Harris Personal Injury Scholarship Winner Spring 2021

Harris Personal Injury Scholarship Winner Spring 2021Rigo Gonzalez

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Spring Injury Scholarship Winner

At Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc., we value education and believe all students should have the opportunity to pursue higher education and success. Twice a year, our firm awards a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving student who has suffered a personal injury and, despite adversity, is dedicated to furthering their educational and career goals.

Being a personal injury law firm, our team understands the difficult process of rehabilitation and recovery accident victims often face after being seriously injured.  Our clients rely on our assistance to not only help them recover compensation from those who caused their injuries but also to help them recover from physical injuries to resume normalcy. We know that sustaining an injury, life-threatening or not, can burden one’s financial future.  As a result, we value the opportunity to give back to those students who have been injured and demonstrate extreme perseverance to further their educational goals.

We are proud to announce Rigo Gonzalez as the winner of our Personal Injury Scholarship this Spring. Our team was moved by Rigo’s essay of determination towards his academic goals in the midst of recovery from a horrific accident. Rigo’s life was forever changed when a reckless vehicle collided with his own sending him tumbling off the side of a bridge on his way home one night. He was rushed to the hospital to face the severity of his injuries.

Rigo faced difficult challenges as he underwent physical therapy and head evaluations in the aftermath of his accident while still working towards his academic goals. His hard work paid off and despite adversary, Rigo was able to maintain his status as a 4.0 scholar each semester afterward.

I have had a challenging time trying to adjust with these unforeseen events, but I continue to give my best, in hope of achieving my educational goals...

Through his accident and recovery, Rigo was able to refine and strengthen his organization, communication, and overall discipline to move forward with his life and keep pushing towards his goals. He feels better prepared for higher learning and any challenge he may have to face in his future. Currently, Rigo is looking forward to earning his AA degree this Spring and continue his undergrad journey at a university in Texas this Fall.

The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. is proud and honored to award this scholarship to Rigo and wishes him the very best in all his future endeavors!

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