of Southwestern's class of 1943. Her mother, Ruth, was the cafeteria director at the college in the 1940s.
The Hayes were married in Dallas, TX, and had one daughter, Dianna Hume, also an alumna of Southwestern Adventist University.
Mr. Hayes was board chairman at Jefferson Adventist Academy for 30 years. The Hayes owned and operated a builders supply in Jefferson and were involved in banking and oil investment. Mrs. Hayes spent 40 years helping young people get an education. She was also active as a volunteer in her home church, raising money, food and clothing for the poor in East Texas. Mr. Hayes passed away in 1996; Mrs. Hayes, in 1999.
The Orville Lee and Laura Judge Hayes Scholarship recipient is chosen among students from East Texas.
2016-2017 -Marty Dixon
2020-2021 - Shanon Richards
2019-2020 - Arielle Powell
2018-2019 - Judas Cuevas , Grecia Torres Perez
2017-2018 - Mairim Arguetta
2016-2017 - Loisbet Castro
2015-2016 - Kzerne Maypa
2014-2015 - Herbert Quintero , Adrian Sotelo
2012-2013 - Eric Michaelson
2011-2012 - Summer Weeks
2010-2011 - Amber Huggins
2009-2010 - David Mooney
2008-2009 - David Mooney
2007-2008 - Jasmin Blanco , April Spooner
2006-2007 - Christopher Bauder
2004-2005 - Joseph Austin