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Jun
08
Copy of Pocket Pear 2019 Thank You Ad

KPB hosts the Pocket Pear each year in honor of the late Joe Miller, an avid environmentalist who volunteered his time to Keep Pearland Beautiful as well as several other community organizations. Scholarships are awarded each year to high school seniors in Pearland who demonstrate good stewardship of the environment and are pursuing higher education. In 11 years, a total of $92,000 in scholarships have been awarded. This year, a total of $20,000 was awarded to seven high school graduates from Pearland.

Pictured are the 2019 Joe Miller Environmental Scholarship winners: Saami Baig, Eric Li, Divjot Walia, Vanshika Jhonsa and Helen Wang. Not Pictured: Anyssa Castorina and Delores VanHoose.